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21 January, 2018 2:50 PM Missed Investing In Bitcoin? These Are The Fastest Growing Alternatives

With the meteoric rise of Bitcoin, some countries are even developing their own digital currencies. Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency which has taken the financial world by storm in 2017 is now facing flak from central agencies and financial institutions the world over. Last week, Bitcoin fell more than 11 per cent to close to $12,000 after reports that South 56

21 January, 2018 4:18 AM Not all South Koreans are happy about unified hockey team

South Koreans seem generally happy they’ll see the North Koreans at their Olympics, but aren’t as pleased about sharing a team with them. The agreement to field a unified women’s ice hockey team at February’s Winter Olympics has triggered a debate in South Korea, where there’s no longer strong public clamor for reunification or for using sports to make political 14

20 January, 2018 3:01 PM Novak Djokovic powers into 11th Australian Open fourth round

Novak Djokovic battled with a lower back injury as he claimed his 11th round of 16 appearance at the Australian Open on Saturday. The six-time champion advanced with a clear-cut 6-2, 6-3, 6-3 win over Spanish 21st seed Albert Ramos-Vinolas in 2hr 21min on Margaret Court Arena. But there was concern in the Serb`s camp when the former world No.1 sought 28

20 January, 2018 3:38 AM Bitcoin Prices Live: Jump Another 5% To Trade Near $12,000

It is noteworthy that bitcoin price had fallen 18% to trade below $10,000 on January 17 on concerns regarding South Korea planning to ban cryptocurrency. The price level was nearly half of its peak value ($19,666) it had achieved on December 17 last year. The virtual currency market (including bitcoin, ethereum, ripple, litecoin) across the world was rattled 100

18 January, 2018 11:12 AM Asian Team Championships: PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth To Lead India's Charge

World No 3 Kidambi Srikanth and Olympic silver medalist PV Sindhu will lead the Indian women's and men's team respectively at the Asian Team Championships to be held in Malaysia from February 6 to 11. Indian men's team had lost in the semifinals against eventual champions Indonesia, while the women's side were blanked by South Korea in the quarterfinals 38

17 January, 2018 5:25 PM Koreas to march under unified flag at Winter Olympics

Seoul: North and South Korea have agreed to field a joint women`s ice hockey team and march together under a unified Korea flag at the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. The Yonhap news agency on Wednesday reported that the agreement has been reached as the two Korean delegations discussed North Korea`s participation in the next month 30

17 January, 2018 5:00 PM Praneeth and Ashwini-Sikki advance

Sai Praneeth and the women’s doubles combination of Ashwini Ponnappa and Sikki Reddy advanced to the pre-quarterfinals of the $120,000 Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament here on Wednesday. Praneeth got the better of Thailand’s Kantaphon Wangcharoen 21-13, 21-13 in a 44-minute contest. Ashwini and Sikki took only 25 minutes to ease past Germany’s 22

15 January, 2018 5:29 PM Fed Cup: India grouped with tough Kazakhstan, China

The fourth team in Pool A is Hong Kong. Pool B comprises Chinese Taipei, Japan, Thailand and Korea. New Delhi: India were on Monday clubbed with the formidable Kazakhstan, who have World No. 54 Yuliya Putintseva in their ranks, and China for the Asia/Oceania Group I competition in Fed Cup, scheduled to be held here from February 7-10. The fourth team in Pool A is Hong Kong. Pool B comprises 29

15 January, 2018 11:34 AM Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov calls on US to `recognise reality` on Iran

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday called on Washington to "recognise reality" on the Iran nuclear deal. Moscow: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday called on Washington to "recognise reality" on the Iran nuclear deal after US President Donald Trump demanded tough new measures to keep the agreement alive. "We will continue 43

14 January, 2018 6:39 AM South Korea And North Korea To Hold Working-Level Talks

The delegation, to be led by an official from the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, will be sent to hold talks on the prospects of North Korea sending its performance art group to the Winter Olympics in South Korea. Seoul: North Korea and South Korea have agreed to hold working-level talks at the Tongil Pavilion on the North Korean side of the truce 39