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Elephant fed alcohol forcefully; rescued, brought to Agra

By Brij KhandelwalAgra, Jan 5 | Jharkhand Forest Department and Wildlife SOS rescued a 40-year-old elephant 'Emma', who was forcefully fed alcohol by her...

US monetary policy to be accommodative for long time: Fed official

Washington, Jan 5 | The US monetary policy will be accommodative for a long time as the economy slowly recovers from the still raging...

US Fed signals to keep interest rates near zero

Washington, Dec 17 | The US Federal Reserve on Wednesday kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged at the record-low level of near zero after...

US Fed expected to offer new guidance on asset purchases

Washington, Dec 15 | The US Federal Reserve is expected to offer new guidance for its asset purchase program this week as the unabated...

US Senate confirms Christopher Waller as Fed Governor

Washington, Dec 4 | The US Senate has confirmed Christopher Waller, a regional Federal Reserve official, to serve on the central bank's seven-member board...

Covid-19 resurgence poses challenges to economic recovery: Fed chief

Washington, Dec 1 | US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said that the continuing Covid-19 resurgence across the country could pose challenges to the...

US Fed approves extension of 4 emergency Covid-19 lending facilities

Washington, Dec 1 | The US Federal Reserve Board has approved the extension of four of its emergency Covid-19 lending facilities until March 31,...

US Fed to return unused emergency lending funds to Treasury

Washington, Nov 21 | US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said that the central bank will return unused funds of the emergency Covid-19 lending...

US Treasury Secy asks Fed to return unused emergency lending funds

Washington, Nov 20 | US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has asked the Federal Reserve to end five emergency Covid-19 lending facilities and return $455...

US Fed chief renews call for more fiscal support

Washington, Nov 18 | US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell renewed his call for Congress to roll out more fiscal support, as the country...

Covid-19 cases surge could hinder economic recovery: Fed chief

Washington, Nov 13 | US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell has warned that a record surge in new Covid-19 cases across the country could...

US Fed warns of financial risks amid raging pandemic

Washington, Nov 10 | The US Federal Reserve has warned of a potential decline in asset prices and other financial risks as the raging...

US Fed keeps interest rates near zero amid poll uncertainty (Ld)

Washington, Nov 6 | The US Federal Reserve has kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged at the record-low level of near zero while making...

US Fed keeps interest rates near zero amid election uncertainty

Washington, Nov 6 | The US Federal Reserve on Thursday kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged at the record-low level of near zero amid...

Lack of fiscal support poses downside risk to US economy: Fed...

Washington, Sep 25 | US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said that the lack of further fiscal support would pose a downside risk to...

‘US Fed won’t begin raising rates until inflation hits 2%’

Washington, Sep 24 | The US Federal Reserve will not consider raising interest rates from near zero until inflation has hit the 2 per...

US stocks rebound on Fed reassurance

New York, Sep 23 | US stocks climbed on Tuesday on policy reassurance from a top Fed official following losses in the previous three...

US stocks rise with Fed meeting in focus

New York, Sep 16 | US stocks finished higher as Wall Street paid close attention to a key meeting by the Federal Reserve.On Tuesday,...

US Fed unlikely to offer new guidance on rates this week

Washington, Sep 16 | While US Federal Reserve has adopted a new policy strategy on inflation, the central bank is unlikely to provide new...

US economy grows modestly amid Covid-19 uncertainty: Fed survey

Washington, Sep 3 | The US economy grew modestly over the summer amid continued uncertainty about the Covid-19 pandemic and its negative effect on...

New monetary policy framework critical, robust evolution: US Fed vice chair

Washington, Sep 1 | Richard Clarida, Vice Chair of the US Federal Reserve, said the unanimous approval and release of a new monetary policy...

US dollar slips amid Fed’s new strategy

New York, Sep 1 | The US dollar weakened in late trading on Monday as market participants continued to digest the Federal Reserve's policy...

US Fed chair announces new policy strategy on inflation

Washington, Aug 28 | US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell announced that the central bank will seek to achieve inflation that averages 2 percent...

US stocks end mixed after Fed’s new approach to inflation

New York, Aug 28 | Wall Street's major averages closed mixed as investors pored through the US Federal Reserve's new policy strategy on inflation...

Covid-19 resurgence in US could prompt double-dip recession: Fed official

Washington, Aug 27 | A resurgence of Covid-19 cases during the fall season in the US could drag the country's economy into a double-dip...

US equities post modest weekly gains amid Fed minutes, mixed data

New York, Aug 23 | US stocks eked out modest gains in the past week as Wall Street digested the Federal Reserve's meeting minutes...

US stocks fall after Fed minutes

New York, Aug 20 | US stocks finished lower on Wednesday after the minutes from the Federal Reserve's July meeting showed concerns about economic...

US dollar rises after Fed minutes

New York, Aug 20 | The US dollar strengthened in late trading on Wednesday as market participants pored through the newly-released meeting minutes from...

US dollar skids ahead of Fed minutes

New York, Aug 19 | The US dollar dipped noticeably in late trading on Tuesday as market participants cautiously awaited the meeting minutes from...

US equities post mixed weekly results amid Fed decision

New York, Aug 2 | Wall Street's major averages posted mixed results in the week as investors digested the US Federal Reserve's latest policy...

US stocks rise after Fed keeps interest rates near zero

New York, July 30 | US stocks ended higher after the Federal Reserve left its interest rates unchanged at near zero. ...

US Fed keeps interest rates near zero amid Covid-19 resurgence

Washington, July 30 | The US Federal Reserve on Wednesday kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged at the record-low level of near zero amid...

US dollar edges up as traders await Fed announcement

New York, July 29 | The US dollar rose modestly in late trading on Tuesday as market participants eyed a key policy meeting of...

Republican Senator won’t vote for Trump’s Fed board nominee

Washington, July 28 | US senator Susan Collins said on Monday that she will vote againstJudy Shelton's nomination to the Federal Reserve's Board of...

Mask-wearing key to US economic recovery: Fed official

Washington, July 11 | Mask-wearing will be key to ensuring a faster US economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, a senior Federal Reserve official...

US Treasury Secy, Fed chief differ over economic recovery

Washington, July 1 | US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell offered Congressional lawmakers different views on how quickly the...

US Fed caps bank dividend payments, suspends share repurchases

Washington, June 26 | The US Federal Reserve Board has voted to require large banks to preserve capital by suspending share repurchases and capping...

US economy to grow more slowly than hoped: Fed official

Washington, June 23 | The US economy is expected to grow more slowly than it was hoped months ago as the country was still...

US unemployment rate soars to post-WW2 record high: Fed Reserve

Washington, June 13 | The US Federal Reserve said the COVID-19 pandemic has led to an alarming surge in job losses, "with the unemployment...

Wall Street tumbles amid renewed virus fears, Fed’s bleak forecast

New York, June 12 | Wall Street suffered its worst day in nearly three months, with the Dow plunging more than 1,800 points amid...

US Fed keeps interest rates near zero

Washington, June 11 | The US Federal Reserve kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged at the record-low level of near zero amid mounting fallout...

Noida’s ‘roti bank’ fed 3L people 18.2L breads in lockdown

New Delhi, June 10 | To feed the poor, the Noida Authority in tandem with scores of housing societies served 18.2 lakh rotis (breads)...

US Fed likely to offer more guidance on rates next week

Washington, June 4 | The US Federal Reserve is likely to provide more guidance at its policy meeting next week to signal intentions to...

COVID-19 2nd wave would undermine recovery: US Fed chief

Washington, May 30 | US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said that he was concerned about a second wave of COVID-19 infections, which he...

US Fed chief says economic recovery could stretch through end of...

Washington, May 18 | The US economy will recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, but the process could stretch through until the end of 2021,...

US Fed Chair warns of prolonged recession

Washington, May 14 | US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic raises "long-term concerns", warning that a prolonged recession and...

Sania Mirza becomes 1st Indian to win Fed Cup Heart Award

New Delhi, May 11 | Tennis star Sania Mirza on Monday became the first Indian to win the Fed Cup Heart Award. Sania was...

US Fed official says ‘worst is yet to come’ on job...

Washington, May 11 | A US Federal Reserve official said that the worst was yet to come on the employment front aftera staggering 20.5...

Sania becomes first Indian to be nominated for Fed Cup Heart...

New Delhi, April 30 | Tennis star Sania Mirza on Thursday became the first Indian to be nominated for the Fed Cup Heart Award....

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Sensex drops 550 points, holds on to 49,000 (Ld)

Mumbai, Jan 22 | The Indian equity indices plunged on Friday afternoon with the BSE Sensex losing around 550 points.Heavy selling in banking, finance...