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SOUTH ASIA

Angry mob surrounds woman wearing shirt with Arabic script in Lahore

Lahore, Feb 26 (IANS) The police rescued a woman surrounded by a charged mob in Lahore’s Ichhra Bazaar on suspicion of blasphemy after she...

Maryam Nawaz becomes Pakistan’s first woman chief minister

Islamabad, Feb 26 (IANS) Amid boycotts and delays, the Punjab Assembly on Monday elected PML-N's Maryam Nawaz as the first female Chief Minister of...

Maldives politician denies India backed his appointment as party president

Male, Feb 26 (IANS) Maldives' main opposition leader Abdulla Shahid has denied allegations that India backed his recent appointment as the president of the...

Former commissioner retracts poll rigging allegations, blames Imran’s PTI

Islamabad, Feb 22 (IANS) Withdrawing all his allegations related to rigging in the February 8 general elections in Pakistan, former Rawalpindi Commissioner Liaquat Ali...

Imran wants IMF aid to Pakistan stopped over ‘rigged’ elections

Rawalpindi, Feb 22 (IANS) Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) founder Imran Khan will write to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), demanding to stop its support for...

Shehbaz Sharif to be Pakistan PM, Asif Ali Zardari will become president

Islamabad, Feb 21 (IANS) PML-N president Shehbaz Sharif is set to become the Prime Minister of Pakistan while PPP co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari is...

Calls grow in Nepal for restoration of Hindu state

Kathmandu, Feb 21 ( IANS) Nepal is witnessing a growing call for the restoration of the Hindu state. The erstwhile Hindu state, adopted federal, secular,...

Afghan govt allows girls to enroll in state-owned medical institutes

Kabul, Feb 21 (IANS) The Afghan caretaker government has allowed girls graduating from 12th grade to get admission to state-owned medical institutes, the media...

Imran’s party PTI says Pakistan elections set new record of rigging

Islamabad, New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Despite having the largest number of successful candidates in the February 8 general elections, the Imran Khan-founded Pakistan...

Asif Ali Zardari likely to become Pakistan president again

Islamabad, Feb 15 (IANS) As PML-N, PPP, MQMP, PML-Q, IPP and BAP have announced to form a coalition government at the Centre, PPP co-chairman...