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  • China ups the ante in high-altitude stand-off with India

    BEIJING: China has stepped up its rhetoric in an increasingly tense border row with India, hinting at the possibility of military action in a propaganda push that analysts are calling “genuinely troubling”...

    For more than a month, Indian and Chinese troops have been locked in a stand-off on a remote but strategically important Himalayan plateau near where Tibet, India and Bhutan meet...

  • Is the bubble bursting for India's online start-ups?

    MUMBAI: Hundreds of layoffs at several Indian start-ups have sparked fears the bubble is starting to burst for the country's e-commerce companies, amid claims by analysts that many of them are overvalued...

    Wealthy investors boosted by low interest rates have been lining up to lavishly back India's booming start-ups, with the government hailing the sector as proof of the country's entrepreneurial spirit...

  • Young Pakistani cricketers shine in India, do press-ups to celebrate tournament win

    KARACHI: Just when Misbah-led Pakistan was being criticised for their "press-up celebrations" at Lord's after a massive thrashing of 330 runs by Alastair Cook-led England later in the tour, country's young talent emulated their heroes to celebrate Rajiv Gandhi Under-15 tournament victory in Chennai...

    Customs Cricket Academy (CCA) U-15 cricket team recorded a convincing 42-run victory against a strong Tamil Nadu during Rajiv Gandhi U-15...
  • IMF growth downgrade ups pressure on India

    NEW DELHI: A decision by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to downgrade its economic growth forecast for India is adding to pressure on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his policies...

    It said India’s slowing growth was the single biggest drag on its global growth forecast in the past two years...

  • India presses Microsoft for Windows discount in wake of cyber attacks

    India is pressing Microsoft Corp to offer a sharply discounted one-time deal to the more than 50 million Windows users in the country so that they can upgrade to the latest Windows 10 operating system in the wake of ransomware attacks...

    Microsoft officials in India have “in principle agreed” to the request, Gulshan Rai, India's cyber security coordinator, told Reuters over the phone on Friday...

  • World T20 warm-ups: Hafeez, Imad star as Pakistan outplay Sri Lanka

    KOLKATA: Pakistan walked in with a swagger, played with a swagger, and won their only warm-up game in the World T20 in clinical fashion at the Eden Gardens on Monday...

    Brushing aside their dismal record on the cricket field of late and the turmoil off it in the past few days, Shahid Afridi’s team recorded a 15-run win over Sri Lanka after setting a target of 158
  • Keeping competition out: Iran start-ups thrive despite sanctions

    Their start-ups and e-commerce apps are flourishing, driven by government infrastructure support and young Iranians educated both in the country and abroad...

    “Iranian infrastructure has dramatically improved in recent of years; 3G and 4G is much more commonplace than it was a couple of years ago,” said Adle, whose firm Ctrl+Tech invests in early stage start-ups and helps them to develop apps...

  • Protest sparks snarl-ups on major roads

    KARACHI: Karachiites suffered extremely bad traffic jams on Friday following the blockade of Sharea Faisal by protesting Bol TV employees over the recent action by the government, forcing the traffic police to divert vehicles to alternate routes, which caused traffic congestion on other roads and arteries also...

    A large number of Bol TV workers staged a sit-in on the edge of Sharea Faisal near the Metropole Hotel traffic intersection in...
  • Indian tech start-ups woo talent back from America

    MUMBAI: After losing top engineering talent for years to America’s tech heartland of Silicon Valley, India is luring them back as an e-commerce boom sparks a thriving start-up culture, unprecedented pay, and perks including free healthcare for in-laws...

    India’s IT industry has long been seen as a back-office backwater, even by its own engineers who started moving abroad in their droves in the 1970s...

  • US officials hand over four pick-ups to Sindh police

    KARACHI: United States Consul General Brian Heath and officials from the US Department of State’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) handed over four pick-up vehicles to the Sindh police on Thursday...

    Sindh Police Inspector General Ghulam Hyder Jamali received the keys of the pick up carriers at a simple ceremony held at the Central Police Office (CPO), where INL attaché Brooke de Montluzin was also...
  • Three police high-ups transferred

    KARACHI: The Sindh police on Monday transferred three senior officers as heads of its different arms after their recent promotion to grade 21 of the basic pay scale, said an official...

    “DIG Sanaullah Abbasi has been transferred and posted as additional IG counterterrorism department,” he added
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