Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «asia»

16 January, 2019 9:49 AM Airline cabin crew member arrested in Australian drug bust

The 38-year-old airline crew member was part of a group that brought drugs from Malaysia on aircraft for sale in Australian cities. Sydney: An employee of a Malaysian airline was among eight people arrested in Australia on charges of trafficking more than 14 kg (30 lb) of heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine, Australian authorities said on Wednesday 62

15 January, 2019 5:56 PM Mukesh Ambani features in Foreign Policy magazine's 2019 list of top '100 Global Thinkers'

Mumbai: Reliance Industries Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani has featured in Foreign Policy magazine`s 2019 annual list of the top `100 Global Thinkers`. According to the magazine, Ambani, who displaced Jack Ma in 2018 as Asia`s richest man is credited with accelerating a smartphone internet revolution in the world`s largest democracy 55

15 January, 2019 2:35 AM Oil prices edge up on supply cuts, but weakening economic outlook caps gains

Oil prices inched up on Tuesday amid supply cuts by producer club OPEC and Russia, although the darkening economic outlook capped gains. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $50.78 per barrel at 0041 GMT, up 27 cents, or 0.5 percent, from their last settlement. "The impact of OPEC+ cuts, Iran sanctions and lower month-on-month growth 36

14 January, 2019 1:55 PM OYO aims at 1 mn rooms to become world's 'largest' hotel chain

Hospitality firm OYO Hotels and Rooms on Monday said it is working on a roadmap for 1-million room inventory from the existing count of 4.6 lakh. "We will have one million rooms inventory into our fold in the near distant future. I think, it should happen in a year and a half," OYO CEO, India and South Asia, Aditya Ghosh told PTI. This will help OYO to become 47

12 January, 2019 4:37 PM Sushma Swaraj meets Uzbekistan FM Abdulaziz Kamilov; to attend India-Central Asia Dialogue

Swaraj arrived in the ancient city of Samarkand on Saturday on a two-day visit to Uzbekistan to attend the first India-Central Asia Dialogue. Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj on Saturday held talks with Uzbekistan Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov and discussed measures for stepping up bilateral cooperation in a number of areas, including 89

12 January, 2019 12:09 PM MS Dhoni becomes fifth Indian to reach 10,000-run mark in ODIs

The 37-year-old wicketkeeper-batsman achieved the milestone during his side's opening ODI of the ongoing three-match series against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SGG).  Former Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Saturday added yet another feather on his cap by becoming the fifth cricketer of the country to secure the 10,000-run mark in One-Day 42

12 January, 2019 7:46 AM India vs Australia: MS Dhoni Becomes Fifth Indian To Score 10,000 ODI Runs

MS Dhoni needed just one run to join Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid and Virat Kohli on the elite list. Mahendra Singh Dhoni became the fifth Indian and 13th overall to score 10,000 runs in the 50-over format when he came out to bat against Australia in the first one-day international in Sydney on Saturday. Dhoni needed just one run to join Sachin 36

11 January, 2019 5:02 PM Guinness World Record With Longest Line Of Sanitary Napkins Set In Bengaluru

500 people at the 62nd All India Congress of Obstetrics and Gynaecology took seven and a half hours to lay out 10,105 sanitary pads in a line 3,537 feet long. Participants at a medical congress in Bengaluru have set a new Guinness World Record for the longest line of sanitary pads, in a move aimed at promoting menstrual hygiene. Five hundred people at the 62nd All India 54

11 January, 2019 5:01 PM Meera Sanyal, Banker-Turned-Politician, Dies At 57

AAP leader and Delhi's deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia confirmed Meera Sanyal's death in a tweet, saying the country has lost a sharp economic brain and a gentle soul. Banker-turned-politician Meera Sanyal died on Friday after a brief illness. Sanyal, 57, had joined the Aam Aadmi Party after quitting her job as the country chief executive of Royal 45

8 January, 2019 5:04 AM Markets open in red despite positive global cues

New Delhi: Markets opened in red on Tuesday despite positive cues as banking sector was reeling under pressure post news of merger deal of Bandhan Bank and Gruh Finance, an arm of industry leader HDFC. Asian shares rose for the third straight session on Tuesday as investors bet that Washington and Beijing are inching towards a trade deal and that US Federal 67