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Top Pak diplomat Aziz warns of arms race in South Asia post India-US nuclear agreement  Jan 30, 12:02 pm
Karachi, Jan 30 (ANI): Pakistani Prime Minister's Adviser on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz has warned of a renewed arms race in South Asia following a nuclear trade breakthrough between the United States and India.
Investigators: Co-pilot was flying AirAsia plane minutes before it triggered stall warning, crashed  Jan 29, 5:12 pm
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): A report has said that before AirAsia Flight QZ8501 went down into the Java Sea, the co-pilot was flying the plane as the more experienced pilot monitored the flight for a span of just three minutes and 20 seconds, before the aircraft triggered a stall warning that sounded until it crashed.
AirAsia Flight QZ8501: Search operation to recover dead bodies may end by next week  Jan 29, 11:12 am
London, Jan 29 (ANI): The Indonesian search team chief has reportedly said that the search operation for victims of crashed AirAsia Flight QZ8501 could be ended by the end of next week if no more bodies are found.
ACHR welcomes life term for Nithari killer  Jan 28, 6:19 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 28 (ANI): The Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) on Wednesday welcomed the Allahabad High Court's decision for commuting the death sentence of Surinder Koli, convicted in 2006 Nithari serial killings case, into life imprisonment.
Black, Asian school-leavers 'most likely' to go on to university than their white counterparts  Jan 28, 6:19 pm
London, Jan 28 (ANI): A report has said that Black and Asian school-leavers are more likely to go to university than their white counterparts.
AirAsia QZ8501: Search team suspends attempts to raise plane's fuselage  Jan 28, 10:59 am
London, Jan 28 (ANI): Following a series of failed attempts, the Indonesian rescue team has now suspended efforts to lift the fuselage of the AirAsia flight QZ8501 that crashed into the Jave Sea last month.
Indo-US nuclear deal detrimental to deterrence stability in South Asia: Pakistan   Jan 27, 10:52 pm
Islamabad, Jan. 27 (ANI): Pakistan on Tuesday said the operationalization of the Indo-US nuclear deal for political and economic expediencies would have a detrimental impact on deterrence stability in South Asia.
UN-ESCAP is working for Afghanistan`s growth and sustenance  Jan 27, 1:14 pm
New Delhi, Jan.27 (ANI): The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN-ESCAP) is supporting Afghanistan by building regional and strategic partnerships in its transition from being a conflict-affected state to being a developmental one. The main aim is to bring about real changes in the lives of its people.
AFC boss believes 2022 Qatar WC likely to be held in winter to avoid scorching summer  Jan 26, 2:05 pm
Johannesburg, Jan 26 (ANI): The 2022 World Cup in Qatar is expected to be staged in November and December in order to evade the region's scorching summer heat, believes Asian Football Confederation (AFC) president Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa.
AirAsia flight QZ8501: Search team fails to raise crashed plane's fuselage `again`  Jan 26, 10:59 am
Melbourne, Jan 26 (ANI): The Indonesian rescue team has failed to lift the fuselage of the crashed AirAsia flight for the second time as the debris sank back to the ocean bed when a rope linking the lifting balloons broke.
US-India issue joint strategic vision for Asia-Pacific and Asia-Pacific region   Jan 25, 10:38 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 25 (ANI): A closer partnership between the United States and India is indispensable to promoting peace, prosperity and stability in those regions, according to a joint strategic vision statement issued by the two countries for the Asia-Pacific and Indian Ocean region here on Sunday.
Realism over illusionary positivity: Need for legalising euthanasia  Jan 25, 11:41 am
New Delhi, Jan.25 (ANI): Euthanasia, a word that's been dicing in and out of the Indian Legal System's scenario for decades now, is of two types; Active and Passive, active being doing of a deliberate action to cause a patient to die and passive being stopping life-saving treatment in order to letting the life of patient end its natural way, gradually.
Asia's richest man Li Ka-shing to buy UK's second biggest wireless carrier O2 for USD 15 bln  Jan 24, 12:37 pm
Washington, Jan 24 (ANI): Asia's richest man and Hong Kong-based telecommunications firm Hutchison Whampoa's CEO Li Ka-shing is set to purchase Britain's second-biggest wireless carrier O2 for 15 billion dollars.
AirAsia flight QZ8501: Indonesian divers reach fuselage, recover 4 bodies  Jan 24, 11:23 am
Johannesburg, Jan 24 (ANI): Indonesian divers have reached the fuselage of AirAsia flight QZ8501 and recovered four bodies from the Java Sea where the plane crashed last month.
Seminar on culture and politics in South Asia held in New Delhi  Jan 23, 6:14 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 23 (ANI): Scholars and students came together to talk about the relationship between culture and politics in South Asia at the seminar, 'Performative Communication', co-organized by South Asian University and Jamia Millia Islamia in New Delhi.
ORF, IDSA among top 10 Asian think tanks  Jan 23, 3:22 pm
New Delhi, Jan.23 (ANI): Observer Research Foundation (ORF) and the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA) have made it to the top 10 of think tanks in Asia (China, Japan, Korea and India), according to the 'Global Go To Think Tank Index Report 2014' (GGTTI).
India opens Attari check post for Afghan exports  Jan 22, 9:02 am
New Delhi, Jan. 22 (ANI): India has confirmed that it has opened the Attari check post to facilitate the movement of duty free exportable items from Afghanistan under the South Asia Free Trade Area (SAFTA) agreement.
Dakota Johnson plans to take year off post 'Fifty Shades of Grey'  Jan 21, 1:39 pm
London, Jan 21 (ANI): Dakota Johnson, who plays Anastasia Steele in 'Fifty Shades of Grey,' has revealed that she is going to take the rest of the year off after she'll do a bit of press for the S and M-mad movie.
Court orders government to release Greenpeace funds  Jan 21, 12:06 pm
New Delhi, Jan.21 (ANI): A court has ordered the government to release blocked funds of Greenpeace India, the environmental group said on Tuesday, months after being accused of running campaigns that were hurting Asia's third-largest economy.
Fighter jet-type ascent attempt likely cause of doomed AirAsia flight crash  Jan 21, 10:03 am
London, Jan 21 (ANI): The AirAsia flight that went down into the Java Sea, killing all 162 people onboard, ascended too fast before coming to a halt, Indonesia's transport minister has said.
ASPA to represent Asia on IHMA Board, continues expansion momentum  Jan 20, 5:07 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 20 (ANI): The prestigious International Hologram Manufacturers Association's (IHMA) board has appointed two members of the Authentication Solution Providers' Association (ASPA), to represent Asia on the IHMA Board.
First Annual South Asia Students for Liberty Conference held in New Delhi   Jan 20, 12:16 pm
New Delhi, Jan.20 (ANI): The Centre for Civil Society organized a two-day first Annual South Asia Students for Liberty Conference here.
Search team rules out 'terrorism' as possible cause behind AirAsia QZ8501 crash  Jan 20, 11:37 am
London, Jan 20 (ANI): Indonesian search team has reportedly confirmed that the crash of AirAsia flight QZ8501 was not likely due to terrorism, in their first remarks since assessing the cockpit voice recorder.
Millions in Manila bid 'heartwarming' farewell to Pope Francis as he ends his Asia tour  Jan 19, 2:51 pm
London, Jan 19 (ANI): Pope Francis has reportedly left the Philippines, concluding his six-day tour of Asia after drawing a record crowd in the capital city of Manila.
8 pc of Indians, other South Asians carry heart failure causing mutated gene   Jan 16, 10:34 am
Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): A new study has revealed that up to 8 percent of Indians and other South Asians carry gene mutation that causes heart failure and potentially fatal heart attacks.
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