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PM's 77th birthday on Thursday: North City to paint 77 portraits

Awareness should be raised at grassroot level on Right to Information Act: President

US visa policy will not affect police: DMP

There are legal complications in taking Khaleda Zia abroad: Home Minister

CEC writes to European Union asking to send observers

Separate blasts kill 7 in Kabul

Kabul, Oct 1: At least seven people were killed and several others were injured in two back to back blasts in Afghanistan's capital Kabul city on Wednesday, media reports said.

India, China border stand off ends

New Delhi, Sept 30: The border stand-off between the 'border troops' neighbours India and China have been 'successfully terminated' , officials said.

Pakistan: 8 killed in explosion at Hangu IDPs camp

Hangu, Sept 28: An explosion left at least eight people killed and several others injured at Muhammad Khawaja area in Pakistan's Hangu town on Sunday, media reports said.

Modi calls for UN reforms, reminds Pakistan of peace before talks

New York, Sept 27: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday called for urgent reform and rejuvenation of the United Nations, as it enters its seventieth year of existence, while also reminding Pakistan that no talks is possible with the neighbouring country under the shadow of terror.

Nicholas Haysom of South Africa appointed as new UN envoy for Afghanistan

New York, Sept 26: Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Nicholas Haysom of South Africa as the top United Nations envoy to Afghanistan, it was announced on Thursday.

Nobody can ignore India’s talent: Modi

New Delhi, Sept 25: With a vision to transform India into global manufacturing hub, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched his ambitious “Make in India” campaign in presence of country’s top CEO’s and corporate honchos, by saying that nobody can now ignore India’s talent after the grand success of Mars’ mission.

US drone strike kills 10 in Pakistan

Peshawar, Sept 24 (IBNS) A US drone strike killed at least 10 people in Pakistan's North Waziristan Agency on Wednesday, media reports said.

Rizwan Akhtar appointed as Pakistan's ISI chief

Islamabad, Sept 22: Rizwan Akhtar has been appointed as the new Director General of Pakistan's Inter Services Intelligence (ISI), officials said on Monday.

Will take back all of Kashmir: Bilawal Bhutto

Islamabad, Sept 20: Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, son of former Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari and deceased Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto started a row when he was quoted as saying that he would get back "entire Kashmir".

‘No losers, only partners’ with Afghan unity government, Security Council told

New York, Sept 19: There is “quite simply no better way forward” other than a unity government in Afghanistan, United Nations envoy Ján Kubiš, told the Security Council from Kabul in his final briefing in that capacity.

World will notice if China-India speaks in one voice: Xi Jinping

New Delhi, Sept 18 : Advocating stronger Indo-China ties, Chinese Presedent Xi Jinping on Thursday said that if India & China speak in one voice, the whole world will notice.

Modi hosts grand Gujarati fiesta for Chinese President

Ahmedabad, Sept 17 : It seems that Gujarat witnessed a grand fiesta on Wednesday with Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrating his 64th birthday in his home state besides giving a high-profile welcome to Chinese President Xi Jinping on his first visit to India.

Afghanistan: 3 ISAF soldiers killed in attack

Kabul, Sept 16: The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) on Tuesday said three of its personnel were killed during an attack in Kabul.

Pakistan: Boat capsizes with wedding party, 17 killed

Multan, Sept 14: At least 17 people were killed as the boat in which they were travelling capsized in Sher Shah area in Pakistan's Multan district on Sunday, media reports said.

Sri Lanka: UN agency expresses ‘grave concern’ at arrest, deportation of asylum-seekers

New York, Sept 13: Expressing grave concern on Friday about the resumption of arrests, detention and deportation of asylum-seekers and refugees in Sri Lanka, the United Nations refugee agency called on the Government to refrain from such actions and abide by its obligations under international law.