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relatives carrying a victim's coffin yesterday, a day after a Taleban attack on an army base in Mazar-i-Sharif in northern Afghanistan.
The Kashmir issue is the "main stumbling block" to peace in South Asia, Pakistan's finance minister Mohammad Ishaq Dar said on Saturday, underlining that it is the responsibility of the global community to work on the "flash issue" of the region.
South Asia Check examined whether the prime minister's claim about economic growth is true or not. Nepal's economic growth rate in the last fiscal year was 0.82 percent.
With a career spanning near 25 years of sales and operational leadership for various companies in the technology and Financial Services sectors, Mr. Gill joined Diebold from NCR, where he was the Vice President, South Asia Pacific. Prior to NCR, he ...
It's the world's fastest-growing region economically. But South Asia needs to keep embracing globalization and focus on export, if it's to follow in the path of its eastern neighbors.
In South Asia, connectivity is seen as the prerogative of capital cities, with people who live in border areas routinely ignored.
The Times of India: This is something that very few would have believed a few decades back. According to the World Bank study, globalization Backlash, released last week, South Asia remains the fastest growing region in the world mainly due to the ...
Gebr Pfeiffer has announced that it has received orders for its MVR grinding technology for two South Asia-based cement plants.
A number of dynamics like conventional asymmetries, nuclear offensive and defensive capabilities, the arms race, ballistic missile development and an absence of crisis stability mechanism have increased the fragility of strategic stability in South Asia.
New Delhi says the project therefore has two purposes: civilian-commercial development, and paving the way for an increased Chinese military presence in South Asia to besiege India. CPEC connects Pakistan to China's Xinjiang Special Administrative ...
US national security adviser Herbert Raymond McMaster was in South Asia this week and he managed to send some signals about Washington's priorities.
rescue workers and volunteers standing amid the wreckage of a bus that plunged into a ravine near the River Tons at Chopal, near Shimla, on April 19, 2017.
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Some Pakistani officials refer CPEC as a Marshall Plan. In my opinion, this is an insult to the Marshall Plan. The Marshall Plan, among other things wanted to empower people.
Apr 19, columbus, OH: ADB SAFEGATE, an Ohio-based U.S. company is working with Sri Lanka's main Bandaranaike International Airport to improve capacity and resolve operational issues in an energy-friendly manner, a company press release said.
Kathmandu (THE KATHMANDU POST/Asia NEWS NETWORK) - As the gap between India and China continues to widen due to several bilateral and ...
The dropping of the never-before-used "Mother of all bombs" in Afghanistan by US forces is likely to lead to another shuffling of the jihadi pack that operates under the banner of the Islamic State in the country.
Nowhere is this sort of ambiguity as true as in South Asia. India and Pakistan are the two more important world powers that haven't clearly aligned with either of the two aforementioned camps.
This is something that very few would have believed a few decades back. According to the World Bank study globalization Backlash released last week South Asia remains the fastest growing region in the world mainly due to the performance of the nations ...
Karachi: Bahria Town inaugurated the largest dancing fountain of South Asia in Karachi on April 16, making it an amazing cynosure for visitors.
While Nepal has the highest female labour force participation rate (FLFPR) in South Asia (80%), it ranks below Sri Lanka, India and Bangladesh (and just ahead of Pakistan) on UNDP's Gender Development Index (2016).
South Asia Check has examined whether the following two points mentioned in this statement are fact-based or not. First: During the 1990 movement, Radha Krishna Mainali was in jail.
OPINION: Geopolitical rivalry in South Asia. Submitted by Eleven on Tue, 04/18/2017 - 21:05. Writer: Kamal Dev Bhattarai. Kathmandu (The Kathmandu Post/ANN) - SAARC countries are failing to devise a foreign policy to maintain a balanced relationship ...
World Bank globalisation backlash The World Bank on 16 April 2017 released a report entitled Globaliztion Backlash. The report observed that despite possible protectionism, South Asia has an opportunity to increase exports and create jobs. The report ...
India plans to launch on 5 May the 'South Asia satellite' that will benefit all the countries in the region, except Pakistan which is not a part of the project.
Kuala Lumpur (April 18): Possible protectionism in advanced economies should not deter export-oriented growth in South Asia, a region that could even benefit from the backlash against globalisation, according to a recently released World Bank report.
Karachi: South Asia's largest dancing fountain was inaugurated in Bahria Town, Karachi, on Sunday. Speaking to the audience at the inauguration, Chairman Bahria Town Malik Riaz Hussain said that Pakistan was among the most beautiful countries of the ...
Islamabad: Pakistan's Ambassador to the United Nations Maleeha Lodhi on Monday said United States lacked balance in its approach towards South Asia, which had resulted in some relation breach. "In recent years, we in Pakistan, have felt that the United ...
Economic intervention programmes by the governments across South Asia such as employment guarantee schemes, welfare programmes and subsidies had helped reduced poverty, "but inequality and social disparity have widened in the region," he said.
Washington, DC - infoZine - The report also confirms that South Asia remains the fastest-growing region in the world, gradually widening its lead relative to East Asia.
South Asia comprises only 3.5 per cent of the world's surface area but houses 24.8 per cent of the global population spread over eight countries.
IBM has announced Nipun Mehrotra as the Chief Digital Officer (CDO), India/South Asia as the company increasingly focuses on cognitive and cloud computing.
ISRO Chairman A S Kiran Kumar has been quoted by the Indian Express as saying, "Basically, it (the satellite) is meant for providing communication and disaster support, connectivity among States (countries of South Asia region). It will provide a ...
(MENAFN - #Bangladesh Monitor) Dhaka : Maliha M. Quadir, Founding Managing Director, Shohoj Limited, has been recognised by World Economic Forum as one of the Young Global Leaders of 2017 from South Asia, whose startup Shohoz.com has put ...
New Delhi (AFP) - Hardcore pornography that flashed onto a giant screen at one of Delhi's busiest metro stations has prompted red-faced rail authorities to launch an investigation, an official said Sunday (April 16), after footage of the incident was ...
Kathmandu Valley covered in smog in February. pollution in the city regularly reaches unhealthy levels, but proposals to tackle the problem by modernising the inefficient bus network have been stalled by transport syndicates that reportedly have ...
ISRO, South Asia satellite, Indian Space Research Organisation, ISRO sources, GSAT 9 The launch of this communication satellite (GSAT-9) is scheduled for May 5 on board the space agency's rocket GSLV-09 from Sriharikota spaceport.
Hopes of finding anyone alive under a collapsed mountain of garbage in Sri Lanka's capital faded Sunday as the death toll reached 21, police said.
SAARC chamber looks to Bangladesh to keep South Asia grouping alive. Senior Correspondent bdnews24.com. Published: 2017-04-16 17:35:06.0 BdST Updated: 2017-04-16 17:35:06.0 BdST ...
"In light of the recovering advancing economies we strongly believe that South Asia should continue to look outward and not to think about an inward oriented growth strategy," Rama said as the World Bank released its report 'globalisation Backlash' of ...
Spring has arrived and festivities are the order of the day as people prepare to celebrate its coming in Nepal.. Read more at straitstimes.
There has been a substantial amount of heat and dust raised over the intemperate actions of the Chinese in the South China Sea and President Trump's aggressive posturing prior to President Xi Jinping visit to America including the threat of unilateral ...
Peshawar, Pakistan (AFP) - Eight Pakistanis who brutally murdered a fellow university student over his liberal views were charged with murder and terrorism on Saturday (April 15), court officials said.
People gathering on top of a bridge after a garbage dump collapse and bury over 100 houses on Sinhala, in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on April 14, 2017.
"Basically, it (the satellite) is meant for providing communication and disaster support, connectivity among States (countries of South Asia region). It will provide a significant capability to each of these participating States in terms of DTH ...
Meaning, Bangladesh is the least attractive tourist destination in South Asia. Neighboring India stood at 40th, Sri Lanka 64th, Bhutan 78th, and Nepal at 103d position.
This may also explain why many of the links between China and South Asia went through South-East Asia. The famous Chinese monk, Yijing, travelled to India via South-East Asia, spending six months with the Srivijayan kingdom and passing through Malayu ...
Hyderabad: India plans to launch on 5 May the 'South Asia satellite' that will benefit all the countries in the region, except Pakistan which is not a part of the project.
The International Advertising Association (IAA) is decided to take the Laadli Media Awards for Gender Sensitivity across South Asia. The Laadli Media Awards for Gender Sensitivity is in its tenth year now. The event will be held at the National Centre ...


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