New Delhi/Kabul, July 24 (IANS) The Taliban on Saturday slammed the US airstrikes in the Afghan provinces of Kandahar and Helmand, as a violation of the Doha agreement.
Dhaka, July 24 (IANS) Bangladeshi folk music legend Fakir Alamgir passed away due to Covid-19 at a hospital here. He was 71, his family has confirmed.
Dubai (IANS), July 23 (IANS) In a major relief to thousands of students in Indian curriculum schools in the United Arab Emirates, and their parents, the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET), the qualifying test for entry into medical colleges across India, will now be held in Dubai for the first time.
Dubai, July 22 (IANS) A "minor" collision was reported n Thursday on the taxiway at the Dubai International Airport between two passenger jets.
United Nations, July 22 (IANS) India's Permanent Representative to the UN, T.S. Tirumurti, who will be presiding over the Security Council next month, held discussions with General Assembly President Volkan Bozkir about New Delhi's agenda for leading the Security Council, according to a spokesperson.
Kathmandu, July 21 (IANS) One week after he was sworn-in as the Prime Minister of Nepal, Sher Bahadur Deuba, whos also the President of Nepali Congress, has failed to give full shape to his Cabinet.
Toronto, July 21 (IANS) A record number of 40,000 immigrant families will be allowed to sponsor their parents and grandparents to bring them to Canada in 2021.
Colombo, July 21 (IANS) Breaking the archaic 1951 law, the Sri Lanka Cabinet has allowed Muslim women to get married under ordinary law - the Marriage Registration Ordinance in Sri Lanka,.
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The incident of a blast on a bus in north Pakistan which killed 13 people including two Pakistani soldiers and nine Chinese nationals on July 14 has led to war of words between the Pakistani and the Chinese governments.
Kolkata, July 20 (IANS) IFEX, the global network of over 100 organisations dedicated to defending the freedom of expression and information, has urged Myanmars military junta to drop all charges under its repressive censorship legislation, Penal Code section 505A, and to immediately release all the detained protesters and journalists.
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Amid the fierce battle between the government armed forces and Taliban, Afghanistan Army Chief will visit India for two days next week to interact with top security officials, including the Indian Army Chief General M.M. Naravane.
Kathmandu, July 19 (IANS) While speaking to his newly-appointed Nepal counterpart Sher Bahadur Deuba, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday assured Covid-19 vaccine supply to the Himalayan nation.
Dubai, July 19 (IANS) Within two months of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issuing an emergency use authorisation (EUA) for the investigational monoclonal antibody therapy Sotrovimab for the treatment of mild-to-moderate Covid-19, the UAE has become one of the first countries to approve its use following two weeks of in-country trials.
Kathmandu, July 19 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated his Nepal counterpart, Sher Bahadur Deuba on Sunday evening, minutes after he secured the vote of confidence in the House of Representatives.
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Following the abduction of the Afghan Ambassador's daughter in Pakistan, the Afghan leadership has called back the envoy and senior diplomats from Pakistan until all security threats are addressed, including the arrest and trial of the perpetrators of abduction.
Kathmandu, July 18 (IANS) Nepal's new Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Sunday won the vote of confidence in Parliament on Sunday.
Kathmandu, July 18 (IANS) India on Sunday gifted 150 ICU beds to Nepal as part of its commitment to Covid-19 cooperation with the Himalayan nation.
New Delhi/Kabul, July 18 (IANS) Shameless policy makers and the Pakistan Army do not want Afghans to fight the enemy inside their home, said an editorial published in the Afghanistan Times.
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Talibans victory is also the Al Qaedas victory, and it has global implications, writes Greg Barton, Chair in Global Islamic Politics, Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation, Deakin University.
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) India has a long history of engagement with the Taliban, which has often irked the government in Pakistan, which is keen to minimise Delhi's involvement in Afghanistan, journalist Hamid Mir wrote in an opinion piece for Washington Post.
Dhaka, July 17 (IANS) Mahmud Hassan Gunbi, a top leader of the banned militant outfit Ansar Al-Islam and Hefazat-e-Islam, has been arrested in Bangladesh capital Dhaka, officials said.
Kathmandu, July 16 (IANS) China has announced on Friday that it would provide additional 1.6 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines to Nepal under grant assistance, after already donating 1.8 million doses of vaccines to the Himlayan nation earlier.
Colombo, July 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court of Sri Lanka has fixed the hearing of a rights petition filed to stop selling lands in the strategic locations in Colombo to foreigners with Singapores Temasek Holdings model special purpose vehicle (SPV) company for September 21.
Dhaka, July 16 (IANS) Banned Jamatul Mujahedeen Bangladesh (JMB) militant Asaduzzaman Panir alias Asad, who was sentenced to death for involvement in the 2005 bomb attack on a cultural programme which left eight killed, has been executed, officials said on Friday.
Dubai, July 16 (IANS) Abu Dhabi residents have been asked to stay home unless "absolutely necessary" as the Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis and Disasters Committee launched a new National Sterilisation Programme.