September 9, 2021

What can a legendary rocker and serial entrepreneur do to enhance the world? This query was requested by Peter Gabriel and Richard Branson in 2001, originally of the brand new millennium. His reply: choose up the cellphone . On the opposite facet of the road, Nelson Mandela himself responded, neither extra nor much less.

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Collectively they created The Elders initiative, a gaggle of extremely influential and skilled people who coordinate peace and improvement efforts all over the world. Since 2007 they’ve counted Mandela himself, Koffi Annan, Jimmi Carter, Ban-Ki Moon and lots of different acknowledged leaders amongst their members. It is a terrific thought – and it began with a name.

Why can a rocker and an entrepreneur name Mandela? AND…. Why do they take the decision? It isn’t solely a matter of contacts; but additionally and above all: repute and your private model .



The Union Cupboard Committee on Safety (CCS) on Wednesday cleared the acquisition of 56 C-295MW medium transport plane from Airbus Defence and House, Spain, in a deal value $2.5-3 billion.


The acquisition can be completed beneath the ‘Purchase & Make’ class of the Defence Procurement Process. Of the 56 plane, 16 are to be delivered in flyaway situation from Spain inside 48 months of signing the contract, whereas the remaining 40 can be inbuilt India by the Tata group inside 10 years of contract signature.





The C-295 is powered by Pratt & Whitney PW-127 engines, part of the PW-100 household. That is more likely to kind a considerable a part of the fee.


The Indian Air Power (IAF) has been urgent for years for the acquisition of medium transport plane (5-10-tonne raise capability) to interchange its



Shares of oil and gasoline firms have been in focus as Oil India hit a 52-week excessive whereas Oil and Pure Fuel Company (ONGC) was up 3 per cent on a wholesome outlook.


On Thursday, the market worth of Oil India rose to Rs 198.70 because the inventory rallied 5 per cent on the BSE. Up to now one month, the inventory has jumped 15 per cent, as in comparison with a 7 per cent rise within the S&P BSE Sensex. In the meantime, ONGC was up 3.5 per cent at Rs 123.10, buying and selling near its 52-week excessive stage of Rs 128.45 touched on June 15, 2021. As compared, the S&P BSE Sensex was down 0.12 per cent at 58,180 factors at 10:09 am.





On Wednesday, after market hours, ONGC knowledgeable that ranking company ICRA has