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A hot, deadly summer is coming with frequent blackouts wor...

Climate change means that the extreme heatwaves of today will become more common. Photo: AFP Global power grids are about to face...

India looking at spending Rs 2 trillion more to fight infl...

Photo: Bloomberg The Indian government is considering spending an additional 2 trillion rupees ($26 billion) in the 2022/23 fiscal...

How is Sri Lanka's youth dealing with the economic crisis?

A protestor throws back a tear gas canister towards the police during a protest in Colombo on May 19, 2022. PHOTO: REUTERS We...

India’s export ban makes wheat cheap – hurting farmers alr...

A farmer stands in his wheat field, which was damaged by unseasonal rains, in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Photo: Reut...

Myanmar’s resistance is at risk of believing its own propa...

To spend time on Burmese social media or online news sites is to think the end is near for Myanmar’s military junta, which s...

Sri Lanka’s President is girding himself for the long haul

University students speak with police during a demonstration demanding the resignation of Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa i...

India seeks to win public trust in crisis-hit Sri Lanka

For the past 15 years, India and China have vied for favourable diplomatic and trade relations with Sri Lanka thanks to its strategic l...

Bright and casual: 6 takeaways from Imran Khan's post-PM w...

It's often said that a bad breakup can lead to a drastic makeover. And while we can't definitively link Imran Khan's changes in wardrob...

Malaysia shows Asean new options in tackling Myanmar crisi...

On May 14, Malaysian Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah met his counterpart Zin Mar Aung from Myanmar's shadow National Unity Govern...

How heatwaves, inflation and an export ban doomed India’s...

A worker unloads wheat grain from a sack inside a mill of refined wheat flour at Khanna in India’s Punjab state. The United Sta...

Sri Lanka enters default and warns inflation may surge to...

Protesters demonstrating in front of the Presidential Secretariat in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on May 17, 2022. PHOTO: EPA-EFE COLO...

SC imposes one-year sentence on Navjot Singh Sindhu in 198...

Navjot Singh Sidhu. Photo: PTI/Files New Delhi: The Supreme Court Thursday imposed a one-year sentence on cricketer-turned-po...

Sri Lanka pushes airline privatization as it sinks into de...

One economist told Nikkei Asia that privatizing loss-making SriLankan Airlines was "long overdue."   © Reuters COLO...

Is Bangladesh heading toward a Sri Lanka-like crisis?

Soaring prices of essential items are bringing enormous pain to economically weaker sections of Bangladeshi society Sri Lanka has...

India’s top court revokes ban on large Muslim prayer gathe...

A worker stands on a temple rooftop adjacent to the Gyanvapi Mosque in the northern city of Varanasi, India/ Photo: Reuters India&...

India's order to collect VPN user data sparks outcry

India's internet user base has been growing rapidly, coupled with rising demand for VPN services that promise privacy.   ©...

Wickremesinghe consolidates his position in parliament

Colombo: Sri Lanka’s new Prime Minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe, who has been the butt of criticism and derision for the way he was...

Pakistan says it foiled suspected attack against Chinese c...

Police arrested the woman in Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province which borders Afghanistan and Iran [File: K M Chaudary/AP]...

PK Halder: How a scamster rose from humble beginnings to a...

His father was a farmer and mother a school teacher. It thus fell upon his mother to regularly take him to Dighirjan Primary School in...

What India’s u-turn on wheat exports means for global mark...

In this photograph taken on 15 April 2017, an Indian farmer harvests wheat in a field on the outskirts of Alwar in the western state...

Can broke Sri Lanka avoid a ‘disorderly default’ and reach...

Anti-government demonstrators take part in a protest near the President’s office in Colombo on May 15, 2022. Photo: AFP New...