Rohingya camp blaze kills 15, 400 missing

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh: Fifteen people have died and 400 are missing after a huge fire destroyed the shanty homes of tens of thousands of...

Khan contracts COVID; Modi sends wishes

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, officials said, just two days after he received his first vaccination against the...

Pentagon chief praises India’s ties with ‘like-minded partners’

NEW DELHI: Pentagon chief Lloyd Austin praised India's growing ties with "like-minded partners" as he held talks in New Delhi yesterday that were expected...

Lanka brings in detention, bans burqa

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka Saturday announced using a controversial anti-terror law to deal with religious extremism and gave itself sweeping powers to detain suspects for...

Huge crowd fetes Modi at rally for key W Bengal poll

KOLKATA: A crowd of up to 800,000 turned out for a state election rally by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday, as he sought...

Lanka’s top Catholic demands action on Easter bombings probe

COLOMBO: The leader of Sri Lanka's Catholics demanded that the government find the perpetrators of deadly Easter attacks two years ago, as black-clad worshippers...

71kg of waste extracted from stray cow’s stomach in India

FARIDABAD: Indian vets have extracted 71 kilograms (156.5 pounds) of plastic, nails and other garbage from a pregnant cow, but both the animal and...

Sri Lanka to offer a strategic deep-sea port to India, Japan

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka will offer a strategically located deep-sea port to India and Japan, an official said yesterday as the island seeks to balance...

First Covax jab injected; Modi gets vaccinated

ACCRA: Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo yesterday became the first recipient of a coronavirus vaccine under the global Covax scheme, as US health workers prepared...

Bangladesh police fire rubber bullets, tear gas at new protests

DHAKA: Dozens were injured yesterday as Bangladeshi police fired rubber bullets and tear gas in a third day of protests sparked by the death...

Anger brews over prison death of Bangladesh writer

DHAKA, Bangladesh: Hundreds of people in Bangladesh took part yesterday in a second day of demonstrations sparked by the death of a writer at...

Sri Lanka Muslims protest COVID cremations

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka's minority Muslims demonstrated in Colombo yesterday demanding an end to forced cremations of COVID-19 victims as Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan...

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21st April