Fri, 03 Feb 2023

China to allow return of Japanese tourists following retaliatory ban

TOKYO, Japan: In a statement posted on the website of the Chinese Embassy in Tokyo, Beijing announced that it will ...

Sellers hit U.S. dollar, greenback crumbles

NEW YORK, New York - The U.S. dollar crumbled on Thursday after first posting gains. The late afternoon sell off ...

Roller-coaster ride for U.S. stocks Wednesday, Nasdaq stars with 2% gain

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street dove into the red Wednesday after the U.S. Federal Reserve Open Market Committee ...

Report says US consumer spending fell in December wh

WASHINGTON D.C.: In the latest indication that its interest rate hikes are slowing the US economy, the Federal Reserve's main ...

China says shipments of smartphones in 2022 falls to lowest in decade

BEIJING, China: As COVID-19 restrictions and a slowing economy curbed consumer demand in 2022, China's smartphone sales witnessed a record ...

To reach out to public, Japanese vending machines selling whale meat

TOKYO, Japan: After struggling for years to promote its products amid protests from conservationists, Japanese whaling company Kyodo Senpaku announced ...

Air India begins update with purchase of nearly 250 aircraft

NEW DELHI, India: Marking a year since the Tata Group took control of Air India, the former state-run carrier has ...

Tech stocks lead U.S. markets rally, Nasdaq Composite climbs 191 points

NEW YORK, New York - A slowing of wages growth in the fourth quarter, as reported by the Labor Department, ...

Profits down 9% at American Express due to late customer payments

NEW YORK CITY, New York: As it sets aside more funds to cover potentially bad loans, American Express announced that ...

UK airline Flybe goes out of business, cancels all flights

LONDON, England: Flybe, a British regional airline, abruptly closed operations on January 28. The airline offered flight to Belfast, Birmingham ...

Mobileye forecasts higher revenue in 2023

JERUSALEM, Israel: As demand for its driver-assistance technology rises among vehicle-makers, Mobileye Global is forecasting revenues for the 2023 fiscal ...

U.S. stocks fade ahead of Federal Reserve Meeting

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks closed sharply lower Monday as investors fretted over which way the Federal Reserve ...

Adani says Hindenburg Research report a 'lie'

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], January 30 (ANI/Big News Network): The Adani group, in a sharp and focused response to Hindenburg Research's ...

South Korea to aid public with more energy vouchers

SEOUL, South Korea: South Korean officials have said that the government will double energy vouchers and provide discounts on gas ...

Merger talks underway between cigarette makers, Juul e-cigarettes

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Wall Street Journal has reported that e-cigarette maker Juul and three tobacco giants are negotiating potential sale, ...

Tesla pins hopes on new Nevada battery factor to bring down prices

AUSTIN, Texas: Tesla gas announced an investment of more than $3.6 billion to expand its Nevada Gigafactory complex with the ...

Opposition rising to US tax credits for EVs not meeting sourcing rules

WASHINGTON D.C.: US Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee chair Joe Manchin has introduced legislation that imposes battery sourcing requirements ...

Singapore says core inflation up 5.1 percent in December

SINGAPORE: In December, Singapore saw its key consumer price gauge rise 5.1 percent, higher than predicted, official data said. However, ...

Weak 2023, predicts US defense contractor General Dynamics

RESTON, Virginia: Amidst labor and supply shortages, US defense contractor General Dynamics forecasted weak 2023 results, though strong demand for ...

Serta Simmons mattresses seeks bankruptcy protection

ATLANTA, Georgia: In light of its significant debt, the slowing economy and rising interest rates stifling consumer demand, US mattress-maker ...

Chhattisgarh: GDP growth rate was over 8pc during UPA govt, now it's 6.3 pc and they call it Amrit Kaal, says CM Baghel

Raipur (Chhattisgarh) [India], February 2 (ANI): Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has compared the GDP growth rate of the nation ...

Tata Consumer Products profit up 28 pc in third quarter

New Delhi [India], February 2 (ANI) Tata Consumer Products on Thursday posted a 28 per cent jump in its profit ...

"Its a growth-oriented budget," CM Bommai lauds Union Budget

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], February 2 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Thursday termed the recently released Union Budget "growth-oriented" ...

India's continued capital expenditure push will give fillip to growth: Fitch Ratings

New Delhi [India], February 2 (ANI): The government's continued focus on capital investment will give a boost to India's growth, ...

Indian Railways revenue earnings up by 73 pc in passenger segment

New Delhi [India], February 2 (ANI): The total approximate earnings in the passenger segment for Indian Railways on originating basis ...

EU struggles to agree price cap on Russian oil products

Poland and the Baltic states say the proposed level is too generous to MoscowEU nations will try to reach a ...

Budget 2023 reflects vision for next 25 years: UP CM Yogi Adityanath

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], February 2 (ANI): Emphasizing that the Union Budget 2023-24 is inclusive, that includes all the sections ...

Union Finance Minister Sitharaman to brief BJP MPs on Budget 2023 tomorrow

By Payal MehtaNew Delhi [India], February 2 (ANI): Union Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman who presented the Narendra Modi government's last ...

FedEx laying off more than 10 pc of its management ranks

Memphis (Tennessee) [US], February 2 (ANI): FedEx Corp is laying off more than 10 per cent of its global management ...

New AUD 5 note to represent "culture and history of the First Australians"

Canberra [Australia], February 2 (ANI): Australia will replace the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II on its new Australian dollar (AUD) ...

Brexit costs UK over $124 billion annually analysts

The split with the EU has led to weaker business investment and worker shortages, according to BloombergThe UK economy is ...

EU nation swept by wave of bankruptcies Bloomberg

The number of insolvent firms in Sweden increased sharply in January, the outlet reportsThe number of bankruptcies in Sweden surged ...

US-India Business Council holds round table to discuss steps to strengthen US-India defence partnership

New Delhi [India], February 2 (ANI): US-India Business Council has held a round table discussion with Scientific Advisor to the ...

Interview: Volkswagen eyes more cooperation opportunities in China

© Provided by Xinhua CHANGCHUN, Feb. 2 (Xinhua) -- China is the most important market for Volkswagen, and the company ...

"...like his Prime Mentor," Jairam Ramesh takes jibe at Adani's "morally correct" remark

New Delhi [India], February 2 (ANI): Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Thursday said Gautam Adani talking about being "morally correct" ...

US, India expand defence cooperation under iCET

Washington [US], February 2 (ANI): US and India expanded their defence cooperation under the inaugural US-India initiative on Critical and ...

Markets fall in morning trade, react to Adani Group's U-turn in share sale

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], February 2 (ANI): Domestic markets opened with losses on Thursday a day after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman ...

'Special announcement' : Indian-American Nikki Haley expected to announce Prez bid

Washington [US], February 2 (ANI): Indian-American Republican leader Nikki Haley is expected to announce her bid for the 2024 US ...

UNDP administrator highlights India's G20 presidency

New York [US], February 2 (ANI): United Nations Development Programme's Administrator, Achim Steiner highlighted India's G20 presidency and welcomed priorities ...

US expanding cooperation with India to address global challenges: Blinken

Washington [US], February 2 (ANI): United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken met National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and said ...

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TikTok CEO to appear before US Congress to discuss security concerns

WASHINGTON D.C.: As US lawmakers investigate the Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok, its Chief Executive, Shou Zi Chew, has confirmed that ...

Azerbaijan blames Iran for fatal Tehran embassy attack

TEHRAN, Iran: A gunman this week stormed the Azerbaijan Embassy in the Iranian capital, Tehran, and killed its security chief ...

Another Biden household searched for classified documents

WASHINGTON, DC - FBI agents on Wednesday searched for classified documents at U.S. President Joe Biden's vacation retreat in the ...

Musk, Tesla officials meet with White House to discuss EVs

WASHINGTON D.C.: The White House said this week that Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk met with John Podesta, a Democratic ...

To boost tourist spending, Philippines to refund VAT starting in 2024

MANILA, Philippines: In an effort to attract more tourists, President Ferdinand Marcos has approved a value-added tax refund program for ...

Italy's Meloni in Libya, signs $8 billion gas deal

TRIPOLI, Libya: Italian prime minister Giorgia Meloni held talks on energy and migration in Libya this weekend, which are major ...

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