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'Yew was a torchbearer of hope', says PM Modi  Mar 29, 12:22 pm
Singapore, Mar. 29 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said Singapore's founding father Lee Kuan Yew was a torchbearer of hope, not just for his country, but for all of Asia.
South Asian Festival to witness cross-cultural collaborations  Mar 26, 2:41 pm
New Delhi, Mar.26 (ANI): Cross-cultural collaborations will be on show during the four-day South Asian Festival titled the 'SASIAN Journey' beginning on March 28 at The Ashoka Hotel here.
Cross-cultural collaborations to be on show during four-day S.Asian Festival in Delhi  Mar 25, 3:36 pm
New Delhi, Mar.25 (ANI): Cross-cultural collaborations will be on show during a four-day South Asian Festival titled the 'SASSIAN Journey' commencing from March 28 to March 31 at The Ashoka Hotel here.
Shane Watson launches children's book published by ICC-Room to Read to promote education  Mar 25, 1:29 pm
Dubai, Mar 25 (ANI): Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has launched a children's book to promote reading as part of ICC Cricket World Cup's commitment to supporting education and he has been named the star in the book that has been published by Room to Read.
Toshiba Youth Club Asia: Valuable exchange for students and ASEAN future  Mar 24, 3:16 pm
Tokyo, Mar. 24 (ANI): For most of us, Sunday is a day meant to rest and unwind, but for a group of high school students in countries across ASEAN, it was a day for last minute preparations, packing, panicking and getting ready to fly to Japan for Toshiba Youth Club Asia.
Prez Mukherjee condoles demise of Lee Kuan Yew, says Asia will mourn loss of towering leader  Mar 23, 12:38 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 23 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday condoled the passing away of Singapore's founding father and first Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew and said Asia will mourn the loss of a towering leader.
Afghan students celebrate Nowruz in Delhi  Mar 22, 4:53 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 22 (ANI): The Afghan students in South Asian University celebrated the New Year with gaiety and wished for peace and prosperity in their country.
Frank Langella nabs 'Youth In Oregon' movie role  Mar 22, 1:51 pm
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): Frank Langella is set to star in 'Youth In Oregon', a Euthanasia road trip movie, produced via Sundial Pictures.
Zayn Malik quits 1D tour due to stress   Mar 20, 9:37 am
London, Mar 20 (ANI): Zayn Malik won't be joining his band One Direction on their Asia tour as he has returned to the UK after being signed off with stress.
Pak cradle of and committed to terrorism: security expert  Mar 19, 4:37 pm
Jaipur, Mar. 19 (ANI): Security and strategic affairs expert Commodore (retired) C Uday Bhaskar on Thursday said Pakistan is the 'cradle' of and is committed to terrorism, adding that if Islamabad were to sever its ties with extremist elements, then the security dynamics of South Asia would change.
Bangladeshi envoy hopes South Asian team wins ICC Cricket World Cup  Mar 19, 12:42 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 19 (ANI): Bangladesh High Commissioner to India Syed Muazzem Ali, on Thursday said that his country's team will have to put up a good show against India in the quarter-final match and wished that one of the South Asian teams emerge as the champion of the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup.
AirAsia crash: Operation to locate remaining dead bodies ends  Mar 18, 10:15 am
London, March 18 (ANI): The head of the Indonesian search team has pulled the plug on the search operation to locate remaining dead bodies of victims from AirAsia plane crash in the Java Sea, a report said.
India to host first Asian Ministerial Conference of post-2015 Framework   Mar 18, 8:41 am
New Delhi, Mar. 18 (ANI): India will host the first Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction of the post-2015 era. This was announced by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh during the 3rd UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction being held in Sendai from March 14-18, 2015.
PM Modi applauds the bravery of Indian soldiers in First World War  Mar 15, 8:58 pm
New Delhi Mar. 15 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday applauded the bravery of the Indian soldiers who participated in the First World War, and saluted the martyrs who were slain in battlefields across Europe, Africa and Asia.
Meet the ex-Pak cricketer's doppelganger who talks cricket like a pro on TV  Mar 15, 4:40 pm
London, Mar 15 (ANI): A self-proclaimed cricket expert Nadeem Alam has been exposed as an imposter, who was posing as former Pakistan international batsman Nadeem Abbasi in order to give his 'expert' cricket opinions on BBC World News, BBC Asian Network and Radio Five Live.
Govt. employees to get LTC for SAARC nations  Mar 15, 3:00 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 15 (ANI): Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions Jitendra Singh has said that the Centre is finalising a proposal which would allow Central Government employees to claim leave travel concession (LTC) for trips to South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) nations.
SKYTRAX 2015 recognises Kempegowda Airport Bengaluru as 'Best Regional Airport in Central Asia'  Mar 13, 12:02 am
Bengaluru, Mar. 12 (ANI):The Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru (KIAB) has been awarded the prestigious 'Best Regional Airport in Central Asia' by SKYTRAX World Airport Awards 2015 held in Paris yesterday.
First proof that Asian monsoon rains played key role in mammal evolution found  Mar 12, 2:00 pm
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): A team of scientists has found the first proof that weakening and strengthening Asian monsoon rains played a key role in the evolution of mammals.
American venture capital firm Sequoia invests 20 mln dollars in Indian service company Groupon  Mar 11, 12:44 pm
Washington, March 11 (ANI): American venture capital firm Sequoia has invested 20 million dollars in Indian daily deals and local commerce service Groupon that has not kept its plans to explore strategic options for its holdings in Asia undisclosed.
ICAI to host two-day Asian Summit on healthcare cost management  Mar 11, 11:57 am
New Delhi, Mar.11 (ANI): The Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICAI) will be organizing an Asian Summit on Health Care Cost Management on the theme "Touching Lives through Cost Management in Health Care" on March 12 and 13 in New Delhi.
Enhancing connectivity with Asian neighbours India's priority: MEA   Mar 10, 9:08 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 10 (ANI): The Ministry of External Affairs on Tuesday said that the enhancing of connectivity within the Asian neighbourhood is one of India's strategic priorities.
Delhi Dialogue VII to have 'dedicated' business leaders, academics   Mar 10, 8:50 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 10 (ANI): The Ministry of External Affairs on Tuesday said that the upcoming seventh edition of the Delhi Dialogue between India and the ASEAN countries will have a dedicated session for business leaders and academics.
North East region is our land bridge to South East Asia: MEA   Mar 10, 8:50 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 10 (ANI): The Chief Ministers of North Eastern States have been invited to participate in the inaugural session of the Delhi dialogue with ASEAN states commencing tomorrow as the North East region is India's 'land bridge' to South East Asia, a vital component of the country's 'Act East' policy, disclosed Secretary East of the Ministry of External Affairs, Wadhwa to the media here today. .
Japan makes Southeast Asia its manufacturing hub  Mar 10, 1:29 pm
Bangkok/Kagoshima, Mar.10 (ANI): Located in the industrial estate in Rayong Province, about 120 kilometers south of Bangkok, Thai KOBELCO Construction Machinery has been producing hydraulic excavators in Thailand since 2008.
Millions of Asian men are descendants of Genghis Khan, 10 other kingpins  Mar 10, 11:01 am
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): A new study has revealed that millions of modern Asian men have descended from 11 powerful dynastic leaders who lived up to 4,000 years ago, including Mongolian warlord Genghis Khan.