Kavita Bajeli-Datt

Kavita Bajeli-Datt

About Kavita Bajeli-Datt

The author specialises in health, education and social issues

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Will the sun shine again on Maldives tourism?

The coronavirus outbreak has hit the Maldivian economy hard, as travel restrictions and other preventive measures affected the country’s lucrative tourism industry, which contributes to the bulk of the island nation’s state revenue and foreign reserves, writes Kavita Bajeli-Datt for South Asia Monitor

A territorial dispute with an actress caught in its midst!

The row between the two nations heated up when Nepal’s Communist Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli  on May 20 vowed before the country’s Parliament to reclaim the three “disputed areas” from New Delhi., writes Kavita Bajeli-Datt for South Asia Monitor

Today is World Dance Day: Dancers celebrate from home

April 29 is World Dance Day. Every year, dancers celebrate this occasion with great enthusiasm and fervour. Although this time everyone is confined to their homes due to the coronavirus pandemic

Stranded foreign tourists in South Asia evacuated amidst COVID-19 fear

Thousands of tourists stranded in South Asian nations in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic are being evacuated on special flights

SAARC nations vow to jointly fight COVID-19, India proposes online platform

Top health professionals and officials from the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries held a video conference late Thursday night where India proposed launching an electronic platform to share information on the pandemic

COVID-19 fear grips densely populated South Asia

In the South Asian region, only Maldives and Sri Lanka fare relatively better in global rankings of quality of healthcare system. Pakistan, which spends the least on health, has only 0.6 beds per 1000 people compared to 8.5 beds per 1000 people in Germany, writes Kavita Bajeli Datt for South Asia Monitor

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