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PM Modi, Hasina jointly inaugurate Indo-Bangla friendship pipeline

PM Modi, Hasina jointly inaugurate Indo-Bangla friendship pipeline

Bangladesh and India signed a MoU on April 9 last to set up the pipeline aimed at pumping Indian oil to Bangladesh with a capacity of 1 million tonnes per year, the report said.

Sep 18, 2018, 20:08 PM IST
5 killed due to heavy rains in Pakistan

5 killed due to heavy rains in Pakistan

Many mud and brick homes were partially or completely damaged in the rain and thunderstorm in the province.

Sep 16, 2018, 14:37 PM IST
Popular Chinese restaurant closed after dead rat found in soup, shares fall

Popular Chinese restaurant closed after dead rat found in soup, shares fall

Famous for its hotpot food, Xiabu Xiabu has nearly 759 restaurants in China.

Sep 13, 2018, 20:34 PM IST
Nine dead as car ploughs into square in southern China

Nine dead as car ploughs into square in southern China

BEIJING (Reuters) - Nine people died and 46 were injured after a car ploughed into a crowded square in southern China on Wednesday and police have detained the driver, the local government said.

Sep 13, 2018, 06:48 AM IST
Imran Khan-led Pakistan government likely to review CPEC, renegotiate trade deals with China

Imran Khan-led Pakistan government likely to review CPEC, renegotiate trade deals with China

Pakistan is currently reeling from a huge financial crisis.

Sep 11, 2018, 08:45 AM IST
5.9-magnitude earthquake jolts China's Yunan province, 14 injured

5.9-magnitude earthquake jolts China's Yunan province, 14 injured

The 5.9-magnitude quake jolted China's southwest Yunnan province on Saturday

Sep 08, 2018, 18:15 PM IST
Pakistan won't fight any other country's war, says PM Imran Khan

Pakistan won't fight any other country's war, says PM Imran Khan

Defence Day was traditionally observed on September 6 to commemorate the steadfast defence of the country in the 1965 war with India.

Sep 07, 2018, 14:19 PM IST
9 killed, hundreds injured as strong earthquake jolts Japan

9 killed, hundreds injured as strong earthquake jolts Japan

Jebi, the strongest typhoon in 25 years, killed at least 10 people and caused widespread damage and disruption.

Sep 06, 2018, 21:22 PM IST
2 dead, 120 injured in Japan earthquake

2 dead, 120 injured in Japan earthquake

Multiple houses were buried by landslides and rescue work is underway for those still missing, Japan's public broadcaster NHK said.

Sep 06, 2018, 06:46 AM IST
Pakistan election commission officially declares Dr Arif Alvi as 13th president

Pakistan election commission officially declares Dr Arif Alvi as 13th president

The 69-year-old dentist secured 352 votes while his rivals Rehman and Ahsan clinched 184 and 124 votes respectively.

Sep 05, 2018, 17:20 PM IST
Pakistan's new President Arif Alvi son of Jawaharlal Nehru's dentist: PTI website

Pakistan's new President Arif Alvi son of Jawaharlal Nehru's dentist: PTI website

Alvi's family migrated to Pakistan from India after partition.

Sep 05, 2018, 06:29 AM IST
 Typhoon Jebi makes landfall in Japan, over 600 flights cancelled

Typhoon Jebi makes landfall in Japan, over 600 flights cancelled

More than 600 flights have been cancelled by domestic airlines after Typhoon Jebi made the landfall in Japan.

Sep 04, 2018, 18:44 PM IST
Krishna temple damaged in 2015 Nepal earthquake reopens after 3 years on Janmashtami

Krishna temple damaged in 2015 Nepal earthquake reopens after 3 years on Janmashtami

Janmashtami, the birthday of Lord Krishna, is celebrated with much zeal and enthusiasm.

Sep 03, 2018, 07:32 AM IST
Pakistan is facing external, internal challenges: Imran Khan

Pakistan is facing external, internal challenges: Imran Khan

Prime Minister Khan also assured General Bajwa to provide all resources required to maintain the capability and capacity of the armed forces.

Aug 31, 2018, 07:57 AM IST
China issues flood alert in India as water level rises in River Tsangpo

China issues flood alert in India as water level rises in River Tsangpo

Ering said the communication from China came following heavy rains in that country after which Tsangpo was in spate.

Aug 31, 2018, 07:03 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi arrives in Nepal for BIMSTEC Summit; four-layer security, special commandos, bullet-proof cars for VVIP guests

PM Narendra Modi arrives in Nepal for BIMSTEC Summit; four-layer security, special commandos, bullet-proof cars for VVIP guests

 BIMSTEC Summit would be held from August 30 to August 31. 

Aug 30, 2018, 07:28 AM IST
Woman TV journalist hacked to death in Bangladesh

Woman TV journalist hacked to death in Bangladesh

Subarna Akter Nodi, 32, was a correspondent of private news channel Ananda TV.

Aug 29, 2018, 14:12 PM IST
At least 11 killed in suicide car bombing in western Iraq

At least 11 killed in suicide car bombing in western Iraq

A suicide bomber blew up a vehicle in the town of Al-Qaim in western Iraq today.  

Aug 29, 2018, 14:07 PM IST
Pakistan must change direction or perish, improve ties with neighbours: Imran Khan

Pakistan must change direction or perish, improve ties with neighbours: Imran Khan

In his maiden speech after taking over as Pakistan's PM, the PTI chief said they want to improve ties with all their neighbours, on their foreign policy.

Aug 20, 2018, 00:30 AM IST
Pakistan PM Imran Khan likely to address nation today, speech to focus on tackling corruption, economic woes

Pakistan PM Imran Khan likely to address nation today, speech to focus on tackling corruption, economic woes

Imran Khan's speech is likely to focus on tackling rampant corruption and the current economic crisis. 

Aug 19, 2018, 09:32 AM IST

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