Pakistan national day: PM Modi writes letter to Pak PM as part of customary practice; calls for terror-free South Asia

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan also tweeted out stating that he received a message from PM Modi on the occasion of Pakistan national day which is celebrated on March 23.

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Indore: 41 dead due to swine flu in 2019

H1N1 virus spreads when an individual touches an infected person or breathes droplets of coughs and sneezes that are in the air. 

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Relationship very good right now, ready to meet new Pakistani leadership: Trump

The relations between Pakistan and the US nosedived after President Trump last year accused Islamabad of giving nothing to Washington but 'lies and deceit' and providing 'safe haven' to terrorists…

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India extends financial aid to Nepal for campus building

The campus building was jointly inaugurated by District Coordination Committee and Campus Management Committee on Friday.

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As fear grows for women's rights in Afghanistan, 20-year-old wins Afghan-American star for the first time

Zahra Elham, in her 20s and from Afghanistan's Hazara ethnic minority, snatched first place from her male runner-up on Afghan Star in which hundreds of men and women have competed for 14 seasons…

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Afghan suicide bomber hits family; kills one, injures four

The explosion in the village of Chinar took place during celebrations of the new year festival, Nowruz, with media saying the family were on their way to a party.

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Sri Lankan Tamils demand foreign judges in war crimes probe

Government troops have been accused of killing at least 40,000 ethnic Tamil civilians in the final months of the island nation's 37-year civil war in 2009.

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Two US soldiers killed in Afghanistan: NATO

It gave no further details and withheld the names of the service members until next of kin were informed.

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Grateful to host Bangladesh, but Rohingya refugees belong to Myanmar: UNHCR

During his five-day visit, Volker Turk, UNHCR's Assistant High Commissioner for Protection, met with many Rohingya in the Kutupalong refugee settlement - the world's largest - and discussed how…

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Armed men ambushed convoy of Pakistan army in Balochistan

Local sources confirmed that heavy gunfire and loud explosions were heard in the region where the convoy was attacked.

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Sri Lanka investment board says Oman Oil keen on refinery project

'We are aware that Oman Oil Company has registered their firm intention to participate in equity up to 30%, subject to reaching an agreement between the parties,' the investment board said in a…

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Bangladesh town barbers face fines for 'foreign' cuts

Flamboyant hairstyles adopted by some of the Bollywood and Hollywood movie heroes and top cricketers have become increasingly popular among young men in Bangladesh, where short and neat cuts used…

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Pakistan eyes $900 million investment deals during Malaysian PM's visit

Pakistan, facing an economic crisis due to depleting foreign reserves and a widening current account deficit, has been searching for investment since the government of Prime Minister Imran Khan…

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China 'not narrow-minded' to oppose Indian investments in Lanka: Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang

China has acquired Hambantota port for 99-year lease as a debt swap

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Afghanistan: At least six killed in blasts as Kabul marks Persian New Year

In a message to AFP, the Taliban denied responsibility for the attack, which police said had been caused by three remote-controlled mines -- one placed in the washroom of a mosque, one behind a…

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