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Jul 26 2020

Mnuchin says coronavirus relief bill will not include payroll tax cut

A number of different solutions were being discussed, the official said Thursday, including dropping the add-on to $100. Washington Correspondent Kyle Midura also a...

Jul 24 2020

Gold continues to glitter, sets new high of Rs 94000 per tola

As of the market price set by the Federation of Nepal Gold and Silver Dealers' Associations, a tola of the fine precious yellow metal (24 carat) costs Rs 94,000. "Price...

Jul 23 2020

Democrats want more money for virus relief

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., wants to get a bill to President Trump by August 7 when Congress is scheduled to adjourn for the rest of the summer - a t...

Jul 19 2020

New Zealand deputy PM offers to help Australia with Covid-19 outbreak

Speaking yesterday, Andrews said it was still too early to determine the impact of those lockdowns on new case numbers. "You can continue to move forward in the way tha...

Jul 18 2020

Tesla slashes Model Y price amid pandemic

Before launching Model Y, Elon Musk stated that the different versions of the electric SUV would be $5,000 more expensive of the same versions of Model 3. The $3,000 pric...

Jul 15 2020

Pfizer, BioNTech's coronavirus vaccine candidates get FDA's 'fast track' status

Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The companies said the candidates, BNT162b1 and BNT 162b2, are the most advanced among the BNT162 program that is in early clinical ...

Jul 15 2020

Global oil demand to record historic growth in 2021: OPEC

Total liquids demand is projected to reach 97.7m bpd next year. Oil producers in the Middle East traditionally use more fuel oil domestically during the hot summer mont...

Jul 14 2020

Sundar Pichai announces Google's Rs 75,000 crore fund for India's digital economy

Leveraging technology and AI for social good , in areas like health, education and agriculture. The announcements came at the sixth edition of Google for India event, ...

Jul 14 2020

Trudeau apologizes for not recusing himself from decision

Although the charity has been in the hot seat before, they came under increased scrutiny at the end of June when the federal government announced that they were partnerin...

Jul 12 2020

Canada adds 952900 jobs in June on COVID-19 reopenings

Brendon Bernard, an economist at Indeed Canada, said recapturing jobs at the same pace in the coming months will be tougher. In numbers released today (July 10) by Sta...

Jul 11 2020

Canada's deficit projected to hit $343-billion

Fuelling the deficit is also an unprecedented drop in economic output and employment that will cut revenues the government expected to receive this year. "We, the collect...

Jul 07 2020

Uber set to snap up Postmates in £2.65bn deal

Under their agreement, Postmates Chief Executive Officer Bastian Lehmann and his team will stay on to manage Postmates as a separate service, another person said. Uber's ...

Jul 06 2020

Rocket carrying four satellites `lost` after being launched from New Zealand

He said the company would leave no stone unturned to figure out what happened and get back to the launchpad. "But this doesn't really affect our business or viability t...

Jul 05 2020

Trump touts US job gains as coronavirus cases hit record highs

But then he warned: "You'll have a crash like you've never seen before, you put the wrong person in office". At the centre of the debate has been President Trump's relu...

Jul 01 2020

Facebook ad boycott campaign to go global

The group is pressing for a top-level executive "with deep civil rights expertise" to monitor Facebook's policies for discrimination and bias and an independent audit of ...

Jul 01 2020

Facebook shares are falling after Starbucks joins ad boycott

Champions of the. StopHateForProfit boycott - led by civil rights and advocacy groups including the Anti-Defamation League and National Association for the Advancement o...

Jun 29 2020

Oil dips on rise in USA coronavirus cases, set for weekly fall

However, production for Q4 was 1.48 per cent higher at 0.758 million tonnes as compared to 0.747 million tonnes in Q3 2019-20. Texas - the center of the American oil indu...

Jun 26 2020

Bayer to pay up to $10.9 billion to settle Monsanto case

Bayer said it would also pay up to $400 million to settle cases claiming that the weedkiller dicamba drifted onto plants that weren't bred to resist it, killing them....

Jun 23 2020

Modi launches Rs. 50,000 crore employment scheme for migrant workers

The chief ministers of Bihar , Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Jharkhand, and a minister of Odisha aslo attended the launch ceremony. This scheme will focus on...

Jun 22 2020

Fire Marshal: 6,200 People Attended Rally; TikTok Users Claim They Inflated Expectations

Mr Trump described testing as a "double-edged sword", saying: "When you do testing to that extent you're going to find more people". They also deleted their social media ...