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OUTRAGE AFTER NIECE TWEETS IMAGE OF KAMALA HARRIS AS GODDE...

Hindu groups in the US have sought an apology from the niece of Senator Kamala Harris for tweeting an “offensive” image, which depicted th...

AT LEAST SIX PEOPLE INJURED IN KARACHI EXPLOSION

A bomb blast in Karachi’s Shireen Jinnah Colony injured six people on Tuesday. The explosive device was fitted in a motorcycle parked outside a...

AFGHAN, UZBEK OFFICIALS MEET IN KABUL, SIGN AGREEMENTS

Sardor Umurzakov, Uzbekistan's deputy prime minister and minister of Investments and foreign trade, arrived in Kabul on Tuesday and met with President...

HEKMATYAR IN PAKISTAN: 'US DEFEATED IN AFGHANISTAN'

Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, the leader of the Hizb-e-Islami party, at an Islamabad press conference on Tuesday said that the United States has been "defeated...

What would a Biden presidency mean for Asia?

What would a President Biden mean for Asia? Will he be Obama 2.0, or Trump-lite? These are questions policymakers on both sides of the Pacific are ask...

Tibetan political leader meets new US special envoy

Tibetans make a pilgrimage around the Jokhang Temple in Lhasa last week. The appointment of a US special envoy on Tibet has angered Beijing. Photo...

Explainer | Why are there protests in Thailand and what wi...

Thai anti-government protesters next to a portrait of King Maha Vajiralongkorn in Bangkok. Photo: EPA A new phase of political chaos, on top of t...

Pakistan govt proposes new law to kickstart CPEC initiativ...

CPEC (China-Pakistan Economic Corridor) aims to improve the lives of the people of Pakistan and China by building an economic corridor that seeks to p...

India out to mute rights defenders, UN told

Pakistan has called on the United Nations to closely monitor the situation in the restive Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK), where r...

Myanmar’s Rohingya crisis exposes ASEAN weaknesses: Report

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has failed to respond effectively to the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar thanks to a lack of leadership...

US Secretary of State to visit Maldives ahead of president...

US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo plans to visit the Maldives after attending the 2+2 talks in Delhi, some media have reported. Some Indian and Sri...

ROHINGYA CRISIS: INDIA INVITED TO JOIN OCT 22 DONOR CONFER...

India has reiterated its commitment to sustainable repatriation of Rohingyas saying they have received an invitation to join the donor conference to b...

POMPEO TO HAVE BILATERAL TALKS IN SRI LANKA DURING BRIEF V...

US Secretary of State Michael R Pompeo will have bilateral talks in Sri Lanka during a brief visit next week, the Government said today. Cabinet spok...

PM NARENDRA MODI TO ADDRESS NATION AT 6 PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has tweeted that he will address the nation at 6 pm today. "Will be sharing a message with my fellow citizens at 6 pm th...

MYANMAR INSURGENTS SAY THEY KIDNAPPED RULING PARTY CANDIDA...

Insurgents from western Myanmar on Monday claimed responsibility for the kidnapping last week of three ruling party candidates in conflict-torn Rakhin...

MUMBAI COURT ACQUITS 20 FOREIGN TABLIGHI JAMAAT MEMBERS, S...

A magistrate’s court on Monday acquitted 20 foreigners including 10 Indonesians and 10 from Kyrgyzstan who were booked for not disclosing that t...

AUTHORITIES SEAL OFFICE OF ‘KASHMIR TIMES’ IN SRINAGAR

Authorities on Monday sealed the office of a prominent daily in Jammu and Kashmir that was allotted to it in a government building here, with the news...

Mizo regiment demanded to guard borders with Bangladesh

Rajya Sabha MP K Vanlalvena from Mizoram state has put forth the need to establish the Mizo regiment in the Indian Army or a paramilitary force to gua...

CHAI BREAK: 20 OCTOBER

Wake up and smell the coffee! Or the chai, if you prefer. Start the day with this virtual visit to the delightful cafes, bistros and restaurants of th...

7.5 MAGNITUDE EARTHQUAKE NEAR ALASKA TRIGGERS SMALL TSUNAM...

A major 7.5-magnitude quake off the coast of Alaska triggered small tsunami waves Monday, US agencies said, but there were no immediate reports of cas...

WORKING ON COVID-19 VACCINE DELIVERY SYSTEM: PM MODI

Not only is India at the forefront of the race to develop a vaccine against coronavirus disease (Covid-19), the country is also putting in place a dig...