Sunday, Nov 18, 2018 | Last Update : 07:19 PM IST

South Asia

Transgender in Pakistan set on fire by 4 men for resisting sexual assault

The transgender suffered 80 per cent burn injuries and died while he was being taken to a hospital in Lahore.

10 Sep 2018 3:15 PM

At least 7 killed in blast near procession in Afghan capital

Police said suicide attack came hours after another suspected suicide bomber was shot by cops in Kabul before he could detonate his device.

10 Sep 2018 2:36 PM

China, Pak pledge to complete CPEC as Chinese Foreign Minister meets Imran Khan

Wang, who arrived on a three-day visit on Friday, met Khan in Islamabad with a high-level delegation.

10 Sep 2018 2:06 PM

Ban cheese imports? Pak discusses outside-the-box ideas to avoid IMF bailout

The EAC held its first session last week, chaired by Finance Minister Asad Umar, who took office last month.

10 Sep 2018 8:45 AM

Only one survives as Nepal chopper crashes in dense forest, 6 dead

The chopper's wreckage had been spotted on a forested hillside in neighbouring Dhadhing district, said Raj Kumar Chettri..

08 Sep 2018 3:04 PM

Pakistan PM Imran Khan ‘optimistic’ after brief talks with Mike Pompeo

Pompeo said, 'I’m hopeful that the foundation that we laid today will set the conditions for continued success as we start to move forward.'

06 Sep 2018 2:01 PM

Pakistan could soon emerge as World's 5th largest nuclear state: report

Pak continues to expand its nuclear arsenal with more warheads, more delivery systems and a growing fissile materials production industry.

06 Sep 2018 8:24 AM

PTI's Arif Alvi becomes new Pakistan president: reports

Alvi defeated PPP candidate Aitzaz Ahsan and Pakistan Muslim League-N nominee Maulana Fazl ur Rehman to become the 13th president.

04 Sep 2018 7:21 PM

Pakistan to elect new President, PTI's candidate expected to win

Outgoing President Mamnoon Hussain's tenure ends on September 8. He had declined for re-election to a second 5-year term.

04 Sep 2018 12:37 PM

Afghan Taliban announces death of Haqqani network founder

Jalaluddin gained notoriety for his organisation and bravery, garnering attention from CIA and visit from US congressman Charlie Wilson.

04 Sep 2018 9:30 AM