Indian American girl killed for ignoring man's catcalls

Ruth George, a physical therapy student, wanted to help other people heal, her family said in the wake of her death

Former Maldives president sentenced to 5 years in prison

A court in Maldives convicted former president Abdulla Yameen and sentenced him to five years in prison for money laundering as dozens of his supporters gathered outside the courtroom saying that he is innocent

Pak SC pulls up Imran govt over extension of tenure to army chief

The Supreme Court of Pakistan gave the government an ultimatum of six months to justify why it granted a controversial extension to the country’s army chief, an unprecedented move that pits the judiciary against the government and the military

Hindu pilgrims from India in Pak to attend religious festivities in Sindh

Over 50 Hindu pilgrims, including women, arrived from India to attend the religious festivities in Sindh province of Pakistan

26 die as cyclone Bulbul batters Bangladesh

At least 26 people were killed in nine southern districts of Bangladesh as Cyclone Bulbul ravaged through those in the past two days

16 get death penalty for killing girl in Bangladesh

Sixteen Bangladeshis along with the school principle have been sentenced to death for the murder of a 19-year-old student, Nusrat Jahan Rafi, who was burned to death in April after complaining of being sexually harassed

Indian American girl killed for ignoring man's catcalls

Ruth George, a physical therapy student, wanted to help other people heal, her family said in the wake of her death

90 more students, mostly from India, held from fake US university

Federal law enforcement agencies have arrested 90 foreign students, mostly from India, enrolled in a fake university established by the US government to check immigration fraud, a media report has said

Won’t do anything that harms India’s interest: Lanka prez

Sri Lanka will work with India and it won’t do anything that will harm its interests, newly elected President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said ahead of his visit to New Delhi on November 29

Sri Lanka's new President swears in his brother as Prime Minister

Sri Lanka’s newly elected President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has sworn in his brother and former president Mahinda Rajapaksa as prime minister. Gotabaya Rajapaksa is expected to name his Cabinet later, on the advice of the new prime minister.

Nepal's ailing PM Oli reshuffles his cabinet

New ministers were inducted into Nepal's government as part of a cabinet reshuffle by ailing Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli, who is trying to strengthen his grip, improve ties with a powerful ally and minimise internal party conflict

To end dependency on India, Nepal inks rail deal with China

Nepal seeks to end Indian dominance over its trade routes with separate deals for a rail link to Tibet and a tunnel during Chinese President Xi Jinping two-day visit to the Himalayan nation

Kerala Chief Minister opens trading floor at the London Stock Exchange

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan rang the bell at the London Stock Exchange, opening the Market on Friday 17 May, marking the listing of Masala Bonds sold by Kerala Infrastructure Investment Fund Board (KIIFB). It is a government owned...

A guide to travel after Brexit

The UK is set to leave the European Union on March 29, in an end to an unbearably long process that has divided the nation. The exit will have profound implications for travelers, and there will be several changes. In a brief guideline to visas...

New reports suggest that Mohammed Emwazi, the Isis terrorist famously known as “Jihadi John” had kidnapped and ordered two schoolboys to strip to their underwear at gunpoint before abandoning them on the motorway.

: Indian-American Rashad Hussain has been appointed as Special Envoy and Coordinator for Strategic Counter-terrorism Communications to expand global engagement and partnerships of the US to counter violent extremism, the state department has...



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