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Why a coronavirus upsurge could be devastating for South Asia

February 03, 2020 2:45 pm

The evacuation of South Asian citizens from the Chinese city of Wuhan could expose a densely populated region to the coronavirus. Is South Asia prepared to deal with the possible spread of this deadly virus?

Muhajirs hold peace rally in support of Donald Trump's South Asia policy

September 18, 2017 10:24 am

US President Donald Trump said that America had been paying Pakistan billions of dollars while at the same time the country was housing terror organisations that the US has been fighting against.

South Asia remains among least economically integrated regions in world: US

September 07, 2017 1:47 pm

The region's growth has potential to create a half billion new customers for US businesses in consumer goods, financial services, technology, infrastructure, the health sector, energy, education, tourism, and more.

United States to finalise South Asia strategy next week

July 16, 2017 7:06 am

The Trump regime toughened its stance against Pakistan. Just hours ahead of PM Modi’s visit on June 26, U.S. Department of State designated Hizbul Chief Mohammad Yusuf Shah, also known as Syed Salahuddin, as a 'Specially Designated Global Terrorist'.

UK exhibition showcasing William Shakespeare's influence on South Asia

May 29, 2017 6:44 pm

"Shakespeare's works have a long and complex relationship with South Asia, a relationship which has sometimes been tested by the colonial context but which has been the root of extraordinary artistic and intellectual energy."

Realignments in Asia pose new challenges for Pakistan: envoy

May 23, 2017 2:09 pm

In a apparent reference to India's increasing influence in South Asia, Pakistan's envoy to the US has said that the realignments in Asia pose new challenges for Pakistan.

Kerry to meet Iran counterpart next week in Geneva

January 10, 2015 3:09 pm

Kerry will also visit Bulgaria for talks with officials there on security cooperation.

Beijing’s southern moves

December 10, 2014 12:05 am

India must factor China’s new South Asia policy into its own neighbourhood diplomacy.

Story of Silence

January 30, 2014 1:34 pm

Author and playwright Cyrus Mistry wins the 2014 DSC Prize for South Asia for his story on the Khadhiahs, corpse bearers of Parsis.

India and regional trade: UPA talks the talk; can't walk the walk

January 17, 2014 9:30 am

Sharma and the PM have not been able to persuade the Congress Party to see the strategic virtues of trade liberalisation.