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Pakistan has begun the "last phase" of an ongoing massive military operation to wipe out the remnants of militants from hideouts across the troubled tribal regions along the restive border …
Police in Pakistan said Wednesday their forces killed at least a dozen militants during a shootout on the outskirts of the southern port city of Karachi.
The chief of the Pakistani army staff ordered Wednesday the immediate launch of the last phase of a security operation to purge the remnants of terrorists from hideouts across the …
Wednesday, 24 February 2016 11:19

About 23 people killed in Nepal plane crash

A small plane carrying 23 people has crashed in a mountainous region in north Nepal due to bad weather, killing all people on board, officials say.
Wednesday, 24 February 2016 09:08

Indian students protest fellow's death

Thousands of Indian students and teachers staged a protest rally in the capital, New Delhi, to protest the recent death of a student who faced caste discrimination, and the arrest …
More than 10 million people in the Indian capital, New Delhi, have been without water since deadly protests over caste-based job quotas sabotaged a key water canal.
Indian security forces have ended a three-day gunbattle, after killing all militants who stormed a government-run facility in the disputed Kashmir region.
An exchange of fire between New Delhi’s forces and militants has entered its second day in Indian-controlled Kashmir, with the death toll reaching four.
Militants have attacked a convoy of paramilitary soldiers in Indian-controlled Kashmir, killing two and wounding 10 others.
Angry mobs demanding government benefits have rampaged through the streets in several towns in northern India, burning vehicles and public buildings.
Late-buying saved the day for markets today as the benchmark Sensex overcame its early losses and advanced by a modest 60 points, helped by banking and blue-chips to log the …
Taliban militants have shot dead at least nine Pakistani security forces personnel in two separate attacks across a volatile tribal region near the Afghan border, officials say.
Indian students have staged one of the biggest student campus protests in recent times across the country as a student accused of sedition faces court.
Monday, 15 February 2016 14:41

India imposes curfew in strike-hit Kashmir

Authorities have imposed a curfew in Indian-administered Kashmir amid growing tensions over the recent killing of two civilians during a protest in the disputed Himalayan region.
Two Kashmiri civilians - a young woman and a teenage boy - have been killed and over a dozen injured by Indian police during clashes with protesters in the restive …
Indian army troops and police forces have killed four suspected pro-independence fighters, and suffered two fatalities themselves in the latest clashes between the two sides in the Indian-controlled portion of …
Nearly 100 people have been arrested in Pakistan on suspicion of having ties to al-Qaeda and other terrorist groups and planning terror attacks across the Asian country, a military spokesman …
The United States has approved selling up to eight Lockheed Martin F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan, along with training, radar and other equipment, provoking anger from neighboring rival India.
Indian President Pranab Mukherjee cabled a message on Friday to felicitate the 37th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution and Iran's National Day to his Iranian Counterpart President Hassan Rouhani as …
Rising for the sixth straight month, retail inflation in India touched a 16-month high of 5.69 per cent in January, mainly due to costlier food prices.