Nasdaq closes above 16,000 for the first time; Dow Jones down again

The Nasdaq Composite Index closed above the 16,000 mark for the first time on Friday,…

Indonesia to impose level 3 restrictions over 3rd wave of Covid-19

The Indonesian government will impose the moderate level 3 public mobility restrictions, locally known…

Myanmar lifts stay-at-home order in more towns with dropping Covid-19 cases

Myanmar’s Ministry of Health has announced lifting of a stay-at-home order in 13 more…

Saturday’s pilgrimage to Sabarimala prohibited due to heavy rains

The administration in Kerala’s Pathanamthitta district issued an order on Friday, prohibiting Saturday’s pilgrimage…

BJP, Congress leaders spar over Karnataka Bitcoin scandal

The Bitcoin scandal blame game touched a new low in the state among Karnataka…

West Bengal reports 877 fresh Covid-19 cases, 9 new deaths

West Bengal’s Covid-19 tally went up to 16,08,393 on Friday after 877 more people,…

Not clear what prompted govt to withdraw farm laws: BSP’s Satish Mishra

Expressing apprehensions about the Centre’s farm laws, BSP leader Satish Mishra on Friday said…

Repeal of farm laws: Ghazipur border erupts with joy and jalebis

At the Ghazipur border, the epicentre of the farmers’ protests, smiles have replaced angry…

Farm laws: A Bill to repeal is a must, say former Union Law Secretary

The government will have to move a Bill in Parliament to repeal the three agri…

Centre mulls tweaking law in Budget to tax cryptocurrency gains

The government is considering changes in the Income Tax Act to bring gains made…