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The only English programme of Vatican Radio then, headed by Jesuit Father Thomas O'Donnell, was repeated a number of times in different directions, including towards Africa and South Asia. It was a weekly 10-minute news broadcast for India ...
With the latest ranking, Kathmandu has become the third most expensive city in South Asia after the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka and the Sri Lankan capital of Colombo.
Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb has said international investors are keen to invest in various sectors of the country due to ...
However, Pakistan is not the only one that unveiled MIRV technology in South Asia. India has tested the Agni-IV and MIRV-capable Agni-V to counter China.
Bangladesh has signed an agreement with India to formally join New Delhi's 'South Asia satellite' initiative, through which the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) will launch a communication satellite for serving the South Asia region. The ...
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's upcoming visit to India from April 7 to 10 is turning out to be perhaps her most important bilateral visit to a country that surrounds Bangladesh on three sides, making it the only neighbour in all but physical sense.
DHAKA (AFP) - A bomber was killed in a blast outside the Bangladeshi capital's main international airport on Friday (March 24), police said, the third in a series of suspected attacks since last week.
Both reviewed the security situation in South Asia. They discussed the terror situation in the region. US has appreciated India's effort to fight terror.
A new Russian animation film titled 'Urfin Jus and His Wooden soldiers' will be screened in cinemas across South Asia, RIA Novosti reported on March 23. An agreement was signed between Russian film promotion company Roskino and ...
The European Union (EU) and South Asian states celebrated the launch of a new project today to enhance their ties in civil aviation.
Pakistan's High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit on Thursday proudly said that his country may not be the richest in the world but it is definitely the happiest in South Asia. "We may not be the richest country in the world but according to a recent ...
Ravindra Gaikwad, an MP in India's lower house for the Hindu nationalist Shiv Sena party, claimed that the attendant had insulted him first on the Pune to New Delhi flight.
South Asia Check has examined this statement also. In Germany, there used to be a five percent threshold in the election of European Parliament.
Dhaka (Reuters) - A fire that broke out in Bangladesh's central bank on Thursday night (March 23) on floors 13 and 14 of the 32-storey building has been brought under control.
Participants at a two-day workshop on validating the findings of 'Strengthening the Role of SAARC in the Sustainable Intensification of agriculture in South Asia' project today highlighted the need to adopt a technologically efficient farming system to ...
Research and markets has announced the addition of the "Automobile Industry Forecast to 2021: India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Bhutan" ...
In a press release, the Indian High Commission in Dhaka said Bangladesh has now officially agreed to join Indian government initiative of 'South Asia satellite'. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is going to launch a class communication ...
Bangladesh has signed an agreement with India to formally join New Delhi's 'South Asia satellite' initiative, through which the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) will launch a communication satellite for serving the South Asia region. The ...
The traditional lamp of Kerala which has 1,001 wicks, known as Aal Vilakku, being lit to mark the 41st foundation day of Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya in Bhopal, India, on Tuesday.
However, Pakistan is not the only one that unveiled MIRV technology in South Asia. India has tested the Agni-IV and MIRV-capable Agni-V to counter China.
advisor to Prime Minister on National History and Literary Heritage (NHLH), Irfan Siddiqui Wednesday said resolution of Kashmir issue is indispensable for durable peace in South Asian region.
Based in New Delhi, the South Asia office also covers Bangladesh. During the meeting, Kapinos updated the foreign minister about the recent activities of UNODC in this region, the foreign ministry said.
Karachi (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - women in Pakistan's commercial hub Karachi are set to ride taxis driven by women in an initiative to protect female customers from the sexual harassment they commonly face when travelling around the ...
China will retaliate if India continues to be uneasy with Beijing's increasing influence in South Asia and attempts to meddle in its diplomatic relations with countries like Nepal and Sri Lanka, Chinese state media warned on Tuesday.
Islamabad - Chinese President Xi Jinping's vision is to pull out 70 million people from clutches of poverty in China and with the launching of CPEC, the people of entire South Asia region would benefit from it. These views were expressed by Madame ...
The new Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, 44-year-old Yogi Adityanath, is known for his provocative rhetoric against minorities in India.
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South Asia Travel and Tourism Exchange (SATTE) 2017, the leading B2B event in Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, concluded successfully as a fully-fledged trade show and managed to increase the visitor count by 35 percent in its 24th year.
Three instances of doctors being beaten up by relatives of patients who died during treatment were reported last week in Maharashtra.
With the launching of CPEC, we hope the peoples of entire South Asia region would benefit from it. Welfare of the people is the purpose of CPEC.
Asia: Officials and policy makers from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Russia and Turkey attended a conference on March 15-16 to discuss proposals to improve international rail connectivity in South ...
The introductory chapter by two World Bank Economists on 'boosting trade and prosperity in South Asia' is at a broader or theoretical level and categorises the obstacles by chipping in standard Washington formulae such as removing non-trade barriers, ...
A sign advertising Indian electronic and cellphone-based payment system Paytm at a roadside stall in Mumbai. Prime Minister Modi's demonetisation efforts have given the biggest push to a digital India, forcing people to adopt digital payment methods ...
India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yogi Adityanath (centre) is offered sweets after he was elected as Chief Minister of India's most populous state of Uttar Pradesh, during the party lawmakers' meeting in Lucknow, India on March 18, 2017.
How the absence of an integrated regional transport network is standing in the way of a South Asian free trade area.
Dhaka (Reuters) - Bangladesh police shot and killed a suspected militant who tried to enter a security checkpost on a motorcycle armed with explosives on Saturday (March 18), the latest in a string of security incidents since a deadly attack on a cafe ...
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New Delhi (AFP) - An Indian farmer's battle for proper compensation for land seized to build a railway reached an unexpected conclusion this week when a court awarded him a train.
Speaking at a function held to welcome the new entrants to the CPN-UML on February 26, 2017, party chairman and former prime minister KP Sharma Oli said that the load-shedding ended as per the work plan made by his government.
Islamabad: Pakistan has accused India of imperilling South Asia's peace and security and once again urged New Delhi to recognise the importance of bilateral dialogue between the two countries for the region.
Kabul (AFP) - Having withstood time, the elements, looters and war, a spectacular Buddha restored and removed from one of Afghanistan's most dangerous regions is to make its public debut in the country's national museum.
London - This March 2017, BFI Flare, London, one of the world's oldest LGBTQ film festivals will have a special focus on South Asia's biggest LGBTQ film festival KASHISH. Festival Director Sridhar Rangayan will be at BFI Flare to talk about ...
Nagarik report headlined "Bullying by Indian SSB is frequent along Nepal-India border" by Surendra Paudel datelined Kathmandu has quoted unnamed sources in five instances: A highly-placed source at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, a source in three ...
Islamabad: Pakistan has said that India's belligerent posture, irrational defence build up, import of massive military equipment and hegemonic designs pose serious dangers to peace and security of the region.
Looking to grow your product knowledge in South Asia? A new set of fam trips are giving travel agents the chance to explore Sri Lanka and Kerala, India.
In South Asia, however, featuring major celebrities on the catwalk has become an increasingly powerful marketing strategy for high-end designers.
Professor G. H. Peiris has grappled with several difficult themes and in working the essence of these, he has produced an outstanding monograph, making an important contribution to an understanding of the political upheavals witnessed in South Asia ...
The Indo-US ties are one of the most important in the world and essential to maintain stability in South Asia, a Republican Senator has said while stressing that India's neighbour makes things challenging.
The straits Times · Asia. Toggle navigation. Home · Singapore · politics · Asia · Asia · East Asia · SE Asia · South Asia · Australia/NZ · World · Videos · Multimedia · Photos · Graphics · Lifestyle · Food · Forum · Letters in Print · Letters on the ...
... to push its neighbors when it feels national interests are threatened. Well, those countries are coming to the conclusion that enough is enough, and they're heading to places like Southeast and South Asia to turn their fortunes around, according to ...


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