- Migrant Workers Blocked from Leaving Qatar Despite Labor Reforms
Qatar has refused to allow scores of migrants from countries including India, Nepal and Bangladesh to return home, violating new labor reforms to improve workers' rights, activists and trade unions said Wednesday. ...
Voice of America. Wed, 29 Mar 2017 10:28:18 -0400.
- The Registry Collection Expands in India with Addition of The Ananta Udaipur
NEW ORLEANS, March 29, 2017 -- The Registry Collection® program, the world's largest luxury exchange program, announced its affiliation with another elite property, The Ananta Udaipur in City of Lakes – Udaipur. ...
PR Newswire. Wed, 29 Mar 2017 10:00:00 EDT.
- Panasonic India Develops "Arbo," a New AI Embedded UI Software for Smartphones
GURGAON, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#AI--Panasonic India has developed "Arbo," a software for Android phones that brings to life simple smartphone operation utilizing AI and a new user interface.
Business Wire. Wed, 29 Mar 2017 01:48:00 UTC.
- Space Laboratory the Size of a Tissue Box
A tiny satellite launched by India that is circling the earth contains a laboratory that is only the size of a tissue box. ...
Voice of America. Wed, 29 Mar 2017 01:48:00 -0400.
- Was Delhi attack racially motivated?
Video footage shows Endurance Amalawa being attacked by a mob in India.
BBC News. Tue, 28 Mar 2017 23:44:17 GMT.
- Attacks on Nigerian students shock India
Angry crowds near Delhi blamed the students for the death of a teenager from a suspected overdose.
BBC News. Tue, 28 Mar 2017 09:59:50 GMT.
- Silver Heritage Casino Hotel In Nepal Has A Mountain To Climb
Rising costs and delays don’t make Tiger Palace Bhairahawa, targeting Indian gamblers, a bad idea.
By Muhammad Cohen, Contributor. Forbes. Tue, 28 Mar 2017 05:07:00 -0400.
- China, Nepal to cooperate more on Belt and Road
Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Nepali Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Monday afternoon, and they agreed to cooperate more in jointly building the Belt and Road.
- Toyota brings Lexus to India with eye on growing affluence
Toyota is bringing Lexus to India more than two decades after introducing the marque in China, an acknowledgment of the second-most populous country's potential for luxury demand.
AutoNews.com. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 06:33:57 EST. Subscription required.
- World's oldest plant-like fossils push back evolutionary timeline 400 million years
A cluster of fossilized algae discovered in India is believed to be 1.6 billion years old.
Yahoo. Tue, 14 Mar 2017 14:29:06 -0400.
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.