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US markets sink on unexpectedly high inflation

Washington/UNI: Inflation in the United States remained unexpectedly high in August, hitting Wall Street like never before in more than two years.

Piyush Goyal launches India-US Startup SETU

New Delhi: Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal launched the US Startup SETU - Supporting Entrepreneurs in Transformation and Upskilling programme in the Bay Area of San Francisco.

US, Taiwanese companies apply for manufacturing semiconductors in India, says Minister

New Delhi: Minister of State for Electronics and Information Technology Rajeev Chandrasekhar has said companies from  the US, Taiwan and certain European nations  have shown interest in setting up semiconductor manufacturing units in India.

Israel, US sign cyber-financial agreement, cement economic cooperation

Jerusalem/UNI: Israel and the United States signed the first agreement for cyber-financial cooperation, the Israeli Ministry of Finance said in a statement.

Fed on way to bigger action as inflation soars in US

Washington: Amid soaring inflation, the US Federal Reserve is likely to hike key policy rates to help mitigate price increases that are showing no signs of cooling, media reports said.

US becomes India's top trading partner, surpasses China

New Delhi: The USA has surpassed China to become India's top trading partner in 2021-22, indicating a strengthening of bilateral ties between the two nations.

India, US sign investment incentive agreement in Tokyo

New Delhi/IBNS: The governments of India and of the United States signed an Investment Incentive Agreement (IIA) on Monday in Japan's Tokyo.

Netflix lays off 150 US-based jobs

Washington/UNI: Netflix has laid off about 150 employees a month after it announced loss of subscribers for the first time in a decade.

US Apr CPI increases 0.3 pc after rising 1.2 pc in March; consumer prices rise 8.3 pc over last 12 months

US consumer price inflation dipped slightly in April, increasing 8.3 percent against April 2021, according to government data released Wednesday, AFP reported.

Open to receive suggestions, understand pain points and offer redressal, FM Sitharaman tells investors

New Delhi/San Francisco/UNI: Addressing investors and business leaders in Silicon Valley, California as part of her official visit to the US, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said that she is open to receive suggestions, understand pain points and offer necessary redressal wherever possible.

FM Sitharaman woos investors in US, urges them to become part of India's growth story

New Delhi/San Francisco/UNI: On an official visit to the US, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday attended a roundtable meeting with business leaders and investors in San Francisco and invited them to become part of India's growth story.

US criticizes India amid possibility of Russia's proposal for rupee-ruble-denominated payments against Western sanctions

New Delhi: The US and Australia have called out India for considering Moscow's proposal for rupee-ruble-denominated payments using its own mechanism that would sidestep sanctions, including Russia's exclusion from global money transfer network SWIFT, imposed by America and its allies.

Fareportal India banks on tech innovation, human capital to accelerate growth in online travel space

Gurgaon/IBNS: Fareportal India, an online travel company, looks to distinguish itself with a single codebase to accelerate launch of new features on a weekly basis to give it an edge over other major travel enterprises.

Wipro launches @now Studio in Texas, expands its digital and cyber defence centre

Bengaluru/UNI: Wipro Limited, an Indian enterprise, on Friday announced the launch of its @now Studio in partnership with ServiceNow to support digital transformations for its target audience in Texas.

Amazon bets big on tier 2 and tier 3 Indian cities driving its growth

Kolkata/IBNS: Around 65 percent of Amazon's orders in India are placed from tier two cities driving the growth of the American e-commerce giant in the South Asian nation, said a top official.