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Gold steadies as Syria strike fears fade
Mon, Apr 16, 2018
A retreat in the dollar kept the metal firmly underpinned, however. Prices have trended sideways since January, buoyed by geopolitical worries but capped by expectations for further U.S. interest rate hikes and strong technical resistance at $1,360-$1,365 an ounce, their January, February and April highs.
Indian rupee vs US dollar: Here's what will happen ahead of elections
Mon, Apr 16, 2018
The US economy continues to be supported by a synchronised global recovery, fiscal expansion, tax reform and the prospect of increased business investment, all supportive of growth. While the tit-for-tat tariffs excite market volatility, the recent North Korean preference for de-nuclearisation and talks helped reduce it
Global corruption perception index ranks Indian at 81st
Thu, Feb 22, 2018
Every week at least one journalist is killed in a country that is highly corrupt
Do not test Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu tells Iran, brandishing drone piece
Sun, Feb 18, 2018
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Tehran over aggressions by what he called Iran and its "proxies" in Syria, while showing what he claimed was a piece of an Iranian drone shot down in Israeli airspace.
Denied US visas, all-girl Afghan robotics team to watch their creation compete via Skype
Wed, Jul 05, 2017
Afghanistan itself is not on the list and Team Afghanistan`s robot, unlike its creators, has been allowed entry to the United States. Asked by Reuters on Tuesday why the girls were banned, a US State Department spokesperson cited regulations prohibiting the agency from discussing individual visa cases.
President Assad welcomes India to play economic role in reconstruction of Syria
Mon, Jun 05, 2017
In an interview with Ramesh Ramachandran of WION, President Bashar al-Assad shared his views on topics of political and economic importance. President Assad said that India is welcome to play an economic role in the reconstruction of Syria.
Oil hits 5-week top on geopolitical tensions, strong demand
Tue, Apr 11, 2017
Crude oil climbed to a five-week high on Tuesday, with prices underpinned by tensions following a U.S. missile strike on Syria and a shutdown at Libya`s largest oilfield. Additional support also came from expectations of strong demand as the U.S. summer driving season kicks in.
US President Donald Trump plans 28% cut in budget for diplomacy, foreign aid
Fri, Mar 17, 2017
US President Donald Trump`s proposed 28% budget cut for US diplomacy and foreign aid next year would preserve $3.1 billion in security aid to Israel but reduce funding for the United Nations, climate change and cultural exchange programs.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, staff donate $1.5 million to fight Donald Trump's visa ban
Fri, Feb 03, 2017
Twitter's chief executive officer Jack Dorsey and its about 1,000 staff have donated over $1.5 million to a leading rights group that has pledged to fight President Donald Trump's temporary ban on refugees and immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries.
Microsoft seeks exemption for workers, students from travel ban
Fri, Feb 03, 2017
US IT giant Microsoft has made a formal plea to US President Donald Trump seeking an exemption for workers and students from the temporary immigration ban.
Qatar Airways, Etihad to enforce Trump travel ban
Sun, Jan 29, 2017
Qatar Airways and Etihad Airways said today they would enforce the new rules governing entry to the United States following President Donald Trump's temporary order restricting arrivals from seven Muslim countries.
Indians in the US too bear brunt of Donald Trump's immigration ban
Sat, Jan 28, 2017
Banning Muslims from seven countries even if they held a 'green card' to enter the United States of America, US President Donald Trump has put in jeopardy many Indians who live and work in North America -- many of them on H1-B visas.