SOUTH ASIA

Top militant outfit leader arrested in B’desh

Mahmud Hassan Gunbi, a top leader of the banned militant outfit Ansar Al-Islam and Hefazat-e-Islam, has been arrested in Bangladesh capital Dhaka, officials...

Taliban fired mortars on Salma Dam, symbol of Afghan-India friendship

Taliban militants have fired dozens of mortars on the Salma Dam, a major source of electricity and irrigation in the Chesht district of...

Videos show Afghan civilians being tortured, murdered by Taliban

The Afghanistan Embassy in Australia has released a series of videos which appear to show appalling atrocities committed by the Taliban as the...

China becomes biggest vaccine donor to Nepal with 3.4 mn doses

China has announced on Friday that it would provide additional 1.6 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines to Nepal under grant assistance, after already...

SL top court to hear petition against selling Colombo’s strategic lands on Sept 21

The Supreme Court of Sri Lanka has fixed the hearing of a rights petition filed to stop selling lands in the strategic locations...

Great Kashmir firewall will prevent militant sympathisers from getting govt jobs: LG Sinha

New Delhi, July 16: The Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha asserted on Wednesday that all employees of anti-national credentials would be purged...

India speeds up coop with Tajikistan as China-Pak go all out to woo Dushanbe

New Delhi, July 16: As heads of delegations taking part in the meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Council of Foreign Ministers moved...

Dream of 1.3B for Olympic gold rides on Fouaad Mirza

New Delhi, July 16: Raising the hopes of 1.3 billion souls for the first ever medal in an equestrian event for India in the...