Dhaka building owners arrested over deadly fire

Two of the owners of a high-rise commercial building that caught fire last week, killing 26 people in a blaze made worse by the lack of adequate fire exits, have been arrested, Bangladesh police said.

Sheikh Hasina seeks international recognition for Genocide Day

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina called upon all to make joint efforts to get international recognition of the Genocide Day

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...

Bill introduced in US Congress to give India ‘Nato ally’ status

A group of half a dozen influential American lawmakers has reintroduced an important legislation in the House of Representatives which seeks to advance the US-India strategic relationship

Eight Britons killed in Sri Lankan explosions

COLOMBO: The Sri Lankan High Commissioner to the UK has revealed that eight British citizens are among the hundreds killed in explosions in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday. It has been widely reported that they include a mother and her 11 year old...

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

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...

Pak seeks cancellation of 26/11 kingpin Lakhvi’s bail

Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) opposed the bail of Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, the mastermind behind the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks

Fresh evidence of graft against Sharifs found: Imran

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that his government has dug out new proof of corruption and money laundering against the Sharif family members and fresh cases would be instituted against them in the days to come

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...



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