SAARC Summit being put off indefinitely

ISLAMABAD - The 19th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Summit scheduled for November 9 and 10, 2016 in Pakistan's capital city Islamabad may...

Indian activist Irom sharmila to end 16-year hunger strike this Tuesday

IMPHAL - Indian activist Irom Chanu Sharmila decided to suspend her hunger strike on August 9, 2016 that she began in November 2000, making...

Bangladesh: Nine militants killed in gun battle with police

DHAKA - Bangladesh police raided a hideout of suspect militants in the country's capital, killing nine militants. The police also seized explosives, revolvers and...

Owaisi defends decision to extend legal aid to terror suspects

HYDERABAD - All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi recently caused outrage after he defended his decision to extend legal aid to the five Hyderabad-based...

Nepal government investigating couple’s Everest claim

KATHMANDU - Dinesh and Tarakeshwari Rathod, both police constables in the Pune police force, made news after they claimed to have climbed 29,029 ft....

Salman Khan stirs outrage with ‘rape’ comment

MUMBAI - "When I used to walk out of the ring, after the shoot, I used to feel like a raped women. I couldn't...

Bangladeshi-American blogger’s prime suspect killed in police fire

DHAKA - Bangladesh's law enforcement authorities have confirmed that a prime suspect in the murder of Bangladeshi-American blogger, Avijit Roy, has been killed in...

US drone strikes have challenged Pakistan sovereignty

BALOCHISTAN - The recent drone strikes in Pakistan near the Pak-Afghan border aimed at the Afghan Taliban are said to be a challenge to...

Suicide bomber targets polio centre in Pakistan

A deadly suicide attack struck a polio vaccination centre in Quetta claiming at least 15 lives QUETTA - A polio eradication centre in Pakistan’s Balochistan...

India, Pakistan resume reconciliation talks

ISLAMABAD - After a three year long derailment, India and Pakistan reconciliation talks resumed after talks were secretly held in Bangkok between the two...