Sharif's travel to London in limbo as his name figures in no fly list

Uncertainty over the withdrawal of Nawaz Sharif's name from Pakistan's Exit Control List (ECL) has affected the medical treatment of three-time former Prime Minister of Pakistan in Lahore, Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) leader and his daughter...

Pak govt invites 'Azadi March' protesters for talks

The Pakistan government asked the opposition leaders, spearheaded by firebrand cleric-cum-politician Maulana Fazlur Rehman, to end their agitation, even as the protesters demanding resignation of Prime Minister Imran Khan refused to call off...

26 die as cyclone Bulbul batters Bangladesh

At least 26 people were killed in nine southern districts of Bangladesh as Cyclone Bulbul ravaged through those in the past two days

16 get death penalty for killing girl in Bangladesh

Sixteen Bangladeshis along with the school principle have been sentenced to death for the murder of a 19-year-old student, Nusrat Jahan Rafi, who was burned to death in April after complaining of being sexually harassed

Four Indian Americans win state, local elections in US

Four Indian Americans, including a Muslim woman and a former White House technology policy advisor, have won state and local elections held in the United States

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

Sri Lanka presidential election on Nov 16

Sri Lanka will go to the polls on November 16 to choose the next president of the island nation, as its $87bn economy struggles to recover from a political crisis and the aftermath of the deadly Easter bombings in April

Tamils to back ruling party candidate in Lanka prez polls

Sri Lanka’s Tamil National Alliance (TNA said they would support the country’s ruling party candidate, Sajith Premadasa, in the November 16 presidential election

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...

A US-based software engineer, whose name was listed in the Green Card backlog, died suddenly and as a result, his pregnant wife has been rendered out of status resulting in her inevitable return to India, a report said

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