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  World   South Asia  09 Aug 2017

World, South asia, 09 Aug 2017

China says 53 Indian troops still present at Doklam amid military standoff

The ministry, according to the global times, asked India to withdraw its troops and equipment from what it called the 'Chinese territory'.

09 Aug 2017 9:21 PM

Nepal criminalises banishing women from home during menstruation

Supreme Court banned chhaupadi more than a decade ago but it is still followed in parts of Nepal, particularly in remote western districts.

09 Aug 2017 6:48 PM

More bodies found in China flash floods, death toll rises to 25

So far the flood has affected 577 people of 157 households and destroyed 71 houses.

09 Aug 2017 4:25 PM

Sharif kicks off roadshow to Lahore in show of strength

Sharif held a meeting with PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, cabinet ministers and senior party leaders before starting the 370-km-long journey.

09 Aug 2017 2:39 PM

Sikkim standoff: What if we enter Kalapani, Kashmir, China asks India

This is the first time that a Chinese official sought to bring in the Kashmir issue even though such a remark has been made by a scholar.

09 Aug 2017 12:40 PM


Bangladesh sentenced 14 JMB militants over 2005 bombings

Court police's Inspector Anwarul Islam said charges against 3 suspects were dropped as they had died while 4 of the convicts are absconding.

09 Aug 2017 10:55 AM

Thousands hurt, 100 feared dead in earthquake: Chinese govt

Its epicentre was 284 kilometres north of Chengdu and struck at a depth of 10 kilometres, the US Geological Survey said.

09 Aug 2017 8:08 AM