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The Indian men's hockey team defeated Malaysia to lift the 2017 Men's Hockey Asia Cup, while the Indian women's hockey team defeated China, and won ... Chief Minister, made the announcement in New Delhi on Thursday at a function, where both the men's and women's national teams were present.
And, Section 4 of the Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) Constitution defined the State's territory as comprising all the territories which, on the fifteenth day of August ..... on the contention that Lama Staksang Repa, the sole legal owner or caretaker of Hemis Monastery, is a Chinese national presently living in Lhasa.
... complicate the boundary question," Mr Geng said. Mr Modi is expected to visit China in June for a summit of the Chinese and Russian-led Shanghai Cooperation Organisation security bloc. He inaugurated a convention centre in the Arunachal Pradesh state capital of Itanagar and said the state authorities ...
The Sacramento Kings have hosted Bollywood Night, the Golden State Warriors Filipino Heritage Night, and the Toronto Raptors Asian Night. Other franchises ... The NBA's partnership with China Central Television, the country's national TV station, dates back more than three decades, the league said.

Kuala Lumpur (Reuters) - Malaysia's opposition and an election watchdog submitted objections on Tuesday (Feb 13) to the redrawing of some constituency boundaries, which they said would favour Prime Minister Najib Razak in a general election due by August. The Election Commission is ...
Kuala LumpurMalaysia's opposition and an election watchdog submitted objections yesterday to the redrawing of some constituency boundaries, which they said would favour Prime Minister Najib ... Selangor is the country's richest and most populous state, with more than 2.3 million registered voters.
Deng Xiaoping's government was trying to improvise new solutions to the country's economic backwardness, which officials thought had exposed China to humiliation in the 19th and early 20th centuries. "Development," Deng said, "is the only truth. If we don't develop, we will be bullied." And national ...
The implication was that by extending their vision beyond the national borders, black freedom activists were combining issues that were not inherently ... the country's foreign policy orientation, the Movement for Black Lives' statement repudiated the classic assumption that the goals of the security state and ...
Mumbai: Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) and the surrounding forest area has 41 leopards now, up from the figure of 35 in 2015, according to a report by wildlife expert Nikit Surve in ... "Wild animals do not understand man made boundaries and this is clearly evident in the case leopards of SGNP.
For almost four decades since the start of the Islamic Revolution in 1979, Iranian women have tried to push the boundaries of the compulsory hijab rule .... Some connect the latest protests with the recent campaigns against the compulsory hijab, but gender expert Nayereh Tohidi from the California State ...
"missile defense is essential to our national defense," Pence said before a briefing with U.S. Northern Command at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in .... determined those GOP-approved boundaries contained racial bias left over from maps originally approved in 2011 and violated the state Constitution.
Kuala LumpurMalaysia's election Commission (EC) is tasked by the Federal Constitution to oversee all ballots at both national and state levels. This includes running the polls, maintaining the electoral roll of voters - made up of Malaysians aged 21 and older - and proposing boundaries for each ...
To establish the Central Asian nation's independence from regional powers, the authoritarian leader has used one less-traditional method recently: ... "The other component is an ideological one where the country is declaring separation between or a boundary between itself and Russia, Europe and Turkey ...
The ambassador said Tochinoshin worked hard to overcome various obstacles, and showed Georgian fighting spirit. He added that the 30-year-old wrestler is a hero to the country, on the Europe-Asia boundary. The envoy said he personally offered his congratulations to Tochinoshin after watching the ...
The Bhutanese government told China that "the construction of the road inside Bhutanese territory is a direct violation of the agreements and affects the process of demarcating the boundary between our two countries." On June 30, the Ministry of External Affairs said: "Such construction would represent a ...

The local government has declared a state of calamity, and more than 80,000 people have already fled the area. ... Extending more than 40,000km from New Zealand, curling round the coast of Indonesia up to Alaska and back down to Chile, it marks the boundary of a set of tectonic plates that make up the ...
China's first online-only insurance company, whose shareholders include Alibaba Group Holding and Tencent Holdings, has become one of the country's leading financial technology companies. His vision for the future has every detail of people's lives reflected in their insurance payments, even down to ...
While US judge Rosemarie Aquilina was hailed as a hero by Larry Nassar's victims, some asked if she had overstepped the boundaries as a judge. PHOTO: ... Born to a Maltese father and a German mother, she was the first woman military lawyer in the Michigan Army National Guard, where she earned the ...
A group of around 30 heavily armed fighters attacked the military camp in Soumpi, located in the centre of the country near the southern boundary of Mali's Timbuktu region, according to an army statement read on state radio. It said 14 soldiers were killed and 15 others were wounded, adding that 17 of the ...
MECHI RIVER, India-Nepal border -- Most frontier barriers are erected to prevent humans from breaching national boundaries, but along India's northeastern ... The anti-elephant blockade is probably unique, but the conflict it illustrates is being waged daily across India and a dozen other Asian countries as ...
Davos, Switzerland: Dubbed China's Oprah Winfrey, Jin Xing says she respects the American talk show host's decision not to run for the U.S. presidency, adding that while looking to push boundaries herself she, too, draws the line at politics. "Her influence (on) American society is tremendous," Jin, one of ...
Now, take the red Congressional district 2, the breakdown is 47 percent white, 11 percent black, 7 percent Asian and 31 percent Hispanic. ... The Texas case is is happening amid a national tide of gerrymandering cases from various states, including some already under consideration by the U.S. Supreme ...
In Asia, 10 member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian nations (ASEAN) have set up national single windows, bringing together border and regulatory agencies into a single clearance platform. ASEAN's next step is to extend and integrate these systems beyond national boundaries in order to ...
Indonesian peer-to-peer marketplace Triponyu.com, which connects savvy independent travellers with local hosts of travel experiences in the country, is now looking to expand its market reach through partnerships with tour operators and participation in travel marts. Triponyu.com was established by four ...
The significance in Asia was underpinned by China, whose 2017 green bond issuance stood at US$36.4 billion in total - coming second only to the US. Chinese ... The bank pushed the boundaries of green bond development in Asia in DBS' debut US$500 green bond - the first offshore green bond by a ...
And it was the first time that anyone anywhere in France, no matter their estate or property or occupation, was equal before national French law. France after the revolution was a great emancipatory state, but prior to it, the state only had access to the population through the different parliaments and different ...
(AP) - The Pennsylvania Supreme Court struck down the state's widely criticized congressional map Monday, granting a major victory to Democrats who alleged the 18 districts ... The decision comes amid a national tide of gerrymandering cases, including some that have reached the U.S. Supreme Court.
US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Alice wells this week visited Pakistan during which she renewed the demand for clearing Pakistani territory of ... after the US leadership's rhetoric against Pakistan following the announcement of the new policy on South Asia and Afghanistan was not going well.
The celebrity TV chef wants to show the world that Vietnamese food is Asia's most refined cuisine; that it is fragrant, balanced and diverse; and that the ... As with Red Lantern, the menu at Vietnam House pushes the boundaries of traditional Vietnamese cuisine with modern techniques, state-of-the-art ...
He identifies seven specific threats to maritime security and recognises that these evolving threats go beyond the use of force and state boundaries, reflecting ... which although are not currently evident in the East Med, make the headlines for the last many years in SE Asia, West Africa and the Indian Ocean.
The latest fighting is taking place along a somewhat-defined frontier where each country has a separate paramilitary border force guarding their lower-altitude 200-kilometer boundary separating Indian-controlled Kashmir and the Pakistani province of Punjab. The contentious frontier also includes a 740km ...
17 (Xinhua) -- The upcoming 26th annual meeting of Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF) to be held here will foster cooperation among ... 18-21, Nguyen Van Giau, head of the Foreign Affairs Committee under Vietnam's National Assembly, the country's top legislature, said at a press conference.
Southeast Asia's two biggest countries, The Philippines and Indonesia, are joining forces to stop Islamic State sympathizers from crossing a porous sea ... their main sleeper cells around Indonesia are waiting for opportunities to come," said Eduardo Araral, associate professor at the National University of ...
A government source told the newspaper that objections filed earlier by groups of 100 or more voters, local authorities and the state government would be ... of the ruling coalition Barisan Nasional and rushing the process through ahead of the country's next general election that must be held by Aug 2018.
The Kansas Supreme Court is expected to rule soon on the first-in-the-nation ban passed in that state three years ago. Ingrid Duran, director of state legislation at the National Right to Life Committee, said the model state laws drafted by her group are aimed at U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, ...
MANILA (Philippine DAILY INQUIRER/Asia NEWS NETWORK) - partisanship is a state I wish to avoid and have been trying to do so for many years. Of course, I have ... The global community has evolved over time a system of recognising a country's right over the waters nearest to it. To nations that are ...
Few believe that this will be the end of the affaire, but rather the beginning of a new phase in the conflict between nation and state in Iran. ... element of truth in them but minimize other significant factors in their attempt to pigeonhole multifaceted, multi-angled developments of a complex and vibrant country.
Chinese rapper Bohan Phoenix has put out music at a steady clip, dropping an EP every year since 2015. 'Overseas 海外' from the blithely bilingual rapper is the title track of his new EP out 5 March, and finds the Hubei-born rapper reflecting on his cross-cultural upbringing over a tripping piano line and ...
Kuala LumpurMalaysia's election Commission (EC) is tasked by the Federal Constitution to oversee all ballots at both national and state levels. This includes running the polls, maintaining the electoral roll of voters - made up of Malaysians aged 21 and older - and proposing boundaries for each ...
For one thing, National Assembly speaker Ayaz Sadiq does not see the present assembly completing its constitutional term. "What's happening now has never been witnessed before and I hope the National Assembly completes its constitutional term but I don't foresee it happening," he said on a TV talk ...
US President Donald Trump's threat to cut aid to developing nations may hurt his own country more than the recipients'. Foreign aid is a relatively low-cost platform for ... In most of the developing world, national boundaries were inherited from former colonial masters. Intentionally or coincidentally, the ...
She was delivering the keynote address on "Ancient India: Looking beyond India to Asia" at the Prof. Achuta Rao Memorial National Seminar on "Ancient India: Identities, boundaries and cultural humanities" held at the Manipal Centre for Philosophy and Humanities, here. Dr. Singh said that local and ...
Swedish journalist and strategic analyst Bertil Lintner has spent most of his career in Asia, writing about India and China and mapping the increasingly ... And as I point out in the book, while India was preparing White Papers and documentation and maps and copies of treaties on the boundary, China was ...
Kolkata: Eight members of civil society organisations in Manipur which have spearheaded protests against redrawing the state's boundary, will today meet ... in neighbouring Assam and Manipur about possible loss of state territories, though the centre has in the past assured that state boundaries would not ...
A government source told the newspaper that objections filed earlier by groups of 100 or more voters, local authorities and the state government would be ... of the ruling coalition Barisan Nasional and rushing the process through ahead of the country's next general election that must be held by Aug 2018.
While much secrecy continues to shroud the maritime boundary agreement, it is clear that Timor-Leste had to compromise on its claims to the entire Greater ... been characterised by a governing coalition between the two major parties: Fretilin and the National Congress for Timorese Reconstruction (CNRT).
The meeting between the Special Representatives of India and China -- National Security Adviser Ajit Doval and State Councillor Yang Jiechi -- on the ... people-to-people ties have suffered amid mutual suspicion, and China's forays in South Asia as well as India's forays into South-East Asian sea lanes ...
Kuala Lumpur (Reuters) - Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Monday (Dec 18) likely gained ground ahead of national elections next year when the Court of Appeal ruled that the Election Commission (EC) can go ahead with a controversial redrawing of voting boundaries. Critics have called ...


 

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