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India to play big role in US' 'rebalance to Asia' strategy Biswal

Jul 25, 2014

India to play big role in US' 'rebalance to Asia' strategy Biswal

Ahead of an important India visit of US Secretary of State John Kerry, a top Obama Administration official today said that the Asian nation has an increasingly vital role to play at the global stage. #World #India #Barack Obama #NewsTracker #South Asia #Obama administration #John Kerry #Nisha Desai Biswal
Tens of thousands vote in Hong Kong's informal democracy referendum

Jun 20, 2014

Tens of thousands vote in Hong Kong's informal democracy referendum

While Beijing says Hong Kong can go ahead with a city-wide vote in 2017 for the city's top leader, the most far-reaching experiment in democracy in China since the Communist takeover in 1949, senior Chinese officials have ruled out allowing the public to nominate candidates. #World #China #NewsTracker #Hong Kong #South Asia #Pro-Democracy protests in Hong Kong #pro-democracy referendum #British colony
Boat sinks off Malaysia coast, 66 Indonesians missing

Jun 18, 2014

Boat sinks off Malaysia coast, 66 Indonesians missing

The boat sank not far from shore, offering hope that more survivors might have made it to land #NewsTracker #Indonesia #South Asia #Malaysia #illegal immigrants #Boat capsizes
Modi's equation with Shinzo Abe will make Mission Japan a success

Jun 13, 2014

Modi's equation with Shinzo Abe will make Mission Japan a success

As Prime Minister, and arguably a strong one at that, Modi is expected to take this forward in a big way. Therefore, one can expect a burst of Indo-Japanese cooperation in several new infrastructural projects, apart from the existing ones. #Economy #India #China #Gujarat #Japan #Narendra Modi #diplomacy #South Asia #Foreign Investments #Shinzo Abe

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Modi's equation with Shinzo Abe will make Mission Japan a success

Jul 28, 2014

Cult survivor Natacha Tormey tells her harrowing story

Natacha Tormey, 29, told of her ordeal growing up in The Children of God cult in a variety of communes across South East Asia, East Africa and Europe... #Europe #East Africa
Modi's equation with Shinzo Abe will make Mission Japan a success

Jul 31, 2014

Drug-resistant malaria is a disaster. We have one chance to halt it

Only an all-out assault on falciparum malaria in south-east Asia mass dosing of the well and the sick can save millions of children Malaria experts bid to stamp out disease An African mother returns in the evening from the fields where she has been w... #India #Cambodia #Africa
Modi's equation with Shinzo Abe will make Mission Japan a success

Jul 30, 2014

Malaria experts bid to stamp out disease before parasite becomes drug resistant

Leading scientists say spread of artemisnin-resistant parasites to Africa could prove disastrous Some of the world's leading malaria experts are advocating a radical plan to try to stamp out the disease before resistance to the newest and best drugs ... #India #Africa