South Asia

On outskirts of Doha, laborers watch World Cup they built

The grassy pitch in Asian Town is packed with migrant workers from some of the world’s poorest countries. They power Qatar and helped accomplish its multi-billion-dollar stadium-building effort.

published on : 26th November 2022

South Asian University students go on hunger strike, demand scholarship hike

The hunger strike commenced on November 7 after the administration did not respond to their demands, the varsity's General Body of Students said.

published on : 19th November 2022

2 students expelled at South Asian University over scholarship protest

The general body of students said that despite the four meetings with the administration, no positive results had been yielded yet.

published on : 6th November 2022

Monitoring choke points of Indian Ocean Region

India has regional responsibilities towards Indian Ocean Region littorals who do not have enough assets to retain autonomy and sovereignty, which are already under threat

published on : 8th October 2022

With SAARC in limbo, SAU faces uncertain future 

Once billed as a prime example of what “international cooperation” can achieve, the South Asian University (SAU),

published on : 30th August 2022

Classical Tamil chairs in five foreign varsities soon: Stalin

Presents Kalaignar Karunanidhi Semmozhi Tamil award to scholars, recalls Karuna’s efforts to bring Classical Tamil institute to Chennai

published on : 23rd August 2022

China to provide USD 118 million assistance to Nepal, promises to expedite work on BRI projects

During the talks, Khadka reiterated Nepal's unwavering commitment to the one-China policy and assured that the Nepali territory will not be allowed to be used for any activity against China.

published on : 11th August 2022

Kempegowda International Airport bags ‘Best Regional Airport Award’ in South Asia

The award is based on a survey of customers conducted globally.

published on : 18th June 2022

India Needs Charm Offensive to Avoid a MEA Culpa

The subcontinent is a seismic zone where pressures and shifts from the US, China and Russia make the tectonic plates of geo-power groan in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan and Sri Lanka.

published on : 24th April 2022

Marriott International elevates Ranju Alex as Area Vice President for South Asia region

As a key member of Marriott International's leadership think tank, Alex will be based in Mumbai and oversee the company's operations across India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bhutan.

published on : 22nd April 2022

India’s first animal research centre set for inaugural

The facility is spread across 4 lakh sq ft and has been completed at a cost of Rs 400 crore. 

published on : 30th March 2022

Coach Dennerby names 22-member Indian squad for SAFF U-18 Women's Championship

The 62-year-old coach, who had previously guided the senior national women's team, feels these youngsters have a strong football base which is key to achieving success in the sport.

published on : 12th March 2022

India briefs high-level UN team on concerns over terrorism in South Asia

India has shown keen interest in deepening its security-related cooperation with the SCO and its RATS which specifically deals with issues relating to security and and defence.

published on : 10th March 2022

UN: Climate change to uproot millions, especially in Asia

Dealing with climate migrants will become a major policy issue for Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America as well over the next few decades, according to the U.N. report. 

published on : 3rd March 2022

‘Pandemic saw integration of science and tech’

Special talks on the works of Nobel laureates in Physics-2021 were held to shed light on the latest research practices and developments.

published on : 1st March 2022

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

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

Exiled Balochistan leaders welcome Trump's Afghanistan, South Asia policy

Top Baloch leaders urged the United States to fulfill its responsibilities to recognise its "friends and foes" in the region.

published on : 27th August 2017
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