Health

Opposition demands roll-back of LPG price hike

Opposition demands roll-back of LPG price hike

This is in sharp contrast to the situation a few years ago when oil subsidy blew a hole in government budget, offsetting the revenue earned from the petroleum sector in the form of taxes, royalty, profit share from private oilfield developers and dividend from state-owned companies, impacting the state's ability to spend on welfare.


Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc (NASDAQ:LL) To Report Earnings

Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc (NASDAQ:LL) To Report Earnings

Looking at the stock's movement on the chart, Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc . recorded a 52-week high of $30.65. Cray Inc. has a consensus outperform rating from 4 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares now sold short amount to at least 10.75% of shares outstanding.


Florida confirms first sexually transmitted Zika case of 2017

Florida confirms first sexually transmitted Zika case of 2017

The department also warns that Zika can be transmitted sexually and to take precautions if you or your partner traveled to an area where Zika is active recently. In 2016, hundreds of cases of Zika were reported in the United States causing a stir for doctors and pregnant women. Mosquitoes can breed in as little as one teaspoon of water so it is critical to drain all sources of standing water to keep mosquitoes from multiplying.


Kannada actor-cricketer Dhruva Sharma dead

Kannada actor-cricketer Dhruva Sharma dead

Coming to his personal life, Dhruv's father was a businessman turned actor Suresh Sharma . The family rushed him to Columbia Asia Hospital in Bengaluru on July 29, where he eventually passed away early on Tuesday morning. The film even entered the Guinness Book of Records and the Limca Book of Records for featuring a speech and hearing-impaired person in the lead role.


Top Senate Democrat urges Trump to block China deals over North Korea

Top Senate Democrat urges Trump to block China deals over North Korea

Even with North Korea's continued provocative actions , China's trade with North Korea rose 34 percent over this past year, including a marked increase in iron ore trade. If China does not change its posture, the US should take clear and firm action to seek to ensure China's cooperation. "The new resolution is under discussion in the Security Council".


Los Angeles reaches deal to host 2028 Games

Los Angeles reaches deal to host 2028 Games

The agreement by Los Angeles clears the way for Paris to host in 2024, where it will celebrate the centennial anniversary of hosting the 1924 Olympics. Paris and L.A. were both in contention for the 2024 games. Then Los Angeles jumped in, replacing Boston. So, to offset the cost, the IOC has pledged to give $1.8 billion to L.A.'s organizing committee for the 2028 Summer Games.