I was born and raised in the early 1960s in the sleepy delta town of Cuttack in Odisha (formerly Orissa) between a confluence of three rivers. Few people had heard of our city let alone the Mahanadi, Kuakhai or Kathojori rivers. I remember coming back from boarding school on theRead More →

Coincidentally, or by design, nothing seems to inspire Vladimir Putin to an act of military aggression quite like the Olympics. In 2008, as the Beijing Olympics began, I was deployed to Tbilisi, Georgia to cover the short-lived war with Russia. Then, in early 2014, I was in Russia for ABCRead More →

No credit check loans are loans where the lender does not check the borrower’s credit before approving and lending loans. These types of loans can be tempting if your credit is poor and you don’t qualify for other products. However, no credit check loans can be risky and are generallyRead More →

LANSING — A coalition of consumer and civil rights groups hoping to strengthen regulation of Michigan’s payday loan industry launched signature-raising efforts on Wednesday to bring the issue before voters in November. Michiganders for Fair Loansa Grand Rapids-based organization, is spearheading a ballot initiative that cap the maximum fees andRead More →

MINNEAPOLIS, February 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — PACE Loan Group (“PLG”) (www.paceloangroup.com), a leading provider of Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) financing has announced the hiring of four origination team members, located in California, Florida, Minnesotaand new York. Each new member of the team brings decades of experience in corporateRead More →

US Undersecretary of State Wendy Sherman, left, and Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov attend security talks at the US mission in Geneva, Switzerland, Monday, January 10, 2022 Photo: AFP These days, the world is witnessing a looming crisis involving Ukraine and Russia. There are growing fears that the crisisRead More →

ORLANDO, Florida., February 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — ACRES Capital Corp. (together with its subsidiaries, “ACRES”), a leading mid-market commercial real estate lender, has launched a $16 million loan to finance the development of Nona Cove Self Storage (the “Property”) in Orlando, Florida. The building includes 98,448 net leasable square feetRead More →

As Russia moves its accumulated forces around Ukraine’s borders, observers are watching to see if an invasion will actually happen. It remains uncertain whether Russia will demobilize its forces on its own, whether a diplomatic settlement can be reached that would persuade the country not to invade, or whether anRead More →

Scheduled for 4 p.m. today, the Prime Minister is due to meet virtually with Mr Biden, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, French President Emmanuel Macron, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi, Polish President Andrzej Duda and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. EU and NATO leaders are also expected to join the talks.Read More →