Asia News

Last updated: Friday, January 20, 2017 12:34:05 PM

Ex-Pakistani PM Gilani's son kidnapped from poll meeting
Islamabad, May 9 (IANS) Former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's son Ali Haider Gilani was abducted Thursday in a town in Pakistan's Punjab province by armed men who attacked his street corner meeting with guns blazing, killing one person and injuring four others.

Thursday, May 09, 2013 5:19:59 PM

Pakistan president condemns kidnapping of ex-PM's son
Islamabad, May 9 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari Thursday condemned the kidnapping of the son of former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani after an attack on a political gathering, a presidential spokesman said.

Thursday, May 09, 2013 5:12:02 PM

Malaysian Indian Congress leadership on notice
Singapore, May 9 (IANS) The leadership of the Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) has been asked to take responsibility for the party's dismal performance in the country's general elections held May 5.

Thursday, May 09, 2013 4:54:03 PM

Two Indians in Malaysian state's executive committee
Singapore, May 9 (IANS) Two Indian-origin leaders have been appointed for the first time to the state executive committee of the Malaysian state of Penang.

Thursday, May 09, 2013 4:42:37 PM

Lin Dan gets World Championships wildcard
Kuala Lumpur, May 9 (IANS) Four-time champion Lin Dan of China will defend his World Championship title in August, courtesy a wildcard given by the the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Thursday.

Thursday, May 09, 2013 4:08:02 PM

Former Pakistani PM Gilani's son abducted
Islamabad, May 9 (IANS) Former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's son Ali Haider Gilani was kidnapped Thursday in a town in Pakistan's Punjab province by armed men who stormed his street corner meeting with their guns blazing, killing one and injuring five.

Thursday, May 09, 2013 2:53:59 PM

Former Pakistani PM Gilani's son kidnapped
Islamabad, May 9 (IANS) Former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's son Ali Haider Gilani was abducted Thursday from a street corner meeting in a town in Pakistan's Punjab province by armed men, a media report said.

Thursday, May 09, 2013 2:20:01 PM

China's inflation rises
Beijing, May 9 (IANS) China's consumer price index (CPI), a main gauge of inflation, grew 2.4 percent year on year in April, up from 2.1 percent in March, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Thursday.

Thursday, May 09, 2013 1:30:11 PM

China's producer price index falls
Beijing, May 9 (IANS) China's producer price index (PPI), a barometer of future consumer inflation, fell 2.6 percent year on year in April, the National Bureau of Statistics said Thursday.

Thursday, May 09, 2013 1:28:05 PM

South Korea cuts interest rates
Seoul, May 9 (IANS) South Korea's central bank unexpectedly cut its benchmark interest rate by 25 basis points to 2.5 percent Thursday, altering the policy rate for the first time in seven months.

Thursday, May 09, 2013 1:22:04 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
Travel

AROUND THE WORLD NOW

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.