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Covid-19 pushes India's middle class towards poverty

Shuttered shops are seen in Mumbai after the state government imposed a lockdown, on April 15, 2021.PHOTO: AFP  Ashish Anand had dreaof beco...

Attack by Myanmar’s Kachin minority signals deepening cris...

Kachin guerrillas attacked a police outpost in northern Myanmar early Wednesday, local media reported, in an indication of the deepening involvement o...

On bloodiest day for Myanmar civilians, India attends mili...

India was among only eight countries which chose to send a representative to attend the Myanmar Armed Forces Day military parade in Naypyitaw on March...

Bangladesh at 50: Booming economy, shrinking rights

Bangladesh turns 50 this week as an economic success story but also an increasingly repressive de facto one-party state where a cartoon or Facebook po...

BHUTANESE PM DR TSHERING ARRIVES DHAKA

Bhutanese Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering has reached Dhaka on a state visit as a special representative of the Bhutanese King to participate in the...

US Pullout Will Ground Afghan Air Forces in 'Months': Repo...

The Afghan air force won’t be able to fly effective combat missions within months if the few remaining allied advisers leave, a repo...

India keeps close watch on Turkey-Pakistan's joint militar...

India is keeping a close watch as Turkey and Pakistan launch joint military exercises this week in areas bordering Afghanistan, as the move is expecte...

Pakistan Army troops practice survival drills in Thar Dese...

Troops of Pakistan Army’s Karachi Corps on Sunday practiced coordinated all-round defence and survival skills as part of “Jidar-ul- Hadeed...

India's unusual Covid-19 vaccine problem: Plenty of shots,...

Only about 56 per cent of people eligible to get the Covid-19 vaccine in India have stepped forward Most of the world is struggling to secure enough...

Myanmar military rolls out red carpet for Russian defense...

Russian Defense Minister General Sergey Shoigu’s visit to Naypyitaw last week sends a signal that Myanmar and Russia intend to expand their defe...

Assassinations rise in Afghanistan amid negotiations

The traffic jams in Kabul, Afghanistan’s capital, have recently yielded a sombre new spectacle. Almost every day, drivers crawling along at rush...

Two of India's richest men caught in crossfire over farmin...

Farmers are seen with effigies of India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and businessmen Gautam Adani and Mukesh Ambani, during a demonstration in Am...

Covid-19: In the rush to declare an ‘Atmanirbhar vaccine’,...

Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Sunday complained about “disgraceful” attempts to “politicise [the] critical issue”...

A big beautiful wall: Pakistan has fenced itself off from...

The tribesmen outside the Pakistani embassy in Kabul huddle into their woollen shawls and wait. A few years ago, grumble Abdul Haq Barakzai and his fr...

Kashmir votes, and India hails it as normalcy in a dominat...

The election - a vote to choose rural development officials - was called suddenly. Photo: NY Times  Votes were counted on Tuesday (Dec 22) i...

Myanmar’s purchase of planes from Jordan a sign of things...

An Airbus CASA C295 News reports have emerged that Myanmar’s air force is buying two Airbus CASA C295 aircraft worth US$38.6 million (52.29...

Will Myanmar’s two most powerful figures strike a grand ba...

Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing (L) and Daw Aung San Suu Kyi Every post-election period is interesting. In most countries, the winner’s formation o...

Sri Lanka’s Tamil minority has become more politically fra...

Hanging above the desk of Emmanuel Arnold, the mayor of Jaffna, are images of three Hindu deities, as well as the Buddha, Jesus and the Mosque of the...

Indian state criminalises religious conversions by marriag...

India’s governing Hindu nationalist party has approved legislation in the country’s most populous state that lays out a prison term of up...

China, Pakistan set to supply JF-17 fighters to Nigeria

The official Twitter handle of the Government of Nigeria on Tuesday announced that the country's air force was expecting delivery of three JF-17 fight...

CHAI BREAK: 23 NOVEMBER

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...