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India Celebrates 63rd Republic Day

India began celebrating its 63rd Republic Day on 26th, Thursday with a military parade and performances by dancers and singers wearing traditional costumes. This year’s parade will highlight the nation’s achievements in various fields along with the military prowess, displaying air power including newly acquired aircraft. Before the parade began, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday […]

Pakistan’s Film Nominated for First Oscar

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, the renowned journalist and the documentary maker, has nominated for Oscar with her film ‘Saving Face’. Her film has become the first Pakistani to win Oscar nominee in the short-subject documentary category. In the interview with the Pakistani English-language newspaper, she said. “I personally feel that acid attacks are the worst form of […]

Spring Festival Celebration With Diving

Spring Festival Celebration With Diving

Russian and Chinese winter swimmers show their diving skills in Harbin, capital of northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province, Jan. 25, 2012. A joint performance of winter swimming was given by Chinese and Russian swimmers in Harbin during the Spring Festival holiday, to celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year, which fell on Jan. 23 this year.  <Photo: […]

Ban Ki-moon’s Remarks on 5 Yr Action Agenda

Ban Ki-moon’s Remarks on 5 Yr Action Agenda

Secretary-General Presents Five-year Action Agenda to General Assembly, Highlighting Killer Diseases, Sustainable Development, Preventive Approaches as Priorities Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks to the General Assembly on his five-year action agenda, “The Future We Want”, in New York on 25 January:  Good morning and my warmest regards to you and for a happy new […]

Egyptians Mark the1st Anniversary of Arab Spring

Egyptians Mark the1st Anniversary of Arab Spring

An Egyptian attends a rally on the Tahrir Square marking the first anniversary of “January 25th Revolution” in Cairo, Egypt, on Jan. 24, 2012. <Photo: Xinhua/Ahmad Radi> news@theasian.asia  

Ban Addresses his 2nd Term Agenda

Ban Addresses his 2nd Term Agenda

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon speaks during his first press conference since he began his second five-year terms on Jan. 1. at the UN Headquarters in New York, the United States, Jan 25, 2012. <Photo: Xinhua/Shen Hong> news@theasian.asia

3 Pakistani Lawyers Killed by Armed Men

3 Pakistani Lawyers Killed by Armed Men

A lawyer’s relative mourns in Karachi, Pakistan, Jan. 25, 2012. At least three lawyers were killed and another one was injured in a firing near a court of southern Pakistani port city of Karachi on Wednesday afternoon, local media reported. <Photo: Xinhua/Arshad> news@theasian.asia

Bahrainians Protest Against Gov’t

Bahrainians Protest Against Gov’t

Anti-government demonstrators throw self-made petrol bombs against police in a Shiite village near Manama, Bahrain, on Jan. 25, 2012. <Photo: Xinhua> news@theasian.asia    

Japan on 26 January 2012

<Top N> Japan on 26 January 2012

Japan on 26 January 2012 <NIKKEI> : “Fed Sees Ultra-Low Rates Through ’14” news@theasian.asia

China on 26 January 2012

<Top N> China on 26 January 2012

China on 26 January 2012 <Xinhua> : “Egyptians mark 1st anniversary of January 25th Revolution” news@theasian.asia

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