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  • proper n. All the countries of the Indian subcontinent (principally India, Pakistan and Bangladesh) and the Indian Ocean (principally Sri Lanka, Maldives)


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  • SAARC, in other words the South Asia is a region which has a common ancient history with deferent culture, a single path of historical development with a glories political straggle against British Colonial Power.

    15th SAARC summit, more political

  • The Tanglang range of the Himalaya is the wall in the sky that separates South Asia from the Tibetan plateau to the north.


  • This is not a security problem alone; of course this should be taken as a social & political problem of the South Asia, which is closely related to economic development, human development, social justice, employment and very importantly distribution pattern and/or ratio of wealth.

    Maoism in South Asia, Insurgency or Movement

  • Sectarian violence is rare except that every year around the Ashura commemorations, there are attacks on Shia mourners in South Asia, which is one of the few places where the Shia are allowed to openly perform this ritual.


  • They'd referred to Siberia as the "Northern Resource Area," harkening back to when an earlier generation of Japanese strategists had called South Asia the "Southern Resource Area."

    The Bear and the Dragon

  • For the economic and security basket case of South Asia, that is not good news.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • But for unemployed workers from South Asia, that is sometimes not an option. - Articles related to ADB sees solid recovery in Asia after global crisis+

  • The statement expresses belief that the USA and China could work together to promote peace and stability in South Asia, which is a maladroit formulation that harks back to an uncomfortable past and gives wrong signals today.


  • I explained that over there they have better border controls and their immigrants come from South-East Asia whereas ours mainly come from South Asia, which is a very different proposition.

    News ยป Julie Henry

  • Invariably, those regions with high child marriage, such as South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa, have high a maternal mortality rate.

    Madeline Wheeler: Ending Childhood Marriage Will Save Lives


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