Articles about Asia
15 Apr 2021
UN report: Women in poor nations can't say, 'No sex'
Less than half the women in 57 developing countries are denied the right to say no to sex with their partners, to decide whether to use contraception or to seek health care, a United Nations report said on Wednesday.
13 Dec 2020
ICC confirms pathway to Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2022
The International Cricket Council (ICC), on Sunday, announced the rescheduled qualification pathway to the Under-19 Men's Cricket World Cup 2022.
27 Jun 2020
Happy Birthday Dale Steyn: A look at his splendid feats
South African pace spearhead Dale Steyn turned 37 on Saturday.
25 May 2020
As coronavirus cases rise, expert says 'June to be worse'
India has witnessed a record spike in daily COVID-19 cases consecutively for the past four days. However, the situation is expected to worsen in June, an expert said.
17 May 2020
Airlines suffered turbulence due to coronavirus: Understanding what future holds
The globalized world was brought to a screeching halt with the onset of coronavirus pandemic.
30 Jan 2020
Five divine places to visit in Maldives
With serene white-sand beaches and crystal-clear waters, it's no wonder that Maldives is rated as one of the most exciting travel destinations in Asia.
24 Dec 2019
Five fun facts about peacocks you should know
Featuring a huge tail, spectacular feathers, and amazing patterns on them, peacocks are one of the most beautiful and fascinating creatures known to mankind.
10 Dec 2019
Five lesser-known hidden gems of Malaysia you should visit
Offering a delightful mix of natural beauty, cultural diversity, and adventure, Malaysia counts among one of the most-visited countries in Asia.
27 Oct 2019
Before son Dushyant's oath-taking ceremony, father Ajay Chautala gets freedom
As is obvious by now, the alliance with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has served Jannayak Janata Party's Dushyant Singh Chautala well. Hours after he "signed the deal", his father Ajay was granted 14-day furlough from Tihar jail.
25 Oct 2019
How this 24-year-old became a billionaire overnight
A 24-year-old Wharton graduate just became one of Asia's richest people overnight, adding $3.8 billion to his wealth.
06 Sep 2019
INX Media case: How Chidambaram spent night at Tihar jail
The worst fears of former Finance Minister, P Chidambaram, came true on Thursday after a special court ordered that he should be sent to judicial custody at Tihar jail.
05 Sep 2019
Important day for Chidambaram, SC to pronounce verdict on pleas
P Chidambaram, the former Finance Minister, who has been in CBI custody has an important day today, as courts will pronounce verdict on a bunch of his pleas.
02 Sep 2019
Chidambaram won't be sent to Tihar jail for now
Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram will not be sent to Tihar jail but will remain in the custody of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), the Supreme Court said on Monday.
01 Sep 2019
Here're the records scripted by Jasprit Bumrah following Windies hat-trick
Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah has been on a roll in the ongoing Test series against Windies, having claimed 12 wickets in two matches so far, with the second Test yet to get over.
11 Aug 2019
Top five best amusement parks in the world
If a humble foreign trip with family is what you are planning, Amusement parks should definitely be a part of the itinerary.
30 Jul 2019
To reach top ten in Asia will take time: Chhetri
In a candid discussion, Indian football superstar Sunil Chhetri shared his views on the nation's place among Asian football powerhouses.
27 Jul 2019
What is South Korea's #NoMarriage movement all about
South Korea is looking at an economic crisis and they have narrowed down the problem to the one source: women.
22 Jul 2019
Top five honeymoon destinations in Asia
Just like weddings, honeymoons are also a once-in-a-lifetime experience, and for that very reason, they must be unforgettably special.
17 Jul 2019
#TravelBytes: Five best places to visit in Southeast Asia
From beautiful beaches to surreal mountains, cultural diversity to historical significance, the South-eastern part of Asia has it all.
07 Jun 2019
Japanese company now sells deodorants that make woman 'smell younger'
Among the endless list of products that enforce traditional beauty norms on women, here's a new one.
24 May 2019
Hundreds of same-sex couples get married in Taiwan: Details here
Taiwan, which made history by becoming the first Asian country to legalize same-sex marriage last week, held another proud moment for the queer community this week.
13 Apr 2019
Indians are biggest fans of 'GoT' in Asia, study reveals
There is no denying the fact that Game of Thrones is the favorite show for a lot of Indians.
12 Apr 2019
Islamabad-Court returns Hindu-girls to husbands saying they weren't converted forcibly
The Islamabad High Court on Thursday said that Hindu sisters Raveena and Reena didn't embrace Islam under duress while allowing them to live with their husbands.
30 Mar 2019
#HealthBytes: 5 types of tea and their benefits
Tea is one of the most consumed drinks around the world, second only to water.
16 Mar 2019
Tesla likely to be in India by next year: Musk
If you've been waiting for Tesla to show up in the Indian market (like me), there's finally some news to cheer you up.
10 Feb 2019
#GamingBytes: PUBG Lite beta is launching in four other countries
PUBG enjoys immense popularity in Asia. However, the PC version requires high-end hardware, thus preventing a lot of potential and willing gamers from accessing the game.
22 Jan 2019
#KnowYourTeam: All about India's oldest club, Mohun Bagan
Mohun Bagan Athletic Club, founded in 1889, is the oldest Indian club still in operation and is also among the oldest in Asia.
21 Jan 2019
Chandra Grahan 2019: Last total lunar eclipse before 2021
On the intervening night between January 20 and January 21, certain parts of the world became witness to the only total lunar eclipse of 2019, and the last one before May 2021.
11 Dec 2018
Isha Ambani-Anand Piramal to have a Rs. 700 crore wedding
Isha Ambani and Anand Piramal's wedding ceremonies are adding legitimacy to the phrase 'big fat Indian wedding'.
28 Nov 2018
#DomesticViolence: Home is most unsafe place for women, says UN
A disturbing report released by the United Nations says out of the total number of women killed around the world last year, 58% were murdered by their family members or intimate partners for dowry and/or 'honor-related' matters.
21 Nov 2018
Sensex falls over 200 points on weak global cues
The BSE benchmark Sensex fell over 200 points in early trade today following weak global cues amid fresh foreign fund outflows.
15 Nov 2018
Sensex rises 115.89 points on fresh fund inflow, strong rupee
The 30-share BSE benchmark Sensex rose 115.89 points, or 0.33%, to 35,257.88 and the NSE Nifty regained 10,600-mark today backed by gains in auto, pharma, energy, and financial stocks, amid fresh foreign fund inflows and easing global crude prices.
08 Nov 2018
Robin Wright initially refused to star in 'House of Cards'
Actor Robin Wright recently revealed that she was initially skeptical to star as Claire Underwood in Netflix's hit series 'House of Cards'.
31 Oct 2018
PUBG Mobile is making people scream in NYC, here's why!
PUBG is one of the most popular Battle Royales. However, the mobile version has gained more traction in Asia than the West, where the PC game still reigns supreme.
28 Oct 2018
In 2017, China produced two billionaires a week
According to a report by Swiss bank UBS and auditing firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), China produced billionaires at the rate of two a week in 2017.
25 Oct 2018
QS rankings Asia: IIT-Bombay named as top Indian institute
Having secured the 33rd position, IIT-Bombay has been ranked as the top Indian educational institute in the latest QS rankings for Asian universities, which was released on Wednesday.
12 Oct 2018
Sensex recovers 600pts ahead of key macro-data, Nifty reclaims 10,400
The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) benchmark Sensex staged a strong comeback by recovering over 600 points in opening trade today following fresh purchases made by domestic investors ahead of key macroeconomic data to be released later in the day, amid fall in global crude prices and rupee recovery.
20 Sep 2018
This is the secret behind Kedar Jadhav's wicket-taking art
Part-time spinner Kedar Jadhav has a knack of picking up crucial wickets and the Indian batsman attributes his golden touch to not bowling much in the nets.
08 Sep 2018
Government ends rumors: Bengaluru remains host for Aero India
Putting a stop to all speculations and suspense, the Union Government announced today that Aero India, Asia's largest military aviation exhibition, will be held in Bengaluru this time as well.
07 Sep 2018
India-US talks: Is an 'Asian NATO' on the cards?
The signing of the defense communication agreement between India and the US yesterday marks a significant development in India-US relations.