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World's largest cricket stadium built in Gujarat

After the reconstruction of the Eden Gardens, the title of the biggest cricket ground in the world had gone to the Melbourne Cricket Ground of Australia which has a capacity of 100,024. "There will 76 corporate boxes, a VVIP lounge and state-of-the-art press gallery as integral parts of the new stadium". "In case need arise, the association is open to take loan from financial institutions too", ... [Full Article...]

More Evidence That Trump's HHS Choice Has Traded on Insider Information

More Evidence That Trump's HHS Choice Has Traded on Insider Information Donald Trump's nominee to be the country's next health care czar invested previous year as much as $90,000 in six pharmaceutical companies shortly before leading a legislative and public relations effort that benefited those specific companies, records show. [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia's slow pace on renewables a risk to oil exports

Saudi Arabia's slow pace on renewables a risk to oil exports Global oil prices resumed their upward march Tuesday, boosted by a weaker us dollar and a further commitment to OPEC agreed production cuts from Saudi Arabia . Under the new plans, Al-Falih said Saudi Arabia will work on ways to connect its renewable energy projects with Yemen, Jordan and Egypt. Meanwhile, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has increased the forecast for the average oil pr... [Full Article...]

All eyes on Luxottica, Essilor merger

All eyes on Luxottica, Essilor merger Luxottica and Essilor said Monday they had agreed to a 46-billion-euro ($49-billion) merger with a view to creating a global powerhouse in the eyewear industry. Essilor said it had reached an agreement with Luxottica's owners for an all-share deal to combine the two lens companies. Luxottica's shares would be delisted afterward, the companies said. [Full Article...]

International Monetary Fund leaves global GDP forecasts for 2017, 2018 unchanged after United States elections

International Monetary Fund leaves global GDP forecasts for 2017, 2018 unchanged after United States elections The IMF estimated the United States will lead the G7 in growth over the next two years, with its economy expanding by 2.3 per cent this year and 2.5 per cent next year - up from previous estimates of 2.2 per cent in 2017 and 2.1 per cent in 2018. [Full Article...]

10% of Belgians own half the country's wealth

For example, to spend just one billion dollars, you'd need to shell out nearly $55,000 every single day for 50 years. This is larger than the gross domestic product of India, with a population of 1.3 billion people. Past year it was 62 people who owned the same as the poorest half of the world . Oxfam said it didn't name the richest 8 billionaires in its report because its goal is to call... [Full Article...]

Central Intelligence Agency boss: Trump does not understand Russian Federation

He confirmed Trump's incoming national security adviser, Michael Flynn, held conversations with the Russian ambassador around the time the sanctions were imposed, but said the talks "were not in any way related to the new USA sanctions against Russia or the expulsion of diplomats". [Full Article...]

Bank of America Beats Forecast for Earnings

Bank of America Beats Forecast for Earnings The bank said net interest income increased 6 percent to $10.3 billion in the fourth quarter, while loan balances climbed by $19 billion to $915.9 billion . Bank of America Corp .is one of the world's leading financial services companies. The Company is a financial institution serving individual consumers small- and middle-market businesses institutional investors corporations and Governmen... [Full Article...]

George Soros Has 1 Billion More Reasons to Hate Donald Trump

George Soros Has 1 Billion More Reasons to Hate Donald Trump As a result, some of Mr. Soros's trading positions incurred losses approaching $1-billion, the Journal said. Soros was skeptical about the market before Trump's victory, but after the election , Soros became downright bullish, according to The Wall Street Journal . [Full Article...]

French prosecutors to probe Renault diesel emissions

PARIS French prosecutors are investigating Renault over suspected cheating on vehicle exhaust emissions , a source at the Paris prosecutor's office told Reuters on Friday, sending shares in the automaker lower. Renault , which does not sell vehicles in the US, did not immediately respond to a message seeking comment. Volkswagen (VLKAF) has been plagued by a similar scandal for more than ... [Full Article...]

Activists kick off week of protests ahead of inauguration

Activists kick off week of protests ahead of inauguration About nine times more permits to park tour buses in D.C. have been requested for the day of the Women's March on Washington than on Inauguration Day, according to a D.C. But on the day after the inauguration, when a massive protest event is planned to show support for women and displeasure with President Trump, a whopping 1,200 buses - or more - are expected to show up to the same stadium. [Full Article...]

No, Mexico will not pay for border wall

No, Mexico will not pay for border wall The wall has been a bone of contention between Trump and Mexico since the businessman launched his presidential campaign in June 2015, accusing Mexico of sending rapists and drug dealers across the border into the United States. Everybody knows about Donald Trump's infamous plan of building the border wall. "We're going to build a wall", he said. "The annual cost of tax-exempt credits just... [Full Article...]

Rubio gets tough with Tillerson on Russian Federation, calls response 'discouraging'

Rubio gets tough with Tillerson on Russian Federation, calls response 'discouraging' I'm not initially sure you're going to get a video tape of an extrajudicial killing, so oftentimes the evidence is the objective reporting we get from sources on the ground, inside a place like the Philippines. With lingering concerns over how he would handle relations with Russian Federation, U.S. Sen. Complicating matters further, according to Vanity Fair , in 2011, Tillerson signed a $30... [Full Article...]

Holiday season brings solid sales to many stores, but not big chains

Holiday season brings solid sales to many stores, but not big chains U.S. retail and food services sales enjoyed an increase of 0.6 percent in December, the U.S. Census Bureau reported on Friday, and the October-to-November change was revised from up 0.1 percent to up 0.2 percent. Retail sales were mostly down across the board on a year-on-year basis, with only four categories recording improved sales. Economists had expected a 0.4 percent increase. [Full Article...]

Drug Stocks Drop as Trump Backs Price Bidding

Drug Stocks Drop as Trump Backs Price Bidding First, he talked about the drug industry a manufacturing industry. The position of drugs upon this spectrum of complex to commodified markets is debatable. Speaking yesterday, Trump accused pharmaceutical companies of " getting away with murder " over the high costs of drugs in the U.S. and their use of overseas locations for drug production, according to Bloomberg . [Full Article...]

Def Leppard, Poison and Tesla announce tour

Def Leppard, Poison and Tesla announce tour Def Leppard's Joe Elliott said about the tour, "We're thrilled to be able to take this tour to cities we didn't play in 2016". Are you ready to rock? The tour begins in Manchester, New Hampshire on April 8 and concludes June 25 in Indianapolis. [Full Article...]

United States seizes $25 million worth of aluminum linked to Chinese billionaire

United States seizes $25 million worth of aluminum linked to Chinese billionaire My message to the incoming Administration is clear: "you must continue this push and aggressively press China on their predatory trade practices". The move against the stockpile of aluminum connected to Chinese billionaire Liu Zhongtian, the owner and CEO of aluminum company China Zhongwang , is the strongest action yet by federal authorities probing whether USA companies connected to the Chine... [Full Article...]

Obama ends visa-free path to residency for Cuban migrants

Obama ends visa-free path to residency for Cuban migrants Obama has been working to normalise relations with Cuba since he and President Raul Castro announced a breakthrough in diplomatic relations in December 2014. "Cuba and the United States will work to further discourage unlawful migration to the United States and promote bilateral cooperation to prevent and prosecute alien smuggling and other crimes related to illegal migration". [Full Article...]

Libraries to be closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Libraries to be closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day In Sarasota and Manatee counties, there are a number of events to take advantage of for those looking to serve. From 9 a.m.to 12 p.m., non-perishable foods can be brought to the Unitarian church lobby to fill Ed Huberman's Box, an ongoing drive to help combat hunger. [Full Article...]

Iran sees arrival of first Western plane ordered after sanctions lifted

Iran sees arrival of first Western plane ordered after sanctions lifted The Airbus A321 landed in Tehran to an official ceremony that included Transport Minister Abbas Akhoundi. "It is the first step in delivery of about 100 more planes under an agreement reached with the Airbus company in 2016", the TV reported in a live broadcast of the plane's arrival. [Full Article...]


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