Former Bangladesh PM Zia critical

Bangladesh's imprisoned former prime minister Khaleda Zia is critically ill and not able to walk on her own, a senior leader of the main opposition BNP has said.

Dhaka to allocate special funds for Rohingya rehabilitation

Bangladesh Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith said the government would allocate a special fund for Rohingya rehabilitation in the upcoming 2018-19 fiscal year budget

Man finds $1 mn winning lottery ticket; tracks down the lucky owner

A Kansas couple are now millionaires after wining a lottery - but they almost never even learned of their earnings

Hely Patel - Pride of Gujaratis in USA

Hely Patel, who is studying in 11th grade in Bristol City of the State of Virginia of USA, has won numerous achievements and has enhanced the pride and prestige of Gujaratis in USA

SA commemorates 125th year of Mahatma’s satyagraha

The screening of the biopic 'Making of a Mahatma' marked the opening of a three-days of events to commemorate the historic incident 125 years ago when Mahatma Gandhi was evicted from a train because the compartment he was in was reserved for...

IMF releases $250 mn of Lanka loan, seeks airline shake-up

The International Monetary Fund announced the release of the latest instalment of Sri Lanka's USD 1.5 billion bailout, but warned that restructuring the loss-making national airline was essential to sustain economic recovery.

Nepal’s communists unite to form biggest left party

Nepal’s former Maoist rebels and the liberal Communist UML party merged to form the Himalayan republic’s biggest left party in a move likely to upset India but have China rejoicing.

Modi, Oli reboot India, Nepal ties with infra push

Moving to actively counter China’s infrastructure ‘offensive’, India will build a crucial cross-border rail link between Kathmandu in Nepal and Raxaul in India, connecting the Himalayan nation to the Indian rail system, while separate inland...

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”.

Sharif’s lawyers quit graft trial in protest against Pak SC's directive

Lawyers defending former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif recused themselves from his corruption trial in protest against the Supreme Court’s decision to fix July 10 as the date for the verdict in the matter

Man who shot Malala 'killed'

An American drone strike killed the leader of the Pakistani Taliban in a border region of Afghanistan, Pakistani officials said

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