Cabinet Rejig: Dharmendra Pradhan, Piyush, Sitharaman, Naqvi become cabinet ministers

Cabinet Rejig: Dharmendra Pradhan, Piyush, Sitharaman, Naqvi become cabinet ministers

Arun Jaitley will attend a key security dialouge with Japan tomorrow though the charge of the defence ministry has been given to Nirmala Sitharamam in a major rejig of the Union Cabinet today. I also want to see the files (on women in combat roles) where they stand... "Criticism per se do not reflect on performance, it only adds to your performance if you are ready to take on-board the corrections that may be workable", she said. Read More

Were Analysts Bullish Staffline Group Plc (LON:STAF) This Week?

Investec has "Buy" rating and GBX 312 target. Jefferies initiated it with "Buy" rating and GBX 235 target in Thursday, July 30 report. Panmure Gordon maintained Inspired Energy PLC (LON:INSE) on Tuesday, August 30 with "Buy" rating. Therefore 64% are positive. Finally, Shore Capital reiterated a buy rating on shares of ITV plc in a research note on Wednesday, May 10th. The stock of Countrywide PLC (LON:CWD) has "Neutral" rating given on Thursday, November 5 by Credit Suisse. Read More

August Jobs Report: Unemployment Rate Remains At Historic Low

August Jobs Report: Unemployment Rate Remains At Historic Low

Average hourly earnings changed little in the last month, ticking up 3 cents, following an increase of 9 cents in July. August's gains were far more than the 75,000 to 100,000 jobs per month needed to keep up with growth in the working-age population. Read More

Five more carmakers launch United Kingdom scrappage schemes as sales falter

Five more carmakers launch United Kingdom scrappage schemes as sales falter

However, it's not available in conjunction with any other offer. Toyota said it was offering up to £4,000 for buyers of a Land Cruiser, adding: "We go to great lengths to make sure [the old] auto is scrapped in the greenest possible way, with everything which can possibly be recycled being extracted by experts". Read More

Families being evacuated near Crosby chemical plant

Families being evacuated near Crosby chemical plant

Although the plant closed Friday, the company now has 11 employees who are scheduled to ride out Hurricane Harvey, the Chronicle reported . The plant manufactures organic peroxides and ammonia, key ingredients in biodegradable herbicides, pesticides and animal feed supplements. Read More

Pacemaker patched... one year after critical flaws reported

Pacemaker patched... one year after critical flaws reported

Jude Medical . St. Jude patched the products after short-seller Muddy Waters Capital outlined the vulnerability in a report. It marks the first time the FDA has issued a recall for cybersecurity concerns. Patients' devices will be updated with the new battery alert automatically. There is a low risk of an update malfunction. The FDA and Abbott do not recommend the removal and replacement of affected pacemakers and suggest that the risks of cybersecurity be discussed between patients ... Read More

Oil prices down as U.S. reels from Harvey

Oil prices down as U.S. reels from Harvey

Both West Texas Intermediate and Brent barrel prices traded down on Tuesday as Tropical Storm Harvey continues to pound the U.S. Gulf coast. USA oil prices finished Wednesday with a loss (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/oil-pulls-back-further-as-harvey-continues-to-weigh-2017-08-30), at their lowest level in more than four weeks. Read More

Amazon Alexa and Microsoft Cortana will start working together this year

Amazon Alexa and Microsoft Cortana will start working together this year

He went on to point out that Cortana's knowledge, Office integration, smart commitments, and reminders would be assets to Alexa users. The partnership will allow Amazon "instant foothold in about 150 million Cortana-enabled Windows 10 computers, and the Redmond giant will get Cortana on Alexa-enabled devices". Read More

United States economic growth hits 3% rate in second quarter

United States economic growth hits 3% rate in second quarter

If the economy were to sustain the current pace of expansion, it would be a significant uptick from the 2 percent annual growth rate that has mostly prevailed since the recovery began. Economists forecast strong annual GDP - but not Trump's 3% . Latest figures from the Office for National Statistics showed growth of just 0.3% in the second quarter, lagging behind other members of the G7 group of large developed economies - even before the latest upgrade from the US. Read More

Expedia names a new CEO as Dara Khosrowshahi heads to Uber

Expedia names a new CEO as Dara Khosrowshahi heads to Uber

I've been here at Expedia for so long that I've forgotten what life is like outside this place. Uber will likely see the appointment as a significant step towards cleaning up the company's image, which has been tarred over the past year by allegations of systemic sexism and anti-competitive practices. Read More

Michigan Wolverines Debut First Ever All-Maize Jordan Uniforms

Michigan Wolverines Debut First Ever All-Maize Jordan Uniforms

Never any mention of that. Based on comments both coaches made today, they are being stingy with information simply to rile each other up. More specifically, we've heard that Jim Harbaugh's team would be donning all-maize uniforms, which truly would be a sight to behold. Read More

Hurricane Harvey impacts Gulfport flights

Hurricane Harvey impacts Gulfport flights

More than 1,000 people have been rescued in flooded parts of the capital, Houston , causing a flash flood emergency , as called by the National Weather Service (NWS). Tropical Storm Harvey has forced the cancellation of 2700 flights across the country through Monday. Alaska Airlines has issued a change-fee waiver for flights out of Austin, San Antonio and Houston . Read More

When and where to watch PV Sindhu final on Day 7

When and where to watch PV Sindhu final on Day 7

Men's doubles fourth seeds Takeshi Kamura and Keigo Sonoda were soundly beaten 21-12, 21-15 by unseeded Indonesians Mohammad Ahsan and Rian Agung Saputro in the men's doubles semifinals. The Japanese extended the advantage to 8-4 but she had a few wide strokes and Saina exploited the opportunity to unleash her trademark cross court smashes to claw her way back to 9-9. Read More

With Trump Again Off Script, Republicans Weigh Going It Alone

The departure of White House strategist Steve Bannon has not significantly affected GOP voters' opinion of President Donald Trump , according to a poll released Tuesday. "They all said, Mr. President, your speech was so good last night, please, please, Mr. President don't mention any names". "He's by far our own worst enemy". Read More

Antofagasta plc 9.6% Potential Upside Indicated by Citigroup

Antofagasta plc 9.6% Potential Upside Indicated by Citigroup

Microsoft Corporation now has $560.11B valuation. It closed at $4.1 lastly. It has outperformed by 85.16% the S&P500. The financial company have set PT of GBX 1750.00 on GlaxoSmithKline PLC (LON:GSK) shares. It has underperformed by 29.10% the S&P500. Persimmon Plc is a United Kingdom-based holding company. The company has market cap of 570.09 million GBP. Read More

Saudi Arabia claims Qatar blocking flights to Mecca

Saudi Arabia claims Qatar blocking flights to Mecca

The Amirul Hajj said that the pilgrims would continue to pray for the unity and peace of the country. The airline said it would be operating 45 additional flights to Jeddah and 12 additional flights to Medina from August 17 until 11 September to help serve the two million pilgrims expected to travel to Mecca during the Hajj this year, with valid hajj visa. Read More

Apple to build Iowa data center, get $207.8 million in incentives

Apple to build Iowa data center, get $207.8 million in incentives

The company plans to build a $1.3 billion facility in Waukee, which is about 20 minutes outside the state's capital. "Our new data center in Iowa will help serve millions of people across North America who use Siri , iMessage, Apple Music and other Apple services - all powered by renewable energy", said Tim Cook, Apple's CEO. Read More

Government confirms Rs 200 Notes coming soon

Government confirms Rs 200 Notes coming soon

After demonetising high valued notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 and releasing new ones in November previous year, Reserve Bank of India has now announced that the new Rs 50 and Rs 200 notes would be released soon. RBI did not respond officially to ET's queries till time of going to press. It may be recalled that the Rs 2000 notes were never part of the government's plan. Read More

With Walmart on its side, Google seeks to dominate voice shopping

With Walmart on its side, Google seeks to dominate voice shopping

By making its products available on Google Assistant , Walmart is opening up a new avenue for sales, one that could be a major growth driver for the retailer in the future. "Voice shopping is becoming a more important part of everyday shopping behaviour", said Marc Lore , chief executive of Wal-Mart's USA e-commerce business, Associated Press reported . Read More

Taylor Swift to release new album 'Reputation' in November

Taylor Swift to release new album 'Reputation' in November

The title of the first single hasn't been revealed, but the song will arrive Thursday evening. The singer's last album, 1989, was released three years ago and picked up an Album of the Year Grammy. A new album? A new song? Thus, with all of the controversy lately, critics have been quick to call her reputation into question. Swift then took what appeared to be a major break from the limelight, notably taking a longer stretch of time to release her next record. Read More