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Pakistan to amend constitution to set...

Pakistan to amend constitution to set...

South Asia

Fri, Mar 10 2017

The amendment was criticised for handing significant judicial control to the powerful military, which...

At least 26 killed, 36 injured in bus...

At least 26 killed, 36 injured in bus...

South Asia

Fri, Mar 10 2017

Accidents such as these are common in Nepal owing to unsafe roads, broken vehicles, overloading and rash...

India moves 1000-tonne Tipu Sultan's...

India moves 1000-tonne Tipu Sultan's...

South Asia

Fri, Mar 10 2017

The powerful ruler was killed in the fourth Anglo-Mysore war in 1799 after defeating the British East...

Exit polls suggest BJP ahead in Uttar...

Exit polls suggest BJP ahead in Uttar...

South Asia

Thu, Mar 9 2017

Polls also predicted that Modi's party would retain power in Goa and Uttarakhand, and put the BJP narrowly...

Pakistan threatens to block social media...

Pakistan threatens to block social media...

South Asia

Thu, Mar 9 2017

Pakistan previously banned Facebook for hosting allegedly blasphemous content for two weeks in 2010 while...

More than 20,000 refugees flee to China...

More than 20,000 refugees flee to China...

South Asia

Thu, Mar 9 2017

Fighting has been taking place in the same region as clashes in 2015 between authorities and an alliance...

More Indian migrants in Pakistan than...

More Indian migrants in Pakistan than...

South Asia

Wed, Mar 8 2017

Pew Research Centre has said that more Indian migrants live in Pakistan than in the US in its recent...

Bangladesh chairs UN Women-UNESCAP interactive...

Bangladesh chairs UN Women-UNESCAP interactive...

Foreign Affairs

Wed, Mar 8 2017

The dialogue was attended by more than 200 diplomats, members of international organisations and civil...

Homebound Rohingyas dread island relocation...

Homebound Rohingyas dread island relocation...

Law & Rights

Wed, Mar 8 2017

Nearly 73,000 Rohingya refugees have entered Bangladesh since last October, according to the UNHCR chief...

IS militant shot dead in India after...

IS militant shot dead in India after...

South Asia

Wed, Mar 8 2017

The siege began on Tuesday evening

PM seeks Jakarta’s help to send back...

PM seeks Jakarta’s help to send back...

South Asia

Tue, Mar 7 2017

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina requested that the Indonesian government play a role in sending back Rohingya...

30 dead as intense fighting breaks out...

30 dead as intense fighting breaks out...

World

Tue, Mar 7 2017

At least 30 people were killed Monday in a day of intense fighting in a town on Myanmar’s border with...

Indian 'human sacrifice': Arrests over...

Indian 'human sacrifice': Arrests over...

South Asia

Mon, Mar 6 2017

The alleged sorcerer told them it was the only way to undo "black magic".

Tremor jolts Myanmar-India border

Tremor jolts Myanmar-India border

Environment

Sat, Mar 4 2017

The magnitude 5.1 tremor was felt in the Monipur border region.

Defying China, India to host Dalai Lama...

Defying China, India to host Dalai Lama...

South Asia

Fri, Mar 3 2017

The Chinese Foreign Ministry said the Dalai Lama's trip would cause serious damage to India-China ties,...

Two transgender Pakistanis tortured...

Two transgender Pakistanis tortured...

South Asia

Fri, Mar 3 2017

Pakistan human rights activists demand information from Saudi Arabia over 11 transgender people still...

Opium cultivation spreads in Myanmar's...

Opium cultivation spreads in Myanmar's...

South Asia

Fri, Mar 3 2017

Myanmar's opium production is found mainly in Shan state, where conflicts between the Myanmar army and...

India will have largest Muslim population...

India will have largest Muslim population...

South Asia

Thu, Mar 2 2017

Muslims are expected to grow faster than Hindus because they have the youngest median age and the highest...

Saarc appoints new secretary...

Saarc appoints new secretary...

South Asia

Thu, Mar 2 2017

Amjad Hussain B Sial, the 13th secretary general of the regional bloc, has spent 33 years in the Pakistani...

UN warns over thousands of 'indirect...

UN warns over thousands of 'indirect...

South Asia

Thu, Mar 2 2017

Exclusive: Number of undocumented victims of an alleged campaign of persecution could exceed total reported...

IS now asking Bangladeshi jihadists...

IS now asking Bangladeshi jihadists...

South Asia

Wed, Mar 1 2017

The discussion on 'LM' channel, acronym for 'Lone Mujahid,' was launched on February 28 with a series...