Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018 | Last Update : 12:24 AM IST

South Asia

Acid attack on 3 girls in Pakistan for rejecting marriage proposal

The girls suffered burns on their face and arms and were admitted to a hospital, according to police.

19 Apr 2018 5:01 PM

Ex-PM Nawaz Sharif disqualified from holding public office for life

Sharif, 67, resigned in July 2017 after Pakistan SC barred him from holding office over an undeclared source of income.

13 Apr 2018 1:26 PM

Pregnant Pak singer shot dead for refusing to stand up during performance

The accused has been arrested, and an investigation has been launched in this regard.

12 Apr 2018 10:21 AM

4 children among 6 killed in Afghanistan blast; 9 minors injured

The explosion happened near a mosque in Shindand district.

09 Apr 2018 8:43 PM

China bolstering army, border control with new equipment

Previous reports said guard rails have been set up along the border to prevent terrorists sneaking into China.

09 Apr 2018 8:23 PM

Pakistan could germinate new forms of terror: Editorial

An overtly sympathetic approach to extremism could germinate new forms of terror on its soil.

09 Apr 2018 6:01 PM

Student protests turn Dhaka University into battleground, 100 injured

As violence spread across the campus, thousands of male and female students launched into pitched battles with police.

09 Apr 2018 4:56 PM

Conditions in Myanmar ‘not conducive’ for Rohingyas to return: United Nations

Myanmar and Bangladesh signed a repatriation deal in November but not one refugee has returned.

08 Apr 2018 5:46 PM

My heart aches for minorities: Pakistani tells Pope, then takes selfie

‘My heart is full of happiness,’ Bashir captioned the image on Facebook.

08 Apr 2018 5:28 PM

Brothers chop off sister’s legs over property dispute in Pakistan

The woman, a local farm worker, had asked her brothers to give her share in an inherited property.

08 Apr 2018 1:13 PM