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Parties clash over judge

VICE-PRESIDENT THROWS OUT CHIEF JUSTICE MISRA CORRUPTION CLAIMS INDIA’S vice-president on Mon­day (23) threw out an unprece­dented bid to impeach the chief justice, rejecting accusations that...

Bangladesh pays Plaza tribute

SURVIVORS SEEK JUSTICE FIVE YEARS AFTER FACTORY TRAGEDY HUNDREDS of Bangladeshis staged protests and tearful tributes at Rana Plaza on Tuesday (24) on the fifth anniversary...

Top fashion firms slammed over supply chain info

LUXURY fashion houses Dior, Cha­nel and Dolce & Gabbana are among the least transparent of the major retailers when it comes to providing information...

Funding Pakistan’s future

MINISTER CLAIMS RULING PARTY’S ECONOMIC RECORD WILL HELP IT WIN GENERAL ELECTION PRESSURE from Pakistan’s judiciary won’t influ­ence the outcome of upcoming general elections this year,...

Child rapist death penalty ruling approved

INDIA’S government last Saturday (21) ap­proved the death penalty for child rapists, after the gang rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl and a...

Modi and Xi’s ‘trust’ summit

ASIAN LEADERS TO MEET IN CHINA IN BID TO ‘IDENTIFY NEW GOALS’ CHINESE president Xi Jinping and In­dia’s prime minister Narendra Modi will meet in central...

Pakistan’s #MeToo movement: Resham, bandmates defend Ali Zafar 

Pakistani singer and actor Ali Zafar, who is currently in the middle of a sexual harassment controversy, has found support from actress Resham and...

Splitsville for Imran Khan and third wife Bushra Maneka?

RUMOUR has it that Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan's third marriage is in trouble. According to reports, Khan's third wife Bushra Maneka has already moved out...

#MeToo hits Pakistan as allegations mount against superstar Ali Zafar

Pressure has mounted against Pakistani singer Ali Zafar after he was hit with a sexual harassment allegation by a leading actress in the first...

Rifts deepen in Sri Lanka

DISSIDENT OF SIRISENA PARTY ARRESTED OVER ILLEGAL SPENDING CLAIM SRI LANKAN police on Monday (16) arrested a leading dissident within president Maithripala Sirisena’s party, deepening political tensions...

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