World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday October 25, 2014
Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday it was too early to discuss cutting the number of US troops stationed in Asia and South Korea, amid increased tensions on the heavily guarded peninsula.
World | Reuters | Friday October 24, 2014
Australia, Indonesia and South Korea skipped the launch of a China-backed Asian infrastructure bank on Friday as the United States said it had concerns about the new rival to Western-dominated multilateral lenders.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 15, 2014
This will be Spaniard Feliciano Lopez's first visit to the USD 450,000 Chennai Open tournament, India and South Asia's only ATP World Tour tennis event which draws many of the world's leading tennis stars.
Tuesday October 14, 2014
IndiGo, India's largest airline by market share, could pick up a combination of regional planes that can seat up to 100 passengers, narrowbody aircraft such as the Airbus Group NV A320s that it already operates, and widebody jets for launching medium...
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 9, 2014
Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan, who is in Nepal to promote child nutrition, has been appointed as UNICEF's Goodwill Ambassador for South Asian region.
Thursday October 9, 2014
Actor Aamir Khan's role as the Unicef Ambassador for South Asia includes saving children from malnutrition
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday October 8, 2014
A total lunar eclipse, the second this year, will take place on Wednesday and will be visible in much of North and South America and Asia, NASA said on Tuesday.
Tuesday October 7, 2014
With economic activity buoyed by expectations from the new elected government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, "India is benefiting from a "Modi dividend"," the bank said in its twice-a-year South Asia Economic Focus report released on Monday.
Press Trust of India | Saturday October 4, 2014
Sarita Devi lost the lightweight semifinal to South Korea's Jina Park despite dominating the bout. Her protest against the decision was rejected and the disconsolate boxer refused to accept the bronze at the medal ceremony.
ShubhodeepChakravarty | Friday October 3, 2014
Sarita devi refused to accept her Asian Games medal after losing a controversial semifinal bout versus south Korean Ji na park. Sarita said she was cheated by the judges.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Thursday September 25, 2014
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 | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday September 18, 2014
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...
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday September 18, 2014
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...
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 16, 2014
Australia, facing growing illegal migration attempts including from South Asia, has said that closer links with India would help strengthen the country's borders.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday September 15, 2014
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.
World | Agence France Presse | Sunday September 14, 2014
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.
Wednesday September 10, 2014
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...
Sunday September 7, 2014
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...
Sunday September 7, 2014
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.
World | Reuters | Sunday September 7, 2014
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.