Oppn blasts government for passing Finance Bill without debate

The Opposition has jointly lodged a protest with Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on the guillotine plan. They claimed that the government introduced the Finance Bills in the revised List of Business of the House without discussing the matter ... More..

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49ers making Jerick McKinnon NFL's fourth-highest paid running back
by | Thursday, March 15, 2018

49ers making Jerick McKinnon NFL's fourth-highest paid running back

Previous year as a Viking, McKinnon turned 201 touches into 991 total yards and 5 scores. He allowed just four sacks in his four seasons with the Giants and earned top-five pass blocking grades from Pro Footb...More..

Oberlin's Ben Sukle named finalist for regional James Beard award
by | Thursday, March 15, 2018

Oberlin's Ben Sukle named finalist for regional James Beard award

But as finalists were announced this morning in Philadelphia, neither made the cut. Zingerman's is the only one of those semifinalists to be a finalist, Melody Baetens of The Detroit News . Brett Anderson's i...More..

Philips Hue announces outdoor range
by | Thursday, March 15, 2018

Philips Hue announces outdoor range

These new lights will work with Assistant too. The new range joins the same ecosystem and communicates via ZigBee using the Philips Hue Hub. The company on Monday introduced a new line of Hue outdoor lighti...More..

Twitch Prime subscribers will now get free monthly games
by | Thursday, March 15, 2018

Twitch Prime subscribers will now get free monthly games

Aptly called Free Games with Prime , the program launches on March 15 with two titles: the excellent first-person shooter Superhot and Oxenfree . Twitch mentions in its blog that all eight titles from the ...More..

Walmart steps up Amazon battle with nationwide grocery delivery
by | Thursday, March 15, 2018

Walmart steps up Amazon battle with nationwide grocery delivery

While they debut a range of online pick-up and grocery delivery platforms, the incumbent grocers have been trying to woo more customers back through their doors by improving in-store ambience with hot takea...More..

Former top U.S. negotiator says Kim is 'in the driver's seat'
by | Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Former top U.S. negotiator says Kim is 'in the driver's seat'

However, it would allow Kim and Trump to meet without travelling far from either of their respective security forces or to be seen kowtowing in an "enemy" capital. Kim also agreed that the U.S. -North Korea d...More..

Amazon recalls 260000 chargers after fires, burns reported
by | Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Amazon recalls 260000 chargers after fires, burns reported

You might want to pay attention if you purchased an AmazonBasics power bank over the last couple of years. The power banks, sold between December 2014 and July 2017, have a risk of overheating, which can caus...More..

Japan's Abe, wife under fire over cover-up of cronyism
by | Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Japan's Abe, wife under fire over cover-up of cronyism

Abe said he would resign as prime minister and a member of Parliament if evidence emerged linking him to the land deal. Abe is facing re-election as head of his ruling LDP party in September, which would put ...More..

Larry Page's Air Taxi Takes Flight
by | Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Larry Page's Air Taxi Takes Flight

Alphabet chief executive Larry Page has been putting his vast wealth into a number of projects, including a flying taxi start-up now testing in New Zealand. Kitty Hawk did its unveiling via a YouTube vid...More..

Oil prices fall as relief over falling U.S. rig count fades
by | Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Oil prices fall as relief over falling U.S. rig count fades

New indications of growing US output come as the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries-which has been holding back output by 1.8 million barrels a day since the start of last year-is divided over h...More..

Married Iowa lawmaker resigns after being caught kissing woman at a bar
by | Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Married Iowa lawmaker resigns after being caught kissing woman at a bar

A married Republican senate leader has stepped down after video emerged showing him making out with a woman in a bar. A prominent politician in the USA state of Iowa has resigned after he was caught app...More..

Venus Williams On Course For Clash With Sister Serena
by | Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Venus Williams On Course For Clash With Sister Serena

It was supposed to be a semifinal in 2001, but Venus withdrew only a few minutes before the match was to begin, citing tendinitis in her right knee. She fell behind 1-3 early in the second set but rallied by ...More..

CPI inflation eases to four-month low of 4.44% in February 2018
by | Tuesday, March 13, 2018

CPI inflation eases to four-month low of 4.44% in February 2018

The inflation rate is in below expectations as a Reuters survey of 30 economists had predicted it to come at 4.80 per cent. After this, analysts believe that Reserve Bank of India would hold rates steady ...More..

Air Canada says systems back online
by | Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Air Canada says systems back online

Air Canada customers in foreign airports have also been raising concerns about long lines and check-in delays. Be prepared for delays, if you are heading to YVR Airport for a flight with Air Canada. Air Canad...More..

Dropbox's $7 Billion IPO Is a Third from Peak Valuation
by | Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Dropbox's $7 Billion IPO Is a Third from Peak Valuation

At the high end of that range, Dropbox would have a market value of about $7.1 billion, based on the number of shares outstanding after the offering. Dropbox also will reverse-split the current shares outsta...More..

Kenya claim silver after falling to Fiji in Vancouver Sevens
by | Monday, March 12, 2018

Kenya claim silver after falling to Fiji in Vancouver Sevens

Five tournaments and five different winners so far on the 2018 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series sees South Africa leading the series standings with 92 points ahead of New Zealand on 82 points. South Africa leads ...More..

Region's unemployment rate down
by | Sunday, March 11, 2018

Region's unemployment rate down

Quebec has added 74,000 jobs over the past year, according to Statistics Canada. In Saskatchewan, the economy shed 2,900 jobs. These gains were fueled by full-time work. By region, there were very few changes...More..

Trump's military parade plans come into focus: planes, but no tanks
by | Sunday, March 11, 2018

Trump's military parade plans come into focus: planes, but no tanks

The parade will be capped off by a "heavy air component", which may include older aircraft. However, due to the millions of dollars it would cost and the potential damage it could cause the streets of Washingto...More..

Waymo moves beyond driverless taxis with trucking program
by | Sunday, March 11, 2018

Waymo moves beyond driverless taxis with trucking program

The trucks will have safety drivers on board to monitor the various systems and take control if needed. Waymo driverless trucks will go to work in the Atlanta area Monday as part of a pilot programme meant to...More..

European Central Bank drops pledge to increase bond buys, if needed
by | Sunday, March 11, 2018

European Central Bank drops pledge to increase bond buys, if needed

The ECB added that monthly net asset purchases of €30 billion were meant to run until the end of September, or beyond, if necessary. Having bought bonds for three years to depress borrowing costs, the Europea...More..

Technical issue causes huge delays at Sydney Airport
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

Technical issue causes huge delays at Sydney Airport

We picked that up before we opened the terminal this morning. Qantas Airways Ltd, the country's biggest carrier, said it was not affected as it operates out of a different terminal. A spokeswoman for Brisbane...More..

United States adds 313000 Jobs in February
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

United States adds 313000 Jobs in February

The jobs report shows healthy economic conditions at the start of the year, as reflected in both the magnitude of gains as well as the healthy dispersion of job creation. And so while wages were a disappointm...More..

Spanish women strike for International Women's Day
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

Spanish women strike for International Women's Day

From Afghanistan to the Philippines to Mexico to Spain , women across the globe are taking to the streets today to mark International Women's Day . Forty-nine women were killed by their partners or ex-partn...More..

Gunfire and hostages taken at California veterans home
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

Gunfire and hostages taken at California veterans home

But Napa County Sheriff John Robertson told reporters that about 80 students were near the area where the hostages were taken but were never in danger. Yountville is about 50 miles northeast of San Francisco. ...More..

On Twitter, More Fake News Than Facts Shared By Humans, Not Bots
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

On Twitter, More Fake News Than Facts Shared By Humans, Not Bots

Falsehoods commonly inspired replies on Twitter expressing surprise, fear and disgust, said the report . They found that false news is 70 percent more likely to be retweeted than real news stories ....More..

Lloyd Blankfein is reportedly planning to leave Goldman Sachs
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

Lloyd Blankfein is reportedly planning to leave Goldman Sachs

Blankfein is angling to leave ahead of the bank's 150th anniversary in 2019. Shares were mostly unchanged from their prices prior to the news. One of two Co-presidents, David Solomon and Harvey Schwartz, are ex...More..

New York Assembly passes 5 gun control bills
by | Friday, March 09, 2018

New York Assembly passes 5 gun control bills

Bob Lowry, of the State Council of School Superintendents, said the association isn't prepared to take a position on gun control measures that don't touch on school security specifically, like the Assembly bill...More..

White House quietly allows hunting trophies to be imported
by | Friday, March 09, 2018

White House quietly allows hunting trophies to be imported

The memo is dated March 1, stating that the FWS will consider a species' "status and management program" and "ensure that the program is promoting the conservation of the species" when determining whether or no...More..

SEC issues strong warning to potential cryptocurrency investors
by | Friday, March 09, 2018

SEC issues strong warning to potential cryptocurrency investors

Interestingly, the SEC tends to stress the fact that cryptocurrencies might be viewed as securities, while the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) considers them commodities. Bittrex, however, ha...More..