Strike to continue — GMCC

Slamming the demand for separate state of Gorkhaland as being based on "flimsy" grounds, intellectuals from fields such as art, literature, music and films have penned a letter to Modi seeking his intervention. The Gorkhaland Movement Coordination Co... More..

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Kerala: 9 CPI-M workers injured in bomb attack in Kannur
by | Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Kerala: 9 CPI-M workers injured in bomb attack in Kannur

Payyannur and nearby areas had been tense since those murders. BJP workers have called for a strike in Payannur on Wednesday, the day following the attack, and have claimed that the attack was done by CPI-M. ...More..

Low manufacturing output pulls down IIP growth to 1.7 percent in May
by | Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Low manufacturing output pulls down IIP growth to 1.7 percent in May

It was predicted that key macroeconomic parameter would cool down to 1.7 per cent. Suvodeep Rakshit, senior economist, Kotak Institutional Equities, said: "This print will provide room for RBI to cut repo rat...More..

by | Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Futures Pointing to Slightly Lower Open on Wall Street

Energy companies advanced in premarket action, tracking a almost 2% jump in oil prices (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/oil-extends-gains-after-upbeat-us-production-data-2017-07-12). It ended 0.85 percent lowe...More..

Three cups of coffee a day keep the doctor away
by | Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Three cups of coffee a day keep the doctor away

People who drink around three cups of coffee a day may live longer than non-coffee drinkers, a landmark study has found. He added that these results were similar across all of the ten European countries, ...More..

West Nile virus detected in mosquitoes in Roslindale
by | Wednesday, July 12, 2017

West Nile virus detected in mosquitoes in Roslindale

Hunt says Matthew played a major role in the cases of West Nile virus. Not only are you being advised to wear bug spray or long sleeves and trousers, but to remove standing water from your property when possi...More..

100-year-old shares her secret to life
by | Wednesday, July 12, 2017

100-year-old shares her secret to life

Bearse says she also likes her wine. The celebration was complete with all the fixings, balloons, birthday cake and her secret to a long life: wine. "Maine is attractive. I tell everybody, 'You want a trip?" ...More..

Sens. Schumer, Booker urge $11B for Gateway Tunnel project
by | Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Sens. Schumer, Booker urge $11B for Gateway Tunnel project

The U.S. Department of Transportation appropriations bill for fiscal 2018 will include $500 million in "rail state of good fix grants" and $400 million for building a new tunnel to connect New Jersey to New Yor...More..

Amicus Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOLD) Shares Bought by Palo Alto Investors LLC
by | Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Amicus Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOLD) Shares Bought by Palo Alto Investors LLC

Session activity on Amicus Therapeutics, Inc .( NASDAQ : FOLD ) stock is placing it on today's most active list. 1 is equivalent to a buy rating, 3 a hold rating, and 5 a sell rating. The stock was sold at an ...More..

Halloween Special Coming This Fall
by | Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Halloween Special Coming This Fall

CBS will be premiering a new, Michael Jackson-themed Halloween special this fall. According to The Hollywood Reporter , Jackson's estate is teaming with the network for a new animated Halloween special...More..

Farad Fire closes I-80 in both directions near Verdi
by | Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Farad Fire closes I-80 in both directions near Verdi

The freeway was closed from Verdi to near Truckee, and authorities did not know when it would reopen. The Washoe County Health District said Tuesday that young children, the elderly and people with lung disea...More..

Nigerian vice president arrives at London commission-Reuters reporter
by | Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Nigerian vice president arrives at London commission-Reuters reporter

While the objective of the meeting and issues being discussed have not been made public, there is speculation in has to do with the development of the country. With Osinbajo meeting the president, NAIJ, com l...More..

Ivanka Trump Sits in President's Seat at G20 Leaders Table
by | Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Ivanka Trump Sits in President's Seat at G20 Leaders Table

Jonah Green of Reuters declared , "Today is the day that Ivanka Trump finally became president". Ms Trump did not seem to make any major contribution to the session on African migration and health durin...More..

Gianluigi Donnarumma signs four-year deal to stay at AC Milan
by | Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Gianluigi Donnarumma signs four-year deal to stay at AC Milan

The 18-year-old had initially rejected a renewal. This led to a backlash against the Milan academy graduate. Donnarumma, who became the Italy national team's youngest-ever goalkeeper, is set to become the thi...More..

by | Wednesday, July 12, 2017

BCCI official downplays Virat Kohli's role in coach appointment

Ganguly went out of the way to say that Kohli is an important cog in the system. "(We) will take a few more days to decide", Ganguly told a press conference after the coaching candidates had been interviewed. T...More..

This is why you should talk about mental health in the office
by | Wednesday, July 12, 2017

This is why you should talk about mental health in the office

And thankfully, her CEO couldn't have been more supportive of her honesty. In it, she explains that she has lived with anxiety for "as long as I can remember", was exhausted, had frequent panic attacks, and was...More..

Veil ban does not breach human rights law, European court rules
by | Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Veil ban does not breach human rights law, European court rules

The case was brought to the court by Samia Belcacemi, a Belgian national, and Yamina Oussar, a Moroccan, both of whom said they donned the niqab - which covers the whole face except for the eyes - voluntarily a...More..

Church of England calls on United Kingdom government to ban gay conversion therapy
by | Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Church of England calls on United Kingdom government to ban gay conversion therapy

The Church of England's General Synod on Saturday approved a motion that urges the British government to ban so-called conversion therapy. The C of E has stated its "fundamental belief" is that baptism ca...More..

Amazon gets India nod to expand food retailing
by | Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Amazon gets India nod to expand food retailing

An Amazon spokeswoman said the company is awaiting an official communication from the Indian government, adding that it is "excited" about the government's efforts to attract foreign investments for strengthe...More..

Mukesh Ambani's house Antilia catches fire, Mumbai fire brigade douses it
by | Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Mukesh Ambani's house Antilia catches fire, Mumbai fire brigade douses it

Indian Express has quoted BMC Disaster Control spokesperson Chavan as saying that the fire brigade and other resources have been mobilised. The blaze was reported from the garden area on the 9th floor in ...More..