NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - Prime Minister Narenda Modi told the parliament that India was the government's lone religion.

RANCHI, India (The Statesman/ANN) - The ethnic state of Jharkhand is a hub of human trafficking

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - The BJP government is advocating a Nazi-style attack on the Congress Party in the parliament.

DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) – Over 130 countries make commitment to improve and enforce laws and develop sustainable public transport in order to turn their roads safer for users.

MUMBAI (The Statesman/ANN) - The Supreme Court of India has ordered the reopening the famous dance bars of Mumbai — and restore the livelihood of nearly 100,000 people.

DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - Australia decides to withdraw its volunteers from Bangladesh by December 31 saying it is becoming increasingly difficult for them to undertake assignments in the South Asian country as it advises them to exercise caution due to ‘high threat of terrorist attack’ and ‘uncertain political situation’.

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - Taiwan's economy was showing signs of stabilising.

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - Ting Hsin Oil and Fat Industrial Co. was mired in tainted cooking oil scandal when it was alleged that oil from its Vietnamese plants had lard sourced from sick and deceased swine.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Unique blood donation facilities with book cafe and anime themes have been set up in Japan to encourage blood donation.

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - Legal experts discuss fight against terrorism and complicated issues like haze and the South China Sea at the fifth biennial conference of the Asian Society of International Law (AsianSIL).