Burial or cremation: UN experts urge SL Govt to end mandatory cremation

Sri Lanka, Jan. 26 -- The United Nations experts have urged the Sri Lankan Government to end its policy of forced cremation of the COVID-19 deceased, noting that it ran contrary to the beliefs of Musl... Read More

PM greets nation on 72nd Republic Day

New Delhi, Jan. 26 -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday greeted the people of the country on the occasion of the 72nd Republic Day. ''Wishing all the people of India a Happy #RepublicDay. Jai ... Read More

Engaging Biden's America -Pakistan's policy options

Pakistan, Jan. 26 -- President Joe Biden takes up the office as the 46th President at extremely challenging times for the world in general and for the US in particular. The Trump era will be remembere... Read More

Farmers' tractors ready with tricolour for rally after R-Day parade in Delhi

India, Jan. 26 -- Hundreds of farmers, who have been agitating against the Centre's three agricultural laws for two months now, were seen ready with the colours of the national flag on their tractors ... Read More

The two tainted narratives

Pakistan, Jan. 26 -- We are faced with two narratives today one of the government's the other that of the opposition but for the average Pakistani, who is not apolitical, but at the same time does not... Read More

The desi harassers

Pakistan, Jan. 26 -- The two female owners, as they claimed, of this modest cafe in Islamabad, which by the bye, serves average food, mocked their manager in glaring public view for his English. As th... Read More

Anwar sues PM over Parliament suspension in Emergency, seeks court order to declare Muhyiddin's advice to Agong illegal, unconstitutional

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan. 26 -- PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has filed a lawsuit against the prime minister and the Malaysian government in a bid to have the court declare that Prime Minister Tan S... Read More

News updates from Hindustan Times: 5-layer security cover in Delhi on R-Day

India, Jan. 26 -- Here are today's top news, analysis and opinion at 9am. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times. Facial recognition systems, 5-layer cover for Rep... Read More

Farmers' protest: AICC Bihar in-charge to take out procession in Patna today

India, Jan. 26 -- On Republic Day, agriculturists and Congress workers will be taking part in a march in Bihar's capital in a show of solidarity with farmers' tractor rally in the national Capital. L... Read More

Vietnam attends APF executive board's annual meeting

Hanoi (VNA), Jan. 26 -- The Vietnamese sub-committee , as the Vice President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Francophone (APF) for the 2019-2021 tenure, attended the APF executive board's annual ... Read More