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Holy Shab-e-Qadr today

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

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.

Meeting Afghan presidential candidates, UN political chief urges unity, pledges support

New York, Sept 12: In Kabul on Thursday , United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman met with Afghanistan’s two presidential candidates, Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, and underscored the world body’s call for a successful conclusion to the country’s election process.

UN mission in Afghanistan supports call for presidential candidates to resolve differences

New York, Sept 11: The Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan, Ján Kubiš, on Wednesday endorsed a call made by the Ulema Council, a key religious advisory body, for the country’s two presidential candidates to come to an agreement on the formation of a unity government soon.

Ban urges Afghan presidential candidates to agree on unity government

New York, Sept 10: Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday urged the two candidates for Afghanistan’s presidency to agree on a unity Government, telling both Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani they share a real responsibility to guide the country to a peaceful and more prosperous future.

Water recedes, but Kashmir still reels under flood

Srinagar, Sept 9: While the flood situation in Jammu and Kashmir remained grim and vast stretches remained cut off, in some parts of the state water has started receding enabling a little better rescue and relief operations on Tuesday by the Army and other groups.

Situation remain grim in flood-hit J&K, 23530 rescued

Srinagar, Sept 8: While the flood situation in Jammu and Kashmir remaining grim on Monday, authorities have rescued at least 23,530 in the rain-ravaged north India state where 150 people have died so far.

PM Modi writes to Pak PM, offers assistance in relief efforts in Pak-Occupied Kashmir

New Delhi, Sept 7: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written to Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif offering assistance in the flood relief effort in Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir, officials said in a statement.

Over 100 dead in Jammu flood

Srinagar, Sep 6: Over 100 people died in rain-hit Jammu and Kashmir, the region that is witnessing its worst flood in nearly six decades, reports said.

J&K flood: Army continues relief operations

Udhampur, Sept 5: In the last 72 hours, with no letup in the huge down pour and inclement weather in the far reaches of Jammu Division, the Army in coordination with Civil Authorities under Operation Megh Rahat has been able to rescue, as the reports last came in, about 1100 civilians, large no of live stock from the wrath of the huge deluge engulfing the entire area.

India, Pakistan hold flag meeting in Poonch sector

Udhampur, (J&K), Sept 4: A flag meeting was held on Wednesday at the Punch- Rawlakot Crossing point in the Poonch Sector on the Line of Control (LC) between India and Pakistani army after days of heavy firing along the border and Indian allegation of Pakistan violating ceasefire rules.

Pakistan Parliament meets to end political crisis

Islamabad, Sept 2 : Pakistan lawmakers have decided to go back to Parliament to end the political crisis that has gripped the nation for past two weeks.

Army chief asking PM to resign is baseless: ISPR

Islamabad, Sept 1: The Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), which is the media wing of the Pakistan military, on Monday negated media reports that.