Addressing the nation in his radio programme "Mann ki Baat", Mr Modi said the goal of the schemes was to strengthen the mobile banking and inculcate the habit of making e-payments, which would benefit the people of the country. Government has initiated numerous steps to combat scourge of corruption and black money in last two and a half years, Amitabh Kant added. Everyday 15,000 people are going to receive rewards of Rs 1,000 each.
Soo after wishing Atal Bihari Vajpayee, PM Modi tweeted, "Birthday wishes to Pakistan PM Mr Nawaz Sharif. I pray that he is blessed with good health and a long life", he tweeted. India and Pakistan relations have taken an enmity turn after the tragic Uri attacks. Sharif was born on 25 December 1949. In the meeting in Prime Minister House here, the DG ISI discussed the national security issues with the prime minister.
Brent crude, the global oil benchmark, fell 0.7% to $54.67 a barrel on London's ICE Futures exchange. U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude rose 62 cents to $53.11 a barrel. Oil was trending lower in overnight trading Thursday, but moved up at the start of the trading day in NY following a report on US gross domestic product for the third quarter.
The fighting comes after accusations by Syrian state television that opposition fighters have shelled a district in the city, killing at least three people, and just two days after the Syrian army full control of Aleppo . The evacuation deal, overseen by the International Committee of the Red Cross and the Syrian Red Crescent, put an end to a month-long offensive waged on Aleppo's east by pro-government forces.
TMZ caught up with George Lopez, and the actor and comedian wasn't sugar coating anything. Woods meanwhile is making his comeback to professional golf, having overcome chronic back problems over the past year. 'He hasn't played much, ' the official said. The president-elect was in the area preparing for meetings with high-level staffers when he took a little time off for his favorite pastime.
Development is the solution to all problems, it is the way ahead, the Prime Minister asserted. The PM said people faced many hardships after demonetisation, but they still continued to support him (government) without getting influenced by the critics.
Later, skipper Abhishek Sharma (29), middle-order batsman Salman Khan (26) and tailender Kamlesh Nagarkoti (23) too played useful hand to help India's cause. In the end, hosts Sri Lanka were beaten by 34 runs. They lost the match by six wickets after setting India a 208-run target. India would have been aiming towards the 300 run mark but from 224 for 4 in the 44th over they lost one of their prolific scorers Shubman Gill for 70 and India were pulled back a bit.
Friday's resolution was sponsored by New Zealand, Malaysia, Senegal and Venezuela. A spokesman for Mr Abbas said: "The Security Council resolution is a big blow to Israeli policy, a unanimous global condemnation of settlements and a strong support for the two-state solution".
Brent futures for February delivery had fallen 4 cents to $54.42 a barrel by 0642 GMT, having previously finished 89 cents lower. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news. Traders may have thought prices have run high enough", said Ric Spooner, chief market analyst at CMC Markets in Sydney. "The International Energy Agency, in its most recent monthly oil market report, was rather bullish, saying demand could outstrip supply in the first half of 2017 if the deal holds up".
Most banks will be closed December 25 and 26, although a few, including many TD Bank branches, will be open on the 26th. While many are off for the holiday weekend, crowds gather at stores like the Wal-Mart on Thomasville Road in Tallahassee.
When he initially got on his feet, he looked a little wobbly. You can't excuse things away. "That's kind of the go-to excuse or injury". "Um, to be honest, I really don't want to answer that", he said. "We're planning on going to Detroit to win the division, " coach Mike McCarthy said after the win. "It speaks for me and it speaks for the organization.
Power has been restored to over 20,000 homes in Scotland after storm Barbara brought high winds and disrupted travel - but a new storm is brewing. Dreaming of a white Christmas? The southeast is forecast to enjoy a mild Christmas Day , possibly with record temperatures.
At Concord's Sunvalley Shopping Center, families roamed the mall with full shopping bags on Thursday night and Friday morning, and the parking lot was brimming. "My parents' gifts have been secured already, but I've been smelling men's perfume since noon to pick one for my 18-year-old brother", said the executive secretary.
A warm front is going to bring outbreak of rain and drizzle across the country. Temperatures on Christmas day are expected to be the warmest, at between 12C and 15C, since records began, dashing any hopes of a White Christmas for another year.
The bus driver is working with police, while the Serious Crash Unit is working to establish the circumstances of the crash. The rest of the patients had minor injuries, she said. Evelini Ahosivi said: "Love to all those kids". Emergency services are still at the scene, and the road between Wairoa and Gisborne remains closed.
The retailer said it will be closing at 10 p.m. on December 24, which is four hours later than one of its main competitors-Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Victoria Scipione, a spokesperson for Toys R Us , said stores will be open nationwide from 6 a.m.
Eric Trump, the younger of the president-elect's two adult sons, has raised enough money over the last decade to fund a new intensive care unit at St. Though that may sound encouraging, according to ABC News, an Associated Press investigation into the Eric Trump Foundation has found that ethical issues surrounding the foundation's operation aren't exactly limited to questionable auction items.
Loud applause erupted in the council chamber after United States ambassador Samantha Power permitted the resolution to pass. US President Barack Obama has had an acrimonious relationship with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The draft United Nations resolution "stresses that the cessation of all Israeli settlement activities is essential for salvaging the two-State solution".
A number of other brokerages also recently issued reports on CCL. 10/04/2016 - Macquarie began new coverage on Carnival Corporation giving the company a "neutral" rating. While looking at the Stock's Performance, Carnival Corporation now shows a Weekly Performance of 1.3%, where Monthly Performance is 4.28%, Quarterly performance is 14.12%, 6 Months performance is 9.1% and yearly performance percentage is 0.58%.
Nwam LLC increased its stake in shares of Gerdau SA by 0.5% in the third quarter. Last time the company reported, Gerdau S.A. ( GGB ) generated $0.05 in earnings per share, beating the consensus estimate of $0.01. Gerdau S.A. (NYSE: GGB ) has the market capitalization of $5.14 Billion. The firm is trading with SMA20 of -15.75 Percent, SMA50 of -11.22 Percent and SMA200 of 25.67 percent.
Shares of ITV plc (LON:ITV) opened at 170.10 on Friday. Deutsche Bank has "Hold" rating and GBX 95 price target. According to the analyst this now indicates there is a potential increase of 73.98% from Ocado Group Plc's current price of 252.9.
Time has come for ruin of dishonest people. We will not shy away from taking hard decisions if those decisions are in the interest of the country. The Prime Minister while announcing the demonetisation decision on November 8 had said there would some inconvenience to people for the initial 50-day period, till December 30.
The stock has relative volume of 1.15. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of SWN. For the quarter, shares are performing at -20.06%. The business had revenue of $651 million for the quarter. The EPS for the most recent quarter is 0.61. Accenture ( ACN ) stated financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2017, ended November 30, 2016, with record net revenues of $8.5 billion, a boost of 6 percent in USA dollars and 7 ...
DNB Asset Management AS increased its stake in shares of Wells Fargo & Co.by 1.5% in the second quarter. Gemmer Asset Management LLC now owns 3,735 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $177,000 after buying an additional 234 shares during the last quarter.
Fewer state residents signed up for an Obamacare plan that will begin at the start of 2017 than for 2016, while the number of people failing to renew their policies grew this year. "And millions of Americans are taking that to heart". The law also encouraged states to expand Medicaid to make it available to more people. Minnesota, with more than 54,000 enrollees as of Monday, doubled the number of sign-ups it had at the same time past year.
Besides Ratan Tata, who was brought back as chairman of Tata Sons after Mistry was abruptly removed on October 24, the others named in the plaint include the holding company's directors Ajay Piramal, Amit Ranbir Chandra, Ishaat Hussain, Nitin Nohria, Vijay Singh, Venu Srinivasan, Ralf Speth, N Chandrasekaran, and Ranendra Sen.
German authorities said they were still awaiting official confirmation that the person killed in Milan was Amri, but German Interior Ministry spokesman Tobias Plate said "should this turn out to be true, then the Interior Ministry is relieved that this person doesn't pose a threat anymore".
IT IS that time of year again, Christmas is almost upon us and that means the inevitable festive grocery shop battling through crowds of people to make sure your Christmas dinner is well stocked. 23 - 9:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Asda's supermarket in Wallington, on Marlow Way, is a 24-hour-store but will close at 8pm on Christmas Eve . The Food Lion Christmas Timings this year shall be similar to regular operational hours i.e.
Analysts expect the demand for safe haven assets like digital currency to drive bitcoin's value up by as much as $100 in the coming months. Weakening pressure on the RMB Yuan, which intensified this month as the USA projected a faster pace of tightening next year following Donald Trump's Presidential election win, is also increasing demand for Bitcoin in China, where the majority of trading occurs.
Bank of America Corp. lowered Annaly Capital Management from a "neutral" rating to an "underperform" rating in a research report on Thursday, December 15th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, December 28th. This is an increase from Annaly Capital Management's previous quarterly dividend of $0.26.
Manufacturing was down two per cent, the biggest monthly drop since December 2013. The support sector for the petroleum and mining industry rose 4.4 per cent on stronger drilling activity, but it was still well below what it saw in early 2015 as the oil price shock began to pinch.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average ultimately encountered fading momentum in the back-half of this week, after initially looking as though it would easily notch its 20,000 milestone in the first half of the week. ConAgra rose 3.39 percent after the packaged foods maker's quarterly profit beat estimates. In Toronot, Canada's main stock index was barely higher Thursday as resource stocks broadly gained and financial and consumer names pulled back.
Year to Date (YTD) performance of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. Jolley Asset Management LLC boosted its stake in Walgreens Boots Alliance by 104.5% in the second quarter. Robert W. Baird initiated the shares of WBA in a report on Friday, January 22 with "Outperform" rating. Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. has a 52-week low of 71.50 and a 52-week high of 88.00.
The company's stock has a market capitalization of $101.15 Billion. The EPS for the most recent quarter is 1.28. Institutional investors own 90.25% of the company's stock. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, February 28th. Mosaic said the business to be acquired now has capacity to produce 4.8 million tonnes of finished phosphate crop nutrients and 500,000 tonnes of potash.
The city's pricing bureau said yesterday that since 2014 the USA carmaker's venture with China's largest automaker SAIC Motor Corp had set minimum prices on models including the Cadillac SRX, Chevrolet Trax and Buick Excelle GT. The announcement's time however arrives when China is weighing in on how it will approach the threats made by U.S. President-elect Donald Trump relative to trade.