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Nepal SC annuls unification of NCP factions

Kathmandu, March 7 | In a surprise and unexpected decision, Nepal's Supreme Court on Sunday annulled the unification of the ruling Nepal Communist Party's...

Nepal SC annuls unification of NCP factions

Kathmandu, March 7 | In a surprise and unexpected decision, Nepal's Supreme Court on Sunday annulled the unification of the ruling Nepal Communist Party's...

Pak Navy suffers casualties in targeted attack

By Hamza AmeerIslamabad, March 7 | At least two Pakistan Navy officials were killed one other was injured in a targeted attack on...

Pak seeks economic re-engagement with US

By Hamza AmeerIslamabad, March 7 | The Pakistan government is looking to explore economic avenues to re-engage with the new US administration under President...

1 dead, 25 hurt in Pak train derailment

Islamabad, March 7 | A woman was killed and over 25 others were injured when nine out of 18 compartments of a passenger train...

8 terrorists killed in Pak military ops

Islamabad, March 7 | Eight terrorists were killed in two separate operations by Pakistani security forces in Khyber Paktunkhwa province, an army statement said.The...

India orders Assam Rifles to prevent influx from Myanmar (Ld)

By Subir BhaumikKolkata, March 7 | The Union Home Ministry has asked the paramilitary Assam Rifles to prevent any Myanmar national from crossing into...

Bangabandhu’s March 7 speech is ‘Magnacarta’ of freedom-seeking Bengalis

By Sumi KhanDhaka, March 7 | The historic March 7, 1971, speech, delivered by Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman is considered to be the 'Magnacarta'...

Pak tries to turn UN action into terror justification

By Arul LouisUnited Nations, March 7 | Pakistan is attempting to turn the UN's counter-terrorism efforts into justification for terrorism.During the negotiations on a...

India orders Assam Rifles to prevent influx from Myanmar

By Subir BhaumikKolkata, March 7 | The Union Home Ministry has asked the paramilitary Assam Rifles to prevent any Myanmar national from crossing into...

Pak PM wins vote of confidence, opposition leaders manhandled outside Parliament

By Hamza AmeerIslamabad, March 6 | As Prime Minister Imran Khan successfully attained the vote of confidence from the Parliament, members of the opposition...

Another Pak varsity introduces dress code for girls

By Hamza AmeerIslamabad, March 6 | The University of Peshawar (UoP) has joined the Hazara University, Abbottabad and Bacha Khan University (BKU), Charsada, in...

Imran secures vote of confidence (Ld)

Islamabad, March 6 | Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday secured a vote of confidence in the National Assembly (NA) or the lower...

Imran secures vote of confidence

Islamabad, March 6 | Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday secured a vote of confidence in the National Assembly, dashing the opposition's hopes...

3 HuJI militants remanded in Dhaka

By Sumi KhanDhaka, March 6 | A Dhaka court on Saturday placed three members of the banned militant outfit, Harkat-ul-Jihad-al Islami Bangladesh (HuJI-B), on...

‘YouTube removes 5 TV channels run by Myanmar’s military’

San Francisco, March 6 | In the wake of further violence in the country, video-streaming platform YouTube has taken down channels connected to five...

9 charged for attack on ex-US envoy to B’desh

By Sumi KhanDhaka, March 6 | The Detective Branch (DB) of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) have submitted a chargesheet against nine persons, including...

SC seeks Centre reply on 81-year-old mom’s plea seeking son’s return...

New Delhi, March 5 | Last 23 years have been traumatic for a mother, who is fighting an endless battle to have one sight...

14 dead in Afghanistan avalanche

Kabul, March 5 | At least 14 people were killed following a major avalanche in Afghanistan's Badakhshan province, officials said on Friday.The avalanche took...

Imran to seek confidence vote after shocking defeat (News Analysis)

By Hamza AmeerIslamabad, March 5 | After witnessing the shocking defeat of a ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidate in this week's Senate polls, Prime...

90 dead in Afghanistan in 24 hrs

Kabul, March 5 | At least 90 people were killed in clashes and terrorist attacks in Afghanistan over the past 24 hours, an independent...

Pak approves emergency use of Sinopharm vax

Islamabad, March 5 | Pakistan on Friday approved the emergency use of the Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine for people over 60 years of age, a...

Myanmar junta’s UN envoy steps down (Ld)

By Subir BhaumikKolkata, March 5 | In a huge embarrassment to Myanmar's military junta, an Ambassador to the UN hurriedly appointed by them has...

UN receives new letter over Myanmar Rep’s position

United Nations, March 5 | The UN has received new communication from Myanmar's Mission concerning the position of the country's Permanent Representative to the...

‘Problems among neighbouring nations should be resolved via talks’

By Sumi KhanDhaka, March 5 | Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina told visiting Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar that "problems among neighbouring countries...

Pak court: Remove former ISI chief Durrani from Exit Control List

By Hamza AmeerIslamabad, March 4 | The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has ordered to remove the name of the former Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) chief...

Pakistan’s trade deficit deteriorates further

By Hamza AmeerIslamabad, March 4 | Pakistan's economic situation continues to worsen with each passing month as the country's exports have plunged for a...

India will always be B’desh’s ‘reliable friend’: Jaishankar

New Delhi/Dhaka, March 4 | India's External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on Thursday lauded Bangladesh for graduating from the 'Least Developed Country' status and...

Pak sees over 75 Covid deaths in a day after 3...

Islamabad, March 4 | Pakistan reported the current year's highest number of deaths from Covid-19 in a single day as the total casualty figure...

Opposition asks Imran to resign with honour

Islamabad, March 4 | Causing a blow to the ruling alliance headed by the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) in the Senate elections from Islamabad, an...

Myanmar FM attends virtual Asean meeting

Yangon, March 3 | Myanmar's Foreign Minister U Wunna Maung Lwin attended an informal meeting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), a...

60 dead in Afghanistan’s targeted attacks in Feb

Kabul, March 3 | About 60 people lost their lives in the increased targeted attacks in Afghanistan in February as fighting rages in the...

Pak holds Senate elections for 37 seats

Islamabad, March 3 | Pakistan on Wednesday held its Senate polls to elect 37 members of the upper house of the country's Parliament.According to...

IS claims killing 3 female Afghan media workers

Kabul, March 3 | The Islamic State (IS) terror group on Wednesday claimed responsibility for a shooting attack that killed three female media workers...

UN receives conflicting letters concerning Myanmar Rep

United Nations, March 3 | UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has received two conflicting letters concerning the position of Myanmar's Permanent Representative to the world...

China, Pak celebrate 70th anniversary of diplomatic ties

Beijing, March 3 | China and Pakistan should push their cooperation to a higher level, wider range and greater depth as they celebrate the...

B’desh looks forward to Modi’s visit

By Sumi KhanDhaka, March 3 | Bangladesh State Minister for Foreign Affairs M Shahriar Alam on Tuesday said Dhaka looked forward to Indian Prime...

Modi’s ‘Matua’ outreach in B’desh around WB polls

By Subir BhaumikKolkata, March 3 | On the day the West Bengal witnesses the first of its eight-phase state assembly elections, Prime Minister Narendra...

Admitting Kashmiri students in Pak colleges part of radicalization plan

New Delhi, March 3 | Pakistan offering scholarship for MBBS and engineering courses to Kashmiri students has remained a part of its strategic game...

Asean says ready to assist Myanmar

Bandar Seri Begawan, March 3 | The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) has said that it is ready to assist Myanmar, where the...

Massive fire breaks out in Nepal town

Kathmandu, March 2 | A massive fire broke out on Tuesday Dobhan Bazaar, a small town in Nepal's Taplejung district, and has gutted around...

Pak issues fresh travel advisory

Islamabad, March 2 | Pakistan issued a fresh travel advisory under which the categorised country list concerning inbound travel has been amended, the media...

Pak Senate polls to be held as per past practice

Islamabad, March 2 | The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday said that the Senate polls scheduled to take place on Wednesday will...

Landmine blast in Pakistan kills 2 kids

Islamabad, March 2 | A landmine blast killed two children in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, police officials said on Tuesday.The blast took place in...

Myanmar journalist arrested by military

By Subir BhaumikKolkata, March 2 | A journalist working for the Democratic Voice of Burma (DVB) was arrested by the military after being roughed...

Nepal Prez calls House session on March 7

Kathmandu, March 2 | Nepal President Bidya Devi Bhandari has called a session of the House of Representatives on March 7 on the recommendation...

Suu Kyi in court 1st time since military coup (Ld)

By Subir BhaumikKolkata, March 1 | Myanmar's tallest leader Aung San Suu Kyi, denied a second tenure in power by a military takeover on...

Suu Kyi appears in court via video link

Nay Pyi Taw, March 1 | Myanmar's former de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Monday appeared in court here via video link, marking...

Istanbul-Islamabad freight train to resume ops

Islamabad, March 1 | The Istanbul-Islamabad freight train will resume operations from this week after a gap of nine years, connecting the three countries...

Oli lays foundation stone for largest industrial park

Kathmandu, March 1 | Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli laid the foundation stone for the country's largest industrial park located in Jhapa district.Damak...

Business

Centre proposes to raise LIC’s authorised capital to Rs 25K cr

New Delhi, March 7 | With a view of listing the state-run insurance major Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC), the government has proposed...