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Indian police have attacked hundreds of students protesting the death of a young scholar from the Dalit community, formerly known as untouchables, who allegedly committed suicide after he was suspended …
At least six paramilitary soldiers have lost their lives and one sustained injuries when a powerful explosion targeted an army patrol in the Pakistan's troubled southwestern city of Quetta.
An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan has acquitted former military ruler Pervez Musharraf and two ex-ministers in the 2006 murder case of a Baloch separatist leader.
Parents spent a restless Saturday as rumours of possible terrorist attacks on schools circulated in the Pakistani provincial capital’s rural and urban areas and thus, forcing most headmasters to close …
Sri Lanka Navy said it has assisted the Sri Lanka Coast Guard to arrest 3 Indian fishermen along with a fishing trawler poaching in Sri Lankan waters.
Human Rights Watch has urged Pakistan to reduce the rights violations of Afghan refugees by extending their residency status for two more years.
Saturday, 16 January 2016 17:43

Pakistan: Five more babies die in Thar

Five more pakistani children died from malnutrition and waterborne diseases in Thar on Friday, raising the death toll to 66 since the start of January.
Saturday, 16 January 2016 17:43

India to switch to bivalent oral polio vaccine

With India remaining polio-free for five years now, the government on Saturday said that it plans to switch to bivalent oral polio vaccine (OPV) from its present trivalent version in …
The Sri Lanka Navy said it has assisted the repatriation of eight Indian fishermen released from Sri Lankan custody on 15th January 2016.
Pakistan and Sri Lanka are aiming to boost the bilateral trade to US$ 1 billion from the current US$ 325 million, Pakistan's Federal Minister for Commerce Khurram Dastgir Khan said …
Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will pay an official visit to Saudi Arabia and Iran next week in an attempt to mend soured relations between Tehran and Riyadh, a Pakistani …
Some 80 pro-Taliban militants have surrendered to government forces in Pakistan's North Waziristan tribal region near the Afghan border.
Bangladeshi security forces say they have shot and killed at least two militant commanders who were suspected of involvement in a deadly bomb blast on a Shia religious gathering in …
Foreign Secretary of India, Dr. S. Jaishankar visited Sri Lanka from January 12-13, 2016 for bilateral discussions with Sri Lankan leaders. His visit is part of the continued high level …
At a ceremony held yesterday in Colombo, Demetrios A. Theofylactou, the High Commissioner of Cyprus to Sri Lanka, based in New Delhi, presented his credentials to the President of Sri …
Tracking firm European cues, domestic equities in a highly volatile session snapped two-day falling run as the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Sensex recovered from 19-month lows to end over 172 …
Wednesday, 13 January 2016 14:09

India’s inflation rate quickens to 5.6pc

India's consumer price inflation accelerated to 5.6 per cent in December, the Statistics Ministry said on Tuesday, with prices rising at a faster pace than economists had expected.
Indian Army Chief General Dalbir Singh on Wednesday conceded that lessons must be learnt from the Pathankot operation and rubbished rumours of poor inter-agency coordination as the reason why the …
A majority of militants fleeing operations in Pakistan's Mohmand and Orakzai agencies joined the Afghan chapter of the terrorist ISIL group, Afghanistan's Ambassador to Pakistan Janan Mosazai said on Wednesday.
Pakistani Prime Minister's Office on Wednesday said the government wants to send a team of special investigators to the Pathankot air base in India for further investigation. In a statement, …