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    India17, Jun 2020, 1:35 PM

    India-China standoff: China provoking neighbours, feels top US expert

    A top former US diplomat on Asian affairs has expressed his displeasure over the India-China standoff 
     

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    India23, May 2020, 2:07 PM

    Indian economist appointed by World Bank to key position on climate change

    Abhas Jha, an Indian economist, has been appointed by the World Bank to a key position on climate change and disaster management in South Asia, the global lender said.
     

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    India15, Mar 2020, 2:22 PM

    Coronavirus outbreak: PM Modi to lead India during SAARC meet via videoconferencing

    PM Modi will lead India in a videoconferencing in which South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) member nations will be participating. The event will take place at 5 pm. 

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    India8, Mar 2020, 11:51 AM

    Asianet News issues statement after ban revocation, says it will carry out responsibilities fairly

    Malayalam news channel Asianet News said that it was "reassuring" to note that the Centre had admitted that it was a mistake. Earlier, the Centre had banned it for 48 hours.  

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    Other Sports20, Feb 2020, 11:27 AM

    Asian Wrestling Championship: India bags 3 Greco Roman bronze medals on Day 2

    India now has five medals that includes one gold and four bronze medals in the Asian Wrestling Championships 2020 in the Greco Roman category bettering their performance from the last Asian meet

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    Other Sports19, Feb 2020, 3:54 PM

    Rahi Sarnobat: Khelo India has inspired many children to take up sports

    'I am really glad that some colleges and universities are encouraging their students to take part in sports and focus on things other than academics. I really appreciate the Khelo India Universities Games,' Asian Games and Commonwealth Games gold medallist shooter Rahi Sarnobat said

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    Other Sports19, Feb 2020, 8:16 AM

    Asian Wrestling Championship: Sunil Kumar wins gold to end India’s 27-year wait

    At the Asian Wrestling Championship, Sunil Kumar defeated Azat Salidinov of Kyrgyzstan 5-0 on Tuesday (February 18) at the KD Jadhav Indoor Stadium in Delhi

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    Decoding The Economy11, Feb 2020, 2:08 PM

    Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju announced Lifelong Monthly Pension for Athletes

    The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports is implementing ‘Pension to Meritorious Sportspersons’ scheme, Sportspersons who are Indian citizens and have won medals in Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games, Asian Games and World Cups/World Championships (in Olympic and Asian Games disciplines) and Paralympic Games, are eligible for lifelong monthly pension after they attain the age of 30 years or retire from active sports, whichever is later.

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    Not For Women Only30, Jan 2020, 6:14 PM

    Historic Moment For Indian Football; Rangers FC Woman Sign Bala Devi

    From Irengbam, a village 22 km away from Imphal, to Scotland’s Glasgow. That is a life’s journey for India’s Bala Devi, who on Wednesday proudly wore the No.10 jersey of Scottish football giants Rangers FC. The Manipuri striker made history by becoming the first Indian woman footballer to bag a professional contract from a foreign club. With this she also becomes Rangers’ first Asian international footballer. Let’s find out more about Bala Devi’s historic feat in this episode of Not For Women Only with Sunita Iyer.

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    DePress Room12, Jan 2020, 12:39 PM

    DePress Room | Outbreak of a mysterious virus in China stirs panic

     

    Hello and welcome to this episode of DePress Room, my name is Amal Chowdhury and today we will be talking about a mysterious virus that is making China and rest of Asia nervous. Chinese health authorities have not been able to identify a mysterious strain of pneumonia that has infected dozens of people and put the rest of Asia on alert -- although they have ruled out a return of the deadly severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) virus.

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    DePress Room9, Jan 2020, 9:31 PM

    DePress Room | Will US-Iran conflict swing oil prices in Asia?

    Hello and welcome to this episode of DePress Room, my name is Amal Chowdhury and today we will be talking about how Asia will handle oil price swings after the warlike situations between Iran and the US. An attack in the Middle East. Oil prices surge as investors fear supply disruptions. Once it becomes clear that those disruptions are not materialising, traders calm down and so do oil prices. Life on the global markets returns to business as usual.

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    India6, Jan 2020, 7:44 PM

    Deep Dive with Abhinav Khare: Indian intelligentsia stirring the pot of hatred towards Hindus

    On this episode, Abhinav Khare deep dives into the sea of Indian intelligentsia to bring to the surface the box of Islamic extremism that speaks the words of Faiz Ahmed Faiz, which has done a lot to stir the pot of hatred towards Hindus

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    India4, Jan 2020, 3:28 PM

    Open letter to Mr PM for urgent reform of our education system

    The misinformation and propaganda against our culture and heritage has left educational institutions of India burning today. Abhinav Khare writes an open letter to PM Modi to clean up Indian academia

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    Politics30, Dec 2019, 4:21 PM

    Indian Economy Will Rebound Soon; Current Slowdown Cyclical: Vice President of India

    The Vice President of India, M Venkaiah Naidu expressed confidence that the Indian economy would rebound in the near future saying that the current slowdown was cyclical. Inaugurating the 102nd annual conference of the Indian Economic Association on December 27th, he said it was true that the Indian economy was facing some challenges due to the decline in growth this fiscal. However, he said the country had faced similar slumps in the past in the wake of the East Asian financial crisis and global slowdown but bounced back with a higher growth rate every time.

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    Lifestyle News24, Dec 2019, 8:05 PM

    DePress Room | Asia Pacific to face the brunt of climate change

    Hello and welcome to this episode of DePress Room, my name is Amal Chowdhury and today we will be talking about how the Asia Pacific region is facing the brunt of Climate Change. The world's most disaster-prone region felt the harsh reality of the climate crisis in 2019.