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Blast in Pak hospital where Masood Azhar is admitted: Twitterati
Rawalpindi | Monday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
A Pakistani Twitter user has claimed that there was a blast at a military hospital in Rawalpindi where Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar has been admitted. ... read..


4 killed, 100 injured in Bangladesh train derailment
Dhaka | Monday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
At least four people were killed and about a 100 others injured when a train derailed in Bangladesh's Moulvibazar district, an official said on Monday. ... read..


9 killed in Pakistan as van plunges into river
Islamabad | Monday, 2019 6:45:05 AM IST
A van carrying 21 tourists plunged into River Indus in Kohistan district of Pakistan's northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Sunday, leaving nine of them killed, local media and police said. ... read..


Madras HC to Centre: End trauma of 65 Sri Lankan Tamils
Chennai | Sunday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST
The Madras High Court has passionately argued for grant of citizenship to 65 Tamils who fled Sri Lanka after the 1983 riots, saying the conditions in the Tamil Nadu camp in which they are housed are "hellish". ... read..


6 Indians arrested in SL for trying to smuggle gold
Colombo | Sunday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
Police in Sri Lanka said that six Indian nationals were arrested while attempting to smuggle gold biscuits to Chennai from the airport here, the media reported on Sunday. ... read..


From Tagore to Ayodhya, South Korea shares deep Indian links
Seoul | Sunday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
Back in April 1920 when Korea was under Japanese occupation, one of its oldest newspapers - 'The Dong-A Ilbo' that has a vibrant press museum now - took birth. ... read..


Pakistan, Qatar sign MoU to combat terrorism financing
Islamabad | Sunday, 2019 1:45:06 PM IST
Pakistan and Qatar have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to combat money laundering and terrorism financing, a statement from Pakistani Prime Minister's office said. ... read..


Qatari Emir arrives in Pakistan on 2-day visit
Islamabad | Sunday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani arrived in Pakistan on a two-day visit on Saturday. ... read..


Nepal plans to include yoga in school curriculum
Kathmandu | Sunday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
The preparation of new school curriculum, which will include yoga, in Nepal is in the final stages, Neplese Minister for Education, Science and Technology Giriraj Mani Pokharel has said. ... read..


Sri Lanka extends Emergency for another month (Lead)
Colombo | Saturday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, here on Saturday, extended the State of Emergency by another month, considering the security situation following the April Easter Sunday bombings that killed over 250 people and injured hundreds. ... read..


India asks Pak to address global concerns on terror after FATF slams it (Lead)
New Delhi | Saturday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
India on Saturday asked Pakistan to address global concerns on terrorism by taking "credible" and "irreversible" steps, after an international body, Financial Action Task Force (FATF), slammed the country for failing to do enough to check terror financing ... read..


12 militants, 2 security personnel killed in Afghan gunfight
Kabul | Saturday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST
Twelve militants and two security personnel were killed after a clash erupted in Tagab district of Afghanistan, an official said on Saturday. ... read..


Sri Lanka Prez further extends state of emergency
Colombo | Saturday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Saturday further extended the state of emergency by a month considering the security situation in the country. ... read..


Pakistan should address global concerns on terrorism: India
New Delhi | Saturday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST
With Pakistan being asked by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to implement its action plan to stop terror financing by September, India on Saturday said the neighbouring country should take "credible" and "irreversible" steps to address global conce ... read..


Curb terror funding by October: FATF warns Pakistan
Paris | Saturday, 2019 7:45:05 AM IST
The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has warned Pakistan to improve its counter-terror financing operations in line with an internationally agreed action plan by October or face action, sources said. ... read..


4 TDP MPs merge in BJP in Rajya Sabha
| June 21, 2019 11:41:25 PM IST
Four Telugu Desam Party (TDP) MPs have been merged with BJP Parliamentary Party by Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Friday. ... read..


Graft case: Pakistan court rejects Nawaz's plea for bail
Islamabad | Thursday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
The Islamabad High Court on Thursday turned down former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's bail plea on medical grounds in a corruption case. ... read..


Chinese worker killed in clashes at Bangladesh power plant
Dhaka | Thursday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
Clashes erupted between hundreds of Chinese and Bangladeshi construction workers at the site of a partly-built China-funded power plant in the country on Wednesday in which a Chinese worker was killed. ... read..


Thousands protest in Nepal against controversial bill
Kathmandu | Thursday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
Thousands of protesters gathered in the Nepalese capital on Wednesday demanding the government to scrap a controversial bill to nationalize trusts that manage temples amid fears the move would jeopardize the centuries-old Hindu culture and religious tradi ... read..


Pakistan's 'heaviest' man shifted to hospital for treatment
Islamabad | Wednesday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
The "heaviest" man of Pakistan, who weighs over 330 kg, was shifted to a hospital in the city of Lahore for his treatment, authorities said. ... read..


Khaleda gets six-month bail in defamation cases
Dhaka | Tuesday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
A Bangladesh court on Tuesday granted a six-month bail to former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia in two defamation cases filed against her. ... read..


Pakistan, World Bank sign $918 million agreements
Islamabad | Tuesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
Pakistan and the World Bank on Tuesday signed three loan agreements worth $918 million to help support revenue mobilisation and higher education development in the country. ... read..


Avalanche kills mountaineer, injures 6 in Pakistan
Islamabad | Tuesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
A Pakistani montaineer was killed while six others, including foreigners, were injured when an avalanche hit an expedition team while they were scaling a 5,300-metre high peak in the Gilgit-Baltistan region, the media reported on Tuesday. ... read..


6 killed, 75 injured in China earthquake
Beijing | Tuesday, 2019 8:15:05 AM IST
Six people were killed and another 75 were injured after a 6.0-magnitude earthquake rattled China's Sichuan Province at 10:55 p.m. Monday (local time), according to local authorities. ... read..


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