Economy
New York: Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, more than 70 per cent of students have been shut out of schools, universities and training centres, according to a new report issued on Tuesday by the UN’s labour agency. more
Ford recalls some imported vehicles

Beijing/Xinhua: The Ford Motor Company (China) has started recalling 10,649 imported Lincoln MKX and 4,010 Lincoln Nautilus vehicles for possible airbag system malfunctions, according to ...

Brazil sees new job creation jump in July

Brasilia/Xinhua: Brazil saw 131,010 formal jobs added in July, the first uptick in job creation since March, the Ministry of Economy said in a statement on Friday.

Women and single parents most impacted by COVID-19 effects on social housing: Study

New York: Women and single parents are likely to be most negatively impacted by COVID-19 and the pressures it is putting on social housing, according to researchers at the University of E ...

Conflict with China: Taiwanese firms shift focus to India

New Delhi: India might witness a major gain in the current scenario across the world post COVID-19 as firms in Taiwan are apparently pivoting to India and leaving China behind.

India announces to fund Greater Male Connectivity Project (GMCP)

New Delhi: In its bid to extend helping hands to neighbours, the Indian government on Thursday announced its decision to support the implementation of Greater Malé Connectivity Pro ...

Amid troubles with Saudi Arabia, Pakistan is now facing gas shortfall

Islamabad: Pakistan's Minister for Energy Omar Ayub Khan has said the country is currently facing a gas shortfall of about 3.5 billion cubic feet per day (BCFD) and Sindh will also be ...

Apple CEO Tim Cook enters billionaires club as company value nears $2 trillion

California: The Chief Executive Officer of Apple, Tim Cook, has joined the billionaires club after the company's market value neared the USD 2 trillion mark, according to reports.

China's BRI will certainly be plagued by delays: Expert

Amid COVID-19 pandemic spread and lockdowns, experts feel that China's Belt Road Initiative (BRI), which was previously known as the ‘One Belt One Road’ (OBOR), might not ...

Saudi Arabia defers to renew pact to supply oil to Pakistan on deferred payments

Islamabad: Saudi Arabia has not renewed an agreement with Pakistan which will allow oil supplies on deferred payments after that pact expired two months back, media reports said.