IS expands Afghan footprint with terror campaign

JALALABAD: Rahman Wali's younger brother was one of 10 Afghan men forced by Islamic State militants to kneel over bombs buried in the soil...

Pakistan’s Taleban rejects Islamic State leader’s claim to be ‘caliph’

DERA ISMAIL KHAN: Pakistan's Taleban has rejected Islamic State leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi's claim to be the global leader of all Muslims, the movement...

Ghandis accused of acquiring newspaper assets illegally – India court grants bail to Sonia...

NEW DELHI: An Indian magistrate granted bail to opposition leaders Sonia and Rahul Gandhi minutes after they arrived at a Delhi court yesterday, over...

India’s Sanskrit speakers seek to resurrect ‘dead’ language – ‘Aim to take Sanskrit to...

NEW DELHI: In a tiny flat in a rundown alley in New Delhi, Rakesh Kumar Misra is working against the odds to bring India's...

Worker dies ‘after being sucked into jet engine’

MUMBAI: A technician working for Air India has died after being sucked into a jet engine as the plane pushed back for take-off at...

Indian painting sells for record $4.4 mn at Christie’s auction

MUMBAI: An oil painting by abstract artist Vasudeo S Gaitonde sold for 293 million rupees ($4.4 million) at a Christie's auction in Mumbai on...

Top India court bans diesel cars in capital

NEW DELHI; India's top court yesterday ordered a temporary ban on large new diesel cars in New Delhi as part of a series of...

Pakistan vows revenge one year after school massacre – Loss ‘something that cannot be...

PESHAWAR: Pakistan's leader called yesterday for vengeance under portraits of children killed by Taleban bullets as the country marked the first anniversary of a...

India lacks political will to stop rapes: Victim’s father

NEW DELHI: The father of a student who died after being gang-raped in New Delhi three years ago said yesterday politicians still lack the...

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...

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