8 in 10 girls in Nepal forced to sleep outside during...

KATHMANDU: Teenage girls are still being forced to sleep outside during their periods in parts of Nepal despite a string of deaths...

Protests over Indian nationality bill

GUWAHATI, India: Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) activists take part in a torchlight procession to protest against the government’s Citizenship Amendment...

Screams, goodbyes as dozens killed in Delhi factory fire

NEW DELHI: At least 43 people were killed yesterday in a devastating fire that ripped through a bag factory in the congested...

High stakes: Myanmar Lady gambles image in Rohingya genocide lawsuit

Suu Kyi seen as apologist for murderous military YANGON: From democracy champion to defending Myanmar against genocide charges, the...

Police probed over killings of rape suspects

SHADNAGAR, India: A forensic official holds a gun as police officers gather around the body of man at the site where...

Indian rape victim set ablaze on way to court

Outrage mounts over crimes against women AMRITSAR: Activists from Shiv Sena Taksali shout slogans as they burn effigies...

‘When will things change?’ India rallies after rape

NEW DELHI: Seven years after the gang rape of a student on a Delhi bus sparked global outrage, her mother yesterday demanded...

India girl shot dead in gang-rape as fury mounts

PATNA: A girl in eastern India was allegedly gang-raped and shot dead, police said yesterday, the latest in a string of sexual...

Bangladesh shuts recruitment agencies after abuse claims

DHAKA: Bangladesh said yesterday that it has shut down 166 recruiting agencies hiring people to work in Saudi Arabia after a spate...

Nepal mass animal slaughter begins despite outcry

BARIYARPUR, Nepal: Recently sacrificed buffalos lie on the ground in an enclosure during the Gadhimai Festival yesterday. — AFP

India rape protests swell as school girl killed

NEW DELHI: Demonstrators shout slogans yesterday to protest against the alleged rape and murder of a 27-year-old veterinary doctor in Hyderabad....

Toxin-laced bubbles cause pollution hazard on Indian beach

CHENNAI: A menacing white foam covered one of India's most famous beaches in Chennai for the fourth straight day yesterday creating a...

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