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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......

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......

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......

Obama must stay away from Kashmir issue: Experts

Noted South Asia analysts have warned the Obama administration to stay away from trouble-shooting in Kashmir despite the upsurge of violence in the Valley that has prompted some policy wonks urge......

South Asia expert gets India job at US State Dept

The position of Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs with responsibilities to work specifically on the India portfolio -- which has remained vacant for nearly a......

India's recovery to accelerate South Asia's GDP growth

Although economic growth in South Asia fell to its slowest pace in a decade during 2012, a recent study by the UN projects that the growth will recover in 2013.The UN’s “World Economic......

Jyoti Thottam Time S Asia bureau chief

India-born Jyoti Thottam, Time magazine's senior editor, has been re-designated as the magazine's South Asia bureau chief.Thottam will leave New York next month and relocate to New Delhi. Thottam,......

India powers South Asia growth: World Bank report

Thanks to India, South Asia picked up the pace of regulatory reform over the past year to become the second-fastest reforming region in the world, on par with the speed of reform in the countries......

Inside the miserable world of India's domestic workers

'We eat first, they later; we sit on chairs and they on the floor; we call them by their names and they address us by titles.' 'There’s a real feeling that the employers are “big......

A curry button washing machine!

LG and Panasonic are looking to revive their fortunes in India by building local insights into their new products. IMAGE: India is a very diverse market and it has become imperative for brands to......

FIFA reveals proposed slots for 48-team 2026 World Cup

FIFA announced its proposed slot allocation for the expanded 48-team World Cup on Thursday, including an automatic place for Oceania, 16 places for Europe -- up from 13 -- and a six-team......
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25th GST council meet slashes 29 items to zero, 54 services and simplifies returns filing; experts hail move

New Delhi: The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council on Thursday decided to slash rates on 29 items, mainly handicrafts, to zero per cent, according... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/25th-gst-council-meet-slashes-29-items-to-zero-54-services-and-simplifies-returns-filing-experts-hail-move-news-others-sbssEcjccfabh.html
Wion's Pak journo escapes kidnap bid

A senior Pakistani journalist representing WION, the global English news channel owned by Zee Media Corporation Limited (ZMCL), escaped abduction... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-wion-s-pak-journo-escapes-kidnap-bid-2574472
Bilateralism pays in West Asia

India’s response in the Jerusalem issue reiterates our stand that while it should be linked to the region’s peace process, nothing would come... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/fc-weekend/spy%E2%80%99s-eye-bilateralism-pays-west-asia
SE Asia Stocks-Most rise as China data lifts mood; Indonesia hits record

By Aditya Soni Jan 2 (Reuters) - Most Southeast Asian stock markets firmedon Tuesday, tracking broader Asia, as strong China manufacturingdata and... ...

http://www.sify.com/finance/se-asia-stocks-most-rise-as-china-data-lifts-mood-indonesia-hits-record-news-economy-sbckaijhfifgb.html
Corruption still a pain point for foreign investors

FC Bureau City: New Delhi Foreign investors are still looking at corruption as a major challenge when it comes to making investment decision in... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/plan-and-policy/corruption-still-pain-point-foreign-investors

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