Nepal steps up aid in quake-hit areas as toll climbs

Nepal has stepped up delivering relief aid to survivors of an earthquake that rocked the South Asian country and left a trail of destruction and a rising death toll.

Sri Lanka's open-air Zoological Garden opens for public

Sri Lanka's second Zoological Gardens and the first Open Air Zoo was declared open today by the Minister of Tourism and Sports Naveen Dissanayake and Minister of Higher Education, Highways and Investment Promotion Kabir Hashem.

India: Bengaluru fares worse than Delhi in air quality

Delhi’s severely high pollution levels during the winter months drives it to India’s worst annual air quality levels, but on individual days, several Indian cities often experience worse air quality. For the first week of April, for example, the urban area with the worst air quality of 17 locations analysed …

India: 37 pc girl students in Telangana State face sexual abuse

Nearly two-thirds of girl students studying senior intermediate in rural areas of Telangana State in Southern India have to earn to contribute towards their education, a new study on impediments to girls’ education, has found.

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