Why Mallya's arrest in London may work to his advantage

On a day when businessman Vijay Mallya was arrested by the Scotland Yard in London and momentarily released on bail, Prime Minister Narendra Modi criticised those have "looted the poor and middle classes". That helped pave the way for banks to ... More..

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One in five firms hit by cyber attacks
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

One in five firms hit by cyber attacks

Larger companies, defined as those with at least 100 staff, are more susceptible to cyber attacks, according to the report by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC). The survey of 1,200 businesses follows a...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Turkey: No-fly zone could have prevented Assad chemical attacks

The US action was triggered after more than 80 civilians - including 33 children - were killed in Syria's Idlib province in a recent chemical attack allegedly ordered by the regime of President Bashar al-Assa...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Trump to seek changes in visa programme to encourage hiring Americans

He campaigned previous year on promises to overhaul US trade and regulatory policy, but his executive orders on those issues reflect the administration bowing somewhat to the limits of presidential power. He ...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

MLB Predictions: Will the Braves complete sweep vs. Padres? 4/16/17

Atlanta Braves catcher Tyler Flowers follows through on a two-run single in the fifth inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres Sunday, April 16, 2017, in Atlanta . 2016 that they had partnered...More..

Sugar recovery drives Associated British Foods' profits higher
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Sugar recovery drives Associated British Foods' profits higher

Shares of Primark rival Next Plc have slumped since 2015 and its profit in the 12 months through January 31 fell for the first time in eight years. Adjusted profit before tax jumped 35% from a year earlier to...More..

Australia scraps visa for skilled foreign workers
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Australia scraps visa for skilled foreign workers

Instead of the 457 visas , a new temporary visa will be implemented which will be specifically created to "recruit the best and brightest" in their fields to target particular skill shortages in Australian i...More..

Third switch of water supply 'too risky' after lead crisis: Flint mayor
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Third switch of water supply 'too risky' after lead crisis: Flint mayor

It was heralded as a cost-cutting move. Mayor Karen Weaver recommended, during a press conference, that the city stay with its current supplier, Detroit's Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA). Although the chan...More..

Poonam Pandey claims Google banned her new app
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Poonam Pandey claims Google banned her new app

Poonam had been tweeting about her app for the last few days and had promised that it will be a bold app. She validated her point by stating that, many of her fans even complained that she was not nude in the p...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Seeded Celtics drop 2nd at home to Bulls

The result was a 111-97 Game 2 loss to the Bulls , knocking the Celtics into an 0-2 first-round hole. Thomas was playing his second game since losing his sister in a auto accident and was visibly upset as head...More..

Markets Right Now: Health care, banks lead US stocks lower
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Markets Right Now: Health care, banks lead US stocks lower

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 109.25 points, or 0.53 percent, to 20,527.67, the S&P 500 lost 6.25 points, or 0.27 percent, to 2,342.76 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 10.11 points, or 0.17 percent,...More..

(NYSE:EMR) from Industrial Electrical Equipment - Todays Top Gains
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

(NYSE:EMR) from Industrial Electrical Equipment - Todays Top Gains

During the past three month period the stock dropped -5.08% and increased 3.88% in past six month. On 04/17/2017 close, Emerson Electric Co. Institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their s...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Trump family kicks off Easter egg roll

Trump thanked his wife for "working on this for a long time to make it ideal". President Donald Trump , with first lady Melania Trump and their son Barron Trump. In 1929, under President Warren G. Harding,...More..

Sonu Nigam shaves off his head over 'azaan' controversy
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Sonu Nigam shaves off his head over 'azaan' controversy

Clarifying his statement further, Sonu Nigam said,"My intention was not to insult Prophet". Earlier, a Muslim cleric announced a reward of Rs 10 lakh to anyone who will shave Sonu's head and the singer has ta...More..

Athens calm over Turkey referendum, but keeping eye on Cyprus
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Athens calm over Turkey referendum, but keeping eye on Cyprus

The referendum itself (assuming a miraculously honest recount doesn't reverse the result) promises to replace what's left of Turkish democracy with one-man rule, since it gives the president near-absolute power...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Theresa May seeks Parliament's approval for snap election

Let's hope she uses the campaign to offer a vision for a competitive Britain that meets the post-Brexit challenge. The timetable is tight: by the end of June a new government will be picking up the Brexit n...More..

United passenger goes to court; 3 officers now on leave
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

United passenger goes to court; 3 officers now on leave

The video showing Dao , who is now hospitalized after the incident, being pulled out of his seat and screaming as officers dragged him down the aircraft at Chicago O'Hare airport, received millions of views. "...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Burberry H2 retail sales up 3 percent

The fourth quarter comparable sales rise marks a slight slowdown on the 3% reported in the previous three months, but left overall growth at 3% in the final six months of its year. Despite the retail sales surg...More..

IBM posts first revenue miss in five quarters, shares tumble
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

IBM posts first revenue miss in five quarters, shares tumble

Equity research analysts have given opinions on where they foresees the stock level. Morgan Stanley upped their price objective on International Business Machines Corp . The stock's 50 day moving average price...More..

Amazon Launches Fire TV Stick Streaming Device At ₹3999 In India
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Amazon Launches Fire TV Stick Streaming Device At ₹3999 In India

To push more consumers stream content using less bandwidth, Amazon on Wednesday launched Fire TV stick with voice remote in India. Gamers will also love the Amazon offering as the device comes preloaded w...More..

General Election: Snap poll set to be approved by MPs
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

General Election: Snap poll set to be approved by MPs

Speaking on Twitter, Dine Romero, from the Liberal Democrats, said: "Bath needs a candidate that everyone can support, one that is against a hard and divisive Brexit and who will put Bath first". Recent polls i...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Nikki Haley: We Don't See Peace in Syria With Assad

Trump administration officials on Sunday blamed Russian inaction for enabling a deadly poison gas attack against Syrian civilians last week as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson prepared to explain to Moscow a US...More..

S.A. protesters call out Trump in Tax Day protest
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

S.A. protesters call out Trump in Tax Day protest

Such an audit does not prevent Trump from automatically releasing his returns. JIM ZARROLI, BYLINE: This weekend, demonstrators in Palm Beach and elsewhere were once again calling on President Trump to relea...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Apple receives permit to test self-driving cars in California

The companies permitted to test autonomous vehicles on public roads are required to submit annual reports "summarizing the disengagements" of the autonomous driving technology. Steve Kenner, Apple's direc...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

United CEO says no one will be fired for dragging incident

Enthusiasm for the airline's first-quarter financial results, in which United's profits beat analysts' expectations, was tempered by vows to learn from the incident and put the focus back on customers. United A...More..

NKorean official says will continue missile tests
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

NKorean official says will continue missile tests

At a news conference at the United Nations on Monday, North Korea's permanent representative Ambassador Kim In-ryong, condemned the USA missile strikes in Syria, which targeted an air base after a suspected c...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

United CEO says no one will be fired after passenger dragged

He said he has no plans to leave his post. The bride and groom were rebooked for another flight the next morning, but Hohl said they won't be flying United again and described the whole situation as "quite ...More..

Pence kicks off Japan talks, seeking to boost trade
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Pence kicks off Japan talks, seeking to boost trade

The North conducted two nuclear tests and 24 ballistic missile tests last year, defying six UN Security Council sanctions resolutions banning any testing, and it has launched more missiles this year including...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Delta's thousands of cancellations may have dented its reputation for reliability

The airline also offered to waive change fees for those who rebooked their plans. "While we can't control the weather, we understand the resulting recovery has not been ideal and we apologize for that". Other c...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

McLaren's woes continue as Vandoorne fails to start

Later, when told by McLaren it was considering a strategy switch to "Plan B", he replied simply: "Do whatever you want, man". After the race, Alonso was calm in post-event interviews - but did admit that he f...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

We Celebrate Equal Pay Day Tuesday

The Missouri Democratic Party today, on Equal Pay Day , is releasing state-specific figures detailing the wage gap between women and men in Missouri. "We have more women in work, more women-led businesses than...More..

Share a Coke campaign returns with holiday destinations instead of names
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Share a Coke campaign returns with holiday destinations instead of names

A number of hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. DIAM Co. Ltd. increased its stake in shares of The Coca-Cola by 22.5% in the third quarter. The business also recently declare...More..

KKR-backed consortium makes $4.7 billion cash offer for Australia's Tatts
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

KKR-backed consortium makes $4.7 billion cash offer for Australia's Tatts

In a statement to the ASX about the offer, Tatts said: "Tatts, with its advisers, is assessing how the revised indicative proposal compares to the merger proposal with Tabcorp Holdings Ltd announced on 19 Octob...More..

Grayson Allen will return for senior season at Duke
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Grayson Allen will return for senior season at Duke

His 17.2 ppg increase in scoring was the biggest improvement in ACC history. Allen struggled to adjust to his new role as point guard and Duke never met its lofty expectations before falling to SC in the second...More..

Brazil construction firm ordered to pay $2.6B in bribe case
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Brazil construction firm ordered to pay $2.6B in bribe case

In one of the largest settlements under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the US government will receive $93 million of the fine, while $2.39 billion will go to Brazil, and $116 million to Switzerland. In De...More..