Brother kills sister for voting in Pakistani poll

ISLAMABAD: An angry brother shot his elder sister dead because she voted in Pakistani local elections after he had forbidden her to do so,...

India plans surrogacy ban for foreigners, unmarried couples – Concerns about exploitation of poor...

NEW DELHI: India's government yesterday approved plans to ban the booming commercial surrogacy industry, a move that would block thousands of foreign couples who...

2 Pakistani soldiers killed in targeted Karachi attack – Pakistan denies war crimes in...

KARACHI: Gunmen killed two Pakistani soldiers in the southern city of Karachi yesterday, the military said, a rare attack on the powerful army that...

Afghan girl coders design games to fight opium and inequality

HERAT, Afghanistan: Think Super Mario Bros, but with an Afghan twist. This is how Afghanistan's first generation of female coders explain their abilities as...

Indian tax officials find Modi’s targets too taxing, some quit

Tax officers fearful of missing target, over-reach accusations MUMBAI: India's tax officials are facing a taxing issue. Prime Minister...

Afghan Shiites brace for attacks

Ashura: why holy day brings fear for Shiites KABUL: A series of devastating suicide attacks on Afghanistan's minority Shiite community has fuelled fears of more...

Myanmar claws through rubble for 27 buried in mine landslide

Miners flouted repeated warnings in their search for jade YANGON: Authorities in Myanmar used excavators yesterday to hunt for 27 people buried for two days...

Kerala to give workers siesta to beat the heat

MUMBAI: Workers in India's Kerala state are now getting a three-hour afternoon siesta as part of a series of benefits aimed at...

Indian cabinet approves plans to build 10 nuclear reactors

NEW DELHI: India's cabinet approved plans on Wednesday to build 10 nuclear reactors with a combined capacity of 7,000 megawatts (MW), more than the...

Cyclone death toll hits 33 in southeast India

NEW DELHI: The death toll from a cyclone that battered India's eastern coast has reached 33, a disaster official said yesterday, as authorities assessed...

Dengue cases soar to record high in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: A record-breaking 44,000 people have been infected with mosquito-borne dengue in Pakistan this year, a senior health official said Wednesday, as...

India revokes passport of tycoon who owes $1 billion

NEW DELHI: India yesterday revoked the passport of a flamboyant Indian businessman accused of fleeing to London in March while owing more than a...

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