Mon, 17 Jan 2022

French government's Covid policies cause teachers to strike

PARIS, France: French teachers have begun a nationwide strike organized by teachers unions to protest against class disruptions caused by ...

Delta Airlines reports $408 million quarterly loss due to Covid

ATLANTA, Georgia: With a business slowdown caused by a COVID-19 surge in December, Delta Air Lines lost $408 million in ...

Outpacing industry, TSMC set for huge chip manufacturing expansion

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Chip manufacturer Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), a supplier of Apple, Qualcomm and other major tech companies, has ...

NYC Mandarin Oriental Hotel bought by Indian billionaire Ambani

NEW YORK CITY, New Your: Mukesh Ambani, India's wealthiest person, has gained a controlling stake in the Mandarin Oriental Hotel ...

At $100 billion valuation, Ford races past General Motors

DETROIT, Michigan: The market value of Ford Motor Company has reached over $100 billion for the first time, as more ...

Proposal claims insulation could save UK households 500 pounds a year

LONDON, England: According to the Energy Efficiency Infrastructure Group (EEIG), made up of business organizations and charities, improved insulation could ...

Volatile day on Wall Street, Dow loses more than two hundred points

NEW YORK, New York - American and global stock markets traded lower on Friday as U.S. Treasury and European bond ...

Judge rules gruyere cheese name not owned by Europe's Gruyere region

RICHMOND, Virginia: A U.S. federal judge has ruled that Gruyere cheese does not have to come from the Gruyere region ...

Chinese education company fires 60,000 due to government restrictions

BEIJING, China: In response to Beijing's sweeping overhaul of the private education industry, New Oriental Education, China's largest private education ...

Asian stocks slide while U.S. dollar correction accelerates

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Concerns about interest rate highs and mounting inflation kept buyers at bay on Asian markets on ...

Twitter, Reddit, Google parent get subpoenaed by Jan 6 House committee

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. House committee investigating the January 6 attack on the Capitol subpoenaed Meta, Alphabet, Twitter, and ...

Sajha Yatayat to run electric minibusses on Lalitpur inner roads

LALITPUR, Nepal - Sajha Yatayat, a Nepali public transportation bus system, says it is preparing to run electric minibusses on ...

Major falls on Wall Street as technology shares tumble

NEW YORK, New York - Major falls in Amazon and Microsoft undermined U.S. stocks on Thursday.The technology sector took the ...

Whole Foods says rights violated in preventing staff to wear slogans

AUSTIN, Texas: In a court filing, Whole Foods has said that the U.S. forcing it to allow its employees to ...

Japan's Panasonic offers staff four day work week

TOKYO, Japan: Panasonic said it will offer its Japanese workers a four-day work week, in a bid to improve productivity ...

Stocks in Asia run into brick wall, Australian market the exception

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Shares in Asia came under pressure on Thursday, although the Australian market gained.U.S. inflation fears were ...

In U.S. $2.9 billion paid out to cash-strapped tenants in November

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Treasury Department has announced that states and localities paid out $2.9 billion of rental assistance in ...

Papa Johns plans to open over 1,350 stores in China

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky: International pizza chain Papa Johns plans to open over 1,350 stores in South China by 2040, in partnership ...

Wall Street moves higher despite dollar dive

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks moved higher on Wednesday, in line with a global trend."The Nasdaq went down ...

Self-driving tractors are next big change for farmers

MOLINE, Illinois: Self-steering tractors are nothing new to Minnesota farmer Doug Nimz, who, four years ago, first used a new ...

Airbus delivers over 600 aircraft to customers in 2021

PARIS, France: Airbus delivered over 600 aircraft to customers in 2021, according to industry sources.Earlier this week, Reuters reported that ...

Share markets in Asia close solidly higher, Nikkei 225 adds 543 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - It was all smiles on Asian stock markets on Wednesday as the major indices rocketed higher.The ...

At 6.5 miles, China opens its longest underwater tunnel

BEIJING, China: Following some four years of construction, China has opened its longest underwater tunnel to vehicle traffic. The 6.5 ...

Netting 11,100 kg of fish was like shooting fish in a barrel

COX's Bazar, Bangladesh - On Monday morning, a group of fishermen captured almost 300 maunds (11,100 kg) of fish in ...

Powell lifts U.S. markets, Nasdaq adds 211 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rebounded on Tuesday as Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell talked up the economy ...

Omicron spread disrupts recovery of U.S. businesses

© Provided by Xinhua The Omicron variant surges across the United States, sending COVID-19 case counts to new heights and ...

Tesla reducing dependence on China with graphite deal

Analysts say the move is part of a larger push to produce car batteries in the USElon Musk's Tesla has ...

Microsoft launches inclusivity checker

Users of Word have taken to social media to express their discontent with the new ?woke? featureMicrosoft Word has started ...

Turkey striving for rapid de-dollarization

The country's finance minister has pledged to accelerate ditching the greenback in the coming daysThe process of de-dollarizing the Turkish ...

Microsoft warns of destructive malware in computer systems of Ukrainian state institutions

Moscow [Russia], January 16 (ANI/Sputnik): Computer systems of several Ukrainian government agencies and non-profit organizations have been infected with malware ...

Microsoft Discloses Malware Attack on Ukraine Government Networks

BOSTON - Microsoft said late Saturday that dozens of computer systems at an unspecified number of Ukrainian government agencies have ...

Aluminium industry contributing towards self reliant India

New Delhi [India], January 16 (ANI/ATK): Bharat Aluminium Company Limited (BALCO), India's iconic Aluminium producer has not only set new ...

Children's charity stops using typeface designed by pedophile

In ditching a 1928 font which features on its logo the organization has followed the BBCThe prominent charity Save the ...

Microsoft Teams' Walkie Talkie feature becomes widely available

Washington [US], January 15 (ANI): Microsoft is making its Walkie Talkie feature available to all users of its Microsoft Teams. ...

Intensive interaction between China, Mideast countries to strengthen ties

© Provided by Xinhua CAIRO/BEIJING, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- The latest round of intensive interaction between China and several Middle ...

Study finds income inequality may harm child's performance in maths, but not reading

Washington [US], January 15 (ANI): A new comprehensive study has found that children of houses of income inequality might have ...

Pakistan government begins probe into misuse of petroleum imports from China

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 15 (ANI): Probe into misuse of petroleum imports from China began in Pakistan as the federal government ...

Martin Harris Labs reports robust results in FY21, PAT zooms 139 per cent to Rs 177 Cr

New Delhi [India], January 15 (ANI/PNN): MartinHarris Laboratories, the pharmaceutical arm of Apeejay Group, has announced its results for the ...

SBI hikes interest rates on fixed deposits by upto 10 basis points

Mumbai [India], January 15 (ANI): State Bank of India, the country's largest lender, on Saturday increased interest rates on fixed ...

Anurag Shrivastava, Founder of DIDI selected for the Prime Minister's women empowerment policy working group

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 15 (ANI/Heylin Spark): Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Government of India is ...

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Australians rejoice in potential death of Djokovic's sporting career

Not since the 1936 Olympics in Berlin has a government tried to prevent an athlete from competing in a sporting ...

French government's Covid policies cause teachers to strike

PARIS, France: French teachers have begun a nationwide strike organized by teachers unions to protest against class disruptions caused by ...

Great excitement in Tokyo over newborn twin pandas

TOKYO, Japan: Twin panda cubs have made their first public appearance before devoted fans at Ueno Zoo in Tokyo. However, ...

After 5,000 cranes die from bird flu, Israel acts to stop virus

TEL AVIV, Israel: An avian influenza upsurge has claimed the lives of over 5,000 cranes in Israel, resulting in the ...

Poland joins other EU countries with 100,000 Covid-related deaths

WARSAW, Poland: Poland has emerged as the most recent country in Europe to have reported 100,000 fatalities linked to COVID-19, ...

Britain warns MPs of Chinese agent seeking contacts in Parliament

LONDON, England: A rare warning by the UK's MI5 intelligence agency has revealed that a Chinese agent, Christine Ching Kui ...

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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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