Tag: the United States

US dollar weakens against six major currencies

The US dollar declined 0.3 per cent as expected trade talks between the US and China eased market concerns. In late New York trading on Monday, the euro increased to $1.1467 from $1.1436 in the previous session, and the British pound rose to $1.2785 from $1.2720 in the previous session, Xinhua news agency reported. The Australian[Read More…]

US threatens to impose 25% tariff on Chinese goods

US threatens to impose 25% tariff on Chinese goods

US President Donald Trump has escalated his trade war with China, ordering his administration to consider more than doubling proposed tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods to 25 per cent from 10 per cent, as talks between Washington and Beijing remain at a standstill. Trump on Wednesday instructed[Read More…]

Blast reported near US embassy in China

Blast reported near US embassy in China

An explosion is reported to have occurred outside the US embassy in China here, the media said. The US embassy complex is in Beijing’s Chaoyang District. Witnesses have posted images on Twitter of smoke surrounding the building. Another bystander said there had been injuries, the Herald Sun reported. The explosion[Read More…]

Haryana: Two sent to jail after held guilty under Gauvansh Sanrakhshan Act

20 Indian-origin people sentenced in US call-center scam

More than 20 Indian origin persons residing in the United States, have been sentenced up to 20 years in jail for their involvement in an India-based call center scam which defrauded thousands of American citizens of millions of loss. While some convicts are sentenced for fours in prison, few are[Read More…]

General Rawat: Indian Army open to appoint women

Gen Bipin Rawat: Indian Army open to appoint women

Women cadets will now be first inducted into the military force before considering other options in the armed force for them, said Chief of Army Staff General, Bipin Rawat. He told media that, “First, we will start with women as military police jawans, will take next step after success”. “Because[Read More…]

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