Climate scientists in Kathmandu as Nepal hit by floods
  • Climate scientists in Kathmandu as Nepal hit by floods(15:06)
    Kathmandu, July 16 (IANS) Amid devastating floods caused by torrential rain that have killed 67 people in Nepal, over 260 climate scientists gathered in Kathmandu to discuss the impact of climate change on the Himalayan nation and assess vulnerability and adaptation measures, the media reported on Tuesday.
Pak SC asked to form judicial commission over video leak
  • Pak SC asked to form judicial commission over video leak(13:22)
    Islamabad, July 16 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court on Tuesday took up three petitions seeking a thorough probe into the video leak controversy involving accountability court judge Arshad Malik who is accused of convicting former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in a corruption case last year "under pressure".
Pakistan opens airspace 5 months after military escalation with India (Lead)
10-day Partition exhibition to come to California
  • 10-day Partition exhibition to come to California(17:36)
    Berkeley, July 15 (IANS) An upcoming 10-day pop-up exhibition will be held here by the 1947 Partition Archive, spotlighting the "largest mass refugee crisis that unfolded when the British Empire broke up after World War II", and featuring survivors and witnesses who "now call California their home".
Lahore court grants pre-arrest bail to Hafiz Saeed (Lead)
  • Lahore court grants pre-arrest bail to Hafiz Saeed (Lead)(16:46)
    Lahore, July 15 (IANS) An anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Lahore on Monday granted pre-arrest bail to Mumbai terror attacks mastermind and Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed and three others in a case pertaining to the banned outfit's alleged illegal use of land for its seminary.
Sri Lanka expecting 100,000 tourists in July: PM
  • Sri Lanka expecting 100,000 tourists in July: PM(16:14)
    Colombo, July 15 (IANS) Sri Lanka is expecting at least 100,000 tourists to visit the island nation in July after arrivals saw a decline following the April 21 Easter Sunday terror attacks, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said here on Monday.
  • 22 killed in Pakistan cloudburst(14:28)
    Islamabad, July 15 (IANS) At least 22 people were killed and several others were reported missing after a cloudburst caused flash flooding in Pakistan's Neelum Valley, an official said on Monday.
  • Pakistan asked to pay $5.9bn to mining firm(15:42)
    Islamabad, July 14 (IANS) The World Bank Group's Inter­national Centre for Settle­ment of Investment Disp­utes (ICSID) has announced a huge award of $5.976 billion against Pakistan in the Reko Diq case, Pakistani media reported on Sunday.
Pakistani mafia uses bribes, blackmail to pressure judiciary: PM
  • Pakistani mafia uses bribes, blackmail to pressure judiciary: PM(19:44)
    Islamabad, July 13 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday likened his country's money laundering suspects to the Sicilian mafia, saying they also use bribes, threats and blackmail to pressurize state institutions and the judiciary to protect their money illegally stashed abroad.
  • Taliban storm Afghan hotel, 10 killed (Lead)(18:40)
    Kabul, July 13 (IANS) At least 10 persons were killed after a group of Taliban fighters stormed a hotel in Afghanistan's Badghis province on Saturday, leading to a gunfight with the security forces, an official said.
Indo-Pak civil society-led dialogue held in Islamabad, first after Pulwama (Lead)
  • Indo-Pak civil society-led dialogue held in Islamabad, first after Pulwama (Lead)(18:02)
    Islamabad/New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Improving cross-border connectivity and trade, people-to-people exchanges and educational collaboration were among the subjects discussed at the two-day civil society-led Track-II dialogue between India and Pakistan in Islamabad, the first such initiative after the Pulwama terror attack that soured relations between the two neighbouring countries.
Civil society-led dialogue being held in Islamabad, first after Pulwama
  • Civil society-led dialogue being held in Islamabad, first after Pulwama(16:40)
    Islamabad/New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Improving cross-border connectivity and trade, people-to-people exchanges and educational collaboration were among the subjects discussed at the two-day civil society-led Track-II dialogue between India and Pakistan in Islamabad, the first such initiative after the Pulwama terror attack that soured relations between the two neighbouring countries.
  • Gunmen storm Afghan hotel(15:48)
    Kabul, July 13 (IANS) A group of gunmen stormed a hotel in Afghanistan's Badghis province on Saturday leading to a gunfight with the security forces, an Interior Ministry's spokesman has confirmed.
Goverment determined to protect Islamic laws: Pakistan Minister
World Bank approves $100mn for water supply, sanitation in Bangladesh
US takes most immigrants from Asia, Africa
Chinese group objects to Dalai Lama's birthday celebration in Ladakh's border village
Pakistan won't open airspace until India de-escalates: Official
Nepal thrives for commercial coffee production to meet demands
60 detained over SL Easter Sunday terror attacks
  • 60 detained over SL Easter Sunday terror attacks(15:54)
    Colombo, July 11 (IANS) More than 60 suspects were detained while 167 others remain in custody over the Easter Sunday terror explosions in Sri Lanka which killed over 250 people and injured over 500 on April 21, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said here on Thursday.