Sensex sheds 184 points; Nifty50 slips below 9050

The NSE Nifty reclaimed the 9,100-mark. The BSE market breadth was in favour of the bulls - with 325 advances and 61 declines. Globally, Asian stocks ended up. Foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) bought shares worth a net Rs 543.35 crore on Friday... More..

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The NFL Just Approved the Oakland Raiders' Move to Las Vegas
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

The NFL Just Approved the Oakland Raiders' Move to Las Vegas

The Raiders are still set to play in Oakland throughout 2017, and potentially longer. The team will switch cities yet again. " I think we will have a vote ", commissioner Roger Goodell told ESPN's Sal Pao...More..

Nuclear states are in breach of the Non-Proliferation Treaty
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Nuclear states are in breach of the Non-Proliferation Treaty

The corresponding resolution was supported by more than 100 countries, while Russian Federation and 35 other countries voted against it. A United Nations conference to negotiate a treaty outlawing nuclear wea...More..

by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny jailed for 15 days

The protests drew comparisons with mass anti-government rallies that swept Russian Federation in 2011 over vote-rigging after a parliamentary election, which snowballed into the biggest challenge against Putin...More..

Backed forces battle for Islamic State-held air base in Syria
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Backed forces battle for Islamic State-held air base in Syria

The training was being carried out with help from SDF-allied security forces from Manbij and other areas in northern Syria, and from the USA -led coalition. Although several groups blamed coalition air strikes ...More..

Cuomo Says the GOP Health-Care Bill 'Declared War on New York'
by | Monday, March 27, 2017

Cuomo Says the GOP Health-Care Bill 'Declared War on New York'

New York City, run by Democrats, wouldn't get the same relief. Its passage is uncertain. AARP was one of dozens of groups that urged members to call their congressional representatives and urge them to vote n...More..

by | Monday, March 27, 2017

Oil Rises as US Fuel-Supply Drop Counters Crude-Stockpile Gain

Amid growing worry about the direction that oil prices are heading into, the Energy Information Administration reported a 5-million-barrel build in USA commercial oil inventories for last week, bringing tot...More..

Leggings-clad teens couldn't board United Airlines flight
by | Monday, March 27, 2017

Leggings-clad teens couldn't board United Airlines flight

Fueling the controversy were initial United tweets in response to Watts that lacked context in which the airline said it "shall have the right to refuse passengers if they are not properly clothed via our Con...More..

Loudoun Co., DC drive region's population growth
by | Saturday, March 25, 2017

Loudoun Co., DC drive region's population growth

IL led the nation in population loss for the second straight year. Speculation is that the rural population decline has flattened out, more 30-somethings are seeking to live in rural areas, and immigratio...More..

It's gut-check time for Denver as Nuggets visit Pacers
by | Saturday, March 25, 2017

It's gut-check time for Denver as Nuggets visit Pacers

LeBron wasn't the only star to be roasted by the Serbian sophomore on the low block. James was asked how his individual defensive effort stacked up on a night where he registered a plus-minus of minus 30 in 3...More..

IPhone lorded over the smartphone industry past year, Samsung came in second
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

IPhone lorded over the smartphone industry past year, Samsung came in second

Apple patrons have a reason to rejoice now, with iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus becoming the best selling smartphones of 2016. For now, it has the iPhone 6s, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, and iPhone 6s Plus to cont...More..

China, India led slowdown in coal power development, says report
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

China, India led slowdown in coal power development, says report

Last year, Greenpeace India released a report on the coal power overcapacity, which estimated that India would be wasting Rs 3.2 lakh crore on idle coal power plants by 2022. "Closures of old coal plants dr...More..

Finally, Amazon Prime one-hour delivery comes to Boston
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Finally, Amazon Prime one-hour delivery comes to Boston

The hotel giant is expected to decide if it will roll out one of the tech assistants across one or more of its chains by mid-year. "The race is still on", Toni Stoeckl, Marriott's global brand leader of lif...More..

Airbnb rebrands for push into China
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Airbnb rebrands for push into China

Airbnb is already a popular global brand, but its latest push to further its presence in China may soon make it the home-away-from-home version of Uber. This feature debuted a year ago and already may pose a c...More..

Wall Street sinks on fears of delays to Trump tax cuts
by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Wall Street sinks on fears of delays to Trump tax cuts

Wall Street fell sharply on Tuesday as investors anxious that President Donald Trump will struggle to deliver promised tax cuts that propelled the market to record highs in recent months, with nervousness deepe...More..

Yogurt Growing Pains Continue To Plague General Mills
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Yogurt Growing Pains Continue To Plague General Mills

The company's total sales, including the convenience store and foodservice and worldwide segment, fell 5 percent to $3.79 billion, less than the $3.82 billion analysts surveyed by Zacks expected. Learn how you ...More..

Ag Day is every day
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Ag Day is every day

To join in, please register here . Agriculture provides nearly everything we eat, use and wear on a daily basis, and is increasingly contributing to fuel and other bio-products. Every day our stores ensure c...More..

Google's Parent Company Gets Stock Rating Downgraded on
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Google's Parent Company Gets Stock Rating Downgraded on "Brand Safety Concerns"

Matt Brittin, who runs Google in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, said: "I would like to apologise to our partners who might have been affected by their ads appearing on controversial content". Ryan says i...More..

by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Brazil meat scandal deepens as China and European Union halt some imports

Meanwhile, Brazil's President, Michel Temer, met foreign diplomats from the EU, China, the U.S. and elsewhere yesterday [Sunday 19 March] to allay concerns over exports following police raids on meatpackers in ...More..

by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Crude Oil Drops Near $48

At the Multi Commodity Exchange, crude oil for delivery in March was trading down by Rs 31 or 0.97 per cent at Rs 3,165 per barrel in 3,406 lots. OPEC was also able to work out a deal with a consortium of non-O...More..

by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Royal Jordanian Bans Electronic Devices From US Flights

Royal Jordanian Airlines told passengers on flights to and from the U.S. Monday that because of a directive from the U.S. government, no laptops and other electronic devices could be brought into the cabin of a...More..

Little economic common ground found at G-20 meeting
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Little economic common ground found at G-20 meeting

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, however, downplayed the content of the statement. And the Trump administration has not yet decided on the specific policies it will use to make good on campaign pledges t...More..

But not Bluffs: JC Penney announces 4 Iowa stores to close
by | Monday, March 20, 2017

But not Bluffs: JC Penney announces 4 Iowa stores to close

The closings will leave J.C. Penney with a total of about 900 stores. According to a company release issued Friday on its website, the closings are "a continuing effort to advance sustainable growth and long-...More..

CBI Ordered To Probe Narada Sting, Court Says Cops Acted Like 'Puppets'
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

CBI Ordered To Probe Narada Sting, Court Says Cops Acted Like 'Puppets'

A Division Bench of acting Chief Justice Nishita Mhatre and Justice T Chakraborty asked the Central Bureau of Investigation to complete its preliminary inquiry in 72 hours. The police official was seen in the f...More..

G20 seeks right wording on trade, Germany's Schaeuble says
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

G20 seeks right wording on trade, Germany's Schaeuble says

During the campaign, Trump said he would consider any number of economic tactics to address trade deficits, including tariffs, currency sanctions and vowing to rewrite or cancel entire trade deals, though he ha...More..