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Indian families slip away to join ISIS

The silent departure of five Indian families for territory controlled by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in Afghanistan has raised alarms...

Faris summoned to police headquarters

Dhiggaru MP Ahmed Faris Maumoon, son of the former Maldives president Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, was summoned to police headquarters this Monday morning. Faris was sent...

ID card for cows in India to check smuggling

India has proposed introducing ID cards for cows to prevent them from being smuggled across borders. An Aadhaar-like unique identity system for cows has been...

Modi amenable to talks in J&K: Mehbooba

  Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said that there was an urgent need for dialogue to improve the deteriorating situation in the State,...

Constitution amendment proposal tabled

Tabling the amendment bill, Nepali Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Ajay Shanker Nayak said on Monday that the amendment was introduced in...

Defence Minister, Army Chief Quit over Balkh Bloodbath

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Monday accepted resignations of defence minister and army chief after the Balkh carnage at the hands of Taliban, his...

China Calls for all Afghan Sides to Actively Participate in Reconciliation...

China Monday called for all sides in Afghanistan to participate actively in the Afghan-led and Afghan-owned reconciliation process and jointly uphold national peace and...

Chevron to sell Bangladesh gas fields to Chinese consortium

Three Bangladesh gas fields belonging to Chevron Corp, the American multinational energy corporation, is to be sold to a Chinese consortium, marking China's first...

Lankan PM to visit India, revive talks on ETCA

Talks between Sri Lanka and India on the proposed Economic and Technology Cooperation Framework Agreement (ETCA) is to re-commence this week when Prime Minister...

WB, IMF hail Sri Lanka’s economic development

The current economic performance of Sri Lanka was given special praise during the ongoing biannual summit of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank...

Nepal two-phase election to be held on May 14 and June...

The Nepal Cabinet meeting on Sunday decided to hold local bodies election on May 14 and June 14, said Minister for Industry Nabindra Raj...

WB to finance Peshawar-Kabul highway project

The World Bank has agreed in principle to finance the mega project of building a highway between Peshawar and Kabul. This was disclosed by Finance...

Mehbooba Mufti asks CMs to reach out to Kashmiri students, PM...

IN VIEW of the attacks on Kashmiris studying in colleges in various parts of the country, especially in Rajasthan and UP, J&K Chief Minister...

Mega defence deals likely during PM’s trip to Israel

Mega defence deals, including procurement of an air defence system for the Indian Navy, are likely to be sealed during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's...

Myanmar rapped at UN!

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley added Myanmar to her list of usual suspects of concern when it comes to human rights...

Maldives blogger stabbed to death

A prominent Maldivian blogger, who was critical of extremism and government corruption, was stabbed to death on Sunday, police said, and the main opposition...

New Indian defence doctrine soon to tackle entire spectrum of conflicts

The Indian armed forces have formulated a new "joint doctrine" to ensure the Army, Navy and IAF plan and work together to effectively tackle...

Is China-US confrontation on the horizon?

As the world's two most influential powers, the future relations between China and the US have garnered worldwide attention. Recently, the Russia Today (RT)...

Supreme Court rejects plea to bring back Kohinoor

The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a petition asking it to bring back the Kohinoor diamond to India or stop it from being auctioned,...

Sirisena assures economy is sound

Discarding opposition claims that the country’s economy is in crisis, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has said that there was progress now following the...

Indian Army chief’s Dhaka visit is ‘baseless’: ISPR

Bangladesh Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) has brushed aside as 'baseless' a Times of India report that Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat will be...