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India’s economic growth rises to 7.2%

India’s economy grew by 7.2 percent in the third quarter of the financial year, official data showed Wednesday, as the after-effects

Pakistan ban Shahzaib Hasan for year in cricket fixing case

Pakistan Wednesday hit former opener Shahzaib Hasan with a one-year ban and a million rupee ($9,050) fine for a spot-fixing incident

India dumps sari for trousers at Commonwealth Games ceremony

India’s women athletes will for the first time wear trousers and a blazer instead of a traditional sari at the Commonwealth

Ousted Pakistan PM’s brother inches closer to power with party vote

The brother of ousted Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif took a small step closer to the premiership Tuesday after he was

India mourns Bollywood’s Sridevi after reported bathtub drowning

India Monday mourned Bollywood superstar Sridevi Kapoor after her death in Dubai aged just 54, as police in the emirate said

Pakistan to ‘devise strategy’ to stay off terror financing list

Pakistan will develop a strategy to avoid being put on a global terror financing watchlist, the finance minister said Monday, after

Maldives warns India against interfering as ties fray


The Maldives has warned India against interfering in its political crisis, deepening a rift with the country once seen as

Myanmar bulldozed scores of Rohingya villages since November: HRW


Satellite imagery shows Myanmar authorities have bulldozed at least 55 Rohingya villages in northern Rakhine in recent months, Human Rights

Modi talks tough on separatists after meeting Trudeau


Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke out against separatism Friday in an apparent warning to his Canadian counterpart, whose week-long visit

Malaysian rapper held over Lunar New Year dog video


A rapper in Muslim-majority Malaysia was arrested Thursday for allegedly insulting Islam with a Lunar New Year video that features