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14 August, 2018 5:11 PM Citizens of these countries once paid billions for a loaf of bread

Read on to find out more about countries that have made billionaires of its citizens, with no real prosperity to back it. Thailand’s currency, the Baht, sharply devalued in 1997 over a speculative attack. A speculative attack involves speculators borrowing large amounts of the Thai Baht and converting them to a foreign currency. The value of the Baht is decided 29

14 August, 2018 3:49 PM Para-Athlete Chandeep Singh From Jammu And Kashmir Is An Inspiration For All

Chandeep Singh, before winning gold in South Korea, has won gold medals in Asian Taekwondo Championship and International Taekwondo Championship. "We encouraged him and he kept moving on, his courage acted like a balm on our wounds, I feel proud as a mother", said Jagpreet Kaur, mother of Chandeep Singh. Before his accident, Chandeep excelled in football 27

10 August, 2018 1:20 PM Asian Games 2018: 20-year-old javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra to be flag bearer for India

The Indian Olympic Association on Friday named javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra as India’s flag-bearer for the 2018 Asian Games opening ceremony.  The Indian Olympic Association on Friday named javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra as India’s flag-bearer for the 2018 Asian Games opening ceremony. Chopra will lead the Indian contingent comprising of 572 athletes 45

10 August, 2018 12:40 PM North Korea will preserve know-how despite denuclearisation: Foreign Minister

North Korea will preserve its nuclear know-how despite its promise of denuclearisation to the United States, Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho said during a visit to Tehran, Iranian media reported today. Despite the agreement to denuclearise the Korean peninsula struck during a landmark summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un and US President Donald 49

10 August, 2018 8:41 AM Asian Games 2018: Neeraj Chopra Named India's Flag-Bearer For Opening Ceremony

Neeraj Chopra is the javelin world record holder in the Under-20 category and is also the Commonwealth Games gold medal winner. The Indian star clinched the gold at the Sotteville Athletics meet in France last month. Chopra holds the national record of throwing 87.43 m, which he accomplished during the first leg of the Diamond League Meeting in Doha in May. Chopra 46

7 August, 2018 2:46 PM India Jump To 9th Spot In Women's Hockey Rankings

Sjoerd Marijne-coached India have 1138 points as they made it to the last eight round at the World Cup in London last week. England remain in second spot following their sixth place finish in London while Australia jumped up to third, leapfrogging reigning Pan American champions Argentina, who move to fourth and Commonwealth Games champions New Zealand 24

7 August, 2018 12:33 PM India aims to roll out 5G network by 2022: Report

5G speeds would improve the feasibility of autonomous vehicles, drones, remotely assisted surgeries and traffic control. India aims to have 5G telecom services operational over the next four years after South Korea, Japan and China. According to a Bloomberg report that quoted Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan, the latest in telecom services technology 42

7 August, 2018 11:11 AM Is there merit in using data analytics for financial services?

A government-appointed panel has come out with a draft privacy law. Many say that even in comparison to other Asian countries, such as South Korea, which in 2016 strengthened its data privacy laws by imposing stricter penal provisions for violations, and Singapore, which protects privacy under the Personal Data Protection Act, India lags behind. Banks 34

2 August, 2018 3:52 AM India's new status will benefit US manufacturers: Wilbur Ross

The Trump administration's decision to ease export controls for high-technology product sales to India by placing it in the Strategic Trade Authorisation-1 list of countries will benefit the US manufacturers while continuing to protect its national security, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said. India became the only South Asian nation to get designated 46

1 August, 2018 7:20 AM US says initial analysis shows remains provided by North Korea are likely American

More than 50 boxes handed over by North Korea last week appear to hold human remains from the 1950-1953 Korean War and are likely American, according to an initial forensic analysis, a U.S. official said on Wednesday. "There is no reason to doubt that they do relate to Korean War losses," John Byrd, a forensic anthropologist with the U.S. Department 33