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Asian No.1 Anirban Lahiri to spearhead EurAsia Cup challenge

Asian No.1 Anirban Lahiri to spearhead EurAsia Cup challenge

Asia will face a Europe team captained by Darren Clarke and featuring Ryder Cup veterans Lee Westwood and Ian Poulter.

Dec 15, 2015, 14:52 PM IST
Muslims in Asia denounce Trump's call for "US ban"

Muslims in Asia denounce Trump's call for "US ban"

Muslims in Pakistan and Indonesia on Tuesday denounced Donald Trump`s call for a ban on Muslims entering the United States, dismissing the US Republican presidential front-runner as a bigot who promoted violence.

Dec 08, 2015, 12:31 PM IST
Asia set to power global trade to $68.5 trillion: HSBC

Asia set to power global trade to $68.5 trillion: HSBC

India also has the potential for strong growth and is projected to outpace China, the report said, adding that the growth in merchandise exports from India is expected to average 6 percent a year in 2025-50 compared with just under 5 percent a year for China.

 

Nov 24, 2015, 14:48 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi leaves for Singapore

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday left Malaysia for Singapore on the second and last leg of his four-day visit to southeast Asia.

Nov 23, 2015, 16:47 PM IST

Watch: 15 Cities 15 Reporters

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Nov 21, 2015, 19:53 PM IST

DNA: Things you should know about Turkey: The host of G20 Summit

You have heard a lot of Turkey in the past and and the most recent being the G20 Summit. Know more facts about Turkey and the relation between Turkey and India in this segment of DNA.

Nov 17, 2015, 23:24 PM IST
UNSC 'helpless' on enforcing its own sanctions against terrorism: India

UNSC 'helpless' on enforcing its own sanctions against terrorism: India

 In a scathing criticism of the Security Council's role in fighting terrorism, India has said that the UN's primary body for international security was helpless in making countries enforce its own sanctions and resolutions against terrorists.

Nov 13, 2015, 08:32 AM IST
Most affordable destinations in Asia: Jakarta tops list

Most affordable destinations in Asia: Jakarta tops list

For travellers on a budget, the Indonesian capital is a good bet, having recorded the biggest drop at 32 percent.

Nov 04, 2015, 11:19 AM IST

Discriminatory ad outrages Indians in New Zealand

An ad stating "no Indians or Asians" need apply on one of New Zealand's biggest online marketplace has outraged and disappointed the Indian community, a media report said.

Oct 31, 2015, 17:54 PM IST

Custom agencies in Europe, Asia to crack down on toxic toys: Official

Customs authorities in Asia and Europe have resolved to crack down on international consignments of toxic toys that are harmful to children, a top official of the Indian enforcement agency said on Friday.

Oct 09, 2015, 20:15 PM IST

'Modi-Obama meeting to boost political, security cooperation'

US President Barack Obama will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday, giving the two leaders an opportunity to build on their economic ties and advance political and security cooperation in Asia and around the world, the White House has said.

Sep 25, 2015, 15:15 PM IST

Asia hit hardest by natural disasters in 2014: Report

Asia was the continent hit hardest by natural disasters in 2014, with China getting the worst of it with 58 million people affected, according to an annual report released here on Thursday.

Sep 24, 2015, 19:34 PM IST

Global fracture burden set to double by 2040

By 2040, more than 300 million people will be at high risk of fracture -- double the numbers considered at high risk today -- placing a serious burden on healthcare systems, especially in Asia, new research estimates.

Sep 16, 2015, 16:41 PM IST
Asian stocks slip as Japan machinery orders disappoint, add to global woes

Asian stocks slip as Japan machinery orders disappoint, add to global woes

Asian stocks fell on Thursday after US stocks retreated overnight and as Japan machinery orders unexpectedly shrank, deflating investors` appetite for riskier assets.

Sep 10, 2015, 08:10 AM IST

UN official says women in Asia paid 30 percent less than men

 A UN agency is mounting a worldwide campaign for equal pay for women, who get 24 per cent less than men on global average and around 30 per cent less for those in Asia.

Sep 08, 2015, 20:28 PM IST

Europe, Asia stocks set for worst monthly drop in three years on China, Fed

Oil prices fell again both on the Fed rates outlook and as investors took profits on last week`s 10 percent rise.

Aug 31, 2015, 15:16 PM IST
Asian Tour says Europe merger will be game-changer

Asian Tour says Europe merger will be game-changer

The merger of two of the world`s major golf tours will see the largest shake-up of the professional game since the European Tour was created more than 40 years ago, Asian Tour CEO Mike Kerr told AF

Aug 27, 2015, 15:17 PM IST

Ageing Indian population needs better health care by 2100: UN

While there will be no end to the world population growth in this century, developing countries with young populations but lower fertility like India face the prospect of a substantial population ageing before the end of the century.

Aug 11, 2015, 16:52 PM IST

Mission 2020: What is ISIS's Two-world plan?

Know what is ISIS's Two-world plan!

Aug 11, 2015, 09:16 AM IST

Myanmar flood death toll tops 100, one million affected

The death toll from severe flooding across Myanmar has topped 100, state media reported Monday, with nearly one million people affected as fears intensify for the country`s crucial rice bowl region.

Aug 10, 2015, 13:21 PM IST