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.'
23 Jun 2015
Kabul: Afghan government forces regained control of a key district near the Northern city of Kunduz on Tuesday, after Taliban fighters had threatened to capture a provincial capital for the first time since being driven from power in 2001.
21 Jun 2015
Kabul: A roadside bomb killed at least 19 Afghan civilians including nine children in a southern province, while Taliban fighters in the north captured a key district on the frontline of the battle for Kunduz city, officials said on Sunday.
23 Jun 2015
United Nations: A project in West Bengal's Nadia district for improving heath by providing sanitary toilets and promoting their use has won a first place UN award for innovative public services.
11 Jun 2015
Kathmandu: At least 41 people were killed today in a landslide triggered by heavy rainfall that buried six villages in Nepal's mountainous Northeast, the second major disaster to hit the country after the April 25 quake.
13 Jun 2015
Kandahar: An Afghan official said at least 20 police officers have been killed after militants ambushed checkpoints in the country's volatile southern Helmand province.
26 May 2015
Kandahar: Taliban gunmen have surrounded a police compound in the volatile southern provinceof Helmand after killing 19 policemen and seven soldiers in an ongoing siege, a senior police officer said from inside the compound.
02 Jun 2015
Kathmandu: At least four people including a woman were killed today when a helicopter carrying relief materials crashed in one of the worst quake-hit mountainous regions in Nepal.
29 Dec 2014
Dubai: 'Little India' district in Bahrain has moved closer to becoming a reality as discussions are underway to rejuvenate the area around a Hindu temple in Manama to acknowledge the strong relations the country has with its Asian expatriate community.
28 Nov 2014
Islamabad: Pakistani authorities on Friday released 36 Indian prisoners from the Karachi district prison Malir. Thirty-five fishermen and one civilian were released after they completed their sentences, media reported.