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Wednesday , November 21 2018

Arab Times

Weak US retail sales, inflation data cast doubt on Fed rate hike – Inventories flat

WASHINGTON, Oct 14, (RTRS): US retail sales barely rose in September and producer prices recorded their biggest decline in eight years, raising further doubts about whether the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates this year. The weak reports on Wednesday were the latest suggestion that the economy was losing momentum …

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India named top investment destination in business survey – China ranked 2nd

NEW DELHI, Oct 14, (AFP): India has been named the most attractive country for investment in a survey of more than 500 global investors published by accounting firm EY (Ernst & Young) on Wednesday. Thirty-two percent of the 505 executives questioned said India was their favoured market for investment, with …

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Toyota sets high environmental target – Automaker aims to eliminate gasoline cars by 2050

TOKYO, Oct 14, (AP): Toyota, under ambitious environmental targets, is aiming to sell hardly any regular gasoline vehicles by 2050, only hybrids and fuel cells, to radically reduce emissions. The automaker promised to involve governments, affiliated companies and other “stakeholders” in its push to reduce average emissions from Toyota cars …

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Cpt Dhoni stars in India’s 22-run win over S. Africa – Series at 1-1

INDORE, India, Oct 14, (AP): Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni produced a courageous knock under pressure and Axar Patel came up with some timely strikes as India completed a gritty 22-run victory over South Africa in the second one-day international on Wednesday. Dhoni gave a superb exhibition of batting in the …

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Giants Brazil win, Argentina struggle – Uruguay, Ecuador set pace at WC qualifiers

MONTEVIDEO, Oct 14, (Agencies): Brazil kick-started their South American World Cup qualifying campaign with a 3-1 victory over Venezuela on Tuesday as Chile, Ecuador and Uruguay posted their second wins and Argentina gained their first point. Willian scored twice — in the 37th second and again the 42nd minute as …

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England fight after Pakistan’s Malik hits double ton – Openers Cook, Ali bat solidly

ABU DHABI, Oct 14, (AFP): Openers Alastair Cook and Moeen Ali batted solidly to take England to 56-0 after Shoaib Malik’s double century lifted Pakistan to a mammoth total in the first Test in Abu Dhabi on Wedensday. Cook was unbeaten on 39 and with him Ali 15 not out …

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‘Delegation only agreed to team for discussing recent amendments’ – Kuwaiti athletes take part in GCC tournament

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 14, (KUNA): Public Authority for Youth and Sports (PAYS) Board Chairman and Director-General Sheikh Ahmad Mansour Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah said on Wednesday the delegation in Lausanne had only agreed to setting up a team for discussing recent legal amendments. He added that the information posted on the …

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Croatia, Turkey qualify for Euro 2016 as Netherlands down, out – Belgium set to top FIFA world rankings

BRUSSELS, Oct 14, (Agencies): The Dutch charmed the world with their free-flowing Total Football during the 1970s. In 2015, they are just a Total Loss. With a second straight home defeat, 3-2 to already-qualified Czech Republic, the Netherlands failed to reach the European Championship finals for the first time since …

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Of deserving and underserving laws

THE Russian-Armenian belly dancer Sofinar Gourian whose stage name is ‘Safinaz’ was sentenced to six months imprisonment for humiliating the Egyptian flag. On Monday, the Egyptian Misdemeanors Court set her free but decided to double the fine and ordered her to pay 30,000 Egyptian pounds. The Public Prosecution in Egypt had charged …

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Rockers Coheed & Cambria land on Earth – Pianist Kovacevich beats stroke, celebrates 75th birthday

ASBURY PARK, United States, Oct 13, (Agencies): Coheed and Cambria built an avid fan base by creating an epic new galaxy both through hard-charging guitar rock and a parallel series of comic books. But after selling more than 1.5 million albums, events here on Earth — most notably, fatherhood — …

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