After ban, Huawei plans extensive layoffs at its U.S. operations: Report

Huawei Technologies Co Ltd is planning extensive layoffs in the United States as the Chinese telecoms equipment company grapples with its U.S. blacklisting,...

Former Bangladesh military dictator Ershad dies at 89

DHAKA: Former Bangladesh military dictator Hussain Muhammad Ershad died Sunday aged 89, after weeks in a Dhaka hospital, officials said. General Ershad ruled Bangladesh...

Islamic extremist attack on Somali hotel leaves 26 dead

MOGADISHU: Islamic extremists blew up the gate of a Somali hotel with a car bomb and took over the building for more than...

House Democrats who tangled with leader not backing down

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Days after tensions with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi boiled over publicly, several House Democrats sent a message to Washington: We're...

Climate change forum loses sponsor after dispute over story

NEW YORK (AP) — A planned forum on climate change for Democratic presidential candidates lost several major sponsors on Saturday in the wake...

The Fed could be about to disappoint the market, warns Well Fargo Securities

Wall Street's Fed frenzy might not turn out how investors expect.That's at least according to Michael Schumacher, global head of rate strategy and...

Inside Modi's game plan to bring in investment for infrastructure

Two king-sized numbers stand out in Nirmala Sitharaman’s budget: Rs 100 lakh crore and Rs 50 lakh crore. The numbers — estimates of...

Why the Yamuna Expressway continues to remain accident-prone

It was the last bus to Delhi from Lucknow’s Alambagh depot and no seat was vacant. “We were all sleeping when the bus...

Why new tax surcharge has stunned foreign portfolio investors

India’s tax revenue structure has seen some volatility in the nearly two decades since the turn of the millennium. In 2000-01, Indian direct taxes,...

How cricket in India became one of the most valuable opportunities in sports

Cricket has been around for centuries, and with 104 nations as official members of the International Cricket Council, it's now one of the...