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A four-day cessation to hostilities, while welcome, is hardly the answer; as Chinese President Xi Jinping rightly said, a two-state solution is the only viable route to peace.
Their profession is effectively banned in the country, but it was these miners who authorities turned to when heavy drilling machines broke down.
The men were trapped on November 12, when a landslide caused a portion of the 4.5-kilometre tunnel they were building in Uttarakhand state to collapse.
The Taiwanese company, formally known as Hon Hai Precision Industry, has been diversifying its business outside mainland China, as tensions rise between Washington and Beijing.
Middle East conflict is a rare occasion to share a common voice that challenges foreign policy of the United States and other Western powers.
Soldiers plan to use a so-called “rathole mining” technique, digging by hand to clear the rocks and rubble over the remaining nine metres.
Many messages latch onto global and local incidents to warn Hindus that their safety could be at risk from Muslims if Modi’s BJP loses power in next year’s election.
Chinese and Indian nationals may stay in Malaysia for up to 30 days visa-free, Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim said. Malaysia is counting on extra tourist arrivals – and their spending – to support economic growth.
Pharmaceutical companies are seeking to limit their reliance on Chinese contractors who produce drugs used in clinical trials and early-stage manufacturing, industry insiders said.
The findings from a new study in India add to a body of evidence on organ donations that illustrates the life-and-death impact of gender inequality.
Industry insiders say the Archie comics have long had a cultural impact in India, giving readers their first taste of American life and even influencing some Bollywood films.
The disaster occurred at Kerala’s Cochin University of Science and Technology, where a live music event was interrupted by rain, and several people rushing for shelter slipped and were trampled on.
The heavy machinery brought in to break through nearly 60 metres of debris was damaged and was being pulled out, officials said, adding that the last 10-15 metres will have to be broken with handheld power tools.
India’s ‘plantfluencers’ have cultivated a movement of interior gardens among urban dwellers seeking to bring greenery to grey urban jungles.
Mohamed Muizzu, who is viewed as pro-China, won October’s presidential election on a promise of getting Indian troops out of Maldives.
As rescue efforts continue, a member of a panel of experts investigating the disaster said the collapsed tunnel had no safety exit and was built through a geological fault.
Despite the British leader’s vow to reduce arrivals, official figures showed net migration last year hit new levels.
Maldives president Mohamed Muizzu aims to reduce his country’s dependence on India amid China’s growing influence.
Manav Tuli, the founding chef de cuisine of Michelin-star Chaat in Hong Kong, talks about opening new venture Leela, teething problems and showcasing dishes from the Mauryan empire.
Washington issued a warning to New Delhi over concerns the South Asian nation’s government was involved in the conspiracy.
It will benefit India to have a ‘working relationship’ with the resistance groups as the security situation along the border continues to deteriorate, analysts say.
India’s outdated laws are not keeping pace with the advent of AI-generated deep fake videos, lawyers say.
Recommendations include securing land rights for women, promoting women’s cooperatives and encouraging women to lead in developing climate policy.
The ruling BJP has “propagated the Israeli line” in the Gaza war and resorted to “religious polarisation” to win votes, critics say