Sunday, 26 October 2014


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Recent News
  • Ready,Steady Start-Up

    05:30 | 26/10/14
    The New Indian Express
    If bus ticketing provider redBus' acquisition to Ibibo Group, a subsidiary of South Africa's Naspers for an estimated Rs 800 crore and homegrown e-commerce major Flipkart acquiring competitor Myntra for an estimated $350 million are only a few ... more»
  • Ottawa's Parliament Hill Reopens to Public After Deadly Shooting

    05:18 | 26/10/14
    OTTAWA - Canadians returned to the grounds of their parliament building on Saturday, three days after a homegrown radical rushed in armed with a rifle after shooting dead a soldier in the second attack on the country's military at home in a week. more»
  • All-female email shows miners' shift from boys' club mentality

    05:18 | 26/10/14
    Chicago Tribune
    From female-only leadership training at Canada's Goldcorp to scholarships offered by South Africa's Lonmin, the world's third-largest platinum producer, mining companies are implementing initiatives aimed at guiding women into senior roles. more»
  • Sweet dreams: Sleep expert helps Giants in October

    05:07 | 26/10/14
    They split the first two games of the Fall Classic at the Royals' home. Several Giants have said their travel schedule helps guard against severe jet lag. Crawford has two young daughters, yet still gets plenty of rest. "I've liked it this postseason ... more»
  • Detroit Lions vs. Atlanta Falcons: SLR Staff Predictions

    05:07 | 26/10/14
    Sidelion Report
    Braden Shackelford - The Lions may be without offensive weapons Reggie Bush, Joe Fauria, Eric Ebron and (likely) Calvin Johnson on Sunday, but this is a different Lions' team. more»
  • Top income tax rate too high: TSMC chair

    05:07 | 26/10/14
    China Post
    Chang also touched on the currency exchange rate, noting that the New Taiwan dollar appreciated 25 percent against the Korean won in 2008, and although the gap is narrowing, there is still a disparity of 15-20 percent. more»
  • Whisper CEO suspends editorial team, but maintains that the Guardian report is ...

    05:07 | 26/10/14
    ... by the quote about the sex-obsessed lobbyist - the Whisper CEO continued to argue that the Guardian's report was mistaken about a number of factors, because it “made technology-related inferences based on discussions with non-technical people ... more»
  • Allergan Gets Into Trouble As Confidential Documents Are Unsealed

    05:07 | 26/10/14
    Bidness ETC
    Allergan, Inc. (AGN) has come under heightened pressure to sell itself off to Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc, (VLX), which is being backed by Pershing Square Capital Management. more»
  • Eric Watson: Look beyond the milk shed

    04:56 | 26/10/14
    New Zealand Herald
    As an isolated exporter of commodity dairy products, our opportunities to add to our export value without increasing volume is limited, but to maintain our market share we need to increase volume. New Zealand's ... We grow too much grass at times for ... more»
  • Sunderland 0- 2 Arsenal: Defensive Howlers Hand Gunners The Win

    04:56 | 26/10/14
    Roker Report (blog)
    Arsenal were having all the possession but they were being limited to long range efforts with Welbeck having a shot flash over and Arteta pulling his shot wide. more»
  • Bangor, Maine: Easygoing, scenically blessed and, yes, Stephen King

    04:56 | 26/10/14
    Los Angeles Times
    If you doubt that, consider this anecdote from the U.K. office of BuzzFeed, a popular Internet media company. It asked its staff to identify something .... "[I] really got to know him from 1990 on, after we bought Betts bookstore," Tinker said. The ... more»
  • Won leads peers to weekly gains over China outlook

    04:56 | 26/10/14
    Taipei Times
    “But the [US] dollar seems to be coming back.” In Taipei, the New Taiwan dollar was little changed this week, closing at NT$30.413 from NT$30.421 on Oct. 17 as the greenback gained NT$0.008 on Friday over the US jobless claims report. more»
  • Russian hotels go halal to make up sanction shortfall

    04:56 | 26/10/14
    Taipei Times
    “We equipped 20 rooms out of the 308 in the hotel with a prayer mat, a basin for ritual washing and a small compass that indicates the direction of Mecca,” Shiyan said. Those staying in the specially modified accommodation at the hotel, in the capital ... more»
  • The Queue: Things to do

    04:56 | 26/10/14
    Patch 6.0 brought several new things to do, but I've been finding myself revisiting old dungeons more than anything, these past couple of weeks. more»
  • Chevron greases local elections with geyser of cash

    04:56 | 26/10/14
    According to the Los Angeles Times, “In 2013, its revenue topped those of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc., Apple Inc. and General Motors Co., trailing only retailer Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and rival Exxon Mobil Corp… In August, Chevron reported ... more»
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