Wednesday, Jan 23, 2019 | Last Update : 11:33 AM IST

South Asia

Ex-PM Nawaz Sharif disqualified from holding public office for life

Sharif, 67, resigned in July 2017 after Pakistan SC barred him from holding office over an undeclared source of income.

13 Apr 2018 1:26 PM

Pregnant Pak singer shot dead for refusing to stand up during performance

The accused has been arrested, and an investigation has been launched in this regard.

12 Apr 2018 10:21 AM

4 children among 6 killed in Afghanistan blast; 9 minors injured

The explosion happened near a mosque in Shindand district.

09 Apr 2018 8:43 PM

China bolstering army, border control with new equipment

Previous reports said guard rails have been set up along the border to prevent terrorists sneaking into China.

09 Apr 2018 8:23 PM

Pakistan could germinate new forms of terror: Editorial

An overtly sympathetic approach to extremism could germinate new forms of terror on its soil.

09 Apr 2018 6:01 PM

Student protests turn Dhaka University into battleground, 100 injured

As violence spread across the campus, thousands of male and female students launched into pitched battles with police.

09 Apr 2018 4:56 PM

Conditions in Myanmar ‘not conducive’ for Rohingyas to return: United Nations

Myanmar and Bangladesh signed a repatriation deal in November but not one refugee has returned.

08 Apr 2018 5:46 PM

My heart aches for minorities: Pakistani tells Pope, then takes selfie

‘My heart is full of happiness,’ Bashir captioned the image on Facebook.

08 Apr 2018 5:28 PM

Brothers chop off sister’s legs over property dispute in Pakistan

The woman, a local farm worker, had asked her brothers to give her share in an inherited property.

08 Apr 2018 1:13 PM

US designating party as terror outfit ‘matter of honour’ says Hafiz Saeed

‘Well, a party’s that is banned by the US is the one that actually holds some credibility’, Saeed said.

07 Apr 2018 9:06 PM

Kabul has agreed to revive peace talks with Taliban: Pakistan PM Abbasi

Pakistan has praised Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani’s overture to the Taliban offering to recognize the group as a political party.

07 Apr 2018 6:57 PM

Sperm donors in China asked to swear loyalty to Communist Party

‘The donors must love the socialist motherland and embrace the leadership of the Communist Party.’

06 Apr 2018 9:27 PM

China says it is ready to pay ‘any cost’ in fast-escalating trade war with US

The US president has said he will impose steep tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, which would hit China.

06 Apr 2018 11:32 AM

Rise of radical Islamic forces in Bangladesh stirs concern amidst experts

Around 500,000 women were reportedly violated by the Pakistan Army and their collaborators.

03 Apr 2018 9:36 PM

After 20 yrs, Pakistan SC acquits woman, 2 others in triple murder case

In 1998, Asma Nawab was alleged to have orchestrated the murder of her parents and brother over a love marriage, Geo TV reported.

03 Apr 2018 6:35 PM

Pak PM Abbasi says India launching ‘brutal crackdown’ in Kashmir

‘The brutal crackdown and use of pellet guns on civilians who were protesting against the killing is deplorable,’ Abbasi said.

03 Apr 2018 3:17 PM

Pak Army chief approves death penalty for 10 terrorists

The militants include those who shot dead Amjad Sabri, one of the country’s finest Sufi Qawwals, on June 22, 2016.

02 Apr 2018 7:15 PM

'Murdered' Pak woman reappears with second husband, arrested

The woman’s mother had told police that her daughter had been murdered by her first husband after she went missing.

01 Apr 2018 6:37 PM

Liberal Hindu Bangladeshi lawyer disappears after Islamist trials

Ratish Chandra Bhowmik, a respected prosecutor and champion of minority rights, has not been seen since Friday morning.

01 Apr 2018 5:56 PM

52 Indian fishermen arrested for straying into the Pak’s territorial waters

These fishermen spend years in jail before any goodwill gesture on part of the government comes as a relief for them.

01 Apr 2018 2:03 PM