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Insurers can invest in debt ETFs subject to some conditions, says IRDAI

IRDAI said that debt ETFs with underlying debt securities of Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) proposed to be launched in India, will be eligible class of investment.

Dollar treads water as traders stare at event risk

The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six other major currencies, was up 0.02% at 97.433.

‘Crisis on Infinite Earths’ Parts 1–3 Recap: ‘Supergirl,’ ‘Batwoman,’ and ‘The Flash’

Grant Gustin as The Flash, Melissa Benoist as Kara/Supergirl, Tyler Hoechlin as Clark Kent/Superman, Ruby Rose as Kate Kane/Batwoman, and Brandon Routh as Ray Palmer/Atom in 'Crisis on Infinite Earths.' (Photo Credit: DEAN BUSCHER / THE CW) Thi

Shannon Sharpe thinks LeVeon Bell is showing that he doesn’t care about winning

Shannon Sharpe reacts to New York Jets running back LeVeon Bell being spotted bowling the night before he missed the Miami game with a flu.

Nick Wright breaks down why Browns and Odell Beckham Jr are considering life without each other

Nick Wright talks about Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. and if it is likely he is done after just one year in Çleveland.

Skip Bayless thinks Vegas bettors heavily favoring LA is the ‘external motivation’ the Cowboys need

Skip Bayless reacts to Las Vegas bettors heavily favoring the Los Angeles Rams over the Dallas Cowboys this weekend and hopes it motivates his team to play well.

Brilliance at Night: The Americas in Darkness

This image of North and South America at night is a composite assembled from data acquired by the Suomi NPP satellite in April and October 2012.

EU ready to start talks on future with Britain immediately after Brexit as ‘citizens deserve certainty’

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‘It’s either sanctions or impeachment’: Lavrov in trolling mode when asked about timing of his visit to US

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov denied there was anything odd about the ‘timing’ of his trip to Washington on a day that impeachment articles against Donald Trump were announced and the Senate debated new Russia sanctions. Read Full Article at RT.c

Dow hit by losses in Boeing, Home Depot; SP 500, Nasdaq edge higher

Three rate cuts earlier this year, a slightly calmer tone around US-China trade recently and some relief over corporate profits have helped push the SP 500 up 25% so far in 2019.

Bank of India eyes Rs 10,000 cr loan sales in special drive

The outreach programme is being conducted in 54 zones, comprising 5,000 branches.

MTNL seeks shareholders#39; nod for fundraising, monetisation of land buildings

The company would seek shareholders#39; approval for issue of non-convertible redeemable non-cumulative preference shares (NCRNCPS) on a private placement basis to the government towards payment of 4G spectrum cost.

Shooters targeted New Jersey kosher market, leaving cop and 5 others dead, mayor reveals

A shooting at a kosher market Tuesday in Jersey City, New Jersey, ended with a police officer, three civilians, and two suspects dead in what the city’s mayor called a targeted attack. “Based on our initial investigation (which is ongoing) we now belie

ACLU sues Homeland Security over ‘stingray’ cell phone surveillance

One of the largest civil liberties groups in the U.S. is suing two Homeland Security agencies for failing to turn over documents it requested as part of a public records request about a controversial cell phone surveillance technology. The American Civil Libe

Childcare benefits startup Kinside launches with $4 million from investors including Initialized Capital

Childcare is one of the biggest expenses for American parents and it’s not just families who are taking a hit. Childcare issues cost the United States’ economy an estimated $4.4 billion in lost productivity each year and also impacts employee retention ra

Intel’s latest RealSense lidar camera is designed for inventory logistics

Intel today introduced the latest addition to its RealSense line. The L515 is roughly the size of a tennis ball, targeted specifically for warehouse logistics — a hugely important and increasingly automated aspect of global trade. Other potential applicatio

Gold firms ahead of Dec 15 US tariffs deadline and central bank decisions

US President Donald Trump has days to decide whether to impose tariffs on nearly $160 billion worth of Chinese goods, scheduled to take effect on Sunday

Karvy fiasco: Axis Bank moves SAT; matter to be heard on Thursday

In its plea, Axis Bank has also made Central Depository Services as one of the respondents, along with NSDL and Sebi.

Co-location case: Sebi needs to prove basis for disgorgement, NSE tells SAT

The counsel argued that the exchange should have also been given chance to explain its position on the disgorgement order

Onion shortage: Here's why farmers gained little from record price rise

Farmers across the country have suffered a double whammy this year - first, their crop from last season was spoilt by floods, and then onion yield also dropped due to moisture in fields

The vast majority of US consumers aren’t spending $1,000+ on phones

Pricing in the smartphone wars has taken a sharp turn in recent years on the premium end of the spectrum. Ever since the arrival of the iPhone X, flagship devices have often arrived in excess of $1,000, as company push toward more premium components in order

Wotch is building a creator-friendly video platform

The team at Wotch has created a new social video platform — but wait, don’t roll your eyes quite yet. “Obviously, we’re very used to someone creating a new internet video-sharing platform,” said co-CEO Scott Willson. “It must be ve

BMW says ‘ja’ to Android Auto

BMW today announced that it is finally bringing Android Auto to its vehicles, starting in July 2020. With that, it will join Apple’s CarPlay in the company’s vehicles. The first live demo of Android Auto in a BMW will happen at CES 2020 next mont

Shannon Sharpe thinks LeVeon Bell is showing that he doesn't care about winning

Shannon Sharpe reacts to New York Jets running back LeVeon Bell being spotted bowling the night before he missed the Miami game with a flu.

Mumbai 26/11 attack suspected mastermind Hafiz Saeed officially charged with terrorist-financing in Pakistan

Hafiz Saeed, the alleged mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attack that killed 165 people, has been officially charged with terrorist-financing in a Pakistani counter-terrorism court. Read Full Article at

NHL's Dallas Stars fire head coach Jim Montgomery under mysterious circumstances

Firing season in the NHL often comes at the end of the league's schedule, but Jim Montgomery of the Dallas Stars became the fourth coach to be relieved of his duties when he was let go Tuesday. Read Full Article at

Indian banks argue for UK court to declare Vijay Mallya bankrupt

Judge Michael Briggs presided over the ongoing hearing in the insolvency division of the court on a bankruptcy petition filed by the banks last year, in relation to lending by Mallya#39;s now-defunct Kingfisher Airlines.

Nick Wright explains why the Patriots should be concerned against the AFC's other top teams

Nick Wright talks about the New England Patriots and explains why the team shouldn't be fully confident that they can beat the other top teams in the AFC to reach Super Bowl LIV.

Celebrating 125 Years of Golf in America: Alabama

Jerry Pate, the 1974 U.S. Amateur and 1976 U.S. Open champion, discusses golf in Alabama.

Alex Anthopoulos: Cole Hamels helps Braves on and off field

Alex Anthopoulos on what Cole Hamels provides

Preview: Magic get ready for visit from LeBron James, Anthony Davis with Lakers in town

Things don't get any easier for the Orlando Magic, who are back at home Wednesday night to take on the West-leading Los Angeles Lakers.

Woods and Els meet again, now as captains of Presidents Cup

Tiger Woods and Ernie Els have known each other for 25 years

Greta Thunberg, Time magazine's Person of the Year

“Meaningful change rarely happens without the galvanizing force of influential individuals, and in 2019, the earth’s existential crisis found one in Greta Thunberg.” That’s why, Time magazine editors say, she is the person of the year. She’s the y

Gold futures rise marginally before Fed#39;s rate decision; retail price down Rs 26 to Rs 37,792 per 10 gram

The precious metal prices were further supported by the ambiguity surrounding the US tariffs on Chinese goods coming into effect from December 15 boosted the demand for safe-haven.

Editorial Roundup: Alabama

Recent editorials from Alabama newspapers: Dec. 10 Opelika-Auburn News on using caution following traffic crashes over the Thanksgiving holiday: A flurry of tragic traffic accidents this past week and during the Thanksgiving holiday stretch should serve as a

Raphael show with famous Madonna paintings opens in Berlin

BERLIN (AP) - Berlin is opening the first of three Raphael exhibitions this week as the art world celebrates the 500th anniversary of the Renaissance master's death next year. Five paintings of the Virgin Mary and her son that are usually not exhibited in th

Trashed farmland could be a conservation treasure

Low-productivity agricultural land could be transformed into millions of hectares of conservation reserve across the world, according to new research. The research team proposed a new way of understanding the conservation value of ''uncontested lands'' - area

Unique data confirms why water turns brown

By analysing almost daily water samples taken from the same river from 1940 until today, researchers have confirmed their hypothesis that the browning of lakes is primarily due to the increase in coniferous forests, as well as rainfall and sulphur deposits.

Blueprint for nanomaterial development offers hope to newborns, elderly and busy doctors

Scientist hopes 'blueprint' leads to a new golden age of healthcare.
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