Mon, 15 Aug 2022

Nepal-China relationship elevated to a "strategic partnership"

BEIJING, China - Following a meeting of the two countries foreign ministers, China and Nepal agreed to build the Trans-Himalayan ...

Details released on plan to charge $23 to drive into New York City

NEW YORK CITY, New York: After a study released on Wednesday projected a 15 to 20 percent reduction in the ...

Russian Central Bank reports economy down 4% in second quarter

MOSCOW, Russia: Financial information released by the Rosstat federal statistics service this week indicated that Russia's economy shrank 4 percent ...

Chinese aeroplanes remain grounded at Kathmandu airport

KATHMANDU, Nepal - While the Ministry of Finance has begun repaying interest on the loans for the planes, a batch ...

US gas prices below $4 per gallon after demand falls

WASHINGTON D.C.: Providing relief to drivers in the United States, the average retail gasoline price in the US fell below ...

Walmart looks to streaming entertainment for future revenues

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Walmart could sign a deal with Disney, Paramount, or Comcast, with the aim of breaking ...

Domino's pizza shuts down all stores across Italy

MILAN, Italy: Milano Today has reported that seven years after launching in the country, American pizza giant Domino's has now ...

U.S. stocks bound ahead, Nasdaq advances more than 2%

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. investors again plowed into stocks on Friday, many convinced inflation has peaked."Markets certainly got ...

Toyota issues stop driving order for BZ4X electric SUV

TOKYO, Japan: Toyota has advised the owners of its BZ4X electric SUV to stop driving their vehicles and return them ...

U.S. to sue Google, claiming antitrust violations in ad sales

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S.Department of Justice is reportedly preparing to sue Google as soon as next month, claiming that the ...

Stocks in Asia tread water, Japan's Nikkei 225 the only winner

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Japan surged on Friday as investors and traders returned to their desks after a ...

Officials hopeful as UK consumer confidence rises

LONDON, England: A survey conducted by YouGov and consultancy Cebr reported that UK consumer confidence slowly rose in July, after ...

Bengali FM accuses Swiss ambassador of lying about bank accounts info

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has stated that the Switzerland Ambassador to Bangladesh Nathalie Chuard's claims that ...

U.S. stocks fail to find direction, Nasdaq slips 75 points

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks closed mixed the world over Thursday as investors struggled to get a clear picture ...

Flight cancellations, delays continue to plague US airlines

NEW YORK CITY, New York: In another frustrating day for U.S. travelers, on the morning of August 9, 153 flights ...

Tesla agrees to pay $5 billion for Indonesian minerals

JAKARTA, Indonesia: A senior cabinet minister in Indonesia has told CNBC Indonesia that U.S. carmaker Tesla has signed contracts worth ...

Stock markets rally across Asia, the exception Japan's Nikkei 225

SYDNEY, NSW, 2000 - Stocks in Asia, with the exception of Japan, rallied on Thursday following the release of July ...

Calif. drinking water, irrigation harmed as saltwater enters rivers

LOS ANGELES, California: Since early May, Charlie Hamilton has not irrigated his vineyards with water from the Sacramento River, despite ...

Japanese company in Myanmar plans expansion despite workers' criticism

YANGON, Myanmar - Honeys Holdings, a Japanese clothing retailer that manufactures much of its product line in Myanmar, has decided ...

U.S. stocks surge, dollar crumbles on CPI data, Nasdaq Composite up 2.89%

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rose sharply on Wednesday despite the latest reading that inflation in the United ...

Indian fighter jet draws interest, orders from nations worldwide

DELHI, India: India's defense ministry has said that the country has offered to sell 18 Tejas light single-engine jet combat ...

Keshav Maharaj, David Miller, Kagiso Rabada among players honoured at CSA Awards 2021-22

Johannesburg [South Africa], August 15 (ANI): Top South African cricket stars like Keshav Maharaj, Ayabonga Khaka, Aiden Markram, Kagiso Rabada ...

Ukraine is bankrupt Moscow

The country has lost financial independence and cannot survive without Western funds, top Russian MP Vyacheslav Volodin claimedUkraine has lost ...

Joining China-Pakistan Economic Corridor may isolate Taliban: Report

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 15 (ANI): China and Pakistan are planning to rope in a third country in the multibillion-dollar China-Pakistan ...

Industry body FICCI welcomes PM Modi's 'Panch Prans' for next 25 years

New Delhi [India], August 15 (ANI): Industry body FICCI welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's five pledges 'Panchprana' development strategy announced ...

Australian PM Albanese lauds India's achievements on its Independence Day

Canberra [Australia], August 15 (ANI): Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese on Monday (local time) wished India on its 75th Independence ...

Independence Day: Bill Gates congratulates PM Modi, calls India's development in healthcare, digital transformation "inspiring"

New Delhi [India], August 15 (ANI): As India celebrates its 76th Independence Day, wishes poured in from across the world. ...

From 4 to 80: A look back at journey of Rupee since India's Independence

New Delhi [India], August 15 (ANI): India is celebrating its 75th year of Independence and is at the crossroads of ...

India set to celebrate 76th Independence Day; PM Modi to address nation for 9th time from Red Fort

New Delhi [India], August 15 (ANI): India is all decked up to celebrate its 76th Independence Day on August 15. ...

China's slow economic growth creates problems for US and world

Beijing [China], August 15 (ANI): China, which was once called the world's main engine of economic growth, is currently grappling ...

Lithuania wants EU visa ban for Russian opposition

Change happens ?from within," so anti-Putin campaigners should stay in the country, Gabrielius Landsbergis claimedA blanket Schengen visa ban for ...

Real estate crisis in China can inflict bigger economic blow

Beijing [China], August 14 (ANI): The real estate slump in China has sucked in both banks and provincial governments, threatening ...

Lithuania's FM wants visa ban for anti-Putin Russians

Change happens ?from within? and thus the opposition should stay in the country, Gabrielius Landsbergis saidA blanket Schengen visa ban ...

Celebrating India @ 75: A look ahead

New Delhi [India], August 14 (ANI): India is gearing up to celebrate its 76th Independence Day on August 15, 2022. ...

Uhuru Kenyatta's economic legacy: big on promises, but weak on delivery

Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy, William Ruto, ascended to Kenya's presidency in March 2013. This followed a contested poll that ...

Brussels points to EU hopeful's 'setbacks

The bloc wants Georgia to show 'serious commitment? to reforms in key areas under the Association AgreementBrussels on Saturday pointed ...

Saudi Aramco Profit Soars on Higher Prices and Refining Margins

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - State oil giant Saudi Aramco reported a soaring 90% rise in second-quarter profit on Sunday, ...

Delhi Police busts cyber fraud gang, 2 arrested

New Delhi [India], August 14 (ANI): Delhi Police has busted a gang of cyber frauds and arrested two persons for ...

India's retail inflation eases in July; here's what analysts have to say

New Delhi [India] August 14 (ANI): India's retail inflation fell to 6.71 per cent in July, the lowest level in ...

'Now Hiring': US Employers Struggle to Find Enough Workers

WASHINGTON - Salespeople, food servers, postal workers -- 'Help Wanted' ads are proliferating across the United States, as companies struggle ...

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Croatian bus carrying Polish tourists crashes, 12 dead, 32 injured

ZAGREB, Croatia: Authorities have said that a weekend bus crash near Varazdin in Croatia killed 12 passengers and injured 32.The ...

US, India to hold military exercise near disputed Chinese border

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. will participate in a joint military exercise in mid-October with India, less than 62 miles from ...

South Korea sends orbiter to moon, seeks to join exclusive club

SEOUL, South Korea: South Korea has launched a domestically manufactured lunar orbiter that took off from Florida's Cape Canaveral Space ...

Russian missile scientist charged with passing secrets to China

MOSCOW, Russia: A leading Russian scientist in the field of hypersonic flight, Dr. Alexander Shiplyuk, has been arrested on suspicion ...

Citing safety of children, LA to move homeless away from schools

LOS ANGELES, California: During a meeting that was disrupted by protesters this week, the Los Angeles City Council voted to ...

Former Puerto Rico governor Wanda Vazquez arrested on bribery charges

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Justice Department announced this week that former Puerto Rico governor Wanda Vazquez has been arrested in ...

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