Japan launches satellite for advanced GPS operation

TOKYO, Aug 19 Japan on Saturday launched an H-2A rocket carrying a geo-positioning satellite into orbit after a week-long delay, the government said.

1:51pm IST

Shell lifts its first crude cargo from Libya in 5 years - industry sources

DUBAI, Aug 19 Royal Dutch Shell has lifted a cargo of 600,000 barrels of crude oil from Libya's Zueitina port, its first from the war-torn north African country in 5 years, two industry sources told Reuters on Saturday.

1:49pm IST

Keyboard warriors: S.Korea, U.S. gear up for war games to counter N.Korea threat

SEOUL, Aug 19 In air conditioned bunkers and at military bases across South Korea, it is with keyboards - not tanks - that South Korean and the U.S. forces will launch military exercises on Monday, denounced by North Korea as a rehearsal for war.

9:42am IST

UPDATE 3-Investor Carl Icahn steps down as adviser to U.S. President Trump

Aug 18 Billionaire investor Carl Icahn ended his role as a special adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday after facing criticism that policy recommendations he offered could help his own investments.

5:28am IST

UPDATE 13-Barcelona van attacker may still be alive, on the run -police

* Latest in string of vehicle attacks in European cities (Recasts with police denial van driver killed, adds Trump call with Rajoy)

4:18am IST
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After Sikka's dramatic exit, Infosys faces recruitment headache

MUMBAI/BENGALURU The dramatic departure of Vishal Sikka as chief executive of Infosys, following a months-long public battle with the tech giant's founders, has left the company with another messy problem: how to find someone willing to replace him.