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Prez Mukherjee launches 3 digital initiatives over e-education

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Through Swayam, government plans to offer 2,000 courses in one year through the online platform. SWAYAM should be a call to the pioneers amongst teachers to put new courses in the upcoming areas on this platform in the MOOCs format. It was an emotional moment for the President since many of these initiatives have taken shape under his guidance as Visitor of these institutions. Earlier, Sri Prakash Javadekar Minister for HRD had honoured the President on the eve of Guru Poornima stating that ... Read More »

Mother and three children killed in house fire

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Police confirmed the tragic youngsters included two boys and a girl all under the age of 13. Mr Hunter said it took four firefighters and specialist equipment to break the front door down. Firefighters rushed to the Daubhill house at 9am this morning after panicked calls from neighbours. A spokesman for Greater Manchester Police said further updates were expected later. Read More »

Kosmos Energy (NYSE:KOS) Given Daily Media Sentiment Score of 0.17

It has outperformed by 6.32% the S&P500. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. The firm earned "Sector Perform" rating on Monday, November 16 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was upgraded by Citigroup on Tuesday, December 20 to "Buy". Read More »

Another hot weekend with isolated thunderstorms

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Stay tuned to the FOX 61 Weather Watch for possible changes to the late week forecast . Highs will range from mid 90s in western OK to the upper 80s in eastern OK. Temperatures will top out in the upper 80s under partly cloudy skies. We will keep a small daily chance for showers and thunderstorms through the majority of the week. Read More »

Top German security official condemns G-20 riots

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As the colorful stream of people filled Hamburg streets, German police braced themselves for a third day of violent clashes. The group said in a statement that 65 activists participated in the protest early Saturday demanding from worldwide G-20 leaders to act quickly to phase out coal and speed up global climate action. Read More »

Former US permanent rep of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation named special rep for Ukraine

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to Kiev, Ukraine on Sunday and is expected to continue to hold regular meetings with Ukraine and other members of the Normandy Format, namely Russia, Germany and France, the statement added. During the past several years, he worked at the McCain International Republican Institute. Tillerson said the United States remains committed to brokering a peaceful solution in Ukraine. Read More »

The HudBay Minerals Inc (NYSE:HBM) Downgraded by BidaskClub to Strong Sell

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The stock was purchased at an average price of C$6.15 per share, for a total transaction of C$14,760.00. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd raised its position in shares of HudBay Minerals by 160.8% in the fourth quarter. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Hudbay Minerals from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 5th. If you are accessing this piece of content on another domain, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of U.S. Read More »

Raptors, Pacers agree to Cory Joseph sign-and

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The deal is pending completion of the Raptors' trade with the Brooklyn Nets which will send DeMarre Carroll and two draft picks to Brooklyn for Justin Hamilton , league sources said. He has excelled at the defensive end. Going the other way is 25-year old Corey Joseph from Pickering, Ont., who had two more years left on his deal. Toronto struggled with depth past year and finished just 21st in the National Basketball Association in made three-pointers. Read More »

RECORDED: Transport minister says next week's taxi strike is off

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Maswanganyi said the taxi industry made up 68% of daily commuting by the public. "It is therefore inevitable that the issue of the subsidy of the industry needs to be addressed as a matter of urgency". "The taxi industry is charged exorbitant interest rates when buying new taxis". The suspension of Wednesday's strike was a "tentative reprieve". Zondi said the Minister and those involved in the discussions with Santaco needed to ensure that there was speedy resolution to the issues raised ... Read More »

Two Kmart stores in Arizona will close, along with other locations

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The company also shut down Pharmacy operations at 92 Kmart stores and Sears Auto operations at 50 stores, according to CNN, which also said Sears closed 240 stores in 2016 and 54 in 2015. Once the largest retailer in the US, the company has been struggling to remain afloat, as its customers turn away from traditional shopping at brick and mortar stores to make their purchases online. Read More »

USA practice bombing run a provocation, says North Korea

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The meeting has been overshadowed by a number of global crises, including fresh tensions sparked by North Korea's test launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile on Tuesday. "Through this drill, the South Korean and U.S. Air Forces demonstrated strong determination to thoroughly punish the enemy for its provocative acts, and showed off their capability to pulverize enemy command posts", a South Korean defence ministry statement said. Read More »

Queen 'chooses Ghanaian-born Household Cavalry officer' as equerry

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In a first, British Queen Elizabeth II has appointed a black equerry. He will likely be "the most visible man by the Queen's side" due to the imminent retirement of Duke of Edinburgh. He was recently seen in the carriage procession at Royal Ascot, and also welcomed Prime Minister Theresa May to Buckingham Palace when she asked The Queen for permission to form a government. Read More »

Germany begins withdrawing troops from Turkish air base

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German planes used in aerial operations against the Daesh terrorist group in Iraq and Syria would then be taken to Jordan along with almost 260 German troops deployed in the Incirlik base. Turkey and Germany have been locked in a number of diplomatic disputes, including Turkey's way of handling the aftermaths of a failed coup in July a year ago, which has sparked massive criticism in Germany. Read More »

British govt to face legal challenge over DUP deal

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The DUP has vowed to support the Tories in key Parliamentary votes in exchange for a package of pledges, an extra £1 billion of funding for Northern Ireland, as well as a guarantee to keep the state pension "triple lock" which the Tories had wanted to scrap. Read More »

Banco Bradesco SA (NYSE:BBD) Climbs 2.31%

LLC raised its position in shares of Banco Bradesco SA by 4.4% in the first quarter. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.02/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 9.1%. Beta is also an important valuation ratio for analyzing the stock of the company, BBD has Beta of 1.8 while its industry and Sector's beta remains at 1.56 and 1.54 respectively. Read More »

Vipshop Holdings Limited (NYSE:VIPS) Given Daily Media Impact Score of 0.23

Vipshop Holdings Limited (VIPS ) now has P/E (Price to Earnings) ratio of 21.31 while the company's industry has 24.43 P/E and the sector P/E is 21.68. The counter witnessed a trading volume of 0.53 million shares versus an average volume of 0.97 million shares during last trading session. Vipshop Holdings Limited had a return on equity of 44.90% and a net margin of 3.50%. Read More »

Group A Preview — CONCACAF Gold Cup

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They look a team in disarray and no match at present for what looks an excellent Costa Rica side. Most people see it as a cash grab by CONCACAF but it's a good thing. The rationale for doing the Gold Cup so often is simple: It makes CONCACAF a lot of money, which in turn aids the smaller nations. Here are three players who could make a mark on the tournament. Read More »

Anti-Erdogan 'justice' march completes 280 mile route in Istanbul

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Tens of thousands of people joined the demonstration opposing the government crackdown which followed a failed military coup last July. He said the Republican People's Party (CHP) - which has organised the march - had gone beyond political opposition and was "acting with terrorist organisations and the forces inciting them against our country". Read More »

2 dead, 2 injured after stolen vehicle strikes tree

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An occupant of the stolen vehicle then stole the vehicle of a good Samaritan who attempted to assist the occupants of the wrecked vehicle, police said. Police are searching for that robber and have not released a description of the suspect or the stolen vehicle at this time. The search for the suspect continues. Read More »

Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (NYSE:SMFG) Stock Is Shorted More

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The firm owned 932,536 shares of the bank's stock after selling 123,902 shares during the period. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $7.53 and a 200-day moving average price of $7.63. NA held its stake in shares of Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc (NYSE:SMFG) during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 12,163,994 shares of the bank's stock after buying an additional 2,386,542 shares during the period. Read More »

Putin Holds Presser, Says Trump Believes His Denial Of Election Hack

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Speaking alongside Mr Putin before their meeting, Mr Trump called it an "honour" to meet the Russian president and that he looked forward to "positive things" happening in the relationship. Putin and Trump met at the Group of 20 summit in Hamburg Friday for more than two hours. Putin and Trump were seated before the cameras were invited in on Friday. Read More »

Nurse Finds Bomb On Car, Police Destroy Explosive

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She said her uncle later checked the auto and discovered an unidentified object under the vehicle's rear bumper. Police destroyed an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) bomb that was found attached to a nurse's auto in Kapar here. He added that the object was destroyed at about 2.30am. Fadzil said police were investigating who had assembled the bomb and planted it on the auto, as well as the motive behind the incident. Read More »

NeoGenomics, Inc. (NASDAQ:NEO) VP Sells $91038.27 in Stock

About 21,011 shares traded. It has outperformed by 40.38% the S&P500. NeoGenomics, Inc . (NASDAQ: NEO ) has declined 13.46% since July 7, 2016 and is downtrending. Analysts await NeoGenomics, Inc . (NASDAQ:NEO) or 229,190 shares. Prudential accumulated 22,079 shares. (NASDAQ:NEO). Artisan Partners Ltd Partnership reported 0.05% in NeoGenomics, Inc . Read More »

Teen dies in hit-and-run crash in Osceola, troopers say

Trooper said the auto, which may be a dark-colored SUV or sedan with front-end damage, left the road for an unknown reason and traveled onto the shoulder before hitting Villafane. "He is approximately 5'06" tall. The vehicle he was driving was described as a 2010-2013 gray-blue, four-door Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck. Florida Highway Patrol troopers are searching for a hit and run driver who caused a three-car crash on I-4 on Friday (July 7) that injured two other drivers. Read More »