Wed, 18 May 2022

Indian ban on wheat exports expected to hike prices worldwide

NEW DELHI, India: India has banned the exporting of wheat, despite stating it was targeting record international shipments this year, ...

High import taxes prevent Tesla from selling cars in India

NEW DELHI, India: Tesla made known this week that it will not sell electric automobiles in India due to the ...

Hang Seng jumps sharply on possible China move to relax tech reform

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - A potential easing of the Chinese government's crackdown on technology companies drove stocks in Hong Kong ...

Nepal to get free 21.9% of 490mw electricity every month

KATHMANDU, Nepal - The governments of Nepal and India have signed a bilateral memorandum of understanding for the construction of ...

Kia reports second most electric car sales in US, Ford close behind

LOS ANGELES, California: Kia has become the second largest manufacturer of electric vehicles sold in the United States, second only ...

U.S. stock markets undermined by weak Chinese data

NEW YORK, New York - Weak economic news out of China undermined stocks on Wall Street on Monday. The major ...

Braking problems cause Mercedes-Benz to issue do-not-drive order

ATLANTA, Georgia: Mercedes-Benz USA has requested drivers to stop driving some of their autos immediately due to braking problems.The announcement ...

U.S. dollar reaches all-time high in Pakistan, crosses Rs194 in interbank trade

KARACHI, Pakistan - The U.S. dollar climbed past Rs194 in the interbank market in Pakistan on Monday as analysts expressed ...

Three bidders weigh purchasing Italy's state-owned ITA Airways

ROME, Italy: Italy has announced plans to sell state-owned ITA Airways, the successor to Alitalia, by the end of June, ...

Stocks in Asia range-bound as markets contemplate next move

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks struggled for direction in Asia on Monday. Early gains evaporated later in the data, although ...

China's Green Valley ends Alzheimer's drug test due to funding

BEIJING, China: China's Green Valley Pharmaceutical company has prematurely ended an FDA approved study on its GV-971 to treat mild ...

GM, union raise wages 8.5% at Mexico truck factory

SILAO, Mexico: U.S. automaker General Motors (GM) has agreed to raise wages by 8.5 percent, following negotiations with a new, ...

Croatia passes law paving way for switch to euro currency

ZAGREB, Croatia: Croatian lawmakers have voted to allow the introduction of the euro currency in 2023. Lawmakers voted 117-13 to ...

After jump in food prices, Iran cuts off internet to prevent protests

TEHRAN, Iran: Iran has abruptly raised prices as much as 300 percent for a variety of staple foods, including cooking ...

Weekly May inflation reported at 0.12 percent in Russia

MOSCOW, Russia: Russia's weekly inflation rate has further eased after surging soon after Moscow began its invasion in Ukraine on ...

Toyota to build EV, hybrid parts hub in India

NEW DELHI, India: A senior company executive has told Reuters that Toyota is planning to make India a manufacturing hub ...

Wall Street rebounds, Nasdaq Composite advances 434 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were on the mend on Friday while the U.S. dollar rally cooled - ...

Cuban cigars make comeback after Covid, set record sales

HAVANA, Cuba: Cuba's state cigar monopoly, Habanos S.A., reports that sales of its famous hand-rolled cigars have rebounded strongly after ...

Ending long dispute, Google, EU agree on payments for online news

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Three years after the adoption of the landmark EU copyright rules, Google is set to pay 300 publishers ...

Asian stocks surge, Japan's Nikkei 225 jumps more than 2%

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stock markets in Asia rebounded Friday with major gains recorded in Japan, Australia, Hong Kong, mainland ...

Fast pace of Tesla success a surprise, says Volkswagen chief

WOLFSBURG, Germany: Tesla's expansion took Volkswagen by surprise, said an official, and the German carmaker may struggle to overtake Tesla, ...

New York auction of Warhol's 'Marilyn' sold for record $195 million

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Andy Warhol's iconic portrait of Marilyn Monroe, "Shot Sage Blue Marilyn," sold for $195 million ...

Pakistani stocks, rupee plunge amid deteriorating economic situation

© Provided by Xinhua The fall in equities and the rupee was attributed to depleting foreign exchange reserves, a balance ...

Nigeria Becoming Destination for Africa's Promising Tech Startups

abuja, nigeria - In February, the Nigerian technology startup CrowdForce announced a big break: It had received $3.6 million from ...

Railway sets up Gati Shakti directorate to focus on its projects under PM Gati Shakti scheme

By Nishant KetuNew Delhi [India], May 18 (ANI): To prioritise its projects under the PM Gati Shakti Scheme, the Ministry ...

Xi moves to silence retired party members as he is set to secure third term as China's president

Beijing [China], May 18 (ANI): As Chinese President Xi Jinping seeks a historic third term in power, his party has ...

Data From China Plane Crash Points to Intentional Nosedive

Washington - Flight data from a black box recovered from the China Eastern Airlines jet that crashed in March indicates ...

Centre-state should come together to reduce taxes on common man: CII President

New Delhi [India], May 17 (ANI): The Centre and the state governments should come together and reduce some taxes to ...

Inflation should be viewed as public enemy number 1: here's why

Inflation is a process of sustained increases in the general price level over a period of time, typically 12 months.Inflation ...

India deeply committed to safeguarding interests, rights of tribal people

New York [US], May 17 (ANI): India on Tuesday said that it is deeply committed to safeguarding the interest and ...

ILO: Child Labor Rising Around the World

Cape Town - The International Labor Organization says the latest figures show there are 160 million children around the world ...

RBI says 6 applicants found not suitable for bank permits

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 17 (ANI): The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Tuesday said it has found six applicants ...

Tom Harrison steps down as ECB CEO after more than seven years of service

London [UK], May 17 (ANI): Tom Harrison on Tuesday decided to step down as Chief Executive Officer of the England ...

Passion Vista enjoyed cheerful moment with Normanie Mckenzie

New Delhi [India] May 17 (ANI/ATK): Unified Brainz Celebrated the Success of Women leading by example with Glitz, Glamour and ...

A central bank digital euro could save the eurozone - here's how

The European Central Bank and its counterparts in the UK, US,

Big CIO show to convene India's top-notch CIOs at Taj Lands End, Mumbai

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 17 (ANI/PR Newswire): The 11th Edition ofIt will feature a mix of informative sessions, keynotes, and ...

Pakistan's water woes to worsen with climate change

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 17 (ANI): Highlighting that the Himalayan glaciers have lost more mass since 2000 than in the entire ...

Kaka Group Bhadohi become first carbon neutral handy craft company in India

Bhadohi (Uttar Pradesh) [India], May 17 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Kaka Group Bhadohi is the leading carpet and floor covering company in ...

IT stalwart Ganesh Natarajan joins Advisory board of Centre for Innovation in Public Policy

New Delhi [India], May 17 (ANI/PNN): Dr Ganesh Natarajan, a renowned technology futurist, business builder and entrepreneurship mentor, has joined ...

Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Minister of State felicitated awardees at the 6th Manav Rachna Excellence Awards

Faridabad (Haryana) [India], May 17 (ANI/NewsVoir): The sixth edition of Manav Rachna Excellence Awards (MREA) 2022 was held at a ...

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Indian ban on wheat exports expected to hike prices worldwide

NEW DELHI, India: India has banned the exporting of wheat, despite stating it was targeting record international shipments this year, ...

One dead as single-engine plane crashes on Miami bridge

MIAMI, Florida: Local media reported that one person was killed and five were injured when a small plane crashed on ...

First group of new saints since Covid outbreak announced by Vatican

VATICAN CITY: While recovering from knee problems that have forced him to use a wheelchair last week, Pope Francis announced ...

Report: Germany has taken in over 700,000 refugees from Ukraine

BERLIN, Germany: Citing Interior Ministry data, Welt am Sonntag newspaper has reported that more than 700,000 people fleeing the war ...

Czech resort opens world's largest pedestrian suspension bridge

DOLNI MORAVA, Czech Republic: The world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge has opened at a mountain resort in the Czech Republic. ...

Envoys lay wreaths to remember million who died in Great Hunger Famine

CO ROSCOMMON, Ireland - The Taoiseach, Micheal Martin, told the National Famine Commemoration in Co Roscommon that the Great Famine ...

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