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SBI shares fall over 3% on weak Q3 earnings


New Delhi , Feb 12 Indian Bank today reported a fall of almost 19 per cent in net profit at Rs 303.06 crore for the third quarter ended December 31, due to higher operating expenses, provisioning and contingency reserve. Besides BoI, the large losses include SBI's surprise loss of Rs 2,416 crore, Central Bank of India's Rs 1,664 crore loss, IDBI Bank's fifth straight quarterly loss of Rs 1,524 crore and UCO Bank's 9th straight quarterly loss of Rs 1,016 crore. Read More »

Peel Hunt Reiterates Reduce Rating for ITE Group (LON:ITE)

The stock of BP p.l.c. (LON:BP) earned "Buy" rating by HSBC on Tuesday, October 11. The stock of Ashmore Group PLC (LON:ASHM) has "Underweight" rating given on Tuesday, February 16 by JP Morgan. The stock decreased 0.46% or GBX 1.8 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 391.8. About 534,438 shares traded. IQE plc (LON:IQE) has 0.00% since February 12, 2017 and is. Read More »

World celebrates Maha Sivaratri with chants of 'Bam Bam Bholey'


A jaagaran (all-night vigil and prayers) is maintained because this festival is marked as "overcoming darkness and ignorance" in one's life and the world through Shiva . " Shiva is the supreme power, both creator, and destroyer". # Saffron: Devotees make use of Kum Kum during all auspicious occasions, but on Shivratri and on Mondays devotees should refrain from offering saffron and opt for ash instead which Lord Shiva applies on his forehead. Read More »

Ford increasing production, investing money


The automaker's stock is down more than 15% so far this year. For a little more context, last month, Expedition sales were up 57 percent, and Navigator sales were up 97.5 percent. "There is a big dog in the segment", Hinrichs said. CEO Jim Hackett has banned Ford employees from ordering Navigators or Expeditions for personal use, a source with direct knowledge of the directive told Automotive News . Read More »

Crews battle massive demolition site blaze at Sydney's Circular Quay


Four crews were at the scene at Circular Quay, and eight more were on their way before 11am on Tuesday (NZ time) to the fire at Pitt Street and Alfred Street, a Fire and Rescue NSW spokesman said. Thirteen people were treated for minor smoke inhalation, a NSW Ambulance spokeswoman said. "We could feel the heat and explosion through the window", he said. Read More »

Gas prices on the rise


The Dearborn-based auto club says late Sunday that the average price for self-serve regular unleaded gasoline was about $2.57 per gallon. At $2.58, the national gas price average has decreased for the first time week-over-week this year. Read More »

Scientists develop DNA nanorobots capable of stopping cancer growth


The team took a rectangular piece of DNA origami sheet - measuring just 90 nanometers by 60 nanometers - and peppered it with a protein known as thrombin. But perhaps the most significant part of the tech is its precision, at least in the mouse models: The programmed DNA bots avoided causing any clotting or harm to healthy cells. Read More »

Jennifer Garner Helped Her Daughters Sell Girl Scout Cookies Outside a Store


The actress posted a photo on Instagram Sunday of herself selling the cookies outside of a grocery store with a seemingly shocked shopper in the background pointing at Garner. Garner is a Girl Scout and Brownie mom for daughters Violet, 12, and Seraphina, 9, with ex-husband Ben Affleck. Shannon Peterson, Marketing and Communication Specialist for Girl Scouts Spirit of Nebraska, says cookies are on sale now through March 4th. Read More »

De-icing fluid shortage forces Southwest to cancel Chicago flights


Southwest said it " proactively canceled" about 220 flights and was offering refunds or flight vouchers, WBBM-TV reported . "Due to having to de-ice many of our aircraft because of the weather, we are running low on de-icing fluid". Alyssa Eliasen, a spokesperson for the airline, said Southwest had 'actively worked to manage our glycol levels (used to deice aircraft),' but that due to the severity of the winter weather it was forced to cancel the flights. Read More »

Price Target Estimates for The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (IPG)

ZWJ Investment Counsel Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Interpublic Group of Companies Inc (NYSE:IPG) by 38.6% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Primecap Management Ca reported 1.70M shares. Moneta Inv Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 71,319 shares or 0.64% of the stock. Greenbrier Prtnrs Cap Limited Liability holds 19.98% or 580,000 shares in its portfolio. Read More »

Japan skater sent home for failed test


No results at the Pyeongchang Games have been affected as Saito is yet to compete. "The athlete accepted, on a voluntary basis, to be provisionally suspended and to leave the Olympic Village", CAS said in a statement. Japan has a relatively clean record when it comes to sports doping, but this case is the latest in a recent spate of infringements. The IOC and anti-doping authorities have stepped up testing for the Winter Olympics following revelations of a Russian state sponsored doping ... Read More »

Amazon layoffs: Hundreds of job cuts in Seattle, global offices might follow


Shares were up almost 3% on Monday. In the last few months, the company implemented hiring freezes to stem the flow of new workers, cutting the number of open positions in half from the 3,500 listed last Summer. "People are in awful shape", he said. The company has also recently instituted a mandate that managers who oversee other supervisors must have at least four people reporting to them. Read More »

Tunisia package trips resume following Sousse massacre


The group of tourists were met by Nabeul governor Saloua Khiari in a festive atmosphere. The return of Thomas Cook , which is operating three weekly flights to Enfidha-Hammamet, marks a significant moment for Tunisian tourism as January figures show considerable improvement with respect to the same month a year ago. Read More »

Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 to get Windows Defender ATP support


Microsoft notes that while one of the main reasons cited for upgrading to Windows 10 is the improved security, there are still plenty of organizations that are still running slightly older operating systems. Many businesses struggle to move their entire fleet to a new OS with legacy and bespoke applications often built or specifically configured to fit an OS. Read More »

Comcast may renew bid for 21st CF


Fox has strengthened the so-called "firewall" remedies it had already tabled, including "establishing a fully independent, expert Sky News editorial board". According to reports from Comcast-owned CNBC and The Wall Street Journal , which is backed by Murdoch's News Corp , the U.S. cable giant is considering a new bid after its initial offer, in the low US$60bn region, was rejected. Read More »

Verizon phone locking is 2018's unwelcome return


Verizon is hoping that by locking down "unlocked" smartphones, it'll put a damper on smartphone theft. The customers most affected by the move are those who purchase a smartphone from Verizon and then travel to another country while the lock period is still in effect. Read More »

European Union economies bouncing back from crisis


The Dutch economy also benefited from buoyant global trade. GDP is seen expanding 0.6%, in line with flash estimate. The second estimate of growth by Eurostat, the statistics agency, confirmed that GDP grew by 0.6 per cent in the final quarter of the year, with separate industrial production figures rising to a new post-financial crisis high. Read More »

Emergency landing on flight from SFO to HNL


The FAA and National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the incident. Dramatic video on social media showed a jet engine rattling away without its protective covering on a United Airlines flight that eventually landed safely in Hawaii on Tuesday. Read More »

FBI, CIA Warn Against Buying Huawei Phones


At the gathering in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday, the chiefs of CIA, FBI and NSA and the director of national intelligence expressed their concerns over the two Chinese tech giants. That aggressive push, however, has put the company in even more hot water, as fake reviews for its flagship the Mate 10 Pro have reportedly surfaced on Best Buy's website , apparently linked to a Facebook contest spurred on by Huawei. Read More »

New Payments Platform gets public launch


The system will enable the linking of an account to an identifier such as a phone number, email address or ABN (depending on the particular financial institution involved). For more information or to register for a PayID visit the RACQ website . "We will be announcing how we will roll out real-time payments to all our customers across Australia in the coming weeks", a spokesperson said. Read More »

Punjab National Bank Mumbai Branch Reports Fraud 8 Times Its Net Income

Incidentally the fraudulent transactions detected by the bank is just short of Rs 4,000 crore less than the total income that the bank declared in the third quarter (Q3) of this FY17-FY18. This is the second incidence in less than 10 days where a bank has been defrauded. "All the officials of PNB suspended today are of the same branch". Read More »

Chipotle selects Taco bell as its nex6 DEO


Chipotle founder Steve Ells, who served as its chief executive, will become executive chairman. "The Board is confident that Brian's passion and skillset ideally position him to make the bold moves needed to improve operations and take the company to the next level, all while remaining true to our objective and the values that are essential to our customers". Read More »

Credit Suisse reports third straight annual loss after U.S. tax writedowns


That helped the bank return an nearly unchanged pretax profit of 729 million francs (725 million in 2016). The prior year results included net litigation provisions of CHF2.47 billion, primarily relating to the settlements with the US Department of Justice and the National Credit Union Administration Board regarding the bank's legacy residential mortgage-backed securities business. Read More »

You Can Now Mine Cryptocurrency While Reading the News


We're all getting pretty used to visiting news media websites, only to be told that they'd like us to turn our ad blocking software off. "On the other hand, Salon is quite bullish on the use of blockchain technology and announced that it "[plans] to further use any learnings from this to help support the evolution and growth of blockchain technology, digital currencies and other ways to better service the value exchange between content and user contribution". Read More »

Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc: Wellington Management Group Llp Bought Stake

The hedge fund held 3.37 million shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $16.02 million, up from 3.27 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Also published the news titled: "Earnings Reaction History: Hartford Financial Services Group Inc., 57.1 ..." on January 25, 2018. (NYSE:PNC) was sold by Reilly Robert Q. Read More »

Pentwater Capital Management LP Acquires New Stake in Twenty-First Century Fox Inc


Twenty-First Century Fox earned a news sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern's scale. Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February 7th. The institutional investor owned 81,578 shares of the company's stock after selling 7,229 shares during the period. Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Corp holds 0.25% or 1.02 million shares in its portfolio. Read More »

21st Century Fox Offers "Firewall Remedies" To Push Through Sky Deal

Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox has pledged to keep Sky News independent as it looks to assuage concerns related to its proposed acquisition of Sky (LON:SKY). The provisional CMA report raised concerns about the influence of the Murdoch family trust, which controls Fox and News Corp, over the United Kingdom media landscape. Read More »

Asian markets plunge after Wall Street drops 1000 points


Earlier, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell by more than 1,000 points for the second time this week. The blue chip average suffered its second 1,000-point drop in a week on Thursday. 'No one can say for sure, but things don't look pretty out there given that the sharp falls haven't been bought this time around. Financial analysts regard corrections as normal events but say the latest unusually abrupt plunge might have been triggered by a combination of events that rattled investors. Read More »

Priya Prakash Varrier: The internet sensation with the deadly wink!


For the uninitiated, debutant Malayalam actress Priya Prakash Varrier has set the internet on fire after the song " Manikya Malaraya Poovi " from the film " Oru Adaar Love " went viral on the internet. While Varrier's video from the film is breaking the Internet, another video of her singing Channa Mereya has resurfaced. Right now, Manikya Malaraya Poovi song is being shared on WhatsApp, Twitter, Facebook and other platforms. Read More »

High-scoring Gophers roll past Penn State 101-68 in women's basketball


Entering play on Sunday, the Nittany Lions hold an overall record of 17-9, and have gone 7-6 in Big Ten play. "It's not going to happen overnight". Forward Leron Black scored a game-high 18 points (6-10 FG). After a timeout, Mark Alstork stepped on the line trying to inbound it, another turnover . She was a flawless 4-for-4 shooting in the first quarter, including 2-for-2 from three-point range. Read More »