- Poison purifiers
The social entrepreneurs innovating a clean water solution for Bangladesh's arsenic poisoning crisis.
BBC News. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 23:20:31 GMT.
- Sri Lanka decide to play in Pakistan for first time since 2009
Sri Lanka decide to play in Pakistan for the first time since the 2009 attack on their team bus in Lahore.
BBC News. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 22:47:24 GMT.
- Azure Power Wins 250 MW Solar Power Project with AAA Rated NTPC
NEW DELHI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Azure Power, a leading independent solar power producer in India, announced that it has won a 250 megawatt (MW) solar project in an auction by NTPC
Business Wire. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:30:00 UTC.
- Automotive OE Tyres and Wheels - Technology, Trends and Forecasts to 2032
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PR Newswire. Fri, 13 Oct 2017 10:00:00 EDT.
- UN agencies launch cholera immunization campaign for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh
In a race to prevent a cholera outbreak among the more than half a million Rohingya refugee arrivals over the past six weeks in Cox’s Bazaar, Bangladesh, United Nations agencies launched on Tuesday a massive immunization campaign.
UN News Centre. Tue, 10 Oct 2017 12:02:59 EST.
- Bangladesh sees new surge of Rohingya refugees
Thousands of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar fled to Bangladesh on Monday in a new surge of refugees driven by fears of starvation and violence the United Nations has denounced as ethnic cleansing.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Mon, 9 Oct 2017 08:54:50 EDT.
- Modi's India The World's 4th Fastest Growing Economy
Prime Minister Modi’s currency experimentation has not stopped India’s vibrant economy, which is the world’s 4th fastest growing economy in the world thus far in 2017.
By Panos Mourdoukoutas, Contributor. Forbes. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 21:04:00 -0400.
- 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.
- Child Labor Rising Sharply in India's Cities, Report Says
Urban India is employing an increasing number of children — many under 9 years old — in producing everything from pickles to fireworks, working in tourism and laboring on building sites, a U.N. ...
Voice of America. Wed, 08 Mar 2017 18:44:43 -0500.
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.