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Pakistan’s new messengers of Islam

Women preachers of Islam in Pakistan are breaking the trend of male cleric domination, replacing the often-seen real life visuals of bearded older men…

China may station Marines in Gwadar, say PLA insiders

China’s navy plans to expand its marine corps and may station new marine brigades in Gwadar, Pakistan and in Djibouti near the Gulf of…

USDP Chairman: ‘Much of Myanmar is in Chaos’

The chairman of the former ruling party of Myanmar has claimed that much of the country is in “chaos” and in need of a…

Pakistan likely to demand creation of Asian Parliament

A meeting of Special Committee on Creation of Asian Parliament (SCCAP) and APA Standing Committee on Political Affairs (SCPA) would be held from March…

Sri Lanka eager to work with Indian Ocean maritime powers’

“Sri Lanka is eager to work with the maritime powers of the Indian Ocean and beyond, to make our oceans secure for unimpeded commerce…

BJP To Form Goa Government, Manohar Parrikar As Chief Minister

The BJP is ready to retain Goa, despite placing second in the picturesque coastal state. There will be one major change if it forms…

Indian State Election: BJP wins in UP-Uttarakhand; Congress in Punjab

The BJP has given Modi a thumping victory in Uttar Pradesh (UP), where the party has won 324 of the state’s 403 seats. The…

India’s ‘diplomatic isolation’ of Pakistan hinders prospects for improved ties: US…

Commander of the United States Central Command (Centcom) General Joseph Votel on Thursday said India’s policy of ‘diplomatic isolation’ of Pakistan may be a…

Sri Lankan navy shoots Indian fishermen, one dead

The Sri Lankan navy has allegedly shot dead a 21-year-old fisherman and injured some others when they opened fire on fishermen from Rameswaram, who…

TNLA Attack on Burma Army Base Kills Six

The Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA) attacked a Burma Army base in Mong Yu village of Shan State’s Kutkai Township on Saturday morning, killing…

5 Pakistan Army soldiers killed as militants attack

Five Pakistan Army soldiers were killed in cross fire as militants from Afghanistan attacked three border posts in Mohmand Agency on Sunday night. The military’s…

Bangladesh records lowest monthly remittance in recent years

Expatriate Bangladeshis have remitted $936.2 million in February, the lowest in a month in last five years. The previous record low was $900 million in…

India watches with concern as row erupts over Maldives’ plan to…

India might be faced with another security challenge in its neighbourhood with a controversy erupting in the Maldives over Abdulla Yameen government’s plan to…

China Warns India on Dalai Lama Visit to Disputed Border Area

In a stern warning to the Indian government, Beijing has asked Delhi to not go ahead with the visit of exiled Tibetan leader Dalai…

Indian Immigrant sentenced in Federal Prison for 9 years over Million…

Indian Immigrant, Amit Chaudhary has been sentenced to 9 years in Federal Prison for Multimillion Dollar fraud scheme. Amit Chaudhary said it was family loyalty…

Pranab Mukherjee On Campus Violence: ‘No Room In India For Intolerant…

President Pranab Mukherjee Thursday weighed in on the debate on free speech and nationalism following last week’s violence at Ramjas College, saying there is…

Pak Federal cabinet approves recommendations to ‘mainstream’ Fata

The federal cabinet on Thursday approved the recommendations put forth by a reforms committee to bring the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) in the…

Afghan general summons Pakistani ambassador over border tensions

Afghanistan has asked Pakistan to re-open the border and de-escalate tensions between the two neighbouring countries, read a press release issued on Wednesday by…

ECO sets example of regional cooperation: PM

The 13th summit of Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO) concluded on Wednesday with adoption of the Islamabad Declaration. Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif said that it…

Dalit sarpanch killed in Gujarat

The victim won the recent village panchayat elections and became a sarpanch in upper castes-dominated Varsada village. A 25-year-old Jaysukh Madhad, a Dalit Sarpanch in…

Afghanistan needs to abandon ‘anti-Pakistan lens’: ISPR

Director General (DG) Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor in an interview with a private TV channel on Tuesday called for Afghanistan…