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Rahul Gandhi calls demonetisation 'scam'; 'Pot calling kettle black', reacts Jitendra Singh Rahul Gandhi calls demonetisation 'scam'; 'Pot calling kettle black', reacts Jitendra Singh
- December 11, 2016

Even as President Pranab Mukherjee called for the Opposition and the government to allow the Houses to function, after nearly a month's paralysis, the Lok Sabha was on Friday adjourned amidst Opposition protests. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Minister of State, Prime Minister's Office (PMO), Jitendra Singh responded idiomatically to Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's allegation that demonetisation is the "biggest scam". (more...)
South Korea parliament introduces bill to impeach Park; vote due Friday
- December 11, 2016

But the reports have come amid a climate of intense dissatisfaction with Park, whose approval ratings have fallen to 4 percent. A parliamentary panel is investigating whether the conglomerates, known as chaebol, were pressured by Park or a friend and aide to give money to two non-profit foundations backing Park's policies in exchange for special treatment. (more...)
Jessop owner arrested in Delhi Jessop owner arrested in Delhi
- December 11, 2016

Ruia is the owner of Jessop group of industries and, according to Financial Express, he had skipped four summons from the CID for recurring fires at a Jessop factory. But Ruia, the former chairman of Jessop and tyremaker Dunlop India Ltd, did not turn up at the CID headquarters to face questioning. But within a few years, the firm again fell into tough times. (more...)
Sen. Casperson not happy about MI recount Sen. Casperson not happy about MI recount
- December 11, 2016

Her campaign has insisted that a hand recount is the "only way to ensure we have a reliable recount of the vote". Wisconsin officials have until December 13 to complete the time-consuming process, which includes examining and recounting every ballot by hand or computer before re-tabulating the final numbers. (more...)
Elite Dangerous Warps On To PlayStation 4 In 2017 Elite Dangerous Warps On To PlayStation 4 In 2017
- December 11, 2016

The PS4 version of Elite Dangerous will also support the PS4 Pro with "enhanced performance throughout Elite Dangerous ". Shares in Frontier Developments were untraded on Friday, having last traded at 210.00 pence. "Frontier Developments" CEO David Braben made the announcement in the official forums . Already available on PC and Xbox One, Elite Dangerous is a " massively multiplayer space epic" with an evolving player-driven narrative and a fully connected multiplayer ... (more...)
The secret to understanding Saturn's C ring? Dust The secret to understanding Saturn's C ring? Dust
- December 11, 2016

With that encounter, Cassini will leap over the rings, making the first of 22 plunges through the 1,500-mile-wide (2,400-kilometer) gap between Saturn and its innermost ring on April 26. "All of these Cassini mission measurements are changing our view of the Saturnian system, as it turns our old theories upside down". While these are just the first images retrieved from Cassini since entering its new orbit, they are far from the last. (more...)
Yes, someone made a tiny piano app for the MacBook Pro's TouchBar Yes, someone made a tiny piano app for the MacBook Pro's TouchBar
- December 11, 2016

And now, Apple's come up with something wackier than omitting to add an Escape key to a $1,300 notebook. Man, can that little digital piano absolutely shred! So, how does this marvelous piece of software engineers work? You're going to need small fingers . (more...)
Trump Attacks Carrier Union Leader
- December 11, 2016

Automation is a huge threat to American jobs. "Donald Trump is breaking the law by not bargaining with his newly unionized employees", he continued. "He needs to worry about getting his Cabinet filled", he said , "and leave me the hell alone". (more...)
Super Mario Run is online-only to combat piracy, says Nintendo's Miyamoto
- December 11, 2016

Plenty of the most successful mobile games out there require an Internet connection, and much of the ire surrounding always-online for single player content has dissipated in recent years. So it's a different type of development challenge. Miyamoto told BuzzFeed News that the company had once considered building GPS into its 3DS mobile system for a Pokémon Go-type game on proprietary hardware. (more...)
Saara Aalto is nearing The X Factor Finnish line Saara Aalto is nearing The X Factor Finnish line
- December 11, 2016

Aalto was gobsmacked to find herself in the grand final, while mentor Sharon Osbourne said the news had given her "butterflies" in her stomach. The boy band - which includes Kieran Alleyne, Nathan Lewis and Jordan Lee - narrowly missed out in a place in the "X Factor" final after being kicked out of the competition on Saturday night (10.12.16). (more...)
Dayton Will Travel To Hibbing For Bob Dylan Honor Dayton Will Travel To Hibbing For Bob Dylan Honor
- December 11, 2016

The statement adds: "This year's Laureate in Literature, Bob Dylan , will not be participating in the Nobel Week but he has provided a speech which will be read at the banquet". According to the Nobel Foundation, his prize should be presented to him in person sometime in 2017, either in Sweden or overseas. British trio David Thouless, Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz were the first called up to accept their physics prize, followed by France's Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Britain's Fraser ... (more...)
Louis Tomlinson performs for first time since death of his mother
- December 11, 2016

After the performance, Simon Cowell passed along some incredibly heartfelt words to Louis , and it is something that he can unfortunately relate to having lost his mother just past year. "I love you and miss you so much!". "Johannah was first and foremost a truly fantastic mother to seven children - Louis , Lottie , Félicité , and two sets of twins, Phoebe and Daisy and Ernest and Doris - whose individual talents and success are testament to the principles and beliefs she ... (more...)
SDSU pulls off incredible trick play to open scoring vs. NDSU SDSU pulls off incredible trick play to open scoring vs. NDSU
- December 11, 2016

All head coach Chris Klieman knows how to do is win. But, the Bison offense was out of sync, first taking a delay if game penalty which came with a five-yard loss and a ten second runoff on the clock, and then taking way too long to get a play off, with Stick stopped at the one yard line as time expired. (more...)
Tailored Brands (TLRD) Given a $30.00 Price Target at Wunderlich Tailored Brands (TLRD) Given a $30.00 Price Target at Wunderlich
- December 10, 2016

Several other research analysts have also issued reports on the company. On Thursday Mizuho Securities upgraded its target for shares of Tailored Brands to "Buy" recommending a target price of 25 for investors; potentially meaning there is an increase of 32.07% from Tailored Brands's share price of 18.93. (more...)
Manila says will not help US on patrols in South China Seas Manila says will not help US on patrols in South China Seas
- December 10, 2016

In an image taken on November 30 and provided by USA -based satellite firm Planet Labs, several vessels can be seen in a newly dug channel between the lagoon and open sea. "Vietnam's knows it can't compete with China but it does want to improve its ability to keep an eye on them", Poling said. The United States has repeatedly called on claimants to avoid actions that increase tensions in the South China Sea, through which some $5 trillion in world trade is shipped every year. (more...)
9 quake strikes off Solomon Islands
- December 10, 2016

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre had said there was no threat from the quake but later forecasted "hazardous tsunami waves" 3-10 feet above tide level along some coasts of the Solomons. The National Weather Service said earthquakes of this size are known to generate potentially unsafe tsunamis. The region was later hit by a 6.9 aftershock. (more...)
Donald Trump selects Scott Pruitt to head EPA Donald Trump selects Scott Pruitt to head EPA
- December 10, 2016

Mr. Trump said in a statement that Mr. Pruitt will "restore the EPA's essential mission of keeping our air and our water clean and safe". Pruitt's nomination was widely criticized by environmental groups, with the Sierra Club saying it was like "putting an arsonist in charge of fighting fires". (more...)
Trending Stocks Analysis Report: PTC Inc. (NASDAQ:PTC), Finisar Corp. (NASDAQ:FNSR) Trending Stocks Analysis Report: PTC Inc. (NASDAQ:PTC), Finisar Corp. (NASDAQ:FNSR)
- December 10, 2016

Finisar Corp. had a net margin of 4.32% and a return on equity of 7.61%. 11 analysts projected Price Targets for Finisar Corp. U.S. based company, Finisar Corporation's (FNSR)'s latest closing price was 57.62% from the average-price of 200 days while it maintained a distance from the 50 Day Moving Average at 12.46% and 6.49% compared with the 20 Day Moving Average. (more...)
Pioneering US Astronaut John Glenn Dies At 95
- December 10, 2016

John Glenn was a cornerstone of the early US space program, as chronicled in the 1983 movie " The Right Stuff ". President-elect Donald Trump said the U.S. In 1943, he became a fighter pilot and gained a reputation for his coolness under pressure while flying 59 combat missions during World War II. Will you be tuning into Discovery Channel's special encore presentation of When We Left Earth: NASA's Greatest Missions this Sunday? John Glenn with his spacecraft, known as Friendship ... (more...)
Alabama rolls to SEC championship with 54-16 rout of Florida Alabama rolls to SEC championship with 54-16 rout of Florida
- December 10, 2016

The two teams have played a total of nine times, the most frequent matchup in the history of the SEC Championship Game . The Tide nearly certainly will be the top seed when the four playoff teams are announced Sunday morning, most likely returning to Atlanta for a semifinal game on December 31. (more...)

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