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Nepal refuses Everest clean-up amid...

Nepal refuses Everest clean-up amid...

South Asia

Fri, Apr 10 2020

Authorities last month suspended permits for all mountain expeditions over the coronavirus outbreak

India says lockdown has spared it from...

India says lockdown has spared it from...

South Asia

Fri, Apr 10 2020

The number of people infected with the virus stood at 7,247 including 229 dead

South Asian nations weigh tighter lockdowns...

South Asian nations weigh tighter lockdowns...

South Asia

Fri, Apr 10 2020

Delhi and Mumbai have emerged as hotspots for the cooronavirus outbreak in India

India struggles to contain coronavirus,...

India struggles to contain coronavirus,...

South Asia

Fri, Apr 10 2020

The country has reported more than 5,800 cases of the virus, including 169 deaths

300 Pakistani students helplessly stranded...

300 Pakistani students helplessly stranded...

Coronavirus

Thu, Apr 9 2020

Most male and female students said limited access to food amid a lockdown in the country coupled with...

Coronavirus: Monkeys, elephants and...

Coronavirus: Monkeys, elephants and...

South Asia

Thu, Apr 9 2020

With India's 1.3 billion population and tens of millions of cars conspicuous by their absence, stray...

Odisha extends lockdown till April...

Odisha extends lockdown till April...

South Asia

Thu, Apr 9 2020

Odisha is the first state to extend lockdown as the number of patients infected by Covid-19 continues...

India's poor hit hardest by virus...

India's poor hit hardest by virus...

Coronavirus

Thu, Apr 9 2020

Their home in the city of Ghaziabad on the outskirts of the capital is one of dozens of single-room structures...

Pakistan shoots down Indian drone as...

Pakistan shoots down Indian drone as...

South Asia

Thu, Apr 9 2020

'This blatant act was aggressively responded to by Pakistan Army troops shooting down Indian...

Scores of detained Rohingya freed in...

Scores of detained Rohingya freed in...

South Asia

Thu, Apr 9 2020

A military crackdown in 2017 forced some 750,000 Rohingya to escape to Bangladesh, where they languish...

Taliban recalls negotiators after suspending...

Taliban recalls negotiators after suspending...

South Asia

Wed, Apr 8 2020

The Taliban suspension of the talks could lead to an escalation of violence, which in turn could threaten...

Mumbai set to extend coronavirus...

Mumbai set to extend coronavirus...

Coronavirus

Wed, Apr 8 2020

Mumbai, with a population of more than 20 million, has become India's coronavirus epicentre

India will allow some exports of anti-malaria...

India will allow some exports of anti-malaria...

Coronavirus

Tue, Apr 7 2020

The Indian government had earlier put a hold on exports of hydroxychloroquine as well as on the pain...

Pakistan police clash with doctors protesting...

Pakistan police clash with doctors protesting...

South Asia

Tue, Apr 7 2020

Pakistan has reported a total of 3,277 cases of the virus, including 52 deaths

Coronavirus test rate: Bangladesh among...

Coronavirus test rate: Bangladesh among...

Coronavirus

Mon, Apr 6 2020

Only 36 in every million people are being tested for the coronavirus in Indonesia, making it the fourth...

Coronavirus: India’s president, PM,...

Coronavirus: India’s president, PM,...

Coronavirus

Mon, Apr 6 2020

The president, vice president, and all governors have also voluntarily decided to take a cut in the wages...

Unicef: Urgent need to secure learning...

Unicef: Urgent need to secure learning...

South Asia

Mon, Apr 6 2020

While most countries in the global north are continuing education at home through online learning, South...

Coronavirus: Mumbai hospital shut after...

Coronavirus: Mumbai hospital shut after...

South Asia

Mon, Apr 6 2020

Mumbai, one of the worst hit metro cities by coronavirus outbreak in India, has reported 458 of Maharashtra's...

Indians light lamps to challenge darkness...

Indians light lamps to challenge darkness...

Coronavirus

Mon, Apr 6 2020

In some big cities like Mumbai and New Delhi, residents of some housing associations stood in balconies...

20,000 worshippers quarantined in Pakistan...

20,000 worshippers quarantined in Pakistan...

Coronavirus

Mon, Apr 6 2020

'Health officials are conducting tests for coronavirus and some of them have tested...

Amid Covid-19 fears, Pakistan searches...

Amid Covid-19 fears, Pakistan searches...

Coronavirus

Sun, Apr 5 2020

About 2,500 attendees - including 1,500 foreigners - who had remained around the event site, have been...