- Sultan Azlan Shah Cup: GB draw with India in opening match
Goals from Tom Carson and Alan Forsyth help Great Britain to a 2-2 draw with India in their opening Sultan Azlan Shah Cup match in Ipoh.
BBC News. Sat, 29 Apr 2017 12:07:26 GMT.
- IMF - GST Introduction Will Push India GDP Growth To Over 8%
The IMF is just stating the obvious here, the GST will make India richer by making the Indian economy more efficient.
By Tim Worstall, Contributor. Forbes. Sat, 29 Apr 2017 02:31:00 -0400.
- India Minorities Face Increased Sectarian Attacks
Muslim and Christian leaders in India are expressing concern over what they call a sudden rise in sectarian attacks against their communities across the Hindu-majority country. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 22:59:49 -0400.
- Toddler born with three legs going home to Bangladesh after surgery in Australia
A Bangladeshi toddler is going home after Australian doctors reconstructed her pelvic area.
BBC News. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:25:44 GMT.
- Awfis Receives $20 Million from Sequoia India to Fuel Expansion
MUMBAI, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#AbhayPandey--Awfis Space Solutions Pvt. Ltd., South Asia’s largest network of collaborative co-working spaces, has received an investment of USD 20 million from Sequoia India.
Business Wire. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 19:28:00 UTC.
- India Shuts Down Social Media in Indian Kashmir to Stem Protests
Indian authorities hope sweeping restrictions placed on social media in Indian Kashmir will help control widening street protests and growing violence in the region. ...
Voice of America. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 05:10:26 -0400.
- Aegis Achieves the Leader Position in the IAOP Global Outsourcing 100 List 2017
MUMBAI, April 26, 2017 -- Aegis Limited, a global outsourcing and technology services company, today announced that it has been featured in the Leaders category of the IAOP® 2017 Global Outsourcing 100 list. ...
PR Newswire. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 05:40:00 EDT.
- Reforms poised to put India on a strong, sustainable and inclusive growth path, OECD says
The Indian economy is showing signs of a turnaround, but new reforms are needed to put the country on a path to strong, sustainable and inclusive growth, according to the latest OECD Economic Survey of India.
OECD. Acquired Sun, 12 Mar 2017.
- China commits to support Nepal for development of women's cause
Chinese Ambassador to Nepal Yu Hong on Thursday said that the Chinese government attaches great importance to upholding women's rights and interests, keeping gender equity in center.
- Nissan GT-R Traces India in World’s Largest Country Map (W/Video)
The Nissan GT-R has broken its fair share of world records, including the fastest ever drift. Now, the supercar has set out to accomplish a more unusual goal: creating the world’s largest outline of a country. ...
Kelly Pleskot. Motor Trend. Wed, 25 Jan 2017 18:53:24 +0000.
The nations of South Asia include the populous countries of India and
Bangladesh as well as Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, and Sri Lanka.
More news and information about selected South Asian nations
is available at the official government websites listed below.
The Republic of India's
capital city is New Delhi, and its currency is
the Indian Rupee. Hindi and English are the primary languages used
in India, and in 2007, India's estimated population was 1,129,866,000.
The People's Republic of Bangladesh's capital city is Dhaka, and its
currency is the Taka. The country's primary language is Bengali,
and in 2007, the estimated population of Bangladesh was 150,448,000.
The Kingdom of Bhutan's
capital city is Thimbu, and its national currency
is the Ngultrum. The Kingdom's primary language is Dzongkha, and
in 2007, its estimated population was 2,328,000.
The Republic of Maldives'
capital city is Male, and its national currency
is the Rufiyaa. Dhivehi is the primary language of Maldives, and
in 2007, the nation's estimated population was 369,000.
The Kingdom of Nepal's
capital city is Kathmandu, and its currency
is the Nepalese Rupee. Nepal's primary language is Nepali, and
in 2007, its estimated population was 28,902,000.
The Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka's capital city is
Colombo, and its national currency is the Sri Lankan Rupee.
The primary languages of Sri Lanka are Sinhala and Tamil, and in 2007,
the country's population was estimated at 20,926,000.