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'India' out, 'South Asia' in. How academics ill serve us

'South Asian studies' academics in the US would do well to introspect how they wittingly or unwittingly become part of Pakistan's proxy war in wielding influence over academics and policy, says......

Forget Eden Gardens, the real test is in Pathankot

'The Pakistani JIT's visit is the first ever experiment by the two South Asian neighbours to probe a terror attack 'jointly.''Well, it is not unlike the scenario wherein the thief himself is made......

'I want to be another Guru Dutt'

The going has never been easy for author Cyrus Mistry. The reclusive author, who bagged the prestigious South Asian literature award, talks openly to P B Chandra about his illness and how writing......

Condition of South Asians in New York grim: Survey

Ten years after the first survey on the housing needs of South Asians in New York City, another Chhaya Community Development Corporation survey has found the situation no better. 'With the......

'China, India don't have guts to resolve issues'

Dr Hu Shisheng, deputy director of the Institute of South and South Asian Studies in the China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations, is a renowned Chinese expert, who......

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......

Why is India a difficult country to do business in?

The average number of procedures for starting a business is seven among South Asian economies, it is 12 for India. Even after two decades of economic reforms, India continues to falter on various......

Indian pharma cos shifting R&D to SE Asian countries

Indian pharma companies are shifting research and development operations and clinical trials to South-East Asian countries due to transparent regulations and sops offered by these nations, a survey......

India-Asean goods FTA faces hiccups

One main stumbling block has been failure to ensure all 10 South-East Asian countries come on board.The India-Asean free trade agreement (FTA) in merchandise goods has failed to realise its full......

Strong fundamentals to help India: WB

India is more exposed to the global financial markets than other South Asian countries, but its strong fundamentals and pro-active monetary policy management will help it tide over the crisis, a......

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......

'Still very difficult for South Asian actors'

Life is sweet if you are Kal Penn.The Indian American actor has an important movie opening today, a teenage comedy, Van Wilder 2: The Rise of Taj. The film is a sequel to National Lampoon's 2002......

'More to South Asians than curry'

Ronny Jhutti is giving one of the most riveting performances in New York in the play The People Next Door. He plays Nigel, the son of a white woman and a Pakistani in Glasgow, who is drawn to the......

'Rajinikanth has no insecurity'

'It's an experience of a lifetime. It's the first time I acted in a South Indian film where I was treated as an equal by an actor.' Radhika Apte gets candid. For an indie film actress, Radhika Apte......

'Live from the heart. Dil Se'

'Embrace all that this life has in store for you, let your heart be as deep as the deepest ocean and as wide as the farthest horizon.' Beautiful words from Shah Rukh Khan. Shah Rukh Khan's messages......

Javelin thrower Chopra creates history

Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra smashes junior world record IMAGE: India’s Neeraj Chopra in action. Photograph: Facebook. Rising athletics star Neeraj Chopra scripted history by smashing......

The Marathwada rower who fought family crises to make Rio Games

IMAGE: Indian rower Dattu Bhokanal. Indian rower Dattu Bhokanal has battled adversity to secure Olympic qualification and his journey to Rio has been made even more remarkable following a......

20 years playing for India and yet no Arjuna Award!

'I regret not having played an individual sport. When it came to rewarding an athlete, it was always one in an individual sport who was favoured.' 'I feel lucky that I was born in India and played......
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Indians at bigger risk of diabetes, heart disease

Public health experts in India said that the presence of body fat, abdominal fat, pancreatic fat and a lower lean mass than white people are... ...

http://www.asianage.com/india/indians-bigger-risk-diabetes-heart-disease-510
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Chinese scholars are "deeply disturbed" by Prime Minister Narendra Modis recent reference to Balochistan, a senior expert today said as he warned... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/567408/china-pak-may-counter-any.html
The American who rescues Indian treasures!

'Cultural property crimes have been linked by the United Nations and others to terrorism.''These links show the perpetrators to be associated with... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/interview/the-american-who-rescues-indian-treasures/20160822.htm
Trouble not over for North Korea defector

Video grab of Thae Tong-Ho speaking at a meeting after defection to South Korea from North Korea. (Photo: AFP) North Korea could be sending its... ...

http://www.asianage.com/international/trouble-not-over-north-korea-defector-360
‘There is little awareness about mountaineering in India’

Nungshi and Tashi The first twins to climb Mount Everest, Tashi and Nungshi Malik, open up about women empowerment, their foundation, and creating... ...

http://www.asianage.com/travel/there-little-awareness-about-mountaineering-india-724

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