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India shares fall ahead of Fed rate decision

European stocks were subdued in opening trade. Almost a 100 percent of all market men expect the USA central bank to raise interest rates by up to 25 basis points. The broader markets, however, suffered as investors booked profit by liquidating their bets. USA import prices fell by 0.3 per cent in November after climbing by a revised 0.4 per cent in October.



Secret Santa pays layaway balances at Pennsylvania Kmart

This year, he paid off $166,000 worth of accounts at stores in Swatara Township, near Harrisburg; Lebanon; and Everett in Bedford County. Vanessa Dimento was on her way to a Kmart store to pay off the last of her layaway items. 'It was definitely a great gesture. "When customers quietly pay off others" layaway items, we're reminded how good people can be, ' Leslee Wright, Walmart's senior manager for communications, said in a statement.


State hands out new grades to area schools

State hands out new grades to area schools

Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz said in a statement Monday these results establish a new baseline for accountability grades because this year Indiana put into place what Ritz called a new student-centered school accountability system, using for the first time Indiana's new, more rigorous standards.



Mistry on way out of TCS

He said he was "fighting to save the soul of the Tata Group". Tata Sons, which is the holding company of the Dollars 103 billion salt-to-software conglomerate, holds over 73 per cent of TCS shares. A shareholder Adil Irani, argued with the chair about not getting a satisfactory reply on Mr. Mistry's removal. Mistry has found support at multiple boards, including Indian Hotels and Tata Steel, while some like Tata Motors have been divided houses.


Quest data breach exposes private health information of 34000 patients

Quest data breach exposes private health information of 34000 patients

The records that were hacked included lab results and some phone numbers. Social Security numbers, credit card information, insurance and other financial information was not accessed, Quest said in a media release. Once the hack was discovered, Quest said, the company "addressed the vulnerability" and has taken steps to "prevent similar incidents from happening in the future".