Fri, 24 Sep 2021

Netflix seeks to lure Kenyan customers with free plan

NAIROBI, Kenya: Netflix is offering viewers in Kenya a no-charge option, with one-fourth of the content platform's television shows and ...

Shell to push for increase in production of low polluting jet fuel

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands: Royal Dutch Shell has made a major commitment to manufacture low carbon emissions aviation fuel over the next ...

Stocks in Asia on the rise< Australian market gains more than 1%

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia forged ahead on Thursday as fears over an imminent collapse of China's largest ...

AstraZeneca to locate new facility in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland: AstraZeneca will build a manufacturing facility in Dublin at a cost of $360 million.The new plant will employ ...

Lawmaker concerned American purchase of JetBlue means higher fares

WASHINGTON, D.C.: U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal has written to the Transport Department, warning that a partnership between American Airlines and ...

Wall Street in recovery mode, Dow Jones gains 338 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rose strongly on Wednesday as the Chinese real estate giant China Evergrande began ...

New York City welcomes first whiskey distillery in over a century

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Great Jones Distilling Company's four-story distillery, which opened last month in Manhattan, is the borough's ...

UK's Johnson has questions to ask Amazon's Bezos over payment of taxes

LONDON, England: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will face off with Amazon founder Jeff Bezos regarding his company's tax payments, ...

Deal with Evergrande's bondholders soothe Asian market fears

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stock markets in Asia settled down on Wednesday a China Evergrande announced that it was paying ...

India bans issuing new MasterCards over data storage concerns

WASHINGTON D.C.: In U.S. government emails, as reported by Reuters, India's decision in July to ban MasterCard from issuing new ...

Teamsters target Canada Amazon workers for union membership

TORONTO, Canada: The Teamsters Union has begun a campaign to organize workers at nine Amazon facilities in Canada.The Teamsters, among ...

Only Nasdaq Composite makes gain Tuesday, index rises 32 points

NEW YORK, New York - Investors in U.S. stocks were hesitant Tuesday although all the main exchanges managed modest gains ...

Seeking to cut fares, U.S. to award slot at Newark to low cost airline

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Transportation Department has announced that it will grant permission to a single low-cost or ultra-low-cost carrier to ...

India says Google abuses competitors through market dominance

NEW DELHI, India: The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has declared that Google abused the dominant position of its Android ...

Japanese shares lose more than two percent

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Asian markets side-stepped the global turmoil on Tuesday as bourses in mainland China, South Korea, and ...

World Economic Forum to return to Davos early next year

DAVOS, Switzerland: Organizers say the World Economic Forum will be again held in the mountain resort of Davos, Switzerland, from ...

Travel industry hopes US to issue new rules for international travel

WASHINGTON D.C.: A senior White House official said the Biden administration is drafting a new system for international travel, to ...

U.S. stocks dive, Dow Jones drops 614 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks tumbled on Monday amidst concerns about the global economy's ability to bounce back ...

Leading countries agree to ensure microchip supplies remain plentiful

TOKYO, Japan: During next week's meeting in the United States, leaders of the United States, Japan, India and Australia will ...

Ireland regulator concerned about privacy and Facebook smart glasses

DUBLIN, Ireland: Ireland's data privacy regulator has asked Facebook whether its new smart glasses can photograph others without properly notifying ...

Hong Kong stocks dive, China Evergrande bonds yielding more than 500%

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Chinese, South Korean, and Japanese stock markets were closed on Monday with their respective countries enjoying ...

Ad revenue on Australian commercial radio stations surges in August

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Australian commercial radio ad revenue has bounced back up despite ongoing lockdown restrictions across the country.Revenue ...

From street cart to Wall St., Oregon's Dutch Bros Coffee launches IPO

PORTLAND, Oregon: Dutch Bros Coffee, which began in business by selling espresso-based coffee drinks from a pushcart in the Oregon ...

China seeks membership in Asia trade group Trans-Pacific Partnership

BEIJING, China: Seeking to expand its influence, China is seeking to join an 11-nation Asia-Pacific free trade group, the Comprehensive ...

Angela Merkel's career shows why we need more scientists in politics

For 16 years, German chancellor Angela Merkel has guided her country through wave after wave of uncertainty, from the 2008 ...

PM Modi, Harris meeting 'point of pride' for Indian Diaspor

By Reena BhardwajWashington [US], September 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to meet Vice President Kamala Harris at ...

India has been our best market for investment in the world

Washington DC [US], September 23 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a productive meeting with Blackstone chief executive officer (CEO) ...

PM Modi meets Blackstone CEO in Washington

Washington DC [US], September 23 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday during his high-level US visit met with Blackstone's ...

PM Modi holds meeting with First Solar CEO in Washington

Washington DC [US], September 23 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the first day of his three-day US visit, met ...

PM Modi discusses investment opportunities with Qualcomm

Washington DC [US], September 23 (ANI): With the aim of making India a global innovation hub, Prime Minister Narendra Modi ...

China now a 'dangerous place for investment': Report

Beijing [China], September 23 (ANI): The recent actions by the Chinese Communist Party and President Xi Jinping against the big ...

PM Modi holds a meeting with Qualcomm CEO

Washington DC [US], September 23 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday, on the first day of a three-day US ...

RICS SBE's BBA in real estate and urban infrastructure

New Delhi [India], September 23 (ANI/NewsVoir): Increased urbanisation, combined with a mobile workforce and globalisation, has resulted in high demand ...

What the newly modified Tor anti-missile system will be capable of

Among other things, it will even become a "floating fortress" with missiles on board capable of shooting down aerial targets, ...

5 of 10 Europe's fastest growing cities are in Russia! Why

Drop everything and move to Siberia! Sounds a bit crazy, doesn't it? However, it seems more and more people are ...

Colexion ropes in Bollywood stars, musicians, cricketers

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 23 (ANI/NewsVoir): From top Bollywood actors' memorabilia to digital art of cricket legends, entertainment collectibles, music, ...

Comviva unveils next generation MobiLytix Marketing Studio

New Delhi [India], September 23 (ANI/PRNewswire):The new launch marks an acceleration of the Telecom industry's move towards a technology-led, integrated ...

India Pavilion to showcase openness, never-ending business

Dubai [UAE], September 23 (ANI/NewsVoir): The India Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai is all set to display the emergence of ...

India is at decisive point in regaining its economic growth

New Delhi [India], September 23 (ANI): India is now at a decisive point in regaining its economic growth, said Vice ...

Microsoft's 2021 Surface event: 7 biggest announcements

Washington [US], September 23 (ANI): Microsoft wrapped up its Surface event on Wednesday and announced a lot of new devices, ...

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California trees, homes wrapped in aluminum to protect from wildfires

MEYERS, California: Contractor Martin Diky said that he panicked when a wildfire began advancing toward his mountain house in Meyers, ...

Children, teens see more obesity due to Covid, says U.S. study

ATLANTA, Georgia: A significant increase in obesity among American children and teenagers is a direct cause of the COVID-19 pandemic, ...

No injuries as earthquake jolts southern California

LOS ANGELES, California: A magnitude-4.3 earthquake struck near Carson, California on Friday night and was felt in cities throughout Southern ...

Padres outlast Giants in 10, keep wild-card hopes alive

The San Diego Padres kept their flickering playoff hopes alive Thursday afternoon, avoiding a series sweep at the hands of ...

Padres outlast Giants in 10 innings, keep wild-card hopes alive

The San Diego Padres kept their flickering playoff hopes alive Thursday afternoon, avoiding a series sweep at the hands of ...

Report: Kyrie Irving unvaccinated, could miss home games

Brooklyn Nets seven-time All-Star guard Kyrie Irving remains unvaccinated, a situation that could prohibit him from playing in home games, ...

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