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Feuding Indian politicians do battle over a bicycle


The humble bicycle has taken centre stage in a bitter battle for control of the party that runs India’s most

Bangladesh urges Myanmar to end unrest


Bangladesh urged Myanmar Thursday to end months of violence that has forced tens of thousands of Rohingya to flee across

Amla admits relief after century in 100th Test


Hashim Amla marked his 100th Test match with a century on Thursday, then said scoring runs after a lean period

India’s feuding Tata Sons names new chief executive


India salt-to-steel conglomerate Tata Sons appointed a new chairman of the board on Thursday, the company said in a statement,

Indian police rescue 6,000 turtles in ‘largest’ haul

Indian police said Wednesday they had recovered more than 6,000 freshwater turtles weighing over four tonnes from poachers who planned to

Nepal sacks earthquake reconstruction chief

Nepal on Wednesday sacked the chief of its earthquake reconstruction body, a move seen by critics as politically motivated and likely

Indian police censure officer over caste demand

Indian police said Tuesday they had taken action against an officer after he asked a man who complained of assault and

Fears of online crackdown after Pakistan bloggers vanish

Pakistani activists and opposition lawmakers voiced fears Tuesday of a crackdown on social media, the last bastion of free speech in

India bat makers say there’s no stopping big hitters

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Worst rain ‘in 30 years’ heaps misery on flood-hit Thai south


The heaviest rains in 30 years have caused the floods sweeping southern Thailand, the kingdom’s junta leader said Monday, as