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US Embassy in Nepal shuts down temporarily

Kathmandu |Monday, 2018 5:15:06 PM IST

The US Embassy in Nepal halted operations temporarily following a US government shutdown last week.

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Dollar regains footing after U.S. govt shutdown, higher yields support

TOKYO | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST

The dollar regained some footing on Monday after slipping earlier on a U.S. government shutdown, supported by higher Treasury yields, while investors took a relatively calm view of the Washington wran

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Pakistan to give 'robust response' to India

Islamabad |Monday, 2018 8:15:06 PM IST

Pakistan will give "a robust response" to any aggression from India on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, Defence Minister Khurram Dastgir said on Monday.

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In Tokyo meeting, officials seek to forge ahead with TPP even as Canada wavers

Tokyo | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST

As trade officials gather in Tokyo this week to try and forge ahead with a trade pact that U.S. President Donald Trump abandoned last year, the new 11-member club risks getting bogged down by resistan

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Rohingyas' repatriation to Myanmar postponed

Dhaka |Monday, 2018 7:45:05 PM IST

The Bangladesh authorities on Monday said they would not initiate the repatriation of Rohingyas within the stipulated period agreed with Myanmar two months ago, on the grounds that preparations for th

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UN staff member killed, another kidnapped in Kabul

Kabul |Monday, 2018 6:15:06 PM IST

An Afghan staff member of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) was killed and a female Afghan UN employee was kidnapped after they were ambushed while travelling in a car here on Monday, t

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China donates solar power generation systems to Nepal

Kathmandu |Monday, 2018 4:15:05 PM IST

China has donated over 32,000 sets of solar power generation systems to Nepal to enhance its domestic capacity in combating climate change.

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Surgical strike can be repeated, says Union Minister

Indore |Monday, 2018 1:45:05 AM IST

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has said India can conduct another surgical strike if Pakistan does not end ceasefire violations.

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Ex-Pakistan envoy to US booked for 'hate speeches'

Islamabad |Monday, 2018 3:45:04 PM IST

Pakistan's former Ambassador to the US Hussain Haqqani has been booked for allegedly delivering hate speeches and writing books, articles against the country's armed forces and the government.

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India condemns terror attack on Kabul hotel

New Delhi |Monday, 2018 2:45:06 PM IST

India has strongly condemned a terror attack on a luxury hotel in Kabul that claimed at least 18 lives.

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Two soldiers injured in Pakistani firing die, death toll is 11

Jammu |Sunday, 2018 2:15:04 PM IST

Two soldiers injured in Pakistani firing and shelling on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir succumbed to their injuries on Sunday, taking the toll of people killed in border clashes in Jam

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Roadside bomb kills 12 in Afghanistan

Kabul |Sunday, 2018 3:45:04 PM IST

At least 12 civilians were killed after a roadside bomb struck a civilian vehicle in Afghanistan's western Herat province on Sunday, police said.

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