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HDFC Bank awaits farm loan waiver details after higher first-quarter provisions

HDFC Bank awaits farm loan waiver details after higher first-quarter provisions Deterioration in agriculture loans led to about 60% of the new accretion of the gross non-performing assets ( NPAs ) for HDFC Bank in the first quarter ended June 30, 2017. Higher provision includes Rs 121 crore set aside for its exposure to potentially stressful sectors even if it is standard. Ashutosh Kumar Mishra, senior research analyst - banking & financials, Reliance Securities, said, ... [Full Article...]

Captain Marvel to Film Primarily in California

Captain Marvel to Film Primarily in California Coming off a San Diego Comic-Con weekend where Warner Bros and Disney/Marvel flexed serious franchise superhero muscle with presentations for the upcoming Justice League , Ready Player One , the latest Thor and Avengers pics and Black Panther , Monday's disclosure by the state agency on behalf of the annual $330 million program saw $68 million available for this round. [Full Article...]

Demmer pushes Rauner education funding bill over Senate measure

Demmer pushes Rauner education funding bill over Senate measure The fate of Illinois' fiscal 2018 appropriation for school districts remains up in the air with a showdown looming in the coming days between Gov. Bruce Rauner and the General Assembly's Democratic majority. Rauner again said he plans to issue an amendatory veto that would remove the $300 million the legislation would send to CPS to cover current and past-due pension payments, which amounts to a... [Full Article...]

Former BBC producer confronts family in foul-mouthed road rage attack

Former BBC producer confronts family in foul-mouthed road rage attack He said they both pulled up on the side of the motorway and got out of the auto to exchange insurance details with the other driver - not Fergus Beeley - when the producer pulled up behind them and erupted into a rage. "I do want you dead, in fact I want you dead right now!" an agitated Mr Beeley replies. When the witness asks Mr Beeley why he is involved, he claims he was just "trying to stop... [Full Article...]

Overcooked: Special Edition Now Serving Switch Owners On July 27, 2017

Overcooked: Special Edition Now Serving Switch Owners On July 27, 2017 Players assume the role of a chef, tasked with not only cooking the meals, but cleaning the kitchen, managing ingredients and serving. Team17 and developer Ghost Town Games will release Overcooked: Special Edition on July 27 via the Nintendo eShop. [Full Article...]

Trump Slams 'Failing New York Times' For Foiling ISIS Leader's Capture

Trump Slams 'Failing New York Times' For Foiling ISIS Leader's Capture The Times asked for an apology for what it called a "malicious and inaccurate segment". Considering Herridge had said in her 2015 report that intelligence gathered in the raid could lead the US closer to al-Baghdadi, she said through that logic that Fox itself was unpatriotic. [Full Article...]

Google releases Android O Developer Preview 4

Google releases Android O Developer Preview 4 Developers can now start readying their apps for Android 8 .0 before it's released to Google hardware later this summer - and then the long, gradual rollout for other devices will begin. You can enroll in the Android Beta Program here if you're not already in it. If you're running the Android O Dev Preview, this means that devices enrolled in the Beat program will receive an OTA update in... [Full Article...]

UN Security Council to meet over escalating Israel-Palestine conflict

UN Security Council to meet over escalating Israel-Palestine conflict Concerns over security grew after Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman held a meeting with top army and security officials over the simmering situation . " Jerusalem is a red line that Muslims and Arabs can not allow to be crossed. and what is happening today is an attempt to impose a new reality on the Holy city", Arab League secretary-general Ahmed Aboul Gheit said. [Full Article...]

Turkey withdraws list of German firms 'suspected of terrorism' - Berlin

Turkey withdraws list of German firms 'suspected of terrorism' - Berlin Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is putting at risk his country's centuries-old ties to Germany, Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said. Germany has lashed out at Turkey over the arrest of Peter Steudtner, calling allegations against him and other activists as baseless and in line with a wider crackdown launched by Erdogan against the dissent since a failed coup past year. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump, in tweet, calls Jeff Sessions 'beleaguered'

Donald Trump, in tweet, calls Jeff Sessions 'beleaguered' USA intelligence agencies have said Moscow meddled in the campaign, stealing thousands of emails and other documents from Democratic Party officials and releasing them publicly to embarrass Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and to assist Trump. [Full Article...]

A Republican's campaign ad uses audio from the congressional baseball shooting

A Republican's campaign ad uses audio from the congressional baseball shooting Brooks' support of the Second Amendment was not swayed by a June 14 shooting at a congressional baseball game practice in Alexandria, Virginia . Elect Mo Brooks , who was almost killed by a insane Bernie Sanders supporter, so he can protect the rights of insane Bernie Sanders supporters to almost kill more people? Internal polling reported by AL.com shows that though Brooks has gotten a ... [Full Article...]

If Trump Pardons, It Could Be a Crime

If Trump Pardons, It Could Be a Crime One of Trump's attorneys, Jay Sekulow , said the president has not discussed the issue of pardons with his outside legal team. Scaramucci said Sunday that Trump told him even if he believed Russians interfered, he doesn't think anyone would ever find out. [Full Article...]

Couple arrested after drugging heroin-addicted newborn to hide symptoms, police say

Couple arrested after drugging heroin-addicted newborn to hide symptoms, police say Having used heroin and prescription drugs heavily throughout her pregnancy, Christenson admitted to police she knew her daughter would be born addicted. The newborn baby tested positive for meth, heroin and morphine, police said. Christenson and Wilde told police that friends had told them it was a good way to hide drug withdrawal symptoms in a baby . [Full Article...]

£246m government investment to make United Kingdom world leader in battery technology

£246m government investment to make United Kingdom world leader in battery technology The government will today announce a £246m (Rs 2,421 cr) investment in battery technology for electric vehicles as it aims to "establish the United Kingdom as world leader" in the sector. Clark said: "Our strategy will create the conditions that boost earning power throughout the country - its people, places and companies". James Court from the Renewable Energy Association said: "The global ma... [Full Article...]

Cubs top Cardinals, tied for first with Brewers

Cubs top Cardinals, tied for first with Brewers Quintana gave up a two-run homer to Randal Grichuk in the second inning. MINNEAPOLIS - Victor Martinez hit two home runs and the Detroit Tigers beat the Minnesota Twins. C Yadier Molina was pulled from the starting lineup just before Friday's game with right ankle discomfort. Fryer had appeared in 34 games as of Kelly's call up, posting a paltry.155/.277/.197 batting line in 83 plate appeara... [Full Article...]

Duterte pledges to continue anti-drug campaign

Duterte pledges to continue anti-drug campaign A look at the most serious issues confronting Duterte as he enters his second year in power. Duterte, in his annual State of the Nation address, before Congress , said that the illegal drug campaign was part of efforts to ensure peace and order in the country to encourage investment. [Full Article...]

Trump slams Republicans who won't 'protect' him

Trump slams Republicans who won't 'protect' him In a subsequent appearance on Fox News Sunday, Mr Scaramucci said he had also discussed the matter with the President himself. It wasn't the first time the president has sent a rapid-fire series of tweets in a short time span to vent about things bothering him. [Full Article...]

McCaul: Trump's Criticism of Mueller, Sessions Look 'Paranoid'

McCaul: Trump's Criticism of Mueller, Sessions Look 'Paranoid' In his remarkable interview with the Times this week, Trump said he "would have picked somebody else" if he knew before he nominated him that Attorney General Jeff Sessions was going to recuse himself from the Russian Federation investigation, which Trump described as "very unfair to the president". [Full Article...]

Philippines To Extend Martial Law In South To Year End

Philippines To Extend Martial Law In South To Year End Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman disclosed this right after Congress made a decision to grant President Rodrigo Duterte's request to extend military rule in Mindanao until December 31. Several foreign fighters, including 20 Indonesians and a Malaysian financier known as Mahmud bin Ahmad, joined the insurrection, Duterte said in a letter to Congress this past week. [Full Article...]

Publisher withdraws book on Madiba after outcry

Publisher withdraws book on Madiba after outcry Machel is supported by Madiba's grandchildren, Mandla and Ndileka in her view to seek legal opinion against Ramlakan. In "The Last Years of Mandela", the author states that, in June 2013, an ambulance had caught fire while transporting the former president to a hospital in Pretoria. [Full Article...]


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