Mar 05, 2013 04:34 EST
Pakistan and India on Tuesday postponed their snooker series planned for this week over security fears in host city Karachi, following a bomb attack that killed 48 people.
Mar 04, 2013 23:23 EST
Babies born to Indian surrogate mothers for gay and single Australians may be left stateless and unable to leave the country after New Delhi changed the rules on surrogacy, an expert has said.
Mar 04, 2013 18:43 EST
The Vatican, Iran and other religious states are resisting efforts by a UN conference, which started Monday, to demand tougher global standards to prevent violence against women and children.
Mar 04, 2013 18:17 EST
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday said the IT industry was one of the key potential sources for growth in the crisis-hit eurozone, as she opened the world's biggest high-tech fair.
Mar 04, 2013 12:54 EST
A Vietnamese property developer who started out making noodles in Ukraine joined mega-rich Hong Kong magnate Li Ka-shing for the first time on Forbes magazine's world's billionaires list Monday.
Mar 04, 2013 10:54 EST
Smartphone sales are expected to extend their strong growth trend in 2013 with some 918 million units worldwide, led by gains in big emerging markets China, Brazil and India, a survey showed Monday.
Mar 04, 2013 10:40 EST
America's technology sector remained a driving force for the world's billionaires, led by Microsoft's Bill Gates and other familiar names, a Forbes survey showed Monday.
Mar 04, 2013 10:28 EST
Pakistan's hockey team will tour India next month after a nod from New Delhi for the first five-match series between the South Asian rivals in nearly seven years, official said Monday.
Mar 04, 2013 09:29 EST
A petrol bomb exploded outside the hotel where India's president was staying in Bangladesh on Monday as four more protesters died in a wave of violence sparked by the prosecution of local Islamist leaders.
Mar 04, 2013 09:03 EST
A best-selling Indian author has won a $1 million advance for the South Asian rights to a new trilogy, the biggest such deal ever struck, his publishers said on Monday.
Mar 04, 2013 07:18 EST
A booming market for smartphones and tablet computers was expected to drive the German IT sector higher in 2013, although growth was slowing slightly, said industry lobby BITKOM on the eve of the world's top high-tech fair.
Mar 04, 2013 06:00 EST
Pakistan is planning a major new football competition modelled on cricket's hugely successful Indian Premier League in a bid to revitalise a sport which has long stagnated.
Mar 04, 2013 05:32 EST
Protesters threw a home-made petrol bomb near the hotel of Indian President Pranab Mukherjee in the Bangladesh capital on Monday amid new deadly protests in the country, an Indian official said.
Mar 04, 2013 01:48 EST
Jaguar Land Rover, the British luxury car unit owned by Tata Motors, is considering manufacturing vehicles from scratch in India, a report says.
Mar 04, 2013 00:00 EST
Russian aluminium giant Rusal on Monday reported a net loss of $55 million for 2012, as the firm said it would cut production following lacklustre demand for the metal and falling prices.
Mar 03, 2013 13:08 EST
Health watchdogs monitoring the risk of malaria in India should keep a close eye on what's happening thousands of kilometres (miles) away in the Atlantic, an unusual study published on Sunday suggests.
Mar 03, 2013 09:05 EST
India's hardline nationalist politician Narendra Modi launched a stinging attack Sunday on the ruling Congress party, setting the stage for a pitched political battle in general elections next year.
Mar 03, 2013 08:07 EST
India's finance minister pledged in his budget to cut a gaping fiscal deficit in a bid to avert a damaging credit ratings downgrade, but economists remain sceptical he can meet his goal.
Mar 03, 2013 07:46 EST
The Indonesian frog vendor closes her eyes, asks Allah for his blessing, and with one swift strike of a cleaver, beheads the trembling creature.
Mar 03, 2013 06:20 EST
With virtual bodyguards, panic buttons and maps to pinpoint harassment blackspots, women in urban India are using their smartphones for protection after a notorious gang-rape in New Delhi.