South Asia

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    Everest region bans single-use plastic

    Agence France-Presse . Kathmandu | Updated at 12:55am on August 22, 2019

    Single-use plastics have been banned in the Everest region to reduce the vast amounts of waste left by trekkers and mountaineers, Nepali authorities said. In...

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    Kashmir separatists urge public march

    Reuters . Srinagar | Updated at 12:00am on August 22, 2019

    Separatist leaders in Indian Kashmir have urged people to defy a ban and join a mass march after Friday prayers this week, the first such...

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    More than 2,000 people displaced, 19 killed in Myanmar fighting

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 05:07pm on August 21, 2019

    More than 2,000 people have been forced to flee from their homes, and 19 have been killed, since fighting broke out between government troops and...

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    Pakistan says nine killed in Kashmir border clashes

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad and Paris | Updated at 01:23am on August 21, 2019

    Pakistan said on Tuesday that three Pakistani civilians died in Indian gunfire from across the de facto border in Kashmir and its forces later killed...

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    Sri Lanka rejects int’l criticism of new army chief

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:12am on August 21, 2019

    Sri Lanka Tuesday rejected as ‘unwarranted and unacceptable’ mounting international criticism of the appointment of a general accused of war crimes as the island nation’s...

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    As an Indian, I am not proud: Amartya Sen

    New Age Desk | Updated at 11:48pm on August 20, 2019

    Nobel laureate economist Amartya Sen on Monday criticised the Narendra Modi-led administration’s decision to revoke Jammu and Kashmir’s special status and split the region into...

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    More held in Kashmir to deter protests

    Reuters . Srinagar | Updated at 11:46pm on August 20, 2019

    Security forces detained 30 people overnight in Indian Kashmir’s main city of Srinagar, local officials said on Tuesday, seeking to keep a tight lid on...

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    30 killed in India flood

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:19am on August 20, 2019

    Rains continued to lash several places in Punjab and other states on Monday after at least 30 people were killed and dozens reported missing or...

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    Kashmir schools deserted amid tension

    Reuters . Islamabad/ Srinagar | Updated at 05:43pm on August 19, 2019

    Accusing India of waging ‘fifth-generation warfare’, Pakistan said on Monday New Delhi had failed to inform it about the release of water from a dam...

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    India reimposes curbs on movement, phones in Jammu, Kashmir

    Reuters . Srinagar | Updated at 12:00am on August 19, 2019

    Indian authorities reimposed restrictions on movement in major parts of Kashmir’s biggest city, Srinagar, on Sunday after violent overnight clashes between residents and police in...

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