Ringling Bros. circus to stop elephant acts by 2018

Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus will eliminate its elephant acts - long an integral part of the spectacle billed as The Greatest Show on Earth - by 2018 amid ongoing criticism by animal welfare activists, the circus parent company said on 5 March. Mar 5, 2015

Shoemaker Crocs delivering by drone

Shoemaker Crocs showed off a possible future alternative to heading out to their store on 5 March as they experimented with drones as a delivery option at a pop-up store. Mar 5, 2015

McDonalds to drop antibiotics in chicken supply

McDonalds US restaurants will gradually stop buying chicken raised with antibiotics vital to fighting human infections, the most aggressive step by a major food company to change chicken producers practices in the fight against dangerous superbugs. Mar 5, 2015

RBI rate cut expected to prompt bankers to lower lending rates

RBI has made a surprise cut in repo rate by 25 basis points to bring it down to 7.50 percent. The move could be just what the doctor ordered. RBI governor Raghuram Rajan is confident that commercial banks will respond positively to the repo cut and cut their lending rates. Mar 5, 2015