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Great Budget for CapEx and Railways, Not Bad for Direct Taxes

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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman began her speech by calling Budget 2023 the first one in Amrit Kaal. The reference and indeed, the implicit branding, is towards the next 25 years, during which India is expected to change for the better. India will…

Anti-Asian hate ‘runs the gamut,’ racist Yelp reviews show

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FILE- The Yelp app is seen on an iPad in Baltimore on March 19, 2018. There’s been a sharp increase in the number of hate-filled business reviews spotted by Yelp’s content moderators. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
FILE- The Yelp app is seen on an …

Parliament poised to vote on asylum for Uyghurs fleeing China

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Ethnic Uyghur demonstrators scuffle with riot police as they try to continue a sit-in protest against China, in front of the Chinese consulate in Istanbul, Turkey on Nov. 30, 2022.DILARA SENKAYA/Reuters
Parliament is poised to vote on making room for …

Oil Giants, After Surge in Profits, Are Wary About Spending

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While critics often accuse the oil industry of profiteering when prices are high, executives say their companies are prone to cycles. Their share prices have rocketed over the last year after a decade of underperforming almost every other industry. On…

Manufacturing index sustained growth in January

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The manufacturing industry’s purchasing managers index rose to 53.5 percent in January from 53.1 percent in December 2022, according to the latest report from S&P Global Market Intelligence.
A PMI is a gauge of a country’s manufacturing activity….

Reuters Health News Summary

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Following is a summary of current health news briefs.
Italy eases anti-COVID measures for travellers from China
Italy will loosen its anti-COVID controls for travellers arriving from China, making swabs random rather than mandatory at its airports, a …

FACTBOX-What’s in the EU Green Deal Industrial Plan?

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European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen set out its Green Deal Industrial Plan on Wednesday, designed to ensure the European Union does not lose ground in the green tech race and can counter massive subsidies by the United States and China….

Mitch Daniels opts against a run for the Senate

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“Maybe I can find ways to contribute that do not involve holding elective office. If not, there is so much more to life,” Daniels added. “People obsessed with politics or driven by personal ambition sometimes have difficulty understanding those who ar…

Reuters World News Summary

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Following is a summary of current world news briefs.
China raps Czech president-elect over Taiwan call
China condemned on Tuesday a phone call between Czech President-elect Petr Pavel and Taiwan President Tsai Ing-Wen, saying he ignored Beijing’s repe…

Myanmar preps for elections 2 years after military coup amid fears of violence

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Bangkok (Thailand): Two years after a coup snuffed out Myanmar’s short-lived democratic experiment, the country’s military is planning elections that analysts warn could spark further bloodshed as opposition to junta rule rages on.
Observers also say …