24 militants killed in missile strikes in Afghanistan
India, China to hold joint military drill in Meghalaya in December
SL to launch global tea campaign from Russia in September
  • SL to launch global tea campaign from Russia in September(20:26)
    Colombo, July 19 (IANS) Sri Lanka will launch a $50 million global tea promotion, starting from Russia in September to boost awareness of Ceylon Tea among 12 important markets, Plantation Industries Minister Navin Dissanayake has said.
Floods put over 4 million people at risk in Bangladesh
  • Floods put over 4 million people at risk in Bangladesh(20:06)
    Dhaka, July 19 (IANS) Torrential rains in the northern and southeastern parts of Bangladesh have put more than 4 million people at risk of food insecurity and disease, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has said.
  • Pakistan faces UK aid cut as pressures grow(17:10)
    London, July 19 (IANS) Britain's aid to Pakistan could reduce significantly by next year as pressure on the government grows to cut foreign aid to all countries amidst Brexit crisis, rise in poverty at home and a parliamentary inquiry into aid for Pakistan reviewing aid from 2013 to 2018, Geo News has reported.
2 former PMs, a president now under imprisonment in Pakistan
9 killed, 33 injured in blast outside Kabul University (Lead)
  • Detailed project report of Indo-Nepal railway line finalised(12:12)
    Nepalgunj, July 19 (IANS) Having received the detailed project report (DPR) from India on the proposed cross-border railway line between Indias Rupaidiya and Kohalpur in Banke, the Nepal government is preparing to start the process of land acquisition for the project, the Himalayan Times reported.
India-Nepal oil pipeline to open next month
  • India-Nepal oil pipeline to open next month(11:56)
    Kathmandu, July 19 (IANS) The Motihari-Amlekhgunj oil pipeline project will start commercial operation by August following virtual inauguration of the Nepal-India bilateral project by executive heads of the two countries, the Himalayan Times reported on Friday.
Pakistan to grant consular access to Jadhav
  • Pakistan to grant consular access to Jadhav(08:06)
    Islamabad/New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Pakistan has agreed to grant consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav, in accordance with the ruling of the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the Foreign Office said.
Ex-Pak PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi held in graft case (2nd Lead)
  • Ex-Pak PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi held in graft case (2nd Lead)(19:42)
    Lahore, July 18 (IANS) Pakistan's former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was arrested by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Thursday in a multi-billion-rupee corruption case related to the awarding of a contract to a liquified natural gas firm.
  • Militants attack police HQ in Afghanistan's Kandahar(19:28)
    Kabul, July 18 (IANS) A group of heavily armed Taliban militants attacked the police headquarters in the Afghan city of Kandahar on Thursday with a car bomb explosion at its gate and then started firing at security forces, officials said.
Ex-Pak PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi held in graft case (Lead)
  • Ex-Pak PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi held in graft case (Lead)(17:10)
    Lahore, July 18 (IANS) Pakistan's former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was arrested by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Thursday in a multi-billion-rupee corruption case related to the awarding of a contract to a liquified natural gas firm.
Pakistanis hail army captain who dressed as beggar 'nabbed' Jadhav
  • Pakistanis hail army captain who dressed as beggar 'nabbed' Jadhav(16:58)
    Islamabad, July 18 (IANS) Pakistanis took to social media to hail an army captain, who as part of the military intelligence wing spent three years as a beggar scouring dustbins in restive Balochistan province and was responsible for the "arrest" of alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav.
NAB arrests ex-Pakistan PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi
Southeast Asia organized crime profits unprecendented: UN office
Imran Khan hails ICJ ruling on not releasing Jadhav
  • Imran Khan hails ICJ ruling on not releasing Jadhav(12:24)
    Islamabad, July 18 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday appreciated the ICJ's decision "not to acquit, release and return" Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav. But notably, Khan did not term the court ruling a victory for Pakistan, something that the media and Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi have claimed.
ICJ rejects Pakistan's claim that Vienna Convention does not apply to espionage
Pakistan should be restrained from executing Jadhav, India had urged ICJ
  • Pakistan should be restrained from executing Jadhav, India had urged ICJ(01:34)
    The Hague, July 18 (IANS) While Pakistan has been claiming victory in the ICJ not ruling in favour of Kulbhushan Jadhav's release, it has apparently forgotten that one of the clauses India put forth while approaching the top UN court was that in case Jadhav was not to be released, then Pakistan should be restrained from executing the death sentence awarded by a military court.
ICJ threw out 3 objections by Pakistan to admissibility of India's plea
Jadhav case: Vienna Convention not applicable to spies, says dissenting Pakistani judge
ICJ orders stay on Jadhav's execution, Pakistan says will proceed as per its laws (Roundup)
Pakistan's passport ploy in Jadhav's case didn't work: Salve
  • Pakistan's passport ploy in Jadhav's case didn't work: Salve(22:14)
    New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Former Solicitor General Harish Salve, who represented India at the International Court of Justice (ICJ), said on Wednesday that Pakistan repeatedly displayed what it claimed was Kulbhushan Jadhav's passport which led to the top court rejecting Islamabad's argument that Jadhav's nationality was uncertain.
Dalveer Bhandari among 15-member ICJ that ruled in favour of India