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Stocks in Asia choppy, uncertain

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Asian stock markets were wary on Thursday after major falls on local markets and overseas over ...

Big jump in can costs could close many small craft beers: officials

BROOMFIELD, Colorado: One of the world's largest suppliers of aluminum cans, Ball Corp, is increasing the minimum number of cans ...

U.S. stock markets go into panic after first Omicron case is reported

NEW YORK, New York - A single case of Omicron, that being the first in the U.S., sent stocks into ...

After outage, no 911 calls, T-Mobile to pay $20 million fine

WASHINGTON D.C.: As part of a settlement with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), following a 12-hour outage in June 2020 ...

Indian government tells citizens not to purchase Starlink internet

NEW DELHI, India: The Starlink Internet Services of Elon Musk's SpaceX aerospace company has been told by the Indian government ...

Biden gives OK to build wind farm off New York

WASHINGTON D.C.: The White House has announced that it is planning to construct a large-scale wind farm off Rhode Island, ...

Dow Jones loses 652 points in market reassessment of variant risks

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street shuddered again on Tuesday as fears of a new virus outbreak attributed to ...

US sees highest level of inflation since 1991, says Federal Reserve

WASHINGTON D.C.: US inflation has reached its highest level since 1991, according to the Personal Consumption Expenditures Price Index, the ...

US gasoline price at $3.39 for Thanksgiving, up from $2.11 in 2020

Los Angeles, California: The price of gasoline in the United States during Thanksgiving was at least $1.20 per gallon more ...

Stocks in Asia driven back by Omicron threat

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Early optimism in Asia on Tuesday which sent stocks flying was punctured later by remarks from ...

To counter global shortage, Canada releases syrup reserves

QUEBEC, Canada: Following a 24 percent drop in the amount of maple syrup produced in Canada this year, an emergency ...

U.S. investors reassess, plough back into stocks

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were bought back on Monday after a ferocious sell-off on Friday due to ...

Petition opposing Google Covid vaccine requirement signed by few staff

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California: At least 600 Google employees have signed a petition calling upon the company to reverse its COVID-19 ...

Deliveries of GMC's Hummer electric pickup trucks starts December

DETROIT, Michigan: General Motors will begin delivering its GMC Hummer electric pickup truck in December, according to Duncan Aldred, U.S. ...

New Covid variant keeps Asian stocks on the defense

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Asian markets fell Monday, however, European bourses began picking up in early trading as debate raged ...

Amazon bypassing clogged US ports using hired ships

SEATTLE, Washington: In early November, the Olive Bay was docked in the port of Everett, Washington. Below its decks was ...

Food prices could reach record highs due to jump in fertilizer prices

WASHINGTON D.C.: With agricultural costs being driven to new highs due to a shortfall of nitrogen fertilizer worldwide, farming communities ...

Indian government to ban purchase of cryptocurrencies

NEW DELHI, India: India will introduce a bill during the winter session of Parliament that could block the use of ...

As talks stall, French fishermen threaten to block delivery of fish

PARIS, France: In protesting the UK's refusal to grant more licenses to fish in British waters, French fishermen said this ...

To lower gas prices, Biden releases 50 mln barrels from reserves

WASHINGTON D.C.: To encourage a drop in sky-high gasoline prices, President Biden said the Department of Energy will release 50 ...

COP26 is over - here's how the UK can keep up momentum on climate action

The Glasgow climate pact is sealed and COP26 is fading into memory. The UK's presidency of the 26th UN climate ...

Microsoft's new Office UI now rolling out for everyone

Washington [US], December 2 (ANI): American tech conglomerate Microsoft has started to roll out a new Office UI for its ...

Sterling Lads cartel banks fined $390 million

The European Union said on Thursday it has fined four major banks a combined ?344 million ($390 million) for colluding ...

Protesters demand Ukrainian president quit on day of planned coup

A large crowd has taken to the streets of Kiev demanding the resignation of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, on the ...

Regulator rules on Santa's Covid passport ad

The UK's advertisement regulator has concluded that a depiction of Santa Claus showing his vaccination status in Tesco's Christmas ad ...

Treasury and Fed heads explain where the blame for inflation lies

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and Fed chair Jerome Powell insist the inflation crippling the US economy is actually too much ...

Shuttered Hong Kong Democracy Paper Wins Press Freedom Award

HONG KONG - Jailed media tycoon Jimmy Lai and the staff of his now-shuttered Apple Daily newspaper have been awarded ...

India, Australia hold talks to further expand bilateral ties through Free Trade Agreement

New Delhi [India], December 2 (ANI): Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal on Thursday met Australian Prime Minister's ...

Taliban ban on women can cost economy USD 1bn

Kabul [Afghanistan], December 2 (ANI): The Taliban's move to stop women from working could cost the Afghan economy nearly USD ...

EU launches new USD 340bn global connectivity strategy to counter China's BRI

Brussels [Belgium], December 2 (ANI): The European Commission (EC) has announced a new USD 340-billion global strategy to boost sustainable ...

Germany: the three biggest issues facing Chancellor Olaf Scholz

Olaf Scholz is soon to be sworn in as the new chancellor of Germany after nearly two months of intense ...

World Bank explains how Russia will fare in green energy age

With carbon neutrality dealing a potential blow to its status as one of the world's major energy powers, Russia could ...

US-based, The Analyst Agency invites Indians to participate in its Global Market Research Panel

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 2 (ANI/NewsVoir): People are always on the lookout to earn extra money, be it by doing ...

Samhita-CGF, Mswipe, USAID, and Mastercard come together to digitize 100,000 micro-merchants across urban and rural India

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 2 (ANI/NewsVoir): Mastercard announced a global-first strategic partnership with Samhita-Collective Good Foundation (Samhita-CGF), a social impact ...

Wall Street bank predicts $150 oil

Oil prices could surge ?a lot higher? and hit $150 a barrel amid global supply constraints, Wall Street investment bank ...

NGO Live to Inspire collaborates with Ayush Jain to educate masses with free computer classes

New Delhi [India], December 2 (ANI/ATK): In an attempt to increase the computer literacy rate among the masses of the ...

Why China's Uyghurs are back in the headlines

After months of silence, the Western media have refocused their attention on the Uyghurs of China's Xinjiang region. The agenda ...

IFFCO ranks first among top 300 cooperatives globally

New Delhi [India], December 2 (ANI): The Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IFFCO) has been ranked 'number one Cooperative' among ...

SII seeks approval for Covishield vaccine as booster dose amid Omicron variant concerns

By Shalini BhardwajNew Delhi [India], December 2 (ANI): The Serum Institute of India (SII) has sought India's drug regulator's approval ...

Freight loading performance of Northern Railway's Delhi division improves

New Delhi [India], December 2 (ANI): The freight loading performance of Northern Railway's Delhi division has improved to 2.10 MT ...

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New electric car factory in Beijing targets 300,000 cars annually

BEIJING, China: Chinese smartphone company Xiaomi has signed a cooperation agreement to build an electric auto assembly plant in Beijing ...

Stocks in Asia choppy, uncertain

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Asian stock markets were wary on Thursday after major falls on local markets and overseas over ...

Big jump in can costs could close many small craft beers: officials

BROOMFIELD, Colorado: One of the world's largest suppliers of aluminum cans, Ball Corp, is increasing the minimum number of cans ...

U.S. stock markets go into panic after first Omicron case is reported

NEW YORK, New York - A single case of Omicron, that being the first in the U.S., sent stocks into ...

After outage, no 911 calls, T-Mobile to pay $20 million fine

WASHINGTON D.C.: As part of a settlement with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), following a 12-hour outage in June 2020 ...

Indian government tells citizens not to purchase Starlink internet

NEW DELHI, India: The Starlink Internet Services of Elon Musk's SpaceX aerospace company has been told by the Indian government ...

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