Tuesday, March 26, 2019

BJP officials rebuked for beef lynching reaction

NEW DELHI: The head of India’s ruling Hindu nationalists has reprimanded some of the party’s senior figures for their controversial reaction to the lynching...

Indian activists storm BCCI over Pakistan talks

MUMBAI: Dozens of activists stormed the Mumbai offices of India’s cricket board yesterday to disrupt planned talks on resuming matches against Pakistan, the latest...

MSF says bombing of hospital no mistake

KUNDUZ: The head of an international medical charity whose hospital in northern Afghanistan was destroyed in a US airstrike says the "extensive, quite precise...

Police arrest 2 teens over rape of toddler

NEW DELHI: India police said yesterday they have arrested two teenagers over the rape of a toddler, the latest sexual assault on a child...

Breaking tradition: Child brides fight for freedom – Deep-rooted custom in poor rural areas

JODHPUR: University student Santadevi Meghwal has been threatened, harassed, ostracized and even fined by a council of male elders in her village in India....

Pakistan claims it has killed Uighur militants

BEIJING: Pakistan has eliminated all members of the Uighur militant group the East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM) from its territory, but must remain vigilant...

Mute Indian girl ‘identifies family’

KARACHI: A mute and deaf Indian girl who has been stuck in Pakistan for 13 years because she cannot remember where she came from...

Retail giants restrict travel to Bangladesh after attacks – IS claims it killed two...

DHAKA: Business executives from global clothing giants H&M Inditex and Gap have cancelled trips to Dhaka this month after the killings of two foreigners,...

Indian police arrest six over ink attack

MUMBAI: Indian police said yesterday they had arrested six members of a far-right political group over an ink attack on an activist who organised...

Indian far-right protest Pakistani book launch

MUMBAI: An Indian activist yesterday accused far-right protesters of dousing him in black ink over the launch of a former Pakistani foreign minister's book,...

Bangladesh arrests Islamists for slashing pastor’s throat

DHAKA: Bangladesh police said yesterday they had arrested five Islamists for the attempted murder of a Christian pastor whose throat was slashed in the...

Missionaries of Charity ends adoption services in India

KOLKATA: The Missionaries of Charity, the Roman Catholic order founded by Mother Teresa, has decided to close its adoption services in India after the...

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