Many Co.Exist readers have probably heard that another Conference of the Parties (COP17) is finishing up today in Durban, South Africa. It seems that with each passing year, the expectations of what might be achieved at these once-a-year gatherings of policy-makers and interested stakeholders is diminished. No one I speak with in the climate change field is optimistic about major progress occurring this year. advertisement advertisement While talking to the media on December 7th in Durban, Jennifer Haverkamp, the Leader of Environmental Defense Fund’s international climate policy team, argued that in order for Durban to be a success, we would need the following outcomes: A “clear agreed path for negotiating a new comprehensive agreement that has binding obligations to reduce global emissions and to safeguard the environment,” a viable Green Climate Fund dedicated to helping developing countries address and adapt to climate change, and a … [Read more...] about Plan B For Climate Change: Forget The Federal Government And Focus On Cities
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Digital gaming platform Spartan Poker on November 11 announced the schedule for two poker tournaments for next year – India Poker Championship (IPC) and India Online Poker Championship (IOPC) – with a guaranteed prize pool of Rs 5 crore and Rs 16 crore respectively.The India Poker Championship will be held from January 14 to January 19 next year at Big Daddy Casino, Goa. Along with IPC, the 'IPC Main Event' wil also take place and the winner of the event will be honoured with the title of 'India Poker Champion 2020'.Spartan Poker has also scheduled the online avatar of the IPC, called the India Online Poker Championship 2020 (IOPC), from January 24 to February 09, 2020, at SpartanPoker.com.Close Previously, IOPC had a Rs 11 plus crore GTD, which reached Rs 13 crore in prize pool. This year, the online tournament will have guaranteed prize pool of Rs 16 crore. related news Liverpool vs Manchester City EPL gameweek 12 preview: Where to watch, betting … [Read more...] about Spartan Poker releases schedule of India Poker Championship, online championship to have prize pool of Rs 16 cr
Emerging markets fund manager and founder of Mobius Capital Partners LLP, Mark Mobius, is positive on India and China. "India and China will continue to drive growth higher in emerging markets," he says."Because of India and China and some other countries, the growth of EMs is double that of developing countries and it is unlikely that it will change any time soon," he said in an interview with CNBC-TV18's Manisha Gupta.Talking specifically about India, he said he is upbeat on domestic-oriented manufacturing of infrastructure, consumer-spending, as per capita income is going up.Close However, he said the Indian government needs to take certain measures to push growth. He said the number one issue was infrastructure spending. related news Market Headstart: Nifty50 seen opening flat; Maruti, Ashok Leyland eyed Early on D-Street | Close below 11,850 will take Nifty towards 11,820-11,720 What changed for the market while you were sleeping? Top 12 things to know “India has … [Read more...] about Mark Mobius bullish on gold, asks India to issue bonds for growth
Rudra Shares and Stock BrokersThe narrow range consolidation in USD/INR for the last few trading sessions has finally given a breakout on the upside. Buying was witnessed at lower levels and the currency pair closed with a weekly gain of approximately 30 paise.We have witnessed a reversal pattern last week where prices broke the support level on an intraday basis but failed to sustain below it on a closing basis. Bears got trapped and prices broke out on the upside.Close In the upcoming week, we could see the ongoing uptrend continue. Short-term and medium-term exponential moving averages were trading with a flat curve for the last few days but now short-term averages have started trading with a positive slope. related news Rupee trades at day's low 71.40 per dollar Further upside in question as Nifty forms Doji on weekly charts, RSI shows negative crossover on daily scale 20-DMA acts as a base for short term setup and the currency pair has consolidated near it for … [Read more...] about Rupee may depreciate to 71.75-71.90/$ as Moody’s India downgrade deteriorates sentiment
A large number of Twitter users are considering shifting to a new social media website called Mastodon after Twitter was accused of bias over caste and ideological viewpoints.It all started after Supreme Court lawyer Sanjay Hedge’s Twitter account was suspended by the micro-blogging website after he used a famous picture of August Landmesser, a shipyard worker during the Nazi Germany era as a cover picture where Landmesser can be seen not doing the Nazi salute.Later, when he took down the picture the account was reinstated but to be suspended again as he re-uploaded the picture and a poem that was flagged by some users.Close In protest of Twitter's move, people are considering moving to a new alternative Mastodon, which has seen an increase in popularity lately. related news Instagram to start hiding likes on its platform in the US First Bajaj Auto-Triumph bike to be ready by 2022, agreement to be signed before December Maruti Suzuki cuts … [Read more...] about Why are Indian Twitter users thinking of quitting it to join Mastodon?