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Government employees can lose service for frequent stock-market trading; check rules here
Business

Government employees can lose service for frequent stock-market trading; check rules here

Depending on the seriousness of the misconduct, consequences for violating the aforementioned service conduct rule may range from withholding raises to removal from service.

'India-US bilateral trade will reach $500-600 billion by 2030': Piyush Goyal
India

'India-US bilateral trade will reach $500-600 billion by 2030': Piyush Goyal

The trade between the two countries stands at about $175 billion at present

Car-renting platform Zoomcar to merge with Innovative International: Report
Business

Car-renting platform Zoomcar to merge with Innovative International: Report

In November, Zoomcar raised $92 million, bringing its total funding to $332 million, as per data provider PitchBook

Toys for the rich: Do multimillion-dollar dinosaur auctions erode trust in science?
World

Toys for the rich: Do multimillion-dollar dinosaur auctions erode trust in science?

More and more palaeontologists are ringing alarm bells about high-profile auctions in which dinosaur fossils sell for outrageous sums. The most recent example involves a 77-million-year-old ‘Gorgosaurus’ skeleton that Sotheby’s sold for over US$6 million in August 2022

Sensex climbs 672 points as markets remain firm in early trade
India

Sensex climbs 672 points as markets remain firm in early trade

All the 30-share Sensex pack of firms were trading in the green in early trade, with IndusInd Bank, Bajaj Finserv, Bajaj Finance, Axis Bank, ICICI Bank, Larsen & Toubro and Tata Steel emerging as major winners

What is Free Trade Agreement? All you need to know
Business

What is Free Trade Agreement? All you need to know

A Free Trade Agreement is a deal between two or more nations to reduce or eliminate import-export tariffs among them. Under FTA, goods and services can be traded between the concerned countries with little or no tariff barriers

'Friendship can solve any problem': Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's Day 1 in India
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'Friendship can solve any problem': Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's Day 1 in India

On the first day of her visit, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her counterpart Narendra Modi signed seven pacts. She also met External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and President Droupadi Murmu

Gold jumps by Rs 1,088 amid import duty hike
Business

Gold jumps by Rs 1,088 amid import duty hike

Silver fell by Rs 411 to Rs 58,159 per kg from Rs 58,570 per kg in the previous trade.

Nepal and China discuss cooperation in trade and other sectors during virtual meeting
World

Nepal and China discuss cooperation in trade and other sectors during virtual meeting

Foreign Secretary Bharat Raj Paudyal and Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs of China Wu Jianghao led their respective delegations to the meeting

Gold declines by Rs 46 amid weak global trends
Business

Gold declines by Rs 46 amid weak global trends

Silver gained Rs 213 to Rs 59,452 per kg from Rs 59,239 per kg in the previous trade

Battered but not broken: How global trade is responding to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine
Business

Battered but not broken: How global trade is responding to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

It has been suggested this conflict could be remaking the world order, with Russia choosing territorial hegemony over global trade

Amit Shah advocates enhanced trade, cultural ties, people-to-people contact with neighbouring countries
India

Amit Shah advocates enhanced trade, cultural ties, people-to-people contact with neighbouring countries

The home minister expressed satisfaction over the opening of the Kartarpur corridor, connecting one of the holiest shrines of the Sikhs located in Pakistan with Dera Baba Nanak in Punjab, in 2019 while claiming there was an "error" and the place was left out of India during Partition

India-China trade grows to record $125 billion in 2021 despite tensions in eastern Ladakh
India

India-China trade grows to record $125 billion in 2021 despite tensions in eastern Ladakh

China's exports to India from January to December rose 46.2 percent to $97.52 billion, while India's exports to China grew by 34.2 percent to $28.14 billion

US yet to decide on CAATSA waiver to India over S-400 missile deal with Russia
World

US yet to decide on CAATSA waiver to India over S-400 missile deal with Russia

Last month, US senators and India Caucus co-chairs Mark Warner and John Cornyn sent a letter to President Joe Biden encouraging him to waive CAATSA sanctions against India for buying military arms from Russia

Why US-China ties are showing signs of thawing and what it means for India
World

Why US-China ties are showing signs of thawing and what it means for India

US-China economic interdependence is too deep and intense to allow the two countries to pursue traditional Cold War strategies.

EU, UK back to Brexit wrangling on fishing and trade in Northern Ireland
World

EU, UK back to Brexit wrangling on fishing and trade in Northern Ireland

In less than a year after finalizing Brexit, the European Union and Britain are back to quarreling with UK wanting changes on trade deal in Northern Ireland and France wanting more fishing licenses from London

EU adopts €5 billion reserve to help businesses tackle short-term Brexit effects
World

EU adopts €5 billion reserve to help businesses tackle short-term Brexit effects

The European Council said the money will cover extra costs and compensate the losses. Despite a trade deal struck in December to ensure tariff-free trade, Britain's trade with the EU has fallen sharply

For the first time in its history, World Trade Organization names women to half of deputy leader roles
World

For the first time in its history, World Trade Organization names women to half of deputy leader roles

The new director-general — herself the first woman and the first African to lead the WTO — appointed Angela Ellard of the United States and Costa Rica's Anabel Gonzalez, along with Jean-Marie Paugam of France and China's Zhang Xiangchen.

South Africa set to shut down its controversial captive lion breeding industry
science

South Africa set to shut down its controversial captive lion breeding industry

There are between 8,000-12,000 lions at some 350 farms, where they are raised for hunting, tourism, academic research and their bones.

No trade unless India reverses Article 370 abrogation, says Pakistan and shoots self in foot
India

No trade unless India reverses Article 370 abrogation, says Pakistan and shoots self in foot

For a while it seemed that amidst all the darkness and despair in the world in 2021, India-Pakistan relations had taken off on a positive note