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Tripura CM visits cyclone affected areas

Chanmari (West Tripura), May 02 (ANI):  Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb Tuesday visited the cyclone affected areas of Chanmari in the outskirts of Agartala where hundreds of houses have been badly damaged.  He took note of the damage and interacted with the victims on their problems. Most of the houses are made of mud or tin which were either demolished while roof of many others were blown away due to the pre-monsoon strong wind and cyclone. The CM promised support including food, water and medical facilities to the families of the victims. The CM said, “We have provided Rs 5000 as advance and those whose houses have been totally destroyed shall be provided Rs 95,000. I am happy that people are satisfied by what the administration is doing.”

02-May-2018
Clashes break out at Puerto Rico's May D

San Juan (Puerto Rico), May 02 (ANI): Clashes broke out in Puerto Rico’s San Juan on 1st May during a May Day protest against austerity measures in the midst of a debt crisis. Thousands took to the streets to protest the government budget cuts, which include cuts to pensions, hurricane recovery efforts, and school funding, when the clashes broke out.  Protesters hurled objects at riot police, who responded with tear gas and rubber bullets.  May 1 marks what is known as "May Day" in many parts of the world, where protests center around labor issues.

02-May-2018
Iran deal made on ‘false pretense’:

Washington, DC (US), May 02 (ANI): The White House cleared that the international agreement on limiting Iran's development of nuclear weapons was reached under false pretenses. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said that the country's nuclear program was more advanced than it indicated at the time the deal was negotiated in 2015. She said at a White House briefing, "The problem is the deal was made on a completely false pretense. Iran lied on the front end. They were dishonest actors and so the deal that was made was made on things that were not accurate. Particularly the fact that Iran's nuclear capability were far more advanced and further along than they indicated."

02-May-2018
Devotees offer night prayers on ‘Shab-

Moradabad (UP), May 02: On the occasion of the Muslim festival of ‘Shab-e-Barat’ people in Uttar Pradesh’s Moradabad offered night prayers at graveyards and mosques. Devotees cleaned graveyards and mosques on the occasion and prayed for their near and dear ones. Devotees offered flowers at graveyards as well as the mosques. They were decorated beautifully by them. One of Muslim clerics said, “The occasion comes once in a year. People offer prayers at the graveyard and mosques and beautify them.”

02-May-2018
Castro flanks new Cuban leader at May Da

In a show of continuity, Raul Castro stood side-by-side with his protege Miguel Diaz-Canel during Havana's May Day march on Tuesday. Nathan Frandino reports.

02-May-2018
Clashes break out at Puerto Rico's May D

Clashes broke out in San Juan, Puerto Rico on Tuesday (May 1) during a May Day protest against austerity measures on the U.S. island territory in the midst of a debt crisis, media reported. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

02-May-2018
Armenia: Demo held after opposition lead

Protesters gather in Yerevan's Republic Square after Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan failed in his bid to get elected as prime minister. Pashinyan has urged his supporters to launch a campaign of civil disobedience and block key transport links including an airport.

02-May-2018
Trump says Kim summit details to be unve

US President Donald Trump  seems pleased by a suggestion he should get the Nobel Peace Prize for his upcoming summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, promising that a time and place for the historic meeting will soon be announced.

02-May-2018
Building on fire collapses in Sao Paulo

A 22-story abandoned office building occupied by hundreds of squatters was engulfed in flames and collapsed in the center of Sao Paulo early Tuesday. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

02-May-2018
Iran deal made on ‘false pretense’:

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says the deal on limiting Iran's development of nuclear weapons was reached under false pretenses. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

02-May-2018
Trump welcomes Southwest flight crew to

U.S. President Donald Trump welcomed the crew and passengers of Southwest Flight 1380 to the White House on Tuesday, and congratulated pilot Tammie Jo Shults who brought the aircraft safely back to the ground. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

02-May-2018
Zidane relieved Real reach another Champ

Real Madrid suffered a tense semi-final second leg against Bayern Munich with coach Zinedine Zidane admitting nerves were high as Real scrape through to final.

02-May-2018
Bayern knocked out by Real in Champions

Bayern Munich coach Jupp Heynckes voices his disappointment at his team's European exit despite a strong performance at the Bernabeu.

02-May-2018
Academy Team Kochi wins 3rd IBFF tournam

Kochi (Kerala), May 02 (ANI): On the fifth day of All India Invitational Blind Football tournament which kicked off in Kochi, the Academy Team Kochi won the third Indian Blind Football Federation (IBFF) National Blind Football Tournament beating KWAB Bengaluru 1-0 in a closely fought final played at the Jogo Football Arena.  Gabriel Nongrum won the golden boot and best player of the tournament with a total tally of 10 goals in the tournament.  The tournament started from April 27, will end on Tuesday. The IBFF Academy is India's first and only academy offering Blind Football Training and vocational skills. The aim of IBFF is to develop the Indian Blind Football Team, presently ranked 29th in the world for the Paralympics.

02-May-2018
Klopp issues rallying cry ahead of Liver

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp says his team will not repeat Barcelona's mistake when Roma turned around a large deficit in the previous round to shock the soccer world.

02-May-2018
Faf du Plessis praises Dhoni as Chennai

Pune (Maharashtra), May 1 (ANI): Chennai Super Kings batsman Faf du Plessis was all praises for Mahendra Singh Dhoni as the veteran wicketkeeper scored a quick-fire half-century to help his side post an imposing total and beat Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League. Australia's Shane Watson hit a belligerent 78 and Dhoni scored his third 50 of the tournament to put a challenging 211 on board in the first innings. Delhi, during the chase, always stayed behind the asking rate and failed to win the match despite a late surge from all-rounders Vijay Shankar and Rishabh Pant. Dhoni scored 51 off 22 balls which included two boundaries and five sixes. South Africa skipper du Plessis lauded Dhoni for his ability to smash any bowler, adding that this quality can make life difficult for any captain.

02-May-2018
Apple shares soar as investors look past

The world's most valuable public company sold over 52 million iPhones in its March quarter, just below Wall Street targets, but managed to book a revenue of over $61 billion dollars beating expectations. Jane Lanhee Lee reports.

02-May-2018
Facebook to offer new features

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Facebook will soon offer new services, including online dating, clearing of browsing history, and video options. Aleksandra Michalska reports.

02-May-2018
S&P, Nasdaq advance on trade optimism

The S&P 500 eked out a gain on Tuesday after comments from a Trump administration official on trade. After the bell, Apple shares rallied on positive earnings. Fred Katayama reports.

02-May-2018
Tapestry hit by Kate Spade, Stuart Weitz

High-end handbag maker Tapestry reported lower third-quarter margins and a steeper-than-expected decline in same-store sales, sending its shares down. Aleksandra Michalska reports.

02-May-2018
Top 5 platforms that helps rookie entrep

New Delhi, May 01 (ANI): Entrepreneurial talent is one available in abundance but it is important that it should be channelised in the right direction. Within few years, an increasing number of individuals venturing into the business space have been noticed. However, it is important for one to have a strong business plan and marketing strategy chalked out to bank upon. Inmobi, AerServ, POKKT, Pulp Strategy are some platforms helping rookie entrepreneurs start out right.

02-May-2018
France: May Day tests Macron's reform me

Tens of thousands of people are attending a May Day march in Paris against a backdrop of industrial action and discontent stretching from students to the national SNCF railway company. As David Pollard reports, the anger over reforms is becoming a big problem for French President Emmanuel Macron.

02-May-2018
Slowing UK factory growth sinks chance o

British manufacturing growth slid to a 17-month low in April, extending a run of mediocre economic data and further reducing the chances of an interest rate hike by the Bank of England.  Sonia Legg reports.

02-May-2018
Pfizer's, Merck's revenue disappoint inv

Sales of Pfizer's blockbuster drug Ibrance zoomed higher but missed forecasts. Sales of Merck's cancer drug Keytruda catapulted higher, but overall revenue disappointed Wall Street. Fred Katayama reports.

02-May-2018
Trump delays metal tariffs, EU still wan

The European Commission says U.S. President Donald Trump's decision not to impose steel and aluminium tariffs on the E.U for now prolongs business uncertainty and repeats its call for a permanent exemption. But as David Pollard reports, markets welcomed the delay.

02-May-2018
BP profits surge as output grows, but de

BP's profits surged in the first three months of the year to their highest since mid-2014, driven by a recovery in oil and gas prices and rapid growth in production. But, as Francis Maguire reports, the London-based company also saw its debt pile rise to $40 billion due to the settlement of more lawsuits over the deadly 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill which has cost it more than $65 billion.

02-May-2018
Apple's cash in focus as iPhone sales se

Apple Inc's multi-hundred billion cash stockpile and stalling growth in services such as iCloud present an opportunity and a concern that some investors hope will be addressed in the company's quarterly earnings report later on Tuesday.  Sonia Legg looks at what investors expect from the results.

02-May-2018
Marathon Petroleum buys Andeavor for $23

New Delhi: Marathon Petroleum on Monday has announced it will buy competitor Andeavor in a $23.3 billion deal. It's paying more than $23 billion in a cash and stock, a 24 percent premium to Andeavor's closing price on Friday. The company forms after Marathon buys Andeavor will also makes it the No. 1 United States refiner by capacity with a fuel production throughput of more than 3 million barrels per day. This newly combined company would become a top-five refiner in the world, based on capacity. According to the Analysts there is a good chance that Marathon and Andeavor will avoid antitrust scrutiny because their operations are complementary. The deal is expected to close in the second half of this year.

02-May-2018
Trump delays metal tariffs against U.S.

U.S. President Donald Trump will take another 30 days to decide whether or not Canada, the EU and Mexico will be hit by tariffs on steel and aluminum exported to the United States. Ryan Brooks reports.

02-May-2018
Wall St drops as healthcare slides, oil

Wall Street fell on Monday as healthcare stocks slid and rising oil prices and a looming deadline for exemptions to U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs weighed on investor sentiment. Fred Katayama reports.

02-May-2018
Marathon buys Andeavor for $23 bln

Marathon Petroleum will buy rival Andeavor for more than $23 billion, forming the largest independent U.S. refiner by capacity. Aleksandra Michalska reports.

02-May-2018
Deutsche Telekom bullish on Sprint - T-M

Deutsche Telekom CEO Tim Hoettges expressed confidence that the $26 billion takeover of Sprint by its U.S. unit T-Mobile US would clear anti-trust hurdles. Aleksandra Michalska reports.

02-May-2018
German businesses warn against trade war

German businesses have expressed fears about a potential trade war, ahead of a U.S. decision on whether to impose import tariffs on steel and aluminium coming from the European Union. Sonia Legg reports

02-May-2018
Closing Bell: Sensex soars 190.66pts, Ni

Mumbai: Market indices ended positive on Monday evening, backed by fresh global cues and correction in prices of crude oil. The BSE's Sensex ended 190.66 points higher at 35,160.36, while Nifty inched closer to 10,800 at 10,739.35 in closing trade. Marico, Vijaya Bank, Bombay Dyeing and Jet Airways gained up to eight percent, while InterGlobe Aviation, PC Jeweller and IDBI Bank traded under pressure and incurred losses of up to 19 percent. All sectoral indices traded in green, with FMCG, IT, PSU Bank and Realty indices rising over one percent each. Meanwhile, HDFC gained nearly two percent after reporting a 39 percent rise in profits.

02-May-2018
Political drama adds to UK's economic wo

Britain's interior minister resigned on Sunday after Prime Minister Theresa May's government faced an outpouring of indignation over its treatment of some long-term Caribbean residents who were wrongly labelled illegal immigrants.  As Lucy Fielder reports, the loss of one of May’s closest allies is a blow as she navigates the final year of negotiations ahead of Britain's exit from the European Union in March 2019.

02-May-2018
McDonald's global sales soar

Sales of pricier burgers in the U.S. and strength in international markets drove quarterly comparable sales sharply higher at McDonald's. Fred Katayama reports.

02-May-2018
World stocks set for positive April

World stocks are set to notch up a positive month for the first time since January, as a slew of positive earnings from U.S. technology firms and marquee M&A deals help soothe memories of February tremors. Sonia Legg reports

02-May-2018
WPP reviewing structure as results boost

Mark Read, tasked with running WPP after the abrupt departure of founder Martin Sorrell, says he believes the world's biggest advertising group has the tools to navigate a rapidly changing industry as it reports better-than-expected quarterly results. Francis Maguire reports

02-May-2018
Sainsbury's in $10 bln swoop on Walmart'

Sainsbury's has agreed to buy Walmart's  Asda for about 7.3 billion pounds ($10 billion) to create Britain's biggest supermarket group by market share, overtaking long-standing industry leader Tesco. As Ciara Lee reports, the cash and shares deal could also provide a potential exit route for Asda's parent Walmart.

02-May-2018
Sprint, T-Mobile agree to $26 billion me

T-Mobile and Sprint said on Sunday they had agreed to a $26 billion all-stock deal as they aim to take on top competitors Verizon Wireless and AT&T. Lisa Bernhard reports.

02-May-2018
Sprint, T-Mobile agree to $26 billion me

T-Mobile and Sprint said on Sunday they had agreed to a $26 billion all-stock deal as they aim to take on top competitors Verizon Wireless and AT&T. Lisa Bernhard reports.

01-May-2018
World market themes for the week ahead:

A lookahead to the big market themes this week, which will likely be on the radar of investors and policymakers alike. As Ciara Lee reports, the Fed will be top of the agenda.

01-May-2018
Wall Street ends mostly higher

New Delhi): Wall Street ended the day mostly higher. United States gross domestic product came in at 2.3 percent annualized pace in the first quarter, slower than in the prior quarter, but stronger than the expected two-percent growth. A different set of data showed wages increasing at their quickest pace in 11 years. Microsoft and Intel rose after they topped profit forecasts. Amazon was also up on surprisingly strong results. Sprint climbed after Reuters reported that its finalizing its merger with T-Mobile. On the flip side, Exxon Mobile fell on missed profit. Europen markets rose on positive earnings.

01-May-2018
Amazon hikes Prime price

New Delhi,: World's biggest online retailer Amazon raised the price of its Prime membership for United States (U.S.) subscribers to add a windfall to the company's subscription revenue.  Amazon hiked its Prime membership price by $20 for U.S. subscribers. It's going up from $99 to $119 a year this spring. Prime is Amazon's loyalty club that includes shipping and video streaming. It's been key to Amazon's strategy. Prime now has more than 100 million members globally spending above average. Amazon is the world's biggest online retailer. On Thursday, it delivered earnings and a forecast that blew past Wall Street targets. The results also showed the company has successfully expanded beyond shipping packages into businesses such as cloud and streaming services

01-May-2018
Wall Street ends mostly higher

Amazon and consumer discretionary sector offset struggling technology and energy stocks. Aleksandra Michalska reports.

01-May-2018
Amazon hikes Prime price

Amazon raised the price of its Prime membership for U.S. subscribers to add a windfall to the company's subscription revenue. Aleksandra Michalska reports.

01-May-2018
India needs to triple its GDP to maintai

Mumbai: Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha on Friday attended the India Economic Summit 2018 at Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE). Speaking at the event, Sinha said even if India grows at a rate of seven per cent a year, it would still lag behind where China is today at 12 trillion dollars of GDP. Sinha added that India needs to triple its GDP to grow maintain a sustain growth.

01-May-2018
Forex moves sideswipe global carmaker ho

New Delhi: Recent sharp moves in the euro, yen and dollar are putting bumps in the road for the world's biggest carmakers. In just one day, Daimler, Renault, Honda and Mazda all blame currencies for a negative impact on revenues, as they report their latest results. With Japanese carmakers getting a chunk of their revenue from overseas markets they're vulnerable to currency fluctuations. Japan's number 3 Honda is forecasting a 16 percent drop in operating profit for the financial year. A firmer yen is expected to offset a slight rise in global sales. And Mazda is warning of 28 percent drop in full-year profit.

01-May-2018
RBS surprises on profit, but traders see

New Delhi: Royal Bank of Scotland showed signs of competition squeezing returns and business customers being unhappy with its services on Friday, which combined with a looming Department of Justice fine to overshadow a forecast-beating first quarter profit. Two per cent down within hours of the bank's Q1 release - which posts a 792 million pounds pre-tax profit figure. "This is a good set of results - showing the progress we're making," Chief Executive Ross McEwan said. But ahead of the government selling its 71 percent stake and any resumption of dividend payments, RBS still needs to conclude an expected multibillion dollar settlement with the US Department of Justice, related to selling toxic securities. Investors also see signs of an increasingly competitive British banking market squeezing returns.

01-May-2018
U.S. considers tightening grip on China

The U.S. government may start scrutinizing informal partnerships between American and Chinese companies in the field of artificial intelligence. Aleksandra Michalska reports.

01-May-2018
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