Dhaka, April 10 (IANS) At least 12 people were injured in an attack staged by members of the Hefazat-e-Islam militant outfit at a mosque in Bangladesh's Gaibandha district.
Kathmandu, April 10 (IANS) Zhang Hong, a 46-year-old visually-impaired Chinese climber, is attempting to summit Mt.Everest this spring, a company organising his expedition said.
Dhaka, April 10 (IANS) The Bangladesh's government is contemplating imposing a "full lockdown" for one week from April 14 in an effort to curb the recent resurgence of new Covid-19 cases, a Minister announced.
Islamabad, April 10 (IANS) Amid te ongoing third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) has approved China's Sinovac vaccine against the virus for emergency use, the National Institute of Health in Islamabad announced.
Kathmandu, April 9 (IANS) Nepal's primary opposition party, the Nepali Congress has begun talks with the Nepal Communist Party-Maoist Centre and the Janata Samajbadi Party to unseat Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli and form a coalition government under its leadership.
Islamabad, April 9 (IANS) Pakistan and India relations may have hit a small bump with the recent decision by the Imran Khan-led government to refrain from importing cotton and sugar from New Delhi and reopening the trade, a decision approved and then disapproved within 24 hours after deference by the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) and the federal cabinet; experts still believe that there is a positive and cautious optimism in Islamabad that the defrosting in relations with India is still holding ground.
Islamabad, April 9 (IANS) Top commanders of the Pakistan Army held a Corps Commander Conference (CCC) to review the overall security situation with a detailed review of the situation at the Line of Control (LoC) after the recent agreement of a ceasefire between New Delhi and Islamabad.
Islamabad, April 9 (IANS) US President Joe Biden's administration has imposed sanctions on an alleged Pakistan-based human smuggling organisation, after it was found involved and guilty for smuggling migrants to America.
Islamabad, April 9 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said that members of the D-8 Organization for Economic Cooperation should push back against vaccine nationalism and undue export restrictions to let Covid-19 vaccine reach equally to all countries of the world.
Islamabad, April 8 (IANS) Pakistans National Assembly Standing Committee on Interior has approved a Bill that would punish those who intentionally criticise the countrys armed forces.
Islamabad, April 8 (IANS) Private importers in Pakistan are negotiating to procure more of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine for commercial sale.
Islamabad, April 8 (IANS) The US Department of State has called on both India and Pakistan to hold direct talks and resolve pending issues with an aim to normalise relations.
Islamabad, April 8 (IANS) The visit of the Speaker of Pakistan's National Assembly Asad Qaiser to Afghanistan has been postponed due to security threat, a top official said here on Thursday.
Colombo, April 8 (IANS) Caroline Jurie, the 2019 winner of the Mrs. Sri Lanka who tried to seize the crown of this year's winner Pushpika De Silva leading to a brawl on stage, has been arrested over the incident, local media reported on Thursday.
Dhaka, April 8 (IANS) Rafiqul Islam Madani, a preacher of the Hefazat-e-Islam militant outfit in Bangladesh, has been arrested on charges of anti-state speech and inciting chaos.
Islamabad, April 8 (IANS) Visiting Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov met Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and his counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi here during which the two sides agreed to strengthen bilateral ties and deepen cooperation.
Islamabad, April 7 (IANS) Pakistan on Wednesday passed the grim milestone of 15,000 Covid-19-related deaths as the country struggles to contain the spread of the virus amid a third wave of the pandemic.
Kabul, April 7 (IANS) At least 59 people were killed in insurgent activities and clashes in Afghanistan in the past 24 hours, a local independent war monitoring group said on Wednesday.
Kathmandu, April 7 (IANS) Nepal on Wednesday started administering Chinese Covid-19 vaccines amid a resurgence of new cases int he Himalayan nation.
Islamabad, April 7 (IANS) In a major decision aimed at curbing the worsening financial and economic situation of Pakistan due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Prime Minister Imran Khan has announced that his government will reach out to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) again, seeking a second relief package.
Dhaka, April 7 (IANS) At least 20 people were injured in a blast at the residence of a Bangladesh municipality Mayor.
Karachi, April 6 (IANS) It seems that hopes of renewed peace between arch-rivals India and Pakistan have started to show positive affects on the ground with both sides showing intent towards normalisation of ties through small but positive considerate actions.
Islamabad, April 6 (IANS) Since the time the Biden administration has taken over, Pakistan has been putting its efforts to reset its relations with the US through a transformational phase, but all its efforts have been met with a lukewarm response.
Islamabad, April 6 (IANS) Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that India and Pakistan cannot afford to engage in an all-out war, as both countries are powered by nuclear weapons.
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) A steep increase in coal plant development in China offset a retreat from coal in the rest of the world in 2020, resulting in the first increase in global coal capacity development since 2015, a new report led by Global Energy Monitor (GEM) said on Tuesday.