Innocent British man freed after two years in Bangla jail

A British man who survived an Isis attack has been released from a prison in Bangladesh after more than two years of being held without charge over baseless terrorism accusations

Students bring Dhaka to a standstill with protests over road safety

Protesting high school students have blocked major intersections in Bangladesh’s congested capital Dhaka for five straight days, choking traffic and vandalizing vehicles as they demonstrate against a bus accident that killed two teens

Indian American becomes graduate of US Air Force academy

In a rare feat, Indian American Jaydevsinh Ghanshyamsinh Zala became a graduate of the US Air Force Academy

Sunita Williams picked for first pvt space flight

Indian-origin US astronaut Sunita Williams is among nine astronauts named by Nasa to fly on commercial spacecraft made by Boeing and SpaceX to and from the International Space Station, the research laboratory that orbits around Earth

China edging out India from Lanka with money power

Chinese President Xi Jinping has offered Sri Lanka a fresh grant of 2 billion yuan ($295 million), as Beijing tries to expand its influence in the tiny island country off India’s southern tip

Sri Lanka to shift naval base to China-controlled Hambantota port

Sri Lanka has announced that it is shifting a naval base to a port built and controlled by China, in a move that will strengthen security at a harbour that foreign powers fear China could use for military purposes.

Nepal, China military drill to be held in Sept

Nepal and China will hold their second joint military exercise in China's Sichuan province from September 17, the Nepali Army said.

Nepal PM said they don't play games with India, China for political gains

Speaking at the Parliament, Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli said the Himalayan nation wants a cordial relationship with India and China and does not believe in playing “games” with its neighbours for short-term political gains.

CII and Portugal organise the first of its kind Portugal-India Business Roundtable with Indian companies based in the UK

In a first of its kind interaction, a Portugal-India Business roundtable was held on 11thApril 2018 in London with nearly 40 top Indian companies based in the UK with interests across Europe. A large Portuguese government and business delegation...

Vatican denies that pope said “there is no hell”

 Pope Francis has found himself in the middle of sensational claims as it is alleged that he told an Italian journalist that “there is no hell”.

Imran vows to recover looted money from plunderers

Imran Khan, Pakistan's Prime Minister-in-waiting, vowed that he would recover the nation’s wealth which had been plundered by a few

Pakistan's first Sikh cop fired for being absent from work

Pakistan's first Sikh police officer has been sacked from service for being absent from office for over three months

The Expansion of Heathrow Airport

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