Britain unveils 'short and sharper' code for companies

Jul 16 2018 | 47 mins ago

Companies in Britain must strive to rein in excessive executive pay and make boards more diverse under a new “short and sharper” corporate code, published.

Make teaching of mother-tongue compulsory in school: Naidu

Jul 15 2018

Lauding language as an embodiment of morals, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday appealed all state governments to include teaching of mother tongue as a mandatory subject in school.

Gained people's support through development work: Shivraj

Jul 15 2018

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday said his government has received people's support through phased development of the state.

India, Pak to be part of anti-terror SCO drill in Russia next month

Jul 15 2018

Militaries of India and Pakistan will be part of a mega anti-terror drill in Russia next month which is being organised by the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) with an aim to expand cooperation among the member countries to deal with terrorism and extremism.

Sebi seeks comments on fresh norms for fiduciaries

Jul 15 2018

To check financial frauds, regulator Sebi has proposed a new set of norms for auditors and other fiduciaries working with listed firms, under which defaulters will face stringent penal actions, including ban from securities markets and disgorgement of fees.

Thousands protest as Trump takes to Scotland's golf course

Jul 14 2018

Thousands of people took to the streets of Edinburgh on a second day of protests against US President Donald Trump who teed off on the fairways of his Turnberry golf resort in Scotland.

Govt committed to protecting SC/ST Act against any dilution: Athawale

Jul 14 2018

Centre is committed to protecting the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act against any dilution and has filed a review petition on the Supreme Court's order on the issue, Union minister Ramdas Athawale said.

Trump, at 'magical' Scottish golf course, preps for Putin meet amid Russian meddling claims

Jul 14 2018

Trump was holed up at his golf course on the western coast of Scotland ahead of a summit with Kremlin chief Vladimir Putin that could be overshadowed by accusations Russians meddled in the U.S. 2016 election.

Syrian Observatory: Air strike death toll climbs to 54

Jul 13 2018

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Friday that the death toll from an air strike in eastern Syria overnight had climbed to 54, including Islamic State fighters and 28 civilians.

Danish pension fund freezes investment in Danske Bank over money laundering scandal

Jul 13 2018

Danish pension fund MP Pension said Friday it has temporarily frozen its investments in Danske Bank (DANSKE.CO) over the lender’s involvement in money laundering in Estonia.

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