This Indian IT co buys US-based firm Mobiquity

This post was originally published on this siteHexaware Technologies has acquired US-based global digital consultancy Mobiquity for $182 million (Rs 1,300 crore) – its largest ever acquisition. Mobiquity strengthens the Mumbai-based, $700-million IT company’s capabilities in customer experience and cloud with a suite of digital offerings. Please follow and like us:

Exports sluggish, trade deficit widens to 6-month high in May

This post was originally published on this siteThe trade deficit, which is the difference between exports and imports, rose to $15.4 billion in May, compared to $14.2 billion in the year-ago period. This is the widest trade deficit since November’s $16.7 billion. Gold imports shot up by 37.4% during the month. Gold imports shot up … Read moreExports sluggish, trade deficit widens to 6-month high in May

Prannoy Roy, Radhika can’t hold exec posts: Sebi

This post was originally published on this siteMarkets regulator Sebi on Friday barred popular television personality Prannoy Roy, his wife Radhika Roy and RRPR Holdings, all three promoters of NDTV, from the market for two years for violating various Sebi regulations relating to disclosure of important information to minority shareholders of the company. Sebi also … Read morePrannoy Roy, Radhika can’t hold exec posts: Sebi

Tata Comm sells entire stake in data centre business

This post was originally published on this siteTata Communications (Tata Comm) has sold its remaining 26% stake in the data centre business to major shareholder STT GDC of Singapore. ​​​In 2016, STT GDC had bought 74% in the business. At that time, the enterprise value of the business, which has 15-plus data centres in India … Read moreTata Comm sells entire stake in data centre business

You can get insurance for your mobile screen

This post was originally published on this siteNew-age non-life company Go Digit General Insurance has introduced a policy for used mobile phones that will compensate the user if there is any screen damage. This low-value cover has been made feasible by a small software that enables the company to remotely assess the condition of the … Read moreYou can get insurance for your mobile screen

Former top government official to join Tatas

This post was originally published on this siteSiddharth Sharma, who used to be with the President’s Secretariat, has a new role. He will take over as the chief sustainability officer of the $110-bln Tata group. A career civil servant for more than 2 decades, the 50-yr-old served in various capacities in the finance ministry, external … Read moreFormer top government official to join Tatas

In tit for tat, India increases customs duty on 29 US goods

This post was originally published on this siteThe government on Friday finally decided to impose additional customs duty on 29 products, including almonds, walnut and pulses, imported from the United States. Earlier this month, the White House had announced it was terminating India’s special market access to the US under Generalised System of Preferences programme … Read moreIn tit for tat, India increases customs duty on 29 US goods

The British Indian diaspora is more engaged with India than ever before – in a world of social media led communities

This post was originally published on this siteA few weeks ago at the Scottish National Party’s Spring Conference, something quite unusual happened. It was not the focus on liberal and social issues. It wasn’t that the thousands of party members gathered clapped… Please follow and like us:

(What’s Left of) Our Economy: New Fed Manufacturing Figures Nudge Tariffmageddon a Bit Further Away

This post was originally published on this siteToday’s industrial production figures from the Federal Reserve showed not only that U.S. domestic manufacturing regained some strength in May following a string of poor monthly results. They also provided more evidence that President Trump’s tariffs have had little, if any, effect on the performance of either the … Read more(What’s Left of) Our Economy: New Fed Manufacturing Figures Nudge Tariffmageddon a Bit Further Away

Body of 7-year-old Indian girl found in Arizona desert

This post was originally published on this siteWashington, June 14 (IANS) The body of a 7-year-old Indian girl was found in a remote desert area in the US state of Arizona earlier this week, according to US Customs and Border Protection (CBP). According to authorities, the unidentified girl “was trying to cross into the US with … Read moreBody of 7-year-old Indian girl found in Arizona desert

President Trump Declares ‘Border Czar’

This post was originally published on this site Fri, Jun 14th 2019 @ 2:37 pm EDT This morning on “Fox and Friends” President announced that he will declare former ICE chief Tom Homan as a new “border czar.” “Tom Homan’s coming back,” President Trump told the host of the morning talk show via phone-call adding, … Read morePresident Trump Declares ‘Border Czar’

The Best Rideshare Advertising Companies You Can Make Money With

This post was originally published on this siteVugo was one of the first companies on the rideshare advertising scene a few years ago and since that time, we’ve seen a plethora of other advertising companies come and go. Combined, these companies have raised millions of dollars, signed up thousands of drivers and it’s clear that the ‘rideshare … Read moreThe Best Rideshare Advertising Companies You Can Make Money With

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the USMCA Roundtable Hosted by the Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce

This post was originally published on this siteRemarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the USMCA Roundtable Hosted by the Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce kcpullen@doc.gov Fri, 06/14/2019 – 11:23 Export and investment promotion AS PREPARED FOR DELIVERY Friday, June 14, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov Wilbur Ross Introduced by Joyce … Read moreRemarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the USMCA Roundtable Hosted by the Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce

Former healthcare executive pleads guilty to bribing state senator

This post was originally published on this siteNRI Pulse Staff Report Atlanta, GA, June 14, 2019: A former executive of Preferred Family Healthcare, Inc., pleaded guilty in federal court recently to his role in a conspiracy to bribe an Arkansas state senator to influence public policy for the benefit of the charity and its executives. … Read moreFormer healthcare executive pleads guilty to bribing state senator

Homelessness and Self-Esteem: The Real Mental Health Issue

This post was originally published on this site“The worst thing to call somebody is crazy. It’s dismissive. I don’t understand this person, so they’re crazy…” ~ Dave Chappelle We’ve all heard it from time to time, the ridiculous claim that just because a person is homeless, they’re … Continue reading → The post Homelessness and … Read moreHomelessness and Self-Esteem: The Real Mental Health Issue

Gig Workers Get New Allies In Fight For Better Pay And Workplace Rights: Uber And Lyft

This post was originally published on this siteIn a development many wouldn’t find surprising, a collation of forces announced this week that they would like to see ride-sharing drivers for Uber and Lyft receive a guaranteed base wage, flexible benefits, and a new drivers’ association to lend a united voice to represent their interests. What … Read moreGig Workers Get New Allies In Fight For Better Pay And Workplace Rights:
Uber And Lyft

PM Modi hits out at trade protectionism, calls for rule-based trading system

This post was originally published on this siteAddressing the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit, PM Modi said that unilateralism and protectionism have not benefited anyone. “..We need a rule-based, transparent, anti-discriminatory, open and all-inclusive WTO-centred multilateral trading system focused so that the interests of every country especially the developing ones can be taken care of,” … Read morePM Modi hits out at trade protectionism, calls for rule-based trading system

Today in OpenGov: Shell games.

This post was originally published on this siteIn today’s edition, website changes are foreshadowing policy changes at the federal level, President Trump’s campaign plays shell games, two states launch new transparency portals, and more.  washington watch Image via Sunlight Foundation. Changes on the Office of Refugee Resettlement’s website appear to have foreshadowed shifts in federal … Read moreToday in OpenGov: Shell games.

Sensex slumps 289 points; bank stocks drag

This post was originally published on this siteExtending its losses for the third straight session, benchmark BSE sensex slumped 289 points on Friday, dragged by banking stocks amid weak cues from global markets. After cracking nearly 400 points during the day, the BSE gauge settled 289.29 points, or 0.73 per cent, lower at 39,452.07. The … Read moreSensex slumps 289 points; bank stocks drag

POLITICIANS MUST FACE CONSEQUENCES FOR CRIMES THEY ENABLE: Malfeasant politicians must find no “sanctuary”

This post was originally published on this site Hi Gang: On June 12, 2019 FrontPage published my latest article: POLITICIANS MUST FACE CONSEQUENCES FOR CRIMES THEY ENABLE: Malfeasant politicians must find no “sanctuary” Kindly forward this e-mail to your senators and congressional representatives and to as many folks as you can and then ask that … Read morePOLITICIANS MUST FACE CONSEQUENCES FOR CRIMES THEY ENABLE: Malfeasant politicians must find no “sanctuary”

WPI inflation at nearly 2-year low at 2.45% in May

This post was originally published on this siteWholesale price-based inflation slipped to 22-month low at 2.45 per cent in May helped by falling prices of food articles, fuel and power items, according to an official data released on Friday. The Wholesale Price Index (WPI)-based inflation was at 3.07 per cent in April. It was 4.78 … Read moreWPI inflation at nearly 2-year low at 2.45% in May