Saturday, December 16, 2017

Ricciardo: Cars, not drivers, dominate F1

Johannesburg [South Africa] | December 15, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo, who feels that Formula One is more dominant with the cars than the drivers, said that he would like to see a balance between the two.... read..

Anupam Kher starrer 'The Big Sick' nominated at SAG Awards

Mumbai |Thursday, 2017 11:15:04 AM IST
Anupam Kher starrer "The Big Sick" has been nominated for an Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture at the Screen Actors Guild Award (SAG Awards) 2017.... read..

Republican accused of molesting teens loses Senate race in setback to Trump (Lead)

New York |Wednesday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST
An extremist Republican accused of molesting teens lost the Senate election in Alabama, buoying the Democratic Party and delivering President Donald Trump a stinging blow that endangers his agenda.... read..

AI will create more jobs than it eliminates: Gartner

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 7:15:35 PM IST
Contrary to the popular belief that Artificial Intelligence (AI) will cut physical jobs, a new report by Gartner on Wednesday said by 2020, AI will create 2.3 million jobs, while eliminating 1.8 million.... read..

Trump loses his big bet on Alabama U.S. Senate race

By James Oliphant WASHINGTON | Wednesday, Dec 13 2017 IST
In backing Roy Moore in Alabama's U.S. Senate race even though the candidate faced allegations of sexual misconduct with teenage girls, President Donald Trump made a risky bet - and lost big. The victory by Democrat Doug Jones over the Republican Moore in... read..

Trump congratulates Democrat for Alabama U.S. Senate victory in tweet

WASHINGTON | Wednesday, Dec 13 2017 IST
- U.S. President Donald Trump congratulated Democrat Doug Jones on Tuesday for winning a bitter U.S. Senate race in Alabama against the Republican candidate the president backed. In a tweet, Trump congratulated Doug Jones, a former U.S. attorney, who beat... read..

Asian shares up, dollar dips as Democrat wins Alabama Senate race

* Fed widely expected to hike interest rates * Democrat seen beating Trump-backed candidate in Senate race * U.S. crude takes back some ground after tumble By Lisa Twaronite TOKYO | Wednesday, Dec 13 2017 IST
US stock futures, Treasury yields and the dollar fell on Wednesday as Democrat Doug Jones beat Republican Roy Moore in a bitter U.S. Senate race in Alabama, while Asian shares edged up as crude oil futures took back lost ground. Jones' victory could mean ... read..

Democrat wins U.S. Senate seat in Alabama in setback for Trump

UNDATED | Wednesday, Dec 13 2017 IST
Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama's election for the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, scoring an upset victory in a deeply conservative state against a Republican candidate who was backed by President Donald Trump, U.S. media said. Jones, 63, a former federal prosec... read..

In historic first, Sikh nominated to be attorney general of New Jersey

New York |Wednesday, 2017 5:45:04 AM IST
In a historic first, a distinguished Sikh public prosecutor "who has experienced hate and intolerance first-hand" has been nominated to be the next attorney general of the US state of New Jersey.... read..

Roy Moore faces verdict of voters in Alabama Senate election

Washington |Wednesday, 2017 5:15:04 AM IST
Voters in the US state of Alabama are choosing between a Republican accused of child abuse and a Democrat hoping for an upset win after an ugly Senate race in the Deep South.... read..

Democrats win US senate seat in Alabama

Washington |Wednesday, 2017 10:15:04 AM IST
Democrat Doug Jones knocked off Republican Roy Moore in the race for an Alabama Senate seat "dealing a stunning blow" to US President Donald Trump, who endorsed the latter.... read..

Withdraw EU GSP benefits to terror-supporting Pakistan: Italian Senate

Rome [Italy] | December 13, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Italian Senate has placed a demand before the European Union (EU) and its Parliament to immediately suspend and or withdraw business opportunities offered to Pakistan under the European Union's Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) because of its su... read..

M&A dominates Europe share trading as oil leads gains

By Helen Reid LONDON | Tuesday, Dec 12 2017 IST
Mergers and acquisitions dominated early European share trading on Tuesday, while a decline in banks was offset by strength in oil stocks after a pipeline shutdown boosted crude prices. The pan-European STOXX 600 gained 0.2 percent and leading euro zone... read..

Neech remark: Ramdev says wrong to discriminate on basis of caste

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] | December 12, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
In the wake of Congress leader's 'neech' (a low life) remark against the Prime Minister, which has triggered a caste row, Yoga guru Ramdev on Monday said God has created everyone equal and there should be no discrimination on the basis of caste.... read..

Google, Facebook dominated online ad revenue in Q3

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2017 12:45:05 PM IST
Google and Facebook dominated the online advertising in the third quarter this year as global online advertising revenue growth reached a record 29.6 per cent, market research firm Forrester said on Tuesday.... read..

Golden Globes 2018: 'The Post' nominated in 6 categories

New Delhi [India] | December 12, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Steven Spielberg's political thriller film 'The Post,' which stars Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep, has been nominated in six categories for the 75th annual Golden Globes.... read..

US-backed Syrian forces, Iraqi army coordinate at border - SDF

BEIRUT | Monday, Dec 11 2017 IST
US-backed militias in Syria said they have set up a joint military centre with the Iraqi army to protect their common border region after ousting Islamic State. Commanders of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), an alliance of Kurdish and Arab militias, me... read..

Left Alliance dominate vote count in Nepal polls

Kathmandu [Nepal] | December 11, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Nepal's Left alliance - Communist Party of Nepal- Unified Marxist Leninist (CPN-UML) and the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Center) -is looking all set to form the next government in the country after voting results begin to pour out.... read..

Karnataka, Bengal dominate Inter-School Table Tennis C'ships

Vijayawada [India] | December 11, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Karnataka and Bengal pocketed one gold, one silver and two bronze each to dominate the Inter-School Table Tennis National Championships 2017 here last evening.... read..

Czech PM designate: EU should not push us over migrants -paper

PRAGUE | Saturday, Dec 9 2017 IST
The designated Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis said the European Union should not push Czechs over their refusal to shelter asylum-seekers, because it could strengthen extremist parties in the country. The European Union's executive will sue Poland, H... read..

Cm asks school management not to discriminate among children

Ranchi | Saturday, Dec 9 2017 IST
Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das today asked the school managements not to create discrimination among the children and said if any information in this regard is received than strict action would be taken against the culprits. The instructions ... read..
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