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NEW YORK (AP) — Government regulators are fining Comcast $2.3 million, saying the cable giant has charged customers for stuff they never ordered, like premium channels or extra cable boxes. The Federal Communications Commission says the Philadelphia company must clearly ask customers before charging them for new services or equipment and make it easier for […]
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Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel failed to secure the agreement of regional authorities at a meeting Monday which he needed to unblock an EU-Canada free trade deal, the premier of the Flanders re
Safaricom has announced the first eight millionaires and winners of other prizes, in the ongoing regional consumer promotion Shida Ma Mili Na Stori Ibambe.
Safaricom has announced the first eight millionaires and winners of other prizes, in the ongoing regional consumer promotion Shida Ma Mili Na Stori Ibambe.
With more than half of the population being under the age of 20, Africa has the world's most youthful population and will have the world's largest workforce by 2025. Continued economic growth will ult
With more than half of the population being under the age of 20, Africa has the world's most youthful population and will have the world's largest workforce by 2025. Continued economic growth will ult
OTTAWA - The Bank of Canada and the federal government have renewed their inflation target agreement. The target will continue to be two per cent — the mid-point of a range of one to three per cent t
The retailer is offering short slots to try the new system but have been criticised the decision to charge for them.
By Adam Grant In the advertising industry, we are commonly tasked with coming up with new ideas and being creative. But it can be tough to come up with new ideas on a regular basis. I've found that t
Citizens United invalidated limits on corporate political spending. It is one of the most controversial Supreme Court decisions of this generation and its impact on our political system has been enorm
Nifty rose 15.90 points to close above the crucial 8,700 level amid buying in key heavy-weights of banking, energy, auto, financials and FMCG counters supported by higher global cues. The market larg
Crime Branch has arrested Mohammad Azim Ahmed who had allegedly plotted Karkardooma court shootout last year in which a Delhi Police personnel was killed while three others including his adversary and
Riding on a buoyant economy, Muthoot Capital Services' profit grew 30 per cent to Rs 8.06 crore from Rs 6.18 crore a year ago for the quarter ending September 30, 2016. The company, part of the 1
Alleging that the Central government is "politicising" the triple talaq issue, Women India Movement, a social organisation of Muslim women, today said it would not allow any "interference" with Muslim
Reliance Capital today reported a consolidated net profit of Rs 253 crore for the second quarter, up 1 per cent from the year-ago period, as it made provision to beef up reserves in general insurance
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today alleged that SAD-BJP and Congress had joined hands to stop AAP from winning the Punjab assembly elections which s
Businessman Kalanithi Maran today told a special court that CBI's claim that he had pressurised a Chennai-based telecom promoter to sell his stakes in Aircel to Malaysian firm Maxis Group in 2006, was
Drug firm Jubilant Life Sciences today said its board would consider raising up to Rs 1,000 crore through issuance of non-convertible debentures. "The Board of Directors of the company shall at i
Around one lakh people, mainly dalits, participated in a march organised by Bahujan Kranti Morcha here today. The march was taken out with the demand for strict implementation of the SC and ST Preven
Supreme Court today rejected the interim bail plea of self-styled religious figure Asaram Bapu, who is facing trial in rape cases, on health grounds and asked him to get his treatment done in Rajastha
Foreign investors have been allowed to raise their stake in Aditya Birla Nuvo to up to 30 per cent. "Foreign Institutional Investors/Registered Foreign Portfolios Investors can under the portfoli
More than a third of the Dow Jones Industrials are on deck to report quarterly results this week.        
(Reuters) - Wall Street opened higher on Monday as a flurry of merger activity boosted investor confidence.
Shares of Idea Cellular and Bharti Airtel fell by up to 4 per cent today after sector regulator TRAI suggested imposing Rs 3,050 crore penalty on the two firms along with Vodafone for allegedly denyin
On the eve of Founder's Day, students from all national and international campuses of Amity presented colorful cultural performances of their respective states.The occasion was the 18th Mega Inter-Ins
Shares of Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys soared over 18 per cent after the company reported an over 12-fold rise in net profit for the September quarter. The stock skyrocketed 18 per cent to end at Rs
Supreme Court today sought responses from controversial RJD leader Shahabuddin, sent back to jail by the apex court, and Bihar government as to why he should not be shifted out of the state and kept i
TORONTO - The CEO of the parent company of Tim Hortons said Monday he plans to keep pushing with an international expansion of the coffee-and-doughnut chain despite softness in the quick-service resta
The Supreme Court today did not interfere with an ongoing probe into a strike by junior doctors of a Uttar Pradesh hospital which had allegedly led to the death of several patients, but decided to hea
The quantum of levy for funding the government's ambitious regional air connectivity plan will be decided on the basis of "overall requirement", seating capacity and routes where the flights are to be
Brushing aside criticism, NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Arvind Panagariya today supported the proposed 4-rate Goods and Services Tax (GST) structure saying it will help in dealing with any possible surge i
Cautioning investors against rumours via social media platforms and SMSes in the name of 'festive bonanza', BSE today advised members to remain on the guard on tips circulated for dealing in securitie
Justice Hemant Gupta, senior-most judge of the Patna High Court, was today elevated as its acting chief justice. A Law Ministry notification issued here said Justice Gupta has been appointed as actin
A day after he was expelled from Samajwadi Party for allegedly "colluding" with BJP, Ramgopal Yadav, a loyalist of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and cousin of party supremo Mulayam Singh
In a first of its kind service, the Centre is planning to launch a 'mobile air dispensary' for the Northeast, with a helicopter, fitted with medical equipment and doctors on board, flying in remote ar

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