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India's Delhi blazes at 45 degrees

2017-06-06

India's Delhi is witnessing a heat wave, as it recorded this season’s highest temperature on Monday at 44.6 degrees Celsius. While the humidity level was between 40% -19%.

Indian coast guards rescue 27 from flooded barge off Karnataka coast

2017-06-05

Indian coast guard members Sunday rescued 27 workers from a flooded barge off coast in southern Indian state of Karnataka, officials said.

Indian fishermen try new nets for healthier oceans

2017-06-05

It took years for the UN Development Program to convince the fishing communities along India's tropical western coast that the diamond-mesh nets they were using were trapping baby fish, while a square-shaped mesh could allow small fish to escape to maintain a breeding population.

Death toll in flood-hit Sri Lanka hits 202, hospitals to be evacuated

2017-06-02

The death toll in Sri Lanka's devastating floods and landslides reached 202 by Wednesday morning while 96 people were still missing, the Disaster Management Center said.

Chinese cultural show, photo exhibition kicks off in Bangladesh to promote friendship

2017-05-27

A two-day Chinese cultural show along with a photo exhibition has kicked off in Bangladesh capital Dhaka to further promote friendship.

Kashmiri protesters clash with Indian police in Srinagar

2017-05-27

Indian policemen throw stones at Kashmiri protester during clashes in Srinagar, summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir, May 26, 2017.

Internet blocked in north Indian district after deadly caste clashes

2017-05-26

Authorities in one of the districts of northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh state have blocked mobile internet services after clashes broke out between the members of two different castes, police said Thursday.

Indian police arrest 150 from Modi's party in Kolkata clashes

2017-05-26

​Indian police arrested around 150 people protesting against a breakdown in law and order in the eastern city of Kolkata on Thursday, after street battles broke out during a march to police headquarters and police cars were set ablaze.

Nepalese PM announces resignation

2017-05-25

Nepalese Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal announced his resignation from the post at a special address to the nation on Wednesday afternoon.

India: Deaths due to air pollution increased by 70,000 in last 5 years

2017-05-24

Deaths due to air pollution have increased by 70,000 in the last five years in India, according to the recently released Environment ministry’s draft State of the Environment 2015 report.