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PwC barred from auditing India listed firms for two years

PwC barred from auditing India listed firms for two years

The order states that PW and audit firms in its network can not issue audit certificates directly or indirectly, but it will not impact the audits taken up for the 2017-18 financial year. "Listed comp...

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Pope calls on world to help refugees, migrants

Pope calls on world to help refugees, migrants

Today in his New Year's homily, at Mass for the Solemnity of Mary the Mother of God, Pope Francis said the season has been a reminder that "humanity is precious and sacred to the Lord" and "to ser...

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Airbus China Appoints New CEO, Chairman

Airbus China Appoints New CEO, Chairman

Chen is a 20-year Airbus veteran, having joined Airbus in 1994 as area sales director. Chen held that position until 2008 when he became senior vice president commercial and external affairs of Airbu...

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South Africa's rand slips as investors book profits

South Africa's rand slips as investors book profits

Initially hit by softening demand for emerging market assets as global bond yields picked up, the rand's losses accelerated to a session-low R12.55 shortly after the ANC Secretary-General Ace Magashul...

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Indian Gov't Adds New Security Layer to Protect Sensitive Citizen's Data

Indian Gov't Adds New Security Layer to Protect Sensitive Citizen's Data

When contacted, an Airtel spokesperson said, "We can confirm that the UIDAI has permitted Bharti Airtel to continue Aadhaar based e-KYC till March 31, 2018, subject to compliance to guidelines...

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ISIS Inspired Terrorist Indicted For NYC Bombing

ISIS Inspired Terrorist Indicted For NYC Bombing

The 27-year-old stands charged with providing material support to a terrorist organization and other counts in the December 11 attack. "We have to balance the need for speed with a need to give you ...

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Oil tanker Sanchi partially explodes in East China Sea

Oil tanker Sanchi partially explodes in East China Sea

The 21 Chinese crew members of the CF Crystal vessel, which had been carrying grain from the United States, were rescued. The ship remains at risk of exploding and sinking due to spilled oil as th...

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Trains resume service in snowbound Swiss ski resort

Trains resume service in snowbound Swiss ski resort

Frank Techel, an SLF avalanche forecaster, said roughly 3 to 4 meters (about 10-13 feet) of snow had been dumped on the Zermatt area so far this year, which he called an "extraordinary" amount for t...

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Japanese PM kicks off six-nation European tour in Estonia

Japanese PM kicks off six-nation European tour in Estonia

On Mr Moon's comments during his New Year press conference that he seeks "forward-oriented ties" with Japan despite differences over the comfort women issue, Dr Minohara said: "This is like punching s...

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European Union top court told same-sex spouses have residence rights

European Union top court told same-sex spouses have residence rights

His advice is not binding, but the BBC reports ECJ judges generally followed the advocate's lead. Mr Coman , a Romanian national, and Mr Hamilton , a U.S. Hearing a plea of unconstitutionality r...

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China to invest billions of dollars in ally Cambodia

China to invest billions of dollars in ally Cambodia

With control over the headwaters of the river - known there as the Lancang - Beijing can dam its section of the river while the impacts are felt downstream. But environmentalists say the LMC aims to r...

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Rain, high near 50 — TODAY'S FORECAST

Rain, high near 50 — TODAY'S FORECAST

Expect some clouds through the day Tuesday with breezy south winds, and a high of 48 in the late afternoon. The south winds will bring temperatures above freezing on Sunday and melt some of the ...

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Strong encryption an 'urgent public safety issue', Federal Bureau of Investigation says

Strong encryption an 'urgent public safety issue', Federal Bureau of Investigation says

He called on technology companies to sit down with law enforcement to devise a workable solution, urging them to "come to the table with the approach toward finding a solution - not to build systems c...

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Marcus Mariota Catches His Own Pass For TD

Marcus Mariota Catches His Own Pass For TD

They certainly didn't play error-free though, needing a 19 point comeback in the second half. "I just wanted to have a better performance than I had last week ", he said". "He can catch, too". "(...

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NJ doctor charged with having wife killed to protect drug ring

NJ doctor charged with having wife killed to protect drug ring

A doctor from New Jersey, who was accused of hiring a person to kill his wife after she threatened to divorce and expose him for running an illegal prescription opioid drug ring with Pagans motorc...

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Construction on Mariner East 2 pipeline suspended by Dept. of Environmental Protection

Construction on Mariner East 2 pipeline suspended by Dept. of Environmental Protection

The ruling comes in the wake of the most recent problem with the project, with the DEP citing the company for drilling without the proper permitting in a section of the pipeline near Harrisburg. I...

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Chinese authorities blow up Christian megachurch with dynamite

Chinese authorities blow up Christian megachurch with dynamite

ChinaAid , a US-based Christian advocacy group, said local authorities planted explosives in an underground worship hall to demolish the building following, constructed with almost $2.6m (£1.9m) in ...

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Japan confirms submarine spotted near Senkakus was Chinese

Japan confirms submarine spotted near Senkakus was Chinese

The incident was the first to involve a submarine in the contiguous zone around the Senkakus. The Japanese Ministry of Defense did not immediately clarify if the Chinese frigate, which was a Type 054A...

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4th-grade homework assignment sparks backlash, apology in Wauwatosa

4th-grade homework assignment sparks backlash, apology in Wauwatosa

The educator's lapse of judgment came to light after Trameka Brown-Berry shared her son assignment on Facebook and asked if others felt it was inappropriate. "I feel there is no good reason for slav...

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Doug Jones Now Faces the Red-State Democrat's Dilemma

Doug Jones Now Faces the Red-State Democrat's Dilemma

Tina Smith was sworn in Wednesday as Minnesota's junior Senator by Vice President Mike Pence. Rich Hobson announced on Wednesday that he is running as a Republican for the 2nd District congressiona...

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£400000 fine for Carphone Warehouse after huge data breach

£400000 fine for Carphone Warehouse after huge data breach

Even though the hack was long-forgotten until today, Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham took the opportunity to twist the knife and wag a stern finger at the retailer. The ICO considered this a...

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CHP enforcement period nets seven DUI arrests, nearly 200 citations

CHP enforcement period nets seven DUI arrests, nearly 200 citations

That's up from 595 crashes past year in which 46 were alcohol-related. The New Year's Maximum Enforcement Period was from Friday, Dec. 29, 2017 at 6:01 p.m. The San Andreas-area CHP also wrote 41 ci...

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The Trump Administration Will Not Allow Drilling Off the Florida Coast

The Trump Administration Will Not Allow Drilling Off the Florida Coast

But less than a week after releasing the proposal - which would open up almost every inch of federal water to the possibility of offshore drilling - Secretary Ryan Zinke made an unexpected ann...

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Thousands flee as Syria forces press further into Idlib

Thousands flee as Syria forces press further into Idlib

Idlib , which shares its border with Turkey, is a major rebel stronghold. He said that this is undermining efforts to reach a political solution to the war in that country. Fighting and airstrikes i...

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India confirms NSAs met in Bangkok

India confirms NSAs met in Bangkok

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Thursday acknowledged that the National Security Advisors of India and Pakistan held secret talks on cross-border terrorism last month. Clearing the air...

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Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy raises money off Arpaio Senate bid

Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy raises money off Arpaio Senate bid

He was a devoted supporter of Trump during the 2016 campaign, and in August he received a presidential pardon for a criminal contempt conviction stemming from him having ignored a judge's orde...

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Thai leader tells reporters to quiz cardboard cutout instead

Thai leader tells reporters to quiz cardboard cutout instead

Prayuth, a general who seized power of the southeast Asian country in a bloodless coup in 2014, is known for his freaky and sometimes threatening interactions with the media. Last year, the prime mini...

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North Korean diplomats fear war with US

The closed-door testimony will focus on Bannon's time at the Trump campaign. "I probably have a very good relationship with Kim Jong Un ", Trump told The Wall Street Journal . Ambassador to the U...

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Hina Khan speaks bad about Shilpa Shinde and disappoints yet again

Hina Khan speaks bad about Shilpa Shinde and disappoints yet again

The show which has never failed to amaze the viewers saw a surprise mid-week elimination on Wednesday. Now, after nearly two years Shilpa grabbed huge eyeballs on the reality show with fans really lik...

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Turkey Rejects US Conviction of Turkish Banker

Turkey Rejects US Conviction of Turkish Banker

The trial, which rested on the testimony of Turkish-Iranian businessman Reza Zarrab, a suspect turned prosecution witness, implicated former Turkish ministers and even Erdogan in the Iran sanctions ...

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