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Three new species of snails found

Three more new species of snails have been discovered by a group of researchers from Bhutan and the Netherlands. The three new species are named Rahula...

Impossible to remove Tatmadaw from politics: Army colonel

The Tatmadaw (Myanmar Army) cannot be removed from the country’s politics, according to an official from the military’s National Defense College (NDC) at a...

UN chief Guterres concerned about India’s plans to deport Rohingyas refugees

The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is concerned about India’s plans to deport Rohingya refugees from Myanmar, according to his spokesperson Farhan Haq. Responding to...

Iran, China to be connected via Afghanistan: Ghani

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Monday said expanding Afghanistan’s relations with central Asian countries would bring about many facilities to trade and transit spheres, a...

Bangladesh completes first pipeline for regasified LNG, plans 3 more

Bangladesh has completed construction of its first dedicated pipeline to move regasified LNG to end-users and has three more in the works, state-run Gas...

Pak-China relationship attained new heights after CPEC: PM Abbasi

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Monday affirmed Pakistan-China relationship to have attained new heights after CPEC initiative, Radio Pakistan reported. In a meeting with...

Don’t be rattled by CJ’s thoughts on 16th amendment: Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader has asked the people to not be rattled by Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha’s observation in the top court verdict...

Qatar launches new direct sea route to Pakistan as Gulf blockade...

Qatar has launched a new direct route between the country's Hamad Port and Pakistan's port of Karachi, state news agency QNA reported on Monday. The...

India, China to join Indian Ocean exercise chaired by Bangladesh

Despite growing tensions with China, official sources said the Indian Navy would join the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy in a maiden maritime search...

SL’s economy continues to stabilize – IMF

Sri Lankan economy which showed signs of stabilization in 2016 has continued that trend in 2017, the IMF said. Sri Lanka’s overall fiscal deficit decreased...

PM asks EC to provide umbrella poll symbol to RJPN

The Nepal government has requested the Election Commission to provide umbrella as election symbol to the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) as demanded by...

Maldives: PPM rallies support for government

The ruling Progressive Party of Maldives staged rallies across the country Saturday in a show of support for the administration of embattled President Abdulla...

Govt Comments on Enhanced Security in Rakhine

Amid a recent uptick in violence and recently deployed Myanmar Army troops in Rakhine State, the State Counselor’s Office issued a press release on...

Afghanistan Reviews Pakistan’s Request For APTICA

Pakistan has asked Afghanistan to first hold a meeting on the Afghanistan-Pakistan Transit Issues Contract Agreement (APTICA) prior to the meeting of the Joint...

Bangladesh receives 1.12 bln USD remittances in July

Millions of Bangladeshis, living and working abroad, remitted home 1.12 billion U.S. dollars in July, the first month of the current 2017-18 fiscal year...

Israel fence systems, quick response team at Bangladesh, Pakistan borders

India is deploying along its volatile border with Pakistan a smart Israel-developed fencing system having a 'quick response team' mechanism which strikes when the...

Now, Chinese Army begins constructing bridge near LAC in Ladakh

Even as the Doklam standoff cotinues, China has begun building a bridge in No Man's Land, near the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh. Security...

Eight army men among 15 martyred in Quetta blast

As many as 15 people, including eight personnel of the Army and seven civilians, were martyred and 32 others sustained injuries when a powerful...

India, Russia to hold mega war games in October

In the midst of evolving security situation in the region, India and Russia will hold a mega war game in October involving their armies,...

Message to enemy: Our will to fight is unbreakable, says Pak...

Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa, vowing to defend the country despite all odds, has said “terrorists would run out their bullets before we...

Fighters and Indian soldiers killed in Kashmir clash

Two Indian soldiers and three separatist fighters have been killed in a fierce gun battle in Indian-administered Kashmir. Hundreds of Indian soldiers surrounded Awneera, a...