South Asia

‘Led by India, South Asia on way to become centre of global growth’

‘Led by India, South Asia on way to become centre of global growth’

Notably, under the IMF's geographical division of the world, South Asia does not include Afghanistan and Pakistan.

India, Nepal jointly inaugurate first cross-border pipeline in South Asia

India, Nepal jointly inaugurate first cross-border pipeline in South Asia

Taking to Twitter on Monday, the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) called the project a symbol of India's close ties with Nepal.

US seeking balancing act in South Asia over Kashmir

US seeking balancing act in South Asia over Kashmir

According to the latest Congressional Research Service (CRS) report - which runs into over 15 pages - the longstanding US position on Kas...Read More

I care about Kashmir as South Asia is my home, says Malala Yousafzai

I care about Kashmir as South Asia is my home, says Malala Yousafzai

"I care about Kashmir because South Asia is my home -- a home I share with 1.8 billion people including Kashmiris.

'Sri Lanka attacks hint at new type of terrorism threat in South Asia'

'Sri Lanka attacks hint at new type of terrorism threat in South Asia'

Pokhrel, who is also the Defence Minister, made the remarks while addressing a seminar titled "Dialogues on Public Security

Kashish 2019: 10 years of celebrating queer

Kashish 2019: 10 years of celebrating queer

South Asia’s biggest queer film festival which had its beginnings in 2010 will celebrate its 10th anniversary this year. Commencing on Ju...Read More

Pramila Jayapal re-introduces bill addressing South Asian heart disease

Pramila Jayapal re-introduces bill addressing South Asian heart disease

Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal on Wednesday re-introduced a bipartisan legislation in the US House of Representatives that...Read More

GDP expected to expand 7.5 percent in FY20: World Bank

GDP expected to expand 7.5 percent in FY20: World Bank

Washington: India’s GDP growth is expected to accelerate moderately to 7.5 per cent in Fiscal Year 19-20, driven by continued investment ...Read More

Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi visits Kabul

Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi visits Kabul

Kabul: Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi paid a visit to Afghanistan’s capital Kabul on Monday to discuss the ongoing peace...Read More

Dynamic councils needed to fix Sri Lanka’s political woes

Dynamic councils needed to fix Sri Lanka’s political woes

The end of Sri Lanka’s 51-day constitutional crisis appears to cap the return of democracy, albeit somewhat flawed, to South Asia. With K...Read More

Unesco condemns TV journalist’s murder in Pakistan

Unesco condemns TV journalist’s murder in Pakistan

Paris:  The UN cultural organisation Unesco has deplored last week’s killing of TV reporter Noorul Hassan in Pakistan and called on the c...Read More

South Asia: The battleground of India and China

South Asia: The battleground of India and China

When the joint Opposition candidate Ibrahim Solih defeated Abdullah Yameen in the recent presidential elections in the Maldives, India he...Read More

The Most Dangerous Place: A History of the United States in South Asia by Srinath Raghavan-Review

The Most Dangerous Place: A History of the United States in South Asia by Srinath Raghavan-Review

Title: The most dangerous place: A history of United States in South Asia

India fastest growing economy in Asia; on track to meet FY18 target: ADB

India fastest growing economy in Asia; on track to meet FY18 target: ADB

New Delhi: Led by India, South Asia will continue to be the fastest growing economic area despite new trade tensions in Asia and Pacific ...Read More

Uber names Pradeep Parameswaran as India and South Asia President

Uber names Pradeep Parameswaran as India and South Asia President

New Delhi: US-based cab aggregator Uber today said it has elevated Pradeep Parameswaran as President of its India and South Asia operatio...Read More

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Human trafficking greatest human tragedy: CJI Misra

New Delhi : Terming human trafficking as “the greatest human tragedy”, Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra on Saturday said that the...Read More

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Work on India-bound Tapi gas pipeline begins

Serkhetabat (Turkmenistan) : Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India (Tapi) on Friday ceremonially broke ground on the Afghan secti...Read More

‘India has nothing to worry about China-Bangla ties’

‘India has nothing to worry about China-Bangla ties’

Dhaka : Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has asked India not to worry about Dhaka’s growing ties with China, asserting that the co...Read More

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Al-Qaeda network still going strong, says UN report

United Nations : Al-Qaeda’s global network remains “remarkably resilient,” posing more of a threat in some regions than the Islamic State...Read More

Stone tools found in India suggests early humans left Africa much earlier than believed

Stone tools found in India suggests early humans left Africa much earlier than believed

Chennai: Researchers have discovered a set of ancient stone tools, from an excavation site in Tamil Nadu, which show that the Middle Pala...Read More

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