Florida governor proposes new gun sale limits after school shooting

Feb 24 2018

Florida Governor Rick Scott urged state lawmakers to tighten access to firearms for young people and the mentally disturbed.

Florida school survivors to march on Washington on March 24

Feb 19 2018

Young survivors of Florida school shooting announced a national march to Washington to demand political action on gun control.

Donald Trump slams FBI over Florida school shooting

Feb 18 2018

Trump lashed out at the FBI, describing its failure to follow up on a tip about the Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz as "very sad", the media reported.

Shooter in Florida school massacre heard voices in his head

Feb 17 2018

Nikolas Cruz told police that voices in his head told him how to carry out the attack.

Indian-American teacher hailed for saving students during Florida

Feb 17 2018

A quick-acting Indian-American teacher is being hailed for saving the lives of her students during the shooting rampage at a Florida high school that left 17 dead.

FBI admits it failed to investigate Florida shooter tip-off

Feb 17 2018

The FBI admitted that it received a tip in January on Nikolas Cruz, the Florida school shooter who killed 17 people earlier this week, but failed to follow up.

US national intelligence director says N Korea "decision time" near

Feb 13 2018

The U.S. director of national intelligence, Dan Coats, said time is running out for the United States to act on the threat posed by North Korea’s nuclear programs.

Trump blocks release of Russia memo drafted by Democrats

Feb 10 2018

Trump blocked the release of a classified memo written by congressional Democrats to rebut a Republican document that he allowed to be made public last week.

No proposal to ban junk food advertisements on television: Govt

Feb 08 2018

The government said there is no proposal at present to ban advertisements of junk food on television.

RBI's customer grievance mechanism for NBFCs by month end

Feb 07 2018

The Reserve Bank today said it will bring about a customer grievance redressal mechanism for non- banking finance companies (NBFCs) by this month end.

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To add platform capabilities in the insurance segment which contributes 15% of total business

The Acquisition is expected to close within the next 3 months


Sells Essar Steel loan to Deutsche Bank

Has sold its $385 mn Foreign currency loan extended to Essar Steel

Bank has taken a 38% haircut

Rs 1600 cr is expected earnings to the bank from the deal

Economic Times Reports


To Sell 50% stake in prime Mumbai office assets to Blackstone for $1.3bn

The co is also in discussions to sell its residential and commercial projects in Chennai

To convene shareholder’s meet on 23rd March in regard to the proposed divestment

Mint Reports


Gets Order Worth Rs 230 Cr From NTPC

To perform the pressure part metallurgy upgradation for 3 660MW super critical steam generators

Will help NTPC commission the 3x 660MW plant started 12years


Declared L1 bidder for EPC Project in UP worth Rs 677cr from NHAI

The completion period for the project is 30 months

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