81 killed as massive fire breaks out in Dhaka

At least 81 people were killed and many others injured as fire swept through adjoining apartment buildings and chemical warehouses in a historic part of the Bangladesh capital Dhaka

Bangladeshi forces kill man who tried to hijack plane

Bangladeshi commandos on Sunday killed an armed man, who allegedly made a foiled bid to hijack a Dubai-bound flight of the state-run Biman Airlines carrying 148 passengers, the army said

UNHRC resolution to give breather to Lankan govt

India's desire to give some breathing space to Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe found a sympathetic ear in the international community

Lanka govt urged to withdraw proposed anti-terror law

Media rights activists urged the Sri Lankan government to withdraw proposed anti-terror legislation, calling it of draconian laws aimed at suppressing media freedom and democratic rights

UK to establish new battalion for recruiting Gurkhas

The Theresa May government in the UK last week announced plans to establish a new battalion of Royal Gurkha Rifles, which will start recruiting in 2019. The 3rd Battalion Royal Gurkha Rifles will join other members of the Specialist Infantry...

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."

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...

Britain must pay EU bill even in 'no deal': Michel Barnier

Brussels negotiator Michel Barnier has warned the British government will face a multi-billion euro divorce settlement with the European Union even if it leaves the bloc without a deal. In interviews with several European newspapers, Barnier...

France freezes JeM chief Masood Azhar's assets

Just few days after China blocked the listing of Pakistan-based terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed's chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist at the UN Security Council, France has decided to sanction the man behind the Pulwama attack at the national...

Pak tea seller's viral marketing skills; uses IAF pilot Abhinandan's photo in banner

An elderly Karachi tea seller has found the most witty way to give his business a boost by using an image of IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman in a banner on his stall. The banner also had a line that said, “Aisi chai ki dushman ko bhi dost banaye”...

Jews in Britain were told to tighten up security after a 14-hour shooting rampage that left two victims dead and five police officers injured in Copenhagen

When one thinks of Pakistan, many images and thoughts come to mind, such as the 1947 partition from India to the recent attack on vulnerable children at...

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