Women live longer than men in Bangladesh: Study

Dhaka |Thursday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST

People in Bangladesh now live longer now compared to decades back and the increase in life expectancy is more in the case of women than men, according to a government study.

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Full steam ahead for Nepal-China railway project through Himalayas

Kathmandu |Thursday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST

The much talked about Nepal-China railway line project has picked up pace as Beijing announced funding for a detailed feasibility study of the project, which many critics say reflects Chinas strong st

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India makes formal request to Malaysia for Zakir's extradition

New Delhi |Thursday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST

India has made a formal request to Malaysia for extradition of Zakir Naik, a radical Mumbai-based preacher who is wanted in India in cases of money laundering an hate speeches.

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IS module: NIA finds political links in TN searches (Intro Roundup)

Chennai/New Delhi |Thursday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has yet again found a political connection in its investigation into the new Islamic State module in Tamil Nadu and Kerala, officials said.

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Musharraf's plea to adjourn high treason case rejected

Islamabad |Thursday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST

A special court in Islamabad on Wednesday rejected former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf's plea for adjournment of a hearing of a high treason case against him on medical grounds.

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India snubs Pakistan: PM's plane to bypass its airspace (Lead)

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 11:15:08 PM IST

In a clear snub to Islamabad, New Delhi on Wednesday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modis special plane will bypass pakistan's airspace en route to Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan where he is going on Thursd

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Erroneous airstrikes kill 5 soldiers in Afghanistan

Kunduz (Afghanistan) |Wednesday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST

Five Afghan security personnel were killed and seven others injured as airstrikes mistakenly targeted a military base in the country's Kunduz province, officials said on Wednesday.

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NIA searches 7 places in Coimbatore (2nd Lead)

Chennai/New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST

The NIA on Wednesday searched seven places in Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu including the residence of a social media friend of the Sri Lankan terrorist who masterminded the April suicide bombings in the i

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India snubs Pakistan: PM's plane not to use its airspace

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST

In a snub to Islamabad, India on Wednesday made it clear that Prime Minister Narendra Modis special plane will bypass Pakistan en route to Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan where he is going to attend the Shangha

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BSF-BGB to hold DG level talks in Dhaka from Wednesday

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST

The border guarding forces of India and Bangladesh will discuss trans-border crimes, among other issues, in the 48th Director General-level talks beginning in the neighbouring country from Wednesday.

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Zardari arrested by NAB in fake accounts case (2nd Lead)

Islamabad |Tuesday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST

Former Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari was on Monday arrested by the country's anti-corruption watchdog in a fake bank accounts case.

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Roadside bombing in Afghanistan kills 6

Kabul |Tuesday, 2019 8:15:09 PM IST

At least six people of a family were killed in a roadside bomb blast in Afghanistan's Kandahar province on Tuesday, officials said.

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