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What will be India's advanced GDP numbers for FY18?

What will be India's advanced GDP numbers for FY18?

Here are five things to watch out for in the first advance estimates of GDP data for 2017-18. India's GDP would reach Rs 129.85 lakh crore in 2017-'18 as against Rs 121.90 lakh crore in the 2016-'17...

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Gander Outdoors store headed to Cedar Rapids after all

Gander Outdoors store headed to Cedar Rapids after all

Camping World Holdings bought Gander Mountain in bankruptcy court in May 2017. The company's news release says it has been working to get locations prepared for re-openings and said the store sit...

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Exports drive United Kingdom vehicle output higher in October

Exports drive United Kingdom vehicle output higher in October

The SMMT admitted it was not all doom and gloom for the industry as 2017's figures still represented the third best year for new auto registrations in the past decade and market share for electric or ...

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Local K-Mart On List of Stores Set to Close in 2018

Local K-Mart On List of Stores Set to Close in 2018

In North Carolina, no Sears stores are slated to close, but five Kmart stores will close in April. The Prices Corner Sears, located at 3240 Kirkwood Highway, was spared in a previous round of closin...

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Travis Kalanick, Uber Co-Founder, to Sell 29 Percent of His Stake

Travis Kalanick, Uber Co-Founder, to Sell 29 Percent of His Stake

It said Kalanick previously said he never had sold Uber shares. However, the investor consortium is also making a US$1.25 billion investment of fresh funding at the older, higher valuation. Kalanick...

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Loathsome Shill Ajit Pai Drops Out Of Planned CES Appearance

Loathsome Shill Ajit Pai Drops Out Of Planned CES Appearance

FCC Commissioner AJIT PAI has pulled out of an appearance at CES 2018 in LAS VEGAS next week. Brian Hart, director of the office of media relations at the FCC, told The Daily Caller News Founda...

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Lloyd Center Sears on list of stores to close; Springfield outlet too

Lloyd Center Sears on list of stores to close; Springfield outlet too

No information is available on how many employees will be affected by the store closings. Some of the liquidation sales are set to begin January 12, and employees will receive severance pay. Macy'...

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SBI cuts base rate by 30 basis points to 8.65%

SBI cuts base rate by 30 basis points to 8.65%

After a gap of five years, SBI started charging penalty on non-maintenance of minimum balance in accounts from the current financial year. However, basic savings bank accounts and Pradhan Mantri J...

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WTI Crude Oil Price Hits 60 bbl, Highest Since Mid

WTI Crude Oil Price Hits 60 bbl, Highest Since Mid

The IEA said that there were signs that the rise in USA crude oil supply was likely to continue into 2018 and upset rivals who are cutting back. The gains indicate that the global glut that has dogg...

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BP expects positive impact on results from USA tax changes

However, BP added that the reform will require a revaluation of BP's U.S. deferred tax assets and liabilities, with the estimated impact of this being a "one-off non-cash charge" to the group income s...

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This Airtel plan will now offer extra 500MB of data per day

This Airtel plan will now offer extra 500MB of data per day

To recall, Bharti Airtel launched the Rs 799 plan past year. Yet another pack, priced similarly at Rs. 399, offers users with 1GB data per day, unlimited calls, and 100 SMSes per day with an extende...

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Telegram now lets you add multiple accounts, give quick replies,

Telegram now lets you add multiple accounts, give quick replies,

Recent reports have revealed that popular messaging app Telegram has released a new update that introduces a lot of features, such as new themes, accessibility features, and multiple accounts. Obvio...

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RMT to protest against rail fare hikes - by giving commuters chocolates

RMT to protest against rail fare hikes - by giving commuters chocolates

A study carried out by the union claims that tomorrow's increase on season tickets of 3.6 per cent is more than 50 per cent higher than the increase in earnings over the previous year. Passenger numbe...

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Newcastle star says 'This is just the start' after victory at Stoke

Newcastle star says 'This is just the start' after victory at Stoke

Rafa Benitez's side came into the game on the back of a goalless draw with Brighton and Hove Albion on Saturday, which made their chances of beating the drop slimmer but they were able to make amends ...

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You can now buy legal recreational marijuana In California

You can now buy legal recreational marijuana In California

Californians may awake on New Year's Day to a stronger-than-normal whiff of marijuana as America's cannabis king lights up to celebrate the state's first legal retail pot sales. California already has...

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Long lines for DFW global passengers due to US Customs computer issue

Long lines for DFW global passengers due to US Customs computer issue

Sky News Australia and USA media outlets are reporting global airport systems have failed across the country on one of the busiest evenings to travel in the states. Already reporters and travellers at...

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Georgia Beats Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma in 2OT Win in 2018 Rose Bowl

Georgia Beats Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma in 2OT Win in 2018 Rose Bowl

The 104th edition of the Rose Bowl is the first College Football Playoff game to go to overtime. Georgia will play in the national championship game January 8 in Atlanta against the victor of Mond...

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Peaceful Protests Constitutional Right of Iranians - President Rouhani

Videos posted on social media showed people chanting: "Mullahs, have some shame, let go of the country". VOA's Persian service identified the victims as Hamzeh Lashni and Hossein Reshno after a report...

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Assam publishes first draft of NRC with 1.9 crore names

Assam publishes first draft of NRC with 1.9 crore names

It contains 1.9 crore persons who have been verified till date. "As soon as the verification is done, we will come out with another draft", he said. Please Wait while comments are loading. "For the ...

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Priest home for Christmas wins €500000 in EuroMillions

Priest home for Christmas wins €500000 in EuroMillions

The spokesperson said: "This is fantastic news!" "This has been an unbelievable year for our EuroMillions players. and what a way to finish with our third jackpot victor on Friday", he said. This is a...

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Minimum wage hike goes into effect in NY, NJ

Minimum wage hike goes into effect in NY, NJ

Another minimum wage hike will be coming for NY workers Sunday. In 2017, Ireland had the second highest rate of minimum wage of countries who have a minimum wage structure in the European Union, ac...

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Slidell, Louisiana man arrested in 'Nigerian Prince' money scam

Slidell, Louisiana man arrested in 'Nigerian Prince' money scam

The man, Michael Neu , now faces 269 counts of wire fraud and money laundering . "Nigerian prince" scams are a type of advance or upfront fee fraud , meaning a scheme that tricks victims into s...

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Food chain tests 'Merry Munchie Meal' for marijuana smokers

Food chain tests 'Merry Munchie Meal' for marijuana smokers

For a while, the use of marijuana was strictly for patients with medicinal cards but come Monday, marijuana will be available to purchase for recreational use. "Jack's Munchie Meals" will be teste...

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Companies, police department offering free rides on New Year's Eve

Companies, police department offering free rides on New Year's Eve

State and local police will be out in full force making sure folks are not drinking and driving. Anyone in the city can call police for a ride home on New Year's Eve until 4 a.m. However, there are ...

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Claire's Pulls Makeup After Mom Finds Asbestos In 6-Year-Old's Kit

Claire's Pulls Makeup After Mom Finds Asbestos In 6-Year-Old's Kit

Results revealed the presence of cancer-causing tremolite asbestos, according to the report. "Out of an abundance of caution, additional testing is underway", the company said in its Friday statemen...

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