Firefighters Battle Large Forest Fire in White Mountains

BARTLETT, N.H. (AP) –Firefighters in New Hampshire are battling a large forest fire that’s burned hundreds of acres in the White Mountains this weekend. The U.S. Forest Service said federal, state and local personnel responded to a fire on state land in Crawford Notch State Park at around 11 a.m. Saturday. The fire, which as … Read more

There are mountains to climb: Air India CEO-designate Campbell Wilson

Campbell Wilson has termed his appointment as Air India CEO and MD as a fantastic opportunity to lead a historic airline and mentioned that there are “mountains to climb” in his new stint. Wilson is currently the Chief Executive Officer of the Singapore Airlines’ wholly-owned subsidiary Scoot Air. … Read more

New Mexico Wildfire Advances in Rocky Mountains Foothills

The largest wildfire burning in the United States was heading toward mountain resort towns in northern New Mexico on Wednesday, prompting officials to issue another set of warnings for more people to prepare to evacuate as the fast-moving fire picks up momentum. Fire officials said the blaze was racing up slopes and along exposed ridge … Read more

Carlyle to acquire NSM Insurance from White Mountains in $1.78 billion deal

(Reuters) – Private equity firm Carlyle Group Inc. told Reuters on Monday it has agreed to acquire U.S. specialty insurance provider NSM Insurance Group from White Mountains Insurance Group Ltd. for $1.78 billion in cash. Carlyle said the deal is expected to close in the second half of this year. The transaction is expected to … Read more