Economy

Sri Lankan police evacuates Colombo residents after van eplodes

Sri Lankan police evacuates Colombo residents after van eplodes

Her husband, Ben Nicholson, survived. The government reported that on the morning of April 21, seven suicide bombers entered three crowded churches and three luxury hotels in Colombo , the capita...

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RBI for allowing fintechs to test regulatory sandbox

RBI for allowing fintechs to test regulatory sandbox

For the uninitiated, a regulatory sandbox is typically developed by financial regulators to test emerging and disruptive technologies in a controlled environment over a set period of time. The only ...

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Workers at Everett/Chelsea Stop & Shop Store on Strike

Workers at Everett/Chelsea Stop & Shop Store on Strike

Other workers tried to persuade one unhappy shopper to stay out of the store. Some 31,000 unionized grocery store employees were included in the strike, with many from the local store being Everett ...

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SpiceJet takes over Jet Airways aircraft, launches new routes

SpiceJet takes over Jet Airways aircraft, launches new routes

The industry sources told IANS that the budget passenger carrier will sub-lease about 22 aircraft from Jet Airways' lessors. This has resulted in the government seeking to sell off some of the airl...

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Sri Lanka Cardinal: Terrorists Are ‘Animals,’ Must Be ‘Punished Mercilessly’

Sri Lanka Cardinal: Terrorists Are ‘Animals,’ Must Be ‘Punished Mercilessly’

The Archbishop of Colombo , Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith, called on Sri Lanka's government to "mercilessly" punish those responsible "because only animals can behave like that". He was forced to reinstat...

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Shake-up of board of Tesla seen as an 'important step'

Shake-up of board of Tesla seen as an 'important step'

That was fine, until Musk tweeted on February 19 that Tesla would make 500,000 cars in 2019 - a substantial deviation from what the company had told investors in its regulatory filings. Gracias has ...

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Ghosn charged again for using Nissan money to buy yacht

Ghosn charged again for using Nissan money to buy yacht

In accordance with these terms, prosecutors had to indict or release Ghosn by Monday. But the indictment was expected and it ensures Ghosn, who visited the company's Sunderland plant during his reig...

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Warren Unveils Plan To Cancel All Student Loan Debt

Warren Unveils Plan To Cancel All Student Loan Debt

It has been named as a contributor to declining home ownership rates among young adults. She argues the policy should be universal, not targeted just on lower-income people, in the same spirit in wh...

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Minnesota adds 1300 jobs in March; unemployment rises

Minnesota adds 1300 jobs in March; unemployment rises

Egea, president of the Garden State Initiative , said. Iowa's rate compares to a national unemployment rate of 3.8 percent in March. February's seasonally adjusted job loss was reduced through ...

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U.S. to end all waivers Iran oil imports, crude price jumps

U.S. to end all waivers Iran oil imports, crude price jumps

Iran's biggest oil customers are China and India, both of which have been lobbying for an extension to the sanction waivers. "We're going to zero across the board". The current set of waivers - issued...

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Social Media Platform Mithril Becomes first project to Migrate to Binance Chain

Social Media Platform Mithril Becomes first project to Migrate to Binance Chain

Hence, if the popularity of Binance (BNB) coin keeps increasing, an influx in volume can be expected from listing on other Exchanges. This has already started, with BNB now surging by over 4%, and...

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Oil prices spike as U.S. prepares end to Iran sanctions waivers

Oil prices spike as U.S. prepares end to Iran sanctions waivers

They were granted in part to give those countries more time to find alternate energy sources but also to prevent a shock to global oil markets from the sudden removal of Iranian crude. The US along ...

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Tesla says investigating vehicle explosion in Shanghai

Tesla says investigating vehicle explosion in Shanghai

The U.S. electric-car maker has sent a team to Shanghai and is in touch with local authorities, Tesla said on its official Sina Weibo account Monday. The company is building its first overseas vehic...

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13 students hospitalized after American Airlines flight to Boston

13 students hospitalized after American Airlines flight to Boston

Thirteen members of a student group were taken to the hospital after falling ill on their flight from Miami to Logan International Airport in Boston on Sunday. The 13 unlucky flyers - all part of a st...

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Uber Getting $1 Billion from Toyota, Others for Self Driving Car Technologies

Uber Getting $1 Billion from Toyota, Others for Self Driving Car Technologies

Together, Toyota and the auto supplier Denso will invest $667 million, while the SoftBank Vision Fund will chip in $333 million for the self-driving unit. Uber's Advanced Technologies Group is widel...

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Canopy Growth agrees to buy Acreage Holdings in $3.4B deal

Canopy Growth agrees to buy Acreage Holdings in $3.4B deal

As part of the deal, Acreage shareholders will receive an immediate payment of approximately US$2.55 per subordinate voting share or US$300 million. The shares would yield him roughly $536,000 in ca...

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Sears Holdings Sue Lampert, ESL; Creditors Seek Recompense

Sears Holdings Sue Lampert, ESL; Creditors Seek Recompense

Mr. Mnuchin was previously a director at Sears, but his links to Lampert go way back. Sears Holdings alleges Lampert's actions "were unmistakably meant to hinder, delay and defraud creditors and/o...

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SpiceJet to give hiring preference to employees of Jet Airways: Chairman

SpiceJet to give hiring preference to employees of Jet Airways: Chairman

Low-priced carrier SpiceJet has hired as many as 500 pilots, cabin crew, technical and other ground staff in recent weeks with majority coming from now-grounded Jet Airways. The airline has alread...

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Zoom Stock Surges 81% On First Day Of Trading

Zoom Stock Surges 81% On First Day Of Trading

Lyft shares are down more than 30 percent from their high in late March. Zoom posted $7.58 million in net income in 2018 while revenue ballooned by 118 percent to $330.5 million. Some analysts have e...

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Mastercard payout could mean £300 for everyone

Mastercard payout could mean £300 for everyone

Judges revived the claim, which is being made on behalf of 46 million British consumers, this week, but the financial services group plans to launch an appeal. "It's now time for Mastercard to admit...

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Lincoln Corsair Has Big Style In A Small Package

Lincoln Corsair Has Big Style In A Small Package

Corsair is also gaining a unique high-end engine option in the form of the EcoBoost 2.3-liter four-cylinder that will crank out 280 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque. Other key features in the ...

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Oil prices rise on lower U.S. stockpiles, OPEC+ supply cuts

Oil prices rise on lower U.S. stockpiles, OPEC+ supply cuts

Both contracts traded slightly lower earlier in the day and were on track to post weekly gains. Brent ended down 0.5 percent on Monday. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $64.3...

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Easter weekend: What's open and what's closed

Easter weekend: What's open and what's closed

On Friday, April 19, Winnipeg Transit will operate on a Sunday schedule. The Canadian Museum for Human Rights is open 10 a.m.to 5 p.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Harvey Smith Library is open 2 ...

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Easter Egg Hunt and Bunny Run this Saturday in Apple Valley

Easter Egg Hunt and Bunny Run this Saturday in Apple Valley

But when we talk of Easter, the first thing that anybody could think of are the Easter Eggs and Easter Bunny. Egg hunters will be divided into the following age groups: 0-3; 4-9; and 9-12. Make them...

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China's economy performed better than expected

China's economy performed better than expected

Chinese policymakers have rolled out tax cuts and freed up cash for banks to lend in order support economic activity after a slowdown late a year ago. Retail sales rose 8.7 percent in March, also exce...

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Former NHL star apologizes for crossing picket line

Former NHL star apologizes for crossing picket line

In fact sheets published online, Stop & Shop officials refute some of the claims being made by the union, saying there would be no changes to health care deductibles under its current proposal to the ...

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Urbana Easter Egg Hunt is noon on Saturday

Urbana Easter Egg Hunt is noon on Saturday

For the majority of people, Easter isn't Easter until you've indulged in at least one Cadbury's Crème Egg. Let's take a look at some of the pictures of Easter Eggs that are not just colourful but al...

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Amazon customer ratings hit by 'fake' five-star reviews, claims Which?

Amazon customer ratings hit by 'fake' five-star reviews, claims Which?

Which? have analysed the listings of hundreds of famous tech products in 14 online sections including headphones, smart wearables, dashcams and fitness trackers, monitoring for significant signs of...

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Amazon to pull plug on China retail operations

Amazon to pull plug on China retail operations

Within the next 90 days, Amazon.cn will cool off support for all its domestic dealers. Amazon says it will keep running other businesses in China, such as Amazon Web Services and Kindle e-books....

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Asad Umar says he has trust in Imran Khans leadership

Asad Umar says he has trust in Imran Khans leadership

He will replace Asad Umar, who resigned hours before the announcement of the reshuffle, saying Imran Khan offered him energy ministry but he did not want it. Speculation is rife that Islamabad cou...

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