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Finance New malaria cases fall by a third: Nadda
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Only eight per cent of malaria cases were diagnosed a year ago in India, which accounted for six per cent of the 216 million new cases globally, a World Health Organization (WHO ) report has said. "Addressing malaria therefore, is not only an issue for India's aspiration of achieving universal health coverage, but also achieve it with equity".

Finance Airline blames glitch for lack of pilots over Christmas
Author: 0 Airline blames glitch for lack of pilots over Christmas

In September, Irish low-priced carrier Ryanair said it would cancel more 20,000 flights between November and March after admitting it "messed up" the transition to a new system for scheduling employee vacations. American Airlines doesn't have a detailed explanation for exactly what caused this, but they're hoping to solve the problem by giving pilots fifty percent more than they usually get paid to pick up the empty shifts.

Finance India's GDP growth recovers to 6.3% in second quarter of FY18
Author: 0 India's GDP growth recovers to 6.3% in second quarter of FY18

The Indian economy accelerated to grow at 6.3% in the September quarter after slowing down to a three year low at 5.7% in the June quarter. The growth in the "agriculture, forestry and fishing", "mining and quarrying", "construction" "financial, insurance, real estate and professional services" and "public administration, defence and other services" is estimated to be 1.7 percent, 5.5 percent, 2.6 per cent, 5.7 percent and 6.0 percent respectively, during this period.

Finance Why the Sensex plunged over 453 points today
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Sector-wise, the S&P BSE banking index declined by 106.62 points, followed by metal index by 77.64 points and IT index by 26.27 points. Other laggards included Reliance Industries , Axis Bank , Wipro, Tata Steel, Lupin, M&M, HDFC, Sun Pharma, Cipla, Power Grid, ITC, Adani Ports, TCS, ONGC, Infosys and Maruti Suzuki.

Finance Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. Acquires New Position in Tiffany & Co. (TIF)
Author: 0 Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. Acquires New Position in Tiffany & Co. (TIF)

Tiffany & Co. (NYSE: TIF ) early Wednesday posted better-than-expected third quarter earnings results, as sales at established stores stabilized on a constant-currency basis. A number of equities analysts have commented on the stock. Mizuho maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Friday, August 26 report. Finally, Cowen set a $102.00 price objective on shares of Tiffany & Co.

Finance United Kingdom and European Union edge toward Brexit deal as Ireland is final hurdle
Author: 0 United Kingdom and European Union edge toward Brexit deal as Ireland is final hurdle

As Brexit talks continue to try and hammer out a deal between Britain and the European Union , the Irish border has become a major stumbling block. "The truth is that Northern Ireland is different from other parts of the United Kingdom because we agree to do things on an all-Ireland basis - in other words it's different to Wales and Scotland, and that's just a pragmatic difference".

Finance India, Singapore ink major pact on marine security
Author: 0 India, Singapore ink major pact on marine security

This was confirmed by visiting Singapore Defence Minister Dr. Ng Eng Hen. It is reported that from now on, the Indian Navy will be able to directly contact the Singaporean authorities when it needs to use Singapore's naval facilities. "Both ministers agreed on the importance of maintaining maritime freedom of navigation and trade, consistent with global law", the statement added.

Finance Crude oil futures decline on overseas leads
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Brent crude rose 31 cents to $63.92 a barrel. Traders have grown wary as members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and other major oil producers gather in Vienna for a meeting Thursday. WTI Crude oil extended losses from two-year highs on prospects of higher supply from a planned restart of the Keystone crude pipeline that had played a role in keeping the commodity elevated last week.

Finance BuzzFeed said to cut 100 workers as online media falters
Author: 0 BuzzFeed said to cut 100 workers as online media falters

As many as 100 staff are affected in the USA, mainly falling on commercial side of the company, the Wall Street Journal has said. "As our strategy evolves, we need to evolve our organization too". In a memo to employees, BuzzFeed CEO and founder Jonah Peretti stated the company is reconfiguring the business side of the US arm, including sales, creative, client services, ad solutions and marketing.

Finance Nasdaq is set to launch bitcoin futures
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Cboe Global Markets Inc. said earlier this year that it was going to begin a bitcoin futures contract by year-end or early 2018, and awaits approval from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. The CME has said contracts will settle in cash and use a daily price from the CME CF Bitcoin Reference Rate, which is supported by digital exchanges Bitstamp, GDAX, itBit and Kraken.

Author: 0 Chipotle Looking For New Chief Executive

He will continue as head of the board, taking the title of executive chairman. Ells has been the face of Chipotle since opening the first restaurant in Colorado. "As we work hard to restore our brand, I believe we can capitalize on opportunities, including in areas such as the digital experience, menu innovation, delivery, catering, and domestic and global expansion, to deliver significant growth".

Finance Sunny, high near 56 — TODAY'S FORECAST
Author: 0 Sunny, high near 56 — TODAY'S FORECAST

South southeast wind 5 to 10 miles per hour increasing to 10 to 15 miles per hour in the afternoon. The low at night will be around 39. Temperatures remain consistently in the 40s to low 50s for the highs, and 20s to low 30s for the lows right through the weekend.

Finance Ocado to construct robotic warehouse for French retail giant
Author: 0 Ocado to construct robotic warehouse for French retail giant

As part of the deal, Ocado will construct an automated warehouse to serve the Greater Paris area and the Normandie and Hauts de France regions. Ocado said it expected the deal to have "minimal" impact on its finances this year, to be revenue neutral in 2018 and for profitability to grow in 2019 and beyond.

Finance Chicago Sues Uber for 2016 Data Breach
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The lawsuit was announced after Uber disclosed a massive 2016 data breach, after waiting more than one year. 10,888 Uber drivers in Washington have had their license numbers compromised by the data breach and according Ferguson's press release, Uber was required to notify the passengers and drivers of breach as well as the attorney general's office within 45 days of the attack.

Finance Air France-KLM Extends India Reach With Jet Air Revenue Pact
Author: 0 Air France-KLM Extends India Reach With Jet Air Revenue Pact

The two airlines also signed a memorandum of understanding to further tie up in cargo. Goyal said he is committed to the relationship with Etihad, making a reference to the Hindu marriage tradition of ' saat phere' where a couple takes a vow in presence of a sacred fire.

Finance Black Friday Is Mutating
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Macy's and Kohl's also rose session highs.Gap shares, meanwhile trading 1.8 percent higher after Wall Street analysts dubbed the company the "weekend victor". This bodes well for Cyber Monday and the remainder of the holiday season, as consistent growth of approximately 18% would be a good haul for most retailers.