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India hosts first 'yoga on a pole' world championships

100 yoga competitors from 15 different countries taking part in the Mallakhamb World Championships in Mumbai over the weekend.

Vietnamese tennis ace remains sole country rep in ATP ranking

Ly Hoang Nam has climbed 11 places and remains the only Vietnamese in the ATP men’s tennis rankings.

At least 99 dead after consuming toxic alcohol in India

At least 99 people have died and scores have been hospitalised in northern India after drinking toxic alcohol, officials said Monday.
February 11, 2019 | 03:51 pm GMT+7

An Indian leader who wanted to ‘be reborn as a Vietnamese’

Former Indian Defense Minister George Fernandes died on Tuesday.
January 30, 2019 | 11:56 am GMT+7

India prices slip as demand lags; Vietnam awaits major harvest

Rice export prices slipped in India as the rupee weakened and demand waned, prompting buyers to turn to other markets such as Vietnam.
January 19, 2019 | 10:46 am GMT+7

Indian trailblazers #RideWithPride after gay sex ban lifted

Bollywood makes a lesbian rom-com, a transgender woman bags a key opposition party post and judges green light same-sex couples living together.
January 18, 2019 | 01:42 pm GMT+7

Wedded to debt: Fathers of Indian child brides trapped in bondage

In India, many poor families take out loans to cover marriages and then fall into modern slavery.
January 16, 2019 | 08:59 am GMT+7

Rain clears smog in Indian capital yet air quality 'very poor'

A rainy spell early on Sunday brought better air to residents of New Delhi after a thick grey smog has shrouded the Indian capital for two months.
January 06, 2019 | 03:11 pm GMT+7

Six schoolchildren, driver killed in India bus crash

Six children were killed alongside their driver and 12 more were injured after their bus fell into a gorge in northern India on Saturday, police said.
January 05, 2019 | 08:04 pm GMT+7

India rice rates hit more than three-month high, Chinese rules weigh on Vietnam

Rice export prices in India rose to their highest in more than three months as a key producing region hiked procurement rates for domestic paddy.
December 21, 2018 | 10:39 am GMT+7

Slow train to China: India's trade ties with Beijing taking time to ripen

China and India may be talking about improving their trade relationship but there is little action to go with the words.
December 07, 2018 | 11:39 am GMT+7

India rice rates slip; tough Chinese rules dent Vietnam exports

Rice export prices fell the second consecutive week in India, while strict inspections from China muted exports from Vietnam.
December 07, 2018 | 08:37 am GMT+7

28 drown in India bus crash, many of them children

At least 28 people drowned on Saturday after their bus plunged into a canal in India, police said, in the latest tragedy on the world's deadliest roads.
November 25, 2018 | 08:28 am GMT+7

Asia Rice: Indian rates gain for third week; markets eye Philippine order

Rice export prices rose for a third straight week in India while an Philippine order did little to infuse activity in Thailand and Vietnam.
November 23, 2018 | 09:45 am GMT+7

Vietnam values progress on $100 mln credit line from India

Defense and security is an important pillar of Vietnam-India partnership, says Party leader and President Nguyen Phu Trong.
November 20, 2018 | 05:26 pm GMT+7
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