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Kiran Tamang, an officer of the Indian Reserve Battalion (IRB) was critically injured in the violence, while the GJM claimed four of its supporters were killed. The GJM protest to demand a separate Gorkhaland is being countered by supporters of West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress. The report further added that GJM supporters had been killed in police firing after their women's wing - Nari Morcha - organised a rally in Singmari.
  • US stocks close higher as tech rebounds

    US stocks close higher as tech rebounds

    Economy

    The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index lost 0.66 per cent and MSCI's gauge of stocks across the globe shed 0.69 per cent. Eight of the 11 major S&P sectors were lower, with the energy index's 1.64 percent fall leading the decliners. COMMODITIES: Gold rose $2.30 to settle at $1,245.80 per ounce, silver slipped 4 cents to $16.37 per ounce and copper added 5 cents to $2.60 per pound.
  • 8 years after nationalization, Irish bank back in market

    8 years after nationalization, Irish bank back in market

    Economy

    It starts the repayment process of the near €21bn the State invested in propping up a stricken AIB almost seven years ago - although the Government views €6.6bn having already been repaid through dividend and government guarantee payments, the redemption of preference shares, and bank levy payments.
  • France Votes 'Onward!'; Macron's Party To Run Parliament

    France Votes 'Onward!'; Macron's Party To Run Parliament

    Economy

    The trailblazing party that 39-year-old Macron founded just 14 months ago has caused a political natural disaster even if the winning score was considerably lower than the 470 seats predicted by some pre-vote surveys. Macron himself had a resounding victory in May presidential elections but some observers were skeptical of his winning a parliamentary majority that could give him a free hand to implement his ambitious agenda of political and economic reforms but the latest results have proved ...
  • Paris 2017: Airbus versus Boeing

    Economy

    US states will woo Boeing for new factories, and suppliers around the world will vie to build a part of the jet. Boeing claimed a total of 571 planes for the weekend. His arrival was followed by a flypast by the world's largest passenger plane, the Airbus A380, and France's aerial display team. Airbus , which has been talking with airlines for years about improvements to the aircraft to take advantage of the latest cost-saving technologies, slowed down production of the aircraft in ...
  • Tesla looking at entering music streaming

    Tesla looking at entering music streaming

    Economy

    The full extent of Tesla's ambitions with its own potential music streaming service are not clear, but reports suggest they may offer multiple tiers of service, starting with a web radio offering. Previous reports in the past have claimed that Tesla might integrate Spotify into its U.S. cars. Musk wouldn't be interested in integrating Spotify or Apple Music into its electric cars, which already come with a radically designed dashboard coupled with a touchscreen and internet connectivity.
  • Why bond ETFs surged despite Fed rate hike

    Why bond ETFs surged despite Fed rate hike

    Economy

    In a statement Wednesday, the policymakers said that "the labor market has continued to strengthen and that economic activity has been rising moderately so far this year". The Fed has now raised rates four times as part of a normalization of monetary policy that began in December 2015. That's despite a rough patch for the USA economy.
  • Legal & General Group Plc (LGGNY) Analyst Recommendation

    Legal & General Group Plc (LGGNY) Analyst Recommendation

    Economy

    First Foundation Advsrs invested in 0.07% or 6,833 shares. Moreover, Valley Advisers has 0.43% invested in Phillips 66 (NYSE:PSX) for 10,726 shares. The stock of JAKKS Pacific, Inc. Avid Technology, Inc.is a provider of an open and integrated technology platform, along with applications and services that enable the creation, distribution and monetization of audio and video content.
  • How the Heat Can Impact Flights

    How the Heat Can Impact Flights

    Economy

    When the mercury climbs that high , over 118 degrees to be exact, it's harder for smaller airplanes to take off. American Airlines on Saturday alerted travelers about the heat wave and requested them to change the flights scheduled to depart or arrive between 3 and 6 p.m.
  • 1 year after deadly floods, West Virginia wary of vast storm

    Economy

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Louisiana National Guard moved high water vehicles and emergency supplies into the area. But meteorologists said it's hard to predict exactly what areas might be hit by repeated bands of heavy rain or how much will accumulate.