ISIS is determined not just to carry out ethnic cleansings in Iraq and Syria, but to wipe entire cultures, history and all, off the map. For months, the extremist group has been systematically destroying cultural heritage sites in Syria and Iraq, erasing priceless remains of ancient history. Now, ISIS fighters are threatening a piece of modern history, too: They’ve taken a piece of Star Wars. Tataouine, Tunisia, the city that served as inspiration for the planet of Tatooine in Star Wars, has become a waypoint for ISIS. That ISIS fighters travel through the region on their way to and from training bases in Libya has made the area a less enticing prospect for tourists, once a significant source of economic income. Only a few weeks ago, ISIS gunmen killed 23 people at the Bardo National Museum in the Tunisian capital of Tunis–many of them foreign tourists. Tataouine and its neighbor, Matmata (whose Berber architecture inspired the Star Wars sets) are home to centuries-old … [Read more...] about ISIS Threatens A Piece Of “Star Wars” History
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Alex Wolf is the 23-year-old founder and CEO of Bossbabe Inc., a members-only online community for millennial women looking to build their own business online. At 19, Wolf dropped out of Berkeley and parlayed her Internet obsession into a job as a self-taught social media coach. Soon, she was making $100 an hour helping others build their online brands. In late 2014, she launched the Bossbabe Academy to share her entrepreneurial learnings with other women looking to eschew the debt and time commitment of a four-year degree in favor of financial independence. Now she has a growing membership willing to shell out $10 a month to join her “girl gang.” advertisement advertisement Members get access to a highly curated treasure trove of career advice, tips for growing a business from the ground up, valuable contacts, and moral support. “I’ve had girls say, ‘This is more important than what I learned in all my marketing classes,’” Wolf says. … [Read more...] about Bossbabe’s Alex Wolf Demystifies What Millennials Really Want
Here are the stocks which are in news today:Results Today: Bharti Airtel, ONGC, Vodafone Idea, SAIL, Grasim Industries, Union Bank of India, Glenmark Pharma, MEP Infrastructure, Balkrishna Industries, MTNL, GVK Power, Suzlon Energy, GMR Infra, Unitech, PFC, Reliance Power, Sadbhav Engineering, Dish TV, Page Industries, Prabhat Dairy, Godfrey Phillips, Dilip Buildcon, HCC, Apollo Hospitals Enterprise, Reliance Infrastructure, MOIL, IDFC, Future Retail, Suven Life, NBCC, CESCBlue Star Q2: Consolidated net profit rose 94.1 percent at Rs 38 crore versus Rs 19.5 crore, revenue was up 21 percent at Rs 1,249.5 crore versus Rs 1,032.2 crore, YoY.Close Coffee Day says there will be a delay in submission of Q1FY20, Q2FY20 & H1FY20 results related news Stocks in the news: Tata Motors, BHEL, Adani Ports, Britannia, Lupin, Godrej Industries, Tata Power, Balmer Lawrie Stocks in news: Ashok Leyland, Lupin, Britannia, IDBI Bank, Nila Infra, Laurus Labs Stocks in the news: ICICI Pru, … [Read more...] about Stocks in the news: Bharti Airtel, Aurobindo Pharma, ONGC, ARSS Infra, Adani Power, Bata, BHEL
Sensex and Nifty settled with gains on August 14, tracking positive cues from other Asian markets after the US delayed tariffs on some Chinese imports.US President Donald Trump delayed his September 1 deadline for 10 percent tariffs on some Chinese imports, giving a boost to the risk appetite of investors.Close Back home, sentiment got a fillip after data showed India's retail inflation rate in July eased marginally to 3.15 percent, remaining comfortably within Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) target level of 4 percent, fuelling hope of a further rate cut by the RBI in its next policy meet. related news Market Live: Sensex, Nifty erase gains following inflation data; Airtel, IndusInd Bank top drags Hot Stocks: Nifty50 may have made a short-term top near 12,000 levels Early on D-Street | Nifty vulnerable for more downsides unless it closes above 11,950 Wholesale price-based inflation also fell to a multi-year low of 1.08 percent in July, mainly on account of cheaper fuel and … [Read more...] about An evening walk down Dalal Street: Delayed US tariffs lift market sentiments
The market was under pressure in July, due to renewed worries over the US-China trade war, concerns over economic slowdown and the income-tax surcharge on foreign portfolio investors.The mutual fund (MF) industry also experienced the heat of selloff. Nevertheless, it still fared better than the pack of heavyweights in Nifty.In July 2019, cumulative equity assets under management (AUM) stood at Rs 6,84,200 crore, down 5.46 percent while the benchmark Nifty corrected by 5.7 percent.Close As per data from Edelweiss Securities, the major contribution to the inflows of equity schemes came from large cap, focused, mid cap and small cap funds to the tune of Rs 6,000 crore. related news Banking wrap: RBI hikes deposit withdrawal limit for PMC Bank customers; lenders count on realty fund for NPA relief ICICI Bank expands branch network in Tamil Nadu ICICI Bank opens 57 branches in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana this fiscal Fund managers added large-cap private banks, utilities, energy and … [Read more...] about Fund managers bet over Rs 8.5K crore on these 6 stocks in July; do you own any?