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India SC ‘no’ to plea for probe into massacre of Kashmiri...

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain a plea seeking probe and prosecution of various persons, including separatist leader Yasin Malik, for offences...

RSS arm want China out, collects signatures against neighbours

After the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) gave a call for a boycott of Chinese goods in daily life and urged people to chant a...

Doklam: Will safeguard China’s sovereignty at any cost, PLA threatens India

In its strongest statement yet on the stand-off in Doklam, China's People's Liberation Army said on Monday it would "safeguard China's sovereignty whatever the...

No intention to form party – Rajapaksa

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa said no political party will contest the upcoming elections under his leadership. Speaking to journalists in Kandy, Rajapaksa said he had...

35 killed in Kabul car bombing

The death toll from a suicide car bomb blast in the Afghan capital, Kabul, today, rose by more than 10 to at least 35,...

E.Coli bacteria found in Thimphu and Paro rivers

Water samples collected at various locations from the rivers in Thimphu and Paro were found to contain bacteria E.Coli. E.Coli is commonly found in the...

India eyes new waterway with Bangladesh soon

New Delhi expects a new waterway between Bangladesh and India will complete in one year. The Indian and Bangladeshi governments have undertaken an ambitious project...

In farewell speech, President Pranab Mukherjee urges leaders to discuss and...

Indian President Pranab Mukherjee hailed on Sunday India’s democracy and Parliament in particular, delivering an emotional farewell speech at the Central Hall where he...

Faaris files appeal against remand extension

The order for the arrest and remand extension against the MP for Dhiggaru constituency and son of former president Mamoon Abdul Gayoom, Ahmed Faaris...

German government provides US 2.1 million for health care in Rakhine

The German government has granted subsidies worth 1.85 million Euros (about 2.1 million US-Dollars) for humanitarian aid in Rakhine State, according to a press...

CPN (MC) for directly elected executive chief: Dahal

CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the party will work towards garnering people’s support for the directly elected executive chief...

Pak army clears terrorist strongholds in Rajgal valley

The military's media wing on Sunday said that the army has cleared two strongholds of terrorists in the Rajgal valley during the ongoing Operation...

Rajapaksa says incident in Nallur should not be taken lightly

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Sunday urged the government not to take the killing of a police sergeant and wounding a constable at Nallur,...

MPs Ask President Ghani To Step Down

The Wolesi Jirga’s (Lower House of Parliament) administrative board on Saturday accused President Ashraf Ghani of inability to lead the country and said he...

UK sees ‘no improvement’ in Bangladesh human rights situation in 2016

The UK has said in a report it saw no improvement in the overall human rights situation in Bangladesh in 2016. The report titled Human...

Indian ammunition stock faces critical shortfall to sustain 10 days of...

As tensions remain high with China over the stand-off in Doklam, the army faces a shortfall of 40 per cent of types ammunition to...

UN envoy ‘strongly urges’ Myanmar to accept fact-finding mission

UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Myanmar Yanghee Lee told reporters on Friday that she would “strongly urge the government” to allow an...

Doklam stand-off: Pentagon tells China, India to engage in direct dialogue

India and China should engage in direct dialogue free of any “coercive aspects” to reduce the tension over a military standoff in Dokalam, the...

Fake Chinese parts in India-made Bofors gun: CBI books Delhi firm

CBI booked a Delhi-based firm and unidentified officials of the Gun Carriage Factory in Madhya Pradesh on Friday for selling fake Chinese spare parts...

Hundreds died in Rohingya camps on Thai-Malaysia border

More details have emerged about Thailand’s ugly trade in people now that a marathon trial has ended in Bangkok with 62 people convicted of...

US air raid kills 15 Afghan troops in Helmand

At least 15 Afghan forces have been killed when US warplanes conducted an airstrike in Afghanistan‘s Helmand province. The US military described the Friday attack as...