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Kashmir issue an unfinished agenda of Partition: Pakistan PM Abbasi

Pakistan’s top leadership on Friday expressed concern over what it described as rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir and extended political and diplomatic support...

India, Nepal decide to boost cooperation, speed up connectivity projects

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Nepalese counterpart K P Sharma Oli Saturday (Apr 7) held extensive deliberations covering entire expanse of bilateral...

BANGLADESH’S JAILED OPPOSITION LEADER KHALEDA BEING TAKEN TO HOSPITAL

Bangladesh Nationalist Leader (BNP) Chairperson Khaleda Zia is being taken to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) Saturday for conducting some medical tests. Khaleda, who...

Pakistan seeks UN’s mediation in Kashmir dispute, India opposes

United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday said that the body was following the Kashmir situation "very closely". "Obviously this is a situation...

Working with India, Pakistan to settle dam controversy, says World Bank

The World Bank confirmed that it had received Pakistan’s complaint on the completion of the Kishanganga hydropower plant by India and was working with...

‘Can’t accept a project that violates India’s sovereignty’

India on rejected reports alluding a possible cooperation with China on Beijing's mega 'One Belt One Road' (OBOR) venture, asserting that no country can...

India’s finance minister to undergo kidney transplant

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is suffering from some kidney related problems and is set to undergo kidney transplant this weekend (Apr 7). A senior AIIMS...

Nepal PM Oli meets Indian Congress leaders

Nepal Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli met a delegation of Congress leaders in New Delhi on Friday (Apr 6). Oli, who is on a three-day...

Pakistan, Russia concerned over ISIS presence in Afghanistan

Pakistan’s defence minister Khurram Dastgir Khan Thursday met his Russian counterpart General Sergei Shoigu on the sidelines of Moscow Security Conference currently taking place...

Bhutan attends 18th mid-term ministerial meeting of NAM

A Bhutanese delegation led by foreign secretary Sonam Tshong is attending the 18th mid-term ministerial meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) in Baku, Azerbaijan...

Pak PM discusses regional security, connectivity with Afghan President

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani discussed the fight against militancy, the Afghan-led peace process, bilateral relations and regional...

Bangladesh opposes moving embassies to Jerusalem by some states

Bangladesh has expressed its concern over the unilateral declarations about Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and the decision to move embassies of certain...

If China builds your dams, India won’t buy energy: PM Modi...

The battle for influence in the Nepal Himalayas between India and China is hotting up, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi expected to tell Nepal...

Nepal Prime Minister Oli makes first foreign visit to India

Nepal's new Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli left for India on Friday (April 6) on the first foreign visit of his latest term, a...

Brazil cane industry blasts Pakistan, India sugar export policies

Brazil’s sugarcane industry on Thursday took aim at policies undertaken by Pakistan and India to protect local producers and boost sugar exports, arguing they...

Saudi King invites Bangladesh PM to join joint military exercise in...

Saudi King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz has invited Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to attend the concluding ceremony of the 23-country joint military exercise...

Pakistan PM’s Afghanistan visit to open new chapter, says envoy

Pakistan’s ambassador to Afghanistan Zahid Nasrullah Khan has expressed hope that Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi’s visit to Kabul will open a new...

PM Modi, Oli to hold discussions about check posts on Indo-Nepal border

Inauguration of the integrated check posts (ICPs) located on the Indo-Nepal border will figure in discussions between Nepal’s Prime Minister KP Oli and his...

UNOCHA deputy chief visits Maungdaw

A senior official from UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) currently in Myanmar for a weeklong visit is scheduled to fly to...

Relations with India based on mutual respect: Nepal PM

Nepalese Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the relations between Nepal and India would reach a different height based on mutual respect...

China to develop Bangladesh industrial zone as part of South Asia...

China is developing a 750-acre industrial park in Bangladesh which will largely be used by Chinese manufacturing firms, a Chinese official said on Wednesday,...