As many as 42,000 people were killed in various disasters in the last 45 years in Nepal.

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Bangladesh today (Sunday) signed agreements for $200 million in loans to improve the rural road network in Bangladesh.

Although there are couple of weeks more to an ending winter, some of the mango trees have started sprouting early in Rajshahi region.

Some 38,000 trees have been burned down in a devastating fire that broke at a reserve forest at Jagdishpur in Madhabpur upazila on Saturday.

Bicycle sharing service, JoBike, kicked off its operation in Dhaka on Saturday on a pilot basis just one year into its introduction in the tourist city of Cox’s Bazar last January.

Kudadhoo Private Island Resort has become the first resort in Maldives to be fully solar powered.

Since the start of the year, air pollution in major cities in India and Pakistan has reached levels well beyond what is considered hazardous to human health.

Electricity shortages are among the biggest barriers to South Asia’s development. Some 255 million people—more than a quarter of the world’s off-grid population—live in South Asia, and millions of households and firms that are connected experience frequent and long hours of blackouts.

This paper explores the methodological differences underlying the construction of the national consumption aggregates that are used to estimate international poverty rates for all countries in the South Asia region, including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.

Agriculture is a major contributor to India's environmental footprint, particularly through greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from livestock and fresh water used for irrigation. These impacts are likely to increase in future as agriculture attempts to keep pace with India's growing population and changing dietary preference

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