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South Asian economies recover amid rallying global demand

Economies in South Asia recover as global demand bounces back and targeted containment measures aid in reducing the economic impacts of the pandemic. According...

Pakistan leads South Asia in BRI infrastructure development

Despite the hurdles faced due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Pakistan has elevated one place to 5th in infrastructure development, against the trend of an...

30m infections: South Asia accounts for 18% of global coronavirus cases

BENGALURU: Coronavirus infections in the South Asia region surpassed 30 million on Friday, according to a Reuters tally of official data, led by India which is...

Why are Pakistanis paying the most for COVID-19 vaccine in the region?

Governments in the developing world have found it harder to procure COVID-19 vaccines, and have relied on COVAX or donations from the global North;...

Prime Minister Imran Khan replies to Narendra Modi’s letter

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has written a letter to his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi, responding to the letter sent by the Indian PM...

Pakistan among largest importers of major arms in South Asia, SIPRI reports

Pakistan has ranked tenth among the largest importers of major arms in South Asia, from the year 2016 to 2020. According to a report...

Systemic prejudice against Muslims, says HRW’s scathing report on India

The latest report by the Human Rights Watch (HRW) on India concludes that the government has adopted policies and laws that systematically discriminate against...

Sheikh Hasina wants to strengthen Bangladesh–Pakistan relations

Pakistan’s High Commissioner to Bangladesh Imran Ahmed Siddiqui called on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wajed in Dhaka on Thursday. During the meeting, both sides...

Facebook claims A.I. detects 94.9% of hate speech, but neglects South Asia

On Thursday, Facebook announced that their artificial intelligence software detects 94.7% of the hate speech that gets taken down from their website.  Facebook’s chief technology...

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