Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018 | Last Update : 12:22 PM IST

Asia

At least 18 charred to death in China karaoke lounge fire; police suspect arson

The blaze took place after midnight in a three-storey building in Qingyuan City, Guangdong province, and was put out shortly.

24 Apr 2018 9:42 AM

Sushma Swaraj meets Xi ahead of summit

SCO development top priority, says Jinping.

24 Apr 2018 1:57 AM

‘Heavy casualties’ as North Korean bus with Chinese tourists falls from bridge

Chinese tourism to the North has continued even though Beijing has enforced a slew of UN over Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons programme.

23 Apr 2018 1:30 PM

For more than a decade, Afghan girl disguised as ‘son’ her parents wanted

With 5 sisters and no brothers, Sitara lives by gender-twisting custom known as 'bacha poshi', which refers to a girl 'dressed as a boy'.

23 Apr 2018 12:11 PM

ISIS suicide attack on Kabul voters kills 57

Terrorists target people at voter registration centre.

23 Apr 2018 1:32 AM

Peace on border a must for ties, India tells China

Mr Wang, 64, succeeds his senior colleague Yang Jiechi who has now become a politburo member of the Communist Party of China’s (CPC).

23 Apr 2018 1:22 AM

17 killed as 2 dragon boats capsize in southern China

The boats were practising Saturday for a race in the Taohua River in the city of Guilin when the accident happened.

22 Apr 2018 3:29 PM

Suicide attack on Kabul voter registration centre kills 31

Islamic State claimed responsibility for the blast, the group’s Amaq news agency said.

22 Apr 2018 1:56 PM

Indian HC officials stopped from meeting Sikh pilgrims

Foreign ministry officials here said the Indians High Commission representatives could not meet the Sikhs as they “did not want to meet them.”

22 Apr 2018 2:39 AM

South Koreans sceptical of N Korea's nuclear promises, want proof

Many ordinary people expressed scepticism about the sincerity of the announcement and stressed the need for caution.

21 Apr 2018 5:21 PM