Published: Aug 22, 2021
DHAKA - Young people living in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India and Pakistan are among those most at risk of the impacts of climate change, threatening their health, education, and protection, according to a new UNICEF report received here Friday.
Published: May 06, 2021
The scenes we are witnessing in South Asia are unlike anything our region has seen before. Family members of patients are pleading for help as the region reels under an acute shortage of medical-grade oxygen. Exhausted health workers are being pushed to the brink of collapse. We are faced with a real possibility that our health systems will be strained to a breaking point – leading to even more loss of life.
Published: Apr 01, 2021
South Asia's prospect for an economic rebound is firming up as the area's growth is set to increase by 7.2 per cent in 2021 and 4.4 per cent in 2022, World Bank said in its twice-a-year-regional update today.