Sunday, February 17, 2019

Google CEO seeks to bring millions of Indians online

NEW DELHI: Google's new chief executive Sundar Pichai used his first official visit to India yesterday to outline plans to bring hundreds of millions...

World Bank approves $1.5 billion for toilets in India

NEW DELHI: The World Bank has approved a $1.5 billion loan for a state-led sanitation program in India, where millions of people have no...

Pakistan executes eight

MULTAN: Pakistan hanged eight more convicted murderers yesterday, a day ahead of the one-year anniversary of an extremist attack that prompted authorities to lift...

Pakistan governor killer loses bid to review death sentence

ISLAMABAD: A former police bodyguard on death row in Pakistan for assassinating a politician inched closer to execution yesterday as the Supreme Court rejected...

Sikhs feel in danger, join with Muslims to combat backlash – Bullying, harassment and...

CHICAGO: Pardeep Kaleka spent several days after 9/11 at his father's South Milwaukee gas station, fearing that his family would be targeted by people...

Police jail shopkeeper for banning Ahmadi minority

LAHORE: Pakistani police charged a shopkeeper with blasphemy yesterday after he banned members of the Ahmadi minority from entering his shop, a rare bid...

Dead forgotten at New Delhi’s decrepit morgues

NEW DELHI: A rusted carving knife and a mallet lie on a steel table, while inside the cold storage rooms, bodies take up every...

Zero answers for revenge-seeking Pakistan school massacre parents – Deafening silence from authorities

PESHAWAR: Peshawar's parents are seeking retribution: not only from the Taleban gunmen who slaughtered their children one year ago, but from a state they...

16 killed, more wounded in Pakistan market bombing

PESHAWAR: A bomb hidden in a bag ripped through a crowded bazaar in a mainly Shiite area of Pakistan's northwestern tribal region yesterday, killing...

Modi, Abe bolster ties with bullet train deal – India deepens defense and nuke...

NEW DELHI: Japan will provide $12 billion of soft loans to build India's first bullet train, the two nations announced during a visit by...

Asia’s coastal cities face challenge of rising seas – Global losses from flooding averaging...

NEW DELHI: The future will be a watery one for some of the world's biggest cities. Predicted sea level increases this century mean many...

Salman Khan walks free from 2002 hit and run case

The Bombay High Court has acquitted Bollywood star Salman Khan of all charges in a long-running hit and run case. In Sept 2002, a...

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