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Why South Asia should prepare now for the next disaster

Why South Asia should prepare now for the next disaster | SOUTH ASIAN WEEKLYLINKS | Scoop.it
Annette Dixon argues that South Asia must plan now for its next natural disaster.
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Asia Meridional debe prepararse desde ya para futuros desastres naturales

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What makes Indian farmers kill themselves? - BBC News

What makes Indian farmers kill themselves? - BBC News | SOUTH ASIAN WEEKLYLINKS | Scoop.it
Unseasonal rainfall and hailstorms in many parts of India in recent weeks have destroyed crops, putting further strain on impoverished farmers and driving many of them to kill themselves.
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Según la Oficina Nacional de Registro de Delitos de la India, en los últimos 20 años cerca de 300.000 agricultores se han suicidado, debido a que las fuertes lluvias fuera de temporada han destruido cultivos, poniendo más presión sobre los agricultores empobrecidos. 
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Can India lead on green buildings, clean energy and corporate sustainability?

Can India lead on green buildings, clean energy and corporate sustainability? | SOUTH ASIAN WEEKLYLINKS | Scoop.it
Despite struggling with population density, India is making inroads with clean energy and solar power
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El actual ritmo de crecimiento en India, está evidenciando el daño ambiental y las necesidades de la población en temas sanitarios y de acceso a infraestructura básica. En respuesta a esto, el primer ministro Narendra Modi ha lanzado iniciativas como “Clean India Mission”  y una notoria inversión del sector privado en RSE, cuyos fondos serán destinados a la reducción de la pobreza, mitigar el impacto ambiental e investigación en energías renovables. Ver más

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INDEPENDENCE DAY: Bangladesh celebrating victory over Pakistanis in 1971

INDEPENDENCE DAY: Bangladesh celebrating victory over Pakistanis in 1971 | SOUTH ASIAN WEEKLYLINKS | Scoop.it
Bangladesh is celebrating the 43rd anniversary of its victory from Pakistan through a nine-month long bloody war that left three million people dead.
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Aniversario número 43 de la victoria de Bangladesh sobre Paquistán.

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La India, lista para botar su primer submarino nuclear - RT en Español - Noticias internacionales

La India, lista para botar su primer submarino nuclear - RT en Español - Noticias internacionales | SOUTH ASIAN WEEKLYLINKS | Scoop.it
Las pruebas del primer submarino nuclear indio, el INS Arihant, arrancan la semana próxima, informaron oficiales de la marina de India.
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Meet 3 tech companies leading innovation in Pakistan

Meet 3 tech companies leading innovation in Pakistan | SOUTH ASIAN WEEKLYLINKS | Scoop.it
Pakistan is gradually emerging as a hub of technological innovation.  Every day, I come across more companies that are developing innovative products…
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Paquistán le esta apostando a ser un hub de tecnología en Asia. Reportaje de tres exitosas compañías.

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Bhutan’s Human Rights Record Defies ‘Happiness’ Claim

Bhutan’s Human Rights Record Defies ‘Happiness’ Claim | SOUTH ASIAN WEEKLYLINKS | Scoop.it
The UNHRC is looking at Bhutan’s record on human rights. It is less than stellar.
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El primer país que mide la felicidad de sus habitantes, tiene serias debilidades en Derechos Humanos.

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SAARC Summit in Trouble? Pakistan Opposing India's Proposals, Say Sources

SAARC Summit in Trouble? Pakistan Opposing India's Proposals, Say Sources | SOUTH ASIAN WEEKLYLINKS | Scoop.it
Before it could start, the SAARC summit in Nepal is apparently in trouble. While the group operates on consensus, Pakistan is opposing India's proposed agreements on several issues, sources told NDTV.
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Las tensiones entre Pakistán e India fueron notables en el marco de SAARC

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A disappointing SAARC summit

A disappointing SAARC summit | SOUTH ASIAN WEEKLYLINKS | Scoop.it
Rivalry between India and Pakistan overshadows meeting of South Asian country leaders.
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De los tres temas centrales de la cumbre, solo se logró consenso en uno. La comunidad internacional esperaba mas y mejores resultados.

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SRI LANKA: Rajapaksa calls snap polls to seek record third term - The Times of India

SRI LANKA: Rajapaksa calls snap polls to seek record third term - The Times of India | SOUTH ASIAN WEEKLYLINKS | Scoop.it

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa called early elections today, seeking an unprecedented third 6-yr term in office amid signs of a drop in popularity and demands of his powers to be curbed.

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El Presidente de Sri Lanka, Mahinda Rajapaksa, llama a elecciones tempranas, dos años antes de lo previsto.

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SAARC SUMMIT NOV 26-27: Expert believes SAARC Summit in Nepal will focus on peace, prosperity in South Asia

SAARC SUMMIT NOV 26-27: Expert believes SAARC Summit in Nepal will focus on peace, prosperity in South Asia | SOUTH ASIAN WEEKLYLINKS | Scoop.it
As Nepal gears up to host the 18th SAARC Summit, experts in India believe that regional unity and security will remain the main focus.Experts are of the opinion that India, under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, will play a pivotal
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Expectativas frente a la próxima Cumbre SAARC en Katmandú, Nepal.

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CUBA- PAKISTAN: Radio Habana Cuba | Cuba y Pakistán abogan por profundizar relaciones

CUBA- PAKISTAN: Radio Habana Cuba | Cuba y Pakistán abogan por profundizar relaciones | SOUTH ASIAN WEEKLYLINKS | Scoop.it
Islamabad, 23 oct (PL) Cuba y Pakistán expresaron su determinación a fortalecer la cooperación en diversos campos a tenor con la amistad, la cordialidad y el entendimiento que distinguen a las relaciones bilaterales, resaltan medios de prensa locales.
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Pakistan and Cuba are working toward deep relations with cooperation agreements.

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BANGLADESHI ECONOMY: Bangladesh performing below potential: WB

BANGLADESHI ECONOMY: Bangladesh performing below potential: WB | SOUTH ASIAN WEEKLYLINKS | Scoop.it
The World Bank says Bangladesh's economy is going ahead but is yet to tap its full potential.
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Según el Banco Mundial, la economía de Bangladesh está creciendo en sectores específicos; sin embargo hay sectores por explotar aún. De igual forma, resalta los avances en la erradicación de la pobreza.

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The darker side of Buddhism - BBC News

The darker side of Buddhism - BBC News | SOUTH ASIAN WEEKLYLINKS | Scoop.it
The principle of non-violence is central to Buddhist teachings, but in Sri Lanka some Buddhist monks are being accused of stirring up hostility towards other faiths and ethnic minorities.
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La no violencia es uno de los principios centrales de las enseñanzas budistas, pero en Sri Lanka algunos monjes budistas están siendo acusado de provocar hostilidad hacia otras religiones y minorías étnicas.
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India eyes a share of Mexican energy biz

India eyes a share of Mexican energy biz | SOUTH ASIAN WEEKLYLINKS | Scoop.it
ONGC has decided to open a dedicated office in Mexico
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Dharmendra Pradhan, ministro de Petróleo y Gas de la India, está en Colombia con una delegación de empresarios de ese país. La misión incluye visitas en México y Colombia, reconociendo el potencial del mercado latinoamericano.

A 2014, las exportaciones totales de crudo colombiano a India llegaron a 2,6 mil millones de dólares, y en la actualidad la empresa india  ONGC Videsh está haciendo exploraciones en pozos colombianos.

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From the unknown, a statesman for Sri Lanka ::: Dailymirror.lk ::: Breaking News

From the unknown, a statesman for Sri Lanka ::: Dailymirror.lk ::: Breaking News | SOUTH ASIAN WEEKLYLINKS | Scoop.it
“Blessed is the nation which in its moment of greatest challenge and peril can produce a moral and intellectual leadership that has the vision and the courage to meet and overcome both.
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Luego del proceso que dio por terminado el conflicto en Sri Lanka con los Tigres Tamiles, y la llegada al poder del presidente Mahinda Rajapaksa, quien tuvo graves denuncias por violación de derechos humanos y de crímenes de guerra por parte de la ONU; la sociedad estaba reclamando un cambio. Con una gran mayoría, en enero de 2015 llegó al poder el líder opositor  Maithripala Sirisena, quien afirma cambiará la cultura de corrupción en su país. 

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Nepal, los errores de la desmovilización - ElEspectador.com

Nepal, los errores de la desmovilización - ElEspectador.com | SOUTH ASIAN WEEKLYLINKS | Scoop.it
El proceso de paz incluyó una Asamblea Constituyente en la que los rebeldes maoístas ganaron la mayoría absoluta, pero luego sucumbieron entre el pragmatismo político, la corrupción y la sed de poder.
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Sundarbans: Bangladesh begins oil clean-up with sponges and sacks - The Times of India

Sundarbans: Bangladesh begins oil clean-up with sponges and sacks - The Times of India | SOUTH ASIAN WEEKLYLINKS | Scoop.it
Bangladeshi fishermen using sponges and sacks began cleaning up a huge oil spill in a protected area that is home to rare dolphins today, after environmentalists warned of an ecological "catastrophe".
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The Geopolitics of Nepal's Federal Structure

The Geopolitics of Nepal's Federal Structure | SOUTH ASIAN WEEKLYLINKS | Scoop.it
Powerful neighbors and ethnic concerns complicate the drafting of Nepal’s constitution.
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Desde 2007 Nepal está viviendo un proceso de transición de monarquía unificada a república federal, con el propósito de aumentar la cobertura de derechos para toda su población. Sin embargo, esto ha sido percibido como un tema de seguridad por parte de China e India, con quienes comparte fronteras

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'India blocking China's entry into SAARC to retain supremacy' - Economic Times

'India blocking China's entry into SAARC to retain supremacy' - Economic Times | SOUTH ASIAN WEEKLYLINKS | Scoop.it
India had said at the end of the last month's summit that there was no proposal for the expansion of the SAARC membership.
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Statement by the United States of America at the 18th SAARC Summit

Statement by the United States of America at the 18th SAARC Summit | SOUTH ASIAN WEEKLYLINKS | Scoop.it
Statement by the United States of America at the 18th SAARC Summit
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Discurso de Estados Unidos, como miembro observador, en la Cumbre de SAARC

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SAARC STANDING COMMITTEE: Foreign ministers arriving today.

SAARC STANDING COMMITTEE: Foreign ministers arriving today. | SOUTH ASIAN WEEKLYLINKS | Scoop.it
eKantipur.com is Nepal's no 1 breaking news website with full features of personalisation. We deliver thelatest updates on national and international issues including politics, sports,business and entertainment with photo, audio and video.
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Los Ministros de Relaciones Exterior de países miembros de SAARC, ya están en Nepal para su reunión del día martes, que prepara las declaraciones oficial de la Cumbre.

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Pakistan to talk to Kashmiri leaders before dialogue with India: Nawaz Sharif - The Times of India

Pakistan to talk to Kashmiri leaders before dialogue with India: Nawaz Sharif - The Times of India | SOUTH ASIAN WEEKLYLINKS | Scoop.it
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday said Pakistan will talk with Kashmiri leaders before initiating any dialogue with India, media reported.
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¿Primeros pasos hacia la resolución del conflicto en Cachemira?

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THE HAPPY BHUTAN: Gross National Happiness in Bhutan: Is it working? - The Nation

THE HAPPY BHUTAN: Gross National Happiness in Bhutan: Is it working? - The Nation | SOUTH ASIAN WEEKLYLINKS | Scoop.it
Gross National Happiness in Bhutan: Is it working? The Nation Nation Multimedia Group chairman Suthichai Yoon interviewed Bhutan's Ambassador to Thailand Kesang Wangdi after a trip to the remote Himalayan...
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Entrevista a Kesang Wangdi, Embajador de Bhutan en Tailandia, sobre el índice de Felicidad Nacional Bruta.

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MEDICAL TOURISM: Lanka Business Report

MEDICAL TOURISM: Lanka Business Report | SOUTH ASIAN WEEKLYLINKS | Scoop.it
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Sri Lanka quiere apostarle al turismo médico como estrategia para alcanzar un un nivel de exportaciones de 20 billones de dólares para el año 2020.  Actualmente, el 15% de los pacientes son extranjeros.

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