Myanmar FM attends virtual Asean meeting
  • Myanmar FM attends virtual Asean meeting(15:52)

    Yangon, March 3 (IANS) Myanmar's Foreign Minister U Wunna Maung Lwin attended an informal meeting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), a state-media report said on Wednesday.

60 dead in Afghanistan's targeted attacks in Feb
  • 60 dead in Afghanistan's targeted attacks in Feb(15:40)

    Kabul, March 3 (IANS) About 60 people lost their lives in the increased targeted attacks in Afghanistan in February as fighting rages in the country, according to official figures released on Wednesday.

Pak holds Senate elections for 37 seats
IS claims killing 3 female Afghan media workers
  • IS claims killing 3 female Afghan media workers(15:08)

    Kabul, March 3 (IANS) The Islamic State (IS) terror group on Wednesday claimed responsibility for a shooting attack that killed three female media workers in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province.

UN receives conflicting letters concerning Myanmar Rep
China, Pak celebrate 70th anniversary of diplomatic ties
  • China, Pak celebrate 70th anniversary of diplomatic ties(12:26)

    Beijing, March 3 (IANS) China and Pakistan should push their cooperation to a higher level, wider range and greater depth as they celebrate the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties, Chinese State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said.

B'desh looks forward to Modi's visit
  • B'desh looks forward to Modi's visit(12:12)
    By Sumi Khan

    Dhaka, March 3 (IANS) Bangladesh State Minister for Foreign Affairs M Shahriar Alam on Tuesday said Dhaka looked forward to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit this month to take forward the relations with some deliverables.

Modi's 'Matua' outreach in B'desh around WB polls
  • Modi's 'Matua' outreach in B'desh around WB polls(12:10)
    By Subir Bhaumik

    Kolkata, March 3 (IANS) On the day the West Bengal witnesses the first of its eight-phase state assembly elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi may be heading for an unusual shrine in Bangladesh -- Orakandi .

Asean says ready to assist Myanmar
  • Asean says ready to assist Myanmar(11:20)

    Bandar Seri Begawan, March 3 (IANS) The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) has said that it is ready to assist Myanmar, where the military has seized state control, in a positive, peaceful and constructive manner.

Massive fire breaks out in Nepal town
  • Massive fire breaks out in Nepal town(15:30)

    Kathmandu, March 2 (IANS) A massive fire broke out on Tuesday Dobhan Bazaar, a small town in Nepal's Taplejung district, and has gutted around 40 houses.

Pak issues fresh travel advisory
  • Pak issues fresh travel advisory(15:06)

    Islamabad, March 2 (IANS) Pakistan issued a fresh travel advisory under which the categorised country list concerning inbound travel has been amended, the media reported on Tuesday.

Pak Senate polls to be held as per past practice
  • Pak Senate polls to be held as per past practice(14:52)

    Islamabad, March 2 (IANS) The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday said that the Senate polls scheduled to take place on Wednesday will be held according to the "Constitution and law as per past practice".

Landmine blast in Pakistan kills 2 kids
Myanmar journalist arrested by military
  • Myanmar journalist arrested by military(12:48)
    By Subir Bhaumik

    Kolkata, March 2 (IANS) A journalist working for the Democratic Voice of Burma (DVB) was arrested by the military after being roughed up over his reports of the crackdown last weekend in Myanmar, in which 19 people died.

Nepal Prez calls House session on March 7
  • Nepal Prez calls House session on March 7(09:58)

    Kathmandu, March 2 (IANS) Nepal President Bidya Devi Bhandari has called a session of the House of Representatives on March 7 on the recommendation of the government led by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.

Suu Kyi appears in court via video link
  • Suu Kyi appears in court via video link(15:12)

    Nay Pyi Taw, March 1 (IANS) Myanmar's former de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Monday appeared in court here via video link, marking her first public appearance since her detention and the sebsequent military coup on February 1.

Istanbul-Islamabad freight train to resume ops
  • Istanbul-Islamabad freight train to resume ops(13:42)

    Islamabad, March 1 (IANS) The Istanbul-Islamabad freight train will resume operations from this week after a gap of nine years, connecting the three countries of Pakistan, Turkey and Iran, a senior official has confirmed.

Oli lays foundation stone for largest industrial park
Education must evolve, says Sheikh Hasina
  • Education must evolve, says Sheikh Hasina(14:06)

    Dhaka, Feb 28 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called for greater emphasis on science and technology, and technical education to ensure employment opportunities for the people in keeping with the requirements of the modern age.

Pak ready to resolve all outstanding issues through dialogue: Imran
  • Pak ready to resolve all outstanding issues through dialogue: Imran(19:22)
    By Hamza Ameer

    Islambad, Feb 27 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has renewed his open offer for dialogue to resolve all outstanding issues with India. Khan gave his statement welcoming the ceasefire recently announced between Indian and Pakistani border security forces along the Line of Control (LoC).

Afghanistan's Covid tally mounts to 55,714
Afghanistan marks National Day of Armed Forces
  • Afghanistan marks National Day of Armed Forces(14:28)

    Kabul, Feb 27 (IANS) Afghanistan on Saturday marked the National Day of Armed Forces as the security forces continued fighting a Taliban-led insurgency, the state-run TV channel reported.

Pak's PPP leader claims her house attacked by goons
  • Pak's PPP leader claims her house attacked by goons(12:16)

    Karachi, Feb 27 (IANS) Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leader Palwasha Khan on Saturday said that her house was attacked by five "goons", as she feels threatened by her move to contest the Senate poll.

'UK supports Afghan's fight against Taliban'
  • 'UK supports Afghan's fight against Taliban'(11:10)

    London, Feb 27 (IANS) British Prime Minister Boris Johnson held a telephonic conversation with the Afghan President Ashraf Ghani during which the former reiterated his country's continued support to the latter's fight against the Taliban, according to a statement by the British government.

Myanmar envoy to UN defies military regime, denounces coup
  • Myanmar envoy to UN defies military regime, denounces coup(10:54)
    By Arul Louis

    United Nations, Feb 27 (IANS) In a dramatic show of defiance Myanmar's Permanent Representative Kyaw Moe Tun has denounced his country's military regime before the General Assembly and declared he would fight for democracy.

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