Oct 25, 2021 04:55 PM IST
While the Mideast remains a crucial source of work for women in Asia and Africa hoping to provide for their families back home, Facebook acknowledged some countries across the region have 'especially egregious' human rights issues when it comes to laborers’ protection.
- Oct 25, 2021 02:50 PM IST
While Nykaa started out as a multi-brand beauty products e-tailer, it forayed into fashion three years ago, with plans to further expand in categories such as wellness, tech accessories, mom and baby and jewelry. It has an inventory-led model for beauty and cosmetics, and a marketplace model for fashion.
- Oct 10, 2021 03:01 PM IST
Sandip Kumar Panda, the CEO of InstaSafe Technologies, said that the company saw a spike in demand for its products in the immediate aftermath of the pandemic as businesses scrambled to ensure secure, and remote access for all the employees in "work-from-home" mode.
- Sep 04, 2021 08:42 PM IST
Where Biden differs sharply from isolationist Trump is in enthusiasm for building alliances. The United States may not be a swaggering global cop, the Biden theory goes, but it can be a friendly community leader.
- Jun 23, 2021 08:20 PM IST
India imported about 4.2 million barrels per day (bpd) of oil in May, just below the previous month but about 31.5% higher than a year earlier
- Apr 02, 2021 09:36 AM IST
US dominance in the region has surely been challenged, and China is demonstrating that it's now time for multi-polarity in the region
- Mar 01, 2021 06:12 PM IST
STL's orderbook now stands at a record of Rs 11,300 crore with the new deals. This would exhibit the company’s unwavering focus on building future-ready digital networks in the region.
- Dec 02, 2020 11:16 AM IST
While the assassination of Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh aims to destroy Iran's nuclear capabilities on the one hand, it also seeks to weaken the Iranian regime from within. The method points to the enemy within and sows suspicion and discord within the ranks of Iranian security and intelligence
- Nov 28, 2020 08:02 AM IST
In Prince Salman’s vision, the Saudi state can only emerge as a globalised, technological society if profound cultural changes sweep aside its traditional and religious foundations. However, the plan to transition to a post-Petro State will clearly be a perilous one.
- Sep 14, 2020 10:38 AM IST
What Israeli and US officials are working hard to portray as the beginning of a toppling of dominoes — a guessing game of who’s next — is in fact the culmination of a long process, experts said.
- Jul 08, 2020 02:20 PM IST
Depending on when the expats are asked to leave the country, Kerala’s remittances economy could see a shrinkage of up to $4 billion — about 25 percent of its total inward remittances
- Apr 27, 2020 01:22 PM IST
Saudi Arabia will likely have to delay mega-projects. Egypt and Lebanon face a blow as their workers in the Gulf send back less of the much-needed dollars that help keep their fragile economies afloat.
- Apr 22, 2020 01:32 PM IST
This is the second consecutive month that Indian refiners have sharply cut imports of term crude supplies as space to store excess oil ran out and as stay-home measures to curb the spread of the virus slashed fuel demand.
- Apr 15, 2020 10:35 AM IST
"The Covid19 crisis and shutting of businesses in the Middle East have left thousands of Indian workers in deep distress and desperate to return home.
- Feb 28, 2020 02:30 PM IST
Large Saudi crude price cuts for a second straight month indicate that Asia, the world's fastest growing demand centre for oil, is swamped with supplies after the spreading virus led to run cuts at Chinese refineries.
- Feb 17, 2020 08:50 AM IST
Relations between Tehran and Washington reached crisis point in 2018 after U.S. President Donald Trump abandoned a 2015 pact between Iran and world powers under which Tehran accepted curbs to its nuclear programme in return for the lifting of sanctions.
- Jan 31, 2020 08:25 AM IST
"They say, 'the deal of the century', what deal? This is a project of occupation," Erdogan said in Ankara. "Jerusalem is our red line... Jerusalem is not for sale.
- Jan 26, 2020 12:26 PM IST
"An opportunity such as this comes once in history and cannot be missed... I am full of hope that we are on the verge of a historic moment in the annals of our state," Netanyahu, who has been invited to meet Trump at the White House on Tuesday to discuss the plan, said in a statement.
- Jan 24, 2020 08:30 AM IST
Speaking to reporters on Air Force One en route to Miami for a political event, Trump said Palestinians might react negatively to his plan at first, but that it would benefit them.
- Jan 23, 2020 02:02 PM IST
"They are getting more optimistic for the second half of the year than they have for the first half and actually 2019," Kaeser said in an interview on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos.
- Jan 20, 2020 12:11 PM IST
India, the world's third-biggest oil consumer, imports about 84% of its oil needs and traditionally relies on the Middle East for the majority of its supplies.
- Jan 16, 2020 12:25 PM IST
Eros Now, the online video streaming platform owned by Eros International will offer its Bollywood and Indian regional content library to Ooredoo users in Qatar
- Jan 14, 2020 08:25 AM IST
However, the declines were limited by expectations of a drawdown in U.S. crude oil inventories and optimism about the signing of a preliminary trade deal between the U.S. and China, the world's top oil consumers.
- Jan 10, 2020 10:28 AM IST
Media had reported this week the trip would be cancelled as tensions rose in the region after the U.S. killing of Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani and a retaliatory missile attack by Iran on U.S. forces in Iraq.
- Jan 10, 2020 08:06 AM IST
Brent crude was down 14 cents, or 0.2%, at $65.23 at 0119 GMT, after falling more than 4% over the last two days. WTI was also down 14 cents, or 0.2%, at $59.42, after dropping slightly on Thursday and plunging around 5% on Wednesday.