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Sheikh Hasina all set to win 4th term; Awami League heading for a landslide win in Bangladesh; Opposition demands repolling

Sheikh Hasina all set to win 4th term; Awami League heading for a landslide win in Bangladesh; Opposition demands repolling

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina is all set to win a fourth term.

Dec 30, 2018, 23:34 PM IST
Ousted Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif to challenge conviction in graft case

Ousted Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif to challenge conviction in graft case

An anti-corruption court had last week sentenced Sharif to seven years in jail in the Al-Azizia Steel Mills case.

Dec 30, 2018, 17:54 PM IST
Violence strikes Bangladesh polls; 1 killed, 10 injured in clashes between rival parties

Violence strikes Bangladesh polls; 1 killed, 10 injured in clashes between rival parties

The Jubo League is the youth wing of the ruling Awami League.

Dec 30, 2018, 12:40 PM IST
Leaked video shows Pervez Musharraf seeking covert US support to regain power

Leaked video shows Pervez Musharraf seeking covert US support to regain power

General (retd) Musharraf, 75, was Pakistan's president between 2001 and 2008, before resigning to avoid impeachment. 

Dec 29, 2018, 21:21 PM IST
Weakened Bangladesh opposition hopes for change in Sunday's election

Weakened Bangladesh opposition hopes for change in Sunday's election

Campaigning for Bangladesh`s general election at the weekend ended on Friday after weeks of violence, mainly against workers and officials from an opposition alliance, that has been criticised by

Dec 28, 2018, 09:18 AM IST
Pakistan politicians trying to rig polls, confirms Bangladesh's counter-terror unit chief

Pakistan politicians trying to rig polls, confirms Bangladesh's counter-terror unit chief

Ahmed said that the huge amount of money recovered from two locations in Dhaka was part of a conspiracy aimed to influence voters. 

Dec 27, 2018, 20:33 PM IST
Search for tsunami victims continues in Indonesia, death toll reaches 373

Search for tsunami victims continues in Indonesia, death toll reaches 373

At least 373 people are confirmed dead and more than 1,400 injured in Indonesia. 

Dec 24, 2018, 20:31 PM IST
Pakistan PM Imran Khan cites Naseeruddin Shah, says minorities feel unsafe in India

Pakistan PM Imran Khan cites Naseeruddin Shah, says minorities feel unsafe in India

Khan said his government will make it sure that the minorities feel safe, protected and have equal rights in 'New Pakistan'.

Dec 22, 2018, 22:17 PM IST
Man climbs mobile tower in Pakistan demanding PM post, claims will improve economy

Man climbs mobile tower in Pakistan demanding PM post, claims will improve economy

The man, who was not identified, hailed from Sargodha city. 

Dec 22, 2018, 19:14 PM IST
Bangladesh court records testimony of 1st witness in 2016 terror attack trial

Bangladesh court records testimony of 1st witness in 2016 terror attack trial

Twenty-two people -- an Indian girl, nine Italians, seven Japanese and five Bangladeshis, including two police officers -- were killed in the attack.

Dec 04, 2018, 18:09 PM IST
Pakistan PM Imran Khan credits wife Bushra Bibi for first 100 days of government

Pakistan PM Imran Khan credits wife Bushra Bibi for first 100 days of government

Bushra Maneka is Khan's third wife. 

Nov 30, 2018, 12:31 PM IST
China to build underwater bullet train route

China to build underwater bullet train route

The proposed underwater tunnel will be a part of the 77-km Yong-Zhou Railway plan to boost tourism and create a two-hour-commute zone within Zhejiang province.

Nov 29, 2018, 11:02 AM IST
Lion Air crash: Pilots struggled to control plane, says Indonesian probe panel

Lion Air crash: Pilots struggled to control plane, says Indonesian probe panel

The new Boeing 737 MAX 8 plunged into the Java Sea on October 29, killing all 189 people on board.

Nov 28, 2018, 10:27 AM IST
Explosion near chemical plant in China leaves 22 dead, several injured

Explosion near chemical plant in China leaves 22 dead, several injured

The blast occurred near Hebei Shenghua Chemical Industry Co Ltd. in Zhangjiakou.

Nov 28, 2018, 07:29 AM IST
PM Modi will be invited to attend Saarc summit: Pakistan Foreign Office

PM Modi will be invited to attend Saarc summit: Pakistan Foreign Office

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be invited to attend the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) summit which is to be held in Islamabad, reported Dawn quoting Pakistan Foreign

Nov 27, 2018, 17:28 PM IST
Hug with Pakistan Army Chief lasted for a second, wasn't Rafale Deal: Navjot Singh Sidhu in Lahore

Hug with Pakistan Army Chief lasted for a second, wasn't Rafale Deal: Navjot Singh Sidhu in Lahore

Sidhu has been invited by Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on behalf of the neighbouring countries' Prime Minister Imran Khan.

Nov 27, 2018, 17:13 PM IST
Alibaba's Jack Ma is a Communist Party member: Chinese media

Alibaba's Jack Ma is a Communist Party member: Chinese media

China`s best-known capitalist is a Communist Party member, The People`s Daily revealed.

Nov 27, 2018, 11:00 AM IST
Awaiting MEA's permission: Sidhu tells Pakistan on Kartarpur corridor ceremony invitation

Awaiting MEA's permission: Sidhu tells Pakistan on Kartarpur corridor ceremony invitation

The cricketer-turned-politician, who had earlier accepted the invitation to visit the neighbouring country, is currently awaiting permission from the MEA.

Nov 25, 2018, 14:51 PM IST
Pakistan: Firing, blast near Chinese Consulate in Karachi; 2 policemen, 3 suicide bombers dead

Pakistan: Firing, blast near Chinese Consulate in Karachi; 2 policemen, 3 suicide bombers dead

All the staff inside the Chinese consulate is safe, security sources said.

Nov 23, 2018, 11:36 AM IST
Moroccan woman arrested for killing, butchering boyfriend in UAE

Moroccan woman arrested for killing, butchering boyfriend in UAE

After killing and butchering her boyfriend, the woman cooked his remains and served them to Pakistani workers

Nov 20, 2018, 23:20 PM IST