No Surprises. Delhi Tops This List of 381 Cities
Sep 25, 2015
Press Trust of India | Sunday October 4, 2015
ThyssenKrupp AG has firmed up plans to build its first elevator manufacturing plant in India costing 44 million euros, as the German industrial conglomerate mulls to make the country an export hub to cater to the requirements of South East Asia and Africa in diversified business areas.
Press Trust of India | Thursday October 1, 2015
India entered the knockout stage of the FIBA Asia Championship for the first time since in 12 years but could not progress further. India can still finish sixth if they defeat South Korea on Friday.
World News | Reuters | Thursday October 1, 2015
One of the U.S. Navy's most advanced aircraft carriers docked in Japan on Thursday at the start of a deployment that will strengthen the capability of the Seventh Fleet in Asia and boost ties between the United States and its closest regional ally.
Chandigarh News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 30, 2015
President Pranab Mukherjee will visit Chandigarh today to attend a conference at the Centre for Research in Rural and Industrial Development (CRRID) in Chandigarh.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Friday September 25, 2015
A report by the World Bank on 381 cities from developing countries worldwide has said that Delhi tops the list of the most polluted urban settlements.
Press Trust of India | Thursday September 24, 2015
The urban population in South Asia increased by 130 million from 2000 to 2011 and is poised to grow by almost 250 million in the next 15 years.
Thomson Reuters | Tuesday September 22, 2015
The scandal engulfing Volkswagen AG, which has admitted cheating diesel vehicle emissions tests in the United States, spread east on Tuesday as South Korea said it would investigate three of the maker's diesel models.
Thomson Reuters | Tuesday September 22, 2015
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan edged up 0.1 per cent, with Australia up 1.1 per cent and South Korea 0.1 per cent. Japanese markets are shut through Wednesday.
Press Trust of India | Monday September 21, 2015
She is accompanied by Annette Dixon, Vice President for the South Asia Region of the World Bank.
World News | Reutes | Tuesday September 15, 2015
China appears to be building a third airstrip in contested territory in the South China Sea, a US expert said on Monday, citing satellite photographs taken last week.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 5, 2015
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed today suggested giving greater financial autonomy to educational institutions, as he vowed to make the state a "knowledge hub" of South Asia.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday September 4, 2015
For more than 1,000 years, Parsis have thrived in South Asia but an ageing population and emigration to the West driven by instability in Pakistan means the tiny community of "fire worshippers" could soon be consigned to the country's history books.
Thomson Reuters | Thursday September 3, 2015
Japan's Nikkei rose for the first time in four days, gaining 1.4 per cent, while South Korea's Kospi edge up 0.4 per cent, although MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan erased early gains.
World News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 29, 2015
Pakistan on Friday rejected as "utterly baseless" a report by leading American thank-tanks which said that Islamabad has the fastest growing nuclear arsenal in the world.
Thomson Reuters | Thursday August 27, 2015
Japanese and South Korean stocks gained strongly on Wednesday after U.S. stocks racked up their biggest one-day gain in four years.
Thomson Reuters | Friday August 21, 2015
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down 0.5 per cent. Japan's Nikkei lost 1.8 per cent and South Korea's Kospi shed 2.2 per cent.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 20, 2015
The army have arrested five insurgents of NSCN (Khaplang) involved in the June 4 ambush of a military convoy in Manipur's Chandel district which killed 18 armed forces personnel, sources said today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 19, 2015
Women constitute as low as 6.11 per cent of India's police force, as a result of deep-rooted systemic deficiencies including gender bias, stereotyping and segmentation of duties and lack of a common cadre during recruitment, a first-of-its kind study on Women Police in South Asia has revealed.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday August 19, 2015
Uganda told South Sudan's warring factions on Tuesday to put their egos aside and make peace, a day after President Salva Kiir refused to sign a deal to end a 20-month-old conflict.
Indians Abroad | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 18, 2015
An Indian-American scholar has joined a key position on South Asia in a leading US think-tank.
Thomson Reuters | Tuesday August 18, 2015
Japan's Nikkei rose 0.1 per cent while South Korean shares gained 0.4 per cent and Australian shares rose 0.2 per cent.
Press Trust of India | Saturday August 15, 2015
The government should sort out internal challenges at a time when the domestic steel industry is facing challenges from China, Tata Steel managing director (India and South East Asia) T V Narendran said on Saturday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday August 12, 2015
Amish chicken farmer Ura Gingerich begins each day by lantern light, but his simple life of tradition is threatened by a modern scourge that has devastated the US poultry industry.
Thomson Reuters | Wednesday August 12, 2015
Tokyo's Nikkei lost 0.3 per cent and South Korea's Kospi recovered from early losses and was flat.