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NEW OPPOSITION ALLIANCE: AL NOT WORRIED AT ALL: HASINA

Welcoming the formation of Jatiya Oikyafront, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said Awami League was not worried about it at all. “We want them ...

AUSTRALIA IMPOSES SANCTIONS ON MYANMAR GENERALS FOR ROHINGYA ATROCITIES

Rohingya Muslim men with their hands bound kneel as members of the Myanmar security forces stand guard in Inn Din village. Photo: ReutersAustralia's government...

42 TALIBAN INSURGENTS KILLED IN ANSF OPERATIONS

Security officials said that during the operation at least another 40 Taliban fighters were wounded. The 201 Selab Military Corps in eastern Nangarhar claim that...

INDIAN FOREIGN SECRETARY MEETS WITH MYANMAR STATE COUNSELLOR

During the visit, he called on the State Counsellor, H.E. Daw Aung San Suu Kyi. All matters relating to bilateral cooperation as well as...

MODI WON’T BE PM AFTER 2019 ELECTION: SHARAD PAWAR AT MUMBAI...

Senior parliamentarian and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar has said that there would be a change of government at the Centre in...

Afghan parties claim elections were ‘riddled with fraud’

A number of political parties in Afghanistan on Monday criticized the Independent Election Commission (IEC) over what they called poor management and said the...

Pakistan condemns ‘new cycle’ of killing of Kashmiris by Indian forces

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday strongly condemned the recent killing of Kashmiris at the hands of Indian forces in occupied Kashmir. In a...

DNT confirms Dr Lotay Tshering as its PM nominee

The Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) has confirmed its President Dr Lotay Tshering as the prime minister nominee. The party’s executive committee decided this Monday. The...

Maldives court overturns conviction to free JP leader Gasim

Maldives' first appellate court on Monday freed jailed Jumhoory Party (JP) leader Gasim Ibrahim after overturning his bribery conviction. The business tycoon was convicted of...

India, Myanmar review ties, sign port operator agreement

India and Myanmar on Monday reviewed all matters related to their bilateral ties, including the Rohingya refugees crisis, and signed a crucial memorandum of...

At Sri Lanka conference China seeks role in Indian Ocean security

China on Monday sought a bigger role in Indian Ocean security saying no single country can handle the process. Speaking at the Galle Dialogue 2018...

“Wary” Bangladesh to weigh India’s offer to use its ports

Bangladesh will evaluate cautiously a recent Indian offer asking the country to use its Kolkata and Haldia ports for transshipment to make coastal shipping...

US GENERAL CONFIRMED WOUNDED AFTER AFGHANISTAN SHOOTING

US Army Brigadier-General Jeffrey Smiley was confirmed as one of two Americans wounded in last Thursday's (Oct 18) attack that killed the police chief...

RMG WORKERS TORCH LORRY IN N’GANJ, CLASH WITH COPS

At least 15 people were injured during a clash between readymade garments workers and law enforcers in Naryanganj’s Export Processing Zone (EPZ) this morning. Law...

PAKISTAN PM SET TO ATTEND SAUDI INVESTMENT CONFERENCE

Prime Minister Imran Khan is all set to leave for Saudi Arabia on Monday (today) to attend a key investment conference being held in...

SHELL BLOWS UP LATE, KILLS 15 PEOPLE IN KASHMIR

An unexploded shell went off belatedly at an encounter site killing several civilians on a bloody Sunday in Jammu and Kashmir that witnessed the...

OIKYAFRONT GETS NOD FOR SYLHET RALLY

Police finally gave permission to the newly formed Jatiya Oikyafront to hold a rally in Sylhet on Wednesday. “We hope people of all walks of...

CURFEW LIFTED FOR 4 HOURS IN KRISHNANAGAR

The Kapilvastu District Administration Office has lifted the curfew it had imposed in Krishnanagar for four hours on Monday. Achyut Prasad Pudasaini, Chief at the...

MONKEYS STONE 72-YEAR-OLD TO DEATH IN INDIA, FAMILY AND POLICE TUSSLE...

A 72-year-old man was stoned to death by a troop of monkeys in India last Thursday (Oct 18), resulting in a tussle between the...

US wants India to buy F16s to offset Russia arms sanctions

The United States is pressing India to buy its F-16 fighter planes for a waiver on sanctions that would apply to New Delhi’s purchase...

Eight dead in fighting between rebels and Indian forces in disputed...

Three suspected rebels were killed in a gun battle with Indian government forces in disputed Kashmir on Sunday, and at least five civilians were...