Friday, Jun 5 2020 | Time 15:48 Hrs(IST)
  • Fresh recruitment rules are anti-youth, against constitution: JKAP
  • COVID-19: 2 Kangra families come out unscathed
  • High Court to announce judgement on disqualification of MLAs on June 8
  • UNADAP appoints Madurai salon owner's daughter as 'Goodwill Ambassador to the Poor'
  • UNADAP appoints Madurai salon owner's daughter as 'Goodwill Ambassador to the Poor'
  • Op Kalakote: Terrorist killed, Pak-made mine, ammunition seized
  • COVID-19: Second patient recovers after plasma therapy in K'taka
  • Brazilian club Ceara report 17 positive coronavirus cases
  • Another setback to Congress before Gujarat RS polls, third MLA resigns
  • Locust species found in Dakshina Kannada not harmful: Experts
  • Railways is committed to providing world class facilities to its passengers
  • Rare white Albino Python spotted at K'taka's Kavalakatte
  • Quarantined govt employee dies in UP's Etah
  • Bodies of two employees found in hotel's water tank in Thane
  • Under-trial, grocer with no travel history test COVID 19 positive in Guwahati
World


China exempts 16 US goods from additional tariffs

China exempts 16 US goods from additional tariffs

Beijing, Sep 11 (UNI) China's Ministry of Finance on Wednesday announced exemptions on 16 US goods from additional tariffs, including anti-cancer drugs, lubricants and fish meal.

The exemption, which is scheduled to go into effect from September 17, will be valid for a year through to September 16, 2020, South China Morning Post reported.

It is for the first time that Beijing has issued such exemptions since the US-China trade war began, that marked their latest attempt to resolve a protracted trade dispute.

The announcement also came before Chinese trade deputies are expected to meet with their US counterparts in mid-September in Washington.

Later, a high-level official meeting will take place in US capital next month, involving Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.

The trade row between the world’s two largest economies erupted in June 2018 when the United States imposed the first round of its additional trade duties on China, prompting Beijing to respond in kind.

Since then, Washington and Beijing have imposed tariffs on billions of dollars’ worth of one another’s goods, battering financial markets and souring business.

UNI XC TV SNU 1833

More News
Australian drug chosen for trail in COVID-19  treatment

Australian drug chosen for trail in COVID-19 treatment

05 Jun 2020 | 2:49 PM

Sydney, June 5 (UNI) A pioneering drug developed by the University of Western Australia's spin-off company Dimerix will be included in a global trial to treat patients suffering Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) with COVID-19, the university announced on Thursday.

see more..
Trump faces lawsuit over attack on protesters outside White house

Trump faces lawsuit over attack on protesters outside White house

05 Jun 2020 | 10:17 AM

Washington June 5 (UNI) United states President Donald trump has been sued in federal court of America over his Monday act of forcefully removing the protesters outside White house.

see more..
UN express deep concern over Human right violation in Philippines

UN express deep concern over Human right violation in Philippines

05 Jun 2020 | 9:27 AM

Geneva June 5 (UNI) The UN human rights office called on the Philippine government in a new report on Thursday and expressed its concern about the Human rights violation in the country.

see more..

COVID-19: Iran reports 3,574 new cases

04 Jun 2020 | 9:55 PM

Tehran, June 4 (UNI) Iran's total COVID-19 cases reached 1,64,270 as it registered 3,574 new cases during the past 24 hours, reported the official IRNA news agency on Thursday.

see more..

Would resist Israel's plan of annexing Palestinian territories, says Fatah and Hamas

04 Jun 2020 | 9:53 PM

Gaza, June 4 (UNI) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah Movement and the Islamic militant organisation Hamas movement announced on Thursday that they will resist Israel if the latter attempts to annex Palestinian lands in West Bank.

see more..