8 MoUs Worth $75 Million Signed Between India Inc, Bangladesh Firms Across Sectors
Eight MoUs worth $ 75 million were signed between Indian firms and Bangladesh companies in Chennai involving textile, finance, plastic, infrastructure, IT & technology, software development and manufacturing.
By T. E. Narasimhan
From Business Standard http://bit.ly/17OOI8D
Sri Lanka Rupee Hovers Near 8-Month Low on Banks’ Dollar-Buying
The Sri Lankan rupee extended falls from last week to trade near eight-month lows on Monday, with banks buying dollars to meet demand from importers and foreign bond holders, currency dealers said.
From Reuters http://reut.rs/14JtOBp
Japan, Maldives Sign Accord On Emissions
Japan and the Maldives have signed an agreement to exchange Japanese low-carbon technologies for Maldivian quotas for greenhouse gas emissions.
From Japan News http://bit.ly/10uD6lq
A Muslim Neighborhood Becomes A Prison To Its Residents As Myanmar’s Sectarian Divide Hardens
Afghanistan’s Next Generation Wants Taliban Held Accountable
Renee Montagne talks to with Shaharzad Akbar, chairperson for Afghanistan 1400; and Haseeb Humayoon, of QARA Consulting.From NPR http://n.pr/17zuGLu
Pakistan Angers Afghans By Suggesting Taliban Share Power – Minister
By Dylan Welch (@dylanwelch) and Hamid Shalizi (@hamidshalizi)
From Reuters http://reut.rs/12BN8xD
Day Of Violence Leaves At Least 47 Dead In Pakistan
Two separate bomb blasts in different parts of Pakistan on Sunday killed a total of at least 47 people and wounded more than 90 others, authorities said.
By Saima Mohsin (@samiamohsin) And Jethro Mullen (@jethromullen)
From CNN http://bit.ly/1aveb6Q
Nepal Proposes Polls In Two Phases
Senior CPN-UML leader Madhav Kumar Nepal today said the upcoming election to the Constituent Assembly slated for November 19 should be held in two phases.
From The Himalayan Times http://bit.ly/19OG1s1
Diesel Price Hiked Across India By 50 Paise Per Litre
Diesel price was today hiked by 50 paisa per litre, the sixth increase in rates this year.