India's Prime Ministerial candidate promises to resolve fishermen issue with Sri Lanka

India's Prime Ministerial candidateNarendra Modi promised  to solve the nagging issue between the Tamil Nadu fishermen and their Sri Lankan counterparts.

Bangladesh can eradicate extreme poverty by 2021, analysts say

Bangladesh has the capacity to eradicate extreme poverty by 2021, well before other countries in the subcontinent, analysts said.

Sri Lanka's water buffaloes facing extinction due to slaughter

Sri Lanka's water buffaloes, the ancient symbol of agriculture are facing extinction due to slaughter and lack of pastures, according to agricultural organizations.

Nepal government urged to change amnesty plan

Nepal's government faced calls on Friday from human rights and victims' groups not to grant amnesties over atrocities committed during the country's civil war for which nobody has been brought to justice.