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economictimes.indiatimes.com September 27, 2020

Over 1 Million Man-days Of Work Generated Under Garib Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyaan: Railways - The Economic Times

NEW DELHI: The Railways on Sunday said it has generated 10,66,246 man-days of work till September 25 under the Garib Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyaan in Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh.Around 164 railway infrastructure projects are being executed in these states, according to a statement from the Railways said.Till September 25, as many as 12,276 workers have been engaged in this scheme and Rs 2190.7 crore has been released to the contractors for the projects being implemented, it said.
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theguardian.com 5 hours, 10 minutes ago

London Bridge Attack, One Year On: 'jack's Story Jolted People - We Have To Keep That Going' | London Bridge Terror Attack 2019

Jack Merritt devoted his short working life to transforming the hopes of prisoners. On the anniversary of his death, family, friends and ex-offenders talk about continuing his legacyDave and Anne Merritt weren't sure how to mark today's anniversary of the murder of their beloved son Jack. Milestone days are always the hardest.
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crowdfundinsider.com 5 hours, 40 minutes ago

Fintech Unicorn Marqeta Might Conduct Ipo Next Year, After Establishing Additional Head Offices In Denver

Fintech Unicorn Marqeta Might Conduct IPO Next Year, after Establishing Additional Head Offices in Denver Crowdfund Insider. : Marqeta, a Fintech Unicorn that claims to be the first global modern card-issuing platform, is reportedly working with many startups that are now using Marqeta's payment card issuance technology. Marqeta is also working closely with Goldman Sachs and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. as the company might be getting ready to go public next year at a valuation of around $10 billion, according to Bloomberg. The Oakland, California headquartered firm is notably one of the Bay Area's most successful Fintech companies.
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finance.yahoo.com 13 hours, 10 minutes ago

Barron's Picks And Pans This Week: Apple, Ford, Royal Dutch Shell, Tesla And A Hair Salon Chain

This weekend's Barron's cover story discusses whether Ford can be fixed and its stock can double. Other featured articles examine the bull case for Tesla in the S&P 500, some global recovery plays and how badly the pandemic has hurt real estate investment trusts. Cover story "Ford Can Be Fixed. Why Its Stock Could Double" by Al Root points out that Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F), the fifth-largest automaker in the world, has been among the worst-performing auto stocks during the past five years.
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forbes.com 15 hours, 10 minutes ago

Zappos Ceo Tony Hsieh's Legacy, From Tech Leaders Who Knew Him Well

Bestselling author and ecommerce pioneer Tony Hsieh, former CEO of Zappos, died on Friday. Tech leaders who knew him well share stories of Hsieh's unique life and outsized impact.
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therealdeal.com 20 hours, 10 minutes ago

Dogus Holdings' Istinye Park Deal Values Mall At $1B

Turkish investment giant Dogus Holdings AS has agreed to sell a 30 percent stake in a high-end Istanbul shopping mall to a wing of Qatar's sovereign wealth fund. The deal is said to value the Istanye Park property at $1 billion, Bloomberg News reported. The buyer is Qatar Fund, which is owned by the Qatar Investment Authority. Dogus is expected to use the $300 million or so in proceeds to pay its bank lenders, per ... [more] The post Turkish mall valued at $1B in deal with Qatar appeared first on The Real Deal South Florida.
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therealdeal.com 21 hours, 10 minutes ago

Dogus Holdings' Istinye Park Deal Values Mall At $1B

Turkish investment giant Dogus Holdings AS has agreed to sell a 30 percent stake in a high-end Istanbul shopping mall to a wing of Qatar's sovereign wealth fund. The deal is said to value the Istanye Park property at $1 billion, Bloomberg News reported. The buyer is Qatar Fund, which is owned by the Qatar Investment Authority. Dogus is expected to use the $300 million or so in proceeds to pay its bank lenders, per The post Turkish mall valued at $1B in deal with Qatar appeared first on The Real Deal New York.
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cnet.com 22 hours, 10 minutes ago

The Best Portable Power Stations To Buy In 2020

Get power wherever you want with a battery-powered portable generator. : Portable power stations are the smaller, lesser-known cousin of generators. These versatile, lunch-box-size gadgets can go with you on camping trips, to construction sites -- wherever else you need electricity -- to keep your phone, power tools and other electronics charged and running smoothly. I picked seven power stations to test for this list, ranging in price from $270 to $1,200. Here, I focused exclusively on rechargeable battery-powered models, although gas models are available, too.
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thetrustedinsight.com 23 hours, 41 minutes ago

2020 Top Institutional Investing Rising Stars

It's been a year of highs and lows, both in the investment realm and in the world at large. While no one could have foreseen the chaos and financial tumult unleashed by a global pandemic, investors are tasked with planning for contingencies such as these. Institutional investors who plan wisely and act decisively in times of crisis and market dislocation are prized by the institutions they serve. Likewise, investors who have thought outside the box, or whose research prepared them to take advantage of rapidly emerging trends, are rewarded for their diligence. As we near the end of 2020, Trusted Insight highlights some of institutional investment's fastest rising stars.
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businessinsider.com November 28, 2020

Vista Execs Were Early Backers Of Controversial Real-estate Investor

Summary List Placement A scandal in Texas spilled onto the national stage this month after reports said Attorney General Ken Paxton was being investigated by the FBI on allegations of bribery and abuse of office in connection with an Austin real-estate developer who was a political donor. It marked a dramatic, high-profile escalation of the controversy surrounding Paxton and Nate Paul, the real-estate investor whom the FBI raided last year for still undisclosed reasons. What isn't as well known is that Paul, who is now 33, counted Vista Equity Partners' Robert Smith and longtime Vista executive Brian Sheth among his early supporters.
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businessinsider.com November 28, 2020

Tech Elites Leaving San Francisco Threaten Silicon Valley's Supremacy

Summary List PlacementSan Francisco brought Keith Rabois enormous riches. His resume reflects a litany of Silicon Valley's success stories: executive roles with LinkedIn, Square, and Khosla Ventures; investments in YouTube, Airbnb, Palantir, Eventbrite, Lyft, and dozens of others; myriad board seats and IPOs. Now, the venture capitalist with Founders Fund is done with the Bay Area, citing frustrations with San Francisco's high taxes, high crime rates, and liberal political culture. Rabois is heading to Miami, joining a slow-drip wave of other departures by venture capitalists and startup founders since the start of the pandemic.
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