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UK TO ACTIVELY HELP INDUSTRY AS COUNTRY LEAVES EU

UK TO ACTIVELY HELP INDUSTRY AS COUNTRY LEAVES EU

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s leader is pledging to help U.K. industry grow and compete as the country prepares to leave the European Union. Prime Minister Theresa May plans to unveil her “modern industrial strategy” on Monday, saying the government must provide an environment that will create well-paying jobs throughout Britain if the country is to [...]

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OPEC, ALLIES SAYS PRODUCTION CUTS AHEAD OF SCHEDULE

OPEC, ALLIES SAYS PRODUCTION CUTS AHEAD OF SCHEDULE

VIENNA (AP) — OPEC and key non-OPEC oil producers are near their target of taking 1.8 million barrels of crude a day off global markets less than two months after agreeing to do so in efforts to push up the price of crude, Russia’s energy minister said Sunday. Alexander Novak’s upbeat comments to reporters came [...]

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SHYAMALAN’S ‘SPLIT’ RULES INAUGURATION WEEKEND WITH $40.2M

SHYAMALAN’S ‘SPLIT’ RULES INAUGURATION WEEKEND WITH $40.2M

NEW YORK (AP) — M. Night Shyamalan’s psychological thriller “Split” blew away box-office expectations, earning $40.2 million in ticket sales over inauguration weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday. Though many were focused on Friday’s presidential inauguration and Saturday’s nationwide women’s marches, “Split” doubled forecasts to easily lead all films. The Universal Pictures release again brings [...]

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Protesters barricade Uber offices: ‘No business as usual’ on inauguration day

Protesters barricade Uber offices: ‘No business as usual’ on inauguration day

Anti-Trump protesters barricaded the headquarters of Uber in San Francisco on Friday morning to call attention to Uber CEO Travis Kalanick’s “collaboration” with the new administration on Trump’s inauguration day. Protesters blocked traffic outside the ride-hailing company’s main office with a giant banner reading: “Uber collaborates with Trump”, while others used PVC piping and chains [...]

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Debrett’s 500 List: Business

Debrett’s 500 List: Business

An in-depth look at the most influential people in… Show more Sir David Barclay and Sir Frederick Barclay, Businessmen and Owners, Telegraph Media Group, 82 The Barclay twins’ commercial interests span media, retail and property: their businesses include the Ritz, Littlewoods online department store, delivery service Yodel and Telegraph Media Group. They purchased TMG, which [...]

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Indian business fliers’ bills touched US$29.6 billion in 2015: Report

Indian business fliers’ bills touched US$29.6 billion in 2015: Report

Business fliers in India drew a travel bill of US$29.6 billion (Rs2,01,909 crore) in 2015, making it among the world’s top 10 countries in spending on business travel, said a white paper released in Mumbai on Wednesday. While China topped the list followed by the US, Germany, Japan and the UK, India stood tenth, the [...]

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President talks of cooperative federalism at Bengal business meet

President talks of cooperative federalism at Bengal business meet

KOLKATA: President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday dwelt on the issue of cooperative federalism at the Bengal Global Business Summit here, saying every state is important in the context of the entire nation. “When I was sent the invitation to attend the meet, I thought whether it will be proper to do that as President of [...]

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Will BJP have the last laugh or AAP establish its presence in Goa?

Will BJP have the last laugh or AAP establish its presence in Goa?

The assembly elections for 40 seats in Goa will be held on February 4 and results will be announced on March 11. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) notched up a victory in the last assembly polls and removed the Congress from power. In 2017, the ruling BJP-MGP faces a challenge [...]

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Delhi BJP protests against AAP on free Wi-Fi, women’s security

Delhi BJP protests against AAP on free Wi-Fi, women’s security

Delhi BJP unit today staged a protest near state Assembly and accused the Arvind Kejriwal- led AAP government of “failing to fulfil” its 70 election promises such as providing free Wi-Fi and women’s security. Scores of partymen led by Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari carried out a march from Metcalf House to the state assembly [...]

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World needs India’s leadership in countering terror: US

World needs India’s leadership in countering terror: US

The Obama administration has recently delivered a “very tough” message to Pakistan asking it to dismantle safe havens of Lashkar-e-Taiba, Jaish-e- Mohammed and Haqqani network operating from its soil, outgoing US envoy to New Delhi Richard Verma said today. Holding that India faces a “daunting challenge” from these Pakistan-based terror groups and hailing New Delhi’s [...]

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U.S. Small-Business Optimism Index Surges by Most Since 1980

U.S. Small-Business Optimism Index Surges by Most Since 1980

Optimism among America’s small businesses soared in December by the most since 1980 as expectations about the economy’s prospects improved dramatically in the aftermath of the presidential election. The National Federation of Independent Business’s index jumped 7.4 points last month to 105.8, the highest since the end of 2004, from 98.4. While seven of the 10 [...]

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Tiger takes driver’s seat at Flipkart, Kalyan Krishnamurthy is new CEO

Tiger takes driver’s seat at Flipkart, Kalyan Krishnamurthy is new CEO

Flipkart founders Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal have handed over the operational control of the company they built over the past decade to Kalyan Krishnamurthy, the nominee of marquee American investor Tiger Global. Krishnamurthy was on Monday named the new chief executive officer (CEO) of the Bengaluru-based company. He replaced co-founder Binny Bansal, who was [...]

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