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18 June, 2018 8:02 AM India looking at another good year at Cannes Lions 2018, Piyush and Prasoon Pandey to be honoured

The Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity begins today and the world will see a new and improved ceremony that will last for five days, unlike nearly eight days in previous festivals. Not many were confident that the world’s most popular ad festival will take place this year due to publicized complaints from advertising holding companies on how expensive 31

18 June, 2018 5:06 AM Philippine troops clash with remnants of defeated Islamist group

Philippine troops have clashed with remnants of a pro-Islamic State militant group that held a southern city for five months last year, the army said on Monday. Colonel Romeo Brawner, the deputy commander of Joint Task Force Marawi, said security forces conducted air and ground assaults in the province of Lanao del Sur on Sunday in a bid to flush out Maute 60

17 June, 2018 3:53 PM ITF women’s tennis: Prarthana-Luksika pair triumphs

Prarthana Thombare and Luksika Kumkhum of Thailand clinched the title, shocking top seeds Naomi Broady of Great Britain and Asia Mukhammad of the United States in the $100,000 ITF women’s tennis tournament on Sunday. It was the biggest title for Prarthana who had won the bronze with Sania Mirza in the Asian Games in Incheon in 2014. It was her first 18

15 June, 2018 4:57 PM Majority of Indians in lowest wealth group: BCG

‘Those with less than $1 lakh net worth hold 55% of wealth’ A new report shows that 55% of the total wealth in the country is with those having less than $1,00,000 net worth. In contrast, only 18% of the global wealth is with those in this category. The Boston Consulting Group’s (BCG’s) Global Wealth Report 2018 also shows that those with more than $1 billion 34

13 June, 2018 6:50 AM Crude oil futures slip 0.29% on global cues

Crude oil futures slipped 0.29 percent to Rs 4,465 per barrel today, in step with a weak trend in Asia, as traders cut down their exposure. Crude oil for delivery in the current month fell by Rs 13, or 0.29 percent, to Rs 4,465 per barrel, with a business volume of 1,551 lots at the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX). Also, oil prices for July delivery moved 48

11 June, 2018 4:53 PM Arvind Internet eyes expansion to newer geographies

Arvind Internet, omni-channel enablement company owned by textiles major Arvind Ltd, is looking to expand its services to new geographies like South East Asia, West Asia and the US, said a top company official. Besides, Arvind Internet is also expanding its domestic business by associating with around 2 to 3 brands every month, he added. “We are in advanced 51

11 June, 2018 3:58 PM India to host first BIMSTEC war games in September

Conclave of Army chiefs of member-states will be part of it India will host the first military exercise of the BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) group focussing on counter-terrorism in September. As part of this, a conclave of the Army chiefs of all seven member-states is being planned. The exercise 60

10 June, 2018 11:01 AM Bangladesh beat India in women’s Asia Cup final

Bangladesh women's cricket team beat India - six-time and defending champions - by three wickets to win their maiden Asia Cup trophy in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday. Needing two off the last delivery of the match, Jahanara Alam hit rival skipper Harmanpreet Kaur towards deep mid-wicket and scampered home for a double to chase down a modest target of 113. For India 36

10 June, 2018 8:24 AM India, Uzbekistan to route their trade though Chabahar

Part of New Delhi’s growing engagement with resource-rich Central Asia. India and Uzbekistan are set to route their trade through the Iranian port of Chabahar as part of New Delhi’s growing engagement with resource-rich Central Asia. Briefing the media on Saturday, Foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale said that during talks between Prime Minister Narendra 51

9 June, 2018 5:03 AM Women's Asia Cup T20: India Crush Pakistan By 7 Wickets To Qualify For Final

India outclassed Pakistan by seven wickets to secure their place in the Women's Asia Cup T20 final. The Indian women's cricket team put in a brilliant all-round performance to outclass Pakistan and reach the final of the Women's Asia Cup T20 tournament at the Kinrara Academy Oval, Kuala Lumpur on Saturday. India, chasing their seventh straight title 48