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HIGHLIGHTS

Sri Lanka eyes Rajapaksa successor: 5 things about life af...

Dawn breaks over Sri Lanka's blockaded presidential secretariat in Colombo on the morning of July 15, when President Gotabaya...

Why is there a gas crisis in a country that is gas-rich?

Bangladesh, at present, has enough power generation capacity to claim that its "electricity to all" campaign is a success, and to make...

In debt and out of favour, Pakistan is struggling to patch...

Pakistani Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif speaks to reporters in Islamabad, Pakistan, on June 14. Photo: Xinhua After Saudi Arabia,...

Myanmar refugees in Thailand endure resettlement wait

Refugees, who have fled a flare-up in fighting between the Myanmar military and armed groups, bathe in the river waters on the Thai-M...

US building its most advanced nuclear ballistic sub

The old-class ballistic-missile submarine USS Henry M. Jackson transits the Hood Canal as it returns home to Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor...

India and China quibble over trade figures

Cargo containers stacked at a port in Lianyungang in China's eastern Jiangsu province on May 9, 2022. PHOTO: AFP NEW...

India police crack down on protests against Prophet remark...

Muslims hold a banner during a protest demanding the arrest of suspended BJP leader Nupur Sharma for her insulting comments against...

'Rajapaksa said Modi insisted on Adani for power project',...

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, Gautam Adani, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (Photos: PTI) New Delhi: The...

Insulting Prophet Muhammad is straight out of the BJP play...

Indian Muslims shout slogans as they react to the derogatory references to Islam and the Prophet Muhammad made by top officials in th...

Killings tear Kashmir's fragile social fabric in test for...

A member of India's Central Reserve Police Force stands guard in Srinagar, Kashmir, in late May.   © Reuters SR...

The droopy rupee: Can India's currency be revived?

NEW DELHI -- India's central bank is expected to announce another rise in interest rates at the end of a three-day policy meeting that...

Beyond Sri Lanka, economic cyclone bears down on South Asi...

MUMBAI -- For over a decade, Mattias Martinsson has been investing in frontier economies, including Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka....

New report traces activities of US-based Hindutva groups o...

A Vishwa Hindu Parishad of America event in Texas. Photo: Facebook/Vishwa Hindu Parishad of America New Delhi: For nearly two...

Hoping for a Chinese rescue

Desperate times call for drastic measures. By increasing petroleum prices the government hopes to dodge sovereign default, salvage the...

Is Bangladesh paying for her hospitality towards Rohingya...

Rohingya refugees walk toward refugee camps in Palang Khali, Bangladesh, on Oct 19, 2017. PHOTO: REUTERS DHAKA : As if a mill...

A bleak future awaits Pakistan if politics and economics c...

May 25 presented a sorry spectacle of street clashes and a government-opposition showdown that plunged the capital into chaos. Bet...

Collective Amnesia, Grudges and India's 'Lost' Glory: Eigh...

PM Narendra Modi. In the background is a bulldozer at Delhi's Jahangirpuri. Photos: PTI. New Delhi: Some believe him to be a moder...

The new ideology of politics

Illustration: Binay Sinha Does ideology have any place in Indian politics? One knee-jerk response, I guess, would be to...

Lankan PM proposes sweeping changes in Lanka’s governance...

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe Colombo: The Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Sunday proposed sweeping change...

How Bangladesh has surged past India on road to South Asia...

Workers adjusts fasteners during construction of the Chittagong-Cox’s Bazar railway line in Ramu, Bangladesh, on May 17. Phot...

BIMSTEC searches for a bigger role in the Indo-Pacific

After a two-year COVID-19 induced delay, the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) c...