Friday, February 22, 2019

Protesters in India claim victory as citizenship bill stalls

GUWAHATI: Protesters in northeast India claimed victory yesterday after a bill that the government says will help Hindus in neighboring countries...

Twitter gaffes piling up for Indian ministers

NEW DELHI: Two Indian ministers were left red-faced yesterday after their attempts to glorify Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government on Twitter backfired...

Pakistan censors New York Times article by critic of military

ISLAMABAD: An opinion piece in the International New York Times criticizing Pakistan's powerful army was censored by its local publisher Tuesday, replaced...

Fire at Delhi hotel kills 17

NEW DELHI: At least 17 people died when a fire ripped through a budget hotel in Delhi yesterday, prompting authorities to launch...

Sri Lanka seeks hangmen as executions resume

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka has started advertising for hangmen, after the president vowed to resume executions for the first time in four decades...

‘Priyanka magic’ draws thousands at India rally

LUCKNOW: India's powerful Nehru-Gandhi dynasty yesterday unleashed its newest star with thousands turning out to see Priyanka Gandhi Vadra speak at her...

After criticizing vote, US charts careful course on Bangladesh

Sheikh Hasina seen as a useful partner DHAKA: US actress, filmmaker and humanitarian Angelina Jolie (left), a special...

Journalist critical of Pakistan’s govt beaten and seized

Pakistani journalists chant slogans during demonstration to condemn the arrest of their colleague Rizwan-ur-Rehman Razi, in Lahore, Pakistan, Saturday, Feb. 9,...

Bangladesh makes record drugs seizure amid crackdown

Bangladesh Border Guard (BGB) personnel laying out bags of the drug recovered from a search

Indian politician’s murder sets stage for poll bloodshed

KOLKATA: Several thousand activists paraded through a West Bengal town yesterday with the body of a politician whose killing opened a campaign...

Nude protest and black flags greet India’s Modi in Assam

NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi makes remarks at an inauguration event for development projects in Itanagar in...

Facebook boosts political ad transparency ahead of India election

NEW DELHI: Facebook India said yesterday it will run disclaimers on political ads and publish details of sponsors to bring transparency in...

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