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After 3,800 deaths in Malaysia, Nepal seeks causes

For Nepali migrant workers, Malaysia has nearly everything to make them feel at home. The climate in the Southeast Asian country is far pleasanter...

Haqqani network operates from Afghanistan, not Pakistan: Foreign Office

The Pakistan Foreign Office (FO) on Thursday reiterated that the Haqqani network, held responsible for numerous high-profile attacks in Afghanistan, operates from Afghanistan and...

Afghan girls denied visas to US for robot-building competition to watch...

Two Afghan girls refused visas to the United States for a robot-building competition said on Tuesday (July 4) they were mystified by the decision,...

Rampal Project: Unesco ‘lifts objection’

The World Heritage Committee of UNESCO has withdrawn its earlier objection to the construction of Rampal power plant project at its current location, the...

Atmosphere not right: China rules out Modi-Xi Jinping meet at G20...

China on Thiursday said the "atmosphere" was "not right" for a bilateral meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping on the...

India-held Kashmir tense ahead of Burhan Wani’s anniversary

In a crowded hospital in India-held Kashmir, a 17-year-old student is recovering from gunshot wounds, one of thousands of civilians injured in protests against...

Pak-Afghan-Tajik joint commission on Trilateral Cooperation expected to establish

A Joint Commission on Trilateral Cooperation is expected to be established between, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Tajikistan to develop and implement a mutual strategy on...

SL Govt. shortlists four countries for rice imports 

Following a first round assessment, the Government has shortlisted Indonesia, Pakistan, India and Myanmar as potential sources for imports of up to 100,000 MT...

Global Ceylon Tea Party kicks off today

Sri Lanka and Ceylon tea are hosting what is popularly known as ‘The Global Ceylon Tea Party’ at Sri Lankan diplomatic entities in 37...

BJP demands President’s rule in Bengal

The BJP demanded on Thursday that the Centre immediately impose President's rule in West Bengal and send central observers to assess "worsening law and...

Govt. to go ahead with new Constitution

The Sri Lankan government said on Wednesday that it would go ahead with the constitution making process,but the final decision on enacting a new...

Afghanistan reacts to Iran’s comments on dam projects

The Afghan Ministry of Energy and Water said Iran has used four times more water from Helmand River’s than stipulated in the Helmand River...

Afghanistan accepts Pakistan’s offer of ‘coordinated’ anti-terror operations

Pakistan and Afghanistan have agreed to conduct “coordinated, complementary” security operations against terrorist groups on their respective sides of the shared border, officials confirmed...

Pakistan tests short-range Nasr missile

Pakistan on Wednesday successfully undertook a series of training launches and tests / trials during the current week for validation of new technical parameters...

UNESCO mulls endangered status for Nepal

A team of UNESCO experts is holding a meeting in Krakow of Poland to decide whether the Kathmandu Valley, devastated by a massive earthquake...

Mob Kill Rohingya Muslim in Rakhine

A mob killed a Rohingya man in the Rakhine State capital Sittwe on Tuesday, according to Sittwe district police chief Win Naung told The...

Police claim to have evidence of MP Faris bribing lawmakers

The Maldives police have claimed to have evidence of MP Faris Maumoon bribing lawmakers to vote in favour of a no-confidence motion to remove...

Joining WTO may hinder access to health technologies and medicines

Although Bhutan is still at the negotiation stage on its accession to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) since 2004, the registrar of Bhutan Medical...

7 Deals Signed By PM Modi And Israel

There were more bear hugs today and a working lunch for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu - but the...

Russia, China voice concern at insecurity in Afghanistan

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin have discussed regional issues, including the security situation in Afghanistan, a media report said...

Yoga not as safe as people thought: Study

Yoga's appeal is growing in India, Australia and worldwide but new research released on Wednesday suggests it is not as safe as previously believed. A...