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Indian film industry hails chief censor’s exit

India’s film industry on Monday welcomed the departure of the country’s chief film censor, who had stoked controversy by axing James

Pakistan marks 70 years of independence with fireworks, huge flag, air show

Pakistan Monday celebrated 70 years of independence from British India with a patriotic display including a giant flag and a show

Floods kill 175 in India, Nepal and Bangladesh

At least 175 people have died and thousands have fled their homes as monsoon floods swept across Nepal, India and Bangladesh,

India’s army steps up troop level on China border: report

India has increased the number of troops along its northeastern border with China, reports said Friday, amid a tense standoff between

Convoy of former Pakistan PM Sharif kills boy at rally

The motorcade of Pakistan’s former prime minister hit and killed a 13-year-old boy who had come to a rally Friday at

Brother slays Pakistani bride and her groom 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 in the country’s

Former India rugby player held in triple murder case


NEW DELHI (AFP) РA former player with India’s rugby team has been arrested over the murders of

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