Asia

Asian Championships winner Gomathi fails dope test

It is learnt that Gomathi had earlier tested positive for a banned substance in the sample the National Anti-Doping Agency collected in Patiala

published on : 21st May 2019

Air Asia India eyes corporate clients, foreign flights

The aggressive business pitch is set to help the low-cost carrier widen its customer base before launching maiden international flights by year-end.

published on : 20th May 2019

Pakistan resorts to aggressive diplomacy to avoid FATF blacklist  

The task is difficult as the US-India grouping which has greater influence in the international Arena and on the non-aligned members of the FATF prefer to abstain than siding with Pakistan.

published on : 20th May 2019

An eventful innings

The Palace Oval Ground in Tripunithura is considered to be the birthplace of the limited overs cricket tournament. With the 2019 Cricket World Cup around the corner, Martin Joseph explores how the 50-

published on : 20th May 2019

Pressurised by India, Mynamar goes after rebels from North-East in border areas

By conducting raids in northern provinces of the area, the Myanmar Army is creating trouble for militant groups like ULFA, NDFB, People’s Liberation Army and other militant groups.

published on : 17th May 2019

Why Trump shouldn't drag India into a trade war

It has taken a long time for ties between India and US to strengthen with the former playing an important role in the White House’s Asia strategy.

published on : 17th May 2019

Piracy, sea robbery incidents in South East Asia region decline by 62 per cent: Report

Felicitating IFC on its 10th anniversary, Maliki underlined that information-sharing continues to be relevant, and more critical than before.

published on : 17th May 2019

Four youths from Andhra Pradesh stranded in Malaysia sans money, send SoS for help

Their problems have only aggravated in the last three months as they have no work and money to buy food.

published on : 16th May 2019

UN Security Council sanctions terror group ISIS' South Asia Branch

The listing comes two weeks after the Sanctions Committee designated JeM chief Masood Azhar as "global terrorist" on May 1.

published on : 15th May 2019

No civilization superior over another, says Xi Jinping

China retaliated to Trump's latest round of increases on Monday, raising tariffs on roughly $60 billion worth of US exports.

published on : 15th May 2019

Pakistan Christian couple on death row over blasphemy didn't get fair trial: Aasia Bibi's lawyer

Kausar is the second woman after Bibi to be ordered capital punishment and is lodged in the same death cell, where Bibi was imprisoned before her acquittal in the blasphemy case last year. 

published on : 15th May 2019

Ashish Sharma’s Khejdi headed for US premiere

The film follows a transgender child named Khejdi, raised in isolation by an Ayurvedic doctor.

published on : 9th May 2019

Bengaluru Court asks media houses to pay Rs 50 lakh to actor Ramya

Divya Spandana, who is also the AICC social media in-charge, had filed a suit on September 28, 2013 against defendants for judgement and decree directing them to pay damages of Rs 10 crore.

published on : 9th May 2019

Aasia Bibi leaves Pakistan, reaches Canada: Lawyer

She always maintained her innocence but has spent most of the past eight years in solitary confinement.

published on : 8th May 2019

Jinson Johnson to focus on 1500m to make Tokyo cut

The Asian Athletics Championships in Doha saw an unfamiliar sight. Jinson Johnson, India’s premier middle-distance runner, could not finish the 800m final after suffering a calf injury.

published on : 8th May 2019
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