Bill criminalising triple talaq intriduced in Lok Sabha

The practice of Triple Talaq is very common in Muslims where a husband can give instant divorce to his wife by saying "talaq" (divorce) three times in any form - spoken, written or electronic. He said that the Bill was not needed, as Triple Talaq was... More..

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Apple raises pay for Tim Cook, other top executives
by | Friday, December 29, 2017

Apple raises pay for Tim Cook, other top executives

Cook's pay totaled $9.33 million in incentive pay for the year ending on September 30th. The new policy was first implemented recently in the interest of efficiency and security based upon the company's g...More..

SoftBank Succeeds in Tender Offer for Large Stake in Uber
by | Friday, December 29, 2017

SoftBank Succeeds in Tender Offer for Large Stake in Uber

The investment is seen as a sign of support from the influential investors for its chief executive, Dara Khosrowshahi, who took the job in August and has helped negotiate the deal. SoftBank will likely limit ...More..

by | Thursday, December 28, 2017

Hhr Asset Management LLC Holds Position in Starbucks Corp (SBUX)

Starbucks Corporation ( SBUX ) is an interesting player in the Services space, with a focus on Specialty Eateries. It has underperformed by 4.22% the S&P500. It also reduced its holding in Citigroup Inc (NYSE:...More..

United States crude futures surge by $1.50/bbl on Libya pipeline blast
by | Thursday, December 28, 2017

United States crude futures surge by $1.50/bbl on Libya pipeline blast

Some traders are "wrapping up their books" at the end of the year, according to Ashley Petersen, lead oil analyst at Stratas Advisors in NY. On a quiet day in the markets after the Christmas holiday, Feb oil ...More..

by | Thursday, December 28, 2017

Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC Has $80.10 Million Stake in Ford Motor (F)

CNX Resources Corporation (NYSE:CNX) has risen 22.10% since December 27, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 42.57% the S&P500. Alkeon Capital Management Llc sold 10.00M shares as the company's sto...More..

FCC approves first 'power-at-a-distance' wireless charging device
by | Thursday, December 28, 2017

FCC approves first 'power-at-a-distance' wireless charging device

Tower Rech Cap Limited Co (Trc) owns 2,476 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Ascend Cap Limited Company accumulated 1.62M shares or 0.77% of the stock. The stock increased 0.11% or $0.01 during the last trading...More..

The 2017 Holiday Season Could Be the Start of Retail's Big Comeback
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

The 2017 Holiday Season Could Be the Start of Retail's Big Comeback

Fueled by high consumer confidence and a robust job market, USA retail sales in the holiday period rose at their best pace since 2011, according to Mastercard SpendingPulse , which tracks both online and i...More..

Elon Musk Promises to Build a Tesla Electric Pickup Truck
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Elon Musk Promises to Build a Tesla Electric Pickup Truck

Development of the Tesla truck will begin after completion of the Tesla Model Y , a crossover SUV that could radically change the fortunes of the relatively young company. He's created a Tesla Model 3 Road T...More..

Reliance Communications announces debt revival plan, ropes in new investor
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Reliance Communications announces debt revival plan, ropes in new investor

However, the merger with Aircel fell through, and in October, the company presented a fresh debt repayment plan to its creditors, which envisaged raising Rs 27,000 crore through the sale of assets including spe...More..

Plane coming from Georgia skids off taxiway in Boston
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Plane coming from Georgia skids off taxiway in Boston

As the AirBus A320 slid off of the runway, it span out of control, performing a 180 degree turn. The plane apparently hit a patch of ice, then spun around as it slid, stopping as it was facing the opposite di...More..

by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Fruity Facts You Didn't Know about:- QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM)

Sg Americas Ltd stated it has 101,617 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Beddow Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Escalade Inc. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $188.61 millio...More..

by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

North Korea says new sanctions imposed by United Nations are 'declaration of war'

The ministry said attention is being drawn to whether North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's New Year address will include the direction of the North's policies regarding the South. A view of the newly developed int...More..

The rush to return gifts begins!
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

The rush to return gifts begins!

Shopping centers are crowded before the holidays but the day after is another ball game. According to a 2017 survey of holiday shoppers by the National Retail Federation , nearly two-thirds of people said th...More..

by | Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Xiaomi Mi A1 Set to Receive Wireless Charging Feature After Oreo Update

The stable Oreo update for the smartphone comes a few weeks after it began pushing Android 8.0 Oreo via the LG OS Preview program in the country. Apart from this, the smartphone will also get all the Andro...More..

Winter Weather Advisory in Place Overnight Tonight for Snow
by | Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Winter Weather Advisory in Place Overnight Tonight for Snow

This trend will continue throughout the overnight hours. The third round of this three-pronged period of wintry weather races into New England tonight . The UK is set for a mild Christmas Day with parts of...More..

Woman hit with $284 billion electric bill
by | Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Woman hit with $284 billion electric bill

Mary Horomanski's electricity bill that totalled US$284 billion. "We had put up Christmas lights and I wondered if we had put them up wrong". The utility company has also kept the lights running on her house,...More..

Wichita Falls Salvation Army serving up lunch and dinner on Christmas
by | Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Wichita Falls Salvation Army serving up lunch and dinner on Christmas

Larisa Clarke serves dessert to guests at the Salvation Army Christmas lunch. "She helped change our whole life circumstance". "The $15,000 dollars supports 30 families with their rent, about 60 families wi...More..

Trump's Trips to Mar-A-Lago Cost Taxpayers $6.6 Million In 2017
by | Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Trump's Trips to Mar-A-Lago Cost Taxpayers $6.6 Million In 2017

But, like his previous presidential vacations, Trump insists that he'll be consumed with work through the Christmas break. If you're looking to party with the Trumps, you'll have to spend a bit more. Trump Gr...More..

Amtrak engineer mentioned speed 6 seconds before crash, video shows
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

Amtrak engineer mentioned speed 6 seconds before crash, video shows

The recorder's video showed the engineer applied the brakes just before the recording ended, though the engineer did not place the brake handle in emergency-braking mode. The NTSB said the initial review of the...More..

Tiger Zinda Hai Box Office Collection: Salman Khan's movie crosses 100cr
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

Tiger Zinda Hai Box Office Collection: Salman Khan's movie crosses 100cr

After a huge collection on Friday and Saturday, the movie simply explodes at the box office on Sunday. Also, the movie has surpassed the collection of Aamir Khan's Dangal movie which has collected around Rs 41....More..

Tiger Zinda Hai First/1st Day Collection: TZH Opening Friday Box Office Report
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

Tiger Zinda Hai First/1st Day Collection: TZH Opening Friday Box Office Report

It has also garnered more than Rs 1 crore in Australia and more than Rs 38 lakh in New Zealand. Tiger Zinda Hai is considered as one of the biggest releases of the year. It is the sequel to the 2012 hit f...More..

Mega Millions numbers: Did you win Friday's $253 million lottery jackpot?
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

Mega Millions numbers: Did you win Friday's $253 million lottery jackpot?

Winning hundreds of millions of dollars is what's on people's minds as they line up to purchase lottery tickets. You may want to gift yourself with a Mega Millions or Powerball ticket this weekend. Virgin I...More..

by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

A Look At Recent Insider Trades For Devon Energy Corporation (DVN)

It has outperformed by 95.64% the S&P500. According to Devon Energy Corporation's latest 13F filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), institutional ownership is at 80.24%. Without volume, ...More..

What we learned from the Catalan election
by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

What we learned from the Catalan election

The region's former president criticized Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy but invited him to negotiate. Barclays said the other two pro-independence parties, Junts per Catalunya led by deposed Catalan p...More..

Last minute shoppers hit the store to find holiday gifts
by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

Last minute shoppers hit the store to find holiday gifts

The National Retail Federation says 35 percent of adults will be shopping on Saturday. "It's been great. People realize that if their package isn't coming, didn't come yesterday, it's not coming in time for C...More..

In Landmark Ruling, EU's Top Court Says Uber Is A Transport Service
by | Saturday, December 23, 2017

In Landmark Ruling, EU's Top Court Says Uber Is A Transport Service

Uber will have to start treating drivers more like taxi chauffeurs, rather than independent workers with no link to the company aside from a smartphone app. UberPOP used inexperienced drivers and the service ha...More..

NYSE Arca seeks regulatory approval for bitcoin-related exchange-traded funds
by | Saturday, December 23, 2017

NYSE Arca seeks regulatory approval for bitcoin-related exchange-traded funds

Note that this is not the first time that such a request for Bitcoin ETFs has been filed. This is the right time to file for ETFs as the Bitcoin futures are already live. The funds will also invest their as...More..

Amazon acquires Blink, a startup focused on wireless security cameras and doorbells
by | Saturday, December 23, 2017

Amazon acquires Blink, a startup focused on wireless security cameras and doorbells

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Blink launched in 2014 and raised over $1M through a crowdfunding campaign. Blink had raised almost $30 million in funding, most recently $3 million in convertible...More..

The SpaceX
by | Saturday, December 23, 2017

The SpaceX "Mars Rocket" arrives at Cape Canaveral

A post that appeared on Instagram today shows he was dead serious. But on Friday, Musk posted a photo to Instagram of the Tesla inside a rocket nosecone . The 229.6-foot-tall Falcon Heavy will be able to lif...More..