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Nasdaq ends week with solid 418 points gain

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks roared on Friday with all the major indices racking up solid gains. The ...

GM to spend $7 billion on Michigan EV car, battery plants

DETROIT, Michigan: General Motors Co. has announced that it will invest nearly $7 billion in electric vehicle and battery production ...

With Walmart investment, vertical farming startup Plenty sees growth

BENTONVILLE, Arkansas: Walmart will become the first major U.S. retailer to significantly invest in indoor vertical farming, after announcing it ...

Australian and Japanese share markets in strong advances

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia rebounded Friday with most of the major indices making solid gains.The Nikkei 225 ...

Bengali hospital bags world's best new building award

SATKHIRA, Bangladesh - The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has recognized an 80-bed Bangladeshi hospital in the coastal area ...

In bid to move supply chain to US, Intel to build chip plant in Ohio

SANTA CLARA, California: Chip maker Intel has announced that it will invest more than $20 billion in two new chip ...

Wild ride on Wall Street, particularly for tech stocks

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks had another wild ride Thursday, scaling great heights and then nosediving. "Yesterday's FOMC ...

Facebook parent developing supercomputer to enter new computing age

MENLO PARK, California: Facebook's parent company, Meta, has announced the creation of what it believes is among the fastest artificial ...

Casino plans to build in UAE in Gulf region

RAS AL-KHAIMAH, UAE: Ras al-Khaimah, one of the UAE's seven emirates, has announced the signing of a multibillion-dollar agreement with ...

Stocks in Asia tumble, key Japanese index loses more than 3%

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - It was a bloody day on Asian markets on Thursday following gyrations on U.S. markets overnight.A ...

Ireland has 17th highest fuel prices in world, up one-third since 2021

DUBLIN, Ireland: Ireland has among the highest prices for petrol and diesel in the world.In the past year, fuel prices ...

U.S. stocks volatile as Fed signals interest rate hike in March

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. and global stocks had a volatile day Wednesday as investors digested possible Fed rate ...

Crystal Cruises ship avoids Miami docking due to unpaid fuel bill

MIAMI, Florida: A cruise ship with hundreds of passengers and crew onboard has been diverted to the Bahamas from its ...

Pay with Crypto at Pakistani's 'Chai Ada' in London

LONDON, UK - For the first time in the United Kingdom, a young Pakistani entrepreneur has opened a coffee shop ...

Asian stocks directionless, Nikkei 225 loses ninety-nine points

TOKYO, Japan - Fears of an early move by the Federal Reserve kept buyers at bay across Asia on Wednesday.In ...

Mark Cuban's online pharmacy to offer public cheaper drugs

DALLAS, Texas: Investor and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has launched an online pharmacy offering over 100 drugs at an ...

Technology stocks lead U.S. stocks rout, Nasdaq drops 316 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - U.S. stocks gyrated again on Tuesday with the major indices plunging before bouncing back. Nonetheless, it ...

Record high fertilizer prices in Mississippi mean smaller harvests

JACKSON, Mississippi: Record high fertilizer prices could result in Mississippi farmers planting smaller crops in 2022."Mississippi is such an agricultural ...

Toyota says demand causing four-year wait for Japanese Land Cruisers

TOKYO, Japan: Toyota, the world's largest carmaker, has warned Japanese buyers of its new Land Cruiser SUV that they will ...

Despite losses, American Airlines optimistic about spring travel

DALLAS, Texas: American Airlines has reported losses of $931 million in the fourth quarter of 2021. Additionally, officials have said ...

EXPLAINER: Can Portugal Election Clear Political Roadblock

LISBON, PORTUGAL - Portuguese voters go to the polls Sunday, two years earlier than scheduled, after a political crisis over ...

Focus to place health, well-being as first of six pillars of Aatma Nirbhar Bharat should continue: Health Industry experts

By Shalini BhardwajNew Delhi [India], January 29 (ANI): Ahead of the presentation of the Union Budget 2022-23, which is scheduled ...

India's Forex reserves decline by $678 million to $634.28 billion

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 29 (ANI): India's foreign exchange (forex) reserves fell by $678 million to $634.28 billion in the ...

ALD proposed acquisition of LeasePlan, creation of NewALD, a leading global player in mobility

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 29 (ANI/PNN): ALD, a global leader in mobility solutions providing full-service leasing and fleet management services ...

Voice AI Company Saarthi.ai announces Sphot, a Virtual AI Conference to celebrate its 5th Anniversary

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], January 29 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Saarthi.ai, a pioneer in multilingual Voice AI technology, announces 'The full-day event will ...

RBI continues to mitigate COVID-19 impact on economy, ensure inflation remains within target, says Dy Governor Michael D Patra

New Delhi [India], January 29 (ANI): Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Deputy Governor Michael D Patra on Friday informed that ...

Consumer Spending Drops as Inflation Continues to Rise

A key inflation indicator was up 5.8% over last year, the Commerce Department said Friday. It was the indicator's highest ...

US weapons makers celebrate benefits from tensions with Russia

According to top executives, the rapidly escalating standoff could mean big bucks for investorsRock bottom relations between Moscow and the ...

US weapons makers celebrate 'benefits' from tensions with Russia

According to top executives, the rapidly escalating standoff could mean big bucks for investorsRock bottom relations between Moscow and the ...

FAA, Telecom Companies to Turn On More 5G Towers

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration announced Friday U.S.-based telecommunications companies AT&T and Verizon can activate more of their fifth-generation, or ...

India, UK inch closer to Free Trade Agreement after the first round of talks

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI): India and the UK inch closer to a Free Trade Agreement as both sides ...

US arms manufacturers say conflict with Russia means big profits

According to top executives, the rapidly escalating standoff could mean big bucks for investorsRock bottom relations between Moscow and the ...

EU Commission lambasted over Pfizer vaccine deal secrecy

The European Ombudsman has criticized the executive body for failing to publish texts sent between its president, Ursula von der ...

Smartphone giant rolls out gender-neutral emojis media

Apple has reportedly included ?pregnant man? and ?pregnant person? emojis in a beta release of its upcoming iOS 15.4 software ...

Afghans sell Kidneys as they face starvation

Herat [Afghanistan], January 28 (ANI): Families in Afghanistan's western province of Herat are being forced to sell their kidneys amid ...

All approvals granted for setting up 'Bad Bank': SBI Chairman

Mumbai [India], January 28 (ANI): State Bank of India (SBI) Chairman Dinesh Kumar Khara said on Friday all the required ...

Chinese President Xi Jinping faces hurdles ahead of this year's National Congress

Beijing [China], January 28 (ANI): China's President Xi Jinping faces hurdles ahead of this year's National Congress meeting as people ...

China steps up info war against India in Maldives ahead of next year's presidential polls in atoll nation

Male [Maldives], January 28 (ANI): China has stepped up its information against India in the Maldives with much help from ...

China steps up info war against India in Maldives ahead of next year's elections

Male [Maldives], January 28 (ANI): China has stepped up its information against India in the Maldives with much help from ...

PNB may increase interest rates by 25-30 basis points next month

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI): Punjab National Bank (PNB) is likely to increase interest rates by 25 to 30 ...

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Africa officials see less resistance to Covid vaccine, more vaccinated

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia: John Nkengasong, heading the African Union's public health agency, Africa CDC, notified reporting teams on January 27 ...

Snow storm closes much of Greece, including Athens

ATHENS, Greece: A severe snowstorm that swept across the Mediterranean region has stranded thousands of motorists on a motorway in ...

EU nations warned of falling behind in building 5G mobile networks

BRUSSELS, Belgium: A European Union watchdog, the European Court of Auditors (ECA), has warned that the EU faces considerable economic ...

Dozens feared dead after boat capsizes off Florida

FORT PIERCE, Florida: The U.S. Coast Guard is searching the waters off eastern Florida, with hopes of saving 39 missing ...

Thailand decriminalizes marijuana, unclear about recreational use

BANGKOK, Thailand: In a landmark move, Thailand, on January 25, emerged as the first Asian nation to decriminalize the use ...

China again sends warplanes to Taiwan; US aircraft carriers enter area

TAIPEI, Taiwan: In its largest sortie in 2022, China sent 39 warplanes towards Taiwan on January 24, amidst tensions over ...

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