Future Retail asks court to declare arbitration with Amazon illegal

India’s Future Retail has asked a New Delhi court to declare arbitration proceedings in Singapore with Amazon.com as illegal, arguing that India’s antitrust agency had suspended a 2019 deal used by Amazon to assert rights over Future. Amazon successfully used the terms of its toehold $200 million investment…

CMS Info Systems make tepid debut on D-Street. Check details

CMS Info Systems Limited made a tepid debut on Dalal Street on Friday as the shares of the company listed flat on the stock exchanges. On the National Stock Exchange (NSE), shares of the company listed at Rs 220.20 or a premium of approximately 2 per cent to the issue price of Rs 216. The shares of CMS Info Systems…

Cryptocurrency prices today: Ether hits new record after sharp rally, Bitcoin at 3-week high

The cryptocurrency market has witnessed a strong rally over the past 24 hours and most virtual coins are expected to sustain this momentum throughout the day. After the sharp rally, the cryptocurrency market is close to hitting a market capitalisation of $3 trillion. Bitcoin, the world’s largest cryptocurrency, has…

Navratri colours 2021: Keep it trendy and bright with yellow on Day 1

If you have been feeling low because the festive season this year, too, is all about socially-distanced celebrations with restricted pandal hopping, it is time to uplift your spirits. And what better way to do so than by wearing yellow and making it a fashionable affair? The colour — for day 1 of the festivities…

Decoding Angela Merkel (Part I): The pragmatic physicist who gave Germany the stability it craved for

Recently, Chancellor Angela Merkel, in a rare display of emotion, urged the German electorate to embrace the country’s diversity to forge a common future. With party leaders unlikely to form a coalition government anytime soon, Merkel will hold her position until a consensus has been reached. However, for all intents…

Sanya Malhotra shows how to ace ethnic wear in embroidered kurta set; see pics

From casual wear to ethnic attire, Sanya Malhotra can pull off all kinds of ensembles. And she looked like a breath of fresh air in her recent appearance in a white kurta set. The Dangal actor looked beautiful in a long straight-cut white kurta from designer duo Sukriti and Aakriti that featured mutlicoloured…

‘The beginning of the snowball’: Supply-chain snarls delay books

Written by Elizabeth A Harris Days after the release of Rebecca Donner’s book “All the Frequent Troubles of Our Days,” its hardcover edition sold out on Amazon, then at the online retailer Bookshop.org and at Powell’s Books. When it made its debut on The New York Times bestseller list, the country’s largest…

IndusInd Bank records 10% loan growth in September quarter

Private sector lender IndusInd Bank on Tuesday said it has posted a 10 per cent growth in advances at Rs 2,21,821 crore for the second quarter ended September 30. Net advances stood at Rs 2,01,247 crore at the end of the second quarter of the last financial year, IndusInd Bank said in a regulatory filing. The bank’s…

Paris landmark sheds its wrapper as art installation ends

After a month wrapped in silvery-blue plastic as part of an art installation, Paris landmark the Arc de Triomphe was returning to its familiar form on Monday as work to dismantle the wrapping got underway. The plan to encase the 19th century arch was originally conceived by the late Bulgarian-born artist Christo and…

Doctors suggest simple ways to keep your heart healthy amid pandemic

Heart attack is already a major health concerns, but heart attack among young and fit people is what experts term as “alarming”. According to a survey, 35 per cent of first heart attack victims are less than 35 years of age. Generally, a sedentary lifestyle and obesity are considered to be…