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EU budget plans foiled as Germany pushes for less spending

EU budget plans foiled as Germany pushes for less spending

The European Union may need to scale down plans to boost growth and mitigate the social impact of a slowdown if it fails to quickly agree on a long-term budget, European officials said on Monday ...

New Qatarisation plans to be announced soon

New Qatarisation plans to be announced soon

HE the Minister of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs Yousuf bin Mohamed al-Othman Fakhroo on Saturday said localising jobs, increasing the Qatarisation ratios ...

China plans pilot nuclear reactor for heating in northeast

China plans pilot nuclear reactor for heating in northeast

China plans to build a pilot small-scale nuclear reactor that could replace coal or gas to heat towns and cities in its colder northern regions, an official with the state-owned developer ...

Iran has no plans to leave OPEC despite tensions: oil minister

Iran has no plans to leave OPEC despite tensions: oil minister

Iran has no plans to leave the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries despite being treated like an enemy by some fellow members, Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said in an interview published on Saturday.

India plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber, Ola to go electric

India plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber, Ola to go electric

India plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber and Ola to convert 40% of their fleet of cars to electric by April 2026, according to a source and records of government meetings to discuss new rules for clean mobility.

Baladna plans to tap more export markets, expand domestic outlets

Baladna plans to tap more export markets, expand domestic outlets

Baladna, a beacon of self-sufficiency that has been growing more than 100% year-on-year, is rolling out a two-tier strategy, which includes tapping more export markets and expanding domestic outlets ...

Evening shift plans 'on hold' in Indian schools

Evening shift plans 'on hold' in Indian schools

Some of the Indian schools that had planned to launch an evening shift now say they have put the process on hold and are awaiting instructions from the authorities concerned.

US plans full withdrawal of its troops from Syria

US plans full withdrawal of its troops from Syria

The United States will withdraw all of its troops from Syria, a US official said on Wednesday, after President Donald Trump said America has "defeated ISIS" in the war-ravaged country.

Irish PM says no plans to call election before Christmas

Irish PM says no plans to call election before Christmas

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Saturday he has no plans to call an election before Christmas and that uncertainty over Brexit must take precedence over the outcome of talks ...

Plans underway for opening of Doha Fintech Hub, says Swedish envoy

Plans underway for opening of Doha Fintech Hub, says Swedish envoy

Plans are in the pipeline for the opening of a ‘Doha Fintech Hub’, which resulted from meetings between Swedish financial technology (fintech) institutions ...

US plans to rewrite rules that impede self-driving cars

US plans to rewrite rules that impede self-driving cars

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is moving ahead with plans to revise safety rules that bar fully self-driving cars from the roads without equipment like steering wheels, pedals ...

Commercial Bank plans to expand ‘60 Seconds Remittance’ service to the UK, Europe

Commercial Bank plans to expand ‘60 Seconds Remittance’ service to the UK, Europe

Commercial Bank is planning to expand its ‘60 Seconds Remittance’ service to the UK and other European markets over the next few months, said bank’s executive general manager (consumer banking) Amit Sah.