Monday, February 18, 2019

Chinese militants killed in Pakistan

BEIJING: Pakistan has eliminated “almost all” militants from China’s Uighur ethnic minority on its territory, the country’s president said yesterday, as China conducts a...

India’s largest SUV maker rides into US on a scooter – Electric scooter market...

ANN ARBOR: India’s largest SUV maker is ready to make its debut on US roads. But it’s starting with two wheels, not four. Mahindra...

India regulator accuses Google of online search abuse

NEW DELHI: India’s competition investigators have accused Google of abusing its market dominance in online searches in the country, deepening the US Internet giant’s...

Taleban concealed Omar’s death till foreign troops left

KABUL: The Taleban yesterday admitted covering up longtime leader Mullah Omar’s death for two years, saying they had wanted to keep it secret until...

Indian scholar who criticized idol worship murdered at home

NEW DELHI: Following a knock at his front door, an Indian scholar greeted two unidentified visitors and was shot in the head and the...

India’s tribal communities spin their way out of poverty

BANKA, INDIA: Pointing to a television in her recently built mud and brick home, Indian villager Munia Murmu proudly shows off her newfound wealth,...

Thousands urge help for sisters ‘ordered raped’

NEW DELHI: Thousands have signed a petition urging protection for two Indian sisters after a local council allegedly ordered them raped and paraded naked...

Families seek justice on ‘lawless’ Bangladesh-India border – In one day 13 were slaughtered...

DEBIGANJ: As thousands of Bangladeshis and Indians celebrated the end of one of the world’s most intractable border disputes, Fatema Khatun was quietly hopeful...

India deploys army to stop violence in Gujarat

AHMEDABAD: The Indian army patrolled riot-hit areas of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state of Gujarat yesterday after the death toll rose to seven...

Saudi executes Pakistani for drug trafficking

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia yesterday executed a Pakistani man convicted of smuggling drugs into the ultra-conservative kingdom, the interior ministry said. It brought to 128...

Fear, despair in Kashmir as India-Pakistan talks falter

NAKYAL SECTO: India and Pakistan aborted rare talks this weekend under a cloud of recriminations, while on the front line of their festering conflict...

Kashmiris suffer as India, Pakistan exchange fire

JAMMU: On the face of it, these villages in the Jammu region of Indian Kashmir seem idyllic. Buffalo carts lazily make their way through...

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