- India tennis star Mirza announces pregnancy
Grand Slam-winning Indian tennis star Sania Mirza on Monday announced she is pregnant, describing herself as "ecstatic" but giving no indication whether ...
Daily Mail. Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:33:42 +0100.
- Heavy turbulence on Air India flight causes inside window panel to fall off, 3 injured: Report
NEW DELHI - Heavy turbulence during an Air India flight to Delhi last week caused a window panel inside the plane to fall off and left three passengers injured, The Times of India news website reported.
Straits Times. Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:07:01 +0800.
- Passengers panic after window panel falls out during flight
Passengers on an Air India flight are left shaken after the inside part of a window panel falls off due to severe turbulence, injuring three people.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Mon, 23 Apr 2018 12:27:12 +1000.
- Hyatt Place and Hyatt House Brands Reveal Findings from Business Traveler Survey
Today the Hyatt Place and Hyatt House brands released findings from a Business Traveler Survey, which was conducted online by The Harris Poll and consisted of more than 1,300 adults across the United States, China and India who have traveled for ...
Hsyndicate. Mon, 23 Apr 2018 12:13:50 +0200.
- Asus ZenFone Max Pro is a crazy affordable phone for India - CNET
Running stock Android and powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 636, the $165 Asus phone is ridiculously good value for money.
Aloysius Low. CNET. Mon, 23 Apr 2018 09:06:26 +0000.
- The Interpreter: Where Countries Are Tinderboxes and Facebook Is a Match
False rumors set Buddhist against Muslim in Sri Lanka, the most recent in a global spate of violence fanned by social media.
Amanda Taub and Max Fisher. New York Times. Sun, 22 Apr 2018 14:58:26 GMT.
- Amazon to double down on groceries; foray deeper into fresh produce in India
BENGALURU (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc expects groceries and household products to account for over half of its business in India in the next five years, as it moves to broaden offerings in the segment and foray into areas such as fresh produce.
Reuters. Sun, 22 Apr 2018 14:44:11 -0400.
- India introduces death penalty for child rapists
The change to the penal code comes amid nationwide outrage over high-profile cases of child rape.
BBC News. Sat, 21 Apr 2018 14:06:47 GMT.
- 'New phase of misery' feared for Rohingya refugees during Bangladesh's monsoon season
Aid workers in Bangladesh are ramping up preparations in the weeks leading into monsoon season, amid warnings that at least 200,000 Rohingya refugees are at direct risk of being forced out of camps by flooding or landslides.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Sat, 21 Apr 2018 11:10:12 EDT.
- India Approves Death Penalty for Child Rapists
The Indian cabinet has approved the death penalty for convicted rapists of children under the age of 12 to stem a worrying rise in violent crime against young girls and women. ...
Voice of America. Sat, 21 Apr 2018 09:13:57 -0400.
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.