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15 January, 2019 12:37 PM Australian Open: Kei Nishikori reaches second round after Kamil Majchrzak retires

Japan`s Kei Nishikori advanced to the second round of the Australian Open after Polish wild card Kamil Majchrzak retired due to cramping during their first round at Melbourne Park. Nishikori won the contest against Majchrzak 3-6, 6-7(6), 6-0, 6-2, 3-0. The Japanese, who came to Melbourne fresh off a win in Brisbane, was taken by surprise by Majchrzak 98

14 January, 2019 5:34 PM "Good To Have Ties With India, China, Russia And Japan": Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump on Monday said it's good to have relationship with countries like Russia, China, Japan and India as he expressed hope to reach a trade deal with Beijing. Trump, addressing reporters at the White House before leaving for Louisiana for a farmers event, said the US is doing very well with China, which is having a hard time with its economy 78

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 68

10 January, 2019 5:32 PM Cabinet nod to India-Japan $75-bn swap arrangement to curb currency volatility

The Union Cabinet Thursday approved a proposal for a $75-billion bilateral swap arrangement between India and Japan, a move aimed at enhancing the RBI's ability to manage exchange rate volatility. In a release, the government said the Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the proposal for entering into an agreement for the bilateral 46

10 January, 2019 2:38 AM Man Charged With Sending Dangerous Parcels To Embassies In Australia

Savas Avan appeared in a Melbourne court after being arrested at his home in rural Victoria state on Wednesday. An Australian man was charged Thursday with sending dozens of packages believed to contain asbestos to embassies and consulates around the country. Savas Avan appeared in a Melbourne court after being arrested at his home in rural Victoria 92

9 January, 2019 3:18 AM IL&FS Crisis: Lenders Asked To Classify Loans To Firm As Non-Performing, Says Report

In October, the government took control of IL&FS, after a string of defaults on debt obligations by the company spooked domestic markets. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has asked lenders of Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services (IL&FS) to classify loans extended to the bankrupt shadow banking firm as non-performing, two sources with direct knowledge 95

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 78

7 January, 2019 9:28 PM Sushma Swaraj, Japanese Foreign Minister Discuss Indo-Pacific Cooperation

Sushma Swaraj and her Japanese counterpart Taro Kono followed-up on decisions taken during Prime Minister Narendra Mod's visit to Japan in October, 2018. India and Japan on Monday reaffirmed their commitment to peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region, during a meeting between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Japanese Foreign Minister 113

5 January, 2019 8:49 AM Iran Says Despite US Sanctions, It Has Found New 'Potential' Oil Buyers

All countries that were granted waivers from the United States to continue buying a certain amount of Iranian oil imports are complying with U.S. sanctions, a senior Iranian energy official said, noting that Tehran was hopeful to find new buyers. The United States withdrew from a nuclear deal with Iran last year and snapped sanctions in place to choke 48

4 January, 2019 9:45 AM Lunar Eclipse 2019: Super Blood Wolf Moon And What's So Special About It

A trifecta of lunar activities -- a total lunar eclipse, a super blood moon and a wolf moon -- will take place on January 20-21. The whole thing is being called the 'Super Blood Wolf Moon.' Stargazers around the world are in for a treat as January 2019 is going to be an exciting astronomical month. From a total lunar eclipse to a meteor shower and a partial 72