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Bhutan targets to commission South Asia Satellite by this month

Bhutan is now targeting to commission the South Asia Satellite towards the end of this month after missing its deadline in July this year....

Afghanistan opens new trade route with aim of building link to...

Afghanistan on Thursday opened a new international trade route aimed at establishing direct access to Central Asian and Europe as it seeks to build...

Religious freedom list

Lists drawn up by individual states — rather than credible multilateral organisations or INGOs — always run the risk of being termed biased and...

In fear of the state: Bangladeshi journalists self-censor as election approaches

With less than a month to go to a general election, many journalists in Bangladesh say they are living in fear of ever-tightening media...

Saudi to make biggest foreign investment in Pakistan’s history: Pak finance...

Pakistan’s Finance Minister Asad Umar on Thursday said that an incoming investment package from Saudi Arabia, which promises to be "the biggest foreign investment...

Nepal unhappy with India over delay in review of ‘unequal’ treaty

The government of Nepal is reportedly disappointed over what it describes as India's "dilly-dallying approach" in reviewing the 7-decade-old Peace and Friendship Treaty which...

FIRST LADY BUSHRA MANIKA WAS PAKISTAN’S MOST GOOGLED PERSON IN 2018

And it's that time of the year again. With 2018 coming to an end, Google let us know who the top trending people were for...

INDIA NEGOTIATING PURCHASE OF RUSSIAN IGLA-S MISSILE SYSTEM – INDIAN DEF...

Indian defense ministry has stated that Russia's Igla-S is the winner of multi-billion tender for very short range air defense missiles (VSHORADS) on Wednesday. The...

KHALEDA’S POLLS BID: CJ ASSIGNS ANOTHER HC BENCH TO HEAR HER...

Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain yesterday assigned a High Court bench to hear and dispose of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia's writ petitions regarding the...

KAMAL LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN, CALLING FOR STOPPING POLLS MANIPULATION

Oikya Front leader Kamal Hossain offers fateha at the shrine of Hazrat Shahjalal (R)in Sylhet on Wednesday. Photo: Anis RahmanJatiya Oikya Front leader Kamal...

HASINA WANTS MANDATE TO CELEBRATE COUNTRY’S GOLDEN JUBILEE

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina. File PhotoAwami League president, prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday launched her party's election campaign seeking vote for 'boat' in...

TWITTER CEO JUSTIFIES SILENCE ABOUT MYANMAR ATROCITIES

Twitter CEO and co-founder Jack Dorsey gestures while interacting with students at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in New Delhi on 12 November...

IEC RESUMES RECOUNTING OF KABUL VOTES UNDER NEW METHOD

The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Wednesday said the election management body has resumed the recounting process of Kabul votes following an agreement with...

India holding SAARC hostage, says Tehmina Janjua

Pakistan’ foreign secretary Tehmina Janjua on Tuesday said that India has held the cooperative body South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) hostage. As per...

IAF holds simultaneous joint exercise with US, Russian counterparts

The Indian Air Force is holding simultaneous joint exercises with US and Russia in the eastern and western sectors of the country respectively in...

Massive arched bridge to link China to Myanmar

A gigantic steel arch has been put into place over the Nujiang River in southwestern China’s Yunnan province, and before the end of 2019...

Bhutan refugees in Nepal rally for help to go back home

The Bhutanese refugees, who have been languishing in Beldangi Camp, Jhapa, Nepal, for the past 26 years, have urged the human rights bodies to...

Nearly 100 injured in Bangladesh poll campaign violence

Bangladesh's election campaign turned violent Tuesday (Dec 11) with scores injured at political rallies across the country, as police fired pellet guns into crowds...

Meghalaya HC urges citizenship to those from Pak, B’desh, Afghanistan without...

The Meghalaya High Court has urged the prime minister, law minister and Parliament to bring a legislation to allow citizenship to Hindus, Sikhs, Jains,...

PM’S PROPOSAL ON MIGRATION ADOPTED AT UN MEETING

A proposal by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on UN Global Compact on Migration has been adopted at UN meeting in Marrakech, Morocco. The proposal was...

AFGHAN GOVT ANNOUNCES HIGH ADVISORY BOARD FOR PEACE

The Afghan government on Tuesday announced the establishment of the high advisory board for peace and the peace negotiating team of government aimed at...