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Japan To Invest Rs 13,000 Crore In Infrastructure Projects In Northeast

Japan has decided to invest Rs 13,000 crore (205.784 billion Yen) in several ongoing and new projects in the Northeast, an official statement said on Friday....

Japan To Invest Rs 13,000 Crore In Infrastructure Projects In Northeast

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U.S. Forest Service aims to speed up logging, infrastructure projects The U.S. Forest Service, which manages millions of acres of national forests and grasslands, on Wednesday proposed "bold" changes for how it carries out environmental reviews of logging, road building and mining projects on public land, a move that raised red flags for environmental groups....
03:34, 2019-06-13

Vedanta To Invest Rs 20,000 Crore In New Oil Blocks Vedanta had won a total of 53 oil and gas blocks under the government's open acreage licensing policy (OALP) and Discovered Small Field (DSF) rounds....
23:34, 2019-07-16

Rail Infrastructure Requires Rs 50 Lakh Crore Till 2030: Nirmala Sitharaman "These along with other such initiatives such as Udaan scheme will improve India''s infrastructure, enable connectivity, and bridge the rural and urban divide," said Nirmala Sitharaman....
14:34, 2019-07-05

Bridgestone To Invest Over Rs. 350 Crore In India To Expand Indore Plant With this expansion, the capacity of the Indore plant will go up to over 20,000 tyres a day by 2020.This expansion will enable Bridgestone India to meet the increased demand for its products....
08:17, 2019-07-10

Japan's Answer to Its Pension Problems: Invest Like the U.S. An official report advising Japanese couples to save at least $185,000 for retirement has shaken up an election race and triggered a wave of interest in investing in a country where retirees have long counted chiefly on state pensions....
20:17, 2019-07-17

| 300 000 flee violence in northeast DR Congo: UN More than 300 000 people have fled violence and inter-ethnic attacks in northeastern areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo in the past two weeks, the United Nations says....
20:17, 2019-06-18

Tornadoes cause damage in Northeast Texas Tornadoes swept parts of northeastern Texas, damaging homes and buildings and causing at least one injury. Damage was reported southwest and east of Dallas. (May 30)        ...
11:34, 2019-05-30

| 16 militia killed in northeast DR Congo: army Sixteen militiamen have been killed in northeastern DR Congo, the military said on Tuesday, an area where ethnic violence has left at least 160 dead and forced hundreds of thousands to flee in the past two weeks....
22:34, 2019-06-27

6 dead, 190 injured after tornado hits northeast China The tornado damaged nearly 3,600 homes and affected more than 9,900 residents in Kaiyuan, a city of around half-a-million people, according to China Central Television....
11:00, 2019-07-04

Triple suicide attack kills at least 30 in northeast Nigeria At least 30 people have been killed in a triple suicide attack in northeast Nigerian state of Borno, state emergency officials said on Monday, in the biggest mass killing this year by suicide bombers....
14:17, 2019-06-17

Northeast Braces For More Rain And Floods, 3 Killed In Assam Massive landslides and flash floods triggered by heavy rainfall since the past two days have affected thousands of people in Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya and Assam. Four people have died in the......
18:51, 2019-07-10

Damage reported across northeast Kansas after tornado hits People from Iowa through Oklahoma were faced with severe weather into Tuesday night as a round of powerful thunderstorms inflicted major damage over the central United States....
19:51, 2019-05-29

Hundreds of IS relatives leave camp in northeast Syria A local official and witnesses in northeastern Syria say hundreds of Syrian women and children related to fighters from the Islamic State group are leaving an overcrowded camp in the country’s north to return to their homes...
15:17, 2019-06-03

BJP Surge In Northeast Continues; Congress Stalwarts Lose The BJP and its allies have swept the northeast. The party has won 14 seats and its allies have won four, making the NDA's total to be 18 out of the 25 Lok Sabha constituencies....
22:17, 2019-05-24

Boko Haram kills at least five soldiers in northeast Nigeria: sources Islamist insurgent group Boko Haram ambushed Nigerian soldiers in the northeast of the country, killing at least five and injuring more than a dozen, sources told Reuters on Sunday....
13:51, 2019-07-07

Floods worsen in India's northeast; rare rhinos in danger Floods in northeast India worsened on Tuesday with incessant rain swelling already raging rivers, inundating villages and a rhinoceros sanctuary as 1,000 soldiers were deployed to rescue people fleeing the rising waters....
15:00, 2019-07-16

Tornado hits northeast China as more 'extreme' weather strikes A tornado swept through the northeastern Chinese province of Liaoning on Wednesday, killing six and injuring 190, the state broadcaster said, amid a series of "extreme" weather events that government forecasters have linked to climate change....
09:51, 2019-07-04

Massive tornado kills 6 people, injures 190 in northeast China A tornado blew through a city in northeast China, damaging factories and buildings, killing six people and injuring another 190.        ...
01:34, 2019-07-06

Big quake rumbles across Southern California, some damage northeast of Los Angeles A powerful earthquake jolted Southern California on Thursday, touching off fires and damaging buildings in a desert town northeast of Los Angeles, but authorities said there were only minor injuries....
01:34, 2019-07-05

It’s a photo finish on road race up Northeast’s highest peak PINKHAM NOTCH, N.H. (AP) — The annual race up the highest peak in the Northeast has ended in the first photo finish. Twenty-nine-year-old Brittni Hutton, of Lubbock, Texas, led the entire race but 27-year-old Heidi Caldwell, of Craftsbury Common, Vermont, caught her at the finish line Saturday. Both...
21:34, 2019-06-15

Northeast Congo insecurity hampers response to measles outbreak Insecurity in northeast Congo has hampered a measles vaccination drive and forced people to flee their homes, local responders said on Wednesday, complicating efforts to control the spread of a virus that has killed more people that Ebola this year....
05:51, 2019-06-20

Shots Fired At Occupied Home On Lexington’s Northeast Side LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Shots were fired at home with people inside early Monday morning and Lexington police are looking for suspects. Authorities say the shooting occurred around 2 a.m. in the 200 block of Carlisle Avenue on the city’s northeast side. Officials said no one was hurt i...
12:51, 2019-06-10

Power issues snarl commuter rail service in Northeast region Commuter train service between New York and other areas of the northeast ground to a screeching halt Wednesday morning because of power issues, packing transit hubs with aggravated travelers. “Trains traveling between New York (NYP) and North Phiadelphia [sic] (PHN) are now stopped due to overheard ...
23:00, 2019-06-19

Islamist insurgents overrun Nigerian army base in northeast: security sources Islamist insurgents overran a Nigerian army base in the country's northeast, killing at least the commander, two Nigerian security sources said on Thursday....
03:51, 2019-06-14

Rare May snow falls in Midwest, West as Northeast feels early heat While some regions of the United States, including the Northeast, are experiencing summer-like heat early this week as the calendar inches toward Memorial Day, other areas in the Midwest and western U.S. are still experi...
15:17, 2019-05-21

Williams expects to overcome environmental concerns on Northeast Supply natgas pipe Williams Cos Inc said on Thursday it believes it can answer concerns raised by environmental regulators in New York and New Jersey about the company's proposed Northeast Supply Enhancement (NESE) project and get the natural gas pipe built by the winter of 2020/2021....
19:00, 2019-06-06

Potent storm to trigger flooding, tornado threats in Ohio Valley, Northeast The caboose in a train of storm systems will travel from the Midwest on Wednesday to the Northeast on Thursday with concentrated heavy rain and the potential for severe thunderstorms and tornadoes....
18:51, 2019-06-18

Fort takes over as commander of Naval Forces Japan, Navy Region Japan Rear Adm. Brian Fort assumed command of Naval Forces Japan on Wednesday, relieving Rear Adm. Gregory Fenton during a change of command ceremony in Yokosuka, Japan....
21:00, 2019-07-10

Why IFM Investors remains 'optimistic' on US infrastructure Brett Himbury of IFM Investors says he is optimistic that, over time, there will be policy in the U.S. that invests "more substantially" in the infrastructure needs in America....
13:51, 2019-06-06

Infrastructure Output Rises 2.6% In April Infrastructure output, which comprises eight sectors such as coal, crude oil and electricity, accounts for nearly 40 per cent of country's industrial output....
01:51, 2019-06-01

Pelosi: 80% of Trump’s focus is on infrastructure President Trump is so focused on winning a bipartisan deal to rebuild America’s transportation infrastructure that it dominates discussions with Democratic leaders, according to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi....
18:34, 2019-06-19

Vakrangee To Set Up EV Charging Infrastructure Across India The company has targeted to reach at least 75,000 outlets by FY2021-22 and 3,00,000 outlets by FY2024-25, giving it an India-wide presence. Vakrangee plans to leverage this deep presence by providing......
15:51, 2019-07-17

Protecting our energy infrastructure from cyberattack Almost every day, news headlines announce another security breach and the theft of credit card numbers and other personal information. While having one’s credit card stolen can be annoying and unsettling, a far more significant, yet less recognized, concern is the security of physical infrastructure...
18:17, 2019-06-04

Japan’s Trade Ministry says two oil tankers reportedly attacked near Strait of Hormuz carried ‘Japan-related cargo’ TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s Trade Ministry says two oil tankers reportedly attacked near Strait of Hormuz carried ‘Japan-related cargo’ The post Japan’s Trade Ministry says two oil tankers reportedly attacked near Strait of Hormuz carried ‘Japan-related cargo’ appeared f...
11:34, 2019-06-13

Trump needles Japan over US-Japan trade imbalance US President Donald Trump on Saturday needled Japan over the U.S.-Japan trade imbalance as he kicked off a state visit to the country. (May 25)        ...
02:34, 2019-05-26

President Trump’s Visit to Japan Was a Success — for Japan President Trump’s visit to Japan was a success for that country, but foreign policy experts say it was more of a wash for the United States. Facing upcoming parliamentary elections and an ongoing threat from North Korea, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was able to showcase the strength of h...
06:17, 2019-05-29

Infrastructure week appears to be dead. Good I have little interest in posturing Democratic investigations into the Trump administration, or in President Trump's often intemperate reaction to them. But I am very glad that the infrastructure bill appears, at least temporarily, to have been killed off by today's acrimony....
22:17, 2019-05-22

PG&E completes safety inspection of distribution infrastructure Electric utility PG&E Corp said on Wednesday it has completed visual inspections of about 99% of its distribution infrastructure to provide additional precautionary measures intended to reduce wildfire risk....
06:00, 2019-06-20

Macri bets on infrastructure in push for re-election Total of 770 projects, ranging from public housing to Paseo del Bajo, in line to be inaugurated by end of 2019 – 62% of them before the August primaries....
21:17, 2019-05-21

Unreliable charging infrastructure preventing EV rollout Variety of charging operators has led to inconsistencies Research suggests quality, not quantity, is the problem for Britain’s charging infrastructure The UK’s public charging infrastructure is just about keeping pace with electric car expansion, but there’s now a new concern: the poor usability ...
16:17, 2019-07-10

China's 'father of EV' urges more hydrogen infrastructure While stressing the importance of new energy vehicles, Wan -- a former science minister widely regarded as a key promoter of electric vehicles in China -- noted that China will not forbid traditional internal combustion engines....
17:17, 2019-07-02

Unreliable charging infrastructure prevents EV rollout Variety of charging operators has led to inconsistencies Quality, not quantity, is the problem for Britain’s charging infrastructure, says report The UK’s public charging infrastructure is just about keeping pace with electric car expansion, but there’s now a new concern: the poor usability and r...
10:17, 2019-07-10

Copper Rallies on Chinese Infrastructure Hopes Copper prices rose after Beijing announced new measures to stimulate economic activity in the world’s second-largest economy, extending the metal’s gains for a second consecutive session....
22:00, 2019-06-11

Netflix will be more picky with big-budget projects Netflix is known for taking bets on experimental shows and ambitious costume dramas set in far-flung locations. But the golden days of the company's cavalier spending on original content may be coming to a close as it becomes more careful with financ......
22:51, 2019-07-01

IDC: For 1 in 4 companies, half of all AI projects fail IDC's Artificial Intelligence Global Adoption Trends & Strategies report reveals surprising -- and unsurprising -- developments in enterprise AI adoption.Read More...
23:17, 2019-07-08

Indonesia president pledges more infrastructure, investment in second term Indonesia's recently re-elected President Joko Widodo on Sunday outlined his vision for a second term, pledging faster infrastructure development and more investment opportunities to create jobs and growth in Southeast Asia's biggest economy....
19:00, 2019-07-14

Trump, Democratic leaders meet for Round 2 on infrastructure WASHINGTON (AP) — Three weeks have passed since President Donald Trump and Democratic congressional leaders agreed to work together on a $2 trillion package to invest in roads, bridges and broadband. Republican leaders in Congress have shown little enthusiasm for the price tag, and even less for the...
09:17, 2019-05-22

U.S. Democrats to press Trump on paying for infrastructure boost Democrats in Congress will press U.S. President Donald Trump at a White House meeting on Wednesday for details on how to pay for a massive boost in U.S. infrastructure spending after agreeing in April to try to win approval of a $2 trillion package....
14:34, 2019-05-22

Trump Shifts Gears on Infrastructure, Demanding Trade Come First On the eve of a meeting with Democratic leaders, President Trump insisted they put aside a plan to rebuild roads and airports until after passing a new trade pact with Mexico and Canada....
06:17, 2019-05-22

NASA Awards Contract for Infrastructure Support Services NASA has awarded eight contracts for architect-engineering services in support of the Facilities Infrastructure Division at NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland....
04:17, 2019-07-13

'Do I risk it?' Your photos of the world's best and worst cycling infrastructure From Hong Kong to Cape Town, Seoul to Selly Oak, here are some of the standout examplesBike lanes blocked by bollards, potholes, contradictory signs and “the world’s shortest bike lane”: when we asked for examples of the best and worst cycle infrastructure in cities the submissions came in thick and...
18:51, 2019-06-27

Blowup between Trump, Democrats on infrastructure is a case of ‘too many fuses’ It’s rare to repeat things in this space. But occasionally, a quotation or a line resonates in a special way. Such a sentence quintessentially distills the essence of a political episode or circumstance in Washington. That’s the case with this line from horror master Stephen King in the short story ...
17:17, 2019-06-01

Factbox - Blockchain projects: A status update Banks, exchange operators and other companies are investing billions of dollars to find uses for blockchain, a digital ledger used by cryptocurrencies like bitcoin....
14:34, 2019-07-16

Four companies awarded $72.8M for special projects for Navy, DHS, CBP Four companies received contracts worth $72.8 million for unspecified special projects on new technology for the U.S. Navy, Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection and other agencies....
01:00, 2019-07-10

UK government invests £37m in twelve EV charging projects Electric car owners will get a boost as Department for Transport invests to “transform” the charging network The UK government has confirmed investment in twelve British engineering projects to “transform electric charge-point infrastructure”.  The £37 million fund, which was announced last year a...
18:51, 2019-07-09

96% of organizations run into problems with AI and machine learning projects Companies face issues with training data quality and labeling when launching AI and machine learning initiatives, according to a Dimensional Research report....
20:17, 2019-05-24

Pelosi blasts Trump, then wonders why he backed out of infrastructure meeting Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer on Wednesday slammed President Trump for abandoning a planned meeting on infrastructure spending after the House speaker accused him of a “cover-up” related to lawmakers’ ongoing Russia probes. “He just took a pass — and it makes me wonder why he did that,” Pelosi said...
20:17, 2019-05-22

Sanders: 'Lunacy' that infrastructure meeting could've gone on as planned after Pelosi comments White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders shot down suggestions that President Donald Trump's eruption one day earlier at a White House meeting on infrastructure was a pre-planned stunt, calling it outside the realm of possibility that Trump could work with Democrats as they continue to mul...
16:17, 2019-05-23

Lack of focus on security of Australia's critical infrastructure: ASPI The maturity and understanding of operational technology risk lags that of IT systems. The Australian Cyber Security Centre could take a lead role in bridging the knowledge gap, says a new paper....
15:00, 2019-07-02

Trump and Dems agree US infrastructure needs a $2 trillion fix, but 5 states are in the best shape America's infrastructure needs a major overhaul, yet Washington is stalling. Despite the administration's inaction, these five states have managed to make impactful investments to ensure economic stability and improve its residents' well-being....
19:00, 2019-07-10

Pilgrims' Safety, Infrastructure To Top India-Pak Kartarpur Talks Today Indian and Pakistani officials will meet today to iron out issues in the second round of talks over the Kartarpur corridor for Sikh pilgrims. The meeting comes a day after Pakistan removed......
05:01, 2019-07-14

For infrastructure funding, follow the money on the Coca-Cola highway It has not been voted on or formally proposed yet, but a bipartisan effort to increase federal spending on infrastructure could be coming in the near future....
05:00, 2019-05-22

Trump urges lawmakers to pass new NAFTA before infrastructure bill U.S. President Donald Trump wrote in a letter to Democratic congressional leaders that lawmakers should pass the United States-Mexico-Canada trade pact before taking up any infrastructure bill....
05:17, 2019-05-22

Trump calls for trade deal passage before infrastructure bill President Trump told Democratic lawmakers in a letter Tuesday that Congress should take up and pass a trade deal with Canada and Mexico before debating a bill about infrastructure in the US. Trump sent the letter to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi ahead of a Wedne...
07:00, 2019-05-22

Credit analysts cautious over Illinois budget, infrastructure plan Some results from Illinois' action-packed spring legislation session that produced a budget and a variety of revenue-raising measures won initial praise on Monday from credit rating analysts, who cautioned that fiscal challenges remain....
01:17, 2019-06-04

Trump and Pelosi can still work together, but an infrastructure deal is likely dead, Mulvaney says Mick Mulvaney says President Trump and Speaker Pelosi will have to cooperate on raising the debt ceiling, passing a budget and approving the USMCA trade deal....
19:00, 2019-06-12

Russian state bank VTB buys more grain trade infrastructure Russia's second-biggest bank VTB said on Monday it was buying a controlling stake in Russian railway holding company RTC, a major transporter of grain and timber cargo....
11:00, 2019-06-03

GST Collections Rise 6.67% To Rs 1,00,289 Crore In May The revenue in May 2019 is 2.21 per cent higher than the monthly average of GST revenue in FY 2018-19 (Rs 98,114 crore)," the official statement said....
18:34, 2019-06-01

Contractor charged with taking kickbacks on Army projects COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a construction company executive was paid at least $436,000 in kickbacks in a scheme involving multimillion-dollar contracts at two military bases in Georgia. David Kennedy is charged with wire fraud and taking illegal kickbacks. U.S. District Court recor...
22:00, 2019-06-19

"Don't Block Central Projects, Or Else..." Mamata Banerjee Warned Union Minister Debashree Chowdhury today warned Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee that she will face a severe backlash if her government tries to prevent central initiatives from reaching people......
20:51, 2019-05-31

New petrochemical projects not expected to be hurt by single-use plastics ban One of Canada's largest producers of plastics says there will be plenty of room for future growth in output despite a proposal by Ottawa to ban certain single-use plastic products by 2021....
00:51, 2019-06-11

UK spent nearly £2bn on fossil fuel projects overseas last year Elevenfold rise in funding over 12 months came as support for renewables fell to £700,000Britain increased support for fossil fuel projects overseas to almost £2bn last year, marking an elevenfold increase over the previous 12 months.Backing for oil and gas operations in Oman, Kuwait, Brazil and oth...
19:17, 2019-06-27

Tidal's interactive credits let you explore artists' other projects In the days of CDs and records, exploring the credits for a piece of music simply meant reading the album sleeve. But with digital music, discovering the unsung heroes behind your favorite music -- the producers, the engineers and studio musicians --......
15:00, 2019-07-03

CBO projects $15 minimum wage would cost 1.3 million jobs The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said Monday that raising the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour, up from the current rate of $7.25 a hour, would likely cause 1.3 million people to lose their jobs....
22:00, 2019-07-08

Kickstarter warns creators against calling projects 'the world's best' Kickstarter is asking its users to tone down the hyperbolic language and to layoff the misleading imagery. In an attempt to promote transparency, the now 10-year-old platform issued new rules and guidelines aimed at "honest and clear presentation."...
23:17, 2019-06-13

Air Force diverted $66M from projects for chemical cleanup costs The U.S. Air Force diverted more than $66 million to cover the cleanup costs of harmful "forever chemicals" in the water supply, according to an analysis by the Department of Defense....
22:51, 2019-06-14

Noah Hawley dishes on the end of ‘Legion,’ upcoming projects We know Noah Hawley is one of the most clever writers in Hollywood but he also might be one of the busiest. In his immediate future is the final season of “Legion” (premiering Monday at 10 p.m. on FX) and the fourth season of “Fargo.” Hawley’s also a novelist (“Before the Fall”) with another book......
08:34, 2019-06-22

Daily on Energy: House Democrats proclaim climate and infrastructure week SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving the Washington Examiner's Daily on Energy newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexaminer.com/newsletter/daily-on-energy/...
17:00, 2019-05-21

New storm water infrastructure to ease flood risk on Saskatoon properties The flood control strategy involves building new storm water infrastructure to improve Saskatoon’s capacity to manage increasingly extreme weather events....
21:17, 2019-05-24

Annual UN women activists’ summit opens with focus on services, infrastructure A wheelchair-bound Pakistani mother who yearned to visit a park without worrying about ramp access, and a young South Sudanese woman who dreams of having affordable health care, were among the speakers opening the United Nation’s largest annual gathering on gender equality and women’s rights on Mond...
17:34, 2019-05-21

Countries that allow Huawei infrastructure could lose access to U.S. intelligence data: Pompeo The U.S. raised said Friday that countries that allow China's Huawei to build their telecoms infrastructure could be cut off from crucial intelligence data....
16:17, 2019-05-31

Saudi Oil Infrastructure at Risk as Small Attacks Raise Potential for Big Disruption Saudi Arabia spent heavily to protect its oil production lines but rapid changes in technology may mean ports and pipelines are increasingly exposed in the turbulent region....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Kamala Harris: Trump holding 'America's infrastructure hostage' over Dem investigations California senator and 2020 Democratic candidate Kamala Harris accused President Trump of holding "America's infrastructure hostage" after scrapping his White House meeting with Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday. ...
14:51, 2019-05-23

Infrastructure stocks tumble after Trump says no spending deal while Democrats investigate him Stocks that would benefit from a federal infrastructure spending program fell after President Trump ended a meeting on infrastructure spending with Democratic leaders....
08:51, 2019-05-23

Lokpal Gets Over Rs 100 Crore In Budget 2019 Anti-corruption ombudsman Lokpal has got over Rs 100 crore Budget allocation, whereas Rs 35.55 crore outlay has been earmarked for the probity watchdog Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) for 2019-20....
20:51, 2019-07-05

Tesla’s stock tanks after analyst blasts Musk’s ‘sci-fi projects’ Tesla’s stock hit its lowest level in more than two years after an analyst claimed Elon Musk’s distraction with “sci-fi projects” has plunged the electric-car maker into a “code red situation.” Wedbush Securities’ Dan Ives on Monday cut his price target for Tesla shares to $230 from $275, saying Mus...
16:51, 2019-05-21

Electronics projects for beginners: Make a robot biscuit butler Take a BBC micro:bit, add a motor, a chassis and some infrared sensors and then put your feet up with a nice cup of tea: your biscuits will be on their way shortly...
12:34, 2019-07-04

Chao created special path for McConnell’s favored projects The Transportation Department under Secretary Elaine Chao designated a special liaison to help with grant applications and other priorities from her husband Mitch McConnell’s state of Kentucky, paving the way for grants totaling at least $78 million for favored projects as McConnell prepared to camp...
12:17, 2019-06-10

New Power Projects May Get Investment-Linked Deductions In Budget: Report The power sector, which got a 10-year tax holiday till March 31, 2017, under the provision of an earlier Section 80-IA (profit linked incentive), was not included under the investment-linked tax......
12:17, 2019-06-17

Clean energy projects worth $1.5 billion seek Finnish aid Fifteen companies have applied for Finnish investment aid to partly fund new large-scale demonstration energy projects worth $1.5 billion, six of them replacing coal and other fossil fuels, the government said on Thursday....
16:17, 2019-06-20

Spacemaker raises $25 million to power urban construction projects with AI AI-powered construction simulation software company Spacemaker has raised $25 million in a series A round of funding co-led by Atomico and Northzone.Read More...
15:34, 2019-06-10

Cloudera’s Hilary Mason on how businesses can avoid ruining their own AI projects An IDC survey of businesses out earlier this week found that for about 1 in 4 enterprises deploying AI today, half of all AI projects will fail. Why they fail can be related to external factors like a lack of talent necessary to properly deploy systems, but sometimes companies implode without the in...
02:17, 2019-07-13

AI projects likely to face challenges, failures as bandwagon fills up, surveys say IDC finds that a bevy of companies want to become AI first even though they may not have a strategy or idea of what cultural goal is exactly. Here's a look at a few other AI landmines....
22:17, 2019-07-08

Kickstarter has fewer video game projects, and that's a good thing Video game projects may have found their stride in the crowdfunding world. According to ICO Partners, fewer games are being pitched on Kickstarter, but a greater percentage are reaching their goals. And the total amount raised by gaming campaigns is......
23:17, 2019-07-15

NASA is working on 12 projects ahead of 2024 moon mission NASA has been putting the Artemis program together over the past months in hopes of returning to the moon by 2024. After picking the first three commercial moon landing service providers, NASA has now chosen the 12 science and technology projects the......
21:00, 2019-07-02

Britain must end financial help for fossil fuel projects abroad lawmakers Britain must stop financing fossil fuel projects abroad by 2021 as it undermines the nation's efforts to combat climate change, a report by lawmakers said on Monday....
02:34, 2019-06-10

Nature conservation projects marred by human rights violations Arrests, torture, murder: Is there a link between environmental protection organization WWF and brutal action taken by park rangers in Africa against civilians? Payments by Germany and the EU are also being scrutinized....
15:34, 2019-05-21

Huawei employees reportedly worked with Chinese military on AI projects Huawei Technologies Co employees worked on at least 10 research projects with Chinese armed forces personnel over the past decade, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, collaborations the Chinese company said it was not aware of....
02:00, 2019-06-28

European Commission urged to develop regulations for Hyperloop projects Hyperloop Transportation Technologies presented European officials with a framework to jump-start creation of deployment rules for the mobility system.Read More...
19:00, 2019-05-23

Six easy DIY challenges: you can do these paint projects over a bank holiday weekend A lick of paint is one of the easiest ways to transform your home. Here are six easy projects to consider doing over a long weekend — all doable in just an hour or two each day....
01:51, 2019-05-25

Biodiversity in crisis: Earth’s giant construction projects mapped out The planet’s largest areas of undisturbed wilderness in Siberia and tropical rainforests are under threat from huge waves of development. Here’s what it looks like...
18:17, 2019-05-21

Enlight lines up financing for wind energy projects in Israel Israel's Enlight Renewable Energy said on Tuesday it signed a letter of intent with a consortium led by Bank Hapoalim to finance two wind farm projects for a total investment of 1.3 billion shekels ($363 million)....
16:00, 2019-07-02

Boris Johnson 'ignored expert advice' over £1bn mayoral vanity projects No 10 frontrunner defied senior officials over doomed projects including Routemaster and garden bridge Boris Johnson has been accused of repeatedly ignoring expert advice on the viability of his so-called vanity projects as London mayor, leaving tax payers with a bill of nearly £1bn and rising.Some ...
20:17, 2019-07-16

Netflix is finally going to stop spending so much money on original projects For the past several years, Netflix has seemingly been opening its checkbook at every available opportunity for every creator with an idea. The era of big spending may finally be coming to an end, though, as The Information reports that Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos recently told a substantial ...
05:00, 2019-07-02

Lindsey Graham warns Trump: Don't let Democrats 'goad you' into dropping infrastructure plans A top Capitol Hill ally of President Donald Trump warned him on Friday not to let his simmering feud with Democrats stop him from striking a deal with lawmakers to tackle the nation's infrastructure needs.Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) appeared Friday on Fox News’ “Fox & Friends" — the pro-Trump cable...
19:51, 2019-05-24

Canada's infrastructure, coastal communities most at risk from climate change: government study Canada's physical infrastructure and coastal communities could face significant damage over the next 20 years and top the list of areas most at risk by climate change, a government-backed study released on Thursday showed....
01:34, 2019-07-05

China's 'father of EV' urges more hydrogen infrastructure to develop fuel cell vehicles China needs to strengthen its infrastructure for the distribution of hydrogen as a fuel to accelerate development of its fuel-cell vehicle industry, a high-ranking government industrial policy advisor told a conference on Tuesday....
07:34, 2019-07-03

UAW head to GM: we invested in you, now invest in us The UAW and General Motors Co on Tuesday formally kicked off contract talks, with the union's president calling on the automaker to keep open plants it has slated for closure and to invest in its workforce after the union helped it through a government-led bankruptcy a decade ago....
18:17, 2019-07-16

Where to Invest When the Fed Cuts Rates Many believe the Federal Reserve is pivoting from raising interest rates to lowering them once again. Investors say rate cuts will spur spending and potentially prolong the bull market, but that is not a sure thing....
12:34, 2019-07-07

UAW president to GM: We invested in you, now invest in us The UAW and General Motors Co on Tuesday formally kicked off contract talks, with the union's president calling on the automaker to keep open plants it has slated for closure and to invest in its workforce after the union helped it through a government-led bankruptcy a decade ago....
21:17, 2019-07-16

Have your first $1,000 to invest? Don't even think about the stock market Looking for a hot stock tip to get started on growing your wealth? Have your first $1,000 to invest in the market but not sure where to put it? Here's the only answer that makes sense....
20:00, 2019-05-29

What Are Frontier Markets and Why Invest in Them? If emerging markets are the wild child of the investment family, offering potentially higher rewards in return for greater risk, then what about their smaller sibling, frontier markets? These include countries such as Sri Lanka, Kazakhstan and Nigeria where stock exchanges and currency markets are t...
02:34, 2019-05-27

FCA to invest $788 million for new 500 EV production FCA installed the first robot for production of the future 500 electric vehicle assembly line at its historic plant in Turin, Italy, which will produce 80,000 units a year....
14:00, 2019-07-11

Jal Shakti Ministry Gets Rs 28,261 Crore Budget Allocation The Jal Shakti Ministry, which is executing the government's mission to provide clean and piped drinking water to every household in the country, has been earmarked Rs 28,261.59 crore in the budget......
20:51, 2019-07-05

Centre Increases "Green" Budget To Rs 2,954 Crore The Centre on Friday increased the allocation for Environment Ministry from last fiscal by 10.4 per cent to Rs 2,954.72 crore for 2019-20 in what was termed as a "green budget" by Prime Minister......
20:51, 2019-07-05

Plea Against Indiabulls Housing For Misappropriating Rs 98,000 Crore The petition alleged that money worth thousands of crores were siphoned off by Sameer Gehlaut, the chairman of the firm, and the directors of Indiabulls for their personal use...
22:01, 2019-06-10

NASA advances lunar crater modeling and asteroid mining projects NASA doesn't just want to return to the moon by 2024, it also wants to establish a "sustained human presence" and to use the moon as a hub for future Mars exploration. In order to do that, it will need new ideas and technologies, like those solicited......
02:00, 2019-06-12

Huawei employees worked with China’s military on tech research projects A report that Huawei employees worked on research projects alongside Chinese military personnel for at least 10 years can’t be good news for Huawei right now. The company’s ability to conduct business has been seriously hindered this year, as Trump’s recent ban prevents the company...
19:51, 2019-06-27

Feds launching pilot projects in bid to replace failed Phoenix pay system Treasury Board President Joyce Murray says three companies will develop and test potential human-resources and pay-system pilot projects for federal workers....
02:51, 2019-06-13

Senate passes Bill C-69, which overhauls review of major projects, like pipelines Bill C-69 sets up the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada as the authority to assess projects for impacts on public health, the economy, the environment and other factors....
07:51, 2019-06-21

Fund Your Favorite Open-Source Projects Using Github's New Sponsorship Program We’re big fans of open source software and the ethos of freedom, security, and transparency that often drives such projects. But software development and upkeep are not cheap, and even the most capable open source developers need help now and again. Luckily, Github just made it a lot easier to direc...
00:34, 2019-05-24

Jason Mitchell dropped by agency, The Chi, and other projects amidst misconduct reports Jason Mitchell, who turned heads with his portrayal of Eazy-E in Straight Outta Compton, has been dropped by both his representation and a number of film and TV projects amidst allegations of misconduct. Though the nature of Mitchell’s offending behavior is unconfirmed, The Hollywood Reporter report...
21:34, 2019-05-21

China approves 20.76 GW of subsidy-free solar, wind power projects China approved its first batch of subsidy-free wind and solar projects with a combined capacity of 20.76 gigawatts (GW), the country's top planning agency said on Wednesday....
12:17, 2019-05-22

Mexico reveals border infrastructure plan; Trump vows migration deal details Mexico must significantly improve border infrastructure on its southern frontier with Guatemala to succeed on its deal with the United States to reduce migration, Mexico's foreign minister said on Tuesday....
19:51, 2019-06-11

Trump's love for infrastructure doesn't extend to California's high-speed rail project Even as President Donald Trump insists he's supportive of infrastructure projects, some say his record proves otherwise, especially when looking at high-speed rail....
00:51, 2019-05-23

What Are Frontier Markets and Why Invest in Them?: QuickTake If emerging markets are the wild child of the investment family, offering potentially higher rewards in return for greater risk, then what about their smaller sibling, frontier markets? These include countries such as Sri Lanka, Kazakhstan and Nigeria where stock exchanges and currency markets are t...
13:51, 2019-05-26

Eileen Fisher on How She Learned to Invest Investors need to think beyond returns and invest in companies that not only make money but do good, fashion designer Eileen Fisher tells host Veronica Dagher in the latest installment of the WSJ’s “Secrets of Wealthy Women” podcast....
22:51, 2019-06-07

FCA to invest $788M to build new 500 EV in Italy FCA installed the first robot for production of the future 500 electric vehicle assembly line at its historic plant in Turin, Italy, which will produce 80,000 units a year....
18:34, 2019-07-11

IAC to Invest $250 Million in Car-Sharing App Turo IAC/InterActiveCorp will pay $250 million for a stake in Turo Inc. in a deal that values the burgeoning peer-to-peer car-sharing company at more than $1 billion....
05:17, 2019-07-17

CBOE Plans To Invest In Tradelegs CHICAGO and BOCA RATON, Fla., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that it plans to invest in Tradelegs, the developer of advanced decision-support software that institutional investors can employ to optimize investment performance....
06:34, 2019-05-22

WHO to invest $136M to combat snakebites Because snakebites kill and disable hundreds of thousands of people every year, the World Health Organization unveiled a new strategy Thursday to mitigate the dangers....
02:51, 2019-05-24

3 steps to determine whether you've earned the right to invest You'll have to tidy up your finances before you can start investing, says Douglas A. Boneparth, president of Bone Fide Wealth in New York. Where to begin....
15:17, 2019-05-21

Ripple to Invest Up to $50 Million in MoneyGram Ripple, a startup behind the XRP cryptocurrency, agreed to invest up to $50 million in MoneyGram International in a deal that stands to rank among the first crypto-based company investments in a major U.S. publicly listed firm....
23:17, 2019-06-17

Looking To Invest In SBI Deposit Schemes? These Are The Returns You Get SBI FD rates: On fixed deposit (FD) accounts, the bank grants interest rates in a range of 5.75-7.25 per cent across different maturities, according to its website - sbi.co.in. Interest rates on......
16:51, 2019-06-05

UPDATE 1-UAW president to GM: We invested in you, now invest in us The UAW and General Motors Co on Tuesday formally kicked off contract talks, with the union's president calling on the automaker to keep open plants it has slated for closure and to invest in its workforce after the union helped it through a government-led bankruptcy a decade ago....
20:17, 2019-07-16

How To Invest In Sovereign Gold Bond: All You Need To Know Sovereign Gold Bond or SGB is a certificate scheme in which the Reserve Bank of India issues bonds on behalf of Government of India. The gold bonds will be issued every month from June till September......
14:51, 2019-06-07

That ETF That Pays You to Invest Is Probably Not a Good Idea You’ve heard of no-fee ETFs. But what about an ETF that pays you to invest in it? Sounds too good to be true, right? But it’s exactly what Salt Financial introduced last week....
00:34, 2019-05-22

Should You Invest in CDs Before Interest Rates Peak? After several post-recession seasons of pretty-much-zero interest rates on certificates of deposit, recent years have seen marked improvement. That’s thanks in part to the federal funds rate, which the Federal Reserve has raised nine times between December 2015 and December 2018....
20:51, 2019-05-31

5 Questions To Ask Your Advisor Before You Invest Another Dollar If trust is the foundation of a successful relationship, transparency is its cornerstone. Without transparency, it’s impossible to gain and maintain trust. This is particularly true when it comes to your financial relationships....
20:34, 2019-05-21

Vedanta's Agarwal says willing to invest in Zambia Vedanta's Chairman Anil Agarwal said on Wednesday he was prepared to invest in increasing Zambian copper production to 400,000 tonnes, creating another 10,000 jobs at Konkola Copper Mines (KCM), but said "the right framework" had to be in place....
13:51, 2019-05-29

Army Spent Rs 1.24 Crore On Its Dog Squad In 2018-19: Centre The Army incurred Rs 1.24 crore on its dog squad for training, food and expenses such as medicines during 2018-19, Minister of State in the Defence Ministry Shripad Naik said on Wednesday....
21:34, 2019-07-03

Air India Lost Rs 560 Crore In 140 Days After Pak Closed Airspace Private carriers IndiGo, SpiceJet and GoAir lost Rs 25.1 crore, Rs 30.73 crore and Rs 2.1 crore respectively, bringing the total loss to Indian airlines to more than Rs 620 crore in less than five......
17:00, 2019-07-16

RBI Imposes Rs 2 Crore Fine On Kotak Mahindra Bank The RBI said it decided to impose a penalty after reviewing the bank's reply to a notice seeking an explanation about why it had not complied with regulatory norms....
15:17, 2019-06-08

With Rs 680 Crore, Industrialist Jayadev Galla Among Richest Candidates Jayadev Galla, a Telugu Desam Party (TDP) lawmaker in Andhra Pradesh, has declared assets worth over Rs 680 crore, which makes him one of the richest candidates in the national election....
17:00, 2019-05-21

Rs 3,800 Crore Spent On Publicity Of Government Schemes In Last 3 Years The central government has spent over Rs 3,800 crore on the publicity of government schemes in the last three years, the Lok Sabha was informed on Friday....
19:17, 2019-06-28

Defence Products' Exports To Exceed Rs 35,000 Crore Target With the growing trend of shipments in recent years, exports of defence products will exceed the Rs 35,000 crore target by 2024-25, an official said....
11:17, 2019-07-14

300 Quintals Of Waste Cleaned After Rs 200-Crore Weddings In Uttarakhand A huge pile of garbage that was left behind at a pristine hill station in Uttarakhand after a grand wedding ceremony of two sons of South Africa-based businessmen has been cleaned, Municipal......
04:17, 2019-07-01

Pak Allots Rs 100 Crore For Kartarpur Corridor, Says Project On Track The Pakistan government has earmarked Rs 100 crore in its federal budget to develop the much-awaited Kartarpur corridor connecting the Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Gurdaspur district with the Gurdwara......
19:00, 2019-06-11

Families Of Soldiers Killed In Pulwama Given Rs 1 Crore In Aid: Centre Families of the 40 CRPF soldiers killed in the Pulwama terror attack have been provided with compensation and monetary benefits amounting to nearly Rs 1 crore, Union Minister Nityanand Rai said in......
15:51, 2019-07-17

Assets Worth Rs 209 Crore Attached In IMA Ponzi Scam The Enforcement Directorate on Friday attached assets worth Rs 209 crore in its money laundering probe into a ponzi scam involving Karnataka's IMA group, in which thousands of depositors have......
14:51, 2019-06-28

"40-50 Crore Bribe To Lure Lawmakers," HD Kumaraswamy Blasts BJP As the Karnataka political crisis deepens, Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy has today launched stinging allegations against the BJP of bribing Congress and Janata Dal (Secular) lawmakers to "bring down......
15:34, 2019-07-19

Delhi BJP Alleges Rs 2,000 Crore Scam, AAP Hits Back BJP chief Manoj Tiwari on Monday claimed that there is a "scam" of Rs 2,000 crore in the construction of classrooms for Delhi government schools, an allegation rejected by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind......
23:00, 2019-07-01

Income Tax Department Asked To Add 1.30 Crore New Filers This Fiscal The income tax department has been tasked to add 1.30 crore new return filers in the current financial year as part of the government's plan to widen the tax base in the country....
09:51, 2019-07-07

Government Aims To Build 1.95 Crore Houses Under PM's Scheme Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Friday said the government will build 1.95 crore houses under the Pradhan Mantari Awas Yojna (PMAY) - Gramin over the next two years....
14:34, 2019-07-05

Defence Budget Remains Unchanged At Rs 3.18 Lakh Crore The defence budget remained unchanged at Rs 3.18 lakh crore, the amount set aside in the interim budget in February, notwithstanding expectations of steep hike in resources to modernise the armed......
17:17, 2019-07-05

Unprecedented Rs 71,500-Crore Bank Frauds Reported In 2018-19: RBI In the last 11 fiscal years, a total of 53,334 cases of fraud were reported by banks involving a massive amount of Rs 2.05 lakh crore, according to data from the central bank. A total of 4,534 and......
14:00, 2019-06-03

Tribal Affairs Ministry Gets Rs 800 Crore Hike In Budget The budgetary allocation for the Tribal Affairs Ministry for 2019-20 has been hiked by around 15 per cent, with the central government focusing on critical infrastructure projects for the welfare of......
18:51, 2019-07-05

State projects leave tens of thousands of lives in the balance in Ethiopia – study Giant dam and irrigated sugar plantations mean people in lower Omo valley face starvation and conflict, says US thinktankA giant dam and irrigated sugar plantations are “wreaking havoc” in southern Ethiopia and threaten to wipe out tens of thousands of indigenous peoples , a US-based thinktank has c...
19:51, 2019-06-13

South Korean unification minister: Economic projects with North Korea in limbo South Korean Unification Minister Kim Yeon-chul said proposed economic projects with North Korea are on hold due to stalled Washington and Pyongyang negotiations....
16:51, 2019-06-04

Rajnath Singh Visits Naval Ships, Infra Projects In Andhra Pradesh Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday visited the Indian Navy's indigenously designed stealth frigate, INS ''Shivalik'' and Submarine ''Sindhukirti'' in Vishakhapatnam....
01:17, 2019-07-01

European lithium projects gain attention amid push toward electric vehicles European lithium projects are making a fresh push for capital, eager to supply the white metal to a burgeoning network of battery manufacturers and electric vehicle makers across the continent, the world's second-largest EV market after China....
00:51, 2019-06-14

George R.R. Martin just like the rest of us, puts off important projects by messing with video games We can’t imagine it’s easy being George R.R. Martin. It’s bad enough that the complicated backlash surrounding the the final season of Game Of Thrones has been inevitably dripping back on to the book series that inspired it over the last few months; there’s also the fact that few figures in American...
04:00, 2019-06-08

Exclusive: Trump's 'economy first' approach to Mideast peace built on big-money projects The Trump administration's $50 billion Middle East economic plan calls for creation of a global investment fund to lift the Palestinian and neighboring Arab state economies, and construction of a $5 billion transportation corridor to connect the West Bank and Gaza, according to U.S. officials and do...
16:34, 2019-06-22

NASA picks a dozen science and tech projects to bring to the surface of the Moon With the Artemis mission scheduled to put boots on lunar regolith as soon as 2024, NASA has a lot of launching to do — and you can be sure none of those launches will go to waste. The agency just announced 12 new science and technology projects to send to the Moon’s surface, including a new ro...
02:34, 2019-07-03

Edmonton to contribute $150K to environmental projects over 2016 herbicide spraying incident After being charged with "pesticide-related" environmental offences last year, the City of Edmonton said it "takes responsibility" and will pay $150,400 towards three environmental projects....
08:34, 2019-07-16

Infosys Beats Estimates In June Quarter With Rs 3,802 Crore Profit Infosys, the country's second largest software services company, on Friday reported a net profit of Rs 3,802 crore for the quarter ended June 30. That marked a decline of 6.76 per cent compared to the......
16:34, 2019-07-12

Reliance Capital Redeems Commercial Paper Worth Rs 875 Crore The company also said that credit rating agency ICRA has revised the ratings on its short-term debt programme of Rs 950 crore to A4 on April 26, 2019....
16:51, 2019-06-21

Tax Officials Attach Rs 400 Crore Plot Belonging To Mayawati's Brother The Income-Tax Department has attached a "benami" plot worth Rs 400 crore in Noida belonging to BSP chief Mayawati's brother and his wife, an official order said....
09:51, 2019-07-18

Opposition Leaders Link Maharashtra Minister To 340 Crore Scam Opposition leaders on Thursday staged a protest, accusing Maharashtra Revenue Minister Chandrakant Patil of involvement in a "Rs 342 crore scam" pertaining to two land deals in Pune district....
23:00, 2019-06-27

Railway Official Charged For Alleged Fraud Worth Over Rs 2 Crore The CBI has filed a case against a railway official and three companies in Telangana's Secunderabad for allegedly siphoning off Rs 2.20 crore from railways accounts to fake firms using fraudulent......
12:51, 2019-06-04

Heroin Worth Rs 25 Crore Recovered Near International Border In Jammu The Border Security Force (BSF) Thursday recovered five kilograms of heroin worth Rs 25 crore near the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir, foiling an attempt by the drug traffickers to......
01:00, 2019-06-21

After PNB, Allahabad Bank Alleges Rs 1,700 Crore Fraud By Indebted Firm Allahabad Bank on Saturday became the second state-owned bank to report a major alleged fraud by bankrupt steelmaker Bhushan Power & Steel Ltd this month, adding to concerns about a banking industry......
05:01, 2019-07-14

Cash-Strapped Jammu University Receives Rs 100 Crore Grant This is the second time the Jammu university has been granted funds under the holistic scheme of RUSA. Earlier it was granted Rs 20 crore by the Education Ministry....
14:51, 2019-06-01

RBL Bank Reports 41% Jump In Profit To Rs 267 Crore In June Quarter RBL Bank earnings, RBL Bank share price: RBL Bank said its net interest margin (NIM) improved to 4.31% in the quarter ended June 30, from 4.04% a year ago....
15:17, 2019-07-19

Top Court To Hear Case Against LIC For "Duping" 5 Crore Policy Holders A non-profit organization engaged in promoting financial literacy has moved the Supreme Court, alleging cheating, especially of senior citizens, by the Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) through its......
01:34, 2019-07-05

TCS Kicks Off Earnings Season With Rs 8,131 Crore Profit In June Quarter TCS Share Price: Tata Consultancy Services' (TCS) net profit rose 0.06 per cent to Rs 8,131 crore compared with net profit of Rs 8,126 crore during the previous quarter....
15:51, 2019-07-09

Reliance Industries Reports Net Profit Of Rs 10,104 Crore In June Quarter Reliance Industries earnings, Reliance Industries share price: Reliance Industries results: RIL shares finished 1.01 per cent lower at Rs 1,249 apiece on the BSE ahead of the earnings announcement by......
15:17, 2019-07-19

Union Budget: Over Rs 17,800 Crore Allocated To External Affairs Ministry Over Rs 17,800 crore has been earmarked for the Ministry of External Affairs in the 2019-20 Budget, an increase of more than Rs 2,800 crore over the previous fiscal, with a massive jump in aid......
18:51, 2019-07-05

Railways Gets Rs 65,837 Crore, Budget Focus On Public-Private Partnership Railways received a budgetary allocation of Rs 65,837 crore and highest ever outlay for capital expenditure amounting to Rs 1.60 lakh crore in the Budget for the year 2019-20 presented on Friday,......
20:51, 2019-07-05

Despite Rs 600-Crore Budget, Cattle Deaths Cast Shadow Over UP Shelters When four calves died at a state-run cattle shelter in East Uttar Pradesh's Ballia district two days ago, tehsildar Shiv Sagar Dubey was one of the first to arrive at the scene. Through a mobile phone......
21:51, 2019-07-16

Government Aims To Raise Rs 15,000 Crore By Stake Sales: Report Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman set an ambitious target of Rs 1.05 lakh crore ($15.33 billion) from the sale of stakes in state-run companies, compared with Rs 85,000 crore the previous year, in......
19:00, 2019-07-08

Claims Worth Over Rs 1.73 Lakh Crore Settled Under IBC: Economic Survey A total of 6,079 cases involving a total amount of Rs 2.84 lakh crore were withdrawn before admission under provisions of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) till February 28...
13:17, 2019-07-04

"Deposit 18,000 Crore For Travel Abroad": Court To Jet's Naresh Goyal If Naresh Goyal, founder of the cash-strapped Jet Airways, wants to go abroad, he should first deposit as guarantee Rs 18,000 crore his company owes to lenders, the Delhi High Court observed Tuesday......
17:51, 2019-07-09

Rajasthan Budget: Rs 1,000 Crore Farmers' Welfare Fund Announced Rajasthan Budget: From farming, irrigation, renewable energy and health sectors, the budget presented by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot came with many offerings for the people of the state....
15:17, 2019-07-10

Pak PM Imran Khan Has Assets Worth Over 10 Crore, Also Owns 4 Goats Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has assets worth Rs 10.8 crore, operates three foreign currency accounts and owns four goats, the election commission said on Tuesday....
21:00, 2019-07-02

Naveen Patnaik Meets PM Modi, Seeks Rs 5,000 Crore Aid After Cyclone Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and sought special category status for the state and central assistance of Rs5,000 crore following extensive damage caused......
14:34, 2019-06-11

Political Ad Spend Hits Rs 27.7 Crore On Facebook As Lok Sabha Polls End Led by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), political parties in India spent a total of Rs 27.73 crore on Facebook for posting political ads on the platform as the seven-phase general election......
20:34, 2019-05-21

Odisha Railway Sector Allocated Rs 5993 Crore, Highest Ever The Union budget 2019-20 has allocated Rs 5993 crore for the railway sector of Odisha, registering an increase of Rs 741 crore from the last year's outlay, a railway official said on Wednesday....
03:17, 2019-07-11

Centre To Earn Rs 25,000 Crore From Customs, Excise Duties Hike The government will earn a net Rs 25,000 crore from the increase in customs and excise duty on a host of products, including cigarettes, while the surcharge on super-rich would help garner additional......
20:51, 2019-07-05

Shocking Letter Offers "1 Crore" For "Capture" Of Mamata Banerjee The full text of the letter describes Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee as a "demon" and a "jihadi" and offers the Rs 1 crore reward to anybody who has knowledge or information of the Chief......
04:00, 2019-06-10

Court Orders Nirav Modi, Aides To Pay Over Rs 7,200 Crore, With Interest The Debt Recovery Tribunal in Pune on Saturday directed fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi, who is currently lodged in a London prison, and his aides to pay more than Rs 7,200 crore with interest to......
15:51, 2019-07-06

The one high-summer wardrobe essential to invest in With jeans, shorts or a statement cocktail skirt, there's nothing basic about the perfect cotton shirt. Emma McCarthy celebrates the revival of a classic...
15:17, 2019-06-18

Hyundai and Kia to invest in self-driving startup Aurora Hyundai Motor Co said on Thursday it would invest in self-driving car software startup Aurora along with Kia Motors Corp to speed up development of autonomous vehicle technologies....
07:17, 2019-06-13

Hyundai And Kia To Invest In Self-Driving Start-Up Aurora Hyundai Motor Co said on Thursday it would invest in self-driving car software startup Aurora along with Kia Motors Corp to speed up development of autonomous vehicle technologies....
08:51, 2019-06-13

Renault to invest $144M in Jiangling EV venture Renault, which has had a limited presence in China, is pushing ahead with an electrification strategy that includes a new battery-powered car and hybrid versions of three existing models....
15:17, 2019-07-17

DHL says it will invest $150 million to expand U.S. healthcare business Deutsche Post DHL Group on Thursday said it will spend $150 million this year to expand its U.S. healthcare distribution network capacity by roughly 40 percent....
16:51, 2019-06-13

Brazil's Cielo cut dividend payout so it could invest more - CEO Brazilian card processor Cielo SA's dividend cut, which it announced on Friday, is intended to give it room to raise capital expenditure in a competitive market, Chief Executive Officer Paulo Caffarelli said....
02:51, 2019-05-26

Kristen Wiig and Reed Morano pull projects from Georgia over anti-abortion bill The entertainment industry’s backlash against Georgia’s extremely restrictive anti-abortion law is officially starting to hit, with Time reporting that Emmy-winning Handmaid’s Tale director Reed Morano has chosen not to film her upcoming Amazon show The Power in the state. Morano was supposed to go ...
01:51, 2019-05-22

Case, Raids Against J&K Bank After Officials Unearth 177-Crore Loan Fraud The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Thursday registered a case and conducted raids after unearthing a loan fraud worth over Rs 177 crore in Jammu and Kashmir Bank in Jammu, officials said....
00:51, 2019-06-28

Anil Ambani In Talks To Sell Radio Unit For Rs 1,200 Crore: Report The planned exit from the radio business is part of efforts by Anil Ambani, 59, to cut wider group liabilities after a debt-fueled expansion in the past decade strained finances, while a subsequent......
16:51, 2019-05-27

Rs 100 Lakh Crore Spending Push In India Tops Agenda Of Modi 2.0 With revenues under strain, the government is borrowing more and seeking to extract additional capital from the central bank. Any further widening in the fiscal deficit would jeopardize the nation's......
07:51, 2019-05-24

Heroin Worth 600 Crore Seized From Pak Fishing Vessel Off Gujarat Coast Heroin worth Rs 600 crore was seized from a Pakistani fishing vessel off the coast of Gujarat on Tuesday, the Indian Coast Guard said in a statement....
02:51, 2019-05-22

Link To Bihar's Encephalitis Deaths Affects Rs 100 Crore Litchi Business The luscious litchi has become an uncanny victim of unsubstantiated claims, which have affected both its cultivators as well as sellers in a place where it is abundantly grown....
19:00, 2019-06-29

209 Crore Assets Seized, Karnataka Minister Summoned In IMA Jewels Scam The ED Friday said it has attached assets worth Rs 209 crore, including 20 immovable properties and bank deposits, in its money laundering probe into the alleged IMA group ponzi scam of Karnataka....
19:17, 2019-06-28

Budget 2019: Centre To Pump In Rs 70,000 Crore In State-Owned Banks To strengthen financial health of public sector banks (PSBs), Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Friday said the government will pump in Rs 70,000 crore to boost their lending capacity....
20:51, 2019-07-05

Investment Of Rs 50 Lakh Crore Planned For Railways By 2030: Piyush Goyal Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal Saturday said the government was eyeing investment of Rs 50 lakh crore in railways by the year 2030 to make it the best in the world....
09:51, 2019-07-07

Forensic Audit Found Rs 3,800 Crore Fraud, Says Punjab National Bank The Punjab National Bank (PNB) on Saturday said it had reported a borrowing fraud of Rs 3,805 crore ($556 million) in Bhushan Power & Steel Ltd's account to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)....
09:51, 2019-07-07

Wipro Beats Street Estimates With June Quarter Profit Of Rs 2,388 Crore Wipro, the country's third largest software services company, on Wednesday reported a net profit of Rs 2,387.6 crore for the quarter ended June 30. That marked a decrease of 3.86 per cent compared to......
16:17, 2019-07-17

Mutual Funds Outflow At 1.60 Lakh Crore In June: Industry Body In recent months, the mutual fund industry has been grappling with redemption pressure in the wake of debt crises at various groups, including IL&FS, Essel and DHFL...
19:00, 2019-07-08

Meghalaya Ordered To Pay 100 Crore Fine, Allowed To Restart Coal Mining Meghalaya has been ordered to deposit Rs 100 crore in fines, imposed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT), for failing to curb illegal coal mining in the state...
13:34, 2019-07-03

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17:34, 2019-06-17

Bayer to invest 5 billion euros in weedkiller research Bayer, the German crop science and chemicals group reeling from U.S. litigation over claims its glyphosate pesticide causes cancer, said on Friday it would invest 5 billion euros ($5.64 billion) in weedkiller research....
09:34, 2019-06-14

Finistere, 3 Israeli firms to invest $100 mln in food tech Food technologies-focused Finistere Ventures and three Israeli firms said on Monday they formed a partnership that would invest up to $100 million in agrifood startups in Israel....
06:34, 2019-05-27

UAW head to GM: “It’s your turn to invest in us” The president of the United Auto Workers is telling General Motors that it’s the automaker’s turn to invest in its workers (July 16)       ...
13:00, 2019-07-19

Why foreign buyers invest in US residential real estate Chris Marlin of Lennar International says foreign buyers of U.S. property have been a "fair mixture" of seeking yield and self-use in the past few years. He also weighs in on the impact of the U.S.-China trade war on Chinese real estate investments in America....
13:00, 2019-06-11

Scotland urged to invest in nuclear to hit climate goals Massive increase in low-carbon energy needed to hit goal of net zero by 2045, inquiry saysScotland should consider new nuclear power stations, investing in hydrogen and installing many more windfarms to meet its climate goals, an expert inquiry has concluded.The inquiry by the Royal Society of Edinb...
17:17, 2019-06-17

FCA to invest 700 million euros for new electric 500 model production Fiat Chrysler will invest an overall amount of 700 million euros ($788 million) to build a production line for the new electric version of the 500 model (BEV), a top group executive said....
14:17, 2019-07-11

Australian musicians band together to invest in solar farms Exclusive: Midnight Oil, Cloud Control, Vance Joy and Regurgitator join FEAT., a new platform encouraging their industry to back sustainabilityIn the spring of 2017, immediately after the release of the Australian band Cloud Control’s third album, Zone, the band’s keyboard player, Heidi Lenffer, was...
23:17, 2019-06-03

Jaguar to invest big in UK with new electric XJ and more set for Castle Bromwich plant News 5 Jul, 2019 Jaguar should confirm today that the next generation XJ and other electric models will be built in the UK at its Castle Bromwich factory...
09:51, 2019-07-05

UPDATE 1-Hyundai and Kia to invest in self-driving startup Aurora Hyundai Motor Co said on Thursday it would invest in self-driving car software startup Aurora along with Kia Motors Corp to speed up development of autonomous vehicle technologies....
08:00, 2019-06-13

Bayer to invest $5.6 billion in weedkiller research to help reputation Germany's Bayer sought to repair its reputation on Friday after damage caused by U.S. litigation over claims its glyphosate pesticide causes cancer, saying it would invest 5 billion euros ($5.6 billion) in weedkiller research....
14:51, 2019-06-14

Bayer says to invest 5 billion euros in new weed killers Bayer said it would invest 5 billion euros ($5.6 billion) in developing new weedkillers and reducing its environmental impact by 30% by 2030, as it seeks to address the fallout from U.S. class-action litigation over glyphosate....
08:51, 2019-06-14

VW, BMW invest in Swedish battery cell producer Northvolt Volkswagen and BMW are among investors in Europe's biggest lithium-ion battery plant, Sweden's Northvolt said. Separately, VW said it was buying a 20 percent stake in Northvolt, which will also build a battery factory with VW in Germany....
20:17, 2019-06-12

Ford to Invest $500 Million in Rivian, a Tesla Rival Rivian is developing a pickup and an S.U.V. on a chassis that Ford plans to use for models of its own. Two months ago, Amazon led a $700 million investment....
19:00, 2019-05-21

Papa John's to invest $80 million in marketing, U.S. franchisees Papa John's International Inc, which has been struggling to boost sales, said on Wednesday it would spend $80 million to boost its brand image and support its franchisees in the United States from the third quarter of fiscal year 2019....
05:34, 2019-06-20

Mall operator Simon to invest $5 mln in Allied Esports Simon Property Group Inc, the largest mall operator in the United States, will invest $5 million in Allied Esports, the companies said in a statement....
15:34, 2019-06-28

China's Ping An to invest in education startup iTutorGroup Ping An Insurance Group Co Of China said on Friday it would invest in online education company iTutorGroup, in a move to expand its "smart education" business....
14:51, 2019-07-13

Britain’s Ineos to invest $2 billion in Saudi plants MADRID (AP) — British petrochemicals maker Ineos is investing $2 billion to build three plants in Saudi Arabia, as western companies appear to be shedding their reluctance to do business with the kingdom following the killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi by Saudi agents in Turkey las...
12:00, 2019-06-03

Volkswagen to invest up to 4 billion euros in digital transformation Volkswagen will invest up to 4 billion euros over the years to 2023 to digitalize its administration and production, the German carmaker said on Wednesday, adding that up to 4,000 jobs in non-production units could be cut....
12:34, 2019-06-05

Walmart to invest $1.2 billion in China to upgrade logistics Walmart plans to invest 8 billion yuan ($1.2 billion) in China over the next 10 years to upgrade logistics, the U.S. retail giant said on its social media account Monday....
16:17, 2019-07-01

Jet Shares Hit Record Low After Report Hinduja, Etihad May Not Invest Middle Eastern carrier Etihad, which owns an about 24 per cent stake in Jet Airways, had submitted a bid for the grounded airline last month, while family-run Hinduja Group was said to be considering......
15:51, 2019-06-11

At annual call-in show, Vladimir Putin talks Western sanctions, arrested reporter and $390B infrastructure bill At his annual call-in show, Russian President Vladimir Putin backed a $390 billion spending program to address an array of complaints by callers.        ...
23:17, 2019-06-20

Virendra Sehwag's Wife Alleges Business Aides Cheated For 4.5-Crore Loan Former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag's wife Aarti Sehwag has filed a complaint against her business partners of forging her signature to get a loan of Rs 4.5 crore, police said on Saturday....
00:17, 2019-07-14

Probe Agency Attaches Rs 110 Crore Assets Of Sugar Company In Fraud Case The Enforcement Directorate Tuesday said it has attached assets worth Rs 110 crore of Simbhaoli Sugars Limited, one of India''s largest sugar mills, in connection with a money laundering probe against......
14:51, 2019-07-02

Air Force Signs Rs 300 Crore Deal To Procure SPICE-2000 Bombs From Israel The Indian Air Force has signed a Rs 300 crore deal with a Israeli defence firm to procure a batch of SPICE 2000 guided bombs, official sources said Friday....
00:17, 2019-06-08

In IMA Jewels Scam, Muslim Cleric Allegedly Gifted 3-Crore House Arrested A prominent Muslim cleric was arrested yesterday by the Special Investigating Team (SIT) probing the Rs 15,000-crore IMA Jewels scam. He claimed he was "in no way connected with the IMA"...
11:51, 2019-07-12

Punjab National Bank Shares Fall On Detecting Fraud Worth Rs 3,805 Crore PNB share price: Shares of the government-owned lender Punjab National Bank fell as much as 11.31 per cent, from its previous close, to intraday low of Rs 72.50....
19:00, 2019-07-08

Bayer to Invest Billions in Weedkillers in Wake of Roundup Controversy Bayer plans to invest $5.64 billion on developing new ways to combat weeds over the next decade, as the German chemicals giant seeks to win back trust in its business in the wake of thousands of lawsuits alleging its Roundup herbicide causes cancer....
20:34, 2019-06-14

Brazil's Vale will invest $1.9 billion to shut down nine dams -filing Brazilian mining company Vale SA said it will spend $1.9 billion for the decommissioning of nine tailing dams in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, according to a securities filing late on Friday....
19:17, 2019-06-08

Colony Capital Aims to Invest $5 Billion in Latin America Investment-management firm Colony Capital said its newly acquired business in Latin America seeks to invest $5 billion in the region in coming years, much of it in Mexico....
22:17, 2019-05-22

Google to invest $1bn to fight tech-fueled housing crisis Funds to support development of 20,000 new homes as San Francisco Bay Area grapples with homelessnessGoogle will invest $1bn in housing throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, a region plagued by a housing and homelessness crisis that has in part been fueled by the tech industry.The announcement come...
02:00, 2019-06-19

Five Japanese automakers invest in SoftBank-Toyota self-drive venture Five Japanese automakers including Suzuki Motor and Mazda Motor on Friday said they would each invest 2% in the on-demand, self-driving car service venture set up by SoftBank and Toyota Motor....
07:51, 2019-06-28

Toyota to invest $2 billion in developing electric vehicles in Indonesia Toyota Motor Corp plans to invest $2 billion to develop electric vehicles (EVs) in Indonesia over the next four years, starting with hybrid vehicles, Indonesia's coordinating ministry for maritime affairs said....
21:17, 2019-06-27

Canada's Trudeau to invest C$15.7 billion in coast guard overhaul Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday said Canada would spend an estimated C$15.7 billion ($11.7 billion) to renew its coast guard fleet and that it would partner with a new shipyard to complete the project....
01:51, 2019-05-23

GM to invest $24 mln in Fort Wayne plant, boost pickup production General Motors Co said on Thursday it would invest $24 million to increase truck production at its assembly plant in Fort Wayne, Indiana, which makes Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra models....
21:00, 2019-05-30

Walmart to invest $1.2 billion in China over the next 10 years to upgrade logistics Walmart plans to invest 8 billion yuan ($1.2 billion) in China over the next 10 years to upgrade logistics, the U.S. retail giant said in a statement on its verified social media account Monday....
14:17, 2019-07-01

UPDATE 1-Britain's INEOS to invest $2 bln in Saudi petrochemical complex Billionaire Jim Ratcliffe's INEOS said on Monday it would invest $2 billion to build three plants that would form part of petrochemical complex being developed in Saudi Arabia by state-owned Saudi Aramco and France's Total....
11:00, 2019-06-03

Fiat Chrysler to invest $4B to regain lost share in Brazil Fiat Chrysler is bringing new models to Brazil and expanding local Jeep and engine production in a bid to regain lost market share in Latin America's biggest economy....
15:00, 2019-05-23

Finistere, three Israeli firms to invest $100 million in food tech Food technologies-focused Finistere Ventures and three Israeli firms said on Monday they formed a partnership that would invest up to $100 million in agrifood startups in Israel....
08:00, 2019-05-27

Want to invest like Warren Buffett? Here are the ins and outs of buying preferred stock Warren Buffett's latest deal involves the preferred stock of Occidental Petroleum. Here's what that means and when it could be a good option for you....
15:17, 2019-05-21

GM to invest $150 million to boost production of heavy duty trucks General Motors Co president Mark Reuss said on Wednesday that the automaker is investing about $150 million at its Flint Assembly plant, Michigan to boost production of heavy duty trucks by another 40,000 vehicles a year....
18:17, 2019-06-12

Amazon to Invest in Deliveroo, a Rival to Uber in Food Delivery The $575 million investment strengthens one of the biggest overseas rivals to Uber’s food-delivery division, which the ride-hailing company considers a key business....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Norway wealth fund allowed to invest again in Walmart, Rio Tinto, others Norway's $1 trillion wealth fund can invest again in miner Rio Tinto and retailer Walmart after their exclusions from the fund's investments on ethical grounds were revoked, the board of the central......
21:34, 2019-06-27

Gold Bond Scheme To Open Next In August And September. How To Invest Gold bond scheme: Sovereign Gold Bond is a certificate scheme in which the Reserve Bank of India issues bonds on behalf of Government of India, through scheduled commercial banks, Stock Holding......
15:17, 2019-07-19

100-Crore Worth Brown Sugar Seized In Manipur, Biggest Drug Bust In State An illegal drugs manufacturing factory was busted at Lilong Dam in Manipur's Thoubal district and 111.2 kg of brown sugar, worth over Rs 100 crore in the international market, was seized, police said......
08:51, 2019-06-30

GM to invest $150 million to boost heavy-duty pickup truck production General Motors Co president Mark Reuss said on Wednesday that the automaker is investing about $150 million at its Flint Assembly plant, Michigan, to boost production of heavy duty trucks by another 40,000 vehicles a year....
21:51, 2019-06-12

Iberdrola to launch Irish retail arm, invest $112 million in renewables by 2025 Spanish utility Iberdrola will this week launch an Irish retail business and plans to invest over 100 million euros ($112 million) in renewable energy and storage projects in Ireland and Northern Ireland by 2025, it said on Tuesday....
02:17, 2019-06-18

Toyota may invest about $550 mln in China ride-hailing firm Didi - Nikkei Toyota Motor Corp is considering investing about 60 billion yen ($550 million) in Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing, the Nikkei business daily reported on Wednesday....
07:17, 2019-05-29

Chinese Firms Pledge To Invest $5 Billion In Pak After Meeting Imran Khan Leading Chinese firms have told Prime Minister Imran Khan that they will invest USD 5 billion in cash-strapped Pakistan in various sectors over a period of three to five years....
20:34, 2019-07-13

UPDATE 1-Quebec will not invest in Bombardier's regional jet program -economy minister Quebec's economy minister said on Monday his government has ruled out investing in Bombardier Inc's weak-selling regional jet program, which could be sold to Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd....
05:51, 2019-06-11

UPDATE 2-GM to invest $150 mln to boost heavy-duty pickup truck production General Motors Co president Mark Reuss said on Wednesday that the automaker is investing about $150 million at its Flint Assembly plant, Michigan, to boost production of heavy duty trucks by another 40,000 vehicles a year....
20:17, 2019-06-12

Huawei to invest $3.1 billion in Italy but calls for fair policy on 5G: country CEO China's Huawei Technologies said it would invest $3.1 billion in Italy over the next three years, as the Chinese telecoms giant called on Rome to ensure the "transparent, efficient and fair" use of its 'golden power' on 5G network development....
17:00, 2019-07-15

Chamillionaire, E-40 Join Forces to Invest in Minority Startups: 'We Have to Create More Diversity in This Industry' While recording artist and entrepreneur Chamillionaire might be laying low these days on the Billboard charts, he’s been making plenty of noise as an angel investor. And with a portfolio that includes investments in Lyft, Ring (acquired by Amazon for $1 billion), Cruise (acquired by General Motors f...
21:34, 2019-05-31

Toyota reportedly may invest about $550 million in China ride-hailing firm Didi Toyota Motor is considering investing about $550 million in Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing, the Nikkei business daily reported on Wednesday....
16:00, 2019-05-29

Toyota may invest about $550 million in China ride-hailing firm Didi: Nikkei Toyota Motor Corp is considering investing about 60 billion yen ($550 million) in Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing, the Nikkei business daily reported on Wednesday....
05:17, 2019-05-29

GM expected to invest $150 million to boost truck output in Flint, Michigan: sources General Motors Co is expected to announce on Wednesday it is investing about $150 million at its Flint Assembly in Michigan to boost production of heavy duty trucks, sources briefed on the matter said....
02:00, 2019-06-12

Australia urged to invest in recycling manufacturing after Indonesia sends rubbish back Kickstart the domestic market so Asian countries rejecting Australian waste is no longer a problem, industry suggests Australia could quickly solve the problem of Indonesia and other countries rejecting its waste if governments invested in recycling manufacturing as promised and required the use of ...
05:51, 2019-07-11

Google Cloud gains in Gartner's 2019 cloud infrastructure Magic Quadrant Gartner's ranking of IaaS providers didn't change much from 2018, but there are some nuances worth noting as Google Cloud closes some gaps on Microsoft Azure and AWS....
02:00, 2019-07-19

Digital Colony raises $4.05 bln for digital infrastructure fund -sources Digital Colony, a private equity firm backed by U.S. real estate investor Thomas Barrack, has raised $4.05 billion to invest in digital infrastructure, seeking to capitalize on new technologies such as 5G wireless networks and the Internet of Things (IoT), according to people familiar with the matte...
08:17, 2019-06-05

Bill Gates and Travis Kalanick invest in A.I. chip start-up using light to move data Luminous wants to use silicon photonics — a way to move data quickly with light — to build a chip that can outperform Google's latest AI hardware....
15:00, 2019-06-04

Rocket Report: Teachers invest in SpaceX, Russia plans to study reusable launch Enlarge / The mighty Delta IV Heavy rocket takes to the skies. (credit: Aurich Lawson/United Launch Alliance) Welcome to Edition 2.06 of the Rocket Report! Happy Fourth of July to everyone, a time when most Americans watch rockets of a different sort take to the skies. We're a day early this week ...
16:17, 2019-07-04

Pelosi: Trump 'took a pass' on infrastructure House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says President Donald Trump "took a pass" on working together with Democrats to address the nation's crumbling infrastructure. (May 22)        ...
02:51, 2019-05-23

Mahindra and Mahindra's Q4 Profit Slips By 20% To Rs. 849 Crore Mahindra also exported 10,200 vehicles during the current quarter, registering a growth of 17.1 per cent over the corresponding quarter previous year....
18:17, 2019-05-30

Best bathroom design ideas UK: Evening Standard Home Design Awards 2019 winning bathroom projects revealed Entries flooded in for the first Evening Standard Home Design Awards, given in five categories of Living room, Bedroom, Kitchen, Bathroom and Garden, for the best designs of the past 12 months....
16:17, 2019-07-03

Best garden design ideas UK: Evening Standard Home Design Awards 2019 winning garden projects revealed Entries flooded in for the first Evening Standard Home Design Awards, given in five categories of Living room, Bedroom, Kitchen, Bathroom and Garden, for the best designs of the past 12 months....
16:17, 2019-07-03

Best bedroom design ideas UK: Evening Standard Home Design Awards 2019 winning bedroom projects revealed Entries flooded in for the first Evening Standard Home Design Awards, given in five categories of Living room, Bedroom, Kitchen, Bathroom and Garden, for the best designs of the past 12 months....
16:17, 2019-07-03

Best kitchen design ideas UK: Evening Standard Home Design Awards 2019 winning kitchen projects revealed Entries flooded in for the first Evening Standard Home Design Awards, given in five categories of Living room, Bedroom, Kitchen, Bathroom and Garden, for the best designs of the past 12 months....
16:17, 2019-07-03

Best living room design ideas UK: Evening Standard Home Design Awards 2019 winning living room projects revealed Entries flooded in for the first Evening Standard Home Design Awards, given in five categories of Living room, Bedroom, Kitchen, Bathroom and Garden, for the best designs of the past 12 months....
16:17, 2019-07-03

Top things to do in Osaka, Japan Osaka is gearing up to host the G20 summit on June 28 to 29. In honor of the diplomatic action, we've put together a quick list of some of the top things to do in Osaka, Japan's third-largest city....
13:51, 2019-06-28

Japan's Abe Looks to Mediate Between U.S., Iran Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will seek to open a channel of communication between Iran and the U.S. as part of a diplomatic effort to prevent a military standoff between Tehran and Washington from tipping into conflict....
15:34, 2019-06-12

Germany's 'Little Tokyo' celebrates Japan Day Sushi, origami and anime — these may sound like scenes from an average day spent in Tokyo. But once a year, fans of Japanese pop culture get to live out their wildest dreams in the Rhineland....
17:17, 2019-05-27

Japan F-35 fighter crash cause revealed The sudden crash of a Japanese F-35 stealth fighter into the Pacific Ocean in April this year was likely caused by the "spatial disorientation" of its pilot, the country's defense minister said Monday....
17:51, 2019-06-10

China vs. India vs. Australia vs. Japan Chinese stocks have been under-performing, but what about India, Japan, Australia? Watch our Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast editor Mark Galasiewski explain why he sees the light at the end of the tunnel for several regional markets....
14:32, 2019-05-21

What’s at Stake in U.S.-Japan Trade Talks More than two years after U.S. President Donald Trump walked away from a regional Asia-Pacific trade agreement, the U.S. and Japan -- the world’s largest and third-largest economies -- are negotiating a deal of their own. Both sides insist they want a “win-win” outcome, but as evidenced by the Trump...
03:51, 2019-05-25

7-Eleven app users in Japan lose $500,000 7-Eleven convenience store customers in Japan using the "7pay" payment app lost hundreds of thousands of euros after a security breach. Seven Pay officials said there were signs of illegal access from abroad....
14:34, 2019-07-05

Japan Arrive At The World Cup With A New Look And Something To Prove The USA’s top nemesis in the Women’s World Cup comes into 2019 with plenty of questions to answer, despite winning it all in 2011 and placing second in 2015. A disastrous failure to qualify for the 2016 Olympics ended the eight-year tenure of Japanese manager Norio Sasaki, and as Japan enter their f...
23:51, 2019-06-08

Japan Resumes Commercial Whaling Japan resumed commercial whaling for the first time in 31 years on Monday, restricting whalers within 200 miles of the coast and ending decades of international hunting under the banner of research....
20:34, 2019-07-01

Lifting the lid on Japan's poo museum – in pictures Japan’s culture of cute has embraced poo, which gets a pop twist at the Unko Museum in Yokohama, near Tokyo. Visitors can play a poo-themed video game and pose on a variety of WCs. All the twisty ice-cream and cupcake shapes on display are artificial, and come in a variety of colours and sizes Conti...
21:34, 2019-07-04

Japan Downgrades Views on Its Economy The Japanese government downgraded its view of industrial production and other key parts of the economy, highlighting concerns about the U.S.-China trade dispute ahead of President Trump’s visit to Tokyo....
18:51, 2019-05-24

Ronald McDonald's Name Is Slightly Different In Japan One of the world’s most famous corporate mascots has a slightly different name in Japan, where Ronald McDonald is known as Donald McDonald....
14:34, 2019-07-03

Correction: Japan-Energy story In a story June 7 about Japan's energy policy, The Associated Press referred incorrectly to the plutonium reduction target cited by a policy research group....
09:00, 2019-06-10

‘Bro-mance’ still going strong for Trump and Japan’s Abe A warm handshake and even warmer words at the start of Friday’s G20 meetings showed the “bro-mance” is still going strong between President Trump and Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Trump smiled and joked as he greeted Abe, who is hosting the two-day, international summit ...
06:34, 2019-06-28

Huawei Feels U.S. Squeeze in U.K. and Japan Mobile-phone carriers in Japan and the U.K. canceled launches of Huawei models over concerns that U.S. curbs on exports to the Chinese company will adversely affect the phones’ performance....
15:17, 2019-05-22

You Can Now Have Official Pokemon Weddings In Japan ESCRIT, a Japanese company specialising in wedding ceremonies, recently teamed up with The Pokemon Company to start offering officially licensed Pokemon weddings. There are now some pictures of the first ceremony to be hold, and there is a lot to take in....
02:01, 2019-05-30

| Lealiifano to leave Brumbies for Japan Inspirational cancer survivor Christian Lealiifano will leave the Brumbies at the end of the season for Japan after an offer that was "too hard to turn down"....
09:34, 2019-06-17

The Cleanest Car Repair Shop I've Ever Seen Is in Japan It’s always neat and interesting to see how people in other countries conduct their day-to-day business. A glimpse into a Japanese car repair shop reveals one that is cleaner than nearly any other office (let alone shop) I’ve ever seen....
19:51, 2019-06-17

Trump to Japan abductee family: 'You will win' U.S. President Donald Trump has sent a letter to the family of a Japanese citizen abducted to North Korea, less than a month after meeting with them in May....
18:34, 2019-06-16

Why Japan Is Hosting the Rugby World Cup Japan will become the first Asian country to host rugby union’s marquee event, when 20 national teams compete for the Webb Ellis Cup. Venues for the ninth Rugby World Cup, running from Sept. 20 to Nov. 2, are spread across 12 cities, from Sapporo in the north to Kumamoto in the south. Played every f...
03:00, 2019-06-21

Japan back on track with 2-1 win over Scotland Strikers Mana Iwabuchi and Yuika Sugasawa were on the scoresheet as Japan got their women's World Cup campaign back on track with a 2-1 victory over Scotland in Rennes on Friday....
18:51, 2019-06-14

Shinzo Abe? That’s Not His Name, Says Japan’s Foreign Minister The minister, Taro Kono (or Kono Taro, if you please), says the Western news media should respect Japanese tradition and put the surname first. It’s unclear if his request will gain traction....
17:34, 2019-05-22

McCarron pulls away in Japan for 3rd victory of season Scott McCarron had three birdies on the back nine to pull away for a 5-under 67 and a three-shot victory in the MasterCard Japan Championship        ...
14:34, 2019-06-10

Japan ends tsunami alert after earthquake Japan officials lifted a tsunami warning for the country's northwest coast, following a strong earthquake in the area. Only a small wave ended up reaching the shore....
19:51, 2019-06-18

Why Katamari Damacy's Creator Left Japan On March 18, 2004, Katamari Damacy was released on the PlayStation 2. The game was unlike anything else, and a sequel soon followed a year later. In 2009, Katamari’s creator Keita Takahashi released Noby Noby Boy. A year later, he left Bandai Namco and shortly after that, Japan as well....
17:34, 2019-06-19

G20 finance chiefs gather for Japan meeting Financial leaders of the Group of 20 gathered Saturday to brainstorm ways to adapt global finance to an age of trade turmoil and digital disruptions. (June 8)        ...
21:00, 2019-06-10

Trump says U.S. envoy to Japan will run to be Tennessee senator U.S. Ambassador to Japan William Hagerty will run to be the next Tennessee senator, President Donald Trump announced on Twitter on Friday, giving Hagerty his strong endorsement....
08:00, 2019-07-13

Rains force over a million to evacuate in Japan More than one million residents in Japan are directed to evacuate their homes as heavy rains batter the southern region. 14,000 ground troops on standby for emergency search and rescue operations if needed. (July 3)        ...
23:34, 2019-07-03

PM Modi Leaves For India After G20 Summit In Japan Prime Minister Narendra Modi has left for home after concluding his three-day visit to Japan where he attended the G20 Summit and met with the world leaders including US President Donald Trump....
10:51, 2019-06-29

Japan Display says Taiwan's TPK decided against investing Japan Display Inc on Monday said it has received notice from TPK Holding Co Ltd that the Taiwanese flat screen maker has decided against investing in the Apple Inc supplier....
06:00, 2019-06-17

Japan says Abe’s Iran trip not meant to mediate row with US TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s top government spokesman says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s high-stakes trip to Iran is intended to help de-escalate tensions in the Mideast — and not specifically mediate between Tehran and Washington. The remarks by Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga to reporters...
08:00, 2019-06-13

BTS breaks music sales record in Japan K-pop idols BTS set a new sales record in Japan for foreign artists, topping Oricon's weekly chart on Tuesday with their single "Lights/Boy with Luv."...
12:34, 2019-07-09

Japan holds off Scotland 2-1 at Women’s World Cup RENNES, France (AP) — Mana Iwabuchi had an early goal and then Japan held off a late charge from Scotland for a 2-1 victory on Friday at the Women’s World Cup. Iwabuchi, who was on the Japanese team that won the World Cup in 2011, scored in the 23rd minute to give Japan its first goal of the t...
19:34, 2019-06-14

Bloody Japan defeat a lesson for China and US In early July 1944, on a tiny island in the Pacific Ocean, the United States clinched a devastating defeat over Japan in one of the bloodiest battles of World War II....
02:51, 2019-07-06

Trump at G-20: There Will Be 'Very Big' Trade Deals With India, Japan President Trump struck a conciliatory tone with other world leaders as the Group of 20 summit got started in Japan, soothing worries that he would provoke fresh tensions....
05:34, 2019-06-28

Japan evacuates 1.1 million, fearing landslides More than a million have been ordered to evacuate amid torrential rain. The swift response comes one year after the government was criticized for its delayed reaction to landslides that killed over 200 people....
16:00, 2019-07-03

| Trio of top Wallabies announce departure to Japan Bernard Foley said he was leaving the Waratahs to head overseas, reportedly joining Quade Cooper and Will Genia in accepting a lucrative Japanese club contract....
12:17, 2019-07-12

Japan animation studio hit by deadly fire Japanese authorities say more than 20 people are feared dead in a suspected arson attack on an anime studio in Kyoto. A man reportedly set off the blaze after pouring a suspicious liquid around the premises....
10:34, 2019-07-18

Raw, fried or on a bun: the many ways Japan eats whale Whale cutlets, sliced raw whale, deep-fried whale nuggets, whale bacon and whale jerky feature on the menu at the restaurant Yoko Ichihara runs - and that's just a small sample of the ways Japan eats whale....
03:51, 2019-06-24

Uruguay draws with Japan 2-2 in Copa America Uruguay drew 2-2 with Japan and delayed to the last round of group stage its likely qualification to Copa America's knockout stage       ...
04:51, 2019-06-21

Iran newspaper to Japan: 'How Can You Trust A War Criminal?' A hard-line Iranian newspaper has printed a front page image showing the mushroom cloud of a nuclear blast, meant to criticize the Japanese prime minister's close ties with the U.S. ahead of his historic visit to Iran....
11:17, 2019-06-12

Iran to ask Japan's Abe to mediate over U.S. oil sanctions: officials Iran will ask Japan to mediate between Tehran and Washington to ease oil sanctions imposed by the United States, Iranian officials said on Wednesday, as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived in the country for a two-day visit....
15:01, 2019-06-12

Why Japan and South Korea Still Spar Over History Japan’s colonial rule over the Korean Peninsula ended more than seven decades ago, yet that legacy still roils everyday politics on both sides of the strait. ...
20:34, 2019-07-01

After elections, Japan's leader Abe will be seeking a big win on trade Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his ruling coalition party are set for a victory at the polls on Sunday, and next, he'll be seeking out a big win in his dealings with other countries — such as trade, according to analysts....
12:51, 2019-07-19

In Japan, Domino's New Pizza Has Over Two Pounds Of Cheese Domino’s has just released a “New Yorker One-Kilo Ultra Cheese” pizza that has been covered with, that’s right, one kilogram (2.2 pounds) of 100 percent mozzarella cheese....
15:34, 2019-06-12

It's Hard For Japan To Change Its Escalator Manners One of my first memories of moving to Japan in 2001 was the surprise at seeing how everyone lined up on one side of the escalator, leaving an open path for people in a rush. How courteous, I thought. But now, there are campaigns to change the country’s long-standing escalator manners....
15:34, 2019-06-20

PM Modi To Attend G20 Summit In Japan Next Week Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Japan next week to attend the G-20 summit where issues such as financial stability, WTO reform, black money, and terrorism will be on top of the agenda for......
23:51, 2019-06-21

US to play Senegal, Japan, Netherlands at U17 World Cup The United States was drawn to play Senegal, Japan and the Netherlands in the group stage of the Under-17 World Cup in Brazil       ...
00:17, 2019-07-12

Japan is increasingly renting cars for everything except driving Tokyo-based media outlet The Asahi Shimbun’s Takeho Morita published a quintessentially Japanese story last week: many people who rent cars through vehicle-sharing services across the country don’t drive them at all. Instead, they use them to take naps, making business calls, catching up privately w...
10:17, 2019-07-08

Japan's Lesson for the Fed: No Central Bank Is an Island In the rally currently roaring through the global bond market, Japan is being left behind, exposing the key flaws in its unique monetary policy platform....
02:51, 2019-06-20

Japan Now Has Gundam-Shaped Vending Machines When you think of Japan, you probably think of Gundam. Maybe you think of vending machines. Now both have been joined into one single entity. Behold, the Gundam-shaped vending machine....
16:17, 2019-07-17

Japan prefecture prepares for a month's rainfall in a day More than 1 million people in southern Japan were ordered to evacuate Wednesday, as the region braced itself for a month's worth of rain in a single day, according to local officials....
15:51, 2019-07-03

Japan's geisha and the unfortunate image of sex workers After years of training and decades of practice, geisha become highly skilled performers and entertainers. There is, however, still a common misconception among foreigners that geisha are synonymous with prostitutes....
17:17, 2019-06-11

A Theory Why Marvel Movies Don't Dominate Japan Marvel movies are successful in Japan. They are popular. But while Avengers: Endgame dominated theaters around the world for weeks, it was soon toppled in Japan by the latest Detective Conan anime. Why are American superhero movies less popular in Japan? Is there a reason? According to film journali...
18:51, 2019-05-30

Last name first, first name last: Japan minister tells foreign media to get it right Taro Kono – or is it Kono Taro? – says journalists should treat Japanese politicians the same as their Chinese or South Korean equivalentsJapan’s foreign minister will ask international media organisations to use the family name first when writing Japanese names – as is customary in the Japanese lan...
06:51, 2019-05-22

Carter Stewart, 19, Chooses Japan Over the M.L.B. Draft Stewart, who was drafted by the Braves last year but did not sign, has chosen to start his career abroad, which would allow him to become a major league free agent more quickly....
02:17, 2019-05-23

Why Japan Is Risking a Tax Hike in a Slow Economy While tax hikes are rarely popular anywhere, in Japan increases in the national sales tax proved especially toxic, squelching economic growth and damaging political careers. Yet Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is planning to let it rise again in October, after two delays, despite a wobbly economy and esca...
07:17, 2019-05-23

How I flew to Japan and am headed to Spain for free Chase cards have best terms, but hefty yearly fees, but way more generous than specific airline cards. Marriott's card is liberal, but expires soon.        ...
09:00, 2019-05-28

Japan PM Abe considering visit to Iran as early as mid-June: NHK Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering visiting Iran as early as mid-June, NHK national television said on Friday, as international concern grows about rising tension between Iran and the United States....
09:51, 2019-05-24

Two Melons Auctioned For Record Price $45,600 In Japan Two melons from the Japanese city of Yubari have fetched a record price of 5 million yen, or $45,600,in the first auction of this year's agricultural season in the country....
15:34, 2019-05-24

For Trump, a ‘very big event’ in Japan that he struggles to explain The U.S. promoter in chief has avoided details about the historic succession of Emperor Naruhito and appeared most excited about his own role as he heads to Tokyo....
19:00, 2019-05-24

For Trump’s Japan Trip, Abe Piles on the Flattery. But to What End? Observers have their doubts about whether a trip filled with flattery will entice Mr. Trump to cooperate on trade and other matters of Japanese interest....
21:51, 2019-05-24

Japan trade a problem for Trump, but not as bad as China TOKYO (AP) — While in Japan, President Donald Trump can point to Tokyo’s streets to drive home a sore point in trade relations between the allies: the absence of made-in-USA vehicles. The $70 billion Japanese trade surplus with the U.S. is dwarfed by China’s $379 billion surplus, and the...
04:34, 2019-05-25

Japan To Buy 105 F-35 US Stealth Warplanes: Donald Trump Japan plans to buy 105 US-made stealth warplanes, Donald Trump said on Monday, which the US President said would give Tokyo the largest F35 fleet of any US ally....
19:34, 2019-05-27

2 Dead, 17 Injured In Japan Mass Stabbing A mass stabbing rampage outside of Tokyo on Tuesday killed a schoolgirl, and the suspected attacker was also dead after turning his knife on himself, according to local media....
05:34, 2019-05-28

Japan, Russia accuse each other of military buildups Russia and Japan have accused each other of military buildups as their foreign and defense ministers met in Tokyo for talks that failed to make progress on decades-long island disputes....
16:34, 2019-05-30

Trump hails ‘treasured alliance’ between US and Japan President Trump on Monday quoted ancient Japanese poetry and called the relationship between the US and Japan a “treasured alliance” during a toast before a state banquet with newly crowned Emperor Naruhito in Tokyo. The Imperial Household Orchestra played “The Star-Spangled Banner...
20:34, 2019-05-27

What's in a name? Japan puzzles over 'Reiwa', the term for new imperial era Japanese printers rushed to turn out calendars emblazoned with the new imperial era name on Tuesday as the public tried to make sense of the meaning of "Reiwa" a day after its unveiling gripped the nation....
01:00, 2019-05-22

Japan gets ‘all clear’ to mine Mars’ moon Japan is ready to mine Mars’ largest moon after successfully completing all of the compulsory “space contamination” paperwork. Japanese space agency JAXA hopes to travel to the Mars moon, drill into it and then bring a piece of it back to Earth for investigation. Mars actually has ...
16:34, 2019-05-21

Life as a mixed-race model in Japan For 18-year-old model Rina Fukushi, Tokyo is home. But growing up as a mixed-race child in Japan wasn't always easy. With a Japanese-American father and a Filipina mother, Fukushi was one of a growing number of biracial individuals identifying as "hafu" -- a phonetic play on the English word "half."...
22:17, 2019-05-21

Sega's Judgment Going Back On Sale In Japan This past March, actor and musician Pierre Taki, who voiced yakuza Kyohei Hamura in Judgment, was arrested for alleged illegal drug use. Sega decided to cease sales of the game in Japan. It will go back on sale this July with another actor playing Hamura....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Stop it! Japan Anti-Groper App Becomes Smash Hit A Tokyo police smartphone app to scare off molesters has become a smash hit in Japan, where women have long run the gauntlet of groping on packed rush-hour trains....
15:01, 2019-05-21

Two die, 15 injured in Japan mass stabbing – video A 57-year old man attacked a group of people, including more than a dozen schoolgirls, at a bus stop in Kawasaki City before fatally injuring himself. One schoolgirl and one adult died from their injuries. Thirteen girls aged six or seven were injured. The attack took place on Tuesday morning in Kaw...
20:17, 2019-05-28

| WATCH: Police on guard after mass stabbing in Japan Japanese firemen and police forensic experts gather at the site where two people, including a child, were feared dead in a mass stabbing attack that also injured 17 people in Kanagawa Prefecture. WATCH NOW....
03:01, 2019-05-29

After 30 years, Japan prepares to resume commercial whaling Fishermen in remote Pacific port plan to depart for hunt on Monday, despite global outcryOn Monday morning, after a short ceremony to pray for a bountiful catch and safety at sea, five ships will slip out of a port in northern Japan to hunt whales for profit for the first time in more than 30 years....
04:34, 2019-06-28

Japan, U.S. agree to accelerate trade talks from July Japan and the United States agreed on Friday to hold working-level meetings intensively from early next month to accelerate progress towards a two-way trade agreement, Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said....
11:00, 2019-06-28

Asia stocks edge down with G-20 summit set to kick off in Japan Stocks in Asia Pacific dipped in Friday morning trade as investors await the kickoff of the G-20 summit in Osaka, Japan, where U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are expected to meet amid the ongoing trade standoff....
03:51, 2019-06-28

Japan court orders compensation for kin of leprosy patients A Japanese court has ordered the government to pay 370 million yen ($3.4 million) in damages to the relatives of former leprosy patients over a segregation policy that severed family ties and caused long-lasting prejudice...
17:00, 2019-06-28

Trump rips Biden during state visit to Japan ​President Trump sided with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s description of 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden as “low IQ” during a news conference Monday in Tokyo with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Asked if he was taking the side of a dictator rather than a fo...
20:34, 2019-05-27

At least 1 dead, 19 injured in Japan bus stop stabbing attack Thirteen children are among the victims in a morning stabbing attack at a bus stop near Tokyo, Japanese authorities and media said.        ...
06:00, 2019-05-28

Japan's new emperor welcomes Trump to Imperial Palace Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako have welcomed their first foreign dignitary to the Imperial Palace. US President Donald Trump has attended a state banquet ahead of talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe....
13:17, 2019-05-27

Tsunami Warning Issued in Japan After Powerful Earthquake (TOKYO) — A powerful earthquake jolted northwestern Japan on Tuesday night, and officials warned of a tsunami up to one meter (3.3 feet) high along parts of the coast. Japan’s Meteorological Agency said the quake registered magnitude 6.8 and was located off the western coast of Yamagata ...
17:51, 2019-06-18

Japan court orders gov't to pay families of leprosy patients A Japanese court ordered the government to pay $3.4 million to more than 500 descendants of leprosy patients who were segregated and quarantined in sanitariums for decades....
19:17, 2019-06-28

Why Japan and South Korea Still Spar Over History: QuickTake Japan’s colonial rule over the Korean Peninsula ended more than seven decades ago yet that legacy still roils everyday politics on both sides of the strait. South Korea and Japan, major trading partners and both U.S. military allies, have been at loggerheads over what constitutes proper contrition a...
14:51, 2019-07-01

Trump's criticism of U.S.-Japan security pact could be headache for Abe President Donald Trump's call for changes to the decades-old U.S.-Japan security treaty could complicate Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's drive to revise Japan's pacifist constitution....
12:34, 2019-07-01

Ships set off in Japan's first commercial whale hunt in more than 30 years Five small ships sailed out of harbor on Monday in Japan's first commercial whale hunt in more than three decades, a move that has aroused global condemnation and fears for the fate of whales....
10:17, 2019-07-01

Japan resumes commercial whaling, seen as face-saving end TOKYO (AP) — Japan is resuming commercial whaling after 31 years, meeting a long-cherished goal seen as a largely lost cause. Whaling boats embarked Monday on their first commercial hunts since 1988, when Japan switched to so-called research whaling, but will stay within the country’s exclusiv...
07:01, 2019-07-01

Japan to toughen restrictions on exports to South Korea TOKYO (AP) — Japan is imposing further restrictions on exports to South Korea, citing a decline in “relations of international trust” between the Asian neighbors. The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry said a review soliciting public comments starts Monday on the move to effectively...
07:01, 2019-07-01

Japan resumes commercial whaling for first time in 30 years Fishermen set sail to hunt whales on Monday after country’s withdrawal from International Whaling CommissionJapanese fishermen have set sail to hunt whales commercially for the first time in more than three decades, following Tokyo’s controversial decision to withdraw from the International Whaling ...
04:34, 2019-07-01

Trump, in Japan, says Tokyo has ‘substantial’ trade advantage over US President Trump, in his first day of a four-day visit to Japan, said in Tokyo on Saturday that the country has a “substantial” trade over the U.S. -- and that he hopes a future trade agreement will rebalance the situation....
01:17, 2019-05-26

Trump says 'unfair' defense treaty with Japan needs to be changed U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said he told Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that a decades-old security treaty between their countries must be changed, reiterating his criticism of the pact as unfair....
15:00, 2019-06-29

Japan Abe says G20 leaders confirm need for free, fair trade Group of 20 leaders have clearly confirmed the need for a free, fair and non-discriminatory trade policy, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Saturday, suggesting that members have agreed to the wording to be included in their communique....
09:17, 2019-06-29

Trump, Xi set for high-stakes trade war talks in Japan U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are set for a high-stakes meeting in Japan on Saturday that could salvage trade talks or plunge the world's two largest economies into a deeper trade war....
03:00, 2019-06-29

In Japan, It’s a Riveting TV Plot: Can a Worker Go Home on Time? On this show, a 30-something project manager in the famously overworked nation wants nothing more than to get out of the office and into her favorite bar for happy hour....
20:34, 2019-06-18

Earthquake rocks Japan, triggering fears of tsunami A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck off northwestern Japan on Tuesday, triggering a tsunami advisory for three prefectures in the region.        ...
21:00, 2019-06-18

Women's World Cup: Netherlands and Japan deliver classic The European champions battled the Asian champions in the final Round of 16 tie at the 2019 Women's World Cup. While the Netherlands progressed, it was the drama of the game itself that deserved acknowledgement....
22:51, 2019-06-27

Victims of knife attack on schoolgirls in Japan identified The two victims of a knife-wielding man’s attack on schoolgirls in Japan were identified as an 11-year-old girl and a Foreign Ministry official who was accompanying his daughter to a bus stop, officials said Tuesday. Clutching two knives, the 51-year-old attacker went on a rampage while a group of g...
18:34, 2019-05-28

Japan stabbing attack: Several killed, children among injured Two people, one of them a schoolgirl, have been killed in a mass stabbing attack in Kawasaki, south of Tokyo. Up to 17 more were injured in the rare violent crime. The attacker took his own life....
09:34, 2019-05-28

U.S., Japan may need more tools to shore up banking system: Fed's Rosengren The United States and Japan may need to shore up bank oversight to prepare for economic downturns, the head of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston warned on Friday....
11:51, 2019-06-21

Uruguay fight back against Japan with help of controversial VAR call "Uruguay twice came from behind to draw 2-2 against a superb Japan side in the Copa America with the help of two questionable refereeing decisions and will have to wait until their final group game to book their place in the quarter-finals."...
09:00, 2019-06-21

Knife-wielding man attacks schoolgirls in Japan, killing 2 Most of the victims were schoolgirls who were lined up at a bus stop near Noborito Park in the city of Kawasaki when a man in his 50s began slashing them with knives.        ...
10:17, 2019-05-28

Japan opposition leader sees 'double election' unlikely Prospects are fading for a snap election for parliament's lower house in tandem with a summer upper house poll, the leader of Japan's second-biggest opposition party said on Thursday....
03:00, 2019-06-21

Iran's top diplomat unimpressed with Japan mediation offer Iran's foreign minister appears unimpressed with Japan's offer to mediate in a crisis between Tehran and Washington, and says President Donald Trump should make his intentions clear about any talks with Iran through actions, not words....
11:34, 2019-05-28

England beats Japan 2-0 to clinch top spot in Group D NICE, France (AP) — England remained undefeated at the Women’s World Cup and clinched the top spot in its group with a 2-0 victory over Japan on Wednesday. Ellen White scored both goals against Japan and has three so far at the tournament. The Birmingham City forward broke the deadlock in the ...
00:00, 2019-06-20

2 dead, including child, after stabbing spree in Japan Authorities say 16 people, including elementary school children, have been stabbed in an attack in Kawasaki, outside of Tokyo. One adult and one child have died....
13:17, 2019-05-28

Flattery in Japan in rearview, Trump returns to DC snarls WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is returning to Washington, where less flattery and more work await. Trump touches down Tuesday after four days in Japan. There, he was the subject of nonstop flattery. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (shin-zoh AH’-bay) hosted him for a state visit that inclu...
18:17, 2019-05-28

One Child and the Suspect Are Among the Dead After a Knife Attack in Japan At least three people have died and more than a dozen others were injured when a man began stabbing children and other passengers waiting for a bus in a residential district on the southern outskirts of Tokyo Tuesday morning. Local media cited police saying the suspect, a man believed to be in his 4...
09:00, 2019-05-28

Trump wishes happy Memorial Day to US forces in Japan ​President Trump on Tuesday concluded his four-day state visit to Japan by saluting American forces aboard a warship at a US naval base, wishing them a “happy Memorial Day.” ​”​You are the strongest, toughest, best, and bravest​,” he told the service members aboard the USS Wa...
18:34, 2019-05-28

Lighthizer aims for trade deal with Japan in a few months U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Thursday that he expected to work out a trade deal with Japan within a few months, and warned that the U.S. would lose market share in the country if talks failed....
04:17, 2019-06-19

The Latest: Trump heads back to US after visit to Japan TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Japan (all times local): 1:08 p.m. President Donald Trump is on his way back to the United States after a four-day visit to Japan. Trump and first lady Melania Trump said goodbye to Japanese officials on a rain-slicked tarmac in Toky...
07:17, 2019-05-28

'Kimono is not underwear': Kardashian shapewear irks Japan Japanese took to social media on Thursday to protest against a new line of underwear developed by U.S. celebrity Kim Kardashian named "Kimono", with some terming it a theft of their culture that......
20:17, 2019-06-27

2 Dead, Including Child, In Stabbing Attack In Japan TOKYO (AP) — Authorities say 16 people, including elementary school children, have been stabbed in an attack in Kawasaki, outside of Tokyo. One adult and one child have died. Fire officials tell the Kyodo news agency that a man has been detained in the attack. It wasn’t immediately clear how s...
07:17, 2019-05-28

Two killed including girl, 12, in Japan stabbing spree Two people, including a 12-year-old girl, were killed and 15 other children hurt in a stabbing spree in Japan on Tuesday -- a rare act of public violence in a country considered one of the safest in the world....
08:34, 2019-05-28

Japan v England: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup updates from the Group D finaleScotland v Argentina – live! Follow our MBM report nowAnd feel free to email Paul or tweet him @Paul_Doyle 7.58pm BST The anthems having been solemnly sung, it’s nearly time for the action... 7.55pm BST AC/DC’s Shook Me ALl Night Long has been replac...
21:00, 2019-06-19

This week in tech history: Nintendo's N64 goes on sale in Japan At Engadget, we spend every day looking at how technology will shape the future. But it's also important to look back at how far we've come. That's what This Week in Tech History does. Join us every weekend for a recap of historical tech news, annive......
16:34, 2019-06-23

Copa America guests Japan, Qatar still in contention PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) — Copa America guest teams Japan and Qatar are still in contention as the last round of group stage matches begins, and some of their South American opponents aren’t too pleased. Qatar and Japan, who met in the Asian Cup final in February, are in third place in their ...
14:00, 2019-06-23

Curry in Japan to talk Tokyo Olympics, Rui Hachimura Stephen Curry is already looking ahead to the next challenge in his basketball career, including the chance to represent the United States at next year's Tokyo Olympics       ...
12:34, 2019-06-23

Japan hails Hachimura's NBA selection as new era for sport Japanese basketball officials, fans and media hailed the selection of Rui Hachimura in the NBA draft, saying the move will usher in a new era for the sport in Japan       ...
13:17, 2019-06-22

Japan wants to launch the first ever rover to visit a Martian moon In 2024, Japan wants to send a rover to one of Mars’s moons, Phobos and Deimos. Samples taken there could help us sort out how they formed and whether they hold ice...
13:51, 2019-06-20

Japan's samurai swordsmiths cling to a centuries-old craft At Fusahiro Shimojima's workshop, in the industrial city of Saitama, fires rage in small pits and an earthen floor absorbs the din of hammering. The 44-year-old Japanese swordsmith pounds the nascent blade of his newest creation, sending molten sparks flying majestically into air....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Sources: Pitcher skips MLB draft for Japan deal Carter Stewart is in agreement with a Japanese team on a deal that could set a new precedent for young prospects looking to make more money early in their careers....
09:17, 2019-05-22

Japan carriers delay sale of new Huawei smartphones TOKYO (AP) — Two Japanese mobile carriers say they are delaying sales of new smartphones from Huawei as they confirm the safety of the Chinese products. Sale of the Huwaei P30 lite, set for May 24, from SoftBank Corp.’s Y! Mobile service was delayed Wednesday, and advance orders were canceled....
09:17, 2019-05-22

Japan urges traditional order for Japanese names TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s government wants the world to begin using the country’s traditional order for Japanese names, with family names first. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe would become Abe Shinzo, as he is known in Japan, ending the Westernized name order the country adopted for use with forei...
15:51, 2019-05-22

Anti-groping smartphone app highly popular in Japan TOKYO (AP) — A smartphone app developed by Japanese police is being widely downloaded by women trying to protect themselves from gropers on packed rush-hour trains. The “Digi Police” app was originally issued by Tokyo police three years ago, but a function to scare off molesters was only...
15:51, 2019-05-22

From kawaii to fairy kei: fashion goes beyond the kimono at Hyper Japan Now in its tenth year, the three-day festival is a place for J-fashion enthusiasts to socialise, show off their outfits and get inspiration for future looksTen years after it started in 2010, the UK’s largest celebration of traditional and modern Japanese culture, is returning to London today for th...
15:00, 2019-07-12

Previously Japan-Only Iwata Asks Is Being Translated Into English While Nintendo has an archive section where fans can revisit old instalments of the popular Iwata Asks series, not every Q&A the former Nintendo President ever sat down for is there, because not all of them were translated into English by the company....
02:00, 2019-07-12

| Japan's asteroid probe Hayabusa2 set for final touchdown Japan's Hayabusa2 probe began descending for its final touchdown on a distant asteroid, hoping to collect samples that could shed light on the evolution of the solar system....
09:34, 2019-07-11

South Korea steps up effort to get U.S. help in export row with Japan South Korea's foreign minister told U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that Japan's export curbs against Seoul are "undesirable", the Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, as a trade row between the East Asian neighbors grows....
07:34, 2019-07-11

Japan's Asteroid Probe Hayabusa2 Set for Final Touchdown Japan's Hayabusa2 probe began descending on Wednesday for its final touchdown on a distant asteroid, hoping to collect samples that could shed light on the evolution of the solar system....
15:34, 2019-07-10

Trump arrives in Japan with his Asia policy in tatters Shinzo Abe's long game is paying off. Only a year ago, the Japanese Prime Minister was looking like the odd one out as US President Donald Trump cozied up to China's Xi Jinping and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un....
05:17, 2019-05-24

Once a Miser, Japan Inc. Is Opening Its Wallet to Buy Back Shares A record wave of share buybacks by companies such as Sony, SoftBank and Nomura Holdings has cheered investors who say Japan’s bosses are finally warming to stockholder interests....
12:17, 2019-07-10

Nissan gives Japan version of Infiniti Q50 self-driving upgrade, more hp The sporty Skyline sedan – the Japanese market version of the Infiniti Q50 – is receiving a high-tech, midcycle update with more power and true hands-free highway driving....
04:51, 2019-07-16

Record number of women to contest Japan elections This year's polls for Japan’s upper house of parliament are witnessing the highest number of women candidates. Opposition parties hope the move will help attract female voters....
19:51, 2019-07-16

Japan arson suspect identified after blaze kills 33: NHK Japanese police have identified the man suspected to have started a fire at an animation studio that killed 33 people as Shinji Aoba, public broadcaster NHK said on Friday....
11:17, 2019-07-19

Abe's on track to win at the polls, but he needs to spend more to fix Japan's economy: Analyst Japan will go to the polls this weekend, and analysts are expecting the ruling coalition to win again — an outcome that would maintain political stability in the country despite a slowing economy....
09:51, 2019-07-19

Japan just sent a privately-funded rocket into space for the first time ever SpaceX is already a household name around the globe, but there’s no shortage of other startups vying for their slice of the private spaceflight pie. Companies like the Jeff Bezos-led Blue Origin are doing some pretty impressive things, and a relatively new startup out of Japan just hit a big m...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Suspect in deadly Japan fire yelled ‘You die!’ during attack The suspected arsonist behind the blaze that killed at least 33 people and left 36 injured, some critically, at an animation studio in Japan yelled “You die!” when he burst inside and doused the building with fuel, officials said. The 41-year-old man, who has not been named, was injured in the confl...
18:51, 2019-07-18

The Latest: 23 die or presumed dead in arson at Japan studio A Japanese fire official says 13 people have been confirmed dead and more than 10 others presumed dead in a suspected arson at a popular animation production studio in Kyoto...
12:01, 2019-07-18

Trump to Press for Trade Deal in Trip to Japan President Trump travels to Japan this week to keep up the pressure for a trade deal that has raised hackles among Japanese companies, while showing he is still aligned with Tokyo on North Korea policy....
16:34, 2019-05-21

Japan urges G-7 to think beyond existing rules in dealing with Libra Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Wednesday urged his G-7 counterparts to make a comprehensive assessment of Facebook's Libra digital currency for any fresh challenges that could be overlooked by existing regulations....
04:51, 2019-07-18

Tiger to return to Japan at Zozo Championship in October "Tiger Woods will return to Japan for the first time since 2006 to compete in the inaugural Zozo Championship in October, the Masters champion said on Wednesday."...
17:34, 2019-05-21

U.S., Japan eye possible small trade deal by Sept., report says An auto industry official said the deal could involve Japan offering U.S. farmers new access to its market in return for Washington reducing tariffs on certain Japanese auto parts, Reuters reported. The talks remain fluid....
12:34, 2019-07-17

Japan Fire Killed Mostly Women, at a Studio Known for Hiring Them Kyoto Animation is known for employing more women than most of its competitors do, and that was reflected in the toll from the apparent arson on Thursday....
17:00, 2019-07-19

If Trump wants tariffs with China, then look to Taiwan and Japan for trade With both sides retreating to their respective corners, it appears the trade conflict between the United States and China, the two largest economies in the world, isn’t going to end anytime soon....
22:34, 2019-05-21

Japan export curbs could be prolonged, says S.Korea's Moon South Korea's president said on Wednesday Japan's export curbs on key materials used by South Korean technology firms could be prolonged and Seoul will help companies reduce their reliance on Japanese suppliers....
07:51, 2019-07-10

South Korea raises Japan trade dispute at WTO South Korea is introducing a bilateral trade dispute with Japan as an urgent item for the agenda of the World Trade Organization's Council on Trade in Goods....
23:17, 2019-07-09

Japan stocks end higher, supported by U.S. rate cut hopes Japanese stocks rose on Thursday, tracking Wall Street's gains on expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve will start cutting interest rates after the latest data signalled a slowdown in the U.S. economy....
09:51, 2019-07-04

President Donald Trump in Japan for state visit U.S President Donald Trump arrived for a four-day state visit to Japan, the first official visit of the Reiwa era.        ...
19:00, 2019-05-26

Heavy rain in Japan forces over 1 million to evacuate Heavy rain has continued in southern Japan since Friday, killing an elderly woman in a mudslide in Kagoshima. The rain also has flooded dozens of homes....
23:34, 2019-07-03

Heavy Rains Force More Than 1 Million to Evacuate in Japan (TOKYO) — Japanese authorities have directed more than 1 million residents in parts of the southern main island of Kyushu to evacuate to designated shelters as heavy rains batter the region, prompting fears of landslides and widespread flooding. The Fire and Disaster Management Agency said Wed...
16:51, 2019-07-03

In Japan, Trump Defends Kim Jong Un and Attacks ‘Low IQ’ Joe ‘Bidan’ As his constituents back home headed into a long Memorial Day weekend, Donald Trump continued his track record of embarrassing himself on the world stage by praising a brutal dictator and attacking an American political opponent....
23:17, 2019-05-26

Japan PM Abe says determined to show world strong alliance with U.S. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. President Donald Trump will discuss North Korea, U.S.-Japan economic issues and next month's Group of 20 summit, the Japanese premier said on Monday....
05:01, 2019-05-27