US warship challenges China's claims over SCS with 1st

operation under Trump(Eds: updating with Chinese reaction)By Lalit K Jha and K J M VarmaWashington/Beijing, May 25 The US has sent a navy warship near an artificial island built by China in the...

May 25, 2017 6:57 PM | Newsscroll

Pak economy crosses USD 300-bn mark for first time

From Sajjad HussainIslamabad, May 25 Cash-strapped Pakistan's economy for the first time crossed the USD 300-billion mark and achieved over five per cent GDP growth.Finance Minister Ishaq Dar today...

May 25, 2017 6:08 PM | Newsscroll

US sends Navy warship to South China Sea; Beijing protests

(Eds: updating with Chinese reaction)By Lalit K Jha and K J M VarmaWashington/Beijing, May 25 The US has sent a navy warship near an artificial island in the disputed South China Sea as part of the...

May 25, 2017 3:21 PM | Newsscroll

IMF approves loan to Mongolia to finance reforms

Beijing, May 25 The International Monetary Fund said Thursday lenders have approved a USD 5.5 billion financing package for Mongolia to support reforms meant to revive economic growth and reduce...

May 25, 2017 3:08 PM | Newsscroll

HCL Asian Junior Tennis Championship 2017 from May 29

Pune, May 25 Global conglomerate HCL will host the HCL Asian Junior Tennis Championship 2017, the most reputed tennis championship in the Asian circuit for the U/18 category in association with the...

May 25, 2017 2:18 PM | Newsscroll

HCL Asian Junior Tennis Championship 2017 from May 29

Pune, May 25 Global conglomerate HCL will host the HCL Asian Junior Tennis Championship 2017, the most reputed tennis championship in the Asian circuit for the U/18 category in association with the...

May 25, 2017 2:03 PM | Newsscroll

Los Angeles, May 25 (PTI) British novelist Agatha Christie's Miss Marple stories will be adapted into South Korean television series.

South Korea's Good Production Co. Has signed a deal with Agatha Christie Ltd (ACL) to bring the writer's classic character, Jane Marple, to the small screen which will be titled as 'Miss Ma',...

May 25, 2017 1:17 PM | Newsscroll

US sends Navy ship near island claimed by China in SCS

From Lalit K JhaWashington, May 25 The US has sent a navy warship near an artificial island in the disputed South China Sea as part of the first "freedom of navigation" operation under President...

May 25, 2017 10:57 AM | Newsscroll

N Korea calls S Korea's border firing reckless provocation

Seoul, May 25 North Korea has called South Korea's recent firing of warning shots at the border a "reckless military provocation" aimed at promoting anti-Pyongyang sentiments and maintaining a...

May 25, 2017 9:25 AM | Newsscroll

S Korea 'Rasputin' daughter abadons appeal for extradition

Stockholm, May 24 The daughter of the woman at the centre of a corruption scandal that led to the impeachment of South Korea's ousted president has cancelled her appeal against extradition, a Danish...

May 24, 2017 11:37 PM | Newsscroll