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Navratri: Outrage as Delhi meat shops shut for Hindu festival

April 6, 2022 - 4:26am
Civic officials in the Indian capital ask for meat shops to be closed during Navratri festival.
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Gotabaya Rajapaksa: Sri Lanka president defies calls for his resignation

April 6, 2022 - 2:36am
Gotabaya Rajapaksa has lost wider political support as protests continue over food and gas shortages.
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Ukraine: India strongly condemns Bucha civilian killings

April 6, 2022 - 1:22am
Delhi calls for an investigation into the "deeply disturbing reports" of civilian killings.
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Namit Malhotra: The Indian who won a VFX Oscar for Dune

April 5, 2022 - 7:56pm
Namit Malhotra started his company from a garage in Mumbai. Now it's winning Academy Awards.
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South Korea: Why so many struggle to sleep

April 5, 2022 - 7:45pm
Growing numbers of South Koreans suffer from sleep deprivation, with many turning to sleeping pills.
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Shanghai Covid lockdown extended to entire city

April 5, 2022 - 6:07am
China's financial hub is now subject to indefinite restrictions after Covid cases hit a new high.
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Sri Lanka MPs leave Gotabaya Rajapaksa-led coalition

April 5, 2022 - 3:35am
More than 40 aligned with Mr Rajapaksa's coalition say they will independently represent themselves.
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Imran Khan: What we know so far as PM's fate hangs in balance

April 4, 2022 - 6:59am
The fate of Pakistan's prime minister - and the country - teeters on a decision by the Supreme Court.
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Why Sri Lanka cabinet resignations won't appease angry protesters

April 4, 2022 - 2:53am
Many Sri Lankans blame their controversial president Gotabaya Rajapaksa for the dire economic crisis.
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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam won't seek second term

April 4, 2022 - 1:58am
Carrie Lam's five years in office saw massive pro-democracy protests and increased Chinese control.
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Pakistan: Court to decide embattled PM Imran Khan's fate

April 4, 2022 - 12:40am
It will rule on a controversial blocked vote of no-confidence, following a day of political turmoil.
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Bondi Beach: Huge tides engulf Sydney's famous beach

April 3, 2022 - 10:13pm
Scenes of swells washing over Australia's most famous beach and its promenade have stunned locals.
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Mansiya VP: The ‘non-Hindu’ dancer barred from a Kerala temple

April 3, 2022 - 8:44pm
Indian dancer Mansiya VP, born a Muslim, says art has no religion after a temple refused to let her perform.
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Shanghai lockdown: Economy shaken by zero-Covid measures

April 3, 2022 - 7:39pm
Shanghai is a major financial centre and port as well as a hub for manufacturing electronics and cars.
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Sri Lanka's cabinet ministers resign as crisis protesters defy curfew

April 3, 2022 - 3:22pm
The resignations come as protesters faced off with police over rising living costs.
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Pakistan heads for early election amid move to remove PM Imran Khan

April 3, 2022 - 7:11am
Imran Khan says the US is leading a conspiracy to remove him because of foreign policy decisions.
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Imran Khan: Support for Pakistan PM despite likely defeat

April 2, 2022 - 8:08am
Pakistan's prime minister remains a political force despite a likely defeat in a no-confidence vote.
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Surya Kasibhatla: Actor with cerebral palsy shines in Bollywood thriller Jalsa

April 1, 2022 - 9:36pm
The 14-year-old of Indian origin has received rave reviews for his Bollywood debut.
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China: Shanghai hospital struggles with Covid infections

April 1, 2022 - 8:45pm
Authorities have yet to announce Covid deaths, but hospital workers have described a dire situation.
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Sri Lanka imposes state of emergency amid protests

April 1, 2022 - 5:34pm
Protestors are angry because of food, fuel and power shortages across the nation.
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