SOUTH ASIA

US Defence Secy meets Afghan Prez

In an unannounced visit to Afghanistan, US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin met President Ashraf Ghani during which they both expressed concerns over the...

We’ll provide maximum security for Modi: B’desh FM

Bangladesh Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has said that the country has made preparations to provide maximum security for Indian Prime Minister Narendra...

36 dead in Afghan clashes

At least 36 people were killed in clashes in Afghanistan in the past 24 hours, according to a local war monitoring group. "Within the...

SL Air Force officer killed in parachute exercise

A Sri Lanka Air Force officer was killed in an accident during a parachute training exercise on Saturday, according to authorities. An Air Force...

Afghan army vows revenge for chopper crash

The Afghan Defence Ministry on Saturday said their findings show that an air force helicopter that crashed three days ago was shot down...

SL approves Chinese vax for emergency use

Sri Lanka's National Medicines Regulatory Authority (NMRA) on Saturday approved China's Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use in the island country. According to State...

Pak to object on 2 Indian hydroelectric plant

Pakistan will raise objections on the design of India's Pakal Dal and Lower Kalnai hydroelectric plants during the upcoming meeting of the Permanent...

B’desh police arrest accused in Hindu homes vandalisation

Police in Bangladesh's Sylhet on Saturday arrested the prime accused in connection to vandalising the houses of 87 Hindu families earlier this week. Shahidul...