Talk of presidential pardons always picks up as whoever’s in the West Wing gets ready to leave office, but in 2020, questions about how they will be done have raised questions that flummox political insiders, legal scholars, and constitutional experts. We’ll try to break some of it down: … [Read more...] about Can presidents pardon themselves? What is a preemptive pardon? Your questions (sort of) answered
The recent tariff assault initiated by the United States on Chinese imports, which sparked a prompt retaliation by China, has left global investors worried. For emerging markets, reeling under the impact of the strong dollar, rising US interest rates and an end to accommodative monetary policy globally, the news of trade wars between the titans was another nail in a coffin whose lid has taken quite a hammering. … [Read more...] about COMMENT-The US-China trade war has no winners, and markets will have to live with it
However, the task is easier said than done. LIC being an insurer will also have to cross regulatory hurdles to pick up a majority stake in a bank. While LIC is a stakeholder in various banks, they are all minority holdings. As a new promoter, LIC is unlikely to add significant value to the management. Hence, while this is a better solution than a complete offer for sale by the government, it is still sub-optimal compared to a complete privatisation. … [Read more...] about Is a possible stake sale to LIC the best solution to IDBI’s problems?
If you are specifically looking for a convertible touchscreen laptop, then the HP Pavilion x360 is the only option available in the sub Rs 50,000 price segment. Powered by a 10th generation Intel Core i3 processor, the x360 has 8GB DDR4 RAM, 256GB SSD storage for zippy performance and up to 7 hours battery life with fast charge support. Weighing 1.58kg, the x360 has a 14-inch full HD display with sleek bezels and edge to edge glass. You get the Windows 10 Home operating system and Microsoft Office Home & Student 2019 preloaded on the laptop. … [Read more...] about WFH Tips: The best laptops priced under Rs 50,000
There are broadly four types of vaccine — one, a vaccine based on the whole virus (this could be either inactivated, or an attenuated [weakened] virus vaccine); two, a non-replicating viral vector vaccine that uses a benign virus as vector that carries the antigen of SARS-CoV; three, nucleic-acid vaccines that have genetic material like DNA and RNA of antigens like spike protein given to a person, helping human cells decode genetic material and produce the vaccine; and four, protein subunit vaccine wherein the recombinant proteins of SARS-COV-2 along with an adjuvant (booster) is given as a vaccine. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus Delhi update | Kejriwal govt caps price of RT-PCR tests by private labs at Rs 800