The worst excesses of the Indian wedding industry may soon be curbed if a new bill is approved.
India may cut the amount of capital it plans to inject into state-controlled lenders this fiscal year by as much as 78 billion rupees ($1.2 billion) because of slow loan growth, people with knowledge of the matter said.
From deploying "cash coolies" to buying Rolex watches, Indians have found unique ways to dodge the government’s surprise move to withdraw high value bills in a bid to tackle widespread corruption and tax evasion.
The surprise government move is aimed at tackling corruption and tax evasion.
The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) stayed bearish for a third straight day on Thursday largely due to declining trends in the international oil markets which hurt the sentiments at the local bourse.
Pakistan's Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE) joined an Asian bullish rally on Thursday after America's Federal Reserve hiked its key rate for the first time since 2006.
Pakistan's Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE) remained under pressure due to political turmoil in Karachi while uncertainty regarding the Federal Reserve's rate move also kept investors wary.
Pakistan's Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE) recorded bullish trading activities for second straight day on Thursday over rumors regarding a likely court verdict in favor Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited but overall market trends lacked enthusiasm which was reflected in lower turnover.
Pakistan's Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE) recorded bullish trading activities on Tuesday but overall investors' participation remained on the lower side despite of a stay order of Lahore High Court (LHC) to stop the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) from investigating the owner of a top Pakistani bank.
Pakistan's Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE) recorded bearish trading activities on first day of the new week on Monday as local investors sold their holdings despite of bullish regional markets.
Chennai Express, the new film of India's Bollywood star Shah Rikh Khan, took theaters by storm on the first day of its presentation.
Ahead of International Children's Day, Peng Liyuan, wife of Chinese President Xi Jinping, and the Organization of African First Ladies for Development (OAFLAD) jointly
China's market-guiding body made up of officials from the central bank on Friday stressed the importance of curbing extreme exchange rate fluctuations of the yuan, afte
Xie Feng, China's new ambassador to the United States, late Tuesday stressed the importance of the relations between the two countries, saying the relationship is "too
To facilitate regional economic integration, leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) made a declaration on advancing regional payment connectivity
Opposition parties are leading in Sunday's Thai general election, according to preliminary results released by the electoral body.The two major opposition parties, the
Speaker Kevin McCarthy announced at a brief presser on Saturday night that House Republicans and the White House have reached a tentative deal to raise the federal gove
A deal to raise the nation's debt ceiling is heading to a crucial vote in the House on Wednesday night, the next step in averting a potential default now just days away
A federal judge sentenced two Oath Keeper defendants Thursday for their roles in disrupting the certification of the 2020 election on Jan. 6, 2021.Edward Vallejo was se
A new pandemic accord under negotiation must be a "historic agreement" marking a dramatic shift in the approach to global health security after the COVID crisis, the WH
Demonstrations went on in New York City on Saturday, five days after 30-year-old black man Jordan Neely was allegedly choked to death by 24-year-old white U.S. marine v
President Joe Biden addressed the nation in a prime-time speech Friday after Congress averted an economically disastrous default with just days to spare by passing legi
Arab foreign ministers decided in an Arab League (AL) extraordinary meeting held in Cairo on Sunday to restore Syria's membership in the league after 12 years of suspen
On Saturday, gathering at the Senda Park in central Hiroshima, Japan, people from the U.S., the Philippines and South Korea joined local demonstrators and held banners
Chinese Premier Li Qiang, also a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, has urged efforts to boost
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said in a meeting with Oman's Sultan Haitham bin Tariq Al Said that Tehran welcomes better diplomatic relations with Egypt,
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was declared the winner of the presidential election on Sunday, sending him to another five years in office.According to initial
Uzbekistan plans to lift half of its impoverished population out of poverty by the end of 2026. Uzbek officials were keen to learn from China's experiences in poverty a
The White House's newly proposed tax on cryptocurrency mining, which addresses the impact it has on energy and the environment, has sought to regulate the industry. How