- India v England: Virat Kohli & Murali Vijay centuries give hosts upper hand
Virat Kohli and Murali Vijay make centuries to help India establish a first-innings lead of 51 over England after three days of the fourth Test in Mumbai.
BBC News. Sat, 10 Dec 2016 12:31:30 GMT.
- The Saturday Profile: A Heroine After a 16-Year Fast, Now Spurned by Many
Irom Sharmila was the revered symbol of local resistance to abuses by the armed forces in India until she ended her fast and decided to run for office.
Nida Najar. New York Times. Fri, 09 Dec 2016 18:03:02 GMT.
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- India v England: Alastair Cook & Trevor Bayliss need heads examined - Boycott
England "ought to have their heads examined" for selecting four seamers in the fourth Test against India, says Geoffrey Boycott.
BBC News. Fri, 09 Dec 2016 15:05:58 GMT.
- Police: Gunbattle in Kashmir Ends; 2 Suspected Rebels Killed
A 42-hour gunbattle ended in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Friday after two suspected rebels were killed in the fighting, which triggered massive anti-India protests in the disputed region. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 09 Dec 2016 05:33:58 -0500.
- India Hopes Currency Shortages Will Drive Transition to Cashless Economy
Hundreds of customers who come to pick up popular local savories at Satnam Singh’s shop in a bustling market in New Delhi used to hand out cash for their purchases, usually amounting to $2 to $5. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 09 Dec 2016 02:12:06 -0500.
- Books of The Times: Review: In ‘The Private Life of Mrs. Sharma,’ a Search for Release
A woman in Delhi whose brain has been annexed by worry craves an escape.
Jennifer Senior. New York Times. Thu, 08 Dec 2016 22:47:01 GMT.
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- Corn Oil Market - Bangladesh Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2016 - 2026
NEW YORK, Dec. 8, 2016 -- Bangladesh Corn Oil Market: Scope of the Report Transparency Market Research (TMR) offers a 10-year forecast for the Bangladesh corn oil market between 2016 and 2026. ...
PR Newswire. Thu, 08 Dec 2016 19:17:00 EST.
- China company to build 220-km oil pipeline in Bangladesh
The Bangladeshi government has reached an agreement with the state-owned China Petroleum Pipeline Bureau (CPP) for a project to set up a 220-km pipeline to carry oil from tankers in the Bay of Bengal to storage plants on the mainland.
- Ducon Gets Another FGD Contract in India
THANE, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ducon Technologies India (“DTIPL”), a Ducon group company under amalgamation with Ducon Infratechnologies Limited (BSE:534674, NSE:DUCON) today announced its contract with Wienerberger India. ... ...
Business Wire. Wed, 7 Dec 2016 19:54:00 UTC.
- India holds interest rates steady despite cash chaos
India's central bank left interest rates unchanged at 6.25 percent Wednesday, defying expectations of a cut following the government's shock move to withdraw high-denomination banknotes from circulation. ...
Yahoo. Wed, 07 Dec 2016 05:45:38 -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.