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CBI raids 15 locations in illegal cattle trade case

New Delhi, Sep 23 | The CBI on Wednesday carried out searches at 15 locations in Delhi, West Bengal, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh and Punjab,...

Protesters rally at Chinese Embassy in Kathmandu against encroachment (Ld)

Kathmandu, Sep 23 | A spontaneous protest erupted in front of the Chinese Embassy in Nepal's capital Kathmandu on...

Protesters rally at Chinese Embassy in Kathmandu against encroachment

Kathmandu, Sep 23 | A spontaneous protest erupted in front of the Chinese Embassy in national capital Kathmandu on...

Tibetans in crosshairs of Xi’s assault on minorities & entrepreneurs

By Atul AnejaNew Delhi, Sep 23 | Chinese President Xi Jinping is relying on the United Front Work Department (UFWD)-a Mao-era contraption-to tighten his...

Now China encroaches upon Nepal territory

By Anil GiriKathmandu, Sep 23 | After India, China is now embroiled in a fresh boundary dispute with Nepal in its remote Humla district...

Pak again violates LoC ceasefire at Poonch

Jammu, Sep 23 | Pakistan on Wednesday continued with its unprovoked firing and shelling at Indian positions on the Line of Control (LoC) in...

Afghan army defused 4,776 improvised bombs, landmines in six months :...

Kabul, Sep 23 | The Afghan National Army (ANA) has during the past six months discovered and defused 4,776 improvised bombs and landmines planted...

Pakistan starts clinical trial of Covid-19 vaccine

Islamabad, Sep 22 | Pakistan has started stage three clinical trials of a China-made Covid-19 vaccine, Executive Director of the country's National Institute of...

98 Afghan civilians killed in past 2 weeks: Govt

Kabul, Sep 22 | Afghanistan's Interior Ministry has said that at least 98 civilians were killed and 230 others wounded in Taliban attacks in...

India threatens military aggression against Pak: Qureshi tells OIC

By Hamza AmeerIslamabad, Sep 22 | Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has alerted the Organization of Islamic Coordination (OIC) on situation in Kashmir,...

‘Sharif receives non-bailable arrest warrants at UK residence’

Islamabad, Sep 22 | Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has received non-bailable warrants for his arrest at his residence in the UK, sources...

Pak SC seeks details about exchange of accused persons under extradition...

Islamabad, Sep 22 | The Pakistan Supreme Court has sought details about exchange of accused people under the extradition treaties signed with different countries,...

Pakistani banks named in global money laundering list

Islamabad, Sep 22 | At least six Pakistani banks have been named in an investigation on the role global banks play in money laundering,...

3 B’deshi banks reportedly linked to illicit fund flow

Dhaka, Sep 22 | Three Bangladeshi banks have been reported to have links with global networks of illicit fund flow, with their names having...

Pakistanis looking forward to Xi’s visit: Imran

Islamabad, Sep 22 | Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that the people in his country were keenly looking forward to welcoming Chinese...

Maldives notes progress in controlling Covid-19

Male, Sep 21 | Health officials in the Maldives said on Monday that island-nation has made progress in controlling the second wave of the...

9 Afghan security personnel dead in Taliban ambush

Kabul, Sep 21 | Six Afghan soldiers and three police officers were killed and four others injured in a Taliban ambush in Takhar province,...

Excessive noise pollution in Lahore rings alarm

Lahore, Sep 21 | The noise pollution level in Lahore has crossed the World Health Organisations (WHO) acceptable threshold of 60-65 dB in various...

Pak opposition parties form alliance to oust govt

Islamabad, Sep 21 | Pakistans major opposition parties announced that they have formed an alliance to demand the ousting of the incumbent Imran Khan-led...

B’desh issues over 200 import permits for 88K tonnes of onions

By Sumi KhanDhaka, Sep 20 | Bangladesh importers have been eagerly waiting for onion consignments to get cleared from Chittagong port, a day after...

444 arrested for violating curfew in Myanmar

Yangon, Sep 20 | At least 444 people were arrested in Myanmar in a week for violating the curfew imposed in some regions and...

4,776 IEDs defused in Afghanistan in past 6 months

Kabul, Sep 20 | Afghanistan's Defence Ministry on Sunday said 4,776 IEDs were discovered and defused across the country in the past six months. In...

2 Pak soldiers killed in operation

Islamabad, Sep 20 | Two Pakistani soldiers were killed during a security operation against militants in North Waziristan, an army statement said.Without mentioning the...

20 mn girls may never return to school, warns Malala

Islamabad, Sep 20 | Pakistani education activist and Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai has warned that as many as 20 million girls may never return...

Pak security forces kill 4 terrorists in Balochistan

Islamabad, Sep 20 | The Pakistan Army said that security forces have killed four terrorists in Balochistan province during an operation.In a statement on...

Pakistan risks Basmati export as India applies GI tag in EU

Islamabad, Sep 19 | Pakistan is facing another potential threat of a major damage to its exports as India has applied for an exclusive...

Sharif to virtually participate in multiparty conference

Islamabad, Sep 19 | Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who is currently in London for treatment, will virtually attend the opposition-led multiparty conference...

Pakistan, Afghanistan joint action foils smuggling bid

Islamabad, Sep 19 | In a joint operation, Pakistani and Afghan customs authorities foiled an attempt to smuggle tonnes of iodine, which can be...

Nepal to resume railway services after 7-yr suspension

Kathmandu, Sep 19 | Nepal has planned to resume passenger railway services after a 7-year suspension as two sets of rails that Kathmandu purchased...

India permits onion export to B’desh on ‘special consideration’

By Sumi KhanDhaka, Sep 19 | The Indian government has granted a special permission to export 25,000 tonnes of onion to Bangladesh, which was...

Nepal Covid-19 cases top 61k with record high daily spike

Kathmandu, Sep 19 | The overall Covid-19 cases in Nepal has increased to 61,653 after the Himalayan country reported a record high spike in...

Pak starts anti-India campaign over Kashmir ahead of UNGA debate

By Sumit Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Sep 18 | To garner international community's attention over the Jammu and Kashmir issue ahead of the 75th session...

NATO forces’ M4 gun falls in JeM hands in Kashmir

By Ahmed Ali FayyazNew Delhi, Sep 18 | The UN Security Council (UNSC) designated international terrorist and Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) founder Maulana Masood Azhars three...

Over 35 Pak educational institutions shut for flouting SOPs (Ld)

By Hamza AmeerIslamabad, Sep 18 | Within 72 hours of Pakistan reopening educational institutions accross the country after six months due to the Covid-19...

ISI afflicted by same bungling and corruption as rest of Pak:...

New Delhi, Sep 18 | Inter-Services Intelligence, Pakistans spy agency is afflicted by the same bungling and corruption as the rest of the Pakistani...

B’desh to halt Covid-19 services in 12 hospitals

Dhaka, Sep 18 | Covid-19 services will be halted in 12 hospitals across Bangladesh due to the lack of patients, according to the Directorate...

Doha talks will be difficult, tough decisions needed: Abdullah

Kabul, Sep 18 | Abdullah Abdullah, Chairman of Afghanistan's High Council for National Reconciliation, has said that the talks between government and the Taliban...

16 more educational institutions closed in Pak

Islamabad, Sep 18 | At least 16 more educational institutions in Pakistan were closed in the last 24 hours due to non-compliance of health...

Polio cases in Pak this year reaches 72

Islamabad, Sep 18 | The total number of polio cases in Pakistan so far this year has reached 72, after nine fresh cases were...

Pak High Commission in London receives warrants for Sharif

Islamabad, Sep 18 | The Pakistan High Commission in London has received arrest warrants sent by the Imran Khan-led government for former Prime Minister...

Pak to set up markets along Afghanistan, Iran borders

Islamabad, Sep 18 | Pakistan will set up three markets along the borders with Afghanistan and Iran by February 2021 to promote business activities...

Bangladesh’s Hathazari Madrasa shut after student protests

By Sumi KhanDhaka, Sep 17 | Bangladesh's Education Ministry has shut down Al-Jamiatul Ahlia Darul Ulum Moinul Islam, popularly known as Hathazari Madrasa, in...

Pakistan JuD’s gaming apps brainwash youth to take up jihad against...

New Delhi, Sep 17 | Pakistan-based globally banned Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD), the front organisation of banned Lashkar-e-Taiba, is using gaming applications to brainwash youngsters to...

Pakistan government freezes over 900 assets of Jamat-ud-Dawa, Jaish-e-Mohammad

By Hamza AmeerIslamabad, Sep 17 | The Pakistan government has frozen a total of 964 assets of proscribed organisations Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JUD) and Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM)...

No ceasefire until cause of war is Discussed: Taliban

Kabul, Sep 17 | A Taliban spokesman said that the militant group will not agree to a ceasefire unless the peace negotiators can discuss...

Another trade terminal opens at Pak-Afghan border

Kabul, Sep 17 | Pakistan opened another terminal for trade with Afghanistan at a border area in Balochistan province, it was reported on Thursday.Chief...

22 Pak educational institutions close in 48 hrs

Islamabad, Sep 17 | At least 22 educational institutions across Pakistan have closed in the last 48 hours due to non-compliance of health protocols...

Pak to introduce legislation to curb child abuse, rape

Islamabad, Sep 17 | Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has announced that his government will soon introduce a three-tier legislation providing for the registration...

Erdogan to attend ‘Mujib Barsho’ finale event in Dhaka

Dhaka, Sep 17 | Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will visit Bangladesh to attend the finale event of the "Mujib Borsho" celebrations on March...

ADB forecasts Sri Lanka’s growth to contract by 5.5%

Colombo, Sep 16 | The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Wednesday forecast Sri Lanka's economic growth to contract by 5.5 per cent this year,...

Business

‘Immediate restart of mining crucial to save Goa’s economy’

New Delhi, Sep 23 | Immediate resumption of Goa's mining industry is crucial now to save the state's economy and revive the livelihood of...