Pakistan election: More than 100 die in bomb attacks on poll rallies

Pakistan election: More than 100 die in bomb attacks on poll rallies

Image copyright EPA Image caption It is the deadliest militant attack in Pakistan since 2014 A suicide bomber has killed at least 128 people at a campaign rally in south-western Pakistan – the deadliest attack in the country since 2014....
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US lifts order against China’s ZTE

US lifts order against China’s ZTE

Image copyright Getty Images The US has lifted an order that blocked Chinese tech giant ZTE from doing business with US companies, forcing the firm to halt major operations. US President Donald Trump had intervened to end the ban, which...
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Duo arrested for raping, murdering two women in Assam’s Simaluguri and Mariani: Accused says will repeat crime

Duo arrested for raping, murdering two women in Assam’s Simaluguri and Mariani: Accused says will repeat crime

Tinsukia: The prime accused and his accomplice in the rape-and-murder case of two women on board two trains in Assam have been arrested, the police said. The main accused, Bikash Das, was held from Tinsukia Railway Station on Thursday evening,...
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Bastar development offensive: Healthcare, education thrive as tech-savvy Dantewada collector seeks to counter Maoist doctrine

Bastar development offensive: Healthcare, education thrive as tech-savvy Dantewada collector seeks to counter Maoist doctrine

Editor’s Note: In April this year, Union home ministry removed 44 districts from the list of those affected by Left Wing Extremism (LWE), indicating a shrinking of the area of Maoist influence in the country. This is the result of...
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Ex-Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif returns to face ‘jail cell’

Ex-Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif returns to face ‘jail cell’

Image copyright AFP Image caption Supporters of Nawaz Sharif have started to gather in Lahore ahead of his arrival Ousted Pakistani leader Nawaz Sharif is returning to Pakistan despite facing a 10-year jail sentence for corruption. Sharif and his daughter...
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China industrial park explosion kills 19

China industrial park explosion kills 19

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The blast occurred at a plant which makes chemicals for the food and pharmaceutical industries An explosion at an industrial park in China’s Sichuan province has left 19 people dead and 12 others injured, officials.....
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Spiritual leader Dada JP Vaswani passes away at the age of 99 in Pune due to old age-related ailments

Spiritual leader Dada JP Vaswani passes away at the age of 99 in Pune due to old age-related ailments

Pune:┬áSpiritual leader Dada JP Vaswani, head of the Sadhu Vaswani Mission, died on Thursday due to old age-related ailments, a mission member said. He was 99. “He had been admitted to a private hospital in the city for the past...
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AIMPLB’s Sharia courts announcement is an attempt to subvert rule of law to establish Islamic law

AIMPLB’s Sharia courts announcement is an attempt to subvert rule of law to establish Islamic law

The attempt to establish Sharia courts in India is an attempt to establish a private parallel judicial system which cannot be permitted by law. The All-India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has announced that it will establish Sharia courts in...
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Thailand cave: Museum and film in the works for Tham Luang

Thailand cave: Museum and film in the works for Tham Luang

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionRescuers carry one of the boys on a stretcher The cave complex in northern Thailand where 12 boys and their football coach were trapped for more than two weeks is set to...
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Cave rescue: Key questions answered

Cave rescue: Key questions answered

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Certain details about the rescue are only now coming to light After 17 days underground, all the Thai boys and their football coach have safely escaped from the Tham Luang cave complex. A team of...
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