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26 January, 2018 6:03 PM India should be pro-active: ASEAN

The bloc sees New Delhi as key to Indo-Pacific region’s peace and prosperity, says MEA All leaders at the just concluded ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit had urged India to play a proactive role in the Asia-Pacific region, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said here on Friday. In an official statement at the conclusion of two days of diplomatic 69

25 January, 2018 9:53 PM 10 ASEAN Achievers Awarded Padma Shri As India Seeks To Enhance Ties

New Delhi: Ahead of India's Republic Day celebrations, one individual from each ASEAN country has been chosen for the Padma Shri Award, in an unprecedented move to promote India's ties with the 10-member bloc. The decision to confer the Padma Shri, India's fourth highest civilian award, on one achiever from each country of the Association of Southeast 76

23 January, 2018 3:45 AM Choppers To Fly ASEAN Flag During Flypast Over Rajpath This Republic Day

New Delhi: The ASEAN flag will fly over Rajpath for the first time this Republic Day as 10 leaders of the grouping will attend the function that showcases India's military might. Five Mi-17 V5 helicopters of the Indian Air Force would precede the parade commander and the lead helicopter will carry the national flag. The second helicopter will carry ASEAN 58

23 January, 2018 2:43 AM Delhi Police Issues Traffic Advisory For The Republic Day Full Dress Rehearsal

A full dress rehearsal will be conducted today on the same route as that of the Parade on Republic Day. New Delhi: Three days before the Republic Day, a full dress rehearsal will be held today. The rehearsal will have the same route as that of the Parade on Republic Day. The Parade rehearsal will start at 09.50 am today from the Vijay Chowk and will proceed 187

20 January, 2018 9:20 AM Ramayana festival begins with an aim to enhance India-Asean ties, PM Modi 'delighted'

Epic Indian saga Ramayana is a popular theme for theatre presentation in Asean countries.   NEW DELHI: A festival on the epic saga Ramayana begins on Saturday with an aim to enhance the India-Asean ties. Prime Minister Narendra Modi noted that the festival is "an important part of a series of events to commemorate 25 years of India-ASEAN relations, the Festival 70

19 January, 2018 12:49 AM China A "Disruptive Transitional Force", Says US Pacific Commander

New Delhi: China is a "disruptive transitional force" in the Indo-Pacific region, Admiral Harry Harris, the commander of the US Pacific Command, said on Thursday in an apparent reference to maritime disputes in the South China Sea. He asked how defensive would Vietnam, Malaysia and the Philippines be when China has staked claims on the waters also claimed 31

24 December, 2017 3:29 AM Fire in Philippine shopping mall kills 37

MANILA: Fire swept through a shopping mall in the Philippines killing at least 37 people, most of them workers at a call centre, city government officials said on Sunday. The vice mayor of the southern city of Davao, Paolo Duterte, said the chance of survival for any of the 37 people missing at the NCC Mall was "zero". "Let us pray for them," said Duterte 73

17 December, 2017 11:16 AM Landslides triggered by tropical storm Kai-Tak leaves 26 dead in central Philippines

MATNOG: Landslides triggered by Tropical Storm Kai-Tak have killed 26 people and 23 more are missing in the eastern Philippines, authorities said Sunday. The deaths were reported in the small island province of Biliran, a day after the storm pounded the east of the archipelago nation. Kai-Tak tore across the major islands of Samar and Leyte on Saturday 104

15 December, 2017 4:05 PM China shrugs off ‘hype’ over build-up

China on Friday defended its construction on disputed islands in the South China Sea as “normal”, after a U.S. think tank released new satellite images showing deployment of radar and other equipment. Beijing claims nearly all of the sea and has been turning reefs in the Spratly and Paracel chains into islands, installing military facilities and equipment 49

7 December, 2017 1:15 PM Oppo F5 Youth With 6-Inch 18:9 Display, 16-Megapixel Selfie Camera Launched in India: Price, Specifications

Oppo F5 Youth has been launched in India on Thursday. To recall, the smartphone was first teased at the Oppo F5 India launch last month, and has since been launched in the Philippines. The smartphone sports a large 18:9 display and a high-resolution selfie camera coupled with AI-based beautification technology. The smartphone will be available for purchase 376