Narrow escape for Pak from FATF 'Black List'

 The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) maintained that it has kept Pakistan in its Grey List till February 2020 and directed it to take extra measures for the complete elimination of terror financing and money laundering, say reports

Pak man unleashes pet lion on electrician

The caretaker of a Pakistani house of worship unleashed his pet lion on an electrician who was trying to collect late payment, local police said

Bangla court orders arrest of Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus

A Dhaka court issued an arrest warrant against Nobel laureate and Grameen Bank founder Muhammad Yunus after he failed to appear in person before it in a case of alleged labour law violation

Students stage protests and block roads in Bangladesh

Students in Bangladesh staged protests and blocked major roads after an undergraduate was beaten to death, allegedly by ruling party activists, for criticising the government over a water-sharing deal with India

Kamala Harris banks on black colleges

California Senator Kamala Harris has described her experience as a student at a historically black college as “one of the most important aspects" of her life

Bhutan too may give China’s BRI meet a miss

While India has rejected China’s invite for Belt and Road Forum meet, Bhutan is the only country in the immediate neighbourhood which is again holding out against Chinese attempts to rope it in for the event which is likely to be attended by...

Lanka bans face veils after Easter bombings

In the aftermath of the tragic Easter Sunday bombings, President Maithripala Sirisena announced new regulation that have banned Muslim women in Sri Lanka from wearing any form of face veils in public form.

Sri Lanka announces ban after Easter Bombings

In the aftermath of the tragic Easter Sunday bombings, President Maithripala Sirisena announced new regulation that have banned Muslim women in Sri Lanka from wearing any form of face veils in public form. The new rule was announced on Sunday,...

To end dependency on India, Nepal inks rail deal with China

Nepal seeks to end Indian dominance over its trade routes with separate deals for a rail link to Tibet and a tunnel during Chinese President Xi Jinping two-day visit to the Himalayan nation

Nepal halts Tibetans from celebrating Dalai Lama's birthday

Authorities of Nepal have stopped the Tibetan community from holding public events to commemorate the 84th birthday of their spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, over security concerns

Kerala Chief Minister opens trading floor at the London Stock Exchange

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan rang the bell at the London Stock Exchange, opening the Market on Friday 17 May, marking the listing of Masala Bonds sold by Kerala Infrastructure Investment Fund Board (KIIFB). It is a government owned...

A guide to travel after Brexit

The UK is set to leave the European Union on March 29, in an end to an unbearably long process that has divided the nation. The exit will have profound implications for travelers, and there will be several changes. In a brief guideline to visas...



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