Fears that the UK economy is facing a double-dip recession have intensified after a poor Christmas for retailers was followed by a slump in activity in January as tougher lockdown measures took effect.
India is considering hiking import duties by 5%-10% on more than 50 items including smartphones, electronic components and appliances in the upcoming budget, three government sources privy to the discussions told Reuters.
US President Joe Biden ordered the faster issuance of pandemic stimulus checks to needy families and increased food aid for children who normally rely on school meals, an effort to ease Americans’ burdens while Congress negotiates over his proposed $1.9 trillion economic stimulus package.
Overall brain activity declines during light stages of sleep, even as communication between different brain regions becomes "much more dynamic," according to the researchers behind a study published by iScience.
Third phase of double-blind clinical trial of Iranian-Cuban COVID-19 vaccine will possibly start before the beginning of the Iranian year, 1400, on March 21, an official with Health Ministry announced on Saturday.
Chocolate had a place of honor for the historic residents of Chaco Culture National Historical Park in New Mexico, the US. Until recently, though, the cacao bean’s importance to the Chacoans was unknown to archeologists.