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Pakistanis with negative Covid-19 test can travel to Saudi: FO

Islamabad |Saturday, 2020 4:45:06 PM IST

Pakistanis with negative Covid-19 test results can now travel to Saudi Arabia after the Kingdom lifted travel restrictions on people having valid visas subject to their coronavirus reports, the Foreig

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Nepal PM Oli calls for early adoption of int'l pact against terrorism

United Nation |Saturday, 2020 3:45:06 AM IST

Nepal's Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli called on Friday for the early adoption of the Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism (CCIT).

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India-B'desh cooperation built on trust, mutual respect: Indian envoy

Dhaka |Saturday, 2020 2:45:07 PM IST

Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Riva Ganguly Das has said Dhaka and New Delhi are partners in development and that the cooperation transcends mere transactions and is built on trust and mutual

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Replying to Imran, India turns mirror on Pak's record of genocide, terrorism

United Nations |Saturday, 2020 3:15:05 PM IST

India turned the mirror on Pakistan after its Prime Minister Imran Khan delivered a speech at the UN dripping vitriol, and recalled its record of genocide in Bangladesh, being a haven for terrorists a

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Pak resorts to unprovoked ceasefire violation on LoC

Jammu |Saturday, 2020 6:15:06 PM IST

Pakistan army on Saturday targeted Indian positions by using small arms and mortars on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district, officials said.

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Ditto! Imran Khan UNGA 2020 speech almost replica of 2019 litany

United Nations |Saturday, 2020 2:45:06 PM IST

If you blinked, you could have mistaken Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's speech at the UN General Assembly (UNGA) as the one he delivered in 2019.

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No Afghan govt, Taliban contact group meetings since 2 days

Kabul/Doha |Saturday, 2020 4:15:06 PM IST

The contact group meetings aimed at reaching an agreement about the procedural rules intended for the formal talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban, have been stalled for two days over a

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'Issue of journos' safety didn't make it to Pak cabinet agenda'

Islamabad |Saturday, 2020 4:45:06 PM IST

Despite multiple attacks on Pakistani journalists, the issue did not make it to the federal cabinet's agenda during its first 62 meetings between September 1, 2018 and January 30, 2020, according to a

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SL President to visit villages to address people's grievances

Colombo |Saturday, 2020 4:45:06 PM IST

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has decided to visit villages across the island nation to address people's grievances on a face-to-face basis and provide immediate solutions to their problems,

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'Locals’ treachery, betrayal led to 2014 Peshawar school massacre'

Islamabad |Saturday, 2020 5:15:06 PM IST

A judicial commission formed to probe the 2014 Peshawar Army Public School massacre said that the tragedy could never have taken place if some local people had not given shelter to the terrorists, it

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B'desh ports warned against continued rains

Dhaka |Saturday, 2020 5:15:06 PM IST

The Bangladesh Meteorological Department has asked the maritime ports to continue with the Local Cautionary Signal No. 3 as strong monsoon persists over the North Bay of Bengal, the media reported.

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Woman gang-raped in B'desh college hostel

Dhaka |Saturday, 2020 5:15:06 PM IST

A woman was gang-raped by a group of men at a hostel of the Murari Chand College in Bangladesh's Sylhet district, police sources said on Saturday.

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