PATNA: The Director of a leading school died on Sunday after being thrashed by a mob following recovery of the bodies of two students from a ditch in Bihar’s Nalanda district.
TAIPEI: More than 500 people, many of them seriously burned, remained in hospitals Sunday after a fire spread into a crowd of spectators at a music party at a Taiwan water park, authorities said.
ISLAMABAD: A devastating weeklong heat wave in Pakistan’s southern port city of Karachi killed 1,233 people, an official said.
MANILA: The leadership of the Philippines’ dominant Roman Catholic church stressed its opposition to legalizing gay marriage on Sunday despite last week’s landmark decision by the US Supreme Court.
BRUSSELS: A bus carrying British schoolchildren has gone off the highway and overturned near the Belgian coast.
MANILA: The Philippines has halted the repair of its airstrip in the disputed Spratly islands due to its pending suit at The Hague challenging China’s claim over the waters, a presidential spokesman s
ISLAMABAD: A two member team of Scotland Yard arrived in Islamabad on Saturday in connection with the murder case of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Imran Farooq.
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena dissolved the Parliament loyal to his predecessor and called fresh elections in August in an attempt to consolidate power and carry out h
WELLINGTON: Delhi’s top diplomat in New Zealand said Saturday he would return to India but denied that his relocation was linked to accusations that his wife had assaulted a staff member.
WASHINGTON: Religion-based societal violence in India was the “most significant” human rights problem in the country in 2014, besides “widespread corruption” and abuses by police and security force, a
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