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After catastrophic year, Bollywood hopes for a 2021 comeback

The dancers stopped strutting on Bollywood film sets this year as the Indian film industry struggled to find any spring in its step during...

Balochistan: Pakistan’s land of the disappeared

Hani Baloch and her fiance Nasim never thought of themselves as dissidents, but one day in May — just weeks before their wedding —...

Games without frontiers: Indians, Pakistanis team up for eSports

When India banned the hit PUBG mobile game over its diplomatic row with China, Zeyan Shafiq’s eSports team was suddenly left without players. So...

Sharing stories about breast cancer and surrogacy will help Asians, says survivor

Kreena Dhiman has been vocal about her experiences with breast cancer and surrogacy and hopes sharing her story will have an impact by LAUREN CODLING A...

Jay Shetty: ‘I want to help people find calm in the chaos’

by LAUREN CODLING FORMER monk and social media sensation Jay Shetty has admitted he “never imagined” his level of success, as he prepared for the...

‘Going further in the British Army is my career goal’

ON THE BALL: Air Trooper Munib Sheikh joined the army in 2015, after he took part a three-day army camp in the Queen Elizabeth...

Schools challenged to teach climate change as students join Greta strikes

Dozens of students packed onto a boat docked in a flood-prone area of Bangladesh listen closely to a lesson highlighting the natural life of the rivers...

‘Tiger widows’ shunned as bad luck in rural Bangladesh

Abandoned by her sons, shunned by her neighbours and branded a witch. Mosammat Rashida's crime? Her husband was killed by a Bengal tiger. Women like her...

The brothels of Daulatdia: Sex workers to get ‘honourable’ funeral

Often treated as less than human in life, there has been little dignity in death for the sex workers of one of the world's...

Ethnic Bangladeshis lose jobs as mango-mad farm owners shun thirsty rice

Kalamoti Kujur used to make good money as a labourer in the paddy fields near her home in northwest Bangladesh. But five years ago, in...