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21 Nov 2018

Bharti Airtel

Sensex falls over 200 points on weak global cues

The BSE benchmark Sensex fell over 200 points in early trade today following weak global cues amid fresh foreign fund outflows.

15 Nov 2018


Sensex rises 115.89 points on fresh fund inflow, strong rupee

The 30-share BSE benchmark Sensex rose 115.89 points, or 0.33%, to 35,257.88 and the NSE Nifty regained 10,600-mark today backed by gains in auto, pharma, energy, and financial stocks, amid fresh foreign fund inflows and easing global crude prices.

Exiled Chinese author urges 'courage' to defend free speech

Dissident Chinese author Ma Jian hit out at threats to freedom of speech today saying it was the "basis of civilization", after a struggle to find a venue to host his talks at Hong Kong's Literary Festival, to be held till tomorrow.

06 Nov 2018


PNB Scam: Mehul Choksi's associate Deepak Kulkarni arrested in Kolkata

After months, authorities have finally made a break in the Rs. 13,000cr PNB fraud case.

ED seizes Nirav Modi's Rs. 255cr-worth assets in Hong Kong

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) today said it has attached valuables and jewelry worth Rs. 255 crore in Hong Kong of diamond jeweler Nirav Modi in connection with the alleged $2 billion fraud in Punjab National Bank (PNB).

23 Oct 2018

Xi Jinping

China: President Xi Jinping launches world's longest sea bridge

Chinese President Xi Jinping has launched the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge, the world's longest sea bridge, amid attempts by Beijing to have greater control over its semi-autonomous regions.

15 Oct 2018

New York City

Most expensive bottles of wine sold at Sotheby's auction

Two bottles of wine, made back in 1945 right after the end of the Second World War, have been sold at an auction for a total of just over $1mn, making them the most expensive bottles of wine ever sold.

28 Sep 2018

Pakistan News

I haven't slept for 6 nights, claims Pakistan skipper Sarfraz

Pakistan skipper, Sarfraz Ahmed, is blaming himself for his side's woeful show in the Asia Cup 2018.

22 Sep 2018


Bleeding passengers are filing police complaints against Jet Airways

Two days after negligence aboard a Jet Airways flight left at least 30 bleeding, it seems that the airlines is set for a legal battle.

18 Sep 2018


MS Dhoni practises pull shot before the crucial Pak battle

India will be up against arch-rivals Pakistan, on Wednesday, in their Pool A encounter of the ongoing Asia Cup 2018.

16 Sep 2018


Typhoon aims at south China after killing 28 in Philippines

Typhoon Mangkhut roared toward densely populated Hong Kong and southern China today after ravaging across the northern Philippines with ferocious winds and heavy rains that left at least 28 dead.

15 Sep 2018


Super Typhoon Mangkhut could cause damages worth $120bn in Asia

On Saturday, Super Typhoon Mangkhut ripped through the Philippines causing floods, triggering landslides, disrupting electricity and travel services.

15 Sep 2018

Pakistan News

#AsiaCup2018: Pakistani cricketer shows respect to MS Dhoni during training

Pakistan's Shoaib Malik showed he is a true gentleman with this heart-warming gesture towards Indian cricket legend MS Dhoni.

10 Sep 2018


SpiceJet to start dedicated air cargo services from September 18

No-frills airline SpiceJet is going to launch its dedicated air cargo services from September 18.

09 Sep 2018


Only 33% Indians save regularly for retirement, says HSBC report

Only a third in India are regularly saving for retirement while just 33% of working-age respondents globally put anything aside for their later life, a report revealed.

08 Sep 2018

New York City

Hong Kong is home to most ultra-wealthy people, not NYC

New York City, the largest city of US, has been toppled by Asia's giant Hong Kong, as the home to the maximum number of ultra-wealthy people.

07 Sep 2018

Mexico City

Delhi Metro, second-most unaffordable service in the world: CSE

Environment think-tank Center for Science and Environment (CSE) clarified its study on falling ridership of the Delhi Metro wasn't only about trip cost but the total journey cost incurred by commuters, who because of poor integration of different systems, end up paying a lot.

01 Sep 2018


Asian Games 2018: Indian women's team claims silver in squash

The Indian women's squash team finished second best to a clinical Hong Kong in the final, winning a successive silver at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia today.

31 Aug 2018


#AsianGames: Women's squash team stuns defending champion Malaysia, enters final

The Indian women's squash team knocked out defending champion Malaysia to enter the finals of the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta today.

30 Aug 2018


#GamingBytes: All about Nintendo's latest game Dragalia Lost

Following the rise of mobile gaming, Nintendo is stepping up its efforts.

29 Aug 2018


Hong Kong woman 'tricked' into marrying a complete stranger

A young Hong Kong-based woman claims that she has been tricked into marrying a complete stranger in mainland China two months ago.

Delhi Airport: Much hated brown beige carpet set to go

The carpet at Delhi Airport's T3 terminal, which has been the pet peeve of most travelers, is set to go.

24 Aug 2018

Asian Games

#AsianGames2018: Indian rowers win gold in Men's Quadruple Sculls

Indian rowers won a gold and two bronze medals in an incredible start to the sixth day of competitions at the 18th Asian Games in Palembang, making up for the disappointment in the days gone by.

22 Aug 2018


#AsianGames: Ankita reaches semifinals in tennis; assures India of bronze

Ankita Raina today confirmed just the third singles medal in women's tennis for India at the Asian Games in Indonesia as she reached the semifinals after being 1-4 down at one stage.

14 Aug 2018


Pune: Cosmos Bank's server hacked; over Rs. 94cr siphoned off

Hackers managed to transfer over Rs. 94 crore through a malware attack on the server of Pune-based Cosmos Bank and cloning thousands of the bank's debit cards.

06 Aug 2018


Swastika Ghosh bags bronze in Hong Kong Open in table-tennis

Swastika Ghosh claimed a bronze medal in the junior girls' doubles along with Singapore's Jingyi Zhou in the 2018 Hang Seng Hong Kong Junior and Cadet Open of table tennis, that concluded last week in Hong Kong.

04 Aug 2018

Nokia 5

Nokia 6.1 Plus India launch imminent, suggests HMD Global's teaser

The global variant of Nokia X6, the Nokia 6.1 Plus, which was recently released in Hong Kong, is expected to soon arrive in India, according to an official teaser.

13 Jul 2018


Mumbai: Rs. 2,000cr money-laundering racket busted at Bharat Diamond Bourse

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has busted a Rs. 2,000 crore money laundering racket at the Bharat Diamond Bourse (BDB) in Mumbai and arrested four people.

11 Jul 2018


Connaught Place, world's 9th most expensive office location: CBRE

New Delhi's Connaught Place moved one notch up to become the world's ninth most expensive office location with an annual prime rent of $153.26/sqft from last year's 10th most expensive office location, property consultant CBRE said.

05 Jul 2018


Taiwan' is now 'Chinese Taipei' on Air India website

National carrier Air India changed the name of Taiwan to Chinese Taipei on its website, following instructions from the government.

02 Jul 2018


Tabrez Noorani's 'Love-Sonia' to open lndian Film Festival of Melbourne

Director Tabrez Noorani's "Love Sonia" will be the opening film at Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM).

27 Jun 2018


With dip in cost-of-living, Bengaluru now more attractive for foreigners

That Mumbai is the most expensive to live in for expatriates among all Indian cities is no surprise.

26 Jun 2018


Cost-of-living for expatriates more expensive in Mumbai than Melbourne, Frankfurt

Cost of living for expatriates in Mumbai is the highest in the country, and more expensive than its global peers like Melbourne and Frankfurt, said a survey.

22 Jun 2018

South Korea

Hackers steal $32mn from South Korean cryptocurrency exchange, again

On Wednesday, South Korea's largest cryptocurrency exchange, Bithumb, revealed that hackers had stolen $32mn worth of assets overnight.

18 Jun 2018


One in four Indian customers becomes victim of online financial-deceit

With Indians becoming more digitally active, the risk of frauds has increased with around one in four customers becoming a victim of online financial deceit, says a report.

06 Jun 2018

Bharti Airtel

BSE rebounds 69 points; market opens higher ahead of RBI-policy

BSE Sensex rebounded over 69 points in opening trade, breaking its three-day losing run, ahead of RBI's bi-monthly policy meet.

28 May 2018

Donald Trump

Asia energy firms dive with oil-prices; Trump-Kim summit revives hope

Energy firms plunged with oil prices in Asia today after Saudi Arabia and Russia signaled they could lift output, while indications that Donald Trump's summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un could be back on provided support to equity markets.

10 May 2018

Bharti Airtel

Sensex rises over 128 points on firm global cues

The BSE Sensex rallied over 128 points to 35,447.43 in early session today, maintaining its positive form for the fourth straight day on positive cues from global markets.

08 May 2018

Shreyas Talpade

Shreyas Talpade and wife welcome baby girl via surrogacy

Actor Shreyas Talpade and wife Deepti have been blessed with a baby girl through surrogacy.

07 May 2018

Bharti Airtel

Sensex surges over 146 points in opening trade

Market benchmark Sensex surged over 146 points in opening trade today on fresh buying by domestic institutional investors amid a strengthening rupee.