06 Feb 2016
Tokyo: US satellite data suggests North Korea may have already begun fuelling a rocket it plans to launch this month in the face of international opposition, a Japanese newspaper reported yesterday, citing a US Defence official.
04 Feb 2016
Seoul: South Korean President Park Geun-Hye today said a planned rocket launch by North Korea could "never be tolerated," as her defence ministry vowed to shoot down any missile that threatened its territory.
03 Feb 2016
Tokyo: Japan said today it would destroy a North Korean missile if it threatened to fall on its territory, after Pyongyang announced it planned to launch a space rocket this month.
28 Jan 2016
New Delhi: With international oil prices slumping to 12-year low, the government may look at reimposing 5 percent customs duty on crude oil imports to shore up revenue by close to Rs 18,000 crore.
28 Jan 2016
Tokyo: North Korea may be preparing a long-range ballistic missile launch, Japanese media said today, following a nuclear test this month that raised international alarm and sparked a diplomatic clash between Washington and Beijing.
08 Apr 2014
Singapore: Oil prices rose in Asian trade on Monday on renewed fears about Ukraine after pro-Russian protesters seized government buildings in the eastern city of Donetsk.
29 Jan 2016
New Delhi: Northeast is an emerging destination for new 'Startups' from across the country and plans are there to provide 'venture' fund for new entrepreneurs, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said today.
21 Jan 2016
New Delhi: State-owned Indian Oil Corporation has nearly doubled the crude oil it buys from Nigeria on a term or fixed contract as it looks to diversify sources of supplies.
27 Jan 2016
Beijing: US Secretary of State John Kerry called today for China to do more to rein in North Korea's nuclear activities and decrease tensions over disputed parts of the South China Sea.
23 Jan 2016
Davos: US is not asking countries like India and Vietnam to take sides in the Asia Pacific region, but steps Beijing is taking in the disputed South China Sea are "self-isolating" and driving countries towards America, US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has said.