Imran’s partyman ‘insecure’ in Pak, seeks India asylum

Baldev Kumar, a member of Pakistan PM Imran Khan’s party, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), has sought asylum in India saying that he felt threatened and insecure in Pakistan

UN chief asks India, Pak to settle Kashmir bilaterally

UN secretary general Antonio Guterres, who has had contacts with the leadership in India and Pakistan, was “very concerned about any potential escalation” between the two countries over Kashmir and “appeals to both sides to deal with the issue...

Imran’s partyman ‘insecure’ in Pak, seeks India asylum

Baldev Kumar, a member of Pakistan PM Imran Khan’s party, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), has sought asylum in India saying that he felt threatened and insecure in Pakistan

Hindu teacher attacked, temple vandalised in Pakistan's Sindh

Riots broke out in Pakistan's Sindh province on Sunday after a school principal from the minority Hindu community was booked on charges of alleged blasphemy

Kamala Harris banks on black colleges

California Senator Kamala Harris has described her experience as a student at a historically black college as “one of the most important aspects" of her life

Bhutan too may give China’s BRI meet a miss

While India has rejected China’s invite for Belt and Road Forum meet, Bhutan is the only country in the immediate neighbourhood which is again holding out against Chinese attempts to rope it in for the event which is likely to be attended by...

Lanka bans face veils after Easter bombings

In the aftermath of the tragic Easter Sunday bombings, President Maithripala Sirisena announced new regulation that have banned Muslim women in Sri Lanka from wearing any form of face veils in public form.

Sri Lanka announces ban after Easter Bombings

In the aftermath of the tragic Easter Sunday bombings, President Maithripala Sirisena announced new regulation that have banned Muslim women in Sri Lanka from wearing any form of face veils in public form. The new rule was announced on Sunday,...

Nepal halts Tibetans from celebrating Dalai Lama's birthday

Authorities of Nepal have stopped the Tibetan community from holding public events to commemorate the 84th birthday of their spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, over security concerns

Everest clean-up throws up 11 tonnes of trash, four bodies

Nepali climbers have retrieved four bodies and collected some 11 tonnes of decades-old garbage from Mount Everest and its approach below the base camp as part of the first drive to clean up the world’s highest mountain since it was first scaled...

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...

Thousands of Hong Kong pro-democracy activists forced the temporary closure of government headquarters on Monday after clashing with police, defying orders to retreat after more than two months of sustained protests in the Chinese-controlled...



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