World

Seychelles swaps debt for marine protection

With deep blue waters, white sand beaches and rich marine life, the tiny island nation of the Seychelles is announcing a pioneering marine conservation plan as part of a debt swap deal with credit

Mumbai

PNB scam has put Rafale deal row on backburner: Uddhav Thackeray

“During demonetisation, people were asked several questions while withdrawing their money. So, how is it that loans worth thousands of crores were given? Scams are coming out one after the other. Due to the PNB scam, the Rafale deal scam has been pu

Politics

PNB Scam Has Put Rafale Deal on Back-burner, Says Uddhav Thackeray

The Shiv Sena chief asked how it was possible for some people to siphon off thousands of crores of rupees in the past two-three years when, during demonetisation, ordinary people were asked several questions when they went to their banks to withdraw cash.

Motorsport

Mercedes and Lewis Hamilton hope to start season with new deal done

Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes hope to have a new long-term deal wrapped up before the season starts in Australia next month, both parties said on Thursday.

World

Iran Will Withdraw from Nuclear Deal If There Is No Economic Benefit, Deputy Minister Says

U.S. President Donald Trump delivered an ultimatum to European powers on Jan. 12, saying they must agree to “fix the terrible flaws of the Iran nuclear deal” or he would refuse to extend the U.S. sanctions relief on Iran that it calls for. U.S

Sport

F1: Mercedes and Lewis Hamilton hope to start season with new deal done

Lewis Hamilton indicated the signing could come in a matter of weeks.

Business

Malaysia's Petronas Signs First Term LNG Supply Deal in India

he 70 million-tonnes-a-year target means India would need to import more than China took last year via both pipelines and tankers, and it would put Indian purchases close to the level of top importer Japan.

Technology

Broadcom Cuts Qualcomm Offer to $117 Billion After New NXP Deal

Under the new terms agreed with NXP's board, the deal with Qualcomm is contingent on 70 percent of NXP's shares being tendered, instead of the 80 percent threshold required in the earlier agreement signed in October 2016.

Entertainment

Abhishek Kapoor starts second schedule of Kedarnath amid controversies. Watch video

Kedarnath, which stars Sushant Singh Rajput and debutante Sara Ali Khan, has been at the center of a legal mess since its co-producers Prernaa and Abhishek Kapoor, called off their deal owing to multiple differences.

Pune

Maharashtra Millers want long-term solution as cane growers warn of protest

Both traders and millers now say a long term solution is necessary to deal this year’s crisis. Rohit Pawar, vice-president of the India Sugar Mills Association (ISMA), called for incentive for exports to deal with the glut.

Cricket

Not having IPL deal is due to public perception, says Cheteshwar Pujara

Cheteshwar Pujara will be bolstering the Saurashtra ranks in the Vijay Hazare trophy before joining Joe Root and Kane Williamson in County cricket for Yorkshire.

Politics

Why Not Talk About Nirav Modi, Rafale Deal on Mann Ki Baat, Rahul Gandhi Asks PM

Gandhi also labelled the prime minister's programme aired on All India Radio a monologue and said the country wants to hear him speak on billionaire diamond jeweller Nirav Modi and the Rafale "scam".

Business

SBI Card Cautions Customers Against Investing in Bitcoins and Other Crypto-Currencies

The RBI has also clarified that it has not given any license/authorisation to any entity/company to operate such schemes or deal with bitcoin or any virtual currency.

Technology

Language App 'Babbel' Reciprocates European Success in U.S. Market

Babbel, the top-grossing language app worldwide, charges $8.95 a month for its most popular three-month deal that features interactive drills and conversational practice using speech recognition.

Football

Arsenal Announce Biggest Sponsorship Deal With Emirates

Arsenal announced the club's biggest-ever sponsorship deal on Monday, extending their shirt partnership with Dubai-based airline Emirates by five years.

Nation

Naidu to consult all parties on raw deal to State

‘Jagan taking hasty decisions as he lacks political maturity’

Football

Arsenal extend shirt sponsorship deal with Emirates until 2024

Arsenal have signed a five-year extension to their shirt sponsorship deal with Emirates airline, the Premier League club announced on Monday.

Business

Singapore Exchange to Launch New Indian Derivatives Before NSE Deal Ends

The move comes days after India's three main bourses unexpectedly announced they would stop licensing their indexes to overseas exchanges, news which hit SGX's shares as brokers cut the bourse's earnings estimates.

Ahmedabad

Hefty fine in the offing for wrong parking at airport

The airport authorities have also joined hands with DG Resettlement, which functions directly under the Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare (Ministry of Defense), to help deal with parking offenders

Nation

Maharashtra, Virgin Group Sign Deal For World's First Hyperloop Between Mumbai and Pune

The first hyperloop route will link central Pune with the megapolis as well as the Navi Mumbai international airport, the foundation stone for which was laid by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday evening.

Business

Chandrasekaran's 2nd Year May Begin With Tatas' Largest Domestic Deal With Bhushan Steel Takeover

Before being named the chairman of Tata Sons, the holding company, Chandra was managing director and chief executive of the group flagship TCS, which commands the highest market valuation at close to Rs 6 trillion.

Nation

India still hopeful of nuclear deal with Westinghouse

‘Reactor-maker may come out of bankruptcy soon’

Mumbai

Mumbai woman make-up artist held for running ‘prostitution racket’

Police arrested the woman after the decoy customer struck a deal with her for supplying call girls for Rs 1 lakh.

Nation

Deal with people politely, police told

DGP T.K. Rajendran holds meeting to address grievances of police personnel

World

Iran Will Adhere to Nuclear Deal Till Last Breath, Says Iran President Hassan Rouhani

Backing New Delhi's quest for a permanent seat in the UNSC, Rouhani asked why India, a nation with a population of 1.3 billion, was not a member of the powerful club.

Nation

Iran will adhere to nuclear deal till last breath: Rouhani

Backing New Delhi's quest for a permanent seat in the UNSC, Rouhani asked why India, a nation with population of 1.3 billion, was not a member of the powerful club.

Technology

Qualcomm Says Open to More Deal Talks With Broadcom Following Meeting

Qualcomm's meeting with Broadcom on February 14 was the first time the two companies met to discuss a potential combination since Broadcom unveiled its unsolicited bid last November.

Hyderabad

State wrangles a deal for 2BHK from steel makers

Govt. convinces them to accept a fixed price for limited period

Entertainment

After 'Padmaavat', Sanjay Leela Bhansali offers three-film deal to Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone?

The trio has collaborated on 'Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela', 'Bajirao Mastani' and 'Padmaavat'

Hockey

Odisha government replace Sahara as Indian hockey team sponsors

Odisha, who are also the hosts of this year's men's World Cup, came on board after Hockey India terminated their deal with Sahara that was extended till 2021 in January 2017.

Mumbai

‘Thank god the deal didn’t go through’

Mumbai: Real estate developers, jewellers and businesspersons who were negotiating deals with Nirav Modi are now thanking their stars they hadn’t signed on the dotted line.A builder who works on rede...

Entertainment

Netflix's $300 million deal with Ryan Murphy is 'expensive as opposed to explosive'

Enrique Marcarian/Reuters Netflix is over investing, says Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter. He believes making the $300 million investment in Ryan

Business

Saudi Arabia's Central Bank Signs Blockchain Deal with Ripple

The pilot programme is the first of its kind to be launched by a central bank, allowing banks in Saudi Arabia to use Ripple's software to instantly settle payments sent into and out of the country, the company said late on Wednesday.

Entertainment

Netflix signed TV giant Ryan Murphy to a massive $300 million deal - here are his series ranked worst to best, from 'Glee' to 'American Horror Story'

FX Top showrunner Ryan Murphy signed a five-year deal with Netflix, reportedly worth $300 million dollars, in a major win for the streaming service. Murphy

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