Economy


Police first responder describes London Bridge attack mayhem
- June 12, 2017

The British Red Cross's Saturday Night for London fundraising drive to support the victims of the attacks has raised over £700,000 since Sunday, and is backed by Borough Market where the knifemen attacked people enjoying a night out. Police released additional details from its investigation; most notably, Butt tried online to rent a larger, 7.5-ton truck that could have killed more people, but his payment was declined. (more...)
Manchester United set to announce signing of £64 million superstar on Monday Manchester United set to announce signing of £64 million superstar on Monday
- June 11, 2017

Against Chelsea , he changed our tactical formation just before the game. Manchester United are confident of announcing a deal for Alvaro Morata imminently, though Jose Mourinho want to bolster his strike force even further this summer. (more...)
Cavaliers romp over Warriors to avoid sweep
- June 11, 2017

The scoring frenzy didn't stop though, continuing into the second quarter, which ended with the Cavs taking an 86-68 lead - the most points in a half and the most made 3s in a half in Finals history (13-for-22). "We will watch film and see where we can get better". Maybe he will. I don't know. Game 4 is when things got personal. Heading into Friday night, they had stormed through the playoffs with 15 straight victories, 30 wins in 31 overall, and it was plausible for people to wonder if ... (more...)
Japan Enacts Law to Allow Emperor Akihito to Abdicate Japan Enacts Law to Allow Emperor Akihito to Abdicate
- June 10, 2017

The legislation, which had already cleared the lower house, was triggered by a rare televised address a year ago... His Imperial Majesty will be the first monarch in Japan to abdicate for almost 200 years. Speaking at a memorial marking the 70th anniversary of Japan's surrender, Akihito expressed "deep remorse" for the country's actions in World War II. (more...)
Verizon plans to cut about 2000 jobs at Yahoo, AOL Verizon plans to cut about 2000 jobs at Yahoo, AOL
- June 09, 2017

The deal is now expected to close on Tuesday, according to both companies. For several shareholders entering the short meeting at the Santa Clara Marriott on Thursday, the choice to sell Yahoo's Internet properties, which include Yahoo Mail, News and Sports, was inevitable. (more...)
Oil drops after OPEC-led output cut extension falls below expectations
- June 08, 2017

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Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) has industry P/E ratio of 27.84
- June 08, 2017

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Trump renews criticism of London Mayor Khan over attack Trump renews criticism of London Mayor Khan over attack
- June 07, 2017

Tuesday on ABC's "Good Morning America", Donald Trump, Jr. defended his father's response to the London terrorist attack over the weekend that has resulted in at least seven people dead. Trump mocked Khan's comment on Sunday, suggesting in a tweet that the mayor was downplaying the attacks. Trump, a day before, launched an attack on the London Mayor, while apparently misconstruing a statement made by him post the incident. (more...)
PM Modi names India's longest bridge after Assamese legend Bhupen Hazarika PM Modi names India's longest bridge after Assamese legend Bhupen Hazarika
- June 07, 2017

The Arunachal Pradesh Literary Society (APLS) too agreed with this statement. Apart from this, Modi will also inaugurate a slew of projects in the state. Stressing on physical and social infrastructure, he added that the BJP's intent is to make development sustainable and fulfil the dreams of the country. (more...)
London Mayor: Terror will be harder to stop if May wins vote
- June 07, 2017

He told BBC Radio 4's Today programme: "The invitation has been issued and accepted and I see no reason to change that, but as far as what Sadiq Khan has said , about the reassurances that he has offered the people of London , I think he was right to speak in that way". (more...)
Crew CEO Will Be Replaced By West Elm President
- June 06, 2017

Crew . Drexler, who will stay on as chairman, invested $100 million into J. Crew and owns 10% of the company. Drexler's 14-year run as J.Crew's top executive followed his previous job as the CEO at Gap , where he helped revitalize the brand in the 1990s and earned the nickname " merchant prince ". (more...)
London mayor calls for cancellation of Trump visit to UK London mayor calls for cancellation of Trump visit to UK
- June 06, 2017

Speaking on the BBC, Mr Khan made clear that he was advising people not to be concerned by the presence of additional armed police officers on the streets of the capital in the days to come, and not playing down anxieties about the attack itself. (more...)
Ariana, others perform in Manchester as tribute to attack victims
- June 05, 2017

Throughout the concert, there were many emotional moments that moved the crowds to tears. 'Manchester , do you feel like giants?' " Sorry I can't be there this evening", Beckham began in a message broadcast at the stadium. "All we feel here tonight is love, resilience, positivity", Williams said. The singer had cancelled tour dates and flown back to the USA to be with her loved ones immediately after the Manchester attack . (more...)
China vows to adhere to Paris climate deal China vows to adhere to Paris climate deal
- June 05, 2017

While travelling overseas last week, Mr Trump was repeatedly pressed to stay in the deal by European leaders as well as Pope Francis. In a jibe at the US administration, Juncker told the audience at an event of the Confederation of German Employers in Berlin that "not everything that is written in worldwide agreements is fake news". (more...)
Mixed reviews locally for proposed minimum wage hike Mixed reviews locally for proposed minimum wage hike
- June 01, 2017

The increase would be phased in over the next 18 months, moving up to $14 an hour in January of 2018, and then to $15 the following year. About 10 per cent of Ontario workers are now making minimum wage, but about 30 per cent are making less than $15 an hour - the majority of them women. (more...)
Wynne government to announce Ontario labour laws update today
- June 01, 2017

The minimum wage increase was the centerpiece of a slew of reforms Premier Kathleen Wynne revealed yesterday, including ensuring equal pay for part-time workers and increasing vacation entitlements. He added that the province is also looking at policies that improve the "work-life balance" of young families. "For 14 years they've done nothing to address the erosion of people's standard of living, of the minimum wage, of the quality of work", she said. (more...)
Amazon Refunding Kids' In-App Purchases — FTC Amazon Refunding Kids' In-App Purchases — FTC
- June 01, 2017

Amazon has been sending emails to those who might have been affected, the FTC said. "This case demonstrates what should be a bedrock principle for all companies - you must get customers' consent before you charge them", Thomas B. This means that parents do not have to send emails or call Amazon to get their money back. The company began receiving complaints about the unauthorized charges after the launch of the Amazon app store in 2011. (more...)
Margaret Court hits back at 'bullies' Margaret Court hits back at 'bullies'
- May 31, 2017

Court says she's willing to chat with the Qantas board about her position, "but it won't be in the Qantas lounge". "I find it very hard to believe that it would ever be changed, but the court's named Margaret Court Arena because of what she did in tennis", said Stosur, also speaking in Paris on Monday. (more...)
Girls outshine boys in class XII Gujarat Board exam Girls outshine boys in class XII Gujarat Board exam
- May 31, 2017

Visit the site and follow the set procedure of submitting in your details like roll no. etc to see your result card which can be downloaded, taken screenshot of or printed out as per your convenience. Gujarat board was established on May 01, 1960. To qualify in a subject a candidate must obtain a minimum of grade D (33 till 40 marks) in all subjects to be eligible for higher secondary certificate. (more...)
Moody's downgrades China's rating
- May 27, 2017

By downgrading China's credit rating, Moody's said China's debt is likely to grow substantially, while its economy slows down. ANZ, on the other hand, said, "Downgrade (s) by rating agencies could potentially erode the financial soundness of China, creating the risk of a negative feedback loop", and: "The downgrade will likely lift the cost of financing of Chinese issuers, especially in the offshore market". (more...)