India takes up with Bangladesh IS death threat to Ramakrishna Mission

New Delhi--India on Friday said it had raised with Bangladesh the death threat from suspected Islamic State militants to a priest at the Ramakrishna...

India, Pakistan nuclear arsenal on rise as it decreases slowly elsewhere

New Delhi-- India and Pakistan, the two South Asian nuclear giants, are increasing their nuclear weapon stockpiles and missile delivery capabilities even as across...

Abduction won’t stop India’s Afghan aid work

Kolkata-- Efforts by some people violently forcing Indian aid workers to leave Afghanistan won't succeed because people in the war-torn country have always wanted...

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...
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