South Asia

South Asia or Southern Asia is the southern region of Asia, which is defined in both geographical and ethno-cultural terms. The region consists of Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, the Maldives and Sri Lanka. Topographically, it is dominated by the Indian Plate and defined largely by the Indian Ocean on the south, and the Himalayas, Karakoram, and Pamir mountains on the north. The Amu Darya, which rises north of the Hindu Kush, forms part of the northwestern border. On land (clockwise), South Asia is bounded by Western Asia, Central Asia, East Asia, and Southeast Asia. The South Asian Association …



HRW: Human Rights Watch · 4 December 2023 English

The UAE has dangerously high air pollution levels, creating major health risks for its citizens and residents. According to the latest World Bank data, the mean annual exposure to PM2.5 …

including low-wage workers from countries in South Asia, Africa, and elsewhere in the Middle East.

World Bank Group · 1 December 2023 English

How will the world’s developing cities become vibrant—capable of meeting the climate, social, and economic challenges of tomorrow? Vibrant cities offer firms and households high expectations for good returns on …

maintenance of drainage and other systems: in South Asia, monsoon rains overflow drainage ditches that

IRENA: International Renewable Energy Agency · 1 December 2023 English

Renewable energy

arid and semi-arid areas of West, Central and South Asia; and floods in monsoon regions of South, South-east

World Bank Group · 1 December 2023 English

The world faces a triple crisis of three interconnected issues―development, climate, and nature― and current levels of climate action are insufficient. Beyond the grim headlines, there are increasingly clear opportunities …

reduce premature deaths from air pollution in the South Asia region by approximately 750,000, with Nepal

ADB: Asian Development Bank · 1 December 2023 English

This brief assesses the impact of the European Union’s carbon tariffs on energy-intensive exports from Asia and the Pacific and shows how upgrading product value, boosting energy efficiency, and cutting …

Some economies (such as in the Pacific and South Asia) may struggle to adapt to CBAM implementation exports could fall by 1.4%. Chemical exports in South Asia (other than India) were seen as decreasing by (4.3) Japan 0.01 355 Chemicals (0.4) Rest of South Asia 0.01 51.7 Chemicals (0.9) Rest of East Asia 0

World Bank Group · 1 December 2023 English

Health Systems Preparedness Project (P173775) SOUTH ASIA | Afghanistan | Health, Nutrition & Population the Middle East and North Africa; and (vi) 9 in South Asia. The 116 operations approved include 6 that

World Bank Group · 1 December 2023 English

Health Care System Strengthening Project (P163721) SOUTH ASIA | Sri Lanka | Health, Nutrition & Population

World Bank Group · 1 December 2023 English

Inclusion and Infrastructure Project (P159428) SOUTH ASIA | Pakistan | Finance, Competitiveness and Innovation

MP-IDSA: Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses · 1 December 2023 English

track National Investigation Agency Israel, marking the 15th anniversary of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, Court in Doda against designated Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) as a terrorist group, referring to it as …

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