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HIGHLIGHTS

Expert warns of impending ‘genocide’ of Muslims in India

Attacks on Muslims by Hindu mobs have risen in India, with little apparent official condemnation [File: Ferdi Awed/Opn Images/Barcrof...

Sri Lanka economists tell government to default on bond, b...

Sri Lankan rupee banknotes sit in a bucket at a fruit stall in Colombo. The country is running out of imported food, fuel, medic...

India says boundary talks with Nepal through existing set-...

The new political and administrative map of Nepal issued on May 20, 2020 includes Limpiyadhura, Lipulekh and Kalapani within Nepali t...

‘Menike Mage Hithe’ is BJP’s theme song in Uttar Pradesh e...

New Delhi: Sri Lankan singer Yohani de Silva’s “Menike Maga Hithe” which had taken the Indian music scene by storm, i...

Taliban announces a national suicide brigade

A suicide vest filled with explosives. Photo: WikiCommons The Taliban recently announced it will establish a battalion o...

Anil Ambani's financial empire goes under the hammer

Reliance Group Chairman Anil Ambani poses for a photo before the company's annual general meeting in Mumbai in Se...

Winter chill brings promise of stability in China-India bo...

Indian troops near the border area with China. Photo: AFP China and India have agreed to step back from confrontation over their&n...

Threat remains in eastern Ladakh: Indian Army chief

Tension point: A file photo of Army trucks seen near the Pangong Tso lake in the Ladakh area. AP   Talks with Chinese sid...

A quest for social consensus against hate speech

It requires consistent legal implementation over time and daily conversations that society needs to have On January 12, 2022 , th...

China to revise Lankan loans repayment schedules

A rendering of the Colombo Port City project in Sri Lanka, which is financed by the China Communications Construction Company. Photo:...

India, China boost infrastructure in the disputed Ladakh r...

Indian army vehicles move along a highway leading to Ladakh, on Sept 1, 2020. PHOTO: EPA-EFE NEW DELHI - India and China are...

Lobbyists working for Bangladesh govt in the US

Several lobbyist groups have been working actively on behalf of the Bangladesh government in the US, keeping up contact...

Sri Lanka's president asks China to restructure debt repay...

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, right, arrives with Sri Lanka's President Gotabaya Rajapaksa during his visit to the Colo...

China to give 30-day free visas to Maldivians

Wang Yi being received in Maldives. Colombo: China will be giving Maldivians 30-day free visas as soon as the COVID-19 pandemi...

Sri Lanka's president asks China for help amid its worst f...

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa (left) with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (centre) during a visit to a port city project...

Parties try to woo India's women voters in Uttar Pradesh

Women are a growing force in India's elections. PHOTO: AFP NEW DELHI - In the poll-bound state of Uttar Pradesh (UP), Congres...

Modi is most dangerous when he senses he is losing ground

Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Photo: pmindia.gov.in Had Prime Minister Narendra Modi not attained the height of power in polit...

FCRA nod for Missionaries of Charity restored

The Union Home Ministry had cited ‘adverse inputs’ for rejection. The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on January 7 restored...

What China's assertive actions mean for the India-China bo...

Of late, the Eastern Sector of the Line of Actual Control (LAC), the de-facto border between India and China, has seen an increase in C...

Kashmir concerns

Kashmir is in flames today. This is not a characterisation of the violence which has gripped it since 1989. It is far deeper than that....

2022 will be milestone in infrastructure: Bangladesh PM

Photo: PID Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said the year 2022 will be a milestone in Bangladesh's infrastructure development. In...