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  World   South Asia  14 Aug 2017

World, South asia, 14 Aug 2017

China, Pak have always stood by each other: Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang

He is also expected to inaugurate projects related to the USD 50 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.

14 Aug 2017 8:37 PM

Trump to inspect China business policies, could intensify tensions: Chinese media

While the commentary didn't say how Beijing might respond, Chinese law gives regulators discretion over what foreign firms can do in China.

14 Aug 2017 5:44 PM

Death toll in Nepal floods, landslides rises to 78

The monsoon havoc which started on Friday has affected 27 districts spanning from the eastern, central to the western regions.

14 Aug 2017 5:06 PM

India’s expansionist designs main hurdle in bilateral ties: Pak PM Abbasi

Abbasi said Pakistan ‘desires positive and constructive’ relations with all countries based on sovereign equality.

14 Aug 2017 3:37 PM

Following pressure from US, China suspends North Korean iron, seafood imports

The ministry said on its website that all imports of coal, iron, iron ore and seafood will be 'completely prohibited' from Tuesday.

14 Aug 2017 2:39 PM


Sikhs struggle to feel at home on either side of the border, 70 yrs after 1947 partition

Today, Sikhs are among Pakistan's smallest minorities, easily identifiable due due their turbans, and because they share the surname Singh.

14 Aug 2017 2:10 PM

Pakistan wants positive, constructive ties with neighbours: PM Abbasi

Abbasi's remarks hold importance as India-Pakistan tensions are running high amid a spree of ceasefire violations.

14 Aug 2017 1:23 PM

Pakistan hoists largest flag in its history to celebrate 70th Independence Day

The flag is reported to be the highest one in South Asia and the 8th highest in the world.

14 Aug 2017 9:46 AM

Nepal floods, landslides leave at least 55 dead; 200 Indian tourists stranded

The meteorological department forecast said central and western plains were likely to receive more rainfall over the next couple of days.

14 Aug 2017 8:46 AM

200 Indian tourists among 700 stranded in Nepal floods

4 rubber rafts have been sought from neighbouring Devghat district to carry out relief operations.

14 Aug 2017 6:26 AM