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Rajasthan election result: Full list of winners in Rajasthan Assembly Election (Vidhan Sabha Chunaav winner list)

[ad_1] Rajasthan election result: Full list of winners Rajasthan election result: Counting of votes in Rajasthan to elect a new government is underway with Congress taking a comfortable lead over BJP. The results of assembly polls in Rajasthan and other 4 state – Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Telangana and Mizoram, are seen as a major test of popularity of ruling BJP and opposition Congress just ahead of the general elections slated
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SC refuses to recall its order, dismisses PIL against FM Arun Jaitley

[ad_1] The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to recall its order by which it had imposed a fine of Rs 50,000 on a lawyer for filing a PIL against Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, raising allegations relating to capital reserve of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, which had also dismissed the petition, said it would hear petitioner lawyer M L Sharma only
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Taiwan stocks higher at close of trade; Taiwan Weighted up 0.62% By Investing.com

[ad_1] Taiwan stocks higher at close of trade; Taiwan Weighted up 0.62% Investing.com – Taiwan stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher. At the close in Taiwan, the gained 0.62%. The best performers of the session on the were Ko Ja Cayman Co Ltd (TW:), which rose 9.98% or 2.70 points to trade at 29.75 at the close. Meanwhile,
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US ex-senators urge vigilance as Mueller probe winds down

[ad_1] Several dozen former Democratic and Republican senators have urged the Senate to be a “zealous guardian” of US democracy as special counsel Robert Mueller moved towards completing the Russia investigation.The 44 retired senators — who included Democrats such as Tom Daschle, Max Baucus and John Kerry, and Republicans such as William Cohen and Chuck Hagel — said the US was “entering a dangerous period” as the country faced challenges
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Google CEO Sundar Pichai in Hot Seat For Congressional Hearing

[ad_1] Google CEO Sundar Pichai will be in Congress’ line of fire on Tuesday over the search engine’s alleged political bias and the vast amounts of user data it collects, while trying to avoid any cringeworthy moments. He is expected to field uncomfortable questions from both parties about topics like search result rankings, a possible expansion into China, and antitrust concerns about big tech companies. During the U.S. House Judiciary
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How can one US company block another in China?

[ad_1] Qualcomm and Apple have been embroiled in a years-long legal dispute over patent royalties. Both companies are based in California, but generate a significant portion of their revenues from China. For the fiscal year that ended in late September, Apple reported that 19.6 percent of net sales came from greater China. Qualcomm said revenues from China, including Hong Kong, accounted for 67 percent of total consolidated revenues for fiscal
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Yamaha Motor Outline of Long-term Vision & New Medium-term Management Plan

[ad_1] IWATA, Japan — Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:7272) announced today that it has formulated its long-term vision until 2030, and a New Medium-term Management Plan for the three-year period starting in 2019. For its long-term vision, Yamaha Motor has created the slogan “ART for Human Possibilities” and devised a growth strategy heading for 2030. For increasingly diversifying people’s values and the environment around societies, the Company will implement its
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Markets will now revert to merit-based investing: Deven Choksey

[ad_1] The Bharatiya Janata party needs to change its communication strategy. Instead of talking wrong doings of the Congress, talking about punishment to Congress family members and mimicking them, BJP is required to talk more about what would they do differently in terms of acclerating growth in the economy Investors expected BJP to talk positively. Unfortunately, they kept on talking about the negatives of others!
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FULL COVERAGE | Urjit Patel Resignation: All you need to know about RBI Governor’s exit

[ad_1] Urjit Patel exit adds to India’s risk as PM Narendra Modi gears up for vote. After a fractious faceoff with the Narendra Modi-led government over the liquidity crunch in the economy, the RBI Governor Urjit Patel resigned on Monday from his post with immediate effect citing ‘personal reasons’. Urjit Patel’s resignation, which came 10 months ahead of his term, is being seen a result of trust deficit between the central bank and
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Adrian Mowat: State poll results not a big issue with international investors: Adrian Mowat

[ad_1] There is a view that people will vote one way in states election but may not necessarily vote the same way in a general election, Adrian Mowat, EM Equity Strategist, tells ET Now.Edited excerpts: Just one week ago we had the rupee stabilising, crude was down, FIIs had a comeback and now the RBI-government tussle has gotten real with Urjit Patel’s exit? It is a bit of a perfect
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Thailand’s Election Commission sets Feb. 24 election date By Reuters

[ad_1] © Reuters. The skyline of central Bangkok and the Chao Phraya river are seen during sunrise in Bangkok BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand will hold a much-delayed general election on Feb. 24, pending the lifting of a ban on political activity by the junta in Bangkok by January, the Election Commission said on Tuesday. The junta imposed a strict ban on political activity after it took power in 2014, citing
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Modi wins Pyrrhic victory in ousting of RBI chief Patel

[ad_1] Narendra Modi’s desire to shake up the Reserve Bank of India has been apparent since August when he appointed an iconoclastic accountant to the central bank’s normally staid governing board.S Gurumurthy, considered the brains behind the Indian prime minister’s radical 2016 cash ban, was a strident critic of the RBI, accusing it of being “subservient to global thought” rather than pursuing “India-centric solutions”. Inside the RBI boardroom, his critique
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Brainstorm Health: Health Care Predictions, Diabetes Tests, Gilead CEO

[ad_1] Good afternoon, readers. We have a special treat for you today—Bob Kocher and Bryan Roberts, longtime health care venture gurus at Venrock, are back to offer even more of their unique wisdom on what we might expect in the health care world come 2019. I hope you take the time to read Bob’s and Bryan’s insightful analysis. I’ll be back with you tomorrow. Health Care Predictions for 2019 It
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Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya faces extradition from the UK

[ad_1] Matt Lewis | Global Cricket Ventures| Getty Images Vijay Mallya looks on during the Airtel Champions League Twenty20 Gala Dinner at UB City on October 7, 2009 in Bangalore, India.  A London court ordered that Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya should be extradited from Britain to India, where he faces fraud charges over unpaid loans tied to his defunct Kingfisher Airlines. Monday's ruling will be passed to the Home Secretary
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Cubans fly around the world hunting shopping bargains

[ad_1] PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Most people don’t think of Haiti as a shopping destination. Unless they’re Cuban.Every afternoon, hundreds of Cubans swarm a rutted crossroads in the capital of the hemisphere’s poorest nation, hunting clothes, light bulbs, perfume and other goods that are in short supply back home.Haitian vendors blast Cuban reggaeton music to draw in shoppers. In a year-old cafe painted with Cuban flags, Havana-born Angelina Luis Dominguez and
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Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2, Zenfone Max M2 launch at 12 noon: Watch livestream

[ad_1] Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Asus is gearing up to launch the Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 and Zenfone Max M2 in India on December 12. A successor to the Zenfone Max Pro M1 and Zenfone Max M1, the Zenfone Max Pro M2 and Zenfone Max M2 would be a major upgrade with new glass-based design, notch screen, powerful processor and enhanced camera modules on the front and back. These
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Mizoram Election Result 2018 LIVE: Zoramthanga-led MNF leading in 22 seats, CM Lal Thanhawla trailing

[ad_1] Mizoram is the last Congress bastion in the northeast where the BJP has been making efforts to form the government. Mizoram Election Result 2018: The MNF has taken a huge lead in the state. It is leading on 22 seats as exit polls surveys had predicted. The Congress appears to be losing its last bastion in the northeast. The BJP is leading on just 1 seat but its vote
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U.S. returns bells looted after Philippine wartime massacre By Reuters

[ad_1] U.S. returns bells looted after Philippine wartime massacre MANILA (Reuters) - Church bells taken as war trophies by U.S. forces more than a century ago arrived in the Philippines on Tuesday, ending Manila's decades-long quest for the return of some of the most famous symbols of resistance to U.S. colonialism. The "Bells of Balangiga" landed in a military cargo plane at a Manila air base ahead of their return
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Credit Suisse capital return plans risk disappointing investors

[ad_1] Credit Suisse will unveil a fresh share buyback programme and boost its dividend this week, but the Swiss lender risks disappointing investors who are expecting more capital to be returned after a sharp fall in its share price this year.The bank will commit to a “significant” buyback worth billions of Swiss francs over time, but the amount will be “nowhere near” the SFr2bn analysts at Citigroup have estimated for
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2 Top Under Armour Marketing Executives Depart, Report Says

[ad_1] One month after informing employees they couldn’t pay for strip-club visits on the company’s dime, Under Armour has reportedly let go of two of its top marketing executives. Last week, Under Armour notified employees that Ryan Kuehl, senior vice president of global sports marketing, and Walker Jones, senior director of sports marketing, were departing, without explaining why. Kuehl and Jones, both longtime associates of CEO Kevin Plank and members
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Data regulations, trade war top business risks in 2019: Control Risks

[ad_1] In addition to inconsistent data regulation globally, another major risk that companies face going into 2019 is a worsening conflict between the U.S. and China, the consultancy said. For now, the two countries have reached an agreement to hold back additional tariffs until March 1. Control Risks predicts a hardening of stance between the two in the coming year as the U.S. seeks to contain China's rise. For businesses,
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New lease for M’s approved; ballpark likely gets new name

[ad_1] SEATTLE — A 25-year lease for the Seattle Mariners to remain at their ballpark and related agreements have been approved by the Washington State Major League Baseball Stadium Public Facilities District Board.The team will be responsible for maintenance, operations and capital improvements, the Mariners and the board said Monday. The team’s investment is expected to top $600 million, according to the Mariners and the board. The deal includes a
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Titagarh Wagons, Lupin and GMR Infra among top stocks to watch

[ad_1] Sudden resignation of RBI Governor Urjit Patel and nervousness ahead of the results of assembly elections held in five states - Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Telangana, and Mizoram, are likely to hit investor sentiment when trading resumes on Tuesday. That apart, weak global cues, led by developments around Brexit deal will also play a key role in guiding market direction. At 08:11 am, the Nifty50
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Chhattisgarh Election Result 2018 LIVE updates: Early trends give Congress clear lead on 20 seats

[ad_1] Chhattisgarh Election Result: Several exit polls have predicted a neck-in-neck fight between the BJP and Congress in the state. Chhattisgarh Election Result: The counting of votes for 90 seats in the Chhattisgarh Assembly has begun for 90 seats. The results will clear the air on whether three-term Chief Minister Raman Singh has managed to hold fort for a fourth innings or has a resurgent Congress managed to dent the
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Wolfgang Max Richard: Christian Michel claims ‘Indira Gandhi told Parliament Wolfgang India’s friend’: CBI

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) informed a local court on Monday that Christian Michel, the alleged middleman in the AgustaWestland helicopter deal that was scrapped by the then UPA government, has claimed that his father Wolfgang Max Richard “was known to the late PM Indira Gandhi” and was “very close to the Gandhi family”. According to the CBI, Michel has also claimed that “when asked about
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Yankees’ GM nixes bid for Harper By Reuters

[ad_1] © Reuters. Washington Nationals batter Bryce Harper flips his bat after striking out against the Atlanta Braves in Game 2 of their MLB National league baseball game in Washington Don't expect to see Bryce Harper donning pinstripes in the Bronx next year. New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said Monday at the winter meetings in Las Vegas that he has no intention of bidding for the star free
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The billion-dollar agritech start-ups disrupting farming

[ad_1] Hauling corn from field to silo on a truck, South Dakota farmer Chet Edinger is having a good harvest. The mood of the 53-year-old, who also farms soyabeans and wheat on more than 5,000ha of farmland, has been boosted this year by a corn seed recommended by Farmers Business Network, a digital platform dubbed as a “Google for farmers”. Mr Edinger planted a variety that he had “never tried
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Trump’s USDA Relaxes School Lunch Program Nutrition Rules

[ad_1] Under President Donald Trump, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is rolling back the Obama administration’s school lunch and breakfast program nutritional standards. The guideline changes, which officially took effect on Dec. 6, will impact 30 million American children fed free and low-cost meals through the department’s federally-subsidized programs in more than 99,000 schools and institutions. The changes relax some key nutritional guidelines, allowing schools to offer 1%
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Janet Yellen says excessive corporate debt could prolong a downturn

[ad_1] Former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is worried about excessive leveraged lending and the level of corporate debt across Wall Street. "Corporate indebtedness is now quite high and I think it's a danger that if there's something else that causes a downturn, that high levels of corporate leverage could prolong the downturn and lead to lots of bankruptcies in the non-financial corporate sector," Yellen told economist and New York
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NBA League Pass begins quarter-by-quarter pricing plan

[ad_1] NEW YORK — Quarter-by-quarter pricing has launched on NBA League Pass, allowing fans to purchase games at reduced costs after each period.Single games are $6.99, and that price drops to $4.99 after the first quarter, $2.99 after the first half and $1.99 at the end of the third quarter.The pricing options were announced Monday by the NBA and Turner Sports and went into effect with that night’s games. Plans
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MARKETS LIVE: State poll result, RBI guv Patel’s exit to be key triggers

[ad_1] Markets are likely to see a gap-down opening, as they react to the outcome of the recently concluded assembly polls in five states – Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Telangana and Mizoram. That apart, the resignation of Urjit Patel as the 24th Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will also impact sentiment. Most exit polls have predicted a Congress resurgence in northern India. Rajasthan, according to
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Telangana Election Results 2018 LIVE UPDATES: KCR & Owaisi or Mahakutami? Who will form govt? Will BJP play vital role?

[ad_1] The polling for the 119-seat Telangana Assembly was held on December 7. Telangana Election Result: It’s a very crucial day for the state of Telangana and its top politicians as the fate of 1,821 candidates contesting the Telangana Assembly election will be decided on Tuesday when the counting process will take off. The counting will begin at 8 AM. The polling for the 119-seat Telangana Assembly was held on
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Caught unawares, government yet to decide on Urjit Patel’s successor

[ad_1] The government was caught unawares by the sudden resignation of Urjit Patel as Reserve Bank of India governor, but sources told ET the die had been cast on October 26, when deputy governor Viral Acharya made a speech warning about the dangers of undermining the regulatory autonomy. Multiple officials told ET that the government had not yet considered candidates to succeed Patel. However, the names of some former and
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Canadian court weighs bail for jailed CFO of China’s Huawei By Reuters

[ad_1] 2/2 © Reuters. Huawei CFO Meng appears at her bail hearing in B.C. Supreme Court 2/2 By Julie Gordon VANCOUVER (Reuters) - A Canadian provincial court weighing whether to grant bail to a top executive of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies [HWT.UL], who is facing possible extradition to the United States, adjourned on Monday without deciding her fate. U.S. prosecutors want Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou to be extradited
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Lawyers for Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou fail to secure bail in Canada

[ad_1] The Huawei executive whose arrest in Canada has touched off a political storm between the US and China is facing a third day in court, after her lawyers failed to secure bail for her on Monday.Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of the telecoms equipment maker and daughter of the company’s founder, was arrested while changing planes in Vancouver on December 1. David Martin, her lawyer, said on Monday that
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Netflix’s Hollywood Spending Binge Dwarfed by Mega Mergers

[ad_1] Netflix was on track to outspend Hollywood studios on content, but two recent mergers between media giants are dashing that trajectory, according to a study released Monday. According to content spending numbers reported by research firm Ampere Analysis, Disney and Fox are projected to spend $22 billion per year on both original and acquired content. Similarly, Comcast and Sky are expected to spend $21 billion in 2018. Netflix, which
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Wall Street, RBI, Brexit, currencies in focus

[ad_1] Stocks in Asia traded mostly lower in the morning on the back of a volatile session on Wall Street which saw the Dow recover from a 507-point drop. In Japan, the Nikkei 225 slipped 0.21 percent in early trade while the Topix index fell by 0.46 percent. Shares of Japanese conglomerate Softbank, however, rose 2.8 percent after the company announced on Monday that shares of its mobile unit IPO
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Hydro One, Avista to ask U.S. regulator to reconsider order against acquisition

[ad_1] TORONTO — Hydro One Ltd. and Avista Corp. say they plan to formally request that the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission reconsider its order last week denying approval of the $6.7-billion takeover of the U.S.-based energy utility.The two companies say they will file a petition no later than Dec. 17 but haven’t indicated on what grounds they are making the request.Under Washington State law, the UTC has 20 days
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Passenger vehicle sales skid over 3% in November over costly fuel, loans

[ad_1] The sale of passenger vehicles (cars, utility vehicles, and vans) in the domestic market remained under pressure in November, with the industry posting a decline of more than 3 per cent. This is the fourth monthly decline in the industry’s dispatches to dealerships since July as retail sales remained under pressure even in the festive months. Large number of buyers has put purchases on hold because
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MP Election Result LIVE UPDATES: Will Kamal Nath-Jyotiraditya Scindia trump Shivraj Singh Chouhan this time?

[ad_1] For BJP, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party chief Amit Shah have run an extensive campaign. Madhya Pradesh Election Result: The results for the crucial MP Assembly election 2018 will be declared soon. Both Congress and the BJP have tried tooth and nails to win the elections this time. While the BJP is facing a 15- year anti-incumbency, the Congress’ main trouble has come from its own leaders who
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View: As machines turn smarter with AI, leaders need to be more human

[ad_1] by Pallavi Kathuria Clients, job candidates and colleagues ask, “Is digital out and Artificial Intelligence (AI) in?” Our answer is AI doesn’t replace digital technology but allows organisations to derive higher value from their digital and non-digital assets. AI helps organisations move towards a datadriven, customer-centric and operationally efficient culture. AI allows for greater customisation, letting organisations think and execute along narrow market segments and move toward a “Market
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Tigers sign RH Ross By Reuters

[ad_1] © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: MLB: Washington Nationals at St. Louis Cardinals The Detroit Tigers have signed right-hander Tyson Ross to a one-year contract worth $5.75 million, according to multiple reports. Last week, the Tigers signed left-hander Matt Moore to a one-year deal. They will join Daniel Norris, Matthew Boyd, Jordan Zimmermann and Michael Fulmer as potential starters. Ross, 32, was a second-round draft pick of Oakland in 2008. He
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May’s Brexit retreat exposes a zombie premiership

[ad_1] It is not foolish to run from a fight you are about to lose. Standing your ground in the face of annihilation is not the smart move. But you do need somewhere to run or you are merely delaying the inevitable rout. Theresa May’s problem is that she has no such shelter, so her humiliating decision to pull MPs’ vote on her Brexit deal shows a prime minister entering