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View from the Himalayas | The ‘Third Pole’ is drying up

From the lap of Mount Everest, UN chief warns the Himalaya is caving in and the reduced water flows in the rivers will impact millions all over South Asia

Mount Everest, the world highest peak, and other peaks of the Himalayan range are seen through an aircraft window during a mountain flight from Kathmandu, Nepal (REUTERS/Monika Deupala//File Photo)
Published on Nov 02, 2023 09:00 AM IST

British Council invites festival enthusiasts to join the SAFCA

The South Asia Festivals Academy's Intermediate Course starts in January 2024, with applications open until November 19, 2023.

SAFCA features a series of short courses specifically designed to equip festival managers with the skills essential for success in the ever-evolving festival landscape.
Published on Oct 17, 2023 05:56 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Elections for key WHO post turns into Nepal vs Bangladesh. How India will vote

The two candidates are Shambhu Prasad Acharya, a WHO veteran from Nepal, and Saima Wazed, Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina’s daughter, known for her work in autism

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina with her daughter, Saima Wazed, who is best known for her work in autism.(ANI File)
Updated on Oct 14, 2023 04:54 AM IST

Five challenges that can choke Biden presidency

Joe Biden’s term has seen a range of dramatic domestic and global events that have tested his skills and judgment. Five challenges loom for the US president

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks on his economic agenda at Prince George's Community College in Largo, Maryland, U.S. September 14, 2023. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo(REUTERS)
Published on Oct 10, 2023 10:00 PM IST

South Asia ‘not growing fast enough’, low expansion likely next year: World Bank

India, the region’s largest economy, will maintain its economic pace and likely grow 6.4% in the fiscal year ending March 2025.

The World Bank lowered its economic growth forecast for South Asia for next year, although still expects it to be the fastest-growing emerging market region.(Reuters Photo)
Published on Oct 03, 2023 02:49 PM IST
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