India’s stocks, forex and debt markets are closed on account of a local holiday.
Several passengers on a Jet Airways flight from Mumbai to Jaipur suffered nasal and ear bleeding due to cabin pressure problem, a senior official said.
Gwalior bench of the Madhya Pradesh High Court ordered removal of tiles bearing pictures of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan from houses built under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY), a lawyer said.
Japan's Nikkei stock index .N225 was 0.2 percent higher, while Australian shares eased 0.3 percent.
Of the 11 major sectors of the S&P 500, seven ended in negative territory.
Amazon did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
The confirmation fight comes just weeks before Nov. 6 mid-term congressional elections in which Democrats seek to win control of Congress from the Republicans.
Ma said that trade tensions between the United States and China could last for two decades and would be “a mess” for all parties involved.
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) is soon expected to file a fresh charge sheet in the over Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland VVIP choppers deal case, officials said.