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Indus waters that flow into Pakistan as waste will be brought...

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday referred to the politically sensitive issue of the Sutlej Yamuna Canal, saying Punjab had the right to...

Mahinda urges people to join forces with JO to topple govt

Inviting people to join forces with the Joint Opposition to topple the present government which was on the wrong track and way off their...

Afghan, Pakistani Visa Applicants to Face ‘Extreme Vetting’ in US

US President Donald Trump has indicated that both Afghanistan and Pakistan will be among the countries whose citizens will have to go through an...

India’s Meghalaya Governor resigns over molestation allegation

Governor of the Indian state of Meghalaya V Shanmuganathan has resigned after a section of Raj Bhavan employees demanded his removal for “seriously compromising”...

India should stop meddling in Nepal’s internal affairs, says opposition party

Nepal opposition party CPN-UML Secretary Yogesh Bhattarai has said Nepal-India ties will become affable only after India stops meddling in the internal affairs of...

TAPI gas project delayed by one year

The $10 billion TAPI (Turkmenistan-Afghanis-tan-Pakistan-India) gas pipeline has been delayed by one year as it was earlier scheduled to be operational in 2019 but...

Pak PM discusses India’s violation of Indus Water Treaty with World...

Pakistan’s  Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Thursday hoped that the World Bank would play a lead role in resolution of disputes between India and...

Never Again, Says Shiv Sena On Alliance With BJP

The Shiv Sena, which rules Maharashtra along with the BJP, has ruled out all future alliances with the party in future. The current alliance...

SL prepares to hold WEF 2018

The 2018 World Economic Forum (WEF) is to be held in Sri Lanka, coinciding with Sri Lanka’s 70th Independence Day Celebration. The WEF brings together...

World Bank CEO arrives in Pakistan to discuss Indus Waters Treaty

The newly appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the World Bank Kristalina Georgieva arrives in Islamabad on Thursday to discuss issues facing Pakistan and...

 Joint Opposition concerned about foreign influence in Sri Lanka

The Joint Opposition has castigated the ruling Sirisena-Wickremesinghe coalition for incorporating the diplomatic community an in the decision-making process. Former External Affairs Minister Gamini Lakshman Peiris...

India, UAE ink comprehensive strategic partnership accord

India on Wednesday sealed 14 agreements, covering an extensive strategic partnership, with the United Arab Emirates (UAE). However the summit-level discussions fell short in securing...

USDP and Allies Call on Security Council to Intervene

Myanmar’s main opposition party and its allies called on the National Defense and Security Council (NDSC) to intervene in security and rule of law...

India in red zone on transparency list

A major international index of corruption and transparency has placed India on the watch list for its inability to curb mega corruption scandals and...

We Celebrate ‘Argumentative’, Not ‘Intolerant’ Indian, Says President Pranab Mukherjee

Indian President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday batted strongly for simultaneous elections to Parliament and Assemblies and backed the demonetisation drive, two issues on which...

Santos jointly explores oil & gas in BD

Bangladesh state-run Petroleum Exploration Company (Bapex), in its first-ever offshore exploration program, is set to initiate oil and gas exploration in offshore Magnama structures...

Trump discussed defense cooperation with Modi

The US President Donald Trump, on his telephone conversation with the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, discussed opportunities to strengthen the partnership between the...

Chinese Ambassador to India visits Bhutan

Bhutan Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay met the ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to India, Luo Zhaohui, Monday. The ambassador is in the country...

IMF revises Nepal’s growth forecast to 5.5pc

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has revised Nepal’s economic growth forecast sharply upward to 5.5 percent for this fiscal year, signalling an end to...

Pakistan conducts first flight test of Ababeel surface-to-surface missile

Pakistan on Tuesday conducted a successful test flight of the Ababeel surface-to-surface ballistic missile (SSM), the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a...