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Mind the doors: Japan bullet train runs with door open at 280 km/hr

'The conductor checked the carriage and found that the door was completely open,' a company spokesman told news agency AFP.

22 Aug 2019 11:00 AM

Maryam Nawaz's remand extended by 14 in Chaudhry Sugar Mills case

Maryam had appeared before NAB on July 31 to record her statement in the Chaudhry Sugar Mills reference.

22 Aug 2019 10:00 AM

Fifth India-Nepal Joint Commission meet concludes, MoU signed on food safety

In addition, the commission agreed to expedite the early completion of remaining projects, the ministry said.

22 Aug 2019 9:04 AM

India hands over NPR 2.45 billion to Nepal for housing reconstruction, development

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is currently in Kathmandu for the meeting, scheduled to be held from August 21 to August 22.

21 Aug 2019 7:17 PM

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar meets Nepal PM

Jaishankar co-chaired the 5th Meeting of the Nepal-India Joint Commission meeting along with his Nepalese counterpart Pradeep Gyawali.

21 Aug 2019 6:35 PM

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Chinese parliament says no to same-sex marriage

Taiwan’s parliament passed a bill in May that endorsed same-sex marriage.

21 Aug 2019 3:55 PM

Jaishankar arrives in Nepal to participate in Joint Commisson meeting

Jaishankar will call on Nepal's President Bidhya Devi Bhandari and Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.

21 Aug 2019 3:50 PM

Death toll of Afghan wedding blast rises to 80: Officials

The initial death toll after the Saturday night blast was 63, but some of the wounded had died in hospital.

21 Aug 2019 1:44 PM

Scrapping Art 370 India's internal matter: Bangladesh

Bangladesh maintains that Article 370's abrogation by Indian Govt is an internal issue of India, a statement by country's Foreign Ministry.

21 Aug 2019 1:21 PM

Zakir Naik apologises to Hindus and Chinese for his racial sensitive remarks

Naik is being probed under Section 504 of the Penal Code for the intentional insult with intent to provoke a breach of the peace.

21 Aug 2019 9:30 AM

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Pakistan to move International Court of Justice over Kashmir

PM Imran Khan informed a joint sitting of Parliament that Kashmir will be raised at every forum.

20 Aug 2019 7:41 PM

Jaishankar meets his Bangladeshi counterpart, discusses bilateral ties

Jaishankar will leave for Kathmandu on Wednesday morning to attend the fifth meeting of the Nepal-India Joint Commission.

20 Aug 2019 1:40 PM

Islamic preacher Zakir Naik banned from giving speeches in Malaysia

He is facing cases in India since 2016 for alleged money laundering and inciting extremism through hate speeches.

20 Aug 2019 9:44 AM

Imran Khan gives Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa extension for 3 years

In November 2016, Gen. Bajwa had been appointed as the new Army Chief. He was previously commander of the Rawalpindi Corps.

20 Aug 2019 7:08 AM

How Singapore firms are being impacted by the stalled Amaravati project

In 2014, Hyderabad was hived off to become the state capital of the newly created state of Telangana.

19 Aug 2019 6:49 PM

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Pak Army Chief Gen Bajwa gets 3-year extension amid security concern

Bajwa's extensive affairs of Kashmir was said to have gone in favour of the career infantry officer.

19 Aug 2019 6:21 PM

Multiple blasts in Afghanistan leave 66 injured

The incident comes two days after the wedding hall suicide blast in Kabul that claimed the lives of 63 people and injured 180 others.

19 Aug 2019 4:55 PM

Iran says it has warned US against seizing oil tanker

Speaking to reporters on Monday, the Iranian foreign ministry spokesman dismissed the notion that there was a link between the two seizures.

19 Aug 2019 4:01 PM

'Hey Democracy!' China releases rap song in retort to Hong Kong protests, see video

11 weeks of demonstrations have seen millions of people take to Hong Kong's streets in the biggest challenge to China's rule.

19 Aug 2019 1:38 PM

Pakistan summons Indian diplomat over ceasefire violations

Earlier, Pakistan expelled Indian High Commissioner in its move to downgrade diplomatic ties with India.

19 Aug 2019 1:18 PM

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