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Business Winter session: both the houses adjourned till 18th December
Author: 0 Winter session: both the houses adjourned till 18th December

Goel, in reply to a question by Congress MP Wansuk Syiem, said: "In the past also the Winter Session of Parliament had been held for lesser period or rescheduled". An angry Opposition led by the Congress accused PM Modi of levelling "serious charges" against Singh, former vice president Hamid Ansari and diplomats.

Business Alaska is 29th in state health ranking
Author: 0 Alaska is 29th in state health ranking

Mortality rates are rising across the USA, and Americans are dying at an earlier age largely due to drug deaths and cardiovascular disease, according to the latest report ranking health trends across the nation. In addition, poor rankings in smoking, violent crime, public health funding, air pollution and excessive drinking landed the state in the bottom half for health in the nation.

Author: 0 United Kingdom inflation jumps to five-year high

The Reserve Bank's survey of households showed inflation expectations firming up in the latest round for both three months ahead and one year ahead horizons. Sanlam UK head of portfolio management Charlie Parker says each client experiences individual rates of inflation and the price of luxury goods has risen far more in recent years than mainstream products.

Business Status orange snow and ice warning for Kildare this weekend
Author: 0 Status orange snow and ice warning for Kildare this weekend

It is valid from tonight, Saturday December 9 at 11pm to Sunday, December 10 at 11pm. An earlier status yellow alert - warning of heavy rainfall in Limerick - has been updated by forecasters who are now warning of "rain, sleet and snow with snow accumulations of up to 4cm possible".

Author: 0 Air pollution may cause permanent damage to your child's brain

The fine particles of urban pollution can damage the blood-brain barrier, the membrane that protects the brain from toxic substances, exacerbating the risk of Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease in the elderly. The paper urges parents to take steps to reduce children's exposure to harmful chemicals, including from tobacco products and cooking stoves. The report also recommended that countries invest in cleaner energy and replace fossil fuel, provide affordable access to public ...

Business The Best Places to Work in Travel and Tourism
Author: 0 The Best Places to Work in Travel and Tourism

You might want to start with these companies , rated the best places to work in the country. Along with 17 other companies , the trio were new entries to the list, while six other employers - Expedia, JP Morgan, Hays, Unilever, Waitrose and PwC - also made the list for the fourth consecutive year .

Business Apple strikes interim deal on escrow fund for $15B Irish tax claim
Author: 0 Apple strikes interim deal on escrow fund for $15B Irish tax claim

Not just Apple, Amazon was also ordered to repay $293 million in back taxes after the European Commission said it had been given an unfair tax deal in Luxembourg. The Cupertino firm was found to owe the money in a ruling in 2016 which found that Apple and Irish tax officials had made deals between 1991 and 2007 which amounted to state aid .

Business Sweeping aside Russian Federation probe, Trump says 'we're unbeatable'
Author: 0 Sweeping aside Russian Federation probe, Trump says 'we're unbeatable'

Strzok was a major player in the Clinton email and Trump-Russia investigations. The main difference is that there is actually evidence of serious scandal with James Comey and the Obama administration in regards to the Hillary Clinton email case, while the Russian Federation collusion narrative, as far as it personally involves President Trump, is driven one hundred percent by sheer speculation.

Business Infosys picks Capgemini's Salil Parekh as its next CEO
Author: 0 Infosys picks Capgemini's Salil Parekh as its next CEO

He has a very strong reputation within Capgemini's financial services business and can help grow Infosys' consulting approach, which is key to the firm's growth, he said. "My best wishes to him". "I am happy that Infosys has appointed Parekh as the CEO". 8- Parekh is also a member of the Group Executive Board of Capgemini.

Business India's economy posts first growth in five quarters
Author: 0 India's economy posts first growth in five quarters

Commenting on the Q2 GDP data CII's Director General Chandrajit Banerjee said: "The revival of the GDP growth print reinforces the perception that the economy is on a robust recovery phase and the short-term disruptions caused by demonetisation and GST are behind us".

Business Meredith Corp. acquires Time Inc. in $2.8 billion Koch-backed deal
Author: 0 Meredith Corp. acquires Time Inc. in $2.8 billion Koch-backed deal

Helping to finance the purchase are billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch who are also known for their involvement in conservative politics and the Republican Party. The transaction will create a diversified media and marketing company with calendar 2016 combined revenues of $4.8 billion - including $2.7 billion of total advertising revenues with almost $700 million of digital advertising revenues - and adjusted EBITDA of $800 million.

Business Small business Saturday preperations
Author: 0 Small business Saturday preperations

The reasons to shop local are many, local businesses hire local employees and much more of your money stays right here on the Cape. Some will also have giveaways! Holiday shopping is in full swing, and on Small Business Saturday, some Louisville shoppers are skipping the big box stores and going local, instead.

Business Black Friday nets Amazon boss Jeff Bezos a $100bn fortune
Author: 0 Black Friday nets Amazon boss Jeff Bezos a $100bn fortune

Bezos's fortune grew tremendously this year and on Thursday, registered the highest surge, accumulating $32.6 billion to his name as shown on Bloomberg Billionaires Index , the daily ranking of World's 500 richest people. Bezos, who surpassed Gates as the world's richest man in October, suggested he knew he needed to up his philanthropy earlier this year when he took to Twitter to ask for ideas.

Business CBS, Dish Network end blackout for customers after reaching fee deal
Author: 0 CBS, Dish Network end blackout for customers after reaching fee deal

Dish customers are not able to view 28 local CBS channels in 18 markets across 26 states. Video distributors such as Dish have to pay a per-subscriber carriage fee for the right to broadcast networks such as CBS. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. In a statement Tuesday , Dish Network claimed that CBS chose to black out Dish customers' access to its channels in an effort to raise rates and gain negotiating leverage.

Business Here Are Amazon's Best Black Friday TV Deals
Author: 0 Here Are Amazon's Best Black Friday TV Deals

Today, Cyber Monday is viewed as the online equivalent of Black Friday . Cyber Monday , a term coined by Shop.org in 2005, got established when retailers saw a trend of consumers shopping online on the Monday after Thanksgiving. Most of the Walmart Black Friday 2017 deals will be available online this year. For years, Black Friday , the day after Thanksgiving, remained one of the busiest shopping days of the year, even though it is losing its preference these days with more and more ...

Business Uber hacked and paid up $100000 for concealed data
Author: 0 Uber hacked and paid up $100000 for concealed data

He was not at the helm when it happened. Instead, the company paid hackers to delete the data and keep the breach quiet. Uber would not confirm it paid this ransom. Uber fired its chief security officer, Joe Sullivan, this week for the data breach coverup. The company also said it is notifying regulators, and monitoring affected rider accounts for signs of fraud.

Business Germany's Greens Party Ready for Talks on Forming New Government - Leader
Author: 0 Germany's Greens Party Ready for Talks on Forming New Government - Leader

Whether Germany chooses to have another election in the New Year or it's first minority government since WW2, this could signal end of Mrs Merkel's tenure. Mr Steinmeier said: 'There would be incomprehension and great concern inside and outside our country, and particularly in our European neighbourhood, if the political forces in the biggest and economically strongest country in Europe of all places did not fulfil their responsibility'.

Business London's buses turn to coffee to power them through the day
Author: 0 London's buses turn to coffee to power them through the day

It's a so-called B20 biofuel (20 percent biodiesel, 80 percent petroleum diesel) that Bio-Bean makes by collecting the used grounds, extracting the oil, and blending that with regular diesel. It collects waste grounds from high street chains and factories, which are dried and processed to extract coffee oil. The coffee waste is taken from factories, restaurants and cafes.

Business Collins leads increased NY GOP support for tax bill
Author: 0 Collins leads increased NY GOP support for tax bill

It includes many changes to public and private education deductions. Find out what the industry is saying about the tax reform proposals that are working their way through Congress. "I want to congratulate my colleagues in the House for taking another step towards tax relief for hardworking American families", Scott said . President Donald Trump has made passing an overhaul of the federal tax code a goal for his first year in office and, in a tweet, praised the House's passage of the ...

Business Rupee Cheers Moody's Upgrade With Mid-Day Surge
Author: 0 Rupee Cheers Moody's Upgrade With Mid-Day Surge

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley called the upgrade "a belated recognition of all the positive steps which have been taken in India in the last few years". The Congress was quick to dismiss India's improved rating. Moody's pegged GDP growth at 6.7 per cent in FY18 and 7.5 per cent in FY19, with similarly robust levels of growth from FY20.

Business Tesla Reveals Electric Semi-Truck, New Roadster Sports Car
Author: 0 Tesla Reveals Electric Semi-Truck, New Roadster Sports Car

The newest hauler is a mid-size transport vehicle and gets all the bells and whistles you would expect from a semi-truck, while packing in the autonomous driving technology too. " Tesla never gets things done in the time frame they say they will", Hirsch said. With a top speed of over 250 miles per hour, it is set to become the fastest production vehicle in the world.

Business Unemployment Down Slightly in ME in October
Author: 0 Unemployment Down Slightly in ME in October

Unemployment in Nebraska remains well under the national unemployment rate of 4.1%. The report says the October rate was six-tenths of a point under the year-ago rate of 3.3 percent. "The 2.2 percent unemployment rate is the lowest unemployment rate on record dating back to 1976, under current methodology", DLIR Director Linda Chu Takayama said in a statement.