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GDP growth at 6.5 pc for FY 2017-18

GDP growth at 6.5 pc for FY 2017-18

The farm sector is set to grow at 2.1 percent against 4.9 percent last year while mining and quarrying will grow at 2.9 percent compared to 1.8 percent last year. "Agriculture, forestry and fishing" s...

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CO2 'own goal': Emissions up as new vehicle sales fall

CO2 'own goal': Emissions up as new vehicle sales fall

James Hind, chief executive of car-buying website Carwow, said: 'Consumers have chose to keep their hands in their pockets until guidance is clear. "Confusing anti-diesel messages have caused many t...

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'The Profit' star bringing back Fredericksburg's Gander Mountain

'The Profit' star bringing back Fredericksburg's Gander Mountain

Lemonis said most stores should be open by the end of May or the middle of June. To open the locations, Gander Outdoors will hire about 200 people. "In addition to the York location, we are now ...

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Kmart stores closing in NC, including one in the greater Triangle

Kmart stores closing in NC, including one in the greater Triangle

Sears Holdings , which owns both Sears and K-Mart, announced the closings Thursday, extending months of similar shut downs. Iowa will lose two Kmart stores and one Sears store this year, parent comp...

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Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick selling part of stake

Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick selling part of stake

SoftBank said in a statement that its overall investment would close in January 2018, noting it was confident in Uber's ability to "reinvent how people and goods are transported around the world". O...

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FCC chairman cancels attendance at CES

FCC chairman cancels attendance at CES

Now, Pai and his office, according to Recode , apparently feel he should abandon his plans to attend CES, the global Consumer Electronics Show , due to violent threats. Internet service providers ...

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2017, safest year ever for aviation - ASN

2017, safest year ever for aviation - ASN

BRITISH Airways and Virgin Atlantic are the only two United Kingdom airlines featured in the top 20 world's safest airlines . Among the top performers are British Airways , Cathay Pacific Airw...

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Tesla pushes back Model 3 production target again, despite progress

Tesla pushes back Model 3 production target again, despite progress

In delivering 1,550 of its new Model 3 electric vehicles in the fourth quarter, Tesla fell short of Wall Street expectations. Despite just 1,550 units of the new entry-level Model 3 reaching custo...

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Sears Holdings, Macy's announces store closures

Sears Holdings, Macy's announces store closures

The company closed the Yakima Kmart on East Nob Hill Boulevard in December 2016. That's on top of the more than 1,000 stores closed in the past several years. The move comes in addition to closing...

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SBI cuts base rate by 30 basis points to 8.65%

SBI cuts base rate by 30 basis points to 8.65%

The amount collected from fines during the above period is more than the lender's net profit of Rs 1,581.55 during the July-September quarter this year, reported the Indian Express . In other words...

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BP expects positive impact on results from United States tax changes

But in the short term, lower tax rates will affect its deferred tax assets and liabilities, resulting in a one-off, non-cash charge of $1.5 billion to its 2017 fourth quarter results which are due to ...

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Oil Trades Strengthen to Mid-2015 Levels on Iranian Unrest

Oil Trades Strengthen to Mid-2015 Levels on Iranian Unrest

It was the first time since January 2014 that the two crude oil benchmarks opened the year above $60 USA per barrel. Iranian oil industry and shipping sources said protests have had no impact on oil p...

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Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $343M; Powerball reaches $440M

Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $343M; Powerball reaches $440M

The Mega Millions Jackpot for Tuesday's drawing is up to $363 million. Friday night's Mega Millions numbers are: 4-10-18-28-62, Mega Ball: 7, Megaplier: 2The next drawing is Tuesday night. The Power...

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Airtel's revised Rs 799 plan offers 98GB data

Airtel's revised Rs 799 plan offers 98GB data

Both the plans come with a validity of 28 days. Apart from the 4G data, the Airtel users will also get unlimited local, STD, and roaming voice calls, and 100 local and national SMS per day for a val...

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Telegram 4.7 update now lets users have multiple accounts and reply quickly

Telegram 4.7 update now lets users have multiple accounts and reply quickly

The new version 4.7 brings a bunch of features for iOS and Android users. Telegram has introduced multiple account support for its Android app. You will be able to add up to three accounts with th...

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Stoke midfielder Adam disappointed by anti-Hughes banners

Stoke midfielder Adam disappointed by anti-Hughes banners

Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez has explained to The Shields Gazette his decision to deploy Christian Atsu upfront against Stoke City . The first glimpses of the winger for Newcastle fans,...

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2017 was the safest year in history for commercial airlines

2017 was the safest year in history for commercial airlines

There were 10 fatal airliner accidents that resulted in 44 fatalities onboard and 35 persons on the ground though. The report did not include planes that weighed under 5,700 kilograms such as the N...

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Dudes rejoice: Recreational marijuana finally legal in California

Dudes rejoice: Recreational marijuana finally legal in California

Experts value California's marijuana market at several billion dollars a year. Adults can grow up to six marijuana plants per household "out of public view". The next-closest options are in San Dieg...

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Australia Manufacturing Growth Robust In December

Australia Manufacturing Growth Robust In December

A reading above 50 indicates expansion, while below reflects contraction. This was consistent with the strongest improvement in the health of the sector since December 2012. "Growth remains remarkably...

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JFK Airport faces delays after Customs' processing outage

JFK Airport faces delays after Customs' processing outage

Travellers who were at the John F. Kennedy International Airport in NY and Miami International Airport in Florida took to social media to share photographs of long queues at the airports. One person t...

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