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Amazon plans to close Chinese marketplace business, focus more on India

Amazon plans to close Chinese marketplace business, focus more on India

Singapore/Seattle: In a rare retreat for Amazon.com Inc., the e-commerce giant plans to shut down its Chinese marketplace business in July as it shifts its focus to offering mainland consumers overseas products rather than goods from local sellers. Amazon will keep running its other businesses in China, including Amazon Web Services, Kindle e-books, and cross-border operations [...]

April 21, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Amazon plans to close Chinese marketplace business, focus more on India

Motilal Oswal Real Estate achieves second close of realty fund with commitments of Rs 850cr

Motilal Oswal Real Estate achieves second close of realty fund with commitments of Rs 850cr

Motilal OswalNSE 4.26 % Real Estate (MORE), the real estate private equity arm of Motilal Oswal Financial Services, has achieved the second close of its fourth real estate fund – India Realty Excellence Fund IV (IREF IV) – with commitments totalling Rs 850 crore. It has raised funds mainly from high-net-worth individuals and family offices. “We have raised [...]

April 6, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Motilal Oswal Real Estate achieves second close of realty fund with commitments of Rs 850cr

Anadarko close to final investment decision for Mozambique LNG

Anadarko close to final investment decision for Mozambique LNG

Mozambique, a country emerging as a natural gas leader, is one step closer to developing the infrastructure needed for LNG, Anadarko Petroleum said. Anadarko, which has headquarters in the United States, said Monday it finalized agreements with the government of Mozambique that open the door for the construction of a liquefied natural gas project in [...]

July 31, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Anadarko close to final investment decision for Mozambique LNG

Is the collapse of productivity in the developed world really so close at hand?

Is the collapse of productivity in the developed world really so close at hand?

The developed world may be facing another Malthusian moment. The first came at the end of the 18th century, when Thomas Malthus predicted dire consequences for humanity if population trends continued on their trajectory. But along came something no one predicted: technology that helped humans use resources more efficiently and get more from the land [...]

October 27, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Is the collapse of productivity in the developed world really so close at hand?

India close in on big win in historic 500th Test

India close in on big win in historic 500th Test

India positioned themselves for a massive win in their 500th cricket Test by polishing off the New Zealand top-order after setting them a colossal 434-run target, propelled by unbeaten half-centuries from Rohit Sharma and Ravindra Jadeja here today. New Zealand were tottering at 93 for four in their second innings with the exuberant Luke Ronchi [...]

September 25, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on India close in on big win in historic 500th Test

Black Lives Matter protesters close London City Airport runway

Black Lives Matter protesters close London City Airport runway

Flights at London City Airport were disrupted after protesters gained access to the runway. The Met Police said it was called to the site at about 05:40 BST after nine protesters erected a tripod and “locked themselves together” on the runway. The Black Lives Matter UK movement confirmed it was responsible for the protest. City [...]

September 6, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Black Lives Matter protesters close London City Airport runway

Google cloud unit close to winning PayPal business: CNBC

Google cloud unit close to winning PayPal business: CNBC

Alphabet Inc’s Google is close to winning PayPal Holdings Inc as a client for its cloud business, potentially beating out Amazon.com Inc and Microsoft Corp, CNBC reported on Tuesday. While Google is the front-runner, the online payments processor is evaluating the other providers and hasn’t made any decision yet, CNBC reported, citing people familiar with [...]

August 31, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Google cloud unit close to winning PayPal business: CNBC

Up close and personal

Up close and personal

Locals seemed to be happy to see tourists. They smiled and greeted us. Some even stopped by for a small conversation. They wanted to know why we travelled to Pattani, one of the deep-south provinces that have been in the red-alert zone for more than a decade. “Aren’t you afraid of the unrest situation?” asked [...]

August 6, 2016 Saheli Home Deco Comments Off on Up close and personal

The Latest: Trump calls Clinton ‘close to unhinged’

The Latest: Trump calls Clinton ‘close to unhinged’

The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign (all times EDT): 4:40 p.m. Republican Donald Trump is lashing out at Hillary Clinton as he campaigns in Iowa, declaring her “pretty close to unhinged.” Trump told supporters at a Friday rally in Des Moines that, “if Hillary Clinton becomes president, you will have terrorism. You will have [...]

August 5, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on The Latest: Trump calls Clinton ‘close to unhinged’

Tasmanian students close the gap on nation in latest NAPLAN tests

Tasmanian students close the gap on nation in latest NAPLAN tests

TASMANIAN students are closing the education gap as shown in the latest NAPLAN results, the Australian Education Union says. Preliminary results from the 2016 National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy showed the writing scores of Year 7 and Year 9 students showed a “significant” decline nationally since 2011 and literacy and numeracy results plateaued [...]

August 3, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Tasmanian students close the gap on nation in latest NAPLAN tests

Donald Trump says NAFTA ‘destroyed’ U.S. at rally close to Canadian border

Donald Trump says NAFTA ‘destroyed’ U.S. at rally close to Canadian border

Donald Trump held a rally mins faraway from B.C.’s border on Saturday where he touched on lumber andinternational exchange. The presumptive Republican presidential nominee hosted a 3 p.m. PT rally in Lynden, Wash. — a city much less than 15 minutes south of Aldergrove, B.C. earlier in the day, at noon, he held any other [...]

May 8, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Donald Trump says NAFTA ‘destroyed’ U.S. at rally close to Canadian border

US election 2016: Clashes close to Trump rally in California

US election 2016: Clashes close to Trump rally in California

Hundreds of demonstrators have blocked site visitors outdoor a venue in California wherein Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump become protecting a rally. A police vehicle had its windows smashed as Mr Trump spoke internal a hall in the Orange County Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa. a few 20 arrests had been made. Mr Trump has vowed [...]

April 29, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on US election 2016: Clashes close to Trump rally in California