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India, China hold first-ever dialogue on Central Asia

India and China held their first official dialogue on Central Asia focusing on their "very similar" approaches in the strategically important region on issues like counter-terrorism, regional......

A first: Obama to appoint PIO as asst secretary for South Asia

Nisha Desai Biswal is strongly tipped to succeed Robert Blake and will be the first Indian-origin nominee to the post, reports Aziz Haniffa  In what could be yet another historic......

'We find some of the hesitations in India frustrating'

Asia Society-organised a Q-and-A session between Nancy Jo Powell, America's first woman ambassador to India, and society president Vishakha Desai. Vaihayasi Pande-Daniel, who attended the......

Top honour for Indian solar physicist

Dibyendu Nandi of Kolkata has been named as the first space scientist from Asia-Pacific region to be honoured by the prominent American Astronomical Society. Nandi, from the Indian Institute of......

'Modi's marriage is a Shakespearean tragedy'

'If 17-year-old Modi wanted to get out of the marriage, which was imposed on him by a socially backward society and his family, it's not only ethical but his right to walk out of the forced......

Why Google won't open data centre in India

Google Inc opened its first two data centres in Asia on Wednesday to cater to the world's fastest growing consumer technology markets, but the company has no plans to open one in China or......

Speak Asia mastermind held

Thirty months after Singapore-registered Speak Asia Pte first came under the lens of investigative agencies for allegedly raising money from a large number of people, under the garb of running an......

Turkey opens world's first underwater rail link

Turkey opened the world's first underwater rail link between two continents on Tuesday, connecting Asia and Europe and allowing Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan to realise a project dreamt up by......

Office space boom in India, China

Asia-Pacific economies continue to outpace other regions of the world, whose growth prospects have weakened over the first half of 2013.  The impact of this can be seen on the real estate......

How stocks were traded in the '90s

Bombay Stock Exchange, the first-ever stock exchange in Asia established in 1875 and the first in the country to be granted permanent recognition under the Securities Contract Regulation Act, 1956,......

Stats: Umar Akmal first Pakistan 'keeper to score a ton Asia Cup

Pakistan fought back from a precarious position to beat Afghanistan by 72 runs, and also claim a bonus point, in the Asia Cup match in Fatullah on Thursday. Thanks to wicketkeeper-batsman Umar......

PHOTOS: Li Na beats Cibulkova to win Australian Open

China's Li Na became the first player from Asia-Pacific to clinch the Australian Open title after defeating Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia 7-6, 6-0 at Melbourne Park on Saturday. Cibulkova......

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......

India host Taipei in Davis Cup first round

India was handed an easy draw for next year's Davis Cup campaign in Asia/Oceania Group I, pitted against Chinese Taipei in their first round tie. It will be a home match for India as they played......

Asia Cup: Pakistan enter semis; South Korea rout Bangladesh

Three-time champions Pakistan became the first team to qualify for the semifinals of the Asia Cup hockey tournament after defeating Malaysia 4-1 in their second Pool A match in Ipoh, Malaysia on......
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Q. "We come to your doorstep to fight for your rights unlike Ms Jayalalithaa who is using a helicopter. She comes only during polls and that too in a chopper." - MK Stalin, DMK leader. Any say?
Francisco:  A.  more

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Q. which was the first condom brand to be advertised on British television and also on satellite television in Asia?
Flying Saucer:  A. First let him sort out his own family issuesThen he can come by walk or flight to solve state problems Not only him , all his family members headed...... more

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With IPL in UAE, time for Sharjah to regain its lost charm

As all the Indian Premier League teams have landed in the United Arab Emirates, waiting anxiously for the commencement of cricket extravaganza IPL... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/sport/analysis-with-ipl-in-uae-time-for-sharjah-to-regain-its-lost-charm-1979089
How biofortification can fight hunger

The goal of complete elimination of hun­ger envisaged by the UN secretary general Ban Ki Moon is to be achieved by the year 2025. This is a... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/op-ed/how-biofortification-can-fight-hunger-780
Captain Dhoni expects Super Kings to reach at least semi-finals

"There are players who are coming from the Asia Cup in Dhaka, some even from New Zealand. The challenge is the ability to adapt and perform... ...

http://post.jagran.com/ipl-7-captain-dhoni-expects-super-kings-to-reach-at-least-semifinals-1397655289
I am… Shafeer S. – Tapioca seller

I was working with a company that exported vegetables to West Asia for nearly 20 years. But when it was wound up, I had to find a new way to earn... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/features/metroplus/society/i-am-shafeer-s-tapioca-seller/article5918839.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Small is beautiful for Coca Cola as volumes soar in China

Strong sales volume growth in China helped The Coca-Cola Co beat quarterly revenue estimates as lower-priced, smaller soda bottles and juices... ...

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