• Tuesday, Jan 21, 2020
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Blast in Indian fireworks factory kills...

Blast in Indian fireworks factory kills...

South Asia

Wed, Sep 4 2019

It was not clear if the factory in the northern state of Punjab was a legal facility or one of the many...

Rescue operation for trapped Indian...

Rescue operation for trapped Indian...

South Asia

Mon, Jun 10 2019

Fatehvir Singh fell into the  33 metre well on Thursday while playing in fields near his house

Wild storms kill at least 70 in...

Wild storms kill at least 70 in...

South Asia

Mon, May 14 2018

Another 80 were injured by the winds that flattened nearly 40 houses across India's most populous...

Pakistan interior minister recovering...

Pakistan interior minister recovering...

South Asia

Mon, May 7 2018

A man identified by police only as 'Abid' and said to be in his early 20s was wrestled to the ground...

India storm toll of death and devastation...

India storm toll of death and devastation...

South Asia

Fri, May 4 2018

'We were sitting outside when the winds suddenly started raging. Four of us were crushed under the debris...

At least 116 killed as storms batter...

At least 116 killed as storms batter...

South Asia

Thu, May 3 2018

The dust storms brought down feeble mud houses, killing people as they slept

India grants land ownership rights to...

India grants land ownership rights to...

South Asia

Fri, Apr 27 2018

About 3 million refugees from the Sindh and Punjab provinces in Pakistan are believed to have fled to...

Pakistan police arrest key suspect in...

Pakistan police arrest key suspect in...

South Asia

Wed, Jan 24 2018

A BBC report last week accused police of the extrajudicial killing of a man wrongfully accused in one...

Zainab murder: Pakistan Supreme Court...

Zainab murder: Pakistan Supreme Court...

South Asia

Sun, Jan 21 2018

Residents of Kasur say the seven-year-old's murder was the 12th such incident in a year, and has fueled...

Thousands of schools close as smog envelopes...

Thousands of schools close as smog envelopes...

South Asia

Thu, Nov 9 2017

Media reports said the thick smog had also led to a series of road accidents in north India

India's Punjab state to forgive over...

India's Punjab state to forgive over...

South Asia

Tue, Jun 20 2017

Reserve Bank of India Governor Urjit Patel has warned that such loan waivers, forecast by BofA Merrill...

Karnataka, Darjeeling and Punjab hit...

Karnataka, Darjeeling and Punjab hit...

South Asia

Tue, Jun 13 2017

Presently, between 50,000 foreign and 500,000 domestic tourists visit Darjeeling annually