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Obama's India visit is a great chance to bolster ties, say American experts

Nov 22, 2014

Obama's India visit is a great chance to bolster ties, say American experts

office, she said in the blog.South Asia expert Michael Kugelman from Wilson Center, a top American think tank, described Obama accepting the invitation as
United Nations members resolve to end child marriage

Nov 22, 2014

United Nations members resolve to end child marriage

common in south Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. In Niger in West Africa, which has the highest overall rate, 77 percent of women between 20 and 49 were
Sharif urges Obama to take up Kashmir issue with India

Nov 22, 2014

Sharif urges Obama to take up Kashmir issue with India

prosperity in South Asia.This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed.
Time to end the Bukhari dynasty: Passing on imamat is un-Islamic and undemocratic

Nov 21, 2014

Time to end the Bukhari dynasty: Passing on imamat is un-Islamic and undemocratic

at the heart of this low farce is Jama Masjids arcane management regime that has allowed one of South Asias grandest mosques to be turned into the
On international Men's Day, Farhan Akhtar urges for gender equality

Nov 20, 2014

On international Men's Day, Farhan Akhtar urges for gender equality

Mumbai: Actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar, who is the first man to be appointed UN Womens South Asia Goodwill Ambassador, Wednesday called for gender
Murder for 'honour': How Pak has failed to stem this violent tradition

Nov 17, 2014

Murder for 'honour': How Pak has failed to stem this violent tradition

gone on for centuries across South Asia, but the British colonial rulers suppressed the practice."In the British rule, they would hold responsible
India's first crime writers festival soon

Nov 15, 2014

India's first crime writers festival soon

Literature Festival, writer Kishwar Desai and the Crime Writer's Forum of South Asia.It will be produced by Siyahi, a literature promotion group, and curator
Despite new chief, ISI unlikely to change policy on India, Afghanistan

Nov 14, 2014

Despite new chief, ISI unlikely to change policy on India, Afghanistan

a noted US expert on South Asia."With regard to India and Afghanistan, there are few reasons to believe that the strategic priorities have
Nawaz Sharif as Shrek: Pak hackers deface nation's Foreign Min site

Nov 12, 2014

Nawaz Sharif as Shrek: Pak hackers deface nation's Foreign Min site

: unleashing nuclear holocaust in South Asia, Pakistan hackers has now defaced their own foreign ministry website, and showed PM Nawaz Sharif as Shrek
The Robin Raphel saga: What happened in Washington that soured Indo-US ties

Nov 11, 2014

The Robin Raphel saga: What happened in Washington that soured Indo-US ties

of State for South Asia, Robin Raphel, set off a diplomatic explosion by rejecting Indias Instrument of Accession vis-a-vis Kashmir. Now in the news