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 Bomb kills four in Pakistan`s Karachi: police

Bomb kills four in Pakistan`s Karachi: police

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 19:21

A senior local policeman who had survived several assassination attempts and three other people were killed by a suicide bomber in Pakistan`s port city of Karachi on Thursday, police said.

Pakistan court adjourns Mumbai attacks case till April 30

Pakistan court adjourns Mumbai attacks case till April 30

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 23:56

A Pakistani anti-terrorism court conducting the trial of the seven accused in the Mumbai attacks, today adjourned the hearing till April 30 after the prosecution withdrew four witnesses.

Sri Lanka aims to attract huge foreign students, plans to open 10 universities

Sri Lanka aims to attract huge foreign students, plans to open 10 universities

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 21:33

Sri Lanka is opening up its public university system attracting significant investment with plans to allow 10 private universities to operate locally by 2020, an official said Wednesday.

Sherpas won`t abandon Everest Climbing season : Mountaineering officials

Sherpas won`t abandon Everest Climbing season : Mountaineering officials

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 19:27

Nepalese mountaineering officials on Wednesday denied that sherpa guides on Mount Everest plan to abandon this year`s climbing season out of respect for 16 colleagues killed in an avalanche last week.

Sri Lankan opposition vows protests over casino bill

Sri Lankan opposition vows protests over casino bill

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 19:15

Sri Lanka`s opposition will stage a protest Thursday outside the proposed building site for three proposed casinos valued at $1.3 billion, including one from gaming mogul James Packer, an official said Wednesday.

Bangladesh court rejects Khaleda Zia`s plea to scrap indictment

Bangladesh court rejects Khaleda Zia`s plea to scrap indictment

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 18:47

A court in Bangladesh Wednesday rejected Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson Khaleda Zia`s request to scrap her indictment in the Zia Charitable Trust and Zia Orphanage Trust graft cases.

Gas pipeline blown up in Pakistan

Gas pipeline blown up in Pakistan

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 17:11

Suspected militants blew up a gas pipeline in Pakistan`s Balochistan province Wednesday, an official said.

India, China, Pak naval ships hold rare exercises

India, China, Pak naval ships hold rare exercises

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 16:52

India`s stealth frigate INS Shivalik today took part in rare drills with Chinese and Pakistan naval ships in multilateral maritime exercises held off China`s coast to celebrate 65th anniversary of its navy.

Khushwant Singh`s desire to reunite with Pak roots comes true

Khushwant Singh`s desire to reunite with Pak roots comes true

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 14:33

A fistful of ashes of legendary Indian journalist and author Khushwant Singh have been brought to his birthplace in Pakistan`s Punjab province to fulfil his desire to be "reunited with his roots".