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India agonises over ‘humiliating’ Lord’s disaster

India’s media on Monday lashed out at “abysmal batting” that led to a crushing innings defeat by England in

Wife of jailed Myanmar reporter gives birth to first child

The wife of a Reuters journalist on trial in Myanmar gave birth to a daughter Friday, the company said, as she

Bookcases and biryani collide as Ikea tackles India


Ikea revolutionised homeware retail with affordable, self-assembly furniture with a Scandinavian twist, sold in stroll-around megastores offering a break for

Bangladesh detains online activists over protest ‘rumours’


Bangladesh police have arrested at least 12 social media activists accused of spreading rumours on Facebook during student protests last

Indian film star prepares for new role – in politics


Indian movie star Kamal Haasan, whose latest film releases Friday, enjoys causing a stir as an actor and now he

IMF says India economy will put on new spurt

India will remain one of the world’s fastest-growing major economies in coming years, the International Monetary Fund said Wednesday, in welcome

Pakistan defends its economic partnership with China

Pakistan Wednesday defended its economic partnership with China, amid fears that the terms of opaque multi-billion dollar investments by Beijing could

Thousands mourn as revered Indian leader dies

Thousands mourned in southern India on Tuesday after the death of revered 94-year-old political leader Muthuvel Karunanidhi.

But tensions were high

Police arrest 10 over latest lynching murder in India

Indian police said Tuesday that 10 people had been arrested over the murder of a man accused of kidnapping children in

PepsiCo: Indra Nooyi stepping down as CEO

Indra Nooyi, one of the most prominent female CEOs in the world, announced Monday she will step down as