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Knockhill BTCC: Plato wins Race 1 after last turn Subaru swap

Team BMR Subaru driver Plato snatched his 50th career pole with his final qualifying lap on Saturday, and converted that into a first corner lead at the start of the race.Plato and Sutton were quickest over the first couple of laps, but were soon caught by th

Airbnb is asking hosts to offer free housing in Barcelona for people affected by the attack

 Airbnb has activated its disaster response tool to help people affected by the recent attacks in Barcelona. Airbnb’s tool offers free housing to anyone who urgently needs a place to stay. At the time of publication, more than 80 people have opene

Apple and Hollywood said to continue talks around early digital movie rentals

 Movie studios including Warner Bros. and Universal Pictures continue to hold talks with Apple and Comcast about plans to introduce premium digital rentals for new movies only a few weeks after their theatrical debut, Bloomberg reports. The talks continu

After backing white nationalists in Charlottesville, ACLU announces it won’t defend armed protesters

Charlottesville violence sparks ACLU policy shift against armed protesters

Timberwolves release preseason schedule

The Minnesota Timberwolves announced their preseason schedule, which includes two games in China against the Golden State Warriors

AFC South Preview: Are we right to hype the Titans?

Over the next few weeks as part of our NFL preview series, we’ll be taking a good look at each division in the league. We started with the AFC East, then moved on to the AFC North. Now? Here’s a look at the AFC South.The AFC South has been one of the weak

Zandvoort F3: Norris pips Habsburg to Race 1 pole

Norris held the advantage at the halfway point in the 20-minute session with a best time of 1m28.521s, a time that was equalled by Callum Ilott when the Prema driver hit the track for his second run.But Norris was able to find more time when he returned to th

NPPA invokes Para 19 of DPCO to cap knee implant prices, may face challenge in court

The Para 19 of the DPCO, 2013, gives power to the NPPA to control the prices of drugs that are not under the National List of Essential Medicines (NLEM) under extraordinary circumstances in public interest.

ICICI Bank cuts interest rate on savings account by 0.5% on deposits below Rs 50 lakh

The revised interest rate will be effective from Saturday.

GST impact: India Inc profits dip 11% in Q1#39;FY18 on destocking

The impending goods and services tax (GST) regime has made a dent on India Inc#39; earnings for the April-June period, with profit growth falling to a five quarter low of 11 per cent, says a Morgan Stanley report.

AAP MLA Alka Lamba tweets #39;fake#39; survey, BJP attacks her party

AAP MLA Alka Lamba on Friday drew criticism after she tweeted an image of an alleged #39;fake#39; TV survey that showed her party winning the Bawana bypoll by a substantial margin.

Nestle defends #39;Kit Kat#39; campaign against Atari #39;Breakout#39; lawsuit

"Nestle damaged Atari#39;s goodwill and reputation on Facebook, Twitter and television by exploiting the name, look and feel of "Breakout," Atari said in a copyright and trademark infringement complaint

Zing Smart Light Passes Crowdfunding Goal With Flying Colors

At age 31, I still prefer to keep a light on in the hallway, illuminating my way to the bathroom in the middle of the night. (God forbid I step on the creeping […] The post Zing Smart Light Passes Crowdfunding Goal With Flying Colors appeared first on G

Trump’s Arts and Humanities committee just resigned in protest

While quitting, members of the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities asked Trump himself to resign

Ex-Vanderbilt football player sentenced to 15 years in rape

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) A former Vanderbilt University football player has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for the 2013 rape of an unconscious female student.

Giants sign Severin, Eagan, waive-injured Johnson, Snead

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) The New York Giants have signed receivers Canaan Severin and Ed Eagan and waived-injured rookie receivers Keeon Johnson and Kevin Snead.

Rams’ 2017 season is referendum on Jared Goff

The Los Angeles Rams made a huge investment in quarterback Jared Goff last season, trading up to pick him with the first overall pick in the draft. A year in, they have yet to see the returns.Goff played just seven games last season. Case Keenum started 2016

Alex Labbe ready for Riverside as NASCAR Pinty’s Series hits stretch run

Alex Labbe continues his quest for his first NASCAR Pinty’s Series championship this weekend at Riverside International Speedway in Antigonish, Nova Scotia on Saturday with Kevin Lacroix 23 points back.Labbe and Lacroix have each scored three wins this seas

CBI searches 10 locations in UP illegal mining case

The CBI on Friday carried out searches at 10 locations after registering a case in illegal mining of minor minerals in Uttar Pradesh.

Flood situation improves in north Bengal, toll mounts to 52

The flood situation in north Bengal improved further on Friday with no rainfall in the last 24 hours and the water level receding in all the major rivers.

Product differentiation key to meet competition: SAIL Chairman

SAIL chairman PK Singh said that product differentiation and the drive to match the best in quality and variety holds the key to meet stiff competition.

“Art of the Deal” ghostwriter predicts Trump will resign this fall

Journalist Tony Schwartz has a long record of accurate insights into Trump — but is he right about this?

Short-handed Nats aim to keep rolling vs. Padres

The Washington Nationals will settle in for their Friday game with the San Diego Padres after absorbing yet another injury.

NASA Successfully Launches Latest Communications Satellite

NASA’s Tracking and Data Relay Satellite-M (TDRS-M), which is the third and final in a series of next generation communications satellites, has successfully been placed into orbit following separation from an United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket.

Nestle partners Amazon for new range of Maggi noodles

The new range -- Nutri Licious -- will be available to consumers first on Amazon starting August 20, 2017.

Union Oil Minister takes up Paradip refinery tax issue with Naveen Patnaik

The state government had last year withdrawn tax incentives to the 15-million tonne refinery, a decision that IOC has challenged in court.

Airbnb is offering free housing in Barcelona for people affected by the attack

 Airbnb has activated its disaster response tool to help people affected by the recent attacks in Barcelona. Airbnb’s tool offers free housing to anyone who urgently needs a place to stay. At the time of publication, over 80 people have opened up t

#39;Flawed#39; draft pharma policy likely to hit growth and profits, warns industry body

The government’s Draft Pharmaceutical Policy – 2017 has called for capping trade margins and promoting the sale of medicines using salt name instead of brand names.

#39;Flawed#39; draft pharma policy likely to hit growth and profits, warns industry body

The government’s Draft Pharmaceutical Policy – 2017 has called for capping trade margins and promoting the sale of medicines using salt name instead of brand names.

Netflix’s new trailer for ‘The Punisher’ depicts a concrete killer

 With the release of ‘The Defenders’ today, Netflix has also released a new trailer for ‘The Punisher,’ the spin-off focused on Daredevil villain/ally Frank Castle, portrayed by ‘The Walking Dead’s’ Joe Bernthal

Arnold Schwarzenegger to white supremacists: “Your heroes are losers”

On top of ripping Confederate icons, Schwarzenegger says that Nazi veterans are "resting in hell"

Reporter expects Chad Henne to start for Jaguars in Week 1

Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Doug Marrone confirmed after Thursday night’s preseason game that the quarterback competition is wide open, but one reporter who covers the team believes Marrone has made up his mind.The Blake Bortles era could already be ove

Cut Plywood Relief Sculptures Embedded with Mandalas and Geometric Patterns by Gabriel Schama

Here’s a few recent works by Oakland artist Gabriel Schama (previously here and here) who designs elaborately layered wood relief sculptures with the help of a laser cutter. The pieces are cut from a variety of different plywoods which he layers to crea

Monks visit Grand Junction during tour through United States

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) - A group of five Buddhist monks from a monastery in southern India have stopped in Grand Junction as part of a two-year-long fundraising tour through the United States. The Grand Junction Sentinel reports (http://bit.ly/2xaRGT5 ) t

Donald Trump will keep you safe ... and all it will cost you is everything

The terrorists in Barcelona momentarily moved Trump’s Nazi-supporting outrage to the number two position on many people’s list of concerns. Trump was ready for that. On Friday morning, in three simple tweets, Trump laid out a road map to the security s

Report: New Marlins owners will fire president David Samson

The Miami Marlins are in the process of being sold, and the new ownership group is reportedly planning to make firing one of the team’s top executives its first priority.According to ESPN’s Dan Le Batard, prospective new owners Derek Jeter and Bruce Sherm

Denny Hamlin leads first NASCAR Cup practice at Bristol

“I was loose in then banging the splitter pretty bad,” Hamlin said after completing 43 laps “It’s loose in at the two-thirds mark by a mile.” Hamlin posted 56 circuits during the 85-minute sessionKyle Busch was second-quick followed by Kasey Kahne,

Telcos to be penalised up to Rs 10 lakh for call drop: TRAI

Trai Secretary in-charge S K Gupta said if an operator fails to meet call drop benchmark in consecutive quarters, the penalty amount will be increased 1.5 times and in the third consecutive quarter, it will be doubled.

Blue Rs 50 note: All you need to know about the new banknote

The base colour of the note, to be launched by RBI soon, is fluorescent blue

Apex Frozen Foods IPO opens on August 22

Company to use proceeds from the offer to set up a new shrimp processing unit
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