• Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019
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Sri Lankan politicians promise sanitary...

Sri Lankan politicians promise sanitary...

South Asia

Sat, Nov 9 2019

The focus on women and LGBT+ issues echoes a similar trend in neighbouring India, where it was driven...

Mass surveillance fears as India readies...

Mass surveillance fears as India readies...

South Asia

Thu, Nov 7 2019

Likely to be among the world's biggest facial recognition systems, the government contract is due...

In India, gods 'flex their muscles'...

In India, gods 'flex their muscles'...

South Asia

Thu, Nov 7 2019

India is officially secular - religious rights are protected - and many Hindus complain of government...

Facebook a 'megaphone for hate' against...

Facebook a 'megaphone for hate' against...

South Asia

Thu, Oct 31 2019

The United Nations warned of rising hate speech on social media in India's northeastern Assam state...

Abused Bangladeshi helps struggle for...

Abused Bangladeshi helps struggle for...

Bangladesh

Thu, Oct 31 2019

Bangladesh is one of the world's biggest labour-exporting countries with about 700,000 people finding...

4 million slum dwellers in Delhi to...

4 million slum dwellers in Delhi to...

South Asia

Fri, Oct 25 2019

The plan to regularise Delhi's unauthorised settlements had been floated for more than a decade

Baby found buried alive highlights India's...

Baby found buried alive highlights India's...

South Asia

Tue, Oct 15 2019

A couple, who went to bury their newborn at a grave after she died in hospital, discovered the youngster...

Delhi hawkers to be free from threat...

Delhi hawkers to be free from threat...

South Asia

Thu, Oct 10 2019

Vendors selling everything from snacks and tea to toys and clothes are a common sight in India's...

Where are the world's stateless...

Where are the world's stateless...

World

Mon, Oct 7 2019

The UN refugee agency is hosting a major intergovernmental meeting in Geneva on Monday to assess progress...

India's citizenship drive hits women...

India's citizenship drive hits women...

South Asia

Sun, Oct 6 2019

Resentment against illegal immigrants has simmered for years in Assam,  with residents blaming outsiders...

Custom, caste system deny land rights...

Custom, caste system deny land rights...

South Asia

Wed, Oct 2 2019

At least half of India's lower-caste population is landless

UN urged to investigate organ harvesting...

UN urged to investigate organ harvesting...

World

Thu, Sep 26 2019

Hamid Sabi, Counsel to the China Tribunalcalled for urgent action as he presented the findings of the...

Cambodia to curb recruitment fees in...

Cambodia to curb recruitment fees in...

South Asia

Thu, Sep 19 2019

More than two million Cambodians are estimated to be living and working abroad - most of them in...

'Embrace the immigrant' says female...

'Embrace the immigrant' says female...

World

Tue, Sep 17 2019

Khan herself started small, hosting supper clubs in her London home with other immigrant women, nannies...

Fire hazard: Children struggle to breathe...

Fire hazard: Children struggle to breathe...

Latin America

Tue, Sep 3 2019

Brazilian president authorized the military to fight the fires after several days of public protests...

Expert views-Should Rohingya refugees...

Expert views-Should Rohingya refugees...

South Asia

Thu, Aug 22 2019

Bangladesh and the UN are consulting Rohingya refugees to determine if they will accept Buddhist-majority...

Corner of world's largest refugee camp...

Corner of world's largest refugee camp...

Europe

Fri, Aug 16 2019

The exhibition in east London's Westfield mall features a typical shelter in the Bangladesh camps,...

Migrants mistakenly held in Thai trafficking...

Migrants mistakenly held in Thai trafficking...

South Asia

Wed, Aug 7 2019

A record-breaking 1,159 human trafficking victims have been rescued in Thailand so far this year

India passes 'historic' minimum wage...

India passes 'historic' minimum wage...

South Asia

Sat, Aug 3 2019

The Code on Wages aims to set standard wages across India

New taskforces to tackle 'missing wombs'...

New taskforces to tackle 'missing wombs'...

South Asia

Fri, Aug 2 2019

India is home to an estimated 8 million modern-day slaves, working at farms, factories and fisheries,...

India ruling could allow millions of...

India ruling could allow millions of...

South Asia

Sat, Jul 27 2019

The ruling could affect millions of women not given employee status because they work from home