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RBI's New Norms on Bad Loans: Wake Up Call for Loan Defaulters

RBI's New Norms on Bad Loans: Wake Up Call for Loan Defaulters

RBI has also tightened the criterion for up-gradation of NPA accounts or accounts which gets classified as NPAs upon restructuring under the resolution plan approved by JLF. The first such report is...

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How soaring US exports to China are transforming the global oil game

How soaring US exports to China are transforming the global oil game

Having cut costs during a three-year market slump, USA shale companies are able to deliver even more oil as recovering prices fund new drilling, it said. The US has emerged as a major producer, and th...

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Gas price increase expected to occur by Memorial Day

Gas price increase expected to occur by Memorial Day

According to AAA , the national average price is $2.58 a gallon. In Illinois, average prices have fallen 7.2 cents per gallon in the past week, making for an average of $2.46 per gallon, th...

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Who is the winking girl breaking the internet?

Who is the winking girl breaking the internet?

The teen actor Priya Prakash Varrier is winning million hearts not just in India but in countries as far as Egypt and Pakistan. However Priya's girl-next-door looks, expressions and playful win...

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Amazon to cull hundreds of Seattle HQ jobs

Amazon to cull hundreds of Seattle HQ jobs

The Seattle Times report suggests the layoffs are related to the super-fast growth and expansion of Amazon and are firmly tied to its consumer retail businesses. Earlier in February, chief execut...

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United Kingdom develops new tool to detect extremist content

United Kingdom develops new tool to detect extremist content

In an interview with the BBC , Rudd didn't rule out making it compulsory for technology companies to use the tool. In order to talk about the tool with technology firms, the home secretary has embar...

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Southwest flight forced to evacuate due to smoke in the aircraft

Southwest flight forced to evacuate due to smoke in the aircraft

No serious injuries were reported , according to a statement from Southwest Airlines . "Those developments, coupled with a more positive weather forecast for Chicago position us to safely operate ou...

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Kildee: Trump's call to gut Great Lakes funding

Kildee: Trump's call to gut Great Lakes funding "reckless"

As with last year's proposal, Trump seeks to essentially eliminate funding that would help clean up the Great Lakes , cutting funding from $300 million to just $30 million. Ambs says, " The Trump...

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DoE reports rise in weekly United States oil and gasoline inventories

DoE reports rise in weekly United States oil and gasoline inventories

West Texas Intermediate for March delivery slipped 40 cents to US$58.79/bbl on the New York Mercantile Exchange as of 10:16 a.m.in London, an eighth decline in the past nine sessions. Net U.S. crude i...

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Website slow? Could be secret crypto-mining

Website slow? Could be secret crypto-mining

This is causing many sites to lose out on revenue (unless users whitelist particular addresses), but United States media group Salon is trying out an innovative solution to the problem . In a Frequ...

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What she wants for Valentine's Day

What she wants for Valentine's Day

At Blooming Rose, the Valentine's Day flower shipments started arriving at the end of the week. The e-tailer, which of course sells everything, has good deals for roses, with free shipping if you'...

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United Kingdom inflation unchanged at 3 per cent

United Kingdom inflation unchanged at 3 per cent

While Sheets said he wouldn't raise his outlook for the path of inflation, the report "gives me increased confidence that we are in a place where inflation is likely to be gradually rising more or l...

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Barclays share price: Bank charged over Qatar fundraising

Barclays share price: Bank charged over Qatar fundraising

The SFO announced in a statement today that it had charged Barclays Bank "with unlawful financial assistance" in relation to a $3-billion loan the lender secured for Qatar Holding between Octobe...

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North and South Korea celebrate peace through taekwondo show

North and South Korea celebrate peace through taekwondo show

Pence and South Korea's President Moon Jae-in agreed to pursue dialogue with North Korea during conversations at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, The Washington Post reported. "The point is, ...

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Government websites fall prey to cryptocurrency mining hijack

Government websites fall prey to cryptocurrency mining hijack

More than 4000 websites, including many belonging to governments around the world, were hijacked this weekend by hackers who managed to plant CoinHive code created to exploit the computer power of vis...

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'Fifty Shades Freed' dominates newcomers at field workplace

'Fifty Shades Freed' dominates newcomers at field workplace

James, the film was anticipated to gross about $33 million in North America, according to people who have reviewed pre-release audience surveys. Fifty Shades Freed features returning stars Dako...

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Ted Potter Jr. holds off Dustin Johnson to claim Pebble Beach win

Ted Potter Jr. holds off Dustin Johnson to claim Pebble Beach win

On Sunday, he drained four birdies in his first seven holes to extend his lead. Johnson is not only the No. 1 player in the world, but is a two-time champion in this event, in addition to five other t...

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JB Hi-Fi Must Be Still Selling A Lot Of Games And Consoles

JB Hi-Fi Must Be Still Selling A Lot Of Games And Consoles

That's a rise of 37 per cent or $41 million from the same time a year ago. For the six months to December 31st, JB Hi-Fi nabbed a net profit of $151.7 million, with total sales of $3.69 billion. "We...

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Driver Charged in Lethal Hong Kong Bus Wreck

Driver Charged in Lethal Hong Kong Bus Wreck

He was not in need of any medical treatment after the crash and was found to be sober, Mr Lee added. Rescuers cut open the top of the bus to save the passengers trapped inside. Emergency workers fer...

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Stephens Inc. AR Has $3.70 Million Position in Tyson Foods, Inc

Stephens Inc. AR Has $3.70 Million Position in Tyson Foods, Inc

Sg Americas Llc invested 0% of its portfolio in Tyson Foods, Inc. Returns and Valuations for NetApp, Inc. Stevens First Principles Investment Advisors bought a new position in shares of Tyson Foods ...

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TRS accuses TDP of

TRS accuses TDP of "match fixing" with Centre on Andhra Pradesh

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Friday called upon all political parties to unite over the issue of granting special status to Andhra Pradesh. When the House met again, papers were laid amid prot...

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Nancy Pelosi Says She Won't Support Budget Deal Without Immigration Promise

Nancy Pelosi Says She Won't Support Budget Deal Without Immigration Promise

It is becoming unclear whether she will even be the Democratic leader, much less speaker, after the midterm elections take place. Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) wondered. She spent eight8 hours talking o...

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Olympics: Games organisers confirm cyber attack, won't reveal source

Olympics: Games organisers confirm cyber attack, won't reveal source

As it turned out, with the two Koreas celebrating a moment of unity, the United States was left outmaneuvered by an adversary and out of step with an ally. South Korea's Yonhap news agency report...

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Aguero scores four in City romp, Kane leads Spurs past Arsenal

Aguero scores four in City romp, Kane leads Spurs past Arsenal

Manchester City in his stadium "Etihad" will accept Lester in the 27th round of the English Premier League on February 10th at 20:30. But this game belonged to Aguero , who once again illustrated ...

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The ProShares Short Volatility ETF Lives To Fight Another Day

The ProShares Short Volatility ETF Lives To Fight Another Day

Credit Suisse earlier said it faced no material impact from the fall in the ETN, in which it has a 32 per cent stake. The company, which owns the VIX intellectual property and licenses it to companie...

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