Keyword Results for   'asia'  
India raises concern on employment, social protection in South Asia   Dec 20, 11:46 am
New Delhi, Dec.20 (ANI): The Institute of Human Development organized an international conference here on "Meeting the Challenges of Employment and Social Protection in South Asia" in collaboration with International Labour Organization (ILO) United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) and International Development Research Centre (IDRC) Canada in New Delhi.
IOA announces cash reward for Commonwealth, Asian Games, Asian Beach Games medalists  Dec 20, 9:26 am
Chennai (Tamil Nadu), Dec. 20 (ANI): The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has announced cash reward for the medalists of recent Commonwealth Games, Asian Games and Asian Beach Games.
EBARA hosts seminar on pumps for flood control measures in Hanoi  Dec 19, 12:25 pm
Hanoi (Vietnam), Dec.19 (ANI): Given the rising demand of recent years for pumps used for flood control and in the water supply business in Southeast Asia, Japan's EBARA CORPORATION ("EBARA"), a leading pump manufacturer, held a two-day seminar on "Pumps for flood control" at the Water Resources University and Department of Agriculture and Rural Development in Hanoi, Vietnam.
'People's participation in development process is of utmost importance': Naidu  Dec 17, 1:47 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 17 (ANI): Union Urban Development and Housing and Poverty Alleviation Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that the people's participation in the development process is of utmost importance and added that there should be provision of institutional infrastructure for efficient, accountable and transparent governance.
India builds capacity of South Asian scholars in labour economics  Dec 16, 4:10 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 16 (ANI): India is providing training to South Asian scholars in employment and social protection issues at the Delhi based Institute of Human Development.
Need to ensure India- CLMV relations reach new growth trajectory: Anil Wadhwa  Dec 12, 6:26 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 12 (ANI): Ministry of External Affairs Secretary (East) Anil Wadhwa said here on Friday that there was a need to work proactively to ensure that India- Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam (Asian sub-grouping) (CLMV) relations reach a new growth trajectory.
Zayn Malik, Jasmin Walia named Britain's sexiest Asian stars  Dec 12, 5:38 pm
London, Dec 12 (ANI): One Direction's Zayn Malik and TOWIE star Jasmin Walia have been named Britain's sexiest Asians for the year 2014.
Gene mutation behind malaria drug resistance in SE Asia  Dec 12, 5:35 pm
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): A new study has revealed that malaria drug resistance in Southeast Asia is caused by a single mutated gene in the disease-causing parasite.
Combating terrorism, stability in Afghanistan key areas of India-Russian ties, says PM Modi  Dec 11, 4:34 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 11 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the areas of priority for cooperation between India and Russia include combating terrorism and extremism; advancing peace and stability in Afghanistan; working together for a stable, balanced, peaceful and prosperous Asia Pacific; and cooperating for development in other countries.
PM thanks Putin for supporting India's relations with Eurasian Economic Union  Dec 11, 4:33 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 11 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday thanked Russian President Vladimir Putin for his support for India's closer relations with the Eurasian Economic Union.
India brings together SAARC region for deeper integration  Dec 11, 1:23 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 11 (ANI): India is taking a positive step in building blocks in the SAARC region as students from the South Asian University participated in an event to commemorate the 30th SAARC Charter Day.
Sarita Devi says 'feeling good' on accepting her Asian Games medal  Dec 11, 12:33 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 11 (ANI): Boxer Sarita Devi, who had earlier refused to accept the bronze medal awarded to her after she had lost in a controversial bout during the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, today said that she was happy to receive the honour.
Uber's Asia-Pacific head appears before Delhi Police  Dec 10, 8:27 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 10 (ANI): Delhi Police on Wednesday summoned Uber's Asia-Pacific head Eric Alexander in the wake of alleged rape of a 27-year-old finance executive by the company's driver.
Meera Syal urges theatres to not ignore Asian audiences  Dec 8, 4:18 pm
London, Dec 8 (ANI): Author and actor Meera Syal has called on theatres to cater for Asian audiences and recognise the potential of the "brown pound".
India connects SAARC region through education   Dec 7, 2:04 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 7 (ANI): India has become an educational hub for students from the SAARC countries, including Afghanistan and Nepal.
The Straits Times picks PM Modi as Asian of the Year 2014  Dec 5, 5:08 pm
Singapore, Dec.5 (ANI): Every December, the editors of The Straits Times pick an Asian whose work or actions has significantly impacted his own society or the wider Asian continent in the 12 months past. Last year, the Asian of the Year award was shared by President Xi Jinping of China and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan. The inaugural award, in 2012, went to Prime Minister Thein Sein of Myanmar.
Uber valued at 40 bln dollars after 1.2 bln fundraising in Asia  Dec 5, 2:40 pm
Washington, Dec 05 (ANI): Uber has announced that the company raised 1.2 billion dollars in venture capital in Asia and that the new report now values the company roughly at 40 billion dollars.
Priyanka Chopra named 2014's World's Sexiest Asian Woman 'again'   Dec 5, 12:46 pm
Karachi, Dec 5 (ANI): Priyanka Chopra has been named as 2014's World's Sexiest Asian Woman for the second time in three years.
India helps enhance administrative skills of professionals from South Asia  Dec 4, 11:44 am
New Delhi, Dec. 3 (ANI): India has offered administrative skills to professionals from South Asia, including Afghanistan, under its "Learning South-South Cooperation" programme.
South Asia Democracy Watch criticizes Veena Malik's jail verdict for blasphemy   Nov 29, 1:50 pm
Karachi, Nov 29 (ANI): The board of directors of South Asia Democracy Watch has recently condemned the verdict of Gilgit antiterrorism court to jail sentence Veena Malik for blasphemy, it has been reported.
Sri Lanka Defence Secretary calls on nations to share intelligence to combat trans-national crime  Nov 28, 3:32 pm
Colombo, Nov.28 (ANI): Nations in the South Asian and South East Asian regions need to share intelligence to combat trans-national crimes such as human trafficking, narcotics smuggling and terrorism, said Sri Lanka's Defense Secretary, Gotabhaya Rajapaksa.
EU calls on Pak government to overhaul blasphemy laws  Nov 28, 2:19 pm
Karachi, Nov 28 (ANI): The European Parliament has urged Pakistan to overhaul its blasphemy laws with a perspective to repeal them since they are increasingly being used to target Christians and other minorities in the country.
PM Modi returns after successful SAARC meet  Nov 28, 8:51 am
New Delhi, Nov. 27 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned to the national capital on Thursday after a successful three-day visit to Nepal capital Kathmandu, where he attended the 18th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Summit.
SAARC looks towards achieving universal health coverage, eliminating poverty  Nov 27, 9:27 pm
Kathmandu, Nov. 27 (ANI): The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) in its Kathmandu Declaration stated that it was looking towards achieving universal health coverage among all its member nations, adding that it was targeting the elimination of poverty.
SAARC condemns terrorism, violent extremism in all its forms and manifestations  Nov 27, 9:12 pm
Kathmandu, Nov. 27 (ANI): Expressing their strong determination to deepen regional integration for peace, stability and prosperity in South Asia by intensifying cooperation in various areas including security, the heads of government unequivocally condemned terrorism and violent extremism in all its forms and manifestations.