Ola aims to double scale of business in Australia, New Zealand by 2021
A company source said the firm is looking to double the scale of business across parameters such as revenue, customers, driver-partners and the number of rides. Ola said it is "set to launch in 11 new locations each in Australia and New Zealand, taking its total presence across 33 cities in the region".
Australia shares advance despite trade talk angst; NZ inches higher
The S&P/ASX 200 index closed 0.4 per cent higher at 6,707.00 points.
Australia shares close higher on Trump's remarks on trade talks; NZ up
The S&P/ASX 200 index firmed 1.2 per cent to 6,683.00 at the close of ...
Australia shares extend losses as trade hopes wane; NZ slips
The S&P/ASX 200 index touched its lowest in a month, falling 1.6 per cent to 6,606.5 at the close of trade.
Australia to cease all bilateral aid to Pakistan
The report titled 'Aid Program Performance report 2018-19 on Pakistan' said Pakistan bilateral aid programme will be reduced to 19 million Australian dollars in 2019-20, and will fully phase out during 2020-21. Pakistan is one of the poorest countries in Asia and was placed 150 out of 178 nations on the most recent United Nations Human Development Index.
Simon Taufel reveals the prerequisites of an umpire: Keen eyesight, strong back, good stamina
Acute senses aren’t the only attributes needed to officiate in cricket matches.
NASA's 'Sun-kissing' Parker spacecraft unlocks solar mystery
The data from the probe, published in the journal Nature, offers clues to long-standing mysteries, including why the Sun's atmosphere, known as the corona, is hundreds of times hotter than its surface, as well as the precise origins of the solar wind.
Australia shares fall as Trump's Latin America tariffs create trade anxiety
The S&P/ASX 200 index fell 2.2 per cent to 6,712.3 at the close of trade.
Individual milestones secondary to Team's cause: David Warner, Australian opener
Having scored a magical 335 not out and with Brian Lara saying he was getting ready to congratulate David Warner, the phone hasn’t stopped buzzing for the Australian dynamo. “It was the night after, not that night but the night after, that I literally slept off on my couch. I was so tired,” laughs Warner, as he talks about his achievement and other aspects about Cricket.
Australia shares end firmer on economic data boost; NZ slips
The S&P/ASX 200 index advanced 0.2 per cent to 6,862.3 points, at the close of trade.
Wipro to establish Cyber Defence Centre in Melbourne
The new centre in South Melbourne will offer protection from cyber-attacks to the organisations and will generate 100 new tech jobs for locals. According to Wipro Senior Vice President Raja Ukil, "The launch of the centre in Melbourne showcases Wipro's commitment to leverage local talent and specialised expertise to cater to the cyber security needs of the region."
Navy Chief Admiral Singh flags concern over decline in funds allocation to Navy
The Navy Chief said the first indigenous aircraft carrier (IAC) will be fully operational by 2022 and it will have a fleet of MiG-29K aircraft. He said the second IAC will be 65,000 ton CATOBAR aircraft carrier with electric propulsion and that Navy will shortly approach the government seeking approval for the project.
Tharoor tweets about David Warner's missed record; Candice invokes Gandhi to congratulate husband's 335 against Pak
Tharoor had a pertinent point to make about Warner's golden innings.
UN climate change meet begins in Madrid
The twin objectives of the Conference (COP25) are to bring more and more nations on board to work for ‘net zero emissions’ by 2050 and finalise rules on how countries can reduce their emissions using global carbon markets.
Pakistan face innings defeat
Having thrashed Pakistan by an innings and five runs in the Brisbane opener, Australia appear well set to sweep the series 2-0 unless weather intervenes.
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