Asia News

Last updated: Wednesday, October 14, 2015 7:24:03 AM

US Open winner Pennetta shocked in Tianjin Open
Tianjin (China), Oct 13 (IANS) US Open champion Flavia Pennetta was stunned in the first round of WTA Tianjin Open here on Tuesday, losing to Ukraine's qualifier Lyudmyla Kichenok 6-3, 7-5.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 4:38:03 PM

Gold price closes down
Hong Kong, Oct 13 (IANS) The gold price in Hong Kong went down 70 HK dollars to close at 10,700 HK dollars per tael on Tuesday, according to the Chinese Gold and Silver Exchange Society.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 4:00:07 PM

Iran to ink oil deals worth billions of dollars
Tehran, Oct 13 (IANS) Oil contracts worth tens of billions of dollars will be signed within the next two years, Iran Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zangeneh has said following a meeting with visiting Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida in Tehran.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 4:00:04 PM

Russian embassy in Damascus comes under mortar fire
Damascus, Oct 13 (IANS) The Russian embassy in the Syrian capital on Tuesday came under mortar fire by rebel militant groups, the media reported.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 3:56:19 PM

Indian hockey juniors aim for turnaround against Argentina (Preview)
Johor Bahru (Malaysia), Oct 13 (IANS) India will look to bounce back from a heartbreaking loss against Britain when they take on Argentina in a league match of the 5th Sultan of Johor Cup junior hockey tournament here on Wednesday.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 3:52:17 PM

Nadal, Laver appear in Australian Open's international launch
Shanghai, Oct 13 (IANS) Tennis legends Rafael Nadal and Rod Laver -- two of the greatest left-handed players in the history of the sport -- joined forces here on Tuesday for the first ever international launch of the Australian Open.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 3:48:03 PM

Aussie all-rounder Watson to play in Pakistan Super League
Lahore, Oct 13 (IANS) Australian all-rounder Shane Watson will play in the Pakistan Super League (PSL).

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 3:40:03 PM

Ancient "casket in casket" found in China
Beijing, Oct 13 (IANS) Archaeologists have found a 3,000-year-old stone coffin which contains a smaller casket in China's Xinjiang Uygur region, the media reported on Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 2:52:16 PM

Slain Japanese national buried in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Oct 13 (IANS) Japanese national Kunio Hoshi, who was gunned down on October 2 by unidentified assailants, was on Tuesday buried in Bangladesh's Rangpur city, the media reported.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 2:36:15 PM

Taliban militants retreat from Afghanistan's Kunduz city
Kabul, Oct 13 (IANS) Taliban militants who had captured Kunduz city, the capital of Kunduz province, confirmed on Tuesday their withdrawal from the city following stiff resistance from the government forces.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 2:16:14 PM

News Asia Articles Index


This Week's Most Discussed

This Week's Most Emailed News

Feature Coming Soon..

Art - Culture Business Diaspora
Education Health Politics
Religion Sports Sci-Tech


Asia America Australia
Africa Europe Gulf-Middle East
Pakistan Nepal Bhutan
Sri Lanka Bangladesh Maldives

Disclaimer: All Logos and Pictures of various Channels, Shows, Artistes, Media Houses, Companies, Brands etc. belong to their respective owners, and are used to merely visually identify the Channels, Shows, Companies, Brands, etc. to the viewer. Incase of any issue please contact the webmaster.