World  /  Published 12.03.20

Coronavirus outbreak: Iran toll jumps to 429

Iran on Thursday reported 75 new deaths from the coronavirus in the past 24 hours, the health ministry said, bringing the death toll to 429 in the worst-hit country in West Asia.“We have identified ...
By Reuters in Dubai

World  /  Published 23.05.19

Trump sending another $16 billion to ailing farmers

President Donald Trump is delivering another $16 billion in aid to farmers hurt by his trade policies, an effort to relieve the economic pain among his supporters in rural America.US Agriculture Secre...
By AP in Washington

Business  /  Published 22.05.19

Chinese apples to flood India

By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.03.20

Assam isolates 127 ‘contacts’

The Assam government has identified 127 persons in the state and put them under home isolation by tracing the “contacts” of a 76-year-old US tourist diagnosed with the novel coronavirus in Bhutan....
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 16.01.19

The contrast in India's and China's growth

Last month witnessed the commemoration of the 40th anniversary of an event of great significance in the history of modern China. President Xi Jinping underscored its importance by signposting it with ...
By T.C.A. Raghavan in


World  /  Published 14.01.19

China sentences Canadian to death

A Chinese court sentenced a Canadian man to death on Monday in a drug smuggling case as tensions heightened between the two countries over Canada's arrest last month of a top Chinese technology execut...
By AP in Beijing

World  /  Published 16.12.19

Xi endorses Carrie despite poll loss

Chinese President Xi Jinping offered his support for Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Monday, praising her courage in governing the Chinese-ruled financial hub in these “most difficult” times after ...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 16.12.19

Chinese TV pulls Arsenal game coverage after Ozil criticism

Chinese television pulled coverage of Arsenal's Premier League match against Manchester City on Sunday after Mesut Ozil, a forward for the London club, criticised Beijing's brutal mass crackdown on et...
By AP in London

Business  /  Published 16.12.19

RBI acted ahead, says Das

RBI governor Shaktikanta Das on Monday said the central bank had acted ahead of time by starting to slash rates in February this year and hoped the decision to pause the cuts earlier this month will p...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 14.12.19

China lowers growth target

China plans to set a lower economic growth target of around 6 per cent in 2020 from this year’s 6-6.5 per cent, relying on increased state infrastructure spending to ward off a sharper slowdown, pol...
By Reuters in London


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