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Sunday, 03 January 2016 07:59

Punjab airbase operation over, 7 killed

India says its security forces have repelled an attack by gunmen on an airbase in the northern state of Punjab, ending an operation that led to the death of seven …
Sri Lanka's inflation, as measured by the change in the Colombo Consumers' Price Index, declined to 2.8 percent in December 2015 from previous month's 3.1 percent on a year-on-year basis, …
Friday, 01 January 2016 13:23

Pakistan sentences nine militants to death

Military courts in Pakistan have sentenced at least nine people to death for their involvement in terror-related crimes.
More than a million private cars have been banned from roads in New Delhi in an attempt to improve air quality in the Indian capital.
Thursday, 31 December 2015 13:10

Iranian banks to open in India

India’s media reported on Thursday that two major Iranian private sector banks will soon open branches in India, stressing that the measure is meant to energize commercial ties between New …
Thursday, 31 December 2015 12:12

Iran condemns terrorist attack in Pakistan

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jabar Ansari deplored the terrorist bomb attack in northwestern Pakistan, as a result of which tens of innocent people were killed.
Sindh Rangers have launched a fresh campaign against extortionists in the city, stated a spokesman of the Rangers on Thursday, reported Radio Pakistan.
Sri Lanka Navy has arrested 29 Indian fishermen from the state of Tamil Nadu along with three Indian fishing trawlers for poaching in Sri Lankan waters.
Both Sri Lanka and India are working towards finalizing the Economic and Technology Cooperation Agreement (ETCA) by mid-2016 the Ministry of Development Strategies and International Trade said in a statement.
Wednesday, 30 December 2015 12:28

Pakistan ‘could not complete’ Iran project

A Pakistan minister appears to have put the kibosh on expectations that a pipeline intended to take Iranian gas to the country could ever be completed.
India has adopted severe traffic restrictions for millions of residents in the capital, New Delhi, in an effort to tackle air pollution that has already passed the safe limits of …
At least four suspected militants were killed in military air strikes in the Rajgal areas of Khyber Agency's Tirah Valley close to the Pak-Afghan border on Tuesday.
Pakistani Security forces claim to have killed at least three suspected militants, including a militant commander in Balochistan's Kech district on Tuesday morning.
Sri Lanka Navy Monday has in two separate incidents arrested 8 local people for allegedly engaged in illegal fishing practices.
At least 20 people have been killed in a bombing attack outside a government building in northwestern Pakistan, officials say.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi commended Iran for its influential role in the regional stability, calling for closer cooperation between New Delhi and Tehran.
Maldives police Sunday announced that three people have been arrested over a recent assassination plot on the president that involved a sniper brought into Maldives from Sri Lanka, according to …
Bangladeshi police have detained at least three people during a raid on a militant hideout in the southeast of the country.  
A 6.3-magnitude earthquake centred in the Hindu Kush jolted Afghanistan and Pakistan late Friday, leaving dozens of people injured just two months after a killer quake struck the same mountainous …
At least two suspected militants were killed and five others injured as security forces repulsed a militant attack carried out in Kurram tribal region from across the border in Afghanistan …