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Of the 162 Indian parliamentarians involved in 306 criminal cases, 76 are charged with serious crimes like murder, attempt to murder and kidnapping, the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) and …
Sexual violence affects as many as 27.5 million women in India, though only one per cent of the victims report the crime to police, says a report in the latest …
Several of India's most popular car models, including the famously small Tata Nano, crumpled in independent crash tests in ways that would likely lead to fatality or serious injury, a …
India has 75 million households without access to electricity and per capita consumption in rural households was only 8 units per month as compared 24 units in urban households, according …
A senior Pakistani columnist on Friday termed Iran's nuclear deal with the 5+1 group as a major success of the Islamic Republic that would have a positive impact on the …
Saturday, 04 January 2014 17:16

'Battling Begums' bring Bangladesh to brink

When they joined forces two decades ago, Bangladesh's "Battling Begums" ousted a dictator and ushered in a new era of democracy.
Nepal's ties with India witnessed steady growth in 2013 despite political instability here which persisted even after Assembly Elections as no party could secure an absolute majority to form the …
Friday marked the 216th birth anniversary of Mirza Asad Ullah Khan "Ghalib". In Agra, the city of the Urdu poet and cultural icon's birth, there is no proper memorial to …
India has taken up with the United States a fact that gives a new twist to the Devyani Khobragade case: she had full diplomatic status at the time of her …
The Legislative Assembly of Hyderabad, India, is the seat of the state legislature of Andhra Pradesh. This year the assembly building completes 100 years of its existence. But unfortunately no …
With over 66 percent voting in the Assembly polls Wednesday, Delhi recorded the highest voter turnout including all Assembly and Lok Sabha polls in the last two decades.
Pakistani Member of Parliament (MP) on Monday welcomed Iran's nuclear deal with world powers adding that it is a major victory of Iran.
Friday, 29 November 2013 16:59

A fresh opportunity in Nepal

The results of the elections to Nepal's second Constituent Assembly are yet to fully come out but there is little doubt that the Nepali Congress is set to become the …
It is widely believed in Pakistan that Iran's understanding with major powers on nuclear issue will have positive impact on the country's relations with Iran and on the gas pipeline …
The International Monetary Fund expects Sri Lanka's economy to grow at 6.5 percent this year and in 2014, less than the central bank's forecast, a senior Fund official said, and …
Politics of hartal (strike) is not new in Bangladesh, but it has now acquired a new dimension which is perhaps both brutal and dangerous.
Clashes between nuclear-armed Pakistan and India are always unnerving, but for Tanveer Ahmed, the latest border flare-up is personal: It's harming his marriage prospects.
As many as 160,000 people suffer from brain stroke annually in the country with men being the most vulnerable to the disease, a study has found.
The media of both China and India need to be more positive about bilateral relations to remove misconceptions among the people of the two countries about each other, according to …
Sri Lanka is one of the 29 economies in the world that improved the most in the ease of doing business, according to a new global survey by the International …