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Analysis: China's rise takes the world into uncharted waters
As Japan did, China is butting heads with the established Western powers, which increasingly see its growing economic and military prowess as a threat. In turn, China, again like Japan, feels the West is trying to limit its rise, fueling nationalistic sentiment among both its public and leaders.
Paris Ritz hotel makes $1.9 mn by auctioning towels, champagne buckets, bathrobes
Some 1,500 lots of bed linen to bathrobes and ashtrays were...
Will the Covid-19 crisis redefine the globalised world order?
The COVID-19 crisis and its numerous fallouts can lacerate the already weakened...
India was to benefit from US-China trade war, but Vietnam emerged as the winner
Bold reforms will be needed if India has to make its position as the next best alternative.
Winston Groom, who wrote 'Forrest Gump' that was made into a Tom Hanks-starrer, passes away at 77
The author wrote 16 books, fiction and nonfiction.
Global coal power capacity falls for first time even as China builds more coal plants
As developed economies in Europe and North America increasingly shift toward cleaner energy sources, mining companies are looking to fast-growing Asian countries to shore up demand for the heavy polluting fossil fuel. Still, world coal demand is set for its biggest annual drop since World War II as economic activity plunges due to coronavirus lockdowns.
Pandemic to cost Australia USD 131 billion this year, tipping its economy further into the red
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg revealed Australia's crumbling economic outlook based on increased government spending to stimulate to economy and declining tax revenue.
Shell cuts dividend for first time since World War Two
Shell also suspended the next tranche of its share buyback programme and said it was reducing oil and gas output by nearly a quarter after its net profit almost halved in the first three months of 2020.
Sprawling London mansion, once home to Maharaja Duleep Singh's son, goes on sale for 15.5 mn pounds
It is located in one of south-west Kensington's most sought after residential addresses.
Man paid to do nothing was hoping for a $2 mn golden handshake. But an email ruined his chance
The executive had been paid 16,195 euros gross a month by Lafarge without having to provide any work.
Corporate chatter: Biyani-Reliance deal delayed further; PE fund woos Cipla's Nikhil Chopra with a plump package, new assignment
With the IPL moving to the UAE this year, team owners are busy planning ways to ferry their players safely.
The Custodian Force of India and Lt General Thorat: The General who knew the way
Two out of the three elements of India’s largely unknown role in the Korean War 1950-1953 have been covered earlier. This is the third in a continuing series on that conflict and the men who earned a place in the annals of India’s military history.
World War II trivia: Bhavin Turakhia shows his nerdy side, posts a video of the historic Turing Bombe machine
The Bombe was used by British cryptologists to help decipher secret messages.
Black Eyed Peas' latest music video pays tribute to Indian action movies, 'Robot' & 'Singham'
The 4.48-minute-long video has been created by using the 'deep fake' technology.
Queen Elizabeth II invokes war-time spirit of self-discipline in special Covid-19 address, says 'we will succeed'
The monarch acknowledged the grief, pain and financial difficulties of the nation.