Mining baron Anil Agarwal's Cairn India won a third of its total haul of 41 oil blocks in India's maiden bid round under open acreage licensing policy by committing a miniscule exploration program whose non-fulfilment will attract less than Rs 1 crore penalty, according to bid information available with DGH.
Cairn India to pay $0.1 m if it fails to meet exploration commitment in oil blocks
The southern city of Shenzhen is the symbol of the transformative reforms launched by China 40 years ago: Former fishing villages that morphed into a global manufacturing hub.
Shenzhen, China's reform pioneer, leads tech revolution
China has pledged to help Afghanistan and Pakistan put into effect a memorandum of understanding signed by the three sides on security cooperation aimed at curbing militancy and ending longstanding suspicions between Kabul and Islamabad over security issues.
China, Afghanistan, Pakistan agree on joint anti-terror efforts
Seven civilians have been killed and nearly two dozen injured when Indian troops fired on protesters in Indian-controlled Kashmir.
7 Kashmir civilians shot dead by Indian troops
At least 20 women and children have been killed in an airstrike conducted by the US warplanes in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Kunar, local officials say.
US airstrike kills 20 civilians in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Kunar: Officials
Days after Japan enacted a law introducing a foreign-worker program to bolster a labor force shrinking due to the aging population, a study showed it could struggle to compete with other developed countries to attract residents from overseas.
Poll: Japan wants more foreign workers, but they may not want Japan
Growth in China’s new home prices slowed in November as markets in smaller cities lost some of their heat, though the sector remained relatively resilient amid a broader slowdown in economic activity.
China's November home price growth slows as smaller cities cool
There are various ways to help people out of poverty, but Bai Wenjun, a poverty relief cadre, has created a way of his own, shooting short films.
Short films aid rural poverty alleviation across China
China should not allow the yuan to fall below seven per dollar or attempts to stabilize the currency will become more costly on the country’s foreign exchange reserves, Sheng Songcheng, an adviser to the People’s Bank of China, said on Saturday.
Central bank adviser says China should defend currency at seven yuan per dollar
Boeing Co (BA.N) opened its first 737 completion plant in China on Saturday, a strategic investment aimed at building a sales lead over arch-rival Airbus (AIR.PA) in one of the world’s top travel markets that has been overshadowed by the US-China trade war.
Boeing opens first 737 plant in China amid US-Sino trade war

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