Rajasthan govt steps up efforts to control spread of lumpy skin disease

The Rajasthan government is going all out to control the spread of Lumpy Skin Disease (LSD) caused by a virus in cattle, which has affected 23 of the state’s 33 districts so far. According to the animal husbandry department, the disease has affected more than 280,000 cattle in these 23 districts. While … Read more

Credit Suisse steps up $440 million legal dispute with SoftBank

(Reuters) — Credit Suisse Group AG has applied to the English High Court to initiate formal legal proceedings against Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp. over a $440 million dispute, a source familiar with the matter said Thursday. Switzerland’s second-largest bank is trying to recover funds that Greensill Capital, a defunct finance firm, had lent to Katerra, a SoftBank-backed U.S. construction group … Read more

RBI took steps to promote rupee as preferred currency for global trade: FM

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has taken steps to promote rupee as the preferred currency for global trade in order to promote exports. Last month, RBI asked banks to put in place additional arrangements for export and import transactions in Indian … Read more

Delhi HC asks police of steps taken to implement Chinese Manjha ban

The Delhi High Court on Thursday asked the Delhi Police to inform the court about the steps it has taken to implement the National Green Tribunal order banning ‘Chinese Manjha’ (kite string) usage of kite flying. A division bench headed by Chief Justice Satish Chandra Sharma was hearing a Public Interest Litigation … Read more

Steps to consider when pursuing vacation rental investment properties

You can hear about vacation rentals based on reputation or word of mouth. There are a number of different vacation spots that come to mind across the country based solely on stories you’ve heard from others about these dreamy destinations. Take for example, the Outer Banks in North Carolina, Myrtle Beach in South Carolina and … Read more

India is taking several steps to conserve wildlife population

The success of project tiger shows that India is taking several steps to conserve the wildlife population as according to the most recent 2018-19 survey, there were 2,997 tigers in the country. Currently, World Wide Fund for Nature-India (WWF India) is addressing species conservation through field-level activities in different landscapes as well … Read more

Kerala rains: HC directs DMA, Kochi Corporation to take necessary steps

Kerala High Court directed the officers of the Disaster Management Authority and the Corporation of Kochi that they must ensure every necessary measure is taken and completed on a war footing in the wake of heavy rains and expected flooding in the city. The court also observed that this will not cause … Read more

Evergrande’s chief executive steps down over mystery $2bn claim

Heavily indebted Chinese developer Evergrande has replaced its chief executive and chief financial officer after an internal investigation found that they were involved in a scheme resulting in banks claiming more than $2bn from a subsidiary. In March, the group said mystery lenders to a property services unit seized more than $2bn of its cash. … Read more

Builder D.R. Horton steps up buyer incentives as demand slows

D.R. Horton Inc. tempered its expectations for home sales and said it’s granting more buyer incentives to help navigate a slowdown in demand.  The company expects to deliver 83,000 to 85,000 homes in its full fiscal year, according to its earnings statement Thursday, down from its previous projection of 88,000 to 90,000 homes. D.R. Horton’s … Read more

PSC steps up UK focus with Ensurance acquisition – Daily – Insurance News

PSC Insurance Group will acquire the UK operations of fellow ASX-listed firm Ensurance in a deal valued at $8.2 million. The two parties announced the non-binding agreement this morning, in which PSC will pay $6.15 million in cash and the remaining $2.05 million via PSC shares for Ensurance UK, a construction-based underwriting agency with offices … Read more