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Business Standard India
Using technology to get ahead of landslidesOn August 13, over 46 people died in a landslide in Himachal Pradesh. Hours lat
Business Standard India / Posted 4 minutes ago
On August 13, over 46 people died in a landslide in Himachal Pradesh. Hours later, 28 were feared killed in Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand. Earlier this year, the deaths of 152 people in Bangladesh and the countless injuries, destruction of property and... Read more
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Business Standard India
Education fund gets Parliament immunityAbout a third of the public money raised by the government for investments cann
Business Standard India / Posted 4 minutes ago
About a third of the public money raised by the government for investments cannot be voted upon by Parliament. It makes good government expenditure a bit more opaque without necessarily making the quality of spending better. It is also against its... Read more
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Business Standard India
Firms better placed to service debtIn what could be music to lenders’ ears, corporate India is showing initial sig
Business Standard India / Posted 4 minutes ago
In what could be music to lenders’ ears, corporate India is showing initial signs of improvement in its debt-servicing capability. The combined interest coverage ratio (ICR) for 1,822 companies, excluding financial and oil and gas companies, improved... Read more
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The North West Star
Why chasing KPIs can be bad for businessUse metrics as a substitute for thought rather than as an aid to hard thinking
The North West Star / Posted 20 minutes ago
Use metrics as a substitute for thought rather than as an aid to hard thinking and there's a high chance it'll bring you undone. In decades to come, when the history of business endeavour in the early part of the 21st century is written, I predict... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Guest opinion: A win for Cape Coral, Horton gives park landI have been a member of the Southwest Florida community and have been doing bus
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 23 minutes ago
I have been a member of the Southwest Florida community and have been doing business in the City of Cape Coral for 14 years. As staff, management, elected officials and politics have changed over these years, the City remains a desirable community... Read more
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FOX Business
How Do You Invest in Lyft Stock? Let Me Count The WaysThe past year has been non-stop bad news for Uber, the $70 billion tech "unicor
FOX Business / Posted 32 minutes ago
The past year has been non-stop bad news for Uber, the $70 billion tech "unicorn" company of the ride-sharing market. From allegations of sexual harassment within the company to an exodus of C-level talent from the company to legal battles with... Read more
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FOX Business
How Do You Invest in Lyft Stock? Let Me Count The WaysContinue Reading Below The past year has been non-stop bad news for Uber, the
FOX Business / Posted 32 minutes ago
Continue Reading Below The past year has been non-stop bad news for Uber, the $70 billion tech "unicorn" company of the ride-sharing market. From allegations of sexual harassment within the company to an exodus of C-level talent from the company to... Read more
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News.com.au
Banks hit customers yet againDavid Koch delivers essential top tips for handling bills. Consumer finance ex
News.com.au / Posted 35 minutes ago
David Koch delivers essential top tips for handling bills. Consumer finance expert Lisa Montgomery said savings account are not always the best place to stash cash. SAVINGS interest rates are being savaged, leaving deposit holders with little or no... Read more
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The Economic Times
LIC hopeful of Infosys bouncing back under new CEOMUMBAI: Life Insurance Corporation of India is confident that the boardroom bat
The Economic Times / Posted 39 minutes ago
MUMBAI: Life Insurance Corporation of India is confident that the boardroom battle at Infosys would lead to better days as it moves on with a new chief executive who could carry both the promoters and staff along with a vision to overcome... Read more
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The Economic Times
Here's the biggest challenge in front of Infosys after Vishal Sikka's exitSikka's personal connections with high-ranking corporate executives across the
The Economic Times / Posted 39 minutes ago
Sikka's personal connections with high-ranking corporate executives across the world were a key factor in his appointment as Infosys CEO. He had made his office directly responsible for handling top clients and talked to fiveto-ten customers every... Read more
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The Economic Times
Indian Hotels plans to raise Rs 1,000 croreThe fund-raising plan may be discussed at IHCL’s planned board meeting on Monda
The Economic Times / Posted 39 minutes ago
The fund-raising plan may be discussed at IHCL’s planned board meeting on Monday, the persons cited earlier told ET. IHCL declined to comment on the matter. According to people in the know, the company is planning to add 400-500 keys to these two... Read more
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The Economic Times
Insolvency resolution professional rules out refund possibility for home buyers in Jaypee caseNEW DELHI: The insolvency resolution professional (IRP) handling the Jaypee Inf
The Economic Times / Posted 39 minutes ago
NEW DELHI: The insolvency resolution professional (IRP) handling the Jaypee Infratech case has ruled out the possibility of home buyers getting refunds, but has assured efforts are being made to ensure the continuation of project... Read more
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The Economic Times
Vishal Sikka’s exit on eve of buyback baffles experts, managersMUMBAI: Corporate governance experts and fund managers are split on the wisdom
The Economic Times / Posted 39 minutes ago
MUMBAI: Corporate governance experts and fund managers are split on the wisdom of Infosys board's decision to announce CEO Vishal Sikka's resignation, and the Rs 13,000-crore share buyback and its price over a span of three days — developments that... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Metrics-obsessed managers should be careful what they wish for, unlike the banksIn decades to come, when the history of business endeavour in the early part of
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 39 minutes ago
In decades to come, when the history of business endeavour in the early part of the 21st century is written, I predict it won't be kind to the great management fad of "metrics". When you look at the terrible mess the Commonwealth and the other big... Read more
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The Economic Times
Essar Oil to announce closure of $13 billion sale deal with Rosneft todayMUMBAI: Ending months of negotiations with various stakeholders, Essar Group wi
The Economic Times / Posted 39 minutes ago
MUMBAI: Ending months of negotiations with various stakeholders, Essar Group will be announcing the closure of its $13-billion deal to sell flagship Essar Oil to a consortium led by Russian energy major OAO Rosneft on Monday morning. Rosneft, along... Read more
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The Economic Times
Income-Tax Department asks Karti P Chidambaram details of ‘undisclosed’ UK propertyThe son of former finance minister P Chidambaram rubbished the charge, and said
The Economic Times / Posted 39 minutes ago
The son of former finance minister P Chidambaram rubbished the charge, and said he had disclosed the details of the asset in his tax returns. The department has issued similar notices to Karti’s mother and wife as well under the Black Money... Read more
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The Economic Times
Government may put public sector banking mergers on fast trackNEW DELHI: Keen to push consolidation in the public sector banking space, the g
The Economic Times / Posted 39 minutes ago
NEW DELHI: Keen to push consolidation in the public sector banking space, the government is looking to set up a new mechanism to speed up decisions on possible mergers among state-run lenders. The new process will be along the lines of the... Read more
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The Age
Metrics-obsessed managers should be careful what they wish for, unlike the banksIn decades to come, when the history of business endeavour in the early part of
The Age / Posted 42 minutes ago
In decades to come, when the history of business endeavour in the early part of the 21st century is written, I predict it won't be kind to the great management fad of "metrics". When you look at the terrible mess the Commonwealth and the other big... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Berejiklian to fast track stadium upgradesNew South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian is promising to fast track the upgra
Sky News Australia / Posted 42 minutes ago
New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian is promising to fast track the upgrade of both Sydney's ANZ and Allianz stadiums, even if it costs more than the $1.6 billion already set aside for the projects. The Daily Telegraph reports both stadiums... Read more
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Perth Now
Banks hit customers yet againSAVINGS interest rates are being savaged, leaving deposit holders with little o
Perth Now / Posted 42 minutes ago
SAVINGS interest rates are being savaged, leaving deposit holders with little or no returns on money parked in the bank. While mortgage holders have revelled in the record-low interest rate environment, savers have been continually hit by dismal... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Banks hit customers yet againSAVINGS interest rates are being savaged, leaving deposit holders with little o
Adelaide Now / Posted 43 minutes ago
SAVINGS interest rates are being savaged, leaving deposit holders with little or no returns on money parked in the bank. While mortgage holders have revelled in the record-low interest rate environment, savers have been continually hit by dismal... Read more
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The Hindu
Corporate governance: Focus on SEBIThe exit of Vishal Sikka as the chief of multinational IT giant Infosys brings
The Hindu / Posted 48 minutes ago
The exit of Vishal Sikka as the chief of multinational IT giant Infosys brings forth the issue of corporate governance yet again. Market participants said the capital markets regulator, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), needed to... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Housing affordability: 6000 homes removed from rental market as landlords turn to AirbnbAn estimated 6000 homes have potentially been taken out of Sydney's permanent r
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 49 minutes ago
An estimated 6000 homes have potentially been taken out of Sydney's permanent rental housing market as landlords list properties on home-sharing websites such as Airbnb. New data from the University of Sydney's Urban Housing Lab suggests the... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Uphill job to unravel Marin City nominationIn a last-minute letter to the state Historical Resources Commission, Marin Sup
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 50 minutes ago
In a last-minute letter to the state Historical Resources Commission, Marin Supervisor Kate Sears urged the panel to delay its vote on a plan to designate the Golden Gate Village public housing complex as a historically significant site. Neither the... Read more
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Zero Hedge
John Williams Warns "A Move To Impeach Trump Will Tank The Dollar" My response: I AGREE COMPLETELY ======== No. 905: July Industrial Productio
Zero Hedge / Posted 51 minutes ago
My response: I AGREE COMPLETELY ======== No. 905: July Industrial Production, Retail Sales, Housing Starts, Freight Index August 17th, 2017 • For the Second Time, Industrial... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Gold Coins Have Been South Africa's Best Investment For 50 YearsI still have Krugerrands from the 1970s. My father was a banker and managed mon
Zero Hedge / Posted 51 minutes ago
I still have Krugerrands from the 1970s. My father was a banker and managed money for many extremely high net worth people. When Gerald Ford legalized the holding of gold in 1974 he bought literally a couple truckloads for his clients. He said it... Read more
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The Age
Housing affordability: 6000 homes removed from rental market as landlords turn to AirbnbAn estimated 6000 homes have potentially been taken out of Sydney's permanent r
The Age / Posted 52 minutes ago
An estimated 6000 homes have potentially been taken out of Sydney's permanent rental housing market as landlords list properties on home-sharing websites such as Airbnb. New data from the University of Sydney's Urban Housing Lab suggests the... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
Don Walton: Awe and majesty in the skyInstead, the governor and the Legislature have chosen to continue to reduce bud
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted 55 minutes ago
Instead, the governor and the Legislature have chosen to continue to reduce budget recommendations and expectations, and the university has borne the brunt of that action, largely because it is big and because maintaining a quality university that is... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Amid Budget Stalemate, Might Pa. Put Off Paying Some Bills?Top state officials are warning that Pennsylvania's deficit-strapped government
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 58 minutes ago
Top state officials are warning that Pennsylvania's deficit-strapped government is rapidly approaching a more severe stage in its seven-week-old budget stalemate, one in which Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf may have to start deciding which bills to pay and... Read more
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Business Standard India
Leverage tradeAgricultural exports have traditionally outstripped imports by handsome margins
Business Standard India / Posted an hour ago
Agricultural exports have traditionally outstripped imports by handsome margins. But a sharp 21 per cent decline in exports and a much sharper 65 per cent rise in imports of farm goods in the past four years have virtually eroded the positive trade... Read more
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