SOUTH ASIA

Friendship with B’desh cornerstone of our foreign policy: Indian envoy

Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Vikram Kumar Doraiswami on Monday said that Bangladesh is India's true and special friend and the friendship is...

Nepal’s quake-ravaged Singha Durbar opens after reconstruction

Nepal's main administrative complex Singha Durbar, which was heavily ravaged in the 2015 devastating earthquakes, came into operation again on Monday after the...

India opens new trade route to aid Nepal get fertiliser from Bangladesh

In what could prove to be a big relief for Nepal, New Delhi has decided to open transit facility through Indian territory for...

52% of Afghanistan still under Taliban control: Survey

A survey conducted by an Afghan media outlet has revealed the 52 per cent of the war-torn country is still under the control...

125 women committed suicide in Pak district in 13 months

At least 25 women committed suicide in Tharparkar district located in Pakistan's Sindh province mainly due to poverty and social inequalities, a media...

Pak to deploy drones to supervise highways, motorways

In a first of its kind initiative, Pakistan will deploy drones for the supervision of the country's highways and motorways network, the media...

B’desh educational institutions to remain closed till Feb 28

In a bid to contain the further spread of the novel coronavirus, Bangladesh has again extended the closure of educational institutions, except madrasas,...

20 injured in Afghan dry port blaze

At least 20 people were injured in a fire that broke out at the customs office of the Islam Qala dry port in...