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Festive Emilia Clarke Is Already Getting People in the Christmas Spirit

The first trailer for Last Christmas is out, and people are already excited about how festive the Mother of Dragons looks in a romantic Christmas comedy. Emilia Clarke stars in the movie as Kate, a down-on-her-luck aspiring singer who ends up with a job dressing as an elf at a department store (cue the Elf comparisons). There, she meets Tom (Henry Golding of Crazy Rich Asians and A Simple Favor), a charming ... Read More »

Google promises to increase use of recycled plastic in gadgets

Google has ramped up efforts to curb its environmental impacts, with fresh promises yesterday to increase its use of recycled plastics and slash emissions from product shipments. In a pair of pledges outlined by Google’s sustainability chief Anna Meegan, the tech giant promised that by 2022 all ‘Made By Google’ products will contain recycled plastic, and that by 2020 all product shipments will ... Read More »

Yes, Virginia, 2019’s First Department Store Christmas Kicked Off in July

There’s nothing like an impending heatwave to remind you to stock up on summertime essentials like bottled water, portable fans, and… Christmas tree ornaments? While a $110 figurine of Santa doing yoga  might not seem like a seasonally appropriate summer purchase, that didn’t stop British luxury retailer Selfridges from becoming, as it proclaimed on Monday, “the first department store in the world to launch ... Read More »

Fincare Small Finance expanding networks in Andhra Pradesh

Fincare Small Finance Bank is expanding its branch and outlet networks in Andhra Pradesh, “a key market in South India”. “We have a number of banking outlets – 108 – in Andhra Pradesh and we have seven branches in the State, the seventh being the Vizag one. We will open the next branch in Kakinada,” said Rajeev Yadav, Managing Director ... Read More »

How Christmas in July Plagued Trumpworld This Week

Christmas in July, what a concept. You wait for a thing all year long, but then—boom—there the thing is five months early, like a blessing. It doesn’t make a ton of sense, but that’s the fun, isn’t it? The dark reds and greens clash against the clear blue skies and yellow sunlight of summer. “Hey, there’s no snow on this ... Read More »

Higher Education Grants to Minority Students Saw Significant Dip in Last 5 Years, Govt Data Reveals

New Delhi: In what is likely to impact the morale of students from minority communities pursuing higher education in the country, a data provided by the government shows there has been a significant decrease in the number of scholarships granted and in the number of students who have benefited from these grants in the last five years. The allocation of scholarships ... Read More »

Mahindra Finance registers 66% fall in consolidated net profit to Rs 108.5 crore

Mahindra and Mahindra Financial Services (Mahindra Finance) has posted a decline of 66 per cent in its consolidated net profit to Rs 108.50 crore in the first quarter ended June 30, the company said on July 23. It had registered a net profit of Rs 322.30 crore in the corresponding quarter of the previous financial year. Total income (consolidated) was, however, ... Read More »

Number of bank fraud declines to 6,735 in 2018-19, says FM Nirmala Sitharaman

The bank fraud incidence involving over Rs 1 lakh has declined to 6,735 in 2018-19 as compared to 9,866 in the previous fiscal, Parliament was informed Tuesday. The bank fraud incidence involving over Rs 1 lakh has declined to 6,735 in 2018-19 as compared to 9,866 in the previous fiscal, Parliament was informed Tuesday. During 2018-19, as many as 6,735 ... Read More »

Ola plans to invest in Avail Finance

Bengaluru: ANI Technologies-owned Cab aggregator Ola plans to invest an undisclosed sum in Avail Finance as part of its deal with the latter to build financial solutions for its base of 1.5 million driver partners. Avail Finance said on Monday it had already raised $9 million in the Series A round led by Matrix Partners in addition to the proposed undisclosed sum from ... Read More »

Piramal Enterprises divests its stake in Shriram Transport Finance

Piramal Enterprises (PEL) announced the sale of its investment of 9.96% in the fully paid-up share capital of Shriram Transport Finance Company Limited (STFCL). Piramal has a long-standing track record of shareholder value creation and has consistently leveraged the right opportunities at the appropriate time to deliver an annualized shareholder return of approx. 28% over the last 31 years. Earlier this year in ... Read More »