Thursday, January 24, 2019

BJP faces big defeat in UP as Priyanka enters Indian politics

NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party could be crushed by an opposition alliance in the country's most populous state...

India approves Kuwait pact on domestic workers

NEW DELHI: The Indian cabinet yesterday approved signing an agreement between India and Kuwait for cooperation on recruitment of domestic workers, a...

Indian girls forced into sex work despite ritual ban

CHENNAI: Young girls in south India continue to be "dedicated" to village temples and then forced into prostitution despite laws banning the...

Bangladeshi ‘Tree Man’ dreams of cure as rare skin disease returns

'I hope doctors will be able to cure me fully this time' DHAKA: Abul Bajandar, dubbed the Bangladeshi...

Probe begins on heinous Pakistani police killings

LAHORE: Pakistani authorities yesterday opened an investigation into the police killing of four people, including a woman and a child, in an...

31 Rohingya in limbo on Bangladesh-India border

DHAKA: Thirty-one Rohingya Muslims including 17 children remained stranded on the India-Bangladesh border after three days, Dhaka officials said yesterday, as...

Taleban attack on Afghan security base kills over 100

Captured Humvee packed with explosives rams training base KABUL: An Afghan military vehicle is seen near a site...

From pariah to demi-god: Transgender leader a star at massive Indian festival

'After centuries down the line, it was when the community finally got its due' ALLAHABAD: In this photograph...

Bangladesh ‘Tree Man’ returns to hospital as condition worsens

‘I made a mistake by leaving the hospital. I now I understand I should have stayed and continued the treatment here’...

Half a million attend protest against India’s Modi: Police

Discontentment over unemployment and economic inequality NEW DELHI: Indian protestors hold placards as they shout slogans against Indian...

Unwanted Afghan refugees pin hopes on Pakistan’s Imran Khan

Pakistan's PM vows to grant citizenship to Afghan refugees ISLAMABAD: In this picture Afghan refugees make a roof...

India lost 11 million jobs in 2018; farmers grapple with low crop prices

Modi govt doles out sops ahead of elections NEW DELHI: Indian butchers organize meat as they wait for...

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