Articles about Central Asia
19 Jan 2022India
The central government on Wednesday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will host the maiden India-Central Asia Summit virtually on January 27.
27 Oct 2020Business
On Tuesday, Ankhi Das stepped down as the head of Facebook's public policy in India, South Asia, and Central Asia.
18 Sep 2020World
Even as the world reels from the COVID-19 pandemic, instances of other potentially scary outbreaks are lurching at the corner.
25 Aug 2020Lifestyle
Just in case you needed yet another reason to madly wait for 2021, here you go: A bus trip from Delhi to London shall be possible next year.
04 Jan 2020World
India is caught in a crossfire after the United States killed one of Iran's topmost commanders, Qasem Soleimani yesterday.
22 Oct 2019World
More than two months ago India revoked Article 370, withdrew the special status of Jammu and Kashmir and put the state under a lockdown.
08 Sep 2019World
A day after India's ambitious mission to the Moon, Chandrayaan-2 failed to complete landing on the lunar surface, the United States has congratulated and supported India on its efforts.
13 Apr 2019World
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's recent statement promising an end of support to terror groups does not reflect a change of policy and is motivated by the fear of getting blacklisted by the global terror-financing watchdog FATF, the country's former envoy to the US, Husain Haqqani, has said.
29 Nov 2018World
The US is demanding transparency over China's debt on Pakistan, Under Secretary of Treasury for International Affairs David Malpass told lawmakers during a Congressional hearing, amid concerns that Islamabad is seeking a multibillion-dollar bailout package from IMF to pay back Chinese creditors.
26 Oct 2018India
India's claim to the Gilgit-Baltistan region is much stronger than Pakistan's as it was handed over to the Pakistani Army by two "deceitful" British military officials, BJP leader Ram Madhav said yesterday.
13 Sep 2018World
India hasn't been able to secure membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) because of China's veto, a Trump Administration official said today, asserting that the US will continue advocating for India's membership in the group as it meets all the criteria.
11 Sep 2018World
The first India-US 2+2 Dialogue in New Delhi was consequential and a strategic milestone, a Trump administration official said yesterday, asserting the decisions taken during the talks propelled the bilateral relationship to a new level.
16 Aug 2018World
The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the horrific suicide bombing yesterday that targeted a Shiite area of Afghanistan's capital Kabul, killing 34 students.
15 Jun 2018Business
According to a new report by the Boston Consulting Group, half of the world's personal wealth now rests in the hands of millionaires and billionaires, up by 5% from their 45% share of personal wealth in 2016.
03 Jun 2018India
Social networking giant, Facebook has announced a partnership with the National Commission for Women (NCW), wherein they'll launch a digital literacy program for women in collaboration with the Cyber Peace Foundation (CPF).
25 May 2018World
India needs to be central to what the Trump administration does in South and Central Asia, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told the members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Friday.
24 Apr 2018World
The meetings of Defense and Foreign Ministers of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), being attended by Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, began in Beijing today.
24 Mar 2018World
According to new UN scientific reports - covering the Americas, Europe and Central Asia, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific regions - on biodiversity in the planet, humans are looking at lonely future with an ever-increasing number of species coming under the threat of extinction.
10 Mar 2018World
The Trump administration has stated they have seen India play a responsible role in the economic development and reconstruction of Afghanistan "over the last several years."
17 Feb 2018World
PM Narendra Modi's "love affair" with West Asia continues. After hosting Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu and making the Palestinians happy, now he is holding "substantive and productive" talks with Iranian president Hassan Rouhani.
12 Feb 2018World
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will leave for India on Thursday on a three-day visit.
26 Nov 2017World
India and Pakistan will come face to face next week at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit in Russia's Sochi. There's still no proposal for diplomatic talks, sources said.
08 Nov 2017World
US' Department of State has announced that any NGO in India that suggests early warning systems for "reducing religiously-motivated violence and discrimination" will be given a grant of $500k.
02 Jul 2017World
Amidst an intensifying stand-off between Indian and Chinese troops at the border in Sikkim, the two countries attended the Shanghai Co-operation Organization meeting held in Dalian, in North-east China.
18 Jun 2017World
China has included the Qinghai-Tibetan plateau, an area earmarked under the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) as part of a scientific expedition to study climatic, environmental and biodiversity changes in the region over the past few decades.
09 Jun 2017World
PM Modi exchanged greetings with Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif when the two happened to run into each other at the Leaders' Lounge in Astana-Opera before the Shanghai Cooperation Organization concert.
08 Jun 2017World
All eyes are on India and Pakistan as they are set to be admitted as members of the Shanghai Co-operation Organization, at the annual summit to be held in Astana, Kazakhstan, on 8-9 June.
24 May 2017World
The Trump administration has revived 2 infrastructure projects in Asia, providing brief details in their maiden annual budget.
23 Apr 2017Business
India retained the top spot among remittance-receiving countries despite a significant 8.9% drop in remittances in 2016.
18 Apr 2017World
The US National Security Adviser Lieutenant General HR McMaster reached Islamabad on an unannounced visit.
04 Apr 2017World
The death toll from Monday's St Petersburg underground metro train blast has increased from 10 to 11.
16 Mar 2017Bengaluru
The Karnataka government in its newly presented budget has decided to cap the prices of multiplex tickets at Rs. 200, making Karnataka the second state to do so after Tamil Nadu.
02 Mar 2017World
In what is seemingly Islamic State's "first direct threat" against China, a half-hour video has surfaced, featuring China's Uighur militants vowing to return home and "shed blood like rivers".
17 Feb 2017World
The Confederation of Indian Industries stated that India-UAE trade would touch $100 billion by 2020, almost double that of the current $60 billion.
06 Feb 2017World
On Sunday, little over a month after Turkey's nightclub was attacked, Turkish police carried out nationwide raids, detaining over 400 suspected to be members of the Islamic State.
26 Jan 2017World
Further cementing their strategic ties, India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) signed 13 agreements in principal areas like defence, security, trade and energy.