Sri Lanka seeks foreign help with new war crimes probe

Sri Lanka's new government Monday formally asked the international community for "advice, technical support and assistance" for a proposed domestic probe into war crimes under former leader Mahinda Rajapakse.

India: Leopard beaten to death by villagers in UP

A leopard was on Saturday killed by angry villagers after it attacked and injured two persons in a village in Katarniaghat wildlife division in Bahraich, Uttar Pradesh state in Northern India.

India pegs 2014-15 GDP growth at 7.4 per cent

Economy is likely to grow at a faster pace of 7.4 per cent in the current fiscal as against 6.9 per cent in 2013-14, according to government’s advance estimates for GDP based on the new calculation methodology.

Pakistan: About 311 Thar children died in 11 months

A latest report prepared by the provincial government vis-à-vis the drought situation in Thar shows that 311 children under five years of age have died between December, 2013 and November this year, it emerged on Sunday.

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