RBI hikes key rate, keeps stance 'neutral'

In the last MPC meet, held in April, RBI Deputy Governor and member of the panel Viral Acharya had indicated that he would vote for withdrawal of monetary accommodation in the June policy. "The decision of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) is consi... More..

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Plane makes emergency landing after a passenger's body odour makes others vomit
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Plane makes emergency landing after a passenger's body odour makes others vomit

Turns out, this isn't the first time a Transavia plane was forced to make an emergency landing . According to the publication, airline crew members tried to keep the man contained in the airplane bathroom wh...More..

Alia Bhatt, Arjun Kapoor, Aditi Rao Hydari campaign for the #BeatPlasticPollution cause
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Alia Bhatt, Arjun Kapoor, Aditi Rao Hydari campaign for the #BeatPlasticPollution cause

Shouldn't you be responsible for the waste you generate? WATCH: How do we solve the plastic catastrophe? Employees were educated on the disadvantages of using plastic, how plastic waste poses a big threat t...More..

Undertaker to Return to WWE at Madison Square Garden Show in July
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Undertaker to Return to WWE at Madison Square Garden Show in July

He made his return at WrestleMania 34 in a three-minute squash match against John Cena and defeated Rusev in a Casket Match at the Greatest Royal Rumble a few weeks later. Even though this is going to b...More..

Security breach at MyHeritage website leaks details of over 92 mln users
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Security breach at MyHeritage website leaks details of over 92 mln users

The company said it does not have evidence that any information was actually used by those responsible for the breach. Yet the site was unaware that 92 million people's user information was compromised until ...More..

Iconic breakfast chain IHOP is changing its name and people are SHOOK
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Iconic breakfast chain IHOP is changing its name and people are SHOOK

Now, 45 years later, IHOP appears to be heading for another tweak. IHOP parent Dine Brands Global, based in Glendale, Calif., changed its name from Dine Equity in February. The most popular guess so far is "b...More..

Tesla: Why It's 'All About' Model 3 Production
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Tesla: Why It's 'All About' Model 3 Production

That had represented the strongest challenge yet to Musk's grip on the Silicon Valley electric vehicle maker, which also faces production setbacks and expectations by many analysts that it will need to raise ne...More..

Petrol prices start to fall after hitting four-year high in Australia
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Petrol prices start to fall after hitting four-year high in Australia

Diesel price dipped 10 paise to Rs 73.33 per litre in the financial capital. After the one paisa reduction in fuel prices on May 30, which caused much criticism from the Opposition, prices have since falle...More..

Google petition threatens Pentagon cloud contracts
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Google petition threatens Pentagon cloud contracts

The reports said Google Cloud business head Diane Greene told employees of the decision not to renew the 18-month deal past the end of 2019, when the current contract ends. Over 3,100 Google employees protest...More..

Trump Wants Bilateral Deal With Ottawa Instead of NAFTA - White House
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Trump Wants Bilateral Deal With Ottawa Instead of NAFTA - White House

The United States, Canada and Mexico have been in months of negotiations to rework the North American Free Trade Agreement, which Trump has long criticized as having harmed the United States economically. US cr...More..

U.S. asking OPEC to increase oil production as gasoline prices surge
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

U.S. asking OPEC to increase oil production as gasoline prices surge

Fund managers this year racked up a record bet on a continued rise in oil prices, but the sustained increase in US shale production and now the prospect of higher OPEC supply have prompted many investors to p...More..

Trade war: What you missed over the weekend
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Trade war: What you missed over the weekend

The US decision, widely criticised on the worldwide scene, came as the US, Canada and Mexico renegotiate the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), at the urging of Trump who called it a "disaster" f...More..

United Kingdom clears Murdoch's bid for Sky if it sells Sky News
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

United Kingdom clears Murdoch's bid for Sky if it sells Sky News

Culture Secretary Matt Hancock has referred Fox's bid for a further consultation, but has also cleared Comcast's rival bid to take over Sky. Comcast announced its firm offer for Sky in April, resulting in Sky...More..

Qatar Airways CEO Says Women Can't Do His Job Because It's Hard
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Qatar Airways CEO Says Women Can't Do His Job Because It's Hard

He said Qatar Airways was the first carrier in the Middle East to have female pilots and that the company had women in senior roles. Pressed further as to why being a woman was incompatible with holding the...More..

Cracked windshield forces American Airlines flight to divert to El Paso
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Cracked windshield forces American Airlines flight to divert to El Paso

No injuries were reported. "We could hear the hail hitting the plane". Jesus Esparza, a passenger on the plane, described a chaotic scene to KENS 5. An American Airlines plane made an emergency landing afte...More..

Italy gridlock shakes up global markets
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Italy gridlock shakes up global markets

Trust in NY. Elsewhere shares in Deutsche Bank recovered some of the previous session's heavy losses, climbing 2.8 percent higher following Thursday's drop of more than 7 percent in the after a report that ...More..

Starbucks Executive Chairman Howard Schultz Steps Down After 40 Years
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Starbucks Executive Chairman Howard Schultz Steps Down After 40 Years

His last day at Starbucks will be June 26, 2018. Schultz, who oversaw the transformation of Starbucks into a global chain with more than 28,000 locations, had left the CEO job at the company previous year t...More..

China issues statement on Sino-US trade talks
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

China issues statement on Sino-US trade talks

The Chinese statement said: "Agreements between China and the United States should be based on the premise of both sides moving in the same direction and not waging a trade war". "The idea that we are somehow...More..

by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Dozens drown after migrant boat sinks off Tunisia coast

At least 35 migrants died after their boat capsized off the southern coast of Tunisia, the Tunisian government says. In a separate incident, nine people, including six children, died Sunday after a speedboat ...More..

‘Don’t be evil’ prevails as Google not renewing controversial military AI project
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

‘Don’t be evil’ prevails as Google not renewing controversial military AI project

Booming business: This is far from the end of the story. The New York Times reported this week that Fei-Fei Li, the chief scientist for AI at Google Cloud , is a vocal internal critic of Google's work on ...More..

$1 million ticket drawn Friday sold in Sudbury
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

$1 million ticket drawn Friday sold in Sudbury

Lotto Max draws are held every Friday night. The draw gives lotto players 110 million reasons to dream. The BCLC conducts an extensive prize claim process for all lottery jackpot winners, which includes the...More..

Fuel Prices Cut For Fourth Straight Day In Delhi, 3 Other Cities
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Fuel Prices Cut For Fourth Straight Day In Delhi, 3 Other Cities

After today's revision, petrol was retailing at Rs 77.96 per litre in the national capital, Rs 85.77 in Mumbai, Rs 80.60 in Kolkata and Rs 80.94 in Chennai , according to data available on the Indian Oil w...More..

Buffalo Wild Wings Got Hacked, Posted Some Wildly Offensive Tweets
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Buffalo Wild Wings Got Hacked, Posted Some Wildly Offensive Tweets

Yet, according to a spokesperson for the restaurant chain, their account had been hacked. Another post attacked film producer and writer Tariq Nasheed with a racial slur. The tweets were deleted, but not befo...More..

Fresh Nicaragua violence kills 6, including American
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Fresh Nicaragua violence kills 6, including American

Pope Francis has expressed sorrow over the deadly violence used to repress social protests in Nicaragua . The protests have left close to 900 people injured and many calling for the resignation of President ...More..

Jordan's King Abdullah expected to ask PM to resign: political sources
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Jordan's King Abdullah expected to ask PM to resign: political sources

Despite decision by the government, upon orders by His Majesty King Abdullah, to cancel significant hikes in the prices of fuel and electricity driven by the rising prices of crude on global markets, riots and ...More..

You want fries with that?
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

You want fries with that?

This year's highly coveted Power Lunch was sold for nearly 25 percent more than last year's and is the third highest since the event's inception in 2000. All the funds will be distributed by Glide, which Buff...More..

Merkel voices support for Macron's proposed European defence force
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Merkel voices support for Macron's proposed European defence force

Merkel did not say if her concerns had been addressed. "In the future we will have to react to the challenges that we are faced with", she said. In addition, Merkel spoke positively about some of the ideas of...More..

Microsoft surpasses Google parent, now third in value
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Microsoft surpasses Google parent, now third in value

The swelling valuations have energized hypothesis as to which U.S. tech organization will be the first to come to a $1 trillion-advertise top. But over the past few months, Microsoft slowly gained ground due ...More..

BC judge expands pipeline injunction as protesters use 'calculated' defiance
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

BC judge expands pipeline injunction as protesters use 'calculated' defiance

Justice Kenneth Affleck eliminated the standard 10-minute pre-arrest threat and warned that he might extend the mandate to other work areas used by Kinder Morgan on the divisive project. Kinder Morgan had estim...More..

Cottarelli stands aside as populist government eyes power in Italy
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Cottarelli stands aside as populist government eyes power in Italy

The key job of Finance Minister will go to Giovanni Tria, an economics professor at Rome's Tor Vergata, while the populists' original choice of Economy Minister, 81-year-old eurosceptic Paolo Savona, is set t...More..