- Morgan wants England to stay grounded despite series...
The tourists won the fourth one-day match to take a 3-0 lead in Sri Lanka.
Daily Mail. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 14:13:02 +0100.
- Over 60 dead, 100 injured after train mows crowd at India festival
Over 60 people were killed Friday evening after a speeding train ran over a crowd watching fireworks during a religious festival in northern India.
Lukas Mikelionis. Fox News. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 12:43:57 GMT.
- Sri Lanka v England: Tourists seal series with win in rain-hit fourth ODI
England clinch the series against Sri Lanka with victory in another rain-affected one-day international.
BBC News. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 12:08:52 GMT.
- India to put former top climate change official on trial for sexual harassment
An Indian court has ordered the trial of sexual harassment charges against one of world's leading climate change experts, Rajendra K. Pachauri, his lawyer said on Saturday.
Reuters. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 06:37:27 -0400.
- Train mows down crowd at India festival, at least 60 dead
A speeding train ran over a crowd watching fireworks during a religious festival in northern India on Friday, killing at least 60 people
ABC News. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 00:15:11 -0400.
- Putin offers condolences to India over numerous deaths on rail tracks
A commuter train ran into a crowd near the city of Amritsar in India's Punjab state, killing over 50 people
Tass. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 02:36:56 +0300.
- Amritsar: India train mows down crowd killing scores
The victims were standing on the tracks watching celebrations for the Hindu festival of Dusshera.
BBC News. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 21:14:17 GMT.
- Dozens Watching Fireworks in India Are Mowed Down by Speeding Train
A Hindu religious holiday signifying the victory of good over evil ends in tragedy, as people sitting on railway tracks are killed by a speeding train.
Suhasini Raj. New York Times. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 20:34:51 GMT.
- More than 50 dead in India train disaster
A speeding train ran over revellers watching fireworks during a Hindu festival in northern India Friday, killing more than 50 people, with eyewitnesses saying they were given no warning before disaster struck. ...
Yahoo. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 16:02:09 -0400.
- Pakistan Blasts India Over Purchase of Russian Air Defense System
Pakistan has criticized and downplayed rival India's acquisition of the Russian-made S-400 Triumph air defense system, claiming Islamabad can counter the threat. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 14:15:20 -0400.
- Why India's Bid To Control Rising Fuel Prices Has BP Worried
The oil major has billions of dollars invested in Indian oil and gas ventures and appears concerned at Delhi's move to cool rising prices at the pump.
By Gaurav Sharma, Contributor. Forbes. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 13:42:00 -0400.
- At least 59 killed as train strikes Hindu festival revellers in India
A commuter train traveling at high speed ran through a crowd of people on the rail tracks in northern India killing at least 59 people on Friday, state officials said, making it India's worst rail disaster this year.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 12:27:28 EDT.
- India train accident latest: 'At least 50 dead' after being hit while watching effigy burn in Amritsar
At least 700 people were present at the celebration of the Hindu festival of Dussehra
Shehab Khan. The Independent. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 16:00:00 +0000.
- Rohingya Hindus Celebrate Durga Puja for First Time
Bangladesh's Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says that there are more than 1 million Rohingya refugees living in Bangladesh. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 10:19:00 -0400.
- US fibre producers file trade petition against China, India
Two major US synthetic yarn producers have filed petitions alleging dumped and subsidised imports of polyester textured yarn from China and India are causing material injury to the domestic industry.
Just Style. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 12:58:00 GMT.
- Indian temple controversy turns political as protests grow
KOCHI/NEW DELHI (REUTERS) - Hundreds of hardline Hindu protesters blocked two women from entering a south Indian hill temple on Friday (Oct 19) in a third day of heated protests against the lifting of a ban on women of menstrual age.
Straits Times. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 15:11:58 +0800.
- Sri Lankan to sue Australia police after 'terror' charge dropped
Business student was accused of writing in a notebook plans to kill top Australian officials and 'lone wolf' attacks.
Al Jazeera. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 02:49:27 GMT.
- Future of Solar O&M in India 2018 - Projected O&M Market Size from 2019-2020 to 2024-2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Future of Solar O&M in India 2018" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Solar plants are built to last 20-25 years. ... ...
Business Wire. Thu, 18 Oct 2018 16:17:00 UTC.
- Westin Hotels & Resorts Debuts in Maldives
Westin Hotels & Resorts today announced the anticipated opening of the brand's first hotel in the Republic of Maldiveswith the opening of The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort. Developed by Belluna Co. ...
Hsyndicate. Thu, 18 Oct 2018 11:12:27 +0200.
- Eliminating emissions in India and China could add years to people's lives
In a recent study, researchers wanted to know how replacing coal-fired powerplants in China and India with clean, renewable energy could benefit human health and save lives in the future. ...
Science Daily. Wed, 17 Oct 2018 17:28:32 EDT.
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.