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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
Chinese military inducts new water squadron for patrolling at Pangong Tso

Chinese military inducts new water squadron for patrolling at Pangong Tso

Soldiers from both sides performed yoga together at over 16,000 feet in Eastern Ladakh to mark the growing trust.

Nov 16, 2018, 11:02 AM IST
In huge blow to President Maithripala Sirisena, Sri Lanka Parliament votes against Mahinda Rajapaksa government

In huge blow to President Maithripala Sirisena, Sri Lanka Parliament votes against Mahinda Rajapaksa government

The Mahinda Rajapaksa govt has lost majority in Sri Lankan Parliament.

Nov 14, 2018, 11:06 AM IST
Supreme Court to decide on legality of January 5 snap polls in Sri Lanka

Supreme Court to decide on legality of January 5 snap polls in Sri Lanka

Snap polls were held in Sri Lanka on January 5 this year. 

Nov 13, 2018, 09:28 AM IST
Most Pakistanis don't know what internet is: Survey

Most Pakistanis don't know what internet is: Survey

The survey was conducted by .LirneAsia, a think-tank based in Sri Lanka

Nov 12, 2018, 12:09 PM IST
Differences between India, China should not become disputes: Nirmala Sitharaman

Differences between India, China should not become disputes: Nirmala Sitharaman

Both India and China should respect each other and resolve issues through dialogues and join hands together for peace and prosperity, Sitharaman said.

Nov 11, 2018, 20:24 PM IST
Ailing Bangla ex-PM Khaleda Zia shifted back to jail

Ailing Bangla ex-PM Khaleda Zia shifted back to jail

Zia was admitted to the hospital on October 6 following a High Court order.

Nov 08, 2018, 21:05 PM IST
Pakistan senate panel blames India, PM Modi for 'plans to increase violence' in Balochistan

Pakistan senate panel blames India, PM Modi for 'plans to increase violence' in Balochistan

The Frontier Corps of Balochistan has alleged that “enemies” of Pakistan have plans to increase the level of violence in the province.

Nov 08, 2018, 09:41 AM IST
Despite India's objection, Pakistan-China bus service flagged off from Lahore

Despite India's objection, Pakistan-China bus service flagged off from Lahore

The bus service between Pakistan and China started days after New Delhi termed it as “illegal and invalid”.

Nov 06, 2018, 17:31 PM IST
US sanctions on Iran come into force; Pompeo dodges question on commitment from India, China

US sanctions on Iran come into force; Pompeo dodges question on commitment from India, China

Mike Pompeo has said that new US sanctions won't hurt Iranian people. 

Nov 05, 2018, 12:12 PM IST