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World, Asia, 01 Aug 2019

11 flogged in Indonesia for breaking Islamic law, indulging in Sharia-banned romance

Aceh is the only region in the world's biggest Muslim-majority country that imposes Islamic law.

01 Aug 2019 7:05 PM

Engagement with ASEAN will remain critical element for India: Jaishankar

Jaishankar is on a two-day visit to Thailand to attend the ASEAN-India Ministerial Meeting.

01 Aug 2019 6:22 PM

This basic level math question has befuddled the internet. Can you solve it?

People can’t seem to zero down on one answer. 1 or 16?

01 Aug 2019 4:56 PM

RSF slams Imran Khan over press freedom

Recently, Khan was on a visit to the US and had claimed that media in his country has more freedom than in Britain.

01 Aug 2019 4:44 PM

Fuel prices hiked in cash-starved Pakistan

Apart from the hike in petrol and diesel prices, the rates of kerosene oil and light diesel have now become costlier by Rs 5.38 and Rs 8.90.

01 Aug 2019 4:04 PM


Jaishankar hold meetings with Japanese counterpart, EU diplomat

The External Affairs Minister also said he had a 'good exchange of views' with Kono.

01 Aug 2019 3:43 PM

Video: Wave machine malfunction triggers 'tsunami' at China's water park, injures 44

Officials at Shuiyun Water Park said that the wave machine malfunctioned, and that the worker operating the machine was not intoxicated.

01 Aug 2019 3:21 PM

In a first, Japan scientists to grow human organs in animals

It is the first step in what researchers caution is a very long path towards a future.

01 Aug 2019 3:09 PM

Sign of the times: China's capital orders Arabic, Muslim symbols taken down

The campaign has included the removal of Middle Eastern-style domes on many mosques around the country in favour of Chinese-style pagodas.

01 Aug 2019 2:06 PM

'Jealous of her holiday plans': Russian cops arrest man for Instagram model’s murder

Investigators did not disclose the identity of the suspect.

01 Aug 2019 1:58 PM


Jaishankar holds talks with Thai, New Zealand counterparts in Bangkok

He held talks with Don Pramudwinai of Thailand and Winston Peters of New Zealand separately and discussed issues of mutual interest.

01 Aug 2019 1:13 PM