Budget session of Parliament to begin on Jan 31

The CCPA meeting has been convened to decide the date for the commencement of the Budget Session, a source said. This year's Budget is significant as it follows the grand decision of demonetisation of high value currency notes by the government in ... More..

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Government selects starter home priority areas
by | Wednesday, January 04, 2017

Government selects starter home priority areas

With an aim to help more people buy a home , the fund was initially announced in 2014 by the coalition government. He added, "This first wave of partnerships shows the strong local interest to build thousand...More..

Aid flotilla to help Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar
by | Monday, January 02, 2017

Aid flotilla to help Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar

Security has deteriorated sharply in Myanmar's northwestern Rakhine State, home to many Rohingyas, since attacks on security posts near the border with Bangladesh on October 9 in which nine police officers were...More..

Done with your Christmas tree? Here's how to pitch it
by | Thursday, December 29, 2016

Done with your Christmas tree? Here's how to pitch it

The Berkeley County Solid Waste Authority is offering two options for the recycling of organic Christmas trees for county residents. Fortunately, Christmas tree recycling and collection is soon, and those D...More..

Italy's Monte dei Paschi bank shortfall reaches $9.2bn
by | Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Italy's Monte dei Paschi bank shortfall reaches $9.2bn

The FTSE 100 was closed in London for a bank holiday. He also questioned whether enough funds would be available to other struggling banks, given that Monte dei Paschi could use up nearly half of the agreed €...More..

US home prices continue rise -- along with mortgage rates
by | Wednesday, December 28, 2016

US home prices continue rise -- along with mortgage rates

October's result matched the estimate of 5.1 percent from a Reuters poll of economists. "Affordability measures based on median incomes, home prices, and mortgage rates show declines of 20-30% since home prices...More..

by | Monday, December 26, 2016

Indian PM pitches for digital economy to root out corruption

He said that rather than aiming at immediate political gains, the government should work for the development of the country benefitting it for the long run. "We have retrieved it and turned it into an incisive ...More..

by | Monday, December 26, 2016

Iran Air and Airbus seal historic aircraft order

Both deals were conceivable as a result of arrangements in the atomic assertion amongst Iran and six world powers that produced results about a year back, which lifted many endorses on Iran in return for its ir...More..

Gas Prices To Continue Rising
by | Sunday, December 25, 2016

Gas Prices To Continue Rising

Nationally, gasoline prices have seen their largest December rise in six years, and the price per gallon is likely to continue to increase through the month of December as oil-producing countries continue to cu...More..

by | Sunday, December 25, 2016

Cleveland Browns beat San Diego, 20-17, for first win of season

A win's a win, until it's not, and it's hard to categorize the 1-14 Browns as winners even still. There were cheers, hi-fives and blank stares all around FirstEnergy Stadium. They punted the ball back to San Di...More..

by | Friday, December 23, 2016

Where Are They Now? Mortgage Rates Respond to Fed Hike

Fixed mortgage rates made a significant jump over the last week, according to the latest data compiled by Freddie Mac . The 15-year fixed-refi average rate is now 3.34 percent, up 13 basis points over the ...More..

Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) beats 1Q profit forecasts
by | Friday, December 23, 2016

Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) beats 1Q profit forecasts

Micron Technology expects to generate similar performances in the coming days, supported by its strategic moves and improving market fundamentals. The net profit margin for Micron Technology, Inc . stands ...More..

by | Thursday, December 22, 2016

Dow Jumps 100 Points, Nearing Milestone 20000 Mark

The Standard & Poor's 500 index gave up 5.58 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,265.18. Basically, the difference from the highest and lowest point that the S&P 500 has traded today is the smallest since we were ...More..

Southwest Airlines website is back up after being down 2 hours
by | Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Southwest Airlines website is back up after being down 2 hours

Southwest did not immediately say whether the problems were delaying its flights, but it appeared the glitch might be having an effect on the carrier's operation. "We're working hard to get you where you want t...More..

General Mills, Inc. (GIS) Stock Slips on Q2 Earnings Miss, Lowered Outlook
by | Wednesday, December 21, 2016

General Mills, Inc. (GIS) Stock Slips on Q2 Earnings Miss, Lowered Outlook

The company's stock is moving with the distance from SMA 50 of 8.77 Percent while the distance from 200-day simple moving average for the stock is 10.84 percent. At the moment 19 analysts are watching General ...More..

by | Monday, December 19, 2016

Law enforcement regains control after 300 inmates in British prison start riot

Specialist Tornado units were deployed alongside prison units from across the country and managed to finally take back control of the worst prison disturbance since the Strangeways riot in 1990. "We are not pre...More..

Famous Deer Saved From Euthanasia Dies the Very Next Day
by | Saturday, December 17, 2016

Famous Deer Saved From Euthanasia Dies the Very Next Day

Legions of fawning admirers for the noble buck had grown, but word came down from the office of New York City mayor Bill de Blasio that the deer would need to be euthanized because conservation policy appar...More..

by | Friday, December 16, 2016

Sensex falls on US Federal rate hike

In the telecom space, Bharti Airtel declined 1.2 percent, Reliance Communications dipped 0.14 percent and Idea Cellular slipped 0.58 percent. "As expected market participants remained to wait and watch ahead of...More..

by | Thursday, December 15, 2016

UK Oil & Gas Investments (LON:UKOG) Broker Roundup

The highest analyst price target is $36.00, which implies a rally of 46 percent. UK Oil and Gas Investments PLC is a United Kingdom-based investment holding company. Raymond James Financial Inc. started cover...More..

by | Thursday, December 15, 2016

Asahi Group acquires Anheuser-Busch brands in central European countries

The sale includes Czech brewer Plzensky Prazdroy, the maker of Pilsner Urquell, and Polish beer brands such as Tyskie and Lech. The Wall Street Journal reported that Asahi had budgeted about $4 billion fo...More..

Quest Diagnostics says hackers obtained protected health information of 34000 patients
by | Thursday, December 15, 2016

Quest Diagnostics says hackers obtained protected health information of 34000 patients

The accessed data included names, dates of birth, lab results, and in some instances , telephone numbers. The Madison, New Jersey-based company says "an unauthorized third party" on November 26 gained access...More..

Trump presidency: Rick Perry tipped to be energy secretary
by | Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Trump presidency: Rick Perry tipped to be energy secretary

But supporters said Perry led a state that has always been a leader in energy production, first in oil and natural gas and now in wind power and other renewable energy as well. Rick Perry in 2011. But suppo...More..

by | Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Bill Gates, investors launch $1 billion clean tech fund

While current clean-energy technologies should be used as much as possible, the technologies that will enable the US and the world's other major economies to cut greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050 will be...More..

by | Sunday, December 11, 2016

Rupert Murdoch's Fox agrees deal to buy Sky

Sky shares jumped 27 percent to close at 10 pounds on the London Stock Exchange Friday. 21st Century Fox, which owns 39% of Sky, said the offer represented a 40% premium of Sky's share price on Tuesday. Piers...More..

by | Saturday, December 10, 2016

Unions discuss deal to protect thousands of steel jobs

Union members must still vote on the measures and representatives of the leadership said that the government would still need to do its part to help the deal happen. Currently, Tata Steel is Britain's largest s...More..

Baywatch to release on May 26
by | Friday, December 09, 2016

Baywatch to release on May 26

Priyanka Chopra has been soaring higher in terms of her career with every passing day and now the 34-year-old actress will be seen in her first Hollywood film Baywatch alongside Dwayne Johnson. Baywatch is d...More..

by | Friday, December 09, 2016

Michigan Halts Election Recount, Effectively Ending Bid

He did. Trump won Wisconsin by more than 22,000 votes. In addition to Michigan, Stein is also seeking recounts in Wisconsin and Pennsylvania - battleground states that have voted Democratic in recent electi...More..

by | Friday, December 09, 2016

Europe's central bank keeps economy on life support for another year

The ECB purchases, which have been running since March, 2015, pump freshly created money into the banking system in hopes of increasing weak inflation and boosting growth. Consumption has been driven a jump in ...More..

Carrier factory union chief standing ground against Trump
by | Friday, December 09, 2016

Carrier factory union chief standing ground against Trump

Trump lied for saying he helped save 1,100 jobs. [Image by Evan Vucci/AP Images] When talk of a negotiated deal with Carrier meant that more than 1,100 jobs would be saved began floating around, Chuck said ...More..

by | Thursday, December 08, 2016

Jayalalithaa tallest personality in films, politics: Siddaramaiah

When she was the US Secretary of State, the Democratic Party candidate for president, Hillary Clinton, met the late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa at Fort St. "Her tireless and relentless work has ...More..

Fire at warehouse trapped people on second floor
by | Thursday, December 08, 2016

Fire at warehouse trapped people on second floor

Draymond Green said the team is devastated by "this tragedy that took place right in our community". Special agent in charge of the San Francisco office of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosi...More..

by | Thursday, December 08, 2016

In Italy Senate to vote on budget Wednesday

The Senate voted 173-108 to pass the budget law, which was put to a confidence vote to speed up its passage. Oil fell, with USA crude down more than 1 percent at $51.26 per barrel as investors judged a 16 per...More..

by | Thursday, December 08, 2016

Canada maintains rate as growth in line with forecast

Following the election in the United States, there has been a rapid back-up in global bond yields, partly reflecting market anticipation of fiscal expansion in a U.S. "The bank's Governing Council judges that t...More..

Amazon Go Store Eliminates Need for Check Out Lines
by | Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Amazon Go Store Eliminates Need for Check Out Lines

It is now being tested by Amazon employees at the location at 2131 7th Ave., near Amazon's offices, but will open to the public in early 2017 , the company said. When you're done shopping , you can just leave...More..

by | Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Russian, OPEC ministers to meet this week on oil output cuts

Brent crude traded at $53.85, losing $1.48 and US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) trading at $50.72 on the worldwide market. Analysts say investors may have popped the champagne cork too early on last week's hi...More..