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Pakistan calls on UNSC to designate RSS as ‘terrorist’

Pakistan has urged the UN Security Council to designate “violent nationalist groups” including India’s hardline Rasht...

Pakistan fires 12 police officers for not protecting Hindu...

Pakistani authorities have sacked a local police chief and 11 other policemen for failing to protect a Hindu temple that was set on fir...

Dahal-Nepal faction of NCP preparing to oust PM Oli from p...

The rival faction led by Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Madhav Kumar Nepal in the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has been preparing to oust...

Myanmar military condemns speaker’s refusal to probe elect...

Myanmar’s military has questioned whether the rejection of its call for a special parliamentary session before the newly elected...

Defeat the current government in vote, requests ex-pres

Jailed former president of the Maldives and leader of the opposition, Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayyoom has appealed to the people of the Ma...

Bangladesh zoo seeks mate for lonely Kanchi the Rhino

A lonely rhinoceros at a Bangladesh zoo is looking for new love after losing her partner seven years ago, but coronavirus pandemic trav...

Afghanistan foils ISIS plan to assassinate the top US envo...

Afghanistan's intelligence agency have said they foiled an attempt by an ISIS cell of four members to assassinate a US diplomat in Kabu...

China holds military drill near friction point with India’...

China has released a video of its troops undergoing training at Depsang Plains along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with India’...

China promises Myanmar 300,000 vaccine doses

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has promised to provide Myanmar with 300,000 doses of coronavirus vaccine, according to the website of...

Pakistan’s Charlie Chaplin aims to spread happiness during...

Usman Khan lives in an impoverished region of Pakistan that has witnessed decades of suicide attacks, explosions and threats from hardl...

Sri Lanka jails former minister for saying judges are corr...

An outspoken Sri Lankan opposition politician has been jailed for four years over his remarks alleging the majority of judges in the So...

Dahal is second-ranked chairman of NCP, says Oli to EC

Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has not split yet. In a letter sent to the Ele...

Delivery of a verdict on ex-president Yameen's money laund...

The delivery of a ruling regarding former president Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayyoom's appeal trial for his money laundering sentence has b...

Coronavirus fails to deter massive Hindu Ganges pilgrimage

Hindu pilgrims flocked to the Ganges river in India on Wednesday (Jan 13) , shrugging off the risk of coronavirus a day before the star...

Synchronising efforts, says Afghanistan on NSA Ajit Doval’...

India’s National Security Adviser Ajit Doval on Wednesday made a previously unannounced visit to Afghanistan for talks on strateg...

UNDP launches Accelerator Lab in Bhutan

The Accelerator Lab, part of UNDP global, aims to address issues in the society by testing innovative solutions from local expertise an...

Dhaka bins Pompeo's claim of al-Qaeda operations from Bang...

Dhaka has binned the claim of the United States Secretary of State Michael R Pompeo that terrorist outfit al-Qaeda carried out attacks...

BANGLADESH ARMED FORCES’ CONTINGENT ARRIVES, WILL JOIN R-D...

As many as 122 members of the Bangladesh armed forces arrived in Delhi Tuesday evening to participate in the 2021 Republic Day parade....

Sri Lanka, Bangladesh agree to promote maritime cooperatio...

The newly appointed High Commissioner of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh to Sri Lanka Tariq Mohamed Ariful Islam presented hi...

Pakistan and Azerbaijan air force chiefs vow to strengthen...

Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force Air (PAF) Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan called on Commander Azerbijan Air Force, Lieutena...

Ready to play mediator between India and China, says Nepal...

Nepal's Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli in an exclusive interview with Zee News talked about how it can play the role of a mediator in the...