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Rajapaksa wants world leaders to see Sri Lanka`s reality

Rajapaksa wants world leaders to see Sri Lanka`s reality

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 22:13

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Sunday said he wishes to see more foreign leaders visiting his country to experience the island`s post conflict progress.

Security beefed up in Pakistan for Yaum-i-Ali

Security beefed up in Pakistan for Yaum-i-Ali

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 20:05

Police have deployed nearly 6,000 personnel, including snipers and commandos, in the Pakistan`s old city of Lahore to ensure safety of Shia processions to be taken out on Sunday as Yaum-i-Ali is being observed across the country.

Security beefed up in Pakistan for Yaum-i-Ali

Security beefed up in Pakistan for Yaum-i-Ali

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 20:05

Police have deployed nearly 6,000 personnel, including snipers and commandos, in the Pakistan`s old city of Lahore to ensure safety of Shia processions to be taken out on Sunday as Yaum-i-Ali is being observed across the country.

Uproar in Nepal over Indian energy proposal

Uproar in Nepal over Indian energy proposal

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 19:32

Days ahead of a visit by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj aimed at further strengthening bilateral ties, an Indian proposal for the development of Nepal`s abundant water resources has triggered a row in the Himalayan nation with many political parties opposing it contending it was not in Nepal`s national interest.

Pak army captures two key militant villages in N Waziristan

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 23:45

Pakistan`s military said on Saturday that its forces were systematically moving ahead in North Waziristan as two key militant villages were captured with more terrorists being eliminated and dislodged from their bases.

Bomb attack leaves three dead in SW Pakistan: Officials

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 23:34

A bomb planted on a motorcycle exploded in Pakistan`s restive southwestern province of Balochistan Saturday, killing three people including a paramilitary soldier and wounding 16 others, officials said.

Three killed in blast in Pakistan

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 23:23

At least three persons were killed and 27 others injured on Saturday in a bomb blast targeting a paramilitary vehicle in Pakistan`s restive Balochistan province.

Kerry wants to travel to Nepal

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 12:49

US Secretary of State John Kerry has met a group of women mountaineers from Nepal and told them that he wants to travel to the Himalayan country and spend some time there.

US drone attack kills 11 Taliban militants in Pakistan

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 12:14

At least 11 Taliban militants were killed on Saturday in a US drone attack in Pakistan`s troubled northwestern tribal region near the border with Afghanistan, officials said.

Eight militants killed in US drone attack in Pakistan

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 10:35

At least eight militants were killed Saturday in a US drone attack in Pakistan`s North Waziristan region.