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Left-wing extremism has weakened in Telangana over last five years: SATP data

According to data available at South Asian Terrorism Portal (SATP), at least 57 Maoists were arrested from the State in 2018.

published on : 1st February 2019

Kannada author Jayant Kaikini's translated work wins DSC Prize for South Asian Literature

According to the presenters, "No Presents Please" is vivid yet full of contradictions, spirited yet lonely, embattled yet big-hearted - the city of Mumbai.

published on : 26th January 2019

India to become bigger than China in economy and infrastructure: Raghuram Rajan

The former RBI governor felt that there is an opportunity to create regional companies in Asia while Nepal PM KP Sharma Oli credited ties with India and China for its development.

published on : 22nd January 2019

India recorded highest average real wage growth in South Asia during 2008-17: ILO report

Following India was Nepal (4.7), Sri Lanka (4), Bangladesh (3.4), Pakistan (1.8) and Iran (0.4).

published on : 27th November 2018

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

India outclass Bhutan 3-0 in South Asian Football Federation Women U-15 opening game

In a completely one-sided encounter, Kritina, Priyanka and Pratiksha scored in the 4th, 11th and 19th minute of the game respectively to thrash Bhutan’s hopes of securing a win.

published on : 17th December 2017

With Chabahar, Afghan no longer dependent on Pakistan: Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah

Afghanistan would no longer depend on Pakistan for transit trade with the opening of the strategic Chabahar Port, a top Afghan leader has said.​

published on : 15th November 2017

Donald Trump wraps up China visit, arrives in Vietnam

North Korea figured majorly on the agenda when Chinese President Xi Jinping and Trump held talks at the Great Hall of the People on Thursday.

published on : 10th November 2017

Rohingya issue: Left leaders of South Asia seek UN intervention

The South Asian Regional Conference of Communist and Left parties has expressed its serious concern over the grave humanitarian crisis arising out of Rohingya’s persecution in Rakhine state of Myanmar

published on : 25th September 2017

In response to Sushma Swaraj speech, Pakistan envoy says India as ‘Mother of terrorism in South Asia’

Pakistan described India as the 'Mother of Terrorism in South Asia' and urged the international community to stop New Delhi’s provocative and aggressive actions.

published on : 24th September 2017
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