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London mayor unveils plan to reduce city's dependency on cars

The radical plan aims to reduce car usage in the capital by 3 million every day

Business Standard 22 Jun 2017 5:32 pm

China tight-lipped on funding Pak's dam as part of CPEC in PoK

Despite India's repeated objections, China maintains the project has nothing to do with dispute

Business Standard 22 Jun 2017 5:12 pm

Inside Travis Kalanick's resignation as Uber's CEO

At a Chicago hotel, 2 venture capitalists presented him a list of demands, including his resignation

Business Standard 22 Jun 2017 5:10 pm

Economic data implies solid euro zone growth in Q2: European Central Bank

Inflation will hover near the current level while there is no convincing upswing in consumer prices

Business Standard 22 Jun 2017 4:12 pm

WhatsApp emerges as a force to reckon with in news media: Report

Report says its use for news has jumped significantly in the last year to 15%

Business Standard 22 Jun 2017 4:09 pm

We'll build Mexico wall with solar panels so that it pays for itself: Trump

We're thinking of something that's unique, lots of sun, lots of heat: Trump

Business Standard 22 Jun 2017 3:52 pm

Amazon's Whole Foods buyout an effort to outdo Chinese e-commerce giants

Sales made online are set to more than double to around 7% of China's broader grocery market by 2020

Business Standard 22 Jun 2017 3:46 pm

Afghanistan: Car bomb kills at least 20, injures 50 outside Kabul bank

People were collecting pay at the bank; there was no immediate claim of responsibility

Business Standard 22 Jun 2017 3:15 pm

Modi-Trump meet: Drone deal to test defence ties that improved under Obama

If the deal happens, it would be the first such purchase by a country that is not part of NATO

Business Standard 22 Jun 2017 3:00 pm

Apple cleans up App Store by removing clone, scam apps

Recently, Apple instituted new tougher guidelines to improve app listings in its Store

Business Standard 22 Jun 2017 2:17 pm

China-A MSCI inclusion: Modest impact on India might lead to a $214-mn outflo..

India to see one of the largest dilutions in weights in the MSCI EM, MSCI Asia ex-Japan indices

Business Standard 22 Jun 2017 11:47 am

Pakistan to make 'lenient' visa policy for China stringent

This comes days after the killing of two Chinese nationals who were 'misusing' their business visas

Business Standard 22 Jun 2017 10:50 am

Uber's top rank thin out as CEO Travis Kalanick steps down

Almost a dozen senior executives have marched out of the company in a short span

Business Standard 22 Jun 2017 10:30 am

A weak UK government might do a better Brexit deal than a strong one

May's govt might now have a hazier vision of what it wants than it did headed into the election

Business Standard 22 Jun 2017 10:15 am

Saudi king empowers 31-year-old 'reformer' son in succession shake-up

Mohammed bin Salman replaces his cousin, Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, a veteran security chief

Business Standard 22 Jun 2017 9:50 am

ISIS blows Mosul mosque where Baghdadi became 'caliph'; blames US

The destruction of two of Mosul's best-known landmarks comes on the fourth day of an Iraqi offensive

Business Standard 22 Jun 2017 9:45 am

Will Amazon's Whole Foods deal go the same way as L'Oreal and Body Shop?

Amazon's mission is to build a place where people can find 'anything they might want to buy online'

Business Standard 22 Jun 2017 8:52 am

Is the game up for Theresa May? Here's what leadership theory tells us

For better or worse, we can also try to assess May's leadership skills on what we can see and hear

Business Standard 22 Jun 2017 8:39 am

Uber gets a backseat driver as Travis Kalanick exits top job

Uber investors have stumped up US$12 billion in the belief that this is a winner-takes-all market

Business Standard 22 Jun 2017 8:24 am

Smartphone apps to blame for low US inflation: BlackRock bond manager

Some of the recent pullback in inflation also stemmed from lower energy price

Business Standard 22 Jun 2017 7:56 am

Ford's big bet: Americans are ready for Chinese cars

Ford attempted to soft-pedal the shift to China by announcing it would invest $900 mn in Kentucky

Business Standard 22 Jun 2017 2:05 am

Asian cities dominate list of most costly places for expats

Seoul climbed to 6th from 15th, while Mumbai surge 25 places to 57 due to rapid economic growth

Business Standard 22 Jun 2017 1:56 am

Saudi king names son as heir to throne

The decision settles what many analysts had described as a power struggle between Prince Mohammed

Business Standard 22 Jun 2017 1:49 am

Fall in oil price worst since first half of 1997

Brent crude futures fell $1.34 to $44.68 a barrel

Business Standard 22 Jun 2017 1:44 am

Donald Trump's net worth slips to $2.9 bn

Trump's net worth is estimated at $2.9 bn, compared with $ 3 bn a year ago

Business Standard 22 Jun 2017 1:22 am

Boeing's Conner bows out with $1.2-bn air show deal

Conner signed the deal to add Shenzhen-based airline to a list of launch customers for the new jet

Business Standard 21 Jun 2017 11:29 pm

US existing home sales unexpectedly rise in May

The number of homes on the market rose 2.1%, but supply was down 8.4% from a year ago

Business Standard 21 Jun 2017 11:10 pm

Billionaires' fortunes are being wiped out in China's IPO frenzy

Numbers are a reminder of flaws in China's IPO system, especially who pledge their collateral shares

Business Standard 21 Jun 2017 10:50 pm

Asteroid collision with Earth inevitable, warn experts

The warning comes ahead of the upcoming Asteroid Day on 30 June

Business Standard 21 Jun 2017 10:48 pm

Battling brands online: Urgency and impact

Every new Uber revelation ignited a massive campaign against the company on Twitter and Facebook

Business Standard 21 Jun 2017 10:38 pm

Harley-Davidson enters race to buy Italian rival Ducati: Sources

The deal could be worth up to $1.67 billion

Business Standard 21 Jun 2017 10:21 pm

MSCI verdict: Long wait for China's full entry to global indexes

The Chinese regulatory watchdog said inclusion was 'both an opportunity and a challenge for reform'

Business Standard 21 Jun 2017 9:56 pm

As CEO Travis Kalanick quits, anxiety visible at Uber India

Company heading for a major rejig

Business Standard 21 Jun 2017 9:02 pm

Romania government falls after mere six months in power

Romanian PM Sorin Grindeanu voted out of office by his own party

Business Standard 21 Jun 2017 9:00 pm

Queen outlines UK govt's agenda in scaled-down Parliament opening

This year's speech was dominated by Brexit

Business Standard 21 Jun 2017 6:18 pm

Norway offers record number of blocks to oil companies in Arctic waters

The country offered 93 blocks, which beats the previous record of 72

Business Standard 21 Jun 2017 5:22 pm

GMR, four others other bid for operating Belgrade airport

Serbia expects the deal to be worth around 400 million euros

Business Standard 21 Jun 2017 5:00 pm

96-year-old Prince Philip hospitalised due to infection, skips key function

He was to accompany the Queen to State Opening of Parliament; Prince Charles will now take his place

Business Standard 21 Jun 2017 4:51 pm

Ford bets on low oil prices, moves 'Focus' production to China

The move suggests China could play a much larger role in future vehicle production for North America

Business Standard 21 Jun 2017 4:21 pm

Queen Elizabeth II to unveil govt agenda in scaled-down Parliament opening

This year's speech will be dominated by Brexit

Business Standard 21 Jun 2017 3:57 pm

Oil falls to 7-month low over OPEC cuts, set for worst H1 since 1997

This year, oil faced the largest price slide in first half of any year for past two decades

Business Standard 21 Jun 2017 3:49 pm

China should be more involved in global efforts to fight terror: USA

US official noted that China is increasingly involved in economic and other ventures abroad

Business Standard 21 Jun 2017 3:43 pm

Most of Apple employees 'leaking' secrets about upcoming devices: Report

Most of the Apple's leaks come from manufacturing facilities in China

Business Standard 21 Jun 2017 3:32 pm

Historic Apple-1 computer bought for $365,000

In previous auctions, one Apple-1 sold for as much as $905,000 and another for $671,400

Business Standard 21 Jun 2017 3:05 pm

'Spying' Iranian drone shot down by Pakistan Air Force in Balochistan

Iran has expressed concern over militants operating along the Pakistani border

Business Standard 21 Jun 2017 3:02 pm

'Forced conversions' compel 5,000 Hindu families to leave Pakistan per year

1000 non-Muslim girls are converted to Islam every year in Pakistan

Business Standard 21 Jun 2017 2:55 pm

Saudi Arabia King's son Mohammed bin Salman named as crown prince

Saudi's King Salman named his son as the country's new crown prince

Business Standard 21 Jun 2017 10:36 am

Qatar accuses 'neighbours' of hacking attack on state media that led to row

Qatar's Attorney General says cyber attack emanated from those countries 'responsible for siege'

Business Standard 21 Jun 2017 10:16 am

Are China and the United States destined for war?

Xi Jinping wants to make China great again & Trump has expressed similar hopes for his own country

Business Standard 21 Jun 2017 9:16 am

300 Islamist militants storm Philippines school, take several students hostag..

Armed men of Islamic Freedom Fighters stormed a school in Pigcawayan town and held students captive

Business Standard 21 Jun 2017 9:00 am