Rare `ring of fire` eclipse crosses Asia

Millions of sky gazers watched as a rare `ring of fire` solar eclipse crossed over parts of Asia and North America, early Monday morning.

Asian school dropouts suffering from eye problems: Study

Up to 90 percent of school dropouts in major Asian cities suffer from myopia or short-sightedness.

Rapid climate change putting Asia`s rice production

Rapid climate change and its potential to intensify droughts and floods could threaten Asia`s rice production.

Hillary says no `new Cold War` in Asia

Asserting that the US is not seeking to act in conflict with a rising China, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said her country is preparing for
new security challenges not a Cold War in the Asia.

Asia`s largest tulip garden now open to visitors

Asia`s largest tulip garden on the
banks of Dal Lake in Kashmir was Thursday thrown open to visitors by Chief Minister Omar Abdullah.

US seeks missile-defense shields for Asia, ME

The United States is seeking to build regional shields against ballistic missiles in both Asia and the Middle East akin to a controversial defense system in Europe.

Cervical cancer test kit jumps Asian cultural hurdles

Cervical cancer, with about 500,000 new cases and 250,000 deaths each year, is the second most common cancer among women after breast cancer.

Google charts a careful course through Asia`s maps

Google rushed out its panoramic Street View maps in Thailand on Friday as part of the country`s efforts to show tourist hot spots have recovered from last year`s floods.

Angry Birds fly to Facebook, Asia and ... Space

Angry Birds, in which players use a slingshot to attack pigs that try to steal the birds` eggs, has been downloaded more than 700 million times since its 2009 launch.

Bird flu still a menace in Asia and beyond

Thought bird flu was gone? Recent human deaths in Asia and Egypt are a reminder that the H5N1 virus is still alive and dangerous.

Bird flu still a menace in Asia and beyond

Thought bird flu was gone? Recent human deaths in Asia and Egypt are a reminder that the deadly H5N1 virus is still alive and dangerous. Vietnam is also grappling with a new strain that has outsmarted vaccines long used to help protect its poultry flocks.

Bird flu still a menace in Asia and beyond

Thought bird flu was gone? Recent human deaths in Asia and Egypt are a reminder that the deadly H5N1 virus is still alive and dangerous. Vietnam is also grappling with a new strain that has outsmarted vaccines long used to help protect its poultry flocks.

`Pro-active intelligence needed to check Tiger poaching`

Pro-active intelligence and national coordination is needed to tackle the illegal wildlife crime especially Tiger poaching.

China warns US against military focus in Asia

China`s likely next leader Xi
Jinping warned the United States against plans to boost its
military strength in Asia.

Sanctions-hit Iran turns increasingly to Asia

Iran exports more than 70 percent of its oil to Asian markets, in particular China, India, Japan and South Korea.

Asia looking at US for help: Obama

President Barack Obama Wednesday said
that the countries in Asia are looking at the United States towards the development of an architecture that protects them from the rise of China.

US Army chief at ease with smaller force, eyes Asia

The Pentagon is expected to cut USD 260 billion in projected defence spending over the next five years.

‘Pak-Afghan border haven for training terrorists’

A senior Army officer said areas in and around the Pakistan-Afghanistan border are `safe havens" for training terrorist organisations in Asia.

Breast cancer is a major killer in Pakistan

Every year 40,000 women die due to breast cancer in Pakistan.

Breast cancer is a major killer in Pakistan

Every year 40,000 women die due to breast cancer in Pakistan.