Highlights From South Asia News: April 29, 2013

Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka Cricket To Conduct Talent Search Camps In Former Militant Region
Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) will conduct a two week talent search for potential youngsters from the former Liberation Tigers Of Tamil Elam (LTTE) controlled regions in the North and the East.
From The Hindu http://bit.ly/11xDiOz

Myanmar Panel Urges More Troops In Rakhine Region
A government-appointed commission has proposed to double the number of security forces in western Myanmar’s Rakhine state to ease tensions there in the wake of deadly sectarian violence last year.

From Al Jazeera http://aje.me/ZZCOyw

Nepal Officials Vow To Ensure Security After Everest Brawl

Nepal officials vowed to ensure the safety of climbers seeking to scale Mount Everest after three experienced European climbers were involved in a fight with sherpa guides on their way to the peak of the world’s highest mountain.
By Gopal Sharma (@ImGSharma1)
From Reuters http://reut.rs/YhLuWJ

Bangladesh Tragedy Spurs Nationwide Probe Of Garment Factories
Bangladesh’s Cabinet decided to inspect the safety and security of all garment factories after last week’s deadly building collapse killed 398 people, state news reported.
By Katie Hunt and Aliza Kassim (@AlizaKassim) 
From CNN http://bit.ly/ZgQJ43

All 7 Dead In Cargo Plane Crash In Afghanistan Airbase: NATO
A civilian cargo plane crashed shortly after take-off at a huge US-run airbase in Afghanistan killing all seven crew members on board, officials said.
From AFP http://bit.ly/155jokC

A Fake Apple Store In Afghanistan Is Selling iPhones for $700
By Halah Touryalai 
From Forbes http://onforb.es/11xEJN1

Bank Of Maldives Issues Email Scam Warning To Customers
Bank of Maldives (BML) urged customers to avoid sending personal details such as bank card or account numbers via email after issuing a warning about fake messages being sent in the company’s name.
From Minivan News http://bit.ly/ZgSwpH

China Ramps Up Incursion Confrontation, Puts Up Another Tent In Ladakh
Showing no signs of withdrawing from the Indian territory after their incursion in Ladakh two weeks ago, Chinese troops have erected an additional tent in the Daulat Beg Oldi (DBO) sector raising to five the number of such structures in the area.
From The Indian Express http://bit.ly/ZSgCdG

On Pakistan’s Campaign Trail With Imran Khan
By Orla Guerin
From BBC http://bbc.in/YhN3UC

As I See It, Democracy Has Already Won
By Sarah Munir (@SarahMunir1)

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