NEW DELHI, Sept 25- Pakistan plans to split ailing national flag carrier PIA into two companies and sell control of the core business to a global airline over the next 18 months, but political opposition to the sell-off will be intense, the country's privatization czar said.
NEW DELHI, Sept 18- A standoff between Indian and Chinese soldiers overshadowed a visit to New Delhi by Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday, with a $20 billion investment pledge eclipsed by robust comments from India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi about the dispute.
NEW DELHI, Sept 18- China became the latest nation to line up for a stake in India's civil nuclear energy drive on Thursday, agreeing to open talks on cooperation in a sector that New Delhi sees as the solution to its chronic power problems.
NEW DELHI— Indian and Chinese troops faced off along their Himalayan border on Thursday as the countries' leaders held a rare meeting in New Delhi, promising to boost economic cooperation and substantially increase Chinese investment in India's infrastructure. India's worries about the frequent standoffs on the border came up at the meeting.
ISLAMABAD, Sept 2- Anti-government protests that have gripped Islamabad since mid-August could throw off course economic reforms Pakistan promised to deliver in return for an IMF bailout, senior officials said, raising the risk of a sovereign rating downgrade.
PARIS, July 20- The head of one of the world's largest airlines has called for an international meeting of carriers to agree a response to the downing of a Malaysian airliner, including a potential rethink of the threats posed by regional conflicts.
NEW DELHI, July 7- Departing Platform One at New Delhi station last week was India's fastest train: the test run of the Delhi- Agra express- dubbed "semi-high speed" by local media- topped a record-breaking 160 kilometres per hour on its way to the Taj Mahal.
LONDON, June 10- For decades, India's power engineers had a dream: "One Nation. India finally has a nationwide power system stretching from Tamil Nadu in the south to Kashmir in the north, Gujarat in the west to Nagaland in the east. The whole of India's electricity system was synchronised and started to function as one giant machine.
NEW DELHI, May 27- Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered a blunt warning to old adversary Pakistan on his first day in the job on Tuesday, telling his counterpart in a rare meeting that Islamabad must prevent militants on its territory from attacking India.
NEW DELHI, May 27- Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered a blunt warning to traditional neighboring foe Pakistan on his first day in the job on Tuesday that it must prevent militants on its territory from attacking India.
NEW DELHI, May 16- If prime minister-elect Narendra Modi can revive a faltering economy, as his people clearly believe he can, India may finally be able to deal with overseas allies, foes and rivals from a position of strength. Dating back to the Cold War, India has tended to avoid close alliances.
NEW DELHI, May 16- India's election results on Friday could usher in the most profound economic change in a generation if opposition leader Narendra Modi wins a clear mandate for his agenda to revive growth and create jobs.
Shahid Javed Burki, former Vice-President of the World Bank and the Former Finance Minister of Pakistan says both nations must prioritize reviving growth.
China is establishing itself as a credible competitor in the global weapons market. The NYT reports.
Manooj Mistry, head of exchange trading at Deutsche Bank, tells CNBC why he likes Pakistan as a frontier market.
Jens Yahya Zimmerman, partner at the New Silk Route, talks to CNBC about the benefits of investing in Pakistan.
Nine owners and managers of more than a dozen 7-Eleven stores were charged Monday in a scheme to traffic in workers from Pakistan, prosecutors said.
Claudine Fry, South Asia senior analyst at Control Risks, tells CNBC Nawaz Sharif faces serious challenges, particularly the electricity crisis, after winning the election in Pakistan over the weekend.
Arvind Ramakrishnan, principal Asia analyst at Maplecroft, says that the election outcome in Pakistan is positive politically but won't bring any change on the economic front.
Geoff Lewis, Global Market Strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management shares his investment strategy for Asia's emerging market giants.