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Aug 10, 2020 08:38
Including the $138 million pulled out on Friday, overseas funds have sold $182.5 million of Philippine equities so far this month. That eclipses an outflow of $124.3 million for all of July, which marked a ninth straight month of withdrawals. read more
Jul 28, 2020 16:13
The NSE Nifty 50 index <.NSEI> ended 1.52% higher at 11,300.55, and the S&P BSE Sensex closed up 1.47% at 38,492.95. Both indexes touched their highest levels since early March in the session. read more
Jul 28, 2020 11:16
The research findings have now been passed on to Sacred Heartian parent Mr. Ajay Pillai who is an eminent researcher and alumnus of UDCT to continue further advanced research and enable possible commercial production of these findings. read more
Jul 27, 2020 18:48
Warning against a new peak that may appear later, China’s water resources ministry said, “The flood control and flood fighting situation is severe.” read more
Jul 27, 2020 08:15
The fall in oil mirrored moves in broader financial markets in Asia amid concerns about escalating tensions between the world’s two biggest economies following the closure of embassies in Houston and Chengdu. Global coronavirus cases, meanwhile, exceeded 16 million. read more
Jul 19, 2020 03:43
Suresh Sharma, a veteran birder from Sonepat, spotted the long-billed dowitcher on Friday afternoon in a paddy field. read more
Jul 15, 2020 19:03
Outlining plans for Jio Platforms Ltd. at the annual shareholders meeting of his conglomerate Reliance Industries Ltd. on Wednesday, Asia’s richest man talked mostly technology. read more
Jul 14, 2020 15:26
The report -- considered the most authoritative global study tracking progress towards ending hunger and malnutrition -- said that the number of undernourished people in India declined from 249.4 million in 2004–06 to 189.2 million in 2017–19. read more
Jul 12, 2020 10:53
Owing to the Covid-19 pandemic, the western brands have cancelled orders worth billions of dollars. As a result, hundreds of factories closed in waves across Asian industrial belts near Phnom Penh, Dhaka and Yangon. read more
Jul 11, 2020 11:26
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday launched the 750 MW solar power project in Rewa in Madhya Pradesh through video-conferencing, and it was projected as the “Asia’s largest”. read more
Jul 08, 2020 04:32
According to data from the US government, the number of active students from India in the US was 194,556 in January 2020. read more
Jun 29, 2020 17:47
Concern has deepened as the number of confirmed cases topped 10 million, with more than 500,000 reported dead from Covid-19, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University. read more
Jun 28, 2020 06:42
Restaurant cooking is very different from home cooking, which can be much more creative but there is room for both read more
Jun 26, 2020 14:18
Abhay Deol lauded the decision of a multinational company to remove the word ‘fairness’ from all its products and called it a ‘small step in the right direction’. read more
Jun 21, 2020 13:03
Were the Moon just a wee bit closer -- 379,100 rather than 381,500 kilometres away -- Earthlings would be treated to a total blackout, visible at a given spot on our planet about every 400 years. read more