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  World   Asia  25 Apr 2019

World, Asia, 25 Apr 2019

India delaying talks to finalise agreement to operationalise Kartarpur corridor: Pak

The corridor is scheduled to operationalise on the occasion of the 550th Birth Anniversary of Guru Nanak.

25 Apr 2019 8:50 PM

Sri Lanka's defence secretary resigns over Easter attacks

Fernando handed over his resignation letter Thursday on a request made by President Sirisena, Colombo Gazette reported.

25 Apr 2019 7:12 PM

Sri Lanka blasts: Catholic churches suspend public mass amidst security concerns

The head of the church urged politicians to leave aside differences to rebuild the country struck by the bombings.

25 Apr 2019 2:31 PM

Sri Lanka deploys thousands of troops to look for suspects in Easter suicide bomb attacks

The president has asked the police chief and top defence ministry bureaucrat to step down, though neither has done so yet.

25 Apr 2019 12:26 PM

Putin, Kim Jong meet in Russia to ease Korean peninsula tension, boost economic ties

'In terms of bilateral relations, we have a lot to do to develop economic relations,' Putin added.

25 Apr 2019 10:45 AM


Carlos Ghosn set for release after Japan court grants USD 4.5 million bail

Ghosn, ex-Nissan boss, could soon walk out of detention centre to prepare his defence against multiple charges of financial misconduct.

25 Apr 2019 9:11 AM

Sri Lanka admits to ‘major’ lapse over terror hits

The Lanka government faces anger over revelations that specific warnings about an attack went ignored.

25 Apr 2019 2:56 AM