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How ecotourism can help west Alabama take flight

NEWBERN, Ala. (AP) - You can hear the excitement in Christopher Joe’s voice as he begins to tell you about the birds. There are egrets, wood storks and great blue herons around the pond on the eastern side of his family farm. In the property’s hardwood fo

Electric utilities stocks rally; Adani Power soars 20%, JSW Energy 14%

The S&P BSE Power index hit a 52-week high of 2,079, up 1.6 per cent.

‘Domestic work must be paid’: Progressive United Russia MP Pushkina proposes giving a salary to stay-at-home parents

An MP from Russia’s governing party has proposed paying all those who perform «unpaid domestic work,» insisting that homemakers should be financially compensated for their career decision, just like a household’s breadwinner. Read Full Articl

Newer companies like Netflix, Airbnb pay higher H-1B salaries: Report

Average compensation at Netflix is $205,532, while Airbnb pays $168,306. This is higher than the average salaries of H-1B visa holders at Google and Apple, which pay $144,285 and $139,457, respectively

Audi RS Q8 Review: A Lamborghini at nearly half the price

Audi RS Q8 is also a fantastic super-SUV that is brutally fast, hugely comfortable and even practical.

‘Close to devastating tipping point’: LA issues stay-at-home order amid fears of ICU bed shortage due to Covid-19

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has ordered people to stay at home and imposed strict travel restrictions across the city in an effort to curb the rise in Covid-19 infections. Read Full Article at

US government’s multi-trillion-dollar stimulus response to Covid did major damage to economy – Peter Schiff

The stock market is booming on news of successful coronavirus vaccines but the rally isn’t really about a cure for Covid, says economist Peter Schiff. It is being driven by the government and central bank policies, he insists. Read Full Article at

English students to get exam aids after Covid-19 disruption

Students in England will receive advance notice of topics and be allowed to take aids into their exams, as part of a set of measures designed to counteract the disruption caused by Covid-19. Read Full Article at

He’s guilty of ‘bad sex’, not sexual assault, defense tells jury in rugby star Jarryd Hayne rape case

The jury is deliberating the verdict in the rape case of former Australian rugby player Jarryd Hayne. The defense said he showed “terrible” sexual prowess, but did not force himself on the woman, who is accusing him of assault. Read Full Article at

SC to Franklin Templeton: Get investors' consent for winding up schemes

Franklin Templeton MF closed six debt mutual fund schemes on April 23, citing redemption pressure and lack of liquidity in the bond market.

Woodside Petroleum matches ONGC unit offer to buy FAR's Sangomar stake

FAR had said last month it would exit the troubled $4.2 billion Sangomar project off Senegal by selling its 15% stake to the ONGC unit for $45 million.

F1 Tech: The 2021 parts teams are already testing

Daniel Ricciardo was on hand to complete the tests for the team, a sign perhaps of the regard that it holds for his feedback, given the Australian will be moving on to McLaren next season.The floor used by Renault during these tests is what the FIA intended w

HUL employees unlikely to get permanent work from home option: Report

Anuradha Razdan, executive director – HR for Hindustan Unilever said that flexible work schedules would never be an issue for some who chooses to work with HUL, but “it doesn’t mean that we will say we will have permanent work from home.”

MDH’s Dharampal Gulati, the school dropout who became India’s highest paid FMCG CEO, is no more

His father founded MDH Spices in 1919. Dharampal Gulati turned it into a Rs 1,500 crore empire and along the way became a household name. He was said to donate nearly 90 percent of his salary, which stood at Rs 21 crore in 2017, to charity

Committed to engaging with Indian govt to make vaccine available in country: Pfizer

The UK on Wednesday became the first country to approve the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine against COVID-19 with the UK regulator Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)granting a temporary authorisation for its emergency use.

Natural gas futures slide nearly 4.5% to Rs 200.10 per mmBtu in afternoon trade

In the futures market, natural gas for December delivery touched an intraday high of Rs 207.30 and an intraday low of Rs 199.50 per mmBtu on the MCX.

F1’s medical car heroes tell the story of Grosjean's escape

However, the modest pair would be the first to admit that they are just the tip of the iceberg on any given grand prix weekend, backed up by the local medics and marshals stationed around the track.Indeed a Bahraini fireman, a guy whose day job is with the co

Apple redesigns accessibility site to showcase tips for vision, hearing and other areas - CNET

The revamp is meant to make it easier for people to find out how to customize their devices with Apple features like Back Tap.

Steel Authority of India hits 52-week high; stock zooms 55% in one month

The company registered the best ever saleable steel Q2 production of 3.752 MT in Q2FY21 surpassing the previous best of 3.658 MT achieved during Q2FY18

Beijing launches 1,100km section of Russia-China natural gas pipeline

China has brought the middle section of the China-Russia East natural gas pipeline into operation. It is connected to the Power of Siberia gas pipeline from Russia that will deliver blue fuel to northern China. Read Full Article at

Alibaba and Ethiopian Airlines to launch cold chain exporting China’s COVID vaccines

China has pledged that it would be sharing its COVID-19 vaccines with other countries, especially those with which it has close ties. While the country is not ready to deploy its vaccines internationally, it is gearing up the infrastructure for mass distribut

Need global partnerships to become atmanirbhar, says Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw: Report

To attain self-reliance, Indian companies still need to harness innovation through international partnerships and collaborations, Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw has said.

Covid-19 impact: How work bubbles are bringing corporate teams together in private stays

Rather than work from home, where coordination sometimes becomes difficult, critical teams move into a small hotel, villa or homestay and are cloistered there, sometimes for up to a month, to complete their tasks. This approach helps companies finish project

BMW launches 2 Series Gran Coupe Black Shadow edition at Rs 42.3 lakh

Locally produced at the Chennai plant, the model would only be sold via its online channel from December 7 onwards, the company said in a statement.

Web Summit will hold RISE 2022 in Kuala Lumpur, launch a new event in Tokyo

Web Summit announced today that it will revive RISE, one of Asia’s largest tech conferences, in March 2022, moving it to Kuala Lumpur after five years in Hong Kong. It also announced a new event, called Web Summit Tokyo, that will launch in 2022, too. The f

WeChat deletes Australian PM Morrison’s post on China amid row with Beijing over doctored image of Aussie soldier and trade

The Chinese-owned messaging app WeChat has taken down a post by Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison in which he criticized a Beijing diplomat for attacking Australian soldiers. Read Full Article at

Flipkart hives off PhonePe, pumps in $700 million, pushes valuation to $5.5 billion

The Flipkart board had cleared the move back in March 2019, but the hive-off is happening only now. This will enable PhonePe to raise more capital for the long term.

Web Summit will hold Rise 2022 in Kuala Lumpur, launch a new event in Tokyo

Web Summit announced today that it will revive Rise, one of Asia’s largest tech conferences, in March 2022, moving it to Kuala Lumpur after five years in Hong Kong. It also announced a new event, called Web Summit Tokyo, that will launch in 2022, too. The f

China starts buying Indian rice for first time in several decades

For the first time in three decades, China has turned to Indian rice producers after exports of the cereal grain across the world dramatically declined in 2020, according to Indian industry officials cited by Reuters. Read Full Article at

HDFC Bank outage: A timeline of the bank’s run-ins with digital disruptions and what RBI has done

HDFC Bank has had multiple failures in regards to digital services with customers complaining of inability to conduct credit and debit card transactions, internet banking, UPI, IMPS, and other modes of payment

Radhakishan Damani, persons acting in concert sell 0.79% stake in Trent for over Rs 202 crore

As per regulatory filing, Radhakishan Damani, Kirandevi G Damani, Jyoti Kabra, Bright Star Investments Pvt Ltd, Damani Estates and Finance Pvt Ltd, Derive Investments and Derive Trading and Resorts Pvt Ltd, sold 28,22,516 shares in the open market.

SBI Cards records sharpest intra-day gain in over 4 months, surges 5%

Earlier, on July 21, 2020, the stock had gained 6.2 per cent in intra-day trade, exchange data shows.

PhonePe raises $700 million, becomes a separate entity

PhonePe, the crown jewel in Flipkart’s acquisition by Walmart, is “partially” spinning off, the Bangalore-based financial services firm said on Thursday. To kick off its new journey, the firm said it has secured $700 million in a new financing r

Bolt unveils its fourth-generation scooter

Bolt is better known for its ride-hailing service. But the company also operates an electric scooter service in 45 cities across Europe. Designed by the company’s in-house hardware team, the new model focuses on safety. As you can see on the photo, it’s

Kunimitsu glad to repay Raybrig for loyalty in lean years

Raybrig's parent company Stanley Electric announced ahead of last weekend's Fuji Speedway season finale that the race would be its last sponsoring Team Kunimitsu, having acted as the Honda squad's primary backer since 1997.Naoki Yamamoto and Tadasuke Makino w

CLSA sees 46% upside in SBI stock; raises target price to Rs 360

The recent upward revision in target price by CLSA factors in two key developments for SBI - potential upside in earnings and limited downside risks to capital adequacy

HDFC Bank dips 1% as RBI asks to halt digital launches, new credit cards

The RBI also took note of the recent outage in the bank's internet banking and payment system on November 21, 2020 due to a power failure in the primary data centre rallies 10% after block deals; stock hits fresh 52-week high

At 09:15 am, around 500,155 equity shares, representing 2.2 per cent stake of the company, changed hands via bulk deal on the BSE, exchange data show

Siemens Gamesa fired India executive over lack of due diligence in consultancy dealings

The unit#39;s former chief operating officer and chief financial officer, R. Venkatesh, disregarded corporate governance processes when dealing with UAP Advisors LLP, according to a June 28 filing in a case where Venkatesh is challenging his dismissal.

Food robotics startup Karakuri unveils automated canteen, plus $8.4M investment led by firstminute

Last week I witnessed for myself how a new kind of robot really could — as sci-fi has been telling us for many years — create and serve us food. Today, Karakuri, a food robotics startup, unveils its first automated canteen to make meals: the “DK-One
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