Articles by Amrutha Gayathri
- Facebook, Twitter Ban To Be Lifted In Shanghai Free-Trade Zone
September 24 2013 7:35 AM
The move is seen as an effort to lure more foreign businesses to the latest addition to China’s bustling commercial hub.
- India Is Top NSA Target Alongside Iran, Pakistan: Report
September 24 2013 5:05 AM
NSA allegedly intercepted data on India’s domestic politics, and strategic and economic interests, including its nuclear and space programs.
- Fresh Gunfire, Explosion Reported At Nairobi Shopping Mall
September 24 2013 4:25 AM
Militants continue to hold some civilians hostage in the Westgate mall, an official said.
- Egypt Court Bans Muslim Brotherhood
September 24 2013 1:52 AM
The ban is the latest blow to the Brotherhood, Egypt’s oldest and largest Islamist movement, from the military-backed government’s crackdown.
- AirAsia’s India Business Climbs As It Prepares For Indian Joint Venture
September 23 2013 7:33 AM
AirAsia, which will soon begin flying to smaller cities and towns in India, has made a solid start in the country.
- Euro Zone Manufacturing, Services Expand In September
September 23 2013 5:15 AM
The euro zone service sector saw the largest rise in activity since June 2011, while the manufacturing expansion rate slowed.
- American Citizens Not Involved in Nairobi Attack: Al-Shabab Leader
September 23 2013 2:54 AM
The FBI has launched an investigation into claims that Americans were part of the al-Shabab attack on a Nairobi mall.
- Nuclear Bomb Dropped In 1961 In North Carolina Almost Exploded: Report
September 21 2013 8:40 AM
“One simple low voltage switch stood between the United States and a major catastrophe,” a declassified document revealed.
- Obama Proposes New Carbon Emission Standards
September 21 2013 8:25 AM
The first-ever attempt by the federal government to impose limits on carbon emissions faces strong criticism.
- International Tribunal Rules In Favor Of Chevron In Ecuador Case
September 20 2013 7:37 AM
An arbitration panel in The Hague released Chevron of any liability in “collective” environmental damage claims.
- Iran's Rouhani Strikes Dovish Note, Offers To Broker Syria Peace Talks
September 20 2013 5:06 AM
Rouhani reached out to the U.S. and its allies ahead of his visit to New York next week to attend the U.N. General Assembly summit.
- India’s Central Bank Raises Key Interest Rate Surprising Markets
September 20 2013 3:02 AM
The Reserve Bank of India, now led by a new governor -- Raghuram Rajan -- raised a key interest rate, catching markets off guard.
- Flood-Related Oil Spills Reported In Colorado
September 20 2013 1:32 AM
Anadarko Corp. reported two major oil spills, while the state’s energy regulator said they are tracking eight other smaller spills.
- Syria Will Need A Year To Destroy Its Chemical Weapons: Assad
September 19 2013 7:38 AM
Bashar Assad said dismantling the country's chemical weapons will be “complicated” and require “a lot of money.”
- Alzheimer’s Research Awarded $45M Federal Grant
September 19 2013 4:59 AM
The grant, which comes amid tough budget cuts, suggests the disease is on its way to becoming a priority for policymakers.
- July Japan Industry Activity Rose More Than Expected
September 19 2013 1:40 AM
Industry activity marginally beat expectations, while August's trade deficit was less than forecast.
- No Guns In Starbucks, Please, CEO Schultz Tells Customers
September 18 2013 7:23 AM
The coffee chain, which has been caught in the middle of the gun-control debate, stopped short of placing an outright ban.
- Boeing Dreamliner 787-9 Completes First Test Flight
September 18 2013 5:45 AM
The newest addition to the Dreamliner 787 family can carry as many as 290 passengers and will be priced at $249.5 million.
- US Set To Seize Manhattan Building Linked To Iran
September 18 2013 4:11 AM
The Justice Department said the building is secretly owned by Iran and that it has been used to transfer funds to Iran's Bank Melli.
- Pentagon To Review Security At US Bases Worldwide
September 18 2013 2:17 AM
An audit, published hours after Monday’s Navy Yard shooting, found significant security lapses in clearing vendors and support personnel.