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Italy to raise billions with windfall tax on energy companies

ROME, Italy: A draft of the government's 2023 budget seen by Reuters indicates that Italy plans to charge energy companies ...

Rolls-Royce and easyJet upbeat about hydrogen-powered jet engine

LONDON, England: In a world aviation first, British company Rolls-Royce has announced that it has successfully tested a hydrogen-powered aircraft ...

Nasdaq Composite drops 66 points in otherwise uneventful day

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stock markets remained on edge on Tuesday, with the major indices all finishing flat ...

Twitter signing up two million users per day, says Musk

SAN Francisco, California: As he struggles with a mass exodus of advertisers and users switching to other platforms, Twitter Chief ...

Raids begin in Tokyo Olympics corruption investigation

TOKYO, Japan: Japanese prosecutors raided the headquarters of advertising company Dentsu, as part of a widening investigation into corruption during ...

U.S. stocks drop sharply following Chinese protests, Nasdaq sheds 177 points

NEW YORK, New York - Concern about the spreading of Covid-19 across China kept investors on edge Monday, with all ...

UK holds $65 million in alleged criminal bank account

LONDON, England: The UK National Crime Agency has obtained a civil recovery order for some $65 million of suspected criminal ...

Holiday iPhone shipments threatened by unrest at Foxconn plant

TAIPEI, Taiwan: After thousands of employees quit, Foxconn's flagship Zhengzhou iPhone plant in China anticipates a reduction in November shipments, ...

Stocks markets across Asia Pacific rattled by protests in China

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Widespread protests sweeping through a number of cities in China sent jitters through Asian stock markets ...

US targets Huawei, ZTE technology, bans all imports

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. is banning the importation of all communications equipment made by Chinese companies Huawei and ZTE, citing ...

US smartphones record 48% of $9 billion online sales on Black Friday

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Just-released sales results show U.S. consumers spent a record $9.12 billion in online purchases during ...

Workers to decide on joining union at new Ohio auto battery plant

WARREN, Ohio: Next month, workers at a General Motors-LG Energy battery cell manufacturing plant in Ohio will decide whether to ...

Self-driving Tesla software available in North America, says Musk

AUSTIN, Texas: Elon Musk has announced that Tesla's Full Self-Driving Beta software is now available in North America. The electric ...

After eight fires, braking problems, Ford recalling 700,000 SUV's

DETROIT, Michigan: Ford Motor Co. announced this week that it is recalling 737,000 vehicles in the U.S. due to a ...

Ghana to purchase oil with gold as foreign cash reserves dwindle

ACCRA, Ghana: Ghana's Vice-President, Mahamudu Bawumia, said on Facebook this week that due to dwindling foreign currency reserves, the country's ...

To combat shoplifting, stores install more cameras before holiday

LOPS ANGELES, California: To deter shoplifters and thieves during the post-COVID-19-pandemic rush of holiday shoppers this year, many U.S. retailers, ...

U.S. stocks run into heavy weather, Nasdaq slides 59 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks ran into heavy weather in a shortened trading session on Friday, a day ...

Expected new House speaker says he will probe China business practices

WASHINGTON D.C.: Republican leader in the U.S. House of Representatives Kevin McCarthy said that he would form a select committee ...

EU chief estimates Ukraine's military losses

Ursula von der Leyen claimed that around 100,000 Ukrainian troops have been killed in conflict with RussiaEuropean Commission president Ursula ...

EU Seeks Special Court for Russian Crimes Against Ukraine

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen called Wednesday for a special court to prosecute Russian crimes against Ukraine.Von der ...

China's factory activity shrinks amid COVID-19 resurgence

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Nov. 30 (Xinhua) -- The purchasing managers' index (PMI) for China's manufacturing sector came in ...

India-Australia trade deal expected to boost gems, jewellery sector; annual volume seen at USD 2 bln

New Delhi [India], November 30 (ANI): The India-Australia trade agreement is expected to unlock millions of dollars of additional trade ...

The energy crisis is a major threat to the world. Is there a way out

How anti-Russian sanctions, a planned transition to greener fuels, and the West's short-sighted financial policies reaped a whirlwindThe West is ...

Govt to release Q2 GDP data at 5.30 pm today

New Delhi [India], November 30 (ANI): The government will release the gross domestic product for the July-September (the second quarter) ...

Worst largely over for Rupee, may appreciate towards 80/USD by end of 2022-23, says ICICI Direct

New Delhi [India], November 30 (ANI): The rupee has come substantially off its all-time low. Currently, it is trading around ...

"Date is set": India, Australia trade deal to enter into force on December 29

New Delhi [India], November 30 (ANI): The Aus-India Economic Cooperation and Trade Agreement (ECTA) will enter into force on 29 ...

Indian stock indices steady but around their all-time highs

New Delhi [India], November 30 (ANI): Indian stock indices traded largely steady on Wednesday morning and continued to stay at ...

In numbers: Why Chinese Dream matters to global economy

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Nov. 30 (Xinhua) -- A decade after the Chinese Dream of national rejuvenation was first ...

India to showcase Nagaland's Hornbill Festival at G20

New Delhi [India], November 29 (ANI): India is planning to showcase Nagaland's Hornbill Festival after it assumes the G-20 presidency ...

PM applauds people's efforts after GeM achieves Rs 1 lakh crore GMV in FY 23

New Delhi [India], November 30 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday applauded the vendors for displaying their products on ...

Govt e-marketplace GeM achieves Rs 1 lakh crore GMV in FY23 alone

By Shailesh YadavNew Delhi [India], November 29 (ANI): Government e-Marketplace (GeM), an online platform for public procurement in India, has ...

RBI imposes Rs 50-lakh fine on Bharat Co-operative Bank

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], November 29 (ANI): The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed a monetary penalty of Rs 50 ...

RBI to launch retail digital rupee on Thursday on pilot basis

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], November 29 (ANI): The Reserve Bank of India on Tuesday announced that it will launch retail digital ...

For G-20 , India plans mega 200 meetings across fifty cities

New Delhi [India], November 29 (ANI): India will be hosting over 200 meetings across the nation in 50 cities as ...

Pan-India 200 meetings planned ahead of G-20 presidency

New Delhi [India], November 29 (ANI): Ahead of India's G-20 presidency, New Delhi has planned more than 200 meetings in ...

Pan-India 200 meetings planned in the run up to G 20 presidency

New Delhi [India], November 29 (ANI): In a run-up to India's G-20 presidency, New Delhi has planned more than 200 ...

RBI slaps Rs 1.25-crore penalty on Zoroastrian Co-operative Bank

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], November 29 (ANI) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed a monetary penalty of Rs 1.25 ...

Govt funding into health sector needs substantial augmentation: Chairman 15th Finance Commission

New Delhi [India], November 29 (ANI): The alacrity with which India responded to the pandemic in close partnership between the ...

World Insights: Disastrous U.S. policies weigh on world economy

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Nov. 29 (Xinhua) -- The U.S. Federal Reserve announced earlier this month the fourth consecutive ...

Newly-listed Fusion Micro Finance reports highest quarterly profits in Q2 2022-23

New Delhi [India], November 29 (ANI): The newly-listed company Fusion Micro Finance has announced its earnings for the second quarter ...

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King could step in if Malaysia parliament cannot choose leader

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: As support for a conservative Islamic alliance prevented major coalitions from winning a simple majority in its ...

Six feet of snow falls in western New York for first storm of year

BUFFALO, New York: Just ahead of the busy Thanksgiving holiday week, western New York state was hit by a snowstorm, ...

After 73 years, Biden tells Palestinians to wait until conditions are right

NEW YORK CITY: Granting Palestine full state membership status at the UN would be a "practical" step that could preserve ...

Naomi Biden, granddaughter of president, married at White House

WASHINGTON D.C.: Naomi Biden, the 28-year-old granddaughter of U.S. President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden, was married on ...

Scores dead after 5.6 magnitude quake rocks Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia - The casualty toll in Monday's magnitude 5.6 earthquake in Indonesia keeps rising.At the latest count on Tuesday, ...

US to remove dams on west coast river to protect endangered salmon

WASHINGTON D.C.: In the largest dam removal undertaking in U.S. history, a U.S. agency last week approved the decommissioning of ...

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