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‘War of words’ between India and Pakistan over Imran Khan’s UN speech

INDIA has called Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan’s speech at UN general assembly an “incessant rant”. As a protest to the speech Mijito Vinito, the...

Bollywood star Deepika Padukone questioned in drugs probe

Indian police hauled in Bollywood megastar Deepika Padukone for questioning on Saturday(26) in an escalating drugs probe following the death of actor Sushant Singh...

‘War of words’ between India and Pakistan over Imran Khan’s UN speech

INDIA has called Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan’s speech at UN general assembly an “incessant rant”. As a protest to the speech Mijito Vinito, the...

Three arrested in Sri Lanka for killing leopard for asthma cure

SRI LANKAN police arrested three people suspected of trapping and killing an endangered leopard and trying to sell its meat as a cure for...

India, Sri Lanka pledges to deepen defence and trade ties

INDIA AND SRI LANKA have agreed to deepen their overall defence and trade ties as well as expansion of existing cooperation in several key...

Man jailed in the UK for ‘romance fraud’

A man has been jailed for fraud by false representation after cheating many women in the past seven years. The Harrow crown court sentenced Vimal...

Indian state to allow quarantined virus patients to vote in elections

Quarantined coronavirus patients in the Indian state of Bihar will be allowed to vote in polling stations in upcoming local elections but only during...

Indian playback singer S P Balasubrahmanyam dies

INDIAN legendary playback singer S P Balasubrahmanyam, popularly known as SPB, died on Friday(25) at a private hospital in the southern city of Chennai....

Sri Lanka scraps $1.5bn Japan-funded light rail system

SRI LANKA on Thursday(24) scrapped a Japanese-funded light rail project in the capital signed by the previous government. President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has ordered the termination...

Rescuers call off search for victims in India building collapse

Emergency workers have ended a days-long search for victims of an apartment block collapse in western India as the death toll rose to 41,...