Hong Kong govt critic Jimmy Lai returns to court

Prominent Hong Kong democracy advocate and newspaper founder Jimmy Lai returned to court on Monday to contest an attempt by the government to keep him in jail while facing charges under a sweeping new national security law. No verdict was announced following the hearing and Lai remained in custody. Continue Reading

Total confirmed corona cases in India reaches 52

The number of confirmed cases of novel corona virus in the country has risen to 52, with two fresh positive cases one each from Delhi and Rajasthan being reported, the health ministry said today. Continue Reading

Coronavirus becoming global epidemic?

The deadly Coronavirus continues to wreak havoc in China and abroad as the death toll due to it in this Far East country rose to 41 with 1,287 confirmed cases, China’s National Health Commission announced today. Continue Reading

Hong Kong steps up response to disease from China

Hong Kong authorities activated a newly created ‘serious response’ level as fears spread about a mysterious infectious disease that may have been brought back by visitors to a mainland Chinese city. Continue Reading

Fireworks, smoke & tear gas start new decade

A packed Times Square in New York was set for its annual New Year’s ball drop after crisis-marred celebrations in other countries ended a year of worldwide upheaval that saw strike-hit Paris welcome the new decade with fireworks, and London’s Big Ben ring out after a long restoration. Continue Reading

Tiitan Holdings to invest $5 million in India

The company announced foray into India in collaboration with distribution firm Mak Mobility – which also makes and sells fitness band Aq-Fit, owned by its sister concern, in India. Continue Reading