South Asia

193 deaths caused during illegal sand mining operations in two years: Report

The highest number of people, 95, have been killed in North India while South India has seen least deaths. 

published on : 23rd November 2020

Harris' election sends message Black, Brown children belong in US, say diaspora groups

South Asians for Biden (SAB), a national grassroot, political organisation, said it is elated to celebrate the hard-fought victory earned by Biden and Harris in this election.

published on : 8th November 2020

India launches flash flood guidance services for South Asia

IMD to provide the necessary products in real-time to support the development of warnings for flash floods about 6-12 hours in advance.

published on : 23rd October 2020

Seven South Asian Film Festivals collaborate, launch line-up for 15-day digital event

The one-of-its-kind virtual festival announced earlier this year will also feature short blocks to showcase films incorporating themes on diaspora, LGBTQI stories, and films by South Asian animators.

published on : 10th September 2020

Leadership starts the day you are born, Kamala Harris tells South Asian women

Harris said Biden's tenure will reflect America's strength in its diversity.

published on : 31st August 2020

Pakistan's spy body ISI active in Myanmar, helps JMB in training Rohingyas: Expert

This yet again substantiates the fact that Islamabad continues to harbour and support terror and carry out attacks in countries, including Afghanistan and India, in a bid to create instability.

published on : 15th August 2020

IM Vijayan's understanding of football was outstanding: Former teammate Aqueel Ansari

Ansari, who played for India in a few matches in the 1990s, said Vijayan was not comfortable speaking in Hindi but he can read the game better than anyone else.

published on : 23rd July 2020

22 million South Asian children missed out on childhood education due to COVID-19: UNICEF

The research brief released on Wednesday looks at the state of childcare and early childhood education globally and includes an analysis of the impact of widespread COVID-19 closure of vital family se

published on : 22nd July 2020

COVID-19 might push 120 mn children into poverty in South Asia, including India: UNICEF

Malnutrition is already an existing problem in India and we have seen a lot of energy going into Poshan Abhiyan so we need to get back to that energy level.

published on : 23rd June 2020

Trump's point person for South Asia, Alice Wells, who termed India-US ties 'unshakeable' set to retire

Wells, the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs, has also served as a political officer at the US Embassy in India and Pakistan.

published on : 4th May 2020

South Asia could face another health emergency if children do not receive life-saving vaccine: UNICEF

Sporadic outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases, including measles and diphtheria, have already been seen in parts of Bangladesh, Pakistan and Nepal, the UN Children's Fund said.

published on : 30th April 2020

Children in South Asia could face health crisis amid COVID-19: UNICEF

Sporadic outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases, including measles and diphtheria, have already been seen in parts of Bangladesh, Pakistan and Nepal.

published on : 28th April 2020

South asian films shine at 70th Berlin Film Festival

An unprecedented 21 South Asian films and talent were selected in various sections at the 70th Berlin Film Festival, which ran from February 20 to March 1

published on : 10th March 2020

Anti-CAA protests in UK, Europe call for justice for Delhi riot victims

The India Society at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), South Asian Students Against Fascism and South Asia Solidarity Group were among the groups behind the protest.

published on : 1st March 2020

Protests in four US cities against Delhi violence

Participants will gather in front of Indian Consulates in Chicago, Atlanta, San Francisco and New York to protest Delhi violence.

published on : 27th February 2020
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