India's security concerns
Nov 2, 2013
Wednesday December 4, 2013
Commenting on the development, Mondelez International associate vice president - Biscuits, India & South Asia Chella Pandyan said Ranbir and Karthi have universal appeal and personalities that perfectly fit the lighthearted personality of the brand.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday November 30, 2013
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will visit Kabul on Saturday for talks with President Hamid Karzai as part of efforts to revive Afghanistan's peace process before NATO troops are withdrawn next year.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 28, 2013
Sachin Tendulkar today became UNICEF's first brand ambassador for South Asia and is all set to work in promoting hygiene and sanitation in the region.
World | Reuters | Thursday November 28, 2013
A "safety-related action" automatically shut down one of its 23 nuclear reactors on Thursday, South Korea's nuclear operator said.
Tuesday November 26, 2013
Apart from Mr Singh, who is the first Indian to reach such a high position in the hierarchy of the Atlanta-based firm, another Indian, Venkatesh Kini, currently Deputy BU (Business Unit) President, India & South West Asia (INSWA), will be appointed B...
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday November 26, 2013
Milk from a variety of animals including camels, llamas and moose should be more widely used to counteract high cow milk prices due to growing demand for dairy in the developing world, the UN food agency said on Tuesday.
World | John Noble Wilford, The New York Times | Tuesday November 26, 2013
In traditional narratives, Queen Maya Devi, the mother of Buddha, gave birth to him while holding on to a branch of a tree in a garden at Lumbini, in what is now Nepal. Accounts vary as to when this occurred, leaving uncertain the founding century of...
World | Associated Press | Tuesday November 26, 2013
Japan and China are exchanging angry words over a territorial dispute, with each country summoning the other's ambassador and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe calling a newly declared Chinese maritime air defense zone dangerous and unenforceable.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 19, 2013
With over 600 million people in India or 53 per cent of Indian households defecating in the open, absence of toilet or latrine is one of the important contributors to malnutrition, a World Bank report has said.
Tuesday November 19, 2013
From General Motors' bold Chevrolet Camaro to the quintessential British gentlemen's Bentley, more top models carry the flair and signature of a group of designers from South Korea, which some have dubbed "Asia's Italy" for its impact on car design, ...
Associated Press | Thursday November 7, 2013
Too open. Too crowded. Too difficult - these are the reasons why some Twitter users in South Korea and Japan say they are spending less time on the site.
Cities | Edited by Mala Das | Tuesday November 5, 2013
Shrishti Rana landed in Mumbai after winning Miss Asia Pacific World.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday October 29, 2013
India ranked a lowly 134 in the ease of doing business index, but implemented the most number of business regulatory reforms in 2012-13 reforms in the South Asian region.
Tuesday October 29, 2013
Exports from seven of East Asia's biggest exporters - Japan, China, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Hong Kong and Singapore - grew by just 0.8 per cent in the third quarter, according to a Reuters analysis of national trade data, led by a 3.1 per cent...
World | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 24, 2013
Backing India's concerns over the slow pace of progress in the 26/11 case in Pakistan, US President Barack Obama today asked Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif why the trial of Mumbai attackers has not started.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 17, 2013
The US Senate has confirmed Indian-American woman administrator Nisha Desai Biswal as the Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia, making her the first person from the community to hold the top diplomatic position.
Friday October 11, 2013
As the US struggles to avert a debt default, Asia's policymakers have trillions of reasons to believe they may be shielded from the latest financial storm brewing across the Pacific.
Thursday October 10, 2013
Welcoming market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India's draft norms on real estate investment trusts (REITs), the real estate industry said on Thursday the instrument would help in increasing capital flows into the sector and also provide...
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 9, 2013
Veteran Pakistani diplomats Syed Ibne Abbas and Jalil Abbas Jilani would be the new Pakistani envoys to India and the US respectively as part of a wide-ranging reshuffle of envoys in key capitals around the world.
India | Barkha Dutt | Saturday September 28, 2013
With Prime Minister Manmohan Singh saying that the "epicentre of terrorism remains focused in Pakistan", the stage has been set for a crucial, and possibly tense, meeting with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.