NIA to host first counter-terrorism cooperation exercise for 'Quad' countries
The exercise is being conducted as the partner countries have resolved to take the international counter-terror offensive, preparedness, mitigation and synergy to the next level and therefore the table-top exercise would be attended by CT (counter-terrorism) officials and security experts of the Quad countries.
Japanese stocks retreat as firmer yen weighs on exporters
The benchmark Nikkei share average slid 0.5 per cent to 23,292.65 .
SoftBank to create $30 bln tech giant with Yahoo Japan, Line Corp merger
The deal, which would combine the providers of two of Japan's top QR code payment services, offers SoftBank access to 164 million Line users and their data in Japan and Southeast Asia as it expands into services outside its core wireless business. It also offers Line a deep-pocket patron who can offer its tech expertise, including potentially via the giant Vision Fund.
T-Mobile CEO Legere to step down next year
The third-largest U.S. wireless carrier will go to trial on Dec. 9 to fight a state attorneys general lawsuit that alleges the merger would be harmful to consumers. T-Mobile said Legere will remain CEO until April 30, and will be succeeded by Chief Operating Officer Mike Sievert. Legere will continue to be a member of T-Mobile's board.
India joins China, Russia, Japan to oppose use of 26 Ghz band for 5G
At the ongoing World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC) 2019, China, Russia and Japan were in support of using alternative bands for 5G services with around 3000 Mhz of frequencies, while India is yet to decide on alternative bands having large chunk of airwaves to support the next generation telecom services, according to industry bodies.
FII flows, Fed minutes, Aramco IPO among key factors that will guide D-Street this week
Initial public offer for Saudi Aramco opens for subscription on Nov 17 for institutional investors.
Winter season treats: Discover the culinary & cultural delights in Japan, Falkland Islands
Wear a Kimono and have Tofu in Japan or meet the Penguins in Falkland Islands.
Japanese stocks ease to 1-1/2-week lows; Line, Z Holdings soar on merger talks
Worries about violent anti-government protests in Hong Kong also soured investor sentiment.
To Mumbaikars' surprise, this year's Alphonso mangoes came from Malawi, not Konkan
Fruit and corruption are not just an Indian tradition, as a recent scandal in Japan showed.
The voyage home: Japan's Hayabusa-2 probe to head for Earth
The mission took the fridge-sized probe some 300 million kilometres (186 million miles) from Earth, where it explored the asteroid Ryugu, whose name means "Dragon Palace" in Japanese -- a reference to a castle at the bottom of the ocean in an ancient fable. Hayabusa-2 will receive its orders to head for home on Wednesday, break free of the asteroid's gravity on November 18
Tokyo shares bounce back on renewed US-China trade deal hopes
The benchmark Nikkei share average rose 0.7 per cent to 23,303.32.
Talent which transcends borders: Ayushmann Khurrana’s ‘Bala’ and ‘Andhadun’ to debut in Japan and Saudi Arabia
‘Bala’ will release in Saudi Arabia on November 14 and ‘Andhadun’ will hit the Japanese theaters on November 15.
Investors can wait for Sun to shine in Japan and China
Historically, strategy formulation and execution has been one of the key strengths of Sun Pharma.
Tune differences between bird species linked to genes: Study
The researchers, including those from Hokkaido University in Japan, said species-specific songs by birds were dependent on differences in the structure and development of regions in the brain which influenced behaviour, but the genetic mechanism underlying these differences remained elusive until now.
Explore feasibility of hydrogen-based Japanese tech to fight air pollution: SC to Centre
The court directed the Centre to expedite the deliberations on the issue and come before the court with its findings on December 3. The development comes as Delhi's air quality neared the "emergency" zone for the second time in a fortnight on Wednesday due to raging farm fires in neighbouring states and unfavourable weather conditions.
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