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‘Stop parking funds in public accounts’

Government directive to local bodies As part of the government bid to ease the strain on the State’s finances, all departments and autonomous bodies have been directed to desist from parking their funds in public accounts and be more frugal. On finding that substantial sums have been deposited in public accounts of autonomous institutions and various departments, the Centre has ... Read More »

China Home Prices Stop Three-Month Drop as Market Stabilizes

Chinese home prices rose in more cities in October, snapping a three-month decline, a sign the market is stabilizing amid government efforts to curb property speculation. New-home prices, excluding state-subsidized housing, climbed in 50 of the 70 cities tracked by the government, compared with 44 in September, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Saturday. Prices fell in 14 cities ... Read More »

Cyrus Mistry to fight it out in NCLT after failing to stop his expulsion

Ousted Tata Group Chairman Cyrus Mistry will continue his fight against Ratan Tata and the board of Tata Sons at the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT), despite the appellate tribunal rejected his family firms’ appeal to stop Tata Sons shareholders’ meeting, which is scheduled for February 6, for removing him from its board. Mistry has started the legal battle for ... Read More »

Samsung Electronics asks South Korea customers to stop using Galaxy Note 7

Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS) said on Saturday it recommends South Korean customers to stop using the Galaxy Note 7 phones, which the company is recalling due to faulty batteries prone to catching fie. Samsung, in a statement posted online, said it will offer rental phones to customers who turn in their Galaxy Note 7 and reiterated that ... Read More »

U.S. tells consumers to stop using fire-prone Samsung phones

A U.S. government safety agency on Friday urged all consumers to stop using Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones, which are prone to catch fire, and top airlines globally banned their use during flights. Following reports that the phones’ batteries have combusted during charging and normal use, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said it was working on an official recall ... Read More »

Apple to stop security support for ‘QuickTime for Windows’

Technology giant Apple will not roll out security updates for “QuickTime for Windows” after security software company Trend Micro Inc. reported that two new critical vulnerabilities are affecting the software. Trend Micro’s “Zero Day Initiative” released two advisories detailing two remote code execution vulnerabilities that could allow an attacker to gain control of the victim’s system and access larger company-wide ... Read More »

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 »