Shiv Sena fields senior supreme court lawyer to warn the rebels

The Shiv Sena on Sunday brought in legal eagles to argue their position that the Shiv Sena parent organization (uddhav camp) has the powers to disqualify the Shiv Sena MLA. On Sunday the Sena fielded Devadatta Kamat, Senior Supreme Court lawyer who hinted that the rebel Shiv Sena MLAs are being given wrong advice that … Read more

Meteorologists Warn Thunderstorms Could Spark California Wildfires

The combination of tropical moisture and an offshore storm will result in an uptick in thunderstorms across portions of California on Wednesday and Thursday, weather experts are warning. With most of the storms will contain little or no rain and could lead to a surge in wildfires, AccuWeather meteorologists warn. “AccuWeather meteorologists are increasingly concerned … Read more

Taiwan scrambles jets to warn away Chinese planes in its air defence zone By Reuters

© Reuters. Chinese and Taiwanese national flags are displayed alongside a military airplane in this illustration taken April 9, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration TAIPEI (Reuters) – Taiwan scrambled jets on Tuesday to warn away 29 Chinese aircraft in its air defence zone, including bombers that flew to the south of the island and into the Pacific, … Read more

WARN Act does not apply to pandemic: Appeals court

The COVID-19 pandemic is not a natural disaster that exempts employers from complying with the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Act, the 1989 law that requires companies to give affected employees 60 days’ notice of a plant closing or mass layoff, a federal appeals court said Wednesday.   Crew members of Houston-based US Well Services Inc., … Read more

UK Lawmakers Warn About Watering Down Post-Brexit Financial Regulation

Brexit is no reason to radically alter British financial regulation and regulators should not be forced to water down rules to boost London’s competitiveness, or stray from global standards, a UK parliamentary committee report said on Thursday. Britain’s departure from the European Union largely cut off its huge financial sector from the bloc and the … Read more

MPs warn against financial rules being weakened ‘inappropriately’

MPs have warned the UK government against putting “undue pressure” on regulators to “inappropriately weaken” standards for banks, insurers and other financial services firms. The call by the Treasury select committee is an indication of its concerns about the risks of a post-Brexit shift to light touch financial regulation. It comes as regulators continue the … Read more

UK retailers warn against switch to imperial measurements

Britain’s retailers have warned prime minister Boris Johnson that his plan to bring back imperial measures will push up the price of goods — because they would need relabelling — just as consumers are battling the worst cost of living crisis for a generation. The British Retail Consortium, which represents some of the biggest supermarkets … Read more

North Sea operators warn of reduced investment and output

Oil and gas operators reacted with dismay on Thursday after the UK government surprised them with a multiyear raid on their profits with some warning that they would review their commitment to the North Sea. Executives had expected Rishi Sunak to hit them with a one-off windfall tax, to help finance measures to ease the … Read more

Global firms warn of sluggish China demand due to lengthy COVID curbs By Reuters

3/3 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Workers in protective suits are seen at a closed residential area during lockdown, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Shanghai, China, May 25, 2022. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo 2/3 By Josh Ye and Jane Lanhee Lee (Reuters) -Two months into harsh COVID-19 lockdowns that have choked global supply chains, China’s … Read more