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Blue Apron shares bounce back to over $1, lowering its risk of getting delisted

Blue Apron shares bounce back to over $1, lowering its risk of getting delisted

Lucas Jackson | Reuters Blue Apron CEO Matthew B. Salzberg, center, celebrates with co-founders Ilia Papas, second from right, and Matt Wadiak during the company’s IPO on the New York Stock Exchange in New York, June 29, 2017. Blue Apron bounced back to over a dollar per share Friday as the stock skyrocketed for a [...]

December 30, 2018 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Blue Apron shares bounce back to over $1, lowering its risk of getting delisted

Richard Branson suspends $1 billion Virgin investment talks with Saudi Arabia over missing journalist

Richard Branson suspends $1 billion Virgin investment talks with Saudi Arabia over missing journalist

Virgin Group founder Richard Branson suspended discussions with Saudia Arabia about a proposed $1 billion investment in Virgin’s space companies following allegations that journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered in the country’s consulate in Istanbul. “What has reportedly happened in Turkey around the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, if proved true, would clearly change the ability [...]

October 12, 2018 Loknath Das Business, News Comments Off on Richard Branson suspends $1 billion Virgin investment talks with Saudi Arabia over missing journalist

A $1 billion Gates Foundation-backed education initiative failed to help students – here’s how the foundation’s next $450 million project will look

A $1 billion Gates Foundation-backed education initiative failed to help students – here’s how the foundation’s next $450 million project will look

In 2009, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation launched an ambitious project to improve teacher effectiveness among certain primary and secondary schools in California, Florida, Tennessee, and Pennsylvania. The goal was to reform teacher evaluations. More effective teachers, the foundation predicted, would improve student achievement, raise graduation rates, and help low-income and minority students get into college. [...]

October 9, 2018 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on A $1 billion Gates Foundation-backed education initiative failed to help students – here’s how the foundation’s next $450 million project will look

Tobacco products to have new pictorial warnings from September 1

Tobacco products to have new pictorial warnings from September 1

Tobacco products will feature a fresh set of 85% pictorial health warnings from September 1. The Union health ministry on Monday notified a new set of health warnings for all tobacco products with validity extending up to the next two years. All tobacco products manufactured, imported or packaged on or after the said date will [...]

August 24, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Tobacco products to have new pictorial warnings from September 1

Chartered Accountants’ Intermediate exam likely on 1 Aug

Chartered Accountants’ Intermediate exam likely on 1 Aug

The result of the Chartered Accountants Intermediate (IPC) examination held in May is expected to be declared on 1 August at about 6 pm. According to a press release issued by the ICAI (Institute of Chartered Accountants of India), the result of this exam and details of candidates’ marks will be then uploaded on the website icaiexam.icai.org The [...]

July 30, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Chartered Accountants’ Intermediate exam likely on 1 Aug

DU admissions: Entrance tests to 70 post-graduate courses likely from July 1

DU admissions: Entrance tests to 70 post-graduate courses likely from July 1

New Delhi Delhi University is likely to conduct entrance exams for postgraduate and research courses from July 1. The exams for over 70 courses will be conducted till July 6 at six locations across the country. The online registration for admissions to postgraduate, MPhil and PhD courses will begin next Monday, after a delay of [...]

June 10, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on DU admissions: Entrance tests to 70 post-graduate courses likely from July 1

Indian real estate gets a measly 1% share of global capital inflows

Indian real estate gets a measly 1% share of global capital inflows

It makes for a telling revelation that considering the 11,500 developers under the CREDAI (Confederation of Real Estate Developers’ Associations of India) umbrella, the number of developers who have consistently delivered projects across all three phases of the Indian residential real estate cycle over a 11-year period, stands at a measly 124. As per sold [...]

February 3, 2017 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on Indian real estate gets a measly 1% share of global capital inflows

Rs 60,000 is the new Rs 1 lakh in Uttar Pradesh real estate market

Rs 60,000 is the new Rs 1 lakh in Uttar Pradesh real estate market

BAREILLY: Manish Gupta, 33, a software developer based out of Lucknow, has been pestered by calls from real estate+ agents. On the offer was a chance to invest black money in the business. “The offer was 60:40 on the deal. I then learnt that one lakh rupees, comprising Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 notes, will [...]

November 19, 2016 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on Rs 60,000 is the new Rs 1 lakh in Uttar Pradesh real estate market

Single’s Day: Alibaba rakes $1 billion under 5 minutes

Single’s Day: Alibaba rakes $1 billion under 5 minutes

BEIJING: Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s Singles’ Day sales surged past last year’s 91.2 billion yuan ($13.36 billion) total with nearly nine hours left on the clock, but growth was markedly slower than in 2015 as shoppers sought even bigger price cuts. Amid fanfare and celebrity razzmatazz, sales on Alibaba’s platforms had raced to a billion [...]

November 12, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Single’s Day: Alibaba rakes $1 billion under 5 minutes

Placenta accreta: The life-threatening condition affecting 1 in 533 pregnancies

Placenta accreta: The life-threatening condition affecting 1 in 533 pregnancies

In 2009, Dr. Maya Adam, found herself unexpectedly pregnant with her third child.  The then-36-year-old and her husband, Lawrence Seeff, were surprised, but thrilled. Although her two previous deliveries were uncomplicated and her sons Kiran, now 11, and Misha, now 8, were healthy, she had cesarean sections for both. This time, everything seemed to be [...]

October 17, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Placenta accreta: The life-threatening condition affecting 1 in 533 pregnancies

1 in 10 borrowers may be missing out on mortgage savings

1 in 10 borrowers may be missing out on mortgage savings

The average rate on the popular 30-year fixed mortgage has been so low for so long that a good chunk of borrowers can’t even contemplate the idea of it ever going higher. Why should they? Every time we warn of rising rates, or see a tiny bump up, some global economic tantrum pushes them back [...]

October 5, 2016 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on 1 in 10 borrowers may be missing out on mortgage savings

Minecraft: Education Edition arrives November 1

Minecraft: Education Edition arrives November 1

The full version of Minecraft: Education Edition is finally arriving on November 1, following an extended testing and free trial period that began this summer. The version of Minecraft aimed at educators and schools came out of Microsoft’s acquisition of learning gameMinecraftEdu earlier this year, which built upon Minecraft to give teachers tools to build [...]

September 23, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Minecraft: Education Edition arrives November 1