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South Asians welcome US Supreme Court's decision on same-sex marriages

Indian-American elected officials, civil rights organisations and queers welcome the United States Supreme Court historic decision to legalize same-sex marriage nationwide for all Americans on......

Modi wishes Sharif for WC, to send Jaishankar to Pak

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday spoke to his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif and other heads of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation nations participating in the ICC......

'Would Mira Nair make a Missouri Masala now?'

Civil rights activist Deepa Iyer, former executive director, South Asian Americans Leading Together, a social justice organisation thought after a visit to the minority businesses hit in recent......

India has to lead, will do its part: Highlights of PM Modi's SAARC summit speech

On Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the first time addressed the leaders of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation in Kathmandu in Nepal. Here are the top quotes from his......

Will India-Pak bilateral relations overshadow SAARC summit?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and leaders of other South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation countries will meet in Kathmandu on Wednesday with an aim to revitalise the regional grouping and......

Modi to charm Dhaka with visa on arrival, $2-bn line of credit and Tagore poetry

Bangladesh, along with India, had identified 15 projects to promote connectivity among South Asian neighbours   Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to use the smattering of Bengali he had......

TCS accused in US lawsuit of South Asian bias

Tata Consultancy Services Ltd has been sued by a white American information technology worker who accused India's largest software services exporter of overwhelming favoritism toward workers of......

Twitter wants to don a more sporty avatar in India

When boxer Mary Kom won a gold medal and L Sarita Devi refused a bronze at the recently concluded Asian Games in South Korea, about 100,000 congratulatory and supportive messages were posted on......

Tricks of trade: How South Asian network can help India

The Greater Mekong Sub-region economic corridors initiative offers a model that should be duplicated in South Asia, notes Barun Roy. Slowly but surely, the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) is moving......

SAARC to fast-track development bank: Nepal

South Asian countries, including India and Nepal, would fast-track the process of setting up of the SAARC Development Bank to garner funds for development of infrastructure in the region.During the......

Happy Ending goes to New York

Indian and Pakistani movies, now in New York theatres!   New York's ongoing South Asian Film Festival has got quite a good taste of India.   It all started with the film X, made by 10......

Nawazuddin Siddiqui to be honoured at South Asian Film Festival

Nawazuddin Siddiqui is no stranger to international recognition. He will now be honoured at the Chicago South Asian Film Festival, and will leave for the US on September 16. "I am being......

Going beyond Bollywood

The South Asian International Film Festival celebrates 10 years of showcasing independent cinema. Chaya Babu reports. On the opening night of the South Asian International Film Festival at the......

'Films are one of the ways our children will know our heritage'

Founder Shilen Amin tells Arthur J Pais how far the South Asian International Film Festival has come since its inception 10 years ago. Shilen Amin, the founder and the driving force behind the......

Over 6,000 people attend San Francisco International South Asian Film Festival

More than 6,000 people attended 3rd i’s (pronounced third eye) 11th annual San Francisco International South Asian Film Festival, held from November 7 to 16. The theme was celebrating the......

South Korea's Chung running for FIFA president

Former FIFA vice-president Chung Mong-joon, one of the most influential figures in Asian soccer, told Reuters on Thursday he is entering the race to replace Sepp Blatter as president of football's......

India thrash Sri Lanka to retain South Asian Basketball title

Defending champions India outclassed Sri Lanka 93-44 to retain the South Asian Basketball Championship (SABA) at the Kanteerava Stadium in Bengaluru on Sunday. Although the title holders had four......

Sharath finishes 6th at Asian Cup TT

Sharath Kamal settled for a creditable sixth spot after going down against South Korean Kim Minseok in a thriller at the 28th Asian Cup table tennis tournament in Jaipur on Saturday. The......

Australia beat South Korea 2-1 after extra time to win Asian Cup

James Troisi of Australia celebrates after scoring a goal during the 2015 Asian Cup final match between Korea Republic and the Australian Socceroos at ANZ Stadium. Photograph: Mark Kolbe/Getty......

South Korea beat Iraq 2-0 to reach Asian Cup final

Lee Jeong-hyeop of Korea Republic celebrates scoring the first goal during the Asian Cup semi-final match against Iraq at ANZ Stadium. Photograph: Matt King/Getty Images South Korea moved a step......
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Bihar is India's most flood-prone state, says institute

Bihar is the countrys most flood-prone state with 73 per cent of its 94,163-sq.km area getting flooded annually, the International Water Management... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/492725/bihar-indias-most-flood-prone.html
Uber plans massive investment in India

Uber has announced a $1 billion (900 million euros) investment for the Indian market for the next nine months. The money will be used to improve... ...

http://www.msn.com/en-in/news/money/uber-plans-massive-investment-in-india/ar-BBlgC8M?srcref=rss
China, Southeast Asia to set up hotline for South China Sea issues| Reuters

KUALA LUMPUR China and Southeast Asian nations have agreed to set up a foreign ministers' hotline to tackle emergencies in the disputed South China... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/world/china-southeast-asia-to-set-up-hotline-for-south-china-sea-issues-reuters-2374716.html
Foreign invasion

The island nation of Maldives celebrated its 50th year of independence in the midst of some troubling political developments that included the... ...

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Chinese imports hurting

Apollo is a leading tyre manufacturer in the country with a product portfolio spreading across tubeless and tube tyres for cars, SUVs and MUVs as... ...

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