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Spider-Man’s Marvel Cinematic Future in Jeopardy As Disney and Sony Butt Heads Over Producing Deal

Spider-Man is under threat of eviction from the Marvel Cinematic Universe if the two companies controlling the character’s future can’t come to an agreement over producing and revenue sharing. In 2015, Marvel and Sony brokered a deal to share Spider-Man that involved Disney co-financing Spidey movies in exchange for a share of profits and for use of the web-slinger in its sprawling network of interconnected films. That ... Read More »

New car and bike sales decline for ninth consecutive month

With nine straight months of declining sales, it is no surprise that sales in July 2019 across vehicle segments – passenger vehicles and two-wheelers – are not worth writing home about. Instead, they point to an urgent need for a growth stimulus – ideally a GST rate cut from the existing 28 percent to 18 percent – to revive sales. Else, ... Read More »

Stocks in the news: Dish TV, ZEEL, Future Lifestyle, Axis Bank, DRL and TechM

NEW DELHI: Nifty futures on the Singapore Exchange were trading 24 points, or 0.21 per cent, higher at 11,235, indicating a positive start for Dalal Street. Here are a few stocks which may buzz the most in today’s trade: Coffee Day Enterprises: Cafe Coffee Day owner VG Siddhartha has gone missing since July 29, ET NOW reported. His phone is also ... Read More »

MAMAMOO’s Hwasa Buys New Car And Shares Story About Driving On “I Live Alone”

MAMAMOO’s Hwasa bought her first car! On the July 19 episode of MBC’s “I Live Alone,” Hwasa got her driver’s license and went on her first drive. Hwasa revealed she got a new car and shared, “I got a license. I used to be scared of cars because I got into a big car accident before. I didn’t think I’d get a ... Read More »

Budget 2019 shows govt wants you to buy electric cars and here are the five best ones coming soon to India

The 2019 Budget showed us that the government is all fired up about transforming India into a global EV manufacturing centre. Who could have imagined Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announcing an additional tax benefit of Rs 1.5 lakh on the interest paid on loans taken for the purchase of electric vehicles (EVs)? But yes, this has happened. Besides, the government is also ... Read More »

Azim Premji, the compassionate capitalist who nurtured future leaders and new crop of entrepreneurs

There are many sides to Azim Premji, the second richest man in India. Of course, it includes integrity, philanthropy and intense passion when it comes to work that he is well known for. On the other hand is the less known side of him – one that nurtures talent. There are many entrepreneurs and leaders he nurtured purely by being ... Read More »

You will love these fresh and healthy summer recipes

Apart from the heat, summers also make you feel dull and tired which is why eating healthy and having fluids is extremely important during summer. But how about ditching colas and canned juices and opting for something extremely healthy and filling? To help you make healthy choices this season, we have curated a list of recipes from the book The Eat ... Read More »

Under arrest: The future of Julian Assange and WikiLeaks

On The Listening Post this week: Journalism on trial – WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces extradition after arrest in London. Plus, the journalists who exposed Malaysia’s 1MDB scandal. Under arrest: The future of Julian Assange and WikiLeaks Six years, nine months, three weeks, two days after taking refuge in the Ecuadorian embassy, the impasse was broken when Julian Assange was dragged out of the building by British ... Read More »

Hyundai Group to bring a new electric-car platform for B and C segment by 2021

NEW DELHI: South Korean carmaker Hyundai Group is planning to bring a new electric-car platform for the B and C segment by 2021, reports global automobile news website. “A new platform dedicated to electric vehicles is about two years away. It will probably focus on B and C-segment [small and medium-sized] cars.” the report said quoting a source. According to the report, the ... Read More »

Geneva motor show: Brexit, electric cars and luxury dominate agenda

 The 89th Geneva motor show. Photograph: Robert Hradil/Getty Images Carmakers gathering at the annual Geneva motor show this week were hoping the Alpine spring air and customary launches of new models would be a springboard for an industry fightback. Some of the world’s largest manufacturers have stumbled in the past 12 months, with sales under pressure on various fronts, particularly ... Read More »