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21 Nov 2018Bharti 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 2018Asia
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.
10 Nov 2018Ministry Of External Affairs
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 2018Kolkata
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.
25 Oct 2018Enforcement Directorate (ED)
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 2018Xi 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 2018New 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 2018Pakistan 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 2018Mumbai
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 2018India
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 2018Philippines
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 2018Philippines
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 2018Pakistan 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 2018India
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 2018India
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 2018New 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 2018Mexico 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 2018India
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 2018Malaysia
#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 2018Nintendo
#GamingBytes: All about Nintendo's latest game Dragalia Lost
Following the rise of mobile gaming, Nintendo is stepping up its efforts.
29 Aug 2018Facebook
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.
24 Aug 2018Indira Gandhi International Airport (Delhi)
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 2018Asian 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 2018India
#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 2018RuPay
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 2018Singapore
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 2018Nokia 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 2018Mumbai
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 2018India
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 2018Taiwan
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 2018Melbourne
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 2018Mumbai
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 2018Mumbai
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 2018South 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 2018India
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 2018Bharti 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 2018Donald 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 2018Bharti 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 2018Shreyas 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 2018Bharti 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.