- No new Covid-19 cases reported in SL(10:19)
Colombo, Sep 29 (IANS) No new coronavirus case was reported in Sri Lanka on Tuesday, with the overall tally remaining at 3,360, it was reported.
- Shehbaz arrested because he stood by Nawaz Sharif: Maryam(09:27)
Islamabad, Sep 29 (IANS) PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz has condemned the arrest of Shehbaz Sharif, her uncle and Leader of the Opposition in Pakistan's National Assembly, saying he was being "punished" for standing by his brother former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's side.
- Pak SC bars release of Daniel Pearl murder accused(09:07)
Islamabad, Sep 29 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court (SC) has barred the Sindh government from releasing Omar Sheikh, the main accused in the 2002 abduction and murder of American journalist Daniel Pearl, as it began hearing arguments which challenged the provincial High Court's decision.
- Abdullah thanks Pak for facilitating peace process(08:56)
Islamabad, Sep 29 (IANS) Abdullah Abdullah, Chairman of Afghanistan's High Council for National Reconciliation, has thanked Pakistan for its efforts to take the Afghan peace process to its logical conclusion, the media reported.
- 22,000 Nepali migrant workers leave for India(14:25)
Kathmandu, Sep 28 (IANS) Despite threats due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, at least 22,000 Nepalis have left for India in the last four weeks via the Nepalgunj border point for work in the neigbouring country, according to a media report.
- Pak Hindu Council to move ICJ in Jodhpur killing(14:25)
By Hamza Ameer
Islamabad, Sep 28 (IANS) Ramesh Kumar Vankwani, patron-in-chief of the Pakistan Hindu Council (PHC), has called on the Imran Khan government to help them take the case of killing of 11 Pakistani Hindus in the Indian city of Jodhpur to the International Court of Justice (ICJ).
- B'desh reports 1,275 new Covid-18 cases(10:42)
Dhaka, Sep 28 (IANS) Bangladesh reported 1,275 new novel coronavirus cases in a 24-hour time period, taking overall tally to 359,148, according to health officials.
- B'desh requests Saudi to increase flights(10:28)
Dhaka, Sep 28 (IANS) Bangladesh has requested Saudi Arabia to increase flights between the two countries so that the expatriates stranded in Dhaka can return to their workplaces, the media reported.
- 68% lost jobs in Dhaka, Chittagong due to Covid-19(10:24)
Dhaka, Sep 28 (IANS) Around 68 per cent of the people who were working in Bangladesh's urban areas of Dhaka and Chittagong have lost their jobs due to the coronavirus pandemic, a new World Bank report has revealed.
- 'Recognition of US-Taliban deal key to move forward'(10:06)
Kabul, Sep 28 (IANS) The Taliban has insisted that without recognizing the deal with the US as a main foundation of the peace process in Afghanistan, the continuation of current talks between both sides of the negotiations will have no meaning, the media reported.
- Abdullah to begin Pakistan visit on Monday(09:50)
Islamabad, Sep 28 (IANS) Abdullah Abdullah, Chairman of the High Council for National Reconciliation (HCNR) of Afghanistan, will begin his three-day official visit to Pakistan on Monday as efforts are underway to seek a political end to the two-decade-long conflict in the war-torn country, the Foreign Office here said.
- Protesters gather outside Sharif's London residence(09:37)
London, Sep 28 (IANS) More than 20 protesters gathered outside former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's residence in London, hurling slogans and abuses against him, the media reported on Monday.
- Nepali Army reports 2nd Covid-19 death(10:32)
Kathmandu, Sep 27 (IANS) The Nepali Army (NA) has reported a second fatality due to the novel coronavirus, while the number of infected personnel stood at 2,197, the media reported.
- Covid-19 vaccine is 'global public good', Hasina tells UNGA(10:00)
Dhaka, Sep 27 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has reminded the international community that the fates of people across the globe were intertwined amid the Covid-19 pandemic, as she called on world leaders to ensure that any proven vaccine is made accessible to all at the same time.