Hindustan Times, Panchkula | By Tanbir Dhaliwal
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 01:18 PM IST
Bhopal lab confirms samples sent from Asia’s second largest poultry belt have tested positive for avian influenza; action plan for culling being discussed.
Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty | Edited by Sohini Sarkar
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 11:28 PM IST
The annual bird count of Asia’s largest brackish water lagoon undertaken on Tuesday revealed a record presence of 11.42 lakh migratory birds from 190 species.
By Bloomberg | Posted by Arpan Rai
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 11:13 AM IST
The S&P BSE Sensex declined 0.2% to 48,086.53 as of 9:50 a.m. in Mumbai, snapping nine days of gains, its longest winning streak since mid-October. The NSE Nifty 50 Index also slipped 0.2%.
Mumbai/Hanoi | By Reuters | Posted by Kunal Gaurav
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2021 10:34 PM IST
The purchases highlight tightening supplies in Asia, which could lift rice prices in 2021 and even force traditional buyers of rice from Thailand and Vietnam to switch to India - the world’s biggest exporter of the grain.
Sydney | By Associated Press | Posted by Nishtha Grover
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2021 09:19 AM IST
In order to prevent further spread of the novel coronavirus, various states in Australia have put a ban again on domestic travel. The Australian Capital Territory has closed borders for people who have been to the northern beaches of Sydney, recently, as the outbreaks there are most concentrated.
By Bloomberg | Posted by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON JAN 02, 2021 12:55 PM IST
The deficit for Asia’s third-largest economy widened to $15.7 billion from $12.5 billion in December 2019 after imports climbed about 7% and exports fell less than 1%, the government said in a statement, citing preliminary data.
Mexico City | By Associated Press | Posted by Kunal Gaurav
UPDATED ON DEC 31, 2020 11:10 PM IST
Portuguese mariner Ferdinand Magellan’s expedition for Spanish trade and imperialism opened a westward route from Europe to the Spice Islands, the Maluku archipelago in today’s Indonesia.
Kathmandu | By Reuters | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
PUBLISHED ON DEC 30, 2020 10:32 AM IST
When Angel Lama sashays down the catwalk in the Miss Universe Nepal finals on Wednesday she will make history as the first transgender woman to be a finalist in the Himalayan nation’s most glamorous annual event.
By Associated Press | Posted by Deepali Sharma
PUBLISHED ON DEC 24, 2020 10:37 AM IST
China also is ramping up its scrutiny of the practice of community group buying, summoning some of the nation’s largest tech companies for discussions as part of the anti-monopoly push.
Hong Kong | By Reuters | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON DEC 23, 2020 01:22 PM IST
The contribution by the Asian region to the global total value of capital raisings was the most since 2010 which advisers attributed to some countries, led by China, emerging from the pandemic faster than the rest of the world.
By Bloomberg | Posted by Deepali Sharma
PUBLISHED ON DEC 23, 2020 10:34 AM IST
Stocks have already attracted the biggest yearly inflows since 2012, adding to the woes for the Reserve Bank of India that has been buying up the deluge of dollars to curb the rupee’s gains.
Livemint, New Delhi | By Livemint
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2020 04:54 AM IST
The battle for dominance in one of the fastest-growing major retail markets is being fought on the ground in India and the courts in Singapore and New Delhi.
Embassy REIT raises Rs. 36.8 billion (USD 501 million) unit capital through an institutional placement of units
PUBLISHED ON DEC 22, 2020 04:53 PM IST
The institutional placement launched on December 15, 2020, and witnessed strong demand from both existing as well as new institutional investors.
By Nasrin Sultana
PUBLISHED ON DEC 21, 2020 11:44 PM IST
Indian stock benchmarks plunged 3% at the end of trading, the worst in Asia and the steepest single-day decline since May, as investors fretted over the possibility of fresh curbs squeezing economic activity.
By Shara Ashraf Prayag
UPDATED ON DEC 28, 2020 02:44 PM IST
Whatever you are left with is everything, says this specially-abled shooter whose YouTube channel is helping many to learn how to live independently
UPDATED ON DEC 18, 2020 05:37 PM IST
Alumnus of the Calcutta University, Mr. Abhijit Pati started his career as an engineer with Indian Aluminium Company (a subsidiary of ALCAN, Canadian Major Aluminium Producer) in the year 1989.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Deepali Sharma
UPDATED ON DEC 17, 2020 12:35 PM IST
The Asian market is scheduled to see some valuable start-ups going public next year as some bankers suggest 2021 might turn out busier than the pandemic-hit year of 2020.
UPDATED ON DEC 14, 2020 06:12 PM IST
Doing such an event, globally, with celebrities also joining in, was a challenge but once again, Arfeen Khan showed that he can take any challenge head-on.
By Bloomberg | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri
PUBLISHED ON DEC 09, 2020 05:34 PM IST
Shares climbed across most markets in the region as investors remained hopeful that a US stimulus deal will be struck before the year-end holidays. The S&P BSE Sensex advanced 1.1% to 46,103.50 in Mumbai, while the NSE Nifty 50 Index climbed by a broadly similar magnitude.
Hindustan Times/Srinagar | By HT Correspondent, Srinagar
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2020 01:03 AM IST
Business in Asia’s second largest fruit market in Sopore also remained suspended as a group of growers staged a protest demanding revocation of the laws.
By Bloomberg| Posted by Mallika Soni
PUBLISHED ON DEC 08, 2020 12:21 PM IST
Equities fell in South Korea and Hong Kong, and were little changed elsewhere. Japanese shares pared losses as Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga unveiled around $380 billion in fiscal measures to help the economy recover from the pandemic.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Mallika Soni
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2020 12:17 PM IST
As countries race towards finding a vaccine for the coronavirus disease, here’s a look at where things stand in Asia in terms of supply deals and clinical trials
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Deepali Sharma
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2020 02:13 PM IST
The report concluded by noting that daily experience with corruption and bribery remains alarmingly high, with nearly one in five citizens paying a bribe to access key government services.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON NOV 22, 2020 05:05 PM IST
The deal includes all the international fixtures for India’s 2-month long tour of Australia, the men’s Big Bash league and some selected games of Women’s Big Bash.
Hong Kong/New York | By Reuters | Posted by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2020 08:30 AM IST
Investor sentiment was given a boost when Moderna Inc said its experimental Covid-19 vaccine was 94.5% effective in preventing infection based on interim late-state data.
Kuala Lumpur | By Reuters | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2020 07:26 PM IST
A Singapore-based website tapping into the growing demand for environmentally careers in Asia is hoping it would be the link to “meaningful” employments.
Asia-Pacific | By Bloomberg| Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri
PUBLISHED ON OCT 22, 2020 09:19 AM IST
The IMF’s downbeat outlook for Asia underscores how hard the road to recovery will be even in a region that drives global growth and where,in countries like China and South Korea,the virus has largely been contained
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2020 05:07 PM IST
Launched in 2007, Creation Infoways has successfully completed 15 years of successful operations.
By Bloomberg | Posted by Arpan Rai
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2020 09:00 PM IST
Gross domestic product for the third quarter -- due Monday -- is forecast to come in at a 5.5% expansion from a year earlier, recovering all of the lost ground from the historic contraction in the first three months of the year.
Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Joydeep Thakur
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2020 01:06 AM IST
These are children whose parents were once migrant workers and have lost their jobs because of the Covid-19 pandemic, children from remote villages of rural Bengal whose families have been hit hard by Cyclone Amphan, children of sex workers from Asia’s biggest red-light area and children from a local slum.