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Taliban intensifies attacks during past week: Afghan govt

Kabul, Nov 28 | The Afghan Defence Ministry has said that the Taliban has intensified attacks across the country in the past one week.In...

7 injured in Kabul IED blasts

Kabul, Nov 28 | At least seven people were injured on Saturday in two separate magnetic IED blasts in Kabul, police in the Afghan...

Imran reiterates no permission for PDM rallies

Islamabad, Nov 28 | In the wake of an ongoing second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in Pakistan, Prime Minister Imran Khan has reiterated...

ADB approves $300mn loan for macroeconomic stability in Pak

Islamabad, Nov 28 | The Asian Development Bank (ADB) announced that it has approved a $300 million policy-based loan targeting macroeconomic stability in Pakistan...

Bangladesh to scan accounts of pro-Pak former soldier, 34 others

By Sumi KhanDhaka, Nov 28 | The Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit (BFIU) has summoned the bank accounts of at least 35 people, including anti-India...

Bangladesh a star in terror-hit South Asia, throttles extremist violence

By Mahua VenkateshNew Delhi, Nov 27 | In terrorism hit South Asia, Bangladesh has emerged as a bright star, despite disturbing recent signs of...

EU urges Afghan Peace Council to ‘include diverse membership’

Kabul, Nov 27 | The European Union (EU) delegation and the EU Heads of Mission based in Kabul have urged for a "swift establishment"...

10 possible IED attacks across Afghanistan foiled

Kabul, Nov 27 | The Afghan National Army (ANA) has foiled at least 10 possible Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) blasts across the country, the...

Pakistan joins Saudi-led initiative for digital cooperation

Islamabad, Nov 27 | Pakistan has joined the Digital Cooperation Organisation (DCO), a Saudi-led initiative, aimed at promoting digital cooperation among member states, Foreign...

4 killed in Pakistan shooting

Islamabad, Nov 27 | At least four people were killed in a shooting at a vehicle in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, officials said.The incident...

Sri Lankan President takes charge of Technology Ministry

Colombo, Nov 27 | Sri Lanka's Ministry of Technology has been brought unfer the direct purview of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa in order to create...

Nepal, India agree to complete remaining segment of boundary work

Kathmandu, Nov 27 | Nepal and India have agreed to complete the remaining segment of boundary work, but the two countries did not specifically...

JuD to scale up its Kashmir campaign

New Delhi, Nov 26 | The dreaded ISIs C Wing uses the Hafiz Muhammad Saeed controlled Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD)/Lashkar-e Taiba (LeT) to run point...

Want to resolve all disputes through talk, Oli tells Shringla (Lead)

Kathmandu, Nov 26 | Nepal's Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli on Thursday said that his country wants to resolve all remaining outstanding issues with...

26/11 attacks result of Pakistan’s mullah-military nexus

By PriyadarshiNew Delhi, Nov 26 | Thursday marks the twelfth anniversary of the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, also known as Indias 26/11. As is...

Cop killed in Afghanistan blast

Kabul, Nov 26 | A police officer was killed on Thursday as blast hit Tirin Kot city, the capital of Uruzgan Province in southern...

Gunmen abduct 28 travellers in Afghanistan’s Wardak province

Kabul, Nov 26 | Unidentified gunmen intercepted vehicles and abducted 28 travellers in Afghanistan's eastern Wardak province, police spokesman Hajji Mohammad Ofiani said on...

SL to invest in infrastructure at Mattala airport

Colombo, Nov 26 | Sri Lanka will invest in maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) facilities at the China-built Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (MRIA) in...

Foreign Secy Shringla in Nepal to mend ties, holds talks (Ld)

Kathmandu, Nov 26 | Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardan Shringla has started high-level meetings in Kathmandu immediately after kicking off his two-day Nepal visit...

Bangladesh reports 2,292 new Covid cases

Dhaka, Nov 26 | Bangladesh has recorded 2,292 new Covid-19 cases, taking the tally of infections so far to 456,438, health officials said on...

Ex-Pak PM’s son Ali Musa Gillani granted bail

Islamabad, Nov 26 | A Special Magistrate in Multan on Thursday granted bail to former PPP lawmaker Ali Musa Gillani and other Pakistan Democratic...

India calls Pak ‘dossier’ to UN ‘pack of lies with no...

United Nations, Nov 26 | India's UN Mission has dismissed as "a pack of lies with no takersa¿ the dossier that Pakistan gave UN...

Three suspects held over deadly blasts in Afghanistan’s Bamiyan

Kabul, Nov 26 | At least three suspects were arrested on Thursday in connection with the deadly bomb blasts in the city of Bamiyan...

Coast Guard seizes Lankan boat with 100 kg heroin, arrests six

New Delhi, Nov 25 | A Sri Lankan boat along with 100 kg heroin sourced from Pakistan along with 20 small packets of...

Pak’s ‘dirty war’ against India will have consequences

By Atul Aneja and Ateet SharmaNew Delhi, Nov 25 | The Pakistani deep state has suffered a devastating blow with the bloody interception of...

India to build new dam in Afghanistan for over 2 million...

New Delhi, Nov 24 | In a move that further strengthens India-Afghan relations, the government on Tuesday announced that it is building a new...

Drugs worth Rs 3.3 crore seized in Manipur

Imphal, Nov 23 | Seizure of drugs smuggled in from neighbouring Myanmar continued in Manipur with Assam Rifle troopers now coming across a...

Sri Lanka’s Covid-19 cases top 20k mark

Colombo, Nov 23 | The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Sri Lanka on Monday surpassed the 20,000 mark after 400 new infections were...

Indian Foreign Secretary to visit Nepal on Nov 26

Kathmandu, Nov 23 | Resuming the high-level visit and exchanges with Nepal, India is sending its top diplomat to Kathmandu on November 26Indian Foreign...

26,025 Afghan kids killed/maimed since 2005: Report

Kabul, Nov 23 | In a new report released, a charity group revealed that at least 26,025 Afghan children were killed or maimed from...

Minorities under attack in Pak: Another Ahmadi shot dead in broad...

By Ateet SharmaNew Delhi, Nov 23 | A professor, a trader, a pharmacist, an 82-year-old grandfather, a US citizen and now a 31-year-old doctor...

Nagrota, a milestone on trail of encounters with Masood Azhar’s JeM...

New Delhi, Nov 23 | The killing of four heavily-armed terrorists of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) --Masood Azhars jihadist outfit -- in an encounter by the...

Breakthrough reported in Afghan-Taliban talks in Doha

Kabul, Nov 23 | A breakthrough has been reported in the stalled talks between the Afghanistan government and the Taliban after the two sides...

Puppet rule must come to an end, says PDM

Peshwar, Nov 23 | In defiance of a ban on public gatherings and without a formal permission, the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), an alliance...

Sharif’s mother passes away in London

Islamabad, Nov 23 | Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's ailing mother has died in London, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leaders announced.Begum Shamim Akhtar,...

Imran warns of total lockdown if oppn rallies continue

Islamabad, Nov 23 | Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has warned of a total lockdown across the country if the opposition continued to hold...

Khadim Hussain Rizvi: Death of an expendable Pakistani cleric

By Ravi Shanker KapoorNew Delhi, Nov 22 | What happens to a jihadist non-state actor when he becomes a liability to the Pakistani establishment?...

PDM to hold Peshawar rally despite permission row

Peshawar, Nov 22 | The Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), an alliance comprising 11 of the country's opposition parties, will stage it fourth power show...

Minor raped at gunpoint in Lahore

Lahore, Nov 22 | A seven-year-old girl was hospitalised after a shopkeeper allegedly raped her at gunpoint in Lahore, police said, adding the perpetrator...

Civilian injured in Kabul IED blasts

Kabul, Nov 22 | A day after 23 rockets hit Kabul killing nine people and injuring nearly 50 others, there were two separate IED...

Nepal seeks early availability of Covid-19 vaccines

Kathmandu, Nov 22 | The Nepali government has sent requests to several countries that are producing Covid-19 vaccines seeking their early availability after they...

Guterres condemns condemns rocket attacks in Kabul

United Nations, Nov 22 | UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has condemned the rocket attacks in Kabul which resulted in the death of nine people...

Afghanistan’s Abdullah meets Turkish Prez Erdogan

Kabul, Nov 21 | Abdullah Abdullah, head of Afghanistan's High Council for National Reconciliation, met Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Istanbul, during which...

India says it will take action against Pakistan’s terrorism

New Delhi, Nov 21 | : India on Saturday slammed Pakistan for cross-border terrorism, warning that it will take every possible action to safeguard...

Karachi imposes ‘smart lockdown’ in 4 districts

Karachi, Nov 21 | The Karachi city administration has imposed a 'smart lockdown' in four districts and a 'micro lockdown in two other districts...

PDM denied permission to hold Peshawar rally

Islamabad, Nov 21 | The local administration of Peshawar city has denied permission to the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), an alliance comprising 11 of...

6 dead, over 25 injured in Kabul rocket attacks (2nd Ld)

Kabul, Nov 21 | At least six people were killed and more than 25 injured after 14 rockets hit different parts of Kabul following...

5 killed after 14 rockets hit Kabul (Ld)

Kabul, Nov 21 | At least five people were killed and more than 25 injured after 14 rockets hit different parts of Kabul following...

Chinese Defence Minister to visit Nepal on Nov 29

Kathmandu, Nov 21 | Chinese Defence Minister and State Councilor Wei Fenghe is scheduled to visit Nepal on November 29. Wei will arrive in the...

Soldier killed in Pak firing on LoC in Rajouri

Jammu, Nov 21 | Even as New Delhi summoned the Pakistan Deputy Chief of Mission over the Nagrota attack, an Indian soldier was killed...

Business

Amazon, Baido lead as Smart Displays sales hit 9.5mn units in...

New Delhi, Nov 28 | Move beyond smart speakers as smart displays have come of age and in Q3, the sales of smart display...