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Srinagar, Dec.6 (ANI): Floriculturists at Asia's largest Tulip Garden here have sowed fresh and new varieties of the flower with an aim to attract tourists during the next flowering season.
Tokyo, Dec. 06 (ANI): Japan and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will reportedly express their concern on abuse of power in international civil aviation, which could pose a security "threat," and the draft report implicitly refers to the new Chinese air defence zone, a diplomatic source said.
London, Dec. 6 (ANI): Asians are reportedly 11 times more likely to be stopped at British airports and ports compared to whites, a new study has revealed.
Washington, Dec. 4 (ANI): Asian students have far surpassed their American counterparts in science and math, according to a report.
US' SpaceX launches commercial TV satellite to serve Asia Dec 4, 11:10 am
London, Dec. 4 (ANI): The US' private company SpaceX has reportedly launched its SES commercial TV and telecom satellite catering its consumer base in India and South East Asia.
New Delhi, Dec.3 (ANI): India is progressively pursuing other options to achieve energy security, said the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Tuesday while addressing the 8th Asia Gas Partnership Summit here.
PM dedicates GAIL's Dabhol-Bengaluru gas pipeline to nation Dec 3, 2:49 pm
New Delhi, Dec.3 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Tuesday dedicated the Gas Authority of India Limited's ( GAIL's) 1,000-kilometer-long natural gas pipeline from Dabhol in Maharashtra to Bengaluru in Karnataka during the inaugural ceremony of the 8th Asia Gas Partnership Summit (AGPS) here in the presence of Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister M. Veerappa Moily and Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas and Textiles Panabaaka Lakshmi.
Rita Ora to play Christian Grey's sis in '50 Shades' Dec 3, 11:24 am
Washington, December 3 (ANI): Rita Ora has been cast in the role of Christian Grey's sister Mia in the upcoming film 'Fifty Shades of Grey.'
New Delhi, Dec.2 (ANI): The outgoing High Commissioner of Pakistan to India, Salman Bashir on Monday said that Pakistan does not believe in a nuclear arms race or any arms race with India or any other nation, and added that strategic restraint is the answer
Commerce Ministry's e-BRC project wins 2013 eASIA Award Dec 2, 5:43 pm
New Delhi, Dec.2 (ANI): The Directorate General of Foreign Trade's electronic Bank Realization Certificate (e-BRC) project has won the 2013 eASIA Award under Trade Facilitation category as announced by Asia Pacific Council for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business (AFACT) in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam on November 29.
Becks signs hotel deal to promote Asia's casino giants Dec 2, 9:24 am
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): Global resort developer Las Vegas Sands (LVS) and Beckham Ventures have just announced a partnership that will have the retired footballer team up with the brand's integrated resort properties in Macau and Singapore.
Bangkok, Nov 30 (ANI): India's Sanam Singh and Vishnu Vardhan have made their way into the quarterfinals of the Toyota Asian Tennis Championship at Bangkok, Thailand.
Colombo, Nov 30 (ANI): India has beaten Kazakhstan 84-71 to remain in Level 1 of the FIBA Asia U16 Championship for women.
Malala Yousafzai tops list of 101 most powerful Asians in UK Nov 29, 11:59 am
Islamabad, Nov. 29 (ANI): Pakistani schoolgirl and education activist Malala Yousafzai has topped the list of 101 most powerful British Asians and Asian residents in the UK.
Purana Qila to host three-day South Asian Bands Fest from today Nov 29, 10:03 am
New Delhi, Nov.29 (ANI): Cultural boundaries will be crossed at New Delhi's Purana Qila (Old Fort) over the next three days (November 29 to December 1), when 14 popular rock bands from nine South Asian countries take part in the seventh edition of the South Asian Bands Festival (SABF) here from Friday.
Alleged Asian betting syndicate member claims 'fixing' in FIFA World Cup qualifiers Nov 29, 10:03 am
London, Nov 29 (ANI): An alleged member of an Asian crime gang had reportedly claimed that he had an 'entire African football team' under his control and added that the qualifying games for the 2014 FIFA World Cup may have been fixed by crooked 'betting syndicates'.
Tendulkar becomes UNICEF's brand ambassador for South Asia Nov 28, 11:13 pm
Mumbai, Nov.28 (ANI): Recently retired cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar on Thursday became first brand ambassador of the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) for South Asia to promote hygiene and sanitation in the region.
Indian poet-diplomat pens S.Asian anthem after Earth anthem success Nov 27, 11:54 am
Kathmandu, Nov.27 (ANI): After the success of the Earth Anthem, which has been translated into major world languages, Indian poet-diplomat Abhay Kumar is ready with the first ever South Asian Anthem.
Johannesburg, Nov. 27 (ANI): Global smartphone sales are reportedly expected to exceed one billion units for the first time this year, a market tracker has predicted.
Bangladesh: Western perceptions on developments Nov 25, 6:18 pm
Dhaka, Nov.25 (ANI): The last week has seen a flurry of activities in the West about developments in Bangladesh. These include a hearing (November 20, 2013) by the U.S. House Sub-Committee on Asia titled "Bangladesh in Turmoil: A Nation on the Brink? And, a resolution in the European Parliament on Bangladesh on November 21, 2013.
Warsaw talks failed to address urgency of climate change Nov 25, 3:34 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 25 (ANI): The urgency of climate change, demonstrated by events such as Typhoon Hiyan, did not get addressed by the Warsaw climate talks sufficiently.
Washington, Nov. 24 (ANI): 'Lone Star' actress Eloise Mumford will be playing Anastasia Steele's best friend and roommate in the film adaptation of the erotic novel 'Fifty Shades of Grey'.
Dhaka, Nov.19 (ANI): United States Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha Biswal has underscored the urgency for a dialogue between the feuding parties with an aim to facilitate free and fair elections in Bangladesh.
Tokyo, Nov.19 (ANI): For quick delivery of goods to the Asian region, Yamato Holdings, a Japanese courier service known as TA-Q-BIN, has constructed Japan's largest comprehensive super logistics terminal called the "Haneda Chrono Gate.
Washington, Nov. 17 (ANI): Dakota Johnson has revealed that she burst into tears when she was first informed that she had got the role of Anastasia Steele in 'Fifty Shades of Grey'.
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