Economy

Odisha will be Centre's lab for pro-poor policies: Pradhan

It is a message. However, the party has gradually gained considerable strength in these two states over the recent years and is now looking for a big push to advance further in the next elections. Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan said, "While PM Modi's acceptability has increased in Odisha, people are annoyed with the ruling BJD". Shah was also presented with a garland of 74 lotus, a referenc... [Full Article...]

Equal Pay Day Is April 4 This Year- Here's Why That Matters

Women in women-dominated professions are more equal in Onondaga County, but that is not the trend nationally. U.S. Census data from 2016 suggests that women in the state earn just 64 cents for every dollar earned by a man. That legislation empowered women to recover wages lost to pay discrimination. Because women earn less on average, they must work longer for the same pay. [Full Article...]

YouTube TV Has Officially Been Launched

YouTube TV Has Officially Been Launched Viewers can add Showtime and Fox Soccer Plus for an additional charge. YouTube also plans to include channels from AMC Networks like IFC, AMC, BBC America and Sundance TV. For sports fans, you can add your favorite teams to your library and YouTube TV will automatically record any games , available in your area, across all networks. [Full Article...]

Equal Pay Day Rally Held in Duluth

On average, women in America working full time make 80 percent of what white, non-Hispanic men make. Today the Government's new gender pay initiative comes into force meaning that any company with more than 250 employees will have to publish their gender pay gaps figures within the next year. [Full Article...]

U.S. stock indexes edge higher in midday trading; oil rises

Only the traditional safe-haven Japanese Yen was seen outperforming the UK currency as traders opted to take to the sidelines amidst increased tensions between the United States and North Korea. Rig operator Transocean rose 36 cents, or 2.9 percent, to $12.79. Energy stocks led the gainers as the price of crude oil rose for the fifth day in a row. [Full Article...]

Businesses Offer 20-Percent Discounts For Equal Pay Day

On average, women earn 79 cents to every dollar a man makes. Nationally, an Hispanic woman makes 54 cents and an African-American woman makes 63 cents for every dollar a white man makes. Women overall earn about 80 percent of what their white male counterparts make. Kiehna says times have changed, and women, especially single mom's have become primary breadwinners just as much as men. [Full Article...]

Trump admin declines to brand China a currency manipulator

The last report released in October found that six countries - China, Japan, Korea, Germany, Taiwan and Switzerland - met two of the three criteria. "Expanding trade in a way that is freer and fairer for all Americans requires that other economies avoid unfair currency practices, and we will continue to monitor this carefully", he said. [Full Article...]

Free Tuition Plan Will Benefit Queens Students

Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday . Of course, it goes without saying that tuition is hardly the only variable in the cost of attending a modern American college, and the scholarship is not without its caveats . Skoufis has advocated for a tuition-free SUNY and CUNY since he introduced legislation to that end in early 2014. "Public and private colleges both play important roles", said Mr. [Full Article...]

Trump, Xi converge on currency, Syria as US-China ties warm

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the USA missile strikes against a Syrian air base in retaliation for a chemical weapon attack carry a message for any country seen as operating outside worldwide norms. Earlier this year, China called on both North Korea and the USA to tone down tension on the Korean peninsula - North Korea by suspending its nuclear weapons programme and the United States by s... [Full Article...]

Girl found living with monkeys in Indian forest

Girl found living with monkeys in Indian forest The girl had been "horribly week" and malnourished after she being rescued by police in late January from a troop of monkeys in Katarniaghat Wildlife sanctuary in Bahraich district near the Ganges River, her body covered with wounds and sores. [Full Article...]

Tesla's next trick will be an electric semi truck

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is saying it's "seriously next level". Yes, the company is burning through cash and sets unrealistic production deadlines, he said , but "because of its superior products, loyal shareholders, and inspiring mission, ( Tesla ) remains unscathed". [Full Article...]

Government raises $19.8 billion in airwaves auction

On the other hand, T-Mobile has a lot to gain by laying the groundwork to put it on par with AT-&T and Verizon . T-Mobile will pay $7.99 billion for 1,525 licenses spread throughout the country, according to the results announced today . [Full Article...]

Trump gave orders to strike Syria "during dessert"

Trump gave orders to strike Syria The same WSJ article added that Trump told his Chinese counterpart this week that Xi "should let North Korean leader Kim Jong Un know the US doesn't just have aircraft carriers, but also nuclear submarines". His unilateral decision to launch nearly 60 cruise missiles on a Syrian airbase in retaliation for the attack has raised concerns in Asia about a similar strike against North Korea, a Chin... [Full Article...]

Deadline for filing tax returns is Tuesday this year

And if you're still gathering your documents to take care of your return , you are one of millions who are doing the same. Even though April 18 is the tax-filing deadline for most people, some taxpayers in special situations qualify for more time without having to ask for it, according to the Internal Revenue Service. [Full Article...]

Dybala: I am close to signing new Juve deal

Often deployed behind the front duo of Gonzalo Higuain and Mario Mandzukic, Dybala has also contributed his share of goals , scoring 12 domestically and four in the Champions League this term, making him a fan favourite at the Juventus Stadium. [Full Article...]

New York Offers Free Four-Year College Studies For Residents

New York Offers Free Four-Year College Studies For Residents That increases to $125,000 by the third year of the program. "There is no child who will go to sleep tonight and say I have great dreams, but I don't believe I'll be able to get a college education because parents can't afford it", Cuomo said in a statement on Saturday. [Full Article...]

Connor McDavid calls NHL's decision to skip 2018 Olympics a 'bit upsetting'

However, some players have said they would like to go to the Games irrespective of what the league decided. The Leafs mostly stayed clear of the Olympic angle, other than coach Mike Babcock, who has won two gold medals with Canada, repeating he is "disappointed" the league is not going. [Full Article...]

Elon Musk Says Tesla Will Reveal A Semi Truck In September

A defiant Musk took to Twitter on Wednesday afternoon to suggest the investors buy stock in Ford Motor Co instead. The spat comes as Tesla . rushes to launch its mass-market Model 3 auto later this year. The stock market responded extremely positive to the news from Tesla , closing at $304 a share, up $7.16, a 2.4 per cent increase overnight; giving it a market value of $49.6 billion. [Full Article...]

United to compensate people on flight when man dragged off

United to compensate people on flight when man dragged off The letter follows an incident Sunday in which United requested that four volunteers disembark from a full plane on the tarmac in Chicago to make room for company employees. A San Francisco city supervisor is asking the city attorney's office to begin drafting a new ordinance that would make it illegal for city law enforcement officers to go onto to an airplane to remove a passenger refusing to ... [Full Article...]

Asian shares mostly lower as North Korean tensions simmer

Asian shares mostly lower as North Korean tensions simmer The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 0.1 percent to 2,353.78. The Dow Jones industrial average slipped 0.03 percent to 20,651.30. On oil markets both main contracts saw further gains following Friday's attack in Syria, which raised speculation about the impact on exports from the crude-rich Middle East. [Full Article...]


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