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Soon the situation in Chittagong Hill Tracts will be calm: Obaidul Quader

KNF attack to loot money and show capability: RAB

Kidnapped manager of Sonali Bank returns to his family

Home Minister to visit Bandarban tomorrow to inspect situation

Afghanistan: UN rights chief reiterates call for stay in gang-rape case

New York, Oct 8: The scheduled executions set for on Wednesday of five Afghans accused of armed robbery and gang rape is being criticized by the United Nations human rights chief, who on Tuesday reiterated his calls for a stay to allow a judicial review and ensure that the right to a fair trial is upheld.

Pakistan fires at BSF posts along LoC, 3 injured

Jammu, Oct 7: At least three were injured in firing and shelling by Pakistani troopers on Tuesday at 40 BSF posts along the border in Jammu and Samba districts as the border tension escalated, said reports.

At least 5 killed, 25 injured by Pak troops in Jammu

Arnia, Oct 6: At least five people were killed and 25 injured in heavy firing by Pakistani troops along the International Border in Jammu and Kashmir after midnight on Sunday, reports said.

Army kills 14 terrorists in Kashmir in September

Udhampur, Oct 4: The terrorist activities in Sept 2014 were overshadowed by the floods which struck Kashmir, affecting a large percentage of the population, particularly in Srinagar.

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.