US President Joe Biden talks sanctions, Vladimir Putin warns of rupture over Ukraine

The two leaders spoke frankly for nearly an hour Thursday amid growing alarm over Russia’s troop buildup near Ukraine, a crisis that has deepened as the Kremlin has stiffened its

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Global M&A volumes hit record high in 2021, breach $5 trillion for first time

Global M&A volumes topped $5 trillion for the first time ever, comfortably eclipsing the previous record of $4.55 trillion set in 2007, Dealogic data showed. The overall value of M&A

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China Evergrande says construction resumes at 91.7% of projects

Company Chairman Hui Ka Yan vowed in a meeting on Sunday to deliver 39,000 units of properties in December, compared with fewer than 10,000 in each of the previous three

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Biden, Putin to hold call as Ukraine-Russia tension smolders

Presidents Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin are set to discuss the Russian troop buildup near Ukraine during their second call in recent weeks amid little progress toward ending the smoldering

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I-T dept relaxes time till Feb’2022 for taxpayers to complete verification of FY20 ITRs

Taxpayers who have not e-verified their ITRs for 2019-20 fiscal can complete the verification process by February 28, 2022, as the Income Tax department has given a one-time relaxation to

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WHO warns of ‘very high’ Omicron risk as Covid surges worldwide

The Netherlands and Switzerland said Omicron had become the dominant strain in their countries, and while some studies suggested it causes milder Covid-19, the World Health Organization urged caution. “The

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Elections & Markets 2022: With UP, other state elections ahead, will we see populist Budget this time?

Ajit Mishra, VP- Research of Religare Broking, said he expected a growth-oriented Budget given that the economy was still in a recovering stage. “However, given the tight fiscal space, we

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Over 4.67 cr ITRs filed so far, 15.49 lakh alone in single day

Over 4.67 crore Income Tax Returns have been filed including over 15.49 lakh ITRs filed on December 27 alone, the I-T department said on Tuesday. The last date for filing

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China expands lockdowns as Covid cases climb

Hundreds of thousands more people were ordered to stay home in northern China Tuesday, joining millions under strict lockdown as authorities raced to contain a surge in Covid cases that

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Fuel prices in Lanka hiked; govt says talks on with India for LoC

Sri Lanka’s state oil entity and the Indian Oil Corporation’s local subsidiary have raised the prices of petrol and diesel amidst a severe foreign exchange crisis in the country even

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