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Rains batter Sri Lanka, 10 killed

The death toll in Sri Lanka's monsoon rains has climbed to 10 while 27,621 people have been evacuated, officials sai?d.

Child-killing virus hits Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's health officials on Thursday warned that a virus affecting children was spreading in the island's south and five deaths had been reported.

Sri Lankan President calls for political unity after unrest

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Tuesday called for unity from all political parties after months of political instability in the island country.

Sri Lankan President reshuffles cabinet

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Tuesday reshuffled his unity government following months of political unrest between the two main coalition partners, the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) and the United National Party (UNP).

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Air pollution battle in India needs a sense of urgency

If India takes the top place in GDP growth globally, why we have such lower targets in meeting air quality over five years, particularly considering the fact that it is the 65 percent of India’s young population would be the main victims of the worsening air quality, writes Rajendra Shende for South Asia Monitor . 

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Bangladesh, ADB sign deal for rural road network

 The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Bangladeshi government have signed an agreement for $200 million in loans to improve the rural road network in Bangladesh.

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