Tag: Switzerland

From London to Saint Petersburg, Euro 2020 raises fears of new virus spread

As Euro 2020 heads towards its conclusion, and ever larger crowds flock to matches, there are increasing concerns about games becoming super-spreader events as the...

Indians’ funds in Swiss banks: Govt seeks details from Swiss authorities

The finance ministry on Saturday asserted that Indian customer deposits in Swiss banks have fallen since 2019, but said it is seeking details from Swiss...

Rise above narrow interests, support plan for uninterrupted flow of medicines, vaccines: India tells WTO

NEW DELHI: India on Friday batted strongly for its joint proposal with South Africa for a temporary waiver in global intellectual property rights rules to...

India slips 6 spots to 86th rank on corruption index | India News

MUMBAI: India’s ranking on the Corruption Perception Index– 2020 slipped from 80 to 86 even as its score decreased only by one point to 40...

Centre suspends all UK flights, night curfew back in Mumbai | India News

NEW DELHI: India on Monday suspended all scheduled passenger flights to and from the UK between December 23 and 31, joining dozens of countries that...

India reacted early and well on COVID-19, has potential to shape global agenda: Schwab

Bullish on India‘s power to shape the global agenda, the WEF’s Founder and Chairman Klaus Schwab has said the country’s early policy response to the...

The World Economic Forum’s flagship Davos summit might not take place at all next year, according to Swiss media

FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images The World Economic Forum’s flagship Davos summit might be cancelled for 2021, according to a report in the Swiss media. Originally,...

‘Who is our enemy?’ Neutral Switzerland votes on fighter jets to replace F/A-18 Hornets

ZURICH: Switzerland, which last fought a foreign war more than 200 years ago and has no discernable enemies, wants to spend billions on new fighter...

76% of patents filed in India in last 13 years were by foreign companies | India News

BENGALURU: Nearly eight out of every ten patent applications filed in India in more than a decade have been by foreigners residing abroad. A majority...

How To Find The Best Chauffeur Service In Switzerland?

Located in the center of Europe, Switzerland represents a business and tourist center. There are several private and seven national airports for domestic and international...

Germany launches coronavirus app as EU eyes travel revival

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany appealed to the public on Tuesday to download a new smartphone app to help break the chain of coronavirus infections, one...

Explainer: Europe steps up tech battle vs. coronavirus with German app

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany on Tuesday becomes the latest European country to launch a smartphone app that seeks to break the chain of coronavirus infection...

Crunch time for China’s robot startups as pandemic brings pain and opportunities

SHENZHEN, China (Reuters) – With glowing blue eyes and trusting feline features, a new robot cat by Chinese startup Elephant Robotics seems happily oblivious to...

Italians embrace coronavirus tracing app as privacy fears ease

ROME (Reuters) – Italy, the first major European country to roll out a smartphone app to trace COVID-19 infections that does not rely on a...

Europe pins hopes on smarter coronavirus contact tracing apps

MUEHLBACH AM MANHARTSBERG, Austria (Reuters) – European countries cautiously emerging from the onslaught of the coronavirus pandemic are looking to a second generation of contact...

Lufthansa, German government agree on $9.8 billion rescue package: sources

FRANKFURT/BERLIN (Reuters) – The German government and the management of flagship carrier Lufthansa (LHAG.DE), which has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, have reached...

Hong Kong tensions unnerve world stocks, oil tumbles

LONDON (Reuters) – World stocks took a hit and the Chinese yuan weakened on Friday as Beijing moved to impose a new security law on...

Shares lose footing, oil marches on

LONDON (Reuters) – Equity markets slipped on Thursday on concerns about the long-term impact of the new coronavirus and simmering U.S.-China tensions, though those worries...

Apple-Google contact tracing tech draws interest in 23 countries, some hedge bets

OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) – Authorities in 23 countries across five continents have sought access to contact tracing technology from Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc’s Google,...

Regulator asks for Credit Suisse directors’ mobile data in spy inquiry: sources

FRANKFURT/ZURICH (Reuters) – Swiss regulators have requested electronic messaging data from the mobile phones of several Credit Suisse managers and supervisory board directors as part...

Siemens surges as cuts costs and presses on with energy IPO

ZURICH (Reuters) – Siemens (SIEGn.DE) stock surged on Friday after the German engineering company said it was speeding up cost savings to tackle the coronavirus...

WHO readies coronavirus app for checking symptoms, possibly contact tracing

OAKLAND, California (Reuters) – The World Health Organization (WHO) plans to launch an app this month to enable people in under-resourced countries to assess whether...

U.S. reaches settlement to recover over $49 million involving Malaysia’s 1MDB: DOJ

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – The United States has reached a settlement to recover more than $49 million involving Malaysian sovereign wealth fund 1MDB, the Department...

Roche wins U.S. nod for COVID-19 antibody test, aims to boost output

(Reuters) – Roche (ROG.S) has won emergency approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for an antibody test to determine whether people have...

Roche gets U.S. FDA emergency use nod for COVID-19 antibody test

(Reuters) – Roche Holding AG received emergency use approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for an antibody test to help determine if...