Category: South Asia

$ 2 million Australian aid to flood hit Nepal

By SAT News Desk Melbourne: 2 September: Australia has announced to provide urgently needed support to Nepal in response to the recent devastating floods and landslides that have left over 1.7 million people in need of assistance. It will provide $2 million to the international relief effort, including $1 million […]

Video: Gurmeet Ram Rahim gets 20 years for rape

Source: The Citizen.

RBI reveals: Weak investment, stalled projects, grim profit outlook leads to lowest credit growth since 1994

By Our Representative In an indirect admission that India’s economy has been badly impacted by demonetization and mismanagement, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has said that the growth in non-food credit — extended by scheduled commercial banks to all other customers except the Food Corporation of India — “reached […]

Hail Indian judiciary! Recent judgments are shot in the arm for democracy, augur well for pluralistic, secular fabric

By Fr Cedric Prakash sj* The Indian Judiciary (at least a good section of it) seems to come of age: objective, faithful to the letter and spirit of the law and unmindful of the consequences, the threats, and intimidations of their political bosses or the violent mobs! The last week […]

Video: Vandana Shiva takes G-20 to task

Source: DW