- May 13, 2021 07:46 AM IST
"Higher inflation is a definite negative for equities, given the likely rates response," said Deutsche Bank macro strategist Alan Ruskin.
- May 12, 2021 01:44 PM IST
Bochasanwasi Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha allegedly lured "low caste" Indian workers, confining them to the temple grounds, made them work 13 hours a day and paid them $1 per hour as wages, a New York Times report has said.
- May 12, 2021 08:02 AM IST
While the assistance from the US government has been worth USD 100 million, the private sector has donated an additional USD 400 million, totalling half a billion dollars to India, State Department Spokesperson Ned Price told reporters at his daily news conference on Tuesday.
- May 10, 2021 09:37 AM IST
Biden spoke at length with Modi last month and conveyed solidarity with India in its fight against the viral disease. He assured the prime minister that the US and India will work closely together in the fight against COVID-19.
- May 07, 2021 07:52 AM IST
The emergency supplies include 20,000 courses of remdesivir (125,000 vials) to help treat critically ill patients, nearly 1,500 oxygen cylinders, which can be repeatedly refilled at local supply centres, and one million rapid diagnostic tests to quickly identify COVID-19 cases.
- May 06, 2021 01:07 PM IST
While it has come more than seven months after India and other nations floated a proposal at the WTO wanting to ensure global vaccine availability, the US support is a major step towards arriving at a global consensus on the hard fought issue. Crucially, will vaccine majors relent and give up and their intellectual property rights to ensure everyone gets a jab sooner than later?
- May 06, 2021 09:36 AM IST
Harris is slated to deliver her address at the top of an online event Bolstering US COVID Relief Efforts in India: Perspectives from the Diaspora organised by the State Department.
- May 05, 2021 08:25 AM IST
India's Ambassador to the US Taranjit Singh Sandhu has held virtual meetings with Alberta Bourla, the CEO of Pfizer, Thermo Fisher CEO Marc Casper, Bernd Brust, the chairman and CEO of Antylia Scientific, and Joseph Repp, the CEO of Pall Life Sciences.
- May 05, 2021 07:55 AM IST
Holidays in Japan, China and South Korea limited the early reaction, leaving MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dithering either side of flat.
- May 04, 2021 01:09 PM IST
Prior to this, a flight carrying 1,000 oxygen cylinders, regulators pulse oxymeters and N95 masks landed in India on May 1, while another flight with 1.25 lakh vials of Remdesivir landed on May 2.
- May 03, 2021 11:08 AM IST
Spot gold was up 0.3% at $1,773.90 per ounce by 0418 GMT. Trading in Asian hours was low due to public holidays in China and Japan. U.S. gold futures rose 0.4% to $1,773.90 per ounce.
- May 03, 2021 07:32 AM IST
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was all but flat after taking a bit of a spill on Friday. Japan's Nikkei was shut for a holiday, but Nikkei futures edged up 0.2%.
- May 01, 2021 03:15 PM IST
While the risks of higher inflation and possibly higher taxes have given some investors reason to become more cautious on growth shares, earnings may make them think twice about avoiding the group.
- May 01, 2021 09:10 AM IST
In India, the USTR said patent issues continue to be of particular concern as long-standing issues remain for innovative industries.
- May 01, 2021 08:53 AM IST
The US State Department said these exemptions are in line with a similar exemption that the US has granted to some categories of travellers from Brazil, China, Iran and or South Africa.
- Apr 30, 2021 05:40 PM IST
In January, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development had said that India's FDI inflows had jumped 13 percent to $57 billion in calendar year 2020, mostly boosted by investment in digital economy and start-ups.
- Apr 30, 2021 11:10 AM IST
More such flights expected in the next week.
- Apr 30, 2021 09:03 AM IST
Earlier reports said the US had 10 million of the vaccine doses in stock and was expected to manufacture another 50 million by June.
- Apr 29, 2021 11:02 PM IST
The IMC Chamber of Commerce and Industry is organizing the 2-day Indo-US Partnership Vision Summit 2021 with participation from industry and government of both countries.
- Apr 29, 2021 02:40 PM IST
The airline is targeting September 1 as the launch date for its flights to the US using Boeing 787 jets.
- Apr 29, 2021 11:02 AM IST
Noting that Americans are reporting being denied admittance to hospitals in some cities due to a lack of space, Washington has again asked its citizens to leave India as soon as it is safe to do so. The latest alert comes less than a week after the US announced a travel advisory against visiting India.
- Apr 29, 2021 10:44 AM IST
I know you've been asking about our support to India during the current surge in COVID-19 cases," Deputy Spokesman for Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, Farhan Haq told reporters at the daily press briefing on Wednesday.
- Apr 29, 2021 06:58 AM IST
The flight took off from the Travis Air Force Base on the world's largest military aircraft on Wednesday night, the US Agency for International Development said.
- Apr 28, 2021 02:04 PM IST
Acclaimed for cutting short the Ebola epidemic in West Africa and South America's Zika Virus epidemic, key specialists from the US government are set to reach India soon. They will sort through COVID-19 data; review the country’s existing models for the spread of infections and aim to identify where and how the virus may spread next