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India gears up to put Mars mission in orbit

16-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Times of India | 6:00 AM

Sleepless Indian space scientists on Sunday began the process of ‘waking up’ the engine of the Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) spacecraft for a four-second test on [...]
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Indian funds, HNIs eye slice of Alibaba mega IPO

16-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Times of India | 6:00 AM

High-networth individuals and domestic funds from India are eyeing a slice of the much- touted mega IPO of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, which looking to raise an [...]
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Amethi royal battle turns violent policeman dies

16-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Times of India | 6:00 AM

The court battle for ownership of Amethi palace between Congress MP Sanjay Sinh and his son Anant Vikram turned bloody on Sunday when a policeman was killed and several [...]
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The 13-Year Divide: India’s Economy Looks Much Like China’s in 2001

16-Sep-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

India today doesn’t look quite like the economic dynamo that, just a few years ago, some predicted would overtake China as emerging-markets champion. But the race looks [...]
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Uncovering Swiss stash: India may rope in G-20 to endorse its black money drive

16-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Economic Times | 6:00 AM

India will try and rally the G-20 in its drive to unearth black money salted away by its citizens in Switzerland and other tax havens by pushing for the inclusion of a [...]
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India, Pakistan settle gas pricing formula as trade talks gain ground

16-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Economic Times | 6:00 AM

Islamabad has agreed to a pricing formula for import of natural gas from India, a silver lining in an otherwise fractious relationship between the nuclear-armed neighbours. [...]
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Modi allure dims for multinationals awaiting ‘big bang’ in India

16-Sep-2014 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

Narendra Modi’s honeymoon is nearing its end for the growing ranks of investors disappointed by the dearth of radical economic reforms undertaken during the Indian [...]
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Chinese Investment in Indian Railways May Get Shape During Xi Jinping’s Visit

16-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China will pledge to invest billions of dollars in India’s rail network during a visit by President Xi Jinping this week, bringing more than diplomatic nicety to the [...]
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Burma suspends work permits for maids going to Singapore

16-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Myanmar has temporarily banned its women from working as maids in Singapore due to concerns over abuse and exploitation, an employment body in Yangon said on Saturday. The [...]
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Pakistan flood sinks boat carrying wedding party

16-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Severe flooding sank a boat carrying a wedding party in Pakistan’s Punjab province on Sunday, killing the bridegroom and 17 others, officials said. Senior police [...]
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Australia contributing planes for anti-IS campaign

16-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Terrorists will use Australia’s deployment of troops and war planes to the Middle East as an excuse to target Australians, prime minister Tony Abbott warned on Monday. [...]
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Australia commits 600 troops to anti-IS campaign

16-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Tony Abbott said on Sunday Australia would deploy 600 troops to the United Arab Emirates to join the US-led international coalition gearing up for war against [...]
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Abbott dissolving stent has lower angina rate vs metal stent – study

16-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Abbott’s Absorb dissolving heart stent proved as safe and effective one year after being placed in a diseased artery as the company’s market-leading Xience drug [...]
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AP appoints Dharapak as Asia-Pacific photo editor

16-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Charles Dharapak, a veteran photographer who has spent the past decade chronicling the activities and travels of US presidents and American political campaigns, has been [...]
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Australian PM governs from tent as he keeps vow to Aborigines

16-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australian prime minister Tony Abbott shifted his office to a tent in an isolated Aboriginal community Monday, keeping a promise made when he came to power despite having [...]
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