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India's anti-corruption party chief in northern Punjab state resigns

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With their chief's apology, the party's members have been painted as hypocrites in front of voters, and they are seething. "This proves that they were raking up the issue to tarnish my image and harm me and gain politically", the former Punjab Minister, who is the brother-in-law of Shiromani Akali Dal President Sukhbir Badal, told reporters here. Read More »

OPEC acknowledges supply cuts didn't work

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Robust demand for oil should help offset increasing supply to keep the oil market roughly in balance, the agency said. The market signals for Brent indicate that the downward trend in prices will continue, albeit probably not for long. "The data this week has been somewhat mixed - you've got the IEA talking about higher demand, you've got Saudi Arabia talking about their commitment to production cuts". Read More »

90% of Bottled Water Contains Traces of Plastic

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The bottles analysed were bought in the US, China, Brazil, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Lebanon, Kenya and Thailand. Interestingly, when the researchers studied samples of the same brand which came in glass bottles instead of plastic, there was considerably less plastic contamination in the water packaged in glass bottles. Read More »

Amazon will give Twitch Prime members free indie games every month

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But Amazon is taking things to a whole new level with the new Free Games With Prime program. It's just that under the new " Free Games With Prime ", subscribers will now gain this benefit every single month. This new program is sort of an extension of that, only gamers need only be Prime members-there is no requirement to watch a stream or cast a vote. In total, five titles will be offered for free over the last half of the month. Read More »

Britain will 'live to regret' Brexit, says Juncker

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Urging the PM to speed up the Brexit negotiations and define her vision for the future relationship between United Kingdom and the EU, Barnier said: "One can not have at the same time the status of a third country and demand at the same time the advantages of the (European) Union", Barnier told a plenary session of the European Parliament in Strasbourg . Read More »

Walmart Expanding Home Delivery To 100 Cities, Intensifying Battle

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The expansion will open up the retailer to 100 metropolitan areas, reaching more than 40 percent of USA households. Walmart customers can place their orders online at Walmart.com/grocery or on the existing Walmart Grocery App. It will partner with Uber and other crowdsourced delivery companies to transport the groceries to customers' doorsteps. Amazon also is looking to leverage its own grocery footprint following its blockbuster $13.7 billion purchase of Whole Foods past year. Read More »

Google to ban all cryptocurrency and ICO ads

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Google appeared to have started quietly restricting cryptocurrency-related ads as early as last week , with some advertisers seeing significant performance drops for ICO-related ads. The tech giant removed more than 3.2 billion adverts from its network or 100 "bad" ads per second . In a clear warning to non-compliant ad authors and publishers, the company said " you have to play by rules" to make money from its ad platform. Read More »

Federer takes care of business, Djokovic crashes out

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Roger Federer insists he is taking nothing for granted after moving a step closer to a sixth Indian Wells title in California. "Look, in Rotterdam (last month) I played five matches in a row", he said. He had four aces but served poorly overall, making four double faults. Federer continued: "I wasn't playing that good in my first [opening] round". Read More »

Neville Buch Sells 50000 Shares of Tarsus Group plc (TRS) Stock

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The stock increased 0.67% or $0.43 during the last trading session, reaching $64.98. The target price would suggest a potential downside of -1.68% from Iwg (LON:IWG)'s last price. The company has market cap of 5.22 billion GBP. In addition, the firm offers cash solutions, such as outsourcing cash management services; consultancy services to central banks and commercial banks on overall cash management strategy and cash cycle efficiency; managing ATMs; cash management services; and secure ... Read More »

VW Confirms 3 New EVs For 2018, SEDRIC Concept To Enter Production

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The near-term plan includes nine new vehicles, three of which will be purely battery powered, to arrive in showrooms before the end of 2018. VW group CEO Matthias Mueller, left, and CFO Frank Witter, right, pose in front of a self driving concept auto prior to the annual media conference of the Volkswagen group, in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, March 13, 2018. Read More »

Air Canada experiencing nationwide network outage, airports say

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At around 11:15 a.m., Victoria Airport reported that Air Canada self-serve check-in kiosks were once again operational. All flights are now available for purchase via the Air Canada app, at aircanada .com and through travel agents. Employees of Pearson International airport in Toronto also confirmed that a glitch in the system of Air Canada to affect the flight schedule. Customers travelling today should be sure to check the status of their flight and check-in online prior to going to ... Read More »

Iran's light crude oil price up 79 cents in a week

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While there's renewed confidence over demand on a brighter economic outlook following a better-than-expected jobs report in the United States , expanding American production continues to remain a challenge to the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies including Russian Federation that are trying to prop up prices via output curbs. Read More »

Amazon Recalls Power Banks Due To Fire, Burn Hazards

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Amazon has received 53 reports of these power banks overheating, which include incidents of battery acid burns and property damage from fire. The report says the recall is being done in partnership with the US Consumer Product Safety Commission , although a recall notice hasn't been posted to their website yet. Read More »

Richard Sherman says joining 49ers "reignites that gaoline fire".

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Shead is expected to visit Detroit later this week but he could also re-sign with the Seahawks at any time now that he has been released. The Seahawks made Sherman a fifth-round draft pick out of Stanford in 2011. Afterward, Sherman and Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson sit at a table provided them on the 49ers logo at midfield and chow on some turkey for the postgame television show. Read More »

Salesforce invests as Dropbox IPO values storage vendor at $7B

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The file sharing company announced in a filing on Monday that it estimates the price of each of those shares between $16 and $18. The IPO's target price range is already poised to put Dropbox well below the $10 billion valuation that it received after its last funding round. Read More »

'We had your backs': Trudeau on country's steel and aluminum workers

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Trump did say he expected both Canada and Mexico to take action to prevent other countries from sneaking steel into the U.S.by sending them to Canada or Mexico first. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Canada already has "significant barriers" to prevent low-priced steel and aluminum from being dumped in this country, and is prepared to work with Washington. Read More »

Little risk of rivals scuppering RWE-E.ON asset swap

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The complicated German deal has sparked fresh concerns within the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) because it includes RWE's spin-off business Innogy, which is also Npower's parent company. Germany's energy landscape has been rapidly transformed since Chancellor Angela Merkel announced the complete phaseout of nuclear energy after Japan's 2011 Fukushima disaster. Read More »

As Sensex gains 611 points, investor wealth surges by Rs 1.78 trn

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Industrial production data for January, retail inflation or inflation data based on CPI and inflation data based on Wholesale Price Index (WPI) for February will be released this week. On the BSE, 1,067 stocks gained, 297 stocks declined, while 59 stocks remained unchanged. All the sectoral indices, led by IT, Teck, oil & gas, FMCG and realty sectors, were trading in the green with gains up to 1.24 per cent. Read More »

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY)

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Over the past year Company's shares have been trading in the range of $51.56 and $70.05. About 3.32 million shares traded or 26.53% up from the average. Bancorporation Pictet & Cie (Asia) invested 1.55% in The Home Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Burns J W & Ny holds 0.83% or 18,274 shares. Arrowstreet Capital Ltd Partnership invested in 27,000 shares. Read More »

The Trump administration's trade tariffs

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Trump , who invited steel and aluminum workers to the White house ceremony, said by instituting the new tariffs , the United States will be able to better protect its national security, economy and workers. As he has indicated previously, Trump said he would levy tariffs of 25 percent on imported steel and 10 percent on aluminium . In addition to exemptions, there could be a consultation period that would lead to intense lobbying by industry and a growing group of disgruntled ... Read More »

'Pharma bro' Martin Shkreli has been sentenced to 7 years in prison

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A defense lawyer for " Pharma Bro " Martin Shkreli (SHKREL'-ee) says his client shouldn't be sentenced to a more severe punishment because he is outspoken. One fellow prisoner described taking classes taught by Shkreli on business, mathematics and finance. The judge insisted the punishment was not about Shkreli's online antics or raising the cost of the drug. Read More »

Richard Sherman, San Francisco 49ers to meet today

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It's also questionable when Sherman would actually be available to play. Sherman told Albert Breer of the NFL Network that "They wanted the financial flexibility going into free agency but expressed that they wanted me to return and will be in contact". Read More »

University Hospitals statement concerning fertility clinic

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At this time, we don't yet know the viability of these eggs and embryos. University Hospitals issued a statement saying independent experts are being consulted to determine the cause of the malfunction. That means the hospital will have to sit down with more than 700 patients and decide how they want to proceed. The only way to check if an egg or embryo is viable is to thaw it, which is only done when it is to be used imminently. Read More »

Waffle House waitress rewarded for act of kindness in viral pic

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If that wasn't enough, Williams is just 18 and is working at the Waffle House to save up for college. "If we could all be like this waitress & take time to offer a helping hand", the post also read. Last Saturday, Laura Wolf stopped off at a Waffle House in her neck of the woods in Texas for a meal, and what she witnessed there-and what she did afterward-ended up changing the life of a teen Waffle House employee. Read More »

Goldman Sachs CEO Blankfein to retire by year end

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Lloyd Blankfein, the longtime CEO of Goldman Sachs , is preparing to step down from his perch atop the Wall Street behemoth, according to a report - capping one of the longest-ever runs atop the infamous investment bank. Leslie Shribman, Goldman's vice president of media relations, declined to comment on the matter. Presidents have, in the past, been chosen for the chief executive position at Goldman Sachs and Mr Blankfein himself served in that role before being promoted in 2006. Read More »

State's unemployment rate remained unchanged at 4.8 percent in January

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It was the largest one-month increase in the labor pool since 1983, outside months that included one-time Census hiring. Increasing participation by men of prime working age - between 25 and 54 years - has helped drive the labour force participation rate higher in recent months, reflecting a resurgence in sectors such as manufacturing. Read More »

Windsor's jobless rate up slightly

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The employment rate declined from 63.9 per cent in January to 63.5 per cent in February. The state Department of Job and Family Services says Ohio's nonagricultural wage and salary employment increased by 12,100 jobs in January. Wednesday, after ushering in three interest rate hikes since last summer, the Bank of Canada held its benchmark rate at 1.25 per cent. Over the past 12 months, Ontario's jobless rate has fallen by almost a full percentage point. Read More »