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Business Odisha set to host Asian Athletics Championships
Author: 0 Odisha set to host Asian Athletics Championships

With Odisha all set to host the Asian Athletics Championships here, the state government today declared half-day holiday at all offices in the state capital jurisdiction on July 5, officials said. Around 42 track and field events will be held in the championship and 20 world champions are likely to take part. Speaking on the occasion, Patnaik expressed satisfaction that the entire work commissioned to complete the renovation of the Kalinga Stadium , besides the beautification of the city ...

Author: 0 'Traffic-straddling' bus in China shut down amid fundraising probe

In August 2016, a Chinese company launched the TEB-1 , a Transit Elevated Bus which sits over two lanes of traffic and lets cars pass underneath it. It seemed too good to be true when it was launched previous year but now it turns out China's elevated bus actually is being investigated for being a scam.

Business Phillies' Galvis celebrates day of daughter's birth with home run
Author: 0 Phillies' Galvis celebrates day of daughter's birth with home run

Galvis isn't known for his power, but when that dad strength kicks in, the ball can go a long way. But, that's not the only exciting part of Galvis's day. The Philadelphia Phillies look for another win after splitting their last 12 games. Galvis is hitting.338 (22 for 65) since June 17. The Phillies, who have won four of their past six games after losing 16 of 19, got two-run home runs from Freddy Galvis and Maikel Franco .

Business Rs 200 notes coming soon, RBI places printing orders
Author: 0 Rs 200 notes coming soon, RBI places printing orders

Earlier a source was quoted as saying, "The process of printing the new Rs 200 notes is likely to begin after June, once the government officially approves this new denomination". Which was a massive anti-black money and anti-counterfeiting measure. Like Rs 2,000 and Rs 500, the government may have plans to change security features of higher denomination banknotes every 3-4 years.

Business See Hodor use his skills for KFC
Author: 0 See Hodor use his skills for KFC

Hodor has returned, but definitely not as you expected. Hodor has been brought back from the dead - to promote KFC. If you're a fan of Game of Thrones , the phrase "Hold the Door" was forever changed during Episode 5 of Season 6. Some problems with this: if you walked into a KFC, your order would be something like "Zinger Tower Burger meal, please mate", not "chicken and fries".

Business (NASDAQ:SIRI) and Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE:BHI)
Author: 0 (NASDAQ:SIRI) and Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE:BHI)

The stock increased 1.89% or $1.01 on June 30, reaching $54.51. Baker Hughes Incorporated (BHI ) received interesting focus from Active Investors and it has been trading on front line as comparing to it past average volume. Gotham Asset Management LLC bought a new stake in Baker Hughes during the first quarter worth $848,000. Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec accumulated 0.02% or 147,644 shares.

Author: 0 Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS) Bond Prices Rise 2.5%

BMO Capital Markets set a $11.00 target price on Oasis Petroleum and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research report on Monday, June 26th. (NYSE: OAS ) are on a recovery track as they have regained 22.71% since bottoming out at $6.56 on August 02, 2016.

Business Airtel offers 30GB free data under Monsoon Surprise
Author: 0 Airtel offers 30GB free data under Monsoon Surprise

In contrast, the standard Jio Prime user gets just 2GB data at Rs. 149 with 28-day validity. Airtel brings the Monsoon Surprise offer for postpaid users, offering up to 30GB of free 4G data. The offer was rolled in April, and was taken back in a few days following a TRAI order. This is in contrast to the opinion of many who said that customers will discontinue as soon as they will be put on tariff usage.

Business Police fear new Snapchat update could put children at risk
Author: 0 Police fear new Snapchat update could put children at risk

According to Snap's company blog post announcing Snap Maps , the feature is meant for people to "see what's happening, find your friends, and get inspired to go on an adventure!" If a Snapchat user does NOT have the app set to appear in "Ghost Mode", all of the users friends can see the their location in real time.

Business Bank of England staff vote for strike action
Author: 0 Bank of England staff vote for strike action

If BOE staff do take action, they won't be the first in Europe to do so. The Bank of England said that its day to day operations will not be brought to a halt by the strike. But work stoppages at major central banks are rare events. Unite plans to hold the industrial action from July 31 to August 3. The latest pay dilemma reflects the wider challenges in BoE policy.

Business Worldpay takeover battle looms as rivals signal intent
Author: 0 Worldpay takeover battle looms as rivals signal intent

The statement also warned "there can be no certainty either that an offer will be made nor as to the terms of any offer, if made". It is the second time in two days a payment processor has become a bid target. The graphics technology company is up for sale following Apple's announcement that it would not be using the company in the future and shares are still down 40% overall.

Author: 0 Eaton Vance Corporation (NYSE:EV) Earns Hold Rating from Jefferies Group LLC

The firm owned 177,031 shares of the asset manager's stock after buying an additional 13,837 shares during the period. Several research analysts have commented on the stock. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders have sold 64,448 shares of company stock worth $3,098,540. The shares were sold at an average price of $48.08, for a total value of $1,923,200.00.

Business Donald Trump tears into Kim Jong-un as North Korea provokes again
Author: 0 Donald Trump tears into Kim Jong-un as North Korea provokes again

Moon advocates for engagement with the North but also sanctions . Last week, the USA blacklisted a small Chinese bank over its business ties with North Korea . Trump had been pinning his hopes on China - North Korea's main diplomatic ally - to bring pressure to bear on Pyongyang, but declared last week that their efforts had failed.

Business Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV
Author: 0 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV

The share last price represents downtick move of -77.78% in value from company's 52-Week high price and shows 5.45% above change in value from its 52-Week low price. (NYSE:FCAU) shares are moving 3.53% trading at $11.01 today. (NYSE:FCAU) traded down 0.37% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $10.63. 4,137,601 shares of the company traded hands.

Business Defiant Qatar hikes gas output by 30 percent
Author: 0 Defiant Qatar hikes gas output by 30 percent

Qatar is to ramp up gas production from its North Field, increasing the country's production capacity by almost a third. Days after the Saudi-led blockade on Qatar was imposed, Qatar Petroleum released a statement saying it will be conducting "business as usual" despite the spiralling diplomatic crisis in the Gulf.

Author: 0 Samsung plans $18.6 billion South Korea investment amid chip boom

The world's top maker of smartphones and memory chips said it would spend 14.4 trillion won on expanding its new NAND factory in Pyeongtaek by 2021, and 6 trillion won on upgrading a new semiconductor production line in Hwaseong. Demand for high-end server storage for cloud computing and virtual reality applications will also continue to grow. Samsung indicates that its South Korea investment could create up to 440,000 jobs.

Business League of Legends owners Tencent limit gaming time for children in China
Author: 0 League of Legends owners Tencent limit gaming time for children in China

China is stepping up its scrutiny of online and mobile games, as the leading government-owned newspaper blasted Tencent Holdings' Honour of Kings for harming children in the pursuit of profit. The report said the company will also stop players younger than 12 from accessing the game after 21:00 and will impose restrictions on how much money younger users spend.

Business Dave McClure Resigns From 500 Startups
Author: 0 Dave McClure Resigns From 500 Startups

After she rebuffed him a few times , McClure made yet another entreaty, she said. McClure's apology — titled "I'm a Creep". In another post on Medium , befitting the site's reputation as a place for the famous, the infamous and the unknown to bare their souls, Sacca apologized for the behavior of men in the industry, acknowledging that he was partly to blame for making women feel uncomfortable.

Business Reserve Bank: Interest rates on hold at 1.5pc
Author: 0 Reserve Bank: Interest rates on hold at 1.5pc

Australia's central bank stuck to a neutral stance on the economy and interest rates on Tuesday, a marked divergence from some of its peers overseas who have recently signalled an intent to tighten monetary policy. On balance, the forecasters taking part in the mid-year Scope BusinessDay survey released on the weekend expect another full year of steady rates, with the number expecting an increase roughly balancing the number expecting a cut.

Business Tony Hadley Leaves Spandau Ballet, Rules Out Future Reunion
Author: 0 Tony Hadley Leaves Spandau Ballet, Rules Out Future Reunion

Singer Tony Hadley has announced that he is no longer the frontman with Spandau Ballet "due to circumstances beyond my control". In a statement released on 3 July, Hadley, 57, did not offer a reason for his decision to leave after more than 40 years and failed to wish the rest of the band well.

Business Royal Mail urges dog owners to be more responsible
Author: 0 Royal Mail urges dog owners to be more responsible

Workers' union CWU says overall attacks fell a year ago, though, with around 2,500 attacks reported - although it suspects some minor alterations aren't being reported. Running from July 3-8, 2017, it will see a special Dog Awareness Week postmark applied to all stamped items. "Encourage good behaviour and spend time getting your pets familiar with people visiting the house".

Author: 0 AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) Experiences Heavier than Usual Trading Volume

Macquarie Research maintained AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) on Wednesday, April 27 with "Outperform" rating. The stock uncovered monthly dynamic performance with growing progress of 8.96%. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $19.94 per share, with a total value of $49,850.00. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 76.65% of the company's stock.

Business Thailand: 60000 workers flee over new labour laws
Author: 0 Thailand: 60000 workers flee over new labour laws

The scramble is the latest chaos triggered by Thailand's efforts to regulate the millions of foreign workers who prop up its economy with jobs in factories, fishing boats and other low-paid work. Geta Devi, 28, a Myanmar worker based in the Thai capital of Bangkok , said some of her friends panicked over the decree and "went back to Myanmar".

Business Lactalis agrees to acquire Stonyfield for $875 million
Author: 0 Lactalis agrees to acquire Stonyfield for $875 million

The Lactalis Group has entered into an agreement to acquire the organic yogurt maker Stonyfield from Groupe Danone, Paris, for $875 million. It was founded in 1983 and has gained an impressive following: Stonyfield sold almost $400 million previous year.

Business India, Israel to elevate ties during Modi's visit
Author: 0 India, Israel to elevate ties during Modi's visit

Modi will be the first Indian Prime Minister to visit Israel. Netanyahu is also expected to accompany PM Modi throughout most of his three day-visit. But the frost has thawed in recent years, with India seeking closer defense ties with Israel, particularly as New Delhi turns increasingly away from traditional ally Russian Federation for its military hardware.

Author: 0 Orinda Asset Management LLC Increases Stake in Independence Rlty Tr INC (IRT)

NWSA stock price climbed 20.7% over the past year, yielding a positive weighted alpha of 18.7 percent. Marriot Vacations Worldwide had 14 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Friedberg Invest, a Texas-based fund reported 68,160 shares. Comerica Comml Bank holds 83,062 shares or 0% of its portfolio. The score is calculated by the return on assets (ROA), Cash flow return on assets (CFROA), change in return of assets, and quality of earnings.