UN receives new letter over Myanmar Rep's position

United Nations |Friday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST

The UN has received new communication from Myanmar's Mission concerning the position of the country's Permanent Representative to the world body, according to a spokesman.

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'Problems among neighbouring nations should be resolved via talks'

Dhaka |Friday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina told visiting Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar that "problems among neighbouring countries should be resolved through negotiations and discussions"

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Police firing at Indo-Nepal border kills 1

Pilibhit |Friday, 2021 5:15:06 PM IST

An Indian national was killed in police firing along the Indo-Nepal border in Uttar Pradesh's Pilibhit district.

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India will always be B'desh's 'reliable friend': Jaishankar

New Delhi/Dhaka |Thursday, 2021 11:15:06 PM IST

India's External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on Thursday lauded Bangladesh for graduating from the 'Least Developed Country' status and said that India will always be at its side as a "reliable fri

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Nepal Maoist's rebel faction to join mainstream politics

Kathmandu |Thursday, 2021 7:45:06 PM IST

A splinter faction of the former rebellion Maoist party, which was underground for 'armed struggle' since 2014 agreed to join mainstream politics on Thursday.

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Pak sees over 75 Covid deaths in a day after 3 months

Islamabad |Thursday, 2021 6:45:05 PM IST

Pakistan reported the current year's highest number of deaths from Covid-19 in a single day as the total casualty figure surpassed 13,000.

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Talks with Naga rebels 'back on track'

Kolkata |Thursday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST

The National Socialist Council of Nagaland (Issac-Muivah) has said their talks with the Centre is back on track, despite what they described as 'reckless statements' by Nagaland Governor R.N. Ravi.

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Myanmar's 'Black Wednesday' stirs global reactions

Kolkata |Thursday, 2021 5:15:05 PM IST

Britain has called for an urgent United Nations Security Council meeting on Friday to discuss the fast-worsening situation in Myanmar after at least 38 protesters were killed in firing by security for

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Opposition asks Imran to resign with honour

Islamabad |Thursday, 2021 4:45:07 PM IST

Causing a blow to the ruling alliance headed by the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) in the Senate elections from Islamabad, an upbeat opposition on Wednesday asked Prime Minister Imran Khan "to resign

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Asean says ready to assist Myanmar

Bandar Seri Begawan |Wednesday, 2021 5:15:06 PM IST

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) has said that it is ready to assist Myanmar, where the military has seized state control, in a positive, peaceful and constructive manner.

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Admitting Kashmiri students in Pak colleges part of radicalization plan ((IANS Special)

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2021 5:45:06 PM IST

Pakistan offering scholarship for MBBS and engineering courses to Kashmiri students has remained a part of its strategic game plan to radicalize the youth and make them lean towards separatism.

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Pak holds Senate elections for 37 seats

Islamabad |Wednesday, 2021 9:15:07 PM IST

Pakistan on Wednesday held its Senate polls to elect 37 members of the upper house of the country's Parliament.

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