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Nasdaq Composite leads U.S. stock markets higher, gains 208 point

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks finished the third quarter with a bang on Friday. Despite a volatile start, ...

Apple to disrupt fintech with 'Apple Pay Later' consumer service

CUPERTINO, California: In a move aimed at disrupting the fintech sector dominated by Affirm Holdings and Sweden's Klarna, this week ...

After business slowdown, Disney moves forward in firing 7,000 staff

BURBANK, California: Walt Disney has begun its planned lay off of 7,000 staff, which was announced earlier this year.A letter ...

China's 'Belt and Road' program has cost $240 billion, says study

NEW YORK CITY, New York: A study published this week reported that China spent $240 billion between 2008 and 2021 ...

Techs lead American stock markets higher

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks posted a decent rally on Thursday with all the major indices making good ...

Brain implant company Neuralink weighs human trials

FREMONT, California: Neuralink, Elon Musk's brain implant company, has approached the Barrow Neurological Institute, one of the largest US neurosurgery ...

Some EU countries not sold on law banning CO2-emitting cars by 2035

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The energy ministers of European Union member countries have approved a landmark law to end sales of new ...

Following self-exile, entrepreneur Jack Ma returns to China

BEIJING, China: After more than a year of self-imposed exile overseas, Alibaba founder Jack Ma has returned to China, allegedly ...

U.S. stocks rise sharply, Nasdaq Composite surges 210 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks and the dollar made solid gains on Wednesday as banking sector fears continued ...

Twitter: Parts of source code leaked online

NEW YORK CITY, New York: In a legal filing, Twitter announced that parts of its source code - the fundamental ...

New Jersey bank said to be first choice to buy Silicon Valley Bank

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Bloomberg News has reported that New Jersey-based Valley National Bancorp is bidding to purchase Silicon ...

Higher bond yields dent U.S. stock markets

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks lipped on Tuesday as bond yields rose in the aftermath of the easing ...

Eli Lilly announces new plant in Ireland; Limerick site to employ 300

DUBLIN, Ireland: US pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly has said it will build a $1bn medicine manufacturing site in Limerick. Lily ...

Violent pitching on business jet kills passenger over New England

WASHINGTON D.C.: The US National Transportation Safety Board has said that after an automated cockpit warning that switched off a ...

China economy remains slow as industrial profits down 4% in 2023

BEIJING, California: As the world's second-largest economy is still struggling to fully recover from the long-term effects of COVID-19, most ...

U.S. industrial stocks advance Monday, techs lag

NEW YORK, New York - Bank shares were being bought up on Monday as U.S. industrial stocks kicked the week ...

With eye on travelers, US reduces airline requirements at airports

WASHINGTON D.C.: To address summer airport congestion and low air traffic controller staffing levels, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said ...

Swedish retail sales slump

Inflation and surging lending costs have dented private spending, an official report indicatesRetail sales in Sweden plunged the most on ...

Von der Leyen in line for NATO's top job The Sun

Several members of the military bloc are backing EU president's candidacy, a diplomatic source told the outletEuropean Commission President Ursula ...

Interest rate on small savings schemes for Apr-Jun quarter hiked

New Delhi [India], April 1 (ANI): The government has raised the rate of interest on various Small Savings Schemes for ...

India's forex reserves rise to over eight-month high

New Delhi [India], April 1 (ANI): India's foreign exchange reserves rose sharply by USD 5.977 billion to USD 578.778 billion, ...

Trade settlement between India, Malaysia now possible in Indian Rupee

New Delhi [India], April 1 (ANI): Trade between India and Malaysia can now be settled in Indian Rupee (INR) in ...

Latest in Ukraine: UN Warns Risk of Nukes Use Is Higher Than Ever

New developments: A new $2.6 billion U.S. military aid package that could include air surveillance radars, anti-tank rockets and fuel ...

What does return of Alibaba founder Jack Ma to China signal?

New York [US], April 1 (ANI): The return of Jack Ma, one of the most prominent entrepreneurs and founder of ...

Italy bans ChatGPT, orders investigation over privacy breach

Rome [Italy], April 1 (ANI): Authorities in Italy have blocked chatbot ChatGPT with immediate effect in the country. With this, ...

Ukrainian Grain Lowers Prices, Triggers Protests in Poland, Bulgaria

WARSAW, POLAND - Poland's agriculture minister promised financial support from the government and the European Union and easier rules for ...

Call for Pause in AI Development May Fall on Deaf Ears

A group of influential figures from Silicon Valley and the larger tech community released an open letter this week calling ...

Latest in Ukraine: Turkey Ratifies Finland's NATO Bid

New developments: NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says Finland will formally join NATO "in the coming days." Spain to send ...

Spanish PM Urges China's Xi to Speak With Zelenskyy

Following meetings in Beijing on Friday, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said he encouraged Chinese President Xi Jinping to hold ...

Tsai Ing-wen's American visit will only invite chaos to Taiwan

The island's leader is hastening the demise of her own dream of independence from ChinaTaiwan leader Tsai Ing-wen departed on ...

Russia's revised foreign policy doctrine: Key points

Moscow aims to defend the emerging multipolar world order against the vestiges of Western dominationOffering a glimpse into the nation's ...

Aaron Wise WDs from Masters to focus on mental health

Aaron Wise announced Friday that he has withdrawn from the upcoming Masters tournament in order to focus on his mental ...

JK's economic growth vibrant: Chief secretary releases Economic Survey of UT

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], March 31 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Secretary Arun Kumar Mehta on Friday released the ...

EU underestimating Russian economic capacity Orban

The country has managed to adapt to sanctions after first restrictions were introduced in 2014, Hungarian leader saysWestern countries are ...

Russia's revised foreign policy concept: Key points

Moscow aims to defend the emerging multipolar world order against the vestiges of Western dominationOffering a glimpse into the nation's ...

Update: Xi meets Singaporean PM

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, March 31 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien ...

FAO's initial assessment of Turkey earthquakes indicates over 20 pc losses in food production

Rome [Italy], March 31 (ANI/WAM): The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) is scaling its operations to ...

FDI companies have witnessed broad-based recovery as COVID impact diminishes: RBI

New Delhi [India], March 31 (ANI): Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday released the data related to the financial ...

US State Department urges Americans to leave Russia immediately

The call was prompted by the arrest of a WSJ correspondent Evan Gershkovich in Russia on espionage chargesThe US government ...

Biden rejects call to expel Russians

The US president dismissed demands from the Wall Street Journal, but called for Moscow to release detained American journalist Evan ...

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Chairman of Energy China hails win-win potential of Belt and Road

© Provided by Xinhua BOAO, Hainan, April 1 (Xinhua) -- Song Hailiang firmly believes in the benefits of the Belt ...

Exploring China's "city of the future" with FPV drone

XIONG'AN, April 1 (Xinhua) -- Dubbed a "city of the future," Xiong'an New Area marks its sixth anniversary on Saturday.On ...

PM Modi-led CCS cleared 17 warships to significantly boost Navy capabilities: Former Navy Vice Chief

New Delhi [India], April 1 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Security headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has cleared two ...

Rs 1000 crore designated to ring-fenced account for waste management: Chhattisgarh Govt in NGT

New Delhi [India], April 1 (ANI): The Chhatisgarh Government has informed the National Green Tribunal (NGT) that a ring-fenced amount ...

New trade policy to facilitate India's transition to developed economy: FICCI

New Delhi [India], April 1 (ANI): New foreign trade policy reiterates the government's focus on self-reliance or Atmanirbhar Bharat and ...

Mizoram: Amit Shah appeals armed groups to become part of democratic process

Aizawl (Mizoram) [India], April 1 (ANI): Union Home Minister Amit Shah, who is on a visit to Mizoram's Aizawl, appealed ...

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