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Land could define the politics of Lamu county again following calls for the re-distribution of 350,000 acres that national government recovered from ranchers and handed over to the county government i
A British tycoon Harry Roy Veevers who died in Mombasa, Kenya on Valentine's Day four years ago was planning to marry another woman before he suddenly died in his bed, according to John Whitehead, a w
Poverty and neglect is pushing hundreds of children to engage in cheap labour in Kwanza Sub-County exposing them to sex abuse.
Poverty and neglect is pushing hundreds of children to engage in cheap labour in Kwanza Sub-County exposing them to sex abuse.
A Russian and an Iranian firms were among eight companies that were selected in a prequalification round ahead of the second bidding stage for oil and gas exploration off Lebanon's coast.
Egypt has halted fish exports after a surge in sales to foreign markets following last November's currency devaluation led to supply shortages locally and a spike in domestic prices, President Abdel F
Orioles legend Cal Ripken Jr. once played in a record 2,632 consecutive games. But after less than 200 days, the price to buy his home has dropped by nearly $3 million. The IronMan's former home o
 At the end of March 2017 the bank deposits of the non-governmental sector in Bulgaria reached a level of EUR 43.3 bln. Or 72% of forecast GDP. The average rise is 8.4%. Deposits of households reached
(Reuters) - Shares of Twitter Inc soared in premarket trade on Wednesday after the microblogging service reported better-than-expected user growth.
The Security Service of Ukraine, known as the SBU, on April 26 searched the premises of investment bank Dragon Capital, accusing it of illegally using software. “The SBU is searching our Dragon Capita
The Ukrainian Agrarian Policy Ministry and the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs on April 24 signed an action plan for 2017-2018 in the agrarian sector. Read more here. The post Ukrinform: Ukraine, N
Nepal is a mid-market segment and will cater to the larger chunk of budget travellers that Oyo plans to capture
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Deutsche Bank is considering whether it needs to move thousands of staff from London to Frankfurt following Britain's decision to leave the European Union, one of its top executi
New Enoc petrol pump generates 120kW, 30% more than what it needs — so extra juice is pumped back to the grid
Sebi today approved a new framework for consolidation and reissuance of debt securities as part of its efforts to deepen the corporate bond market. Liquidity in the secondary market for corporate
Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav today alleged that the Saharanpur BJP MP and his party leaders were responsible for the clash between two communities in the district. He demanded a judicial
The AAP leadership has blamed EVMs for the party's poor show in the Punjab assembly election and the MCD polls, but not many in the party are ready to buy this claim. Contrary to AAP national convene
Axis Bank today reported 43 per cent decline in net profit to Rs 1,225.10 crore for the fourth quarter of last fiscal ended March 31 on higher provisioning for bad loans, which rose sharply. The coun
Retail sales fell 0.6 per cent to $47.8 billion in February, after a strong showing in January.
(Reuters) - U.S. stocks were on track to open little changed on Wednesday, following two days of strong gains, as investors remained on the sidelines ahead of a highly anticipated tax plan.
WARSAW/LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. bank JPMorgan Chase is zooming in on Warsaw as a destination for its new back office operations center which could eventually employ several thousand people supporting
The Congress today demanded dismissal of Chhattisgarh government and imposition of President's rule in the state in the wake of the Naxal attack in Sukma district on Monday in which 25 CRPF personnel
An expat pilot with Jet Airways hurled "racist" comments at and assaulted a woman and also abused a physically challenged person on a flight, cricketer Harbhajan Singh claimed today. Expressing regre
Daggers are out in the Aam Aadmi Party's Punjab unit with party MP Bhagwant Mann slamming the party leadership for the drubbing in the recent state Assembly elections, stating that not naming a chief
Two kg of gold bars valued at Rs 59 lakh were seized today at Calicut internationalairport in Karipur,about 30 km from here and an Air India subsidiary unit staff taken into custody in this connection
Gold extended its losses for the third straight session and fell to a two-week low at the bullion market here today amid subdued local buying interest. Silver cracked below the Rs 41,000-mark by tumb
Investors will be permitted to purchase mutual funds worth up to Rs 50,000 through digital wallets with the market regulator Sebi today approving the proposal. The proposal, part of efforts to ch
Sonakshi Sinha has blocked Sona Mohapatra on Twitter after the singer criticised her for being "condescending" to musicians, who had expressed displeasure over the news of the star's performance at th
Amit Shah today rejected the TMC's allegation that the BJP was behind the "conspiracy" to get its leaders falsely implicated in graft cases, saying Mamata Banerjee's party had no answer to questions b
Belgium has opened an honorary consulate at Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT City). It is the first country to have opened such an office at GIFT City. This is in addition to Belgium's em
After losing to the BJP in Delhi civic polls, the Congress today pitched for opposition unity, saying the regional parties should realise that "blind anti- Congressism" will not work. AICC incharge o
Azerbaijan Investment Company (AIC) and VPS Healthcare Company (UAE) are planning to lay the foundation of a joint pharmaceutical plant in the Pirallahi Industrial Park in summer 2017, Azerbaijan’s De
Cement major ACC is expecting a faster growth in the second half of the year on rise in in government spending on infrastructure projects and possibility of good monsoon this season. ACC, which has r

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