Discovery of 7-year-old girl’s body in Arizona sheds light on illegal Indian immigration

This post was originally published on this siteNew York, June 15 (IANS) The discovery of the body of a seven-year-old Indian girl in a treacherous desert area in the state of Arizona has put the spotlight on rising illegal immigrants from India trying to cross into the US through Mexico. The Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) … Read moreDiscovery of 7-year-old girl’s body in Arizona sheds light on illegal Indian immigration

Hyundai seeks more clarity, time for e-car plan

This post was originally published on this siteCar maker Hyundai Motor Company’s subsidiary in India has sought more clarity and time for proper adoption of electric vehicles. The govt plans to ask cab aggregators to convert around 40% of their fleet to electric by 2026. Hyundai, which has committed to bring out 38 cleaner vehicle … Read moreHyundai seeks more clarity, time for e-car plan

When drones delivered TOI to readers

This post was originally published on this siteThe Times of India has launched an initiative by and for technologists, called Times Techies, in Bengaluru & Hyderabad. The edition containing the special page was delivered by drones to the homes of some of Bengaluru’s renowned tech entrepreneurs — NR Narayana Murthy, Ashok Soota, Rahul Jaimini and … Read moreWhen drones delivered TOI to readers

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

(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.