Friday, April 19, 2019

Workers doing India’s dirtiest job say Modi has failed them

MUMBAI: Five sanitation workers, all from the lowest rung of India's caste system, were chosen in late February to meet a very...

Pakistan PM accuses India of war hysteria over downed F-16 claim

KASHMIR: Indian paramilitary troopers patrol outside a central jail in downtown Srinagar. Riots broke out after rumors started floating that...

Indian Hindu groups quietly put the temple plan on backburner

Modi's BJP seeks to partly switch focus to issues with Pakistan NEW DELHI: Millions of Hindus will wake...

WhatsApp to fight fake news during India mega elections

MUMBAI: WhatsApp yesterday launched a service for Indians to check the veracity of information, in the messaging platform's latest attempt to combat...

Murder of child maid forces Pakistan to soul search

LAHORE: The battered body of 16-year-old servant Uzma Bibi was found dumped in a canal and her wealthy employer charged with murder,...

Despite being exposed, fake news thrives ahead of India elections

Election Commission, companies struggle to eliminate menace MUMBAI: Two weeks after a suicide bombing in Kashmir in February killed...

Nepal storm kills 27; hundreds injured

Rare spring storm batters the rural district of Bara KATHMANDU: A freak storm tore down houses and overturned...

Facebook removes 687 accounts and pages linked to India Congress Party

'Fake' accounts linked to Pakistani military deleted NEW DELHI: Facebook Inc said yesterday it was removing 687 pages...

Karachi revitalization drive aims to remake Pakistan’s largest city

KARACHI: At a historic market commissioned by Queen Victoria in Pakistan's southern metropolis of Karachi, third-generation spice seller Mohammad Shakeel Abbasi complains...

Curb on Kashmir property ownership is ‘discriminatory’ – No links to suicide...

NEW DELHI: A legal restriction that bars non-residents from owning property in India's northern state of Jammu and Kashmir is "constitutionally vulnerable"...

Pakistan minister brands US envoy ‘little pygmy’ in Twitter row

US ambassador to Afghanistan John Bass issued a tweet rebuking Imran Khan while alluding to his past as captain...

Dhaka office block inferno kills five with many feared trapped

Three die after jumping from the blazing 19-floor building DHAKA: A huge fire tore through a Dhaka office block...

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