- Indian woman 'forced to marry Pakistani at gunpoint' returns
Uzma crossed the border into India after a court in Islamabad granted her request to leave.
BBC News. Thu, 25 May 2017 08:08:41 GMT.
- Inside India's new homemade luxury train
The Tejas Express has begun running between Mumbai and the tourist state of Goa.
BBC News. Thu, 25 May 2017 07:12:14 GMT.
- India Should Either Come Up With A Better Plan For Sri Lanka Or Send A Thank You Note To China
While China is building Sri Lanka’s infrastructure, India is taking a free ride on it. That's why it should send a thanks note to China.
By Panos Mourdoukoutas, Contributor. Forbes. Thu, 25 May 2017 04:03:00 -0400.
- Consumer Smartphone Analytics: Ecommerce Services in India - 2017 Report - Research and Markets
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Consumer Smartphone Analytics: Ecommerce Services in India" report to their offering. ... ...
Business Wire. Wed, 24 May 2017 13:43:00 UTC.
- Search Resumes for 4 Missing as India Bus Plunge Kills 20
Rescuers on Wednesday found another three bodies as they resumed searching for people missing after a bus plunged into a river in mountainous northern India, killing at least 20 Hindu pilgrims. ...
Voice of America. Wed, 24 May 2017 01:48:10 -0400.
- Understanding the Payment Process Under GST
NEW DELHI, May 22, 2017 -- "Goods and Services Tax will not only create a unified network of all the entities involved in a taxable supply chain, but it is also expected to digitize business in India to a great extent. ...
PR Newswire. Mon, 22 May 2017 06:30:00 EDT.
- India exit puts GM in 'right markets'
GM CEO Mary Barra signaled that GM isn't planning any more major reductions to its geographic profile. Still, she said the company would aggressively pare costs everywhere it can.
AutoNews.com. Mon, 22 May 2017 00:01:00 EST. Subscription required.
- Sri Lankans Dig for Woman Feared Trapped in Collapsed Building
Rescuers were digging through rubble trying to save a woman they feared was trapped inside a collapsed wedding reception hall in the Sri Lankan capital Friday, officials said after confirming that one man had been killed and 23 injured. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 19 May 2017 03:34:33 -0400.
- Sharmila Nicollet edges Blair O'Neal in fan vote for LPGA spot, India rejoices
Sharmila Nicollet edges Blair O'Neal in fan vote for LPGA spot, India rejoices.
Golf Digest. Mon, 08 May 2017 17:08:05 GMT.
- Reforms poised to put India on a strong, sustainable and inclusive growth path, OECD says
The Indian economy is showing signs of a turnaround, but new reforms are needed to put the country on a path to strong, sustainable and inclusive growth, according to the latest OECD Economic Survey of India.
OECD. Acquired Sun, 12 Mar 2017.
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.