Former Pak PM Imran calls off march to avoid ‘chaos’

Islamabad: Former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has called off the ‘long march’ to the capital Islamabad fearing chaos and announced his party would resign from state assemblies in a new bid to push for early elections.

Former ISI chief Asim Munir named new Pak army chief

Islamabad: Pakistan prime minister Shehbaz Sharif ended weeks of speculation about who succeeds Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa in a position considered the most powerful in the country.

Former Pak PM Imran calls off march to avoid ‘chaos’

Islamabad: Former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has called off the ‘long march’ to the capital Islamabad fearing chaos and announced his party would resign from state assemblies in a new bid to push for early elections.

Former ISI chief Asim Munir named new Pak army chief

Islamabad: Pakistan prime minister Shehbaz Sharif ended weeks of speculation about who succeeds Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa in a position considered the most powerful in the country.

Temple, homes and shops of Hindus vandalised in Bangladesh

Dhaka: A temple, shops and several houses of the Hindu community have been vandalised in southwestern Bangladesh by some unidentified people over a Facebook post allegedly belittling Islam, in the latest spate of violence targeting the religious...

Hindu college principal forced to wear garland of shoes

Dhaka: A video showing a Hindu college principal being compelled to wear a garland of shoes has provoked fury on social media in Bangladesh. The Muslims put the garland on shoes around the neck of Principal Swapan Kumar Biswas in the presence...

“NO BETTER ALLY THAN THE UK”

Recently appointed Indian-American Chief of Staff to Acting Defence Secretary speaks about 9/11, Kashmir, safeguarding regional security in the Indian Ocean through the Quad and the UK-USA special relationship.   

Harvey Weinstein rape trial begins in New York

Dressed in a black suit, former film producer Harvey Weinstein arrived at a Manhattan court on Monday for the start of his landmark rape trial, met by celebrity accusers including Rosanna Arquette who helped fuel the #MeToo movement in the wake...

Gotabaya Rajapaksa calls for constitutional changes to curb minority parties

Sri Lanka’s new president endorsed amending the constitution to reduce the power of minority political parties, saying the country wasn’t suited to a system that creates unstable governments “constantly under the influence of extremism”.

Trouble brewing in post-election Sri Lanka

Weeks after the election of hardliner Gotabaya Rajapaksa as the president of Sri Lanka, the prospects for justice and reconciliation between the different communities on the island lie in tatters.

Sporadic violence, low turnout mar Nepal polls

Kathmandu: Sporadic violence and lower-than-expected turnout on Sunday marred Nepal’s parliamentary elections, which many hoped would bring political stability in the Himalayan nation that has changed 13 governments in the last 16 years.

17 killed in Nepal after heavy rain triggers landslides

Kathmandu: At least 17 people have been killed in landslides triggered by heavy rain in western Nepal, an official said. The landslides occurred in different parts of the Achham district of the Sudurpaschim province, which has been badly affected...

Three generations, three journeys

Rakesh Patel, a 47-year-old commodity trader took a plunge to visit Greenland. Speaking to Asian Voice, he said, “Over a hundred years ago, our grandparents emigrated from India to Africa in search of a better life. In 1972, our parents had...

‘2024, MODI ONCE MORE’

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi received a grand welcome by the diaspora in Germany, on his three-nation Europe trip.

On 1st May 2015, a vigil was held outside the Embassy of Nepal, in Kensington, London, to pay respect to those who had lost their lives in the horrendous earthquake that took place on 25th April 2015, in Nepal, killing thousands across Nepal...



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