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Trees and shrubs offer new food crops to diversify the farm

What if we could design a landscape that would provide a variety of nutritious foods, high-quality habitat, and ecosystem services, while also delivering a healthy profit to the landowner? According to researchers, it is not only possible, it should be adopte

‘Logan Lucky’ and new episodes of ‘The Tick’ come to Amazon - CNET

The weekend is here and is meant for streaming, not doing activities, silly.

Wizards look to exact revenge from Hornets (Feb 23, 2018)

WASHINGTON -- The Washington Wizards returned from the All-Star break with a rousing road victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Wizards beat Cavs in first game in Cleveland since trades

CLEVELAND (AP) Bradley Beal scored 18 points, Kelly Oubre Jr. added 17 and tried to untie the sneakers of one of Cleveland's new players, and the Washington Wizards withstood a late assault by LeBron James to beat the new-look Cavaliers 110-103 on Thursday n

Cut diamond imports surge fourfold to Rs 408 billion, raises questions

Imports from Hong Kong, the biggest source of polished diamonds, was down 25% to Rs 38.48 billion

D-Mart, Venky's, Cholamandalam Investment hit record highs

Venky's (India) has surged 10% to Rs 3,230, extending its past two days 10% rally, on back of heavy volumes.

Russian Alina Zagitova defeats teammate Evgenia Medvedeva in figure skating; first gold for Russian

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) - Russian Alina Zagitova defeats teammate Evgenia Medvedeva in figure skating; first gold for Russian team at Olympics.

Serwa, Phelan give Canada 1-2 finish in Olympic skicross

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) - Kelsey Serwa turned to best friend and Olympic roommate Brittany Phelan in the starting gate before the women's skicross final and went through the ritual one more time. The Canadian teammates bumped fists then began chanting &

Oil weighed by US crude exports; lower crude stocks prevent bigger fall

Oil prices dipped on Friday as high US crude exports outweighed lower crude inventories in the world#39;s biggest consumer of the fuel.

Lenders are evaluating five bids for Jaypee Infratech: Sources

Sources tell CNBC-TV18 that lenders are evaluating five bids for Jaypee Infratech.

Gold futures drop on weak global cues, profit-booking

Gold futures traded lower by Rs 108 at Rs 30,621 per 10 grams today amid a weakening global trend and profit-booking by speculators.

Noida-based water storage products maker Vectus plans Rs 500-cr IPO

The company markets its products under Ganga, Gangotri, Maxima, Waterwell and Vectus brands.

No end to PNB#39;s ignominy! Delhi-based lender tops list in jeweller defaulters

Even though the data shows that SBI has the most number of defaulters - 15 - the loss incurred by them was Rs 410 crore, much lower than PNB.

Energy-sapping Bitcoin mining is here to stay despite the 'wasteful' method

The current mining process is indeed resource-intensive and wasteful, but there is no magic fix in sight

Wild to face semblance of Rangers (Feb 23, 2018)

NEW YORK -- The Minnesota Wild are going for their third straight victory but will encounter some unfamiliar names wearing sweaters for the New York Rangers.

Westbrook's 3-pointer at buzzer lifts Thunder past Kings (Feb 23, 2018)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Russell Westbrook made a 3-pointer as time expired, lifting the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 110-107 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Thursday night.

UC Irvine routs UC Santa Barbara 69-49 in Big West showdown (Feb 23, 2018)

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) Max Hazzard knocked down four 3-pointers and scored 16 and UC Irvine earned a wire-to-wire 69-49 victory over UC Santa Barbara on Thursday night to take over first place in the Big West Conference.

Cal Poly beats CSU Northridge 90-86 in 2OT behind Joseph

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) Victor Joseph scored 11 of his career-high 36 points in the second overtime and Cal Poly rallied to beat CSU Northridge 90-86 on Thursday night.

Georgia State uses 28-2 run, beats Texas State 77-50 (Feb 23, 2018)

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — D'Marcus Simonds scored 19 points and Georgia State cruised to a 77-50 victory over Texas State on Thursday night.

Nissan and DeNA will begin testing a self-driving taxi service in Japan next month

 Nissan Motor and DeNA announced today that field tests of Easy Ride, the self-driving taxi service they developed together, will begin next month in Japan. This means that Nissan and DeNA now rank among Uber, Lyft, GM, Didi Chuxing and other companies p

Collette scores 21, Utah edges UCLA 84-78

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) David Collette scored 21 points and Justin Bibbins totaled 17 points and 10 assists to help Utah edge UCLA 84-78 on Thursday night.

Jacksonville St. upsets Belmont, 78-67; tied for 4th in OVC (Feb 22, 2018)

JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) Marlon Hunter turned a 3-point play and Malcolm Drumwright drilled a trey and Jacksonville State posted a 78-67 upset of Belmont in an Ohio Valley Conference thriller Thursday night.

Devils acquire Grabner from Rangers in rivals' first trade

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) The New Jersey Devils have acquired speedy winger Michael Grabner from the New York Rangers in the first trade between the cross-river rivals.

No. 14 Arizona beats Oregon State 75-65 in OT (Feb 22, 2018)

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) Deandre Ayton had 19 points, 12 rebounds and three blocks, and No. 14 Arizona, minus one of its star players, beat Oregon State 75-65 in overtime on Thursday night.

Jon Gillies makes 35 saves, Flames beat Coyotes 5-2 (Feb 22, 2018)

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) Jon Gillies rebounded from a first-minute goal to make 35 saves in his first NHL start of the season, helping the Calgary Flames beat the Arizona Coyotes 5-2 on Thursday night.

See FY18 revenue at Rs 850 cr; FY19 revenue seen at Rs 1,050 cr: Balaji Amines

In an interview to CNBC-TV18, D Ram Reddy, JMD of Balaji Amines said that we are seeing support for dimethylacetamide post anti-dumping duty imposition.

ED hopes to recover Rs 3,000-4,000 cr by attaching properties of Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi

As per the assessment of income tax paid, ED believes Choksi and Modi collectively own properties worth up to Rs 4,000 crore.

Eye in the Sky: How Austin Dillon's spotter helped him win the 500

Former NASCAR driver Andy Houston has worked as Austin Dillon’s spotter since he began competing in NASCAR national series competition in 2010 and he helped lead the driver of the No. 3 Chevrolet to win the Daytona 500 last week.The Hickory, N.C. native mad

Binani Ind up 5% on talks of UltraTech closer to acquire Binani Cement

The stock is locked in upper circuit of 5% at Rs 109 on BSE after the media report suggested that UltraTech Cement sought permission from the CCI for the takeover of Binani Cement.

Federal Bank rises 5% on news of 26% stake aquisition in Equirus Capital

The stock was up 5% at Rs 94.15 on the BSE in early morning trade after the private sector lender said that it will pick up 26% strategic stake in Equirus Capital, a financial services company.

Open thread for night owls. Study finds fracking a major source of carbon pollution in Pennsylvania

Joe Romm at Climate Progress writes—Stunning new research finds fracking a major source of carbon pollution in Pennsylvania: The evidence is now overwhelming that natural gas is not part of the climate solution, it is part of the problem. A new stud

Activist Lewis honored decades after civil rights arrest

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Longtime U.S. Rep. John Lewis of Georgia is one of five people who are going to be honored for their work to advance civil rights. The recognition will take place during a celebration of the new Mississippi Civil Rights Museum in Jackson

Lumberjacks snap 6-game skid, tops Sac State

Both teams shot 35 percent from the field.

Tennessee Tech controls Tennessee St. in 69-64 victory (Feb 22, 2018)

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Shaq Calhoun scored 21 points, Curtis Phillips Jr. had a double-double and Tennessee Tech led most of the way in a 69-64 win over Tennessee State on Thursday night.

Bartley helps Louisiana claim Sun Belt title 81-76 at Troy (Feb 22, 2018)

TROY, Ala. (AP) Frank Bartley scored 22 points, Marcus Stroman made four free throws in the last 28 seconds and Louisiana held off Troy 81-76 Thursday night to claim its first Sun Belt Conference championship in 18 years.

Bliznyuk scores 27, Eastern Washington beats Weber St. 75-70 (Feb 22, 2018)

OGDEN, Utah (AP) Bogdan Bliznyuk scored 27 points, 19 in the second half, and Eastern Washington beat Weber State with a 75-70 victory on Thursday night that ended the Wildcats' nine-game winning streak.

Wizards hold off LeBron, new-look Cavaliers 110-103

James scored 32 -- 14 in the fourth -- for the Cavs, who dropped to 2-1 since acquiring four new players before the trade deadline.

Analysis finds lower IQ in children with chronic kidney disease

An analysis of published studies indicates that children with chronic kidney disease may have lower intellectual functioning compared than children in the general population. Compared with children with mild-to-moderate stage kidney disease and with kidney tr

Russian Olympics fans resent Doping scandal, lack of gold medals

MOSCOW — Doping scandals and a distinct lack of gold medals have left Russians with little to cheer about at the Winter Olympics, but sports fans were in full voice on Wednesday afternoon at a central Moscow bar as their men's ice hockey side stormed t

What to watch from Pyeongchang on Day 14 of the Olympics

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) - Figure skating may be over at the Pyeongchang Games, but don't worry, there is still curling! And lots of other events to watch Saturday at the Olympics. We've got the lowdown on what to look out for. (All times Eastern.) SNOWB
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