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Finance Maha Shivratri 2018 : History and its significance
Author: 0 Maha Shivratri 2018 : History and its significance

The whole day is spent without any food or drinks. Generally Mahashivratri is celebrated as the anniversary of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati as the night of their wedding, but there are many stories in various texts and scriptures describing why Maha Shivratri is celebrated.

Finance European Union grows at fastest pace for 10 years
Author: 0 European Union grows at fastest pace for 10 years

The economy is forecast to grow 0.6 percent on quarter, following third quarter's 0.8 percent increase. Citing stronger cyclical momentum in Europe and better-than-expected pick-up in global economic activity and trade, the European Union had raised its growth projection for the euro area to 2.3% in 2018 from 2.1%.

Finance Ford boosts production, invests $25M in Kentucky plant
Author: 0 Ford boosts production, invests $25M in Kentucky plant

In particular the automaker is finding exceptional demand for its most expensive version of the two vehicles. In January alone, Ford says Navigator retail sales have skyrocketed up 132 percent, with Expedition sales up nearly 57 percent. But it's a problem nonetheless, one that Ford Motor Co.is addressing with a $25 million investment to speed up the assembly line here. "We aim to get out there and challenge them with vehicles with better fuel efficiency and driving dynamics".

Finance Gas prices continue to rise; up seven cents
Author: 0 Gas prices continue to rise; up seven cents

It now stands at $2.65. A gallon of gasoline now costs 34 cents more a gallon than what cost a year ago. AAA Michigan reports that the statewide average daily gas price decreased about ten cents. Total U.S. gasoline inventories built by 3.4 million bbl to total 245.5 million bbl, which sits about 1.4 million bbl above the five-year average. Or they could head northwest and pay $2.41 at the new Wawa at the corner of State Road 7 and West Copans Road in Margate.

Finance Scientists have successfully programmed nanorobots to shrink cancerous tumors
Author: 0 Scientists have successfully programmed nanorobots to shrink cancerous tumors

These nano-machines are not miniaturised metal craft, as in science fiction, but instead use DNA fragments as a building block, precisely folded to fit its goal. Crucially, no clots were formed away from tumour sites, or in key organs in the heart, liver, lungs or kidney, verifying that the treatment was only targeting cancer cells.

Finance Girl Scout cookie booth sales begin Friday
Author: 0 Girl Scout cookie booth sales begin Friday

Exhibit A: This photo Garner uploaded to Instagram on Sunday, where she's selling cookies outside a floral shop. So, we guess the man in Garner's photo was actually pointing at the Thin Mints and not Elektra Natchios. Back in 2016, the 13 Going on 30 alum said on Live With Kelly and Michael that she went through "intense" training to become a scout group leader.

Finance Southwest flight forced to evacuate due to smoke in the aircraft
Author: 0 Southwest flight forced to evacuate due to smoke in the aircraft

Southwest said the airline company will continue to work with passengers to accommodate travel plans and have updated their customer accommodation policies on their website . Temperatures in Chicago on Sunday were in the mid-20s, according to the National Weather Service. Southwest is scheduled to operate more than 250 flights out of Midway on Monday.

Finance Winter Olympics 2018: Japanese speed skater Saito fails drugs test
Author: 0 Winter Olympics 2018: Japanese speed skater Saito fails drugs test

Saito said he accepted the provisional suspension because "I do not want to be a disturbance to my teammates competing at the Olympic Games. and will leave the team and the athletes village voluntarily". The IOC and anti-doping authorities have stepped up testing for the Pyeongchang Games following revelations of a state-sponsored doping scheme at the last Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, in 2014.

Finance Amazon to cut hundreds of jobs at its Seattle HQ
Author: 0 Amazon to cut hundreds of jobs at its Seattle HQ

Amazon .com Inc ( NASDAQ:AMZN ) is to cut hundreds of corporate jobs after the ecommerce giant's recent hiring binge left some divisions over budget and with too many staff. Amazon now employs about 40,000 people in Seattle, and 560,000 worldwide. Last year, the company reported it employed more than 500,000 workers globally.

Finance Thomas Cook resumes flights to Tunisia
Author: 0 Thomas Cook resumes flights to Tunisia

Having "carefully reviewed conditions" in the country - including the threat from terrorism and improvements in the Tunisian security forces - the Government changed its travel advice in August past year. Until previous year it had advised against all but essential travel to the country. The company did not stop selling trips to French, German and Belgian holidaymakers after the Sousse attack as their governments did not recommend that their citizens should not visit Tunisia.

Finance Amazon Moves to Launch Its Own Delivery Fleet
Author: 0 Amazon Moves to Launch Its Own Delivery Fleet

Amazon's been pushing toward having more control over its logistics for a while now: they've purchased stakes in at least 2 shipping companies (Yodel, Colis Prive ), have a fleet of almost 6k shipping trailers, and own an air freight subsidiary with 32 planes.

Finance Comcast may renew bid for 21st CF
Author: 0 Comcast may renew bid for 21st CF

Even before the Sky bid, liberal politicians claimed Murdoch had too much influence over public debate, with his papers often supporting conservative causes. Since the bid was revived, Disney has made an offer for a chunk of Fox's entertainment assets, which would include Sky if both the Fox-Sky and Disney-Fox deals go through.

Finance Nigeria preparing to comply with OPEC output cap: Kachikwu
Author: 0 Nigeria preparing to comply with OPEC output cap: Kachikwu

Oil held declines below $60 a barrel as industry data showed that U.S. crude and gasoline inventories expanded, undermining an effort by OPEC and its allies to clear a global glut. Neil Atkinson, head of the oil industry and markets division at the IEA, said that we are observing that the U.S. production is increasing dramatically in front of us and will continue to do so in 2018.

Finance Verizon Will Stop Selling Unlocked Phones Soon: How Will This Affect Customers?
Author: 0 Verizon Will Stop Selling Unlocked Phones Soon: How Will This Affect Customers?

The change "will make our phones exponentially less desirable to criminals", Verizon told CNET . Apart from this, these aforementioned carriers have other variances for their specific unlocking policies. In addition to this, those customers who are in dire need of changing their sim cards will be affected as well. A spokeswoman for Verizon has been in touch to stress that the post-purchase lock-in period will be a matter of months, not years, and is in line with the lock-in periods ...

Finance CIA, NSA, FBI chiefs warn against buying Huawei and ZTE phones
Author: 0 CIA, NSA, FBI chiefs warn against buying Huawei and ZTE phones

USA distrust of foreign technology vendors has increased after the heads of major American intelligence agencies warned the public not to buy products or services from Chinese smartphone maker Huawei . The intelligence chief told the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday that American telecom companies should be cautious of Chinese technology companies that have links with foreign governments.

Author: 0 PNB suspends 10 officials in Nirav Modi case

Punjab National Bank has detected fraudulent transactions amounting to more than Rs 11000 crore. The bank did not explicitly name the people involved but said it had reported the deals to law enforcement agencies and would evaluate later whether it faces any liability arising out of the transactions.