Trump pulls US out of TPP, leaves Asian allies in lurch
US President Donald Trump would prefer to deal with countries in a manner that the United States can quickly terminate the deal in 30 days "if somebody misbehaves"
US court blocks health insurer Aetna $37-bn acquisition of Humana
A US court yesterday blocked health insurer Aetna Inc's proposed $37-billion acquisition of smaller peer Humana Inc saying that the proposed deal would "substantially lessen competition" in the sale of Medicare Advantage plans
Writer Taslima Nasreen calls for uniform civil code
Living in exile in India, Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen on Monday spoke out for a uniform civil code, saying that the measure was "urgently" needed to empower people with their rights
Swiss Re, 4 other reinsurers granted licence to operate in India
Besides Swiss Re, IRDA has granted final licences (R3) to Munich Re, Hannover Re, SCOR and RGA to open branch operations in India, besides clearing preliminary approvals to four more players, including Lloyd's of London, Gen Re of Warren Buffett and Axa Re
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  Incredible people
  Former Indian Navy officer, Bijay Nair, served for 10 years before taking a voluntary retirement after being diagnosed with a severe thyroid disorder. After participating in marathons of up to 42 km in 13 countries, he deceided to write a book on the extra-ordinary efforts of ordinary people who took to running marathons despite coping with extreme illnesses like cancer or total vision loss. He talks to Swetha Amit about his book on them, They INSpire
  Superbugs may be spreading faster than thought: study
  A family of superbugs known as carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae or CRE may be spreading more widely than previously thought and India is notorious for this type of bacteria. By Jagdeep Worah
  The world behind 'Em and the Big Hoom'
  Jerry Pinto, recipient of the Sahitya Akademi award, and the 2016 Windham Campbell Prize for fiction for Em and the Big Hoom in conversation with Swetha Amit
  In quest of a legendary Diwan's legacy to three princely states
  Great-great-granddaughter of the legendary Diwan of three princely states, T Madhava Row, Urmila Rau Lal talks to Swetha Amit about her research for the biography of the late Diwan
  Being at 'The Write Place' at the right time
  Deepak Chawla, senior executive vice president at Reliance Infrastructure, and author, talks to Swetha Amit about his book Business as Usual
  Start-ups: don't slip on the compliance banana peel!
  Start-ups tend to focus on product quality, marketing, and sales, leaving compliance with state and central regulations on the back burner but this is a recipe for disaster, says Gaurav Jain, company secretary and founder of
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