• Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018
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Indian schoolgirls beaten with sticks...

Indian schoolgirls beaten with sticks...

South Asia

Tue, Oct 9 2018

The girls suffered minor injuries and were released from hospital over the weekend

India on alert as zika virus hits tourism...

India on alert as zika virus hits tourism...

South Asia

Tue, Oct 9 2018

The capital Delhi has reported a rise in cases of dengue fever, with 169 reported in the first week of...

UK announces broad support for...

UK announces broad support for...

South Asia

Tue, Oct 9 2018

WFP urgently needs $66mn to provide assistance till March 2019

Sri Lanka arrests MP for hailing defeated...

Sri Lanka arrests MP for hailing defeated...

South Asia

Mon, Oct 8 2018

Government forces crushed the Tamil Tigers in a no-holds-barred military offensive that ended their long-running...

Pakistan PM promises whistleblower law...

Pakistan PM promises whistleblower law...

South Asia

Mon, Oct 8 2018

Pakistan's budget deficit has climbed steadily over the last five years, and foreign currency reserves...

Pakistan Islamists warn of terrible...

Pakistan Islamists warn of terrible...

South Asia

Mon, Oct 8 2018

Insulting Islam's prophet is punishable by death under Pakistani law, and blasphemy accusations stir...

Suu Kyi promises 'transparency' over...

Suu Kyi promises 'transparency' over...

South Asia

Mon, Oct 8 2018

A brutal military campaign that started last year drove more than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar...

Taliban vow to attack Afghan security...

Taliban vow to attack Afghan security...

South Asia

Mon, Oct 8 2018

The declaration comes just days before the parliamentary election, which is seen as a crucial dry run...

Mahecic: Myanmar govt’s MoU implementation...

Executing Myanmar MoU crucial for...

South Asia

Mon, Oct 8 2018

UNHCR and UNDP have completed their first assessments in Rakhine

India’s Rohingya refugees struggle with...

Rohingya struggle with hatred, fear...

South Asia

Mon, Oct 8 2018

In recent days, Reuters interviewed dozens of Rohingya in two settlements, one in the northern city of...

Myanmar removes St Martin’s Island from...

Myanmar removes St Martin’s from its...

Foreign Affairs

Sun, Oct 7 2018

The Foreign Ministry has been asked to check whether the information has been spread in other media as...

Arms haul: Security beefed up at Indo-Bangla...

Arms haul: Security beefed up at Indo-Bangla...

South Asia

Sun, Oct 7 2018

On 23 September last, three arms smugglers were held from the Sabroom town bordering Bangladesh and...

Sri Lanka train kills three elephant...

Sri Lanka train kills three elephant...

South Asia

Sun, Oct 7 2018

The Colombo-bound train with 600 passengers hit the herd near the village of Welikanda, 260 kilometres...

Taliban kills at least 10 police in...

Taliban kills at least 10 police in...

South Asia

Sun, Oct 7 2018

The Taliban set fire to a government building in Wardak's Sayeed Abad district and killed the district...

Five Indian states to go to polls at...

Five Indian states to go to polls at...

World

Sun, Oct 7 2018

The state elections come at a time when the government is on the back foot with fuel prices surging,...

Lowest amount of funds utilized for...

Lowest amount of funds utilized for...

South Asia

Sun, Oct 7 2018

Assam’s minority welfare department saw the highest utilization in 2016-17 with almost Rs285.8...

Russia signs pact for six nuclear reactors...

Russia signs pact for six nuclear reactors...

South Asia

Sat, Oct 6 2018

Rosatom has become the world's largest nuclear reactor builder as the financial problems of the two...

Pakistan's Shehbaz Sharif jailed for...

Pakistan's Shehbaz Sharif jailed for...

South Asia

Sat, Oct 6 2018

Sharif denies any wrongdoing, and his brother has denounced corruption cases against him and other party...

Myanmar may lose EU trade privileges...

Myanmar may lose EU trade privileges...

South Asia

Sat, Oct 6 2018

More than 700,000 members of the minority group took refuge in Bangladesh

India to keep buying Iranian oil despite...

India to keep buying Iranian oil despite...

South Asia

Sat, Oct 6 2018

Indian refiners imported around 10 million barrels of Iranian oil in October, and its November shipments...

Indian home minister to mull NRC for...

Indian home minister to mull NRC for...

South Asia

Sat, Oct 6 2018

A delegation from the Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura (INPT), led by party President Bijoy...