• Wednesday, Jul 15, 2020
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2.2m affected by floods in India’s Assam...

2.2m affected by floods in India’s Assam...

South Asia

Wed, Jul 15 2020

According to officials, 45,000 people were shifted to relief camps in the affected areas set up for the...

Indian state of Bihar to go into...

Indian state of Bihar to go into...

South Asia

Tue, Jul 14 2020

On Tuesday Bihar recorded a record 1,432 cases, the third consecutive day with more than 1,000 new...

Police levy thousands of fines as Indians...

Police levy thousands of fines as Indians...

South Asia

Tue, Jul 14 2020

Masks hanging from people's ears -- or not covering their nose -- are a familiar sight on the...

Indian royal dynasty keep control of...

Indian royal dynasty keep control of...

South Asia

Tue, Jul 14 2020

The Kerala High Court had ruled that year, after public interest petitions, that the Travancore family...

Nepal PM: Lord Ram was Nepali, not...

Nepal PM: Lord Ram was Nepali, not...

South Asia

Tue, Jul 14 2020

Oli also accused India of ‘cultural oppression and encroachment’

Coronavirus cases reach near 1m in...

Coronavirus cases reach near 1m in...

South Asia

Tue, Jul 14 2020

Eight of India’s 28 states, including the worst-hit Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and New Delhi, account...

Trans-shipment trial run between Bangladesh...

Trans-shipment trial run between Bangladesh...

Commerce

Mon, Jul 13 2020

After the trial, and based on its outcome, neighbouring India will gain access to Bangladeshi ports

Sri Lanka shuts schools again as Covid-19...

Sri Lanka shuts schools again as Covid-19...

South Asia

Mon, Jul 13 2020

The country has reported just 2,617 cases with 11 deaths

Gujarat Minister’s son arrested for...

Gujarat Minister’s son arrested for...

South Asia

Sun, Jul 12 2020

In the audio clips, the men are heard telling the constable that they had the power to 'make you...

Sri Lanka cancels election rallies over...

Sri Lanka cancels election rallies over...

South Asia

Sun, Jul 12 2020

The country has reported 2,605 cases with 11 deaths so far

Floods, landslides kill 40 in Nepal,...

Floods, landslides kill 40 in Nepal,...

South Asia

Sun, Jul 12 2020

Twenty people were killed and at least 13 others were missing in Myagdi district

Vikram Doraiswami likely to become new...

Vikram Doraiswami likely to become new...

South Asia

Sun, Jul 12 2020

The decision was taken at a national level meeting at New Delhi on Saturday evening, Indian media reported...

Sri Lanka’s most famous children’s books...

Sri Lanka’s most famous children’s books...

Arts & Letters

Sun, Jul 12 2020

Her works were widely read in her native Sri Lanka as well as in countries as far afield as Denmark and...

Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan...

Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan...

South Asia

Sat, Jul 11 2020

The Bollywood actors were admitted to Nanavati Hospital in Mumbai, India’s financial and entertainment...

India's Biocon secures approval use...

India's Biocon secures approval use...

Coronavirus

Sat, Jul 11 2020

The randomised control trial indicated that all the patients treated with Itolizumab responded positively...

Floods, landslides kill 23 in Nepal,...

Floods, landslides kill 23 in Nepal,...

South Asia

Sat, Jul 11 2020

'The toll is expected to increase as rescuers had just reached the remote site to look for...

Nepal cable operators ban Indian news...

Nepal cable operators ban Indian news...

South Asia

Fri, Jul 10 2020

'We felt a moral responsibility to block the channels after they aired objectionable content about...

Bail for 82 Bangladeshis who attended...

India court grants bail to 82...

South Asia

Fri, Jul 10 2020

Till date, 371 foreign nationals from 31 different countries, who were charge sheeted in the case, have...

Furore after Indian police shoot gangster...

Furore after Indian police shoot gangster...

South Asia

Fri, Jul 10 2020

Officials said Vikas Dubey, detained for the killing of eight police officers, was shot as he tried to...

China slaps one-week ban on US-Bangla...

China slaps one-week ban on US-Bangla...

South Asia

Fri, Jul 10 2020

The move comes after five passengers of a flight was found to be infected with Covid-19

Afghanistan to release prisoners from...

Afghanistan to release prisoners from...

South Asia

Thu, Jul 9 2020

The United States and the Taliban struck a landmark agreement in February on the withdrawal of US forces...