Nine of top-10 firms add Rs 1.47 lakh crore in m-cap; RIL, TCS shine

Reliance Industries (RIL) on Friday added another feather to its cap by becoming the first Indian firm to hit the Rs 9 lakh crore market valuation mark in intra-day trade. The m-cap of TCS soared Rs 26,379.27 crore to Rs 7,71,996.87 crore and that of HUL jumped Rs 21,962.02 crore to Rs 4,55,952.72 crore. Please … Read moreNine of top-10 firms add Rs 1.47 lakh crore in m-cap; RIL, TCS shine

IMF to examine climate risk to financial markets: Official

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is examining the impact of climate on the world’s financial markets and whether it is priced into market valuations, the head of the global lender’s markets division said on Saturday. The financial cost of climate change was the subject of many discussions at the IMF during its fall meetings this … Read moreIMF to examine climate risk to financial markets: Official

Many countries have cautioned on rushing into crypto currencies: Nirmala Sitharaman

Many countries have cautioned against rushing into crypto currencies, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Sunday, as Facebook’s proposed virtual currency Libra became a buzzword during the annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. In fact, Reserve Bank of India Governor Shantikanta Das spoke about crypto currencies during one of … Read moreMany countries have cautioned on rushing into crypto currencies: Nirmala Sitharaman

Six-year-old Gurpreet’s death no deterrence to Indians with American dreams; 7000 face deportation

New Delhi/Mexico City, Oct 19 (IANS) The death of six-year-old Gurpreet Kaur in the Arizona desert in June this year, shocking as it was, was also a pointer to the sharp rise in the number of Indians seeking to surreptitiously cross into the United States from the southern border. The deportation of 311 Indians from … Read moreSix-year-old Gurpreet’s death no deterrence to Indians with American dreams; 7000 face deportation

After call from Indian diplomat, library pulls Sikh ‘genocide’ memorial

Norwich (Connecticut, US), Oct 20 (IANS) About three months after a ‘1984 Sikh Genocide Memorial’ to the Sikh victims of the 1984 riots in India was installed at Otis Library here, the memorial was removed – in part following the urging of the Indian government. The memorial, that featured a prominent photo of Khalistani leader Jarnail … Read moreAfter call from Indian diplomat, library pulls Sikh ‘genocide’ memorial

WSJ: Trump Is Converting GOP to Populist, Pro-Employee Party | Breitbart

President Donald Trump is converting the former “country club” GOP to the party of blue-collar Americans, according to an article in the Wall Street Journal: Mr. Trump accelerated the movement of working-class voters into the Republican Party, creating a GOP that now represents more middle- and lower-income Americans … He has reframed much of the Republican agenda … Read moreWSJ: Trump Is Converting GOP to Populist, Pro-Employee Party | Breitbart

India Is Confused. Where Does It Go from Here?, by Andre Vltchek

At J. Nehru University, most students know about China and Russia only from the BBC, Reuters and other Western media outlets. Even those individuals who claim they belong to the left are not immune; influenced mainly by the British propaganda. It has been like this for years: usual confusion, all around India: tough nationalistic, even… … Read moreIndia Is Confused. Where Does It Go from Here?, by Andre Vltchek

Breakfast at Tiffany’s, by Trevor Lynch

Blake Edwards’ 1961 film Breakfast at Tiffany’s—loosely based on Truman Capote’s 1958 novel of the same name—stars Audrey Hepburn in her iconic role of Holly Golightly, a charming, flighty, feminine, haunted young woman trying to create a life—and an identity—in a gorgeous Technicolor New York City at what is arguably the peak of American civilization,… … Read moreBreakfast at Tiffany’s, by Trevor Lynch

Thank you USCIS Acting Director Ken Cuccinelli

Pleasure to meet with you! Thank you for meeting with Protect U.S. Workers and for listening to American Workers! We look forward to seeing all that comes out of the meeting. Keep pushing for fairness and Justice. The post Thank you USCIS Acting Director Ken Cuccinelli appeared first on Protect US Workers. Please follow and … Read moreThank you USCIS Acting Director Ken Cuccinelli

Blink-182, in Coordination With the Saucer People and DARPA, Are Developing A New Generations of Superweapons

I know that headline reads like a Simpsons gag (all it needs is the reverse vampires), but that’s the actual thrust of this Washington Examiner story from Tom Rogan. This story is about 99% bunk by weight, but there are a few interesting nuggets in here worth sifting around. The U.S. Army has signed a … Read moreBlink-182, in Coordination With the Saucer People and DARPA, Are Developing A New Generations of Superweapons

Our So-Called Foreign Policy: The Globalists’ Dangerous Tantrums over Syria and Ukraine

If you know more than a little something about contemporary American history, you’ve no doubt been struck (or you should be struck if you haven’t been already) by the close resemblance in one key respect between the firestorms around the two big foreign policy-related uproars of the day these days, and the big foreign policy … Read moreOur So-Called Foreign Policy: The Globalists’ Dangerous Tantrums over Syria and Ukraine

Chicago Teachers vs. Billionaire Privatizers

The Chicago teachers’ strike is about who will shape Chicago: billionaires who buy politicians to privatize schools, or working-class communities who want affordable housing, decent jobs, good schools, and justice. Here are some of the private equity barons and luxury developers in Chicago whom the teachers are up against. Chicago public school teachers and their … Read moreChicago Teachers vs. Billionaire Privatizers

Uber Announces New Layoffs, Total Rises Past 1,000

More layoff news from Uber this week, with Uber now laying off more than 1,000 workers since July. What could this mean for Uber? Senior RSG contributor John Ince breaks down all the latest news for us in this rideshare roundup. Uber’s Layoff Total Rises Past 1,000 With Latest Cuts  [The New York Times] Sum … Read moreUber Announces New Layoffs, Total Rises Past 1,000

We Need Single Payer for Our Entire Energy System

We already know that we desperately need single payer for health care. But the recent failures of California’s PG&E show how we need a single-payer system for our energy grid, too — to stop the reckless, dangerous behavior of private companies getting rich off what should be a public good, and to fight climate change. … Read moreWe Need Single Payer for Our Entire Energy System

The Egyptian Revolution Will Never Die

The recent protests demanding the fall of Abdel Fattah el-Sisi were Egypt’s largest since the 2013 military coup. Years of repression have devastated the organized opposition and its networks — but a fresh revolt by Egyptian youth has shown that the regime is anything but secure. Temporary monuments are erected in Tahrir Square as thousands … Read moreThe Egyptian Revolution Will Never Die

Salman Khan’s bodyguard Shera joins Shiv Sena

Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Superstar Salman Khan’s bodyguard Shera has formally joined the Shiv Sena on Saturday, just days before the Maharashtra Assembly polls. Party leader Aditya Thackeray tied a ‘Shiv Bandhan’ to Shera and welcomed him in to the Sena. The Shiv Sena took to Twitter on Saturday to make the announcement. “We are fighting … Read moreSalman Khan’s bodyguard Shera joins Shiv Sena

Gabbard responds to Hillary Clinton’s Russian ‘grooming’ slur; calls her ‘queen of warmongers’

New York, Oct 19 (IANS) Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu to seek the presidential nomination of a major party, has lashed out against a smear campaign by her Democratic Party’s leaders and their supportive media. Reacting to attacks by former presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton, Gabbard on Friday called her “the queen of warmongers, embodiment of corruption, … Read moreGabbard responds to Hillary Clinton’s Russian ‘grooming’ slur; calls her ‘queen of warmongers’

When Egocentrism Meets Stereotype Bias

How a bias combination affects judgments about the economically disadvantaged Take a moment to imagine . . . Imagine you are buying absolute favorite flavor of potato chip. Also, imagine the flavor is a very unpopular one. You might get … Continue reading → The post When Egocentrism Meets Stereotype Bias appeared first on Invisible … Read moreWhen Egocentrism Meets Stereotype Bias

Johnson & Johnson recalls baby powder after FDA finds traces of asbestos

Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) At least 33,000 bottles of Johnson & Johnson (J&J) baby powder have been recalled by the company in the US after health regulators found asbestos traces in a bottle that was purchased online, reports said. Government officials said customers should stop using powder from the affected batch “immediately”, the BBC reported. Health … Read moreJohnson & Johnson recalls baby powder after FDA finds traces of asbestos

Trade wars to impact flow of capital, goods: Nirmala Sitharaman

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said the ongoing trade wars and protectionism have generated uncertainties and will ultimately impact the flow of capital, goods and services. She also called for ‘concerted action’ to mitigate the disruption on account of synchronous slowdown and to invoke the spirit of multilateralism for global growth. Please follow and like … Read moreTrade wars to impact flow of capital, goods: Nirmala Sitharaman

Maharashtra govt will explore option of PMC bank merger: Fadnavis

The Maharashtra government will explore possibility of merging crisis-hit PMC Bank with other bank, chief minister Devendra Fadnavis has said. “Unfortunately, a revival package for PMC bank is not in jurisdiction of the state government, but with the RBI. But, the state government can facilitate merger of the bank with other bank,” Fadnavis said. Please … Read moreMaharashtra govt will explore option of PMC bank merger: Fadnavis

Former Jet Airways CEO Vinay Dube joins GoAir in advisory role

Former Jet Airways chief executive Vinay Dube has joined budget carrier GoAir in an advisory role, a source said on Saturday. Dube had quit defunct Jet Airways on May 14, nearly a month after the airline ceased operations due to severe liquidity crisis. Lookout circular was issued against Vinay Dube, among others, in late May … Read moreFormer Jet Airways CEO Vinay Dube joins GoAir in advisory role

Sentiment Hangs By A Thread – The Property Imperative Weekly 19th Oct 2019

The latest edition of our weekly finance and property news digest with a distinctively Australian flavour. Contents: 0:23 Introduction 1:18 US 2:21 US Retail 3:15 US Markets 4:10 China’s Growth 5:10 Brexit and UK Markets 07:05 Germany 09:00 Australia 09:05 Latitude Failed Float 10:10 Bank of Queensland Result 10:42 Regionals Under Pressure 11:10 Unemployment 11:32 … Read moreSentiment Hangs By A Thread – The Property Imperative Weekly 19th Oct 2019

AOC, Rashida Tlaib, and Ilhan Omar Are Anchors of a Movement

The Bernie Sanders campaign is key to the larger socialist project. By endorsing Sanders, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, and Ilhan Omar have positioned themselves as electoral anchors of that movement in the years to come. Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ilhan Omar speak alongside Sen. Bernie Sanders at the US Capitol in June 2019. (Saul Loeb … Read moreAOC, Rashida Tlaib, and Ilhan Omar Are Anchors of a Movement