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51 dead in Taiwan Plane crash  Jul 23, 8:00 pm
Penghu (Taiwan), July 23 (ANI): A TransAsia plane crashed while landing here on Wednesday, killing 51 people on board.
Tripura conclave highlights importance of northeast region in developing India's relations with neighbours  Jul 18, 2:17 pm
Agartala, July 18 (ANI): The strategic position of the northeast region makes it an important factor in India's relations with its neighbouring countries, especially in the South-East Asia.
Expats rank Dhaka as most expensive South Asia city  Jul 18, 1:43 pm
Dhaka, July 18 (ANI): Expatriates in South Asia have ranked Bangladesh capital Dhaka as the most expensive city in South Asia.
Indians least comfortable with beach nudity: Study   Jul 17, 4:47 pm
Washington, July 17 (ANI): A new study has revealed that residents of India and other Asian countries like Hong Kong and Malaysia are least comfortable with public nudity on beaches.
SC issues notices to all states to give their responses on the issue of passive euthanasia  Jul 16, 2:41 pm
New Delhi, July 16 (ANI): The Supreme Court today issued notices to all states seeking their responses over the issue of passive euthanasia.
BRICS should explore ways to help end the crisis in Iraq: Modi  Jul 16, 11:02 am
Fortaleza, July 16 (ANI): Expressing concern over "grave instability that is fast seeping across borders" in West Asia, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that remaining mute spectators to countries being torn up can have grave consequences, and called upon countries of BRICS to explore ways to help end the crisis in Iraq.
Indian expert on China says extended talks between leaders is a good sign for both nations  Jul 15, 11:43 am
New Delhi, July 15 (ANI): The Chairperson and Associate Professor of Chinese Studies at the Centre for East Asian Studies, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Alka Acharya, said on Tuesday that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping is a good sign for improving bilateral ties between the two countries.
Amul to sponsor India in Commonwealth, Asian Games  Jul 12, 11:52 am
New Delhi, July 12 (ANI): Indian dairy cooperative, Amul will sponsor the Indian contingents to the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games and Asian Games, Incheon, South Korea.
First Dengue vaccine shows moderate improvement in phase 3 trial   Jul 11, 12:30 pm
Washington, July 11 (ANI): The first dengue vaccine candidate (CYD-TDV) has shown moderate protection (56 percent) against the disease in Asian children in phase 3 clinical testing, according to a new research.
Mahesh Bhupathi to launch ITPL later this year  Jul 8, 6:30 pm
New Delhi, July 8 (ANI): Indian tennis ace Mahesh Bhupathi will launch the International Tennis Premier League (ITPL) later this year as confirmed by President of Asian Tennis Federation (ATF) Anil Khanna.
Pune celebrates first ever Kazakhstan film festival  Jul 5, 6:24 pm
Pune (Maharashtra), July 5 (ANI): Maharashtra hosted its first Kazakhstan film festival, celebrating the history, culture and evolution of that Central Asian country.
2007 emergency: Musharraf's lawyers list those who abetted it  Jul 3, 12:37 pm
Islamabad, July 03 (ANI): Former President retired Gen Pervez Musharraf's legal team drew up a list of eight meetings that the former President of Pakistan held with political and military leaders prior to imposing emergency and the sacking of Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, the then chief justice of Pakistan in 2007.
Support for extremism wanes in Muslim-dominated countries: Survey  Jul 3, 11:04 am
Karachi, July 03 (ANI): A survey has revealed that 66 percent of Pakistanis are concerned about religious extremism while 59 percent do not sympathize with the Taliban militants.
Bring in China also for effective water management in S.Asia  Jun 28, 6:26 pm
New Delhi, June 28 (ANI): Former Union Power Minister Suresh Prabhu has called for brining in China also in the discourse of effective water management in South Asia.
Modi writes to Hasina: Hopes for new era of S.Asia cooperation and connectivity  Jun 26, 6:02 pm
New Delhi, June 26 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, has written to Mrs. Sheikh Hasina, the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, thanking her for her letter of felicitations on his assumption of office.
The Great Game in Central Asia (III)  Jun 26, 2:23 pm
Kabul, June 26 (ANI): India has invested hugely in developing Chabahar Port on the Iranian coast, next to Pakistan's Gawadar and it is near to Mumbai and Kandla. It has also upgraded the road from Chabahar to Zaranj in Afghanistan. From Zaranj, India has constructed a highway up to Delaram in western Afghanistan to provide access to Central Asian countries, bypassing Pakistan.
Syria always ready to help India fight terrorism, says its envoy to India  Jun 25, 6:43 pm
New Delhi, June 25 (ANI): Syrian Ambassador to India Riyadh Abbas met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday and discussed the current situation in West Asia, especially in Iraq.
John Cleese says 'Bond Films have squandered there English wit  Jun 25, 4:21 pm
Washington, June 25 (ANI): Renowned British comedian, John Cleese believes that in order to comply with the needs of Asian movie market, U.K's beloved Bond film franchise had sacrificed its signature English wit.
Pilot mismanagement blamed in Asiana Airlines crash  Jun 25, 4:08 pm
Washington, June 25 (ANI): The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), investigating the Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crash, has cited mismanagement on the part of the pilots as a reason for the 2013 accident.
The Great Game in Central Asia (II)  Jun 25, 12:54 pm
Kabul, June 25 (ANI): One of the reasons of US eagerness to retain some forces and influence in Afghanistan is the access to Central Asia for conveying the oil and gas and also the minerals through Afghanistan and Pakistan because the other possible route is through the hostile Iran.
The great game in Central Asia (Part-I)  Jun 24, 4:35 pm
Kabul June 24, (ANI): With the imminent transition in Afghanistan following the presidential elections, the counting of votes for the Second Vote has commenced this week and results are likely to be announced by the end of the month.
Soon, 'non-invasive' magnetic field therapy to help treat enlarged prostates  Jun 24, 2:22 pm
Washington, June 24 (ANI): Researchers tried out a new non-invasive treatment in dogs with benign prostatic hyperplasia.
Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw awarded Kiel Institute's 2014 Global Economy Prize  Jun 23, 5:48 pm
Bangalore, June 23 (ANI): Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Chairperson and Managing Director of Biocon Ltd, Asia's leading bio-pharmaceutical company, has been awarded the Kiel Institute's most coveted '2014 Global Economy Prize' for business during the 100th anniversary celebrations of the Institute held in Kiel, Germany on Sunday, June 22.
Kiren Rijiju leads Indian delegation to 6th Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Bangkok  Jun 23, 2:27 pm
Bangkok(Thailand), June 23 ANI: Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju, is leading a high level delegation to the 6th Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR) in Bangkok from June 22 to June 26.
Lady Gaga slammed by animal charities for accessorizing pet dog   Jun 21, 10:56 am
London, June 21 (ANI): Lady Gaga has come under fire from animal charities for dressing up her pet pooch Asia in heavy and painful jewellery, headpieces and earrings.