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SC allows NDMC to auction Taj Mansingh

SC allows NDMC to auction Taj Mansingh

The Indian Hotels Company Ltd (IHCL) had on November 8 a year ago approached the Supreme Court against the Delhi High Courts order that had cleared the decks for auctioning of the iconic hotel in the heart of the national capital. The division bench of the high court had on October 27 a year ago dismissed the IHCL's plea challenging the move by NDMC to auction the property, saying the company has "no right" for renewal of the license period and NDMC was "within its power" to secure maximum ... Read More

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No red beacons for VIPs from May 1, 2017

No red beacons for VIPs from May 1, 2017

The decision to ban the use of red beacons is in line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision of bringing in more transparency and putting an end to the "VIP culture". The Indian government decided on Wednesday to ban red beacons atop cars of all ministers, politicians and bureaucrats, ending a privilege that was seen as the ultimate status symbol. Read More

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VP Pence praises Indonesia's democratic, tolerant values

Washington had billed Pence's visit to Jakarta as a booster for a strategic partnership between the world's second- and third-largest democracies, but a raft of bilateral disputes with US companies could sap the goodwill from his trip. After arriving in Indonesia's capital, Jakarta , Pence on Thursday held talks with President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and Vice President Jusuf Kalla on a range of bilateral issues. Read More

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Verizon reports 20 percent fall in quarterly profit

Verizon reports 20 percent fall in quarterly profit

Verizon's stock is now down 10% this year while Sprint (S) and T-Mobile ( TMUS ) are both up. Revenue fell 7 percent to $29.81 billion, missing analyst expectations of $30.5 billion, according to Zacks. Analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research called for earnings of 98 cents per share. Capital expenditures totalled $3.1 billion in first-quarter 2017, as Verizon carried on spending on its network. Read More

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Oil hits 11-day low on expected surge in US shale output

Oil hits 11-day low on expected surge in US shale output

Crude oil declined Monday, but consolidated well off session lows as investors evaluated signs of higher US output. Benchmark Brent crude futures fell 48.8 cents at $55.40 as of 0315 GMT. West Texas Intermediate for May delivery fell 41 cents to $52.77 a barrel at 12:15 p.m. on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Chief Executive Officer Amin Nasser said the global oil market is moving closer to balance despite the US shale boom. Read More

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Homeland chief rejects idea United States building a 'deportation force'

Homeland chief rejects idea United States building a 'deportation force'

But you talked about the difficulty - you were trying to find partners at the time in Central America to help you with this, and the USA drug consumption, the US drug consumer, you thought as part of the problem in all of this. "There are a huge number, as you know, of illegal aliens or undocumented individuals that have to be dealt with in one way or another", Kelly said. "The solution is a comprehensive drug demand reduction program in the United States that involves every man and woman ... Read More

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EPA moves to undo tougher pollution limits on coal plants

EPA moves to undo tougher pollution limits on coal plants

Obama finalized the Electric Power Generating Rule (ELG Rule) within the Clean Water Act in 2015, which would have helped prevent coal industries from polluting public waterways with toxic metals like lead, arsenic and mercury. "This rollback gives a blank check to the power companies, and it directly threatens drinking water supplies across the country". They also argued that the Obama administration's rule was based on years of peer-reviewed studies, input from health experts and a ... Read More

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John McCain: Trump Team 'Partially To Blame' For Syria Chemical Attack

Until her appointment in January, the former SC governor had never been involved in worldwide politics or foreign relations before. Both Tillerson and H.R. "And we have to make sure that we're pushing that process". "Or do they want it to be a relationship in which we can find areas of cooperation that are in our mutual interest?" Additionally, she said USA sanctions against Russia would remain until the Russian government and its allies "respect Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial ... Read More

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Removal of United passenger shines light on airport police

The Aviation Department's roughly 300 officers guard the city's two main airports but are not part of the regular Chicago police force, receive less training and can not carry guns inside the terminals. "Is that really the way we went to treat the aged disembarking that plane?" "I hope he becomes a poster child for all of us". Linda Bell said United apologized to her husband Wednesday and offered him compensation. Read More

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The Coca-Cola Company (KO) ,Apache Corporation

The Coca-Cola Company (KO) ,Apache Corporation

What is Coca-Cola Amatil's value based on current earnings? The company's last traded volume of 9.41 million shares was above it's an average volume of 14.72 million shares. The median estimate represents a 3.07% increase from the last price. Coca-Cola European Partners plc earned a news sentiment score of 0.07 on Alpha One's scale. Read More

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Elderly Woman Dead as Venezuelan Protests Intensify

Elderly Woman Dead as Venezuelan Protests Intensify

Brazilian Foreign Minister Aloysio Nunes and Organization of American States chief Luis Almagro called on Venezuela on Monday to restore full democracy and set a timeline for elections, increasing diplomatic pressure on Maduro. Mexico's position reflects deep concern about the humanitarian crisis caused by food and medicine shortages in Venezuela, as well as the Supreme Court's recent short-lived decision to take over the powers of the country's opposition-controlled Congress. Read More

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Rajya Sabha passes all four GST bills without any amendment

Rajya Sabha passes all four GST bills without any amendment

Moreover, four key legislations - the Central GST, Integrated GST, Union Territory GST, and the Compensation GST, have already been passed by the Parliament. Experts believe the GST Bill is one of the most significant reforms since India opened its economy in the early 1990s. "This Bill, I have no hesitation in conceding, is a collective property", he said. Read More

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