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Indian wedding music blamed for death...

Indian music blamed for chicken...

South Asia

Wed, Nov 24 2021

Ranjit Kumar Parida says the band party was blasting out "ear-splitting noise" as it passed...

India announces bill to ban...

India to ban cryptocurrencies

South Asia

Tue, Nov 23 2021

India's cryptocurrency market has boomed since April last year, growing more than 600% over the past...

Afghans 'marry off' baby girls for dowries...

Afghans 'marry off' baby girls for...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 23 2021

Child marriage has increased in tandem with soaring poverty since the Taliban seized power 100 days ago...

Oxfam: 33% of Indian Muslims experienced...

'33% Indian Muslim patients faced religious...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 23 2021

Campaigns targeting Muslims after the Tablighi Jamaat congregation was held in the early days of the...

India arrests prominent Kashmir rights...

India arrests Kashmir rights...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 23 2021

He's not a terrorist, he's a Human Rights Defender, tweets Mary Lawlor, the UN special rapporteur...

Sri Lanka begins trial of 25 accused...

Sri Lanka begins 2019 Easter attack...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 23 2021

The string of attacks carried out on April 21 2019, Easter Sunday, targeted three churches and three...

Ferry capsizes in Sri Lanka, six...

Six dead in Sri Lanka ferry

South Asia

Tue, Nov 23 2021

Four schoolchildren are among the dead

Red Cross: Afghanistan sanctions behind...

'Afghan sanctions behind infuriating...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 23 2021

The UN warns that around 22 million Afghans will face an "acute" food shortage in the winter...

Sri Lanka begins trials connected to...

Sri Lanka begins trials connected to...

South Asia

Mon, Nov 22 2021

The string of attacks carried out on 21 April 2019, targeted three churches and three hotels, killing...

Delhi lifts ban on construction as air...

Delhi lifts ban on construction as air...

South Asia

Mon, Nov 22 2021

Apart from banning construction, the city government had also shut schools and offices, allowing people...

India police charge Amazon executives...

India police charge Amazon executives...

South Asia

Mon, Nov 22 2021

Neither police nor Amazon gave any indication of how many employees were facing charges

Taliban to Afghan networks: Stop airing...

Taliban bans women on TV shows

South Asia

Mon, Nov 22 2021

The Taliban also called on women television journalists to wear Islamic hijabs while presenting their...

Indian man found alive after night in...

Indian found alive after night in morgue...

South Asia

Sun, Nov 21 2021

Srikesh Kumar was transported to a private medical facility where he was declared dead on arrival by...

‘Hizbul Mujahideen commander' killed...

‘Hizbul Mujahideen commander' killed...

South Asia

Sun, Nov 21 2021

Arms and ammunition were recovered from the site of the gunfight, the police said

Air pollution: Delhi schools to remain...

Delhi schools to remain closed till...

South Asia

Sun, Nov 21 2021

On November 13, the Delhi government had shut down all offline classes in Delhi due to worsening air...

Sri Lanka ends farm chemical ban as...

Sri Lanka ends farm chemical ban

South Asia

Sun, Nov 21 2021

Authorities had already walked back restrictions on fertiliser imports last month for tea, the country's...

US tells Taliban to 'earn' the release...

Taliban told to 'earn' frozen

South Asia

Sat, Nov 20 2021

In an open letter Wednesday the Taliban called on the US Congress to release Afghan assets frozen after...

At least 30 dead or missing in India...

At least 30 dead or missing in India...

World

Sat, Nov 20 2021

Unpredictable and extreme weather across South Asia is driven by climate change, say experts

Indian farmers in no mood to forgive...

Farmers unrelenting even as Modi repeals...

South Asia

Sat, Nov 20 2021

At least 170 farmers were killed during anti-farm law protests across the country

Calls for human rights body under Saarc...

Calls for human rights body under Saarc...

South Asia

Fri, Nov 19 2021

Saarc does not have a human rights monitoring body at the moment

Aparna Sen calls BSF men ‘rapists and...

Aparna Sen calls BSF men ‘rapists and...

South Asia

Fri, Nov 19 2021

This is a fresh addition to the ongoing row regarding the Centre's decision to extend the BSF jurisdiction...