• Monday, Dec 17, 2018
  • Last Update : 03:44 am
Eleven dead as gunfight sparks protests...

Eleven dead as gunfight sparks protests...

South Asia

Sun, Dec 16 2018

Saturday's bloodshed capped the deadliest year in the region since 2009, with nearly 550 killed so...

Cambodia seizes record 3-ton haul of...

Cambodia seizes record 3-ton haul of...

South Asia

Sun, Dec 16 2018

The discovery Thursday of 1,026 tusks at the Phnom Penh Autonomous Port followed a tip from the US embassy,...

India court allows Vedanta to reopen...

India court allows Vedanta to reopen...

South Asia

Sun, Dec 16 2018

The demonstrations intensified in May after Vedanta sought to double the annual capacity of the...

Maldives seize $6.5 million from former...

Maldives seize $6.5 million from former...

South Asia

Sun, Dec 16 2018

Abdulla Yameen has been dogged by allegations that he received close to $1.5 million in illicit payments...

Myanmar's president praises Rakhine...

Myanmar's president praises Rakhine...

South Asia

Sun, Dec 16 2018

More than 720,000 Rohingya have fled the western state since August 2017 after the military conducted...

At least 20 Afghan civilians killed...

At least 20 Afghan civilians killed...

World

Sun, Dec 16 2018

According to United Nations figures, 313 civilians were killed and 336 wounded in airstrikes by US and...

Wickremesinghe returns as Sri Lanka...

Wickremesinghe returns as Sri Lanka...

South Asia

Sun, Dec 16 2018

His comeback is an embarrassment for President Maithripala Sirisena

Zoramthanga takes oath as Mizoram...

Zoramthanga takes oath as Mizoram...

South Asia

Sat, Dec 15 2018

The MNF swept the Mizoram Legislative Assembly polls held on Nov 28

Indian Supreme Court backs Modi over...

Indian Supreme Court backs Modi over...

World

Fri, Dec 14 2018

Dassault initially won the contract to supply 126 jets to India in 2012, with 18 to be built in France...

Zoramthanga to be sworn in as Mizoram...

Zoramthanga to be sworn in as Mizoram...

South Asia

Thu, Dec 13 2018

Zoramthanga was earlier chief minister of Mizoram from 1998-2008

Sri Lanka parliament passes confidence...

Sri Lanka parliament passes confidence...

South Asia

Thu, Dec 13 2018

The Supreme Court is considering whether to rule that the dissolution is unconstitutional. If it does,...

Number of journalists jailed for doing...

Number of journalists jailed for doing...

World

Thu, Dec 13 2018

The number of journalists imprisoned on charges of "false news" rose to 28, up from 21 last...

BJP aware it must tackle problems after...

BJP aware it must tackle problems after...

South Asia

Thu, Dec 13 2018

Disgruntled voters blamed the slow pace of job creation and weak farm prices for the Hindu nationalist...

As Modi takes a beating at Indian polls,...

As Modi takes a beating at Indian polls,...

South Asia

Thu, Dec 13 2018

Most political strategists still expect the BJP to cling on to national power, albeit with a smaller...

Infographic: Modi’s party loses key...

Infographic: Modi’s party loses key...

South Asia

Thu, Dec 13 2018

India’s ruling party has suffered a setback in elections to five state assemblies, handing Prime...

Indian voters boot out cow, happiness...

Indian voters boot out cow, happiness...

South Asia

Wed, Dec 12 2018

The state created India's first ministry exclusively for cow protection in 2015 when the BJP won...

US adds Pakistan to blacklist for religious...

US adds Pakistan to blacklist for religious...

World

Wed, Dec 12 2018

Pakistan recently charged a hardline cleric, Khadim Hussain Rizvi, with terrorism and sedition after...

Twitter CEO defends controversial Myanmar...

Twitter CEO defends controversial Myanmar...

South Asia

Wed, Dec 12 2018

Critics piled into the tech mogul for being 'tone deaf' at a time when the UN has said Myanmar's...

Former Malaysian PM Najib Razak faces...

Former Malaysian PM Najib Razak faces...

World

Wed, Dec 12 2018

The audit was commissioned amid reports of skyrocketing debt and financial mismanagement at the fund,...

Northeast Congress-free after party...

Northeast Congress-free after party...

South Asia

Tue, Dec 11 2018

Congress's five-time Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla was routed by the regional Mizo National...

Twitter warns global users their tweets...

Twitter warns global users their tweets...

World

Tue, Dec 11 2018

Furey and two prominent critics of extremism in Islam say they areshocked' to have received notices...