India's exposure to US securities touch a high of USD 124 bn

Washington, Jun 25 India increased its holding of American government securities to USD 124.1 billion at the end of April.This is also the highest level since July 2016 when the exposure stood at...

Jun 25, 2017 3:17 PM | Newsscroll

Japan eyes free trade talks with Britain: report

Tokyo, Jun 25 Japan wants to hold informal free trade talks with Britain as it also works to sign a deal with the European Union, a report said today.Tokyo's moves aim to minimise Brexit's impact on...

Jun 25, 2017 1:15 PM | Newsscroll

Kidami Srikanth has made India proud, says PM Modi

New Delhi [India], June 25 : While addressing his 33rd edition of his monthly radio broadcast of `Mann Ki Baat`, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday heaped praise on Kidambi Srikanth, ...

Jun 24, 2017 2:27 PM | Newsscroll

Strong earthquake injures 2, knocks off roof tiles in Japan

Tokyo, Jun 25 A strong earthquake shook residents Sunday in a mountainous region of central Japan, injuring at least two people and knocking roof tiles off homes.The magnitude 5.6 quake struck about...

Jun 25, 2017 12:08 PM | Newsscroll

SEZs keen on FTA rates, commerce ministry working on proposal

New Delhi, Jun 25 The commerce ministry is working on a proposal to allow special economic zone (SEZ) units to sell products outside these tax-free enclaves at concessional duty rates.An SEZ area is...

Jun 25, 2017 10:02 AM | Newsscroll

5.2-magnitude quake hits central Japan, no tsunami warning

Tokyo, June 25 A 5.2-magnitude earthquake struck central Japan today morning but there was no tsunami warning, Japanese and US authorities said.The quake was at a depth of 10 kilometres about 30...

Jun 25, 2017 4:16 AM | Newsscroll

When disaster strikes, selfless heroism may not be good

Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 24 : Putting others first can cost lives in life-and-death disaster situations involving groups of people, a new study suggested. The University of Waterloo...

Jun 23, 2017 7:17 PM | Newsscroll

India must convince U.S. that New Delhi's rise is in American interest: Report

New Delhi [India], June 24 : Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to United States on June 25-26, a report published on the Brookings website has said that New Delhi must attempt to...

Jun 23, 2017 11:06 AM | Newsscroll

Australian Open: Kidambi Srikanth to take on China's Shi Yuqi in semis

Sydney [Australia], June 24 : Recently-crowned Indonesia Open champion Kidambi Srikanth will today take on fourth seed China's Shi Yuqi in the semi-finals of the men's singles event of the...

Jun 23, 2017 7:49 AM | Newsscroll

Macron stumbles at EU summit over Chinese investments

Brussels, Jun 23 EU leaders today poured cold water on a proposal by French President Emmanuel Macron to hand Brussels more powers to control Chinese investments in strategic European...

Jun 24, 2017 2:30 AM | Newsscroll