Mon, 18 Oct 2021

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, ...

Applause for U.S. stocks, Nasdaq jumps 252 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were on the boil on Thursday as demand grew for bank stocks.All the ...

Boasting reduced hospitalizations, Merck Covid pill awaits approval

KENILWORTH, New Jersey: Merck, the science and tech company, has urged regulatory agencies in the United States to grant authorization ...

Noise, pollution causes California to ban gas-powered leaf blowers

SACRAMENTO, California: California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed into law a bill banning the purchase of new leaf blowers using ...

Tokyo's benchmark index jumps 411 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were evenly divided Thursday.In Japan, in particular, and in Australia, equity markets rallied.In ...

Thailand to reopen tourism to vaccinated tourists from 10 countries

BANGKOK, Thailand: Officials in Thailand say fully vaccinated travelers from 10 low-risk countries, including the UK, China, Germany and the ...

Electricity on in Lebanon after 24-hours in the dark

BEIRUT, Lebanon: Officials report that power has been restored in Lebanon after the country went dark for 24 hours.Lebanon's central ...

Wall Street has mixed day Wednesday, greenback slumps

NEW YORK, New York - Technology stocks forged ahead on Wednesday, despite plummeting Treasury yields, which caused a sell-off in ...

Oregon postal workers joining fight against mail delivery changes

PORTLAND, Ore. - Ahead of the busiest season of the year for the U.S. Postal Service, some Oregon postal workers ...

Power, cooking fuel runs out in Lebanon, hospitals without electricity

BEIRUT, Lebanon: On Saturday, Lebanon's state electricity company, Electricite du Liban, said the country's two main power stations were forced ...

Hong Kong stock market closed as typhoon hits, Asian stocks drift

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Continued uncertainty over energy supplies and prices, a typhoon in Hong Kong, and the future of ...

UK green taxes to pay for fuel, power, heat subsidies

LONDON, England: Despite ongoing fuel shortages and rising prices in the UK, Prime Minister Boris Johnson will announce a plan ...

Advocates say Line 5 spilling oil into Straits of Mackinac

MACKINAW CITY, Mich. - Environmental groups and tribal communities are asking the Biden administration to stand with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer ...

Sidhu writes to Sonia Gandhi highlighting 'priority areas Congress-led Punjab govt must deliver upon'

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], October 17 (ANI): Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu on Friday wrote a letter to the party's ...

Global public debt hits record high of $88 TRILLION IMF

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Wednesday that global government debt is estimated at 97.8% of the world's gross ...

We have come a long way on the roadmap that Dr Kalam had laid out for India, says Hardeep Puri

New Delhi [India], October 17 (ANI): Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas and Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri ...

China's growth hampered as it aims to achieve climate goals through power cuts

Beijing [China], October 16 (ANI): China is experiencing its worst power shortage since the 1980s, a phenomenon that puts at ...

US probing possible cases of 'Havana Syndrome' among embassy staff in Bogota

Bogota [Colombia], October 16 (ANI/Sputnik): Washington has been secretly investigating possible cases of the so-called Havana Syndrome that allegedly affected ...

World leaders to address 4th International Solar Alliance General Assembly from October 18 to 21

New Delhi [India], October 16 (ANI): The fourth General Assembly of the International Solar Alliance (ISA), will be held virtually ...

Greece's tourism looking up after months of coronavirus restrictions

© Provided by Xinhua Officials and analysts are confident that the tourism sector, a key pillar of Greece's economy that ...

India's economic reforms seen as a "positive step" by Biden administration: Sitharaman

By Reena BhardwajWashington [US], October 16 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said India's strategic economic reforms have ...

Arctic Council received no proposals on banning Hydrocarbon development: Member

Moscow [Russia], October 16 (ANI/Sputnik): The Arctic Council has not received any proposals to impose legally binding obligations on member ...

Food Heroes: Ethiopian avocado farmer's transformational crop

An Ethiopian farmer has been talking about how avocados have transformed the lives of not just his family but also ...

Make this Diwali grand with procurement leader INDUSTRYKART

Noida (Uttar Pradesh) [India], October 16 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Diwali is just around the corner. The festival of lights is the ...

Wall Street scores biggest week since June on strong US retail sales

New York [US], October 16 (ANI/Sputnik): Wall Street scored its biggest week since June as strong retail sales boosted the ...

Dawn Staley, South Carolina agree to 7-year, $22.4M contract

South Carolina trustees approved a seven-year, $22.4 million deal with Dawn Staley, making her one of the highest-paid coaches in ...

Can US ensure Taiwan's sovereignty without entering into war: Report

Taipei [Taiwan], October 16 (ANI): A threat looms around the US about a danger of war with communist China over ...

Bitcoin climbs to $60,000 on prospect of first exchange-traded fund

The world's most popular cryptocurrency has soared to its highest level since May on Friday, propelled by traders? optimism about ...

World Bank says 100 mln people facing extreme poverty in 2021

Washington [US], October 15 (ANI/Sputnik): An estimated 100 million people experienced extreme poverty this year largely in the so-called middle-income ...

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Jump in fuel prices to cause large increase in US heating bills

WASHINGTON D.C.: US households can expect heating bills to soar as high as 54 percent, compared with last winter, as ...

Russian population falls by nearly 1 million in past 12 months

MOSCOW, Russia: Demographer Alexei Raksha reports that Russia has experienced its most severe population decline over the past 12 months ...

Pakistan labels Indian threats as 'irresponsible' and 'provocative'

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan firmly slammed an "irresponsible" and "provocative" statement reportedly made by Indian Home Minister Amit Shah in ...

Bangladesh to move 81,000 Rohingya to island after UN deal

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh intends to transfer more than 80,000 Rohingya refugees to a distant island in the Bay of ...

Following fall semester suicides, Univ. North Carolina cancels classes

CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina: Following a second student suicide during the fall semester, the University of North Carolina at Chapel ...

Russia denies claims for return of Japanese islands seized after WWII

MOSCOW, Russia: The Russian government has issued a statement saying it disagreed with the comments of new Japanese Prime Minister ...

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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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