The Worst Day Of My Life Is Now New York’s Hottest Tourist Attraction

The fact that everyone else here has VIP status grimly similar to mine is the lone saving grace; the prospect of experiencing this stroll down waking nightmare lane with tuned-out schoolkids or spectacle-seekers would be too much. There are FDNY T-shirts and search-and-rescue sweatshirts and no one quite makes eye contact with anyone else, and […]

Signs of normalcy: Life insurers post 15% rise in new premiums in August

US Senate Republicans to propose $300 billion coronavirus aid bill Customers buying high-value products through credit card EMIs at all-time high: HDFC Bank Societe Generale buys 0.7% stake in Strides Pharma, Mayfield XII Mauritius offloads 4.8% shares in Tejas Networks

Pushed Out New York

The Times Co. will report its fourth-quarter earnings next week, and is projected to announce a sixth-straight year of decreased revenue, totaling $2.33 billion, or a 2.7 percent dip from 2010. Profit dropped in all four quarters, according to projections, with shares down to 41 cents from 46 cents a year prior. “The stock is […]

Real Housewives Of New York City Reunion: Tinsley Mortimer reveals why Dorinda Medley ‘hates’ her

Ramona revealed that she’d been feeling ill in February and thought it was Lyme disease, so went to Aspen, Colorado, to recuperate, followed by Florida, where she quarantined for two months. In May, she tested for the COVID antibodies, and found out she’d had it.

EXCLUSIVE: IRDAI to permit video-based KYC system for insurance companies

“Video-based authentication will have two major impacts: one, reduction in the cost of doing a customer’s KYC, and, second, a direct connect with the customer instead of going through the agent or a distribution network,  said Rudrajeet Desai, founder, Workapps Product Solutions. Workapps runs the video KYC platform for multiple banks.

Non-life insurers get a boost on robust health cover demand

On the 0.02% growth of general insurers, he said the GI preposition includes a large part of motor insurance and some part of travel insurance also and health. Last year, motor insurance saw tremendous growth. Compared to that the business has been on the lower side this year.

New York to mark 9/11 anniversary amid coronavirus pandemic

Even if it is still far below the endemic levels of crime that plagued the city in the 1970s and 80s, New York, which prided itself on being one of the world’s safest cities, has now slipped back to 2012 crime levels, the New York Times reported.

Rebuilt 19 years after 9/11, New York’s World Trade Center threatened anew by coronavirus

But a plan was born, and a lengthy metamorphosis turned the disaster zone into a giant pit, then a walled-off construction site, and finally, some $25 billion later, a tourist attraction and business center with three skyscrapers, a transportation hub, a museum and a memorial.

Fewer than 10% of New York City’s office workers have returned to their desks during the pandemic – but the buildings account for almost 10% of the total tax revenue

 ’They see that new leasing activity has dropped off while the amount of sublet space coming into the market is on the rise, so the average landlord wants to keep the tenant in the building,’ said Franklin Wallach, senior managing director of the New York Research Group at Colliers.

New York Times Company Alerts Boston

As negotiations ran down to the wire last night over millions of dollars in cost-saving concessions between the New York Times Company and the Boston Newspaper Guild over the fate of the Boston Globe, management notified the union that it intended to file legal paperwork to shut down the paper in 60 days. The notification […]