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Heart of Asia conference begins with focus on tackling terror

As Afghanistan faces the resurgence of Taliban, a conference of major regional and global powers began on Saturday in Amritsar to explore ways to effectively deal with threat of terrorism in the......

Why Heart of Asia will have no love for Pakistan

Identifying terror emanating from Pakistan as the "greatest threat" to regional peace and stability, India and Afghanistan have said that setting up an effective counter-terror framework to deal......

With 1.83 crores trapped, India tops Global Slavery Index

Of the nearly 4.6 crore people living as slaves globally, two-thirds, or 3.04 crore, are in the Asia-Pacific region, with the highest number in India. Natasha Chaku reports. IMAGE: The......

US Navy aims to station 60 pc warships in Indo-Asia Pacific region

The US Navy aims at stationing 60 per cent of its surface ships in Indo-Asia Pacific region by 2019, catering to various missions including counter-terrorism, a senior naval official said on......

India dismisses US admiral's proposal for joint patrolling

India on Friday dismissed the possibility of joint maritime patrolling with other countries in the Asia Pacific region, days after a top American military commander hoped it will happen in the near......

India has the lowest annual base salaries among Asia Pacific nations

The findings are based on a survey that covered over 5,500 companies in the APAC region and around 313 firms from India participated. Annual base salaries in India across levels are the lowest in......

Bullish predictions on India's growth story

The long-term growth perspective or potential for India is one of the highest in the Asia Pacific region.     India will remain one of the strongest growth stories in the Asia Pacific......

Air India to fly Dreamliner on domestic routes

Air India would slowly phase out the A320s operating in West Asia and deploy it on the regional routes to add capacity. Air India plans to get back its lost status as the king of domestic skies and......

4 Indians top Fortune's most powerful women list

Chanda Kochhar has been ranked as the most powerful woman in the Asia Pacific region by fortune magazine. Chanda Kochhar, most powerful businesswoman in India. Photograph, courtesy: ICICI Bank......

IT engineers in India earn 50% less than peers in China

Entry-level salaries in India are amongst the lowest in the Asia Pacific region, a study by professional services firm Towers Watson says. The average monthly starting pay in India is around $ 400......

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......

Trump's wall no concern with CONCACAF's likely joint World Cup bid

FIFA president Gianni Infantino said earlier on Thursday the organisation would encourage applications to co-host the 2026 World Cup and that the event could be split between up to four countries.......

China's big bucks luring soccer's talent

Carlos Tevez will be paid £615,000 a week at Shanghai Shenhua, making him the world's best paid footballer -- his salary is now more than Cristiano Ronaldo's and Lionel Messi's!China is......

Trump policies cloud potential US World Cup bid

President Donald Trump's controversial immigration policies could hurt an expected U.S. bid to host the 2026 World Cup although plenty of time remains for concerns to ease before the decision by......

Jadhav heroics in vain as England win last ball thriller

IMAGE:  Jake Ball of England celebrates the wicket of KL Rahul of India during the third ODI held at Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Sunday.  Photograph: BCCI Indian batsmen wilted under......
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Singapore rattles sharing economy with rule change

By Fathin Ungku and Jeremy Wagstaff SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore, a keen early adopter of the sharing economy, has fired a warning shot across... ...

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SE Asia Stocks-Largely flat; Fed wary on U.S. policy uncertainty

By Susan Mathew Feb 23 (Reuters) - Southeast Asian stock markets werelargely flat in lacklustre trading on Thursday after the U.S.Federal Reserve... ...

http://www.sify.com/finance/se-asia-stocks-largely-flat-fed-wary-on-us-policy-uncertainty-news-economy-rcxkEiighbgbg.html
EU

New Delhi: The European Union on Wednesday indicated that it would be willing to accommodate more Indian IT professionals amid concerns over the... ...

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Gehlot felicitates disabled youths who represented India

Union Minister Thaawarchand Gehlot today felicitated four disabled youths who represented India in Global IT Challenge (GITC) held in China. The... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/gehlot-felicitates-disabled-youths-who-represented-india-117022200947_1.html
5th World Tea Coffee Expo to be held in Mumbai in November

The 5th edition of the World Tea Coffee Expo will be held in Mumbai between November 16 and 18, organisers said today. At the expo, 90 plus... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/5th-world-tea-coffee-expo-to-be-held-in-mumbai-in-november-117022200954_1.html

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