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Indian government warns of ageing population; says retirement age should rise, schools merge

Jul 04 2019

NEW DELHI The Indian government on Thursday warned in a study that its population is going to start to age and it needs to be prepared to merge schools and raise the retirement age.

Indian govt warns of aging population; says retirement age should rise, schools merge

Jul 04 2019

NEW DELHI, July 4 The Indian government on Thursday warned in a study that its population is going to start to age and it needs to be prepared to merge schools and raise the retirement age.

Pakistan says it is on the road to major change, but few are fully persuaded

Apr 28 2019

ISLAMABAD Something very significant is under way in Pakistan, the government in Islamabad would like you to believe.

Inside the Pakistani madrasa where India said it killed hundreds of 'terrorists'

Apr 11 2019

JABA, Pakistan A madrasa, or Islamic school, on a remote hilltop in northeastern Pakistan that was the target of an Indian air strike just over six weeks ago is still not ready to give up its secrets.

Pakistan PM Khan says anti-militant push vital for stability

Apr 10 2019

ISLAMABAD Pakistan's push to curb armed militant groups in the wake of a standoff with India that brought the nuclear-armed neighbors close to war reflected an urgent need for stability to meet growing economic challenges, Prime Minister Imran Khan said.

Pakistan PM Imran Khan sees better chance of peace talks with India if BJP wins election

Apr 09 2019

ISLAMABAD Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said he thinks there may be a better chance of peace talks with India if Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) wins the general election due to begin there on Thursday.

RPT-Pakistan PM sees better chance of peace talks with India if Modi's BJP wins election

Apr 09 2019

ISLAMABAD, April 9 Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said he thinks there may be a better chance of peace talks with India if Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) wins the general election due to begin there on Thursday.

Ex-McKinsey chief Gupta says he was in solitary for weeks in U.S. jail

Mar 26 2019

NEW DELHI Rajat Gupta, one of the most prominent members of the global financial elite until he was convicted of insider trading in 2012, has revealed he was kept in solitary confinement for weeks during his incarceration in an American federal prison.

Satellite images show buildings still standing at Indian bombing site

Mar 06 2019

NEW DELHI/SINGAPORE High-resolution satellite images reviewed by Reuters show that a religious school run by Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) in northeastern Pakistan appears to be still standing days after India claimed its warplanes had hit the Islamist group's training camp on the site and killed a large number of militants. | Video

Exclusive: Hong Kong leader offers condolences to wife of Chinese dissident Liu

Jul 14 2017

HONG KONG Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said on Friday she shares the compassion of people over the death of Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo and acknowledged "anxieties" about "incidents" in the former British colony that can potentially erode its autonomy. | Video

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