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71 municipal bond issuers charged for misleading investors

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has charged 71 municipal bond issuers, including the states of Hawaii and Minnesota, as well as related entities, for using offering documents that misled […]

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image250 killed in Italy quake

In Wednesday’s 6.2 magnitude earthquake in Italy the figure of deaths is 250. Many people are still missing. People continued to work throughout the night to remove debris. Please tell […] full story

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Health News

Can’t go to a gym, don’t worry: Walking cuts heart disease risk by half

  • Moderate physical activities such as walking and cycling are associated with a greater than 50% reduction in cardiovascular death in people over the age of 65, says a study. “Our study provides further evidence that older adults who are physically active have a lower risk of coronary heart disease, stroke and death from cardiovascular disease,” said one of the researchers, Riitta Antikainen, professor of geriatrics at the University of Oulu, Finland.
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Entertainment News

American actor Gene Wilder (L) performs alongside compatriot Rolf Saxon, during the rehearsal of a scene from Neil Simon's 'Laughter on the 23rd Floor', in New York, October 2, 1996.

    Jordan Walker-Pearlman said in a statement that Wilder was diagnosed with the disease three years ago, but kept the condition private so as not to disappoint fans. Wilder started his acting career on the stage, but millions knew him from his work in the movies, especially his collaborations with Mel Brooks on “The Producers,” ‘‘Blazing Saddles” and “Young Frankenstein.” The last film — with Wilder playing a California-born descendant of the mad scientist, insisting that his name is pronounced “Frahn-ken-SHTEEN” — was co-written by Brooks and Wilder and earned the pair an Oscar nomination for adapted screenplay

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Politics News

New York Times says suspected Russian hackers targeted Moscow bureau

    The New York Times said on Tuesday its Moscow bureau was targeted by a cyber attack this month but that there was no evidence the hackers, believed to be Russian, were successful.“We are constantly monitoring our systems with the latest available intelligence and tools,” Times spokeswoman Eileen Murphy told the newspaper. “We have seen no evidence that any of our internal systems, including our systems in the Moscow bureau, have been breached or compromised.Earlier on Tuesday, CNN, citing unnamed US officials, reported that the Federal Bureau of Investigation and other US security agencies were investigating cyber breaches

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Business News

Indo-US CEO Forum to review progress on boosting business ties

    Cyrus Mistry, Chairman of Tata Group, will co-chair the meeting from Indian side, and Dave Cote, Chairman and CEO of Honeywell International from the US side
    India and the US will review tomorrow at the CEO Forum the progress made so far on deliberations such as boosting renewable energy and defence ties and smart city project, and also discuss the roadmap to achieve the objectives.

    The forum's meeting will take place as part of the second Strategic and Commercial Dialogue (S&CD) here.A number of schemes will be taken up under NIDHI, including NIDHI Prayas, which is focused on addressing the gap between idea and prototype funding.

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Tech & Science News

Department of Science and Technology launches Rs 100 crore programme to support startups

    The Department of Science and Technology has launched a Rs 100-crore programme to support startups. The programme, called National Initiative for Developing and Harnessing Innovations (NIDHI), is aimed at helping startups across the country in terms of both funding and incubation support.A number of schemes will be taken up under NIDHI, including NIDHI Prayas, which is focused on addressing the gap between idea and prototype funding.Under this scheme, the department plans to set up 10 Prayas centres across incubation centres supported by it. The other schemes include NIDHI Seed Support System for funding early-stage startups and NIDHI Centres of Excellence, which will help startups go global.