• Wednesday, Jun 19, 2019
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Thousands protest against bid to scrap...

Thousands protest against bid to scrap...

South Asia

Wed, Jun 19 2019

The system, known as "guthi", is rooted within the Newar community indigenous to the Kathmandu...

'Asean must not turn a blind eye to...

'Asean must not turn a blind eye to...

South Asia

Wed, Jun 19 2019

More than 700,000 Rohingya crossed into Bangladesh in 2017, according to UN agencies

Rights group: Sri Lanka abusing UN law...

Rights group: Sri Lanka abusing UN law...

South Asia

Wed, Jun 19 2019

The leftist People's Liberation Front (JVP) party said police have arbitrarily detained several Muslim...

UN gives Myanmar aid cut warning over...

UN gives Myanmar aid cut warning over...

South Asia

Tue, Jun 18 2019

The majority of Myanmar's Rohingya were driven into Bangladesh by a 2017 army crackdown, but around...

Myanmar official says runaway monk 'incited...

Myanmar official says runaway monk 'incited...

South Asia

Tue, Jun 18 2019

Police issued an arrest warrant for Wirathu last month but he has not been detained and has taunted authorities...

Anger in India as lychee-linked brain...

Anger in India as lychee-linked brain...

South Asia

Tue, Jun 18 2019

So far this month 103 children, mostly under 10 and malnourished, have died from Acute Encephalitis Syndrome...

4 Indian troops killed in new Kashmir...

4 Indian troops killed in new Kashmir...

South Asia

Tue, Jun 18 2019

A soldier and two suspected rebels were killed in the latest shootout in the Anantnag area of India-administered...

Review: 'Systemic failure' of UN ahead...

Review: 'Systemic failure' of UN ahead...

Rohingya Crisis

Tue, Jun 18 2019

The crackdown drove more than 730,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to Bangladesh

Myanmar's hardline monks rail against...

Myanmar's hardline monks rail against...

South Asia

Mon, Jun 17 2019

Hundreds of monks swathed in saffron and maroon robes filed early morning into a Yangon monastery for...

Brain fever kills 97 children in east...

Brain fever kills 97 children in east...

South Asia

Mon, Jun 17 2019

97 children had died and 146 were being treated for the disease, which occurs in seasonal outbreaks every...

West Bengal doctors agree to call off...

West Bengal doctors agree to call off...

South Asia

Mon, Jun 17 2019

A 31-member team of junior doctors from all the state-run medical colleges in West Bengal held a meeting...

Pakistan removes ISI head, appoints...

Pakistan removes ISI head, appoints...

South Asia

Mon, Jun 17 2019

The head of the ISI occupies one of the most important posts in Pakistan

Maldives seek foreign help to deal with...

Maldives seek foreign help to deal with...

South Asia

Sun, Jun 16 2019

As many as 160 Maldivians are thought to be held in detention camps after the fall of IS in March

West Bengal doctors say they're ready...

West Bengal doctors say they're ready...

South Asia

Sun, Jun 16 2019

The Indian Medical Association on Sunday said it will go ahead with 24-hour nationwide strike on...

Mamata: Those living in West Bengal...

Mamata: Those living in West Bengal...

South Asia

Sun, Jun 16 2019

The Trinamool Congress chief reiterated her claim that outsiders had instigated the ongoing protests...

Severe heat kills 49 in Bihar

Severe heat kills 49 in Bihar

South Asia

Sun, Jun 16 2019

Most of the victims were aged above 50 and were rushed to hospitals in semi-conscious state with symptoms...

India hikes tariffs on 28 US goods

India hikes tariffs on 28 US goods

South Asia

Sun, Jun 16 2019

India is the number two market of California almonds and Washington apples

Pakistan politician does livestream...

Pakistan politician does livestream...

South Asia

Sun, Jun 16 2019

The online stream of regional minister Shaukat Yousafzai speaking with journalists went viral on...

Bhutan to double teacher pay

Bhutan to double teacher pay

South Asia

Sat, Jun 15 2019

Medical professionals in the nation of 750,000 people will also get a raise, with those with nine years'...

Ancient Afghan citadel collapses, cultural...

Ancient Afghan citadel collapses, cultural...

South Asia

Sat, Jun 15 2019

The collapse of the tower in Ghazni follows concern over the condition of the 900-year-old Minaret of...

Sister of former Pakistani president...

Sister of former Pakistani president...

South Asia

Sat, Jun 15 2019

The National Accountability Board (NAB) ordered Faryal Talpur,  to be confined to her residence...