Sunday, March 24, 2019

Toxic liquor kills 11 in Pakistan: Police

ISLAMABAD: At least 11 people from a minority Christian community in Pakistan’s central Punjab province died after consuming toxic liquor, police said yesterday. Three other...

Traffickers get life term in India for chopping off labourers’ hands

BHUBANESWAR: Eight human traffickers found guilty of torturing and chopping off the hands of two labourers have received life prison sentences and hefty fines,...

Mother Teresa speeds to sainthood – Thousands expected at Sunday’s canonization

VATICAN CITY; Affectionately called the "saint of the gutters" during her lifetime, Mother Teresa of Calcutta will be made an official saint of the...

Women push for rights in Bangladesh’s fashion factories

DHAKA: When Ayesha Akhter walks into the factory where she works, the supervisor greets her with a smile and wishes her a pleasant day...

Furor over Modi app amid Aadhaar ‘security lapse’

MUMBAI: Allegations that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's official mobile application was sending personal user data to a third party without their consent caused...

Showcase of India’s military hardware and cultural diversity

 Camels and stuntmen wow crowds at India Republic Day NEW DELHI: Motorbike stunt riders and herds of camels wowed the crowds gathered in New Delhi...

Indian beggars rounded up

HYDERABAD: Authorities in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad are rounding up beggars ahead of a visit by Ivanka Trump. Over the past week,...

Ambulance bomb kills 95 in Kabul

KABUL: An explosives-packed ambulance blew up in a crowded area of Kabul yesterday, killing at least 95 people and wounding 158 others, officials said,...

‘Triple talaq’ divorce unjust: Indian leader – Historic Indian mosque agrees to lift ban...

NEW DELHI: India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday criticized the controversial practice of triple talaq, which allows Muslim men to divorce their wives instantly...

German tourist ‘raped’ in southern India state

NEW DELHI: A German tourist has accused two men of taking her captive and raping her in southern India, police said yesterday, just weeks...

Taleban reaffirms authority of its Qatar ‘political office’

DUBAI: The Afghan Taleban said yesterday that its "political office" in Qatar is the only entity authorized to carry out negotiations on its behalf,...

Blast kills 13 at wedding in India

NEW DELHI: At least 13 people including a pregnant woman were killed when an electricity transformer exploded outside a wedding ceremony in western India,...

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