Tue, 17 May 2022

Nepal to get free 21.9% of 490mw electricity every month

KATHMANDU, Nepal - The governments of Nepal and India have signed a bilateral memorandum of understanding for the construction of ...

Myanmar to welcome tourists after 2-year hiatus

YANGON, Myanmar - Myanmar announced Thursday that it would resume issuing visitors visas to revive its dormant tourism industry, devastated ...

U.S. dollar reaches all-time high in Pakistan, crosses Rs194 in interbank trade

KARACHI, Pakistan - The U.S. dollar climbed past Rs194 in the interbank market in Pakistan on Monday as analysts expressed ...

Junta outpost attacked: 15 killed, five captured by resistance fighters

SHAN STATE, Myanmar - According to an officer who participated in the assault, two local defense forces have destroyed a ...

Two years project takes 10 years to complete in Bangladesh: FM Momen

DHAKA, Bangladesh - A senior Bangladeshi minister has floated a set of proposals that he believes will accelerate the implementation ...

Narendra Modi to discuss issues with Sher Bahadur Deuba during visit

KATHMANDU, Nepal - India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive in Nepal Monday on an official visit, leading an 11-member ...

Tunisian navy rescues 32 Bangladeshis headed for Europe

TUNIS, Tunisia - The Tunisian navy said Saturday that it rescued 81 migrants, including 32 Bangladeshis, sailing from Libya to ...

Retirement opens up the world for U.S. mountaineer colonel

KATHMANDU, Nepal - A retired Air Force colonel from the United States climbed the world's highest mountain on Friday morning, ...

Pak premier, cabinet members in London to seek guidance

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif will visit Abu Dhabi Sunday to express condolences on the death of UAE ...

U.S. conspired against my govt with the help of "traitors": Imran Khan

MARDAN, Pakistan - The PTI Chairman, and former prime minister, Imran Khan said Friday, If the date for the general ...

Thousands of birds saved in India during heatwave

NEW DELHI, India: As a scorching heatwave dries up water sources in the state's biggest city, veterinary doctors and animal ...

Military shelling schools, hospitals, places of worship in Myanmar

WISCONSIN, USA - According to figures compiled by the Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project, more military attacks against ...

Warning fires shot to disperse election disruptors in Nepal

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Several violent incidents have been reported across the country during the Friday local elections. Rival political party ...

A day of destiny: Destiny Group executive, ex-Army Chief jailed for graft

DHAKA, Bangladesh - The Destiny Group's top executives' date with destiny has ended in agony, with President M Harun-Ar-Rashid, a ...

Guerillas block army columns, attack from all four sides in Sagaing

SAGAING, Myanmar - According to local sources, clashes erupted this week between a coalition of resistance forces and a 100-soldier ...

Endangered nilgai rescued, slaughtered in Thakurgaon

THAKURGAON, Bangladesh - A nilgai, an endangered animal of the Indian subcontinent, was slain in a village in Thakurgaon's Ranisankail ...

Pakistan: Rupee witness sharp decline due to dwindling foreign reserves

Karachi [Pakistan], May 17 (ANI): In the wake of the dwindling foreign reserves and the inflows taking more than expected ...

India rejects Pakistan's 'farcical resolution' on J-K delimitation

New Delhi [India], May 17 (ANI): India on Tuesday rejected a 'farcical resolution' by the Pakistani National Assembly and said ...

Delhi CM residence vandalization case: Security stepped up, Police tells HC

New Delhi [India], May 17 (ANI): The Delhi Police on Tuesday informed the Delhi High Court that security of the ...

Pakistan: Police registers FIR in Sikh traders' killing in Peshawar

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 17 (ANI): Amid severe backlash over the persecution of the minority community in the country, Pakistan's counter-terror ...

'It happens only in India': Chirag Shetty on receiving call from PM Modi after historic Thomas Cup win

Bangkok [Thailand], May 17 (ANI): Indian shuttler Chirag Shetty expressed happiness after Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Team India on ...

Ramayana fame Ashok Vatika faces financial crunch amid Sri Lankan crisis

Nuwara Eliya [Sri Lanka], May 17 (ANI): Amid the ongoing crisis in Sri Lanka, Ashok Vatika of the Ramayana fame ...

'Our bond is very special': Satwiksairaj on his doubles partner Chirag Shetty

Bangkok [Thailand], May 17 (ANI): After their historic win in Thomas Cup 2022 on Sunday, Indian shuttler Satwiksairaj Rankireddy lavished ...

Pakistan: Climate change deepens water crisis, worries mount amid droughts

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 17 (ANI): Pakistan's Federal Minister for Climate Change, Sherry Rehman, on Monday raised the issue of water ...

Pakistan: Former Punjab governor seeks treason trial of Shehbaz Sharif

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 17 (ANI): Amid the ongoing political crisis in Pakistan's Punjab province, PTI leader and former Punjab governor ...

Central Asia Caught Up in Power Play Between US, China

washington - In the two most recent U.S. presidential administrations, Central Asia has been caught up in Washington's 'strategic competition' ...

Chinese PM presses Shehbaz Sharif to punish Karachi university blast culprits

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 17 (ANI): Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Monday talked over the phone with Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz ...

Nadda gives insight on poll wins to 14 foreign diplomats in 'Know BJP' outreach

New Delhi [India], May 17 (ANI): Sharing the insights of Bharatiya Janata Party national president JP Nadda's interaction with the ...

Pakistan: MQM-P fully prepared for fresh elections, says Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui

Karachi [Pakistan], May 17 (ANI): Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan (MQM-P) chairperson, Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui, affirmed on Monday that his political ...

Pak regulatory body warns TV channels to avoid airing content against army, judiciary

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 17 (ANI): A key Pakistan regulatory authority has issued directives to TV channels across the country to ...

US special envoy for Tibetan issues arrives in India

New Delhi [India], May 17 (ANI): US Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues Uzra Zeya arrived in India on Tuesday for ...

Asia Album: Flying lanterns on Vesak Day in Indonesia

© Provided by Xinhua MAGELANG, Indonesia, May 17 (Xinhua) -- Indonesian Buddhists released thousands of sky lanterns in celebration of ...

Norwegian investigating Baloch disappearances in Pakistan brutally tortured

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 17 (ANI): A Norwegian national and Human Rights Activist Ehsan Arjemandi, who went to Pakistan to investigate ...

'Nothing is impossible': Lakshya Sen on India's historic Thomas Cup 2022 win

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], May 17 (ANI): Badminton player Lakshya Sen, who created history for India on May 15 by winning ...

Zeya's Dharamsala visit crucial, dire need to preserve Tibetan culture before China wipes it out: ICT

Washington [US], May 17 (ANI): International Campaign for Tibet on Monday said that US Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues Uzra ...

Listen to our podcast: Don't Call Me Resilient - Season 3

Today, we launch Season 3 of Don't Call Me Resilient, our podcast that takes on systemic racism and the ways ...

California Church Shooter Was Motivated by Hate, Politics

LAGUNA WOODS, Calif. - A gunman in a deadly attack at a Southern California church was a Chinese immigrant motivated ...

China's fishing ban on Vietnam prompts sovereignty conflicts in South China Sea

Beijing [China], May 17 (ANI): China's prohibition of Vietnam and the Philippines from fishing in the South China Sea is ...

US Special Coordinator for Tibetan issues Uzra Zeya to visit India, Nepal from May 17-22

Washington [US], May 17 (ANI): Indian-American Uzra Zeya, who is the US Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues, is set to ...

PM Modi creating history, places India as nodal point for preserving Buddhism

New Delhi [India], May 17 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid an official visit to Lumbini, Nepal on Monday, coinciding ...

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It's not politics but Holy War for me: Imran Khan

SIALKOT, Pakistan - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has claimed that a plot to kill him was being hatched, ...

Nepal to get free 21.9% of 490mw electricity every month

KATHMANDU, Nepal - The governments of Nepal and India have signed a bilateral memorandum of understanding for the construction of ...

Myanmar to welcome tourists after 2-year hiatus

YANGON, Myanmar - Myanmar announced Thursday that it would resume issuing visitors visas to revive its dormant tourism industry, devastated ...

U.S. dollar reaches all-time high in Pakistan, crosses Rs194 in interbank trade

KARACHI, Pakistan - The U.S. dollar climbed past Rs194 in the interbank market in Pakistan on Monday as analysts expressed ...

Junta outpost attacked: 15 killed, five captured by resistance fighters

SHAN STATE, Myanmar - According to an officer who participated in the assault, two local defense forces have destroyed a ...

Two years project takes 10 years to complete in Bangladesh: FM Momen

DHAKA, Bangladesh - A senior Bangladeshi minister has floated a set of proposals that he believes will accelerate the implementation ...

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