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Bangladesh court upholds death sentence of top Islamist

17-Jun-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A top Bangladesh Islamist leader could be executed within months after the Supreme Court Tuesday upheld his death sentence for war crimes during the country’s 1971 [...]
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Morning after Burma, sobriety dawns

16-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Tribune India | 6:00 AM

The effective operation along the Indo-Myanmar border by the Indian special forces was robbed of its seriousness due to the heightened pitch by a few ministers. It is high [...]
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Burma opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi wraps up China visit

Burma opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi wraps up China visit

16-Jun-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi wrapped up her first visit to China on Sunday, a trip that saw her meet the country’s President Xi Jinping ahead of Myanmar [...]
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Army’s importance has diminished because India has not gone to war in 40-50 years, says Parrikar

16-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Hindustan Times | 6:00 AM

The army’s importance has diminished because the country hasn’t gone to battle in the past 40-50 years, defence minister Manohar Parrikar said on Sunday, but made [...]
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Burma operation sends a larger political message: India will pay back, if provoked

16-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Economic Times | 6:00 AM

For the Indian Army’s 21 Para (Special Forces) unit, it was just another day at the office. Once the Cabinet Committee on Security ( CCS), India’s highest [...]
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India’s diabetes rate up 123pct since 1990

16-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Times of India | 6:00 AM

Diabetes has emerged as a major disease burden for India over the past two decades. While diabetes rate has increased by around 45 percent globally, it has jumped 123 percent [...]
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Burma strikes: How a successful military mission was marred by confused political messaging

16-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Scroll | 6:00 AM

In the early hours of June 9, as the two teams from 21 Para (Special Forces) trudged back to the Dhruv helicopters waiting to take them back across the border, none of them [...]
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Govt to revamp sourcing, testing of telecom gear

16-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Times of India | 6:00 AM

The government is looking at a major overhaul of telecom equipment sourcing and testing in India as it fears that unfettered supplies from foreign vendors, including Chinese [...]
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30pct of India’s elderly abused: Report

16-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Times of India | 6:00 AM

Today is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. It is the day when the world voices its opposition to the abuse and suffering inflicted to some of our elders generations. According [...]
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Vedanta Ltd and Cairn India to Merge

16-Jun-2015 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Vedanta Resources PLC, India’s biggest diversified natural-resources company, on Sunday agreed to combine two of its businesses – Vedanta Ltd and Cairn India Ltd [...]
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India Chooses IPhones Over Asset Bubbles

16-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

India’s Raghuram Rajan is an outlier in Asia. Whereas other central bankers in the region are pumping ever-more air into asset bubbles – New Zealand and South [...]
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Surat, the heart of India’s stent market

16-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Times of India | 6:00 AM

Diamond hub Surat is now a major player in the cardiac stent market. The city, famed for its Rs 90,000-crore diamond industry, has emerged as the biggest manufacturer of [...]
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Anti-migrant protests in Burma’s troubled Rakhine

16-Jun-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Buddhist hardliners backed by monks protested in Myanmar’s troubled Rakhine state Sunday against help being offered to desperate migrants found adrift on boats in the [...]
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Australia tells Indonesia to fix its borders

16-Jun-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australia on Monday told Indonesia to better secure its borders in a stinging rebuke after Jakarta demanded answers to allegations Canberra paid to turn back a boat of [...]
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Asia’s mobile and broadband internet speeds, in one infographic

16-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Tech in Asia | 6:00 AM

How fast is your internet? How much does it frustrate you? Although you likely have a few options for your broadband and mobile data plans, the answers to those questions are [...]
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