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Aug 13, 2018
Arrested and killed over Bangladesh's war on drugs: Crackdown reflects Sheikh Hasina's growing authoritarian rule, say criticsBangladesh police arrested Riazul Islam as he was walking home from his in-laws’ house. At 3:15 am, he was shot dead in a sandy field beside a set of railroad tracks north of Dhaka.
Aug 08, 2018
Hindalco arm Novelis' Q1 net income up 10% at $113 million; sales increases 16% to $3.1 billionThe increase in net income, excluding special items, was mainly due to a 15 percent increase in adjusted EBITDA over the prior year to $332 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2019
Jul 30, 2018
US to launch new initiatives in digital economy, energy and infrastructure to expand engagement in Indo-Pacific regionUS on Monday said it will be announcing several new initiatives in the areas of digital economy, energy and infrastructure for the Indo-Pacific region.
Jul 27, 2018
World Badminton Championships 2018: HS Prannoy's draw provides him with good chance of bagging a medal in NanjingHS Prannoy has been given the kind of draw that provides him with a sporting chance of reaching the semi-finals and assuring himself of at least a bronze
Jul 19, 2018
Pakistan General Election 2018: Terrorism, corruption, ties with India among some of the most crucial issuesHere are some of the most important issues for the Pakistan election.
Jul 15, 2018
US-China trade war: Beijing's trade surplus swells as exporters rush shipments before tariffs go into effectChina's trade surplus has increased to record-breaking levels, worsening relations with US. Exporters are rushing their shipments before the tariffs are imposed
Jul 14, 2018
In opting for imprisonment over exile, Nawaz Sharif may have furthered the cause of democracy in PakistanBy choosing imprisonment at home over exile in a foreign land, deposed Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif has won the second round in his protracted power tussle.
Jul 11, 2018
New Delhi residents inhale five times more black carbon than Europe, reveals study; number of vehicles to rise from 4.7 to 25.6 million by 2030Asians are exposed to nine times more pollution than Europeans, Americans. Black carbon levels were seven times higher for Asian pedestrians than Americans.
Jul 06, 2018
China to continue providing financial help to Sri Lanka under Belt and Road Initiative, dismisses reports of 'debt trap'China vowed to keep providing financial help, including loans, to Sri Lanka despite warnings about the island nation's debt mountain.
Jul 05, 2018
FIFA World Cup 2018: Balance of power rests firmly in Europe after traditional South American powerhouses face declineBut with no structural overhaul in football forthcoming, it is unlikely that we will see the hold of Europe over football weaken anytime soon. The headline surprises, if any, will come only from the continent.