Reuters: News

26 Jul 2020


Jack Ma summoned by Indian court over censorship allegations

China's Alibaba and its billionaire founder Jack Ma have both been summoned by an Indian court over allegations of censoring content and spreading fake news.

16 Jul 2020


India begins questioning of owners of banned Chinese apps

Late last month, India's Information Technology Ministry banned 59 Chinese applications, deeming them "prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defense of India, security of state and public order".

12 Jul 2020


Apple is planning to shift China production to India: Report

Apple's contract manufacturer Foxconn is set to invest up to $1 billion in its Chennai plant in India.

07 Jul 2020

Hong Kong

Hong Kong releases new details of China's national security law

New details of China's controversial national security law were unveiled by Hong Kong on Monday.

06 Jul 2020


Coronavirus: Large-scale Spanish study finds only 5% people developed antibodies

A large-scale study in Spain has found that only 5% of the population has developed antibodies against COVID-19.

18 Jun 2020


Spyware found in Chrome extensions used by millions: Details here

Dozens of extensions, operating through Google Chrome, have been found to be carrying spyware.

04 Jun 2020

Bharti Airtel

Amazon may invest $2 billion (Rs. 15,000cr) in Airtel: Report

After Facebook's multi-billion-dollar investment in Jio Platforms, e-commerce giant Amazon is moving to strike a deal with its competitor - Bharti Airtel.

14 May 2020

Reliance Industries

Now, JioPhone users can use Aarogya Setu: Details here

India's COVID-19 contact-tracer, Aarogya Setu, is now being rolled-out on JioPhones, the low-cost 4G-enabled feature phones sold by Reliance Industries.

20 Apr 2020

Bob Dylan

Dylan's 'The Times' lyrics up for sale for $2.2 million

Bob Dylan's thoughts and words are worth millions of dollars, literally!

09 Apr 2020

New York City

NYC couple sees trucks remove 'string of bodies' outside apartment

As the coronavirus pandemic intensifies in the United States, scenes become grimmer in the eastern state of New York.

03 Apr 2020


Amid coronavirus crisis, Iran-linked hackers tried accessing WHO staff emails

The outbreak of COVID-19 around the world - and the fear stemming from it - has made hackers more potent in their activities.

02 Apr 2020

Pakistan News

Pakistan court commutes US journalist Daniel Pearl murder-convict's death sentence

A Pakistan court on Thursday commuted the death sentence of a convict in the 2002 murder of United States journalist Daniel Pearl.

01 Apr 2020


Israel's defense lab starts testing COVID-19 vaccine

After US and China, Israel is also inching closer to creating a vaccine for the novel coronavirus disease COVID-19.

09 Mar 2020

Russia News

Oil plunges 30% as Saudis begin price war with Russia

Oil prices crashed by 30% on Monday after Saudi Arabia slashed prices launching a price war against Russia.

05 Mar 2020


China approves use of arthritis drug Actemra against coronavirus infections

China is hoping to put a decade-old drug to use as it grapples with an outbreak of the deadly novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19.

28 Feb 2020


US spy agencies monitoring coronavirus outbreak; concerned about India: Report

Intelligence agencies of the United States have reportedly been monitoring the global spread of the coronavirus and bear concerns about India's ability to tackle the outbreak.

14 Feb 2020


One family's tragedy as Chinese authorities fail to contain coronavirus

Two weeks ago, brothers Wang Xiangkai and Wang Xiangyou arrived at a hotel converted into a temporary coronavirus quarantine facility in Wuhan.

12 Feb 2020

Formula 1

F1: Chinese GP expected to be postponed over coronavirus outbreak

The 2020 season of the Formula 1 is set to start with the Australian Grand Prix from March 15 onwards.

#DeepFakes: Reuters develops AI capable of producing presenter-led videos

The role of artificial intelligence in journalism is hotly-debated, mainly due to the risks of involving machines in the practice of unbiased reporting.

Retail inflation recorded at 7.35% in December, highest in 5-years

India's retail inflation stood at 7.35% in December last year mainly due to the rise in vegetable prices, data released by the Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation (MoSPI) revealed on Monday.

13 Jan 2020


Walmart India fires over 50 employees, including top executives

In a major shocker, Walmart Inc., the largest retailer in the world, has taken the decision to lay off more than 50 of its employees in India, including a bunch of senior-to-mid level executives.

11 Jan 2020


Apple could share its 'Daisy' robot to boost electronics' recycling

In a bid to reduce reliance on minerals extracted from mines, Apple is pushing the use of Daisy, the robot it deploys to disassemble devices and reclaim valuable materials for reuse in electronics.

28 Oct 2019


42 skulls, fetus, 'satanic' altar found from Mexico cartel's den

Over 40 skulls have been found from the den of a drug cartel in Mexico City during a police raid this week.

02 Sep 2019


Now, there's a noise radar to detect, fine loud cars

Catching traffic offenders has never been easy, but over the last few years, authorities across the world have been deploying sophisticated AI-powered technologies to make the process a tad easier.

24 May 2019

Narendra Modi

Arun Jaitley might not return as Finance Minister: Report

After a resounding victory in 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will soon take up the task of forming his cabinet.

07 May 2019


Myanmar: Jailed Reuters journalists walk free after 500 days

Two Reuters journalists, convicted in Myanmar under Official Secrets Act, were released on Tuesday after spending 500 days in prison.

27 Dec 2018


Soon, Apple may start assembly of high-end iPhones in India

In a fresh development, Reuters has reported that Apple may soon expand its assembly line and start the production of top-of-the-line iPhones in India.

22 Dec 2018

Tamil Nadu

#SterliteViolence: Fleeing protesters were killed by shots to head, chest

In an exclusive report, Reuters has shed more light on the death of 13 people who were part of the anti-Sterlite protests that rocked Thoothukudi in Tamil Nadu in May.

11 Dec 2018

Saudi Arabia

Jamal Khashoggi among journalists named TIME Person of the Year

TIME magazine has finally released its much-awaited Person of the Year 2018, and a handful of journalists whose work landed them in jail or cost them their lives have been awarded the coveted title collectively.

19 Sep 2018


PNB Scam: India's largest law firm under investigators' scanners

According to Reuters, India's largest law firm, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM) has come under scrutiny in connection with the Rs. 14,000cr PNB scam after investigators seized documents relating to the scam from CAM premises.

13 Sep 2018


Myanmar: Journalists' sentence garners criticism, but Suu Kyi defends decision

Amid widespread international criticism over the arrest of two Reuters journalists in Myanmar, the country's de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has defended the court's verdict and said the two were imprisoned as per the law.

03 Sep 2018


Myanmar: Two journalists, who covered Rohingya violence, jailed for 7-years

On Monday, a Myanmar court sentenced two Reuters journalists to seven years of prison for illegal possession of state secrets. Their trial lasted for 8 months.

30 Apr 2018


Two blasts in Kabul kill 21, including AFP photographer

Twin blasts in Afghanistan's capital Kabul, on Monday morning, killed at least 21 including AFP's chief photographer Shah Marai.

20 Apr 2018


Two Indian photojournalists part of Reuters Pulitzer Prize winning team

Every photo tells a story and a Reuters team of photojournalists did exactly that when they captured the plight of nearly 600,000 Rohingya refugees desperately trying to flee Myanmar and come to Bangladesh in 2017.

09 Nov 2017

North Korea

Are North Korean diplomats involved in Pakistan's illicit liquor business?

Last month, the home of a North Korean diplomat in Islamabad, was robbed.

04 Sep 2017


How to secure cryptocurrency? Do's and Don'ts

Cryptocurrency is rapidly emerging as one of the most exciting avenues to invest due to the great return over investments.

16 Aug 2017

Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone mudslides: President Koroma appeals for urgent help

Overwhelmed by the scale of Sierra Leone's mudslide, President Ernest Bai Koroma appealed for urgent help from the international community.

02 Jul 2017


Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar bats government's initiative of electric cars

After Power Minister Piyush Goyal announced an all-electric car fleet by 2030, Sachin Tendulkar too gave a thumbs-up to the government's initiative saying that rising pollution levels in India would be reduced.

29 Jun 2017


Migrant crisis: Is Italy gearing up to close its ports?

Pointing to an unsustainable situation with respect to African migrants coming in through the sea, Italy has threatened to close off its ports to boats carrying them.

07 May 2017


NITI Aayog: Electric vehicles are a must for India's future

The Indian government is ready to embark on its most radical challenge of making electric vehicles the norm rather than an option in the coming years.