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Sri Lanka foreign minister quits amid bond scam probe


Sri Lanka’s foreign minister resigned Thursday after being linked to a controversial financial trader under investigation for allegedly

Maratha community protesters grind Mumbai to a halt demanding quotas for government jobs and colleges

An estimated 200,000 protesters brought India’s financial capital Mumbai to a halt Wednesday as they demanded set quotas for

Former Pakistan PM Sharif launches defiant procession

Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif led a defiant procession Wednesday to his party’s stronghold in the eastern city of Lahore

Nepal criminalises isolation of menstruating women

Nepal’s parliament Wednesday criminalised an ancient Hindu practice that banishes women from the home during menstruation.

Many communities in Nepal view

Sreesanth believes in World Cup miracle after life ban lifted

Indian pace bowler Shanthakumaran Sreesanth said Tuesday he was dreaming of playing in the 2019 World Cup after a court lifted

Nepal immigration officials trafficking women: report

Immigration officials at Nepal’s international airport are colluding with traffickers to illegally send Nepali women to the Gulf where they are

Pakistan couple slain at wedding in ‘honour killing’

A man killed his own sister and her husband-to-be as they went to register their marriage at a Pakistan court, police

India’s ‘Faith Runner’ falters on the final straight

Tormented by blisters, illness and injuries, Indian ultra-marathoner Samir Singh got to within 36 kilometres of his goal of running 10,000km

Truck bomb injures 34 in Pakistan’s Lahore: officials

A truck bomb injured at least 34 people late Monday in Pakistan, officials said, in the latest bombing to rattle the

Two rebels, two Indian soldiers killed in Kashmir


Two Indian soldiers and two rebels were killed in armed clashes on Thursday, officials said, in another day