Zee News: South Asia News, South Asia Headlines, Southeast Asia News

Five policemen killed in Afghanistan Taliban attack

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 13:02

At least four policemen were killed Monday in a Taliban ambush in Afghanistan`s Herat province, an official said.

Four children killed in Pakistan road accident

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 13:01

At least four children were killed Monday when a truck fell into a ravine in Pakistan`s Balochistan province, officials said.

Five policemen killed in Pakistan

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 10:20

At least five policemen were killed in two separate firing incidents in Pakistan, media reported Monday.

On eve of election results, Afghan candidate sends warning to rival

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 03:24

Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah warned his rival on Sunday he would refuse to accept the outcome of the country`s troubled election unless he saw firm evidence that the vote was completely free of fraud.

MQM Karachi rally to support Pak operation against militants

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 23:18

Thousands of people on Sunday attended a massive rally here organised by the MQM in support of the Pakistan army`s offensive against terrorists in the northwestern tribal region.

Nepal warns using choppers above mountains

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 15:52

Nepal`s Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation has restricted the flying and takeoff of choppers above the base camp areas of all mountains in the Himalayan country, officials said on Sunday.

India to seek fishing rights around Lankan waters: Report

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 15:29

The new Indian government is likely to ask Sri Lanka to issue commercial licences to its fishermen to operate around the northern Kachchativu islet, a media report said today ahead of External Affairs Minister G L Peiris` visit to New Delhi.

Bangladesh urged to withdraw draft law on NGOs

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 14:19

The Bangladesh government has proposed a law that would impose draconian restrictions on already beleaguered NGOs, Human Rights Watch said Sunday.

Sri Lankan Navy arrests 20 TN fishermen

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 14:17

Sri Lankan Navy today arrested 20 fishermen from here on charges of crossing IMBL when they were fishing near Katchatheevu, a senior Fisheries Department official said.

Taliban cut hair and beards to flee Pakistan Army assault

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 13:28

Hundreds of Taliban fighters rushed to disguise themselves with new haircuts in the weeks before a Pakistani army assault, it has emerged, as refugees revealed details of life under the militants - and their taste for imported luxuries.