• No change in budget date, government to tell Election Commission
No change in budget date, government to tell Election Commission

And polls in five states are scheduled to start February 4. "Though the Commission is looking into the representation made by Opposition parties, I don't think it will be able to stop the government from tabling the budget as per schedule".

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  • Boeing Delivered 748 Aircraft In 2016
Boeing Delivered 748 Aircraft In 2016

The stock traded at $159.10, surging 0.24% at the closing bell on Friday. The plane maker delivered 748 airliners in 2016, down slightly from its 2015 record of 762. The tally did not include any of its pending orders for Iran, the company said. With a list price of $110 million per aircraft, the deal could be worth as much as $8.25 billion.

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  • Supreme Court threatens to cancel 2G license of Aircel
Supreme Court threatens to cancel 2G license of Aircel

Airwaves granted to telecom operator Aircel could be cancelled if two executives at Malaysian parent Maxis Bhd do not appear at a trial court, the Supreme Court warned on Friday. T Ananda Krishnan. The court has given the company two weeks to respond. Once Sivasankaran sold his stake, it is alleged, Aircel nearly immediately got all necessary appro...

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  • British Airways passengers 'will be able to fly during strike'
British Airways passengers 'will be able to fly during strike'

The disruption will mainly affect flights to Europe. BA said all flights departing and arriving at Gatwick and City airports will operate as normal. Workers claim they are underpaid and dispute BA's claim that staff are paid a minimum of £21,000 a year through pay, bonuses and incentives. An airline has vowed to keep planes in the air during a ...

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  • Blackfish star orca Tilikum: SeaWorld Orlando bids adieu to killer whale
Blackfish star orca Tilikum: SeaWorld Orlando bids adieu to killer whale

In 2013, Tilikum was featured in the documentary "Blackfish" which showed the whales living conditions and the constant demand to perform. Only days after it was announced that the oldest-known killer whale in the wild, Granny, had died , one of SeaWorld's main whale attractions, Tilikum , has also passed on.

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  • Staples to stop selling U.S. Postal Service supplies
Staples to stop selling U.S. Postal Service supplies

More than 500 Staples retail outlets around the country have been offering postal services. This time the union added a legal challenge to the Staples program and won a highly critical ruling from the law judge who heard the union's complaint of unfair labor practices by postal management.

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  • What time, channel is USA vs. Canada final
What time, channel is USA vs. Canada final

We'll enjoy this for a little, but our guys know the mission isn't over. We just hoped it wouldn't come to that. Canada had some chances, including Taylor Raddysh in the slot on the power play, but were unable to convert. Canada last won gold in 2015 on home ice when the tournament was split again between Toronto and Montreal. The USA has had a...

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  • Super Mario Run Reached 90 Million Downloads
Super Mario Run Reached 90 Million Downloads

A new report has emerged online which tells that the Super Mario Run has reached 90 Million downloads since its launch date. That's a 3% conversion rate! Zscaler researchers spotted cyber crooks looking to take advantage of the latest mobile gaming craze by disguising Android Marcher as Super Mario Run .

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  • Trump's Secretary of State Pick Gets $180M Retirement Package from Exxon
Trump's Secretary of State Pick Gets $180M Retirement Package from Exxon

The precise value of the cash paid into the trust would depend on Exxon's average share price around the time Mr Tillerson's appointment is confirmed and would include a reduction worth about $3m from market values, requested by federal ethics watchdogs.

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  • Gov. Roy Cooper declares state of emergency
Gov. Roy Cooper declares state of emergency

Wilmington St. Cooper urged people to stay off the roads during what's expected to be "a significant snow event". There's a smaller chance of light snow this afternoon, but the heaviest flakes are expected between midnight tonight and 9 a.m.

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  • Former Employee Claims Company Lied To Investors
Former Employee Claims Company Lied To Investors

Pompliano claimed he was pressurized to breach Facebook's confidential and proprietary information, the magazine said. A former Snapchat employee alleges that the company has been faking its growth numbers in order to boost its value in an IPO, according to a lawsuit filed in L.A.

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  • Amazon reportedly planning to open Manhattan bookstore
Amazon reportedly planning to open Manhattan bookstore

It already has retail locations in Seattle, Portland, Oregon, and San Diego. The Manhattan site would be the first East Coast store for Amazon.com, which opened a store in Seattle - the company's headquarters - a year ago. So, you'll soon be able to browse the 4,000-square-foot store's shelves for must-reads instead of perusing them digitally. Th...

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  • US Two-Year Yield Near Seven-Year High Ahead of Fed Minutes
US Two-Year Yield Near Seven-Year High Ahead of Fed Minutes

The uneasiness felt in the minutes chimed with Fed chair Janet Yellen's press conference comments after the December meeting that it was "operating under a cloud of uncertainty at the moment". With unemployment in the USA already a low 4.6 per cent, most FOMC participants believe the labour market is at or close to its full employment objective...

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  • Would you spend $632000 on a Bluefin tuna? He just did
Would you spend $632000 on a Bluefin tuna? He just did

The winning bid Thursday for the prized but imperiled species was the second highest ever after a record 155.4 million yen bid in 2013 at the annual New Year auction. Pew and several environmental groups are calling for a ban on commercial fishing of bluefin tuna for at least two years because of overfishing. "When the populations are so low there ...

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  • Indonesia puts military ties with Australia on hold
Indonesia puts military ties with Australia on hold

Indonesian military spokesman Major General Wuryanto said a broad range of joint activities between Australia and Indonesia would be affected as a result of "technical matters". In a statement released hours after the news broke in the Indonesian media on Wednesday, Australian Defence Minister Marise Payne contested this interpretation, saying only...

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  • Next Lowers Profit Forecast and Warns of Difficult Year Ahead
Next Lowers Profit Forecast and Warns of Difficult Year Ahead

Next's chief executive, Lord Wolfson, was a prominent Leave campaigner though he has argued for a so-called soft Brexit which maintains European Union trade arrangements. Lord Wolfson said 2017 was going to be "even tougher", with the group forecasting that its next year's profits could tumble to between £680 million and £780 million.

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  • Manufacturing Activity in Indonesia Contracts in December 2016
Manufacturing Activity in Indonesia Contracts in December 2016

Total new orders remained stagnant at 53.2, while new export orders fell from 50.3 to 50.1. Output by the UK's manufacturing sector surprised analysts by hitting a 30-month high in December despite the pressure of rising costs of imported raw materials due to the fall in the value of sterling.

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  • EXTRA: LSE To Sell French Clearing Arm For EUR510 Million To Euronext
EXTRA: LSE To Sell French Clearing Arm For EUR510 Million To Euronext

LSEG today operates multiple central counterparties ("CCPs"): LCH Group, the multi-asset global CCP operator which has legal subsidiaries in the UK (LCH Ltd), the US (LCH LLC), France (LCH SA), and CC&G in Italy. European exchange operator Euronext NV has made a EUR510.0 million cash offer to buy Paris-based LCH SA. Euronext said it expected ...

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  • Baggage Handler Gets Locked Inside Plane's Cargo Area During Flight
Baggage Handler Gets Locked Inside Plane's Cargo Area During Flight

A sky high surprise for airport authorities at Washington-Dulles International. A baggage handler spent a 82-minute flight from Charlotte to northern Virginia locked inside a United Express cargo hold. United Express confirmed it was looking into the incident. The flight reached altitudes of up to 27,000 feet, where outside temperatures can rea...

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  • The Hot Stock: Xerox Soars 20%
The Hot Stock: Xerox Soars 20%

They set a "buy" rating and a $13.00 target price for the company. Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on Xerox Corporation Earnings, with 12 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.33.

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