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NAB arrests Zardari's sister in fake bank accounts case

Islamabad |Saturday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST

Pakistan's anti-graft watchdog on Friday arrested former President Asif Ali Zardari's sister and Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leader Faryal Talpur in a case related to money laundering through fake b

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Israel ready to help India in dealing with water shortage

New Delhi |Saturday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST

At a time when several parts of India are facing acute water shortage and drought situation, Israel has expressed its keenness to share its experience in dealing with desertification and water managem

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US concerned about N. Korean activities in Nepal

Kathmandu |Saturday, 2019 4:45:06 PM IST

Amidst reports of growing activities of North Koreans in Nepal, Mark Lambert, the special US envoy for Pyongyang, has asked the Himalayan nation's government and politicians not to entertain North Kor

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5 terror suspects brought back to Sri Lanka

Colombo |Friday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST

Five terror suspects who were arrested in Dubai in connection with the April 21 Easter Sunday suicide attacks, were brought back to Sri Lanka from Saudi Arabia on Friday, police said.

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4 arrested in Uri while trying to cross LoC

Srinagar |Friday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST

Four Kashmiri youths were arrested on Friday while trying to cross over the Line of Control (LoC) into the Pakistan administered Jammu and Kashmir to start arms training, sources said.

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Pakistan mulls over revision of civil servants' retirement age

Islamabad |Friday, 2019 11:45:06 PM IST

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed the Ministry of Finance to find ways to revise service structure of civil servants by increasing retirement age of competent officials and an early re

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Terror funds: agencies probe nexus between ex-Bangladeshi colonel and D company

New Delhi |Friday, 2019 1:45:06 PM IST

Indian intelligence agencies are probing a deep-rooted nexus involving underworld don Dawood Ibrahim and a London-based former Colonel of the Bangladesh army. The agencies suspect that the Bangladeshi

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Pak must take action against terror, PM tells Chinese President

Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan) |Friday, 2019 11:20:53 AM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said Pakistan must take concrete action against terrorism affecting India to create an atmosphere for peaceful bilateral relations, as the issue came up during

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Taliban's bid to overrun Afghan district foiled, 20 killed

Herat (Afghanistan) |Friday, 2019 11:20:53 AM IST

Taliban's attempts to capture Obe district in Afghanistan's Herat province have been foiled with 20 insurgents killed, the police said on Thursday.

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10 killed, 9 injured in Afghanistan suicide attack

Kabul |Friday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST

As many as 10 people, including five civilians, were killed and nine others injured in a suicide attack on a police vehicle at Jalalabad in the Nangarhar province of Afghanistan on Thursday, officials

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Pakistan-bound Sikh pilgrims stranded at Attari

Amritsar |Friday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST

At least 130 Sikh pilgrims heading for Pakistan were left stranded at the Attari railway station on Friday as the Indian government did not grant them permission to cross the international border.

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Modi to Xi: Pak must take concrete action against terror (Lead)

Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan) |Friday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday told Chinese President Xi Jinping that his countrys "all-weather friend" Pakistan must take concrete action against terrorism as "proposed" to it by India and

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