29 Dec 2014
Dubai: 'Little India' district in Bahrain has moved closer to becoming a reality as discussions are underway to rejuvenate the area around a Hindu temple in Manama to acknowledge the strong relations the country has with its Asian expatriate community.
28 Nov 2014
Islamabad: Pakistani authorities on Friday released 36 Indian prisoners from the Karachi district prison Malir. Thirty-five fishermen and one civilian were released after they completed their sentences, media reported.
01 Jan 2015
Shanghai: A stampede killed at least 36 people during New Year's Eve celebrations in Shanghai, authorities said, possibly caused by people rushing to pick up fake money thrown from a building overlooking the city's famous Bund waterfront district.
14 Dec 2014
Jakarta: Indonesian rescuers on Sunday used heavy-lifting equipment for the first time to clear roads leading to the site of a landslide that destroyed a village and killed at least 24 people, officials said, with scores still missing.
03 Jun 2014
Islamabad: At least seven persons were killed and three others injured on Tuesday in a roadside blast in Pakistan's troubled northwestern areas.
05 Oct 2014
Hong Kong: Police armed with pepper spray and batons clashed with pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, as fears grew Sunday that officials would use force to clear key streets by the beginning of the work week.
28 Oct 2014
Peshawar: Unidentified gunmen on Tuesday shot dead a member of anti-Taliban peace committee in northwestern Pakistan's Swat district.
02 Jun 2014
United Nations: United Nations has condemned the ‘brutal’ gang-rape and murder of two teenage girls in Uttar Pradesh's Badaun district, calling for immediate action against the perpetrators and to address violence against women and girls across India.
31 Dec 2013
Dhaka: A supporter of ruling Awami League on Tuesday sued Bangladesh's main Opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) Chief Khaleda Zia for making ‘hateful and defamatory’ remarks about the Home district of her archrival Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
02 Aug 2014
Kathmandu: At least eight persons were killed on Saturday in a massive landslide that blocked Sunkoshi river in Sindhupalchowk district in Nepal, turning the river into a lake and putting several villages at risk of flash floods.