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Asian shares climb up as euro lags behind amid fears of Grexit from eurozone  Jun 30, 11:08 am
London, June 30 (ANI): Asian shares have climbed up as the euro lagged behind in the early hours of trading on Tuesday, with Greece looking almost certain to default on a loan payment to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), stoking fears of the country's exit from the eurozone.
India joins Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank  Jun 30, 8:52 am
New Delhi, June 30 (ANI): India and 49 other founding countries, have signed an agreement which provides a legal framework for the China-led '100 Billion' US Dollar, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).
Eight Asiatic lions dead after flash floods in Gujarat  Jun 28, 10:18 pm
Amreli, June 28 (ANI): At least eight Asiatic lions were found dead after flash floods struck in Gujarat Amreli's district.
Working mums raise successful daughters, caring sons  Jun 26, 9:20 am
London, June 26 (ANI): A new study has revealed that leaving kids to go to work may have significant benefits on them later in life.
China, Hong Kong, Taiwan companies dominate 2015 Forbes Asia's 'Best Under A Billion' list  Jun 25, 9:16 am
Singapore, June 25 (ANI): Companies from mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan once again dominated this year's Forbes Asia's "Best Under A Billion" list.
Muslim gymnast criticised for wearing 'revealing' leotard despite winning gold medals  Jun 19, 1:43 pm
Melbourne, June 19 (ANI): Muslim gymnast, Farah Ann Abdul Hadi, of Malaysia criticised for wearing revealing leotard despite winning two gold medals at the Southeast Asian Games.
'Suspended' Alex Soosay resigns as AFC general secretary   Jun 17, 1:16 pm
Kuala Lumpur, June 17 (ANI): Asian Football Confederation general secretary Alex Soosay has announced his resignation on Wednesday after he was suspended last month over cover-up claims during an investigation into the organization in 2012.
Abbott urges Asia Pacific nations to act against IS  Jun 11, 6:01 pm
London, June 11 (ANI): Describing the Islamic State (IS) as a death cult with 'far-reaching tentacles', Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has called on the Asia Pacific nations to battle the jihadist group.
EWI to host delegation of business leaders to promote political, economic cooperation  Jun 11, 6:01 pm
New Delhi, June 11 (ANI): In partnership with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and the Observer Research Foundation (ORF), the EastWest Institute (EWI) will host a delegation of business leaders here from June 14 to 16 with the objective to promote political and economic cooperation between Afghanistan, Central Asia, Pakistan and India.
Quadria Capital raises 304 million US dollars to support healthcare in Asia  Jun 9, 1:26 pm
Singapore, June 9 (ANI): Quadria Capital has raised 304 million US dollars for healthcare investments in Asia with a strong support from premier investors and institutions with healthcare expertise.
Luka strikes gold as India finish third in Asian Athletics Championship  Jun 7, 8:12 pm
Wuhan (China), June 7 (ANI): Sprinter Tintu Luka secured her first ever individual international gold medal by winning the women's 800-metre finals as India finished third on the last day of the 21st Asian Athletics Championships here on Sunday.
Vikas Gowda, Lalita Babar clinch gold in Asian Athletics Championships  Jun 7, 4:22 pm
Wuhun (China), June 7 (ANI): Indian discus thrower Vikas Gowda and steeplechaser Lalita Babar bagged the top honours in their respective events on the penultimate day of the 21st Asian Athletics Championships in Wuhan, China.
Expansion of Indo-Bangla ties 'wonderful' for South Asia: Dipu Moni  Jun 7, 1:11 pm
Dhaka, June 7 (ANI): Former foreign minister Dipu Moni on Sunday hailed the relationship between New Delhi and Dhaka and said that the growing bond is 'wonderful' for South Asia.
SAARC discusses disaster management in South Asia   Jun 6, 2:31 pm
New Delhi, June 6 (ANI): A conference on the role of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) in disaster management was held here on Thursday to create effective policies, mechanism and equipments to handle disaster in the region
Facebook's 'stripped-down' Lite app finally lands in Asia  Jun 5, 1:23 pm
Washington, June 5 (ANI): Facebook has reportedly rolled out a lighter version of its mobile app, aimed directly at developing markets.
Rights group claims UN, Bangladesh making Rohingyas prey to traffickers, terrorists  Jun 4, 4:31 pm
New Delhi, June 4 (ANI): Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) has released a report that states that the United Nations and the Government of Bangladesh have been deliberately making the Rohingyas easy prey to the traffickers and terrorists.
Cameron Crowe offers apology for casting Emma Stone as Asian-American in 'Aloha'  Jun 4, 12:12 pm
Melbourne, June 04 (ANI): Director Cameron Crowe has issued a "heart-felt apology" to those who didn't agree with the casting choice of Emma Stone as an Asian-American in the movie 'Aloha.'
Thai army officer arrested for 'allegedly' trafficking Rohingya migrants  Jun 3, 4:43 pm
London, June 3 (ANI): A senior Thai military official has reportedly surrendered a day after a provincial court ordered the authorities to detain him over his alleged involvement in the trafficking of Rohingya migrants and other boat people in South-east Asia.
SAU will forge South Asian consciousness: Sushma Swaraj  Jun 3, 3:19 pm
New Delhi, June 3 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday said that the South Asian University (SAU) will help forge a sense of 'South Asian consciousness' by bringing together students from the region in the pursuit of quality education.
Pakistan considers India's statement on need for peaceful atmosphere 'ironical'  Jun 2, 8:38 pm
Islamabad, June 2 (ANI): Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's Advisor on National Security and Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz, has said that Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj's demand to create a conducive and peaceful atmosphere for starting a dialogue between the two Asian neighbours sounds 'ironical'.
US-India nuclear deal affects strategic stability in S. Asia: Pakistan  Jun 2, 2:31 pm
Washington, June 2 (ANI): Pakistan's Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry has said that the US nuclear deal with India has "affected strategic stability which existed before that" in South Asia.
ACHR calls for ending death penalty imposition on basis of majority view  Jun 2, 2:31 pm
New Delhi, June 2 (ANI): A report released by the Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) has called for an end on imposition of death penalty by majority view of the judges of the high courts and the Supreme Court of India.
Samsung ranked No. 1 brand in Asia  Jun 2, 1:14 pm
Hong Kong, June 2 (ANI): While Samsung's sales may be under pressure, its reputation in Asia is holding up.
Top US official calls for Myanmar citizenship for Rohingya migrants  Jun 1, 6:09 pm
New York, June 1 (ANI): U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Anne Richard has urged Myanmar to give citizenship to Rohingya Muslims fleeing persecution there, saying that resettling them in a third country was not an answer to the "swelling tide" of boat people in South East Asia.
South China Sea: Carter says US will play 'pivotal' role in Asia  Jun 1, 2:57 pm
London, June 1 (ANI): United States Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has asserted that the country will continue to play a "pivotal" role in Asia in the future, a day after Beijing warned Washington against meddling in the "disputed" South China Sea.
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