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Don’t use LTTE label on every incident in the North: Army...

Army Commander Lt. Gen. Mahesh Senanayake says that tagging the ‘LTTE label’ on every incident happening in the north is "completely misplaced" as sporadic...

Darjeeling unrest: Bhutanese residents living across Indian border stare at an...

As the ongoing Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) protest enters the 59th day, Bhutanese residing in the border town of Jaigaon, which falls in the Alipurduar...

India: In five months of 2017, 20% of communal violence reported...

Up to 20% of all communal violence nationwide over the first five months of 2017 occurred in Uttar Pradesh (UP), home to 16% of...

Bhutan asks India to resolve Doklam border standoff amicably with China

Bhutanese Foreign Minister in a meeting with Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in Kathmandu today said that they hope the Doklam standoff is...

TNA won’t back 20 A: Govt. move to put off PC...

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) on Friday declared that it wouldn’t support the 20th Amendment to the Constitution in its present form, under any...

7 Bay of Bengal nations to work for free trade region

Seven South Asian and Southeast Asian nations have agreed to conclude early a free trade accord, implement the Paris agreement on climate change and...

RSS running Assam State Govt: Ex CM Gogoi

Expressing concern over reports that Chief Secretary VK Pipersenia gave a briefing to some RSS leaders on Thursday on the initiatives taken by the...

Bhutan’s neutral stance embarrasses India

Despite India's continuous pressure on Bhutan to openly take India's side, Thimpu's passive resistance has embarrassed New Delhi. Indian media reported Thursday that anonymous sources...

Peace top priority – Aung San Suu Kyi

State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi has said that peace is the top priority for the country noting that the country had suffered due...

US govt spends $76bn to arm & equip Afghan forces –...

The Pentagon has spent $76 billion on weapons and equipment for the Afghan army and police since 2001, the US Government Accountability Office said....

Chief justice showed audacity: LGRD minister

Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha had the temerity to belittle Bangabandhu in his observation in the verdict declaring the 16th constitutional amendment illegal, LGRD...

Ivanka Trump to attend India, US Entrepreneur Summit in Hyderabad in...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during his meeting with US President Donald Trump in Washington in June, had invited Ivanka Trump for the Global Entrepreneurship...

Wife of ousted Pakistani PM to seek his parliament seat

The wife of ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will contest a special election for the parliamentary seat he was forced to vacate after...

India’s military steps up operational readiness on China border

India's military has increased operational readiness along the eastern Indian border with China, sources said, as neither side shows any sign of backing off...

India in talks with Myanmar, Bangladesh to deport 40,000 Rohingya Muslims

India is in talks with Bangladesh and Myanmar about its plan to deport around 40,000 Rohingya Muslims it says are living in the country...

Myanmar sends hundreds of troops to Rakhine as tension rises

Myanmar has sent hundreds of soldiers to beef up security in northwestern Rakhine state after a recent spate of killings, military sources said on...

SL PM says he has ushered in a new culture

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Thursday said in parliament that the resignation of Foreign Minister Ravi Karunanayake signified a new political culture and he...

The Maldives: Political turmoil threatens the ‘island paradise’

At the end of last month the Maldives celebrated its birthday, 52 years since independence from Britain. But the festivities were marred when the government...

Indo-Afghan trade: Castles in the air?

Two months after the India-Afghanistan air corridor was inaugurated with great expectations, news that it has been hit by a shortage of cargo planes...

Sharad Yadav says two JDUs, one sarkari, other of workers

At a time when speculation is rife over a possible split in JD(U) over Bihar CM and party chief Nitish Kumar’s decision to break ranks...

India trying to convert held Kashmir into a Muslim minority state:...

At least 15 Kashmi­ris martyr­ed by Indian securi­ty forces in past week, says spokes­person Nafees Zakari­a The Foreign Office has condemned India for “increasingly violating...