Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena said on Monday he would seek to make the "Thripitakaya", an ancient Buddhist scripture in Sri Lanka, as a world heritage, a day after it was declared a national heritage.
Norway is ready to mediate in the Kashmir issue if India and Pakistan seek such mediation, visiting Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg told the media on Monday. She also said there was no military solution in Kashmir.
The Pakistani government has initiated a process of seeking extradition of Hussain Haqqani, its former Ambassador to the US, on allegations of embezzlement following its failure to get him through Interpol.
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 .