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US FDA gives limited approval to sell e-cigarette products nationwide

WASHINGTON D.C.: The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), has given the green light for the sale of e-cigarette products, ...

Le Pen says if elected French president she would end energy subsidies

PARIS, France: Marine Le Pen, the far-right candidate to run in next year's French presidential election, said if she is ...

Stocks in Asia mostly advance, Australian market finishes flat

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stock markets in Asia rose on Tuesday in line with gains on other world markets overnight.Bourses ...

Electronics giant Foxconn to introduce electric vehicles this week

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Foxconn, the Taiwanese electronics giant that assembles Apple's iPhones, will unveil three of their own electric vehicles this ...

Experts say Chinese demand for natural gas to challenge energy market

BEIJING, China: Amid anoutlook for cold winter temperatures, China's quest for obtaining larger volumes of natural gas is expected to ...

U.S. stocks have mixed day, technology stocks do well

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks were mixed in the United States on Monday as market participants weighed up a ...

New Italian ITA airlines replaces bankrupt Alitalia

ROME, Italy: Following the closing of Italy's bankrupt flag carrier Alitalia and its 74-year history, the country's new national airline, ...

Virgin Galactic delays first commercial space flight till end 2022

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Shares of Virgin Galactic fell up to 20 percent after the company announced that it ...

Asian stock markets falter on poorer China GDP, rising oil prices

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Shares across Asia were mostly lower on Monday on news of a slowing of China's economy, ...

To reduce disease, US seeks reduction in consumer salt use

WASHINGTON D.C.: On Wednesday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) established new guidelines to help cut salt levels contained ...

Elon Musk home on the market for $32 million, $5 million price drop

SAN FRANCISCO, California: The Silicon Valley home of Tesla founder Elon Musk, which he originally bought for $29.85 million in ...

After 18 months, Irish to resume United States travel on Nov. 8th

WASHINGTON D.C.: After being locked out for 18 months during the Covid pandemic, fully vaccinated Irish travelers will be able ...

Electronics industry not hopeful for early end to chip shortages

TAIPEI, Taiwan: In a webcast, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has outlined its expansion strategies, which include building a Japan-based ...

Cheap coal makes a comeback in face of rising energy prices

MOSCOW, Russia: With surging natural gas prices leading again to the greater use of coal, TotalEnergies CEO Patrick Pouyanne highlighted ...

Delta variant blamed for 300,000 jump in August unemployment

WASHINGTON D.C.: A recently released report has detailed how the August surge of the Covid Delta variant saw record numbers ...

White House in push to build wind farms in Atlantic, Pacific

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. Secretary of Interior Deborah Haaland has announced that the U.S. government will auction lease agreements for seven ...

Property prices in Ireland increase to 10 year high

DUBLIN, Ireland: Property prices in Ireland are increasing at double digit rates for the first time in a decade.Since August, ...

World stocks on. the boil, Nasdaq rallies 74 points

NEW YORK, New York - Demand for bank stocks and higher-than-expected retail sales bolstered Wall Street on Friday."The economy continues ...

Walgreens to close tenth San Francisco store after shoplifting spree

SAN FRANCISCO, California: Five more Walgreens stores in San Francisco face closures next month because of organized retail theft, which ...

In Washington speech, JPMorgan chief Dimon calls Bitcoin 'worthless'

WASHINGTON D.C.: Jamie Dimon, chief executive of JPMorgan, described bitcoin as "worthless" and said governments will soon regulate digital currency, ...

Japan's Nikkei 225 advances more than 500 points as Asian stocks rally

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Buyers swarmed Asian stock markets on Friday, cashing in on a global rush to stocks.Gains in ...

Many Amazon employees to be allowed to continue working from home

CUPERTINO, California: In a shift from its previous policy that employees would need to be in company offices at three ...

Indian port to ban cargo from Iran, Pakistan and Afghanistan

AHMEDABAD, India: In a bid to end drug smuggling, India's Adani Ports and Logistics, a subsidiary of the Adani Group, ...

Polish PM defends Warsaw's rule-of-law position before European Parliament

© Provided by Xinhua European Commissioner Ursula von der Leyen said during the debate that the Polish ruling is "a ...

North East to be developed as India's Bio-economic hub, says Union Minister Jitendra Singh

New Delhi [India], October 19 (ANI): Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) ScienceTechnology Dr Jitendra Singh on Tuesday said that ...

Top 7 most DISLIKABLE characters in Russian literature

Falling in love with kind, witty and good-looking characters is too damn easy. The real challenge is to understand and ...

India, EU hold Strategic Partnership Review, exchange views on COVID-19, trade deal

New Delhi [India], October 19 (ANI): The third India-EU Strategic Partnership Review took place in Brussels on October 19, the ...

Multi-Agency Group investigation on Pandora Papers begins, holds first meeting

By Shailesh YadavNew Delhi [India], October 19 (ANI): The Multi-Agency Group (MAG) on Pandora Papers has begun its preliminary investigation ...

China's oal and power crisis hits global economy

Surging coal prices and power shortages in China slowed the growth of the world's second-largest economy in the third quarter ...

LTI crosses USD 2 billion annual revenue run rate

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 19 (ANI/PRNewswire): LarsenToubro Infotech, a global technology consulting and digital solutions company, announced its Q2 FY22 ...

Remaining global carbon budget meagre; world needs rapid, transformative actions: Bhupender Yadav

New Delhi [India], October 19 (ANI): Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Bhupender Yadav on Monday called for ...

North East to be new engine for post-COVID economic development, says Jitendra Singh

Imphal (Manipur) [India], October 19 (ANI): Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Science Technology Jitendra Singh on Monday said ...

Innovation fuels China's seed industry

© Provided by Xinhua TIANJIN, Oct. 19 (Xinhua) -- Innovative agricultural products, ranging from 40-kg watermelons to screw-like chilies, have ...

Jaishankar terms meeting with counterparts of US, UAE, Israel as 'fruitful'

Tel Aviv [Israel] October 19 (ANI): External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar on Tuesday termed his first meeting with the ...

First bitcoin futures ETF ready to debut on Wall Street

A bitcoin-linked exchange-traded fund (ETF) will officially be listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on Tuesday under the ...

RBI imposes monetary penalty on India's largest public sector bank SBI for non-compliance of directions

New Delhi [India], October 18 (ANI): The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) imposed a monetary penalty of Rs 1 crore ...

Abu Dhabi T10: Mohammed Azharuddin named Bangla Tigers' brand ambassador

Abu Dhabi [UAE], October 18 (ANI): Bangla Tigers on Monday named former India captain Mohammed Azharuddin as the brand ambassador ...

Diwali Bonanza: Get an Amazon voucher worth Rs. 5,000 with the Bajaj Finserv Professional Loan

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], October 18 (ANI/NewsVoir): Bajaj Finance Limited, the lending arm of Bajaj Finserv, offers a convenient professional loan ...

China's GDP growth slumps as real estate and energy crises take toll

The Chinese economy grew by 4.9% from July to September compared to the previous year ? its weakest pace since ...

Fixed deposit v/s savings account: Where should one choose to invest

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], October 18 (ANI/NewsVoir): Investing in a sound financial tool that is unlikely to get impacted by market ...

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Defenders of Pak seas fully alert to protect the motherland: ISPR

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - On Tuesday, the Pak military's media wing revealed that Pakistan Navy spotted and barred an Indian submarine ...

Delays in delivering Russian Covid vaccine frustrates millions

MOSCOW, Russia: Production problems and other issues have caused millions of people in developing nations, from Latin America to the ...

Bali set to welcome tourists again following Covid shutdown

BALI, Indonesia: Beginning Thursday, fully vaccinated travelers from 19 countries will be able to again enter Bali, Indonesia.Of note, citizens ...

Court orders US to reinstate 'Remain in Mexico' policy for migrants

SAN DIEGO, California: The Biden administration will return to a Trump-era border policy in which migrants will have to remain ...

4,495 guns confiscated at US airports in 2021, says TSA

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has confiscated a record number of guns at airport check-ins in 2021.TSA ...

UK to return to Nigeria statue taken in 1897

LONDON, England: A bronze rooster, taken from what is now Nigeria by British troops in 1897, will be returned to ...

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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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