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Mar 20, 2019
SpiceJet joins global airlines' grouping IATA as member; first Indian low-cost carrier to get membershipThe IATA membership is significant on account of SpiceJet's plans for rapidly expanding its international footprint
Jan 07, 2019
Xi Jinping warns armed forces of possible war: China's assertiveness reflects its modernised military programmeThe statement by Xi Jinping marks the culmination of several statements and actions by China aimed at enhancing the capability and positioning of the armed forces.
Oct 19, 2018
Kaspersky willing to 'adopt and comply' with India's data localisation lawsWith its "Digital India" initiative for increased digitisation, Cybersecurity could become a major concern.
Oct 04, 2018
Oil prices fall from 4-year highs as Saudi Arabia and Russia quietly agree to output rise; US stocks swellUS crude oil stocks C-STK-T-EIA rose by nearly 8 million barrels last week to about 404 million barrels, the biggest increase since March 2017, Energy Information Administration data showed on Wednesday
Oct 02, 2018
Asia Water 2018 forum: ADB president says 300 million people in Asia-Pacific have no improved access to waterMore than 800 gathered on Tuesday at the ADB headquarters in Manila for the opening of the Asia Water Forum 2018.
Sep 10, 2018
India's share in Asia-Pacific's GDP rises to 17.3% in 2017 from 14. 6% in 2000: ADB reportThe ADB report said the three largest economies in Asia and the Pacific — People's Republic of China (PRC), India, and Japan — accounted for more than 70 percent of the region's GDP at PPP in 2017, up from about 63 percent in 2000.
Aug 04, 2018
Mike Pompeo pledges $300 million in new security funding for Southeast Asia, says assistance will help counter 'transnational threats'US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pledged on Saturday to provide nearly $300 million in new security funding for Southeast Asia, as China forges ahead with plans to bolster its engagement in the region.
Jul 27, 2018
India to send twenty boys and girls at Junior NBA World Championship in FloridaThe National Basketball Association (NBA) has announced the rosters of the 32 teams that will compete at the Jr. NBA World Championship.
Jun 26, 2018
Employers around the world face worst talent shortage in 12 years; India among most-affected countriesThe worst affected country across the world in terms of talent shortage is Japan, as 89 percent employers said they faced difficulty in filling positions
Jun 05, 2018
Qatar Airways' chief makes sexist comment, says carrier led by man as it's a 'very challenging position'Qatar Airways' chief sparked disbelief on Tuesday by saying his carrier was led by a man because "it is a very challenging position", this even as airline bosses admitted more women should be in top roles.