GROS ISLET, St. Lucia (AP) - Halfway through the cricket test, Sri Lanka didn't want to go on to the field. At the end, the team didn't want to leave.The ...
Daily Mail. Tue, 19 Jun 2018 00:07:09 +0100.
Despite challenges brought on by the arrival of the monsoon season this month, United Nations agencies in Bangladesh continue to support nearly one million Rohingya refugees, including thousands of victims of sexual violence.
UN News Centre. Mon, 18 Jun 2018 17:00:07 -0400.
Seychelles has revoked an offer that would have allowed India to construct and operate a military base on one of its islands and boost its presence in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR). ...
Rahul Bedi, New Delhi. Janes 360. Mon, 18 Jun 2018 02:00:00 GMT.
India and China are consuming more natural gas and oil, but nowhere near what Americans use. If that were to ever change, global energy markets would quake.
By Jude Clemente, Contributor. Forbes. Sun, 17 Jun 2018 19:20:00 -0400.
In 28 years, Abdul Aziz had never known the pleasure of wearing pants.Rohingya Muslim men like him were restricted to wearing traditional sarongs, or longyis, in their native Burma. It was an unofficial uniform that ...
New Zealand Herald. Mon, 18 Jun 2018 10:55:31 +1200.
When Ikea launches its first store in India next month in the southern city of Hyderabad, samosas and veggie balls are not the only tweaks it will introduce to its menu.
Straits Times. Mon, 18 Jun 2018 05:00:00 +0800.
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Authorities in the Indian capital suspended all construction on Friday and sent out more water trucks to spray the streets in the hope of improving the quality of the city's air befouled by days of dust storms.
Reuters. Fri, 15 Jun 2018 04:40:05 -0400.
The Local contributor Rupali Mehra explains why coming from Mumbai meant she took a while to understand why Swedes go crazy as soon as they see a hint of sun.
The Local. Thu, 14 Jun 2018 10:44:15 +0200.
The town criers that crisscross neighborhoods, waking up Muslims for dawn prayers, have met their greatest enemy yet: the modern-day cellphone alarm.
Maria Abi-habib and Hari Kumar. New York Times. Wed, 13 Jun 2018 17:58:08 GMT.
Toyota (TM) to invest $1 billion in South Asian ride-hailing transport services company, Grab, to strengthen the existing partnership for expanding mobility services.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Wed, 13 Jun 2018 13:53:00 GMT.
Some Rohingya refugees who fled from Myanmar are finding work in the fishing industry in neighboring Bangladesh, earning a tiny daily income and occasional share of the catch, all under the official radar. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 12 Jun 2018 16:58:47 -0400.
'The choices that we make today will define our collective future'
Adam Withnall. The Independent. Wed, 06 Jun 2018 12:20:00 +0000.
Facts About South Asian States
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.