- Rolls-Royce apologises after £671m bribery settlement
Engineering firm Rolls-Royce will pay £671m for corruption cases in China, India and other markets, a UK court rules.
BBC News. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 19:18:40 GMT.
- BizVibe Textile and E-commerce News: Strong Performance in India Despite Setbacks
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#Apparel--Several recently published reports have highlighted strong growth results in the Indian textile and e-commerce industries. ... ...
Business Wire. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:30:00 UTC.
- TCS Positioned in 'Winner's Circle' by HfS Research in Digital Marketing Operations
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PR Newswire. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:04:00 EST.
- Apple App Store prices rise in UK, India and Turkey
Apple is raising prices in its UK App Store by 25% to take account of sterling's drop versus the dollar.
BBC News. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:46:26 GMT.
- Solar Energy Entrepreneurs In India Are Finding Faster, Cleaner and Economical Route to Power
Access to power in India is not a given. Here are the solar energy entrepreneurs who have found faster, cleaner and more economical route to universal access to power.
By Suparna Dutt D'cunha, Contributor. Forbes. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 03:15:00 -0500.
- 26 to hang for Bangladesh abductions and murders
A Bangladesh court on Jan. 16 sentenced 26 people to death after hearing how a politician from the ruling Awami League hired members of the country’s elite security unit to assassinate political rivals.
Hurriyet. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:39:00 +0200.
- Photo of Narendra Modi at the Spinning Wheel Invokes Gandhi, and Some Cry Blasphemy
The cover of a calendar that usually features the founder of modern India this year had a photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Nida Najar. New York Times. Sun, 15 Jan 2017 17:43:10 GMT.
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- SpiceJet to Buy 100 New Boeing Planes, Eyes India Expansion
Indian budget carrier SpiceJet said on Friday it had agreed to buy 100 new MAX 737 aircraft from Boeing, with an option for 50 more, as part of its expansion plans in the world's fastest growing aviation market.
Reuters. New York Times. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 09:03:29 GMT.
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- World Bank: India Demonetization Slowdown to be Short-lived
The World Bank says India's economic growth will be hit in the wake of the currency ban, but the downturn will be short lived and the world’s fastest growing economy will soon be back on its feet. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 06:01:12 -0500.
- Shakib, Mushfiqur hit tons in Bangladesh record Test stand
Wellington (AFP) - Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim scored centuries in a record partnership as Bangladesh built a substantial first innings against New Zealand in the opening Test in Wellington on Friday.
Yahoo. Thu, 12 Jan 2017 21:45:11 -0500.
The nations of South Asia include the populous countries of India and
Bangladesh as well as Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, and Sri Lanka.
More news and information about selected South Asian nations
is available at the official government websites listed below.
The Republic of India's
capital city is New Delhi, and its currency is
the Indian Rupee. Hindi and English are the primary languages used
in India, and in 2007, India's estimated population was 1,129,866,000.
The People's Republic of Bangladesh's capital city is Dhaka, and its
currency is the Taka. The country's primary language is Bengali,
and in 2007, the estimated population of Bangladesh was 150,448,000.
The Kingdom of Bhutan's
capital city is Thimbu, and its national currency
is the Ngultrum. The Kingdom's primary language is Dzongkha, and
in 2007, its estimated population was 2,328,000.
The Republic of Maldives'
capital city is Male, and its national currency
is the Rufiyaa. Dhivehi is the primary language of Maldives, and
in 2007, the nation's estimated population was 369,000.
The Kingdom of Nepal's
capital city is Kathmandu, and its currency
is the Nepalese Rupee. Nepal's primary language is Nepali, and
in 2007, its estimated population was 28,902,000.
The Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka's capital city is
Colombo, and its national currency is the Sri Lankan Rupee.
The primary languages of Sri Lanka are Sinhala and Tamil, and in 2007,
the country's population was estimated at 20,926,000.