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CDPQ buys 27 pct of Hilco Trading

La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec said March 21 that it acquired a minority, 27 percent, of Hilco Trading LLC. Financial terms weren’t announced. Hilco, of Chicago, is a diversified financial services company. PRESS RELEASE MONTRÉAL and CHICAGO, March 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (“CDPQ”) has acquired a minority stake in Hilco Trading, LLC (d/b/a “Hilco Global”), an independent financial services company. Following the transaction, CDPQ will own 27% o...
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Left’s Latest Demand: Race-Based Reparations

Opinion Left's Latest Demand: Race-Based Reparations USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Having embraced “Medicare-for-all,” free college tuition and a Green New Deal that would mandate an early end of all oil, gas and coal-fired power plants, the Democratic Party's lurch to the left rolls on. Presidential candidates Kamala Harris and Elizabeth Warren both called last week for race-based reparations for slavery. “Centuries of slavery, Jim Crow, legal discrimination and segregation, and discrimination tha...
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Facebook Could Be the Future of Social Music, But Isn’t Yet [Mark Mulligan]

In an ere where almost everything is billed as "social," streaming music is a surprisingly outlier. Given music's power to bring people together, streaming would seem ripe as a social hub. Facebook could fill that void - without ever launching its own streaming service.  But, as MIDiA's Mark Mulligan points out, so far Facebook + music are more about promise than delivery. By Mark Mulligan of MIDiA from his Music Industry blog Facebook recently secured licensing deals with music r...
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Malik's captaincy in focus as Pakistan seek ODI turnaround

Australia are coming off an unexpected triumph against India, but will be without the ill Glenn Maxwell for the first ODI
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Streaming Music Forecast 2018 - 2026 [MIDiA]

Respected music and entertainment industry analysts MIDiA have just published its latest global music forecasts, with revenue and user numbers projected through 2026. __________________________ From MIDiA's Mark Mulligan from the Music Industry blog 2017 was the last year of strong streaming revenue growth. From 2018 onwards streaming growth will lessen each year, falling from 29% in 2018 to 7% in 2026. The slowdown in revenue growth reflects maturation of developed streaming market...
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Vivo V15 Pro Camera Samples

Vivo launched its  V15 Pro smartphone in India last month for Rs. 28990. It has triple rear cameras that includes a 48-megapixel  1/2.25″ main sensor (12MP Effective Pixel) with f/1.8 aperture, which should be ISOCELL Bright GM1 sensor, 5-megapixel depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture, 8-megapixel AI 120-degree Super wide angle camera with f/2.4 aperture. Similar to most of the phones with 48MP sensor, this uses 'four-in-one pixel' technology to combine four adjacent pixels into a single 1.6μm lar...
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Airbnb in talks to invest $100-200 million in OYO: Report

Airbnb, which is planning to go public by next year, has been looking towards India and China to meet its growth goals, and OYO with its sizeable footprint in these two markets fits in neatly with these plans.
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Taxes on VC and electric buses harming oil prices

From Extra Crunch A lot of subscribers got to hear from TechCrunch hardware guru Brian Heater, who has been meeting with (too many) robotics companies as we prepare for TechCrunch Sessions: Robotics. If you weren’t able to join us, a transcript will be available in the next 48 hours. We have Lucas Matney and Eric Peckham on the horn this Friday at noon PDT to talk about all things Game Developers Conference (GDC). Be sure to check your emails for details. Wide Angle zssp via Getty Images ...
Tags: Google, China, India, Tech, Airbnb, Travis Kalanick, Lucas Matney, Brian Heater, Eric Peckham, The Extra Crunch Daily, Getty Images Stories


Strong rupee pushes India rice prices to seven-month high, dampening exports

Rice export prices in India rose to their highest level in more than seven months as the rupee appreciated, denting demand, while trading companies in Vietnam increased domestic buying to fulfil new overseas deals.
Tags: Money, India, businessNews, Vietnam


500 years in 59 seconds: the race to be the world's largest city

Fascinating interactive graphic shows changes in the globe’s 10 most populous cities from 1500 to 2018This compelling interactive “bar chart race” shows the top 10 most populous cities in the world from 1500 to 2018.“In the early 1500s most people lived in the east, either the east of Europe and north Africa or the east of the world itself in India and China,” says John Burn-Murdoch, who created the interactive for the Financial Times. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Technology, China, India, Africa, World news, Cities, Data visualisations, Financial Times Continue, John Burn Murdoch


Subsidiary of debt-laden IL&FS misses payment due to "insufficient funds"

India's IL&FS Transportation Networks Ltd said in a filing on Thursday that it missed some 209 mln rupees ($3 million) in principal and interest payments due on March 18 because of "insufficient funds."
Tags: Money, India, businessNews, IL FS Transportation Networks Ltd


Delhi Daredevils have become a great deal more risk-averse

Last IPL season, they were the Delhi Daredevils. This season, they’re Delhi Capitals. The only conclusion to be drawn is that the owners are attempting to inject a little more caution into their brand. This is surely a commercially-wise decision. No-one wants to be associated with irresponsibility and what is a daredevil if not a selfish person who acts foolishly and without due concern for the feelings of loved ones? (Quick digression. There used to be a US daredevil called ...
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KKR raising first Asia real estate fund, targeting $1.5 billion: Reuters

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Global investment powerhouse KKR & Co Inc is raising its first Asia-focused real estate fund, targeting $1.5 billion as it looks to deepen its real estate portfolio in the region, said people with knowledge of the matter. The New York-headquartered private equity firm is moving toward first-close of the fund late in the second quarter, the people said, declining to be named as the information is confidential. The firm itself will commit about $250 million in capital, and po...
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India: Looking For The Authors Behind Works Created Autonomously By AI Machines - Singh & Associates

Authorship of creative works has been a highly debated topic for over 200 years.
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India: Analysis Of Section 29A Of Arbitration And Conciliation Act: Approach Of Judiciary - Singh & Associates

The issue of only expeditious disposal can be considered no othe
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Delhi Crime: Netflix drama takes on gang rape that shocked India

Series focuses on aftermath of crime that pushed government into changing sexual assault lawsTwo Delhi police officers drive along a dark highway to the home of an accused rapist, reflecting on the increasingly sadistic violence they are seeing in the Indian capital. “It’s simple,” one tells the other. “The bigger the gap between the rich and poor, the more the crimes.”Delhi Crime, a Netflix miniseries debuting globally on Friday, reconstructs the police investigation into the notorious 2012 gan...
Tags: Media, India, World news, Netflix, South and Central Asia, Delhi, Jyoti Singh


Xiaomi Mi Sports Shoes 2 Photo Gallery

Xiaomi launched the Mi Men's Sports Shoes 2 in India under Mi Crowdfunding last month, and the company started shipping the shoes a few days ago. As per the company, these are created using Uni-Moulding process, are Shock-absorbent, have anti-slip design and are durable for machine wash. Check out the photo gallery of the Dark Grey version. It is engineered with breakthrough 5-in-1 Uni-Moulding technology that combines 5 different materials to minimize wear damage. This technology will keep...
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On World Water Day 2019, start by helping “just one”

India (MNN) -- Tomorrow is World Water Day, an occasion used by the United Nations and others to raise awareness of the global water crisis. More than two billion people worldwide lack access to safe drinking water, and a further 4.3 billion have no safe sanitation facilities. The charity WaterAid describes it like this: If a bucket contained all the world’s water, one teacup of that would be freshwater, and just one teaspoon of that would be available for us to use, from lakes, rivers a...
Tags: India, United Nations, Mallika, India Partners, Donna Glass, WaterAid, John Sparks, James Barker, Rex Harsin, As India Partners, India Partners Mallika, Harsin


European Union: India On Data Privacy - Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018 - Singh & Associates

In today's digital age, a primary point of concern for the individuals is breach of their privacy.
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India: Regulating Brand/ Trade Names For Pharmaceuticals - Obhan & Associates

The branding of a new drug by pharmaceutical companies is a crucial decision for the success of that drug in the market.
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VPS Healthcare Reconsiders London IPO Because of Brexit Uncertain - Bloomberg

VPS Healthcare Reconsiders London IPO Because of Brexit Uncertain - Bloomberg:VPS Healthcare LLC, a hospital operator in the Middle East, Europe and India, is reconsidering plans to list in London due to uncertainty surrounding Brexit, according to a person with knowledge of the matter.The Abu Dhabi-based hospital operator is also evaluating listing in the U.S. or Singapore and will decide closer to the IPO, the person said, asking not to be identified because the matter is private. VPS Healthca...
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Reliance sends fuel from India, Europe to Venezuela to sidestep U.S. sanctions

Reliance Industries is selling fuels to Venezuela from India and Europe to sidestep sanctions that bar U.S.-based companies from dealing with state-run PDVSA, according to trading sources and Refinitiv Eikon data.
Tags: Europe, Money, India, businessNews, Venezuela, Reliance Industries, PDVSA, India Europe, Refinitiv Eikon


India: Transforming RTE Through Impact Investment - Nishith Desai Associates

The Constitution of India was amended in the year 2002 to make the right to education for children, in the age group of six to fourteen years, a fundamental right.
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India: Lessons Learnt From Essar Insolvency Resolution (Video) - Nishith Desai Associates

Lessons Learnt From Essar Insolvency Resolution
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Holi: a festival of colours – in pictures

The Hindu festival of Holi is under way in India. The two-day celebration signifies the victory of good over evil and marks the end of winter and the arrival of spring. Its origins can be found in Hindu mythology, while the use of colour is tied to stories about Lord Krishna Continue reading...
Tags: India, Religion, World news, Culture, South and Central Asia, Festivals, Hinduism, Krishna


Indian billionaire arrested in London over alleged $2B fraud

UK police have arrested India's billionaire diamond dealer Nirav Modi in London over his alleged involvement in a bank fraud that could be worth $2 billion.
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'It's a godsend': the healthcare scheme bringing hope to India's sick

In a country where treatment can cost two years’ wages, a new project could mean free medical care for 500 million peopleRajiv Gupta has a distinct spring in his step. He has brought his mother to New Delhi from the northern state of Bihar for a hip replacement, for which he won’t have to pay. His mother qualified for free treatment under Ayushman Bharat, the government’s ambitious new health insurance scheme.“I can’t quite believe this is happening. When the doctors in Bihar told me it would co...
Tags: India, World news, South and Central Asia, Global development, New Delhi, Bihar, Gupta, Global Health


2019 BMW 3 Series spotted on test in India again [Video]

IAB reader Snatak Mundade has spotted the 2019 BMW 3 Series on test in Pune....
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India: The Banning Of Unregulated Schemes Ordinance, 2019 - Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

In the aftermath of the Saradha scam, the Standing Committee of Finance (Committee) in its 21st report dated September 21, 2015 suggested the introduction
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India: 120 Days Deadline To File Written Statement Mandatory In Commercial Suits - M Mulla Associates

The Hon'ble Supreme Court of India, vide its landmark judgment in the case of M/s SCG Contracts India Pvt. Ltd. V/s. K.S. Chamankar Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd. & Ors. (Civil Appeal No. 1638 of 2019 arising out of S.L.P (C) No. 103/2019)
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