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Rise in GDP growth rate pause in declining trend: Chidambaram

Rise in GDP growth rate pause in declining trend: Chidambaram

At a press conference, the chief statistician of India of the Central Statistics Office (CSO) and secretary, Union ministry of statistics and programme implementation (MoSPI), TCA Anant, gave a detailed explanation of the Q2 growth rates, emphasising various aspects of the economic indicators.


Arby's owner agrees to acquire Buffalo Wild Wings for $2.4 billion

Arby's owner agrees to acquire Buffalo Wild Wings for $2.4 billion

B-Dubs, as it is known to fans, built a reputation by serving hot chicken wings, cold beer and offering multiple giant TV screens featuring sporting events. If Buffalo Wild Wings gets a superior offer and terminates the deal, it would have to pay Arby's $74 million, while if Arby's fails to conclude the deal, it would have to pay Buffalo Wild Wings $134 million.


Sensex, Nifty fall for second day as focus shifts to GDP data

Sensex, Nifty fall for second day as focus shifts to GDP data

The 30-share Sensex was trading 173.87 points, or 0.52 per cent, lower at 33,428.89. European shares were mostly higher in early trade even as United Kingdom markets fell for a second consecutive session, tracking further gains in the pound amid signs of progress on the EU's key Brexit issues, including the Irish border.


Focus on border as Brexit talks intensify

Focus on border as Brexit talks intensify

Things will come to a head in little over a fortnight's time when the European Council meets in Brussels. "We are not about convergence here, we are about co-operation", said the North Antrim MP. "Prime-Minister May has stated categorically there would be no power borders erected by Britain, but any "hard" border will be erected by the Irish state", said Diane James , MEP representing the South East of the UK.