30 Sep 2015
Kathmandu: Nepal Government today asked the cable operators to continue the broadcast of Indian TV channels and sought explanation from them for blacking out the channels in the wake of blockade of trade checkpoints with India by agitators opposing the new Constitution.
19 Sep 2015
WASHINGTON: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump came under fire on Friday from Republican and Democratic rivals and the White House for not correcting a man who called President Barack Obama a Muslim at a Trump campaign event.
20 Sep 2015
Cairo: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi today sworn-in a new government, a week after the previous Cabinet resigned following a corruption scandal.
21 Sep 2015
Islamabad: Pakistan today said that initial investigation into a Taliban assault on an air force base near Peshawar shows Afghanistan-based terrorists were involved in the attack that killed 42 people, including 23 air force men.
11 Sep 2015
CARACAS: Venezuela's best-known jailed opposition figure, Leopoldo Lopez, was jailed for 13 years yesterday on charges of inciting 2014 anti-government protests that spiraled into violence killing more than 40 people.
10 Aug 2015
Tokyo: A power plant operator said it will restart a reactor in southern Japan tomorrow, the first restart under new safety requirements following the Fukushima disaster and a milestone for the nation's return to nuclear power.
08 Aug 2015
Kabul: A wave of attacks on Afghan Army, police and US special forces in Kabul yesterday killed 50 people and wounded hundreds, dimming hopes that the Taliban might be weakened by a leadership struggle after their longtime leader's death.
15 Sep 2015
United Nations: Boosting India's efforts for a permanent Security Council seat, the UN General Assembly on Monday endorsed a document that will be the basis for negotiations on reforming the Council and allowing the stalled process to make progress.
04 Sep 2015
Islamabad: Pakistan National Security Advisor Sartaj Aziz today arrived in Afghanistan to revive the stalled peace talks between the government and the Taliban insurgents.
24 Aug 2015
Bangkok: Six Thai government websites were hacked today by an Islamist group calling itself 'Fallag Gassrini and Dr Lamouchi' from Tunisia, the media reported. The hackers attacked the official sites of Lamphun, Sing Buri, Sa Kaeo and Tak provinces, as well as Mahasarakham University's publishing house and Lam Luk Ka Hospital in Pathum Thani.