Unexpected braking causes recall of VW Atlas SUV

WOLFSBURG, Germany: Due to faulty wiring that can cause brake to be applied unexpectedly, sometimes while in traffic, Volkswagen is recalling more than 246,000 SUVs in the U.S. and Canada. The recall comes three days after the Associate ...

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Tuesday, 22 March 2022
Powell talks up interest rates, Dow Jones falls 202 points

NEW YORK, New York — Stocks in the United States fell sharply on Monday following a warning from the head of the U.S. Federal Reserve that interest rates could be raised more aggressively if necessary. "The labor market is very st ...

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Tuesday, 22 March 2022
Airbus, Delta announce plans to develop hydrogen-powered aircraft

ATLANTA, Georgia: In a statement this week, U.S. carrier Delta Air Lines and aircraft manufacturer Airbus said they will jointly develop a hydrogen-powered passenger airplane. Atlanta-based Delta is the first American airline that has ...

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Tuesday, 22 March 2022
Wall Street dives again as U.S. says Russian invasion is imminent

NEW YORK, New York — Stocks fell again on Wednesday in the United States, while the U.S. dollar and other safe-haven currencies gained ground. With U.S. President Joe Biden warning a full invasion of Ukraine by Russia is imminent, inve ...

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Wednesday, 23 February 2022
UK loses €15bn to Covid loan fraud

Parliament’s spending watchdog condemned ?unacceptable? financial losses due to scams and errors At least Pound 15 billion ($20.39 billion) of taxpayers’ money has been lost through fraud and error in the government’s Covid emergency l ...

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Wednesday, 23 February 2022
Expect UK manufacturers to raise prices within months, reports survey

LONDON, England: According to a survey by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), more British manufacturers are planning to increase prices over the next three months, more than during any other period since 1976. In its survey, w ...

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Wednesday, 23 February 2022
BJP’s Sunil Deodhar questions silence on murder of Bajrang Dal activist in Shivamogga

New Delhi [India], February 22 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national secretary Sunil Deodhar condemned the killing of a Bajrang Dal leader, questioning the silence of the people on the Shivamogga incident. Speaking to ANI on Mon ...

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Tuesday, 22 February 2022
Pakistan: Religious Affairs Minister appeals to Imran Khan to declare Women’s Day as International Hijab Day

Islamabad [Pakistan], February 21 (ANI): Pakistan’s Minister for Religious Affairs Noorul Haq Qadri has appealed to Prime Minister Imran Khan to declare March 8, International Women’s Day, as International Hijab Day, said a think tank, P ...

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Tuesday, 22 February 2022
Global stock market slump extends to Asia, Nikkei 225 loses 461 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia — Stocks in Asia dropped like a stone Tuesday, extending overnight losses on Wall Street, and Europe. The U.S. dollar retained most of its gains racked up on Monday. Japan’s Nikkei 225 tumbled 461.26 points or ...

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Tuesday, 22 February 2022
Hong Kong reports 7,533 new COVID-19 cases, 13 deaths including an infant

Hong Kong, February 21 (ANI): Hong Kong is witnessing a surge in the number of COVID cases as the country reported 7,533 cases on Monday and 13 deaths, including an 11-month-old child. The child was admitted to hospital at around 4 am ...

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Monday, 21 February 2022
Karnataka: Bajrang Dal activist killed in Shivamogga; security beefed up, schools, colleges closed for two days

Shivamogga (Karnataka) [India], February 21 (ANI): A 26-year-old Bajrang Dal activist Harsha was allegedly murdered at around 9 pm last night in Shivamogga. The security was tightened in the city following the incident. Reacting to t ...

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Monday, 21 February 2022
India reports 16,051 new COVID-19 cases, 206 deaths in last 24 hrs

New Delhi [India], February 21 (ANI): India reported 16,051 new COVID-19 cases and 206 fatalities in the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare informed on Monday. Of the fresh fatalities, Kerala reported 92 deaths as ...

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Monday, 21 February 2022