Indian official: Islamic unity only way to curb Israeli aggression

Terming continued Israeli aggression in Gaza, which has claimed lives of 1400 innocent Palestinians “a criminal act”, an Indian official said that strategic tool to curb Israeli aggression is forging unity among Muslim countries.

Pakistan and the West’s Afghan war

The 13-year US-led Western war on Afghanistan has not only devastated that poor country but also caused great damage to Pakistan. Neighboring Iran has also suffered greatly as a consequence.

Poverty, child, maternal deaths high in India: U.N. report

India continues to battle poverty, child and maternal deaths, according to a United Nations report on the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) that said while several key global targets have been met, more sustained effort is needed to cover disparities by the 2015 deadline.

Sri Lanka tourist arrivals rise 14.3 percent in June 2014

Sri Lanka's tourist arrivals rose by 14.3 percent in June this year compared to the same period in 2013, the data released by the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) showed.

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