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Iran unveils budget of 'resistance' against US sanctions
After unilaterally withdrawing from a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers in May last year, the US began imposing sanctions on Tehran, including on oil exports, which it aims to squeeze to zero in a campaign of "maximum pressure". Iran has suffered a sharp economic downturn, with a plummeting currency sending inflation skyrocketing.
Rich-world problem of lowflation has arrived in emerging markets
The biggest ones are their currencies, which don’t loom so large for rich-wo...
Godrej Fund Management to invest Rs 700 crore in Century’s commercial project
The proposed investment will be in a commercial project in nort...
Aditya Birla Group won’t face fund or bid curbs if Vodafone Idea faces bankruptcy: Bankers
When a company faces insolvency proceedings, promoters are unable to raise funds for other businesses, and also they are not eligible to bid for any bankrupt business under Section 29A of the Bankruptcy Act. With effect from December 1, guarantors to any insolvent business too face bankruptcy proceedings.
Researchers develop portable device to screen cervical cancer
The research was undertaken by a team led by Anil Sao and Arnav Bhavsar, professors at IIT Mandi along with research scholars -Srishti Gautam and Krati Gupta. The team, along with the industry collaborators, has developed AI-based algorithms that enables the device to undertake automatic screening for cervical cancer.
Investors expect international stocks to outperform US in 2020
The move into overseas stocks comes as economic fundamentals appear to be improving in parts of Europe and Asia while US growth looks to be slowing, drawing money away from a market that had been an outperfomer.
CarDekho raises $70 million to expand operations
Sequoia India is one of the early investors in CarDekho, having led the Series A round in 2013. With this new round of funding, CarDekho has now raised more than $250 million.
RBI keeps rates unchanged due to inflation pressure, lowers growth estimate again
The six-member monetary policy committee (MPC) vote was unanimous, RBI said in a release.
Using a hair straightener too often? Stop now, it may up breast cancer risk by 30%
Breast cancer risk increases if women use a hair straighteners every five to eight weeks.
10 top stock ideas that analysts say can deliver solid returns in near term
The 50-share index lost 135 points, or 1.12 per cent, for the week to end at 11,921.
This firm is hunting for a cancer cure
Zumutor, the Boston-headquartered startup, which was founded by second-time entrepreneur and former Biocon executive Kavitha Iyer Rodrigues in June 2015, has US and EU patents for this platform. “Our robust IP portfolio has a landscape beyond 2034,” she said.
How to make the FRDI bill more effective
The new Act should consider keeping its ripple effects on other laws to the minimum.
Saudi Aramco prices shares at top of range in world's biggest IPO
Aramco may also exercise a 15% "greenshoe" option, allowing it to increase the size of the deal to a maximum of $29.4 billion.
A #ReUp of 2019: The year when gene therapy, DNA modifications came of age & saved lives
After decades of research and clinical trials on a genetic fix to genetic disorders, 2019 saw a historic milestone.
India to explore corridor between resource-rich Arctic & INSTC
“We look forward to cooperating with Russia in the Arctic Council and we are actively discussing potential areas of cooperation including in the sphere of energy security, scientific exploration and research and connectivity. We will explore the possibility of establishing connectivity between the Arctic Region and INSCTC," Indian envoy to Russia said.
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