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Ohio based artist Steve Casino has given a series of nuts a royal makeover creating tiny replicas of Britain's Royal family. He spent over 362 hours carving and painting the tiny royals.
It is not just Ricky Ponting’s effervescence or Gautam Gambhir’s comeback to the team that is keeping Delhi Daredevil's fans engaged. The team management is also rolling out a power-packed branding campaign to maintain the fan interest through the campaign.
British TV doctors Chris and Xand van Tulleken provide plenty of high-energy ham in this series, which aims to teach kids about anatomy and medicine. Much of the action involves real British kids and their interactions with real British paramedics and hospital emergency departments; tonight's instalment begins perfectly enough with the case of a four-year-old girl who has managed to get a Tic Tac stuck up her nose.
After acquiring Nestle’s US confectionery business recently, Ferrero is not ruling out inorganic opportunities in India as well. Despite its presence since 2008, Ferrero India is yet to capture a significant share, compared to Mondelez, which still dominates with a 65 per cent share of the chocolate segment in the country.
Nestle said Tuesday it has agreed to sell its US candy business to Italy’s Ferrero for CHF 2.7 billion ($2.8 billion/P143 billion) in cash as the Swiss food giant shakes up its product portfolio.
All the 14 designs of Rs 10 coin are valid and legal tender for transactions, the Reserve Bank said, amid reluctance by certain traders to accept the coins. "It has come to the notice of the Reserve Bank that in certain places there is reluctance on part of traders and members of public to accept Rs 10 coins due to suspicion about their genuineness," the RBI said while reiterating legal tender status of the coins of different designs.
Tata Sons, the holding company of the Tata group, is looking to raise up to $1.5 billion in external commercial borrowing (ECB) in the next few weeks, sources told Mint. It plans to use the funds partly to subscribe to the forthcoming rights issue of Tata Steel and also repay a part of the outstanding debt of Tata Teleservices (TTSL), which is in the process of merging with Bharti Airtel, sources said.
Chennai-based value investor Dolly Khanna made a couple of changes in her portfolio during the December quarter. She reduced stake in 10 companies and increased in three others, which include GNFC, IFB Agro Industries and Rain Industries. Khanna has been investing in the domestic stock market since 1996 and her portfolio is entirely managed by her husband Rajiv Khanna.
More than seven out of 10 children in the age group of 14-18 years can use a cellphone, but cannot read basic text fluently in their language, says the Annual Status of Education Report (ASER). The report also says that females have reduced access to cellphones. While only 12% males have never used a cellphone, the corresponding number of females is much higher at 22%, it says.
Deutsche Bank AG is in early talks to sell its retail operations in India, part of a previously announced plan to raise money through asset sales, sources told Bloomberg. The discussions, with Mumbai-based IndusInd Bank, are not exclusive and a decision isn’t imminent, sources said. A sale of the operations isn’t certain, sources added.
Days before Budget 2018, GST Council set to cut rates on 70-80 items; simpler rules and procedures on anvil
A "super Mercedes" parade car built for and used by Adolf Hitler during World War II is to be sold at auction on Wednesday, reports CNBC. The Nazi dictator's Mercedes-Benz 770 Grosser Offener Tourenwagen, which the US Army seized after the war, is one of just three in private hands. Only five models remain in existence. The German car is described by Worldwide Auctioneers, which will be selling it in Scottsdale, Arizona, as "the most historically significant automobile ever offered for public sale.
(ANSA) - Turin, January 16 - Italian confectionery giant Ferrero on Tuesday bought the US sweets business of Swiss-based multinational Nestlé for $2.8 billion in cash. In 2016 Nestle's US operations generated a turnover of around $900 million. Nutella maker Ferrero will get more than 20 historic American brands, including iconic chocolate brands including Butterfinger, BabyRuth, 100Grand, Raisinets and Wonka.
(ANSA) - Turin, January 16 - Italian confectionery giant Ferrero on Tuesday bought the US sweets business of Swiss-based multinational Nestlé for $2.8 billion in cash. In 2016 Nestle's US operations generated a turnover of around $900 million. Ferrero will get more than 20 historic American brands, including iconic chocolate brands including Butterfinger, BabyRuth, 100Grand, Raisinets and Wonka. It will also get exclusive rights on the Crunch brand in the US as well as on candy brands SweeTarts, LaffyTaffy and Nerds.
GENEVA: Nestle said on Tuesday (Jan 16) it has agreed to sell its US candy business to Italy's Ferrero for CHF 2.8 billion (US$2.9 billion) in cash as the Swiss food giant shakes up its product portfolio.
2018-05-21 - Asif
Overview Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on advancing the development and commercialization of innovative medicines that benefit patients with unmet medical needs. The company currently have two compounds in development, Sollpura and blisibimod. The company licensed Sollpura from Eli Lilly & Co (“Eli Lilly”) in July 2014. Sollpura is a novel non-porcine investigational Pancreatic Enzyme Replacement Therapy (“PERT”) intended for the treatment of patients with Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency (“EPI”), often seen in patients with cystic fibrosis and other conditions. The company licensed blisibimod from Amgen, Inc. (“Amgen”) in December 2007. Blisibimod targets B-cell activating factor, or BAFF, which has been shown to be elevated in a variety of B-cell mediated autoimmune diseases, including Immunoglobulin A nephropathy, or IgA nephropathy. Sollpura The exocrine pancreas is responsible for synthesis and secretion of digestive en...
2018-05-21 - Asif
Business Agenus is a clinical-stage immuno-oncology (“I-O”) company dedicated to becoming a leader in the discovery and development of innovative combination therapies and committed to bringing effective medicines to patients with cancer. The company's business is designed to drive success in I-O through speed, innovation, and effective combination therapies. Agenus has assembled fully integrated capabilities from novel target discovery, antibody generation, cell line development, and good manufacturing practice (“GMP”) manufacturing together with a comprehensive portfolio consisting of antibody-based therapeutics, adjuvants and cancer vaccine platforms. The company leverage its immune biology platforms to identify effective combination therapies for development and have developed productive partnerships to advance its innovation. The company believe the next generation of cancer treatment will build on clinically validated antibodies targeting CTLA-4 and PD-1 combined wi...
2018-05-21 - Asif
Business The company started Square in February 2009 to enable businesses (sellers) to accept card payments, an important capability that was previously inaccessible to many businesses. However, sellers also need innovative solutions to thrive, and Square has since expanded to provide additional products and services to give these businesses access to the same tools as large businesses. This approach aligns with its purpose of economic empowerment, as everything the company do should give sellers accessible, affordable tools to grow their businesses and participate in the economy. Square is a cohesive commerce ecosystem that helps its sellers start, run, and grow their businesses. The company combine sophisticated software with affordable hardware to enable sellers to turn mobile and computing devices into powerful payment and point-of-sale solutions. Square has high seller acceptance rates and fast onboarding, while maintaining low risk and fraud losses as a result of its a...