January 30, 2023 17:00 (IST)
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Hockey Men's World Cup 2023: India beat Japan 8-0 in classification match | Amid row, Kerala Congress screens controversial BBC documentary on PM Modi in Thiruvananthapuram | Republic Day Parade to showcase India’s indigenous military prowess, cultural diversity | Mulayam Singh Yadav, Zakir Hussain conferred Padma Vibhushan award | Dilip Mahalanabis, who pioneered ORS use, to be awarded Padma Vibhushan

Indigenous Koo launched in the US, first market outside India

In its first market outside India, indigenous Koo, which is seen as an alternative to Twitter, has been launched in the United States.

India can purchase as much Russian oil it wants, above price cap: US Treasury secy Janet Yellen

New Delhi/IBNS: The US is happy for India to continue buying as much Russian oil as it wants, till it steers clear of Western Insurance, finance and maritime services, bound by the cap, US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Friday as per a Reuters report.

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen looks to India for 'friendshoring', pitches for global trade route away from China

New Delhi: U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has said her nation is keen to further deepen economic and trade links with India under its ‘friendshoring’ approach in a bid to reduce supply chain dependence on countries like China.

Central banks across the world have a tough role ahead: Deepak Parekh

Kolkata/IBNS: Global growth which was 6.1 percent last year is estimated to fall by half to 3.2 percent in 2022, said HDFC Chairman Deepak Parekh.

TikTok: Staff in China can access UK, EU user data

London/UNI: Chinese video-sharing platform TikTok has told users that some of its workers in China have access to the data of accounts in the UK and European Union EU.

Chinese yuan hits record low against USD

Beijing/UNI: China's yuan has hit fresh record lows against the surging US dollar.

Goldman Sachs, Barclays among 16 Wall Street firms fined $1.8bn

Washington/IBNS: Some of Wall Street's biggest companies have been fined a total of $1.8bn by US financial watchdogs after it was discovered that the staff discussed deals and trades on their personal devices and apps.

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.