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Do career diplomats make for better US ambassadors to India?

'A good ambassador needs to know, and to represent, the interests of the United States. In South Asia, career officers have done well by this standard; so have most of the non-career appointees.'......

PM Singh for more cooperation to counter terror in South and East Asia

Leaders from the seven-nation Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation on Tuesday vowed to jointly combat the growing threat of terrorism, transnational crimes......

US cannot keep avoiding Modi: Experts

Two former senior United States diplomats, with more than 60 years experience in South Asia between them, have exhorted Washington to establish communication with Bharatiya Janata Party’s......

Won't interfere in Kashmir issue; India-Pak can sort it on their own: US

US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia Nisha Desai Biswal believes the India-US nuclear deal is not in limbo and it is for India and Pakistan to set the pace for conversations......

'26/11 attackers wanted to change the future of South Asia'

The 2008 Mumbai terror attack by the Lashkar-e-Tayiba was aimed at "dramatically" changing the future of South Asia and provoking a war between nuclear-armed India and Pakistan, a top United States......

TAPI gas pipeline likely to complete by 2017-18

Billed as 'Peace Pipeline' for the troubled South-Asia region, the US-backed $9-billion Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India gas pipeline is likely to be completed by 2017-18. Oil Minister M......

Why south Asian nations need to work hard on reforms

Noting that India’s slowdown has significant spillover effects on the rest of South Asia, the World Bank has said South Asian countries need to work hard on reforms. Observing that the......

Manu Anand quitting Pepsi stirs up controversies

When Manu Anand, the India and South Asia president of beverage and snack giant PepsiCo, suddenly quit last month after 19 long years with the company, and cleared his table the very next day of......

300 mn to enter banking net, ATM makers rejoice

The big challenge, says Karthik Ganapathi, vice-president of automated teller machine maker Diebold's South Asia business, is that India will bring some 300 million people into the banking system......

'In the era of digital growth, newspapers will lose'

Last month, C V L Srinivas took over as GroupM’s CEO for South Asia. GroupM is the big brother of the media buying business.The WPP-owned agency is the world’s largest media planning......

Why India's cricket coach must be sacked!

India was beaten in the Tests and ODIs in South Africa and New Zealand. It never made it past the league stage in the Asia Cup. Rajneesh Gupta and Harish Kotian investigate the Team India coach's......

Tendulkar takes strike with UNICEF for total sanitation

Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar became UNICEF's first brand ambassador for South Asia on Thursday and vowed to work towards promoting hygiene and sanitation in the region. "Thanks for allowing me......

Mervyn hails India's Asia Cup hockey showing

Former hockey ace Mervyn Fernandis slammed the umpiring in Sunday’s Asia Cup hockey final, which India lost to South Korea, while hailing the team’s showing in the tournament in Ipoh,......

Did a bad umpiring decision cost India Asia Cup crown? Tell us!

India came back strongly after a two-goal deficit but still lost 3-4 to defending champions South Korea in the final of the ninth Asia Cup hockey tournament in Ipoh, Malaysia, on Sunday The players......

Asia Cup: Sreejesh shines as India down Korea to enter semis

P R Sreejesh produced a brilliant display under the bar as two-time champions India stunned title holders South Korea 2-0 in a Pool B match to breeze into the semi-finals of the Asia Cup hockey......
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Vilas Deshpande
Q. what is the difference between gazal and qawali?
Vilas Deshpande:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-difference-between-gazal-and-qawali/27337333/answers/

Sharmila Bose
Q. Why Smriti Irani has been raised against Rahul..It is becoz, both are part of Two Different Drug syndicate. Smirit is part of Ekta lobby that is face of Dawood Syndicate whereas Rahul is himself a Drug Lord in South and South-East Asia.So, People of Amithi should know this.Your views.
Sharmila Bose:  A. The roots of Qawwali can be traced back to 8th century Persia (today's Iran and Afghanistan). During the first major migration from Persia, in the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-smriti-irani-has-been-raised-against-rahul..it-is-becoz-/27270091/answers/27337352

PRIYA
Q. The bird which you like most
PRIYA:  A. I endorse your views, Diamond cuts diamond. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-bird-which-you-like-most/27204043/answers/27270097

Avantika
Q. Russia is moving into Ukraine and in control in some part of that country. What is India doing about it?
Avantika:  A. birds which are unable to flight are called flightless bird.', they are placed in a group named as :Ratiteeg:Ostriches Struthio camelus ----can be...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/russia-is-moving-into-ukraine-and-in-control-in-some-part-of/27168018/answers/27204071

  Web results for South Asia
Obama opens 4-country, Asia-Pacific trip in Tokyo

President Barack Obama is opening a four-country visit to the Asia-Pacific region in Japan, but the West's dispute with Russia over Ukraine is... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/obama-opens-4-country-asia-pacific-trip-in-tokyo-news-international-oexpJcgbaec.html
PRECIOUS-Gold steadies above 2-1/2 month low as dollar, stocks ease

* Gold edges off Tuesday's 2-1/2 mth low of $1,277.10/oz * Physical buying fails to emerge despite lower prices * Talks resume to end South... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/04/23/markets-precious-idINL3N0NF2FR20140423
Littelfuse Receives 2013 Supplier Of ...

Littelfuse, Inc., the global leader in circuit protection, was recently recognized with a Supplier of the Year Award (circuit protection devices)... ...

http://www.efytimes.com/e1/fullnews.asp?edid=136640
Digital River Extends Its SMB Payments Solution to U.K. Merchants

Digital River, Inc. (NASDAQ: DRIV), a leading global provider of Commerce-as-a-Service solutions, announced the expansion of its Digital River SMB... ...

http://in.sys-con.com/node/3068369
Asia Pacific Tech Market To Grow By 4.5% In 2014

-CT News Bureau New Delhi, April 23: Asia Pacific's tech market is set to grow by 4.5% in 2014 and 4.8% in 2015, according to Forrester's 2014... ...

http://www.channeltimes.com/story/asia-pacific-tech-market-to-grow-by-45-in-2014/

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