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In Gurugram, the number of namaz sites has shrunk to 20 fr...

Residents of Khandsa village in Sector 37 play cricket on a field used for Friday congregational prayers. | Aishwarya Iyer On Nove...

Bar on Khaleda's treatment abroad, legal or political?

Illustration Masuk Helal The unfortunate and unseemly debate over the medical treatment of former prime minister Khaleda Zia...

A growing alliance of Islamophobes looks to lobby governme...

The day after the global financing watchdog, Financial Action Task Force (FATF), added Turkey to its revised list of “j...

America must admit more Afghan refugees

Photo: Reuters. The Biden administration is reviving America’s historic practice of encouraging legal immigration and wants...

Bangladesh ready for extensive foreign investment

International Investment Summit 2021. Photo: Salahuddin Ahmed/TBS A hundred economic zones and a dozen hi-tech parks in the making...

‘Hate won’: Indian Muslim comic says he’s ‘done’ after sho...

Earlier this year, Faruqui spent 37 days in jail for jokes he never told [Screengrab] New Delhi, India: A Muslim stand-up comedian...

Can Indonesia and India get the G-20 to walk the talk?

Indonesia will assume the Group of 20 presidency on Dec 1, and India takes over the helm in 2023.PHOTO: REUTERS Two major Asian co...

Pakistan showcases its rich Buddhist past

Colombo: The remnants of the Gandhara Buddhist civilization in Pakistan are a sight to behold, not just for Buddhist pilgrims but also...

Afghanistan: One hundred days of solitude

Taliban Acting Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi (L) met Qatari officials before talks with US/EU representatives, Doha, Nov. 27,...

The futility of magisterial inquiries into encounter killi...

A policeman aims a gun towards protesters in Srinagar. Representative image. Photo: Reuters/Danish Ismail Srinagar: Even as t...

Afghan economy nears collapse as pressure builds to ease U...

At a World Food Program health facility in Kandahar, Afghanistan, last month.Credit...Jim Huylebroek for The New York Times MAZAR-...

Pakistan did not get its way in Afghanistan, it got right!

Instead of looking within their own countries, Western media sources have sought to blame someone for the U.S and NATO’s failures...

The democratic backsliding of India

India flag tri colour with water colour brush strokes on paper textured background illustration   What is the Global State of...

Myanmar’s army is fighting a multi-front war

Credit: Robert Bociaga Black clouds twisting from the fire soar far into the sky, obscuring the mountains. Below, the hil...

Afghan women speak up against new Taliban media guidelines

Women journalists work in the newsroom of the Kabul Weekly in the early 2000s [File: Ahmad Masood/Reuters] Afghan journalists and...

Ajit Doval was my batchmate, but his understanding of Cons...

File photo of NSA Ajit Doval | Kamal Singh | PTI If my memory serves me right, the mighty Ajit Doval, India’s National Secur...

Bangladesh: Now is the time to take FDI seriously

  It is important to pay heed to the state of our infrastructure because it can influence FDI. Good news is, the country’...

Not only India: Nepal’s Supreme Court is seeing a major co...

A policeman outside Nepal's Supreme Court building in May. | Prakash Mathema/ AFP The Nepal Supreme Court is in crisis. Since the...

Solidarity for Muslims amid opposition to public prayer in...

Altaf Ahmad, 45, a resident of Gurgaon, a city on the outskirts of India’s capital New Delhi, was shocked when members of right-w...

Light at the end of the tunnel for India, as economy recov...

Price pressures in India have soared, thanks to rising fuel prices and global supply bottlenecks. PHOTO: EPA-EFE Singapore: India'...

As inflation surges, Pakistan seeks a $6 billion I.M.F. li...

Pakistan’s economy has been in and out of crisis since Prime Minister Imran Khan came to power in 2018.Credit...Didor Sadulloev...