Finance

Author: 0 Narendra Modi assures Sheikh Hasina of early solution to Teesta

She is now on a four-day visit to India, that ends on April 10. "This thought process remains a steady challenge to us". We made a decision to take our bilateral relations to a new high. India and Bangladesh also signed a financing agreement for the construction of 36 community clinics in Bangladesh. PM Modi said energy security was an important dimension of the development partnership.

Finance No women allowed to run in Iran's first marathon
Author: 0 No women allowed to run in Iran's first marathon

The race is being organised in large part by Dutch entrepreneur Sebastiaan Straten and his travel agency, Iran Silk Road. To further appease the religious conservatives it was decided that women should run out of sight in the capital's Azadi stadium while male runners pounded the streets of Tehran.

Finance What is a Tomahawk missile?
Author: 0 What is a Tomahawk missile?

Defense officials say USA warships launched 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles from the Mediterranean Sea on the president's order. Just hours after US President Donald Trump announced he had ordered the attack, a spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin said the strike had seriously damaged ties between Washington and Moscow.

Author: 0 Jefferies & Co reiterated Aa PLC (LON:AA) as 'Underperform'

The Utility is engaged in the sale and delivery of electricity and natural gas to customers. Aa PLC has 609,000,000 shares which are now outstanding with shareholders and have a price of 262.5 bringing Aa PLC's market capitalisation to 1.60B GBP.

Finance UK firms to publish pay data in bid to eliminate gender gap
Author: 0 UK firms to publish pay data in bid to eliminate gender gap

It comes as less stringent British laws on gender pay come into effect. Arts Council England must also publish its gender pay gap figures. The gap is even wider for women of color, with African American women making 63 cents on the dollar, and Hispanic women making only 54 cents, on average, compared with white men.

Finance Britain to help Saudi Arabia reform its oil-dependent economy
Author: 0 Britain to help Saudi Arabia reform its oil-dependent economy

He criticised the "dictatorial Saudi monarchy's shocking human rights record " and said the PM should focus on human rights and worldwide law at the centre of her talks. The ministers discussed the questions of military, military-technical cooperation between the two countries, as well as the regional security issues.

Author: 0 EU negotiator Barnier tells UK on Brexit: no parallel talks

The UK and the EU must both work to "lower tensions" after a week of awkward confrontation over Gibraltar, Theresa May and European Council President Donald Tusk have agreed in the first face-to-face talks since Article 50 was triggered. The resolution won the backing of all the major groups in the parliament, from the conservative European People's Party (EPP), the biggest bloc, to the Socialists and Democrats alliance, as well as the ALDE liberals, the Greens and the leftist parliamentary ...

Author: 0 United Airlines: Customers 'welcome' to wear leggings

While United was scrambling to conduct damage control on Twitter, its competitor used the situation as an opportunity to cheekily market itself as a more accepting airline. Teigen wrote: "I have flown united before with literally no trousers on". Cathy Moyer says she was also the target of the travel pass policy, but she did not mind.

Author: 0 Economy adds 19400 jobs, unemployment rate edges higher

In January, Amazon announced plans to add 100,000 new jobs (some of which had been previously planned), and the retail giant has seen its domestic workforce swell from from 30,000 in 2011 to more than 180,000 by the end of 2016 . Compared with a year earlier, the categories of full-time and part-time work have each increased 1.5 per cent. "It is important for the public to understand that we're getting closer to reaching our objectives", Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said during a ...

Finance As KFC changes policy, Yum shareholders pull proposal on cutting antibiotics
Author: 0 As KFC changes policy, Yum shareholders pull proposal on cutting antibiotics

The leading chicken chain, owned by Yum Brands Inc, is giving its USA poultry suppliers until the end of 2018 to stop using antibiotics important to human medicine. The company said 100-percent of its menu, excluding beverages and third-party products, would be free of food dyes by the end of the year. As you've probably heard by now, using antibiotics like these in food is unsafe because it builds up our immunity to the drugs, making them less effective in fighting disease when we really need ...

Author: 0 Penn Station To Resume Full Service Friday Morning: Amtrak CEO

An investigation found that track issues were behind two derailments that caused days of delays and cancellations, he said. "Each day we have been making every improvement we can make within the constraints of the operating environment that Amtrak is providing for us at Penn Station", said LIRR President Patrick Nowakowski.

Author: 0 Seattle mayor: Sex abuse allegations 'untrue'

The 61-year-old Murray was elected mayor in 2014 after almost two decades of service in the Washington State Legislature. The allegations were denied by Murray through a spokesman, who said: "These false accusations are meant to damage a prominent elected official who has been a defender of vulnerable populations for decades".

Finance Adidas Unveils Digital Light Synthesis with Futurecraft 4D
Author: 0 Adidas Unveils Digital Light Synthesis with Futurecraft 4D

Called Futurecraft 4D , they aim to make 5,000 pairs by the end of the year, ramping up production to 100,000 pairs next year. In what it described as "a new era in design and manufacturing", Adidas on Thursday officially unveiled its Futurecraft 4-D, performance-oriented footwear with midsoles finessed with light and oxygen-infused technology.

Finance China rises in global tourism competitiveness
Author: 0 China rises in global tourism competitiveness

Underpinning this growth is the increasing accessibility and affordability of travel, although environmental challenges remain and many countries underperform in making technological strides. Reflects the importance Govt.is giving to tourism. "The capacity of countries to respond to and embrace these structural shifts will determine the future success of destinations", said Roberto Crotti, economist, WEF.

Finance China Announces Plans to Build a Massive New Future CIty
Author: 0 China Announces Plans to Build a Massive New Future CIty

It will cover three counties under the administration of Hebei's Baoding, namely Anxin, Rongcheng and Xiongxian. It basically aims to be an worldwide city on par with global standards. The new area is not deeply developed so the construction of the infrastructure can start at a higher level. It is estimated that these newly developed areas are large enough to house as many as 3.4 billion people, or almost half of the world's population.

Finance Norway will build the world's first ship tunnel
Author: 0 Norway will build the world's first ship tunnel

In an innovative and challenging move that would change the dynamics of the place and life in the region, Norway has set out a plan to build the world's first tunnel for ship. Vessels sailing through the tunnel are likely to get slot times from a traffic centre - like planes at an airport - to avoid congestion. He added that other types of vessels, including leisure boats, will be granted access through the historic ship tunnel as well.

Finance May pitches London exchange to Saudis for massive Aramco IPO
Author: 0 May pitches London exchange to Saudis for massive Aramco IPO

According to a Downing Street spokesperson, May and King Salman held talks on a wide range of subjects, including security. May and Saudi King Salman would discuss "tax and privatisation standards to help Saudi Arabia diversify its economy and become less reliant on oil", a statement released by her office said .

Finance Amtrak says New York Penn Station tracks are fixed
Author: 0 Amtrak says New York Penn Station tracks are fixed

A woman sits in the waiting room of the Hoboken Terminal as commuters rush past to catch trains at the Hoboken Terminal, Wednesday, April 5, 2017, in Hoboken, N.J. The same day the heads of NJ Transit and the Long Island Rail Road criticized Amtrak for the time it has taken to restore full service, Christie wrote a letter saying he had directed NJ Transit to withhold funds it normally pays Amtrak for maintenance and repairs until an independent inspection verifies that Amtrak's Northeast ...