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IMF predicts Indian economy to grow at staggering 11.5 per cent

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI/Big News Network): India will reclaim the status of the world's fastest-growing economy, and will ...

United States Senate overwhelmingly approves Yellen as treasury chief

WASHINGTON, DC, January 26 (ANI) - The U.S. Senate has confirmed Janet Yellen to be the next Secretary of the ...

Can Tesla's share price be justified? Probably not

Elon Musk is now the world's richest person, edging out previous title holder Amazon's Jeff Bezos. His rocketing fortune is ...

IMF encourages SA govt to tackle wage bill, be tough on SOEs

The IMF says the government needs to introduce reforms at SEOs, like Eskom, as the power utility's problems will weigh ...

Vodafone weighs options for Ghana in Africa restructure

Vodafone Group is considering options for its Ghana business as the British telecommunications giant focuses on reorganising and paying down ...

Lemongrass to super crops in green agriculture

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 27 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Quanto Agro, a Mumbai-based AgriTech firm, is empowering local farmers in India by ...

CU signs MoUs with 306 foreign varsities

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], January 27 (ANI/PRNewswire): Surging ahead with its commitment to impart quality higher education of international standards, Chandigarh ...

MHA issues new unlock guidelines effective from Feb 1

New Delhi [India], January 27(ANI): To consolidate the substantial gains that have been achieved against the spread of COVID-19, Ministry ...

Malaysia releases Pakistan national carrier plane: Report

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 27 (ANI): Malaysia on Wednesday released a Pakistan International Airlines' (PIA) plane which was seized after the ...

Vinay Lamba had a spectacular gala of Passion Vista

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI/Digpu): An entrepreneur with over 30 years of experience, Vinay Lamba is proficient in numerous ...

HUL posts 19 pc jump in Q3 net profit at Rs 1,921 crore

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 27 (ANI): Fast-moving consumer goods major Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL) on Wednesday reported 19 per cent ...

Tokyo shares end higher ahead of earnings season

Tokyo stocks ended higher Wednesday.The benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 0.31% to 28,635.21, while the broader Topix index advanced 0.65%.The ...

Asian markets swing as traders mull virus, vaccines and stimulus

Equity investors trod warily Wednesday as they weighed hopes for a long-term recovery.With new, more transmissible versions of the coronavirus ...

Delhi HC reserves order on Deepak Puri's plea

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Wednesday reserved the order on an application moved by ...

Recasting the SA Economy | The 'Burning Fiscus'

There'll be a term that will one day best describe the past year in world history that will best reflect ...

Experts say India is rebounding to achieve USD 5 T economy

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI): With International Monetary Fund (IMF) projecting that India will reclaim the status of world's ...

Global economy to grow by 5.5 pc in 2021: IMF

Washington DC [USA], January 27 (ANI): The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said that global economy is projected to grow ...

India to reclaim status of world's fastest-growing economy

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI): India will reclaim the status of world's fastest-growing economy and will be the only ...

COVID concerns hover over Celtics-Spurs game

The specter of COVID-19 cancellation will hang over the ATT Center on Wednesday night when the Boston Celtics make their ...

Golf Glance: Farmers Insurance Open offers U.S. Open preview

Field Level Media's Golf Glance provides weekly news and storylines from each of the major North American golf tours. PGA ...

Janet Yellen is First Woman to Lead US Treasury Department

The Senate on Monday approved President Joe Biden's nomination of Janet Yellen to be the nation's 78th treasury secretary, making ...

SA stocks rally to record as Tencent surge boosts Naspers

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange index jumped 2.1% as of 10:07 in Johannesburg, setting a fresh intraday record, as Naspers [JSE:NPN] ...

Asian markets sink on concerns over US stimulus

Asian markets sank on Tuesday following the previous day's healthy run-up.Asian traders were in a selling mood Tuesday, with Hong ...

Janet Yellen Wins Senate Approval as Treasury Secretary

The Senate on Monday approved President Joe Biden's nomination of Janet Yellen to be the nation's 78th treasury secretary, making ...

Lebanon Must Enact Drastic Reforms to Survive, Economists Say

AMMAN - The COVID-19 pandemic is inflaming an already severe crisis of inequality across the globe, according to a report ...

COVID-19 Recession is Over for the Megarich

While it could take a decade for the world's poorest to recover from the coronavirus pandemic, the globe's 1,000 richest ...

Why does it take longer to fly from east to west on an airplane?

Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you'd like an expert to ...

Most Asian markets rise with eyes on US stimulus push

Asian markets mostly rose Monday, rebounding from a sell-off at the end of last week.Hong Kong led the gains, rallying ...

Late birdies lift Kim Si-woo to PGA Tour win California desert

South Korean Kim Si-woo rolled in back-to-back birdies at 16 and 17 to overtake sizzling Patrick Cantlay and win the ...

MisOr launches provincial agriculture complex

CLAVERIA, Misamis Oriental, Jan. 25 (PIA) -- A Provincial Agriculture Development Complex in Barangay Ane-i here has been launched on ...

#Jan25 hashtag resurfaces 10 years after Egypt's revolution

On the tenth anniversary of the January 25, 2011 uprising, Egyptians returned to that fateful day, reviving a hashtag that ...

Xinhua world news summary at 0150 GMT, Jan. 28

BUCHAREST -- Moldova's President Maia Sandu nominated on Wednesday former Finance Minister Natalia Gavrilita as prime minister and entrusted her ...

Tokyo stocks open sharply lower after Wall Street's overnight drop

TOKYO, Jan. 28 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo stocks opened sharply lower Thursday, following Wall Street's tumble overnight after the U.S. Federal ...

Boeing responds to EASA approval to resume 737 MAX operations in Europe

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 27 (Xinhua) -- Boeing on Wednesday responded to European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approval to resume ...

Dow drops over 600 points amid market sell-off

NEW YORK, Jan. 27 (Xinhua) -- U.S. stocks fell sharply on Wednesday as market sell-off intensified on Wall Street. The ...

Foreign direct investment in Brazil tanks 50 pct in 2020

BRASILIA, Jan. 27 (Xinhua) -- Foreign direct investment (FDI) in the Brazilian economy totaled 34.2 billion U.S. dollars in 2020, ...

Saudi Arabia arrests suspects over corruption worth 3 bln USD

RIYADH, Jan. 27 (Xinhua) -- Saudi Arabia's anti-corruption authority has arrested dozens of suspects over a corruption case worth 11.59 ...

U.S. dollar climbs as Fed keeps rates near zero

NEW YORK, Jan. 27 (Xinhua) -- The U.S. dollar increased in late trading on Wednesday as market participants sifted through ...

Gold down ahead of Fed meeting press conference

CHICAGO, Jan. 27 (Xinhua) -- Gold futures on the COMEX division of the New York Mercantile Exchange fell on Wednesday ...

Kenya's apex bank retains benchmark rate at 7 pct

NAIROBI, Jan. 27 (Xinhua) -- The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) on Wednesday retained its benchmark lending rate at 7.0 ...

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Covid-19 kills two more Zimbabwean government ministers

HARARE - Zimbabwe's government held burials Wednesday for two Cabinet ministers and a former prison official who died from COVID-19. ...

Today's nuclear bombs 30 times more lethal than 1945 originals

On Friday, January 22, 2021, the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) became international law for the 122 ...

Covid has hindered diplomatic action, complicated peacemaking efforts

Since September, the devastation wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic has deepened, infecting close to 100 million people, costing more than ...

Work on final 150kms of Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline begins

The Russian vessel tapped to finish the controversial Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline has begun work in Danish waters just ...

U.S. military cleared to recruit transgender people

President Joe Biden has issued an executive order that overturns a ban on transgender people serving in the U.S. military.In ...

Chinese and Indian armies move closer to resolving border dispute

NEW DELHI, India - India and China have agreed to push for an early disengagement of the frontline troops in ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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