Another celebrity tragedy in South Korea: Actor Cha In-ha found dead at home
He is the country's third young celebrity to die in the past two months.
Sale of MK-45 guns will improve India's capability to meet threats: Pentagon
US has agreed to the Indian request to buy up to 13 MK-45 5 inch...
Hyundai Motor eyes thrust on electric vehicles in $52 bln investment plan
Hyundai Motor plans to invest about 61.1 trillion won ($51.81 billi...
Brush your teeth not twice, but thrice a day: Experts say it may help cut heart failure risk by 12%
Poor oral hygiene leads to bacteria in the blood, causing inflammation in the body
Action taken against 1,271 firms for misusing export promotion scheme: Piyush Goyal
For misuse of facilities, companies have been denied further facilities under the export promotion scheme, their importer exporter code (IEC) has been cancelled/suspended, financial penalty imposed, and recovery proceedings initiated, Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal said in a written reply to the Lok Sabha.
5G subscription in India to become available in 2022: Ericsson
The next generation mobile services on 5G technology is expected to become available in India for subscription in 2022, Swedish telecom gear maker Ericsson said in a report released on Monday.
N. Korea says Kim turned down Moon invitation to visit South
Officials have insisted that Kim has no interest in another summit with Trump unless the North gets something in return. They have also called for the US to end ``hostile'' policies against the North, apparently referring to its enforcement of sanctions and pressure, and permanently halt joint military exercises with the South for any progress in negotiations.
North Korea dismisses postponement of joint drills
The North had "no intention" to sit down with the "tricky US" and would not return to talks "before the complete and irrevocable withdrawal of its hostile policy".
North Korea ‘no longer interested’ in summits with US
The statement on Monday by Foreign Ministry adviser Kim Kye Gwan is the latest call by North Korea for US concessions ahead of an end-of-year deadline set by Kim Jong Un for the Trump administration to offer mutually acceptable terms for a deal to salvage nuclear diplomacy. Trump in a tweet urged Kim Jong Un to “act quickly, get the deal done” and hinted at another summit.
India woos Japanese medical device companies
Price curbs imposed on medical devices have irked US companies and become a key trade issue between Washington and New Delhi. Even as the US is sparring with India over this, the focus is now on fast-tracking investments from other countries, especially Japan, said people who are part of the discussions in the government.
Why the bottom-up approach to eradicating poverty might not work
Big picture reforms will eradicate poverty, not small tweaks to programmes that botique RCTs provide.
View: RCEP is important for China; India has the option to join later on its own terms
China is so shaken by the ‘trade war’ with the US that its leadership’s ability to deal with US President Donald Trump is being watched very closely both in China and abroad. The signing of the 15-nation RCEP, which has Japan, Australia and South Korea as members, would be a show of muscle against Washington.
Japanese retail giant Uniqlo pulls ad after massive outrage from South Korea
The ad has reportedly hurt sentiments pertaining to Japan's brutal colonial rule over Korea.
View: Modi govt should use the RCEP pause to take tough decisions
Rather than play the RCEP decision as a bold move and an act of great leadership — ‘Modi hai to mumkin hai’ (Modi makes it possible), said commerce and industries minister Piyush Goyal — it would be wiser to use it as an opportunity to hold a mirror to the nation and unveil a bold strategy of economic reconstruction.
India's no to RCEP deal will protect millions of jobs: Industry
India has been forcefully raising the issue of market access as well as protected lists of goods mainly to shield its domestic market as there have been fears that the country may be flooded with cheap Chinese agricultural and industrial products, once it signs the deal. The RCEP negotiations were launched by the ASEAN leaders and six other countries.
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