You are here:

9 mins ago

Siachen miracle: Lance Naik Koppad ‘highly motivated and fit soldier’, says Indian Army

Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad, the 33-year-old soldier who was rescued from an avalanche on the Siachen glacier, has been described by the Indian Army as a "highly motivated and physically fit soldier". #Koppad #LanceNaik #NewsTracker #Siachen #SiachenMiracle

10 mins ago

Kuwait backs alliances against Islamic State, but no troops | Reuters

DUBAI Kuwait backs international efforts against hardline Islamist groups in Iraq and Syria although the Gulf Arab state's constitution prevents it from fighting in anything but defensive wars, a senior Kuwaiti official said. Kuwait, a U.S. ally and neighbour of Saudi Arabia and Iraq, is part of a 34-nation alliance announced by Riyadh in December aimed at countering Islamic State and al Qaeda in Iraq, Syria, Libya, Egypt and Afghanistan #Business #India #Iran #Iraq #Islam #Technology #United Kingdom

12 mins ago

Oil down 8 percent on gloomy U.S., global demand outlooks | Reuters

NEW YORK Oil prices slid for a fourth straight session on Tuesday and teetered close to 12-1/2-year lows hit last month, after weak demand forecasts from the U.S. government and the western world's energy watchdog, while weak equities also pressured prices #Business #Entertainment #India #Latin America #markets #opinion

19 mins ago

Delhi Child Rights Commission wants detailed report from Delhi Police on Ryan student’s death

The Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights (DCPCR) has sought a detailed report from the Delhi Police into the death of a six-year-old boy, whose body was found floating in a water tank, at Ryan International School. #CBCID #ConnectTheDots #Delhi #Devansh #Ryan

25 mins ago

North Korean shipping firm skirts U.N. sanctions, gets port access | Reuters

UNITED NATIONS A U.N.-blacklisted North Korean shipping company continues to evade sanctions through its use of foreign-flagged ships, name changes and other means of obfuscation, according to a new report by United Nations monitors. #article #Business #Japan #markets #opinion

25 mins ago

North Korean shipping firm skirts U.N. sanctions, gets port access | Reuters

UNITED NATIONS A U.N.-blacklisted North Korean shipping company continues to evade sanctions through its use of foreign-flagged ships, name changes and other means of obfuscation, according to a new report by United Nations monitors. #article #Business #Japan #markets #opinion

27 mins ago

Wall Street rallies late; biotechs, materials boost | Reuters

U.S. stocks rose in a late-day rally on Tuesday afternoon, helped by gains in biotechs including Gilead ( GILD.O ) and in materials shares. Shares of Gilead rose 2.7 percent at $87.60, while Allergan ( AGN.N ) added 2.2 percent at $272.10. #Argentina #Business #India #markets #United Kingdom

27 mins ago

Wall Street rallies late; biotechs, materials boost | Reuters

U.S. stocks rose in a late-day rally on Tuesday afternoon, helped by gains in biotechs including Gilead ( GILD.O ) and in materials shares. Shares of Gilead rose 2.7 percent at $87.60, while Allergan ( AGN.N ) added 2.2 percent at $272.10. #Argentina #Business #India #markets #United Kingdom

40 mins ago

EU executive to push Greece, Italy more on migration | Reuters

BRUSSELS The EU executive will push Greece and Italy on Wednesday to do more to control migrants arriving across the Mediterranean, as time runs out for Athens to fix frontier chaos or be suspended from Europe's free travel zone. EU leaders will meet next week under growing pressure to get the migration crisis under control before warmer spring weather encourages a surge of new arrivals. #Business #India #LinkedIn #opinion #Technology #Thomson Reuters #Videos

42 mins ago

Nikkei posts biggest drop in three years as global growth fears hit banks | Reuters

TOKYO Japan's Nikkei share average posted its biggest daily drop in nearly three years on Tuesday, with banks taking the brunt of the sell-off, while a stronger yen dragged down stocks across the board. The Nikkei ended 5.4 percent lower at 16,085.44 points, its lowest closing level since Jan. #Argentina #Economy #Entertainment #Middle East #Technology #United States