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Modi Gets Election Boost With UN Sanction Against Masood Azhar

INDIAN prime minister Narendra Modi's re-election bid received a big fillip on Wednesday (1) after a UN Security Council committee blacklisted Masood Azhar, the...

Church Services In Sri Lanka To Restart From May 5

Public mass in the terror-hit Sri Lanka would resume in certain Catholic churches from May 5 and no bags will be allowed inside as...

Sri Lanka Admits ‘Major’ Lapse Over Deadly Blasts

SRI LANKA'S government today (24) acknowledged ‘major’ lapses over its failure to prevent the horrific Easter attacks that killed more than 350 people, despite...

Two More Indians Confirmed Dead In Sri Lanka Blasts Taking Death Toll To 10

THE total number of Indians who killed in a series of deadly suicide blasts in Sri Lanka has rose to 10 on Tuesday (23). Earlier,...

Death Toll In Sri Lanka Blasts Jumps To 321; Police Detain 40 People

SRI LANKAN police detained a Syrian among 40 people being questioned about the Easter Sunday attacks on churches and hotels, government and military sources...

Islamist Group Accused In Sri Lanka Blasts

BEFORE being named prime suspects in Sri Lanka’s Easter bomb suicide attacks, National Thowheeth Jama’ath’s main claim to fame was being linked to vandalising...

Six Indians Killed In Sri Lanka Blasts

SRI LANKAN officials said today (22) that at least six Indian nationals were killed in a series of eight powerful bomb blasts, including suicide...

Indian Court Refuses To Suspend Ban On Video Application TikTok

AN Indian court on today (16) refused a request by China’s Bytedance Technology to suspend a ban on its popular video app TikTok, a...

Bomb blast kills 16 in Pakistan

A bomb hidden between bags of potatoes at an outdoor Pakistani market killed at least 16 people today (12), half of them ethnic Hazaras,...

Pakistan Court Rules Teenage Hindu Girls Converted To Islam Voluntarily

Two Pakistani Hindu sisters whose parents said they were kidnapped and forced to change their religion to marry Muslims had converted voluntarily, a court...