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HRW says migrant crisis should be `top priority` for Asian meeting in Bangkok  May 28, 2:16 pm
Washington, May 28 (ANI): The Human Rights Watch (HRW) has urged South Asian nations to give top priority to the region's migrant crisis during the upcoming Bangkok meeting.
This is why South Asian people are poor at managing diabetes in UK  May 28, 2:16 pm
Washington, May 28 (ANI): A new study has observed the poor outcomes of South Asian people with diabetes in the UK suggesting that fatalistic and treatment beliefs are often a hindrance to managing the condition.
India's growth expected to surpass China's: UN report  May 21, 6:55 pm
New Delhi, May 21 (ANI): A United Nations report has stated that India's economic growth is likely to surpass that of China with GDP growth expected to touch 7.7 percent in 2016.
Internet flashes images of alleged IS training camp in Afghanistan  May 1, 2:06 pm
Washington, May 1 (ANI): New images purporting to show an Islamic State (IS) training camp in Afghanistan, near the Pakistani border, have surfaced on the internet, indicating that the Middle east-based terror group is making inroads into South Asia.
Cabinet approves RBI to enter into Currency Swap Agreement with Central Bank of Sri Lanka  Apr 23, 3:33 am
New Delhi, Apr. 23 (ANI): The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its ex-post-facto approval for entering into an agreement with the Central Bank of Sri Lanka for extending US$1.1 billion as a special /ad-hoc swap outside the Framework on Currency Swap Arrangement for South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Member Countries.
Breast cancer in South Asian women often diagnosed at later stage  Apr 21, 12:46 pm
Washington, Apr 21 (ANI): A new study has revealed that South Asian women are likelier to be diagnosed with breast cancer at stages II to IV compared to the general population.
Afghanistan raises concerns about women empowerment  Apr 19, 11:43 am
New Delhi, Apr. 19 (ANI): At a recently concluded conference titled "International Conference on Gender, Community and Violence: Changing Mindsets for Empowering the Women of South Asia," held at Delhi's Jamia Millia Islamia University, women from South Asian countries, including Afghanistan and Nepal, converged to highlight issues hindering the empowerment of women.
Sub-regional level analysis of climate trends critical for sustained adaptation  Apr 17, 11:40 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 17 (ANI): Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS), which leads the South Asia component of a five-year research project on climate change ASSAR (Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions), organized the second consultation markin
AQIS claims U.S drone strikes killed around 50 militants over past few months  Apr 13, 4:39 pm
Karachi, Apr 13 (ANI): Al-Qaeda Indian Subcontinent (AQIS), the militant group's South Asia affiliate, has claimed that the United States carried out drone strikes have killed nearly 50 of its members, including two senior members, over the past few months.
South Asian Festival to witness cross-cultural collaborations  Mar 26, 2:41 pm
New Delhi, Mar.26 (ANI): Cross-cultural collaborations will be on show during the four-day South Asian Festival titled the 'SASIAN Journey' beginning on March 28 at The Ashoka Hotel here.
Cross-cultural collaborations to be on show during four-day S.Asian Festival in Delhi  Mar 25, 3:36 pm
New Delhi, Mar.25 (ANI): Cross-cultural collaborations will be on show during a four-day South Asian Festival titled the 'SASSIAN Journey' commencing from March 28 to March 31 at The Ashoka Hotel here.
Afghan students celebrate Nowruz in Delhi  Mar 22, 4:53 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 22 (ANI): The Afghan students in South Asian University celebrated the New Year with gaiety and wished for peace and prosperity in their country.
Pak cradle of and committed to terrorism: security expert  Mar 19, 4:37 pm
Jaipur, Mar. 19 (ANI): Security and strategic affairs expert Commodore (retired) C Uday Bhaskar on Thursday said Pakistan is the 'cradle' of and is committed to terrorism, adding that if Islamabad were to sever its ties with extremist elements, then the security dynamics of South Asia would change.
Bangladeshi envoy hopes South Asian team wins ICC Cricket World Cup  Mar 19, 12:42 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 19 (ANI): Bangladesh High Commissioner to India Syed Muazzem Ali, on Thursday said that his country's team will have to put up a good show against India in the quarter-final match and wished that one of the South Asian teams emerge as the champion of the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup.
Govt. employees to get LTC for SAARC nations  Mar 15, 3:00 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 15 (ANI): Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions Jitendra Singh has said that the Centre is finalising a proposal which would allow Central Government employees to claim leave travel concession (LTC) for trips to South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) nations.
SAU students participate in LILA conference  Mar 9, 8:41 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 9 (ANI): Students of the South Asian University in New Delhi participated in a conference organised by the LILA foundation on Monday.
US think tank warns South Asia 'fundamentally unstable'  Mar 9, 1:40 pm
Karachi, March 09 (ANI): A United States-based think tank has reportedly warned that nuclear competition in South Asia is "dangerous" while adding that territorial disputes and cross-border terrorism can aggravate the situation further.
Prime Minister Modi likely to visit Pak next year to attend SAARC summit, claims Sartaj Aziz  Mar 9, 11:55 am
Karachi, March 09 (ANI): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to visit Pakistan next year in order to attend the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit, whereas dates for Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit are being worked out, a report said.
Nepal seeks India's help in water management  Feb 28, 11:50 am
New Delhi, Feb. 28 (ANI): To meet the growing challenges in waste water management, the Centre for Science and Environment organized a three-day seminar in New Delhi.
U.S. experts claim major Pak scripted terror attack in India may lead to nuclear war  Feb 28, 11:14 am
Karachi, Feb 28 (ANI): Two U.S. experts on South Asian Affairs have said that a major terrorist attack in India can lead to a massive military assault on Pakistan that could result in a nuclear war in one of the world's most populous regions.
TinyOwl raises 16M dollars in Series B funding round to spread across 50 cities in India  Feb 27, 12:56 pm
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): India-based food ordering service TinyOwl reportedly landed 16 million dollars in a Series B funding round to expand its services across 50 cities in the South Asian country.
Maha Shiva Rathri can help to end hatred: Sri Lankan PM  Feb 17, 1:35 pm
Colombo, Feb.17 (ANI): Sri Lanka's Prime Minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe, said Tuesday that the festival of Maha Shiva Rathri, which is celebrated across South Asia, will open the door to eliminate hatred.
'India shouldn't view its relationship with Lanka as bilateral contest with China', says Saran  Feb 15, 3:31 pm
New Delhi, Feb.15 (ANI): Former foreign secretary Shyam Saran has said that India should not look upon its relationship with Sri Lanka or with any other country in South Asia as a 'zero-sum game' between New Delhi and Beijing.
Pak diplomat Jalil Abbas Jilani urges US to pressurize India to embrace counterterrorism proposal  Feb 9, 12:49 pm
Washington, Feb 09 (ANI): Jalil Abbas Jilani, the top Pakistani diplomat in Washington, has urged the US to pressurize India into acknowledging Islamabad's economic and counterterrorism proposal in order to ensure peace in South Asia.
US set to work with Pakistan to ensure peace in South Asia  Feb 7, 2:38 pm
Islamabad, Feb 07 (ANI): US President Barack Obama's national security strategy also details the country's plans to work with Pakistan to restore stability in Afghanistan and maintain regional peace.
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