The Weekly Edition – Top 10
(Week of 5 March 2018)
Introducing our first Weekly Edition, we are very much excited to share everything from around the world. In this Weekly edition, we will share so many things across various different segments. We hope you will enjoy it and get all your useful information.
Business Around the world
- Founding ceremony of International Solar Alliance is being conducted in Delhi on 11 March. The International Solar Alliance (ISA) initiative was launched at the UNCCC in Paris on 30 November 2015 by Hon’ble Prime Minister of India (Shri Narendra Modi) and French President Francois Hollande.
The ISA is conceived as a coalition of solar resource-rich countries to address their special energy needs and will provide a platform to collaborate on addressing the identified gaps through a common approach.
- India, France ink 14 pacts; major boost to defense, nuclear energy cooperation. In a major expansion of strategic ties, India and France today inked 14 pacts in key areas of defense, security, nuclear energy and protection of classified information besides resolving to deepen cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region and step up joint efforts to contain terrorism.
The agreements were signed after extensive talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron, including on the changing security dynamics in the Indian Ocean and Pacific.
- Claire’s Stores, the fashion accessories chain where most of the teens got their ears pierced, is preparing to file for bankruptcy in the coming weeks, according to people associated with the plans, they are said to be preparing a bankruptcy to ease its crushing debt load, and is also simultaneously working on a second problem: its deep reliance on malls, due to heavy competition with online market.
- Volvo Cars India to Hike Prices Across Models by up to 5 Percent and now they are planning to hike prices across all range by up to 5 percent as a direct impact of duty announced at the union budget, Volvo Car India Managing Director Charles Frump said.
- Donald Trump signs steel and aluminum tariffs that exempt Canada and Mexico and leave the door open to other countries.
Around the World
- March Madness
March Madness is one of the biggest, most exciting and most fun events in all of the sports. Here’s everything you need to know about the NCAA Division 1 men’s basketball tournament, which has been played annually since 1939.
The NCAA Division I men’s basketball tournament is a single-elimination tournament of 68 teams that compete in seven rounds for the national championship. The penultimate round is known as the Final Four, when only (you guessed it) four teams are left. When did March Madness start? The first NCAA Division I men’s basketball tournament was in 1939, and it has been held every year since then.
- UEFA Champions League – The second leg of the UEFA Champions League top 16 kicks off on March 6, with five UK clubs among the elite sides vying for the title. The 2018 tournament is the 26th season of the UEFA Champions League. The most-searched Champions League team in the world is FC Barcelona.The UEFA Champions League finals 2018 are in Olimpiyskiy National Sports Complex, Kiev, Ukraine.
- The Indian Wells Masters, also known as BNP Paribas Open due to sponsorship reasons, is an annual tennis tournament held in March at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden in Indian Wells, California, United States. Novak Djokovic is expected to participate in the Indian Wells Masters 1000 this week. 100% of his means this time, his father has assured the Serbian media.
- A Lifetime of Exercise Could Be Key To Slowing Down Aging
A Study and Results showed that a loss of muscle mass and strength, which is often believed to be the normal part of the aging process, did not occur in the cyclists.
Researchers at the University of Birmingham and King’s College London, the study set out to look at whether a lifetime of exercise had slowed down aging in a group of older adult participants.
The researchers recruited 125 male and female healthy amateur cyclists, who were aged 55 to 79 and had been cycling for nearly all of their adult lives. The participants provided blood samples and muscle biopsy samples, which were then compared to a group of healthy adults who did not take part in the regular physical activity.
This group consisted of 55 young adults aged 20 to 36 and 75 older adults aged 57 to 80.
- Pulse Polio Drive – The second phase of Pulse Polio Drive is starting tomorrow across India and more than 2,63,480 children are going to be immunized in small districts of the country.
- Audio Tech Gaint “Bose” is entering into the AR Space with a whole new product. Bose is planning to launch its own AR Gizmo, Bose has recently revealed the prototype of its product in Austin, Texas.