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.
Beijing: Pakistan needs a "huge amount of financing" for infrastructure and energy projects and China is ready to announce help when President Xi Jinping visits next week, a Foreign Ministry
Islamabad: Pakistan's Supreme Court has ordered the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to get a Hindu temple restored and reconstructed after it was 'dismantled' in 1997 and later occupied by a
Peshawar: Islamic State's Pakistan chief Hafiz Muhammad Saeed was killed when a roadside bomb he was planting went off in the country's restive northwest tribal region, according to a media
Islamabad: Pilgrims descended from all over the world on a small town in Pakistan that is home to one of Sikhism`s holiest sites this week, dipping into holy spring water and solemnly offering
Kathmandu: Nepal will accord a state funeral to five-time Prime Minister Surya Bahadur Thapa, who passed away in India battling cancer, and a national holiday has been declared tomorrow to
Islamabad: Pakistan on Thursday expressed readiness to help in implementation of a UN Security Council resolution on Yemen which banned arms supply to the Shia Houthi rebels in the war-torn
Islamabad: Pakistan on Thursday said people waving its national flag on the streets of Srinagar is the "manifestation of deep and lasting emotional bonds" between the Kashmiris and the
Karachi: A 55-year-old American woman was shot and critically wounded on Thursday by unknown assailants in Pakistan's commercial hub here.
Debra Lobo who was working as the vice-
Islamabad: A French-made Mirage fighter jet of Pakistan Air Force on Thursday crashed during a routine training flight in the restive south-western Balochistan province.
The jet went
Day in Pics: 18th April
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