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Asia is Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern and Northern Hemispheres. Checkout this section for curated News, Articles & Videos related to Asia, reported worldwide by trusted media sources.

Asia is Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern and Northern Hemispheres. Checkout this section for curated News, Articles & Videos related to Asia, reported worldwide by trusted media sources.

The Big Fight | India's Vaccine Strategy, Explained

An exclusive interview with the man leading the fight against Covid, Dr RS Sharma, Chairman of the Empowered Group on Vaccinations, who talks about vaccine hesitancy, explains the process of vaccinations and the technology being used to track and ...


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French Indian Ocean territory to keep COVID-19 shots at secret...

France's Indian Ocean territory of Mayotte will store its first vials of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine at a secret and secure location when they arrive on Sunday to deter would-be thieves, the local health authority chief sa...


News  »  World  /  Asia

Italy probes TikTok 'blackout challenge' death of 10-year-old ...

Italian prosecutors have opened a probe into the accidental death of a 10-year-old girl who allegedly took part in a "blackout challenge" on the video-sharing network TikT...


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French Indian Ocean Territory To Keep Covid Shots At Secret Lo...

France's Indian Ocean territory of Mayotte will store its first vials of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine at a secret and secure location when they arrive on Sunday to deter would-be thieves, the local...


News  »  Sports

Arun reveals how India strangled Australia with a leg-side trap

NEW DELHI: India effectively strangled Australia with a leg-side trap to secure an epic 2-1 series victory Down Under, bowling coach Bharat Arun revealed on Friday. Humiliated in Adelaide, where they were shot out for a record innings low of ...


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GM warns Indian state's move to block its exit could hit inves...

An Indian state's move to block General Motors (GM) from shutting a plant and exiting the country defies the state's business friendly image and sends a "concerning message" to potential future investors, the U.S. automaker said on Frid...


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Asian Champions Trophy Postponed Again Due To COVID-19 Pandemic

The deferred men's edition of the Asian Champions Trophy was supposed to be held in Dhaka from March 11 to 19, while the women's event was to be organised in Donghae, South Korea from March 31 to...


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Watch live: Pfizer CEO joins World Health Organization at pres...

Earlier this week, the WHO's Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus warned that the world is on the brink of a "catastrophic moral failur...


News  »  Sports  /  Cricket

India-England First 2 Tests To Be Played Behind Closed Doors I...

The first two Tests of the upcoming India-England series will be played at the MA Chidambaram Stadium behind closed doors, a top official from host association TNCA said on Frid...


News  »  Top Stories  /  India

India, China in touch over military talks: MEA

NEW DELHI: India and China have agreed to hold the next round of senior commander-level meeting soon and both sides are maintaining close communication over diplomatic and military channels on it, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Friday. ...


Aero India 2021 To Be Organised In February

India's most famous air show, Aero India, will be held in the first week of February at the Yelahanka Airforce Station outside Bengaluru. The 3-day event, however, will be scaled down because of the Covid pandemic. Maya Sharma reports. NDTV is o...


Singapore Art Week kicks off

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Singapore Art Week will showcase the best of Southeast Asian art to the world, as part of its blended format this year. The event kicked off on Jan 22 and will run until the end of this month. Tay Tong, Director at National Arts Council, and Jason...


Article  »  Startup

How VCs invested in Asia and Europe in 2020

Falling seed volume, lots of big rounds. That's 2020 VC around the world in a nutshe...


COVID-19: Singapore marks one year since first imported case

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It has been a year since Singapore recorded its very first imported COVID-19 case. Local transmissions emerged two weeks later. Since then, there have been more than 59,000 cases in total. CNA finds out how life has changed for two patients who ha...