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Bangladesh doubles wildlife sanctuary to save its tigers

Bangladesh has more than doubled the size of the wildlife sanctuary in the world's largest mangrove forest to try to protect endangered Bengal tigers...

BD top court revives Supreme Judicial Council to sack its judges

The Supreme Court has reinstated Supreme Judicial Council, which was introduced by a military government, in the Constitution. The Appellate Division published the full verdict...

Chinese troops sent to Myanmar border, says TNLA

Chinese troops are positioning along the China-Myanmar border in preparation of further conflict between the Tatmadaw and rebels, according to an ethic armed group. Chinese...

Gnanasara Thera Case: Prosecution concludes giving evidence

Sri Lankan Court of Appeal hearing the contempt of court action filed against Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Ven. Galagoda Atte Gnanasara Thera...

No scope to discuss court proceedings in JS or public: Chief...

Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha on Tuesday said there is no scope for holding discussion about the court proceedings in parliament or in public. “You...

McCain to unveil his own Afghan strategy

US Senator John McCain on Monday said that he would provide his own strategy for Afghanistan next month, ruing the Trump administration’s failure to...

Maldives: Fresh charges against former Minister and MMPRC head

Fresh charges have been pressed against former Maldives Vice President and Minister of Tourism Ahmed Adeeb Abdul Gafoor and former Managing Director of Maldives...

Top Indian and Chinese officials arriving Kathmandu

India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Chinese Vice-Premier Zhang Gaoli are arriving in Kathmandu on August 10 and August 14 respectively. This is first...

Darjeeling unrest: Will never support division of Bengal, says Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjeeon Tuesday said she will never support the division of the state and urged all political parties in the hills...

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi elected as interim Pakistan PM

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s (PML-N) Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, the former petroleum minister, has been elected as the country’s new prime minister. He secured 221 votes against...

Seismic stations installed in Bhutan

Bhutan will no longer have to depend on international seismic stations to gather information as and when earthquake hits the country. The Department of Geology...

RJD demands Bihar CM Nitish Kumar’s resignation over murder case against...

Continuing the political crisis in Bihar, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Jagadanand Singh demanded Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar's resignation over murder charges against him...

Hate speech case: High Court allows challenge to government ‘no’ on...

THE ALLAHABAD High Court on Monday permitted the petitioners to challenge the UP government’s refusal to grant sanction to prosecute Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath...

Bhutan to include environmental science in school curriculum

There will be an introduction of Environmental Science curriculum for classes 11 and 12. To this effect, The Royal Education Council signed a grant...

US firms lobby for removal of Myanmar trade restrictions

American businesses based in Myanmar are urging their government to remove sections 311 and 312 of the USA Patriot Act which prohibit US banks...

SL Police Chief rushes to Jaffna following attacks led by...

Police claimed on Monday that they had apprehended seven out of the eleven member armed gang involved in the latest attack on two policemen...

Nepali Congress and CPN (MC) to make alliance in DCC election

The main ruling parties—Nepali Congress and CPN (Maoist Centre)—have agreed to make alliance in the election of District Coordination Committee (DCC). A joint meeting of...

Soldiers surround speaker as opposition MPs protest in Maldives parliament

A week after the unprecedented expulsion of lawmakers from the parliament by the police and military, the People’s Majlis resumed Monday with soldiers surrounding...

Afghanistan: Iraqi embassy siege ends after attackers killed

At least four Daesh insurgents launched an attack on the Iraqi Embassy in Kabul city on Monday morning in the Ansari area of the...

India seeks new SIGINT and COMJAM aircraft

India has issued a request for information (RFI) for signals intelligence (SIGINT) and communications jamming (COMJAM) aircraft, with deliveries to begin two years after...

SC wants to take away president’s power over lower court judges:...

The Supreme Court wants to "take away" the president's power over lower court judges described in the Constitution, Law Minister Anisul Huq has said. He...