Department of Commerce: News

21 Jan 2021


India's planned foreign investment policy changes could hurt Amazon

Sources informed Reuters of Indian government's plans to change foreign investment policies that could impact the e-commerce giants like Amazon and Walmart.

19 Dec 2020


US accuses China of 'obstructing' WHO probe, 'peddling' questionable vaccines

Urging the international community to demand transparency from China about the spread of the coronavirus, the US has accused Beijing of "obstructing" a World Health Organization (WHO) probe into its origin and "peddling" questionable vaccines one year after the disease broke out in Wuhan.

19 Sep 2020


TikTok CEO asks Instagram, Facebook to help fight US ban

A few hours ago, the US Department of Commerce issued an order to ban the downloads of TikTok and WeChat apps, and limit their functionality.

18 Sep 2020


US bans TikTok, WeChat downloads from September 20: Details here

In a major move, the US government has announced the decision to ban popular Chinese services TikTok and WeChat.

17 Aug 2020


Trump tightens restrictions on Huawei's technology access

Just a few days back, US President Donald Trump signed an executive order to pressurize Chinese giant ByteDance into selling TikTok US within 90 days.

Delhi University: Online entrance examination may be introduced soon

The Delhi University is planning to introduce online entrance exams from next session, said officials.

29 Jul 2018


How he defeated poverty to become an IAS officer

When 2016 UPSC results were declared, two names were widely covered: Tina Dabi and Athar Aamir Khan, for being the first two rankers and for being lovers.

24 May 2018

Donald Trump

Trump administration orders probe to consider tariffs on automobile imports

US President Donald Trump today ordered an investigation into the import of automobiles, including trucks, and auto parts, to determine their effects on the US national security, a move that may lead to the imposition of new tariffs on foreign-manufactured automobiles.

05 Aug 2017

Donald Trump

Trump administration appoints 3 Indian-Americans to top govt. roles

The US Senate has confirmed three-Indian Americans for key posts in the government after they were nominated by President Donald Trump.