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The average FTSE 100 cmpany chief has seen an 11 percent rise in median total pay in just 2015-2016, and now earns £4.35 million per year - compared to £1.23 million when the national minimum wage was first introduced - that's an increase of 354 percent.
  • Jaitley indicates merger of 12 per cent, 18 per cent GST slabs

    Jaitley indicates merger of 12 per cent, 18 per cent GST slabs

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    Jailtey said achieving a 10% economic growth rate is "very challenging" and double-digit GDP growth will depend on how the world economy moves. In the fourth quarter of 2013-14, economy had grown at 4.6 per cent. India's economy grew 6.3 percent in the three months ending in September from a year earlier, in line with expectations and faster than a provisional 5.7 percent in the previous quarter, government data showed on Thursday.
  • Black Friday Online Sales Surge to New Records With Mobile Pushing Fastest

    Black Friday Online Sales Surge to New Records With Mobile Pushing Fastest

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    Digital transactions on Monday reached a record $6.59 billion, Adobe Insights unveiled Tuesday in its final update on the holiday weekend. One store I saw boasting 'Black Friday bargains - five weeks only!' - after which of course the post-Christmas stock clearance sales would kick-in, meaning we're looking at the best part of two months of discounting.
  • Indices end at 2-week high

    Indices end at 2-week high

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    In the later part of the session the Nifty 50 reclaimed its 10,400-point mark as investor confidence got a boost due to positive global cues and ahead of a likely update by S&P Global Ratings on India's sovereign debt rating later today.
  • 360-degree look at reaction to Keystone XL pipeline approval

    360-degree look at reaction to Keystone XL pipeline approval

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    She noted that the State Department, the lead federal permitting agency, did not analyze the alternative route . The Sierra Club highlighted TransCanada's own criticism of the mainline alternative route in its application, where it said the alternative would increase the crossing of highly sensitive soils and ecosystems.
  • Airbus just inked its biggest airplane order ever

    Airbus just inked its biggest airplane order ever

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    The agreement was announced this week at the Dubai Airshow. The 225-aircraft deal, which was worth around $27 billion, was the biggest ever order from the Middle East for single-aisle passenger planes , the company said. Boeing 777 freighters have a list price of $325.7 million. The Franke deal also marks a dramatic swan song for Airbus sales chief Leahy, who is due to retire in the coming months from a role he has held since 1994.
  • Eurozone Growth Set to Accelerate as Threats Subside

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    With the growth forecast for 2017 slashed by 0.3 percent, it also expects the United Kingdom economy to only grow marginally over the next two years - by 1.3 percent in 2018 and by 1.1 percent in 2019, the year Brexit is now scheduled to happen.
  • Website selling 5 liter kegs of Hidden Valley ranch dressing

    Website selling 5 liter kegs of Hidden Valley ranch dressing

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    The festive products also include a ranch fountain. The TODAY show reports that the keg will arrive empty, but will come with 12 bottles of ranch to fill her all the way up or at your own pace. If you're interested in purchasing one for yourself, or perhaps as a Christmas gift, you can pre-order the product now with shipping beginning on December 11th.
  • Netflix Users Received Scam Email Asking For Credit Card Info

    Netflix Users Received Scam Email Asking For Credit Card Info

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    The email reads, "Hi, we were unable to validate your billing information for the next billing cycle of your subscription therefore we'll suspend your membership if we do not receive a response from you within 48 hours, ' the email, signed off by 'The Netflix team".
  • Free offers and deals available in San Diego for Halloween

    Free offers and deals available in San Diego for Halloween

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    Some of your favorite chain restaurants are offering specials, from a free pizza buffet to really cheap corn dogs. So, you'll probably need to plan ahead. Get a free doughnut of your choice when you wear a costume to participating locations . The International House of Pancakes is celebrating Halloween by giving free scary face pancakes to kids 12 and under from 7 am- 10 pm! Offer good all day at participating stores while supplies last.
  • One Mistake, Goal - Tottenham Star Wary of Manchester United Marksman

    One Mistake, Goal - Tottenham Star Wary of Manchester United Marksman

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    However, it now looks as though the 23-year-old could make his return to action for Manchester United when they host title rivals Tottenham at Old Trafford on Saturday afternoon. Tottenham Hotspur are without Kane for their trip to Manchester United on Saturday. Mourinho has won four of the previous seven, three of which were when he managed Chelsea, and Pochettino's four losses to a Mourinho-led side are his most against any other Premier League manager.
  • Watch the supersonic Bloodhound SCC's first public test-drive live

    Watch the supersonic Bloodhound SCC's first public test-drive live

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    According to the Bloodhound team, the auto accelerated from 0-200 miles per hour in around eight seconds, generating 2g of force, and making a hell of a lot of a noise. For the initial record attempt, the Bloodhound will use a single monopropellant rocket which can produce around 40kN of thrust. Next year Bloodhound will be taken overseas to an unrevealed desert location where higher speeds can be attempted - between 650 and 800 miles per hour - and the rocket motor tested.
  • FTSE 100 Drifts Lower On Rate Rise Buzz

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    According to Gregory, the United Kingdom economy looks set to grow by roughly 1.6 percent this year, and approximately 2 percent in 2018. "Today's numbers seem to have increased the likelihood of an interest rate rise next week, with sterling gaining nearly half a cent against the dollar".
  • Oil prices rallying again on short-term drains on supply

    Oil prices rallying again on short-term drains on supply

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    This is months after of range-bound trading during which OPEC-led supply cuts buoyed crude prices but rising US output capped markets . Meanwhile, West Texas Intermediate crude rose by 19 cents to Dollars 52.07 while global benchmark Brent was up 37 cents at USD 58.25 a barrel.
  • United Kingdom interest rates set to rise as inflation hits 3%

    United Kingdom interest rates set to rise as inflation hits 3%

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    According to the statistics agency, the inflation growth was stimulated by rising prices for food, recreational goods, and transport costs. Grilled by the House of Commons Treasury Select Committee, Carney stuck by the Bank of England's revised estimates that inflation would peak in October or November this year.
  • Walmart To Launch Mobile Express Returns

    Walmart To Launch Mobile Express Returns

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    The app will generate QR code for the said transaction, and then after that, they can walk into a physical Walmart store to return or exchange the items they purchased online, the TechCrunch reported. The "keep it" policy will initially apply to household items like shampoo, cosmetics and cleaning supplies with others added over time. Electronics came in second at 33 percent and shoes were right behind at 32 percent of shoppers.
  • Canada defends refugee vetting system after auto and knife attack

    Canada defends refugee vetting system after auto and knife attack

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    A Somali refugee who attacked a policeman with a knife after striking him with his auto and then injured four others in a driving rampage in Edmonton , Alberta was charged with five counts of attempted murder Monday. Of the four pedestrians, two suffered head injuries including a skull fracture. Mr Sharif had been known to police for believing in extremist ideology.