United Kingdom starts countdown to new £1 coin

The New Year's Day announcement is the first time the Treasury has laid out an exact timetable for the currency swap. The Treasury is launching a public awareness campaign to ensure everyday people spend their old £1 coins or return them to the b... More..

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PNB reduces MCLR by 70 bps with effect from Jan 1
by | Monday, January 02, 2017

PNB reduces MCLR by 70 bps with effect from Jan 1

Borrowers of IDBI bank seeking three-year loans will be charged 9.30%, down 40 bps; while six month loans have been pegged at 8.90%, down 35 bps. The new loans rates will be effective from January 1. "The dec...More..

About 50000 Rohingya Muslims flee from Myanmar to Bangladesh: Dhaka government
by | Monday, January 02, 2017

About 50000 Rohingya Muslims flee from Myanmar to Bangladesh: Dhaka government

Dozens of the stateless Rohingya minority have been killed and tens of thousands displaced since October, when a fresh bout of state-sponsored violence hit restive Rakhine State. In 1982, their rights to citize...More..

Petrol price hiked by Rs 1.29 per litre, diesel by Rs 0.97
by | Monday, January 02, 2017

Petrol price hiked by Rs 1.29 per litre, diesel by Rs 0.97

The cost of driving home for Christmas went up this year - and now there's a further spike in prices for the New Year. He said the decision of not to raise the petroleum prices would cost some Rs 4 billion. "...More..

Coalition Air Strike May Have Hit Civilians in Mosul, Military Says
by | Sunday, January 01, 2017

Coalition Air Strike May Have Hit Civilians in Mosul, Military Says

Gen. Najim Jabouri, Iraqi army commander of the offensive, reached by phone where he was overseeing troops in a northern Mosul neighborhood. When government forces liberate an area, most civilians act quickly t...More..

by | Saturday, December 31, 2016

One dead and fisherman missing as search stood down after boat capsizes

Later on Wednesday, one additional crewmember was found and pulled from the water, and while he showed signs of life at the time of his rescue, he passed away at the hospital. "We are standing down the search t...More..

by | Saturday, December 31, 2016

United Kingdom house prices rise in December - Nationwide

But, on the other hand, an ongoing shortage of properties for sale and low interest rates keeping mortgages relatively cheap will help to support house prices generally across the United Kingdom, the report sai...More..

Cash withdrawal limits likely to stay after banned note-deposit deadline ends
by | Saturday, December 31, 2016

Cash withdrawal limits likely to stay after banned note-deposit deadline ends

But ATMs of most other banks, including HDFC Bank and SBI, continue to dispense Rs 2000 and Rs 100 notes. Although this week the currency situation has been somewhat better as new Rs 500 notes as well as Rs 1...More..

Sports Direct sells Dunlop brand to Japan's Sumitomo
by | Saturday, December 31, 2016

Sports Direct sells Dunlop brand to Japan's Sumitomo

As part of the deal, Sumitomo will grant Sports Direct a royalty free licence to continue to use the Dunlop brand for workwear and safety wear for Sports Direct's own retail purposes. Earlier this month the c...More..

Clattenburg named referee of the year
by | Saturday, December 31, 2016

Clattenburg named referee of the year

Bookmakers Ladbrokes are offering odds of 25-1 for the Premier League official to make the unprecedented move. Others were more concerned that other Premier League referees were being overlooked by the Chine...More..

by | Friday, December 30, 2016

Obama, Japan's Abe decry 'horrors of war' at Pearl Harbor

Inada did not pay a visit on the August 15 anniversary of Japan's surrender in World War II due to her four-day trip to Djibouti to inspect Self-Defense Forces troops engaged in an antipiracy mission off Somali...More..

Tax collection figures show double-digit growth: fm
by | Friday, December 30, 2016

Tax collection figures show double-digit growth: fm

Jaitley also noted that there was no adverse impact of demonetisation drive on the economy as warned by critics. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley further said that remonetisation has substantially advanced and n...More..

Wall Street Falls Again As Financial Stocks Lead the Decline
by | Friday, December 30, 2016

Wall Street Falls Again As Financial Stocks Lead the Decline

Energy Information Administration said in its weekly report that crude oil inventories rose by 0.614 million barrels in the week ended December 23, compared to forecasts for a draw of 2.060 million barrels. LOO...More..

by | Friday, December 30, 2016

U.S., Takata nearing agreement on $1 billion fine

At least 184 people have been injured in the United States in incidents involving potentially deadly Takata air bags. The recall process has been painfully slow despite repeated attempts by federal safety reg...More..

'Gunshot' at Arizona Mills Mall was chair thrown in food court
by | Thursday, December 29, 2016

'Gunshot' at Arizona Mills Mall was chair thrown in food court

The arrests follow a second night of chaos at the Philadelphia-area mall. Around 200 people showed up at a Philadelphia mall on Tuesday in a disturbance planned on the social media network Snapchat that led t...More..

Market Waits for Oil Supply Cuts
by | Thursday, December 29, 2016

Market Waits for Oil Supply Cuts

OPEC members agreed to cut production by 1.2 million barrels per day at the start of January and non-OPEC producers are to cut production by 600,000 barrels per day, citing two dozen countries are involved in t...More..

Boss Gifts 800 Employees With a Caribbean Cruise For the New Year
by | Thursday, December 29, 2016

Boss Gifts 800 Employees With a Caribbean Cruise For the New Year

The president of Bertch Cabinets, based in Waterloo , said four planes will be chartered to take the staff to Miami on Sunday, January 8, where they will stay at a five-star hotel before departing the follow...More..

by | Thursday, December 29, 2016

MIRVs to Make India's 'Agni' ICBM More Potent

The missiles are among India's most sophisticated weapons. Just $5 a month. "It will add tremendous strength to our strategic defence", said Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailing the team of scientists behind th...More..

by | Thursday, December 29, 2016

Chinese Hackers Charged With Trading on Stolen Law Firm Data

According to U.S. prosecutors, the Chinese hacking trio raked in over $4m by placing trades in at least five company stocks, presumably using illegally accessed insider information from several undisclosed law...More..

Seaways Shipping GM Murder Case: Mahima Mishra arrested in Bangkok
by | Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Seaways Shipping GM Murder Case: Mahima Mishra arrested in Bangkok

Bhubaneswar, Dec. 25: After managing to evade arrest for almost two months, industrialist and director of Odisha Stevedores Limited Mahimananda Mishra was detained at the immigration centre at Bangkok on Satur...More..