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20 February, 2018 4:12 PM Mandarin not approved as official language in Pakistan, it was fake news

The Pakistani Senate on Monday approved a motion to declare Mandarin as one of the official languages of Pakistan. ISLAMABAD: News that the Pakistani Senate on Monday approved a motion to declare Mandarin as one of the official languages of Pakistan sparked furore online before it emerged that it was incorrect information. The misreporting began with a report 23

20 February, 2018 5:23 AM Nokia 6 4GB RAM, 64GB Storage Variant Goes on Sale on Flipkart for the First Time Today

The 4GB RAM variant of the Nokia 6 will go on sale for the first time in India on Tuesday. The variant will be available exclusively via Flipkart with the first sale to be held at 12pm on February 20. The smartphone will be made available in the Matte Black colour variant with a price tag of Rs. 16,999. The Nokia 6 was initially launched in January last year, with its successor 47

20 February, 2018 4:49 AM Sony to Form Alliance to Build Taxi-Hailing System: Report

Sony Corp looks set to become the latest blue-chip firm to jockey for position in Japan's taxi and ride-hailing market, with plans for a joint venture to develop an artificial intelligence-based hailing system, the Nikkei newspaper reported. Japan is seen as a potentially lucrative ride-hailing market, with regulators under pressure to ease stringent 34

20 February, 2018 1:46 AM To enhance CPEC communication, Pakistan makes China's Mandarin an official language

India’s two neighbours – Pakistan and China – seem to have just got closer. After getting together on big-bang projects like China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), the Pakistani Senate has a motion to declare Mandarin as one of the official languages of the country. The move is reportedly aimed at helping people connected with CPEC to communicate easily 28

19 February, 2018 5:16 PM Plans on for ‘parallel’ Belt and Road

Australia, the U.S., India and Japan are talking about establishing a joint regional infrastructure scheme as an alternative to China’s Belt and Road Initiative in an attempt to counter Beijing’s spreading influence, the Australian Financial Review reported on Monday, citing a senior U.S. official. The unnamed official was quoted as saying that the plan involving 25

18 February, 2018 6:31 PM RIL to invest Rs 60,000 crore for digital industrial area in Maharashtra

The new investments announced to come on back of close Rs 1.4 trillion RIL has pumped into building one of the fastest telecom networks in the country with his Jio network. Mumbai: Billionaire industrialist Mukesh Ambani today said his firm Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) and its global partners will set up the country's first integrated digital area in Maharashtra 41

18 February, 2018 4:40 PM Belarus leader Alexander Lukashenko fumes after skier Anton Kushnir failed to qualify for Olympic final

Belarus leader Alexander Lukashenko on Sunday accused judges of unfairly "throwing out" skier Anton Kushnir from the Olympic final, after rousing the country`s diplomats the night before to get them to complain to the IOC. Kushnir, the Belarusian gold medalist at the Sochi Olympic Games in 2014, shockingly failed to qualify in the freestyle aerials final 50

17 February, 2018 3:27 PM City Union Bank says hit by fraudulent remittances via SWIFT system

City Union Bank Ltd on Saturday said it had suffered three "fraudulent remittances" of nearly USD 2 million that had been pushed through the SWIFT financial platform. City Union said the transfers had been made through correspondent banks even though the Indian lender had not requested the transfers. The lender said it had been able to block a remittance 38

16 February, 2018 5:49 PM US will not allow China to 'coerce' nations in Asia, says Trump administration

China is involved in a widening maritime dispute with several Southeast Asian countries over islands in South China Sea Washington: The US will not allow China to "bully" or "coerce" nations in Asia, a senior Trump administration official has said, amidst Beijing flexing its muscles in the region. The Trump administration has made clear that the US wants 46

16 February, 2018 5:13 PM Liberty hails U.K. steel sector ‘milestone’

Group restarts electric arc furnace in Northern England that it had acquired from Tata Steel An electric arc furnace in northern England, acquired from Tata Steel by Sanjeev Gupta’s Liberty House Group, was reignited on Friday, in what the company describes as a “major milestone” in the revival of Britain’s steel industry. The N-Furnace, the larger of two electric 35