Sat, 29 Jan 2022

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 ...

Airbus cancels Qatar Airways order for 50 aircraft

PARIS, France: European aircraft manufacturer Airbus has canceled a multi-billion dollar order by Qatar Airways for 50 of its single-aisle ...

Mixed day for Asian stocks Monday, ahead of Federal Reserve meeting

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Monday as investors fretted over this week's meeting of the ...

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 ...

Egis certified Top Employer 2022 in France and India

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI/NewsVoir): For over 25 years, Top Employers Institute is the global authority on recognising excellence ...

Gujarat based corporates have high hopes from Union Budget 2022

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], January 28 (ANI/PNN): Narendra Modi-led NDA government is required to stimulate growth and boost investment with confidence ...

Tamara Leisure Experiences acquires 167 room hotel in Coimbatore

Bengaluru (Karnataka)/ Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) [India], January 28 (ANI/PNN): Tamara Leisure Experiences (TLE), headquartered in Bengaluru, Karnataka, recently announced the ...

Embassy REIT announces Q3 FY2022 results, raises full year guidance given accelerated leasing activity

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], January 28 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Embassy Office Parks REIT (NSE: EMBASSY / BSE: 542602) ('Embassy REIT'), India's first ...

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African stowaway in wheel section found at Amsterdam airport

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands: Dutch military police have confirmed that a stowaway, a 22-year-old Kenyan man, was found alive in an aircraft's ...

ICC U19 WC: Australia outclass Pakistan to reach Super League semi-final

St John's [Antigua], January 29 (ANI): Australia has become the third side into the ICC Under 19 Men's Cricket World ...

US discusses response to Russian proposals with European allies

Washington [US], January 29 (ANI/Sputnik): US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman and diplomats from France, Germany, Italy, and the ...

UN envoy on good offices mission to Burkina Faso

A UN envoy will travel to Burkina Faso over the weekend on a "good offices mission" in the wake of ...

UN Weekly Roundup: January 22-28, 2022

Editor's note: Here is a fast take on what the international community has been up to this past week, as ...

ECOWAS Suspends Burkina Faso's Membership

OUAGADOUGOU, BURKINA FASO - West African political bloc ECOWAS is meeting Friday to discuss dealing with coups in Burkina Faso ...

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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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