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With new trade tensions with US looming, India looks to extend Iran loan-waiver

India wants to keep buying Iranian oil at its current level of about 300,000 barrels per day.

08 Mar 2019 1:06 PM

121 detained in crackdown on banned groups, 182 madrasas: Pak

The ministry said it is not a response to Indian anger over claims of Pak’s failure to rein militant groups operating in the country.

07 Mar 2019 3:24 PM

Blast strikes near major political gathering in Kabul

No group has claimed responsibility for the blast and no casualties have been reported.

07 Mar 2019 2:50 PM

Eight-year wait for rape victim petition in SC

A three-member bench, headed by Justice Gulzar Ahmed, heard the petition. It was filed in 2011.

07 Mar 2019 6:36 AM

North Korea rebuilds part of missile site it promised Trump to dismantle

The Center for Strategic and International Studies released a report, citing satellite imagery, that NK is pursuing rapid rebuilding.

06 Mar 2019 12:22 PM


Ex-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn pays bail, set to leave Japan prison

Former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn posted bail of 1 billion yen ($9 million) in cash, paving the way for his release from a Tokyo detention.

06 Mar 2019 11:51 AM

7 out of top 10 most polluted cities are in India; Gurgaon the worst: Study

According to a new study, Gurugram which is located in India’s capital New Delhi, was the most polluted city in the world.

05 Mar 2019 11:16 AM

Tokyo court finally grants bail to Ex-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn

A Tokyo court on Tuesday granted ex-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn bail in a shock decision that could see the auto tycoon freed.

05 Mar 2019 11:09 AM

‘Not worthy’ of Nobel Peace Prize: Pak PM Imran Khan

Earlier, Pak political leaders demanded Imran Khan to consider for the award for his role in de-escalating Indo-Pak tensions.

04 Mar 2019 12:48 PM

Watch: World's first female robotic news anchor on Chinese channel

AI robot named 'Xin Xiaomeng' sported a short haircut and wore a pink blouse and earrings in a one-minute video presentation by Xinhua.

04 Mar 2019 9:37 AM


Xi Jinping faces doubts at Parliament annual meet

China reported 6.6 per cent growth in 2018, the slowest in nearly three decades.

04 Mar 2019 5:01 AM

Pak's opposition leader briefs Nawaz Sharif on Indo-Pak tensions

Sharif, 69, is serving seven-year imprisonment in the Al-Azizia Steel Mills corruption case in Lahore's Jail.

03 Mar 2019 1:38 PM

Ex-Deputy prime minister of Nepal Bharat Mohan Adhikari passes away

He was admitted to the hospital for treatment three weeks ago following problems in chest and lungs.

03 Mar 2019 10:21 AM

Pakistan proposes Noble Peace Prize for Imran Khan

Pakistan information min’s resolution states decision to release Indian pilot makes Pak PM ‘Nobel-worthy’.

03 Mar 2019 5:08 AM

2 soldiers, 2 civilians killed in Indian firing across LoC: Pak Army

The soldiers were killed in the Nakiyal Sector of the LoC, Pakistan Army said.

02 Mar 2019 6:23 PM


Indian pilot not released under 'any pressure': Pak FM Qureshi

India has been maintaining that the Pakistani decision is in consonance with the Geneva Conventions.

02 Mar 2019 3:29 PM

Saudi FM carrying ‘special message’ in his visit to Pak today

Adel will hold discussions with his Pakistan counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi on the escalated tensions between India and Pakistan.

02 Mar 2019 1:33 PM

Pak resumes flight ops at Karachi, Peshawar, Islamabad, Quetta airports

Pakistan opened its airspace in phases with commercial flight operations resuming on Saturday, amid escalating tensions with India.

02 Mar 2019 12:27 PM

Close to 23 Afghan security forces killed in Taliban attack in US-Afghan base

The pre-dawn assault, claimed by the Taliban, saw militants enter the base in Helmand province.

02 Mar 2019 11:31 AM

Russia tried to make peace, provide venue for talks in Indo-Pak debacle

Russia on Friday offered to mediate and provide venue to Pakistan and India for the talks to resolve their current differences.

02 Mar 2019 9:26 AM