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Sebi seeks fresh clarifications on IndiGo's Rs 2,500 cr IPO

Aug 03, 2015

Sebi seeks fresh clarifications on IndiGo's Rs 2,500 cr IPO

Sebi had earlier this month also sought clarification from InterGlobe Aviation, which runs the country's biggest airline by market share under IndiGo brand. #Business #Morgan Stanley #SEBI #Citigroup #IPO #SpiceJet #GoAir #IndiGo #Barclays #Civil aviation #Interglobe Aviation #JPMorgan India #UBS Securities India #Kotak Mahindra Capital Company
U.N. states agree post-2015 sustainable development agenda | Reuters

Aug 03, 2015

U.N. states agree post-2015 sustainable development agenda | Reuters

UNITED NATIONS The United Nations 193-member states agreed on Sunday on an agenda for the world's sustainable development over the next 15 years that pledges to leave no-one behind and is now due to be formally adopted by world leaders at a summit in September. After two weeks of final negotiations and several all-night sessions, the sustainable development agenda of 17 goals and a declaration that covers implementation and review were agreed by consensus to replace eight Millennium Development Goals. There was a standing ovation and cheering by diplomats when the agenda was agreed #Business #Environment #Middle East #science #markets #Latin America #Entertainment
Egypt postpones Al Jazeera retrial verdict to Aug. 29| Reuters

Aug 02, 2015

Egypt postpones Al Jazeera retrial verdict to Aug. 29| Reuters

CAIRO An Egyptian court on Sunday postponed delivering its verdict in the retrial of three Al Jazeera TV journalists, a decision a defence lawyer said was to avoid bad publicity during a visit by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and other dignitaries. It was the second time the verdict in the internationally sensitive case has been postponed, this time to Aug. #Business #Egypt #Argentina #United Kingdom #Qatar #opinion
Obama to unveil tougher climate change plan| Reuters

Aug 02, 2015

Obama to unveil tougher climate change plan| Reuters

WASHINGTON President Barack Obama will unveil on Monday the final version of his plan to tackle greenhouse gases from coal-fired power plants as he aims to cement his legacy on climate change, a senior administration official said. The revised Clean Power Plan will seek to slash carbon emissions from the power sector by 32 percent from 2005 levels in 2030, a 9 percent increase over a previous proposal. The regulation will usher in a sweeping transformation of the U.S #Business #United States #Technology #markets #United Kingdom #Latin America #opinion
Three Turkish soldiers killed as PKK steps up attacks after air strikes | Reuters

Aug 02, 2015

Three Turkish soldiers killed as PKK steps up attacks after air strikes | Reuters

ISTANBUL Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants killed two soldiers and wounded 31 in a suicide attack overnight in eastern Turkey, the army said on Sunday, as violence escalated following Ankara's air bombardment targeting Kurdish militants. PKK militants drove a tractor filled with explosives into a military outpost in the Dogubeyazit district of the eastern Agri province bordering Iran, the army said in a statement #Business #Syria #Europe #markets #Argentina #crisis #Entertainment
Canada PM calls Oct 19 election, focus on sluggish economy| Reuters

Aug 02, 2015

Canada PM calls Oct 19 election, focus on sluggish economy| Reuters

OTTAWA Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Sunday called a parliamentary election for Oct 19, kicking off a marathon 11-week campaign likely to focus on a stubbornly sluggish economy and his decade in power. Polls indicate that Harper's right-of-center Conservative Party, which has been in office since 2006, could well lose its majority in the House of Commons. That would leave Harper at the mercy of the two main center-left opposition parties, who could unite to bring him down. #Business #Economy #United States #Technology #Middle East #markets
Mullah Omar's family does not endorse new Taliban leader-statement| Reuters

Aug 02, 2015

Mullah Omar's family does not endorse new Taliban leader-statement| Reuters

PESHAWAR, Pakistan The family of late Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar has not backed his announced successor, it said on Sunday, and wants the new chief to be chosen by leading Islamic scholars and veterans of the movement. An audio statement, which four Taliban sources said was by Omar's younger brother Abdul Manan, said the family had not given its baiyat, or pledge of allegiance, to Akhtar Mohammad Mansour and did not want to make a choice amid differences. #Business #India #Pakistan #Middle East #Afghanistan
Kerry says United States, Egypt return to stronger base in relationship| Reuters

Aug 02, 2015

Kerry says United States, Egypt return to stronger base in relationship| Reuters

CAIRO The United States and Egypt are returning to a "stronger base" in their relationship despite tensions and concerns over human rights, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday at the first strategic dialogue between the two sides since 2009. U.S.-Egyptian relations cooled considerably after Islamist president Mohamed Mursi was ousted in 2013 by the military amid mass protests against his rule. #Business #United States #Egypt #markets #Africa #Argentina
Italy coast guard rescues 1,800 sea migrants, five found dead| Reuters

Aug 02, 2015

Italy coast guard rescues 1,800 sea migrants, five found dead| Reuters

ROME Italy's coast guard said about 1,800 migrants were rescued from seven overcrowded vessels on Saturday, while five corpses were found on a large rubber boat carrying 212 others. The dead bodies were found on board at the time of the rescue, a coast guard spokeswoman said on Sunday. #Business #markets #Africa #Argentina #Latin America #opinion
U.N. peacekeeper killed in clashes in C. African Republic - spokesman| Reuters

Aug 02, 2015

U.N. peacekeeper killed in clashes in C. African Republic - spokesman| Reuters

BANGUI At least one soldier with the U.N. peackeeping mission in Central African Republic was killed on Sunday during clashes with armed assailants in a northern neighbourhood of the capital Bangui, a spokesman for the mission said #Business #France #markets #Africa #Argentina #United Kingdom #opinion