A reading above 50.0 on the index indicates industry expansion, below indicates contraction. The reading was the highest since April 2011 and came in above economists' forecast of 53.7. "December's flash PMI signalled a strong end to the year for German private sector firms", said Philip Leake, economist at IHS Markit. The rise in export order books slowed slightly but was nonetheless strong enough to end the best quarter so far this year in terms of overseas sales, which companies have ...
The house witnessed unusual cordiality with both the opposition and the ruling party setting aside their differences over the recent issues like Demonetisation, alleged misuse of office by Minister Kiran Rijiju on backdrop of a power project in Arunachal Pradesh started pitching for immediate passage of the bill.
On Wednesday (Dec 14), dozens of skirt-wearing aides gathered at the entrance to parliament in support of those who were denied entry. Speaker Yuli Edelstein formed the panel Wednesday to make recommendations on uniform observance hours after parliamentary aides wore short skirts and dresses to the building to protest enforcement of the code, which had barred some from entering in recent days.
Anyone who has purchased a ticket for Bestival already can claim a full refund. Rob Da Bank's festival will relocate to Lulworth Estate, the home of the family-orientated Camp Bestival , from September 7 to 10. Festival promoters say they are confident that their decade strong relationship with Lulworth and the significant amount of time and creativity they have invested into the site will make Bestival's move a positive one for both the event and festivalgoers.
Trump and the GSA took more than a year to hammer out a 60-year lease for its use. Trump opened the luxury hotel to great fanfare just days before the election. The terms of the lease, however, appear to preclude any elected federal or D.C. official from holding the lease, which includes a provision that, "no member or delegate to Congress, or elected official of the Government of the United States or the Government of the District of Columbia, shall be admitted to any share or part of this ...
Of course, this raises the question: How can Ioffe objectively cover politics as a "journalist" when she clearly opposes Trump? Soon after, Ioffe, who was slated to start a new job at the Atlantic , issued a series of apology tweets in which she called her statement "tasteless" and "offensive".
But Dotson said the wound apparently came from the fence the man had scaled trying to escape officer, not from the gunfire. Around 5:45 Wednesday evening police received a call for a robbery in progress at the restaurant on South Grand. At a news conference, St. Louis police chief Sam Dotson said the suspect had just been released from federal prison. He was eventually taken into custody.
RBI governor Urjit Patel today faced political heat over demonetisation when he was heckled by a group of alleged Congress workers at the NSC Bose airport here. Hitting out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Mamata said she was relieved that atleast she could voice the concerns of the people directly to the RBI chief.
Bush, a group of AGs from liberal states fought to force the Bush administration to regulate greenhouse gas. Americans are evenly split on the president-elect's handling of his transition to the White House, with 48 percent approving and 48 percent disapproving.
This has improved the air force's ability to wage battle far out at sea, enabling it to protect the country's sovereignty and territorial integrity, it said. "If this basis is interfered with or damaged then the healthy, stable development of China-US relations is out of the question, and peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait will be seriously impacted".
Reports claim that Police have cordoned off the area to nab the robbers. Unidentified persons looted over Rs 34 lakh from a Jammu and Kashmir Bank branch in Kishtwar district. Prior to that on November 21, suspected militants robbed a bank in Chrar-e-Sharief area of central Kashmir's Budgam district, decamping with almost Rs 13 lakh cash.
Traces of explosives have been found on victims' remains from an EgyptAir plane that crashed into the Mediterranean in May killing all 66 people on board, the aviation ministry has announced. Spokesman Sebastien Barthe told The Associated Press earlier this year that such messages "generally mean the start of a fire". France opened a criminal investigation into the disaster in June.
The findings, which are based on an analysis by the Maritime Transparency Initiative and the Center for Strategic and International Studies, come despite the fact that China's leader previous year vowed not to "militarize" the area. The think tank found that weapons systems spotted on the three largest islands China has built in the Spratly Islands - Fiery Cross, Mischief and Subi reefs - were an "evolution" of smaller systems seen four other islands, namely Gaven, Hughes, Johnson, and ...
Barkley is the 2016 Graham-George Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year and the 2016 Ameche-Dayne Big Ten Running Back of the Year. And, in the Big Ten championship game, when some fans prematurely tweeted about Penn State getting embarrassed, the Nittany Lions overcame a three-touchdown deficit, beat Wisconsin and almost snagged a spot in the College Football Playoff.
In addition to West and Wintour, Maura Brannigan at Fashionista pointed out that there seemed to be someone was wearing Vetements in the lobby of Trump Tower today, too. He spoke out on Twitter after the meeting. West later posted a series of tweets revealing he had discussed matters of "bullying, supporting teachers, modernising curriculums, and violence in Chicago", with Trump .
The case pertains to the termination of Ansari Aftab Ahmed from the IAF in 2008 on the grounds that he sported a beard. A bench headed by Chief Justice TS Thakur also said that the Centre's decision to ban beards in the Air Force does not infringe upon fundamental rights.
Pathankot district police chief Rakesh Kaushal said that the vehicle was found abandoned near Farwal village, close to the India-Pakistan global border. The police and the Army on Wednesday night seized a suspicious vehicle abandoned by its occupants when the locals challenged them. The auto occupants abandoned the vehicle and disappeared in the dark.
More recent Canadian Natural Resources Limited (TSE: CNQ ) news were published by: Marketwired.com which released: "Canadian Natural Resources Limited Announces the Sale of its Ownership ..." on December 12, 2016. This represents a $0.75 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.14%. Pioneer Natural Resources Co. has a 12 month low of $103.50 and a 12 month high of $195.00.
This underrepresentation is especially visible in the industry and academic employment sectors of computer science. " The Hour of Code is created to demystify code and show that computer science is not rocket science-anybody can learn the basics", Hadi Partovi, founder and CEO of Code.org said.
Another account said she was pouring a sack of flour into the mixer at the Sergiev-Posad confectionery factory in Fedortsovo , near Moscow, when she fell in. Only her legs were left'. The investigation into her death continues. Roslina is survived by a husband and two young children. A witness who lives near the factory said they could see police cars and a hearse at the factory.
Liverpool found their footing again in the Premier League thanks to Adam Lallana and Divock Origi. Middlesbrough gave Simon Mignolet little to deal with, especially in the second half. We obviously knew it was going to be a hard place to come and I thought we came out of the second half brilliantly and got the goals at good times. "But we came out in the second half brilliantly", he told reporters.
At the time of writing, the slip road to the service station from the southbound carriageway remained shut. The fire started at around 10.30pm on Wednesday and was brought under control in the early hours of Thursday. 'An investigation will be carried out to establish the cause of the fire'. Rushmoor Fire Crews tweeted that all of its firefighters had left the scene by 6am.
The restaurant area was ablaze - with Hampshire Fire and Rescue describing it as severe. There have been no reports of injuries. Many know the services simply as "the one with the bridge" stretching across the carriageways (not thought to be affected by the fire).
Brita Haj Hassan, a Syrian opposition official living in exile, said from Luxemburg that there were 800 sick and wounded people requiring immediate medical evacuation from eastern Aleppo. Abu Malek al-Shamali, a resident in the rebel area, said dead bodies lay in the streets. But Yasser al-Youssef, a political official from the Nureddin al-Zinki rebel group, said the regime and its ally Iran were trying to add "new conditions" to the agreement.
The first FIR booked Kapil under Section 5 of the Environment Protection Act, whereas this new one includes Section 187 of the Indian Penal Code which is an omission to assist public servant when bound by law to give assistance. "I am paying Rs 15 cr income tax from last 5 year n still i have to pay Rs 5 lakhs bribe to BMC office for making my office @narendramodi (sic)", Kapil had said in the tweet.
Rajya Sabha also witnessed sharp exchanges between Treasury and Opposition benches as they tried to shout each other down over different issues, throwing the House into pandemonium and forcing its adjournment till noon. Notably, Advani was disappointed with the continuous disruptions in the Parliament during the ongoing Winter Session which started on November 16. While the government has said the Prime Minister is ready to participate in a discussion, the two sides have failed to agree on ...
Murtaza Ahmadi , a five-year-old Afghan Lionel Messi fan poses for photograph, as he wears a donated shirt signed by Messi, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Feb. Prior to the match, Ahmadi was able to give Messi a hug. "It is a dream for me", Ahmadi said in quotes supplied by the World Cup organizing committee.
With regards to the future Muslim population, Britons thought that 22 percent of their population would be Muslim by 2020, when projections from the Pew Research Center suggest Muslims will only make up around 6 percent of the British population by then.
Trump won 306 electors last month, well over the 270 needed to put him in the White House. Chris Suprun, an outspoken critic of Trump, was the only GOP elector to sign the letter. Lessig is saying that 20 Republican electors are considering not voting for the president-elect. Trump has rejected the CIA's conclusion, calling claims of Russian interference a "conspiracy theory".
During a funeral held for the victims, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi identified 22-year-old Mahmoud Shafik Mohamed Mostafa as the suicide bomber. The Brotherhood condemned the bombing. In a statement, the Ministry of Interior said that a terrorist cell led by Mohab Mostafa El-Sayed Kassem (aka The Doctor) - a man born in 1986 and who is now on the run - perpetrated the attack.
The explosion resulted in a massive blaze, which had to be curtailed before the rescue operation could begin. Two firefighting vehicles and two ambulances were rushed to the spot to take care of the casualties, NewsX said. According to Hindustan Times , the names of the deceased are Rekha Wankhede (30), Shankar Wankhede (38) and Kasturba Wankhede (60). Three families - Pawar, Gadwe and Wankhede - were affected due to the collapse.
The country is in a deep recession with an unemployment rate at almost 12 percent and high inflation. Disapproval of Temer's government rose to 51 percent from 31 percent in July, according to a Datafolha poll published on Sunday. United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Philip Alston, called PEC 55 a "radical measure, lacking in all nuance and compassion".
Actor Alan Thicke , known for his role on the television series "Growing Pains", has died at the age of 69. "I spent Monday through Friday for seven important years with Alan Thicke as my 'TV dad, '" he began. You will be greatly missed. "He remained ambitious to the very end...and his biggest motivating factor was his devotion to his loving family". Kirk Cameron paid tribute to his Growing Pains costar Alan Thicke via Instagram on Wednesday, December 14.
Mr McConnell's support for investigating United States intelligence findings that Moscow intervened in the election on Mr Trump's behalf presages possible friction between the Republicans who control Congress, and who have long taken a hard line against Russian Federation, and the President-elect, who has mocked the findings.
As horrified victims of Aleppo uploaded their "final goodbyes" on Twitter to urge the global community to take to the streets in protest, the Eiffel Tower went dark on Wednesday night to stand in solidarity with the humans of the war-torn city.