Can public asset monetization be a game changer for infrastructure investment in India

By Abhaya K. AgarwalMonetization of public assets is not a new concept in India. In the last few years, the scope and ambit of the monetization have expanded from financial assets such as Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) in Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) to a more holistic approach involving physical assets. The government is increasingly […]

Trump’s Covid failure is top of Wisconsin Democrats’ minds

And Peggy Creer from Whitefish Bay, another town north of Milwaukee, wrote, “I want to hear evidence of good judgment, critical thinking skills and a regard for truth.” Mary Pat Siewert from Elm Grove, a village in eastern Waukesha County, echoed this sentiment when she said, “I think the greatest thing I need from Washington […]

Director of California’s Department of Public Health abruptly steps down

Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly saying he was “grateful to Dr. Angell for her service to the people of California during this unprecedented public health crisis. She has worked tirelessly for all Californians, always keeping health equity in mind. Her leadership was instrumental as Californians flattened the curve once and in setting […]

Gloria Estefan reveals she offered to ‘carry the gay flag’ for daughter Emily before she came out in emotional Red Table Talk: The Estefans

The next stage of life: The Rosie O’Donnell Show ran for six seasons and won her five Daytime Emmys before she stepped back to spend more time with her children

What to know about Chamath Palihapitiya taking Clover Health public in a surprise merger

Social Capital III raised $720 million when it went public in April. Since going public at $10 a share, the stock price has risen as high as $13 per share. As of this reporting, Social Capital III’s stock has fallen nearly 12%. This deal is expected to bring Clover Health $1.2 billion in cash.

US offers 2-million-USD aid for Vietnam to surmount natural disasters’ consequences

The US Secretary of State extended his condolences to residents in Vietnam’s central region over great losses caused by floods. For his part, Lam said the meeting contributed to further strengthening bilateral security cooperation and deepening the Vietnam-US comprehensive partnership, thereby serving as a foundation to consolidate and promote strategic trust. The Vietnamese minister spoke […]

Hotels in central region offer free storm shelter

Tuong Vi from a hotel in Cua Dai Ward said that her facility had around 100 rooms for vulnerable people. Meanwhile, two hotels in Danang City’s Thanh Khe District have offered 40 rooms in total as free shelter for people. Police in Danang help to arrange the shelter for people at a local hotel

EV battery maker Romeo Systems to go public through a $1.33 billion SPAC deal

Romeo Systems Inc, a battery maker for electric vehicles, will go public through a merger with blank check company RMG Acquisition Corp in a $1.33 billion deal, the companies said on Monday. The deal is expected to raise $384 million for Romeo, which includes an investment of $150 million from waste hauler Republic Services and […]

‘Appalling’ Guardian cartoon of Keir Starmer as Salome offering ‘St John the Baptist’ Jeremy Corbyn’s head on a platter the day after Nice beheadings is branded bad taste and anti-Semitic in its own right

Instead, it said that Mr Corbyn’s refusal to retract his comment that claims of anti-Semitism had been ‘dramatically overstated for political reasons’ showed the former Labour leader’s ‘determination to defend his legacy and to defy Mr Starmer to force him out.’  

Jack Ma’s Ant set for world’s biggest share offering at £26bn

Trump is in the process of attempting to force the hugely popular video sharing site TikTok, owned by private Chinese company ByteDance, to sell its US operation to an American owner or face being shut down. He claims it is a potential threat to national security as the Chinese government could gain access to user […]