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Ahead of the budget , Modi - who came to power in May 2014 and faces re-election by mid-2019 - said in an interview with the Times Now news channel on January 21 that it is "a myth" that the average person wants sops and freebies, rebuffing the idea that the budget must be populist.
  • LA Times owner Tronc investigating publisher and CEO Ross Levinsohn for misconduct

    LA Times owner Tronc investigating publisher and CEO Ross Levinsohn for misconduct

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    Executives for Tronc - whose chairman, Michael Ferro, previously chaired a group that owned the Chicago Sun-Times - have strongly discouraged unionization. Under oath he admitted to ranking female colleagues by their "hotness" and to talking about if a female colleague had been a stripper at one time and speculating if she slept with one of the co-workers.
  • Interserve shares plunge on monitoring reports

    Interserve shares plunge on monitoring reports

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    The group, which has revenues of around £3 billion and employs 80,000 staff worldwide, was down more than 14% in morning trading on the London Stock Exchange. The move threw hundreds of major projects in doubt and brought down one of the United Kingdom government's most important suppliers. Tussell, which runs a database of government contracts in Britain, estimates that Carillion was awarded government contracts worth 1.3 billion pounds after the company issued its first profit ...
  • Ford Bullitt Mustang unveiled at the Detroit motor show 2018

    Ford Bullitt Mustang unveiled at the Detroit motor show 2018

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    And to celebrate that 50th anniversary, here is the 2019 Mustang Bullitt , introduced in (of course!) a car-chase video, driven by Molly McQueen , who seems to have inherited every one of her grandfather Steve's cool genes. Ford's latest special edition Mustang ticks all the right boxes for you when you're ready to order your own Bullitt . There's subtle badging with only the circular faux gas cap Bullitt logo on the rear visible on the outside of the auto.
  • Ford Will Invest $11 Billion In Electric Cars By 2022

    Ford Will Invest $11 Billion In Electric Cars By 2022

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    Ford executive James Farley said the increased expenditure essentially doubles and extends Ford's previous $4.5 billion investment in electrification until 2020. Ford chief executive Jim Hackett told investors in October the plans are to slash $14 billion in costs over the next five years. "This $11bn you're seeing, that means we're all in now", he said.
  • Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is world's richest person

    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is world's richest person

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    He and Bill Gates traded the title of world's richest person several times a year ago. Gates, 62, would have a net worth of more than $US150 billion if he'd held onto assets that he's given away, largely to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
  • Minimum Wage Increases Today

    Minimum Wage Increases Today

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    Workers employed by big businesses (those with at least 11 employees ), will receive a $13 per hour minimum wage, an increase from their $11 wage. The new state minimum wage will rise to $8.30 an hour. Additionally, it's important to note that increased wages may lead to a stronger economy. When the wages increase, it makes it "cost effective" for employers to look for alternatives like self-check outs and other automated systems.
  • On final day, New Hampshire reverses FirstNet decision and opts in

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    After reviewing submissions, state officials settled on the FirstNet State Plans provided by AT&T . The release mentioned "first responder subscribers", but did not specifically say how the network will be paid for. While we were successful in working with FirstNet to remove the unreasonable fees and penalties, the decision deadline of December 28th approached too quickly for these other states to feel confident in an opt-out decision.
  • Coinbase Launches Probe on Bitcoin Cash rally Insider Trading

    Coinbase Launches Probe on Bitcoin Cash rally Insider Trading

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    That made the addition of Bitcoin Cash a big deal for cryptocurrency as a whole, Coinbase , and Bitcoin Cash itself. If we find evidence of any employee or contractor violating our policies - directly or indirectly - I will not hesitate to terminate the employee immediately and take appropriate legal action.
  • How Many Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC)'s Analysts Are Bearish?

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    Barclays Capital maintained Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: MPC ) rating on Tuesday, January 12. The company was maintained on Thursday, May 12 by Goldman Sachs. Michael Palmer Sells 17,298 Shares of Stock" was first published by The Lincolnian Online and is owned by of The Lincolnian Online. Therefore 68% are positive.
  • Sexiest Asian Woman : Priyanka Chopra

    Sexiest Asian Woman : Priyanka Chopra

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    This has been a good year for the A-list actress who also made her Bollywood debut alongside Shahrukh Khan and also delivered a stellar performance in a recent Pakistani film called Verna. Full credit should be given to my genetics and optics. He further added, "Priyanka Chopra has become an incredible global ambassador for India and is smashing through glass ceilings all over the world".
  • IATA says Middle East airline net profit will double in 2018

    IATA says Middle East airline net profit will double in 2018

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    Overall, revenues are expected to rise to $824 billion, up from 2017 revenues of $754 billion. The data showed Asia-Pacific airlines leading all regions with traffic growth of 10.3% from the comparable period a year earlier, and up from an 8.7% rise in September.