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Guterres condemns election eve terror attacks in Pakistan

United Nations, Feb 8 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres condemns "in strongest terms" the bomb blasts in Pakistan targetting two political offices on the...

Pakistan to close borders with Iran, Afghanistan on polling day

Islamabad, Feb 7 (IANS) Pakistan has decided to close its borders with neighbouring Afghanistan and Iran for all purposes on February 8 to ensure...

Pak govt hints at suspending internet services on election day

Islamabad, Feb 6 (IANS) Pakistan Caretaker Interior Minister Gohar Ejaz on Tuesday said that the government is considering to suspend the internet services on...

10 killed in terror attack on Pak police station ahead of polls

Islamabad, Feb 5 (IANS) At least 10 police officials were martyred and six critically injured in yet another targetted terror attacks on a police...

Over 200,000 tourists visit Sri Lanka in January

Colombo, Feb 1 (IANS) Over 2,00,000 tourists have arrived in Sri Lanka in January this year, official data showed. As per Sri Lanka Tourism Development...

Myanmar extends state of emergency for 6 more months

Yangon, Feb 1 (IANS) Myanmar's National Defence and Security Council (NDSC) has extended the state of emergency in the Southeast Asian country for six...

Imran Khan, Bushra Bibi get 14-year jail term in Toshakhana case

Rawalpindi, Jan 31 (IANS) An accountability court on Wednesday sentenced former Pakistan premier Imran Khan and his wife Bushra Bibi to 14 years imprisonment...

Nepal deports head of Chinese NGO for overstaying

Kathmandu, Jan 31 (IANS) The government of Nepal recently deported a Chinese lady who was running an NGO inside Nepal and staying illegally in...

Imran Khan gets 10 years in jail for leaking state secrets

Islamabad, Jan 30 (IANS) Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) founder Imran Khan and leader Shah Mahmood Qureshi have been sentenced to 10 years in jail in...

Pakistan terms Ram Mandir a significant threat to regional peace

United Nations, Jan 26 (IANS) Pakistan, in a letter to a UN official dealing with culture and civilisation, has warned that the consecration of...