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Reckitt Benckiser to buy Mead Johnson for $16.6 billion

Reckitt Benckiser to buy Mead Johnson for $16.6 billion

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Reckitt Benckiser has agreed to buy US baby formula maker Mead Johnson Nutrition for $16.6 billion, taking the British consumer goods company into a new area and expanding its presence in developing markets. Reckitt, the maker of Lysol cleaners, Durex condoms and Mucinex cold medicine, said it will pay $90…

Corporation Bank business registers growth of 5.35% in Q3

Corporation Bank business registers growth of 5.35% in Q3

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MANGALURU: Corporation Bank managing director and CEO Jai Kumar Garg announced here the performance highlights for the quarter/ 9 months ended December 31, 2016. In Q3 that ended on December 31, 2016, the deposits of the Bank has increased to Rs 2,23,384.02 crore from Rs 1,97,738.33 crore as on December…

Google must not let terrorists exploit Silicon Valley

Google must not let terrorists exploit Silicon Valley

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No matter how hard Google tries, it can’t escape accusations about its reluctance to deal with extremist content online. Whether it is Jihadi videos on YouTube, anti-Semitic search suggestions, or other forms of extremist content freely available on one of its platforms, Google has to accept that extremists are exploiting…

H-1B visas help American firms remain competitive: Indian envoy to US Navtej Sarna

H-1B visas help American firms remain competitive: Indian envoy to US Navtej Sarna

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WASHINGTON: H-1B visas, sought-after by Indian IT professionals, help make US firms competitive globally and contribute to generating jobs locally, India’s envoy here has said amid reports the Trump administration plans to cut down the scheme. “The H-1B scheme has been crucial in making US companies competitive globally in increasing…

Warren Buffett, Bill Gates have hope for America after Donald Trump ascension

Warren Buffett, Bill Gates have hope for America after Donald Trump ascension

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NEW YORK: Bill Gates and Warren Buffett expressed optimism that the United States will move ahead as a nation, even as it works through political differences and gets used to the new Trump administration. The world’s two richest people were speaking to students at Columbia University after US President Donald…

US says green card holders exempted from travel ban

US says green card holders exempted from travel ban

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WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump’s administration stressed that permanent residents get a reprieve from his ban on travelers from seven Muslim countries, after the order triggered confusion over its implementation. “Green card holders as a matter of a policy are exempt from the EO (executive order) through the national interest waiver,”…

Donald Trump likely to issue executive order to limit H1-B visas

Donald Trump likely to issue executive order to limit H1-B visas

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WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump is preparing to issue executive orders on H1-B visas – primarily used by technology companies like Infosys, Wipro and TCS to send Indian professionals to the US – his spokesperson Sean Spicer indicated. Spicer told reporters that H-1Bs and other visas are “a part of…

Rupee gains 5 paise against dollar in early trade

Rupee gains 5 paise against dollar in early trade

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MUMBAI: The rupee strengthened by 5 paise to 68.05 against the dollar in early trade at the Interbank Foreign Exchange on increased selling of the US currency by exporters and banks amidst higher opening in the domestic equity market. Forex dealers said besides selling of the American greenback by exporters…

Tata Steel to pay millions into UK pension fund: Report

Tata Steel to pay millions into UK pension fund: Report

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LONDON: Indian steel giant Tata Steel has offered to pay “hundreds of millions” of pounds to its 130,000 member-strong pension scheme in the UK to facilitate a merger of its European steel business with German steel giant ThyssenKrupp. “We are in meaningful negotiations with the company (Tata Steel) now. We’ve…

China posts worst export fall since 2009 as fears of US trade war loom

China posts worst export fall since 2009 as fears of US trade war loom

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BEIJING: China’s massive export engine sputtered for the second year in a row in 2016, with shipments falling in the face of persistently weak global demand and officials voicing fears of a trade war with the United States that is clouding the outlook for 2017. In one week, China’s leaders…

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