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Australian MP claims Asian drivers have no understanding on road rules  Aug 28, 2:56 pm
Sydney, Aug. 28 (ANI): Queensland Liberal National Party (LNP) MP, Vaughan Johnson has claimed that drivers originating from Asia are poor in road rules although he could not back this claim up with statistics.
PM Modi urges ADB to think differently to make an impact in South Asia  Aug 28, 11:36 am
New Delhi, Aug. 28 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reportedly the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to focus on regional connectivity projects.
PM Modi wishes speedy recovery to Lalu  Aug 27, 6:43 pm
New Delhi/Mumbai, Aug. 27 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has wished speedy recovery to former Bihar chief minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav, who underwent two major heart surgeries - one to replace an aortic valve and the other to repair the aorta - at a hospital in Mumbai on Wednesday.
At least 1,400 children sexually exploited in Rotherham, says report  Aug 27, 6:43 pm
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): At least 1,400 children were sexually exploited by Asian criminal gangs in Rotherham over a span of 16 years, a report has revealed.
Jaitley stresses on capital increase from ADB  Aug 26, 9:23 pm
New Delhi, Aug 26 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley stressed on the increase of capital in the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to maintain a leading role in development financing in Asia during his meeting with bank's President Takehiko Nakao here at his office today.
Second US aircraft carrier sent to China amid seething tension  Aug 25, 4:50 pm
Washington, Aug 25 (ANI): The United States Navy is reportedly sending a second aircraft carrier strike group to the Asia Pacific region following a dangerous aerial intercept between a Chinese jet and one of its P-8 surveillance craft.
Western honey bee likelier to have originated from Asia instead of Africa  Aug 25, 2:30 pm
Washington, Aug 25 (ANI): A new study has found that a species of honeybee, Apis mellifera, also known as Western honey bee, which was believed to have originated from Africa, most likely come from Asia.
Nepal's share in Indian imports from South Asia down  Aug 25, 1:43 pm
Kathmandu, Aug.25 (ANI): Nepal's share in India's imports from South Asian countries has declined massively over the last decade, according to a Nepal Rastra Bank study.
Lalu Prasad Yadav admitted to Asian Heart Hospital in Mumbai  Aug 25, 11:53 am
Mumbai, Aug 25 (ANI): Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav was admitted to Asia Heart Hospital in Mumbai today.
Effective defence preparedness key to maintaining peace and stability in S.Asia: Jaitley  Aug 23, 12:32 pm
Vishakhapatnam, Aug.23 (ANI): Defence Minister Arun Jaitley today said that effective defence preparedness is the key to maintaining peace and stability in South Asia.
US Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid apologizes for cracking Asian jokes  Aug 23, 12:32 pm
New York, Aug 23 (ANI): US Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev has apologized for cracking Asian-American jokes while giving a speech before the Asian Chamber of Commerce in Las Vegas on Thursday.
Kazakhstan FM readying for South-East Asian visits  Aug 20, 11:22 am
Astana (Kazakhstan), Aug.20 (ANI): Kazakhstan Foreign Minister Erlan Idrisov will undertake official visits to several South-East Asian countries.
Ranbir Kapoor teams up with digital music company Saavn  Aug 20, 10:47 am
Mumbai, Aug.20, (ANI): Actor Ranbir Kapoor has teamed up with US based digital music company Saavn (South Asia Audio Video Network), the actor will help the company in consumer marketing, ideation and production, business development and content.
BskyB pledges to take 20 pc of talent from ethnic minorities  Aug 19, 1:15 pm
London, Aug 19 (ANI): BskyB has said that by the end of 2016, at least 20 percent of the writers and actors for its UK-commissioned TV shows will include people from ethnic minorities.
India to further deepen its ties with Singapore: Sushma Swaraj  Aug 17, 12:18 pm
Singapore, Aug 17 (ANI): Terming Singapore as the gateway to India's Look East Policy, New Delhi has evinced a keen interest to further deepen its bilateral relations with the South-East Asian nation in multiple areas.
India-Pak football matches will bring them closer, says Kaleemullah  Aug 16, 1:14 pm
Karachi, Aug 16 (ANI): Pakistan football team captain Kaleemullah has said that he hoped a two-match series against arch-rivals India in the coming week would lead to peace and friendship between the two nations.
Pak issues visas to Indian cueists for second Asian Team Event  Aug 15, 4:48 pm
Karachi, Aug 15 (ANI): Pakistan's ministry of interior has reportedly issued visas to Indian team for the second Asian Team Event and third 6-Reds Snooker Championships, which cues off at Hotel Avari Towers on Sunday.
President: intolerance, violence a betrayer of democracy  Aug 14, 8:40 pm
New Delhi, Aug 14 (ANI): In his address to the nation for the 68th Independence Day, President Pranab Mukherjee called intolerance and violence a "betrayer of democracy".
AITA's selection committee discusses names of players for Davis Cup, Asian Games  Aug 14, 3:13 pm
New Delhi, Aug 14 (ANI): The Selection Committee of All India Tennis Association (AITA) held a meeting on Thursday in light of the selection of players for the Davis Cup and the Women's Team for the Asian Games.
Pope Francis arrives in South Korea to begin his first Asia trip  Aug 14, 12:18 pm
London, Aug 14 (ANI): With Pope Francis landing in South Korea, the country is gearing up to host the leader of the worldwide Catholic Church on his maiden trip to Asia after he assumed the papacy in March 2013.
Jakarta set to be appointed as 2018 Asian Games' host after Vietnam's U-turn   Aug 11, 3:41 pm
Karachi, Aug 11 (ANI): It has been reportedly revealed that Jakarta is set to be named as the new host city for the 2018 Asian Games after Vietnam withdrew earlier this year from hosting the multi-sports event.
US, China embroiled in tussle over South China Sea claims  Aug 11, 2:42 pm
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): The US says that it is not competing with China for influence and leadership in Southeast Asia, even as the two countries made it evident at a weekend meeting of regional foreign ministers in Burma.
NEC to implement solutions for SMRT Corporation to enhance bus service excellence  Aug 7, 5:23 pm
Singapore/ Tokyo, Aug. 7 (ANI) : NEC Asia Pacific, a leading infocomm technology provider and wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, will be implementing solutions for SMRT Corporation, a Singapore public transport service provider that will enhance bus service excellence through improving bus drivers' driving behaviour and bus operations.
Sushma to embark on Myanmar trip starting Aug 8-11  Aug 6, 7:54 pm
New Delhi, Aug 6 (ANI): External Affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj will be visiting Myanmar from August 8-11 which would be her fourth trip to a neighbouring country, since the Narendra Modi government assumed office.
Kazakhstan keen to tap India's rich and enterprising middle class to enhance bilateral tourism ties: Official  Aug 6, 6:19 pm
New Delhi, Aug.6 (ANI): Taking strong exception to a recent news report that Central Asian countries Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan are fast becoming preferred sex tourism hubs, pushing Thai capital Bangkok into the background, the Embassy of Kazakhstan said the country has maintained progress in anti-trafficking law enforcement efforts, and prohibits trafficking of persons for both labor and sexual exploitation.
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