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As ally Yameen loses, China cautiously welcomes election of Solih as Maldives' new President

The victory of Solih has a geopolitical significance in the South Asian region as the archipelago is strategically located in the Indian Ocean where China is flexing its muscles.

published on : 26th September 2018

India's trade with neighbours could be $62 billion, but it is only $19 billion

A report addressed four specific barriers that have constrained trade within South Asia: tariff and para tariff barriers; non-tariff barriers; the high costs of connectivity; and the trust deficit.

published on : 25th September 2018

Book Review: The Most Dangerous Place: A History of United States in South Asia 

Examining thousands of declassified documents, the author explores the political and economical reasons behind the American interest in South Asia, particularly India, Afghanistan and Pakistan.

published on : 21st September 2018

World Bank says pace of extreme poverty reduction in South Asia faster than rest of the world

Between 1990 and 2015, the world experienced a 25-percentage point drop in extreme poverty against a 35 percentage-point drop in South Asia

published on : 19th September 2018

India beat Maldives 2-0 in SAFF Cup, to face Pakistan in semifinal

Maiden international goals from Nikhil Poojary (36th minute) and Manvir Singh (45th) helped India defeat Maldives and finish on top of Group B with six points.

published on : 9th September 2018

India kicks off SAFF Cup campaign against Sri Lanka on Wednesday

India, who are currently ranked 96 in the latest FIFA rankings, have been on the winning side 15 times against their neighbours out of the 22 face-offs so far.

published on : 4th September 2018

‘New-Generation collectors want art that is unique’ 

Across all of Sotheby’s global sales, the number of Indian participants has almost doubled in the past five years.

published on : 15th July 2018

The grand show master

A Canada-based entrepreneur is working hard to organise the Toronto International South Asian Film Awards even as he conducts cultural shows with Mollywood stars

published on : 1st July 2018

More than a third of girls in South Asia miss school during periods: Report

The study by WaterAid and UNICEF also found many girls across the region -- up to two-thirds in Sri Lanka -- did not know about menstruation before starting their periods

published on : 22nd May 2018

Hope, leap and jump

Representing India for the first time, at the South Asian Junior Athletics Championship held in Colombo in May 2018, Priyadarshini won gold and created a meet record.

published on : 22nd May 2018

Indian Coast Guard to help members of South Asian Seas Region on incidents of oil and chemical pollution

ICG will cooperate with member nations of the South Asian Seas Region and respond to all incidents of oil and chemical pollution in the region.

published on : 13th May 2018

Lakshmibai National College of Physical Education students shine in South Asian Federation junior athletic meet

The students of the LNCPE at Kariyavattom put up an excellent show in the SAF junior athletic meet which just concluded in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

published on : 11th May 2018

India finishes on top with 20 gold medals at South Asian Junior Athletics Championships

India finished on top in the seven-nation competition with 20 gold, 22 silver and eight bronze medals.

published on : 7th May 2018

US condemns Kabul suicide attack, says committed to stay in Afghanistan till terrorists defeated

White House said it was moving forward with its South Asia strategy as the Pentagon strongly condemned terrorist attack on a voter registration office in Kabul.

published on : 24th April 2018

South Asian countries should rise above differences: Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain

Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain said today that if the South Asian countries do not learn to overcome their problems then the future generation will have to suffer from its repercussions.

published on : 11th April 2018
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