Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Floods, landslides kill 116 in India and Nepal

DEHRADUN, India: The death toll from days of flooding and landslides in India and Nepal crossed 100 yesterday, including several families swept away or...

Pakistani-American ‘raped and beheaded’ ex-envoy’s daughter

ISLAMABAD: A Pakistani-American man accused of raping and beheading his girlfriend, the daughter of a former ambassador, went on trial yesterday in the capital...

Two more laborers killed in Kashmir in spate of shootings

SRINAGAR: Two laborers were killed by gunmen in Indian-administered Kashmir Sunday, police said, the latest victims of a fresh outbreak of violence that has...

Heavy rain triggers landslides, floods in Kerala; 26 killed

TRIVANDRUM: The toll in floods in India's southern state of Kerala mounted to 26 yesterday as the state witnessed torrential rainfall from Friday onwards....

A deadly surge in Kashmir violence

SRINAGAR: Clashes between rebels and government forces as well as street killings left six more dead in Indian Kashmir, officials said, as the disputed...

India fears Taleban fallout in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: As Prime Minister Narendra Modi set out his Taleban worries to world leaders this week, Indian forces staged raids and battled Kashmir militants...

McSurgery: An Indian hospital restoring eyesight to millions

MADURAI: Black ticks on their foreheads marking the eye to be operated on, dozens of patients in green overalls wait in line, beneficiaries of...

4 dead as deadly violence erupts in Bangladesh over ‘desecration’

DHAKA: Bangladesh police shot dead four people as hundreds vandalized several Hindu temples across the Muslim-majority country, police said yesterday. Police opened fire on...

Cobra killer gets life for wife’s murder

NEW DELHI: An Indian man who used a cobra and a viper to murder his wife was sentenced to life in jail yesterday in...

Families sell gold to survive cash crunch

MUMBAI: In Mumbai's jewelry bazaar, Kavita Jogani gingerly places her wedding bangles on the shopkeeper's scales, one of the thousands of Indians parting with...

Militants kill five troops in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Militants shot dead five soldiers in Indian-administered Kashmir yesterday, the army said, stoking tensions in the restive territory following a string of civilian...

‘Father of Pak nuclear bomb’ AQ Khan dies

ISLAMABAD: Abdul Qadeer Khan, celebrated as the father of Pakistan's nuclear weapons program but accused of smuggling technology to Iran, North Korea and Libya,...

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