Canberra, April 29 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Friday defended his government's decision to spend $40 billion on the nation's 12 next-generation naval submarines.
Mexico City, April 29 (IANS) Mexico is preparing its farmers to meet the safety standards set in new US imports regulations, the country's Agriculture Ministry has said.
Toronto, April 29 (IANS) Canada's main stock market in Toronto inched down closing as financial and energy stocks declined, while Bombardier shares rose after the company won a multi-billion-dollar order for its CSeries passenger jets.
New York, April 29 (IANS) The US dollar fell against other major currencies as investors were surprised by the Bank of Japan's (BOJ) decision to maintain its monetary policy.
New York, April 29 (IANS) Oil prices continued to rally as the US dollar depreciated against other currencies, making the dollar-priced crude less expensive and more attractive for buyers holding other currencies.
Paris, April 29 (IANS) Violent clashes between riot police and demonstrators erupted during protest marches against proposed labour reforms across France with scores of youth arrested and several policemen injured.
Madrid, April 29 (IANS) The Spanish stock market index Ibex-35 fell 0.68 percent to close at 9,269 points, down from the 9,332.60 points of the previous session.
New York, April 29 (IANS) US stocks pared early losses to trade mixed as investors assessed the Bank of Japan's (BOJ) decision to maintain its monetary policy amid US economic data.
Mumbai, April 28 (IANS) Diversified natural resources company Vedanta Limited on Thursday said it posted a whopping 576.61 percent in its standalone net profit for the quarter ending March, at Rs.3,882.37 crore against Rs.573.79 crore in the corresponding quarter of 2014-15.
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Indian origin Indra Nooyi, Bhavesh Patel and Satya Nadella made it to the list of 100 highest-paid CEOs in the world compiled by compensation information provider Equilar.
Jammu, April 28 (IANS) Asserting that electric power is the key for a rebound of Jammu and Kashmir's economy, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday said the identified 15,000 MW potential of the state needs to be harnessed.
Bhubaneswar, April 28 (IANS) The Odisha government on Thursday said it has cleared investment proposals worth Rs.50,605.52 crore through the State Level Single Window Clearance Authority (SLSWCA) to set up 55 industries in the last three years.
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) India's third largest mobile phone operator (by subscriber base), Idea Cellular, on Thursday posted a 24.67 percent quarter-on-quarter decline in net profit at 575.6 crore for the quarter ended March.
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) With the sale of 11.36 percent stake in National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC), the government on Thursday raised Rs.2,700 crore after the retail part oversubscribed 1.65 times.
Mumbai, April 28 (IANS) Cement maker Ambuja Cement, which follows the calendar year in financial accounting, on Thursday said it registered a decline of 4.4 percent in its consolidated net profit during the quarter ended March, at Rs.304 crore from Rs.318 crore in the same period last year.