Nepal President to visit India (12 minutes ago)
Kathmandu, March 26 (IANS) Nepal's President Bidya Devi Bhandari will begin a state visit to India on April 17, a media report said on Sunday.
12 Indian fishermen arrested in Sri Lanka (16:00)
Colombo, March 26 (IANS) At least 12 Indian fishermen were arrested by Sri Lankan navy for allegedly poaching in its waters, it said on Sunday.
Bangladesh remembers martyrs on 46th Independence Day (14:36)
Dhaka, March 26 (IANS) Bangladesh paid homage to three million martyrs of its 1971 Liberation War, ahead of the 46th Independence and National Day celebrations on Sunday.
Key Al Qaeda leader killed in US airstrike in Afghanistan (13:58)
Washington, March 26 (IANS) A senior Al Qaeda leader responsible for two major attacks in Pakistan was killed in a US counter-terrorism airstrike conducted last week in Afghanistan, the Pentagon said in a statement.
Six killed in blasts in Bangladesh (Lead) (13:20)
Dhaka, March 26 (IANS) At least six persons, including two police officers, were killed in two explosions in Bangladesh's Sylhet city, police said on Sunday.
'Pakistan's ties with China not a zero-sum game' (12:28)
Washington, March 26 (IANS) Islamabad's ties with Beijing and its efforts to forge closer relations with Moscow will not have an adverse effect on its partnership with Washington, Pakistan's Ambassador to the US Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry has said.
10 die in Bangladesh accident (10:06)
Dhaka, March 26 (IANS) At least 10 persons were killed and a dozen injured in a collision between a truck and a mini truck in Bangladesh's Chuadanga on Sunday, police said.
Nepal to promote pashmina products in China (09:42)
Kathmandu, March 26 (IANS) Nepal will promote its pashmina products via Belt and Road International Trade and Investment Platform in China, an official said.
New Indian envoy arrives in Kathmandu (Lead) (20:32)
By Anil Giri
Kathmandu, March 25 (IANS) India's new Ambassador to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri arrived here on Saturday to begin his tenure in the key posting, that will see him help foster close ties between the two neighbours.
Myanmar rejects UN-backed probe into Rohingya abuses (20:20)
Nay Pyi Taw, March 25 (IANS) The Myanmar government has rejected a UN mission to investigate the alleged persecution of the Muslim minority Rohingya group in Rakhine state, according to an official statement on Saturday.
Pakistan allows Gen Sharif to head Saudi-led military alliance (20:20)
Islamabad, March 25 (IANS) Defence Minister Khawaja Asif on Saturday said that Pakistan government has formally permitted ex-army chief Gen Raheel Sharif to head the Saudi Arabia-led military alliance to fight militancy.
Coast Guard seizes Pakistani fishing boat off Gujarat coast (19:44)
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has seized a Pakistani fishing boat with a crew of nine in Indian waters off the Gujarat coast, an official statement said on Saturday.
Pakistan to observe 10th Earth Hour (16:24)
Islamabad, March 25 (IANS) Pakistan along with more than 170 countries will observe the 10th Earth Hour 2017 between 8.30 p.m. and 9.30 p.m. on Saturday, and participate in the World Wildlife Funds (WWF) effort to show global commitment to the planet.
Nepal to enhance cooperation with China (15:34)
Kathmandu, March 25 (IANS) Nepal and China have pledged to further develop their ties as Kathmandu expressed its willingness to join China's Belt and Road initiative.
Nepal requests India for more electricity (15:18)
Kathmandu, March 25 (IANS) Nepal has requested India to provide additional power through two newly-built transmission lines.
New Indian envoy arrives in Kathmandu (13:52)
Kathmandu, March 25 (IANS) , Newly appointed Indian ambassador to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri arrived here on Saturday.
Russia denies supplying Taliban after NATO claim (13:36)
Moscow, March 25 (IANS) Russia has denied a top NATO general's allegation that Moscow is secretly supplying the Taliban in Afghanistan.
Notice to Pakistani channel over remarks against PM (10:08)
Islamabad, March 25 (IANS) The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has issued a show cause notice to ARY News channel over comments on a statement by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
Outgoing UN peacekeeping head praises Indian, South Asian troops (With Images) (09:06)
By Arul Louis
United Nations, March 25 (IANS) The outgoing head of peacekeeping operations, Herve Ladsous, has praised the quality of troops from India and other South Asian nations and the sacrifices they made in the UN missions.
Suicide bomber killed near Dhaka airport (20:48)
Dhaka, March 24 (IANS) A suicide bomber was killed in a blast in front of a police box near Dhaka airport on Friday.
Taliban denies holding Afghan peace talks with Pakistan (18:18)
Islamabad, March 24 (IANS) The Taliban group on Friday denied reports that its representatives visited Islamabad to discuss the prospect of holding peace talks with Kabul.
Police raids militant hideout in Bangladesh (17:42)
Dhaka, March 24 (IANS) Bangladesh police on Friday cordoned off a building in the country's Sylhet city, suspecting presence of militants.
Pakistan probes 'theft' of priceless art pieces from PNCA (17:26)
Islamabad, March 24 (IANS) The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Friday initiated an inquiry into the disappearance and theft of priceless artwork and preciouspaintings from the Pakistan National Council of Arts (PNCA) here.
US rejects Russian invite to Afghan peace conference (10:00)
Washington, March 24 (IANS) The US will not attend a peace conference on Afghanistan organised by Russia on April 14 in Moscow, according to US State Department sources.
Bangladesh to join India's South Asia Satellite initiative (21:52)
Dhaka, March 23 (IANS) Bangladesh has signed an agreement with India to formally join New Delhi's 'South Asia Satellite' initiative, through which the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) will launch a communication satellite for serving the South Asia region.