Kabul: Afghanistan's women are being failed by the country's justice system as most complaints of domestic violence are dealt with through mediation rather than prosecution, according to the
Colombo: Tamil National Alliance has no allegiance to the LTTE as it is not in favour of terrorism, a senior leader of Sri Lanka's main Tamil party has said, rebutting allegations in this
Islamabad: Pakistan on Sunday condemned the use of force by security forces against protestors in Kashmir and said the arrest of separatist leaders in the Valley is a matter of concern.
Islamabad: Pakistan government has decided to provide unprecedented security cover to Chinese President Xi Jinping, who will arrive here on Sunday on his maiden visit, handing over the overall
Tehran: Afghanistan's president arrived in Tehran on Sunday on his first trip to Iran since taking office, with security questions likely to dominate talks after the Islamic State group claimed
Tehran: Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai arrived in Tehran on Sunday for talks to boost ties and discuss issues of mutual interest with senior Iranian officials.
Islamabad: A Pakistani man and his father have been arrested in the country`s latest so-called "honour killing" after they set the son`s wife alight for leaving the house without asking
Islamabad: Chinese President Xi Jinping will arrive here on Monday on his maiden visit to Pakistan during which the two sides will sign several agreements, including defence, worth USD 50
Yangon: The Myanmar government on Sunday said 126 soldiers have been killed and 359 injured so far since the clashes with the Kokang ethnic army erupted on February 9, media reported.
Colombo: A proposed move to reform Sri Lanka's electoral system has not found favour with the country's minority Tamil and Muslim political parties, who say the current proportional
Karachi: At least six Taliban militants, including a commander of the terror outfit, were killed on Saturday in a fierce gun battle with security forces in Pakistan's southern port city of
Kathmandu: Nepal on Saturday paid a moving tribute to 16 mountain guides, mostly Sherpas, who were killed in an avalanche on Mount Everest a year ago.
A program, as part of the
Karachi: Pakistani authorities have arrested 47 Indian fishermen and seized their eight boats for allegedly violating the country's territorial waters.
The fishermen were
Islamabad: Afghan army chief General Sher Muhammad Karimi on Saturday said that terrorists pose a common threat to Afghanistan and Pakistan and close cooperation and coordination between
Dhaka: At least seven persons, including a police officer, were injured on Saturday when the shotgun of the bodyguard of a ruling Awami League leader accidentally went off during a party rally
Islamabad: Visiting Afghanistan Army Chief General Sher Muhammad Karimi on Saturday praised the Pakistan Army by labelling it as one of the "world’s best armies".
General Karimi was
Sanaa: Saudi Arabia pledged Saturday to cover the entire $274 million in humanitarian aid sought by the UN for conflict-torn Yemen, which has also been the target of Saudi-led air strikes
Faizabad: A motorcycle-riding suicide bomber attacked a bank branch on Saturday in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least 35 people in a deadly attack the country's president said was claimed by
Guruvayoor (Ker): Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe on Saturday offered worship at the famous Lord Krishna Temple here amid heavy security.
The Prime Minister, who was
Islamabad: Pakistan on Saturday condemned the suicide attack in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad in which several people were killed, saying such assaults have no justification under any
Islamabad: Russia will invest a whopping USD 2 billion in Pakistan to build a 1,100-kilometre pipeline from southern port city of Karachi to Lahore to transport liquefied natural gas.
Kathmandu: Hundreds of mountaineers and Sherpas in Nepal paid emotional tribute Saturday to 16 of their fellow guides who died in an avalanche on Everest a year ago, suspending climbing for the
Jalalabad: A suicide bomb blast in Afghanistan`s eastern city of Jalalabad killed 33 people and injured more than 100 outside a bank where government workers collect salaries, the city`s police
Islamabad: An anti-corruption court in Pakistan on Friday initiated the proceedings against former president Asif Ali Zardari in a graft case against him, said a media report.
Islamabad: Pakistani security forces have seized a vehicle packed with more than a tonne of explosives in the country`s restive southwestern province of Baluchistan, officials said Friday.
Day in Pics: 19th April
Showbiz World - April 19, 2015
Congress' Kisan rally in Ramlila Maidan