MyLocalPages Skip to content

ASIA NEWS

ASIA NEWS

Will double headcount; lot of headroom for growing user base: Koo

Homegrown microblogging platform Koo is planning to double its headcount in the next one year as it significantly scales up its user base on the platform, especially vernacular subscribers, its
Read More

IBM develops the world’s most powerful and smallest microchip

IBM claims that it has made a significant breakthrough in computer processors by creating a 2-nanometer chip in its test lab The new technology helps advance the state-of-the-art in the semiconductor
Read More

DCB Bank Q4 Results: DCB Bank Q4 results: Profit rises 13% to Rs 78 crore

NEW DELHI: Private lender on Saturday reported a 13 per cent increase in net profit to Rs 78 crore for the January-March quarter compared to that of Rs 69 crore
Read More

Japan Extends COVID-19 State of Emergency Amid Alarming Spike in COVID-19 Variants – The Diplomat

Tokyo Report | Society | East Asia Tokyo and Osaka face a prolonged, stricter state of emergency after an explosion of faster spreading COVID-19 variants. Advertisement The rapid spread of highly contagious variants of
Read More

Maharashtra government to set up committee to study SC order on Maratha quota

The Maharashtra government will set up a committee under a retired judge to study the Supreme Court order striking down reservations for the Maratha community, state minister Ashok Chavan said
Read More

North Korea warns of ‘crisis beyond control’ in heated statements aimed at US and South Korea

In one statement, North Korea chided US President Joe Biden for saying, in a speech to Congress Thursday, Pyongyang’s nuclear program presents “a serious threat to America’s security and world
Read More

Third wave of the pandemic can be handled if stringent steps taken on time: Govt

New Delhi: Rising number of infections continues to grip the population in fear which is still struggling hard to find hospital beds and oxygen to survive this second wave of
Read More

VUI-21APR-02 reclassified as ‘variant of concern’, says U.K. govt.

Move aimed at alerting health authorities all over the world to the threat the mutations on the variant pose Public Health England (PHE) has declared a coronavirus variant, closely related
Read More

China’s Sinopharm Vaccine Approved for Emergency Use By W.H.O.

Developing countries racing for coronavirus vaccines now have another dependable option — and China’s reputation as a rising scientific superpower just got a big boost. The World Health Organization on
Read More

Ahead of re-opening, London’s V&A museum unveils new Raphael gallery

London’s Victoria & Albert museum unveiled a revamped look for its gallery holding the Raphael Cartoons on Thursday, following a refurbishment carried out to mark 500 years since the Italian
Read More

Water in Bangladesh is either unhealthy or pricey

BANGLADESH, WHICH sits within the world’s largest river delta, has no shortage of water. Alas, barely any of it is drinkable. Much of the country’s surface water contains high levels
Read More

COVID-19 threatens Everest climbing comeback plans

EVEREST BASE CAMP, Nepal: More than 30 sick climbers have been evacuated from the foot of Mount Everest, raising fears that COVID-19 may scupper a hoped-for bumper season on the
Read More

2 community cases among 18 new COVID-19 infections in Singapore, including Changi Airport cleaner and NSF

SINGAPORE: Two community cases were among the 18 new COVID-19 infections reported in Singapore as of noon on Thursday (May 6). The cases involve a cleaner deployed to Changi Airport Terminal
Read More

Covid: US backs waiver on vaccine patents to boost supply

Supporters say the move would increase vaccine production but the pharmaceutical industry disagrees. Thank you for spending your time with us on My Local Pages. We hope you enjoyed seeing
Read More

Japan town builds giant squid statue with COVID-19 grant

TOKYO: A remote Japanese fishing town has sparked debate after spending coronavirus relief funds on a giant squid statue that cost nearly US$250,000 in a controversial bid to boost post-pandemic
Read More

PUBG owner announces new game for India called Battlegrounds Mobile India

Krafton Inc, the South Korean video game developer behind PUBG has announced the launch of Battlegrounds Mobile India, its new dedicated game for the Indian market. The new battle royale
Read More

Due to pandemic, Sri Lanka bans entry of passengers coming from India – NewsIn.Asia

Colombo, May 6 (newsin.asia) : The Sri Lankan government has prohibited the entry of Indian passengers into Sri Lanka from Thursday. The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said arrivals from India
Read More

Blue Dart Express Q4 results: Posts net profit of Rs 90 cr

NEW DELHI: Logistics services provider on Wednesday reported a consolidated net profit of Rs 90 crore for the fourth quarter ended March 2021. The company had posted a net loss
Read More

Mustapa Mohamed: Road to MyDigital success requires close Federal-State collaboration

Build platform to ensure Federal-State synergy & align outcomes Quarterly meetings with States to align actions, close gaps Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office in charge of Economy, Mustapa Mohamed
Read More

Punjab FM writes to Sitharaman, seeks immediate GST Council meeting

Congress leader and Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Badal Wednesday demanded a GST Council meeting immediately for serious mid-term corrections on tax issues, saying the federal body has not met for
Read More

Modi speaks to West Bengal Governor on post-poll violence

Kolkata/New Delhi: As the death toll in post-poll violence in West Bengal rose to 14 on Tuesday from six a day before, Prime Minister Narendra Modi dialled governor Jagdeep Dhankhar
Read More

Singapore searches for next prime minister: 3 names to know

SINGAPORE — Until last month, Singapore’s leadership succession plan had seemed clear. Sooner or later, Heng Swee Keat would take the reins from Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. But Heng
Read More

Crematoria under strain as deaths spike

Over the past week, staff at two electric crematoria in the city — Thathaneri and Moolakarai — have been overburdened, attending to an increasing number of COVID-19 deaths. While crematoria
Read More