India hits back at US, hikes import duty on 29 products

India hits back at US, hikes import duty on 29 products

India has decided to raise customs duty on 29 products, including almond, walnut and pulses, imported from the US as a retaliatory action against the tariff hike by Washington.

Talent surplus! India to be lone economy facing suppressed wages by 2030 - Here is what the study says
Talent surplus! India to be lone economy facing suppressed wages by 2030 - Here is what the study says

India would be the only economy that will not face an upward revision of wages by 2030, as it has a talent surplus, bucking the global trend of a talent crunch, a report noted.

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich resigns over 'past consensual relationship' with employee
Intel CEO Brian Krzanich resigns over 'past consensual relationship' with employee

Intel Chief Executive Officer Brian Krzanich has resigned over a "past consensual relationship" with an employee that violated a company non-fraternization policy, the technology company announced today.

India seeing real challenge at World Trade Organsation, says Suresh Prabhu
India seeing real challenge at World Trade Organsation, says Suresh Prabhu

India was seeing real challenge at World Trade Organsation and in the global trading system itself, union minister Suresh Prabhu said here today.

Grammy award winner Akon to launch his own cryptocurrency; can you guess its name?
Grammy award winner Akon to launch his own cryptocurrency; can you guess its name?

Grammy award-winning singer and songwriter Akon is all set to launch his own cryptocurrency -- and the pun is intended.

NPAs to see reduction of Rs 15K cr in Q1 on change in NPA norms for small biz, says Financial Services Secy Rajiv Kumar
NPAs to see reduction of Rs 15K cr in Q1 on change in NPA norms for small biz, says Financial Services Secy Rajiv Kumar

Bad loans worth Rs 15,000 crore will be wiped off the banking system with their reversal into standard accounts in the June quarter following new norms for differential treatment of defaults by small and mid sized businesses.

Taking a serious note of slow progress! RBI asks banks to upgrade ATMs for greater security
Taking a serious note of slow progress! RBI asks banks to upgrade ATMs for greater security

Taking a serious note of slow progress by banks in addressing security issues, the Reserve Bank today gave them strict timelines to upgrade their ATMs or else face action.

AUTOMOBILES

Watch Video: Kia Rio Review: When to expect this Maruti Baleno, Hyundai i20 competitor in India?
Watch Video: Kia Rio Review: When to expect this Maruti Baleno, Hyundai i20 competitor in India?

Kia Rio hatchback is built on the same platform as the Hyundai i20 and for this reason, it shares engine and majority of its components with the latter. The design of the Kia Rio has all the essential ingredients that can certainly make it a success here.

SCIENCE

New NASA instrument to monitor plant water use from space
New NASA instrument to monitor plant water use from space

NASA plans to install on the International Space Station (ISS) an instrument that will measure the temperature of plants from space, enabling researchers to determine plant water use and to study how drought conditions affect plant health.

Horoscope: By Peter Vidal

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