Asia News

Last updated: Monday, February 20, 2017 9:52:08 PM

There will be continuity in ties with new China leaders: Sharma
On Board Air India One, Nov 18 (IANS) After the once−in−a−decade leadership change in China, India believes there will be continuity and stability in its relations with its neighbour, which is its largest trading partner, Commerce Minister Anand Sharma said Sunday.

Sunday, November 18, 2012 5:20:07 PM

India to push Look East policy in Cambodia: Sharma
On Board Air India One, Nov 18 (IANS) India will be engaging with Asean nations and countries of east Asia at two summits Nov 19−20 in Cambodia, a minister said Sunday, as New Delhi steps up effort to push its Look East policy.

Sunday, November 18, 2012 4:54:05 PM

Sri Lanka arrests five Russians over credit card scam
Colombo, Nov 18 (IANS) Five Russians were arrested in Sri Lanka Sunday in connection with a credit card scam, Xinhua reported.

Sunday, November 18, 2012 3:58:04 PM

Obama to visit Myanmar Monday
Yangon, Nov 18 (IANS) US President Barack Obama will Monday undertake a historic visit to Myanmar, one among the 10 members of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN).

Sunday, November 18, 2012 3:40:05 PM

11 dead in Dhaka slum fire
Dhaka, Nov 18 (IANS) At least 11 people, including four children and five women, were burnt to death here after fire engulfed a slum early Sunday, according to fire officials.

Sunday, November 18, 2012 3:06:05 PM

Pakistani plane catches fire, lands safely
Islamabad, Nov 18 (IANS) A London−bound Pakistani plane made an emergency landing Sunday after it caught fire during take off from Jinnah International Airport in the port city of Karachi. There was no immediate report of anyone being injured.

Sunday, November 18, 2012 2:24:09 PM

Pochampally's sari weavers struggle to survive (with image)
Pochampally (Andhra Pradesh), Nov 18 (IANS) Pera Kamalana sits in a small room of her house, spinning the dyed yarn that will bring alive beautiful ikat designs on the nine−yard silk sari Pochampally is famous for. Wearing a polyester sari herself, Kamalana's life is, however, an irony and hardly as exotic as the timeless creations her loom gives birth to.

Sunday, November 18, 2012 2:10:04 PM

PM arrives in Phnom Penh
Phnom Penh, Nov 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday arrived at the Cambodian capital where he is to attend two regional summits.

Sunday, November 18, 2012 1:28:05 PM

16 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan
Kabul, Nov 18 (IANS) At least 16 Taliban militants have been killed and eight injured in security operations carried out in different Afghan provinces since Saturday, the country's interior ministry said Sunday.

Sunday, November 18, 2012 12:52:06 PM

India's first disabled skydiver now heads to Antarctica
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Sai Prasad Vishwanathan, India's first disabled skydiver who has since childhood suffered a loss of sensation in the lower half of his body, will add another feather to his cap when he goes to Antarctica in 2013.

Sunday, November 18, 2012 11:48:13 AM

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.