16 more killed, dozens rescued in India’s monsoon deluge

KOLKATA: At least 16 people have been killed and a quarter of a million people displaced from their homes after heavy monsoon rains lashed...

Eleven killed as India’s monsoon death toll swells

KOLKATA: Eleven people were killed in eastern India after torrential rains swept away homes and triggered landslides, officials said yesterday, taking the country's monsoon...

Chinese wounded in gun attack in Karachi

KARACHI: At least one Chinese national was wounded in a gun attack in the southern Pakistani megacity of Karachi yesterday, police said, in the...

India begins flood clean-up as deadly monsoon rains ease

MUMBAI: Rescuers waded through waist-deep mud in western India yesterday to reach injured residents and start a massive clean-up after heavy monsoon rains triggered...

India monsoon death toll climbs to 127, dozens still missing

MUMBAI: The death toll from flooding and landslides triggered by heavy monsoon rains in India climbed to 127 yesterday, officials said, with rescuers searching...

India monsoon death toll jumps to 115

MUMBAI: The death toll from monsoon-triggered landslides and building collapses jumped to 115 yesterday, Indian authorities said, with more than 135,000 people evacuated and...

India’s lunchbox men battle food delivery startups

MUMBAI: After the pandemic shut offices and put Mumbai's renowned lunchbox deliverymen out of work, the 130-year-old "dabbawala" network has tied up with a...

Rocket attack on Afghan capital as president performs Eid prayers

KABUL: At least three rockets landed near the Afghan presidential palace on Tuesday as the country’s leader Ashraf Ghani held outdoor prayers with top...

Pulitzer Prize-winning Indian photographer killed in Afghanistan

NEW DELHI: A Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer with Reuters news agency was killed Friday covering fighting between Afghan security forces and the Taleban near a...

Pakistan allows Afghans to cross into border town

CHAMAN: Pakistan yesterday partially reopened its southern crossing with Afghanistan, shut off since the Taleban seized control of the strategic border town on the...

Pakistan bus blast kills 12

PESHAWAR: Beijing said nine Chinese workers were among 12 people killed yesterday by a bomb attack on a bus in northwestern Pakistan and called...

Lightning kills 76 in India, including fort selfie-takers

NEW DELHI: Several people reportedly taking selfies near a historical fort in northern India were among nearly 80 killed by lightning strikes during the...

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