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A soldier and sniffer dog search for bodies Friday (October 31st) at the site of a mudslide in Koslanda, Sri Lanka. Three people died and 34 were still missing, police said. [Ishara S. Kodikara/AFP]
Celebrities and politicians from all parties back programme to promote public cleanliness
2014-10-31 All foreign passport holders must now apply for permission to travel to the former war zone, but the government insists it isn't restricting their movements.
2014-10-30 Jammu and Kashmir state officials, however, are seeking additional funds from New Delhi for reconstruction and rehabilitation.
2014-10-29 An NGO is presenting alternative income opportunities for survivors too frightened to return to jobs in the garment industry.
2014-10-28 The Bal Sarathi Academy in Kathmandu provides free education, meals and uniforms.
2014-10-25 The plan is to make post-secondary schooling more accessible to residents of Jammu and Kashmir.
2014-10-24 Bilateral operations are enhanced to safeguard boundary from extremists and criminals.
A call by al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri for Muslims in India, Bangladesh and Burma to rise up is falling flat.
Despite the cost, parents want to see their children escape poverty by staying in school.