Pakistani business community rises in support of lynched Sri Lankan manager's family (Photo: Dawn)

Ten-year salary plus generous compensation: Pakistani business community rises in support of lynched Sri Lankan manager's family

In a laudable gesture of restitution for a heinous act of their compatriots, Pakistan’s business community has come forward to assist the widow of the Sri Lankan manager who was lynched last year in Sialkot's industrial area

In emotional reunion, Indian and Pakistani brothers meet after 74 years

Some India-Pakistan stories do have a happy ending. Two brothers, one Indian and one Pakistani, who were separated during the India-Pakistan partition of the subcontinent in 1947, were reunited after 74 years in Kartarpur, the Sikh pilgrim center in Pakistan, local media reported

Murals in the dead of night: Afghan women resist Taliban’s imposition of dark days

For Kabul, murals aren’t just paintings. It is also a general expression of protest, resentment against both their past and present rulers

Kashmiri girl turns reporter to highlight poor road conditions

An undated video of a little girl from Jammu and Kashmir who turned reporter to show the poor condition of roads, especially those leading to her home, has created a storm on the internet, with people complimenting her for her coverage

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Monkeys being poisoned in Bangladesh to clear encroached forest land for cultivation

Villagers in one of Bangladesh’s districts are killing monkeys in the Cox Bazaar forest area to clear the land they have allegedly encroached upon for cultivation, environment activists alleged

India-Pakistan match tickets for the T20 cricket World Cup clash sold out within hours

In yet another indication of the huge fan following for cricketing contests between India and Pakistan – two neighbors whose 22-yard clashes have been largely limited by tense diplomatic relations and geopolitical tussles over the years – tickets for their coming encounter in the T20 World Cup has been sold out within hours

No honking, no beeping - only music now on Indian roads!

Indian roads, one of the world's noisiest, might soon become a symphony of Indian musical sounds - if Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari, has his way

Umer Sharif, Pakistan's 'King of Comedy', dies in Germany; Pakistan mourns

Pakistan's entertainment industry was in mourning over the death of Umer Sharif, one of the country's most popular comic actors and hailed by many as the "King of Comedy", who died in Germany on Saturday, Pakistani media reported

India favorites as South Asia's premier football tournament kicks off Friday

After two postponements, a shifting of venue and a withdrawal – all prompted by the raging Covid-19 pandemic – the 13th edition of the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) championship kicks off on October 1 in the picturesque Maldivian capital Male, surrounded by the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean

Two women Bangladeshi bravehearts risking their lives daily to reach oxygen to Covid patients

Two women - a former woman cricketer and a software engineer – have emerged as life saviours in Bangladesh for risking their lives to reach oxygen to Covid-19 patients

Bangladeshi man sets his bike on fire after being repeatedly fined

Shawkat Ali bought a motorbike two months ago for ride-sharing services to earn some money. However, he himself set the bike on fire on Monday when he was fined for violating traffic rules

Tennis aces, India's Rohan Boppana and Pakistan's Aisam ul Haq, to pair once again for ATP Sofia Cup

Pakistan and India may be at daggers drawn politically and diplomatically, but friendships and partnerships at a people to people level tell a different story

Pakistani singer Atif Aslam releases new song featuring Mahira Khan

Pakistani singer-actor Atif Aslam, whose songs are popular across the subcontinent, took to Twitter to announce the release of his new song Ajnabi, featuring actor Mahira Khan in the video. The song was released on Youtube

Superhit Sri Lankan song Manike Mage Hithe now part of India’s election campaign

After captivating India’s globally popular film industry and its entertainment-craving public, Sri Lanka’s chartbuster song Manike Mage Hithe (In my Heart) has now made its appearance in an Indian election campaign

Bangladeshi girl wins award from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for raising mental health awareness

Bangladeshi girl Fairooz Faizah Beether, the co-founder of an organization that aims at enlightening the youth about the importance of mental health care, has won the 2021 Goalkeepers Global Goals Changemaker Award, announced by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Pakistani actor Mahira Khan joins Commonwealth campaign against domestic, sexual violence

Renowned Pakistani actor and National Goodwill Ambassador for United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Mahira Khan, has joined a Commonwealth campaign against domestic abuse and sexual assault

Two more Indian beaches get coveted international Blue Flag certification, total now 10

In yet another recognition of India’s commitment to protect and conserve its coastal and marine ecosystems through holistic management of the resources the globally recognized and the coveted global eco-label Blue Flag has accorded the Blue Flag certification for two new beaches this year –Kovalam in Kerala and Eden in Puducherry beaches, both in southern India

Unifying power of music: Sri Lankan hit song captures Indian hearts, Bollywood bewitched

Politics divides, but music unites. This is nowhere more illustrative than in South Asia where a superhit Sri Lankan song “Manake Mage Hithe” is making waves in India

Renowned Indian astrophysicist and science populariser Thanu Padmanabhan dead

Eminent Indian theoretical physicist and cosmologist Thanu Padmanabhan died in Pune, aged 64, on Friday after a massive heart attack, The Hindu reported

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