Pakistan sees jihad as low-cost option to bleed India: Haqqani

New Delhi-- Prosecution of jihadis in Pakistan is difficult as the system considers them to be "the good guys", according to Husain Haqqani, Pakistan's...

Modi’s Pakistan visit provided breakthrough in relations: PIBC Chairman

By Nivedita New Delhi-- Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is one of the most "straight forward and outspoken" person, who can help in improving the...

Nepali billionaire Chaudhary: India needs to see South Asia develop to full potential

By Deepak Goel New Delhi-- India, as the largest member of the South Asian comity of nations, needs to display some degree of responsibility towards...

Trudge for water gets longer as springs dry up in Nepal’s mid-hills

By Imran Khan Dapcha, Nepal--Parvati Adhikari and Sandhya Kumari, washing clothes and filling their 'gagri' (water pot) at a tap connected to a natural spring...

Siachen: The glacial battleground of water-deficient India and Pakistan

By Anjali Ojha New Delhi-- At an elevation of over 5,000 metres and at temperature that can dip to minus-50 degrees Celsius, Siachen, the world's...

Activist denies India’s involvement in Baloch freedom struggle

By Sarwar Kashani New Delhi-- India, despite its strategic interests, has not been forthcoming in support to the Balochistan freedom movement, says a prominent author-activist...

South Asians sharing ancestry with a mysterious population

BOSTON--Many bloodlines around the world, particularly of south Asian descent, may actually be a bit more Denisovan -- a mysterious population of hominids that...

First train from China to Iran stimulates Silk Road revival

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By INE Wire Services Tehran--First cargo train from China to Iran arrived in Tehran on Monday, indicating a milestone in reviving the "Silk Road", which...

Former Pakistan president Musharraf in hospital, critical

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ISLAMABAD--Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf was on Thursday taken to a Karachi hospital after he fainted and his condition turned critical, media reports said. Musharraf...

Over 1,000 women victims of honor killings annually in Pakistan

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By Radhika Bhirani NEW DELHI-- Shot, strangled, burnt and stoned -- over a thousand women are victims of honour killings annually in Pakistan, says the...
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