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Southeast Asian Governments ‘Celebrate’ World Press Freedom Day

Governments and state media in Southeast Asia touted improving media liberty on World Press Freedom Day Friday, but critics were swift to point out...

Cambodia’s Interior Minister Claims, Loses EU Trade Preferences Will Create Economic Hardship

Cambodia will face severe economic hardship if the European Union proceeds with threatened plans to suspend beneficial trade preferences, Cambodian Interior Minister Sar Kheng...

PM Modi inaugurates Ferry Service, Calls it his ‘Dream Project’

Gujarat, October 22, 2017 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the first phase of the Ghogha-Dahej Ro-Ro ferry service, a first-of-its-kind project in India, calling it "a...

South East Asia experiences rare total solar eclipse

Women watch the solar eclipse through solar viewers in Bangkok, Thailand, March 9, 2016. TERNATE/PALEMBANG, Indonesia - Thousands of astronomy enthusiasts are flocking to...

Pakistan’s unending struggle with Polio

Islamabad: On March 27, 2014, the World Health Organization announced the eradication of Polio in eleven countries in the South-East Asia Region, including India. However,...

Mystery of arsenic release into groundwater solved

New York: Stanford scientists have solved an important mystery about where the microbes responsible for releasing dangerous arsenic into groundwater in Southeast Asia get their...

The illegal entry of guns into India

By Arka Mondal “The ever more sophisticated weapons piling up in the arsenals of the wealthiest and the mightiest can kill the illiterate, the ill,...

WHO calls for commitment, focused efforts to eradicate tropical diseases

By NewsGram Staff-Writer New Delhi: The World Health Organization has given call on Thursday to work towards eliminating neglected tropical diseases (NTD) like kala-azar, leprosy,...

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Brahmaputra Bridge Will Connect Bhutan With Vietnam

The longest bridge over the Brahmaputra, which has been cleared for construction will become the lynchpin of a giant trans-Asian corridor that will connect...