President Rouhani says Iran will retaliate for scientist killing ‘at the proper time’

DUBAI: Iran will retaliate for the killing of its prominent nuclear scientist at “the proper time”, President Hassan Rouhani said in a televised speech on Saturday, a day after Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was killed in an ambush near Tehran. Rouhani accused Israel of the killing. “Our people are wiser than to fall in the trap of … Read more

Los Angeles County issues new stay-at-home order and bans all gatherings as Covid-19 cases surge

The US Food and Drug Administration intends to make a decision about authorizing Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine within a few weeks of a key meeting scheduled for Dec. 10, according to an agency official.  “It will be a matter of weeks. It could be from days to weeks,” Dr. Peter Marks, director of the FDA’s Center for Biologics Evaluation … Read more

US imposes sanctions on Russian, Chinese companies for supporting Iranian missile programme

WASHINGTON: The US has imposed sanctions on four companies from China and Russia for supporting Iran‘s missile programme that remains a “significant proliferation concern,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said. The announcement was made on Friday as the US continues to take tough measures against Iran for continuing their activities related to nuclear arms. … Read more

Iran’s president accuses Israel of killing nuclear scientist, vows to respond ‘at the proper time’

President of Iran, Hassan Rouhani speaks during the National Combat Board Meeting with Coronavirus (Covid-19) in Tehran, Iran on Nov. 21, 2020. Iranian Presidency Handout | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Iranian president Hassan Rouhani on Saturday accused Israel of killing the country’s top nuclear scientist, believed by the West to be the architect of … Read more

Covid Vaccine in India Live: PM Modi reviews progress in Ahmedabad, to visit Hyderabad, Pune soon

Covid Vaccine in India Live: PM Modi reviews progress in Ahmedabad, to visit Hyderabad, Pune soon

PM Modi to visit three cities to review vaccine progress (Representational Image) Covid 19 Vaccine progress in India Live Updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a three-city tour today to review the progress of Covid-19 vaccine development in India. PM Modi is visiting Ahmedabad, Pune and Hyderabad – three cities where research and development … Read more

Kotak recommends buy for holding cos of Equitas, Ujjivan, sees better risk reward

Kotak recommends buy for holding cos of Equitas, Ujjivan, sees better risk reward

Mumbai: Kotak Institutional Equities recommends buying holding companies given the current valuations and large holding company discount. The brokerage said it is seeing diverging performance for small finance bank shares leading to holding company discount for Equitas Holdings declining to below 30% from around 45-50% levels since listing of the small finance bank. The brokerage … Read more

Black Friday online shopping on track to hit record as holiday shoppers skip stores, Adobe says

Black Friday online shopping on track to hit record as holiday shoppers skip stores, Adobe says

People look at jewelry at Macy’s Herald Square during early opening for the Black Friday sales in Manhattan, New York, November 27, 2020. Eduardo Munoz | Reuters Online sales on Black Friday are on track to reach a record high this year, as bargain hunters combed websites for deals and avoided stores during the coronavirus pandemic, … Read more