India's central bank kept interest rates on hold Tuesday, citing rising inflation and "weakness" in Asia's third-largest economy despite recent growth.
An attempt by Indian Railways to recruit disabled staff backfired badly this week when candidates had to make their way up a building with no escalators or ramps, the Times of India reported on Friday.
Life is about to get a little easier for Indonesians who use motorcycle taxis to weave through Jakarta's notorious traffic-choked streets -- a new ride-hailing app is promising to ban smelly drivers.
New Delhi on Friday announced a plan to make air travel affordable for millions more Indians, with schemes to revive ailing airports and connect rural areas that it said would "take flying to the masses."
India's factory output slumped to a seven-month low in September on weak demand, a survey showed Thursday, adding weight to the central bank's view that the country's economic recovery was fragile.
French and Indian defense officials are to hold fresh talks Tuesday on the purchase of 36 Rafale jets, with hopes drawn-out negotiations on the multibillion-dollar deal are close to concluding, an official said.
India's central bank aggressively cut interest rates on Tuesday in a bid to kick-start economic growth, following a sharp drop in inflation.
Indonesia on Tuesday unveiled more stimulus measures to woo desperately needed investment, in its latest bid to boost the sliding rupiah and breathe new life into the slowing economy.
India successfully launched Monday its first high-tech telescopes into space to study the stars, as New Delhi seeks to take another major step in its ambitious and low-cost space program.
India cleared on Tuesday a US$2.5 billion deal to buy 37 military helicopters from aviation giant Boeing, on the eve of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the United States.