(Channel News Asia) NEW DELHI: The Indian federal government is facing an uphill struggle to build consensus on a proposed National Counter Terrorism Centre.
(Channel News Asia) NEW DELHI: India has had some success in reducing poverty, but a staggering 350 million people still live below the poverty line.
MUMBAI, India: Two years have passed since 10 terrorists laid siege to India's financial capital Mumbai.
INDIA: Two years after the Mumbai attack in India, two terrorists have been held while many more are still on the run.
INDIA: Incessant rains have triggered flash floods and landslides in many parts of north India.
India's environment minister says the secret dumping of toxic waste from the Bhopal chemical disaster was wrong.
(BBC) Corruption in Afghanistan has doubled in the two years since 2007, according to a survey by an anti-corruption charity.
(BBC) A curfew is strictly enforced in parts of Indian-administered Kashmir after a wave of violence between protesters and police.
(BBC) Pakistan weighs up its chances after McChrystal's exit
At least four people die when suicide bombers attack the office of a US development organisation in the Afghan province of Kunduz.
(BBC) The central Kathmandu tourist district of Thamel becomes a centre for illegal trade in guns and small arms, police say.
(BBC) Nepalese Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal announces his resignation in a televised speech.
The Taliban attack a Nato base in east Afghanistan a day after the US commander, Gen Petraeus, warned of escalating violence.
Garment factories at one of Bangladesh's main manufacturing zones, shut down on Tuesday after violent protests, reopen.
(BBC) India's Supreme Court orders the government to explain what it is doing to prevent "honour killings".
(BBC) A strike is being observed in Indian-administered Kashmir to protest against the death of a young man.
Up to 77 million people in Bangladesh have been exposed to arsenic from drinking water in recent decades, according to a study in The Lancet.
(BBC) Oslo peacemakers flummoxed by the war without end
(BBC) Indian government ministers who are re-examining the 1984 Bhopal gas disaster hold their first meeting.
Savage 'honour killings' of young lovers shock Delhi
Landslides and floods triggered by heavy rains kill at least 58 people in south-east Bangladesh, officials say.
(BBC) Millions in tribal Pakistan live in a "human rights-free zone", ignored by the government and ruled by the Taliban, Amnesty says.
(BBC) Hundreds of people watch a rare public execution by the Taliban in a tribal region of north-west Pakistan, officials say.
(BBC) Railway officials in eastern India cancel night trains in Maoist-affected areas after Friday's crash that killed 118 people.
(BBC) Amnesty International accuses governments of subordinating justice to political self-interest and shielding allies from scrutiny.
(BBC) At least 60 people are abducted by suspected militants in Pakistan's volatile north-west tribal region, police say.
(BBC) Indian villagers eat mud as food fails to reach them
(BBC) Villagers in Pakistan's Punjab province kill eight men they accuse of being bandits who burgled their homes.
(BBC) The Maoist party in Nepal ends a general strike after six days, but continue to call on the government to stand down.
(BBC) Sri Lanka's government eases tough emergency laws, nearly a year after troops defeated Tamil Tiger rebels.
An anti-government strike called by Maoists in Nepal enters its third day, with many businesses shut and roads empty.
(BBC) The Maoists shut down Nepal for what they describe as an indefinite strike, in a bid to force the government to resign.
(BBC) Fearful times as militants regroup in Swat Valley
(BBC) Three sisters suffer serious burns after unidentified men on a motorbike throw acid at them in Pakistan's Balochistan province.
(BBC) Pakistan's Taliban resume targeted killings of leaders in the Swat valley, the BBC learns, months after the army declared them defeated.
(BBC) The US defence department says a quarter of what it regards as key regions in Afghanistan support President Hamid Karzai.
(BBC) Thousands of Maoists converge on the Nepalese capital ahead of planned protests aimed at toppling the government.
(BBC) A South Korean scales Annapurna to claim the record for being the first woman to climb the world's 14 highest peaks.
(BBC) Have anti-Taliban assaults in Pakistan been a success?
(BBC) Nationwide protests over the rising price of food and fuel hits various Indian states, disrupting some transport services.
(BBC) India's opposition parties are likely to disrupt parliament over reports of secret phone-tapping by the government.
Scores of schoolgirls in northern Afghanistan are taken sick in what authorities allege is mass poisoning by insurgents
(BBC) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani launches a national energy plan to tackle the country's massive power crisis.
(BBC) Businesses and tourism across South Asia are hit by airline inactivity caused by the spread of volcanic ash from Iceland.
(BBC) Seven people are reported dead as a magnitude 5.3 earthquake hits Afghanistan and is felt in neighbouring states
(BBC) Afghan prisoners are being abused in a "secret jail" at Bagram airbase, witnesses tell the BBC.
At least 73 civilians died when an army jet bombed a village in Pakistan's tribal region, a local official tells the BBC.
(BBC) Pakistan acid attack victims rebuild shattered lives
(BBC) The prime ministers of rivals India and Pakistan meet at a nuclear security summit in Washington.