Sunday November 18-th, 2018

No need to panic over rupee devaluation, says Finance Minister Arun Jaitley No need to panic over rupee devaluation, says Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

Earlier in the day, the currency had gained 9 paise to 71.66 against the U.S. dollar on fresh selling of the USA currency by exporters and banks. The rupee's unabated fall continued for the sixth straight session on Wednesday as it hit yet an...

Amazon launches Hindi version of website and app Amazon launches Hindi version of website and app

The announcement makes a lot of sense for Amazon. None of India's other leading e-commerce portals - Flipkart , Snapdeal or Paytm Mall - now have a local language version of their apps or websites, and the move to launch a Hindi app and website ...

Students’ Fake McDonald’s Poster Goes Unnoticed for 51 Days Students’ Fake McDonald’s Poster Goes Unnoticed for 51 Days

I look up and I see a blank wall and I tell Christian, 'Hey, what if we put a picture of us on there? "It's now been 51 days since i hung it up", he said on Twitter on Monday, Sept. In a statement obtained by DailyMail.com, Pearland McDonald's fran...

Gulf Platforms Shut ahead of Hurricane Gulf Platforms Shut ahead of Hurricane

Crude oil futures were stable to higher during mid-morning trade in Asia Tuesday, with the Brent futures contract largely unchanged on the back of stable production data from Russian Federation and the NYMEX WTI contract edging higher ahead of the ...

JUST IN: South Africa's economy slips into first recession since 2009

This brings the total year-on-year growth to an anaemic 0.4%, well below the population growth rate of 1.7%. This is despite expectations from many economists that SA would narrowly miss a recession. This is due to a drop in the production of field...

An Upset: Pressley Topples Capuano In Nationally Watched 7th District Race An Upset: Pressley Topples Capuano In Nationally Watched 7th District Race

Michael Capuano (D-Mass.) conceded to Pressley on Tuesday evening. Pressley is making history; she will become the first African-American Massachusetts voters have sent to the US House of Representatives. "This is not just about resisting and affr...

Explainer: What does the recession mean for South Africa? Explainer: What does the recession mean for South Africa?

South Africa has plunged into a recession with a surprise 0.7% contraction in the second quarter of the year. This is despite expectations from many economists that SA would narrowly miss a recession. "Clearly this is not what Ramaphosa would like ...

Amazon hits $1 trillion market value milestone Amazon hits $1 trillion market value milestone

Amazon.com Inc on Tuesday briefly joined Apple Inc to become the second $1 trillion (777.79 billion pounds) publicly listed USA company after its stock price more than doubled in a year as it grew rapidly in retail and cloud computing. Amazon's sto...

Amazon becomes nation's second public trillion-dollar company Amazon becomes nation's second public trillion-dollar company

Last month, Apple became the first USA company to become a $1 trillion company. That's two $1 trillion businesses that started off in a garage. Multiplied by the current number of shares outstanding - 487,741,189 - that puts the company's book value ...

Oil prices jump as Gulf of Mexico rigs evacuated Oil prices jump as Gulf of Mexico rigs evacuated

However, it remains to be seen whether the barrel of WTI can sustain above the 71 handle amid a broadly firmer USA dollar. Turkish crisis also weighed down on Crude oil market on the early week but Crude oil price action rebound from monthly lo...

Tencent Plunges 5% Amid Crackdown on Video Games Tencent Plunges 5% Amid Crackdown on Video Games

Shares in internet giant Tencent , China's games leader, dropped by more than five per cent in Hong Kong while Perfect World Co, a game developer formerly listed on the US NASDAQ exchange, fell as much as nine per cent in Shenzhen. Tencent has lo...

Speakers at McCain burial take swipes at absent Trump Speakers at McCain burial take swipes at absent Trump

Trump, who once belittled the senator's wartime service. "Some people will never recover from that". His more intimate burial rites in Annapolis come at the heels of a service at Washington's National Cathedral that featured eulogies from fo...

Petrol, diesel prices at highest-ever levels on rupee woes Petrol, diesel prices at highest-ever levels on rupee woes

Diesel , too, touched a new high of Rs 75.12 a litre here, leaving transporters and motorists fuming. Diesel now costs Rs?75.54 per litre in Mumbai. Transporters have threatened to increase freight rates by 10-15% if there is a further hike in di...

McCain Buried at Naval Academy Next To Longtime Friend McCain Buried at Naval Academy Next To Longtime Friend

McCain was a prisoner of war during the Vietnam War and spent more than five years as a POW in Hanoi. John McCain's funeral, a ceremony that was both a celebration of his life and a condemnation of the commander in chief, the media has a lot to...

Coca-Cola joins the coffee business with R75bn costa deal Coca-Cola joins the coffee business with R75bn costa deal

Costa which was founded in London in 1971 and became a major coffee brand around the world has operations including a leading brand, almost 4,000 retail outlets with baristas, a coffee vending operation, for-home coffee formats and Costa's state-o...

JD.com CEO released after U.S. arrest for alleged sexual misconduct JD.com CEO released after U.S. arrest for alleged sexual misconduct

No complaint has been filed against Liu, who goes by the Americanized name of Richard in the US. The billionaire has been dubbed the "Jeff Bezos of China " and has been a prime challenger to Jack Ma's Alibaba e-commerce empire. The University of ...

California bill could limit early school start times California bill could limit early school start times

Governor Jerry Brown has yet to indicate if he'll sign it into law, though prominent Democrats like Kamala Harris and Nancy Pelosi have expressed support for it. Now that it has passed the California State Assembly, SB822 moves on to the State Se...

Google, Mastercard partnership secretly tracks purchases, raises privacy questions Google, Mastercard partnership secretly tracks purchases, raises privacy questions

It is possible to opt out of Google collecting data on your Mastercard transactions by toggling off " Web and App Activity " in your Google account. Why it matters: Google's extensive tracking practices continue to come under fire as details invo...

Australia’s New Leader, Indonesia Strike Free-Trade Pact

Australia's new Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Indonesian President Joko Widodo welcomed on Friday (Aug 31) the conclusion of all the main points of an economic partnership deal six years in the making. "It means we can improve the quality of our ...

Canadian stock market down due to unresolved NAFTA talks Canadian stock market down due to unresolved NAFTA talks

The following are the indices of major stock markets worldwide on Saturday. Market participants also awaited fresh updates from the ongoing trade-talk between the USA and Canada. The S&P 500 ended flat while the Dow edged down and the Nasdaq closed...

CBOE To Launch Ethereum Futures Later This Year

Ether futures could have a similar impact on the crypto's price, according to Lee. Citing an unnamed source with knowledge of the situation, Business Insider reports that CBOE wants to become the first US exchange to list an ethereum f...

Kenya-UK sign deal to repatriate assets, proceeds of crime Kenya-UK sign deal to repatriate assets, proceeds of crime

The Head of State observed that Kenya and Britain should anchor on the existing strong trade and commercial ties to build an even more formidable partnership for the mutual benefit of their citizens. May also pointed out Kenya's new push to combat ...

Barnier presses United Kingdom to present Irish border solution Barnier presses United Kingdom to present Irish border solution

Raab, whose predecessor David Davis resigned in July over differences with Prime Minister Theresa May's negotiating strategy, said he was "stubbornly optimistic" that a deal could be reached. Politicians fear that a return to customs checks and polic...

Santa Monica Picks Bird, Lyft, Lime, JUMP For Electric Scooter Program Santa Monica Picks Bird, Lyft, Lime, JUMP For Electric Scooter Program

Tempe will have even more options for shared bike and scooter transportation as Lime rolls out electric scooters in the area Thursday. Why did Scoot Kick and Skip win? On Thursday, Santa Monica announced that Lime, Bird , Lyft and ...

Ford cancels plans to import SUV model from China Ford cancels plans to import SUV model from China

But recent tariffs imposed on imports from China by the USA administration would have trimmed profits on an already low-margin vehicle, according to the Detroit News . "All of that imported say material would be discipline to tariffs as successfully...

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