31 Jan 2014
Kandahar: An Afghan official says the Taliban have attacked three police checkpoints overnight in the southern province of Helmand. The police repelled the attacks but lost one officer.
05 Feb 2014
Lahore: Pakistan's national carrier will resume its operations to Iraq and Iran from next month to facilitate Shia pilgrims, who have often been attacked by militants while travelling to these countries via road.
31 Dec 2013
Dhaka: A supporter of ruling Awami League on Tuesday sued Bangladesh's main Opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) Chief Khaleda Zia for making ‘hateful and defamatory’ remarks about the Home district of her archrival Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
31 Dec 2013
Dhaka: A supporter of ruling Awami League on Tuesday sued Bangladesh's main Opposition BNP chief Khaleda Zia for making "hateful and defamatory" remarks about the home district of her archrival Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
01 Jan 2014
Kathmandu: Six Indian tourists have been killed when a jeep carrying them plunged into a river in Nepal's Tanahun district.
27 Dec 2013
Moscow: A cargo plane crashed in Russia's southern Siberia, killing nine people onboard, authorities said on Thursday.
22 Nov 2013
Beijing: At least 35 people were killed and over 130 injured when a leaking petroleum pipeline caught fire and exploded today in China's coastal city of Qingdao, in the latest deadly industrial disaster to hit the country.
13 Nov 2013
Kabul: Seven Taliban militants were killed in a gun battle in Rigistan district of the southern Afghanistan province of Kandahar on Wednesday, police said.
25 Sep 2013
Washington: US President Barack Obama has nominated yet another Indian-American, Indira Talwani, to the key post of US District Court judge in Massachusetts.
03 Oct 2013
Islamabad: At least 12 militants were killed and eight injured on Thursday morning in a suicide attack in Pakistan, according to media reports.