May 13, 2020 12:06 PM IST
Over 300 lawmakers from around the world on Wednesday urged the International Monetary Fund and World Bank to cancel the debt of the poorest countries in response to the coronavirus pandemic
- Jul 08, 2015 07:06 PM IST
With its banks closed, cash withdrawals rationed and the economy in freefall, Greece has never been closer to a total state bankruptcy that would probably force it to print an alternative currency and leave the euro.
- Dec 20, 2013 09:01 AM IST
The Obama administration will grind along to the 2014 open enrollment deadline of March 31 for those troubled new health care exchanges that Americans without insurance must buy from.
- Oct 17, 2013 09:30 AM IST
What emerged from Congress on Wednesday speaks to stop-gap measures born of exhaustion and political miscalculations, and prompted by national (and global) outrage.
- Oct 15, 2013 10:54 AM IST
During the last fiscal debate over raising the US debt ceiling in 2011 - when a deal was only reached at the last minute - gold did not react sharply until after Standard & Poor's downgraded the US credit rating, an analyst at Nomura Securities said.
- Jul 18, 2013 10:45 AM IST
Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney was joined by Ami Bera, the only serving Indian-American in the current Congress, and the Indian American couple from New York - Ravi and Ranju Batra - who led the petition campaign, in presenting these Diwali postage stamp petitions to the Deputy Postmaster General
- Jul 05, 2013 03:08 PM IST
Lawmakers in the European Union said that they will toughen criminal penalties across the region for cyber attacks, especially the ones which involve harming critical national infrastructure and stealing sensitive data.
- May 27, 2013 04:20 PM IST
The PML-N's strength in the National Assembly is set increase further as several parties including the PML-F, National People's Party and National Party are expected to enter into an alliance with it.
- May 23, 2013 10:05 AM IST
The lawmakers, led by Indian-American Congressman Ami Bera, sent the letter yesterday demanding confirmation of Srinivasan as a judge of the country's second highest court.
- May 04, 2013 01:45 PM IST
Challenging the assertion of several American lawmakers that H-1B visas grabbed by Indian IT professionals eat into their employment market, a new study by an eminent US think-tank has said that contrary to such perception, Indian techies create jobs in the country.
- Dec 27, 2012 07:05 PM IST
Everyone in the US is hoping for a deal. They are urging the lawmakers in their own unique ways.
- Dec 27, 2012 09:07 AM IST
Schultz recently led the world's biggest coffee chain through a painful but successful restructuring that returned it to growth. He is no stranger to using Starbucks as a platform to advocate for an end to the political stalemate in Washington.
- Dec 21, 2011 02:18 PM IST
Hackers in China broke through the computer defenses of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce last year and were able to access information ...
- Nov 22, 2011 04:02 AM IST
US lawmakers abandoned their high-profile effort to rein in the country's ballooning debt on Monday in a sign that Washington likely will not be able to resolve a dispute over taxes and spending until 2013.
- Nov 04, 2011 05:41 PM IST
China on Friday dismissed a U.S. report on online spying as "irresponsible", rejecting the charge that China uses cyber espionage to steal lucrative U.S. ...
- Nov 04, 2011 04:43 PM IST
China and Russia are using cyber espionage to steal U.S. trade and technology secrets to bolster their own economic development, which poses a threat to U.S.
- Oct 31, 2011 04:43 PM IST
Beijing on Monday denied a U.S commission's claim that China may have been responsible for hacking incidents on U.S. environment-monitoring satellites, ...
- Oct 29, 2011 11:43 AM IST
At least two U.S. environment-monitoring satellites were interfered with four or more times in 2007 and 2008 via a ground station in Norway, and China's military is a prime suspect, ...
- Oct 05, 2011 12:55 PM IST
The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives intelligence committee on Tuesday accused China of widespread cyber economic espionage ...
- Sep 19, 2011 08:27 AM IST
Even as President Barack Obama prepares his opening bid on long-term debt reduction, the White House wants to keep the focus on jobs and is determined to avoid getting sucked into another budget fight with lawmakers.
- Jul 28, 2011 08:26 AM IST
Republicans and Democrats rushed to rework rival deficit reduction plans on Wednesday, but with the fate of both proposals heavily in doubt top lawmakers pursued a behind-the-scenes compromise to avert a crippling US debt default.
- Jul 27, 2011 01:38 PM IST
Oil fell on Wednesday as a stalemate in the United States over raising the debt ceiling dragged on, with analysts saying the wrangling had already damaged the economy.
- Jul 26, 2011 09:15 AM IST
Here is what is happening on Monday as lawmakers try to close in on a deal to raise the USD 14.3 trillion US debt limit by August 2 and avoid a credit default
- Mar 23, 2011 08:25 AM IST
AT&T's USD 39 billion bid to buy Deutsche Telekom AG's T-Mobile will face scrutiny from US regulators and oversight lawmakers, who will likely demand concessions to ensure open competition among mobile and Internet carriers.
- Feb 15, 2011 10:55 AM IST
India is one of the most important and promising emerging markets in the world, US President Barack Obama told his lawmakers today as he sent his annual budget proposals to the Congress.