UNICEF on Tuesday sought concerted efforts for the eradication of child stunting in the South Asian region, saying greater investment in key areas like child feeding was key to addressing the issue.
Bollywood superstar, director and producer Aamir Khan has been appointed Unicef Ambassador for South Asia, the UN agency announced here Thursday.
Ahead of an anti-government march in Pakistan`s capital on August 14 by opposition parties, the US has asked its citizens to defer their all non-essential travel to this South Asian country.
A second Indian national was jailed for 15 weeks for his involvement in Singapore`s worst riots in 40 years.
Singapore denied that a riot last month by South Asian migrant workers in the city-state was triggered by discontent over their wages and living conditions.
Two men of South Asian origin have been charged over alleged match-fixing in English football, the National Crime Agency said on Thursday.
The leadership of South Asia should show statesmanship and courage to resolve differences.
A coalition of South Asian community organisations is distributing materials in Bengali, Gujurati, Hindi, Nepali, Punjabi, Tamil and Urdu.
South Asians have higher levels of blood sugar than white Europeans independent of risk factors that influence sugar levels.
The bomb threat prompted the evacuation of the Embassy premises, chancery and Ambassador Nirupama Rao`s residence.
Sportspersons in Tamil Nadu have reason to rejoice as the state government today announced a hike in prize money awarded to medal winners in Olympics, Asian, Commonwealth, South Asian and National Games.
A cholera outbreak that has killed more than 300 people in Haiti matches strains commonly found in South Asia, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday.
An innocent South Asian man was forced off a bus in Scotland by passengers who feared that he was a suicide bomber because he was carrying a rucksack and two mobile phones.
Day in Pics: 22nd November
Showbiz World - November 22, 2014
Los Angeles Auto Show