• Friday, Nov 15, 2019
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Delhi's schools to reopen next week,...

Delhi's schools to reopen next week,...

South Asia

Fri, Nov 15 2019

The city government of Delhi had imposed a two-day shutdown on schools for a second time this month after...

Cambodia to ban elephant rides at Angkor...

Cambodia to ban elephant rides at Angkor...

South Asia

Fri, Nov 15 2019

Cambodia has long come under fire from animal rights groups for ubiquitous elephant rides on offer for...

Sri Lanka presidential race tightens...

Sri Lanka presidential race tightens...

South Asia

Fri, Nov 15 2019

Votes will be counted soon after polling stations close that evening but the results are not expected...

Sri Lanka author attacked ahead of key...

Sri Lanka author attacked ahead of key...

South Asia

Thu, Nov 14 2019

The attackers stormed the home of Lasantha Wijeratne, who released his book "Wasteful Development...

Cambodia PM orders release of opposition...

Cambodia PM orders release of opposition...

South Asia

Thu, Nov 14 2019

Hun Sen had sent out arrest warrants for Rainsy to neighbouring countries ahead of his planned homecoming...

Indian court delays ruling on ban on...

Indian court delays ruling on ban on...

South Asia

Thu, Nov 14 2019

Some women had defied the traditional ban on entering the temple in the southern state of Kerala

Schools shut because of Delhi's smog,...

Schools shut because of Delhi's smog,...

South Asia

Thu, Nov 14 2019

Activists say despite choking levels of pollution, residents of Delhi largely ignore the health...

Setback for BJP as Mumbai placed under...

Setback for BJP as Mumbai placed under...

South Asia

Wed, Nov 13 2019

India has been battling an economic slowdown and the political stalemate is a setback for Mumbai

Restive Kashmir marks 100 days since...

Restive Kashmir marks 100 days since...

South Asia

Wed, Nov 13 2019

Tensions have been high since August 5 when the national government moved to bring the region under direct...

Pakistan installs statue of Indian pilot...

Pakistan installs statue of Indian pilot...

South Asia

Wed, Nov 13 2019

The statue stands in a gallery named Operation Swift Retort

Indian capital in ‘day-to-day battle’...

Indian capital in ‘day-to-day battle’...

South Asia

Wed, Nov 13 2019

With the cool season setting in, the city was likely to suffer for weeks

Sri Lanka steps up security for final...

Sri Lanka steps up security for final...

South Asia

Wed, Nov 13 2019

Campaigning should stop at midnight Wednesday (1830 GMT) allowing a two-day colling period before Saturday...

12 killed in Kabul car bomb blast

12 killed in Kabul car bomb blast

South Asia

Wed, Nov 13 2019

All those killed in the suicide attack were Afghan civilians, and the nationalities of the foreigners...

Ayodhya verdict: Retired Supreme Court...

Ayodhya verdict: Retired Supreme Court...

South Asia

Wed, Nov 13 2019

'I am perplexed and disturbed'

Rogue 'Bin Laden' elephant caught in...

Rogue 'Bin Laden' elephant caught in...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 12 2019

Nearly 2,300 people have been killed by elephants in India over the last five years, according to official...

Afghanistan to swap Taliban militants...

Afghanistan to swap Taliban militants...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 12 2019

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said Anas Haqqani, Taliban commanders Haji Mali Khan and Hafiz Rashid were...

BJP suffers setback as Maharashtra slips...

BJP suffers setback as Maharashtra slips...

South Asia

Mon, Nov 11 2019

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) emerged as the single largest part in a state election in Maharashtra...

Gambia files Rohingya genocide case...

Gambia files Rohingya genocide case...

South Asia

Mon, Nov 11 2019

UN investigators have said that the 2017 crackdown by Myanmar's military was executed with “genocidal...

With Indian court ruling, Modi's Hindu-first...

With Indian court ruling, Modi's Hindu-first...

South Asia

Mon, Nov 11 2019

BJP may move towards delivering on its third traditional plank: Creating a uniform civil code that does...

Haze wraps Delhi again as air quality...

Haze wraps Delhi again as air quality...

South Asia

Mon, Nov 11 2019

A dip in wind speed and temperature is making air denser, trapping pollutants, worsening air

77 detained in India over holy site...

77 detained in India over holy site...

South Asia

Mon, Nov 11 2019

At least 77 people were arrested in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh after the Supreme Court...