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Shoppers Stop reviewing duty-free airport venture

Fashion retailer Shoppers Stop has said it is reviewing the joint venture with Nuance Group, under which it had forayed into duty-free airport retailing, as there is not much scope for “cash flow and profitability“. “We are always reviewing all formats, all businesses based on their profitability on long-term basis. Hence, we are also reviewing our airport business,” Shoppers Stop ... Read More »

Sweatpants Are Now Trendy And Fashionable!

For years, sweatpants were just used as clothes to wear when one was exercising. They were comfortable and, therefore, many of wore them at home while relaxing in front of the television. However if one was wearing these pants at some outing or even for meeting friends for a drink, it was considered as a terrible fashion crime. The person ... Read More »

The Most Important Skills for Succeeding in Engineering Career

The first step towards a successful engineering career is scoring a good score in JEE Mains and Advanced. This is why students start checking JEE Mains rank predictor and JEE Advanced cut-off once they are done with the exam. Due to the fierce competition in engineering job market, it is important that you are aware of the necessary skills you ... Read More »

Specifying Work Gear that You Need for Your Job

When you work outdoors, you must ensure that every safety precaution has been put in place. You cannot afford to overlook one detail if you want you and your workers to go home at the end of the day safely. Because you and your crew members vary in size and ability, you may find that standard safety gear sold at ... Read More »

Thailand’s infamous tiger temple fights to keep big cats

Thailand’s controversial Tiger Temple, dogged for years by talk that it supplies the black market and mistreats its animals, is fighting to keep the big cats after wildlife authorities rejected a bid to extend a zoo licence that expired in 2013. The Buddhist temple, home to more than 100 tigers, has been investigated for suspected links to wildlife trafficking and ... Read More »

Monarch butterflies rebounding but population still well off highs

North America’s monarch butterflies are on a rebound and the number of the plucky orange and black creatures, which gather in Mexico before flying north to Canada, could soon stand at around 150 million, a new survey showed on Friday. The survey from the World Wildlife Fund in Mexico is the second this month to show the numbers on the ... Read More »

Exclusive: Democratic Party slams GOP candidates on climate change

The Democratic Party released a video on Sunday slamming Republican presidential hopefuls for their opposition to action on climate change, suggesting the views clash with the reality of rising sea levels and shifting weather patterns. The video features Republican front-runner Donald Trump and his two closest rivals, Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz, denying man-made global warming, juxtaposed with images of ... Read More »

Michigan governor’s aides urged switch away from Flint River

Quality problems prompted two of Michigan Governor Rick Snyder’s top lawyers to urge that Flint be moved back to the Detroit water system just months after a decision to draw water supply from the Flint River, according to emails released on Friday. Several critics have called for Snyder to resign over concerns about the state’s poor handling of the crisis, ... Read More »

Australia sends relief ship to Fiji in wake of Cyclone Winston

Australia is sending a relief ship to Fiji to assist in the recovery effort after Cyclone Winston, the worst ever recorded in the southern hemisphere, tore through the island nation last Saturday, as the sheer scale of the disaster becomes clearer. The death toll from the category five storm remains at 42, according to a statement from Fiji’s National Disaster ... Read More »

The Guardian view on the Irish election: economic pain for no political gain

The voters don’t do gratitude, self-pitying politicians are wont to moan. For technocratic admirers of Dublin’s outgoing Fine Gael/Labour coalition, the Irish election of 2016 has proved the point. In 2011, a near-bankrupt and recently bailed-out republic turned to Enda Kenny as a new broom, and his government enjoyed a record majority. Five years on, the economy is growing at ... Read More »