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Pakistan deadly oil tanker fire likely caused by smoking: police

2017-06-25

The deadly oil tanker fire that claimed at least 123 lives and wounded over 100 others in Pakistan's eastern Punjab province on Sunday morning could be caused by smoking, said police.

India: popular car number “0001” sells for 1.6 million

2017-06-24

The most popular number for cars in Delhi, “0001” was recently auctioned and fetched a sum of 1.6 million rupees for the government.

2017 BRICS Games: Indian wushu competitor breaks down walls

2017-06-23

The "I" in BRICS stands for India, the country with the world's second largest population, and it is here in this nation that a recent Bollywood movie about a father who trains his daughters to become wrestling champions has become popular.

Thousands of patients stranded in Sri Lanka as doctors strike

2017-06-23

Sri Lanka doctors attached to the Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA), on Thursday launched an islandwide strike, protesting against the violent clashes which erupted between police and students on Wednesday.

Sri Lanka to be free from landmines by 2020

2017-06-22

COLOMBO, June 22 (APD) - The Sri Lankan government aims to make the island country free from landlines by the year 2020 after hundreds of people have been killed or disabled from it in former war torn areas.

India: 3,000,00 people perform yoga at one place, set world record

2017-06-22

Led by Yoga guru Baba Ramdev, about 3,000,00 people performed yoga in the city of Ahmedabad to mark international yoga day on Wednesday. Ramdev informed the participants that the event would be recorded in the Guinness World Records book for having the highest number of people perform yoga at one place.

India: Prime Minister  Modi could discuss visa issue with US  President

2017-06-21

According to a top trade ministry official, the issue of visas for skilled workers could be discussed during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s meeting with US President, Donald Trump next week.

Indian woman abducted, gangraped by 3 men in moving car near capital

2017-06-21

In a horrific incident, a 35-year-old Indian woman was allegedly abducted and gangraped for nearly four hours by three men in a moving car near the capital late Monday night before being thrown off the vehicle in the early hours of Tuesday.

Indonesia deploys Sukhoi jets to guard against fleeing militants

2017-06-19

Indonesia has deployed Sukhoi fighters at a base in northern Borneo to beef up security in case Islamist militants who overran a town in the Philippines try to flee southwards, an air force colonel told the Antara news agency.

India to choose President soon

2017-06-19

Acting on the Election Commission’s notification, parties in India are deciding on their candidates to contest the presidential election scheduled for next month.