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187 countries ratify convention protecting victims of child labor

GENEVA, Switzerland - The International Convention on the Worst Forms of Child Labor has been universally ratified. The International Labor ...

U.S. sharemarkets in upward trajectory, greenback eases

NEW YORK, New York - In a volatile day of trading, U.S. stocks managed a gain on Tuesday.Apple dominated with ...

$172 million defense department job goes to Hunstville, Alabama plant

SAN DIEGO, California - A subsidiary of Cubic Corporation, GATR Technologies, of Huntsville, Alabama, has been awarded a $172 million ...

Thailand to get injection of $1.5bn from Asia Development Bank

BANGKOK, Thailand - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) announced on Tuesday it is providing a $1.5 billion loan to Thailand ...

Technology provides communications for pair rowing across Atlantic

3,000 miles. 43 days. Two rowers. One boat.That was the challenge that Anna and Cameron McLean set themselves by taking ...

Dwayne Johnson takes 50% stake in XFL

Former World Wrestling Entertainment star Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has reportedly teamed up with an investment firm to purchase the ...

Former Bausch Health CEO, CFO and FC sanctioned over SEC disclosures

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said Friday that Bausch Health, a multinational pharmaceutical company based in ...

Twenty-six airlines now operating at Dublin Airport

DUBLIN, Ireland - Good news for the tourism industry in Ireland. A total of twenty-six airlines have now resumed operations ...

Asset quality risks for banks, NBFCs remain elevated: ICRA

New Delhi [India], Aug 5 (ANI): A further deterioration in asset quality and the risks for banks and non-banking finance ...

How TikTok got caught in the crosshairs of US-China politics

Donald Trump's threat to ban TikTok, a video sharing app owned by Beijing-based ByteDance, on August 1 is only the ...

Gold Fields sees earnings double the back of the booming gold price

One of the world's largest gold mining company Gold Fields [JSE: GFI] sees earnings nearly doubling due to the increasing ...

Disney's long-awaited "Mulan" to debut online rather than in theaters

Chinese actress Liu Yifei poses as Mulan, the protagonist of the homonymic epic fantasy war drama film produced by Disney, ...

Discover joy as Amazon unboxes Prime Day 2020 deals

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India] Aug 5 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Amazon prepares to kick off Prime Day in India at midnight on Thursday, ...

Mindtree appoints Venu Lambu as President of global markets

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Aug 5 (ANI): LT-owned digital transformation company Mindtree on Wednesday announced the appointment of Venu Lambu as ...

Andhra govt inks MoU with ISB to drive economic growth

Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh) [India], August 5 (ANI): With the objective of economic recovery and growth monitoring during post COVID-19 phase, ...

Day after return, Marlins to play 2 vs. O's

After the long wait without baseball, the Miami Marlins will be getting a heavy dose of it on Wednesday. Miami's ...

Hospital group takes on SA's uninsured market and NHI

SA's private hospitals: Ailing in a pandemicPatients have been putting non-elective surgeries, like hip replacements and cataract removals, on hold ...

Only 2 women in the running for top Auditor-General post

Parliament's ad-hoc committee tasked with finding a new AG shortlisted the candidates on Tuesday.Kalidass has worked as CFO of the ...

Equity indices gain 1 pc on global cues, metal stocks shine

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 5 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices were on upswing during early hours on Wednesday amid positive global ...

Trump's Demand for US Cut of TikTok Deal Is Unprecedented

NEW YORK - President Donald Trump's demand that the U.S. government get a cut from a potential Microsoft purchase of ...

Other countries might follow US actions on TikTok: China

Beijing [China], August 4 (ANI): China on Tuesday said the US should be wary of its decisions on acquiring ByteDance ...

Talk of Banning TikTok Sparks Calls For A More Open Internet in China

Ongoing negotiations between Microsoft and Beijing-based software company ByteDance over the possible acquisition of the Chinese-owned video platform TikTok have ...

Microsoft to launch xCloud game streaming on Sep 15

Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 4 (ANI): Tech giant Microsoft will roll off its game streaming service, known as Project xCloud ...

Chinese sponsor to withdraw from India's IPL after protests: reports

The Chinese headline sponsor of the Indian Premier League, the world's richest cricket tournament, is set to withdraw amid mounting ...

News24's countdown to a digital subscription service has begun

| Advertising alone cannot sustain journalism any longer, says Media24 CEOBasson said that the current advertising model is not sustainable ...

Update: Market fairness a mere pretext used in Washington's TikTok ban

Video: Over the weeks, the Trump administration has repeatedly targeted TikTok, a video-sharing app owned by a Chinese tech company, ...

Protests in India over IPL's Chinese sponsor

The Indian Premier League (IPL), the world's richest cricket tournament, faced angry protests on Tuesday after it decided to retain ...

Record decline in securitisation volumes due to Covid-19: ICRA

New Delhi [India], Aug 4 (ANI): The securitisation volumes declined substantially in Q1 FY21 to Rs 7,500 crore from Rs ...

Sashidhar Jagdishan to replace Aditya Puri as HDFC Bank MD, CEO

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], August 4 (ANI): Private sector lender HDFC Bank said on Tuesday that Sashidhar Jagdishan will replace outgoing ...

Hastakshep, a milestone in Indian journalism: Upendra Rai

New Delhi [India] Aug 4 (ANI/Digpu): We are living in the most troubled times of history. The rate of the ...

Sensex jumps 748 points, Reliance Industries spurts 7.4 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 4 (ANI): Bulls held a firm grip on the D-Street on Tuesday as equity benchmark indices ...

Varun Beverages Q2 profit plunges 65 pc to Rs 143 cr

Gurugram (Haryana) [India], Aug 4 (ANI): Varun Beverages Ltd (VBL), a key player in the beverage industry and one of ...

Lamp;T Technology Services expands collaboration with Microsoft

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India] Aug 4 (ANI/BusinessWire India): LT Technology Services Limited, a leading global pure-play engineering services company, today announced ...

Best Agrolife Ltd aims Rs 1517 Cr plus turnover by FY22

New Delhi [India] Aug 4 (ANI/NewsVoir): BSE listed Best Agrolife Ltd, a leading global player in agrochemicals sector and one ...

Shoprite exits Nigeria: Is the Nigerian market impenetrable?

Qongqo said South African companies overestimated their capabilities and attractiveness of their product offerings moving into the Nigerian market and ...

WH remain wary of TikTok even with Microsoft deal

Washington DC [USA], August 3 (ANI): The Trump administration will remain cautious of TikTok even if Microsoft and other US ...

Trump Gives Microsoft 45 Days to Seal TikTok Deal

WHITE HOUSE - The Chinese-owned social media app TikTok "is going to be out of business in the United States" ...

Major decline in new car sales, with rental industry at a near halt

The July 2020 new passenger car market registered a substantial decline of 35.8% to 18 905 units compared to the ...

Trump Says Not Opposed to Microsoft Acquiring TikTok

U.S. President Donald Trump said Monday that he would ban the popular video app TikTok by Sept. 15 unless U.S ...

Beckham Jr.: 'The season shouldn't happen'

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. made some pointed comments about NFL owners and the upcoming season, saying in ...

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Irish team's win first against a major nation since 2015 World Cup

"We've chased over 300 a number of times, so we knew we could do it," said opener Stirling, the player ...

We're hungry to win: Solskjaer ahead of clash against LASK

Manchester [UK], Aug 5 (ANI): Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said that the club is "hungry to win". ...

Matilde Fidalgo leaves Manchester City to join S.L Benfica

Manchester [UK], Aug 5 (ANI): Manchester City have announced that Matilde Fidalgo has left the club, making a move to ...

Indian coaches need to constantly update and improve, feels Venkatesh

New Delhi [India], August 5 (ANI): Coaches within the country need to constantly update and improve in order to fulfill ...

I am in my best form since I arrived at PSG: Neymar

Paris [France], August 5 (ANI): Paris Saint-Germain striker Neymar said he is at his "best form" since arriving at the ...

Champions League last-16 ties: How they stand

The UEFA Champions League returns on Friday with the remaining places at the final tournament in Lisbon up for grabs ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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