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World War 3: India retaliates against Pakistan attack KILLING 7 SOLDIERS as tensions mount

Added: 16.01.2018 2:22 | 0 views | 0 comments

INDIA has retaliated to an attack from neighbouring Pakistan by killing troops along the Line of Control that separates the two South Asian nations, it has been reported.

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2017 set a record for losses from natural disasters - and it could get worse

Added: 04.01.2018 22:30 | 2 views | 0 comments

January 05, 2018 11:30 AM
NEW YORK (NYTIMES) - Insurers are set to pay out a record US$135 billion (S$179.4 billion) to cover losses from natural disasters in 2017, the world's largest reinsurer said on Thursday (Jan 4), driven by the costliest hurricane season ever in the United States and widespread flooding in South Asia.

From: www.straitstimes.com

Pakistan shrugs off impending U.S. aid cuts, wary of harsher measures

Added: 04.01.2018 8:21 | 2 views | 0 comments

Pakistan is shrugging off proposed U.S. aid cuts but frets that Washington could take more drastic measures to deter what it sees as the South Asian nation's support for Taliban militants causing chaos in neighboring Afghanistan.

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Fountains freeze over across the South as powerful storm bears down

Added: 03.01.2018 13:00 | 3 views | 0 comments

The storm system will strengthen tonight and move up the East Coast.

From: abcnews.go.com

Fog and smog settle over northern India

Added: 31.12.2017 6:23 | 4 views | 0 comments

Visibility problems return to South Asia as cold air sinks across the region from the Himalayas.

From: www.aljazeera.com

Convicted killer sought as person of interest in triple homicide in Nebraska

Added: 27.12.2017 5:23 | 4 views | 0 comments

John Dalton served 11 years in prison for killing his wife in 1998.

From: abcnews.go.com

Gold diggers

Added: 14.12.2017 5:23 | 4 views | 0 comments

Police say ten of millions of pounds worth of jewellery have been stolen from South Asian homes.

From: www.bbc.co.uk

Trump signs $692 billion US defence budget

Added: 13.12.2017 4:24 | 4 views | 0 comments

Terming it a "momentous step", President Donald Trump signed a USD 692 billion defence budget which will give legislative authority to implement his South Asia strategy and authorise critical missile capabilities to confront North Korea's threats.

From: www.dnaindia.com

Multiple health implications of women's early marriage go beyond early childbearing

Added: 12.12.2017 13:27 | 7 views | 0 comments

A new study of four South Asian countries argues that early marriage should be considered a major public health issue, due to its complex associations with women's education, health and nutrition -- which may also affect the next generation of children. The study also finds that increased education has had some, but not enough, success in delaying girls' marriage.

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Multiple health implications of women's early marriage go beyond early childbearing

Added: 12.12.2017 13:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

A new study of four South Asian countries argues that early marriage should be considered a major public health issue, due to its complex associations with women's education, health and nutrition -- which may also affect the next generation of children. The study also finds that increased education has had some, but not enough, success in delaying girls' marriage.

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