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US to allocate 5.5 crore vax doses globally

US to allocate 5.5 crore vax doses globally

India to get part of 1.6 crore earmarked for Asia

Billionaire Gautam Adani not Asia's 2nd richest anymore

Billionaire Gautam Adani not Asia's 2nd richest anymore

Suffering a rout in the stock markets this week, Adani Group Chairman Gautam Adani has lost the coveted tag of being Asias second richest...Read More

Rupee becomes Asia's worst-performing currency; falls 17 paise against US dollar amid a surge in COVID-19 cases

Rupee becomes Asia's worst-performing currency; falls 17 paise against US dollar amid a surge in COVID-19 cases

From being a better performing currency in the previous quarter to turning into a weak one, has made Indian rupee turned into the worst-p...Read More

Policy watch: India could witness a dramatic decline in Asian leadership

Policy watch: India could witness a dramatic decline in Asian leadership

There are disturbing undercurrents in the Indian markets. On the surface the waters look calm. But underneath, they are restless. Investo...Read More

Haryana allots 140 acre land to Flipkart for setting up its largest fulfilment centre in Asia

Haryana allots 140 acre land to Flipkart for setting up its largest fulfilment centre in Asia

The Haryana government has approved allotment of 140 acres of land to e-commerce major Flipkart for setting up its largest fulfilment cen...Read More

Mukesh Ambani becomes Asia’s richest man once again, overtakes China's Zhong Shanshan

Mukesh Ambani becomes Asia’s richest man once again, overtakes China's Zhong Shanshan

Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani has once again become the richest person in Asia. He overtook China's Zhong Shanshan, whose bo...Read More

Pompeo to leave on 7-nation trip to Europe and Asia

Pompeo to leave on 7-nation trip to Europe and Asia

Amidst domestic political turmoil following the contentious presidential election, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday announced...Read More

Air traffic recovery slower in India than other parts of Asia, Europe

Air traffic recovery slower in India than other parts of Asia, Europe

The recovery in air traffic in India has been slower than in other parts of Asia and Europe.While traffic in China has almost reached 90 ...Read More

Asia shares higher after US rally despite rising virus fears Tokyo

Asia shares higher after US rally despite rising virus fears Tokyo

Asian shares were mostly higher on Wednesday with another mood boost from Wall Street, but fears persist over the surge in coronavirus ca...Read More

Chinese hacking group targeting governments across Asia: Report

Chinese hacking group targeting governments across Asia: Report

New Delhi: Cybersecurity researchers have revealed that a Chinese hacking group is allegedly conducting "ongoing" espionage operations o...Read More

Dharavi is on corona radar, first death from Asia’s largest slum; 191 areas or buildings across Mumbai

Dharavi is on corona radar, first death from Asia’s largest slum; 191 areas or buildings across Mumbai

The first coronavirus patient to be reported from the area, a 56-yearld man from Dharavi's Shahu Nagar with no recent travel history, suc...Read More

Epidemic ‘far from over’ in Asia & Pacific: WHO

Epidemic ‘far from over’ in Asia & Pacific: WHO

Jakarta: The World Health Organization warns that while attention has shifted to epicenters in Western Europe and North America, COVID-19...Read More

 COVID-19: WHO warns`far from over' in Asia and Pacific

COVID-19: WHO warns`far from over' in Asia and Pacific

The World Health Organization warns that while attention has shifted to epicentres in Western Europe and North America, COVID-19 epidemic...Read More

FPJ Special: What are youngsters facing in Europe, USA and Asia?

FPJ Special: What are youngsters facing in Europe, USA and Asia?

Youngsters including students and working youth in different parts of Europe, United States of America (USA) and Asia are going through a...Read More

Mukesh Ambani loses Asia's richest man title; Alibaba's Jack Ma tops the list

Mukesh Ambani loses Asia's richest man title; Alibaba's Jack Ma tops the list

The development comes after the collapse in oil prices as it slumped by 30% on Monday

Apple's travel restrictions may delay iPhone 12 launch

Apple's travel restrictions may delay iPhone 12 launch

The Cupertino-based tech giant has extended the deadline by one month to the end of April for its engineers from making business trips to...Read More

Dow Jones plunges 1,000 points for 3rd day – its largest single-day point loss; Europe, Asia too in free fall

Dow Jones plunges 1,000 points for 3rd day – its largest single-day point loss; Europe, Asia too in free fall

As the virus wiped off $6 trillion off world stocks, alarm bells were ringing of a possible global recession.

Asia has at least 10 ancestral lineages: Study

Asia has at least 10 ancestral lineages: Study

Singapore: There are at least 10 different ancestral groups or lineages in Asia, according to the “first comprehensive” genetic map of th...Read More

Deeply engaged in Asia, says US after Trump skips key meet

Deeply engaged in Asia, says US after Trump skips key meet

Bangkok: US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross insisted Monday that his country remained "extremely engaged" with Asia despite Donald Trump s...Read More

‘Asia is set to regain dominant place in global architecture’

‘Asia is set to regain dominant place in global architecture’

This will complete the circle for Asia, which in 1820 also accounted for more than one-half of the world income and two-thirds of world p...Read More

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