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Pakistan, Afghanistan agree to boost cooperation for peace, stability

Peace and stability can best be achieved through complementary efforts and enhanced cooperation, agreed military officials of Pakistan and Afghanistan in a high level...

Chinese PLA Navy’s most advanced hospital ship due in SL

Upholding the concept of peace, development and cooperation and creating a win-win situation as well as actively carrying forward international humanitarianism, Ark Peace has...

Father of robotics team member killed in Herat attack

The father of one of the Afghan girls who caught the world's attention when trying to attend a robotics contest in the United States was killed...

Increasing investment is govt’s priority: PM Deuba

Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that increasing both domestic and foreign investment into the country has been the government’s priority. Inaugurating the 2nd Responsible...

OAG appeals to High Court against JPLP case judgement

The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) has appealed to the Bhutanese High Court against the judgement passed by the Phuentshogling Dungkhag Court on...

No-Faith Motion against Ravi handed over

The no-confidence motion signed by 32 Joint Opposition MPs against Foreign Affairs Minister Ravi Karunanayake was handed over to the General Secretary of Parliament...

Corrections: Detained MPs do not need to be allowed to attend...

Parliamentarians under detention do not need to be allowed to attend People’s Majlis meetings, says Maldives Correctional Services. MCS made the statement in a press...

World Islamic body OIC tells Myanmar to protect rights of Rohingya...

Myanmar must protect the rights of its Rohingya Muslim minority, the chief of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) said on Thursday, urging the...

China in talks to sell electricity to Myanmar amid warming ties

Energy-hungry Myanmar is in initial talks to buy electricity from China, according to officials and documents reviewed by Reuters, in the latest sign of...

‘100 bridges can collapse anytime’, Minister Nitin Gadkari tells parliament

Weeks after a bridge collapsed under the weight of a passing truck in Manipur, the government said there were scores of bridges across the...

Both AL, BNP see new alliance a positive sign

The ruling Awami League and its political arch-rival BNP are sensing a new polarisation in politics ahead of the upcoming general election and they...

Military brought country back on track, civilians derailed it: Musharraf

"Military rule has always brought the country back on track, whereas civilian governments have always derailed it," former president General (retd) Pervez Musharraf said...

Islami Bank: Profit falls 53% as bad debts rise

Islami Bank Bangladesh Ltd, the largest and most profitable bank in the country, has seen a significant fall in its half-yearly profit, only months...

Much of South Asia could be too hot to live in...

Climate change could make much of South Asia - home to a fifth of the world's population - too hot for human survival by...

Bhutan: CPI records 5 percent Inflation in June

The price of goods and services increased by almost five percent between June last year and this June, according to the consumer price index. This...

Chinese contractor vows to complete Pokhara Regional Int’l Airport on time

The Chinese contractor has assured Nepali Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Jitendra Narayan Das that Pokhara Regional International Airport would be completed...

Pakistan donates USD 5 mn to establish a medical college in...

The government of Pakistan has donated USD 5 million (MVR 77.1 million) to establish a medical college in Maldives. “Sun” has been informed the donation...

Chinese ambassador calls for direct use of RMB in trade with...

Industrialisation of Hambantota will help Sri Lankan industries and the people, said Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka Yi Xianliang addressing the China Sri Lanka...

Myanmar sign agreement on establishment of Asian Forest Cooperation Organisation

Agreement on the establishment of Asian Forest Cooperation Organization (AFoCO) was signed by Union Minister for Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation U Ohn Win...

Cops need counsel from HQ to accept case under section 57

Bangladesh Police will have to take counsel from headquarters for accepting any case under the much-talked about section 57 of Information and Communication Technology...

US accuses Iran of destabilizing Afghanistan

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has accused Iran of attempting to destabilizing neighboring Afghanistan. He also said that the US was working with its...