As a five-member team of Kolkata Police is in search of Calcutta High Court judge C S Karnan, W Peter Ramesh Kumar, Justice Karnan’s close aide and his legal adviser, claimed that Justice Karnan... More
Steeled by the firepower provided by the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a roll,notwithstanding latent internal tensions, says a leading Chinese scholar.
The Pakistan Army on Wednesday withdrew an earlier tweet which had rejected a government notification regarding the Dawn Leaks, saying the issue had been settled after implementation of recommendations in the Inquiry Committee Report.
Bangladesh main opposition party BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia unveiled “Vision 2030” on Wednesday, a set of proposals she said her party would implement if voted to power in the next national polls, for transforming... More
Bangladesh Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha and Attorney General Mahbubey Alam had a heated exchange during a hearing on the appeal against the High Court verdict that scrapped the 16th amendment of the constitution... More
THE BJP-LED government in Assam will soon disband the State Madrasa Board and hand over the academic part of it to the Board of Secondary Education. The Sanskrit Board will also be dissolved, state... More
India has moved the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to stay the death sentence handed to self-confessed Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav by a military court in Pakistan.
According to a statement issued by ICJ on... More
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Tuesday summoned the Iranian ambassador to record a formal protest against a recent statement of the Iranian military chief who threatened to conduct cross border raids inside Pakistan against militants who... More
The government has decided to sign an agreement with China to become a part of the northern neighbour’s “One Belt, One Road (OBOR)” initiative.
A Cabinet meeting on Monday afternoon decided to sign a framework... More
Activists and refugees demonstrated as State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi was presented with the Freedom of the City of London award on Monday, calling the recognition “disappointing” in light of ongoing abuses... More
Pakistan and Afghanistan plan on using Google Maps to help resolve a border dispute that led to deadly clashes last week, a senior Pakistani security source said on Monday.
At least eight civilians were killed... More
Amid increasing strain in Sino-India ties, China has proposed a four-point initiative to overcome differences and deepen relations which includes aligning its ‘One Belt One Road’ project with India’s ‘Act East Policy’ and restarting... More
The head of the militant Islamic State (IS) group in Afghanistan, Abdul Hasib, has been killed in an operation led by Afghan special forces in Nangarhar province, President Ashraf Ghani said on Sunday.
Hasib, appointed... More
Both the ruling PPM and opposition coalitions in Maldives have claimed victory in the local council elections held on Saturday (6 May).
The ruling coalition lead by PPM (Progressive Party of Maldives) has claimed that... More
Inspector General Frontier Corps (FC) Major General Nadeem Ahmed has said Afghan forces targeted civilian population while Pakistan targeted their check-posts, inflicting heavy casualties.
At least 10 people including an FC personnel and women, children... More
Pakistan and India sparred over China’s One Belt One Road (OBOR) project at a panel discussion in Yokohama, Japan on Saturday, with Finance Minister Ishaq Dar rejecting Delhi’s objections and reaffirming unequivocal support for... More
A saint from Uttar Pradesh plans to take ''trained'' stone pelters to Kashmir valley to what he says ''counter'' attackers on the army and give the ''anti-national'' elements a ''befitting reply''.
The saint Arun Puri... More
Student protests continue in the eastern Indian Jharkhand state after the government renamed a college after a Hindu nationalist, a move church activists say was done to dismantle the identity of indigenous people.
The government... More
Pakistan summoned on Friday the Afghan charge d'affairs to the country over a border incident that killed several Pakistani citizens, Pakistan’s Foreign Office said in a statement.
According to Pakistani media reports, earlier on Friday, Afghan border... More
India launched a communications satellite on Friday for its smaller neighbours to share, part of its efforts to build goodwill in the region and counter Chinese influence, but arch- rival Pakistan said it would... More
On Friday the death sentences of four men convicted of raping, torturing and killing a young woman in New Dehli in 2012 was upheld by India’s highest court. The men brutally attacked the 23-year-old... More