Jammu and Kashmir
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Barack Obama talks with Asian-American leaders
US President Barack Obama and his senior staff met with top Asian-American leaders for discussion on...
ADB warns delegates against conservative, curious Indians
Indians are conservative, curious and women here are expected to dress modestly to avoid sexual hara...
`336 percent jump in child rapes in a decade`
A report by rights group Asian Centre for Human Rights shows there has been an increase of 336 perce...
Kurien elected chairman of Asian forum of parliamentarians
Rajya Sabha Deputy chairman PJ Kurien was on Thursday unanimously elected the Chairman of the presti...
SAARC meet on poverty kicks off in Kathmandu
The third SAARC Ministerial Meeting on poverty alleviation kicked off in Kathmandu on Friday.
Asian language teaching in Oz schools declines
Asian language teaching in Australian schools has declined to the extent that students aged 12 years...
British-Asian billionaires double in past year
Britain`s Asian entrepreneurs have defied the recession with some becoming billionaires from million...
Asian `madams` are the new face of Queensland sex trade
Young Asian ``madams`` operating multimillion-dollar call-girl rings have taken over old organised c...
British Asian teen`s suicide sparks concern over online drugs
The suicide of a British Asian teenager has sparked calls for tighter controls over the sale of leth...
ADB to provide USD 150 million assistance to Nepal
Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide USD 150 million to Nepal to build a 140 MW capacity hydrop...
Jayalalithaa won’t host Lankans, axes athletics meet
Amid protests over the alleged brutal killing of slain LTTE chief V Prabhakaran`s son, Jayalalithaa ...
`S Asian leadership should show courage to resolve disputes`
The leadership of South Asia should show statesmanship and courage to resolve differences.
AHRC appeals PM to stop execution of Veerappan`s associates
Asian Centre for Human Rights on Monday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to abolish capital punis...
British Asian child killer murdered in prison
A British Asian child killer serving a prison term has been killed in Worcestershire jail after whic...
1,455 death penalties in 10 years
A total of 1,455 convicts were handed out death sentence in the past 10 years which amounts to one s...
Hitmen found guilty in Asian stabbing
Two contract killers have been found guilty of stabbing to death a 17-year-old British Asian student...
Bihar roads construction praised by ADB
Road construction work in Bihar drew praise from Asian Development Bank (ADB) which promised all ass...
Aus PM’s partner apologises over Asian women ‘joke`
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard`s partner Tim Mathieson made a remark in "bad taste" about A...
Breakthrough made in predicting Asian summer monsoon, tropical storm activity
Scientists have made a promising breakthrough for predicting in spring both the summer monsoon rainf...
Asian-Americans outraged over racist Google app
A similar app called "Make Me Indian" has also received criticism.
British cop arrested for calling 3 Asian women `Pakis`
A British policeman of Mauritian descent has been arrested for racially aggravated public order by c...
Two Oz men jailed for race-hate bashing of Asian
They taunted him and yelled things including “you f...ing Gook” and “lie down you dog, you yellow do...
USD 300 million ADB loan to Chhattisgarh
Asian Development Bank would provide USD 300 million loan to the Chhattisgarh government for overhau...
E Asian countries for managing S China Sea `peacefully and legally`
South China Sea, one of the world`s major shipping highways over which China has begun to try and es...
Asian-origin Peeping Tom banned from McDonald`s
An Asian-origin Briton has been banned from every McDonald`s in England and Wales after being caught...
Panetta in Cambodia for talks on US-Asia security
Defence Secretary Leon Panetta said on Friday that the US would participate in three Southeast Asian...
Pandas may have originated in Spain
Scientists believe two fossils discovered in Spain may be of the oldest known ancestors of Asian gia...
First Asian-American in US Congress to join India Caucus
Grace Meng, has promised to join the Congressional Caucus on India and Indian-Americans and be a tru...
Dr Atwal gets Asian Guild Award
Dr Charnjit Singh Atwal, Speaker of Punjab Legislative Assembly, has been presented with Asian Guild...
SAARC meet: Indian Parliamentary delegation in Pak
Delegations from India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Maldives, Afghanistan and Bhutan arrived in Islamabad...
US aircraft carrier cruises disputed Asian seas
USS George Washington`s mission could raise hackles in China, locked in disputes with Vietnam, the P...
Asian airline to offer baby-free `quiet zone`
A low-cost airline in Southeast Asia is introducing a `quiet zone` on its long haul flights by movin...
US: 7-language campaign to educate S Asian voters
A coalition of South Asian community organisations is distributing materials in Bengali, Gujurati, H...
Asian woman falls from London rooftop restaurant
An Asian businesswoman died after plunging 80ft from a London rooftop restaurant in front of 100 din...
UK: Man let off due to `restrictive Muslim background`
Scotland-based pharmacist Khalil Jamil asked one of the women about her favourite love-making positi...
How religion, ethnicity shape Asian American vote?
As the US’ fastest-growing immigrant group, Asian Americans are likely to be a key constituency in t...
Skull fossil of oldest Asian modern man found
France`s National Museum of Natural History has announced the discovery of the skull of the oldest A...
Bank of Canada apologises for `Asian woman` note
Following accusations of racism, Bank of Canada governor Mark Carney has apologized for the way in w...
Indian students headed for Asian Science Camp in Jerusalem
Three hundred students from across the world, including India, will converge in Jerusalem this week ...
Tibetan Plateau `may be older than thought`
The rise of one of the highest and flattest places on the planet – the Tibetan Plateau, in China’s S...
Illegal migrant Asian woman dies in Channel crossing
Police in Calais said her body was found on a beach near the coastal town of Wimereux on Sunday.
J&K govt spent Rs 51 cr on constructing 21 bridges
J&KERA has spent Rs 51 crore on construction of 21 bridges in the Valley under the Asian Development...
Romney ropes in Indian to reach Asian American
Akshay Desai has been made one of the seven national co-chairs of the Asian Americans and Pacific Is...
Kim Jong-un glamorous singer wife had ‘cheerleader’ past
Ri Sol-Ju is a popular singer who was spotted performing on stage numerous times in the past few yea...
South Asian Fishermen Fraternity urges govt to detain US ship
South Asian Fishermen fraternity urged govt to detain the the US Naval ship from which shots had bee...
Hillary says `comfort women` is incorrect term
"Comfort women" is a euphemism for Asian women who were forced to serve as prostitutes for Japanese ...
Railways suspends Pinki Pramanik from service
Pinki Pramanik, arrested on charge of `raping` her live-in-partner and accused of being a `male` has...
‘Sexual grooming of white girls an Asian problem’
Two Asian men have been convicted of raping or sexually assaulting four young white women in their a...
UK: Families could face jail for forcing children to marry
Families, including from Afghanistan, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and east Africa, who forced their ...
NATO signs Central Asian exit route
NATO has signed a deal with three Central Asian countries to use their territories for evacuating m...
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