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Rivals unite in Uttar Pradesh in a bid...

Rivals unite in Uttar Pradesh in a bid...

South Asia

Sat, Jan 12 2019

Opposition parties across the country received a fillip last month, when India's ruling party lost...

Narendra Modi aims to tempt voters with...

Narendra Modi aims to tempt voters with...

South Asia

Sat, Jan 12 2019

Reuters reported this week that the Reserve Bank of India could transfer an interim dividend of Rs300...

Kabul faces water crisis as drought,...

Kabul faces water crisis as drought,...

South Asia

Fri, Jan 11 2019

Every year 80 million cubic meters of water are extracted from Kabul's aquifers

Myanmar court rejects appeal by jailed...

Myanmar court rejects appeal by jailed...

South Asia

Fri, Jan 11 2019

The reporters were convicted by a lower court in September in a landmark case that has raised questions...

Women who defied Indian temple ban unable...

Women who defied Indian temple ban unable...

South Asia

Thu, Jan 10 2019

The Sabarimala temple in the state of Kerala has been the site of tension since India's Supreme Court...

Nepali woman and children die in 'menstrual...

Nepali woman and children die in 'menstrual...

South Asia

Thu, Jan 10 2019

The practice of "chhaupadi" banishes menstruating girls and women to animal sheds or huts for...

Wickremesinghe: Sri Lanka struggles...

Wickremesinghe: Sri Lanka struggles...

South Asia

Thu, Jan 10 2019

Sri Lanka faces $5.9 billion in foreign debt repayments in 2019, a record for the cash-strapped...

India's Rahul Gandhi rebuked for 'misogynistic'...

India's Rahul Gandhi rebuked for 'misogynistic'...

South Asia

Thu, Jan 10 2019

Rahul mocked Modi for staying away from parliament as it discussed accusations of corruption against...

India greets new foreign minister of...

India greets new foreign minister of...

Foreign Affairs

Thu, Jan 10 2019

Acting High Commissioner of India in Dhaka Dr Adarsh Swaika paid a courtesy call on the new foreign...

Maldives president appeals for details...

Maldives president appeals for details...

South Asia

Wed, Jan 9 2019

In a statement late on Tuesday, Solih's office asked the public to submit written complaints about...

UN asks Australia to consider Saudi...

UN asks Australia to consider Saudi...

South Asia

Wed, Jan 9 2019

Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun was stopped by authorities at Bangkok's main airport as she arrived on a...

India passes contentious citizenship...

India passes contentious citizenship...

South Asia

Wed, Jan 9 2019

Demonstrators in the state are angry about the bill not because it excludes Muslims but because it grants...

New Myanmar unrest panics Rohingya in...

New Myanmar unrest panics Rohingya in...

South Asia

Wed, Jan 9 2019

Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims have fled Myanmar since a military crackdown started in...

UN chief in Myanmar concerned over fighting...

UN chief in Myanmar concerned over fighting...

Rohingya Crisis

Wed, Jan 9 2019

Myanmar government leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Monday discussed insurgent attacks on police in a rare...

Myanmar to work more closely with Bangladesh...

Myanmar to work more closely with Bangladesh...

Foreign Affairs

Wed, Jan 9 2019

Win Myint congratulates Sheikh Hasina on the landslide victory in the polls

'Myanmar Reuters journalists appeal...

'Myanmar Reuters journalists appeal...

South Asia

Tue, Jan 8 2019

Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, were arrested in December 2017 and later sentenced under the Official...

Pompeo pledges no IS return on Middle...

Pompeo pledges no IS return on Middle...

South Asia

Tue, Jan 8 2019

The trip comes weeks after Trump announced that the United States would quickly pull its 2,000 soldiers...

Sporadic violence in nationwide Indian...

Sporadic violence in nationwide Indian...

South Asia

Tue, Jan 8 2019

West Bengal's capital Kolkata, home to five million people, saw sporadic violence as protesters squatted...

Modi plans job quotas for less well-off...

Modi plans job quotas for less well-off...

South Asia

Tue, Jan 8 2019

In 2017, the average income in India was $1,939.60, according to the World Bank

Court orders Indian government to reinstate...

Court orders Indian government to reinstate...

South Asia

Tue, Jan 8 2019

'Supreme Court said CBI Director Alok Verma should be restored to his post'

BJP Loses Assam Ally over Citizenship...

BJP Loses Assam Ally over Citizenship...

South Asia

Mon, Jan 7 2019

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill was introduced in India’s Lok Sabha in July, 2016 by the Narendra...