Agarwal’s family trust withdraws EoI for Jet Air

In a big blow to Jet Airways’ revival hopes, mining and metal baron Anil Agarwal’s family trust Volcan Investments (VI) has withdrawn its expression of interest (EoI) for the grounded airline

Indian origin 'chicken king' faces more problems

Britain's Indian-origin "chicken king", whose poultry operations is battling a hygiene scandal, face more problems as the price of its bonds hits a record low

Saudi Aramco to acquire 20% stake in RIL oil

In what could be the largest foreign direct investment in India, Saudi Aramco has proposed to sign a non-binding Letter of Intent (LOI) to acquire a 20 per cent stake in Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries' refining, petrochemicals and fuels...

Indian industry leaders seek £10 bn stimulus

Indian industry leaders demanded a stimulus package of over £10 billion to kickstart investment cycle and revive the economy which is showing signs of a slowdown

US Supreme Court partially okays Trump's travel ban

The US Supreme Court has partially reinstated President Donald Trump's controversial travel ban targeting citizens from six predominantly Muslim countries, before examining the case in full this autumn

Arun Jaitley raises H-1B concerns with US treasury secy

India's Finance Minister Arun Jaitley raised the issue of tightening of the H1B visa regime with US counterpart treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin during their first meeting, highlighting the contribution of Indian firms and professionals to...

US asks public schools to let transgender access to bathrooms

The US administration has issued guidance directing public schools to let transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms matching their gender identity.

Will ‘Teflon’ President Zuma survive the latest scandal?

Former US President Ronald Reagan was called by his detractors “the Teflon president”. The nickname was coined by Patricia Schroeder, a Congresswoman, and reflected on how a plethora of scandals surrounding his presidency seemed to have no effect...

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Women of India, Women of Britain, Women of the World

They nearly did it. The Indian cricket team nearly won the world cup in cricket. The women came a lot closer than the men.

Bank of England cut growth forecast

Brexit negotiations initially got off to a shaky start as it seemed that British cabinet ministers were unable to reach an agreement on the best course of actions and the government also seemed at war with itself over the divorce terms.

Brexit deal in tatters

The ongoing and tense negotiations have led to a broad agreement by the UK to a gross financial settlement of £89bn on leaving the bloc, although the British expect the final net bill to be half as much. The news brings the two sides close to agreement on a key obstacle to opening talks on a future free trade pact.

Foresight Not Hindsight

We attended an auction last week in order to close a deal

From lead into gold

We’ve identified a property which we believe is ripe for conversion.This is an office building which can be converted into a large number of self-contained apartments



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