27 Jul 2015
Beijing: China kicked off the expansion of the country's oldest Buddhist temple by holding a site-cleansing ceremony at 1,943-year-old Baima Temple in central China's Henan Province.
19 Jul 2015
Karachi: At least nine militant commanders of a proscribed outfit, who were involved in the killing of 44 personnel from frontier works department, were killed today during a clash with paramilitary troops in Pakistan's restive Balochistan province.
29 Jun 2015
Lahore: At least four terrorists were killed today in an encounter with the law enforcement agencies in Pakistan's Punjab province, with the officials claiming to have averted a 'major terror attack.'
16 May 2015
Jakarta: An earthquake measuring 6.1 on Richter scale hit Bengkulu province of Sumatra Island earlier on Saturday, the Meteorology and Geophysics Agency reported here.
09 Aug 2013
Sana'a: A US drone strike killed at least three suspected Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) militants in Yemen's Hadramout province on Thursday.
23 Jun 2015
Karachi: An intense heatwave sweeping across Pakistan's Southern Sindh province has killed around 400 people, including women and children, in the capital Karachi, prompting the army to step in to help victims of the worst heatstroke that has hit the country in more than a decade.
23 Jun 2015
Karachi: The Home Minister of Punjab province in Pakistan, Shuja Khanzada, today alleged that the Indian spy and intelligence agency, RAW, had made attempts to ensure that the Zimbabwe cricket team did not tour the country in May.
28 Apr 2015
Islamabad: An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale jolted parts of a province in Pakistan on Tuesday, media reported.
02 Jun 2015
Beijing: Hundreds were feared dead today after a cruise ship capsized in Asia's longest river Yangtze in central China as rescuers braved strong winds and downpour to scan its hulk for survivors among the 458 on board, mostly elderly, in one of the country's worst shipping tragedies.
18 May 2015
Beijing: A Chinese collector has bought the head of a Buddha statue from Japan and brought it back to China, where it was united with the rest of the statue.The white marble, headless statue in the Hebei province museum, is close to 70 centimetres tall.