• RBI initiates Prompt Corrective Action on two state-run banks
RBI initiates Prompt Corrective Action on two state-run banks

Once PCA is triggered by the regulator, the bank faces restrictions on spending money on opening branches, recruiting staff and giving increments to employees. RBI's action is based on inspection for FY17 and on that basis they have taken a view on certain big accounts, which is not bank-specific but industry-specific.

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  • USA man takes huge amount of MDMA, steals swan boat
USA man takes huge amount of MDMA, steals swan boat

Orlando Police were called to Lake Eola at 4am last Friday after bystanders heard Kyle Thurston screaming for help. Thurston, clad only in the life vest and shorts, was then rescued by the Orlando Fire Department, which used a boat of its own to drive out to the fountain, reports WFTV .

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  • Gujarat Elections 2017: BJP, Congress show all the way
Gujarat Elections 2017: BJP, Congress show all the way

The Sena is seen as the BJP's only natural ally in the NDA due to the common agenda of Hindutva, but of late, their differences have only grown. In the Gujarat polls, the BJP got 99 seats as against the expected 150. The Sena had contested 53 seats in Gujarat but won none. He claimed they could rope in disgruntled elements in the BJP and leaders ...

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  • Richard Libenson Sells 20000 Shares, Reducing Stake In Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST)
Richard Libenson Sells 20000 Shares, Reducing Stake In Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST)

Ruane Cunniff & Goldfarb Inc who had been investing in Costco Whsl Corp New for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $82.30B market cap company. Bargain stock hunters have honed in their attention of late on shares of BlackRock, Inc. The firm has "Positive" rating given on Friday, February 10 by Susquehanna.

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  • Charlottesville street renamed in honor of Heather Heyer
Charlottesville street renamed in honor of Heather Heyer

The auto that struck and killed Heyer was driven by 20-year-old James Alex Fields Jr., who was described as an admirer of Adolf Hitler and Nazism. She was killed and dozens of people were injured. "The terror attack that resulted in Ms. Heyer's death, and serious injury to dozens more, shocked our community and touched the heart and soul of not o...

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  • Students defrauded by for-profits may not get full relief
Students defrauded by for-profits may not get full relief

Education Secretary-designate Betsy DeVos testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, at her confirmation hearing before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee. Tens of thousands of students at for-profit colleges applied for debt forgiveness under the Obama administration in 2015 and 2016, after the collaps...

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  • North Korea now testing anthrax on ICBMs
North Korea now testing anthrax on ICBMs

North Korea said it will "take revenge" on the U.S. for saying Pyongyang is developing biological weapons . The Trump administration also said in its National Security Strategy document released this week that the rogue regime was developing a missile capable of carrying biological weapons .

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  • Weekend Mega Millions, Powerball, Megabucks Doubler jackpots total more than $550m
Weekend Mega Millions, Powerball, Megabucks Doubler jackpots total more than $550m

The Pennsylvania Lottery has sold 17 jackpot-winning Powerball tickets since joining the game in 2002 and two jackpot-winning Mega Millions ticket since joining the game in 2010. Mega Millions jackpots also start at $40 million and roll until the jackpot is won. "Remember: you only need one ticket to win and all players must be 18 or older".

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  • Over 100 countries defy Trump, vote for Jerusalem UN resolution
Over 100 countries defy Trump, vote for Jerusalem UN resolution

Let them vote against us. She said that countries would have to consider their position on the resolution in light of the foreign aid they receive from the U.S. Hanan Ashrawi, Executive Committee Member at the Palestinian Liberation Organization said in a statement posted on the group's website. That is what the American people want us to do.

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  • Garmin India unveils new smart activity tracker
Garmin India unveils new smart activity tracker

Speed can be tracked. Users' pace can be tracked. It also tracks HRV (heart rate variability), which is used to calculate and display one's all-day stress levels. Garmin has been advertising the Vivosport to belong to the category of "smart" fitness tracker, thereby coming up with some tricks right up to its sleeves.

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  • Economic Buzz: UK Budget Deficit Narrows In November
Economic Buzz: UK Budget Deficit Narrows In November

Britain's fiscal watchdog slashed its expectations for Government borrowing this year to £49.9 billion in the Autumn Budget, but hiked the outlook for 2019 and beyond as it expects paltry productivity growth to drag on the United Kingdom economy.

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  • Sabang bypoll in West Bengal sees a slow start
Sabang bypoll in West Bengal sees a slow start

The other leading contestants are Antara Bhattacharya of the BJP, Chiranjib Bhowmick of the Congress and Rita Mandal of the CPI (M). "If the polls were held peacefully, they would have lost the polls and that is the reason they resorted to violence and intimidation", senior Congress leader and Leader of Opposition in the Assembly Abdul Mannan said....

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  • 'A Futile and Stupid Gesture' Trailer Tells The National Lampoon Origin Story
'A Futile and Stupid Gesture' Trailer Tells The National Lampoon Origin Story

Now, the National Lampoon story (and Doug Kenney specifically) gets the biopic treatment with David Wain's A Futile and Stupid Gesture , a new Netflix film hitting the streaming platform in January. The film is adapted from the book A Futile and Stupid Gesture: How Doug Kenney and National Lampoon Changed Comedy Forever by Josh Karp. A...

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  • What Analysts Think of AK Steel Holding Corp (AKS)?
What Analysts Think of AK Steel Holding Corp (AKS)?

Invesco Ltd. (NYSE:IVZ) has a Price to Book ratio of 1.776867. The firm attains analyst recommendation of 2.40 on scale of 1-5 with week's performance of 4.65%. AK Steel Holding Corporation has a 12 month low of $3.87 and a 12 month high of $11.39. Marketfield Asset Management Ltd Liability holds 1.26% or 711,482 shares in its portfolio.

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  • Storm in Rajya Sabha over Modi's Manmohan remark abates
Storm in Rajya Sabha over Modi's Manmohan remark abates

He has an immortal image in the history of the sports and won the world's respect in keeping up the country's pride and yet was not given a damn at the house among honorable members of the house and Modi stands as the reason behind it. Mahtab to speak on the issue of formation of a tribunal to settle the Mahanadi water sharing dispute. "Three-four ...

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  • Sarah Huckabee Sanders Holds Back on Tax Bill Reaction
Sarah Huckabee Sanders Holds Back on Tax Bill Reaction

Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) took to CNN Wednesday to respond to the Tuesday Twitter feud that broke out with Sarah Huckabee Sanders . The erroneous tweet cited Sanders saying that the White house "begged Democrats" to get involved in tax reform.

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  • Cuban Leader Raúl Castro Will Stay In Power Past February
Cuban Leader Raúl Castro Will Stay In Power Past February

Castro originally planned to step down on February 24 of 2018, but he'll now be running the island nation for a couple more months. Their heir apparent, First Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canel, was born the year after the revolution and has a much weaker public profile.

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  • White House says Wannacry attack was carried out by North Korea
White House says Wannacry attack was carried out by North Korea

Long before Tuesday's announcement, security researchers quickly linked the attacks to the Lazarus Group through hacking tools used in earlier versions of WannaCry , code used in other Lazarus projects and internet addresses. Bossert concludes his op-ed with the line, "We will continue to use our maximum pressure strategy to curb Pyongyang's abi...

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  • Fierce California winds expected as crews fight to tame wildfire
Fierce California winds expected as crews fight to tame wildfire

After days of dry conditions fueling the wildfire growth, the weather finally shifted in favor of the firefighters on Monday. The cause of the fire that started Dec. One firefighter died last Thursday near the town of Fillmore in Ventura County. More than two weeks after the Thomas Fire first erupted in Ventura County, the 272,000-acre blaze a...

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  • Highlights of GOP compromise bill to overhaul tax code
Highlights of GOP compromise bill to overhaul tax code

It's average workers like Scott who helped Trump win the election in key battleground states like Wisconsin and OH, and a loss of their support could bode ill for Republicans in 2018 and 2020 - especially if the president doesn't deliver on other key election promises.

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  • Fifth Third Bancorp unveils bonuses, minimum wage hike after tax bill passage
Fifth Third Bancorp unveils bonuses, minimum wage hike after tax bill passage

Investor sentiment also got a boost from data that showed US economy grew at its fastest pace in more than two years in the third quarter. "This tax reform will drive economic growth and create good-paying jobs", he said. A company spokeswoman said via email that Fifth Third has about 700 employees in 77 branches and offices in Northeast Ohio. ...

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  • United Nations resolution on Jerusalem: India keeps cards close to chest
United Nations resolution on Jerusalem: India keeps cards close to chest

Haley tells an emergency meeting of the assembly that "no vote in the United Nations will make any difference" on the US decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem, which will go ahead because "it is the right thing to do". Haley says the president asked her to report back on countries "who voted against us" - and she stressed that the United States...

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  • Humane Society of Missouri rescues 101 dogs and cats from hoarding situation
Humane Society of Missouri rescues 101 dogs and cats from hoarding situation

She doesn't want to discourage adoption but said the decision should take into account the long-term responsibility of caring for an animal. "'Oh, you know, They'll be find in their dog house, ' or that kind of thing". "It's also about the animals that need the spaces and resources to be available for them to come to us". When animal control office...

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  • Akshay Kumar OWNS it with Aaj Se Teri!
Akshay Kumar OWNS it with Aaj Se Teri!

When further questioned about who was on her mind when conceptualising the character, she said, "Are you trying to make trouble in my marriage now?" And there was only one name which actually came to my mind, there were no other contenders, there was just Balki.

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  • Late poet, writer Inquilab's family declines Sahitya Akademi award
Late poet, writer Inquilab's family declines Sahitya Akademi award

The poets on the list of Sahitya Akademi winners in 2017 include Udaya Narayana Singh for his poems in Maithili, Shrikant Deshmukh, who has written in Marathi, Bhujanga Tudu who writes in Santhali, and Devipriya for Telugu language poems. "A national seminar will also be organised on "70 Years of Indian Independence - Literary Portraits". The awa...

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