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Venugopal Dhoot: How a 'loan scam' led to Videocon owner's downfall

December 29, 2022 - 8:25pm
Venugopal Dhoot was arrested earlier this week in a case of fraud, which he denies.
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Marion Biotech: Uzbekistan links child deaths to India cough syrup

December 29, 2022 - 1:31am
The latest allegation comes weeks after The Gambia blamed Indian syrups for child deaths.
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Cambodia casino fire: Ten dead in blaze on Thai border

December 28, 2022 - 11:27pm
At least 30 others were injured in the fire at a hotel-casino in the border town of Poipet.
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The young Indians saving crumbling ancestral homes

December 28, 2022 - 10:04pm
They shine the spotlight on centuries-old homes to save them from being erased from collective memory.
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Bangladesh: Densely-populated Dhaka gets first metro line

December 28, 2022 - 1:55pm
Bangladesh's PM says the metro will reduce traffic in the city with a population of 22 million.
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Covid in China: Countries tighten rules as tourism set to resume

December 28, 2022 - 1:07pm
China is opening its borders after three years - but as Covid cases surge, other countries are wary.
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Fatal car crash involving over 200 vehicles in China

December 28, 2022 - 11:47am
At least one person has been killed after heavy fog caused a pile-up near the city of Zhengzhou.
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Russell Domingo: Bangladesh coach quits nine weeks before England tour

December 28, 2022 - 10:15am
Bangladesh coach Russell Domingo quits after a home Test series defeat by India, nine weeks before they host England.
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China Covid: US considers restrictions on Chinese arrivals

December 28, 2022 - 7:32am
Japan and India have already announced tighter measures as China finally reopens its borders.
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British woman Emma Lovell killed in Australia during break-in

December 28, 2022 - 7:22am
Two boys, aged 17, are charged with Emma Lovell's murder, Queensland police say.
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Hong Kong to scrap almost all its Covid rules

December 28, 2022 - 6:14am
The Chinese city once had some of the toughest restrictions in the world, but is now opening up.
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India Covid: Experts say people don't need to panic over China coronavirus surge

December 27, 2022 - 11:06pm
A surge in Covid-19 cases in China creates a sense of fear among Indians about a fourth wave.
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Afghanistan Taliban: 'I wish God had never created women'

December 27, 2022 - 10:52pm
An Afghan teenager says animals have more freedom than women under Taliban rule.
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UN Security Council urges Taliban to reverse restrictions on women

December 27, 2022 - 8:13pm
The Taliban have recently banned women from attending university and working for NGOs.
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The Philippines' food worries amid Ukraine war and typhoons

December 27, 2022 - 6:24pm
The Philippines is grappling with food insecurity amid natural disasters and global price rises.
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Covid in China: People rush to book travel as borders finally reopen

December 27, 2022 - 10:28am
But Chinese tourists will not have unfettered access to all countries - as some impose restrictions.
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Russian sausage tycoon Pavel Antov dies in Indian hotel fall

December 27, 2022 - 7:28am
Meat millionaire Pavel Antov, who recently denied criticising the war in Ukraine, had just turned 65.
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North Korea drones: South's military apologises for pursuit failure

December 27, 2022 - 4:54am
The military failed to shoot down five aircraft from North Korea despite a five-hour pursuit.
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Taiwan extends mandatory military service to one year

December 27, 2022 - 3:56am
The decision comes as tensions between the self-ruled island and China grow.
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Gujarat: Indian man killed over daughter's viral video

December 27, 2022 - 1:59am
The man was allegedly attacked after protesting against a video of his teenage daughter being posted online.
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