- Ruling Nepal Communist Party standoff continues(11:54)
Kathmandu, July 5 (IANS) The ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has postponed its Standing Committee meeting till Monday in an attempt to reconcile differences among party co-chairs, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal and senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal.
- US soldier killed in Afghan accident(11:32)
Washington/Kabul, July 5 (IANS) An American soldier died following an accident in Afghanistan's Farah province, the Pentagon has confirmed.
- Show-cause notices sent to 30 more Pak pilots(11:22)
Islamabad, July 5 (IANS) Show-cause notices were issued to 30 more Pakistani pilots with 'dubious licences' after completion of an inquiry as the government sped up scrutiny process of suspected pilots, Aviation Minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan said.
- Emirates resumes service to 4 Pak cities(11:22)
Islamabad, July 4 (IANS) UAE's Emirates airline has resumed passenger services to Pakistan's four main cities of Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad and Sialkot after a temporary suspension, but with a condition that passengers will be required to carry a negative COVID-19 report from a specified laboratory.
- CPEC to be completed at all costs: Imran(11:22)
Islamabad, July 4 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan vowed that the government would complete the ambitious China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project at any cost and pass its benefits to the nation.
- Nepal's tourism sector faces $330mn loss due to COVID-19(11:04)
Kathmandu, July 4 (IANS) Nepal's tourism industry is estimated to lose over $330 million due to the government-enforced lockdown imposed in the wake the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation.
- Pak Foreign Minister tests COVID-19 positive(09:09)
Islamabad, July 4 (IANS) Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi confirmed that he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, but was feeling "strong and energetic".
- Myanmar jade mine landslide kills 113 (2nd Ld)(13:45)
Yangon, July 2 (IANS) At least 113 bodies were found on Thursday, while several others were reported missing after a landslide hit a jade mining site in Myanmar's Kachin state, officials said.
- 96 killed in Myanmar jade mine landslide (Ld)(12:33)
Yangon, July 2 (IANS) At least 96 people were killed and many others were reported missing on Thursday after a jade mine collapsed due to a landslide in Myanmar's Kachin state, authorities said.
- 50 killed in Myanmar jade mine landslide(11:30)
Yangon, July 2 (IANS) At least 50 people were killed and many others were reported missing on Thursday after a jade mine collapsed in Myanmar's Kachin state, authorities said.
- SL Prez orders not to use his pics in poll campaign(11:09)
Colombo, July 2 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has ordered not to use his photographs by candidates contesting for the upcoming parliamentary elections in their propaganda campaign, it was reported on Thursday.
- Pakistan's inflation rises to 8-year-high in FY20(09:09)
Islamabad, July 2 (IANS) Pakistan's inflation rose to an eight-year-high inflation rate of 10.74 per cent in FY20 (July 2019-June 2020) due to multiple factors, according to official figures.
- B'desh COVID-19 restrictions extended till Aug 3(12:06)
Dhaka, July 1 (IANS) The Bangladesh government has issued an order extending its restrictions on public activities and movement across the country until August 3 to contain the spread of coronavirus, it was reported on Wednesday.
- Pak death row convict released after 21 years(11:30)
Islamabad, July 1 (IANS) A Pakistani man, who spent the last 21 years on death row for a crime he was convicted of committing when he was a juvenile, has been released, according to a non-profit.
- Bangladesh marks 4 yrs of cafe terror attack(11:00)
Dhaka, July 1 (IANS) Bangladesh on Wednesday marked four years of a terror attack at an upscale cafe in Dhaka which claimed the lives of 20 civilians, mostly foreigners, and two policemen.