Tue, 19 Jan 2021

Owner of pharmacy conglomerate gets 18 years for defrauding TRICARE

A U.S. businessman, a giant in the pharmaceutical industry, is to be jailed for eighteen years and will have to ...

Irish exports increased by 17 percent in November

DUBLIN, Ireland - A major increase in the export of medical and pharmaceutical products has boosted Ireland's balance of trade. ...

Orders for Nissan Magnite vehicles in India stands at 35,000

BANGALORE, India - Following an earlier report of 36 units of the Nissan Magnite being delivered on a single day ...

U.S. stocks dive as demand for U.S. dollars intensifies

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street ended the week on a negative note Friday with all the major indices ...

Near-$2 trillion stimulus package announced by Biden

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on Thursday (local time) announced a USD 1.9 trillion plan to revive the ...

European stocks steady amid Biden stimulus doubts

European stock markets steadied on Monday.Nearing the half-way mark, London's benchmark FTSE 100 index was down 0.3%, Paris flatlined and ...

Unrest in the US has prompted soul-searching in Europe

In the wake of the shocking events in Washington, DC, the EU's foreign policy chief, Josep Borrell, published a blog ...

Mindtree Q3 profit rises 29 pc to Rs 327 crore

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], January 18 (ANI): LT-owned digital transformation company Mindtree reported 28.7 per cent sequential growth in consolidated profit ...

KZN sports fraternity mourns death of photographer Anesh Debiky

Award-winning sports photographer Anesh Debiky died on Sunday.Debiky a deep love for sport, especially cricket and soccer.He was a humble ...

Pfizer: Covid-19 vaccine deliveries to slow in late January

Pfizer expects lower coronavirus vaccine deliveries for a stretch beginning in late January in order to lift output later this ...

Delhi HC directs PMC Bank to consider afresh applications

New Delhi [India], January 18 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Monday directed the administrators of Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operation ...

Update: China's GDP tops 100 trln yuan in 2020

© Provided by Xinhua | &BEIJING, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- China's gross domestic product (GDP) exceeded the 100-trillion-yuan (15.42 trillion ...

Chinese Economy Rebounds from Early Coronavirus Pandemic Pall

China says it's economy grew 2.3% in 2020, recovering from the novel coronavirus pandemic that brought the global economy to ...

Fitch downgrades Delhi Airport to BB with negative outlook

Singapore, Jan 18 (ANI): Fitch Ratings said on Monday it has downgraded Delhi International Airport Ltd's (DIAL's) long-term issuer default ...

Surigao Norte SK pushes for environmental projects amid pandemic

BUTUAN CITY, Jan. 18 (PIA) -- The Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) in Bad-as, Placer town, Surigao del Norte eyes tree planting ...

Sequoia India helps fund Indonesia's BukuKas

By Lee Kah WhyeSingapore, January 18 (ANI): Last week, BukuKas, an Indonesian-based digital bookkeeping start-up, announced it had raised USD ...

Microland earns the coveted Windows Server

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India]/London (UK)/ Atlanta (Georgia) [USA], January 18 (ANI/PRNewswire): Microland, a leading digital services company today announced that it ...

China records lowest economic growth in 45 years

Beijing [China], January 18 (ANI): China has recorded the lowest economic growth in four decades as it grew by 2.3 ...

Update: China's GDP expands 2.3 pct in 2020

© Provided by Xinhua | &BEIJING, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- China's gross domestic product (GDP) expanded 2.3 percent year on ...

'Opponents of Nawaz Sharif have fallen into their own trap'

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 18 (ANI): Lashing out at Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz said that ...

It's Trump's money, not his brand, that should worry him

The Trump Organisation and its namesake are going to be financially squeezed after the Donald Trump leaves office as President ...

Big Biden stimulus no balm for US stocks, Dow loses 0.6%

New York, Jan 15, 2021 (AFP) -President-elect Joe Biden's massive plan to help the US economy didn't shake Wall Street's ...

Emerging markets tested by rising dollar ahead of Biden's return

A stronger U.S. dollar is proving to be an early test for emerging-market currencies on the eve of Joe Biden's ...

Pence urges Biden to exercise vigilance against China

Washington [US], January 17 (ANI): Outgoing US Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday urged President-elect Joe Biden's administration to exercise ...

Vexed central banks brace for more damage to growth

Institutions meeting from Tokyo to Frankfurt to Ottawa are pondering the prospect of another lost quarter amid renewed lockdowns to ...

After dizzying gyrations, what's bitcoin really worth?

When it started life in 2009 as open-source software, bitcoin was essentially worth zero - though within a year it ...

8 trends to watch in the residential property market

Overall, people will likely be freed to some extent from being office bound.This means that many towns and suburbs are ...

Pfizer, BioNTech to limit delays of vaccine shipments to one week

Pfizer and BioNTech said Saturday they will limit the delays of their vaccine deliveries to just one week, after fears ...

DJ Fresh and Euphonik pulled off air amid sexual assault allegations

DJ Fresh (Thato Sikwane) and Euphonik (Themba Nkosi) will be pulled off air following allegations of sexual assault.The two DJs ...

US Retail Sales Slump for Third Straight Month as Economy Shrinks

Retail sales in the United States fell for a third consecutive month as pandemic-related shutdowns continue to roil the economy.The ...

Covid-19 continues to knock Truworths' sales

Truworths says the Covid-19 pandemic continues to materially impact on its operations in South Africa and the UK.The clothing retailer's ...

Blow to global vaccine drive as Pfizer delays deliveries

Pfizer says it would delay shipments of vaccines because of works at the US pharma firm's plant in Belgium.The delay ...

The Best of the Rest: Looking back on the Raiders' 2020 season

Raiders.com Staff As the Las Vegas Raiders 2020 season has come to a close, several players in the Silver and ...

Former Michigan Governor hit with charges over Flint water crisis

The charges come as new reporting indicates the former Governor was aware of a Legionnaires' outbreak linked to the water ...

Jared Goff: "I'm ready to go and feel good"

Stu Jackson THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. - After a week in which John Wolford (neck) did not participate in practice while ...

StanChart chairman sees China as major force driving global recovery

HONG KONG, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- China will be a "major force contributing to the global economic growth" in the ...

China's GDP tops 100 trln yuan in 2020

BEIJING, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- China's gross domestic product (GDP) exceeded the 100-trillion-yuan (15.42 trillion U.S. dollars) threshold in 2020, ...

Zimbabwe's mineral exports up 27 pct in 2020

HARARE, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- Zimbabwe's mineral exports, excluding gold and silver, rose 27 percent in 2020, according to the ...

Xinhua world economic news summary at 0900 GMT, Jan. 18

TOKYO -- Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso vowed Monday to revive the country's economy hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic ...

2nd LD-Writethru: China's GDP tops 100 trln yuan in 2020

BEIJING, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- China's gross domestic product (GDP) exceeded the 100-trillion-yuan (15.42 trillion U.S. dollars) threshold in 2020, ...

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A Chinese government survey ship was intercepted "running dark" without broadcasting its position via AIS (Automated Identification System) by Indonesian ...

Ghulam ecstatic on being named in Pakistan Test squad

Karachi [Pakistan], January 18 (ANI): Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Kamran Ghulam not only broke the record for most runs in a single ...

S Korea culled nearly 19 mn poultry animals in 2 months

Seoul [South Korea], January 18 (ANI/Sputnik): A total of 18.8 million chickens and other poultry animals have been culled at ...

Chinese sensation Wang withdraws from Australian Open after positive test

© Provided by Xinhua | &Chinese sensation Wang withdrawed from Australian Open after positive test.CANBERRA, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- Chinese ...

Sensex sinks 470 points on profit booking, metals dip

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 18 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices closed one per cent lower on Monday as traders booked profits ...

Pak, Turkey are two countries but one nation: PAF chief

Istanbul [Turkey], January 18 (ANI): Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan said that Pakistan and Turkey are ...

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