Nationwide strike impacts banking services for second day at PSBs

January 31, 2020@11:58 PM TFP Editor 0

Services of public sector banks were impacted on Saturday as nation-wide strike by employee unions entered its second day. The strike call has been given by the United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU), an umbrella body of nine bank unions, including All India Bank Officers’ Confederation (AIBOC), All India Bank Employees Association (AIBEA) and National Organisation of Bank Workers (NOBW) to press for wage revision pending since November 2017. However, private sector lenders like ICICI Bank and HDFC Bank were operational. Branches in several parts [Read More]

Are The World Elite Using A Rise In Nationalism To Reassert Globalisation?

January 31, 2020@10:45 PM TFP Editor 0

Are The World Elite Using A Rise In Nationalism To Reassert Globalisation? Authored by Steven Guinness, Putting yourself in the mind of someone who commits an act of illegality is perhaps the only way we can begin to understand the motivation behind the transgression. A common reflex reaction to the most heinous of crimes is to simply call for the perpetrator to be removed from society and put in prison. Out of sight, out of mind. Whilst this is not an unreasonable expectation, it does [Read More]

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CORRECTING and REPLACING Mesa Royalty Trust Announces Trust Income for January 2020

January 31, 2020@10:40 PM TFP Editor 0

HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–First paragraph, second sentence of release dated January 21, 2020 should read “Unitholders of record on January 31, 2020 will receive distributions amounting to $0.078155980 per unit, payable on April 30, 2020” (instead of $0.079376594 per unit). Second paragraph, first sentence should read “The Trust received $100,552 of Royalty income from the Hugoton properties…” (instead of $99,851 of Royalty income). The corrected release reads: MESA ROYALTY TRUST ANNOUNCES TRUST INCOME FOR JANUARY 2020 Mesa Royalty Trust (the “Trust”) (NYSE: MTR) announced the Trust income [Read More]

Budget 2020: Govt may introduce programme to buy NBFCs’ stressed assets

January 31, 2020@10:14 PM TFP Editor 0

The government is likely to unveil, in the Union Budget 2020, a Troubled Assets Relief Programme (TARP) similar to what the US initiated during the financial crisis in 2008. Under the proposed scheme, the troubled or stressed assets of the non-banking finance companies (NBFCs) will be bought by a government fund to revive the sector. A high-level review meeting on this was held on Monday, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, for a final decision on the matter. The US government had initiated the TARP [Read More]

Has The FBI Been Lying About Seth Rich?

January 31, 2020@10:05 PM TFP Editor 0

Has The FBI Been Lying About Seth Rich? Authored by Craig Murray, A persistent American lawyer has uncovered the undeniable fact that the FBI has been continuously lying, including giving false testimony in court, in response to Freedom of Information requests for its records on Seth Rich. The FBI has previously given affidavits that it has no records regarding Seth Rich. A Freedom of Information request to the FBI which did not mention Seth Rich, but asked for all email correspondence between FBI Head of Counterterrorism Peter Strzok, who headed [Read More]

India Rejects That It Spent Years Pumping Fake GDP Data

January 31, 2020@9:45 PM TFP Editor 0

India Rejects That It Spent Years Pumping Fake GDP Data Just as the Indian economy expanded at a much slower pace in 2019, and electricity consumption in the country over the year plunged, there’s new criticism that Indian officials have been publishing phony economic statics to boost growth numbers. Overinflated GDP data started to print when the country shifted to a 2011-12 base year on Jan. 30, 2015, Bloomberg noted. However, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman told Parliament on Friday that there was no “misestimation of [Read More]

Pepe Escobar: China’s Virus Response Has Been “Breathtaking”

January 31, 2020@9:25 PM TFP Editor 0

Pepe Escobar: China’s Virus Response Has Been “Breathtaking” Authored by Pepe Escobar via The Saker blog, Chinese President Xi Jinping is leading a scientific ‘People’s War’ against the coronavirus… President Xi Jinping formally told WHO head Tedros Ghebreyesus, at their meeting in Beijing earlier this week, that the coronavirus epidemic “is a devil and we cannot allow the devil to hide.” Ghebreyesus for his part could not but praise Beijing for its extremely swift, coordinated response strategy – which includes fast identification of the genome sequence. [Read More]