8505: Indian economy forecast to grow between 6.75 to 7.5 pct next fiscal year Xinhua net
8504: Modi pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his death anniversary in New Delhi Xinhua net
8503: Indian markets open lower Xinhua net
8502: Afghanistan kicks off vaccination campaign against polio virus Xinhua net
8501: Bangladesh aims for 30-pct women entrepreneurs in economic zones Xinhua net
8500: Feature: Chinese workers in Pakistan skip lunar new year holidays to speed up highway project Xinhua net
8499: Pakistan detains militant leader accused of Mumbai attack linkage: officials Xinhua net
8498: Poisonous gas kills 9 workers inside oil mill in India Global Times (English)
Nine injured in bomb attack on paramilitary troops’ vehicle in northwestern Pakistan Global Times (English)
8496: Indian president kicks off Budget Session, stresses welfare for poor Guangming Daily (English)
8495: Pakistan orders house arrest for ‘brain’ of 2008 Mumbai attacks China Daily Asia
India’s health budget may rise after minister warns of funding crunch China Daily Asia
8493: Bigger land holdings key to preventing farmer suicides in India, activists say China Daily Asia
Minister: India’s growth to return to normal after cash crunch China Daily Asia
8491: Indian economy forecast to grow between 6.75 to 7.5 pct next fiscal year China.org (English)
8490: Poisonous gas kills 9 workers inside oil mill in India China.org (English)
Bangladesh’s national poetry festival to begin China.org (English)
Xi’s book is an Intellectual Bridge with Nepal China.org (English)
8487: 75 Afghan policemen graduate after eight-week training in Helmand Xinhua net
8486: More relief assistance needed for most vulnerable Afghans Xinhua net
Myanmar’s president to visit Cambodia later this week Xinhua net
Myanmar’s ruling party condemns assassination of legal adviser Xinhua net
8483: Gunman who shoots dead legal advisor is not Mandalay resident: Myanmar police Global Times (English)
8482: Chinese tourist dies on trek to Qomolangma base camp in Nepal Global Times (English)
India’s Congress ties up with northern state of Uttar Pradesh’s ruling party to defeat Modi’s BJP Guangming Daily (English)
Myanmar’s president to visit Cambodia later this week Guangming Daily (English)
Myanmar’s ruling party condemns assassination of legal adviser Guangming Daily (English)
8478: Afghan air force kills 3 militants in N. province China Military Online
8477: Pakistani soldier killed in firing from across Afghan border: army China Military Online
8476: Modi urges Indian students to celebrate exams like festivals Xinhua net
India’s Congress ties up with northern state of Uttar Pradesh’s ruling party to defeat Modi’s BJP China.org (English)
Australian brides paid to ‘marry’ Indian men ECNS
Bangladesh’s half yearly monetary policy aims to rein in inflation, foster economic growth Xinhua net
Martyrs’ Day observed throughout Nepal Xinhua net
Trump’s ambitions challenge Modi’s ‘Make in India’ Global Times (English)
8470: PM hails Pakistan-China friendship, CPEC Global Times (English)
8469: Afghan forces destroy 6 heroin labs China Military Online
8468: SAARC member states to meet in Kathmandu China.org (English)
8467: Indian troopers trapped in snow rescued in Kashmir China.org (English)
8466: Local Taliban leader surrenders to government in northern Afghan province China.org (English)
8465: PM hails Pakistan-China friendship, CPEC China.org (English)
8464: India orders probe after Bollywood filmmaker thrashed on sets of historical film Xinhua net
8463: Funding shortage reduces food support of WFP to Bhutanese refugees in Nepal Xinhua net
8462: Drone attack kills seven IS militants in eastern Afghanistan Global Times (English)
8461: Myanmar-Chinese begin grand celebration of New Year in Yangon Global Times (English)
8460: China-Myanmar engagement may deepen in Trump era Global Times (English)
Indian PM dubs main opposition party as “sinking ship” China.org (English)
8458: 1st LD: Drone attack kills seven IS militants in eastern Afghanistan China.org (English)
8457: Urgent: Drone attack kills seven IS militants in eastern Afghanistan China.org (English)
8456: India orders probe after Bollywood filmmaker thrashed on sets of historical film China.org (English)
8455: Three IS militants killed in gunbattle in eastern Afghanistan China.org (English)
8454: Drone attack kills seven IS militants in eastern Afghanistan China.org (English)
8453: Taliban fighters killed in S. Afghanistan China.org (English)
8452: India holds parade to mark 68th Republic Day Xinhua net
8451: 6 low-intensity blasts triggered in Indian state, causing no casualty Xinhua net
8450: Over one mln people flee their homes due to conflicts in Afghanistan Xinhua net
8449: Would-be suicide bomber killed in blast in eastern Afghan city Xinhua net
8448: Maldives conveys greetings to China for New Year Xinhua net
8447: 18 killed in rain-triggered accidents in Pakistan Xinhua net
8446: 22 killed in rain-related accidents in Pakistan Global Times (English)
8445: From a young age, a ticket to a dream role in paradise China Daily (English)
News Analysis: Pakistanis suspicious about Trump’s approach to Islamabad China.org (English)
8443: Small-town India’s understanding of China is still very little Global Times (Chinese)
8442: India wants to re-measure the height of Everest Global Times (Chinese)
8441: Jackie Chan, Wang Baoqiang test the waters for “Indian style” movies Global Times (Chinese)
Excerpts from Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying’s Regular Press Conference on January 26, 2017 MInistry of Foreign Affairs Press Briefing
Sri Lanka remains part of India’s “neighborhood first” policy, says envoy Xinhua net
8438: World Bank supports Bangladesh efforts to ensure hygienic sanitation for low-income households Xinhua net
8437: Myanmar to set 2,000 polling stations for coming by-election Xinhua net
China-made plane lands at Kathmandu airport as Nepal’s national flag carrier takes delivery of 3rd Chinese plane Xinhua net
Pakistan looks forward to working with Trump’s administration: spokesman Xinhua net
8434: India displays military might at Republic Day parade Global Times (English)
8433: Myanmar to set 2,000 polling stations for coming by-election Global Times (English)
8432: 18 killed in rain-triggered accidents in Pakistan Global Times (English)
8431: Chinese Lunar New Year celebrated in Myanmar Guangming Daily (English)
8430: India to expand budget despite revenue worries China Daily Asia
8429: India celebrates 68th Republic Day with parade China Daily Asia
8428: 18 killed in rain-triggered accidents in Pakistan China Daily Asia
8427: India displays military might at Republic Day parade China.org (English)
8426: Avalanches kill 10 troopers in Indian-controlled Kashmir China.org (English)
Pakistan hosts int’l maritime conference on CPEC and Gwadar Port China.org (English)
8424: World Customs Organization says Indian fake drugs “invade” Africa Global Times (Chinese)
8423: India holds “Republic Day” parade dress rehearsal Guangming Daily (Chinese)
8422: Bangladesh plants trees to act as “lightning rods” Global Times (Chinese)
8421: UAE Crown Prince arrives in India on 3-day visit Xinhua net
8420: Trump speaks with Indian PM: Modi Xinhua net
8419: U.S., Indian leaders pledge cooperation in fighting terrorism Xinhua net
8418: Nepal recognizes employment in India as foreign employment Xinhua net
8417: Indian stock market opens higher Xinhua net
8416: Aung San Suu Kyi calls for cultural heritage conservation efforts in Bagan Xinhua net
8415: Reconstruction underway for Tamang monastery damaged in earthquake in Nepal Xinhua net
8414: Chinese New Year to be celebrated in Sri Lanka on a grand scale Xinhua net
8413: US, Indian leaders pledge cooperation in fighting terrorism Global Times (English)
8412: Nepal recognizes employment in India as foreign employment Global Times (English)
8411: India plans to remeasure Mt. Chomolungma People's Daily (English)
8410: Trump speaks with Indian PM: Modi Guangming Daily (English)
8409: Rehearsals wrap-up in India for Republic Day parade China Daily (English)
Chinese brands dominate India’s smartphone market China Daily (English)
Security tight for India’s annual parade China Daily (English)
8406: Trump speaks with Indian PM Modi China Daily (English)
8405: US, India pledge cooperation in fighting terrorism China.org (English)
8404: 5 reasons why tourism in India is far inferior to China’s Global Times (Chinese)
8403: Indian Congress Party pushes “Daughter of the Gandhi Family” forward Global Times (Chinese)
8402: Chinese Embassy in Myanmar holds reception to welcome spring Guangming Daily (Chinese)
8401: Senior members of Communist Party of Burma recount their years in China Global Times (Chinese)
India’s top court orders probe against country’s former investigating agency head China Daily (English)
India’s top court orders probe against country’s former investigating agency head Xinhua net
8398: Indian markets open higher Xinhua net
8396: Troops kill 2 militants in ongoing gunfight in Indian-controlled Kashmir Xinhua net
India’s Tamil Nadu passes bill to revive bullfighting sport Jallikattu Xinhua net
8395: Fresh outbreak of bird flu detected in Bangladesh, 2,268 chickens culled Xinhua net
8394: Feature: International marriages between Nepalese and Chinese youngsters gaining popularity Xinhua net
India’s top court orders probe against country’s former investigating agency head Global Times (English)
8392: India turns to AI as cyber warfare threats grow Global Times (English)
8391: Pakistan conducts successful test of Ababeel Missile Global Times (English)
8390: India to celebrate 68th republic day China Military Online
8389: Pakistan tests long-range surface-to-surface ballistic missile: army China Military Online
8388: Germany deports 26 rejected Afghan asylum-seekers China Daily Asia
8387: Rohingya fish on rafts of junk in Myanmar China Daily Asia
India’s Tamil Nadu passes bill to revive bullfighting sport Jallikattu China.org (English)
India’s top court orders probe against country’s former investigating agency head China.org (English)
8384: China and Nepal strengthen co-op on think tanks China.org (English)
8383: Entrepreneurs and students from other countries benefit from the Belt and Road Initiative ECNS
8382: China-Myanmar gas power plant to supply electricity to Yangon by year-end ECNS
8381: Sri Lanka invites India to develop harbor, India says “not interested” Global Times (Chinese)
8380: Russia to help India in increasing train speed Global Times (Chinese)
8379: India introduces air pollution grading as haze covers New Delhi Global Times (Chinese)
8378: Misfortune Global Times (Chinese)
8377: 39 killed as train derails in India People's Daily (Chinese)
8376: Death toll in India train derailment rises to 41 Xinhua net
8375: News Analysis: Pakistan may face more pressure from U.S.-Indian ties after Trump took office Xinhua net
Nepal’s largest bank plans branches in China and India Xinhua net
8373: Indian markets open lower Xinhua net
8372: 1045 soldiers, officers graduate from Afghan army training center Xinhua net
8371: ADB to provide 196 mln USD for road rehabilitation in Pakistan Xinhua net
8370: News Analysis: Fighting terror in Afghanistan to remain a challenge for Trump administration Xinhua net
8369: Myanmar president calls for best use of press freedom for peace, development Xinhua net
8368: One killed in small armed clashes in Myanmar northern state Xinhua net
8367: China-Myanmar gas power plant to supply electricity to Yangon by year-end Xinhua net
8366: Myanmar state counselor holds talks with peace negotiators on peace process Xinhua net
8365: 2 killed as bullfighting sport resumes in India Xinhua net
8364: Myanmar’s remote Wa State suffers as fewer Chinese come to party Global Times (English)
8363: Letter to the Editor: Indian media should focus on synergy rather than confrontation with China Guangming Daily (English)
8362: Pakistani army chief visits tribal town after blast kills 22 China Military Online
8361: Japan threatens India with WTO on steel as Trump era heralds rising trade tensions China Daily Asia
8360: At least 36 die, as train derails in southern India China Daily (English)
8359: India train derailment kills 39 China.org (English)
8358: Foreign exchange rates in India China.org (English)
8357: 2 killed as bullfighting sport resumes in India China.org (English)
India’s anti-terror agency takes over probe of train accident as death toll rises to 41 China.org (English)
8355: Top news items in major Ethiopian media outlets China.org (English)
8354: Security tightened across India ahead of Republic Day celebrations China.org (English)
8353: Indian power equipment manufacturers suspect Chinese enterprises of “laying traps” Global Times (Chinese)
8352: “Happy Chinese New Year” staged in Islamabad Guangming Daily (Chinese)
8351: 12 die as passenger train derails in southern India Xinhua net
8350: Death toll in India train derailment rises to 39 Xinhua net
8349: 12 dead as 7 coaches of Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Express run off in Andhra pradesh of India Xinhua net
8348: Afghan peace council chief passes away: official Xinhua net
8347: 32 killed, 55 injured in train derailment in southern India Global Times (English)
8346: 550 mln dollars needed to help most vulnerable Afghans in 2017: OCHA Xinhua net
8345: Taliban asks Trump to review policy in Afghanistan: local media Global Times (English)
World’s 2nd largest Muslim congregation held in Bangladesh Global Times (English)
8343: Letter to the Editor: Indian media should focus on synergyrather than confrontation with China People's Daily (English)
41 militants killed, 25 injured in Afghanistan in past 24 hrs: gov’t Guangming Daily (English)
8341: 6 militants killed, 12 injured as aircrafts raid Taliban hideouts in N. Afghan province Guangming Daily (English)
8340: 6 militants killed, 12 injured as aircrafts raid Taliban hideouts in N. Afghan province Guangming Daily (English)
Nepal’s largest bank plans branches in China and India China Daily (English)
8338: First cash, now India could ditch card payments by 2020 ECNS
8337: Chinese consortium purchases shares of Pakistan Stock Exchange Jiefang Daily (Chinese)
8336: “Happy Chinese New Year” theatrical performance held in Pakistan People's Daily (Chinese)
8335: Makeover of Yangon public transport system Guangming Daily (Chinese)
8334: Afghan media urges Trump administration to end unfinished mission of war on terror in Afghanistan Xinhua net
8333: 13 killed, 47 injured in blast in NW Pakistan Xinhua net
Sri Lanka’s president sends greetings to China for Lunar New Year Global Times (English)
Afghan forces kill 20 militants during 9 operations: gov’t China Military Online
B&R Initiative Important for Development of South Asia: Nepalese Officials Beijing Review
Parents’ Day marked at Pakistan embassy in Beijing China.org (English)
8328: Indian version of “Shangri-La Dialogue” vigilant about CPEC Global Times (Chinese)
8327: 15 school children feared killed in bus-truck collision in India Xinhua net
8326: Indian markets opens lower Xinhua net
8325: Ski competition held in Afghanistan Xinhua net
8324: China extends hand to Bangladesh to augment agricultural production Xinhua net
8323: Nepalese president attends Chinese New Year function in Kathmandu Xinhua net
Pakistan concerned about “foothold of terrorist outfits” in Afghanistan: FM Xinhua net
8321: Four militants including key commander killed in shootout in Pakistan Xinhua net
8320: Shaolin Wushu in Kabul, Afghanistan Global Times (English)
8319: China extends hand to Bangladesh to augment agricultural production Global Times (English)
Pakistan concerned about “foothold of terrorist outfits” in Afghanistan: FM Global Times (English)
Chinese New Year festival to be celebrated in Myanmar’s Chinatown Guangming Daily (English)
Jackie Chan’s Indian adventure China Daily (English)
8315: Yoga lessons aim to tackle student stress China Daily (English)
8314: Reinventing finance China Daily Asia
8313: 15 school children feared killed in bus-truck collision in India China.org (English)
8312: Nepal keen to attract more Chinese investment China.org (English)
8311: Chinese beef importers wary of Indian buffalo meat ECNS
8310: Shaolin Wushu in Kabul, Afghanistan (1/6) ECNS
8309: Glad to see Russia joining China Pakistan Economic Corridor construction Global Times (Chinese)
8308: Indian markets open flat Xinhua net
8307: Afghan-U.S.ties to further improve under new U.S. administration: Afghan official Xinhua net
News Analysis: Afghan analyst pins little hope on Russia’s efforts to solve Afghan conflict Xinhua net
Malaysia urges OIC to act on “humanitarian crisis” in Myanmar’s Rohingya community Xinhua net
8304: India’s Modi refuses to overturn Supreme Court ban on bull-wrestling Global Times (English)
8303: 15 school children feared killed in road accident in India Global Times (English)
8302: Tigers in training Global Times (English)
8301: In pics: Pho Kyar Elephant Camp in Myanmar Guangming Daily (English)
S’pore, India renew air force agreement to conduct joint training China Daily Asia
Asia’s growth outlook is bright China Daily (English)
8298: 24 school children killed in bus-truck collision in India China Daily Asia
8297: India wants Apple, but not all officials are biting China Daily Asia
8296: Singapore, India renew air force agreement to conduct joint training China.org (English)
8295: Britain imposes export ban on 2 precious artefacts China.org (English)
IED blast kills 3 in India’s Chattisgarh state China.org (English)
8293: Sound China-India ties important to BRICS: Spokesperson ECNS
8292: China, Sri Lanka construct Friendship Village for landslide victims ECNS
8291: Indian tailor confesses to sexually assaulting 500 girls in 12 years Global Times (Chinese)
8290: Night soil generated each day on Indian streets enough to fill 16 Boeing aircrafts Global Times (Chinese)
Excerpts from Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying’s Regular Press Conference on January 18, 2017 MInistry of Foreign Affairs Press Briefing
8288: Indian court clears Bollywood star Salman Khan of keeping firearms illegally Xinhua net
Congress, Samajwadi Party form alliance for elections in India’s Uttar Pradesh Xinhua net
Feature: Youngsters flock to snowy Gunbadak hilltops to ski in Afghanistan’s picturesque, peaceful Bamyan region Xinhua net
8285: Ceramic exhibition held to celebrate Bangladesh-China friendship year Xinhua net
8284: China ranks first among foreign countries providing training programs to Myanmar Xinhua net
Chinese New Year festival to be celebrated in Myanmar’s Chinatown Xinhua net
8282: In pics: Pho Kyar Elephant Camp in Myanmar Xinhua net
8280: Nepal-China joint venture airline starts operations in two new destinations Xinhua net
8280: China-Nepal relations cordial, cooperative: Nepalese official Xinhua net
(Sports) Pakistan’s women rugby team to make international debut next month China.org (English)
8278: India should stop roadblocking and push forward RCEP pact for its economy Global Times (English)
8277: India should join China in promoting regional economic development in Nepal Global Times (English)
Afghan security forces detain 4 in drug-related crimes: gov’t Global Times (English)
8275: First Nepalese currency printed by Chinese companysuccessfully delivered People's Daily (English)
8274: China ranks first among foreign countries providing training programs to Myanmar Guangming Daily (English)
8273: China-Nepal relations cordial, cooperative: Nepalese official Guangming Daily (English)
8272: Sound China-India ties important to BRICS: Spokesperson China Military Online
8271: China-Nepal relations cordial, cooperative: Nepalese official China Military Online
8270: India has huge potential to be new global manufacturing hub China Daily Asia
8269: Stronger China-India ties a bonus for Asia China Daily Asia
8268: Court acquits Bollywood actor of using illegal arms China Daily Asia
8267: Indian court clears Bollywood star Salman Khan of keeping firearms illegally China.org (English)
Two killed in clashes over land acquisition in India’s West Bengal China.org (English)
8265: Thousands protest against ban on Indian bullfighting China.org (English)
8264: Sound China-India ties important to BRICS: Spokesperson China.org (English)
8263: Sri Lanka adopts new plan to beat drought China Daily Asia
8262: China ranks first among foreign countries providing training programs to Myanmar ECNS
8261: Nepal-China joint venture airline starts operations in two new destinations ECNS
8260: China-Nepal joint venture will build large hydropower project ECNS
8259: Amazon selling “Gandhi flip-flops” once again angers India Global Times (Chinese)
8258: Consul General Ma Zhanwu Meets with ACS of WB, India Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA)
8257: Interview: Afghan anti-corruption body chief looks to China for valuable lessons in fighting corruption Xinhua net
8256: Feature: Gun-toting women in N. Afghanistan take stand against Taliban, IS Xinhua net
8255: Five terror suspects arrested in northern Myanmar Xinhua net
8254: Nepalese, Chinese companies ink joint venture agreement to build hydel project Xinhua net
8253: Reconstruction work underway for buildings damaged in 2015 earthquake in Nepal Xinhua net
8252: Pakistan to repay Chinese US$ 500 million loan: Minister Xinhua net
8251: India’s Shimla sees heavy snowfall Global Times (English)
8250: Five terror suspects arrested in northern Myanmar Global Times (English)
8249: China denies refusing Myanmar refugees entry Global Times (English)
8248: Pakistani child receives polio vaccine in NW Pakistan Global Times (English)
8247: Foreign exchange rates in India China.org (English)
8246: Teenagers taking selfies on rail tracks smashed by train in India China.org (English)
8245: Interview: Afghan anti-corruption body chief looks to China for valuable lessons in fighting corruption China.org (English)
8244: Feature: Gun-toting women in N. Afghanistan take stand against Taliban, IS China.org (English)
8243: Afghan anti-corruption body chief looks to China for valuable lessons in fighting corruption ECNS
Chinese New Year festival to be celebrated in Myanmar’s Chinatown ECNS
8241: Nepalese, Chinese companies ink joint venture agreement to build hydel project ECNS
8240: Notes on visit by wife of Chinese Ambassador to India to “see the elders” Global Times (Chinese)
8239: Indian man picks up 50 kilograms of nails thrown by tyre repair companies Global Times (Chinese)
8238: At least 24 dead as passenger boat capsizes in India People's Daily (Chinese)
8237: IS group abducts 13 religious scholars in Afghan Guangming Daily (Chinese)
Excerpts from Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying’s Regular Press Conference on January 16, 2016 MInistry of Foreign Affairs Press Briefing
Indian Supreme Court seeks response from gov’t, WhatsApp, Facebook on plea over message privacy Xinhua net
8234: Indian Army chief warns soldiers not to use social media to air grievances Xinhua net
8233: Indian troops kill 3 militants in Indian-controlled Kashmir gunfight Xinhua net
8232: Nepalese FM to visit India Xinhua net
8231: Pakistan proposes intelligence cooperation with Afghanistan to fight terrorism Global Times (English)
8230: IS group abducts 13 religious scholars in E. Afghan province: official Xinhua net
8229: Feature: Chinese companies, engineers braving perils to build better future for war-ravaged Afghanistan Xinhua net
8228: Pakistan proposes intelligence cooperation with Afghanistan to fight terrorism Xinhua net
8227: Feature: Chinese companies, engineers braving perils to build better future for war-ravaged Afghanistan Xinhua net
8226: Polio cases reach 13 in Afghanistan in 2016 Xinhua net
26 given death sentence in Bangladesh’s sensational murder case Xinhua net
8224: Myanmar voices commitment to social development in Naga Self-Administered Zone Xinhua net
Myanmar’s elephant camp turned into tourist attraction Xinhua net
8222: China’s increasing presence in Sri Lanka will benefit all countries in South Asia Global Times (English)
8221: Indian Army Day parade held in New Delhi Global Times (English)
8220: Maldives Foreign Minister Mohamed Asim visits China Global Times (English)
Myanmar’s elephant camp turned into tourist attraction Global Times (English)
8218: Pakistan proposes intelligence cooperation with Afghanistan to fight terrorism China Military Online
8217: Indian Army chief warns soldiers not to use social media to air grievances China Military Online
8216: Nepalese FM to visit India China.org (English)
8215: Indian troops kill 3 militants in Indian-controlled Kashmir gunfight China.org (English)
8214: Indian police arrest man who sexually assaulted over 500 minor girls in 10 years China.org (English)
8213: 21 afghan militants killed in 24 hours China.org (English)
8212: Sri Lankan PM says export earnings suffer due to withdrawal of key EU trade concessions China.org (English)
8211: Feature: Chinese companies, engineers braving perils to build better future for war-ravaged Afghanistan China.org (English)
8210: Pakistan proposes intelligence cooperation with Afghanistan to fight terrorism China.org (English)
8209: Polio cases reach 13 in Afghanistan in 2016 China.org (English)
26 given death sentence in Bangladesh’s sensational murder case China.org (English)
8207: Afghanistan wishes to cooperate with China in fighting corruption PLA Daily (Chinese)
8206: 6 die in stampede at religious festival in eastern India Xinhua net