Aug 20, 2014 05:37 PM
Land value is increasing significantly owing to the ongoing infrastructure development, Mahinda Rajapaksa, the Sri Lankan President remarked.
[Sri Lankan government] [South Asia] [Mahinda Rajapaksa] [Sri Lanka]
Aug 20, 2014 11:00 AM
Irom Sharmila has entered her fourteenth year on hunger strike, demanding the repeal of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act from Manipur.
[Human rights] [South Asia] [India] [Amnesty International]
Aug 19, 2014 05:59 PM
The business of providing "wombs on rent" in India has catapulted India to a whopping trade valued at $ 500 million, says Centre for Social Research.
[Surrogacy] [Medical Industry] [India]
Aug 19, 2014 01:26 PM
The Urban Development Authority was constantly implementing the development programme countrywide, said Weerasena Adhikari, a Sri Lankan official.
[South Asia] [Sri Lanka] [Development]
Aug 19, 2014 11:32 AM
According to former Malaysian Premier Mahathir Mohamad, the Right to Information Act will help increase the esteem of the people of Bangladesh.
[Bangladesh] [Information technology] [South Asia]
Aug 16, 2014 05:06 PM The Save Sindh Committee (SSC), has taken to ever more vocal tactics to try and force tougher measures against IDPs.
Aug 14, 2014 06:33 PM
The UN Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) Food Price Index, measures the monthly change in international prices of a basket of 55 food commodities.
[Agriculture] [India] [South Asia]
Aug 15, 2014 02:00 AM
“Police and judicial reforms are necessary to ensure that all complaints of violence against women are effectively investigated,” says Deputy Chief Executive of Amnesty International India.
[Amnesty International] [India] [Human Rights] [South Asia]
Aug 14, 2014 08:00 AM
The UN arm has also posted Ebola response videos on YouTube and is also seeking to counter the ‘many barriers stand in the way of rapid containment.’
[Health] [India] [South Asia]
Aug 11, 2014 06:55 PM UN Women is leading and supporting the Beijing+20 India CSO National Consultation in second week of August in New Delhi.
Aug 08, 2014 07:21 PM The MoUs signed with various companies will facilitate in designing training programmes to skill youth in vocational training.