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  • Chic and boutique, The Anndore House set to open November 2017 and now taking reservations
    TORONTO, Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Centrally located in Bloor-Yorkville at 15 Charles St. E., The Anndore House is Toronto's new living room: a space as diverse, creative and exciting as the city it calls home.

  • White Mountains To Commence Self-Tender Offer To Purchase Up To 500,000 Of Its Common Shares
    HAMILTON, Bermuda, Aug. 17, 2017 : White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd. (NYSE: WTM) announced today that it intends to commence a "modified Dutch auction" self-tender offer to purchase 500,000 of its common shares, or such lesser number of its common shares as are properly tendered and not properly withdrawn, at a purchase price of not greater than USD 875 or less than USD 825 per share, net to the seller in cash.

  • IVEPOS V4, India's First Artificial Intelligence and Cloud-based Fully-integrated POS Product, Launched by Intuition Systems
    BENGALURU, August 17, 2017: Bengaluru-based Intuition Systems launched its newest version of the point of sale product with great feature updates. Artificial Intelligence powered and cloud-enabled POS - IVEPOS V4, the recently-launched product, comprises of features like real-time analytics, customer relationship management, task automation, integrated card and digital wallet acceptance and many more features. The company showcased the product in the recently-held Food and Hospitality World Expo in Bengaluru. The product received rave reviews from the participants.

  • Lalu accuses Nitish of murdering democracy in Bihar
    Ranchi (Jharkhand), August 17 : Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Thursday accused Chief Minister Nitish Kumar of 'murdering democracy' in Bihar.

  • 'Bareilly Ki Barfi' brings the hit formula of 'Tanu weds Manu'
    New Delhi, , Aug 17 : Bollywood was introduced to fresh content in 2011 with 'Tanu weds Manu', a breezy film set against a rural backdrop with the actress taking charge.

  • Rahul Gandhi takes on BJP, RSS at 'Sanjhi Virasat Bachao' programme
    New Delhi , Aug 17 : Training guns at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Government at the Centre and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi party's ideological parent RSS follows "a divisive agenda."

  • Auraiya incident pre-planned conspiracy to grab Zilla Panchayat seat: Akhilesh
    Unnao (Uttar Pradesh) , August 17 : After Akhilesh Yadav was detained on the Agra Lucknow Expressway, and later released, the former Uttar Pradesh chief minister said that it was a pre-planned conspiracy in order to grab the Zilla (district) Panchayat seat.

  • Gorakhpur tragedy: Mulayam Singh tears into authorities over alleged negligence
    New Delhi , August 17 : Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Thursday said that the Gorakhpur's BRD Medical College authorities should have taken prior precautions to avoid such tragic death of more than 70 children.

  • China or Pak no threat, forces inside the nation more dangerous: Farooq Abdullah
    New Delhi , August17 : Jammu and Kashmir National Conference president (JKNC) Farooq Abdullah launched a scathing attack on the ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA), saying that any outside source doesn't pose any threat to India, as those dwelling inside the nation are even more dangerous.

  • Hastings optimistic to tour India despite injury blow
    Melbourne [Australia], Aug 17 : Australian pacer John Hastings, who is currently nursing a foot injury, has expressed confidence that he will be available for selection for the upcoming limited-overs, featuring five ODIs and three T20 Internationals against India.

  • CBME China 2017 Drew Record-breaking 88,316 Visitors at 3-day Trade Fair
    SHANGHAI, Aug. 17, 2017 : The world's largest trade fair for the child, baby and maternity industry, CBME China 2017 welcomed 88,316 trade visitors, 2,662 exhibitors and 2,952 brands at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai) on July 19-21, 2017.

  • Embassy Group Celebrates the Spirit of Independence With a Special Tribute on 70th Independence Day of India
    BENGALURU, August 17, 2017 : Embassy Group, a leading property developer celebrated the 70th Independence Day in Bangalore by lightning up one of their premium residential development, Embassy Lake Terraces in Tricolour and showcasing a visual treat narrating the vision of Mahatma Gandhi leading India towards independence and progress; and seamlessly integrating various facets of Embassy Group in a spectacular drop of the Indian flag using 3D projection.

  • Chihuly Garden and Glass Partners with the Office of Arts and Culture in Support of the Mayor's Arts Awards
    SEATTLE, Aug. 16, 2017 : Chihuly Garden and Glass continues its partnership with the Seattle Office of Arts and Culture in support of the Mayor's Arts Awards. As part of a five-year agreement, Chihuly Garden and Glass will work with community partners to select a local, emerging artist to design the awards each year.

  • Toyota And Servco Pacific Inc. Pilot Test New Car Share Application
    PLANO, Texas, Aug. 16, 2017 : Toyota and Servco Pacific Inc. (Servco) have partnered to test a new car-sharing technology in Honolulu, Hawaii. The suite of software and services is an important part of Toyota's Mobility Services Platform (MSPF) which will offer various functions to enable a more convenient mobility experience.

  • After Bengaluru's Bellandur lake, pollution in Musi river in Hyderabad becomes cause of worry
    Hyderabad (Telangana) , August 17 : The residents putting up close to the Musi river in Hyderabad have started complaining of foul smell and pollution, due to the spillage of sewage waste and chemical mixture in the area.

  • 'MI 6' production halted after Tom Cruise breaks ankle while shooting
    London [UK], August 17 : The production for Tom Cruise's upcoming movie 'Mission Impossible 6' has been halted after breaking his ankle while attempting a stunt during the shoot.

  • Kerala collector who barred Mohan Bhagwat from hoisting Tricolour transferred
    Palakkad (Kerala) , August 17 : District Collector of Palakkad P. Marykutty, who had issued restraining orders to prevent Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat from hoisting the national flag at a government school here on Independence Day, was transferred on Thursday.

  • Move over J Law, Emma Stone is 2017's highest-paid actress
    New Delhi , August 17 : Emma Stone has topped the Forbes' 2017 list of the world's highest-paid actresses, dethroning reigning Jennifer Lawrence who had held the title for two consecutive years.

  • PCB honours Shaharyar for his contribution to Pakistan cricket
    Lahore [Pakistan], Aug 17 : Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Najam Sethi has lauded his predecessor Shaharyar Mohammad Khan for his contribution to cricket development in the country, as the PCB hosted a farewell in his honour at the Gaddafi Stadium last evening.

  • Taylor Swift makes donation to charity aiding sexual assault survivors
    Washington D.C. [USA], August 17 : After winning the groping case against former Colorado DJ David Mueller, Taylor Swift announced in a statement that she'd be donating some of her fortune to charities that aid the survivors of sexual assault.

  • Nitish belongs to BJP-United, not JD(U): Ghulam Nabi Azad
    New Delhi , August 17 : Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Thursday launched a scathing attack at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and said he does not belong to the Janata Dal (United ) (JD(U)), but the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) (United).

  • LFW 2017: Etihad Airways partners with Indian Designer Manish Arora
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 17 : Etihad Airways and Lakme Fashion Week recently announced a collaboration with one of the most inspiring international contemporary designers, Paris-based Manish Arora, who returns to the prestigious Mumbai fashion event after more than five years.

  • Foreign tourist arrivals records 7.4 percent growth
    New Delhi , August 17 : A compiled report on monthly estimates of Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) and FTAs on e-Tourist Visa published by the Ministry of Tourism has highlighted a 7.4 percent surge in the number of FTAs in July 2017, as compared to July last year.

  • No war on Korean Peninsula: South Korea's Moon
    Seoul [South Korea], August 17 :South Korean President Moon Jae-in has said there "will be no war on the Korean Peninsula ever again" and added that the United States will not take unilateral action against North Korea.

  • Art lover? Here's a treat for you
    New Delhi , August 17 : Artworks by eminent artists such as Tyeb Mehta, VS Gaitonde, Manjit Bawa, Jogen Chowdhury, SH Razaamongst others are set to come under the hammer during Astaguru's'Modern and Contemporary Indian art auction'.

  • Ultimate Sun Systems installs rooftop solar PV plant MMU Ambala
    New Delhi , Aug 17 : Renewable energy solutions pioneer Ultimate Sun Systems on Thursday announced installation and commissioning of a 1 MW rooftop solar plant at the MMU University in Ambala.

  • Cloudy water risks your stomach health
    Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 17 : A new study has linked cloudy drinking water, even if it's within the limits allowed by some cities, to increased cases of gastrointestinal illness.

  • Umar Akmal accuses head coach Arthur of abuse
    Karachi [Pakistan], August 17 : The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is likely to issue a show cause notice to out-of-favour middle-order batsman Umar Akmal for going to the media with a complaint that head coach Mickey Arthur abused him and had barred him from practicing at the National Cricket Academy (NCA).

  • Gorakhpur tragedy: Samajwadi Party says collector might have been pressurised to hide truth
    New Delhi , August 17 : Amid the ongoing controversy over the tragic death of children at Gorakhpur's BRD Medical College's hospital, the Samajwadi Party on Thursday said that there is possibility that the collector may have been pressurised to say otherwise as everyone knows that the children died due unavailability of oxygen.

  • Delhi HC on high alert after police receives bomb threat call
    New Delhi , August 17 : The Delhi High Court has been put on high alert after the police received a call about bomb threat in the premises on Thursday.

  • USANA Breaks GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS Title at 25th Anniversary Event
    SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 17, 2017 : USANA is proud to announce it officially broke the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for Largest gathering of people dressed as scientists on August 16 in conjunction with the company's 25th anniversary celebration at its annual International Convention in Salt Lake City.

  • Seattle Sperm Bank Introduces Genetic Testing Search Tool
    SEATTLE, Aug. 17, 2017 : Seattle Sperm Bank offers the most comprehensive genetic testing of any sperm bank in the world. Our laboratory is now introducing a comprehensive genetic testing search tool to help clients choose the right sperm donor based upon those test results.

  • Three of the Rarest Wonder Woman Comic Books of all Time to be Sold on eBay
    SAN JOSE, California, Aug. 17, 2017 : Today, three of the rarest Wonder Woman comic books of all time will be sold on eBay beginning August 17 at 5pm PDT - Wonder Woman #1 CGC 9.0, Sensational Comics #1 CGC 9.6 and All-Star Comics #8 CGC 9.4.

  • 4th Annual SOURCE360 Festival and Conference Reaches New Heights
    NEW YORK, Aug. 17, 2017 : The 4th Annual SOURCE360 Festival and Conference was held August 10 - 14 in Brooklyn, N.Y. The multi-faceted 2017 confab presented memorable performances and panels including cannabis, policing, technology, the state of hip-hop, visual media and more.

  • 100 kg of sea cucumber seized in Rameswaram
    Rameswaram (Tamil Nadu) , August 17 : The Coastal Marine Police on Thursday seized a total of 100 kg of sea cucumber worth Rs. 5 lakh here.

  • NSD Bengaluru students begin protests after being evicted over unpaid rent
    Bengaluru (Karnataka) , August 17 : The students of the National School of Drama (NSD) Bengaluru took to protest outside Guru Nanak Bhavan on Thursday as they were evicted from premises due to non-payment of rent dues by institution.

  • Kashmir: Girls learn baking fondant, icing cakes
    Kashmir (Jammu and Kashmir) August 17 : The Institute of Hotel Management (IHM) Srinagar started a two-week course of 'Fondant and Icing' bakery classes for Kashmiri girls on May 29 here.

  • Actor-politician Nandamuri Balakrishna slaps fan during campaign
    Karnool (Andhra Pradesh) , August 17 : Actor and Hindupur Telugu Desam Party (TDP) MLA Balakrishna slapped a fan who was attempting to click a selfie, on Wednesday night.

  • Delhi HC admits plea seeking to ban online Blue Whale Challenge game
    New Delhi , August 17 : The Delhi High Court on Thursday admitted a plea seeking to ban the infamous online Blue Whale Challenge game, which has led to the suicide of a number of children in India and abroad.

  • Govt. to introduce electric cars to make India pollution free
    New Delhi , Aug. 17 : India would soon have battery powered electric cars after Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) under the core guidance of the government has assured of the same.

  • Hanwoo (Korean Beef) captures Hong Kong people's taste
    SEOUL, South Korea, Aug. 17, 2017 : The Hanwooboard and the National Hanwoo Association are increasing their marketing efforts to boost exports of Hanwoo to Hong Kong and captivate the taste buds of Hong Kong consumers.

  • Massive Potential Attracts International Players to Iran's Cloud Computing Market, Despite Challenges
    DUBAI, U.A.E., Aug. 17, 2017 : The nascent Iranian cloud computing market offers immense potential for future growth. This is subject to a sturdy understanding of the country's long-term economic development, and information and communication technologies (ICT) investment plans.

  • Step2 and McLaren Automotive take a new approach to open-top cars
    STREETSBORO, Ohio, Aug. 16, 2017 : McLaren Automotive has teamed up with The Step2 Company, LLC, a large North American toy manufacturer, to create a unique model tailored to appeal to a small but very important audience.

  • SiriusXM Launches New Music Channels Showcasing Music from the 1990s and 2000s
    NEW YORK, Aug. 16, 2017 : SiriusXM announced today that it will expand its extensive and industry-leading lineup of commercial-free music channels with the launch of two channels: Turbo and PopRocks. These full-time music channels will launch on August 17 on SiriusXM's satellite platform available to more than 32 million subscribers.

  • California's Great America Debuts First of its Kind Single Rail Steel Coaster for 2018
    SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 16, 2017 : California's Great America will introduce a groundbreaking new single rail steel coaster, RailBlazer, for the 2018 season. RailBlazer will be the first coaster of its kind on the West Coast featuring a single rail track throughout; the design requires the rider to straddle the rail, creating an extremely low center of gravity that amplifies every move and enables more dynamic turns and rotations than have ever been possible on a coaster.

  • 'Tackle White Supremacy first,"says Iran's Khamenei to U.S.
    Tehran [Iran], August 17 :Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei has advised the United States to get its own house in order in connection with tragic events in Charlottesville before meddling in the affairs of other countries.

  • LFW 2017: Know inspiration behind designers' collection
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 17 : Lakme Fashion Week has always been one of the most anticipated events where top notch fashion designers showcase their collection.

  • Japan introduces solar heat-blocking pavements
    Tokyo [Japan], Aug.16 : The host city of Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2020, Tokyo is working on heat blocking methods during the summer.

  • President Kovind urges mining companies to make policies for welfare of labourers' families
    New Delhi , August 17 : President Ramnath Kovind on Thursday urged the mining companies to make policies for welfare of laborers' families and the society.

  • Ola's connected car platform, Ola Play now in six cities across India
    New Delhi , Aug 17 : Taxi aggregator Ola has announced the launch of Ola Play, its connected car platform for ridesharing in two new cities, Chennai and Pune.

  • Kim K confesses she couldn't 'physically' stay married to Kris Humphries
    Los Angeles [USA], August 17 : Kim Kardashian has opened up about her failed marriage to Kris Humphries, which was one of the most high-profile marriages of all time, and it lasted only 72 day.

  • Bihar: SC asks state govt. to provide compensation to rape survivor
    New Delhi , August 17 : The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Bihar Government to give Rs. 10 lakh as compensation to a rape survivor, who wasn't given permission to abort the child by the Patna High Court.

  • Rahul, Manmohan among top opposition leaders attending Sharad Yadav's Virasat Bachao meeting
    New Delhi , Aug 17 : Rebel Janata Dal (United) leader Sharad Yadav's efforts to unite opposition parties to save their inheritance got a major boost up today when several top leaders of opposition parties gathered to attend the meeting at the Constitution Club here.

  • Indus Towers appoints Shankar Iyer as Chief Sales and Marketing Officer
    New Delhi , Aug 17 : Indus Towers, the country's largest telecom tower company, announced the appointment of Shankar Iyer as the Chief Sales and Marketing Officer (CSMO). With over 24 years of experience in diverse industries, Shankar holds in-depth business understanding of international and domestic telecom and tower industry.

  • Former UP CM Akhilesh Yadav detained on Agra Lucknow Expressway
    Unnao (Uttar Pradesh) , August 17 : Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav was detained on the Agra Lucknow Expressway on Thursday.

  • Kopardi gang rape case: SC dismisses petition of accused
    New Delhi , August 17 : The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected the petition of accused in connection with a gangrape and murder case of a minor girl at the Kopardi village in the Ahmednagar district in July 2016.

  • Siddaramaiah assures action in Bellandur Lake menace
    New Delhi , August 17 : Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Thursday assured that the government is taking all necessary action to tackle the Bellandur Lake menace adding the problem will be solved within one or two years.

  • Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: SC seeks status report on IED used
    New Delhi , August 17 : The Supreme Court on Thursday sought a report from the CBI regarding the status of the investigation of the improvised explosive device (IED) used in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.

  • Pakistan court to initiate day-to-day hearings against Zardari in illegal assets case
    Lahore [Pakistan], August 17 : An accountability court in Rawalpindi on Thursday will initiate day-to-day proceedings against the Pakistan People's Party co-chairperson Asif Ali Zardari over his alleged illegal assets both in Pakistan and abroad.

  • Overwhelming presence of public sector stagnating economic growth, opines Morgan Stanley's Ruchir Sharma
    New Delhi , August 17 : The overwhelming presence of the public sector in India is holding back the economy, noted Ruchir Sharma, Head of Emerging Markets Equity and Chief Global Strategist, Morgan Stanley Investment Management, while delivering a lecture on leadership, organised by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) to commemorate its 90th anniversary this year.