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Pakistan military chief signs death warrants for 30 militants

Islamabad (AFP) – Pakistan’s powerful army chief has confirmed the death sentences passed by military courts on 30 militants,

Indian billionaire plans $150 million ‘Mahabharata’ movie

A Gulf-based billionaire is planning to smash the record for the most expensive Indian movie by splashing out $150

Pakistan teacher describes facing mob that lynched student

A teacher has described the moment he was accosted by a Pakistani mob which lynched a liberal student accused of blasphemy

Bangladesh trains teenage girls to fight cyber crime

Bangladesh on Tuesday began training thousands of teenage girls to fight cyber crime, citing an “alarming” rise in social media-related abuses

Students clash with police in Indian Kashmir protests

Hundreds of students clashed with government forces in Indian Kashmir during protests Monday against a police raid on a college, as

Hundreds evacuated after deadly Sri Lanka dump collapse

Sri Lanka has moved over 400 families to temporary shelters after tonnes of rotting garbage collapsed onto a slum on Friday,

Bangladesh buries Islamist extremists after hanging


DHAKA: Bangladeshi villagers buried the leader of a banned Islamist extremist outfit and two of his aides early Thursday, hours

Meet Mumbai’s first women rickshaw drivers


Chaya Mohite slowly turns the accelerator as she carefully edges the salmon-coloured rickshaw forward, one of Mumbai’s first female auto

India’s party mecca Goa bans late night raves in crackdown


India’s tourist mecca Goa is pulling the plug on its legendary all-night dance parties as the local government tries to

India’s Infosys reports subdued fourth quarter growth


Indian software giant Infosys pledged Thursday to return $2 billion to shareholders this year as it reported subdued growth in