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Expat living: Hong Kong most expensive city to live in; Singapore stays 13th

Singapore retained its ranking as the 13th most expensive city globally for expats, according to global research firm ECA International.

Global

1,037 companies have severed ties with Russia since Ukraine invasion, shows data

1,037 companies have left Russia and 438 others have reduced their operations in the country, since it began its military offensive in...

Global

Sri Lanka lifts emergency curbs after two weeks

The Sri Lankan government has removed state of emergency curbs, nearly two weeks after it was imposed amid economic and anti-government...

Global

Russia draws flak from G7 over impeding global hunger fight, fuelling food crisis

G7 leaders, joined by Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky targeted Russia over the food crisis across the globe.

Global

Sri Lanka PM Rajapaksa resigns as protests escalate; President declares emergency

Amid ongoing protests and allegations of violence, Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa resigned from his post today.

Global

India, EU vow to deepen trade, technology ties amid geopolitical shifts

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and EU President Ursula von der Leyen have agreed to foster ties in trade, technology and security...

Global

Startups, filmmaking, agriculture - Knowledge Factory festival offers 'learnatainment' for the mind

Gear up for the sixth edition of Knowledge Factory - an annual event that brings discussions, talks and quizzes on offbeat and...

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Australia returns 29 artefacts to India

At least 29 artefacts will be returned to India by Australia ahead of bilateral summit between India Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his...

Global

EAM Jaishankar meets his Brazil, Argentina, Japan counterparts to discuss ties, COVID

India’s External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has met with his Japan, Brazil and Argentine counterparts to discuss a range of key issues,...

Global

India looks to widen global mark by tapping into UAE’s infrastructure sector

India is eyeing expansion of its global footprint by harnessing UAE’s business capabilities and infrastructure.

UAE

India seeks duty-free market access for spices, cheese, textiles from UAE

India has urged for a duty-free market access from the UAE for spices, cheese, eggs and textiles as a part of the free-trade pact it is...

UAE

Indian-American economist Gita Gopinath set for key IMF post

Indian-American Gita Gopinath, the IMF's chief economist, will become the number two official at the Washington-based crisis lender from...

Global

Singapore world's second most expensive city to live in; Tel Aviv tops the list

Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), Singapore has become the world's second most expensive city to live in. Tel Aviv is the world's most...

Global

India, US strike deal on digital services tax

India and the US had agreed to resolve differences on the two percent equalization levy (digital services tax) imposed by the former nation.

USA

Indian-American economist Gita Gopinath set to leave IMF in January 2022

International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief economist Gita Gopinath will leave her post and return to Harvard University's economics department...

Global

Documents required for Bajaj Allianz bike insurance

Buying bike insurance is more of a necessity as it is for your safety and is already mandated by the law. Choosing a good plan is of utmost...

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UAE's Thani Al Zeyoudi meets India's Piyush Goyal to discuss bilateral trade, investment

Thani Al Zeyoudi, UAE Minister of State for Foreign Trade, met Piyush Goyal, India’s Minister of Commerce and Industry, as both the...

UAE

Singapore Parliament rejects proposal hitting out at Free Trade Agreement with India

Singapore's Parliament has rejected a proposal from the Opposition hitting out at an FTA with India for allegedly paving the way for Indian...

Singapore

India, Oman agree to deepen bilateral mining ties

India and Oman have signed an agreement to enhance and develop cooperation between the two countries in the field of mining.

Global

Dubai’s external trade with India climbs to AED 67 billion in first half of 2021: Customs

Dubai Customs has announced that the volume of external trade with India touched AED 67 billion in the first half of 2021 alone, across...

UAE

US Senate gives nod to infra bill after months of negotiations

Following months of negotiations, the US Senate has approved a long-awaited bipartisan infrastructure bill, though analysts feel that the...

USA

Singapore ranks first, India among top five risers in Global Youth Development Index

Singapore ranked first in the world while India at rank 122 was among the top five risers in the latest Global Youth Development Index...

Global

UK unveils GBP 5 million research programme in fight against climate change

The United Kingdom government is stepping up efforts to prepare and protect against the impacts of climate change, launching a new GBP 5...

UK

UK, Singapore begin talks on digital trade technology, barriers

The United Kingdom and Singapore have started negotiations on cutting barriers to digital trade, seeking to go further than the rollover...

Global

Model Tenancy Act to boost NRIs' investment hopes in Indian rent market: ANAROCK's Shajai Jacob

The Indian Cabinet’s recent approval for the Model Tenancy Act is being hailed as a landmark moment in Indian rent market.

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