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People wait in long queues to purchase tickets at Kamalapur Railway Station as Eid nears

Motorcycles not allowed on the Padma Bridge before Eid

I want to implement election promises: PM Hasina

Rajab Ali sentenced to death for 9 months of genocide

Coronavirus: Bangladesh reports two deaths, 1,902 fresh cases within 24 hours

UN condemns suicide attack in northern Afghanistan

New York, Mar 19 : The United Nations strongly condemned a deadly suicide attack that occurred on Tuesday in the northern Afghan province of Faryab, killing 15 civilians and injuring nearly 50 others.

UN urges Afghanistan to ensure peaceful, credible polls

New York, Mar 18 : In a personal appeal to the Afghan people less than three weeks before national elections, a senior United Nations envoy on Monday urged all citizens of the nascent democracy to exercise their right to vote and not allow spoilers to deter the holding of peaceful and credible polls.

Non-bailable arrest warrant issued for Musharraf

Islamabad, Mar 14 : A Pakistani special court, which is hearing the treason case against former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf, on Friday issued a non-bailable warrant against him, media reports said.

Pak PM meets Imran Khan

Islamabad, Mar 12 : Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday met Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan here.

Musharraf Treason: Court adjourns hearing

Islamabad, Mar 11 : The special court bench in Pakistan, which is hearing the treason case against former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf, on Tuesday excused him from appearing before it, media report said.

Pak issues new refugee cards to Afghans

New York, Feb 26: The United Nations refugee agency on Tuesday confirmed that it assisting the Government of Pakistan to issue new refugee cards to more than 1.6 million Afghan refugees in the country, certifying that they are legally in the country and should be allow access to social services and basic rights.

Sahara chief Subrata Roy arrested

Lucknow, Feb 28: The Lucknow Police on Friday arrested Sahara Group chief Subrata Roy.

Pakistan issues new refugee cards to Afghans: UN

New York, Feb 26 : The United Nations refugee agency on Tuesday confirmed that it assisting the Government of Pakistan to issue new refugee cards to more than 1.6 million Afghan refugees in the country, certifying that they are legally in the country and should be allow access to social services and basic rights.

Pakistan: Airstrikes on Taliban hideouts kill 30

Miranshah, Feb 25 : At least 30 militants were killed as Pakistani fighter jets and gunship helicopters bombarded hideouts of Taliban militants in North and South Waziristan Agency on Tuesday, media reports said.

Pakistan: 12 killed in blast

Kohat, Feb 23 : At least 12 people were killed and 16 others were injured in a blast in Pakistan's Kohat district on Sunday, media reports said.

Myanmar: UN highlights remaining human rights challenges

New York, Feb 20: The independent United Nations expert tasked with monitoring the human rights situation in Myanmar on Wednesday welcomed the improvements that have been made, but highlighted a number of challenges that, if left unaddressed, could jeopardize the country’s entire reform process.

Treason case: Musharraf appears in court

Islamabad, Feb 18 : Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf on Tuesday finally appeared before a special court in Islamabad, which is hearing his treason case.

Nepal plane mishap: 18 killed

Kathmandu, Feb 17 : All 18 passengers were found dead as the wreckage of the plane, which went missing on Sunday, was found on Monday, media reports said.

"Indian economy to be 3rd largest by 2043"

New Delhi, Feb 17: While presenting the Interim Budget 2014-15, Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Monday said that in the next three decades India will become the third largest economy behind USA and China.

Passenger plane goes missing in Nepal

Kathmandu, Feb 16 : A passenger plane, which is carrying 18 people,went missing in Nepal on Sunday, media reports said.