In 2016, Nike had pledged the decided amount for the extension of its deal. The fresh tender suggests the two partners have not been able to reach a similar agreement this time around. Owing to the Covid-19-induced lockdown and absence of cricket, Nike is believed to have asked for an extension to its four-year contract or a renewal at a discounted price. … [Read more...] about Is Nike’s 14-year partnership with the BCCI over?
U.S.-listed Chinese companies also face tightened financial scrutiny and stricter audit requirements from U.S. regulators, prompting a number of Chinese companies including search engine giant Baidu (BIDU.O) and online travel firm Trip.com Group (TCOM.O) to consider abandoning a New York listing and move instead to an exchange closer to home. … [Read more...] about Exclusive: TikTok owner ByteDance considers listing China business in Hong Kong or Shanghai – sources
Officials said once the plan was implemented, the conventional modes of transport would be phased out gradually.“The plan will outline sustainable modes of transport that can ensure clean and green energy. The transport model will be developed in such a way as to make the people dependent on public transport rather than personal cars. Erickshaws and electric buses will also be part of the LCM scheme,” said an officer of the BDA, requesting anonymity.Meanwhile, science and technology minister Ashok Panda on Saturday told the assembly that electric buses, with a range of 100 km, would be introduced in Cuttack, Bhubaneswar and Puri. “Conventional modes of transport will gradually be phased out,” he told the assembly. Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan had on Saturday said, “We are working to increase the use of clean fuel across the country, while identifying alternative sources to extract energy. Today, every energy trader wants to invest in India. We are … [Read more...] about Public transport to reduce Bhubaneswar’s carbon footprint
The Royal Enfield Himalayan is currently the best choice for a premium-yet-affordable adventure-tourer motorcycle in the Indian market. The Himalayan is also an extremely capable motorcycle and offers even the first-timer off-roaders like me the chance to have fun and experience dirt-riding. … [Read more...] about Royal Enfield Himalayan BS6 Review: The Most Capable Off-Roader With An Affordable Price Tag!
On the artistic front, are we in a better space to cultivate and nurture cross-border associations, regardless of the political climate? “I can’t speak for politics,” is his instinctive response, “But I do believe it’s important to take our industries forward by working together. The political situations, for instance, don’t affect South Asians living in the UK. We do not discuss how different we are, but how similar.” … [Read more...] about The alpha male trope only perpetuates toxic masculinity: Filmmaker Asim Abbasi on directing ‘Churails’