OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE
Trump hails China trade deal as 'much better' than expected
Trump also praised a new chapter in relations with Beijing, calling it "the best relationship that we've ever had with China in many, many years." "China respects us now," Trump said.
Trump's impeachment trial underway in Senate as battle lines form
Trump, who was impeached last month by the Democratic-led House of Represen...
Rupee trips for 4th day, down 10 paise at 71.21
Weaker greenback overseas and easing crude oil prices helped the rupee restrict its losses to...
Donald Trump rejects climate 'prophets of doom' as Thunberg warns Davos
Thunberg was in the audience in the Swiss Alps to hear a typically bullish speech by Trump, delivered just before the start of his Senate impeachment trial in Washington.
Shinzo Abe says new unit will defend Japan from space tech threats
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Japan must also defend itself from threats in cyberspace and from electromagnetic interference against Japanese satellites. Concerns are growing that China and Russia are seeking ways to interfere, disable or destroy satellites.
Articles of impeachment 'brazen and unlawful' attempt to overturn will of Americans: Trump's lawyers
The House of Representatives, controlled by the Democratic Party, on Wednesday voted to send articles of impeachment against President Trump to the Senate, in a major development to remove him from office for his alleged abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.
No turning point in sight as IMF predicts sluggish global growth
The IMF trimmed back its global growth forecasts, mostly due to a slowdown in India.
Trump, Merkel and Imran to visit WEF at Davos
The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2020, taking place on January 20-24, will focus on establishing stakeholder capitalism as a way of addressing the world's greatest challenges, from societal divisions created by income inequality and political polarization to the climate crisis we face today, the Geneva-based International organisation for public-private partnership has said.
US Senate passes new North America trade deal to replace NAFTA
The Senate overwhelmingly approved a new North American trade agreement Thursday that rewrites the rules of trade with Canada and Mexico and...
Cipla announces closure of USFDA inspection at Patalganga facility
Cipla recently announced the closure of inspection by United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) at the Patalganga manufacturing facility in Maharashtra. Shares of Cipla were trading 0.40 per cent lower at Rs 478.35 apiece on the BSE in the morning trade.
Historic Trump impeachment trial begins in Senate
For just the third time in American history, the hushed Senate chamber was transformed into a court of impeachment, presided over by Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, who administered the oath to senators.
China and Myanmar 'stand together' despite Rohingya backlash
A 2017 military crackdown on the Muslim minority, which UN investigators have called genocide, forced some 740,000 people over the border into Bangladesh. Beijing has stood strongly beside Myanmar and the Asian giant is now the country's largest investor even as distrust of its ambitions lingers among the public.
18-month trade dispute has not yet ended: Seth R Freeman, GlassRatner Advisory
It is important to point out that this is only Phase I of the agreement and Secretary Mnuchin is already talking about Phase II.
US charges 5 over illegal exports for Pakistan's nuclear programme; Islamabad says no information
According to the indictment, between September 2014 and October 2019, the five operated an international procurement network of front companies that existed to acquire US-origin goods for the Advanced Engineering Research Organisation (AERO) and the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC). They exported US-made goods to the two Pakistani entities.
Sikhs to be counted as separate ethnic group in US census for first time
President of the Sikh Society of San Diego Baljeet Singh said the Sikh community's efforts have come to fruition. "This has paved the way forward nationally not only for the Sikh community but also for other ethnicities in the United States," he said.
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