A report directs President Biden on how to work within international allies to regulate digital currencies and assets.
The UAE is making it more difficult for immigrant laborers to enter the country on tourist and other short-term visas in a bid to prevent foreign criminals from entering the country under the guise of looking for work. The rapidly developing country has been built up with immigrant labor mostly from South Asia, who form a majority of the Gulf nation's 8 million plus population.
Mamata Banerjee, the chief minister of the state of West Bengal, declared that her party, the All India Trinamool Congress ? currently the second largest segment of the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) coalition ? could no longer cooperate with the UPA.
The high abortion rate of female fetuses has led to a dramatic gender imbalance in India ? over the fifty-year period from 1961 to 2011, the number of girls born per 1,000 boys plunged from 976 to 914, according to the census.
The worldwide cloud services market is estimated to grow 19.6 percent in 2012 to surpass the $109-billion mark, according to a new report by Gartner.
India's retail inflation rate increased to 10.03 percent in August from 9.86 percent recorded in July, mainly driven by higher food prices, according to the data released by the Ministry of Statistics and Program Implementation.
Photos from demonstrations around the world Friday through Monday, including Occupy Wall Street in New York, marches against austerity in Europe, anti-Japan demonstrations in China, and street action in the Muslim world.
Elephants who are kept by Hindu temples in the south of India are getting dangerously obese, and efforts are now underway to help them slim down.
Pakistan has ordered the shutdown of the video-sharing website YouTube in order to prevent any further violence related to the anti-Islamic film ?Innocence of Muslims.?
The man suspected to be Sam Bacile, the director behind the anti-Islam film "Innocence of Muslims," Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, was taken in for questioning on Saturday by the L.A. police. Meanwhile, protests in Afghanistan and Jakarta turned violent, and Al-Qaeda called last week's bombing of the U.S. Embassy in Benghazi that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens a "great event."
The British author's memoir Joseph Anton, about living for years under a state-sponsored call for his murder, is set to be released Tuesday amid worldwide anger over the Innocence of Muslims film that Iran's Ayatollah Hassan Sanei blames on him.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) left interest rates unchanged but cut the cash reserve ratio for banks on Monday, disappointing market hopes that it would follow up the government's unexpected spate of bold reform measures by reducing borrowing costs.
Asian stock markets ended mixed Monday after they rallied to a four-month high in the previous session following the U.S. Federal Reserve's move to boost growth in the world's largest economy with a third round of bond purchases.
In a surprise move, the Reserve Bank of India Monday cut the cash reserve ratio by 25 basis points while keeping the other key rates unchanged in its Mid-Quarter Monetary Policy Review 2012.
There were quiet celebrations in the offices of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh late last week after he stunned the country with a slew of steps to revive the tanking economy.
The Formula One star made his feelings clear about contract negotiations.
Asian stock markets posted their biggest weekly gains in almost nine months after the U.S. Federal Reserve announced that it would purchase $40 billion in mortgage-backed securities per month for an open-ended period until the labor market improved substantially.
Only two countries are members of the 1 billion mobile phone users club: China and India. In the latter, Nokia and Samsung are battling for the top spot, but their big worldwide rival is an Indian no-show: Apple and the iPhone. Here's why and what's at stake.
Google Friday refused to comply with the White House request to reconsider its decision to not remove an anti-Islam film from YouTube, Reuters reported.
Most of the Asian markets gained in the week as investor confidence was lifted following the announcement of another round of quantitative easing by the U.S. Federal Reserve which is expected to rejuvenate the economic growth.
Despite a 15,000-person protest against the U.S. Consulate in India-controlled Kashmir over the YouTube video "Innocence of Muslims," most Indian Muslims have remained rather nonplussed by the outbreaks of violence and demonstrations to the west of them.
Protests in response at least in part to an anti-Islam film produced in the United States are continuing to pop up at embassies across the world on Friday.
Some 100,000 feral camels have been culled from the Australian outback in order to control the population level and limit the environmental damage they cause.
Vera Wang drew inspiration from India for her Spring 2013 debuted at New York Fashion Week on Tuesday using traditional facets of the typical Indian wardrobe, like the Nehru collar, gold embroidery and Choli jacket.
The government of India, the world's 10th largest economy by gross domestic product, passed wide-ranging laws on Friday expanding foreign investment in the retail, broadcasting and airline sectors, opening its doors to companies like Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) amid slowing growth.
Google (Nasdaq: GOOG), the No. 1 search engine, said it’s blocked access to the controversial “Innocence of Muslims”on YouTube in countries with large Muslim populations, including India, Libya and Egypt. But Afghanistan's government blocked all access to YouTube, claiming the video is offensive.
India's wholesale price index (WPI) rose to a higher-than-expected 7.55 percent in July on annual basis, driven mainly by higher non-food prices, dashing hopes for rate cuts by the Reserve Bank of India.
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Agnico-Eagle Mines, ICICI Bank, Alcatel Lucent SA, Nokia Corp, ArcelorMittal, Facebook Inc, United States Steel Corp, Werner Enterprises and Western Digital Corp. are among the companies whose shares are moving in pre-market trading Friday.
At a time when IT budgets are feeling the pressure due to the global economic slowdown, security is expected to remain a priority through 2016, according to a new Gartner report.
Iran appears to be using a tricky system of oil shipping and transferring at the offshore port of Labuan near Malaysia in order to get its crude to Asian markets, skirting Western sanctions.