- Dengue death toll rises to 68 in Bangladesh(19:28)
Dhaka, Sep 16 (IANS) The Bangladeshi government has confirmed another eight deaths from dengue fever, bringing the total number of fatalities in the country since January to 68, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) reported on Monday.
- SL issues landslide warnings amidst heavy rains(17:46)
Colombo, Sep 16 (IANS) Sri Lanka on Monday issued landslide warnings for several districts of the island nation after the Meteorology Department warned of further rains in the coming days.
- Pakistani minister hails China's development(07:46)
Islamabad, Sep 16 (IANS) Pakistani Minister of Planning, Development and Reforms Khusro Bakhtiar said that Chinas growth and development in short span of time are unparalleled in the global history.
- Dengue cases in Bangladesh hit 80,000-mark(01:56)
Dhaka, Sep 16 (IANS) A total of 9,470 cases of dengue were reported in Bangladesh this month, bringing the total number of confirmed cases since January in the country to over 80,567.
- Where Malala pleads for Kashmir, but Eid blooper is a giveaway(01:50)
London/New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Pakistani Nobel Peace Prize winner and education rights activist Malala Yousafzai has attracted much criticism for her series of tweets on Kashmir, especially for one tweet in which she alleged a Kashmiri girl had complained she was unable to take her exam due to the lockdown on August 12 - forgetting that it was a national holiday in India due to Eid-ul-Adha.
- 6 killed in Nepal landslides(17:46)
Kathmandu, Sep 14 (IANS) Six people, including four of a same family were killed after landslides triggered by incessant rainfall buried two houses in Nepal's Rolpa district, officials said on Saturday.
- Imran vows to 'fight Kashmiris' case' at UNGA(18:48)
Muzaffarabad, Sep 13 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday vowed "to fight the case of oppressed people of Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir" at the upcoming session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), saying he will act as their ambassador before the world and will not disappoint them.
- Biden says US must get Pak to provide its bases for Af operations(10:34)
By Arul Louis
New York, Sep 13 (IANS) Democratic Party front-runner for presidential nomination Joe Biden has said that the US should insist that Pakistan provide it with bases to conduct operations against terrorists in Afghanistan and unilaterally pull out troops from there.
- 'Speculative' is Pak answer to Kashmir 'not an ummah issue' (Lead)(20:56)
Islamabad, Sep 12 (IANS) With Muslim countries Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates snubbing Pakistan over its attempt to link Kashmir with the 'Muslim ummah' issue, Islamabad on Thursday sought to play down the issue, but insisted that both countries had "expressed solidarity with Pakistan and support for the Jammu & Kashmir cause".
- India, Pak must resolve Kashmir via bilateral talks: UN Chief(16:54)
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) In a statement that will be construed as a huge boost for the Narendra Modi government, United Nations (UN) Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday appealed both India and Pakistan to resolve the Kashmir issue via bilateral dialogue.
- Blast at US embassy in Afghanistan on 9/11 anniversary(11:18)
Kabul, Sep 11 (IANS) A powerful explosion occurred near the US embassy in Afghanistan's capital Kabul, shortly after midnight on Wednesday, the anniversary of the 9/11 attack in the US. No casualties have been reported so far.
- India tears into Pak, highlights its poor rights record (2nd Lead)(22:34)
Geneva, Sep 10 (IANS) India tore into Pakistan at the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on Tuesday for raking up the Jammu and Kashmir issue, saying a country with a "gory record" on human rights had presented "false" and "concocted" narrative and asserted that New Delhi will accept no foreign interference on the internal matter.
- Pak flays UN, 'powerful' nations for not intervening on J&K(20:26)
Geneva, Sep 10 (IANS) A frustrated Pakistan on Tuesday attacked the UN and "powerful" countries for their refusal to intervene on the issue of Jammu and Kashmir in the context of abolition of its special status, saying they have turned "deaf and dumb".
- Pakistan gives 115-page 'dossier' on J&K to UNHRC(19:16)
Geneva, Sep 10 (IANS) In its desperate attempt to internationalise the issue of Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan on Tuesday submitted a 115-page "dossier" to the UN Human Rights Commission (UNHRC), which contained wild and unsubstantiated allegations about the situation there.