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India, China open new meeting point for armies

This Independence Day, India and China opened a new point for officers of the armies of the two countries to meet. The move is...

ATAL BIHARI VAJPAYEE’S CONDITION STILL ‘CRITICAL’, VISITORS POUR IN AT AIIMS

The condition of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee continues to be critical, and he is on life support system. “Former Prime Minister Shri Altal...

PAKISTAN ASKED TO MAKE TERROR FINANCING, MONEY LAUNDERING EXTRADITABLE OFFENCES

The Asia Pacific Group (APG) on Money Laundering on Wednesday urged Pakistan to enact appropriate laws, enabling local officials to act upon requests of...

OVER 70 SECURITY FORCE MEMBERS KILLED IN PAST 24 HOURS: SOURCES

Government sources said on Wednesday that over 70 security force members have been killed and dozens more wounded in battles on several fronts around...

WHY FACEBOOK IS LOSING THE WAR ON HATE SPEECH IN MYANMAR

Reuters found more than 1,000 examples of posts, comments and pornographic images attacking the Rohingya and other Muslims on Facebook. A secretive operation set...

INDIAN STAR CRICKETER SIDHU GRANTED VISA FOR IMRAN’S OATH-TAKING CEREMONY

Former Indian cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu was issued a 14-day Pakistani visa on Wednesday by the High Commission in New Delhi to attend the...

Bangladesh allows forex clearing account in Chinese yuan

Bangladesh Bank on Tuesday announced that it would allow banks to open foreign currency clearing account with the central bank in Chinese yuan (renminbi). To...

Imran to ditch traditional sherwani for oath-taking ceremony

As part of his austerity measures, the prime minister in waiting – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan – is likely to stick to...

Taliban forces overrun military base, key highway in endless Afghan war

Taliban forces overran an army base in the Ghormach district of the Faryab province, killing some 17 soldiers, according to a Defense Ministry spokesperson,...

Nepal calls for revitalizing SAARC to advance prosperity in South Asia

Nepali Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali on Wednesday stressed on the need for revitalizing the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) to advance...

Suu Kyi meets Rakhine Investigation Commission to discuss work plan

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi met with a newly appointed commission charged with investigating alleged...

Iran to use SL rupee for fuel trade

Sri Lanka cabinet was told Tuesday that Iran had agreed to use the Sri Lankan rupee as the medium of exchange to carry out...

India plans to connect North East with Bangladesh’s Chittagong port

India has unveiled a major plan for the development of its North Eastern states by connecting them with Bangladesh's Chittagong port and invited for...

‘System of greed, control’ drives US’ relentless occupation of Afghanistan

The US-led coalition in Afghanistan finished its combat mission in December 2014, marking the formal end of the longest war in American history. Since...

Vague law used to silence students, journalists in Bangladesh

Bangladesh authorities are tracking social media accounts and have detained dozens of people across the country for criticizing the government over its violent crackdown...

DOZENS OF CASUALTIES REPORTED AFTER TALEBAN ATTACK ON AFGHAN BASE

A Taleban attack on a military outpost in the northern province of Baghlan in the early hours of Wednesday (Aug 15) killed as many...

KSA INTERESTED IN HEAVY INVESTMENT IN PAKISTAN, CROWN PRINCE TELLS IMRAN

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has told prime minister-in-waiting Imran Khan that the kingdom was very much interested in investing heavily in a...

GHAZNI RESIDENTS ASSESS THE DAMAGE AS CRISIS ENDS

Residents of Ghazni were on Tuesday slowly venturing out onto the streets of their battle-weary city following four days of heavy clashes between security...

ANTI-TERROR FINANCING COMPLIANCE REVIEW OF PAKISTAN TO CONCLUDE TOMORROW

A visiting delegation of the Asia Pacific Group (APG) on Thursday will complete its review of Pakistan’s compliance with international obligations over fighting money...

INDIA TO LAUNCH FIRST MANNED SPACE MISSION BY 2022

India will launch its first manned space mission by 2022, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday (Aug 16), which could make it the...

Pakistan Army simultaneously plants two million trees

The Pakistan Army has simultaneously planted 2 million trees in a campaign aimed at increasing greenery across the country, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR)...