by | February 26, 2018 | 02:31

By extending education to women, you are educating the entire household. Out of 31 crore Jan Dhan Bank Accounts, 16 crore are of women, Modi said, adding that the percentage of total bank accounts held by women has gone up from 28 percent in 2014 to 40 percent now.

by | February 25, 2018 | 01:56

Berkshire's gain in net worth during 2017 was $65.3 billion which increased per-share book value by 23% since yearend 2016 to $211,750 per Class A equivalent share ($141.17 per Class B equivalent share). For all of 2017, Berkshire's net income rose 87 percent to $44.94 billion. "If Wall Street analysts or board members urge that brand of CEO to consider possible acquisitions, it's a bit like telling your ripening teenager to be sure to have a normal sex life", he wrote.

by | February 25, 2018 | 01:47

The Nebraska-based First National Bank of Omaha said Thursday it will not renew its contract to issue the National Rifle Association Visa Card, spokesman Kevin Langin said in a statement . Last week's shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 people dead has renewed the national debate about gun control. An online #BoycottNRA campaign has seen hundreds of thousands of people urge dozens of firms which hold partnerships with the NRA to end their promotional links with the gun lobby.

by | February 25, 2018 | 01:46

It continued, "To our clients, we are deeply sorry this has happened". BB&T said it did not think the problem was related to a cyberattack but that it resulted from an equipment malfunction in a data center. The posted statement went on to say if any customers have incurred any fees or experienced any issues directly related to this outage, BB&T will work to address those issues as systems come back online.

by | February 23, 2018 | 02:13

The first-ever Russian gold medal in ladies' figure skating wasn't captured until Sochi 2014, when Adelina Sotnikova pulled off the feat. The 15-year-old Zagitova and the 18-year-old Medvedva train with the same coach, hang out together and set world records just minutes apart.

by | February 23, 2018 | 02:11

The addition of these new categories give guests more options while allowing hosts to be more transparent about their rentals, the company said. The company also launched two housing collections, Airbnb for Family and Airbnb for Work. New Airbnb Collections will offer unique home collections created to match the most popular types of trips travelers are searching for-like, family trips, group getaways and honeymoons.

by | February 23, 2018 | 02:10

The Canadians are going home with two gold medals from the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, including the one they won from last week's team skate event, bringing their total career Olympic medals to five, the most by any figure skating pair, including a gold medal at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics in their home country.

by | February 22, 2018 | 00:56

The tokens will each be valued at and backed by a barrel of Venezuelan crude oil, Maduro has said . President Nicolas Maduro blames the United States and Western institutions for waging "economic war" against Venezuela. "You can not stop hyperinflation by creating a new currency and doing nothing else", Mr. Leidenz said. Bobby Ong, the co-founder of CoinGecko, a cryptocurrency ranking website , said the sale of the petro fits into a growing trend of asset-backed cryptocurrencies as ...

by | February 22, 2018 | 00:54

The Office for National Statistics also revealed a 88,000 increase in employment change in the period, which was half the 165,000 expected, but that it was a rise in the participation rate that pushed the unemployment rate up. There were 32.15 million people in work. That was still weaker than the 3.0 percent reading of British consumer price inflation for December and the ONS said wage growth in real terms dropped by an annual 0.3 percent over the fourth quarter.

by | February 22, 2018 | 00:58

Most Albertsons Cos . pharmacies will be rebranded as Rite Aid , and the company will continue to operate Rite Aid stand-alone pharmacies. A combined Albertsons and Rite Aid would have a value of roughly $24 billion, including debt.

by | February 22, 2018 | 00:56

Leaders of businesses including the Aditya Birla Group, Mahindra and Mahindra group , Tata group and Adani group announced big investments in Uttar Pradesh over the next few years, at the investor summit. "So no one can stop the State from achieving its target of growth", he said. CM Yogi Adityanath addressed the delegates in the summit. In the last 15 years, there were never such serious discussions and now development has staged a strong comeback, the Union minister said.

by | February 21, 2018 | 06:34

Prime members in the US, who pay $99 a year for a subscription, get 5 percent back on all purchases, 2 percent back at restaurants, gas stations and drugstores, and 1 percent back on all other purchases. Expect to see more integration between Amazon's technology and Whole Foods. Amazon is leaving no stone unturned to rake in more Prime members, and channel those towards Whole Foods and vice versa.

by | February 21, 2018 | 06:33

West Texas Intermediate crude for March delivery was up 73 cents, or 1.2 per cent at 62.41 dollars a barrel by 0600 GMT, after earlier touching its highest since February 7. currency. WTI crude futures CLc1 were at $59.06 a barrel, down 13 cents from their last settlement. The American Petroleum Institute said last Tuesday that United States crude inventories rose by 3.9m barrels in the week to Feb 9, to 422.4m.

by | February 20, 2018 | 20:10

Also on Tuesday, Daiichi Kotsu Sangyo, a taxi company based in southern Fukuoka prefecture, announced they are in talks to join hands with USA ride-sharing titan Uber. After years of little action, Japan's lackluster ride-hailing industry is suddenly seeing a lot of activity. The companies will form a joint venture this spring to develop a taxi-hailing app, though Sony said further discussions would be held before any legally-binding agreement is inked.

by | February 17, 2018 | 00:53

The contamination has been detected during a study that was commissioned by a news station in Washington, D.C. The Clean Label Project conducted the study on behalf of WJIA. Smucker officials said this week that the low amounts of the drug found in the station's investigation is not a threat to pets. All of the products on Smucker's retailer recall list had been manufactured at the same manufacturing facility.

by | February 17, 2018 | 00:56

Between 2014 and 17, 30% of young adults with parents in low-skilled occupations such as delivery drivers owned their own home, compared to 43% of those with parents in higher-skilled jobs such as lawyers and teachers. Comparing a young adult today with a young adult 20 years ago whose income was similar relative to house prices, they are equally likely to own their home.

by | February 17, 2018 | 00:50

The fight, which broke out on the eighth night of the 10-day cruise, prompted the ship to dock in New South Wales, where 23 passengers - all part of the same family - were removed from the boat, a Carnival Cruise spokesperson confirmed to TIME.

by | February 17, 2018 | 00:38

The Commerce Department's investigation links steel imports to the US steel industry's struggles. U.S. Steel and AK Steel spiked 10%, while Alcoa rallied 3% and Century Aluminum climbed 7%. Commerce Secretary Ross noted that Section 232 remedies do not require "the same tariff on every single country". As of February 15, 2018, the USA had two antidumping and countervailing duty orders in place on aluminum , both against China, and there are four ongoing investigations against China.

by | February 16, 2018 | 04:51

Thiel also co-founded venture firms Founders Fund and Mithril Capital, which will remain in San Francisco, a person familiar with the plans said. Thiel is also considering resigning from the Facebook board, where Thiel has been a director since 2005.

by | February 16, 2018 | 04:46

OPEC and the non-OPEC producers' part of the production cuts deal will have a plan for long-term cooperation drafted by the end of 2018, as they seek to institutionalize their current collaboration into a supergroup of oil producers led by Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation, the UAE's Energy Minister Suhail Al Mazrouei told The National in an interview published on Thursday.

by | February 14, 2018 | 18:40

The single biggest contributor to the unexpectedly high increase in the Core CPI (0.3% expected 0.2%) was a big jump in the price of apparel. The market is down roughly 7 percent overall from its January 26 high. It was trading at US$1.3892 by 1650 GMT, up 0.4 per cent on the day, having climbed more than six per cent against the dollar over the past three months.

by | February 12, 2018 | 01:08

USA forces working in a headquarters for Syrian Kurdish and Arab forces came under fire from pro-Syrian forces Wednesday, which included Russian-made tanks and artillery, officials said. In the eastern Syrian province of Deir az Zur UDF struggles against the Islamic State group east of the Euphrates. Russian Federation is the regime's main ally on the ground in Syria and in the worldwide arena, frequently using its permanent seat on the Security Council to provide Damascus with diplomatic ...

by | February 11, 2018 | 05:09

On 10/10/2017 Alexa King, EVP, sold 25,000 with an average share price of $18.00 per share and the total transaction amounting to $450,000.00. Stephens reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a $23.00 target price on shares of FireEye in a report on Friday.

by | February 10, 2018 | 05:58

Her confession comes not too long after she warned America that things at the White House are " so bad " and that it's most probably "not going to be Okay" for the people. As a member of the latest class of participants in Celebrity Big Brother , Omarosa was shown in a clip speaking about the political climate in the country.

by | February 09, 2018 | 04:06

The stock decreased 0.42% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $7.04. Grassi Inv Mngmt holds 77,540 shares or 2.33% of its portfolio. AV Homes, Inc. It turned negative, as 53 investors sold AAL shares while 210 reduced holdings. $31,732 worth of NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA ) was sold by Kress Colette.