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South East Asia


How much do you know about pandan leaves, the 'Vanilla of the East'?

November 07, 2019 4:20 pm

The fragrant sweet pine is known as bai toey hom in Thai, while the Malaysians know it as daun pandan and the Japanese as takonoki.

UN chief saddened by loss of life, destruction due to heavy rains in India, South East Asia

July 16, 2019 12:47 pm

Monsoon flooding has also affected Myanmar, where 21,000 people – many of whom have been affected by the conflict there – have been displaced in Kachin and Rakhine states.

What is Typhoon Mangkhut?

September 17, 2018 11:32 am

Though Typhoon Mangkhut has now been downgraded, experts say Mangkhut may well end up being the deadlier storm, as it has already claimed over 60 lives with more than dozens missing. The typhoon is expected to further weaken into a tropical depression by Tuesday.

New winds from Arabia

February 27, 2014 5:03 am

There are signs that Saudi Arabia is moving away from a Wahabist vision of Islam towards one that includes dialogue.

Coming soon: Harley Davidson ‘made in India’

November 06, 2013 1:41 am

To start building two new models in India in Q1 of 2014.

Giloe: Ayurvedic cure for viral fevers,helps better immunity

May 11, 2015 4:29 pm

Giloe has been reported to help treat dengue in early stages without any side-effects.

R-Jio,Vodafone join consortium to build undersea cable system

May 01, 2013 1:10 am

The cable system is expected to carry commercial traffic by end of 2014.

Punjab to unveil new investment policy from April,says Sukhbir

April 17, 2014 11:10 am

The Punjab government is all set to unveil ‘New Industrial Promotion Policy’ focusing on inclusive growth from April 1 this year,Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal said,on Tuesday.

KGMU to be awarded for developing model bio-medical waste management practices

March 05, 2013 3:41 am

King George Medical University’s bio-medical waste management system has received ‘Special Recognition Award’ from United Nation Development Programme (UNDP) and World Health Organisation (WHO),for developing model bio-medical waste management practices.

New HIV cases down by 56% in India: UNAIDS

November 22, 2011 3:03 am

UNAIDS’s World AIDS Day report for 2011,which was released,revealed a dramatic decrease of 56 per cent between 1996 and 2010