• Tuesday, Jan 22, 2019
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Indian police fire tear gas at protesters...

Indian police fire tear gas at protesters...

South Asia

Wed, Jan 2 2019

The two women entered the temple before dawn on Wednesday

2 women defy centuries-old ban by entering...

2 women defy centuries-old ban by entering...

South Asia

Wed, Jan 2 2019

The two women had previously tried but failed to enter the temple as their way was blocked by...

Death toll hits a new peak in Indian...

Death toll hits a new peak in Indian...

South Asia

Tue, Jan 1 2019

586 dead in its annual 2018 toll: 267 militants, 160 civilians - including 31 children - and the...

Indonesian landslide leaves 15 dead...

Indonesian landslide leaves 15 dead...

South Asia

Tue, Jan 1 2019

Search and rescue teams said they have found 15 people dead and are scouring the area for at least 25...

Thai man kills six family members after...

Thai man kills six family members after...

South Asia

Tue, Jan 1 2019

Sucheep Sornsung, 41, came home from the party and started to quarrel with his family before the...

Veteran Bollywood actor Kader Khan...

Veteran Bollywood actor Kader Khan...

Showtime

Tue, Jan 1 2019

His funeral will take place in Canada on Tuesday

Tough South China Sea talks ahead as...

Tough South China Sea talks ahead as...

South Asia

Mon, Dec 31 2018

Hanoi wants the pact to outlaw many of the actions China has carried out across the hotly disputed waterway...

A case study on the Rohingya

A case study on the Rohingya

South Asia

Mon, Dec 31 2018

It has triggered the fastest growing humanitarian crisis in recent years

Legendary film-maker Mrinal Sen...

Legendary film-maker Mrinal Sen...

Showtime

Sun, Dec 30 2018

The director, along with Satyajit Ray and Ritwik Ghatak, was at the helm of the Bengali Parallel Cinema,...

278 skeletons found at Sri Lanka mass...

278 skeletons found at Sri Lanka mass...

South Asia

Sat, Dec 29 2018

Dozens of women and children as well as men were buried at the site in Mannar where Tamil guerrillas...

Taliban seek image makeover as Afghan...

Taliban seek image makeover as Afghan...

South Asia

Sat, Dec 29 2018

In June, Taliban leaders were angry at their fighters swapping selfish with soldiers and government officials...

Collapse in India's onion prices could...

Collapse in India's onion prices could...

South Asia

Fri, Dec 28 2018

Steep drops in recent weeks in the prices of onions and potatoes, both staple foods for India's 1.3...

India to send three-person crew on landmark...

India to send three-person crew on landmark...

South Asia

Fri, Dec 28 2018

The Indian Space Research Organisation also announced in July that it planned to send an unmanned mission...

Rebels breach Myanmar ceasefire in army...

Rebels breach Myanmar ceasefire in army...

South Asia

Fri, Dec 28 2018

The military announced last week it would suspend all military movements' in the troubled northern...

Assam NRC: UN experts warn of tensions,...

Assam NRC: UN experts warn of tensions,...

South Asia

Fri, Dec 28 2018

The independent experts of the global body said that the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC) list,...

Pakistani militant wanted in Chinese...

Pakistani militant wanted in Chinese...

South Asia

Thu, Dec 27 2018

He was killed on Tuesday along with four others in a blast in Afghanistan's southern Kandahar...

In rare move, Indian state to return...

In rare move, Indian state to return...

South Asia

Thu, Dec 27 2018

About 660 disputes over land have stalled hundreds of projects and forced millions of people from their...

Indian court remands 10 suspected suicide...

Indian court remands 10 suspected suicide...

South Asia

Thu, Dec 27 2018

The court remanded them in custody for 12 days

Afghan election organizers mull delaying...

Afghan election organizers mull delaying...

World

Thu, Dec 27 2018

Presidential, provincial council and district council elections are scheduled to take place across the...

Lost idol: New wave of Myanmar youth...

Lost idol: New wave of Myanmar youth...

South Asia

Thu, Dec 27 2018

Activists say the civilian government has also become increasingly authoritarian

India's longest road-rail bridge bolsters...

India's longest road-rail bridge bolsters...

South Asia

Wed, Dec 26 2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi drove an inaugural cavalcade along the 4.9 kilometre long Bogibeel bridge...