Saturday, February 16, 2019

Indian temple trailblazer beaten by mother-in-law

KOCHI: India police intervene as members of Sabarimala Karma Samithi try to disrupt a celebratory meeting after two women entered Sabarimala...

Hindus gather by the millions in India for world’s largest festival

Expected to attract more than 100 million pilgrims ALLAHABAD: Indian Hindu Sadhus (holy men) take part in a...

Pakistan university rebrands Valentine’s Day as ‘Sister’s Day’

A Pakistani woman holds heart-shape balloon at a street on Valentine's Day in Karachi on February 14, 2018 AFP

India temple trailblazers braving serious threats and family anger

'This was another step forward to reinforce gender equality' KERALA: In this photo taken on January 11, 2019,...

UN urges Pakistan not to execute mentally ill prisoner

GENEVA: UN experts yesterday urged Pakistan to stay the "arbitrary execution" of a former police officer suffering from mental illness, just days...

Gandhi vows to reform sales tax, seek investment as polls nears

'We will take some rational economic decisions' JAIPUR: An Indian farmer takes a photo on a smartphone during...

Bangladesh garment workers clash with police as strikes roll on

DHAKA: Bangladeshi garment workers shout slogans during a demonstration to demand higher wages in Dhaka. The readymade garment (RMG) workers staged...

New alliance raises pressure on the BJP

LUCKNOW: Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav (R) and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Mayawati take part in a press conference...

Nepali woman, two kids, die in ‘menstruation hut’

KATHMANDU: A Nepali mother and her two children have died of suspected smoke inhalation after a night in a windowless hut where...

Bangladesh man jailed for altered pix of PM

DHAKA: A Bangladeshi man who distorted and posted photos of the prime minister has been sentenced to seven years in jail under...

Delhi cows and elderly to moo-ve in together

NEW DELHI: Delhi plans to create a special home for both elderly people and some of the Indian megacity's thousands of cows,...

Pakistan bans ‘bed scenes’ and ‘intimate moments’ from TV

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani television channels may no longer show "intimate moments between couples" or "bed scenes", the conservative country's media regulator has announced,...

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