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Oli vows to 'take back' Indian territories if he returns to power

'We have published a new map incorporating Lipulekh, Kalapani and Limpiyadhura ... but we need to take those land back,' Oli said

27 Nov 2021 12:53 PM

Pakistan Parliament approves chemical castration of habitual rapists

The bill is a response to a public outcry against a recent spike in incidents of rape of women and children in the country

18 Nov 2021 3:41 PM

China re-imposes fresh lockdowns amid rising Covid infections

The rapid spread comes despite about 75 per cent of China's population being fully vaccinated

26 Oct 2021 11:54 AM

Japan's Princess Mako marries college sweetheart, loses royal status

Mako and fiance Kei Komuro, both 30, announced their engagement four years ago

26 Oct 2021 10:57 AM

Pakistan Navy claims it 'blocked' Indian submarine entering waters

The Pakistan Army also released a short footage of the purported incident to the media

20 Oct 2021 8:03 AM

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Bangladesh communal violence: 71 cases filed, 450 arrested

The number of arrests and cases could rise further as operations are underway, a senior police official said

19 Oct 2021 11:30 AM

Goons attack Hindu temples in Bangladesh during Durga Puja, 4 killed

A home ministry spokesperson said that the Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) troops have been deployed in 22 districts across the country

15 Oct 2021 3:29 AM

Pakistan set to operate special charter flights to Kabul soon

Pakistan becomes the first foreign commercial aeroplane service to operate in Afghanistan since the Taliban took over the war-torn nation

11 Sep 2021 3:19 PM

Last troops exit Afghanistan, ending America’s longest war

Air Force transport planes carried a remaining contingent of troops from Kabul airport late Monday

31 Aug 2021 10:00 AM

China targets 55 million jobs, better worker rights in new plan

The unemployment rate will be capped at 5.5%, wages as a share of gross domestic product will be increased

30 Aug 2021 12:11 PM

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Pakistan to allow fully-vaccinated Sikh pilgrims to visit Kartarpur Sahib

Pilgrimage to the Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara was suspended in March 2020 because of the COVID-19 outbreak

22 Aug 2021 3:17 PM

India, Pak approve fresh visas for diplomatic missions of officials

In February this year, the two nuclear-armed neighbours agreed to a “strict observance” of the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC)

17 Jun 2021 9:15 AM

China authorises CoronaVac COVID-19 vaccine for children above 3 years

Sinovac has finished the Phrase I and II clinical research stage, involving several hundred volunteers in this age group

06 Jun 2021 3:39 PM

14 die as heavy rains lash Sri Lanka

Rains have been pounding several districts of the island nation since Thursday night

06 Jun 2021 2:24 PM

Chinese acquiring land around military bases in Japan: Report

The investments and purchase plans were driven by Chinese-led foreign corporations and could pose a risk to Japan's safety

21 May 2021 1:40 PM

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China cancels Everest climbs over fears of virus from Nepal

While China has mostly curbed domestic transmission of COVID, Nepal is experiencing a surge with record numbers of new infections and deaths

15 May 2021 12:15 PM

Chinese rocket debris lands in Indian Ocean, draws criticism from NASA

The China Manned Space Engineering Office said most of the debris was burnt up in the atmosphere

09 May 2021 11:05 AM

Sri Lanka bans travellers from India with immediate effect

Several countries like UK, UAE, Australia and Singapore have already banned travellers from India as well as other South Asian countries

06 May 2021 1:01 PM

Russia stresses on need for participation of Talibans in Afghanistan peace process

The exclusion of a group will not lead to implementation of peace agreement and that it is fraught with the risk of hostilities, says Lavrov

07 Apr 2021 2:22 AM

No trade with India under current circumstances: Pak PM Khan

India has said that it desires normal neighbourly relations with Pakistan in an environment free of terror, hostility, and violence

03 Apr 2021 12:54 PM

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