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UN chief tells Modi he hopes to see India's leadership in South Asia

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon who said he "counted on India's leadership" in South Asia, at the Sustainable Development Goals summit in New York......

'Pakistan's Nasr missile is the most dangerous development in South Asia'

  'If ever India loses its patience after repeated terror attacks and decides to retaliate against the terrorist camps, Pakistan may term that a conventional military attack and invoke the......

Why the world can't ignore a nuclear-armed Pakistan

  Describing nuclear-armed Pakistan as “unquestionably the biggest concern” to stability in South Asia, a leading US daily on Tuesday said the world powers that worked on the Iran......

Be 'extra cautious' in SE Asia: Govt advises Indian ships

The government has asked Indian ships sailing in the Malacca Strait and South East Asia to be ‘extra cautious’ and take necessary security steps in view of rising incidents of hijacking......

'There is no such thing as a pro-India policy'

'Our policy is pro-Sri Lanka.' 'Burma is not the only girl on the beach in South Asia.' Ahead of his India visit with President Maithripala Sirisena, Sri Lanka's Foreign Minister Mangala......

Is it end of the line for South Asia's ship graveyards?

With a plunge in steel prices, ship owners are getting about $3.6 million less for the 25,000 tonnes of recoverable metal from a typical iron ore or coal carrying......

11 Indian companies in Forbes Asia's under-billion list

India was ranked fourth after South Korea which has 17 firms in the coveted list.   As many as 11 Indian companies, including Avanti Feeds Ltd and Borosil Glass Works, are ranked among top......

Chinese hackers target India, Southeast Asia, researchers say

Cyber espionage operations dated back to at least 2005 Hackers, most likely from China, have been spying on governments and businesses in Southeast Asia and India uninterrupted for a decade,......

Prisoners at Tihar jail have a role in making Maruti Alto parts

A new factory has been opened in South Asia's largest prison. For eight hours a day, six days a week, inmates of Tihar Jail here gather in an airy tin-roofed shed in Jail Two to tape long strands......

Indian economy to grow by 6.4% in 2015-16: WB

Indian economy, which accounts for 80 per cent of South Asia's output, is set to grow by 6.4 per cent in 2015-16 as against 5.6 per cent in 2014-15, the World Bank has said. With economic activity......

Hey, that's Steve Jobs!

In Danny Boyle's biopic, reports Aseem Chhabra from the Telluride Film Festival, 'we are left with Jobs -- the man, a genius as well as (what Steve Wozniak calls him in the film), an asshole!'......

Junior Hockey Asia Cup: Indian eves hammer South Korea 13-0

The Indian women's junior hockey team got off to a sensational start in the 7th Asia Cup as they hammered Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) 13-0 in their opening match at Changzhou on......

FIFA-AIFF football development program in seven Indian states

Dr Shaji Prabhakaran (left), Regional Development Officer for FIFA in South and Central Asia, and WIFA Chief Executive Officer Henry Menezes interact with media persons during AIFF Strategic Plan......

How Dalmiya revolutionised sports broadcast in India

IMAGE: Jagmohan Dalmiya changed BCCI’s face forever. Photograph: PTI The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is the richest cricket governing body in the world, but there was a time......

Jagmohan Dalmiya: The man who showed who is the boss

IMAGE: Former Indian Cricket Board President Jagmohan Dalmiya. Photograph: Sucheta Das/Reuters Jagmohan Dalmiya was an astute cricket administrator and he changed the face of Indian cricket. He,......

Wawrinka to defend Chennai Open 2016 crown

Two-time Grand Slam champion Stanislas Wawrinka will be back in Chennai to defend his title at the Aircel Chennai Open 2016, India and South Asia’s Premier ATP World Tour tennis......
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The top US commander in Afghanistan believes American forces broke their rules of engagement in calling in an air strike that pummelled a Kunduz... ...
58 militants killed in Afghanistan operations

At least 58 Taliban militants have been killed in cleanup operations in 10 provinces out of Afghanistan's 34 provinces, defence ministry said on... ...

Press Trust of India | Washington October 7, 2015 Last Updated at 13:57 IST India- Pakistan relationship is absolutely critical to achieving peace... ...
‘Human trafficking a serious issue’, says Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh (Photo: PTI/File) The Home Minister said it is shocking that people are still ‘sold like cattle stock’ New... ...
Starwood Hotels & Resorts set to double its Four Points brand in 5 years

MUMBAI: American hotel chain Starwood Hotels & Resorts has signed three new hotels under its Four Points brand in Bhopal, Vijayawada and Vembanad... ...

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