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SSC CHSL 2019 notification to be released at ssc.nic.in on this date, check details

[ad_1] SSC CHSL 2019 notification to be released soon!SSC CHSL 2019: The notification for the Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL 10+2) will be released by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) at ssc.nic.in soon. Candidates who wish to apply for this can visit the official website of SSC to know more. According to a repot by The Indian Express, the notification will be released on January 25. The report quoted a
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the jind assembly seat: For 9-month tenure, Haryana parties sweat it out in Jind

[ad_1] JIND (HARYANA): For an Assembly seat in the "Jat" land in Haryana that will have a tenure of just nine months, major political parties are sweating it out apparently with an eye on the Assembly and Lok Sabha elections set for this year. The by-election for the Jind Assembly seat, which is scheduled to be held on January 28, has forced the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, the Congress, Indian
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Coinbase Adds Cross-Border Wire Transfers for Whales in Europe and Asia By CoinDesk

[ad_1] © Reuters. Crypto exchange Coinbase is launching cross-border wire transfers for institutional clients in Asia, the U.K. and Europe.Coinbase said in an announcement Tuesday that, for clients in countries where fiat payments rails aren’t yet available, the firm will now support inbound and outbound SWIFT transfers from non-US bank accounts.It added: "This new feature will allow Coinbase customers in many countries throughout Asia and EMEA to access Coinbase’s deep
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Davos 2019: What to watch for at this year’s World Economic Forum

[ad_1] Global leaders, corporate titans, academics and thinkers are gathering in the Swiss ski resort of Davos for the annual World Economic Forum, which begins on Tuesday morning. Some 3,000 participants have converged on the Alpine town for the meeting of the global elite that this year features some 350 sessions, centred around issues such as improving global co-operation, embracing the digital revolution and tackling climate change. Here’s what delegates
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‘Nobody likes American sanctions,’ Russia’s VTB Bank chief says

[ad_1] Majority state-owned VTB bank was placed on a U.S. Ukraine-related sanctions list in 2014. Andrey Kostin was added to a 2018 list of sanctioned individuals as he was deemed to be a government official. He told CNBC last May that the decision to put him on the list was "unfair." European companies doing business with Russia, specifically on the construction of the 'Nord Stream 2' gas pipeline project, have
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China demands US drop Huawei extradition request with Canada

[ad_1] BEIJING — China on Tuesday demanded the U.S. drop a request that Canada extradite a top executive of the tech giant Huawei, shifting blame to Washington in a case that has severely damaged Beijing’s relations with Ottawa.Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said Meng Wanzhou’s case was out of the ordinary and Canada’s extradition treaty with the U.S. infringed on the “safety and legitimate rights and interests of Chinese citizens.”Hua
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Havells India surges 6% on good Q3 results

[ad_1] Shares of Havells India surged 6 per cent to Rs 720 apiece on the BSE after the company reported a better-than-expected consolidated net profit at Rs 196 crore, on the back of strong revenue growth, in December quarter (Q3FY19). The company had a profit of Rs 194 crore in year-ago quarter. Net revenue during the quarter under review increased by 28 per cent to Rs 2,518 crore against
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Budget 2019 Expectations: Here is what Modi government can do to provide income tax benefits for home buyers

[ad_1] Budget 2019 expectationsTax Payers’ Expectation from Upcoming Union Budget 2019-20: The Modi government will present its final budget before the Lok Sabha elections 2019. As the country’s economy has been going through a critical phase of growth, people hold many expectations from Union Budget 2019-20. Given the uncertain natural of natural calamities, Shreeraj Deshpande, Principal Officer and Key Managerial Personnel, Future Generali India Insurance if of the view that
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Shut madrasas to check ISIS influence on Muslim children: UP Shia board chief writes to PM

[ad_1] In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, UP Shia Central Waqf Board Chairman Waseem Rizvi has demanded shutting down of primary-level madarsas across the country in order to check terror group ISIS' influence on Muslim children. Rizvi, who has supported the demand for Ram temple in Ayodhya and uniform civil code, said Muslim children, if they want, can take admission in madarsas after completing high school. "It can
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Dutch Financial Authorities Plan Licensing Scheme for Crypto Exchanges By CoinDesk

[ad_1] © Reuters. Financial authorities in the Netherlands are planning a licensing scheme for crypto exchanges and wallet service providers to prevent money laundering and terrorism financing.De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB), the nation's central bank, and the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) published a report earlier this week, suggesting that fiat-to-crypto exchanges and custody solution providers must be licensed as cryptocurrencies carry “high financial crime risks.”“These risks must be
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Peppa Pig trailer is a smash hit in China

[ad_1] Peppa Pig, the UK cartoon character whose memes were banned from social media platforms by Beijing last year, is experiencing a huge boost to its popularity in China after the runaway success of a trailer released to promote a Peppa Pig film.By Tuesday, the trailer’s Mandarin hashtag #WhatisPeppa had been seen by more than 1.45bn users on popular microblogging platform Sina Weibo and the official video had garnered hundreds of
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Blackstone gets better as its business gets bigger, CEO says

[ad_1] Blackstone chief executive and co-founder Steve Schwarzman believes that when it comes to businesses optimizing their performance: "Information is power." "When you deploy too much money into one strategy, you'll crush your performance because there aren't enough interesting opportunities (and) you don't have a differentiated model … That happens all the time," Schwarzman told CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos on Tuesday. His
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Ferring, Rebiotix and Karolinska Institutet Extend Collaboration to Research Next Generation of Microbiome Treatments

[ad_1] SAINT-PREX, Switzerland — Ferring Pharmaceuticals and Karolinska Institutet announced today a five-year extension of their collaboration to explore the potential of the human microbiome in reproductive medicine and women’s health and gastroenterology. The collaboration brings together specialist expertise from Karolinska Institutet in early stage research, Rebiotix Inc. (acquired by Ferring in 2018), a late-stage clinical microbiome company, and Ferring’s therapeutic area and commercialisation capabilities. “The extension of this partnership
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Kumbh Mela 2019: Meet the Swachhta Doots, foot soldiers who work 12 hours to keep Kumbh clean

[ad_1] Kumbh Mela 2019Going beyond the call of duty seems to be the mantra for ‘Swachhta Doot’ (messengers of cleanliness) who work late into the night to ensure ‘Bhavya Kumbh, Divya Kumbh’ (Grand Kumbh, Divine Kumbh) is reflected both in letter and spirit.“For the last one month or so, I along with 11 others are engaged in keeping the premises of Kumbh Mela clean. We ensure cleanliness in and around
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outlook: Commodity outlook: Oil cools off, support seen at Rs 3,750

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Crude oil and bullion lost their shine in futures trade on Tuesday, tracking a sluggish global trend. Gold prices edged lower on Tuesday, hovering near three-week lows hit in the previous session, as a firmer dollar made bullion more expensive for buyers using other currencies, even as concerns about a global slowdown mounted, Reuters reported. Oil prices fell as signs of a spreading global economic slowdown stoked
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Collins rallies past Pavlyuchenkova to reach first semi-final By Reuters

[ad_1] © Reuters. Tennis - Australian Open - Quarter-final By Sudipto Ganguly MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Danielle Collins overcame a slow start to book a maiden Grand Slam semi-final spot at the Australian Open when the unheralded American rallied from a set down to overcome Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 2-6 7-5 6-1 on Tuesday. Collins paid for an over-aggressive approach in the first set as 44th-ranked Pavlyuchenkova remained unflustered to break the
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Lawyers for ex-HSBC trader attack ‘ever-shifting’ case

[ad_1] The US Department of Justice failed to prove that HSBC’s former chief currencies trader broke any laws, in an “ever-shifting, contradictory” case against him, lawyers will argue in an appeal against a conviction for rate-rigging.Mark Johnson, 51, is appealing his 2017 guilty verdict in US courts, after a jury decided that he defrauded Scottish energy company Cairn Energy over a $3.5bn transaction executed in 2011 in which HSBC was
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Asian shares decline on concerns over global, China slowdown

[ad_1] SINGAPORE — Asian markets retreated Tuesday after the International Monetary Fund trimmed its global outlook for 2019 and 2020. The downgrade came after China said its economy grew at the slowest pace in 30 years in the last quarter of 2018. Wall Street was closed for a holiday on Monday.KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 index shed 0.5 per cent to 20,622.91 and the Kospi in South Korea sank 0.3
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Momentum plays: How to trade NiftyFMCG index, Dabur, HUL

[ad_1] The current chart formation indicates that the NiftyFMCG index is nearing the support of 30,240 levels. The daily chart with "Higher highs, higher lows" formation indicates a bullish trend. Theoretically, the pattern is identified as “Rising Channel Pattern”, which envelops prices in two trendlines. The rise in prices eventually sees two trendlines in rising direction; it is upward rising trend line and lower rising trend line.
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Budget 2019: No room for big corporate tax cut; effective rate for large companies already less than 25%

[ad_1] According to an assessment carried out by the ministry of finance, the effective tax rate for these 335 companies was just 23.94%, around 3% less than the effective tax for all the companies in the assessment year 2017-18 and 7% lower than the applicable statutory tax rate of 30.90%.Budget 2019: The clamour for lower corporate tax rate is growing louder as the date of presentation of Interim Budget by
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Govt should learn reform lessons from Narsimha Rao-Manmohan Singh: Raghuram Rajan

[ad_1] Emphasising the need to have a decentralised structure of government, former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan today said that the governments should learn how to implement reforms from the Narsimha Rao and Dr Manmohan Singh. In an interview to ET Now in Davos, Rajan said political leadership has to build consensus to implement reforms. He also said that some of these can be learned how the former Congress Prime Minister
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Tesla says it has no agreement with Chinese battery maker Lishen By Reuters

[ad_1] © Reuters. A Tesla logo is painted on a wall inside of a Tesla dealership in New York SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Tesla Inc (O:) denied on Tuesday that it had signed a preliminary agreement with Tianjin Lishen to supply batteries for its new Shanghai car factory, saying it had received quotes from the Chinese battery maker but did not proceed further. "We have not signed any agreement of any
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Brussels urges crackdown on wealthy ‘golden visa’ investors

[ad_1] Brussels is set to tell EU member states to tighten security checks on wealthy investors applying for “golden visas”, warning that the schemes have opened the bloc to money laundering, corruption and organised crime. The European Commission will on Wednesday make its first recommendations to countries on how to protect investment-for-status schemes — in which governments offer residence rights or full citizenship in exchange for investment — from abuse.
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Global economy, US-China trade in focus

[ad_1] Futures are indicating that stateside stocks are set for a rocky start to their trading week on Tuesday. That follows declines in the Asian markets and gloomy comments from the ongoing World Economic Forum in Davos. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures declined 181 points, as of 12:58 a.m. Tuesday ET. That translated to an implied drop of 172.35 for the Dow at the upcoming open. S&P 500 and Nasdaq
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GA Telesis Board Appoints Norman Liu as an Independent Director

[ad_1] FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — GA Telesis, LLC, a leading global commercial aviation integrated services provider, announces that its Board of Directors will appoint Norman C.T. Liu as an Independent Board Member effective February 1, 2019. Norm brings over 35 years of experience in aviation financing, infrastructure investing and investment banking. He is the former Chairman, President and CEO of GE Capital Aviation Services (“GECAS”), a world leader in commercial
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Ashok Leyland hits 20-month low on growth concerns

[ad_1] Shares of Ashok Leyland continued under pressure, hitting a 20-month low of Rs 86.55 apiece, down 4.5 per cent on the BSE, on concerns of a slowdown in vehicle sales. The market price of the country's second largest commercial vehicle (CV) manufacturer was trading at its lowest level since May 25, 2017. Thus far in the month of January 2019, Ashok Leyland, the flagship firm of
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Share Market Live: Sensex extends losses, Nifty near 10,900; Sun Pharma, Kotak Mahindra Bank top gainers

[ad_1] BSE Sensex, Nifty, Indian Share Market Live updates: Sun Pharma shares gained more than 4.3% to Rs 415.60 in the morning trade, while Kotak Mahindra shares rallied 2.08% to Rs 1,293.55. (Image: Reuters)Stock Market Live: After opening lower on global cues, the domestic stock markets –Sensex and Nifty–are extending losses in the morning trade. The Sensex is down about 164 points to 36,419.99  while the Nifty is trading near the 10,900-mark.
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Indian Defence: India scaling up defence diplomacy in extended neighbourhood

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Keeping regional security in mind, India has scaled up its defence cooperation with its extended neighbourhood in the last three years under New Delhi's Neighbourhood First, Act East and Look West policies. Informed sources here said there has been an emphasis on defence exports with 'Made in India' products being a priority area. In the Maldives, where political turmoil took much of last year, the Indian establishment
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Bitcoin Slips; Bank of England Adviser Criticizes Digital Assets By Investing.com

[ad_1] © Reuters. Investing.com - Bitcoin and other major digital coin prices were little changed on Tuesday in Asia, marking very small losses following a setback over the weekend. Reports that the senior adviser to Bank of England commented that cryptocurrencies fail fundamental financial tests generated some attention. lost 0.12% to $3,538.5 by 11:30 PM ET (04:30 GMT). slipped 0.19% to $116.57, was down 0.34% to $ 0.31588, while traded 0.27%
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Russia: Vladimir Putin’s pivot to Africa

[ad_1] As protests raged in Zimbabwe’s cities last week, with police firing live ammunition at crowds who barricaded roads with burning tyres, the target of their anger was 8,000km away.President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who had sparked the unrest by raising fuel prices amid an economic crisis in the southern African country, was instead strolling through the Kremlin for talks with President Vladimir Putin, the first of what Moscow hopes will be
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U.S. And China Embark on New Era of Space Travel. First up, the Moon

[ad_1] Tensions between Beijing and Washington may be running high over trade and technology, but when it comes to space exploration, the U.S. and China are collaborating more than ever. Earlier this month, the China National Space Administration (CNSA) and NASA shared information for the first time since 2011 in hopes of better monitoring the landing of China’s Chang’e 4 lunar probe. NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) was unable to
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Pelosi ‘playing chess on 3 boards’ with health care

[ad_1] WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is laying out her strategy on health care and first up is improvements to “Obamacare” and legislation to lower prescription drug costs.“Medicare for all” will get hearings.Pelosi and President Donald Trump have been sounding similar themes about the need to address high drug costs. But her plans to broaden financial help for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act are unlikely to find
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Hindustan Zinc hits 52-week low post December quarter results

[ad_1] Shares of Hindustan Zinc hit 52-week low of Rs 257, down 4 per cent on BSE, after the company reported 4 per cent year-on-year (YoY) decline in net profit at Rs 2,211 crore in December quarter (Q3FY19). The net profit was higher as compared to an average analyst estimate of Rs 2,155 crore, on account of higher other income. Operational revenue during the quarter under review of Rs 5,540
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Tokyo court denies ex-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn’s bail request

[ad_1] Ghosn also promised to hire security guards approved by prosecutors to monitor him and said he would not contact anyone connected with the case.Carlos Ghosn is likely to remain in Japanese custody for the foreseeable future after a Tokyo court denied him bail Tuesday despite a last-ditch personal appeal by the former Nissan boss. The decision was expected as the court had previously judged him to be a flight
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raghuram rajan: Focus on macro stability and move towards a job-creating economy: Raghuram Rajan

[ad_1] Creation of jobs, how tolerant we are of different views of minorities and how we protect our institutions like Supreme Court, Election Commission and RBI are the three biggest issues facing India, Raghuram Rajan, Former Governor, RBI, tells Supriya Shrinate of ET Now, in an exclusive interview in Davos.Edited excerpts: The IMF outlook says India growth is projected to pick up in 2019, while most of the countries’ growth
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Exclusive: Tesla in talks with China’s Lishen over Shanghai battery contract

[ad_1] © Reuters. Visitors are seen at the booth of Lishen Battery at a new energy expo in Beijing By Yilei Sun and Tom Daly BEIJING (Reuters) - Tesla Inc (O:) has signed a preliminary agreement with China's Tianjin Lishen to supply batteries for its new Shanghai car factory, as it aims to cut its reliance on Japan's Panasonic (T:), two sources with direct knowledge of the matter said. The
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Carlos Ghosn’s latest bail request rejected by Tokyo court

[ad_1] The Tokyo District Court has once again rejected a bail request for Carlos Ghosn even after the former Nissan chairman made promises to wear round-the-clock electronic tagging and other significant concessions to secure his release after 65 days in prison. Mr Ghosn’s lawyers had submitted a second bail petition on Friday within days of the first request being rejected, after Mr Ghosn agreed to offer his Nissan shares as
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Germany Bans Iran’s Mahan Air over Terrorism and Spying Fears

[ad_1] Iranian airline Mahan Air has been barred from operating in Germany over fears that it is being used for military and terrorist purposes by Iran’s Revolutionary Guards, reports Reuters. It follows a July 2018 warning from U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin that, “Companies that continue to service Mahan aircraft, or facilitate Mahan flights in and out of airports in Europe, the Middle East, and Asia, are on notice that