Govt mulls curbs on foreign firms in ‘strategic areas’

NEW DELHI: Government agencies have begun discussions on possible checks on foreign players participating in certain ‘strategic areas’, such as putting in place telecom infrastructure or construction projects in sensitive parts of the...

Many firms have no contingency plans should US-China trade war worsen, DHL survey says

Employees sort and move boxes at the Deutsche Post DHL North Asia Hub in Shanghai, China.Qilai Shen | Corbis News | Getty ImagesAs the U.S.-China trade war drags into its 16th month and...

Congressional Committee to review Trump impeachment report on Monday

By Lalit K Jha WASHINGTON: The US' House Congressional committee will be reviewing the investigation report of President Donald Trump's impeachment inquiry on Monday setting the stage for charges to be filed. The...

Instagrammers love this iconic spot, but there's something they don't want you to see

If there is one thing that Instagram has shown us is that the world is filled with fascinating natural wonders. The downside? There are few geological secrets anymore. What was once a tribe's,...

ET Award 2019: No more will India stand with weak knees, says Goyal

India will stoutly promote the interests of domestic industry and adopt a more proactive approach to secure a mutually beneficial deal in trade negotiations, whether it is with the United States or a...

U.S. Black Friday shoppers stay away from stores, make $7 billion-plus splurge online

WASHINGTON: U.S. shoppers made more purchases online on Black Friday than in the mall - hurting traffic and sales at brick-and-mortar stores, according to data that offered a glimpse into what is still...

Fiat Chrysler, UAW reach tentative labour deal

DETROIT: The United Auto Workers and Fiat Chrysler reached a tentative agreement on Saturday on a new four-year contract, which includes a total of $9 billion in investments but still needs final approval...

View: Fiscal stimulus not enough, monetary easing needed to revive growth

After months of suspense on the macroeconomic front, the wait is finally over. Our worst fears have come true. Friday’s data release by the Central Statistical Organisation (CSO) shows the economy in dire...

New EU leaders take office vowing to tackle climate change

Brussels: A new team of leaders took office at the helm of the European Union on Sunday, pledging to put the fight against climate change at the top of their agenda and foster...