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India a step closer to manned flight to space as ISRO’s GSLV Mark-III successfully tested

22-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Firstpost | 6:00 AM

India moved a step closer to sending its own manned mission to space as well as heavy satellites when it successfully tested a next generation rocket and crew module on [...]
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Australian woman arrested in deaths of 8 children

Australian woman arrested in deaths of 8 children

22-Dec-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

An Australian woman was arrested for murder in the killings of eight children, seven of whom are believed to be her own, police said Saturday. The children were found dead [...]
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Malaysia condemns Pakistan school massacre – Bernama

22-Dec-2014 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

Malaysia has strongly condemned the attack on the Army School and Degree College in Peshawar, Pakistan which resulted in the loss of 141 lives, including 132 school children. [...]
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Malaysia, Australia sign MOU to fight transnational crime – Bernama

22-Dec-2014 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

Malaysia and Australia are joining forces to fight transnational crime. This follows the signing of a memorandum of understanding (Mou) in Pulau Langkawi today, to provide [...]
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US consults Japan, China, Korea, Russia on N Korean hacking

22-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The United States has consulted with Japan, China, South Korea and Russia seeking assistance in reining in North Korean cyber attacks, a US official said on Friday. The [...]
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Pakistan Moves to End Policy on ‘Good Taliban’

22-Dec-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

In the wake of the Peshawar school massacre, some US and Afghan officials are beginning to express optimism that Pakistan may finally be changing its decadeslong policy of [...]
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Burma Activist Charged With ‘Defamation’ Following Arrest

22-Dec-2014 Intellasia | RFA | 6:00 AM

Myanmar authorities have arrested an activist who assisted protesters demanding the return of land they say was unlawfully confiscated by the country’s former military [...]
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Koh Tao murder defence team wants to quiz two British witnesses

22-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Mizzima | 6:00 AM

The Myanmar Embassy’s special team representing the Koh Tao murder suspects claims their clients are not guilty and have called on the Samui court to summon two British [...]
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India ranks 93rd in Forbes’ list of best nations for business

22-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Indiatimes | 6:00 AM

India has not fared well in Forbes’ list of the best countries for business this year, ranking 93rd out of 146 nations, behind countries like Mexico, Kazakhstan and Sri [...]
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India protests, Pak keeps Lakhvi in jail for 3 months

22-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Hindustantimes | 6:00 AM

Opposition and ruling parties joined the chorus of outrage in the Lok Sabha on Thursday over a Pakistani court’s relief to 26/11 plotter Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, before [...]
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India launches largest rocket to space

India launches largest rocket to space

22-Dec-2014 Intellasia | BBC news | 6:00 AM

On board was an unmanned capsule that could send two to three astronauts into space in the future. It blasted off from Sriharikota in the southern state of Andhra Pradesh. [...]
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Pakistan beats India in race to become Cern associate member

22-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Indiatimes | 6:00 AM

Pakistan on Friday beat India in the race to become an associate member of Cern (European Organisation for Nuclear Research), the world’s largest particle physics [...]
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Afghanistan’s New Millionaires

20-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Businessweek | 6:00 AM

“Do you want to listen to Taliban cassette?” Matiullah Matie asks as he steers his white Toyota Corolla along a narrow road surrounded by cornfields and mud huts. [...]
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Indonesia: Playing With Fire in the South China Sea

Indonesia: Playing With Fire in the South China Sea

20-Dec-2014 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

On December 5 newly installed President Joko Widodo ordered Indonesian authorities to set fire to and sink three Vietnamese boats caught fishing illegally in waters near the [...]
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Xi Jinping, Narendra Modi, Angela Merkel top performing leaders: Survey

Xi Jinping, Narendra Modi, Angela Merkel top performing leaders: Survey

20-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Financial Express | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Narendra Modi was placed No 2, behind Chinese President Xi Jinping, in a list of 30 top-performing world leaders by a Japanese market research firm. German [...]
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