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Report: Amazon plans convenience stores

by is planning to create a network of small convenience stores where customers can pick up milk, veggies and other perishable foods, The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.
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Dublin-based diversified healthcare services group UDG Healthcare has started putting the money it raised from last year’s sale of its legacy Irish businesses to work by acquiring international
British American Tobacco (BAT) has offered to buy out US cigarette maker Reynolds American in a $47bn (€43bn) takeover that would create the world’s biggest listed tobacco company, with bra
The pound yesterday slipped to a four-day low under $1.22, hurt by expectations that Britain’s economy is likely to suffer from a hardline stance by the EU in negotiations on the country’s
Irish exploration firm Providence Resources looks set to save around $2.5m (€2.3m) in additional legal costs, arising from its recently concluded legal battle with drilling services firm Transoce
Earnings at the UK-based healthcare group backed by well-known Irish investors, Dermot Desmond, JP McManus and John Magnier last year topped £154m (€173m).
BRUSSELS - International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland was sounding more hopeful about the future of the Canada-EU free trade deal after meeting Saturday morning with European Parliament President
Sending a strong message to those rebelling against it, Samajwadi Party today expelled MLC Udayveer Singh, who had written a letter to party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav, demanding that Chief Minister
As he sits near the carcasses of his cattle, an inconsolable 60-year-old Krishan Lal says he doesn't know how he will survive after losing his "earning sons" in the heavy firing by Pakistani troops in
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan today said appropriate action would be taken if it was found that beedi tycoon Muhammed Nisham, now serving imprisonment for killing a security guard, had been p
There is a need to have a "second look" into the Arbitration and Conciliation Act to give it some flexibility and having provisions to monitor the performance of the arbitrator, former Chief Justice o
Praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the surgical strikes, Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray today said India has the capability to conduct more such strikes and should regain control of the P
CBI has arrested Central Council of Homoeopathy (CCH) president Ramji Singh and suspected middleman Harishankar Jha in an alleged bribery case of Rs 20 lakh for granting clearance to a homoeopathy col
Madhya Pradesh was once in the category of BIMARU states, but a strong leadership coupled with a business friendly environment and ever-growing as an educational hub, has helped the state to shed off
Under pressure from political and other outfits, Bollywood film producers today announced that they will not engage with Pakistani artistes, clearing decks for the smooth release of Karan Johar's "Ae
Pakistan-sponsored cross border terrorism will be highlighted before the top leadership of Bahrain by Home Minister Rajnath Singh during his three-day visit to the Gulf kingdom beginning tomorrow duri
Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh on Saturday said the government is making all necessary arrangements for living and treatment of the people who were evacuated from their villages
The British Deputy High Commission in Chennai has launched a campaign titled 'She Leads' to empower women by honing their leadership skills.The campaign was inaugurated by British Deputy High Commissi
How an advisory firm with roots in the Democratic Party establishment fosters a network of power and politics for the benefit of its clients.
Two persons were arrested and 200 cartons of illegal liquor were seized from their possession near Kinoni village here. The Excise Department officials intercepted a truck yesterday and seized 200 ca
Maharashtra BJP today said it was in favour of an alliance with Shiv Sena for the forthcoming local bodies and civic polls and had authorised its district units to take a call on the issue. Maharasht
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today wished speedy recovery to Trinamool Congress MP and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's nephew Abhishek Banerjee, who was injured in a road accident ea
Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan says her on-screen romance with Ranbir Kapoor in "Ae Dil Hai Mushkil" is not frivolous sensuality but portrayed in a classy manner. Aishwarya and Ranbir's sensuous on-s
Veteran Assamese journalist Tilak Hazarika has died following a prolonged illness, family sources said. He was 96 and is survived by his wife and daughter. Hazarika passed away a little after midnig
Two Congress MLAs were among hundreds of people, who were arrested at Nithiravilai in the district for blocking vehicular traffic, seeking quality roads today, police said. The MLAs, Rajesh Kumar and
Reigning Rolex Ranking champion Chikkarangappa S survived a late surge from fellow Bengalorean Rahil Gangjee before prevailing in a close contest at the inaugural TAKE Open Golf Championship at the Ka
Mizoram Public Works Department (PWD) officials today said that most of the roads in the state were in extremely bad condition due to severe monsoon and lack of fund for maintenance of roads. Talking
Asserting that the feud between the Yadav family was nothing but a strategically designed 'drama', the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday claimed that the much publicised rift in the family was
The family of seriously injured Border Security Force (BSF) constable Gurnam Singh on Saturday demanded that the Centre take him abroad for better medical treatment to ensure his survival."Why is the
Union Information and Broadcasting Minister M.Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday said that it is high time for India to abolish triple talaq and do away with the discriminatory practice which has been denying
The Madras High Court has directed the Motor Accident Claims Tribunals in the state to release all the 450 TNSTC buses, attached for want of payment to claimants involved in various accidents, on cond
Three convicts have fled from Tripura Central Jail at Bishalgarh, about 15 km from here, a jail official said today. Three convicts, who were given life imprisonment by a court in 2014, have fled fro
The first two days of Karnataka winter session of legislature to be held at Suvarna Vidhana Soudha here should be reserved for debate on the Kalasa Bhanduri-Mahadayi issue, former minister and Janata

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