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Digests

Taliban not to attend Turkey-led talks on April 16: spokes...

The Taliban is "not ready" yet to participate in the Turkey-led conference on the scheduled date of April 16, due to their "consultatio...

Turkey provides food packages to Rohingya in Bangladesh

A Turkish charity on Monday distributed 15,000 food packets to Rohingya refugees and their hosts in Bangladesh for the Muslim holy mont...

Retired judge, who gave Babri case verdict, made deputy Lo...

Retired judge Surendra Kumar Yadav, who gave the verdict in the high-profile Babri mosque demolition case last year, took oath as the d...

Have and will never sign off on losing the Maldives' sover...

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has stated that the government has never and will never sign an agreement that will compromise the Mald...

Myanmar Junta files new charge against Daw Aung San Suu Ky...

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi in Naypyitaw in September 2020. / The Irrawaddy Myanmar’s military regime slapped the country’s o...

Indian investment falls, Chinese investment rises, in Nepa...

Foreign direct investment (FDI) from India in Nepal declined by around 81 percent in the first nine months of the current fiscal year...

China and Sri Lanka sign USD 500 million loan agreement

China and Sri Lanka today signed a USD 500 million loan agreement which will infuse the required foreign exchange into the Sri Lanka ec...

Malaysia in talks to double palm oil shipments to Afghanis...

Malaysia, the world’s second-biggest palm oil producer, is in talks to boost exports of the tropical oil to Afghanistan, accordin...

Indian Army chief Gen MM Naravane attends ‘Army Chiefs’ Co...

Indian Army chief Gen MM Naravane on Sunday attended the Army Chiefs’ Conclave held here on the sidelines of a multinational mili...

Covid-19 threat looms large, as Bhutanese become complacen...

After a brief respite, the country is witnessing a surge in new Covid-19 cases sparking concerns. The country is seeing a rapid rise in...

India bans exports of Remdesivir drug as new Covid-19 case...

India on Sunday (April 11) banned the export of anti-viral drug Remdesivir and its active pharmaceutical ingredients as demand rocketed...

Resistance forces kill at least 18 Myanmar soldiers in Sag...

A roadblock set up by anti-regime protesters in Tamu, Sagaing Region. / Khampat Times At least 18 members of Myanmar’s secur...

Pakistan, China hold consultations on UN affairs

Director-General of the Department of International Organisations and Conferences of the Foreign Ministry of China Yang Tao and Directo...

State Department says preparations underway for Afghan con...

The U.S. State Department on Thursday said preparations were underway for a conference in Turkey to help Afghan negotiators make progre...

US envoy Kerry discusses climate challenges in Bangladesh

Special Presidential Envoy Kerry met with Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina  John Kerry, the special US envoy on climate...

India, China hold 11th round of military talks; focus on f...

The border standoff between the Indian and Chinese militaries erupted on May 5 last following a violent clash in the Pangong lake are...

Campaigns concluded ahead of council election

Candidates and political parties have concluded their campaign for the Local Council and Women's Development Committee election schedul...

China in touch with 'all parties' in Myanmar, embassy says

China’s embassy in Yangon said on Friday it had been in touch with “all parties” in military-ruled Myanmar, when aske...

Nepal battles worst forest fires in years as air quality d...

Nepal is battling its worst forest fires in years, officials said on Friday (April 9), with smoke wafting across its mountains and sour...

Pakistan to become 23rd biggest economy by 2040: US intell...

Pakistan is set to become the world’s 23rd biggest economy by 2040 based on its predicted gross domestic product (GDP) rank which...

Bhutan vaccinates 60% of population against COVID in recor...

Bhutan on Wednesday said it had given about 60 percent of its entire population a first jab against COVID-19 since the Himalayan kingdo...