China asks India, US not to disturb peace in SCS

By K J M VarmaBeijing, Jun 23 China today asked India and the US not to disturb peace in the strategic South China Sea and play a "constructive role" in the disputes there, as the issue was likely...

Jun 23, 2017 4:20 PM | Newsscroll

Pakistan becomes full signatory of 'Washington Accord'

Lahore [Pakistan], June 22 : Pakistan on Wednesday became a full signatory of the Washington Accord that facilitates mobility of engineering graduates and professionals at the international...

Jun 22, 2017 12:47 AM | Newsscroll

Sindhu, Nehwal reach Australian Open quarters

Sydney [Australia], June 22 : Rio-Olympic silver-medallist PV Sindhu produced a spectacular performance as she fended off Chen Xiaoxin of China in straight games to cement her place in the...

Jun 21, 2017 9:13 PM | Newsscroll

Indian agri microbiologist given environment award in Japan

Bengaluru, Jun 21 Indian agricultural microbiologist Shrihari Chandraghatgi has been conferred the Ministry of Environment Award for 2017 in Japan for developing cutting edge technologies to address...

Jun 21, 2017 2:55 PM | Newsscroll

Indian agri microbiologist given environment award in Japan

Bengaluru, Jun 21 Indian agricultural microbiologist Shrihari Chandraghatgi has been conferred the Ministry of Environment Award for 2017 in Japan for developing cutting edge technologies to address...

Jun 21, 2017 2:49 PM | Newsscroll

Toshiba prefers US-Japan bidder for memory chip biz sale

Tokyo, Jun 21 Toshiba Corp. Has chosen a US-Japan consortium as the preferred bidder in the sale of its lucrative memory chip business.The troubled Japanese electronics giant has had deep recent...

Jun 21, 2017 11:37 AM | Newsscroll

Will support Nepal's efforts in safeguarding sovereignty:China

(Eds: Updating with fresh inputs)Kathmandu, Jun 20 China today said it will support Nepal's efforts in safeguarding its sovereignty, promised not to interfere in its internal affairs and offered to...

Jun 20, 2017 9:40 PM | Newsscroll

Chinese soft power shows softness

Hong Kong [China], June 20 : "Soft power" is defined as the ability to attract and co-opt rather than to use coercion, force or give money as a means of persuasion. In other words, soft power...

Jun 19, 2017 10:01 AM | Newsscroll

India bag 13 medals at Junior Asian Wrestling Championships 2017

New Delhi [India], June 19 : India won 13 medals, which included 2 Gold, 3 Silver and 8 Bronze medals, in the 2017 Junior Asian Championships which concluded on Sunday. The tournament...

Jun 18, 2017 7:18 PM | Newsscroll

Markets put best foot forward; GST timeline holds sway

Mumbai, June 19 The Sensex made a smart recovery of 255 points to close at a new peak of 31,312 today and the Nifty reclaimed the key 9,600 level, riding piggyback on GST headway and expectations of...

Jun 19, 2017 5:28 PM | Newsscroll