tej pratap yadav: Bihar politicos grow weary of Tej Pratap’s tantrums

The political fraternity in Bihar, cutting across party lines, on Tuesday seemed unimpressed with the latest rhetoric of Lalu Prasad‘s elder son Tej Pratap Yadav, who has announced on Twitter that he will tender his “resignation”. Tej Pratap’s younger brother Tejashwi, who is running the party in their father’s absence, reacted with uncharacteristic exasperation when … Read more

Ahead of COP27, India urges developed countries to enhance climate promises

India on Tuesday called on developed nations to enhance their commitments, ahead of the next climate summit COP27 to be held later this year. Union Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav said so during a meeting with Aminath Shauna, Minister of Environment, Climate Change and Technology, Republic of Maldives where he discussed … Read more

Keeping eyes on the prize: Non-QM and the gig economy

The Non-QM sector is a landscape full of opportunities for brokers. Non-QM experts Will Fisher (EVP of non-conforming at LoanStream Mortgage), Eric Morgenson (VP of business development at Angel Oak Mortgage Solutions), and Steve Cutter (senior VP at Acra Lending) joined MPA’s recent Power Panel to discuss the changes in this market and their outlook … Read more

Brown & Brown reports strong revenue, profit growth

Brown & Brown Inc. posted first-quarter revenue of $904.7 million, up 11%  year over year, with organic revenue growth of 7.8%, the broker reported late Monday after the markets closed. First-quarter net income rose 10.3% to $220.3 million, and commissions and fees rose 11% to $904.3 million. Brown’s retail segment had organic growth of 8.9%; … Read more

Germany makes U-turn on sending heavy weaponry to Ukraine

Germany has agreed to allow the export of heavy weaponry to Ukraine for the first time, in a volte-face that followed weeks of mounting pressure on Olaf Scholz’s government to do more to help Kyiv. Christine Lambrecht, defence minister, announced on Tuesday that Berlin would allow the export of anti-aircraft cannon tanks known as the … Read more

SC seeks opinion of Centre, states on plea to make sports fundamental right

The Supreme Court has sought the opinion of the Centre and state governments on a suggestion that physical literacy or sports be recognised as a fundamental right and all education boards be asked to ensure at least 90 minutes of every school day to be dedicated to “free play and games”. … Read more

Crypto Flipsider News – Elon Musk Buys Twitter, DOGE Jumps 35%, Stripe Test New Crypto Payment on Twitter; $1 Million BAYC Instagram Hack; Fidelity Allows Bitcoin in 401(k) Accounts; Australian Crypto

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Russian court orders seizure of $7M in Google’s Russian funds, property

(Reuters) – A Moscow court has ordered the seizure of 500 million roubles ($7 million) worth of Google LLC’s property and funds in Russia, news agencies said, in a lawsuit concerning restrictions the U.S. tech firm has placed on the YouTube channel of a prominent television firm. Alphabet Inc.’s Google did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Russian news agencies … Read more