Yes Bank in a stock exchange filing on Feb 12 said many firms had submitted non-binding expressions of interest
Yes Bank in a stock exchange filing on Feb 12 said many firms had submitted non-binding expressions of interest

Hindujas, Cerberus will partner to bid for Yes Bank stake

  • Yes Bank has been struggling to raise capital for the past few months, amid concerns about the quality of its assets and its exposure to the stressed shadow banking sector

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The company has declared an interim dividend of  ₹10 per equity share and set a record date at 25 February 2020
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The death toll from the coronavirus outbreak in China has climbed to 2,118
The death toll from the coronavirus outbreak in China has climbed to 2,118

Coronavirus Live update: spike protein used to invade human cells mapped

  • The death toll from the coronavirus outbreak in China has climbed to 2,118 as 114 more people died of the deadly infection on Wednesday, while the overall confirmed cases increased to 74,576
  • US scientists create 1st 3D map of the protein used by the deadly virus to invade to and infect the human cells, a critical step toward developing vaccine and treatments

A man casts a silhouette onto an electronic screen displaying a Vodafone logo, in Mumbai, India. Photo: Reuters
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Aurobindo Pharma received a voluntary action initiated (VAI) intimation from the US Food and Drug Administration. Photo: Bloomberg
The health department has said a total of 2,242 people are under observation across the state
The health department has said a total of 2,242 people are under observation across the state

India's first coronavirus patient discharged from Kerala hospital

  • The woman, India's first coronavirus patient, had been undergoing treatment in the isolation ward of the Medical College Hospital in Thrissur since her return from Wuhan in China last month.

A file photo of Mahindra Electric’s factory in Bengaluru.
Ola's new feature is an addition company's 'Guardian' safety feature ( Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint)
The new Lenovo headphones comes equipped with dual EQ mode, and there is also a standard mode (Amazon)
The new Lenovo headphones comes equipped with dual EQ mode, and there is also a standard mode (Amazon)

Lenovo launches wireless headphones at 2,499

  • The headphones are right now available on Amazon
  • It comes equipped with dual EQ mode, and there is also a standard mode

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Twitter has recently introduced a new 'Continue thread' feature (Reuters)
One element of Deutsche Bank’s push in India is lending to business tycoons against their equity holdings. (REUTERS)
One element of Deutsche Bank’s push in India is lending to business tycoons against their equity holdings. (REUTERS)

Deutsche Bank boosts loans to cash-strapped tycoons in India

  • Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Apollo Global Management Inc. are among the other global firms to have spotted similar opportunities in India’s bad-debt woes

Illustration: Jayachandran/Mint
Illustration: Jayachandran/Mint

Why India’s states are antsy about money

  • How much money gets spent by the Centre and each state just got decided. Here’s how and why it matters to you
  • If the less-than-expected tax buoyancy continues, states will feel more anxious, especially with GST having the unintended effect of creating a new Centre-state fault line

New Delhi is expected to buy 24 Seahawk helicopters. (Reuters)
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The Office app combines the Word, Excel, and PowerPoint apps on the Android smartphones to streamline work
Hyundai Creta 2020 comes with a sleek-looking cabin
Netflix’s “Sacred Games” series, a local original, has drawn Indian viewers globally. Photo Imaging: Kishore Rawat
Netflix’s “Sacred Games” series, a local original, has drawn Indian viewers globally. Photo Imaging: Kishore Rawat

How India’s top local streamer is battling Netflix and Disney's Hotstar

  • Zee5, the top domestic streaming platform set up by India’s biggest television broadcaster, is betting on local content
  • There are 22 official languages in India, creating a broad battlefield for niche audiences.

The top 100 MBA students of FMS Delhi got an average CTC of  ₹31 lakh. (HT)
A bus believed to be carrying Hong Kong passengers from the cruise ship Diamond Princess, leaves Daikoku Pier Cruise Terminal (REUTERS)
A bus believed to be carrying Hong Kong passengers from the cruise ship Diamond Princess, leaves Daikoku Pier Cruise Terminal (REUTERS)

Coronavirus: 6 Chinese screened in Shimla, IAF evacuation flight delayed

  • More than 620 of the passengers on the Diamond Princess liner have been infected on the ship
  • China’s banks lowered the benchmark borrowing costs for loans as Beijing seeks to blunt the economic impact of the outbreak

The company generally releases previews for its operating system ahead of its developer event -- Google I/O. (Photo: Reuters) (Reuters)
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A patient Dagmar Turner, 53, plays violin while surgeons remove her brain tumour at King's College Hospital in London (Reuters)
A patient Dagmar Turner, 53, plays violin while surgeons remove her brain tumour at King's College Hospital in London (Reuters)

Patient plays violin during unusual brain surgery as doctors monitor her actions

  • Turner, a 53-year-old musician was diagnosed in 2013 with a slow-growing tumour after suffering a seizure during a concert
  • The medical team proposed that Turner be woken up midway through the procedure so she could play and be monitored

He sold each of them to a Pakistani man for Dh10,000
He sold each of them to a Pakistani man for Dh10,000

Indian cleaner in Dubai steals watches worth $2 million

  • The 26-year-old cleaner, who is currently detained, is accused of stealing the valuables from a watch and jewellery shop where he worked
  • Two Pakistani men (cousins), aged 44 and 25, both fugitives, were also on trial in absentia for possession of the stolen watches

Gold price today: On MCX, gold futures rose to as much as  ₹41,798 per 10 gram (REUTERS)
Senator Bernie Sanders addresses former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg during his closing remarks as Senator Elizabeth Warren listens at the ninth Democratic 2020 U.S. Presidential candidates debate at the Paris Theater in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S (REUTERS)
Senator Bernie Sanders addresses former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg during his closing remarks as Senator Elizabeth Warren listens at the ninth Democratic 2020 U.S. Presidential candidates debate at the Paris Theater in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S (REUTERS)

India 'bigger problem' than China on reducing carbon emissions: Mike Bloomberg

  • Bloomberg said it was 'ridiculous' of the Trump administration to take the US out of the 2015 Paris climate agreement
  • He was asked about his business which is heavily invested in China, the number one producer of carbon emissions in the world

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IRSDC has launched 4 new facilities at Anand Vihar station. Image for representation.  (Mint)
IRSDC has launched 4 new facilities at Anand Vihar station. Image for representation. (Mint)

Anand Vihar railway station gets new facilities

  • Anand Vihar railway station now has a massage kiosk as well as a new waiting lounge for train passengers
  • The Railways has also started two new shops inside the station

there will be a further uptick in the number of high skilled professionals such as doctors, engineers and scientists looking at Canada as their future home. (iStock)
there will be a further uptick in the number of high skilled professionals such as doctors, engineers and scientists looking at Canada as their future home. (iStock)

As US visa rules tighten, Canada is giving permanent residency to more Indians

  • The number of Indians who became permanent residents in Canada doubled in 2019
  • Some Indians wary about racism and gun culture in America also feel relieved to look at Canada

Metro commuters can also book vehicles through the SmartE app and pay digitally for their rides. (DMRC)
Metro commuters can also book vehicles through the SmartE app and pay digitally for their rides. (DMRC)

DMRC extends e-rickshaw services to 12 more metro stations

  • With this addition, the number of e-rickshaws has gone beyond 1,000 covering 29 metro stations
  • The fares of these e-rickshaws have been kept very nominal at a base price of 10 for the first 2-km

The company wants to offer future-ready products
The company wants to offer future-ready products

India's 'first 5G smartphone' likely to cost 50,000

  • A leading website, which compares mobile phones, estimates that the price of 5G smartphone handset with a lower chipset version could be available at 25,790 per unit
  • iQOO 3, a new smartphone brand from China, is also likely to announce its 5G phone on February 25

Victoria's Secret has long dominated the U.S. lingerie market but has struggled in recent years with falling sales. (Reuters)
Victoria's Secret has long dominated the U.S. lingerie market but has struggled in recent years with falling sales. (Reuters)
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Victoria's Secret to go private at $1.1 billion valuation

  • Leslie Wexner is expected to step down as L Brands chairman and CEO after selling control of lingerie brand
  • L Brands ended Wednesday with a market capitalization of around $7 billion, down from $29 billion at its peak in 2015

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IndiGo has also started a four-day sale on its international flights.
Debt mutual funds: Which type of funds to go for depends on the duration of your investment horizon  (Photo: iStock)
Debt mutual funds: Which type of funds to go for depends on the duration of your investment horizon (Photo: iStock)

Mint50: Hand-picked mutual funds to build your portfolio

Mint50, a curated basket of investment-worthy funds, is the result of an exhaustive exercise that blends in various parameters with the aim of getting you the best combination of risk and returns

The smart mask will also come with sensors like accelerometers and gyroscopes (Reuters)
Google has decided to move its British users out of Irish jurisdiction because it is unclear whether Britain will follow GDPR or adopt other rules (Bloomberg)
Google has decided to move its British users out of Irish jurisdiction because it is unclear whether Britain will follow GDPR or adopt other rules (Bloomberg)

Google users in UK said to lose EU data protection over Brexit

  • Google intends to require its British users to acknowledge new terms of service including the new jurisdiction
  • Ireland, where Google and other US tech companies have their European headquarters, is staying in the EU,

The train will provide a host of facilities and services to the passengers on-board including high quality vegetarian food.
File photo. Tourists visit the Gateway of India arch-monument in Mumbai. (Bloomberg)
File photo. Tourists visit the Gateway of India arch-monument in Mumbai. (Bloomberg)

Four 5-star hotels in Mumbai receive bomb threat

  • Four five-star hotels in Mumbai have received a bomb threat over e-mail, Mumbai Police said
  • The sender of the email claimed to be from Lashkar-e-Taiba, police said

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The cheapest health insurance plans may not be the best ones. Photo: iStockphoto
In New Delhi, a litre of petrol is being sold for  ₹71.89, diesel  ₹64.65. In Mumbai, petrol costs  ₹ ₹77.56 a litre and diesel  ₹64.65.
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'The inventor of cut/copy & paste, find & replace, and more was former Xerox researcher Larry Tesler.' the company tweeted. (AP)
'The inventor of cut/copy & paste, find & replace, and more was former Xerox researcher Larry Tesler.' the company tweeted. (AP)

Larry Tesler, inventor of 'cut, copy and paste' command dies

  • Larry Tesler spent 17 years at Apple, rising to chief scientist
  • The cut and paste command was reportedly inspired by old time editing

Shubham Housing provides retail home loans to low-income borrowers for purchasing ready property, home improvement, home extension and for the construction of dwelling units on plots owned by the borrowers.
Shubham Housing provides retail home loans to low-income borrowers for purchasing ready property, home improvement, home extension and for the construction of dwelling units on plots owned by the borrowers.

Shubham Housing to raise 1,000 crore

  • Fundraise will see three PE firms dilute or sell their entire stake
  • Shubham Housing is looking to raise about 700 cr worth of primary capital for business expansion

BS-VI grade fuels were made available in 7 districts of Haryana from October 1, 2019
BS-VI grade fuels were made available in 7 districts of Haryana from October 1, 2019

India to switch to world's cleanest petrol, diesel from April 1

  • State-owned oil refineries spent about 35,000 crore to upgrade plants that could produce ultra-low sulphur fuel
  • This investment is on top of 60,000 crore they spent on refinery upgrades in the previous switchovers.

There will be no cap on the number of people who can qualify under the scheme. (Photo: Mint)
There will be no cap on the number of people who can qualify under the scheme. (Photo: Mint)

Britain's new visa system: How many points do you need?

The British govt has outlined a new visa system to manage the flow of workers into the country. Here are details of the points-based system which will be applied from 1 January 2021

Along with FDs, debentures issued by public and private sector companies are also preferred by retail investors for debt investment.  (Photo: iStock)
Along with FDs, debentures issued by public and private sector companies are also preferred by retail investors for debt investment. (Photo: iStock)

Mutual funds that can replace your traditional investments

  • Different mutual fund categories can serve various short- and long-term needs
  • Before switching from traditional instruments to certain mutual fund categories, consider their suitability

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