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Time to challenge what we know: Radwan Mujib Siddiq

Radwan Mujib Siddiq. File photo Policymakers need to revisit their assumptions and undertake a more detailed analysis of who and w...

Ice-age children’s handprints found in India could be some...

The fossilised handprints were preserved in limestone on the Tibetan Plateau. Photo: Facebook Fossilised handprints of children fr...

India seized $2.7bn in Afghan heroin amid Taliban takeover...

Indian officials say they seized nearly three tonnes of heroin originating from Afghanistan worth an estimated 200bn rupees ($2.72bn) a...

Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi pleads not guilty in incitement...

Myanmar’s military government has put deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi on trial for incitement, her lawyer said, the latest in a l...

Ambassadors appointed by Oli government to be recalled

The government has decided to recall all ambassadors politically appointed by the previous KP Sharma Oli-led administration. A Cabinet...

India's Goswami lampooned after claiming ISI agents are st...

A screengrab from Indian anchor Arnab Goswami's programme 'The Debate'. Firebrand Indian television anchor Arnab Goswami was left...

Bangladesh to export 2,080 tonnes of hilsha to India

The commerce ministry today gave go-ahead to 52 companies to export 2,080 tonnes of hilsa fish to India by October 10 this year, as the...

Dutch foreign minister quits over Afghanistan evacuation c...

Dutch Foreign Minister Sigrid Kaag has resigned after the lower house of parliament passed a motion of censure against the government o...

Anger as Sri Lanka court returns elephants to alleged traf...

In a controversial order being widely slammed by conservationists, a Sri Lankan court has upheld an earlier decision to allow the retur...

PM Hasina sends Modi bouquet of 71 roses on his 71st birth...

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has greeted her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi with a bouquet of 71 red roses on the occasion of his 71t...

Myanmar junta to put ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi on tri...

Ms Aung San Suu Kyi will face a new trial on four charges of corruption beginning on Oct 1, 2021.PHOTO: AFP Myanmar's junta will p...

Initial talks with Taliban can be thru’ its Doha office: E...

Bangladesh must decide on the Taliban issue with caution and patience, said experts at a virtual event on Wednesday.  If possible...

Afghan Taliban leader Abdul Ghani Baradar among Time's 100...

Abdul Ghani Baradar, the Taliban co-founder and now deputy prime minister of Afghanistan, has been named among the "100 Most Influentia...

Myanmar currency hovers near all-time low

A money-changer's office in Yangon: Myanmar's currency, the kyat, has fallen 20% to 30% since a military takeover of the governm...

Putin phones Khan as Afghanistan brings Pak, Russia closer

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday discussed the evolving situation in Afghanis...

Modi to inaugurate new defence ministry buildings, vacated...

A model view of Delhi's proposed Central Vista | Twitter Defence ministry offices that have been functioning from barracks on Dalh...

Taliban probing bank accounts linked to Afghan ex-official...

The investigation may lead to the freezing of assets and accounts of former civil servants, ministers and lawmakers.PHOTO: EPA-EFE...

Myanmar's Suu Kyi back in court after health no-show

Ms Suu Kyi's lawyer said she suffered from "car sickness" while being taken to the courtroom.PHOTO: AFP Ousted Myanmar leader Aung...

Dr Abdul Qadeer disappointed with PM Imran for not inquiri...

Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan said his condition was improving and he was not getting oxygen artificially on a regular basis. — AFP/File...

Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi skips hearing after feeling unwe...

Aung San Suu Kyi was deposed by the military in a February coup that sparked a mass uprising [File: Aung Shine Oo/ AP Lawyers for...

Mumbai’s humble snack Vada Pav gets new attention after Br...

Vada pav made by a street food vendor with dry peanut-garlic and other chutneys. Photo: Ruchira Ramanujam A recent photo of Br...