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 Bloomberg | Posted by Deepali Sharma
PUBLISHED ON DEC 07, 2020 11:24 AM IST
This year about 40 million tons of carbon dioxide will be captured across the world’s 21 operating facilities, according to the International Energy Agency.
Sydney | By Reuters | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
PUBLISHED ON DEC 07, 2020 07:46 AM IST
Hopes the vaccines will help curb the pandemic which has so far killed more than 1.5 million people globally sent shares soaring in recent weeks.
Hindustan Times, Islamabad | By Imtiaz Ahmad
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2020 07:46 PM IST
Pakistan fully complied with only two of the 40 recommendations of Financial Action Task Force, said the 14-page follow-up report from the Asia-Pacific Group released on Monday ahead of the FATF plenary on October 21-23
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON AUG 09, 2020 09:09 PM IST
The governments need to come up with policy measures to reduce the economic and social fallout arising out of it, the ADB said.
Bengaluru | By Reuters| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 28, 2020 04:13 PM IST
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.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shishir Gupta, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 01, 2020 04:49 AM IST
A recurring theme in Jaishankar’s last interaction on March 20 was to urge the envoys to tell Indians stranded abroad to stay put where they were and not to panic; he also asked them to look around to secure medical equipment supplies that India would need.
Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2020 05:01 PM IST
Airports of Thailand (AOT) expects the number of passengers to drop to 66.58 million and the number of flights to decline by 44.9% to 493,800 for its fiscal year ending in September.
Sydney | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2020 06:15 AM IST
S&P cut its 2020 growth forecast for China to 4.8% from previous estimate of 5.7%. It forecast Australian growth to slow sharply to 1.2% from an already below-trend 2.2% in 2019. Japan would take 0.5 percentage point hit and Korea a 1 percentage point knock.
Hindustan Times | By Prashant Jha
UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2020 08:53 PM IST
India’s aim with the visit is essentially a way to manage the individual — which is why an excessive focus on outcomes is mistaken — even as Delhi hopes that larger forces, national interests and events will continue to bind the two countries together
Hong Kong | By Associated Press
PUBLISHED ON SEP 17, 2019 10:16 PM IST
The firms responded that “the time is not right” as the violence and unrest in the semiautonomous Chinese territory have shown no sign of ending, Lam said at a news conference. She didn’t give details on the firms or when they were approached.
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2019 11:01 AM IST
Late last month, Vaid finished one of the toughest endurance events in the world – the Enduroman triathlon – in a world record time of 50 hours, 24 minutes.
livemint, Mumbai | By Nasrin Sultana
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2019 02:02 PM IST
Asian stocks eased in early deals on Wednesday after poor US economic data stoked fears of global recession. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was a shade lower after losing 0.85% the previous day.
livemint, Mumbai | By Nasrin Sultana
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2019 11:11 AM IST
Banks are likely to be in focus after finance minister on Friday announced merger of state-run banks. Global shares face headwinds from tariffs Washington and Beijing slapped on each other.
San Francisco | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2019 04:51 PM IST
In addition to a stable initial round of financing, the median unicorn financing round has held relatively steady for years now, shifting between $130 million and $175 million since 2015.
BENGALURU | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUL 04, 2019 11:43 AM IST
Asian markets were up mirroring gains seen on Wall Street, as data hinting at a slowdown in economic growth in the United States fuelled hopes of a possible rate cut by the US Federal Reserve.
Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2019 01:46 AM IST
The Asia-Pacific Group, one of the five regional bodies of the United Nations, conveyed its endorsement of India’s candidature by acclamation at a monthly meeting chaired by Tuvalu on Tuesday.
New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2019 12:28 PM IST
Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Syria, Turkey, UAE and Vietnam were among the countries which supported India.
by Kyunghee Park and Yu-Huay Sun | By Bloomberg
UPDATED ON FEB 11, 2019 02:01 PM IST
A shortage of pilots has caused chaos for thousands of passengers during peak travel season in the region, as cockpit crew complaining of overwork extended a strike at Taiwan’s biggest carrier to a fourth day.
Toronto | By Anirudh Bhattacharyya
UPDATED ON DEC 30, 2018 10:57 AM IST
There will be some exemptions to the expansion of the Canadian biometric programme, including for those below 14 years of age or above 79.
Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON DEC 28, 2018 09:44 AM IST
Oil prices fell to their lowest in more than a year on Thursday, a day after their biggest one-day rally in two years, pulled down by worries about the global economy and a supply glut.
Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2018 01:09 PM IST
The Indian rupee gained up to 0.35 percent on the day to 69.595 per dollar, its best since August 21.
Bengaluru | By PTI
PUBLISHED ON NOV 25, 2018 08:11 PM IST
Out of the many competing Asia-Pacific countries in Group F, the real contest will be between India and China for making the Olympics by picking up the required points, he stated.
Islamabad | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON NOV 12, 2018 08:37 PM IST
The warnings come a week after Twitter suspended the account of an ultra-right Pakistani cleric who issued threats to the government and judiciary over the acquittal of a Christian woman accused of blasphemy.
Singapore | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2018 11:22 AM IST
World leaders, including China, Japan, India and other Asia-Pacific countries, will push for the rapid completion of a massive, China-backed trade deal that excludes the US at a summit this week, in a rebuke to rising protectionism and Donald Trump’s “America First” agenda.
By Sonu Trivedi
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2018 05:21 PM IST
Political developments in our neighbourhood cannot be overlooked and the centuries-old shared frontiers cannot be transformed into a distant neighbour ignoring the civilisational ties and the realpolitik with the emerging rivalry in the Indo-Pacific region
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 25, 2018 10:18 AM IST
India will become the world’s third largest aviation market around 2024 surpassing the United Kingdom, global airlines’ body IATA said on Wednesday as it projected total air passenger numbers to touch 8.2 billion in 2037.
Pune | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2018 10:37 AM IST
Meenakshi Walan, resident of Vadodara, underwent a womb transplant in May 2017. Her mother donated her uterus.
New Delhi, Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON OCT 10, 2018 06:09 PM IST
Applications to business school programs in the Asia-Pacific, European, and Canadian markets are up over 2017 while programs in the United States report a drop in volume.
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Saurabh Duggal
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2018 07:54 PM IST
Neeraj Chopra will participate in the year’s last tournament – the IAAF Continental Cup in Ostrava on September 8-9. The top-2 athletes from each continent compete in the event with the Indian representing Asia-Pacific.