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10 killed in fresh firing across Kashmir border

At least 10 people were killed by artillery fire Sunday along the de facto India-Pakistan border in Kashmir, officials said, as both countries accuse each other...

India slams Pakistan for raising Kashmir issue at UN United Nations

India has slammed Pakistan for raising the issue of Jammu and Kashmir at a forum of the UN, saying the country employs "empty rhetoric"...

Calls, texts… and forecasts? Mobile phone towers can predict rain too

Thought mobile phone towers were just for calls and messages? They can also help predict rainfall, telecoms experts said on Friday, a potential game-changer...

Bangladesh border forces kill Indian guard, wound another, India says

Bangladeshi border forces shot and killed an Indian border guard and wounded another on Thursday after detaining an Indian fisherman, Indian officials said, in...

Three militants, two civilians killed as violence spreads in Kashmir

Indian security forces killed three separatists, while suspected militants shot dead two people on Wednesday, one of the bloodiest days in Kashmir since New...

Bangladesh, Nepal ahead of India as growth in South Asia slows down: World Bank...

Bangladesh and Nepal are estimated to grow faster than India in 2019, according to the World Bank, which said that overall growth in South...

Mobile phones back in Indian Kashmir, but internet still down

Mobile phone networks were restored in Indian Kashmir on Monday after a 72-day blackout, authorities said, but the internet remains off-limits to the region's seven million-plus...

China’s Xi and India’s Modi discuss proposals to improve ties hit by Kashmir

Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Saturday he had a free and frank discussion with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and would pursue proposals...

China’s Xi lands in India amid scattered Tibetan protests

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in southern India on Friday for talks with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to try to halt a slide in ties over...

Rescued from sex slavery, red tape traps Bangladeshi girls in India

Priya was 15 when a relative in Bangladesh tricked her with the promise of a dream job as a singer, drugged her, and trafficked her across...