Government urges caution on corporate bond risks

Bond transfers are to be limited to 100 times in the first year (transactions between professional securities firms, done under a court order, or via inheritance will not count toward this limit). These requirements are intended to limit the amount of money issuers may raise from investors via private placements. Corporate bonds issued on international […]

CSE calls for ‘green’ recovery action plan

United Nations General Assembly declared September 7 as the International Day of Clean Air for blue skies. The idea was to build awareness on clean air for health, productivity, economy and environment at all levels — individual, community, corporate and government. As the world marks the first such day on Monday, the Centre for Science […]

Tories ‘planning to classify Extinction Rebellion as organised crime group’ in crackdown

The blockade prevented delivery vans from leaving presses which publish the Rupert Murdoch-owned News Corp’s titles including The Sun, The Times, The Sun On Sunday and The Sunday Times, as well as The Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph, the Daily Mail and Mail On Sunday.

U.S. utilities say Biden plan to cut C02 hinges on breakthroughs

Reuters contacted the 10 largest U.S. publicly traded power producers and three others with ambitious greenhouse gas reduction goals to determine their outlook on reducing the carbon dioxide emissions that lead to global warming. All but four responded. The news organization also mined public statements, state regulatory filings and corporate documents to determine these utilities’ […]

INSIGHT-U.S. utilities say Biden plan to cut C02 hinges on breakthroughs

Reuters contacted the 10 largest U.S. publicly traded power producers and three others with ambitious greenhouse gas reduction goals to determine their outlook on reducing the carbon dioxide emissions that lead to global warming. All but four responded. The news organization also mined public statements, state regulatory filings and corporate documents to determine these utilities’ […]

Houston top doc weighs in on CDC’s hopeful COVID-19 vaccine plan

“Getting the manufacturing and distribution in place — I think that is commendable,” Boom said. “A lot of this will be determined once we see the data. Our teams will be looking at the data critically, with an eye towards moving the vaccine along successfully.”

Canadian JV Sarus plans 500 MW solar park in Maharashtra

MUMBAI: Sarus Solar, a joint venture of three Canadian firms is planning to invest around Rs 6,500 crore to set up a 500 MW solar photo-voltaic farm in Maharashtra.Sarus Solar, a consortium of PV manufacturer Canadian Solar, EPC firm Guycan Solar and investment firm Mackie Research Capital Corporation, will set up the park in Shahpur […]

Winners set apart by sturdy survival plans

The worst hit sectors have been tourism and hospitality, transportation, logistics, and garments and footwear. International visitor arrivals have the worst numbers, down 61.6 per cent on-year in the first seven months and with little hope of recovery this year. With the exception of garments and footwear many export industries have held up relatively well, […]

Culture ministry goes digital, plans web series, virtual tours

The ministry of culture is planning a massive overhaul into its usual functioning and plans to introduce a host of digital initiatives including a web-series on India’s struggle for independence and virtual tours of important monuments, officials told Hindustan Times.

Vietnamese legislature ratifies 30% corporate income tax cut in 2020 for SMEs

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that make no more than VND200 billion (US$8.6 million) in revenue in 2020 will benefit from a 30 percent corporate income tax cut for the year, according to a resolution adopted by the country’s lawmaking National Assembly on Friday.