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India Covid-19 cases cross 7...

India Covid-19 cases cross 7...

South Asia

Sun, Oct 11 2020

India's death toll of 108,334 as of Sunday is also lower than in the US and other countries with...

Pakistan officially bans dowry

Pakistan officially bans dowry

South Asia

Sun, Oct 11 2020

In the latest development by the Minister of Religious Affairs of Pakistan has decided to ban the tradition...

‘Assam govt to shut down state-run madrasas,...

‘Assam govt to shut down state-run madrasas,...

South Asia

Sat, Oct 10 2020

Assam has 614 recognized madras and about 1,000 Sanskrit schools

Soumitra Chatterjee shifted to ICU as...

Soumitra Chatterjee shifted to ICU

South Asia

Sat, Oct 10 2020

Soumitra Chattopadhyay is best known for his collaboration with Oscar-winner Satyajit Ray and the Feluda...

Actor Sana Khan bids adieu to...

Actor Sana Khan bids adieu to...

Showtime

Sat, Oct 10 2020

The actor can be seen in a hijab in all of her instagram posts since June 2016

Pakistan blocks social media app TikTok...

Pakistan blocks TikTok

South Asia

Sat, Oct 10 2020

TikTok was blocked in India in June

Dhoni's daughter Ziva receives rape...

Dhoni's daughter Ziva receives rape...

South Asia

Fri, Oct 9 2020

The threats allegedly appeared on Dhoni and his wife Sakshi's Instagram accounts following Wednesday's...

Sri Lanka orders closures to contain...

Sri Lanka orders closures to contain...

South Asia

Fri, Oct 9 2020

Since the pandemic began, Sri Lanka has reported 4,459 infections and 13 deaths

Indian High Commission announces resuming...

Indian High Commission resumes online...

South Asia

Fri, Oct 9 2020

Visa services had remained halted since March 12

Maersk to stop using Myanmar military...

Maersk to stop using Myanmar military...

South Asia

Fri, Oct 9 2020

Maersk’s decision would increase pressure on other shipping businesses to do the same

India's food minister Paswan dies after...

India's food minister Paswan dies after...

South Asia

Fri, Oct 9 2020

Paswan, India's Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, was admitted to a city...

HRW: Myanmar should end mass detention...

HRW: Myanmar should end mass detention...

South Asia

Thu, Oct 8 2020

Camp detainees face higher rates of malnutrition, waterborne illnesses, and child and maternal mortality...

Sri Lanka indicts skipper of fire-stricken...

Sri Lanka indicts skipper of fire-stricken...

South Asia

Thu, Oct 8 2020

The fire started after an engine room boiler exploded, killing one crew member

World Bank: Bangladesh's GDP growth...

Bangladesh's GDP better than South Asian...

Bangladesh

Thu, Oct 8 2020

Private consumption growth is likely to remain subdued with depressed wage income and a decline in remittance...

When there is no prison like home

When there is no prison like home

Arts & Letters

Wed, Oct 7 2020

A review of 'Hellfire' 

India's daily Covid-19 infections slow...

India's daily Covid-19 infections slow...

South Asia

Wed, Oct 7 2020

Faced with a collapsing economy, the federal government has been pushing states to fully reopen after...

More children forced to work as Covid-19...

More children forced to work as Covid-19...

South Asia

Wed, Oct 7 2020

The months-long Covid-19 lockdown has devastated Asia's third-largest economy and millions of Indians...

Bangladesh govt sends more troops to...

More troops at Rohingya camp to end...

Bangladesh

Wed, Oct 7 2020

The camps have for over three years served as a home for nearly one million Muslim Rohingya fleeing a...

New Delhi launches campaign to curb...

New Delhi launches campaign to curb...

South Asia

Tue, Oct 6 2020

New Delhi has had 285,103 confirmed cases of the Covid-19, including 5,510 deaths

Maldives ex-VP gets 20 years for...

Maldives ex-VP gets 20 years for...

South Asia

Tue, Oct 6 2020

Adeeb was initially tourism minister and promoted to vice president by Yameen, but the two later fell...

Delhi's oldest graveyard clears space...

Delhi's oldest graveyard clears space...

South Asia

Tue, Oct 6 2020

With more than 100,000 deaths nationwide, India's tally of Covid-19 infections has crossed 6.6...