New Delhi (Sputnik): India’s apex court had ordered telecom service operators to shell out statutory dues on account of Adjusted Gross Revenue (AGR) to the tune of $21 billion. The Supreme Court of India had also criticized the Federal Government for delays in the implementation of its order in October 2019.
Some Brexit opponents earlier warned that London might lose its role as one of the world’s financial centres due to losing access to European markets. That wouldn't be the case if the UK and the EU decide to keep their financial regulations more or less along the same lines.
Chinese stocks slid earlier this week as fears of the new disease spreading across the world boosted with new outbreaks in Italy in Iran. The decline affected other Asian markets, as well as trade across the globe.
Earlier in February, Scandinavia's largest airline enraged many customers with its overtly globalist ad claiming that there is no such thing as being Scandinavian and that all of Scandinavia's inventions or cultural expressions commonly associated with the region were “copied” from elsewhere.
The outbreak of the rapidly spreading China-sourced Wuhan coronavirus throughout the world has led many nations to adopt strict travel restrictions to and from the East Asian giant, even as the number of infected has topped 81,000, with over 2,700 dead.
New Delhi (Sputnik): The deal worth around $2.3 billion was signed on 25 February during US President Donald Trump’s state visit to India. The Indian Navy will receive 24 MH-60R helicopters through foreign military sales.
While the US Navy is still obliged to eventually fulfil Donald Trump's election promise of increasing the number of the country's ships to 355, it was recently forced to reduce its request for funds to meet the upper limits of the 2021 defence budget.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The training of Saudi flight students in the United States has resumed for the first time since a Saudi officer shot dead US naval aviation students in December, the US Navy said in a statement on Wednesday.
Shortly after the White House's decision to grant license extensions to companies to continue doing business with telecoms giant Huawei, Microsoft announced it had received a permit to export its "mass-market software" to the Chinese company.
The 46-year-old judge of the show America’s Got Talent dated the star of German band Tokyo Hotel for 15 months, before the happy coupled tied the knot at a private ceremony, held on a yacht in Italy.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has not only earned the tag of one of the most bankable actors in the movie business with films like “Maine Pyar Kiya”, “Hum Aapke Hain Koun”, “Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam”, and “Wanted” but is also appreciated for his humanitarian work through his Mumbai-based charity foundation “Being Human”.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Tennis diva Maria Sharapova, who announced her retirement on Wednesday, and ice hockey star Alexander Ovechkin, who scored his 700th goal in the National Hockey League (NHL) on Saturday, were top earners among Russian athletes in the 2010s, both with nine-digit figures, the Forbes magazine said on Thursday.
At the moment, the Reds sit comfortably atop the English Premier League table with a massive 22-point lead, going undefeated in 37 matches. In the Champions League, however, they need to recover from a recent 0-1 loss to Atletico Madrid in the first leg of the Round of 16.
In a farewell letter, the athlete thanked the sport that “gave her a life” and told budding athletes that doubt and self-judgement are inevitable parts of the sport. “You will fail hundreds of times, and the world will watch you. Accept it. Trust yourself. I promise that you will prevail”, Sharapova wrote in her letter.