Suresh Prabhu says negotiations on RCEP trade deal to continue in 2019, more rounds of talks required to sort out issues

Suresh Prabhu says negotiations on RCEP trade deal to continue in 2019, more rounds of talks required to sort out issues

New Delhi: Negotiations for the mega-trade deal RCEP will continue in 2019 as more rounds of talks are required to sort out issues pertaining to goods and services, Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu said Tuesday. Trade ministers of 16 members...
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‘Against freedom of speech and democracy’: Opposition leaders back Lois Sofia in face-off with Tamilisai Soundararajan

‘Against freedom of speech and democracy’: Opposition leaders back Lois Sofia in face-off with Tamilisai Soundararajan

Leaders and spokespersons of regional and national parties condemned the Tamil Nadu government for the arrest of Lois Sofia for raising ‘anti-BJP’ slogans at the Tuticorin airport in front of state BJP chief Tamilisai Soundararajan. File photo of L...
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Love Sonia actor Mrunal Thakur reportedly cast in John Abraham, Saif Ali Khan’s Batla House

Love Sonia actor Mrunal Thakur reportedly cast in John Abraham, Saif Ali Khan’s Batla House

You are here: Mrunal Thakur, last seen in Tabrez Noorani’s Love Sonia, has reportedly joined the cast of John Abraham–Saif Ali Khan starrer Batla House. According to Bollywood Hungama, it is unclear whether the actress has been paired opposite Ab...
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Indian companies’ foreign investment declines 36% to $1.39 bn in July, shows RBI data

Indian companies’ foreign investment declines 36% to $1.39 bn in July, shows RBI data

Mumbai: Investment by Indian companies in their overseas ventures fell by more than 36 percent to $1.39 billion in July this year, the Reserve Bank data showed. Indian companies had invested $2.17 billion in their overseas subsidiaries and joint ventures...
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Amazon market value tops $1tn

Amazon market value tops $1tn

Image copyright Getty Images Amazon has briefly become the second US-listed firm to have a market value of more than $1 trillion (£779bn). Shares in the e-commerce giant rose nearly 2% to a high of $2,050.50 in morning trade before...
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Nike shares fall as consumer backlash over Colin Kaepernick ad grows

Nike shares fall as consumer backlash over Colin Kaepernick ad grows

Shares of Nike Inc fell three per cent on Tuesday as calls for a boycott of the sportswear giant gained traction on social media following its choice of Colin Kaepernick as a face for the 30th anniversary of its “Just...
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Bonds weaken, call rates continue stable trend

Bonds weaken, call rates continue stable trend

Government bonds (G-Secs) weakened further on heavy selling pressure from banks and corporates, while, Interbank call money rates remained stable as demand from borrowing banks match supplies. The 7.17 percent 10-year benchmark bond maturing in 2028 slid to Rs...
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Mark Carney willing to stay on as Bank of England governor

Mark Carney willing to stay on as Bank of England governor

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMark Carney said an announcement on his future would be made in “due course” Mark Carney has said he is willing to stay on as governor of the Bank of England if...
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Scores of Dead Elephants Found in Botswana ‘Poaching Frenzy’

Scores of Dead Elephants Found in Botswana ‘Poaching Frenzy’

CAPE TOWN — Some of the elephant corpses had begun to decay, their skins dried stiff over bony carcasses. Others appeared to have been killed just a few days earlier, partially covered by bushes in an attempt to hide them...
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Skinheads on trial in Paris in death of teenage anti-fascism activist Clément Méric

Skinheads on trial in Paris in death of teenage anti-fascism activist Clément Méric

As clashes rage in Libya’s Tripoli, Italy takes swipe at France Read more Skinheads on trial in Paris death of teen anti-fascism activist Read more Chaos marks start of Supreme Court nominee confirmation hearing Read more Macron replaces two resigning...
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