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India says nuclear submarine makes first...

India says nuclear submarine makes first...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 6 2018

Though India's relations with China are warming, particularly in the area of trade, ties with Pakistan...

Indigenous rights in the spotlight as...

Indigenous rights in the spotlight as...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 6 2018

Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh states have elections starting this week, pitting the ruling...

Lawyer of Asia Bibi leaves Pakistan...

Lawyer of Asia Bibi leaves Pakistan...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 6 2018

Bibi was convicted in 2010 for allegedly making derogatory remarks about Islam during an argument with...

West calls on China to close Uighur...

West calls on China to close Uighur...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 6 2018

At a debate at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva -- which reports on human rights in each UN member...

Summit to invest $8m in India to improve...

Summit to invest $8m in India to improve...

Business

Mon, Nov 5 2018

This is the first time for any Bangladeshi company to be awarded management of terminals contract in...

Sri Lanka’s speaker: Until Rajapaksa...

Sri Lanka’s speaker: Until Rajapaksa...

South Asia

Mon, Nov 5 2018

On Friday, 118 members of the 225-seat legislature met the speaker and called for the reconvening of...

Twitter suspends account of hardline...

Twitter suspends account of hardline...

South Asia

Mon, Nov 5 2018

Bibi's whereabouts are unknown, but Islamists have warned the authorities against taking her out...

Sri Lanka’s president summons parliament...

Sri Lanka’s president summons parliament...

South Asia

Mon, Nov 5 2018

It was not clear if and when the 225-member parliament would vote on the UNP's motion that Wickremesinghe's...

Petitions, protests as Indian farmers...

Petitions, protests as Indian farmers...

South Asia

Mon, Nov 5 2018

As India builds increasingly ambitious projects, analysts say the definition of what constitutes public...

New Delhi under cloud of smog as pollution...

New Delhi under cloud of smog as pollution...

South Asia

Mon, Nov 5 2018

The Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology also said that changes in the speed and direction of the...

Assam intellectuals speak out against...

Assam intellectuals speak out against...

South Asia

Sun, Nov 4 2018

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill was introduced by the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) Government...

Sri Lanka's ousted PM: US, Japan freeze...

Sri Lanka's ousted PM: US, Japan freeze...

South Asia

Sun, Nov 4 2018

President Maithripala Sirisena fired him last month after months of tensions within the government and...

Sri Lanka Tamils push parliament to...

Sri Lanka Tamils push parliament to...

South Asia

Sun, Nov 4 2018

The Sunday Times of Colombo newspaper described the sacking of the prime minister as 'sheer political...

Pakistan buries 'Father of Taliban'...

Pakistan buries 'Father of Taliban'...

South Asia

Sun, Nov 4 2018

Afghan envoys in Pakistan had reached out to him seeking his help in starting negotiations with the Afghan...

Husband of freed Pakistani Christian...

Husband of freed Pakistani Christian...

South Asia

Sun, Nov 4 2018

Bibi was convicted of blasphemy in 2010 for allegedly making derogatory remarks about Islam after neighbours...

Afghan Shia militia battles Taliban,...

Afghan Shia militia battles Taliban,...

South Asia

Sun, Nov 4 2018

Afghan and Western security officials, fearing the kind of sectarian violence that has devastated Iraq,...

Assam bandh evokes mixed response

Assam bandh evokes mixed response

South Asia

Sat, Nov 3 2018

Five persons in Assam’s Tinsukia district were gunned down on Thursday around 8pm by a group of...

#MeToo: MJ Akbar says had consensual...

#MeToo: MJ Akbar says had consensual...

South Asia

Fri, Nov 2 2018

Akbar has denied those allegations and filed a criminal defamation suit against one of the accusers

Myanmar by-elections a test for leader...

Myanmar by-elections a test for leader...

South Asia

Fri, Nov 2 2018

Suu Kyi swept to power pledging that a peace process to end Myanmar's myriad ethnic conflicts was...

‘Father of Taliban’ Mullah Sami ul-Haq...

‘Father of Taliban’ Mullah Sami ul-Haq...

South Asia

Fri, Nov 2 2018

Unknown attackers killed the cleric, who runs an Islamic seminary in northwestern Pakistan

Pakistan shuts phone networks as Islamists...

Pakistan shuts phone networks as Islamists...

South Asia

Fri, Nov 2 2018

The Supreme Court on Wednesday overturned the conviction of Asia Bibi, a mother of five, and ordered...