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Myanmar Army Chief to get extension

Min Aung Hlaing

Myanmar’s powerful Army chief Min Aung Hlaing and his deputy are slated to ext-end their terms for another five years, a local newspaper said on Saturday, as the military and democracy champion Aung S

Ex-Afghan governor abducted in Islamabad

A former governor of Afghanistan’s Herat province has been abducted from a market in an upscale district of Islamabad, the Pakistani police said on Saturday.

Maithripala Sirisena: Saved Mahinda Rajapaksa from war crimes court

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Saturday claimed that his victory in the elections saved his predecessor Mahinda Rajapaksa from being hauled before an international war crimes court.

Don’t observe Valentine’s Day: Pakistan President Hussain

Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain asked his countrymen to avoid observing Valentine’s Day, saying the western tradition was not part of “our culture”.

Pak PM Nawaz Sharif annoyed with his interior minister

Pakistan Prime Minister is annoyed with his interior minister, Chauhdry Nisar Ali Khan, over the latter’s “aggressive” attitude, close aides said.

Air pollution killed 1.4 million in India in 2013

More than 5.5 million people die prematurely each year due to air pollution with over half of those deaths occurring in China and India, two of the world’s fastest-growing econ-omies, according to a n

Republican candidates brace for South Carolina slugfest

(Photo: AP)

Trump has now made legal threats against his nearest rival Cruz.

French PM: More major attacks in Europe certain

Manuel Valls

More major attacks in Europe are a “certainty”, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls told an audience at the Munich Security Conference on Saturday.

Meet demands for fruitful India visit: Madhesis

The success of Nepal Prime Minister K.P.

Air power is the most capital-intensive means of war. A modern fighter jet now could cost several hundred crores and the prices seem to be rising exponentially.

I returned to India in August 1946 after serving in Burma and Indonesia during the Second World War.