Wed, 24 Jul 2019

Nifty slips below 11,300 mark, auto and realty stocks drag

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 24 (ANI): Equities traded lower during early hours on Wednesday amid weak global cues with auto ...

Plastic from Burlap Bangladesh Invents a Green Throw-away Bag

DHAKA, BANGLADESH - As countries around the world try to cut down on throw-away plastic shopping bags, Bangladesh is hoping ...

Kabul Seeks Clarification on Trump Talk of Wiping Out Afghanistan

KABUL - Afghanistan called on Tuesday for an explanation of comments by U.S. President Donald Trump in which he said ...

Top Tourism Spots Crack Down as They Become Victim of Own Success

LONDON - It is not the sheer number of tourists descending on Venice that bothers Italian food blogger Monica Cesarato ...

Stocks track upbeat global sentiment

The local bourse tracked other global markets higher as it managed to close firmer on Tuesday.Although modest, major equity indices ...

Facebook-Style App Launches in Vietnam Amid Tightening Internet Rules

HANOI - A Facebook-style social network was launched in Vietnam on Tuesday, Gapo, a mobile app that lets users create ...

S. Korean Claims of Warning Shots to Russian Jets Disputed by Moscow

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - South Korean air force jets fired 360 rounds of warning shots Tuesday after a Russian military ...

Climate and mortality rates in Kenya, Mali, and Malawi: what we found

African countries are hit by far fewer natural disasters compared to the rest of the world. But they suffer much ...

Turkmenistan: Shortness of death

Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov, like punk, is not dead. Probably.Over the weekend, Turkmenistan's president joined that exclusive club of regional leaders who ...

New Clark City Aquatic Center ready by August

The 2,000-seater Aquatic Center in New Clark City will be ready for use next month as its construction nears completion-already ...

USA go high-tech to tackle Tokyo challenges

Los Angeles - US Olympic officials are counting on cutting edge technology to help American athletes refine their training and ...

Marvel's Next Films Will Bring Diversity, Onscreen and Off

LOS ANGELES - Marvel's push for more women and people of color in its immensely popular film franchise is extending ...

Malaysia Police: Rohingya Extortion Syndicate Funds Myanmar Rebels

A Rohingya-based extortion syndicate in Malaysia has been channeling thousands of dollars to fund Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army militants in ...

Rural Laotians Suffer as Drought in Mekong Region Worsens

An extensive drought in Southeast Asia that has lasted since the beginning of this year is creating difficulties for people ...

In Speech to Congress, Philippine Leader Defends Actions Toward China

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte told congress during a speech on Monday that he had no choice but accept Beijing's expansionism ...

'Never give up': Swimmers send moving message to Japan's Ikee

Gwangju - Swedish swimmer Sarah Sjostrom led a moving tribute to Rikako Ikee at the FINA World Championships on Monday, ...

Trump receives Imran Khan at White House in DC

Washington D.C. [USA], July 22 (ANI): US President Donald Trump received Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan at the White House ...

Senator Lindsey Graham calls on Imran Khan at Pakistan House in DC

Washington D.C. [USA], July 22 (ANI): Republican Senator and Head of Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Lindsey Graham, called on ...

3 greats inducted into Tennis Hall of Fame

Cape Town - Tennis greats Yevgeny Kafelnikov, Li Na and Mary Pierce were honoured for their achievements on the court ...

Peaty wins record third men's 100m breaststroke world title

Gwangju - Britain's Adam Peaty became the first male swimmer to capture three 100 metres breaststroke world titles Monday, completing ...

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Wall Street kicks higher, dollar follows suit

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks hovered around all-time highs on Tuesday, with all the major indices notching up ...

IMF again trims global economic growth forecast

WASHINGTON, DC - The IMF has revised downward its projection for global growth, saying the world economy is becoming sluggish.In ...

U.S. dollar surges in Asia, stocks also higher

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia surged on Tuesday, while the U.S. dollar also forged ahead.The euro fell sharply, relinquishing ...

U.S. stocks advance, dollar well bid Monday

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rose on Monday in a positive start to the week. Investors were buoyed ...

Star Market makes spectaclar debut in China

SHANGHAI, China - China's answer to the Nasdaq made a spectaculatr debut on Monday with the capitalization of the new ...

Trade ties between Beijing and Abu Dhabi strengthen

BEIJING, China - UAE leader Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed had his first meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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