Sunday, January 20, 2019

Spiders on the menu as northeast India embraces slow food

Welhite Naro proudly proffers his fried spiders and grilled crickets along with a somewhat less exotic dish of millet and squash-a small sample of...

Taleban attack at afghan airport leaves nine dead

KANDAHAR: Afghan forces battled yesterday to flush out Taleban militants hours after they stormed Kandahar airport, killing at least nine people and taking families...

Afghan president arrives in Islamabad to restart talks – India’s top diplomat adds major...

ISLAMABAD: Afghan president Ashraf Ghani arrived in Islamabad yesterday hoping to revive peace talks with the resurgent Taleban, as he opened a regional conference...

Court case alleges Gandhis misused party funds – Congress stalls parliament over government’s ‘Gandhi...

NEW DELHI: India's main opposition Congress party yesterday held hostage Prime Minister Narendra Modi's hopes of passing a crucial tax reform, stalling parliament and...

India’s top judge takes a bus to cut air pollution

NEW DELHI: India's chief justice has backed a plan to restrict cars on Delhi's roads and said he would be prepared to take the...

Fire destroys 1,000 slum homes in India’s Mumbai

MUMBAI: A massive fire sparked by a series of gas cylinder explosions swept through a packed slum in India's Mumbai yesterday, killing one person...

California shooter attended female madrassa in Pakistan

MULTAN: The woman who along with her husband shot dead 14 people in California last week attended one of Pakistan's most high-profile religious seminaries...

‘We feel ashamed’: Pakistani relatives of California shooter

KAROR LAL ESAN: Estranged relatives of a Pakistani woman involved in a mass shooting in California spoke yesterday of their shame at her crimes,...

Airport reopens in Chennai

CHENNAI: India’s main airport in flood-devastated Tamil Nadu state reopened yesterday as emergency workers strove to help thousands of residents forced to flee their...

Top security officials of India, Pakistan meet – Talks cover peace, terrorism, Jammu...

ISLAMABAD: The Indian and Pakistani national security advisers held "cordial" talks in Bangkok yesterday on militancy and Kashmir, a joint statement said, as the...

Indian businessman hosts wedding for 151 couples

With the brides dressed in traditional red and gold embroidered saris and the grooms wearing long tunics and turbans, 151 young couples tied the...

18 die after power cut in flooded Chennai hospital – India bolsters relief, residents...

NEW DELHI: Severe floods that have hit the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu killed 18 hospital patients this week after rainwaters knocked out...

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