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Food insecure Asians doubled to 265m in 2020: UN report

A boy carries a bag of onions at a food distribution center at a Rohingya refugee camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh: The WFP's effort...

India’s protesting farmers aren’t going anywhere

On January 26, even as India celebrates its 72nd Republic Day with a grand parade in New Delhi, showcasing its military might and plura...

Colombo unfazed by possible Western hostility at UNHRC ses...

The Gotabaya Rajapaksa government in Sri Lanka is unfazed by the possibility of Western nations’ taking a hostile stance at the M...

India supplies radar spare parts to Sri Lankan Air Force

As part of India’s commitment to maintaining high serviceability of weapons equipment provided by government of India to the Sri...

India’s invisible women farmers

At Tikri village, bordering the western fringes of India’s national capital New Delhi, thousands of farmers from across the count...

India’s Supreme Court stays contentious farm laws, but set...

The Indian farmer’s agitation at New Delhi, which has been on since November 26, was in a logjam on Tuesday with the farmers refu...

India wants its role in Colombo’s ECT to be seen as privat...

India wants Sri Lanka to view Indian involvement in the Eastern Container Terminal (ECT) in Colombo port as a Foreign Direct Investment...

What a Biden White House might mean for India

A painter gives the final touches to a painting depicting newly elected US President Joe Biden, in Mumbai on Nov 8, 2020 Us Presid...

Russian-Chinese ties improved due to India

The past week saw confirmation from Russian and Chinese officials that their strategic partnership with one another is perhaps the most...

Lankan govt. signals unwillingness to accept demand for bu...

The Sri Lankan government has signaled its unwillingness to accede to the Muslims’ demand that Muslims who die of COVID-19 should...

Importance of Indian foreign minister’s visit to Sri Lanka...

The Indian External Affairs Minister, Dr. S Jaishankar, will pay an official visit to Sri Lanka from January 5 to 7 at the invitation o...

Why China is winning against India

Indian Army convoys drive toward the town of Leh on a highway bordering China in Gagangir, India  There are several global de...

Rohingya refugees hope for better life as Bangladesh moves...

A second group of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh were on Tuesday taken to an island in the Bay of Bengal to start new lives, despite U...

With over 10 million COVID-19 cases, India is out of contr...

On December 19, the total confirmed cases of novel coronavirus pneumonia in India is over 10 million. After the United States, India is...

South Asia Collective lambasts Lanka for violating minorit...

Muslim shops burnt in Sri Lanka The South Asia Status of Minorities Report 2020, just released by the Europe-based “South As...

Protest at Indian iPhone plant reveals deeper frustrations

Workers ransacked a Wistron iPhone factory in India in early December to protest unpaid wages When workers at an Apple supplier's...

India neglects agriculture, blames China and Pakistan for...

At the end of September, the Indian government introduced three new agricultural reform bills in a bold manner, which triggered farmers...

A dispatch from India’s culture war

As if the raging COVID-19 pandemic, a spluttering economy, record-high unemployment, and massive farmers’ protests besieging the...

India’s Gulf strategy is chasing Chinese phantoms

Bahrain’s Foreign Minister Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani (R) received External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, Manama, Dec...

Why India’s new Parliament building may spark a North-Sout...

On December 10, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone for a new Parliament building in Delhi. It might seem odd f...

Near the China-Bhutan-India border, a new village is drawi...

Images in October of the new Pangda village on the west bank of the Torsa River stirred controversy about possible border infringemen...