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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......

Expect worst drought in Asia, India may be hit

Dozens of farmers have already committed suicide in India after damage from unseasonal rains this year. Now if the summer rains are below normal, rural discontent will deepen. In 2009, the El Nino......

'Chances of El Nino three times more than normal'

In what could come as bad news for millions of farmers across India, the Australian Weather Bureau has said there is triple the normal chance of the El Niño -- an extreme weather......

Subhash Ghai's Whistling Woods to down shutters?

In the next few weeks, the Bombay High Court will hear Whistling Wood's petition to review its 2011 directive to vacate the land it occupies in Film City, Mumbai.Ketan Rana's first film, Dekh Le, a......

FIFA-Interpol workshop on match fixing perils

A two-day FIFA-Interpol Workshop on 'Tackling Match Fixing and Corruption in Football' will be held in the capital from January 15. The workshop is a part of FIFA-Interpol Training, Education and......
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First list of 165 authors announced for 9th Zee Jaipur Literature Festival

The Festival will be held at Diggi Palace Hotel in Jaipur from January 21 to 25, 2016 BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | October 9, 2015 The... ...
In banking, more innovation will come out of India

MintAsia's first global banking conclave took place in Singapore on 2 October. The consensus seemed to be that despite the challenges it poses,... ...
After Bangladesh, India wants anti-trafficking pacts with Nepal, Gulf states

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - India wants to sign agreements with countries like Nepal and the United Arab Emirates to curb human... ...
Discovery to uncover the story of peaceful co-existence of humans & leopards

The channel will premiere the one-hour special programme, Jawai: India's Leopard Hills, on October 19 at 9 pm BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi |... ...
Government plans NCB-like body to check human trafficking

NEW DELHI: following initial consultations between the ministries of home affairs and women and child development. While there has been no firm... ...

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