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Delta To Bring Motion To Ask BC Transportation Board To Scrap Ridesharing Rules

Delta To Bring Motion To Ask BC Transportation Board To Scrap Ridesharing Rules

DELTA – Delta council like Surrey are backing taxi drivers in an attempt to ward off the incoming of the ride-sharing apps. They will hear a motion on Monday asking the city to request that the Passenger Transportation Board scrap its ride-hailing regulations. A motion introduced by Coun. Lois Jackson is asking the board to […]

September 13th, 2019 | Posted in Business, International, Lead Story, Link News, News, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

JUNK FOOD BLINDNESS: US Teen Loses Sight After Living Off French Fries, Chips, White Bread: Report

JUNK FOOD BLINDNESS: US Teen Loses Sight After Living Off French Fries, Chips, White Bread: Report

According to the patient, he only ate fries from the fish and chip shop, Pringles potato chips, white bread, slices of processed ham and sausage since elementary school. WASHINGTON – French fries, white bread and Pringles might sound scrumptious but the combination turned out to be something else for a teenager. A teenage boy who […]

September 10th, 2019 | Posted in Business | Read More »

India’s Growth Slowdown Set To Deepen As Consumers Buckle

India’s Growth Slowdown Set To Deepen As Consumers Buckle

Data due Friday is expected to show gross domestic product growth slowed for a fifth straight quarter to 5.7% in the three months ended June. That’s slower than the 5.8% expansion in the previous quarter. MUMBAI – India’s prolonged consumption slowdown and a deteriorating global environment are delaying a recovery in Asia’s third-largest economy, nudging […]

September 10th, 2019 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Google To Pay Out $150-200 Million Over YouTube Privacy Claims: Reports

Google To Pay Out $150-200 Million Over YouTube Privacy Claims: Reports

WASHINGTON – Google will pay USD 150-200 million to settle allegations YouTube violated a children’s privacy law while gathering data to better target its adverts, US media reports said on Friday. The US Federal Trade Commission agreed the amount of the settlement against YouTube parent Google, which if approved by the Justice Department would be […]

September 10th, 2019 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Flipkart Co-Founder Binny Bansal Sells Over USD 14 Million Worth Of Shares To Tiger Global

Flipkart Co-Founder Binny Bansal Sells Over USD 14 Million Worth Of Shares To Tiger Global

Regulatory filings submitted by Flipkart indicate that former co-founder Binny Bansal has sold a tranche of shares for the third time since Walmart’s takeover of the e-commerce company. NEW DELHI – Flipkart co-founder Binny Bansal has sold his shares worth over USD 14 million (over Rs 100 crore) in the Indian e-commerce major to New […]

September 10th, 2019 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Taxi Companies Ask BC Supreme Court To Quash Ride-Hailing Services Rules Set By Passenger Transportation Board

Taxi Companies Ask BC Supreme Court To Quash Ride-Hailing Services Rules Set By Passenger Transportation Board

VANCOUVER – Local taxi companies are in an uproar as BC is set to open business for the much awaited ride-hailing services in the province this month with a goal to have ride-hailing services such as Lyft and Uber operating by year’s end. According to Postmedia News, a group of taxi companies asked the Supreme […]

September 6th, 2019 | Posted in Business, International, Link News, News, Top News | Read More »

Tax And Gambling In Canada

Tax And Gambling In Canada

Have you ever watched an episode of The Price is Right from south of the border and been shocked at a contestant’s choice of prize? When faced with the option of an all-expenses around the world trip or a cash sum of $20,000, why do they always choose the cash? The reasoning behind it is […]

September 5th, 2019 | Posted in Business, Link News, News, South Asian | Read More »

Tesla To Raise Prices In China: Report

Tesla To Raise Prices In China: Report

SHANGHAI – US electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc will on Friday raise its prices in China, earlier than planned, and is considering increasing prices again in December should Chinese tariffs on US -made cars take effect, two people familiar with the matter said. The people declined to be identified as the plan has not been […]

September 3rd, 2019 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Drug Giant Johnson & Johnson Found Liable For $572 Million In Oklahoma Opioid Epidemic Trial

Drug Giant Johnson & Johnson Found Liable For $572 Million In Oklahoma Opioid Epidemic Trial

The state’s attorney general had filed the lawsuit, seeking $17 billion to address the impact of the drug crisis on Oklahoma. It had been considered a bellwether for other litigation nationwide over the opioid epidemic. OKLAHOMA – An Oklahoma judge on Monday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $572.1 million to the state for its […]

September 3rd, 2019 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Indian Economy Set For Weakest Quarter Of Growth In Five Years: Report

Indian Economy Set For Weakest Quarter Of Growth In Five Years: Report

The poll median showed the economy was expected to have grown at a year-on-year pace of 5.7% in the June quarter, a touch slower than 5.8% in the preceding three months. But a large minority – about 40% of nearly 65 economists – expect an expansion of 5.6% or lower. NEW DELHI – The Indian […]

September 3rd, 2019 | Posted in Business | Read More »