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Freedom House: No South Asian country...

Freedom House: No South Asian country...

South Asia

Sun, Mar 7 2021

Afghanistan found to be ‘not free’ in the annual report by the US-based watchdog

Tollywood legend Mithun Chakraborty...

Actor Mithun Chakraborty joins BJP

South Asia

Sun, Mar 7 2021

Mithun Chakraborty was a Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha MP before he resigned in December 2016, citing...

3 Bangladeshis arrested in Delhi robbery...

3 Bangladeshis arrested in Delhi robbery...

South Asia

Sat, Mar 6 2021

They used to flee to Bangladesh after committing crimes and later return to India, say police

Pakistan’s Imran Khan wins vote of confidence...

Pakistan’s Imran Khan wins vote of confidence...

South Asia

Sat, Mar 6 2021

The Pakistani prime minister was able to secure 178 votes, against the 172 required to win...

Afghan president says ready to discuss...

Afghan President ready to advance talks...

South Asia

Sat, Mar 6 2021

President Ghani met US special envoy to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad in Kabul during the past week to...

Indian farmers block highway outside...

100th day: Indian farmers block highway...

South Asia

Sat, Mar 6 2021

As the capital braces for harsh summers and the harvesting season begins, farmers gathering on Saturday...

India tightens border security after...

India tightens border security after...

South Asia

Fri, Mar 5 2021

India shares a long land border of more than 1,600 km with Myanmar as well as a maritime boundary in...

Teenage girl's beheading spurs calls...

Teenage girl's beheading spurs calls...

South Asia

Fri, Mar 5 2021

Human rights groups say thousands of women and girls are killed across South Asia and the Middle East...

Indian farmers plan major road blockade...

India farmers plan major blockade outside...

South Asia

Fri, Mar 5 2021

Farmers demand repeal of laws that open up agriculture markets to private companies

Body of woman missing in Japan 2011...

Body of woman missing in Japan 2011...

South Asia

Fri, Mar 5 2021

More than 2,500 are officially still considered missing 10 years after the disaster

India passes key vaccination milestone...

India passes key vaccination milestone...

South Asia

Fri, Mar 5 2021

The country has so far given 18 million doses to about 15 million people

Nepal rebel group agrees to abandon...

Nepal rebel group agrees to abandon...

South Asia

Thu, Mar 4 2021

More than 100 jailed members of the group are set to be freed and legal charges against them will be...

Myanmar police break up protests again...

Myanmar police break up protests

South Asia

Thu, Mar 4 2021

UN envoy says 38 killed in Wednesday's violence

Taj Mahal briefly shut after hoax bomb...

Taj Mahal briefly shut after hoax bomb...

South Asia

Thu, Mar 4 2021

It was reopened for tourists last September with strict coronavirus safety guidelines after being shut...

India treads gently on Myanmar despite...

India treads gently on Myanmar despite...

South Asia

Wed, Mar 3 2021

Two sources aware of the Indian government’s position said it is in favour of restoration of democracy...

Sri Lanka's plan to bury Muslim Covid-19...

Sri Lanka's plan to bury Muslim Covid-19...

South Asia

Wed, Mar 3 2021

The policy was revoked last week after a visit from Pakistani PM Imran Khan

Afghans in shock after 3 female media...

Afghans in shock after 3 female media...

South Asia

Wed, Mar 3 2021

‘Nobody is safe anymore,’ says the deceased’s colleague

Infographic:  India-Russia to ink assault...

Infographic: India-Russia to ink assault...

South Asia

Tue, Mar 2 2021

A contract between the Indian government, Russia’s Kalashnikov Concern and Rosoboronexport could...

3 female media workers shot to death...

3 female media workers shot to death...

South Asia

Tue, Mar 2 2021

An armed suspect was later taken into custody following the shootings

Fear for children's privacy as Delhi...

Fear for kids' privacy in Delhi...

South Asia

Tue, Mar 2 2021

Delhi authorities previously said that CCTV had reduced truancy in schools

Sri Lanka offers strategic deep-sea...

Sri Lanka offers strategic deep-sea...

South Asia

Tue, Mar 2 2021

There was no immediate response from India's foreign ministry in New Delhi, and a government spokesman...