South Asia


  • Seven of top ten most-polluted cities in India 2019-03-06 22:08

    Seven of top ten most-polluted cities in India

    TEHRAN - In a shocking revelation belying India’s tall claims of rapid economic progress and development, seven of the top ten most polluted cities in the world are in India. A study by Greenpeace showing South Asia’s fight against deteriorating air quality and its toll on global economy was released on Tuesday.

  • MBS in Pakistan 2019-02-21 08:46

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    MBS tours South Asia, seeks to improve his battered image with petrodollars

    TEHRAN - Saudi Arabia’s crown prince Mohammad Bin Salman is touring South Asia these days to brush up his battered image following the global outcry over diabolical murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

  • Pakistan-China 2018-12-27 10:26

    Pakistan FM ends four-nation tour

    TEHRAN - Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi completed his four-nation tour with a whirlwind visit to China on Tuesday, which has emerged as the strongest regional ally of Pakistan.

  • A container cargo being unloaded at Shahid Kalantari Port in Chabahar on December 2. 2018-12-14 21:55

    By: Ebrahim Fallahi

    Chabahar port, Iran’s wining card in trade with South Asia, CIS

    CHABAHAR- In southeastern Iran, on the Gulf of Oman, there is a port city called Chabahar which is the home for Iran's only oceanic port. Due to its strategic geographical positioning, Chabahar port holds a great significance for Iran both politically and economically.

  • India 2018-12-09 09:58

    India world’s top recipient of remittances

    TEHRAN - India will retain its position as the world’s top recipient of remittances this year with its diaspora sending $80 billion back home, the World Bank said in a report on Saturday.

  • India- Pakistan 2018-09-26 23:56

    Indo-Pakistan trade potential at $37 billion

    TEHRAN - Highlighting the tremendous potential of trade between the two South Asian estranged neighbors – India and Pakistan – World Bank says the figure stands at $37 billion compared to the actual $2 billion.

  • India flooding 2018-08-26 10:19

    India faces threat of more flooding

    TEHRAN - In the wake of catastrophic flooding in southern Indian state of Kerala, a Britain-based charity organization has warned that more devastating floods will become the norm in India if immediate and strong measures are not taken to tackle the climate change.

  • flood 2017-09-03 09:10

    Iran sympathizes with flood-stricken South Asians

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi has expressed sympathy with India, Nepal and Pakistan over the loss of hundreds of lives as a result of heavy floods.