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UAE licenses 3rd unit of its Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant

Jun 24, 2022

UAE licenses 3rd unit of its Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant Construction of the unit in Abu Dhabi's Al Dhafra region was completed last year and it is on track to start up and deliver clean electricity in 2023 Construction of the unit in Abu Dhabi's Al Dhafra region was completed last year and it is on track to start up and deliver clean electricity in 2023. Photo source: Reuters The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has licensed the third unit of its Barakah Nuclear Energy Pla ...read more

NFT platforms in China grow 5X in four months despite government warnings

Jun 24, 2022

Cryptocurrency 15 minutes ago (Jun 17, 2022 09:20AM ET) NFT platforms in China grow 5X in four months despite government warnings The popularity of nonfungible tokens is on the rise as recent data shows that the number of digital collectible platforms in China has grown to over 500, a 5X increase from February 2022, when the total number of NFT platforms was just over 100. According to a report published by a local Chinese daily, the sharp rise in the number of NFT platforms come ...read more

LME launches reporting of OTC positions after nickel chaos

Jun 24, 2022

Please try another search Economy 33 minutes ago (Jun 17, 2022 10:31AM ET) © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor of the London Metal Exchange in London, Britain, September 27, 2018. REUTERS/Simon Dawson By Pratima Desai LONDON (Reuters) -The London Metal Exchange (LME) approved rules on Friday for members to report all over the counter (OTC) positions, a move taken after off-exchange trading was partly blamed for a wild spike in nickel price ...read more

Dream11 CEO says 28% GST not a hurdle

Jun 25, 2022

The online gaming industry needs a balanced taxation and regulatory environment to ensure its growth in India, says Harsh Jain, CEO and Co-Founder, Dream11, India’s largest fantasy sports platform.   Speaking exclusively to Business Today TV’s Udayan Mukherjee, Jain welcomed the recent hike in the goods and services tax rate on online gaming companies from 18 per cent to 28 per cent, adding that the industry already contributes over a billion dollars of tax in India.   Underlining th ...read more

Tesla needed some good news. These sales numbers help

Jun 25, 2022

Top business news Now playing Elon Musk steps down as Tesla chairman Now playing What crypto skeptics dunking on the crypto faithful are missing Now playing Walgreens Boots Alliance CEO: 'I took pay cuts' to advance career Now playing The Fed anticipates more rate increases after announcing biggest hike in 28 years CNN Now playing What the interest rate hike means for you No ...read more

Notification allowing linking Aadhaar with voter list issued: Rijiju

Jun 25, 2022

The government on Friday issued four notifications allowing linking of electoral roll data with Aadhaar, making electoral law gender neutral for service voters and enabling young citizens register as voters four times a year instead of the present one. The notifications are part of the Election Laws (Amendment) Act, 2021 passed by Parliament late last year. Law Minister Kiren Rijiju took to Twitter to announce that four notifications in this regard have been issued in consultation with the Ele ...read more

Sri Lanka asks government employees to WFH amid fuel shortage

Jun 25, 2022

Sri Lanka's government on Friday ordered public sector employees to work from home for two weeks due to severe fuel shortages as the island nation grapples with its worst financial turmoil in seven decades. Sri Lanka is scrambling to find foreign exchange to pay for desperately needed fuel imports, and its existing stock of petrol and diesel is projected to run out in a matter of days. A combination of government mismanagement and the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed the country of 22 million peop ...read more

GM hikes Hummer EV price by over $6,000 as commodity, shipping costs rise

Jun 25, 2022

© Reuters. U.S. President Joe Biden drives a Hummer EV as he tours the General Motors 'Factory ZERO' electric vehicle assembly plant in Detroit, Michigan, U.S. November 17, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (Reuters) - General Motors Co (NYSE:) on Friday raised the price of its Hummer EV pickup truck by $6,250 as it seeks to mitigate higher commodity and shipping costs amid high demand for cars and trucks. The pickup, currently priced at about $80,000 to $110,000, has more than 77,500 existin ...read more

SEBI to auction 39 properties of Royal Twinkle, Citrus Check Inns on July 15

Jun 25, 2022

Capital markets regulator Sebi on Friday said it has lined up as many as 39 properties of Royal Twinkle Star Club Pvt Ltd and Citrus Check Inns Ltd for an auction on July 15 at a reserve price of Rs 66.51 crore. The move is part of Sebi's effort to recover funds worth thousands of crores of rupees raised by the companies. In a notice, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) said the auction will be conducted between 11 am to 1 pm on July 15, 2022. The properties to go under the hammer ...read more

Early Omicron infection unlikely to protect against current variants

Jun 25, 2022

Please try another search Coronavirus 23 minutes ago (Jun 17, 2022 05:15PM ET) © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A lady strolls along the street amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Omicron wave in Singapore, February 17, 2022. REUTERS/Caroline Chia By Nancy Lapid NEW YORK (Reuters) - People infected with the earliest version of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus, first identified in South Africa in November, may be vulnerable to reinfection with later ver ...read more

Stocks in biggest weekly loss since 2020 on interest-rate worries

Jun 25, 2022

Please try another search Economy 1 hour ago (Jun 17, 2022 05:46PM ET) 2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Pedestrians are reflected in a window in front of a board displaying stock prices at the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) in Sydney, Australia, February 9, 2018. REUTERS/David Gray/File Photo 2/2 By Koh Gui Qing NEW YORK (Reuters) - World stocks on Friday closed out their steepest weekly slide since the pandemic meltdown of March 2020, as inv ...read more

Supreme Court Justice MR Shah stable after angioplasty: Hospital

Jun 25, 2022

Supreme Court judge Justice M R Shah, who was airlifted to Delhi after he fell sick in Himachal Pradesh, underwent an angioplasty and is stable, the hospital said on Friday. Justice Shah is expected to be discharged in a couple of days, it said in a statement. "Justice M R Shah, sitting judge of the Supreme Court of India, developed a chest discomfort on June 16 while travelling in Kangra, Himachal Pradesh," the hospital said. He was immediately airlifted to New Delhi and admitted to the Forti ...read more