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Rohingya Camp Leader Murdered in Bangladesh

 Tuesday, June 19, 2018  |  No Comments

The head majhi of block 11, Balukhali camp (2/2), Arif Ullah (35) was hacked to death by unknown assailants inside the camp in Ukhiya, Bangladesh.

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Helmand Peace Convoy Reaches Kabul

 Tuesday, June 19, 2018  |  No Comments

After having walked for 38 days to reach Kabul, the members of the Helmand Peace Convoy finally reached Afghanistan’s capital around 8 am on Monday.

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Nepal’s National Assembly Members Term Decided Through Lucky-draw

 Tuesday, June 19, 2018  |  No Comments

The tenure of the members of Nepal’s National Assembly was determined through a “lucky-draw” at the federal parliament in Kathmandu’s New Baneshwor area on Monday.

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Taliban Rejects Afghan Government’s Proposal to Extend Ceasefire

 Monday, June 18, 2018  |  No Comments

After the three days of respite from the never ending conflict, Taliban leaders on Sunday rejected the Afghanistan government’s proposal to extend cease-fire.

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Peace Convoy Calls on Afghan Government, Taliban to Extend Ceasefire

 Sunday, June 17, 2018  |  No Comments

Members of the Helmand peace convoy have called on the Afghanistan government and the Taliban to work on a long-term ceasefire agreement.

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UN, World Bank Chiefs to Visit Rohingya Camps

 Sunday, June 17, 2018  |  No Comments

The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and the World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim are likely to visit Rohingya refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh on July 1 as a part of their two-day official trip.

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3 Militants Killed in Afghanistan

 Saturday, June 16, 2018  |  No Comments

At least three militants belonging to Islamic State (IS) group’s offshoot IS Khorasan (IS-K) have been killed in an airstrike in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province.

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Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan Chief Mullah Fazal Ullah Killed

 Friday, June 15, 2018  |  No Comments

Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Mullah Fazal Ullah has been reportedly killed in targeted drone strikes conducted by the United States, a US military official informed the Voice of America (VOA).

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12 Killed in Bangladesh Landslides

 Wednesday, June 13, 2018  |  No Comments

Torrential overnight rains triggered a series of massive landslides on Tuesday in Rangamati and Cox’s Bazar, killing at least 12.

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Another Secular Bangladeshi Blogger Killed

 Wednesday, June 13, 2018  |  No Comments

A prominent, secular Bangladeshi blogger, Shahzahan Bachchu, was killed by some unknown attackers Monday evening.

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Bangladesh to Issue Special Visa for Relief Workers in Rohingya Camps

 Tuesday, June 12, 2018  |  No Comments

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, met with Canada’s Special Envoy to Myanmar Bob Rae and assured him of addressing the visa issue pertaining to foreign relief workers working in Rohingya shelter camps in Bangladesh.

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Fresh Pressure on Myanmar Over Rohingyas

 Tuesday, June 12, 2018  |  No Comments

As Myanmar remains ‘very slow’ in creating conditions for the safe return of Rohingyas from Bangladesh, international pressure are mounting afresh on the country.

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5 Killed, 20 Wounded at MRRD in Kabul

 Monday, June 11, 2018  |  No Comments

At least five people have been killed and 20 wounded in suicide bombing at the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation & Development (MRRD) in Darulaman in Kabul city.

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Afghan Welcomes Taliban’s Ceasefire Announcement

 Sunday, June 10, 2018  |  No Comments

The Afghan government has hailed ceasefire announcement made by the Taliban while saying that ‘it welcomes any move to stop the bloodshed.’

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India, Nepal Joint Team to Assess Flood-prone Sites

 Saturday, June 9, 2018  |  No Comments

Indian and Nepali officials will conduct an on-site inspection in Nepal’s Tarai region to assess the problem of flooding that occurs every year and find ways to combat the crisis.

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India, Nepal to Discuss air Routes Next Week

 Friday, June 8, 2018  |  No Comments

A technical delegation from the Airports Authority of India (AAI) will visit Nepal on June 14 to hold a talk over cross-border airspace issues.

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Jamaat-ud-Dawa Asks Muslims to Wage `jihad’ During Ramzan

 Friday, June 8, 2018  |  No Comments

Jamaat-ud-Dawa, a front outfit of the militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), has provoked the Muslims to wage `Jihad’ (holy war) during the holy month of Ramzan.

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Afghan Security Forces Foil 12 Taliban Attacks

 Thursday, June 7, 2018  |  No Comments

The Afghan security forces on Wednesday foiled 12 Taliban attacks in five districts of Ghazni province on Wednesday, provincial police chief Farid Mashal purported on Thursday.

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3 Dead in Bangladesh Road Mishap

 Wednesday, June 6, 2018  |  No Comments

At least three people were killed on Wednesday in a road mishap, involving, a collision between a truck and a pickup van in Bangladesh’s Kalihati upazila (sub-district) of Tangail district in Dhaka Division.

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Bangladesh to Allocate Special Funds for Rohingya Rehabilitation

 Wednesday, June 6, 2018  |  No Comments

Bangladesh Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith said the government will allocate a special fund for Rohingya rehabilitation in the upcoming 2018-19 fiscal year budget.

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Nepal Proposes Dates for Bimstec Summit

 Tuesday, June 5, 2018  |  No Comments

Nepal has come up with two dates for the fourth summit of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (Bimstec).

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3 Children Killed in Bomb Blast in Kabul

 Monday, June 4, 2018  |  No Comments

At least three children were killed in a roadside bomb blast in Afghan’s eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday.

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Indo-Afghan to Deal With Cross-Border Terrorism From Pakistan

 Thursday, May 31, 2018  |  No Comments

A security meeting was held between India and Afghanistan on Wednesday as the two sides discussed cross-border terrorism from Pakistan.

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Nepal, Bangladesh to Discuss Trade Barriers

 Sunday, May 27, 2018  |  No Comments

At the fourth commerce secretary-level trade talks, which is scheduled to commence on May 30, Nepal and Bangladesh are to discuss trade facilitation and elimination of tariff and non-tariff barriers.

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5 Taliban Militants Killed in Afghanistan

 Sunday, May 27, 2018  |  No Comments

At least five Taliban insurgents have been killed and three others have been wounded during the operations conducted by the Afghan Special Forces in northern Kunduz province of the war-torn country.

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Afghanistan National Security Advisor to Visit Pakistan Today

 Sunday, May 27, 2018  |  No Comments

Afghanistan National Security Advisor Mohammad Hanif Atmar is set to visit Pakistan on Sunday.

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Priyanka Chopra Visits Rohingya Camps in Bangladesh

 Tuesday, May 22, 2018  |  No Comments

Actress Priyanka Chopra, upon her visit to the Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh on Monday said the Rohingya children are at the forefront of this humanitarian crisis.

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Nepal, India Plan to run Joint Operation to Control Wildlife Poaching

 Tuesday, May 22, 2018  |  No Comments

In order to control wildlife poaching and trafficking of animal parts, Nepal and India are planning to carry out a joint operation.

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India’s Youngest Woman to Scale Mount Everest has a Message for Women

 Tuesday, May 22, 2018  |  No Comments

Sixteen-year-old Shivangi Pathak, who has become the youngest Indian woman to climb Mount Everest, has a message for women.

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Indian Embassy’s Temporary Office in Nepal to be Shut Down

 Tuesday, May 22, 2018  |  No Comments

Indian embassy’s camp office in Nepal’s Biratnagar will soon be shut down and relocated, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Monday.

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India’s Field Office to be Removed in Nepal

 Monday, May 21, 2018  |  No Comments

Nepali Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli said that the field office of the Indian Embassy in Biratnagar will soon be removed as it has outlived its purpose.

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Nepal Communist Party Makes CPN-UML, CPN Unification Announcement

 Friday, May 18, 2018  |  No Comments

The formal announcement of unification between Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist-Leninist) CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) to form Nepal Communist Party (NCP) was made on May 17.

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Hasina’s 38th Homecoming day Observed on May 17

 Friday, May 18, 2018  |  No Comments

The 38th homecoming day of Bangladesh Prime Minister and Awami League president Sheikh Hasina was observed on May 17.

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Nepal’s Tribhuwan University Felicitate Nischalananda Saraswati

 Thursday, May 17, 2018  |  No Comments

The Sanskrit department of Nepal’s first and oldest Tribhuwan University has felicitated Swami Nischalananda Saraswati in a function on Wednesday.

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Left Alliance Unifies to Form Single Party in Nepal

 Thursday, May 17, 2018  |  No Comments

After a long period of conflicts over the issues of unification, the Left parties in Nepal are set to merge as one on Thursday.

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ECHO, UNICEF to Provide Protection to 42,000 Rohingyas

 Thursday, May 17, 2018  |  No Comments

The European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Operations (ECHO) has provided $2.6 million to United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF).

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India Grants Rs 180.74 Million to Nepal

 Wednesday, May 16, 2018  |  No Comments

India will provide Nepal with Rs 180.74 million as a grant for river training and construction of embankments.

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US Provides USD 44 Million as Assistance for Rohingyas

 Wednesday, May 16, 2018  |  No Comments

The United States (US), through the US Agency for International Development (USAID), has agreed to provide an additional sum of USD 44 million as humanitarian assistance to Bangladesh to meet the urgent needs of Rohingya refugees.

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Bangladesh SC to Give Verdict on Pleas Challenging Ex-PM’s Bail

 Wednesday, May 16, 2018  |  No Comments

Bangladesh’s Supreme Court will deliver its verdict on Wednesday on the pleas challenging the bail of former prime minister and Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson Khaleda Zia, in connection with the ongoing Zia Orphanage Trust corruption case.

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13 Militants Killed in Afghanistan

 Tuesday, May 15, 2018  |  No Comments

At least thirteen Taliban militants have been killed during separate clashes which erupted in three northern provinces of Afghanistan in the last 24 hours, the country’s defense authorities have confirmed.

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Moneeza Hashmi Denied Permission to Speak at Media Summit in New Delhi

 Tuesday, May 15, 2018  |  No Comments

Moneeza Hashmi, media person, activist and daughter of renowned poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz was denied permission to speak at the 15th Asia Media Summit in New Delhi, India by the Government of India. The event that was organized by Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development was hosted by the Union Ministry of Information & Broadcasting (I&B) and was held on 10-12 May 2018. Moneeza Hashmi is one of the leading advocates of peace between Pakistan and India. She was officially invited to the event but was later denied permission due to the intervention of the Ministry of I&B, according to reports

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Nepal PM Oli to Visit China in June

 Monday, May 14, 2018  |  No Comments

After the presentation of the federal budget on May 29, Nepali Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is embarking on a state visit to China in June.

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Facebook Blocks Post Against Judiciary in Pakistan

 Saturday, May 12, 2018  |  No Comments

A Facebook post from 2017, that shared an article from Dawn.com that spoke about former PML-N leader Javed Hashmi’s opinion on Pakistan’s military and judiciary has been blocked in Pakistan, the website said. Facebook displayed the automated message ‘Due to legal restrictions in your country, we’ve limited access to your post on Facebook,’ when people tried to access the post. It is still accessible via VPN in the country

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Jakarta Mulls Export, Import Expansion Between Indonesia-Kabul

 Friday, May 11, 2018  |  No Comments

Ministry of Commerce and Industries (MoCI) on Wednesday said Afghanistan and Indonesia have agreed on expanding their economic cooperation in the coming years.

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Indian Seema Suraksha Bal Tightens Rules for Nepali Residents

 Friday, May 11, 2018  |  No Comments

The Indian Seema Suraksha Bal (SSB) has tightened the entry of Nepalis to India from Baridya district.

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Bangladesh SC to Hear Petitions Against Khaleda Zia

 Tuesday, May 8, 2018  |  No Comments

The Bangladesh Supreme Court on Tuesday will hear two government petitions filed against former Prime Minister and Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson Khaleda Zia, in Zia Orphanage Trust corruption case.

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Afghan Journalist Attacked in Kabul

 Monday, May 7, 2018  |  No Comments

An Afghan freelance journalist was attacked by unidentified miscreants and sustained wounds here on Sunday.

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Pakistani Journalists Protest Growing Censorship

 Wednesday, May 2, 2018  |  No Comments

Pakistani journalists and media persons are protesting against the violation of freedom of expression in the country. The country’s biggest media house, Geo, was recently banned and was allowed back on TV channel on condition that it did not do stories on the Supreme Court’s intervention in politics, innocence of ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, against the establishment (military) and about the Pashtun Tahafuz Movement

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Six Taliban Militants Killed in Afghanistan

 Wednesday, May 2, 2018  |  No Comments

At least six militants affiliated to terror outfit the Taliban, including its local leader have been killed in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province.

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BBC Journalist Shot Dead at Afghan’s Khost Province

 Monday, April 30, 2018  |  No Comments

A British Broadcasting Corporation reporter was shot dead at Afghanistan’s Khost province on Monday hours after the deadly Kabul blast that claimed lives of 25 people.

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35 Taliban Militants Killed in US Airstrikes

 Sunday, April 29, 2018  |  No Comments

35 Taliban militants were killed and 40 others were wounded in United States-led airstrikes at Chahar Bolak district in Balkh province, Afghanistan National Army (ANA) officials said on Saturday.

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6 Dead in Suicide Bombing in Afghanistan

 Sunday, April 29, 2018  |  No Comments

At least six persons were killed, as a suicide bomber blew an explosive-laden car next to a military base in Afghanistan’s Helmand province on Saturday.

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Dogs Back, Wife Out. Imran Khan’s Marriage Again on Rocks

 Wednesday, April 25, 2018  |  No Comments

Pakistan’s Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan’s third wife Bushra Manek has reportedly returned back to her maternal home following a domestic dispute over the ex-cricketer’s pet dogs.

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Lashkar-e-Taiba Leader Abdul Rehman Makki Insults Guru Nanak Dev

 Wednesday, April 25, 2018  |  No Comments

Global terrorist Hafiz Saeed’s brother-in-law and the second-in-command of terror outfit LeT and Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD), Abdul Rehman Makki, has used foul language against Guru Nanak Dev, the first Sikh Guru, at an event in Multan city of Pakistan.

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16 Security Personnel Killed in Separate Taliban Attack in Kabul

 Tuesday, April 24, 2018  |  No Comments

16 security officers were killed in two separate incidents of terror attacks in Afghanistan’s western Badghis province.

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Pakistan’s Pashtuns Hold Mass Rally Despite no Permission

 Monday, April 23, 2018  |  No Comments

Despite getting no permission from Lahore Police, Pashtun Tahafuz (protection) Movement supporters held a huge rally here on Sunday.

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Death Toll Rises to 52 in Kabul

 Monday, April 23, 2018  |  No Comments

The death toll in Sunday’s deadly suicide bombing in Kabul has risen to 52. More than 100 others were injured in the blast that hit a crowd waiting at a voter and ID registration centre, according to the Afghan officials.

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India’s Global South Policy in a Melting Pot

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Indeed, some of the significant developments such as the emergence of the United States as the hegemonic power, the ‘peaceful’ rise of China, the steady growth of trading blocs, including regional, trans-regional as well as multilateral trading arrangements, all called for diverse modes of foreign policy engagements.

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Acid Attack Injures Three Girls in Pakistan

 Thursday, April 19, 2018  |  No Comments

Three motorcycle-borne men threw acid on two sisters and their friend in Gujrat city’s of Dang district in Punjab province of Pakistan

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31 Militants Dead, 37 Wounded in Afghanistan

 Thursday, April 19, 2018  |  No Comments

At least 31 militants have been killed and 37 wounded during the coordinated air and ground operations in various provinces of Afghanistan in the past 24 hours, confirms the country’s Ministry of Defense (MoD).

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Abbasi Meets Saudi King, Discusses Regional Security

 Tuesday, April 17, 2018  |  No Comments

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has held meeting with Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud during the closing ceremony of the military exercise Gulf Shield-1 in Saudi Arabia’s Dammam on Monday.

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Afghan Security Forces Foil Explosion Plot

 Tuesday, April 17, 2018  |  No Comments

The Afghan security forces have thwarted a plot by the militants to detonate an improvised explosive device in Afghan’s capital city Kabul

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Explosion Near Indian Embassy Camp Office in Kathmandu is Being Investigated, says MEA

 Tuesday, April 17, 2018  |  No Comments

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Tuesday assured that the Indian Embassy in Kathmandu is in touch with the Government of Nepal and that the security authorities in Nepal are investigating the minor explosion which took place near camp office of the Indian embassy in Kathmandu’s Biratnagar on Monday night.

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Hard Evidence Emerges of Pakistans Support to Sikh Terrorists

 Tuesday, April 17, 2018  |  No Comments

Photographic evidence has emerged that Pakistan based terror-outfits Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) and Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) are backing Sikh militants with an aim to malign India, as LeT’s chief Hafiz Saeed is seen with Sikh militant leader Gopal Singh Chawla in Lahore.

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Pak Failing on Human Rights Front, says Human Rights Commission of Pakistan

 Tuesday, April 17, 2018  |  No Comments

A new report released by the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has again severely criticized the country’s human rights record over the past year.

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World Baloch Organisation Raises Paks Human Rights Abuse in London

 Tuesday, April 17, 2018  |  No Comments

English city Westminster has been emblazoned with slogans raising human rights issue in Pakistan ahead of Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London.

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We are Happy to Host Sikh Pilgrims, says Paks Deputy High Commmissioner

 Tuesday, April 17, 2018  |  No Comments

Pakistan’s Deputy High Commissioner Syed Haider Shah on Tuesday underscored that Islamabad is “always happy to host Sikh pilgrims.”

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Nepal Foreign Minister to Visit China on Monday

 Saturday, April 14, 2018  |  No Comments

Nepal’s Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali will be heading for six-day China visit on Monday.

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Kabul: District Governor, Cops Killed in Taliban Attack

 Thursday, April 12, 2018  |  No Comments

District governor Ali Shams Dost of Afghanistan’s Khwaja Omari district, along with seven other policemen, were killed in a Taliban attack on Thursday.

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Ahmadiyya Community in Fear After Mosque Ambush in Bangladesh

 Thursday, April 12, 2018  |  No Comments

The Ahmadiyya community, who are also known as ‘Qadiani’, has been living in fear ever since suspected radical groups allegedly attacked a mosque in Bangladesh’s Jamalpur last month, leaving more than 20 worshippers injured.

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Oli Meets President Kovind, Will Discuss India-Nepal Issues

 Saturday, April 7, 2018  |  No Comments

Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, who is on a three-day visit to India, met President Ram Nath Kovind here on Saturday.

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Nepal PM Receives Ceremonial Reception at Rashtrapati Bhawan

 Saturday, April 7, 2018  |  No Comments

Nepal’s Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, who is on a three-day visit to India, was given a ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhawan on Saturday.

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KP Sharma Oli Arrives in India on 3-day State Visit

 Friday, April 6, 2018  |  No Comments

Prime Minister of Nepal KP Sharma Oli on Friday arrived in India on a three-day State visit.

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Nepal PM to Arrive on Maiden India Visit Today

 Friday, April 6, 2018  |  No Comments

Nepal Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli is set to embark on his three-day maiden visit to India on Friday.

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Kabul Explosion Leaves 2 Injured

 Wednesday, April 4, 2018  |  No Comments

At least two persons on Wednesday were injured in an explosion triggered by a magnetic bomb in Kabul city.

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Ghani Orders Probe Into Kunduz Airstrikes

 Wednesday, April 4, 2018  |  No Comments

Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani has appointed a team to conduct a probe into the airstrikes at Dasht-e-Archi in the Kunduz province.

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Experts Fear Rise of Hardline Forces as Bangladesh Gears up for General Elections

 Wednesday, April 4, 2018  |  No Comments

As Bangladesh gears up for the general elections to be held in December this year experts are fearing that hardline forces in the country have started gaining ground in a bid to remove the current moderate Government in Dhaka.

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Nepal Reeling Under Tough Economic Stress Says Finance Minister

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

Nepal has been reeling under an economic crunch, the country’s finance minister of the newly formed federal government, Dr. Yubaraj Khatiwada has revealed.

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