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Volkswagen Beetle: car review

Volkswagen Beetle: car review

July 9, 2017 at 8:22 am 0 comments

Price: from £17,370
Top speed: 126mph
0-62mph: 8.7 seconds
MPG: up to 65.7
CO2: 132g/km

For anyone born before the end of the last century, VW’s Beetle will hold a special place in their affections. It’s a car garlanded in …

UJALA scheme: LED bulb, tubelight at uniform rate across India post GST

UJALA scheme: LED bulb, tubelight at uniform rate across India post GST

July 9, 2017 at 2:50 am 0 comments

Now uniform prices of LED bulb, tubelight and fan are Rs 70, Rs 220 and Rs 1200 per unit across the country.

The prices of energy efficient appliances — LED bulb, tubelight and fan — being distributed under the UJALA …

How To Be An Effective CIO: Words Of Wisdom From KNPC’s Abdulaziz AlDuaij

How To Be An Effective CIO: Words Of Wisdom From KNPC’s Abdulaziz AlDuaij

July 8, 2017 at 8:04 pm 0 comments

As CIO of Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC), Mr. Abdulaziz AlDuaij assumes an important responsibility. Not only is KNPC one of the biggest oil and gas companies in the Gulf region, it is also one of the biggest contributors to …

$100 billion buying spree by Chinese insurers fizzles in 2017

$100 billion buying spree by Chinese insurers fizzles in 2017

July 8, 2017 at 5:03 pm 0 comments

The regulator has used especially harsh language to criticize short-term speculation by some insurance companies.

A regulatory clampdown on speculation by insurers and new limits on outbound capital flows are causing one of China’s most acquisitive industries to hit the …

12 Things You Never Knew About Varicose Veins

12 Things You Never Knew About Varicose Veins

July 8, 2017 at 2:05 pm 0 comments

Varicose veins are hereditary

istock/zlikovecSorry about this, but if your parents or grandparents have varicose veins, there’s a good chance you will develop them too. "The primary factor contributing to the development of varicose veins is heredity or the genetic …

Insiders’ guide to 3 Tuolumne adventures

Insiders’ guide to 3 Tuolumne adventures

July 8, 2017 at 7:57 am 0 comments

Many of us know Tuolumne as the northern gateway to Yosemite National Park. But the people who live here know it for so much more, from Gold Rush discoveries to High Sierra adventures and top-notch dining. Now three local experts …

Trump Voter Fraud Commission faces new challenge in court

Trump Voter Fraud Commission faces new challenge in court

July 8, 2017 at 5:15 am 0 comments

In the latest challenge to the commission designated by President Trump to examine alleged voter fraud, privacy advocates will ask a federal court judge Friday for an order restraining the White House from collecting voter information from all 50 states.…

New York Knicks ink Hardaway Jr. to big contract

New York Knicks ink Hardaway Jr. to big contract

July 8, 2017 at 2:29 am 0 comments

As it turns out, you can go home again. Atlanta Hawks restricted free agent Tim Hardaway Jr. is set to return to where his career began: in Madison Square Garden.

The Knicks have tendered Hardaway to a sizable four-year, $71 …

U.S. seeks funds tied to North Korea from eight big banks

U.S. seeks funds tied to North Korea from eight big banks

July 7, 2017 at 8:16 pm 0 comments

This photo distributed by the North Korean government shows what was said to be the launch of a Hwasong-14 intercontinental ballistic missile, ICBM, in North Korea’s northwest, Tuesday, July 4, 2017.

U.S. authorities have tried to seize millions of dollars …

Grenfell Tower inquiry aims for first public hearings in September

Grenfell Tower inquiry aims for first public hearings in September

July 7, 2017 at 2:24 pm 0 comments

The Grenfell Tower fire inquiry hopes to hold its first public hearings into the cause of the disaster in September as it prepares to seize council planning archives.

Sir Martin Moore-Bick, the chairman, is expected to hold further meetings with …