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Karnataka Assembly election on May 12, counting on May 15: CEC


People don't appreciate such policies. The election expenses ceiling for candidates has been fixed at Rs 28 lakh per candidate for Karnataka though there is no expenditure ceiling for political parties , he said. In her statement to the media, Banerjee said, "All agencies are being used and misused". To questions from reporters about the polling date being leaked even before he made the official announcement, Rawat said the poll panel would investigate the matter and take stringent legal ... Read More »

Cong's Lingayat move aimed at preventing Yeddyurappa from becoming CM: Shah

He also assured everyone that the BJP will form the next government in Karnataka under BS Yeddyurappa . Following the Siddaramaiah government's decision to give minority religion status to Lingayats, who have nearly welcomed the move, Shah's visits to their blessed places and meeting gurus, is seen as part of his efforts to ensure that the community, who is the largest in the state, continues to support the BJP. Read More »

$-0.03 EPS Expected for BlackBerry Limited (BB)


BlackBerry had a net margin of 37.36% and a return on equity of 3.70%. By seeing it past volatility it showed that volatility for the week is 3.15% while volatility for the month is 3.06%. All things being equal, large cap stocks are considered safer than small cap stocks. It has a 19.45 P/E ratio. About 273,319 shares traded. However, as 52 Week Range has little to no connection whatsoever with current news or forces affecting companies today, very few investors rely heavily on the metric. Read More »

Israel's Netanyahu Hospitalized With Fever, Cough


Asher Shalmon". Annual medical checks have generally given Netanyahu a clean bill of health, though he has undergone several minor medical procedures in recent years. "It's business as usual at this stage". According to his office, he was taken to hospital in his auto and not in an ambulance. His official Twitter account said he had been diagnosed with a viral infection of the upper respiratory tract. Read More »

Sask. police forces teaming up for province-wide gun amnesty


The program, expected to run March 29 to April 27, will allow people to turn in firearms without penalty, regardless of how they were acquired. RCMP and Saskatchewan Conservation Officers will also participate in the program. "We will go out to them and we will pick (the guns) up in a safe manner and take care of it". "At the end, the incentive is to have safer communities in the province". Read More »

CBI case against Simbhaoli Sugars first registered in 2015: OBC

Simbhaoli Sugars an 85 years old organization, is operating three sugar complexes in the state of Uttar Pradesh . The 94 other private sugar mills have cleared around 94 per cent of their dues in the current crushing season. The second loan was declared NPA (non-performing asset) on November 29, 2016, almost three weeks after demonetisation of Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 notes was announced. Read More »

Facebook being probed by US FTC, states on privacy


The Cambridge Analytica scandal highlighted the sheer amount of data Facebook harvests on all its users - and how it can be used for dark purposes. Tap "Download a copy of your own data". Although Zuckerberg talked about changes in 2014 that would have prevented this, Rotenberg said it should have been banned already under the 2011 consent decree . Read More »

Again, Idaho's Unemployment Rate Holds Steady for February


The February data also showed that a sharp disparity remains in jobless levels between Erie and Niagara counties - the two geographic areas that make up the Buffalo Niagara metropolitan area. "But how that plays out in the labor market is yet to be seen", she added, citing a wealth of "fast-moving information". As I noted in the recent release of the January numbers, one constraint on economic growth in Vermont is the availability of labor, in particular those with the skills and abilities ... Read More »

New director begins at Salisbury VA Medical Center


Louis Post-Dispatch. Several outlets have reported in recent days, citing unnamed sources familiar with the matter, that Shulkin could soon be on his way out. Shulkin typically is a regular presence at veterans' events in Washington, raising some questions among the more than 100 veterans in attendance on Friday about his job status. Read More »

Supremes to let DACA fight run its course


Trump expressed frustration with the DACA decision by judges Monday but was optimistic he would win in the end. DACA protects about 700,000 young people who came to the United States as children and stayed on, of which them around 8,000 are said to be of Indian origin. Read More »

Apple introduces new 9.7-inch iPad


Here's what Apple won't say when it talks Tuesday about its technology in schools: The company lost, and it will be tough to turn around its fortunes. "This new 9.7-inch iPad takes everything people love about our most popular iPad and makes it even better for inspiring creativity and learning", said Greg Joswiak, Apple's vice president of product marketing. Read More »

Oakland mayor warns of impending ICE raid, ramping up sanctuary-city tension

This weekend, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf reinforced her commitment to protecting undocumented families . But the Bay Area is on heightened alert following her sudden announcement. "I have tried very carefully for my message to be one of strength of power of resilience of (residents) having information and being prepared". Libby Schaaf (D) shared the warning - which she said she "learned from multiple credible sources" - in a press release on Saturday, later claiming it was her "ethical ... Read More »

Snow in Rome: Beautiful pictures as rare snowfall blankets Italy


Rome totally looked like a snow-dusted winter wonderland. The heaviest snowfall in six years covered the "Eternal City" and its famed landmarks in a blanket of white. A Siberian weather front nicknamed the Beast from the East sent temperatures plunging and brought snow and icy conditions to many European countries in recent days. Read More »

GOP bill in Wisconsin seeks to undercut judge's order on special elections


Scott Walker another week to call for the elections. Under the bill, governors in the state would also not be able to have special elections less than four months after a vacancy. Voters in the districts, represented by attorneys from a group affiliated with one run by former Democratic U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, sued to force Walker to call the elections. Read More »

Mother arrested in deaths of baby, toddler


A mother was arrested after her two children were found strapped to their auto seats, dead, the Pinal County Sheriff's Office in Arizona said. At around 11:15 p.m., detectives from the Pinal Sheriff's Office were called to assist the Superior Police Department after they found the bodies, the station reports. Read More »

Metallica To Play At Golden 1 Center In December

Tickets go on sale to the public at 10 a.m. Friday, March 2. Metallica will perform at the Bryce Jordan Center in State College Oct. 20. One victor will also be flown to the last show on the tour. Fans who purchase the Black Ticket will need to reserve their seats for each show 48 hours before the performance. Metallica are taking their 2016 LP Hardwired... Read More »

Woman Pulled Gun in Road Rage Incident, Clearwater Police Say


Police say it all started at a traffic light on Gulf To Bay Boulevard Monday afternoon. The other driver and her sister, who was in another auto, began yelling at her. She then unleashed a profanity-laced, racial tirade: "I don't give a f*ck". "They could have killed me", she said. Because the second woman immediately whacked her in the head with a metal baseball bat, sending her cell phone flying. Read More »

Mattis: 'No reservations, no concerns at all' in working with Bolton


Mattis also said Bolton has plans to visit the Pentagon later this week and the two will "sit down together". The policy adopted recommendations from Mattis that the Department of Defense will be in the "strongest position to protect the American people, to fight and win America's wars, and to ensure the survival and success of our service members around the world". Read More »

Eaton Vance Management Trims Holdings in Total SA (NYSE:TOT)

Technical analysis is only one approach to analyzing stocks. Goldman Sachs downgraded TOTAL S.A. ( NYSE : TOT ) on Friday, March 11 to "Buy" rating. Piper Jaffray maintained TOTAL S.A. ( NYSE : TOT ) on Tuesday, November 21 with "Hold" rating. Analysts await General Electric Company ( NYSE :GE) to report earnings on April, 20. Read More »

"Embarrassment": Pakistani PM Frisked At US Airport, Says Pak Media


In a video that has gone viral on social media, Abbasi, dressed in a maroon polo t-shirt and black pants can be seen putting on his belt after clearing the security check. The incident comes at a time the USA is considering tough measures on Pakistan, including visa bans and other sanctions on individuals in the Pakistani government. Read More »

Vis Valley Resident Assaulted During Home-Invasion Robbery


Officers first responded to a report of home-invasion robbery in the 1000 block of Goettingen Street around 8:30 a.m. Monday, according to police. The woman said she answered a knock at her door to find two men wearing masks. She was taken to an area hospital for treatment of minor injuries, police said. St. Clair Shores police said they're taking the case very seriously because it could turn into a violent situation. Read More »

Dow Jumps 650 Points as Trade War Fears Cool


Facebook shares dropped 4.9 percent at $152.22 and is down almost 15 percent for the month. After all, Friday's close represented the lowest the S&P 500 has traded since February 8th, and the Dow finished at its lowest point since November 22 of past year. Read More »

Israel's Netanyahu discharged from hospital after tests


The 68-year-old prime minister and his wife were questioned by police on Monday in the ongoing probe into allegations of bribery, fraud and breach of trust. A lack of rest, he explained, caused his condition to deteriorate. According to his office, he was taken to hospital in his auto and not in an ambulance. Read More »

India's home grown UPI snatching away markets from Visa and Mastercard

While it's Return on Investment (ROI) value is 44%. The stock decreased 0.80% or $1.42 during the last trading session, reaching $175.75. About 834,318 shares traded. Therefore 90% are positive. Finally, Cantor Fitzgerald boosted their target price on shares of Mastercard to $198.00 and gave the company an "overweight" rating in a research note on Friday, February 2nd. Read More »

Big Banks Continue to be Large Stakeholders in Sterling Bancorp (NYSE:STL)

The stock decreased 4.70% or $1.1 during the last trading session, reaching $22.3. About 976,446 shares traded. The company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 31.17 together with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 0.73. (NYSE:AN) for 200,000 shares. Resmed (NYSE:RMD) was reduced too. Stocks to Watch: Lowe's Companies, Inc . The shares were sold at an average price of $25.22, for a total value of $5,044,000.00. Read More »

White House: Don't Worry, Trump Will Get Back To Tweeting Soon

According to the lawsuit, it now claims that Cohen defamed Daniels by suggesting that she is lying about her alleged 2006 affair with Trump, The Hill reported. Sanders then landed a knock-out, saying that Trump "has a country to run", and citing administration accomplishments. If he did, he would address a lot of the stories that every one of you has every minute of the day. Read More »

Internal problems of European Union threaten its existence - Turkish PM


President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday insisted Turkey still wanted to become a member of the European Union ahead of a potentially stormy summit with EU chiefs seeking to fix an increasingly fractured relationship. Mr Al Abadi said he has ordered the military to take full control of the country's borders amid escalating tensions between Ankara and Turkey's rebel Kurds, the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), based on the Iran-Iraq border. Read More »

Netanyahu hospitalized with high fever, severe cough


The premier was also suffering from a "cough", the office said in a statement . A lack of rest, he explained, caused his condition to deteriorate. He was driven there in an ordinary vehicle rather than an ambulance. Mr Netanyahu dismissed the remarks as "full of holes like Swiss cheese". The Netanyahus, including their son Yair, were questioned on Monday in the ongoing telecom corruption investigation dubbed "Case 4000 " against the prime minister. Read More »

Steady Stock Movement: Pretium Res Inc (PVG)

It is down 35.25% since March 27, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 18.55% the S&P500. Shares of Pretium Res Inc (NYSE:PVG) now have an Average Brokerage Recommendation of 1.75, number of Recs in ABR is 4 while industry rank of the company by ABR is 181 out of 265. Read More »

Predators obtain F Hartman in trade with Blackhawks


And the team may not yet be done adding players. "We're always going to remain best friends". Now they got him. "It's a different feeling", Patrick Kane said. Victor Ejdsell most recently has played left wing in the Swedish Hockey League tallying 30 points in 44 games. Their asking price for the feisty winger with a scoring touch was high. Read More »

European Union starts safeguard investigation into US-tariff-diverted steel imports


The EU is concerned that steel manufacturers that are subject to USA tariffs may divert their product to Europe, leading to a surge of imports. The investigation is expected to last a maximum of nine months. The EU has also expressed concerns over diversion of steel shipments to member countries following the tariff hike by the US. Meanwhile, the European Union achieved its first goal of securing a temporary exemption from the USA tariffs while negotiations for a permanent exemption continue. Read More »

FAAC Meeting Aborted After N37.7bn Discrepancy Is Found In NNPC Account


He said the committee came to the decision to postpone the meeting after discovering that the revenue remitted by the NNPC into the Federation Account was understated. Dr. Baru, however, noted that as the supplier of last resort, NNPC would always ensure petroleum products availability nationwide. The meeting, which will hold at the Auditorium of the Federal Ministry of Finance, will have in attendance the Accountant General of the Federation; Commissioners of Finance and Accountant-Generals ... Read More »