Mucho Mucho Amor was set up as a comeback story. Here was this huge star who survived not only an intense legal battle over his contract and the rights to his own name, but also a heart attack not long after it was over. Despite the career setbacks, Mercado never faded from his fans’ minds. Costantini and Tabsch captured the lead up to an expansive exhibit of Mercado’s life and career at HistoryMiami Museum last August. It was his first major public appearance in years, and his joy of still being able to influence so many people across so many generations is one of the more touching moments in the doc. … [Read more...] about Netflix’s ‘Mucho Mucho Amor’ is more than a love letter to celebrity astrologer Walter Mercado
The coronavirus outbreak that continues unabated has wreaked havoc globally, taking a toll on life and businesses. Economic activity came to a standstill as countries locked down to curb the infection, hitting even the biggest of the brands. Some companies, however, have remained unscathed and are even stronger now. Amazon has emerged as the world’s most valuable brand for the second year running, with an estimated value of $415.9 billion. To find out about the companies that occupy the first 10 spots on the 2020 BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands list, compiled by Kantar and WPP, read here. … [Read more...] about Moneycontrol Daily: Your Essential 7
On whether the car is coming to India, there hasn’t been any confirmation or announcement, but Hyundai is considering the Palisade for the Indian market. The Hyundai Santa Fe is expected to go on sale in international markets sometime later this year. … [Read more...] about Hyundai Santa Fe engine details revealed, to go on sale in coming months
Public health is an economic issue. The COVID-19 pandemic has made this abundantly clear. This is especially true of cities, the frontline of the pandemic. Take Mumbai; as on July 8, India’s financial capital was also its pandemic hotspot with 86,509 total confirmed cases. Reinvesting here and in other cities will be essential for kickstarting the economy — and doing so in a way that prepares us for the next public health crisis will have long-term structural benefits. However, here’s the problem: where will the money come from? … [Read more...] about How can the BMC help Mumbai recover?
"The bulls were back in action after yesterday’s fall, thanks to upbeat global markets. The positive bias extended further, in response to the PM’s speech at the India Global Week Summit wherein he shared that we’re seeing green shoots of economic recovery and story of global revival will have India play a leading role," Ajit Mishra, VP - Research, Religare Broking Ltd told Moneycontrol. … [Read more...] about Taking Stock: PM Modi’s pep talk at global event lifts sentiment; Nifty reclaims 10,800 levels