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    Floods in Delhi as South Asia monsoon toll rises to 1,300

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 01:06am on August 20, 2020

    Heavy monsoon rains lashed New Delhi Wednesday, inundating roads and piling on misery for commuters in the chaotic Indian capital, as the death toll from...

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    Delhi trying to isolate neighbours from world, say Indian experts

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:28am on August 10, 2020

    The Indian authorities have created a mess in its foreign affairs in South Asia by trying to isolate the neighbouring countries from the global system...

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    Intertek enters strategic partnership with BEXIMCO

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:10pm on August 05, 2020

    Intertek entered into an exclusive services appointment and strategic partnership with BEXIMCO, a diversified private sector group in Bangladesh across a wide range of industries...

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    Torrential rains unleash havoc in South Asia

    Agence France-Presse . Guwahati | Updated at 12:50am on July 17, 2020

    Torrential monsoon rains swept across South Asia on Thursday, having killed more than 95 people in recent days and almost entirely flooding a massive park...

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    Summit’s int’l project financing get best deals awards in South Asia

    Business Desk | Updated at 11:45pm on July 14, 2020

    Project financing of two subsidiaries of Summit Power International have received oil and gas deal of the year and power deal of the year awards...

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    Bangladesh worst coronavirus fighter in region

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 11:34pm on May 29, 2020

    Bangladesh stood the worst COVID-19 fighter among the South Asian countries while passing the 83rd day on Friday since the detection of the first novel...

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    South Asia faces fresh health crisis as children miss vaccinations

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 07:40pm on April 28, 2020

    South Asia could face a further public health crisis as children miss routine vaccinations, the UN warned Tuesday, spurring fears that the fallout from the...

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    Bangladesh far behind South Asian countries

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:00am on April 26, 2020

    Bangladesh is among the top three worst affected countries in South Asia, yet it is in the list of the lowest testing countries in the...

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    Tapas Paul dies

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Kolkata | Updated at 11:34am on February 18, 2020

    Veteran Bengali actor and former Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Paul died of cardiac arrest early Tuesday, family sources said. He was 61. Paul, who had...

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    Relevance of SAARC in global perspectives

    Rajkumar Singh | Updated at 12:00am on January 13, 2020

    IN THE changed situation and pressing needs of the public at large, countries of the region felt the urgency to initiate and institutionalise cooperation in...