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  • Asian Games: Cambodian Athlete Expelled for Doping

    Asian Games: Cambodian Athlete Expelled for Doping

    Cambodian soft tennis player Yi Sophany failed a test on September 16 ahead of the start of the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea. The Olympic Council of Asia said her urine sample contained the banned stimulant sibutramine.

  • India and China Can Become Express Train for Regional Growth: Xi Jinping

    India and China Can Become Express Train for Regional Growth: Xi Jinping

    China and India can become cooperative partners in growth, the "express train" on which others in the region can chug along, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Thursday in a special address as he outlined his vision in which China is willing to par...

  • Anti-Apartheid Hero, Ex-Norway PM Awarded 'Asian Nobel' Prizes

    Anti-Apartheid Hero, Ex-Norway PM Awarded 'Asian Nobel' Prizes

    South African anti-apartheid hero Albie Sachs and former Norwegian prime minister Gro Harlem Brundtland, hailed as the "godmother" of sustainable development, were among five people Thursday presented with the first Tang Prize, touted as Asia's versi...

  • Closer Ties with India Will Secure Australian Borders: Immigration Minister

    Closer Ties with India Will Secure Australian Borders: Immigration Minister

    Australia, facing growing illegal migration attempts including from South Asia, has said that closer links with India would help strengthen the country's borders.

  • China's President Xi Jinping Begins South Asia Tour in Maldives

    China's President Xi Jinping Begins South Asia Tour in Maldives

    China's President Xi Jinping was in the Maldives Monday beginning a three-nation tour of South Asia with a historic visit to an island paradise gaining a new reputation as a hotbed of militant Islamists.

  • China's Xi Jinping Starts South Asia Tour in "Paradise"

    China's Xi Jinping Starts South Asia Tour in 'Paradise'

    Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in the Maldives on Sunday, making a historic visit to the Indian Ocean tourist destination at the start of a three-nation South Asian tour.

  • Apollo, AliveCor Tie-up for Mobile ECG Device

    Apollo, AliveCor Tie-up for Mobile ECG Device

    Through an exclusive collaboration agreement in India and of South Asia, Apollo Hospitals would introduce the smartphone enabled AliveCor Heart Monitor as part of its arrhythmia screening and stroke prevention programme providing patients access to t...

  • This Time's Different as Asian Markets Warm Up for Fed Rate Rises

    This Time's Different as Asian Markets Warm Up for Fed Rate Rises

    Faced once again with the prospect of rate rises in the United States, investors in Asia are no longer selling and running as in the past, choosing instead to stay in markets like India and South Korea, that are relatively sheltered from global force...

  • Taiwanese Auto Component Companies Looking Towards India

    Taiwanese Auto Component Companies Looking Towards India

    The auto component companies have plans to set up manufacturing base for IT, electronic and precision machinery parts related to the auto sector and make the country an export hub to serve markets in South East Asia, Middle East and Africa.

  • Islamic State Comes Knocking in Af-Pak, India; Graffiti, Flags Mushroom in Kashmir

    Islamic State Comes Knocking in Af-Pak, India; Graffiti, Flags Mushroom in Kashmir

    Islamic State pamphlets and flags have appeared in parts of Pakistan and India, alongside signs that the ultra-radical group is inspiring militants even in the strongholds of the Taliban and al Qaeda.

  • India's Realty Sector Saw Significant Change During 2005-14: Report

    India's Realty Sector Saw Significant Change During 2005-14: Report

    The Indian real estate market witnessed a significant change in the last decade mainly due to opening up of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the sector and a shift in preference to high-rises over traditional low-rise structures, according to a rep...

  • Telenor's Proposal to Acquire Uninor Cleared by Government

    Telenor's Proposal to Acquire Uninor Cleared by Government

    Norwegian telecom firm Telenor's proposal to take complete ownership of its Indian unit, Telewings Communications, has been cleared, the Finance Ministry said on Wednesday.

  • Dethroned Myanmar Beauty Queen, Pageant Officials Tussle Over Tiara

    Dethroned Myanmar Beauty Queen, Pageant Officials Tussle Over Tiara

    South Korean organizers of the Miss Asia Pacific World pageant threatened to call in the police on Wednesday in their row with dethroned Myanmar beauty queen May Myat Noe, demanding she return a gem-studded tiara from her home country.

  • PM Modi's 'Bandhgala' Look in Japan Gets Praise

    PM Modi's 'Bandhgala' Look in Japan Gets Praise

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi landed at the Osaka airport in Japan on Saturday, looking dapper in a dark 'bandhgala'. His look got a thumbs up from a few Twitter users.

  • Dog Meat Popularity Fades in South Korea

    Dog Meat Popularity Fades in South Korea

    For more than 30 years, chef and restaurant owner Oh Keum-il built her expertise in cooking one traditional South Korean delicacy: dog meat.In her twenties, Oh traveled around South Korea to learn dog meat recipes from each region. During a period of South Korean reconciliation with North Korea earl...

  • Mitsubishi-Hitachi Metals Machinery JV With Siemens Cleared by Fair Trade Regulator

    Mitsubishi-Hitachi Metals Machinery JV With Siemens Cleared by Fair Trade Regulator

    The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved a proposed joint venture between Mitsubishi-Hitachi Metals Machinery and German conglomerate Siemens.

  • Time to Switch From 'Look East Policy' to 'Act East Policy': Sushma Swaraj

    Time to Switch From 'Look East Policy' to 'Act East Policy': Sushma Swaraj

    'Look East' to 'Act East' - with these words External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj began her three-day visit to Vietnam - a crucial, strategically located friend in South East Asia.

  • Philippine Rebels Burn Light Plane, Warehouse

    Philippine Rebels Burn Light Plane, Warehouse

    Philippine police say suspected communist guerrillas have burned a small plane used for aerial agricultural spraying in the south in their latest attack.

  • Personally Tech with WD India Head, Subroto Das

    Personally Tech with WD India Head, Subroto Das

    Subroto Das, Director - South Asia and India, WD, tells us about his favourite apps and gadgets.

  • Pope Leaves South Korea after Urging Peace

    Pope Leaves South Korea after Urging Peace

    Pope Francis wrapped up his first trip to Asia on Monday by challenging Koreans -from the North and the South - to reject the "mindset of suspicion and confrontation" that clouds their relations and find new ways to forge peace on the war-divided pen...

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