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China, Pakistan vow to deepen comprehensive strategic cooperation May 25, 12:32 pm
Beijing, May 25 (Xinhua-ANI): China and Pakistan agreed to cement their strategic partnership and deepen comprehensive strategic cooperation in various areas, according to a joint statement issued Thursday during Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's visit to the South Asian country.
Self-regulation skills better in American girls than boys May 23, 12:49 pm
Washington, May 23 (ANI): A new study has shown that there is a gender gap when it comes to behavior and self-control in American young children - one that does not appear to exist in children in Asia.
India positioned to become net security provider in immediate region and beyond: PM May 23, 12:11 pm
Binola (Gurgaon District, Haryana), May 23 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Thursday said India is well positioned to become a net security provider in the South Asian region and beyond.
ACHR says Chief Justice Regmi becoming an obstacle to holding free and fair polls in Nepal May 23, 11:50 am
New Delhi, May 23 (ANI): The Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) in its report, "2013 Proposed Elections in Nepal: An agenda for international ommunity" released today, has stated that the continuance of Khil Raj Regmi as the Chief Justice of Nepal is harming the independence of the judiciary, which is indispensable to conduct free and fair elections in that country.
Japanese PM to visit Myanmar for first time in 36 years May 22, 3:59 pm
Beijing, May 22 (Xinhua-ANI): Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Myanmar from May 24 to 26 to boost bilateral economic ties, becoming the first prime minister to visit the Southeast Asian country in 36 years, Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Wednesday.
China accepts there are 'some problems with India' , but wants to resolve all issues peacefully May 20, 7:29 pm
New Delhi, May 20 (ANI): Chinese Premier, Li Keqiang, alluding to recent skirmishes on their Himalayan border, acknowledged on Monday, that there were some problems with good friend India but said that the two Asian giants should take a leaf out of their vast history to resolve all issues peacefully.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang meets Salman Khurshid May 20, 3:34 pm
New Delhi, May 20 (ANI): Chinese Premier Li Keqiang met External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid here on Monday, as he sought to strengthen mutual trust and deepen cooperation between the two nations after a recent military standoff in Ladakh threatened to derail ties between the two Asian giants.
Bumla/New Delhi, May 18 (ANI): Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's maiden visit to India symbolises the rising significance of New Delhi as the two Asian giants seek to overcome a chequered past and border tensions to broaden strategic ties and boost bilateral trade.
Oz cricket brews 'exotic makeover' with Ahmed, Khawaja, Sandhu 'blend' to counter 'pale, stale' image May 17, 8:52 am
Sydney, May 17 (ANI): The Australian media has said that the cricket in the country is brewing an 'exotic makeover' by adding to its ranks the likes of South-East Asian origin cricketers like Fawad Ahmed, Usman Khawaja and Gurinder Sandhu.
'Nawaz Sharif's win good news for India' May 13, 2:41 pm
London, May 13 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif, who emerged victorious in Pakistan's general elections, wants to end the country's decades-old feud with India and put Pakistan's meddlesome generals in their place.
London, May 13 (ANI): Virgin boss Sir Richard Branson got dressed up as an air stewardess in fishnet tights and red lipstick after losing a bet to Air Asia chief executive Tony Fernandes.
Naxals recruiting children in their ranks: ACHR May 10, 4:36 pm
New Delhi, May 10 (ANI): Delhi-based Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) has in its latest report titled "India's Child Soldiers", said that Naxals and other insurgent outfits are recruiting children to fulfill their objectives.
US uni football player charged with 'anti-Asian' racial harassment May 10, 11:41 am
New York, May 10 (ANI): A football player from Columbia University has reportedly been charged for threatening and insulting a fellow student with racial slurs.
New Delhi, May 9 (ANI): The Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) on Thursday filed a complaint with the National Human Rights Commission of India (NHRC) against the custodial death of Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay at the PGIMER, Chandigarh due to multiple organ failure.
Asian-American leaders discuss immigration, civil rights issues in meeting with Obama May 9, 11:33 am
Washington, May 9 (ANI): Senior Asian-American leaders met with President Barack Obama and senior staff in a meeting that has been called a 'meaningful' discussion on immigration, health care and civil rights.
Sydney, May 8 (ANI): The Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) has turned nasty over a result reversal of last month's Davis Cup Asia-Oceania Group-II tie against New Zealand.
Manama, May 7 (ANI): Saudi Arabia's interior ministry has asked foreigners staying illegally in the country to take advantage of the three-month grace period to regularise their situation.
Belgian Nobel laureate commits euthanasia May 7, 11:32 am
Sydney, May 7 (ANI): Belgium is mourning the death of its Nobel laureate, the biochemist Christian de Duve who died in an act of euthanasia at the age of 95 according to a Belgian daily.
New Delhi, May 7 (ANI): The Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) in a press release today stated that Delhi University has decided to introduce compulsory Hindi and other Modern Indian Languages (MILs) in its four-year course programme for undergraduates without assessing the capacity of the faculty on MILs.
Kazakhstan diversifying economic base, looking forward to hosting 2014 ADB meet: Minister May 6, 2:02 pm
New Delhi, May 6 (ANI): Kazakhstan's Minister for Economy and Budget Planning, Yerbolat Dossayev, has said that his country is looking forward to hosting the 47th meeting of the Board of Governors of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in Astana in the first week of May 2014.
'Recalled' Pak batsman Umar Amin vows 'long, hard grind' for Champions Trophy success May 5, 11:33 am
Karachi, May 5 (ANI): Recalled Pakistan batsman Umar Amin has said that he is determined to assert himself during the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy following a turbulent start to his international career in 2010.
New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday urged Asian economies to step up efforts to address common challenges by investing resources to help empower all sections of societies in the region.
Factory Asia must explore potential, ADB president May 4, 12:19 pm
Greater Noida (Uttar Pradesh), May 4 (ANI): The President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Takehiko Nakao has asserted, that a rapidly growing 'Factory Asia' approach must be explored for its potential in the region.
Washington, May 3 (ANI): English Premier League champions Manchester United has reported a record 52.2 percent increase in their sponsorship revenue after having announced new deals in Europe and Asia.
ACHR says UN should ensure accountability for Sarabjit's murder May 2, 12:27 pm
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): The Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) in a communication on Thursday urged the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay, UN Special Rapporteur on Torture Prof. Juan Mandez and UN Special Rapporteur on Extra-Judicial Executions, Prof. Christop Heyns to intervene with the Government of Pakistan to ensure a credible inquiry for establishing justice into the murder of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh in the custody of the Government of Pakistan.
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