India: Sensex regains 27K-mark; Nifty over 8,100-level in early trade

Snapping their five-day losing trend, Sensex soared over 395 points to regain the 27,000-mark and NSE Nifty reclaimed the 8,100-level in early trade on Thursday, following rebound in bluechips, boosted by a global markets rally after the US Fed kept its monetary policy unchanged.

Pakistan: About 311 Thar children died in 11 months

A latest report prepared by the provincial government vis-à-vis the drought situation in Thar shows that 311 children under five years of age have died between December, 2013 and November this year, it emerged on Sunday.

India says won't sacrifice growth at climate talks

India will not sign any deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions at UN climate talks in Lima that threatens its growth or undermines its fight against poverty, the environment minister said Friday.

IS recruiting thousands in Pakistan, govt. warned in 'secret' report

The provincial government of Balochistan of Pakistan has conveyed a confidential report to the federal government and law enforcement agencies warning of increased footprints of terrorist organisation ISIL, also known by the Arabic acronym Daish, in Pakistan.

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