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Separate religion demand for Ayya Vazhi raised in Kanyakumari, BJP's sole constituency in Tamil Nadu

Nagercoil/Tamil Nadu, March 21 -- The head of 'Ayya Vazhi', a reformist spiritual sect that has a significant following in southern Tamil Nadu, has raised the demand for separate religion status ahead... Read More


Mashal murder case: Two accused awarded life imprisonment, two acquitted

Peshawar, March 21 -- An Anti-Terrorist Court (ATC) on Thursday awarded life imprisonment to Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf councilor Arif Khan and one other suspect Asad for their involvement in lynching M... Read More


Crop-guzzling insect threatens to cost farmers from India to Thai billions of dollars: UN warns

United Nations, March 21 -- A crop-guzzling insect, which has moved from its native Americas to Asia, threatens to cost farmers from India to Thailand billions of dollars in lost production, the UN fo... Read More


Pakistan student kills professor over mixed reception

Islamabad, March 21 -- A Pakistani student was arrested Wednesday after stabbing his professor to death for organising a mixed-gender reception at a government college, police said. Associate profess... Read More


PRRD clarifies he didn't link Bacolod mayor to illegal drugs

Manila, March 21 -- President Rodrigo R. Duterte has clarified that he never identified or named Mayor Evelio Leonardia as among the local government officials involved in the illegal drug trade as he... Read More


Underworld gang member arrested in Kaduwela with Kerala Ganja and drugs

Sri Lanka, March 21 -- A member of an underworld gang who was transporting heroin and Kerala Ganja in a car in Nawagamuwa - Kaduwela has been taken into custody. The Police Special Task Force said th... Read More


Bus driver abducts 51 children, sets vehicle on fire in Italy

Milan, March 21 -- A bus driver in northern Italy abducted 51 children and their school chaperones Wednesday, threatening the hostages' lives for 40 minutes and setting the bus on fire at a Carabinier... Read More


Nearly 30 people killed, wounded in back to back explosions in Kabul

Afghanistan, March 21 -- Nearly 30 people were killed or wounded in back to explosions in Kabul city earlier today, the officials confirmed. The type of explosions has not been ascertained so far but... Read More


DOT-12 taps IP women to help tourism campaign

Manila, March 21 -- The Department of Tourism (DOT) in Region 12 (Soccsksargen) has tapped women Indigenous Peoples (IPs) to heighten the promotion of the region's rich culture and traditions. Nelly N... Read More


Stroke units for ten main hospitals - Rajitha

Sri Lanka, March 21 -- Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne had given instructions to accelerate the construction work of ten Stroke Units to be set up in 10 main state hospitals in the country, Heal... Read More