Nepal's foreign minister Pradeep Gyawali to visit India for bilateral talks
Afghan-Taliban negotiators agree on procedural rules for Doha talks
'Daniel Pearl's murder was related to international terrorism'
  • 'Daniel Pearl's murder was related to international terrorism'(13:34)

    Islamabad, Dec 3 (IANS) A senior counsel of the Sindh High Court (SHC) told the Pakistan Supreme Court that the 2002 abduction and murder of American journalist Daniel Pearl were part of events related to international terrorism, the media reported on Thursday.

Pakistan's Covid-19 cases surpass 406k mark
  • Pakistan's Covid-19 cases surpass 406k mark(13:20)

    Islamabad, Dec 3 (IANS) Pakistan's overall coronavirus caseload has increased to 406,810 after an additional 3,499 people tested positive in the last 24 hours, the Health Ministry said on Thursday.

Pak violated UN resolution it sponsored by transferring Kartarpur Sahib control: India
'Sri Lanka's prison riot completely controlled'
  • 'Sri Lanka's prison riot completely controlled'(19:28)

    Colombo, Dec 2 (IANS) Sri Lankan Defence Secretary Kamal Gunaratne has said the unrest in a prison in Mahara had been completely controlled and investigations were on, according to local media.

B'desh logs 2,198 new Covid cases; toll at 6,713
Cyclone Burevi to hit Sri Lanka with heavy rain, strong winds
SL appoints new state minister in charge of Covid-19
  • SL appoints new state minister in charge of Covid-19(15:08)

    Colombo, Dec 1 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has appointed a new state minister in charge of Covid-19 prevention, as the virus has infected over 23,000 people and killed 118 in the island nation, an official statement said on Tuesday.

B'desh reports 2,525 new Covid-19 cases, highest in 3 months
  • B'desh reports 2,525 new Covid-19 cases, highest in 3 months(14:48)
    By Sumi Khan

    Dhaka, Dec 1 (IANS) Bangladesh on Tuesday reported 2,525 new coronavirus cases, the highest single-day in nearly three months, which increased the country's overall infection tally to 464,932, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

PDM's 5th power show calls for Imran's ouster
  • PDM's 5th power show calls for Imran's ouster(14:18)

    Islamabad, Dec 1 (IANS) Despite the Pakistan government's ban on holding public rallies in the wake of the unabated Covid-19 pandemic, the PDM opposition alliance staged its fifth power show in Multan which called for the ouster of Prime Minister Imran Khan.

'SCO helps Pak increase engagements with regional, global partners'
Myanmar military extends non-operation period against armed groups
British mercenaries probed over SL war crimes: Report
Lahore again tops list of world's most polluted cities
1,279 trained Afghan youth join Army
  • 1,279 trained Afghan youth join Army(14:38)

    Kabul, Nov 30 (IANS) A total of 1,279 youngsters, including 200 women and girls, joined the Afghan National Army after completion of a three-month military training course, the Defence Ministry said in a statement on Monday.

70% of Pak's Covid-19 cases reported from 5 cities
  • 70% of Pak's Covid-19 cases reported from 5 cities(14:24)

    Islamabad, Nov 30 (IANS) Seventy per cent of Pakistan's overall coronavirus cases have been reported from the five cities of Lahore, Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Peshawar and Karachi, the country's National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) revealed in its latest update.

Pakistan has highest breast cancer rate in Asia: Report
  • Pakistan has highest breast cancer rate in Asia: Report(14:18)

    Islamabad, Nov 30 (IANS) Pakistan has the highest rate of breast cancer in Asia, as approximately 90,000 women are diagnosed with the disease every year out of whom 40,000 pass away, a media report said on Monday.

13 killed in Pakistan road accident
  • 13 killed in Pakistan road accident(13:48)

    Islamabad, Nov 30 (IANS) At least 13 people were killed and 15 others injured in a passenger van-bus collision in Pakistan's Punjab province on Monday.

12 leopard deaths reported in Sri Lanka this year
  • 12 leopard deaths reported in Sri Lanka this year(13:42)

    Colombo, Nov 30 (IANS) Another leopard was found dead in Matale, in the central hills of Sri Lanka over the weekend, raising the total number of reported leopard deaths in the island nation to 12 this year, wildlife officials said on Monday.

Sri Lanka to pardon 606 prisoners amid pandemic
  • Sri Lanka to pardon 606 prisoners amid pandemic(13:32)

    Colombo, Nov 30 (IANS) At least 606 inmates convicted on minor charges will be pardoned to ease congestion in Sri Lanka's prisons amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, state media reported on Monday.

Death toll reaches 8 in attempted SL prison break
  • Death toll reaches 8 in attempted SL prison break(13:14)

    Colombo, Nov 30 (IANS) The death toll in an attempted prison break from a maximum-security prison in Mahara, on the outskirts of Sri Lanka's capital Colombo, has increased to eight, while 45 others were injured, police said on Monday.

Secularism is one of the principles in our Constitution: B'desh Minister
  • Secularism is one of the principles in our Constitution: B'desh Minister(11:28)
    By Sumi Khan

    Dhaka, Nov 30 (IANS) Secularism is one of the principles in Bangladesh's constitution and Sheikh Hasina-led government has been working tirelessly to ensure the equal rights of people of all religions, said the newly-appointed State Minister for Religious affairs, Md Faridul Haque Khan.

30 dead, 24 injured in Afghan suicide bombing (Ld)
  • 30 dead, 24 injured in Afghan suicide bombing (Ld)(14:40)

    Kabul, Nov 29 (IANS) At least 30 military personnel were killed and 24 others wounded in a suicide car bombing that took place near a military camp in Afghanistan's Ghazni city on Sunday, officials have confirmed.