Monday, January 21, 2019

Nepal probes ‘Buddha boy’ over devotee disappearances

HETAUDA: In this file photo taken on November 21, 2008 Nepali spiritual leader Ram Bahadur Bomjan, dubbed “Buddha Boy”, sits under...

Britain warns on travel to south India after temple unrest persists

KERALA: Indian Hindu activists burn an effigy of Chief Minister of Kerala Pinarayi Vijayan during a demonstration over two women entering...

30 killed in Afghan gold mine collapse

KUNDUZ: At least 30 people were killed when a gold mine collapsed in northeastern Afghanistan yesterday, officials said, in the latest tragedy...

Indian scientists slam Hindu ‘stem cell’ claim

NEW DELHI: The organizers of a major Indian science conference distanced themselves yesterday from speakers who used the prestigious event to dismiss...

Violence rages over flashpoint temple

Prolonged showdown between religious hardliners and authorities KOCHI: Police detain an Indian activist amid demonstrations after women entered...

Two alleged Rohingya drug dealers found dead in Bangladesh

DHAKA: Bangladesh police yesterday found the bullet-ridden bodies of two alleged Rohingya drug dealers in a southeastern coastal town notorious for its...

Thousands displaced as Myanmar army, Rakhine rebels clash

Members of Harakah al-Yaqin, a Rohingya Muslim militant group in Myanmar's Rakhine state that denies it is a terrorist organisation. Photo:...

Fresh clashes in deadly India temple dispute

One dead, 15 injured after women enter temple KOCIH: Indian supporters of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) march...

Opposition boycotts swearing-in of new Bangladesh MPs

DHAKA: Opposition MPs yesterday boycotted the swearing-in of the new Bangladesh parliament after a controversial election that was dogged by allegations of...

Clashes after women enter Indian temple

SABARIMALA, Kerala: An Indian priest closes the doors of the Ayyappa shrine at the Sabarimala temple after performing “purification” rituals following...

Bangladesh arrests journalist over his election reporting

A Bangladeshi man walks past posters of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her father Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the founding father of...

India’s flashpoint temple: Background on the verdict

SABARIMALA: In this file photo taken on October 18, 2018 Indian Hindu devotees are pictured at the Lord Ayyappa temple at...

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