Indian businessman hosts wedding for 151 couples

With the brides dressed in traditional red and gold embroidered saris and the grooms wearing long tunics and turbans, 151 young couples tied the...

18 die after power cut in flooded Chennai hospital – India bolsters relief, residents...

NEW DELHI: Severe floods that have hit the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu killed 18 hospital patients this week after rainwaters knocked out...

South India rains ease but poor urban planning feeds misery

NEW DELHI: The relentless rains that lashed southern India's Tamil Nadu state for three days eased yesterday, but the misery of tens of thousands...

Chennai city remains under water – India army on war footing as flood...

CHENNAI: The Indian military evacuated more than 2,000 residents stranded in the southern state of Tamil Nadu yesterday as the death toll from flooding...

Pakistan rejects 30 deportees from Greece, sends back plane

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan refused to allow 30 migrants deported from Greece to leave a plane at Islamabad yesterday, a week after talks with the European...

India to ban old trucks as cities choke on dirty air – Trucks over...

NEW DELHI: India will force all commercial trucks more than 15 years old off the road from April and is reviewing how it checks...

Pak hangs school massacre convicts – Relatives of victims hail executions of four militants

PESHAWAR: Pakistan yesterday hanged four men linked to the Taleban's massacre of more than 130 schoolchildren, with parents of victims saying they deserved "no...

Brother kills sister for voting in Pakistani poll

ISLAMABAD: An angry brother shot his elder sister dead because she voted in Pakistani local elections after he had forbidden her to do so,...

Record rains flood south Indian state – Heaviest 24-hour downpour in a century

CHENNAI: The heaviest rainfall in over a century caused massive flooding across the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, driving thousands from their homes, shutting...

Rise of anti-Taleban militias stokes instability fears

JAMSHEDI, Afghanistan: Riding on horseback and motorbikes, commander Naeem's fighters combed a fog-enveloped Taleban infiltration route in Afghanistan's northern badlands, as the government expands...

2 Pakistani soldiers killed in targeted Karachi attack – Pakistan denies war crimes in...

KARACHI: Gunmen killed two Pakistani soldiers in the southern city of Karachi yesterday, the military said, a rare attack on the powerful army that...

Nepal arrests 38 in strike against ‘Indian blockade’

KATHMANDU: Police in Nepal arrested 38 protesters yesterday for trying to enforce a strike against neighbouring India, which is accused of orchestrating a weeks-long...

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