WTO chief warns of economic danger of global trade war

WTO chief warns of economic danger of global trade war

Friday, 07 December 2018 | AFP | Washington

All countries will lose in a global trade war, the head of the world’s trade referee warned in a speech on Wednesday. Under attack from US President Donald Trump, the head of the World Trade Organisation, Roberto Azevedo, acknowledged that reforms are needed, but rejected criticism that trade is the main...

Sensex dives 572 pts as Huawei arrest roils global markets

Friday, 07 December 2018 | PTI | mumbai

Benchmark Sensex buckled under selling pressure for the third straight day on Thursday, in step with a global sell-off triggered by the arrest of a top executive of Chinese telecom giant Huawei in Canada. Asian markets nosedived after Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou, who is also the company founder’s daughter, was arrested...

India inks pact with Iran to pay crude bill in rupee

Thursday, 06 December 2018 | PTI | new delhi

India has signed an agreement with Iran to pay for crude oil it imports from the Persian Gulf nation in rupees, sources in know of the development said. The memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed following the US letting India and seven other nations to keep buying Iranian oil despite sanctions...

Jet Airways to pay salaries in instalments to senior staff till April

Jet Airways to pay salaries in instalments to senior staff till April

Thursday, 06 December 2018 | PTI | Mumbai

Crisis-hit Jet Airways will pay salaries to its senior staff, including pilots, in instalments till April, sources said. The full service carrier, which has been grappling with financial woes, would give this month 75 per cent of the October salary, of which 25 per cent is expected to be credited on...

Child marriage costs countries billions in lost earnings: World Bank

Child marriage costs countries billions in lost earnings: World Bank

Thursday, 06 December 2018 | AFP | Accra

Respect Ruvimbo Topodzi was 15 and walking home from school in her native Zimbabwe when a 22-year-old man asked her out. She turned him down but it was too late. Her father saw them and assumed they were already together. He told her she had to marry the man and live...

Foundation stone laid for construction of new integrated Terminal building of Vijayawada Airport

Foundation stone laid for construction of new integrated Terminal building of Vijayawada Airport

Thursday, 06 December 2018 | PNS | New Delhi

The Foundation Stone for the Construction of New Integrated Terminal Building of Vijayawada Airport was laid by the Vice President of India, M Venkaiah Naidu on December 4, 2018. The Ceremony took place in the August presence of  Suresh Prabhu, Union Minister of Commerce&Industry andCivil Aviation, Jayant Sinha, Union Minister of...

RBI keeps key rates unchanged

Thursday, 06 December 2018 | PTI | Mumbai

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday expectedly kept interest rates unchanged but held out a promise to cut them if the upside risks to the inflation do not materialise. It also coaxed banks to lend more in order to support the slowing economy. With all the six member of the...

RBI lowers inflation projection to 2.7-3.2 pc in H2 FY19

Thursday, 06 December 2018 | PTI | Mumbai

The Reserve Bank on Wednesday lowered retail inflation projection in the range of 2.7-3.2 per cent for the second half of the current fiscal, citing normal monsoon and moderate food prices. The broad-based weakening of food prices imparts downward bias to the headline inflation trajectory going forward, the RBI said in...

Sunday Edition

Full support to UP police: Gen Rawat

09 December 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Will win at least 140 seats in MP: BJP

09 December 2018 | PNS | Sunday Pioneer

Indian Navy ship seizes arms, ammunition off Somali coast

09 December 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

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09 December 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Yogi trying to derail probe in Bulandshahr violence: Congress

09 December 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer