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Over 18,000 Police Officers Killed in Helmand in 15 Years

Helmand police headquarters said on Wednesday that almost 18,000 Afghan National Police (ANP) officers have been killed in battles in the southern province of...

Yogi Adityanath’s UP government cancels 15 holidays including Eid Milad-un-Nabi

India’s Uttar Pradesh government under ultra-right Hindu leader Yogi Adityanath has cancelled 15 public holidays on death or birth anniversaries of eminent personalities including...

China Ready to Mediate Between Burma and Bangladesh over Arakan Refugees

China offered on Tuesday to help tackle a diplomatic row between Bangladesh and Myanmar over the flight of minority Rohingyas, two Bangladesh foreign ministry...

President asked Fonseka to take up Post of Army Commander

Cabinet Spokesman Minister Rajitha Senaratne said on Wednesday the President Maithripala Sirisena requested Minister Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka to quit the ministerial portfolio and...

Former TTP, JuA spox claims terrorist organisations being ‘used’ by India,...

The Army on Wednesday released the confessional statement of Liaquat Ali, infamously known as Ehsanullah Ehsan, a former spokesperson of the Jamaat-ul-Ahrar (JuA) and...

Lanka approves counter-terrorism framework and await GSP Plus

The Lankan Government says it has taken key steps towards proving that the island is honoring post-war human rights pledges, as it awaits the...

India trying to thwart Nepal’s constitution: CPN-UML

CPN-UML Vice Chairman Bhim Rawal has said that the ruling and Madhes-based parties are acting on behalf of India to subvert the constitution and...

Indian authorities block social media in IOK after clashes

Authorities in Indian Occupied Kashmir on Wednesday ordered internet service providers to block popular social media services including Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp after an...

‘India will maintain ties with Russia independent of US’

India will maintain its relationship with Russia “independent of the US” as Moscow is willing to provide in depth capabilities and technologies which America...

Municipal election: Delhi picks BJP again, AAP spurned

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) retained power in all three municipal corporations in Delhi (MDC). The party made huge gains in North, South and...

Pak girl on a mission to read a book from every...

Aisha Esbhani is a 13-year-old on a mission, and what a mission indeed! About a year ago, Eshbani, a Karachi-based barely teenager, realised that...

Kabul seeks Delhi’s help in repairing grounded military planes

Last Friday’s terror attack at an Army base at Mazar-i-Sharif in Afghanistan in which nearly 140 people were killed has triggered a fresh debate...

Pakistan’s National Defence University Delegation in Sri Lanka

An 18-member high-powered delegation from the National Defense University (NDU) of Pakistan, led by Commodore Shahid Sohail, is currently visiting Sri Lanka on a...

China launches first home-built aircraft carrier in latest display of growing...

China’s first domestically built aircraft carrier, formally named the Shandong, was launched on Wednesday in the latest display of Beijing’s growing naval power. The carrier...

Judiciary treated unfairly by all governments: Says BD chief justice

Successive governments treated the judiciary unfairly and the administration never wanted the judiciary to run independently, Bangladesh Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha said on...

Nepal’s economy to grow by 6.94 pc in 2016-17

Nepal’s economic growth has been projected to grow by 6.94 per cent in the Fiscal Year 2016-17, as per the data released by Central...

UN calls for probe into Yameen’s death

The United Nations has called for the investigation on the murder of the social media activist and blogger, Yameen Rasheed be up to the...

If RSS workers can be made Governors, why can’t Mohan Bhagwat...

The Shiv Sena has once again reiterated its demand to make RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat the President of India. “We had suggested Mohan Bhagwat’s...

Chinese Officials Push for Kyaukphyu SEZ to Move Forward

During a trip to Arakan State’s Kyaukphyu Township on Monday, Chinese official Wang Yajun emphasized that his country aims for the Kyaukphyu Special Economic...

Nepal Govt begins process to increase local units in Tarai

  The Nepal government has started a process to increase local units in 11 districts of Tarai. The process to increase the local units has been...

No breach of bilateral pact on denying India consular access to...

Pakistan High Commissioner to New Delhi Abdul Basit on Monday rejected Indian claims about Pakistan violating a bilateral pact by not allowing India the...