• Saturday, Nov 17, 2018
  • Last Update : 09:11 am
Of Ramachandra Guha, Asia Bibi, and...

Of Ramachandra Guha, Asia Bibi, and...

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Wed, Nov 14 2018

Is South Asia falling into religious extremism?

Netherlands recalls staff after threats...

Netherlands recalls staff after threats...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 13 2018

Pakistani media reported that the embassy had been forced to close because of threats

Canada in talks with Pakistan over Asia...

Canada in talks with Pakistan over Asia...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 13 2018

Islamists have threatened to escalate protests in Pakistan if Bibi is permitted to leave the

Pakistani Christian woman Asia Bibi...

Pakistani Christian woman Asia Bibi...

South Asia

Thu, Nov 8 2018

Bibi's conviction was overturned by the country's highest court last Wednesday, but she remained...

Pakistan’s Asia Bibi still in jail one...

Pakistan’s Asia Bibi still in jail one...

World

Wed, Nov 7 2018

An appeal has been filed with the court against Bibi's release and the party that headed the protests...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Pakistani Christian woman in limbo despite...

Pakistani Christian woman in limbo despite...

World

Sat, Nov 3 2018

Asia Bibi's lawyer who saved her from the gallows left the country early Saturday after threats to...

China says will provide economic aid...

China says will provide economic aid...

World

Sat, Nov 3 2018

Pakistan's foreign reserves have plunged 42% since the start of the year and now stand at about $8...

Watch Live: Bangladesh v Pakistan, Saff...

Watch Live: Bangladesh v Pakistan, Saff...

Football

Sat, Nov 3 2018

The Bangladesh U-15 boys football team takes on Pakistan in the Saff U-15 final at ANFA Complex in Lalitpur,...

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...

Tensions spike in Indian Kashmir district...

Tensions spike in Indian Kashmir district...

South Asia

Fri, Nov 2 2018

The gunmen shot dead Anil Parihar, the BJP state secretary for Kashmir, and his brother from close range...

China promises Pakistan support as Khan...

China promises Pakistan support as Khan...

Asia Pacific

Fri, Nov 2 2018

Pakistan's foreign reserves have plunged 42% since the start of the year and now stand at about $7.8...

'Anyone can kill me': lawyer battles...

'Anyone can kill me': lawyer battles...

World

Thu, Nov 1 2018

Demonstrations against the ruling erupted across the country hours later, with extremists calling for...

Pakistani court overturns death sentence...

Death sentence overturned in Pakistani...

South Asia

Wed, Oct 31 2018

A hardline Islamist party has threatened street protests if convicted Bibi were to be freed or her sentence...

Bus plunges into gorge, 17 killed in...

Bus plunges into gorge, 17 killed in...

South Asia

Mon, Oct 29 2018

Police officials have warned that the death toll could rise

Pakistan reimposes ban on Indian content...

Pakistan reimposes ban on Indian content...

South Asia

Sun, Oct 28 2018

Chief Justice Saqib Nisar issued the order in Karachi while hearing a case filed by producers' associations...

Pakistan’s anti-drugs task force is...

Pakistan’s anti-drugs task force is...

Around the Web

Sun, Oct 28 2018

The more you ignore it, the cooler you look