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‘Biased & agenda-driven’: PM Modi’s party takes aim at Bezos-owned WaPo as Indian shopkeepers rise up against Amazon

The Washington Post has taken heat from India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, whose official lamented its coverage as local traders voiced outrage over perceived aggression by another Bezos venture, Amazon. Read Full Article at

Fry says there's no «low-hanging fruit» at Renault

Fry joined Renault earlier this month from McLaren, where he was praised by the outfit's bosses as having played an instrumental role in getting the Woking-based team back to competitive form.But while Renault has hired him to give it a level of technical lea

MotoRefi raises $8.6 million to bring its auto refinancing platform to the masses

Americans are saddled with $1.2 trillion in auto loans, according to data collected by the Federal Reserve. And while that debt can be refinanced, even U.S. car owners who know it’s an option face a complicated task. MotoRefi, a new fintech startup tha

Images of TCL’s slide-out display smartphone surface in wake of MWC cancellation

This morning brought a look at some of what we’re missing at this year’s Mobile World Congress. The show may have been called off on account of coronavirus concerns, but the news goes on. We knew that TCL was planning to show off a number of “alternativ

Boston’s year jump starts as two local startups raise $520M in two rounds

Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. Late last week two Boston-based companies raised big rounds. The size of the two investments — each over the $100 million mark — and the

Best sunscreens for 2020: Neutrogena, EltaMD, Supergoop and more - CNET

Sunscreen formulas have never been better. Here are some of the best you can buy.

General Motors scraps Holden division, exits right-hand drive markets - Roadshow

Just three years after the end of local production, Holden, the car division that put Australia on wheels, is dead.

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip screen stumbles in durability tests - CNET

Results lead one noted tinkerer to suggest smartphone's screen isn't real glass.

SpaceX grows Starlink again, but just misses the landing - CNET

The company did what it set out to do Monday, but its rocket went for an unplanned swim.

Sens. Warren, Markey demand Trump administration halt 'dangerous' border patrol deployment plan

Massachusetts U.S. Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey are calling the confirmed report that the Trump administration plans to deploy as many as 100 members of what’s been referred to as “the SWAT team of the Border Patrol” to assist Immigration and C

Doug Gottlieb: Tom Brady could find success with the Las Vegas Raiders

Doug Gottlieb and Chris Broussard react to reports that the Las Vegas Raiders are willing to offer free agent Tom Brady a two-year, $60million deal to leave the New England Patriots. Hear why Doug thinks this deal makes sense for the QB, who he believes has

Skip Bayless: ‘LeBron owed his billions of fans just one dunk contest’

Skip Bayless joins Shannon Sharpe and Stephen Jackson to discuss whether LeBron James should've competed in the slam dunk contest during his career.

German soccer fans turn on fellow supporter for racist abuse

German soccer fans turn on fellow supporter for racist abuse

Bucks' Middleton on the competitive All-Star game in Chicago

Khris Middleton on the competitive NBA All-Star game and a special weekend for the Milwaukee Bucks in Chicago.

Mike Trout rips cheating Astros, calls for bigger punishment

Mike Trout thinks the Houston Astros should pay more dearly for their cheating ways

SBI Cards gets SEBI#39;s go-ahead to float IPO

The company, which had filed draft IPO papers in November, obtained «observations» from the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on February 11, latest update with the regulator showed.

Coronavirus outbreak may dampen trade prospects further: WTO

This does not augur well for India#39;s exports, which have recorded negative growth from August till January.

RCom CoC to vote on Rs 23,000 cr resolution plans on February 24

RCom#39;s secured debt is estimated to be around Rs 33,000 crore. Lenders submitted claims of around Rs 49,000 crore in August.

India#39;s annual coal power output falls for first time in a decade

While greater adoption of renewable energy contributed to lower output from coal-fired utilities, weak economic growth added to a slowdown in overall demand for electricity, economists say.

#39;End of the road#39; for Vodafone Idea if bank guarantees encashed by govt: Mukul Rohatgi

Rohatgi said that there is «hardly any money left in the (company#39;s) kitty» and that he asked them to scrape the bottom of the barrel to shell out Rs 3,500 crore for repayment of dues.

Top judge says Russia shouldn't be considered successor of 'repressive, terrorist, illegal' Soviet Union, Kremlin disagrees

If you want to find a way to split Russian public opinion, there's no better instrument than a debate on the country's Soviet legacy. On Monday, sparks flew after a leading judge opened Moscow's most divisive Pandora's Box. Read Full Article at

Man’s ‘Independent England’ campaign undermined by one fatal geographical error

For those who thought Brexit would be the end of it, there is some bad news; one man has now launched an “Independent England” campaign, only to see it fall at the first hurdle due to a Wales-sized error. Read Full Article at

Facebook pushes EU for dilute and fuzzy internet content rules

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is in Europe this week — attending a security conference in Germany over the weekend where he spoke about the kind of regulation he’d like applied to his platform ahead of a slate of planned meetings with digital h

Skip Bayless: ‘It is still hard for me to believe that Robert Kraft is completely done with Tom Brady’

Skip Bayless reacts to comments made by a former New England Patriots tight end that the franchise is '100% done' with Tom Brady.

RBI's maiden long-term repo operation receives Rs 1.94-trillion bids

The allotment was done for all bids on a pro-rata basis

Ted Cruz commits vasectomy-related 'epic self-own'

Alabama state Rep. Yolanda Hollis has executed a troll for the ages, and Sen. Ted Cruz got snared. Hollis filed a bill that would force men to get vasectomies at age 50 or after their third child—and yes, it was a direct response to Alabama’s extreme ab

Sebi board allows non-bank custodians to manage gold products

The board decided to bring amendments to the SEBI (Mutual Funds) Regulations, 1996, in this regard

Fortnite Chapter 2 season 2 ARG asks what is the Agency - CNET

A new season is coming, and it's about time.

Switzerland midfielder Zuber signs new deal at Hoffenheim

Switzerland midfielder Steven Zuber has signed a new contract with Hoffenheim through 2023

What it's like working for a doomed presidential candidate

I worked for both John Edwards and Anthony Weiner. This is what it feels like when your candidate is doomed

Racing Point explains SportPesa deal termination

SportPesa became Racing Point's title sponsor as part of a «multi-year» arrangement ahead of the 2019 season, but one year later the betting brand is no longer listed as one of the team's partners.Read Also:Racing Point debuts 2020 livery, names B

Go f*ck yourselves: Moussa Marega’s defiance should be celebrated as watershed in ugly fight against racism

The images of Moussa Marega, standing with a finger extended on each hand to football thugs who abused him with vile monkey chants, should be celebrated as a defiant stance in the face of racism in football. Read Full Article at

‘Conscience-free journalism is great career choice’: Guardian mocked over failure to mention Assange in ‘press freedom’ article

The Guardian newspaper has been mercilessly ridiculed on social media after it failed to highlight the plight of journalist Julian Assange in a piece on Amal Clooney’s plans to “combat media repression globally.” Read Full Article at

LIC's gross NPA ratio in debt portfolio rises to 7.5% in December

On the overall asset base, the NPA ratio is close to 1% as on Dec 19, and has mostly been provided for.

Running scared: Tokyo marathon to prevent 38,000 runners from taking part amid coronavirus fears

The Tokyo Marathon Foundation has announced that it will cancel the upcoming race for non-professional runners as the coronavirus outbreak continues to play havoc with sporting fixtures in the region. Read Full Article at

AGR dues: FM Sitharaman says Telecom department actively engaging with firms

Post the court#39;s latest verdict, it will only be proper to wait and hear from the department concerned, she told reporters here when asked whether the government was mulling relief for the telecom companies after the recent Supreme Court orders directing t

CARE Ratings downgrades NCDs of Vodafone Idea

The development comes after the board of Vodafone Idea, on February 17, authorised the company to immediately pay the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) Rs 2,500 crore as a portion of the dues on AGR.

Rocket Lab Tapped to Launch NASA Cubesat to the Moon

Rocket Lab will launch NASA's Cislunar Autonomous Positioning System Technology Operations and Navigation Experiment (CAPSTONE) CubeSat mission to the Moon in early 2021 (via Rocket Lab) NASA selected Rocket Lab to launch its Cislunar Autonomous

Pjanić injury not as serious as first thought

Juventus midfielder Miralem Pjanić’s injury is not as serious as first thought and he could be ready to play again next week

For NBA players, a little rest now before a hectic finish

And now, they rest

SpaceX successfully launches 60 more Starlink satellites but misses booster landing

SpaceX has launched a batch of 60 Starlink satellites to orbit, marking its fifth overall launch of a group of 60 of the small spacecraft and its third this year alone. This launch brings the total constellation to 300 satellites for Starlink on orbit, extend
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