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India gives companies $20.5 bln tax brea

India's government slashed corporate taxes on Friday, giving a surprise $20.5 billion break aimed at reviving private investment and lifting growth from a six-year low. David Pollard reports.

24-Sep-2019
First-ever female boss named at major UK

Alison Rose has been named to lead RBS, making her the first female boss at a major UK lender. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

24-Sep-2019
Norway's last coal miners fight for surv

Miners in Norway's last fully operational coal mine fear for their survival as the government tries to phase out fossil fuels. Anna Bevan reports.

24-Sep-2019
Tensions in Middle East hoist oil prices

Oil prices were on track to jump more than 7% this week, their biggest weekly rise in months, as early trading on Friday saw gains extended on fresh Middle East tensions. David Pollard reports.

24-Sep-2019
Thomas Cook on brink after new cash dema

Thomas Cook's rescue deal is in doubt after lenders said they wanted it to find another £200mln to tide it through the winter. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

24-Sep-2019
Saudi Arabia shows damage to Aramco oil

Local and international media were flown to a Saudi Aramco oil facility on Friday to view damage to the site caused by an air strike. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

24-Sep-2019
Chinese Apple fans wish for 5G

The new iPhone 11 series hit stores in China among worries from fans that Apple may lose China's market for missing out on 5G technology. Ryan Brooks reports.

24-Sep-2019
Facebook CEO visits lawmakers amid regul

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is spending three days in Washington with lawmakers in an attempt to soothe ruffled feathers in the face of numerous government investigations.  Conway G. Gittens reports.

24-Sep-2019
Britain's Burger King says bye-bye kids

Burger King will stop handing out plastic toys in its children's meals and said on Thursday it was launching an amnesty for customers to return any freebies in a bid to tackle the growing problem of plastic waste. Gavino Garay reports.

24-Sep-2019
Wall Street ends mixed

Wall Street ended mixed Thursday, a day after the Federal Reserve cut interest rates as expected and left the door open for further monetary easing. Fred Katayama reports.

24-Sep-2019
Buybacks not always a boon - Gabriel

Shares of Microsoft and Target rallied Thursday after announcing big buybacks, but Thomson Reuters' Terence Gabriel tells Reuters' Fred Katayama that shares of big companies active in buybacks have underperformed the broader market.

24-Sep-2019
Amazon, Bezos step up fight to tackle cl

Amazon's billionaire founder Jeff Bezos announced a plan to meet the goals of the Paris Climate agreement 10 years ahead of schedule. Conway G. Gittens has the details.

24-Sep-2019
Don’t marry your girl child in minor a

Godda (Jharkhand), Sep 23 (ANI): The Chief Minister of Jharkhand, Raghubar Das on September 22, attended ‘Johar Jan Ashirwad Yatra’ roadshow in Godda. The ‘Johar Jan Ashirwad Yatra’ will travel through all the legislative assemblies of Jharkhand in three phases. While addressing the roadshow, Das Said, “I appeal to the people of Godda that don’t marry your girl child in the minor age. It is not the responsibility of government only, but also the responsibility of the people.”

24-Sep-2019
Wanted criminals arrested by Dwarka poli

New Delhi, 23 september,(ANI): A team of special staff of Dwarka District Police arrested three desperate criminals, after a fierce encounter.  Arrested criminals were wanted in several extortion cases in the area and had also twice fired in a departmental store in Najafgarh to scare the owners to cough up extortion money. A Special Staff police team was constituted to solve the incident. The team got the information that desperate criminals would come to Najafgarh’s Kair- Mitraon road, to attack some businessman for extortion. The team swung into action and laid a trap on Kair – Mitraon road. Criminals were spotted on a motorcycle and police was asked to stop but they tried to flee. When chased, their bike fell due to collision. The criminals were asked to surrender but they opened fire upon the police team. After brief exchange of fire, the team succeeded in arresting all the three criminals. One criminal sustained a bullet injury on his leg. Meanwhile, police team overpowered the criminals and snatched the weapons from them. Further investigation is underway.

24-Sep-2019
Phase 1-B of Jaipur Metro should complet

Jaipur (Rajasthan), September 23 (ANI): Construction of phase one-B of Jaipur Metro from Chandpol to Badi Chaupad should be completed soon. Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot instructed the same in the review meeting organized at Chief Minister’s office in Jaipur. In the meeting, CM Gehlot directed the officers to make  efforts for upcoming phase and expansion of the Jaipur Metro. This will help to control the increasing traffic pressure in Jaipur and improved public transport would be available to the people. Chief Minister said, “Our previous government has given a gift of Metro as a new mode of transport to the people of Jaipur from Mansarovar to Chandpol by completing the Phase-A in record time. For us, it is a matter of pride as Jaipur was the only leading tier-two city in the country where a state government has started Metro service with its own resources”.0020During the meeting, the Chief Minister also saw the detailed presentation of Phase-II of Metro between Sitapura to Ambabari. 

24-Sep-2019
Pakistani Christians hold protest march

Geneva (Switzerland), Sep 21 (ANI): A large number of Pakistani Christians from parts of Europe, including women and children, held a protest march in Geneva to demand equal rights in Pakistan. They strongly raised voice against the blasphemy law, forced conversion of Christian and Hindu girls and lack of education. Holding banners demanding “Stop human rights violations against Christians in Pakistan” and “Abolish Blasphemy Laws in Pakistan”, they started protest march from Palais Wilson, the headquarters of the Office of the United Nations High Commission for Human Rights, and concluded it at Broken Chair, in front of the UN office in Geneva. The protesters were later joined from Member of European Parliament and other human rights defenders. Dr Robinson Asghar, a Pakistani Christian leader said, “Be it Christian persecution in Pakistan or any kind of persecution anywhere in the world, we condemn that. The main reason of persecution is blasphemy laws which are misused in Pakistan and the misuse of laws has naturally been great concern for all Pakistanis and we are here to protest against that.” The women protesters from the Christian community also participated in large number. Many believe that Christian girls are facing challenges because of illiteracy. 

24-Sep-2019
NMCG organizes cleanliness drive at Kali

New Delhi, Sep 21 (ANI): A massive cleaning drive is being carried out by the National Mission for Clean Ganga under its Namami Gange program to reinstate River Ganga’s cleanliness and purity. To preserve the holy river, the NMCG has been regularly conducting cleaning exercise for Ganga and its tributaries. A cleaning exercise was conducted at Kalindi Kunj ghat in New Delhi on September 21. The government’s endeavour has been to connect more people with its flagship project of Namami Gange.  NMCG’s Director General Rajiv Ranjan Mishra said that citizens should actively and responsibly participate in keeping the rivers clean. As India is set to bid final goodbye to single use plastics on 2nd October, the NMCG also plans to carry out extensive river cleaning drive at Yamuna River in New Delhi on the same day to create mass awareness about Namami Gange project among the residents of New Delhi and around. The participants in the program will be cleaning Ghats of Yamuna in New Delhi. Cleaning tributaries of Ganga is crucial for complete wash out of pollutants from river Ganga. India’s holy river Ganga traverses a course of more than 2,500 km through the plains of north and eastern India.It is joined by Ramganga, Gomti, Ghaghara, Gandak, Kosi and Mahananda from left bank and Yamuna, Tamsa, Son and Punpun from right bank.

24-Sep-2019
Nepalese man’s murder mystery solved b

New Delhi: ANI, (September 21)  Delhi Police has solved the murder mystery of Nepalese man, Sunil, who was found dead in his house in Amar Colony, and arrested three persons Anita, Bijay Chhetri and Rajender Chhetri in connection with it. Anita is the live-in-partner of Sunil, and according to police, she confessed that she planned his murder with the help of her brother Bijay and relative Rajender. Police added that Anita, during the interrogation, disclosed that despite her relationship going sour with Sunil, the latter was not ready to live her, and she planned Sunil’s murder to get rid of him. According to the plan, both Bijay and Rajender arrived at Sunil’s house and stayed there for night. In the night when Sunil was asleep, both Bijay and Rajender woke up and killed him with the help of chopping knife. 

24-Sep-2019
Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das urges people o

Pakur (Jharkhand), Sep 21 (ANI): Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on September 21 attended a public rally in Pakur. While addressing the gathering he urged people of Pakur to educate their children and send them to school. He emphasised that if people want to improve and uplift their lives then they should educate children. 

24-Sep-2019
CM Raghubar Das communicates his govt’

Pakur (Jharkhand), Sep 21 (ANI): Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on September 21 attended a public rally in Pakur. While addressing the gathering he aware the residents of Pakur about the various State-run social schemes. He explained various schemes like ‘PTG Dakia Yojana,’ under which employees of Food and Civil Supplies Department would deliver a packet of 35 kg at the doorstep of these families every month. He also informed people that state government is working to provide electricity in every house even its on mountains.  CM Das also assured people that within two months people who are living in mountain areas will get water supply.  Jharkhand government is working continuously to provide every facility the people of the state. 

24-Sep-2019
Nepal issues record number of permits to

Kathmandu (Nepal), Sep 20 (ANI): Nepal's Department of Tourism (DoT) has issued permits to 260 mountaineers to climb the Mount Manaslu this autumn. The DoT deals with the issuance of permits for mountaineering. There are 26 teams who have been given permits to climb the mountain this season. The number of the climbers has clearly increased by a quarter and is sure to rise further as climbers are still applying for permits to climb various mountains across Nepal, including Mt Manaslu this season. In the spring season, the Himalayan country witnessed the death of 11 climbers while climbing Mt Everest alone, which was an apparent result of issuing a high number of permits. Mt Manaslu, with an elevation of 8,156 meters, is considered to be the eighth highest mountain in the world. It is also known as the 'Killer mountain of Nepal' having a record number of deaths.

24-Sep-2019
30 lakh houses provided with electricity

Pakur (Jharkhand), Sep 20 (ANI): Jharkhand Chief Minister Ragubar Das claimed that the Government has provided electricity to 30 lakh houses in the state in just five years. "The only way to end poverty is education and electricity is must for education, we have electrified 30 lakh houses in last five years due to double engine Government in Jharkhand and Centre," said CM Das in Jharkhand's Pakur. CM Das is on Jan Ashirwad Yatra ahead of assembly elections in Jharkhand. 

24-Sep-2019
JMM, Congress deceived tribals and Musli

Dumka (Jharkhand), September 20 (ANI): Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das in Dumka on September 20 took jibe at opposition parties, Jharkhand Mukti Morcha and Congress over vote bank politics and said, “The way JMM made tribals their vote bank and deceived with people in the same thing Congress did with Muslims.” “That is the reason we believe in ‘Sabka Sath aur Sabka Vishwas’,” he added. CM Das is on Jan Ashirwad Yatra ahead of assembly elections in Jharkhand.

24-Sep-2019
Pelosi unveils drug price plan

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveiled a plan that would allow the federal government to negotiate the prices of prescriptions drugs for Medicare beneficiaries and consumers. Fred Katayama reports.

22-Sep-2019
OECD cuts growth outlook to post-crisis

The trade war between the United States and China has plunged global growth to its lowest levels in a decade, the OECD said on Thursday as it slashed its forecasts. Yahaira Jacquez reports.

22-Sep-2019
Ryanair cuts jobs, offers O'Leary a $111

Ryanair is cutting jobs amid a pilot surplus, but chief executive Michael O'Leary is in line for a $111mln bonus if he can hit his targets. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

22-Sep-2019
Elderly, sick, and struggling to prove h

Sonja Brain, 84, is bed-bound in hospital - preventing her from proving her right to live in the UK as the country approaches its scheduled EU departure on October 31. David Doyle reports.

22-Sep-2019
Executives cleared over Japan nuclear di

A Japanese court has cleared three executives of negligence over the Fukushima nuclear disaster, ending the only criminal case brought as a result of the crisis. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

22-Sep-2019
Central banks keep markets guessing

Markets were struggling to digest a raft of central bank policy decisions on Thursday, after the U.S. Fed cut rates, the BOJ and the BOE kept their powder dry - but Norway hiked. David Pollard reports.

22-Sep-2019
Facebook's Portal enters crowded streami

Facebook has launched a new version of its Portal video device, entering the crowded TV-streaming market. It hopes its social side, with users able to watch a show and chat online, will set it apart. Lucy Fielder reports.

22-Sep-2019
Fed chief delivers rate cut and mixed si

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell announced a second rate cut in more than a decade but failed to provide a clear signal on how many more rate cuts are coming, if any. Conway G. Gittens reports.

22-Sep-2019
S&P 500 ends flat after rate cut

The S&P 500 closed nearly flat Wednesday after the Federal Reserve cut interest rates and gave mixed signals about their next move. Fred Katayama reports.

22-Sep-2019
Less than 50% odds of another rate cut -

The Federal Reserve cut interest rates by a quarter percentage point for the second time this year. Argus Research senior analyst Kevin Heal tells Reuters' Fred Katayama investors might consider shifting back to growth stocks from value.

22-Sep-2019
Fed cuts interest rates

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell announced interest rate cuts by a quarter of a percentage point for the second time this year on Wednesday in a widely expected move meant to sustain a decade-long economic expansion, but gave mixed signals about what may happen next. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

22-Sep-2019
FedEx tumbles on weak outlook

Shares of FedEx plummeted Wednesday after the package delivery company sharply slashed its profit outlook for next year. Fred Katayama reports.

22-Sep-2019
More hurdles for Facebook's Libra?

Germany has passed a comprehensive blockchain strategy in which it vows to fight any company efforts to establish a parallel currency, in the latest sign that Facebook's planned Libra e-coin faces tough regulatory hurdles in Europe.  David Pollard reports.

22-Sep-2019
Nigeria's diesel-dependent economy brace

Diesel prices are expected to surge as United Nations rules aimed at cleaning up international shipping come into effect next year, and that has generator-dependant businesses in Nigeria worried. Sarah Charlton reports.

22-Sep-2019
World airliner fleet to more than double

The number of airliners in the sky is set to more than double, according to Airbus’s latest forecast. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

22-Sep-2019
Preview: U.S. Fed confronts new complexi

The Federal Reserve will conclude its latest policy meeting on Wednesday buffeted by conflicting economic data, under steady pressure from the White House for steep interest rate cuts. David Pollard reports.

22-Sep-2019
Why computer games mean lower inflation

UK inflation slowed sharply in August, and officials say a drop in computer game prices was one big reason. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

22-Sep-2019
Saudi oil production back on line -energ

Oil prices tumbled about 6% on Tuesday after Saudi Arabia’s energy minister said the country has managed to restore oil supplies to where they stood before weekend attacks on its facilities shut 5% of global oil output. Conway G. Gittens has the details.

22-Sep-2019
Wall Street rises as oil worries fade

U.S. stocks rose Tuesday as the impact of weekend attacks on Saudi Arabia's biggest oil refinery faded and investors awaited a widely expected interest rate cut from the Federal Reserve on Wednesday. Fred Katayama reports.

22-Sep-2019
Economy doesn't need rate cut - Cardillo

Spartan Capital's Peter Cardillo sees the Fed cutting rates by a quarter percentage point Wednesday, and he tells Reuters' Fred Katayama it's a precautionary move because the economy doesn't need it.

22-Sep-2019
Nissan to discuss CEO successors: source

Japanese automaker Nissan's nominating committee will meet on Monday to discuss who will succeed CEO Hiroto Saikawa, according to an anonymous source, who also said that Saikawa has told executives of his intentions to step down. Jayson Albano reports.

16-Sep-2019
Flights cancelled as British Airways pil

Most British Airways flights were cancelled Monday after the airline's pilots conducted their first-ever strike. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

16-Sep-2019
Vaping possibly linked to 2 new deaths,

U.S. health authorities on Friday said two Americans had died from lung illness that were possibly tied to vaping, bringing the total count of such deaths to three as officials probe whether a “cluster” of lung illnesses are linked to e-cigarette use. Lisa Bernhard reports.

16-Sep-2019
What to watch on Wall Street next week

The Apple of investors' eyes next week may be the new TV subscription service the iPhone maker is likely to reveal.

14-Sep-2019
Powell keeps Wall St. rate cut hopes int

The Federal Reserve will act "as appropriate" to keep the U.S. economy going amid a growing threat the U.S trade war with China could further slow the economy, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said on Friday.  Conway G. Gittens has the details.

14-Sep-2019
Wall Street ekes out gains

Wall Street's major indexes edged higher Friday as investors digested mixed signals from the U.S. jobs report and bet on an interest rate cut this month while China's stimulus plan helped ease some concerns around global growth. Fred Katayama reports.

14-Sep-2019
Wage growth lowers recession risks

The August jobs report showed strong wage growth. Washington Crossing Advisors' Chad Morganlander tells Reuters' Fred Katayama that assuages concerns of the risks of recession.

14-Sep-2019
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