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Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Sri Lanka  Sep 16, 6:20 pm
Katunayake (Sri Lanka), Sept.16 (ANI): Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Sri Lanka Tuesday on a 23-hour-long state visit on the second leg of his three-nation South Asia tour.
Three-day SAARC meet to start tomorrow in Nepal  Sep 16, 1:37 pm
New Delhi, Sept.16 (ANI): The sixth meeting of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) ministers of home, SAARC secretaries of home, and SAARC immigration authorities is scheduled to be held in Kathmandu on Wednesday.
78 railway players and coaches selected for Asian Games  Sep 15, 5:44 pm
New Delhi, Sept.15 (ANI): A total number of 78 railway players and coaches have been selected to represent India in the forthcoming Asian Games, scheduled to be held at the Incheon City of South Korea from 19th September to 4th October 2014.
Mobile advertising market grows fastest in India among all Asia Pacific countries: Report  Sep 15, 4:31 pm
Washington, Sep 15 (ANI): According to the State of Mobile Advertising report, India is the most powerful driver of the Asia Pacific mobile advertising market with mobile-ad impression percentage growing by 260 since July 2013.
India will become first Asian nation to reach Mars, claims ISRO  Sep 15, 1:39 pm
Bangalore, Sept. 15 (ANI): Scientific Secretary of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), V Koteswara Rao, on Monday claimed that India will become the first Asian nation to reach Mars if orbit insertion goes successful.
'Margarita, with a Straw' wins NETPAC award at Toronto Film Fest  Sep 15, 12:16 pm
New Delhi, Sept 14 (ANI): Kalki Koechlin starrer 'Margarita, with a Straw' has won the NETPAC (Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema) award for Best Asian Film at the 39th Toronto International Film Festival.
Asian monsoon at least 15m yrs older than previously thought  Sep 15, 12:16 pm
Washington, Sept 15 (ANI): A new study has found that Asian monsoon actually started 40 million years ago than previously thought.
Vietnam an important pillar in India's Look-East policy: President  Sep 13, 9:20 pm
New Delhi, Sept.13 (ANI): Ahead of his four-day trip to Vietnam beginning tomorrow, President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday maintained that the South-East Asian nation was an important pillar in India's 'Look-East' policy.
Lalu discharged from Mumbai hospital after heart surgery  Sep 13, 5:32 pm
Mumbai, Sept. 13 (ANI): Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief lalu Prasad Yadav was today discharged from Asian Heart Hospital in Mumbai after undergoing two major heart surgeries last month.
New 'Fifty Shades' teaser pic marks 'Anastasia Steele's b'day'  Sep 13, 1:51 pm
London, Sept 13 (ANI): The official Twitter page of upcoming film 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' shared an exclusive teaser image to mark the leading female character, Anastasia Steele's birthday.
Al-Qaeda South Asia arm claims responsibility for Karachi naval yard raid  Sep 12, 2:00 pm
Dhaka/Karachi, Sept.12 (ANI): Al-Qaeda's new South Asia branch has claimed responsibility for a recent raid on a Karachi naval yard that left a sailor and three attackers dead, adding they had help from former military officials.
Asian Britons 'virtually unrepresented' in senior Civil Service within FTSE 100 companies  Sep 11, 1:16 pm
London, Sep 11 (ANI): According to a study by the former head of the equalities watchdog Trevor Phillips, Asian Britons are 'virtually unrepresented' in the senior Civil Service within FTSE 100 companies at the top of the Whitehall.
Indian contingent for Asian Games cleared  Sep 9, 5:43 pm
New Delhi, Sep. 9 (ANI): The government has approved the Indian contingent for the Asian Games-2014. Sarbananda Sonowal, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Skill Development, Entrepreneurship and Youth Affairs and Sports took the decision in consultation with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Why jihad against India must continue  Sep 8, 1:09 pm
New Delhi, Sept.8 (ANI): The statement by Al Qaeda leader Al Zawahiri about India, Myanmar (he called it Burma - something that the Americans do also) is too important to be ignored by the media. Yet the issue and its significance has probably been lost by the competitive sensationalism that has described the contents of the video tape. Whether or not an Al Qaeda cell exists in India can only be confirmed by the intelligence agencies; for the rest it is speculation. By calling it AQIS (Al Qaeda in South Asia) they have scored a psywar victory. It absolves Pakistan of the charge that there is an Al Qaeda in Pakistan. Or at least dilutes it. The next terror attack in India can then be attributed to AQIS and not to any Pakistani outfit, notably the LeT. Thereby, Pakistan, LeT or other surrogates will have been absolved by default.
Fawad leading contender for Pak T20 captaincy: Report  Sep 8, 9:57 am
Karachi, Sep 08 (ANI): A report has revealed that Pakistani cricketer Fawad Alam has emerged as a potential contender for the post of the national Twenty20 team captain that has been vacant since Mohammad Hafeez resigned the post last April.
India, Australia to strengthen defence and security partnership  Sep 6, 8:26 pm
New Delhi, Sept. 6 (ANI): India and Australia have committed towards strengthening the defence and security partnership between the two nations.
EBARA holds seminars for flood control pumps in Thailand  Sep 6, 5:32 pm
Bangkok, Sept.6 (ANI): EBARA Corporation, with its proven record of delivery in Thailand and the rest of Southeast Asia, recently organized seminars on flood control pumps in Bangkok.
UOB, ORIX launch USD 200 million mezzanine fund for Southeast Asian companies  Sep 6, 5:32 pm
Singapore, Sept.6 (ANI): United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) and ORIX Corporation (ORIX) have announced the launch of a mezzanine fund to provide mid-sized companies in Southeast Asia access to expansion capital.
IGATE Corporate University launched in Pune  Sep 4, 8:42 pm
New Delhi, Sep 4 (ANI): IGATE Corporation launched the IGATE Corporate University in Pune today. The university will be one of Asia's largest corporate training universities, focusing on building custom training programs and methodologies in association with leading global varsities.
Fake encounters in Manipur: NHRC orders compensation for victim's relatives  Sep 4, 1:23 pm
New Delhi, Sep04(ANI) : Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) today welcomed the decision of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to pay monetary relief of Rs. five lakhs each to the relatives of two victims of fake encounter killings by the 20th Assam Rifles in Chandel district of Manipur on 1 June 2009.
Axis Bank once again features in Forbes Asia's FAB 50 list   Sep 4, 12:45 pm
Mumbai, Sep 4, (ANI): Axis Bank which is India's third largest private bank has been featured in Forbes Asia's FAB 50 list of 2014. This is the fourth time that Axis Bank has been featured and is amongst the only two banks in this renowned list.
Govt. will take appropriate steps to face Al-Qaeda's threat, says BJP  Sep 4, 12:29 pm
New Delhi, Sept.04 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday maintained that the NDA Government will take all necessary steps to face the challenge thrown open by Al-Qaeda chief Ayman Al -Zawahiri's declaration of a new terror outfit in South Asia.
Al-Qaeda's motive behind releasing video aimed at showing that it is still effective : Security Expert  Sep 4, 12:29 pm
New Delhi, Sept. 4 (ANI): Security Expert Alok Bansal said today that the recently released video by Al-Qaeda's Ayman al-Zawahiri announcing the creation of a new branch of the organization in South Asia is just a way to show that Al Qaeda is still effective.He said this is to counter the many Islamic fundamentalist groups in recent times who have shifted their allegiance to the Iraq and Syria-based Islamic State.
Govt. must put pressure on Pakistan to expedite 26/11 trial: Manish Tewari  Sep 4, 11:25 am
New Delhi, Sept. 4 (ANI): Congress leader Manish Tewari on Thursday said the government must take cognizance of the announcement made by terrorist group Al-Qaeda to set up a new branch in South Asia and asked New Delhi to put pressure on Islamabad to expedite the 26/11 trial.
Al-Zawahiri announces setting up of new wing of Al-Qaeda in South Asia  Sep 4, 10:25 am
New Delhi, Sept.04 (ANI): In a chilling video message released by Al-Qaeda's media arm, terrorist leader Ayman al-Zawahiri announced the creation of a new branch of the organization in South Asia.