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Piaget, with strong online sales, to open more retail stores in 2021

GENEVA, Switzerland: Piaget, the luxury watch brand from Switzerland, will be opening more stores in 2021, especially in the Middle ...

Wall Street divided, as greenback corrects

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Tuesday with the Dow Jones losing ground, while the Standard ...

Jack Ma's Alibaba fined $2.75 billion for anti-monopoly violations

SHANGHAI, China: Alibaba Group has been fined $2.75 billion by Chinese regulators for violating anti-monopoly rules and abusing its leading ...

Airbus increases deliveries as travel revives in US, China

LEIDEN, Netherlands: Airbus reported a surprise surge in deliveries in March and a slight increase in deliveries in the first ...

Stocks in Asia little moved, U.S. dollar has mixed day

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks across Asia were mixed on Tuesday, with a positive bias although moves in either direction ...

Levi reports online sales takes place of retail during pandemic

SAN FRANCISCO, California: Denim manufacturer Levi Strauss reported better-than-expected earnings for the first quarter ended February 28 and raised its ...

U.S. stocks take a breather, profit-taking blamed

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks took a breather on Monday after last week's relentless rises which took the ...

Final vote shows 71% of Amazon voters oppose joining union

BESSEMER, Alabama: Amazon.com employees have voted against union representation at a warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama. The final count showed 71 ...

Hwy 1 at world famous Big Sur to reopen after landslide

BIG SUR, California: Following a two month closure of California's famed Highway 1 along scenic Big Sur, the roadway is ...

Asian stocks struggle in dismal start to week

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia opened the week in the red on Monday with all the major indices ...

After ruling to keep cruise industry shut, Florida sues U.S.

TAMPA, Florida: The state of Florida has filed suit to block a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's decision to ...

U.S. trace deficit saw 4.8% jump for record high in February

WASHINGTON D.C.: As the economic activity in the United States recovers faster than that of its rivals, the nation's trade ...

GM looks to have auto batteries that travel 480-580 miles per charge

DETROIT, Michigan: General Motors is currently working on cutting the cost of electric vehicle batteries, as well as their reliance ...

DPS Gurugram bags Microsoft's award at tech event

New Delhi [India], April 14 (ANI): Microsoft India on Wednesday announced DPS International School in Gurugram as the overall winner ...

Ramco Systems partners with EXSYN Aviation Solutions

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], April 14 (ANI): Global aviation software provider Ramco Systems has opted to partner with EXSYN Aviation ...

Bourses closed on account of Ambedkar Jayanti

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 14 (ANI): The National Stock Exchange (NSE) of India and BSE Ltd (earlier known as Bombay ...

K Madhavan named president of Walt Disney Company India

California [USA], April 14 (ANI): K. Madhavan has been named president, The Walt Disney Company India and Star India, effective ...

Kenyan top diplomat acknowledges India as a strong partner

New Delhi [India], April 14 (ANI): Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs, Kenya, Raychelle Omamo on Wednesday acknowledged India as a ...

German investor confidence falls as virus curbs drag on

German investor sentiment fell in April for the first time since November as the economy feels the strain of a ...

Biden Will Pull US Troops Out of Afghanistan by September 11

WHITE HOUSE - All U.S. troops in Afghanistan will be withdrawn by September 11 - the 20th anniversary of the ...

China to see strong growth in foreign trade in rest of 2021: UK think tank

© Provided by Xinhua "We expect export momentum to remain robust in the second quarter (Q2)," said the report, adding ...

Muslims Mark Ramadan Amid Virus Surge and Renewed Curbs

MECCA, SAUDI ARABIA - Muslims in many parts of the world marked the start of Ramadan on Tuesday, but a ...

Turkmenistan: Down in the dumps

State statisticians in Turkmenistan may not be reliable or transparent, but they are consistent.At a cabinet meeting devoted to the ...

WBR Corp UK Limited's 45 under 45 India list unveiled

New Delhi [India], April 13 (ANI/BusinessWire India): WBR Corp is a leading Brand Management and Consulting Company that specializes in ...

Equity indices rebound led by auto stocks

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Apr 13 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices closed 1.3 per cent higher on Tuesday as the government fast-tracked ...

Tokyo shares rebound ahead of earnings season

Tokyo stocks bounced back Tuesday as investors bought on dips after falls in the previous session.Investors lifted the Nikkei beyond ...

European stocks ahead at open

Europe's major stock markets held firm at the open on Tuesday, in the wake of earlier gains in Asia.In initial ...

Asian markets mostly up ahead of US inflation, earnings

Markets mostly rose in Asia on Tuesday as investors gear up for a much-anticipated earnings season.Data out of China Tuesday ...

West Expands partnership with Venus Remedies

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], April 13 (ANI/NewsVoir):The NovaGuardreg;SA Pro safety system is a product with innovative safety features that help protect ...

Coforge to acquire 60 pc stake in SLK Global for Rs 918 cr

Noida (Uttar Pradesh) [India], April 13 (ANI): IT solutions major Coforge has signed definitive agreements to acquire 60 per cent ...

2nd wave of Covid infections poses credit-negative threat

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 13 (ANI): Moody's Investors Service said on Tuesday the second wave of infections in India presents ...

Equity indices edge higher on mixed Asian cues

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 13 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices ticked up marginally during early hours on Tuesday tracking similar trends ...

J-K: Devotees offer prayers at Mata Vaishno Devi shrine

Reasi (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], April 13 (ANI): Decked up with attractive and colourful lights, Mata Vaishno Devi temple in ...

Resistance to raising the minimum wage reflects obsolete economic thinking

Fewer than 2% of Australian employees work for the minimum wage (now $19.84 an hour). But the federal Fair Work ...

Expert: Hideki Matsuyama's win could be worth $600M in endorsements

Hideki Matsuyama's historic victory at the Masters on Sunday could be worth $20 million per year in endorsements, a sports ...

How Microsoft's $20 billion AI deal will shake up how we work

Microsoft said on Monday that had agreed to buy voice recognition and AI specialist Nuance Communications for about $56 a ...

Microsoft in discussions to buy Nuance Communications - report

Technology giant Microsoft is in advanced discussions to buy the US group Nuance Communications, which specialises in artificial intelligence, for ...

US stocks dip ahead of earnings, data deluge

Wall Street stocks pulled back from records early Monday at the start of a heavy week of economic data and ...

Biden Lobbying Bipartisan Lawmakers for Infrastructure Spending

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Joe Biden is meeting Monday with a bipartisan group of Republican and Democratic lawmakers to push ...

EU pushes AstraZeneca for answers on undelivered Covid-19 jabs

The European Commission has said it is still waiting for AstraZeneca to respond to a letter sent to the company ...

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Sigmoid named one of the Americas' fastest growing

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], April 14 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Sigmoid, a leading data engineering and AI solutions firm, has been recognized as ...

S.Korea mulls referring Japan to int'l tribunal for nuclear water release

© Provided by Xinhua South Korean President Moon Jae-in has instructed secretaries during an internal meeting to actively review referring ...

Indian captains Manpreet, Rani confident of medal at Tokyo

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], April 14 (ANI): Following the Indian men's and women's hockey teams' spirited displays since the resumption of ...

#SayHerName: The faces of South Africa's femicide epidemic

We searched English online media outlets for stories of women who were murdered in South Africa between 2018 and 2020 ...

Argentina beat India 1-0 in third practice match

Buenos Aires [Argentina], April 14 (ANI): After a sensational FIH Hockey Pro League double-header where India won 2-2 (3-2 SO) ...

Maria Osorio Serrano defeats 2nd-seeded Magda Linette in Charleston

Maria Osorio Serrano of Colombia broke serve eight times, including three times in the third set, in defeating second-seeded Magda ...

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