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Snapdeal allegedly accepted Flipkart's revised takeover proposal of $900-$950 Million

Snapdeal allegedly accepted Flipkart's revised takeover proposal of $900-$950 Million SoftBank Japan's conglomerate and biggest investor of Snapdeal is very eager to the deal to go through and take an equity stake in Flipkart to get benefitted from India's roaring online retail market. SoftBank is likely to hold 20 percent in the combined entity. SoftBank has already written off over Dollars 1 billion on valuation of its investment in Snapdeal. [Full Article...]

2 killed, 25000 evacuated in western India amid heavy rains, floods

2 killed, 25000 evacuated in western India amid heavy rains, floods India's western state of Gujarat is already reeling under floods . The Army, Air Force, NDRF , SRPF and local police besides fire brigade units have been pressed into relief and rescue operations with reports of people marooned due to the incessant rains streaming in my the minute. [Full Article...]

Rick Perry Pranked by Russian Comedians

Rick Perry Pranked by Russian Comedians The call, though, did stray into more serious US energy policy, in which Perry defended President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris accords, reported USA Today . government structures and Ukraine's efforts to "develop" a new biofuel . "Secretary Perry is the latest target of two Russian pranksters ", Hynes said in an email. [Full Article...]

U.S. vs Jamaica — CONCACAF

U.S. vs Jamaica — CONCACAF That's the longest undefeated streak to start a U.S. Men's National Team coaching tenure. If the US wins this week, Arena will get a gold star for a flawless score on his mid-term report card. To read this article in one of Houston's most-spoken languages, click on the button below. This is Jamaica's second consecutive berth in the final. [Full Article...]

USA not taking Reggae Boyz lightly in Gold Cup final

USA not taking Reggae Boyz lightly in Gold Cup final The 65-year-old is a consummate man-manager, the Sir Alex Ferguson of the usa soccer scene if you will, and Arena has already fostered a strong team spirit despite having a huge player pool and nearly three separate squads to juggle over the past seven months. [Full Article...]

Polish President to veto controversial judiciary reform bills

Polish President to veto controversial judiciary reform bills Duda's decision to veto the remaining reforms confounded the expectations of the opposition and global critics, who said the government reforms jeopardized the independence of the judiciary by giving politicians the power to retire Supreme Court judges and appoint their replacements. [Full Article...]

Australia's most prominent Indigenous musician dies aged 46

Australia's most prominent Indigenous musician dies aged 46 Williams told ABC News he had taken the singer to Royal Darwin Hospital last Thursday. According to The Guardian , his family will likely be offered a state funeral. My dear friend Dr Yunupingu - a truly great musician - is gone. Rapper Senator Briggs said he was going to miss his friend, while Australian Hip Hop group The Funkoards said they were "heartbroken". [Full Article...]

Nine die in overcrowded truck outside Walmart in Texas

Nine die in overcrowded truck outside Walmart in Texas A total of 38 people were inside the tractor-trailer, including two school-age children. Apart from recovering the eight dead bodies, the officials also rescued 23 people from the tractor-trailer, who were in critical condition. They are believed to be undocumented immigrants being smuggled by human traffickers. Others were suffering from heat exhaustion and dehydration, police said. [Full Article...]

TMZ: Man arrested for smuggling king cobras in potato chip cans

TMZ: Man arrested for smuggling king cobras in potato chip cans He is scheduled to be arraigned in August, Reuters reported . The seizure was made March 2 when officials from the United States Customs and Border Protection inspected the package sent from Hong Kong and found three live king cobra snakes, each approximately 2-feet-long, and three albino Chinese soft-shelled turtles, inside of it. [Full Article...]

Hurricanes in Eastern Pacific could cross paths

Hurricanes in Eastern Pacific could cross paths In most seasons, eastern Pacific storms form off the west coast of Mexico and travel west, affecting only the shipping lanes. Hurricane Irwin, however, did gain in strength today, clocking in with maximum sustained winds of 85 miles per hour. [Full Article...]

Star-studded wedding crashers: Winnipeg newlyweds warmly welcome Kristen Stewart, Stella Maxwell

Star-studded wedding crashers: Winnipeg newlyweds warmly welcome Kristen Stewart, Stella Maxwell As Kayleigh is from Oklahoma, she said: 'I told Kir: "Hey, let's just treat them as random guests". The celebrity couple spent three hours partying with the brides and wedding guests, even requesting songs to dance to. Kirsten and Kayleigh have been together since 2010. 'My Aunt Linda was extremely excited'. Stewart's performance in last year's Personal Shopper is inarguably her best yet, and... [Full Article...]

EU Court Decides to Keep Hamas on Terror List

EU Court Decides to Keep Hamas on Terror List According to the judges, the policy was based on "factual imputations derived from the press and the internet" rather than acts examined and confirmed by authorities. The court said that European Union had not produced any evidence to show that there was a risk of the Tamil Tigers carrying out attacks after its military defeat in 2009. [Full Article...]

Egyptian tank runs over explosive-laden vehicle

Egyptian tank runs over explosive-laden vehicle Despite the tank's heroic measures, seven civilians were killed during the incident which occurred at a military checkpoint located to the south of al-Arish in North Sinai on Monday. "The armed forces will continue to sacrifice all that is precious, our sons" lives, in order to preserve and protect this nation and its great people'. [Full Article...]

CBN Injects $195m Into Forex Market

CBN Injects $195m Into Forex Market Also retained are the Liquidity Ratio which was left at 30 per cent; and the Asymmetric Window which was left at +200 and -500 basis points around the MPR. The naira on Tuesday maintains stability at the interbank spot and black markets following improved liquidity occasioned by the interventions of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) by way of dollar supply. [Full Article...]

Bengal Congress Proposes Meira Kumar As Rajya Sabha Candidate

Bengal Congress Proposes Meira Kumar As Rajya Sabha Candidate The Election Commission had announced polling for 10 Rajya Sabha seats, including from Gujarat and West Bengal will be held on August 8 and counting will be taken up the same day. According to reports, the party's Kerala and West Bengal lobby were divided on the matter, but the Kerala faction finally got its way. Making a public statement on a topic which is yet to be discussed in the Central ... [Full Article...]

PM Narendra Modi conducts aerial survey of flood affected regions in Gujarat

PM Narendra Modi conducts aerial survey of flood affected regions in Gujarat In northern Gujarat, heavy rains caused the Sabarmati river to overflow, while several dams have overflowed in neighbouring Rajasthan, where at least 10 people have died in the last two days due to drowning or houses collapsing. Dantiwada in Banaskantha is the worst-hit, followed by Palanpur, Vadgam and Amirgadh. Rescue operations yesterday resumed in rain-hit areas of Rajasthan's Jalore district ... [Full Article...]

Ram Jethmalani quits as Kejriwal's counsel

Ram Jethmalani quits as Kejriwal's counsel Senior advocate Ram Jethmalani has quit as Arvind Kejrwal's counsel in civil and criminal defamation cases, The Times of India reported on Wednesday. The court directed defendant Kejriwal that no scandalous or abusive question would be asked to plaintiff by the defendants lawyer during the cross examination. [Full Article...]

Trump call for Clinton investigation 'highly inappropriate'

Trump call for Clinton investigation 'highly inappropriate' Sessions has not responded to the broadsides personally, saying only that he plans to stay in his post for " as long as that is appropriate ". Painter does not support the president and has made several media appearances criticizing Trump. [Full Article...]

Amazon Doubles UK R&D Staff With London HQ Opening

Amazon Doubles UK R&D Staff With London HQ Opening The company will take all 15 storeys and 600,000 sq ft of the Principal Place building to provide room for its London Development Centre to expand from 450 to 900 high-tech employees. Amazon's commitment to the United Kingdom is also a testament to the power of London as arguably the world's capital city , to attract both businesses and people despite the high costs of living and the results of... [Full Article...]

Can't declare someone dead without proof: Sushma on 39 missing Indians

Can't declare someone dead without proof: Sushma on 39 missing Indians Sushma was giving her statement on the 39 missing Indians after a morning of uproar in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday. "I have never misled". She asserted that it was the government's duty to keep looking for the Indians, given that so far, "there are no bodies, no bloodstains, no list, no ISIS videos". [Full Article...]


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