Another 7-year jail term for Khaleda Zia in graft case

Bangladesh's former prime minister Khaleda Zia was sentenced on Monday to another seven years in jail by a court in a corruption case.

Bangladesh enacts controversial digital security law

Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid gave his assent to a controversial new law that media groups fear could cripple press freedom and curb free speech in the South Asian nation

Kamala Harris, Tulsi Gabbard among Democrats in US prez race

California senator Kamala Harris and Hawaii congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard were among two dozen aspirants for Democratic ticket to run against Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election

Haley pokes fun at Trump, herself at charity dinner

Nikki Haley joked about President Donald Trump’s UN speech last month. Once, she said, he asked if she belonged to the same Native American tribe as Senator Elizabeth Warren

Lanka SC stays dissolution of parliament by President

In a major boost to sacked Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, the Supreme Court in a landmark ruling on Tuesday overturned President Maithripala Sirisena's controversial decision to dissolve Parliament and halted the preparations...

Rajapaksa takes charge as Lanka PM amid ‘bloodbath’ warnings

Former strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa on Monday assumed charge as Sri Lanka’s new prime minister even as the sacked PM Ranil Wickremesinghe asserted that he still commands the majority in parliament amid warning by the speaker that there could...

Nepal, Bhutan have to be inclined towards India: army chief Rawat

India's army chief General Bipin Rawat on Sunday said countries like Nepal and Bhutan "have to be inclined towards India because of geography."

Nepal snubs India, to take part in China drill

In a snub to India, Nepal has decided to pull out of the joint Bimstec military drill in Pune, but at the same time decided to participate in a 12-day long military exercise with China later this month.

Dushera cum Diwali celebration in European Parliament

The Dushera cum Diwali was celebrated in the European Parliament by the Hindu Forum of Europe and Golden Tours Foundations, on 18th October 2018.

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...

Turmoil in Pak over acquittal of Christian woman in blasphemy case

Radical Islamists held protests across Pakistan against the acquittal of a Christian woman sentenced to death for committing blasphemy, defying Prime Minister Imran Khan’s stern warning

Hafiz Saeed-led JuD no more on list of banned outfits in Pak

Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed-led Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) and Falah-i-Insaniyat Foundation (FIF) are no longer on the list of banned outfits in Pakistan as the presidential ordinance that proscribed them under a UN resolution has lapsed,...

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