'Wal-Mart paid millions of dollars in bribes in India': Report

'Wal-Mart paid millions of dollars in bribes in India': Report

America's multinational retail corporation Wal-Mart is suspected to have paid bribes worth millions of dollars in India, according to The Wall Street Journal

Reports reveal higher number of trees in the world than previous estimates

Reports reveal higher number of trees in the world than previous estimates

According to the most comprehensive census yet of global forestation, there are slightly more than three trillion trees in the world, a figure that overshadows previous estimates.

Indian-descent software engineer shares Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting

A software engineer of Indian descent shared The Wall Street Journal's Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting in growing recognition of the importance of using information technology tools for reporting as well as for presentation.

GE in talks to sell lending unit for $74 bn: Report

General Electric, refocusing on its industrial roots, is in talks to sell its USD 74 billion commercial lending unit to Wells Fargo, the fourth-largest US bank, The Wall Street Journal reported on Monday.

New report reveals US regulators were critical of Google

US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) officials concluded in 2012 that Google employed anti-competitive practices and abused its monopoly, according to a report recently brought to light and about which The Wall Street Journal also reported on its website.

US govt investigates WSJ for bribery claims in China

As part of its larger probe of News Corp in the wake of the hacking scandal in the UK, the US has opened an investigation into allegations that employees at The Wall Street Journal's China news bureau bribed Chinese officials to get information.

Barack Obama won 71 percent of Asian vote: Poll

Barack Obama won the support of an estimated 2.3 million of Asian American voters to Republican challenger Mitt Romney`s estimated 900,000 votes, according to a new poll.

Missile defence for N Korea threat, not China: US

The United States is in discussions with close ally Japan about expanding a missile defence system in Asia, the top US general said.