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Mosques attacked in Sri Lanka town after...

Mosques attacked in Sri Lanka town after...

South Asia

Mon, May 13 2019

Authorities have arrested the author of the Facebook post

Sri Lanka on alert for attacks by militants...

Sri Lanka on alert over fresh attack...

South Asia

Mon, Apr 29 2019

MSD says the militants are targeting five locations for attacks on Sunday or Monday

Modi votes in third phase of mammoth...

Modi votes in third phase of mammoth...

South Asia

Tue, Apr 23 2019

The general election, which has seven phases, began on April 11 and will end on May 19

Voting begins in third phase of India's...

Voting begins in third phase of India's...

South Asia

Tue, Apr 23 2019

The general election, which has seven phases, began on April 11 and will end on May 19

Lower corporate tax to encourage...

Lower corporate tax to encourage...

Editorial

Thu, Apr 18 2019

The fact that Bangladeshi entrepreneurs pay the highest corporate tax among the South Asian countries...

India's giant election gets underway...

India's giant election gets underway...

South Asia

Thu, Apr 11 2019

Almost 900 million of India’s 1.3 billion people are eligible to vote

Thousands flee wildfire in South Korea's...

Thousands flee wildfire in South Korea's...

East Asia

Fri, Apr 5 2019

hursday's fires broke out in the eastern province of Gangwon, razing about 525 hectares and about...

Children in South Asia hardest hit by...

Children in South Asia hardest hit by...

South Asia

Wed, Apr 3 2019

The State of Global Air report, says air pollution is the fifth leading cause of early death...

A date in March … across time

A date in March … across time

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Thu, Mar 21 2019

Why March 21 matters in the history of South Asia 

One killed, 17 injured in grenade attack...

One killed, 17 injured in grenade attack...

South Asia

Thu, Mar 7 2019

A grenade was hurled by an unidentified person which exploded under a bus in the main terminal. Four...

Pakistan says it shot down Indian jets,...

Pakistan says it shot down Indian jets,...

South Asia

Wed, Feb 27 2019

One Indian pilot also has been captured

India says doesn't want 'escalation'...

India says doesn't want 'escalation'...

World

Wed, Feb 27 2019

Islamabad, while denying the Indian strike caused any major damage or casualties, has vowed to retaliate...

Pakistan: Indian aircraft 'released...

Pakistan: Indian aircraft 'released...

South Asia

Tue, Feb 26 2019

Indian aircrafts intruded from Muzafarabad sector, Pakistani military spokesman Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor...

India government: Saudi to free 850...

India government: Saudi to free 850...

South Asia

Thu, Feb 21 2019

Saudi jails hold the greatest number of Indians incarcerated in any country abroad

India-Pakistan tensions threaten to...

India-Pakistan tensions threaten to...

South Asia

Wed, Feb 20 2019

The prince arrived from a two-day stay in Pakistan as it clashed with its giant neighbour over responsibility...

Modi: India will 'completely isolate'...

Modi: India will 'completely isolate'...

South Asia

Fri, Feb 15 2019

Narendra Modi said terrorist organizations who committed the attack and their backers have made a ‘very...

Malaysian royals elect new king after...

Malaysian royals elect new king after...

South Asia

Thu, Jan 24 2019

Sultan Abdullah, 59, ruler of the central state of Pahang, will formally take over the throne on January...

WEF: Bangladesh most gender-equal country...

WEF: Bangladesh most gender-equal country...

Development

Wed, Dec 19 2018

Bangladesh has closed over 72% of its overall gender gap

Of Ramachandra Guha, Asia Bibi, and...

Of Ramachandra Guha, Asia Bibi, and...

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Wed, Nov 14 2018

Is South Asia falling into religious extremism?

Ease of Doing Business: Bangladesh lowest...

Ease of Doing Business: Bangladesh lowest...

Business

Thu, Nov 1 2018

Among South Asian nations, Bangladesh stands lowest, with India ranking at 77, Bhutan 81, Sri Lanka 100,...

Female car mechanic breaks gender stereotypes...

Female car mechanic breaks gender stereotypes...

Around the Web

Wed, Oct 24 2018

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