• Thursday, Nov 15, 2018
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At least 59 killed as train hits crowd...

At least 59 killed as train hits crowd...

South Asia

Sat, Oct 20 2018

The high speed ran through hundreds who had gathered to watch the burning of an effigy as part of the...

Indian temple controversy turns political...

Indian temple controversy turns political...

South Asia

Fri, Oct 19 2018

Though Hindus form a majority of the state's population of more than 35 million, it is home to millions...

India looks to tighten sexual harassment...

India looks to tighten sexual harassment...

South Asia

Fri, Oct 19 2018

A Delhi court began proceedings on Thursday in a defamation suit filed by Akbar against one of the women...

Bhutan chooses new party to form...

Bhutan chooses new party to form...

South Asia

Fri, Oct 19 2018

The country of 800,000 people, wedged between giant neighbours China and India and known for its Gross...

Firecrackers and reluctant authorities,...

Firecrackers and reluctant authorities,...

South Asia

Fri, Oct 19 2018

Last year, the Supreme Court temporarily banned the sale of firecrackers in and around the capital city,...

Scores killed as train runs into crowd...

Scores killed as train runs into crowd...

South Asia

Fri, Oct 19 2018

Officials said as the effigy of Ravana was lit and fireworks went off, the crowd started retreating towards...

Bollywood director fired in India's...

Bollywood director fired in India's...

South Asia

Fri, Oct 19 2018

Mukesh Chhabra is the latest to get embroiled in India's #Metoo movement which has been gaining traction,...

Hindu hardliners step up campaign to...

Hindu hardliners step up campaign to...

South Asia

Thu, Oct 18 2018

The Lord Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala in the southern state of Kerala was meant to allow women from Wednesday...

Bhutan seeks happiness in a new...

Bhutan seeks happiness in a new...

South Asia

Thu, Oct 18 2018

The country of 800,000 people, famed for its Gross National Happiness index, is holding only its third...

India minister quits to fight sexual...

India minister quits to fight sexual...

South Asia

Wed, Oct 17 2018

'Since I have decided to seek justice in a court of law in my personal capacity, I deem it appropriate...

Shootout near Kashmir Muslim shrine...

Shootout near Kashmir Muslim shrine...

South Asia

Wed, Oct 17 2018

Police said three militants and a police officer were killed in the battle in streets near the Khanqah-e-Moula...

Bomb kills Afghan election candidate,...

Bomb kills Afghan election candidate,...

South Asia

Wed, Oct 17 2018

The Taliban quickly claimed responsibility for the attack, which takes the number of candidates killed...

#MeToo: 17 Asian Age women ask court...

#MeToo: 17 Asian Age women ask court...

South Asia

Tue, Oct 16 2018

In a statement, the journalists supported Ramani for calling out Akbar’s allegedly predatory behaviour...

31 Bangladeshi nationals arrested at...

Bangladeshi nationals arrested at Guwahati...

South Asia

Tue, Oct 16 2018

There are 13 children among the detainees

India, China launch joint training for...

India, China launch joint training for...

South Asia

Mon, Oct 15 2018

Such cooperation is the first by the two Asian giants which have long been locked in a tussle for influence...

Myanmar clears list of 8,000 Rohingyas...

Myanmar clears list of 8,000 Rohingyas...

Bangladesh

Mon, Oct 15 2018

Bangladesh will seek updates on what steps are taken for the safe and sustainable return of Rohingyas...

#MeToo: Indian minister sues woman alleging...

#MeToo: Indian minister sues woman alleging...

South Asia

Mon, Oct 15 2018

The lawsuit, a copy of which was reviewed by Reuters, names journalist Priya Ramani as the sole accused...

Security tightened in Tripura ahead...

Security tightened in Tripura ahead...

South Asia

Mon, Oct 15 2018

Tripura has been under tight surveillance by the law enforcement agencies, to prevent any unwanted incident...

Death toll in Afghan election rally...

Death toll in Afghan election rally...

South Asia

Sun, Oct 14 2018

In the western province of Herat, two gunmen attacked the campaign office of a candidate in Injeel district,...

#MeToo: MJ Akbar calls sexual harassment...

#MeToo: MJ Akbar calls sexual harassment...

South Asia

Sun, Oct 14 2018

The Indian union minister questions why the accusations have come up only before the 2019 Lok Sabha...

Snowstorm kills nine climbers on Mount...

Snowstorm kills nine climbers on Mount...

South Asia

Sat, Oct 13 2018

The bodies of eight climbers -- four South Koreans and four Nepali guides -- were spotted near the wreckage...