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Xi Jinping’s power grab may solidify dissent and harden anti-China sentiment; can India lead global pushback?
New Delhi would know that China’s rise is non-consensual both within and without, and that presents an opportunity to play the waiting game.
Amazon opens third 'Availability Zone' in Singapore, to provide more choice, flexibility and reliability
The new Availability Zone will allow customers, who are already using Amazon Web Services, with more choice, flexibility and even higher reliability.
First Doka La, now Arunachal Pradesh: What's China's grand strategy behind repeated incursions across LAC?
In a news conference on Monday, Army chief General Bipin Rawat confirmed earlier media reports that in the last week of December, China intruded nearly a kilometre into Indian territory at Arunachal Pradesh and started road-construction activities before they were challenged by Indian security forces and beat a retreat.
Justice Dalveer Bhandari rejoins 'wise men' of ICJ: Distinguished jurist who went from Rajasthan High Court to The Hague
On Tuesday, Justice Dalveer Bhandari was re-elected to the International Court of Justice (ICJ).
Dalveer Bhandari's ICJ election part of a subtle power game between ascendant India and diminishing Britain
Dalveer Bhandari’s victory over Christopher Greenwood at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) is exactly the sort of gradual change which occurs when established and rising powers jostle.
Justice Dalveer Bhandari's re-election to ICJ reflects India's growing clout, leadership of nations marginalised at UN
Dalveer Bhandari's re-election at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) speaks of a reality for India that is simultaneously both old and new. While it reflects India's growing clout on the global stage, it also denotes India as a champion of nations marginalised and powerless: A role which it has been comfortably playing since Independence.
UN calls for Asia-Pacific countries to scale up action to meet Paris Accord goals
Countries from Asia and Pacific, Europe met on the sidelines of the UN Climate Change Conference to explore opportunities for scaling up climate action
Narendra Modi conveys India's commitment to work with East Asia Summit
Prime Minister Narendra Modi conveyed India’s total support and commitment to work with the East Asia Summit, an influential bloc, to address political, security and trade related issues in the region.
China should respect neighbours' interests and solve disputes, says its official media
China should respect its neighbours' interests and solve bilateral disputes to minimise opposition to Beijing's quest for global influence, official media said on Wednesday, weeks after the resolution of the Doka La standoff with India.
India and US armies to carry out two-week long joint military exercise from 14 September
Armies of India and the US will carry out a two-week long mega military exercise in Washington from 14 September at a time when tensions are rising in the Asia Pacific region
Kaspersky launches campaign to promote internet safety in the Asia Pacific region
The campaign by Kaspersky aims to raise cyber security awareness in an engaging form through the sharing of personal stories.
Majority Indians perceive Islamic State, cyber attacks, China to be major threats, says Pew survey
The Islamic State terror group along with climate change are seen as posing a major risk to India by its people, while an assertive China is considered the third top threat to the country
Kaspersky Lab announces global availability of the free version of its antivirus software
Kaspersky said the free version was not intended to replace the paid versions of its antivirus software, describing it as offering the bare essentials.
Sikkim standoff should not affect RCEP deal: Chinese daily
The India-China border standoff should not be allowed to threaten a mega RCEP meeting
India, China and Pakistan among 10 countries accounting for more than 95 percent of all new HIV infections
India, China and Pakistan are among the 10 countries that accounted for more than 95 percent of all new HIV infections in Asia and Pacific region in 2016
ASUS ROG announces ROG Masters 2017 gaming event India for CS: GO and DOTA 2
ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) announced the commencement of registrations for the ROG Masters global gaming event's South Asia segment.
US defense secretary James Mattis arrives in Singapore to attend key defence summit
Pentagon chief James Mattis arrived in Singapore ahead of a key defence summit where longstanding US allies will look for clear messages about America's regional security goals.
Kaspersky Lab Asia pacific gets Stephan Neumeier as new MD
Kaspersky Lab has appointed Stephan Neumeier as Managing Director of Kaspersky Lab Asia Pacific, effective from Monday.
North Korea-US tension: Modi is right in severing India’s embarrassing connections with Pyongyang
The only reasonable course towards peace that has got some chance of success is to ensure that the international community desists from doing anything that contributes directly or indirectly towards the augmentation of the nuclear and missile programmes of North Korea.
Mike Pence visits American Samoa: US vice-president cites challenging times to troops
US Vice President Mike Pence has thanked US service members based in America Samoa, citing "challenging times" for the military in the Asia-Pacific.