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Approved mineral development policy triggers reforms

The Bhutan’s mineral development policy that languished between the Cabinet and the Department of Geology and Mines (DGM) for eight years is now approved...

German and Afghan killed, Finnish woman kidnapped in Kabul

A German aid worker and an Afghan guard were killed and a Finnish woman kidnapped as gunmen stormed an international guest house in Kabul,...

China, Myanmar conduct naval drills

The Chinese navy on Sunday conducted its first joint exercise with Myanmar's navy as its fleet concluded a four-day visit to the country. The People's...

EC rejects PM’s request to increase local units

The election body has also refused to give umbrella as the election symbol to the newly-formed Rastriya Janata Party Nepal as demanded by its...

Lankan First quarter exports fare well, signs of further recovery during...

The first quarter exports fared well, despite unfavorable global conditions which continued from 2016 and with the global positive economic forecasts there are signs...

Missing landing craft found by Indian navy

A landing craft that went missing with six people onboard last week was found Saturday night with the help of the Indian navy. The Maria-3...

India wrongly claiming victory in Kulbhushan Jadhav’s case: Khawar Qureshi

India cannot claim victory in Kulbhushan Jadhav’s case at the International Court of Justice as the court has issued “just a procedural order”, the...

Judiciary getting non-cooperation: BD CJ

Bangladesh Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha on Sunday said the judiciary was becoming dysfunctional due to non-cooperation from the law ministry. He asked Attorney General...

Dalit have woken up, I don’t have any fear: Bhim Army...

“RACISM ISN’T born, it is taught,” read one of the hundreds of posters that greeted Chandrashekhar, leader of the Dalit organisation, Bhim Army, as...

Pakistan deeply committed to Muslim world’s unity : PM Nawaz Sharif

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday said that Pakistan had a deep commitment to the Muslim world's unity and to promoting interfaith harmony and...

‘Only Pakistan-bound journos should be monitored’

The parliamentary standing committee directive to monitor to Bangladeshi journalists while travelling abroad was actually intended only for journalists travelling to Pakistan on the...

Sri Lanka and New Economic World Order

China hosting a mega event this week not only announced that it has arrived on the world scene as a major economic power-house, but...

Ubhauli festival marked with gusto in Nepal

Ubhauli, a festival which marks the beginning of farming season and migration phase towards hilly region on the onset of summer, has been marked...

New Delhi’s ICJ mistake means Pakistan will approach world court on...

Former Indian Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju has said that India's decision to approach the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the case of...

Bangladesh govt backtracks from trailing journalists abroad

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has withdrawn its order instructing missions to watch activities of Bangladeshi journalists travelling abroad. A Bangladeshi diplomat posted in a...

Cabinet reshuffle on Monday

The United National Party (UNP), the key ally of the government, has finally consented to the proposed Cabinet reshuffle to scheduled for Monday. Initially, the...

MNDF: No connection between oil spill, tugboat; search ongoing

There’s no connection between the oil spill found in the ocean and the tugboat “Mariya-3” which went missing with six people onboard while traveling...

Pervez Musharraf says Kulbhushan Jadhav is ‘a bigger terrorist than Ajmal...

Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf believes that Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav is a bigger terrorist than Ajmal Kasab. Musharraf told Pakistan's ARY News that Kasab,...

BNP chairperson’s Gulshan office raided

Police on Saturday morning launched a search at BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia’s Gulshan office in Dhaka. BNP chairperson’s press wing member Shamsuddin Didar said police...

NHRC objects to govt decision to withdraw Madhesi movement cases

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has said its serious attention has been drawn towards the government decision regarding the August 2015 Tikapur incident...

NHRC objects to govt decision to withdraw Madhesi movement cases

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has said its serious attention has been drawn towards the government decision regarding the August 2015 Tikapur incident...