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Maruti Suzuki shares teaser of all-new compact auto design Maruti Suzuki shares teaser of all-new compact auto design
- January 09, 2018

Despite the threat from stablemates, Maruti Suzuki Alto retained the top slot with 2,57,732 unit sales in 2017. Maruti has earlier attempted to engage younger, fashionable Indians through its premium Nexa network and now through the new design language. (more...)
Regulators Reject Plan to Rescue Struggling Coal and Nuclear Plants Regulators Reject Plan to Rescue Struggling Coal and Nuclear Plants
- January 09, 2018

Perry said in a statement after FERC's ruling that his directive had started a national conversation about the resiliency of the grid , or its ability to withstand severe weather and other conditions. But it was opposed by a broad swath of energy industry groups , independent analysts , and former FERC commissioners from both sides of the aisle, on the grounds that it could "blow up" energy markets and undercut decades of regulatory precedent, all with scant evidence that it would do ... (more...)
Cider brand Aspall bought by USA beer giant Cider brand Aspall bought by USA beer giant
- January 09, 2018

Molson Coors Brewing Company has acquired 290-year-old family-run cider maker Aspall with plans to grow the business in the United Kingdom and internationally. Both companies share a similar history that is deeply rooted in family, dedication to customers and a commitment to excellence. "We're now looking forward to helping Aspall become the number-one premium cider in the United Kingdom and building on the huge potential of the Aspall vinegars, as part of an ongoing strategy to premiumise our ... (more...)
Travel chaos for commuters as United Kingdom rail workers strike Travel chaos for commuters as United Kingdom rail workers strike
- January 09, 2018

Rail, Maritime and Transport union members at South Western Railway, Northern , Merseyrail , and Greater Anglia took direct action on Monday and plan further action on Wednesday and Friday. "Despite the best efforts of the RMT to cause misery for passengers, the train companies will keep passengers moving with the majority of services running as planned". (more...)
McGregor thanks wife and rumoured girlfriend at Golden Globes McGregor thanks wife and rumoured girlfriend at Golden Globes
- January 09, 2018

Marking one of the evening's major departures from the Emmys, it was McGregor who took gold, while Emmy victor Riz Ahmed of The Night Of'didn't find himself amongst the night's list of names. Back in May, Winstead shared a snap of her kissing her husband Riley Stearns , with the caption: We've chose to move on from our marriage, but we will stay best friends and collaborators for all our days. (more...)
PATH suspensions, NJ Transit 1-hour delays add to morning travel woes PATH suspensions, NJ Transit 1-hour delays add to morning travel woes
- January 09, 2018

The Amtrak train became stuck in the North Tube of the Hudson River Tunnels. The work was predicted to create a "summer of hell" for commuters by Democratic New York Gov. One evening outbound train will be canceled. A broken rail forced a suspension of PATH train service, sending hundreds of commuters into frigid air at the height of the morning rush hour to try to catch ferries to Manhattan before service was restored. (more...)
Pfizer plans to cut 300 jobs Pfizer plans to cut 300 jobs
- January 09, 2018

The drugmaker reportedly said funds saved from the move will instead be streamed into "areas where we have strong scientific leadership and that will allow us to provide the greatest impact for patients". "Any decision impacting colleagues is hard; however, we believe this will best position the company to bring meaningful new therapies to market, and will bring the most value for shareholders and patients". (more...)
Celgene boosts haematology pipeline with $7bn Impact Bio deal Celgene boosts haematology pipeline with $7bn Impact Bio deal
- January 08, 2018

Fedratinib, a JAK2 kinase inhibitor also in testing for polycythemia vera, fits well with Celgene's expertise in hematology and should help ease the sting of a clinical setback past year for an important pipeline candidate in Crohn's disease. (more...)
Palette Is Toyota's Mobility Concept For Retail And E-Commerce Palette Is Toyota's Mobility Concept For Retail And E-Commerce
- January 08, 2018

Toyota has created an alliance of business partners called the e-Palette alliance to support e-commerce mobilities. The e-Palette concept is centered around automated vehicles that can be customized to serve a wide variety of purposes. Thanks to a flat and extensive barrier free interior space layout designed with a low floor, equipment can be installed in accordance with the user's needs, such as ride sharing specifications, hotel room specifications and retail shopping specifications. (more...)
Akshay Kumar not bothered with possible clash of Padman, Padmavati Akshay Kumar not bothered with possible clash of Padman, Padmavati
- January 08, 2018

Actor Akshay Kumar is not perturbed about the clash. With similar Demands that hunt the film to be banned across the nation, Gogamedi also put the question mark on the permission given to Sanjay Leela Bhansali to screen the film in the UK. (more...)
Wintry Mix Sunday Night: what to expect from a messy situation Wintry Mix Sunday Night: what to expect from a messy situation
- January 08, 2018

While that is admittedly less cold than the frigid temperatures we saw this weekend, it's still below freezing and just cold enough for some wintry precipitation as the aforementioned cold front approaches. After midnight, cloud cover will slowly clear out. 40s & 50s are back by Wednesday and Thursday! Highs top out in the middle 30x. As a result, increasingly brisk southerly breezes should allow the warmth to flood into the area, as highs climb past 40 degrees on Thursday and likely ... (more...)
Internet Association to join legal battle to fight FCC's net neutrality repeal Internet Association to join legal battle to fight FCC's net neutrality repeal
- January 08, 2018

While the association won't file a lawsuit itself, it will offer critical assistance to entities who are planning to bringing suits against the FCC , such as activist groups, web companies, and state attorneys general. "In 2018, the Internet is united in defense of #NetNeutrality ", retweeted the Netflix account. The streaming giant took to Twitter to make its statement , saying that it would be seeing the FCC in court. (more...)
Influenza-Related Deaths Reported in AR this Flu Season Influenza-Related Deaths Reported in AR this Flu Season
- January 08, 2018

According to the Department of Health, influenza viruses circulating in the state this winter include H3N2, a flu type that vaccines tend to be less effective in preventing. And among the 54 jurisdictions in the flu surveillance system (every state plus the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands), 50 reported "regional" or "widespread" flu activity at the end of a year ago. (more...)
New annual sales record for JLR New annual sales record for JLR
- January 08, 2018

It labels the launch of the F-Pace and the new XF Sportbrake as key contributors to the change. This year sales will ramp up for forthcoming models going on sale in the coming months including Jaguar's new E-PACE compact performance SUV, the refreshed Range Rover and Range Rover Sport (including plug-in hybrid models) and the Jaguar I-PACE electric performance SUV. (more...)
Sensex at new high on fund inflows; Nifty above 10600 Sensex at new high on fund inflows; Nifty above 10600
- January 08, 2018

The gauge had gained 360.47 points in the previous two sessions. At 11:53 am: Markets continued to hold on to its highs and rose constantly with key indices hitiing new peaks. India lowered its forecast for the current year's economic growth to 6.5 percent on Friday from the earlier estimated 7.5 percent, before a federal budget is released next month, as businesses were hit by the chaotic launch of new nationwide tax last July. (more...)
Dunkin' Donuts ditches artificial dyes amid rebranding, menu changes Dunkin' Donuts ditches artificial dyes amid rebranding, menu changes
- January 08, 2018

Rick Golden, Manager of Donut Excellence for Dunkin' Brands, announced the news on Thursday , saying that "bright, colorful confections" are a hallmark of Dunkin's doughnut lineup. The company also has a new menu in the works that will kick in Monday in New England . This page allows you to send the current page to your friend. (more...)
Jerry Van Dyke, Emmy-nominated star of 'Coach,' dead at 86 Jerry Van Dyke, Emmy-nominated star of 'Coach,' dead at 86
- January 08, 2018

It's said that the actor's health has been on the decline since being involved in a serious auto accident about two-years ago. The younger Van Dyke made his acting debut on "The Dick Van Dyke " show, and made appearances on " The Ed Sullivan Show " before joining " The Judy Garland Show " as a regular. (more...)
Debra Messing Calls Out E!...on the E! Golden Globes Red Carpet Debra Messing Calls Out E!...on the E! Golden Globes Red Carpet
- January 08, 2018

Rancic didn't comment on Messing's call out specifically, but thanked the actress for using her voice on the carpet. She then turned talk to former E! Sadler left her job at E! in December after nearly 12 years at the network, after learning that her co-host Jason Kennedy earned "double [her] salary and has been for several years". (more...)
JFK Airport terminal evacuated because of massive water main break JFK Airport terminal evacuated because of massive water main break
- January 07, 2018

The airline Virgin Atlantic tweeted in the early morning hours Sunday that police were called to a "disturbance" at a gate they were sharing with another airline after a flight was cancelled. "These challenges left passengers on planes for extensive periods, as the airlines and terminal operators experienced delays in getting aircraft in and out of gates", the Port Authority said. (more...)
Indonesian crude price reaches highest value in december 2017: Ministry Indonesian crude price reaches highest value in december 2017: Ministry
- January 07, 2018

It said the OPEC agreement to curtail crude oil production in 2017 and subsequent extension of that agreement through 2018 tightened crude oil supplies, which put upward pressure on crude oil prices. Compliance has been high, as producers have chose to extend the supply pact until the end of 2018. WTI prices were supported by data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration late on Thursday showing domestic oil production declined last week to 9.75 million barrels per day (bpd) from 9.79 ... (more...)
Apple: App Store customers spent $890M Christmas week Apple: App Store customers spent $890M Christmas week
- January 07, 2018

They found that not only were these apps secretly harvesting user data and pushing advertisements, the services they were offering were also fake and created to convince users that their security tools were genuine. The App Store's new Today, Games and Apps tabs showcased breakout hits in 2017, including Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp, Monument Valley 2, King of Glory, Calm and Affinity Photo. (more...)
Passengers Scream as Plane Next to Them Bursts into Flames Passengers Scream as Plane Next to Them Bursts into Flames
- January 07, 2018

In a video recorded from on board the WestJet plane and posted on Instagram, flames can be seen on the smoking wing as frightened passengers scream and a member of the flight urges everyone to "remain seated". The collision between the two planes from Sunwing Airlines and Westjet Airlines happened at 6:19 p.m. local time (2319 GMT), the Greater Toronto Airport Authority said in a statement . (more...)
GDP growth may sink to 6.5% GDP growth may sink to 6.5%
- January 07, 2018

On the other hand, growth in the agriculture , forestry and fishing, mining and quarrying, manufacturing and construction sectors is estimated to be 2.1 per cent (from 4.9 per cent), 2.9 per cent (from 1.8 per cent), 4.6 per cent (from 7.9 per cent) and 3.6 per cent (from 1.7 per cent), respectively. (more...)
Man smears faeces all over, United Airlines flight makes emergency landing Man smears faeces all over, United Airlines flight makes emergency landing
- January 07, 2018

Passenger Tri Nquyen sat next to the man, a family friend who offered to ensure his safe arrival in Vietnam. The cleaning process, however, forced each of the flight's passengers to spend the night in Alaska . There were more than seven hours left in the planned 16-hour flight when the emergency landing had to be made. He was cooperative with the flight crew and was seated when the flight landed in Anchorage. (more...)
Madrona Financial Services LLC Decreases Position in Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Madrona Financial Services LLC Decreases Position in Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)
- January 07, 2018

Telos Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Johnson & Johnson for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $379.00B market cap company. Among 31 analysts covering Biogen Idec Inc. Bears reigned on a dull-volume day for Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) which added $0.1 between open and close. (more...)