29 Dec 2013
Yangon: Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party said that it will contest 2015 parliamentary elections even if the country's constitution barring her from running for president is not amended.
05 Mar 2014
New Delhi: The Election Commission of India has sought ‘active cooperation’ of media houses and journalists to deal with the menace of paid news during the general elections.
04 Mar 2014
New Delhi: The International Boxing Association's decision to terminate India from its fold is set to be a blessing in disguise for the Indian Boxing Federation (IBF), which would now be forced to conduct fresh elections, something that the present set of office-bearers had been adamantly resisting.
01 Apr 2014
San Francisco: Yahoo Inc is in preliminary talks to acquire online video service News Distribution Network for USD 300 million, according to a report on Monday.
27 Feb 2014
New Delhi: Voicing concern over the practice of ‘paid news’ by some publications, President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said that there was a need for a ‘self-correcting mechanism’ to check such aberrations.
27 Feb 2014
New Delhi: Voicing concern over the practice of "paid news" by some publications to mop up revenue, President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said there was a need for a "self-correcting mechanism" to check such aberrations.
02 Jan 2014
Yangon: Myanmar's leader on Thursday lent his support to reform of the country's junta-era constitution, indicating he would back changes to allow opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to become President.
01 Mar 2014
Guwahati: With Manmohan Singh visiting Myanmar next week, the Assam branch of the All India Patriotic Forum has urged the Prime Minister to talk with the authorities there regarding proper preservation of sites related to India's freedom movement.
27 Jan 2014
Yangon: World Bank President Jim Yong Kim on Sunday announced that the WB Group plans to invest USD two billion in a multi-year development programme for Myanmar, a news agency reported. The World Bank President made this announcement on his first visit to Myanmar.
05 Mar 2014
United Nations: Prescription drug abuse is growing in India and the problem is serious in South Asia, according to a UN report, which also said drugs enter the region's illicit markets through various channels and are diverted from India's pharma industry and smuggled from Afghanistan.