• HPCL reports 31% rise in Q4 net profit
HPCL reports 31% rise in Q4 net profit

Riding on better performance in refining margins and inventory gains, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation (HPCL) on Friday reported a 31 per cent jump in the March 2017 quarter net profit at Rs 1,819 crore. For January-March period, the company reported 47.59 per cent increase in total expenditure at Rs 20,696.46 crore against Rs 14022.15 crore in th...

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  • Oil slides after OPEC fails to do more; sterling drops on polls
Oil slides after OPEC fails to do more; sterling drops on polls

Even as the OPEC and non-OPEC producers agreed to extend until March 2018 their ongoing oil output cuts, India has reached an understanding with the global oil cartel to establish a joint working group to serve as a forum for "producer-consumer dialogue" to address mutual concerns.

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  • New Ford CEO Streamlining Hierarchy, Hastening Decision-Making
New Ford CEO Streamlining Hierarchy, Hastening Decision-Making

Ford Jr., the great-grandson of founder Henry Ford , specifically called Hackett a "cultural change agent", signaling a new direction for the automaker, reports Fortune . Klevorn's award was worth almost $2 million; Thai-Tang's award was worth almost $4 million. He also received performance-based stock units worth $5.2 million over three years a...

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  • US vows further action against Venezuela's 'bad actors' barring changes
US vows further action against Venezuela's 'bad actors' barring changes

As night fell on Wednesday, thousands of opposition supporters poured onto the streets of different cities for rallies and vigils in honor of the fatalities during protests. The United States requested the closed-door consultations on Venezuela despite objections from some council members who insisted the crisis was not a threat to worldwide securi...

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  • Analysts Set United Utilities Group PLC (UU) Target Price at $987.50
Analysts Set United Utilities Group PLC (UU) Target Price at $987.50

It has underperformed by 14.27% the S&P500. The stock of Land Securities Group plc (LON:LAND) has "Add" rating given on Thursday, May 25 by Peel Hunt. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Among 7 analysts covering Party City Holdco Inc ( NYSE:PRTY ), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 14% are positive.

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  • Tulsa shooting: Policewoman acquitted of manslaughter
Tulsa shooting: Policewoman acquitted of manslaughter

This is happening all across the nation, all across the state. " We are deeply disappointed that yet another police officer has eluded conviction for killing an unarmed African American ", The National Association for the Advancement Colored People (NAACP) Legal Defense Fund said.

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  • Iowa to soon have first female governor
Iowa to soon have first female governor

Branstad was the longest serving Governor in USA history. serving from 2011 to 2017, and earlier from 1983 to 1999. Iowa agriculture organizations congratulated Reynolds on her advancement to be the 43rd governor of Iowa. After time in the private sector, he launched another gubernatorial run and came back to his old job in 2011. Kim Reynolds i...

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  • North East is a priority for government, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi
North East is a priority for government, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Irani said a "Jan Ki Baat" programme has also been arranged so that the people can share their messages with the Prime Minister directly. Please Wait while comments are loading. He was addressing a gathering in Kutch district after laying the foundation stone for a slew of developmental projects of KPT. Talking about the Kandla port, PM Modi said...

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  • MLB Predictions: Can the Tigers stop the Rangers' win streak? 5/20/17
MLB Predictions: Can the Tigers stop the Rangers' win streak? 5/20/17

Player of the Game: Austin Bibens-Dirkx gave the depleted bullpen a bit of a respite as he pitched the final 4 2/3 innings after Griffin exited without allowing a run. Detroit, without Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez , struggled at the plate with only one run in the fourth, sixth and ninth innings. Cabrera hit one of the homers in the first...

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  • Watch the moment teenage Mark Zuckerberg got accepted to Harvard
Watch the moment teenage Mark Zuckerberg got accepted to Harvard

In the video, we see a young Zuckerberg hanging out in his room while his dad Edward films him. He left Harvard once Facebook took off. Zuckerberg, who left Harvard his sophomore year, will be receiving an honorary Doctor of Letters degree.

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  • Haley Echoes Trump Desire to Move US Embassy to Jerusalem
Haley Echoes Trump Desire to Move US Embassy to Jerusalem

Spicer's remarks came hours after another senior Trump administration official, H.R. McMaster, declined to answer a direct question as to whether the U.S. Embassy to be moved there by May 31, 1999. Israel's Channel Two reported that Israeli officials offering to help plan the event were told by American counterparts it was not their remit.

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  • North Korea: New long-range missile can carry heavy nuke
North Korea: New long-range missile can carry heavy nuke

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said North Korea's missile launches were a "grave threat to our country and a clear violation of United Nations resolutions". State media paraphrased North Korea's leader as saying that "the most flawless weapon systems in the world will never become the eternal exclusive property of the USA", warning that "the US...

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  • South Korea orders Hyundai-Kia to recall 240000 vehicles
South Korea orders Hyundai-Kia to recall 240000 vehicles

It is a blow to Hyundai, which is already reeling from a record-low market share in its home market. Hyundai Motor said it accepted and respected the recall, but that there had been no "reported injuries or accidents from the cited issues".

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  • Valley Grove board looks at budget
Valley Grove board looks at budget

Each will get three-year terms on the board. The East Hampton School District's $68.3 million budget proposal, a slight increase over previous year but still under the state's cap on tax levy increases, was approved by a vote of 291 to 53.

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  • A Disney Movie Is Reportedly Being Held Hostage By Hackers
A Disney Movie Is Reportedly Being Held Hostage By Hackers

Disney's next two movies scheduled for release are Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales on May 26, and Cars 3 on June 16. A Disney spokesman declined to comment on the threat. The hackers allegedly threatened to release the first five minutes of the movie, then subsequent 20-minute sections until they're paid. "Attribution is p...

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  • Buffett says AHCA is tax cut for the rich
Buffett says AHCA is tax cut for the rich

Buffett said at the time that 'Apple strikes me as having quite a sticky product'. Berkshire bought 81 million shares of IBM but just sold off one-third of them - Buffett said the company hasn't performed as well as he'd expected. "And when there's a tax cut, either the deficit goes up or they get the taxes from somebody else". He also said that ...

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  • Elon Musk posts video of 'electric sled' for tunnel travel
Elon Musk posts video of 'electric sled' for tunnel travel

Musk took to Instagram, as he often does, to share the first steps of progress with his followers, including the plans for the first full-length tunnel running from LAX to Culver City, Santa Monica, Westwood, and Sherman Oaks in Southern California.

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  • Retail sales strengthen in April, brightening economic outlook
Retail sales strengthen in April, brightening economic outlook

Sales ticked up just 0.1 percent in March and fell in February. Factor out auto sales, and total retail sales for the month were up 0.3 percent. Gasoline stations sales were up 12.3% from April 2016, while Nonstore Retailers were up 11.9% from a year ago.

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  • Tesla CEO says company to start selling solar roof tiles
Tesla CEO says company to start selling solar roof tiles

Musk said Tesla recommends up to 70% of roof tiles to have solar generating capacity and the others to be dormant. In November a year ago, Tesla completed its USD2.6 billion acquisition of solar-power provider SolarCity Corp. That's a big advantage of Tesla's vertical integration: if you're cashed up enough, you could own an electric auto...

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  • Naxal problem can't be solved through 'silver bullets': Rajnath Singh
Naxal problem can't be solved through 'silver bullets': Rajnath Singh

The Home Minister further said that 12,000 Indian citizens-2,700 security personnel and 9,300 innocent civilians - had lost their lives in violent activities of the left-wing extremists. Other technologies being considered include high resolution PTZ cameras, Global Positioning System tracking, hand-held thermal imaging, radar, satellite imaging et...

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