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The CS yesterday told members of the Parliamentary Agriculture Committee that Nduati ignored his opinion and that of the Attorney General and went ahead to award the lucrative dam contract to the seco
The CS yesterday told members of the Parliamentary Agriculture Committee that Nduati ignored his opinion and that of the Attorney General and went ahead to award the lucrative dam contract to the seco
Five stories in the news for Friday, March 24: ——— US GOVERNMENT TO MAKE KEYSTONE ANNOUNCEMENT TODAY All signs point to the Keystone XL pipeline project getting approved today. The White House says
The company has been declared the lowest bidder for the "two hybrid annuity highway projects of NHAI for an aggregate bid project cost of Rs 2,720 crore," PNC Infratech said in a filing to the BSE.
TRAI is drafting a response to Telecom Commission#39;s letter dated February 23 on the lines that tariff and tariff orders, solely under the regulator#39;s purview, need to be seen in the broader co
OTTAWA - Finance Minister Bill Morneau said he recognizes the importance of transparency when it comes to scrutinizing how government spending impacts men and women — as well as other groups of people
THOROLD, Ont. - Funeral services will be held today for a seven-year-old boy who died last week in St. Catharines, Ont., leading to a murder charge against his stepfather. Nathan Dumas was rushed to
WASHINGTON - The much debated Keystone XL pipeline project is expected to be approved by the U.S. government today. The White House isn't elaborating on today's announcement, but the Trump administra
As crop production in the country especially smallholder moves beyond subsistence and assume modern and sophisticated trend, hunger for information from a new breed of farmers is at an all-time high.
"The use of Bitcoin, a hypothetical currency, is increasing at a rapid speed in India as well as in the world. Experts have expressed concern that Bitcoin is a pyramid ponzi type scheme," Kirit Soma
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared it a “great day for American jobs” on Friday as he formally green-lighted the Keystone XL pipeline, clearing the way for the $8 billion p
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration issued a permit Friday to build the Keystone XL pipeline, reversing the conclusion of the Obama administration and clearing the way for the $8 billion proje
The attacker who plowed a car through a throng of pedestrians and then stabbed a policeman outside Britain’s parliament was named on March 23 as Khalid Masood, a British-born man who was once in
Owned by innovator and serial entrepreneur Elon Musk, Tesla has not given in to India#39;s offer of land near a major port to facilitate exports, and other incentives.
Owned by innovator and serial entrepreneur Elon Musk, Tesla has not given in to India#39;s offer of land near a major port to facilitate exports, and other incentives.
MOSCOW – Not everyone who has a quarrel with Russian President Vladimir Putin dies in violent or suspicious circumstances — far from it. But enough loud critics of Putin’s policies have been mur
Russia’s Channel One refused an offer by Eurovision Song Contest organizers to have singer Yulia Samoilova participate by satellite after Ukraine blocked her from entering the country to take pa
A STYLISH lifestyle is in the making at the first residential project of Paramount Property Ventures Inc. (PPVI) in the scenic Mactan dubbed The Links, which will be having an open house on March 25 a
SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Friday said it will not adopt a holding company structure for now, rejecting demands from U.S. activist hedge fund Elliott Management and putting off a
"We do not see any slowing down in fact March will be a month which will probably see very high levels of sale, retail sales will be high", RC Bhargava, Chairman, Maruti Suzuki told CNBC-TV18.
HONG KONG (AP) — World stock markets were mixed Friday after a U.S. vote on a health care bill was delayed, raising doubts over whether President Donald Trump can push through his business friendly a
DIRECTOR: M. Night Shyamalan STARRING: James McAvoy, Anya Taylor-Joy, Haley Lu Richardson, Jessica Sula, Betty Buckley ON AT: Movieplex Cinema Plaza, Grand Cinema & More, Happy Cinema, Hollywood M
Iran’s renewable energy output will hit 850 megawatts in the current fiscal year (started March 21), according to CEO of Renewable Energy Organization Mohammad Sadeqzadeh.
"A meeting of duly authorised committee was held today approving offering for subscription on a private placement basis, up to 5,000 rated, listed, unsecured, 7.84 per cent coupon, redeemable, non-c
SYDNEY (Reuters) - The dollar recouped a little lost ground on Friday amid signs a delayed vote on President Donald Trump's healthcare bill would go ahead later in the day, though it remained unclear
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz literally handed the keys to the company to his successor Wednesday. Reaching into his pocket during the company’s meeting of annual shareholders, Schultz plucked th
LOS ANGELES — Walt Disney Co. chairman and chief executive Robert Iger has extended his contract by one year as the company’s board of directors continues to search for his replacement. D
With recent news of the big banks resorting to high-pressure sales tactics, it’s no wonder Manitobans are turning to credit unions more than ever. In fact, Manitobans patronize credit unions at
As a regular reader of this column, you will recall there is no regulation of financial planning in Canada, except in Quebec. That means that anyone can use the terms “financial planner”
Google, the primary revenue driver for Alphabet Inc., announced plans to change its advertising policies after several major brands pulled ads from the platform because they appeared alongside offensi
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. shale producers are drilling at the highest rate in 18 months but have left a record number of wells unfinished in the largest oilfield in the country – a sign that output ma
Clinical studies take too long to be approved in Romania, a study made by KPMG for the Romanian Association of International Drug Manufacturers (ARPIM) and Association of Companies that Coordinate Cli
Old Mutual has officially launched the Old Mutual Botswana Life Insurance Company with a goal to participate more meaningfully in growing the local economy and improve the lives of Batswana.
Property investment and real estate firm, the Far Property Company (FPC) is looking to expand its footprint to Zambia as part of plans to grow its asset base.
Ranging from Rs 5.5 lakh to Rs 60 lakh these SUVs from Tata Motors and Mahindra amp; Mahindra at the lower end of the spectrum to Volvo and Land Rover at the premium end will light up the coming fin
THE Province of Negros Occidental remains the country’s top producer of backyard swine and native chicken, figures of the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) showed. The 2016 PSA data released this
Armed with a strong earnings performance and a robust growth outlook, Asian Paints is CNBC-TV18#39;s outstanding company of the year. Armed with a strong earnings performance and a robust growth out
On the dark side of digital platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Wikipedia, individuals’ misconceptions and outright falsehoods can overrun basic facts.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Shareholders of Samsung Electronics are praising the company for big gains in its share price while lamenting its involvement in a massive political scandal that brought the
For all its talk of “smart mobility” and investment in electrification, Ford is a trucks-first company growing more so.             
CALGARY - It came right down to the wire but the annual Calgary Stampede chuckwagon canvas auction on Thursday night just edged out the total raised a year ago. Bidders pledged just over $2.4 million
SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Friday it will be difficult to adopt a holding company structure at this time, rejecting U.S. activist hedge fund Elliott Management's proposal an
Some key areas outlined as part of this initiative include enabling a safe and secure digital payments experience, imparting digital skills for artisans and Android skills training for students and
SYDNEY (Reuters) - The dollar recouped a little lost ground on Friday amid signs a delayed vote on President Donald Trump's healthcare bill would go ahead later in the day, though it remained unclear
In 2015, a pair of economists received widespread attention for their study showing that since the late 1990s the death rate has been rising for middle-aged white Americans. Now a new analysis by
Bindley Sangster from Ministry of Transport and Mining (2 right) greets Regional Marketing Manager of Shell Sergio Roldan (left) to the Shell Lubricants Fleet Forum on Tuesday at the Spainsh Court Hot
Last week I made the point that the most important asset that Jamaica has is its three million residents, and that it is the underutilisation of this asset that has caused us to attain average growth
With the Caribbean having low levels of penetration for mobile money products, GraceKennedy Money Services Ltd (GKMS) is still mulling over the next market it will choose to launch its digital currenc
A recent article by Bloomberg is predicting that European demand for cane sugar exports from the Caribbean, including Jamaica, could soon be on the decline as the continent reverts to beet sugar.
It might be a squeeze to get it in but, perhaps for the first time, Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart’s trophy room, already bursting at the seams, will accommodate a second place win in Britai
Maurene Simms, Deputy Governor, Financial Institutions Supervisory Division at the Bank of Jamaica (BOJ), indicated this week that significant holdings by a group which holds deposit-taking licences i
President Trump told his party to fall in line behind a health insurance overhaul, and demanded a Friday vote on a bill that appeared to lack a majority to pass.
CALGARY - It came right down to the wire but the annual Calgary Stampede chuckwagon canvas auction just edged out the total raised a year ago. Bidders pledged $2.42 million to win the right to advert
Patrick Soon-Shiong and Michael W. Ferro Jr., Tronc’s chairman, were once allies fending off a takeover. Now they are fighting for influence in the company.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - The dollar was living on borrowed time on Friday after U.S. lawmakers delayed a vote on a healthcare bill seen as crucial to President Donald Trump's policy credibility.
Facing a losing streak that could've torpedoed the season, the Xavier basketball team conducted a ritual with calendars, fire and a trash can. Even with all that, what they really did was figure out h
SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Friday it will be difficult to adopt a holding company structure at this time, giving investors their first insight into how the South Korean tech
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices edged up on Friday, supported by a fall in Saudi exports to the United States, but overall markets remained under pressure on the back of a world market awash with fue
A hearing has been set for April 6 in Clark County District Court to consider an emergency motion to close the SpeedVegas track south of Las Vegas where customers pay to drive or ride in cars that
Leaked details about the spy agency’s cyberweapons programs suggest the agency had developed spy tools for older Mac software, and had worked on a newer version last year.
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