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Can Moscow finish Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline despite US sanctions? ‘Never say never’ says Gazprom

Russia’s $10 billion Nord Stream 2 pipeline - which will pump gas more than 1,200 km to Germany - has been sanctioned by Washington, with US officials claiming Moscow can’t finish the project. “Never say never,” Gazprom replied. Read Full Article at R

Oil price war: Is it game over for Trump?

As the US government tries to convince Russia and Saudi Arabia to put an end to the oil price war, it might just be too little, too late for the Trump Administration. Read Full Article at

Covid-19 relief: HDFC Bank releases FAQ on deferred EMIs and its impact

Here is an FAQ by HDFC Bank, explaining how the stipulation by RBI will impact its customers

2001 Hyundai HCD6 Concept was designed to be an affordable exotic - Roadshow

This never-was mid-engined sports car could've competed with the Toyota MR2 Spyder and Mazda MX-5 Miata.

Jones extends contract with England rugby until RWC 2023

England rugby coach Eddie Jones has agreed to a contract extension with the national team that keeps the Australian in the role until the World Cup in 2023

Vettel: Happiness more important than money in next F1 deal

While 2019’s breakout star Charles Leclerc signed a long-term contract extension with Ferrari, keeping him in Maranello until the end of 2024, Vettel’s future at the team is less certain.The contract of the four-time world champion will run out at the en

Coronavirus pandemic| LinkedIn offers free job posting for critical roles

LinkedIn is offering free job postings 1 April to 30 June to find and hire people needed to fill critical roles in healthcare, essentials delivery and non-profit disaster relief firms.

Coronavirus pandemic | Swiss hotel Le Bijou offers quarantine apartments for isolation in luxury

Guests can also avail of coronavirus tests for the price of $500 along with twice-daily nurse visits for $1,800 or a full-time nurse at $4,800 a day

Hockey field to hospital ward; Lynch's life amid pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has ended any chance Rachael Lynch had of competing for Olympic gold in Tokyo this year

HDFC Group pledges Rs 150 crore support to PM-Cares Fund

The Prime Minister#39;s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund (PM-Cares Fund) was set up on March 28 to raise money for combating coronavirus outbreak and to provide relief to the affected.

Coronavirus pandemic | Insurers say no to COVID-19 cover; film producers, event managers count losses

Any losses due to cancellations of marquee events or film shoots may not get claims settled because pandemics have been excluded.

Sad Covid-19 record for Russia: 771 new cases registered across the country

The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases has grown by 771 in Russia on Thursday, marking the biggest single-day increase in patients since the start of the outbreak. Read Full Article at

‘Criminal blockade’: Cuba outraged as delivery of Covid-19 aid from Alibaba chief aborted ‘at the last minute’ due to US sanctions

Cuba has slammed the US’ “criminal blockade” of the country after the embargo stood in the way of the delivery of Covid-19 test kits and ventilators donated by Chinese e-commerce tycoon Jack Ma. Read Full Article at

Flux and Pleo partner to bring itemised digital receipts to Pleo’s ‘smart’ expense cards

When three former employees of Revolut founded Flux in 2016, the mission was clear: build a platform to bridge the gap between the itemised receipt data captured by a merchant’s point-of-sale (POS) system and what little information typically shows up in yo

Samsung donates smartphones to quarantined coronavirus patients - CNET

Electronics giant says it's also helping retool factories that produce face masks.

The Latest: Protective gear shortage hits Fukushima workers

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: ___ - Protect

Coronavirus pandemic | Axis Bank offers EMI deferment on loans for 3 months

Customers can opt for moratorium on payment of installments and interest for various term loans/credit card dues, and/or defer the interest for working capital facilities due between March 1, 2020 and May 31, 2020, it said.

SEBI tightens rules; promoters, insiders not allowed to buy shares until June 30: Report

This wider window is being effected to prevent insider trading, and comes despite requests from promoters to be exempt from trading restrictions usually applied at the time of results.

Recko raises $6 mn in Series A funding

The fresh funding will be used for further product development, hiring and expanding its presence outside India, Recko said in a statement.

Economy will recover, take a deep breath and have a long-term perspective, says Larry Fink

This is not a financial crisis, but a crisis of confidence, says the BlackRock CEO.

Coronavirus impact | Wouldn’t buy into stock market yet, says economist Mohamed El-Erian

El-Erian, chief economic advisor at Allianz, said the stock market is still on a downward trend due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Google to shut down its India-focused Q&A app Neighbourly

Google is shutting down Neighbourly, a Q&A social app that it launched in select parts of India two years, the company has informed users. The app, developed by company’s Next Billion Initiative, aimed to give local communities an outlet to seek answer

Oil market shock to affect global supply chains, energy sector: IEA

Oil prices crumbled as the pandemic slashed global fuel consumption, with further pressure from a supply shock due to the end of production cuts from OPEC producers and Russia.

Coronavirus pandemic | Clashing state orders, shortage of test kits hinder private labs

Transportation disruption, especially inter-state, has further exacerbated the issue

Covid-19 relief: SBI relaxes payment timeline for one time settlement

The bank said it would not charge any interest on the amount for this extended period

SoftBank to walk out on $3 bn commitment to WeWork: Report

The beleaguered company, which was already struggling with a bout of issues is now facing an existential crisis as most of its office buildings are now virtually empty due to COVID-19.

AP source: Cowboys sign DE Aldon Smith, suspended since 2015

The Dallas Cowboys have signed suspended defensive end Aldon Smith, according to a person with direct knowledge of the deal

NCAA ADs: We're in trouble if there's no college football season

While fall sports have yet to be postponed or canceled due to the coronavirus, NCAA athletic directors fear the worst for the 2020 college football season. With no timetable for professional and college sports to return, there very well could be no CFB season

Coronavirus impact | Consumer internet startups mull pay-cuts, layoffs: Report

Several startups have had to halt operations during the 21-day lockdown since only essential services are allowed during this period.

Coronavirus impact: Moody#39;s changes outlook on Indian banks to negative

Moody#39;s said Banks#39; asset quality will deteriorate across the corporate, small and medium enterprises and retail segments, leading to pressure on profitability and capital.

Shortened MLB season likely to feature expanded rosters

There is talk of MLB teams being allowed to carry as many as 30 players following the shutdown caused by the new coronavirus.

Beijing 2022 planners assessing impact of postponing Tokyo

Beijing 2022 planners assessing impact of postponing Tokyo

Best cheap earbuds and headphones - CNET

Looking for a set of inexpensive headphones? Here are some of the best budget models worth considering.

Thunder ENCORE Highlights from March 8 vs. the Celtics

Thunder ENCORE Highlights from March 8 vs. the Celtics

Pelicans ENCORE Highlights from February 11 vs. the Trail Blazers

Pelicans ENCORE Highlights from February 11 vs. the Trail Blazers

Pentagon seeks 100,000 body bags as Covid-19 fatalities top 5,000 in US after deadliest day to date

The Pentagon is looking to hand out some 100,000 body bags as hospitals and morgues are overrun with coronavirus fatalities, with the US breaking its daily death toll record yet again, crossing 5,000 in total. Read Full Article at

Ranger ENCORE Highlights from May 8, 2019 vs. the Pirates

Ranger ENCORE Highlights from May 8, 2019 vs. the Pirates

Mavericks ENCORE Highlights from March 4 vs. the Pelicans

Mavericks ENCORE Highlights from March 4 vs. the Pelicans

Novartis scraps sale of assets to Aurobindo Pharma after failing to get FTC nod

Novartis said the decision to terminate the sale of Sandoz US#39;s generic oral solids and dermatology businesses was taken after the companies did not get approval from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission within anticipated timelines.

Coronavirus pandemic | HDFC Bank offers loan deferment option to customers

The bank said its debit card holder customers can now withdraw cash from any ATM without charges till June 30.

As business plummets, food delivery platforms nudge restaurants to open with newfound goodwill

From promising no increase in commissions to helping with ensuring strict hygiene standards at partner restaurants, Swiggy and Zomato are coaxing resturants to resume business.
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