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Gen VK Singh calls for multifaceted partnerships between Asia, Africa  Apr 21, 6:11 am
Jakarta, Apr. 21 (ANI): Minister of State for External Affairs General (retired) VK Singh on Monday called for Asia and Africa to develop multifaceted partnerships, stating that the two continents have common links of commerce, culture and religion.
Afghanistan raises concerns about women empowerment  Apr 19, 11:43 am
New Delhi, Apr. 19 (ANI): At a recently concluded conference titled "International Conference on Gender, Community and Violence: Changing Mindsets for Empowering the Women of South Asia," held at Delhi's Jamia Millia Islamia University, women from South Asian countries, including Afghanistan and Nepal, converged to highlight issues hindering the empowerment of women.
Zayn Malik thanks former band One Direction at Asian Awards   Apr 19, 8:19 am
London, Apr 19 (ANI): Zayn Malik was all praises for his former boy band One Direction when he collected his first solo act award at the most recent Asian Awards.
Zayn Malik wins first solo award after quitting 1D   Apr 18, 11:14 am
London, Apr 18 (ANI): Zayn Malik has tasted his first success after quitting his Brit boy band One Direction as he grabbed an award at the Asian Awards in London.
Shah Rukh Khan, Zayn Malik, Sanjeev Bhaskar honored at UK Asian Awards 2015   Apr 18, 11:14 am
London, April 18 (ANI): Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, Zayn Malik and Sanjeev Bhaskar were amongst the celebrities who were honored at the recently held Asian Awards 2015.
Sub-regional level analysis of climate trends critical for sustained adaptation  Apr 17, 11:40 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 17 (ANI): Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS), which leads the South Asia component of a five-year research project on climate change ASSAR (Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions), organized the second consultation markin
PM Modi, PM Harper remember Komagata Maru incident  Apr 17, 5:13 am
Vancouver, Apr. 17 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday bowed in remembrance to the 1914 Komagata Maru incident, where hundreds of Sikh passengers were not allowed to alight on Canadian soil due to their Asian origin.
PM Modi's visit to Canada is 'transformative': Kasi Rao  Apr 14, 2:25 pm
Toronto (Canada), Apr. 14 (ANI): Toronto-based Asia Pacific Foundation vice president and director Kasi Rao on Tuesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Canada would be a transformative one and will take the relationship between the two nations to a new height.
China blocks Taiwan`s bid to become AIIB founding member for lack of `appropriate name`  Apr 14, 10:50 am
London, April 14 (ANI): The Chinese government has quashed Taiwan's bid to become a founding member of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) by saying that it would be welcome in the future but under a "different name."
AQIS claims U.S drone strikes killed around 50 militants over past few months  Apr 13, 4:39 pm
Karachi, Apr 13 (ANI): Al-Qaeda Indian Subcontinent (AQIS), the militant group's South Asia affiliate, has claimed that the United States carried out drone strikes have killed nearly 50 of its members, including two senior members, over the past few months.
Over 500 dancers perform on one stage in Kochi, enter Asia Book of Records  Apr 13, 3:18 pm
Kochi (Kerala), Apr. 13 (ANI): Over 550 dancers achieved a record for Kerala after performing the traditional Pinnal Thiruvathirakali dance on one platform, leaving the audience mesmerised.
China may have been involved in decade-long 'digital espionage' across Southeast Asia, India  Apr 13, 12:59 pm
Washington, April 13 (ANI): A security firm has said that a cyber threat group, which has been accused of more than a decade's worth of digital espionage and targeted attacks across Southeast Asia and India, may be Chinese.
Delhi to host Norway-Asia Business Summit 2015  Apr 9, 4:59 pm
New Delhi, Apr.9 (ANI): Around 200 Norwegian business professionals in Asia will take part in the Norway-Asia Business Summit 2015 in New Delhi from April 16 to 18.
Indian startup MobiKwik scoops out 25 mln dollars from Cisco, AmEx, Sequoia, Tree Line  Apr 9, 1:10 pm
Washington, April 9 (ANI): New Delhi-based startup MobiKwik has reportedly raised funds worth 25 million dollars, led by Singapore-based hedge fund Tree Line Asia.
Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein wants to end Sepp Blatter's fiefdom at top of FIFA  Apr 7, 2:14 pm
Johannesburg, Apr 07 (ANI): Jordanian royal Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein, who is running for the FIFA presidential elections, has unveiled his manifesto for the role of the world football governing body's president on Monday and wants to end current president Sepp Blatter's fiefdom as he believes that an unfair system of patronage has taken root under the Swiss.
Top democrat says Yemen crisis has caused Al Qaeda's 'resurgence' in southwest Asia  Apr 6, 5:08 pm
Washington, Apr 06 (ANI): Adam Schiff, a top democrat and a member on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, has claimed that terror group Al Qaeda has had "a resurgence" amid the chaos in Yemen, just as they feared it will.
Global consortium, NEC begin construction of USD 250 m SEA-US cable system  Apr 2, 3:49 pm
Manila/San Francisco, Apr.2 (ANI): A global consortium of telecommunications companies, formed to build and operate the South-East Asia - United States (SEA-US) submarine cable system, officially announced the start of the construction of the landmark project, the first to directly connect Indonesia with the United States.
Critics say Obama 'screwed up' US' bid to head off Asian Infrastructure Bank  Apr 2, 3:03 pm
Washington, April 2 (ANI): United States' bid to head off the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), proposed by China for the rapidly growing Asian region, ended in abject failure as organizers announced that about 46 countries, including some of U.S.' closest Asian and European allies, had applied to become founding members of the bank.
Delhi to host Asia's largest convention on events and experiential marketing  Apr 2, 11:22 am
New Delhi, Apr.2 (ANI): National capital New Delhi will host a three-day-long premier convention on live events and the experiential marketing industry from April 6 to 8.
46 countries apply to become founding members of AsianInfrastructure Bank  Apr 1, 3:00 pm
Beijing, April 1 (ANI): Forty-six nations across the globe have applied to become founding members of the AsianInfrastructure Investment Bank, proposed by China, when the deadline closed on Tuesday, a report said.
UN Assistant Secretary-General to visit Sri Lanka  Apr 1, 1:10 pm
Colombo, Apr. 1 (ANI): United Nations Assistant Secretary-General and Chairman of the United Nations Development Group Asia-Pacific, Haoliang Xu, is scheduled to visit Sri Lanka from April 4-10.
Norway confirms intention to join Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank  Apr 1, 8:37 am
Oslo, Apr.1 (ANI): Norway has confirmed its intention to join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) as a prospective founding member.
Sky watchers in US can witness brief total lunar eclipse on April 4 before dawn   Mar 31, 11:55 am
Washington, Mar.31 (ANI): Sky watchers in western North America can witness brief total lunar eclipse on April 4th before dawn, while it will be visible on Saturday evening in Australia and East Asia.
India, Japan review strategic developments relating to international security situation  Mar 30, 7:04 pm
Tokyo, Mar. 30 (ANI): Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, who held a defence ministerial meeting with his Japanese counterpart Gen Nakatani here on Monday, reviewed strategic developments relating to international security situation with emphasis on the inter-connected Asia-Pacific and Indian Ocean regions.
Civil Aviation Authority assures air travel 'as safe as ever' despite 4 crashes in 13 months  Mar 30, 12:22 pm
London, March 30 (ANI): Despite four high-profile air crashes in a span of 13 months, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has assured passengers around the world that commercial air travel is as "safe as it has ever been."
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