Indian soldier killed at border with Pakistan

India says one of its soldiers has been killed and two others injured after Pakistani forces allegedly fired across the de facto border in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir.

Delhi becomes world's second most populous city: UN report

Delhi has become the world's second most populous city in 2014 after Tokyo, more than doubling its population since 1990 to 25 million, according to a UN report.

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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