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by | September 17, 2018 | 12:49

Fuel prices in the country hit a new benchmark on Saturday with the price of petrol in Mumbai touching Rs 89 per litre, for the first time ever. The prices of petrol and diesel rose once again this morning, continuing a recent trend of almost daily hikes.

by | September 17, 2018 | 11:58

The catalyst behind the tightening is worries about tighter supply conditions once Washington's sanctions against Iran's crude oil exports kick in beginning in November. Brent crude LCOc1 rose 59 cents to $78,77 a barrel by 11:53 a.m. EDT. Still, supply concerns are supported by data showing that USA crude production fell by 100,000 bpd to 10.9 million barrels per day last week as the industry faces pipeline capacity constraints.

by | September 17, 2018 | 10:40

A Foodstuffs spokeswoman said that no products in its stores had been affected by the problems in Australia. Foodstuffs, which owns New World, Pak 'n Save and Four Square said it had decided like Countdown to wait for the local season once its current supplies from Australia ran out.

by | September 17, 2018 | 09:57

Meredith said the agreement is unrelated to Salesforce .com, the cloud computing company founded in 1999 by Benioff where he also serves as chairman and co-CEO. In another deal earlier this year, Tronc Inc sold the Los Angeles Times to billionaire investor Patrick Soon-Shiong in a US$500 million transaction, opening a new chapter for the 136-year-old newspaper.

by | September 17, 2018 | 07:43

According to reports, he compared the fall-out from such a chaotic departure to the 2008 global financial crash. "Our job, after all, is not to hope for the best but to plan for the worst", he added. Britain's central bank stress-tested lenders against a 33 per cent house price fall past year. United Kingdom house prices fell 19 per cent peak to trough during the 2008 financial crisis but then rose by 38 per cent from their low in March 2009 to June 2016, the month of the shock Brexit ...

by | September 17, 2018 | 03:41

Its inspectors are verifying that all preparations have been completed, and the plants' emergency diesel generators are available with ample fuel in case the storm affects off-site power . Three nuclear reactors melted down at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, releasing risky radiation into the surrounding area. After the Fukushima disaster, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission forced U.S.

by | September 17, 2018 | 03:00

Punnets supplied by three brands have been recalled from supermarket shelves although New South Wales Police said they believed a further three brands may be affected. It is a very, very broad picture and we can't speculate in any way, shape or form", said Terry Lawrence , Queensland acting chief superintendent. "Police have liaised with retailers to ensure that all stock is removed from sale", police said.

by | September 17, 2018 | 01:07

Henri Bendel, known for its signature brown-and-white bags, will close all 23 of its locations. "This decision is right for the future growth of our company but not easy because of the impact to our L Brands family", L Brands CEO Leslie Wexner said in a statement.

by | September 16, 2018 | 15:11

Donnybrook supplies Coles and Woolworths stores across Australia. Authorities said that the contaminated strawberries-branded Berrylicious and Berry Obsession-came from two farms located next to each other in south-east Queensland . On Thursday, police said they feared there may be copycat culprits as a needle was found in another batch of strawberries. Canberrans who have bought fresh strawberries recently are being urged to check the brand after sewing needles were found in some ...

by | September 16, 2018 | 14:18

Finance ministry officials on Saturday apprised Prime Minister Narendra Modi of the "comfortable" revenue position, which they said would help contain the fiscal deficit at the targeted 3.3 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP) in 2018-19, without resorting to any squeeze on the capital expenditure.

by | September 16, 2018 | 13:23

McLeod is calling on Ottawa to strike an arrangement with the USA government to ensure that Canadians participating in the soon-to-be-legal industry can travel freely between the two nations. "Despite one-in-eight Canadians using cannabis today, 400,000 people move between our two countries every day nearly entirely without incident", Canada's public safety office told Bloomberg .

by | September 16, 2018 | 10:57

Over the years, the Beetle became something of a cultural icon. The German company said output would end at its plant in Mexico next July after production of celebration models. Volkswagen Group of America CEO Hinrich Woebcken, in a statement, said there are no plans to replace the Beetle as the company focuses on becoming "a full-line, family-focused automaker in the U.S." and ramps up electrification efforts.

by | September 16, 2018 | 09:30

I often wonder why with all the tech out there today, no one has shoehorned autonomy into a classic Bug. Last week, in front of a group of journalists, BMW demonstrated the capabilities of the autonomous BMW R 1200 GS on track at Miramas.

by | September 16, 2018 | 04:31

Both New York and London-traded contracts were buoyed on Tuesday as speculation swirled over whether a giant hurricane approaching the U.S. East Coast would disrupt supplies and drive up fuel prices. "While we aren't explicitly forecasting Brent to rise to $100 a barrel, we see real risks of this happening", the bank said in a note Tuesday. Brent rude prices fell in August however extra fair lately rose to 2-month highs round $eighty a barrel.

by | September 16, 2018 | 00:50

In fact, Hurricane Matthew was so threatening that all of the Waffle Houses from Titusville to Fort Pierce on I-95 in Florida were closed ahead of the storm's landfall. The restaurant tweeted a photo Wednesday of employees at the corporate office in Norcross siting around a table monitoring the storm's path as they determine if any locations will need to close .

by | September 15, 2018 | 23:10

This is the fourth EAS nationwide test and the first national WEA test. The system is the latest generation of warnings at a time when more people are typically linked at any one time to their cell phones than radios or TVs. You don't need to take any action for the test. The WEA test will be broadcast over the course of about 30 minutes and sound the same as an AMBER Alert.

by | September 15, 2018 | 17:10

Mr Michael said strawberry growers made huge capital outlays to plant their crops, and now was a critical time of year for them to get some money back. "We really need the WA public to support local growers, because if they don't buy our strawberries, many may not be able to put in crops next year", he said.

by | September 15, 2018 | 08:20

TripAdvisor tracked the company down and issued a warning, but it didn't halt its practices; ultimately, the Italian Postal and Communications Police started its own probe and TripAdvisor joined the prosecution as a civil claimant, sharing the evidence it had gathered.

by | September 14, 2018 | 20:41

Further, independent voters back Democrats over Republicans by 50-35 percent, according to the poll. In an Economist-YouGov poll released Wednesday, 34 percent of US adults said they wanted to see Democrats retake control of the House, while another 32 percent said they wanted Republicans to maintain control of the chamber.

by | September 14, 2018 | 20:25

China's stock market slumped to a 31 month low on Wednesday, Sept. 12. The new round would be in addition to $50 billion in Chinese goods that already face a 25 percent duty. He vowed last week to increase tariffs to hit an additional US$200 billion in Chinese imports "very soon" unless China agreed to steps that would reduce its massive trade surplus.