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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

24 killed in Karachi airport firing

Karachi, June 9: At least 24 people, including 10 militants, were killed in an attack on Jinnah International Airport, Pakistan's largest international and domestic airport located in Karachi city, said reports on Monday.

UN condemns killing of pregnant Pakistani woman

New York, May 29 : The United Nations human rights chief on Wednesday strongly condemned the killing of a 25-year-old pregnant woman, who was stoned to death by her family as she approached a Pakistani court on Tuesday, and urged the Government to do much more to prevent such killings.

Polo ground reference case: Zardari acquitted

Islamabad, May 28: Former Pakistan president Asif Ali Zardari was acquitted by an accountability court here in connection with the polo ground reference case on Wednesday, media reports said.

Modi meets Sharif; talks tough on terrorism, 26th 11

New Delhi, May 27: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday met his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif at Hyderabad House here and reportedly talked tough on cross-border terror and the "slow" 26/11 trial in their nearly 50 minutes meeting.

Nawaz Sharif to attend Modi's swearing-in ceremony

Islamabad, May 24: Pakistan has confirmed that its Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will attend Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony as India's new Prime Minister on May 26 in New Delhi.

Afghanistan attack: Modi speaks to envoy

New Delhi, May 23: Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi on Friday called India's Ambassador to Afghanistan Amar Sinha and condemned the attack on the Indian Consulate in Afghanistan's Herat city.

Pakistan air strikes kill 60 terrorists

Peshawar, May 21: At least 60 terrorists were killed as Pakistan Air Force warplanes bombarded terrorist’s hideouts in North Waziristan Agency on Wednesday.

Afghanistan: UN welcomes preliminary results of provincial polls

New York, May 21: The top United Nations official in Afghanistan on Tuesday welcomed the release of preliminary results in the country’s provincial council election and lauded the “real community engagement” seen in the polls.

Modi elected as Leader of Parliamentary party

New Delhi, May 20: Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi was on Tuesday elected as the Leader of the Parliamentary party.

Nawaz Sharif invites Modi to Pakistan

Islamabad, May 19: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has invited India's Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi to visit the country.

Myanmar: UN concerned about access to thousands displaced

New York, May 17 : With increased fighting in parts of Myanmar that is preventing access to civilians, the United Nations and humanitarian partners on Friday said they were seriously concerned by the displacement of thousands of people over the past weeks and called for an end to the fighting.

Pakistan: 5 killed in blast

Peshawar, May 11 : At least five people were killed in a blast at a mosque in Pakistan's Peshawar city on Sunday, media reports said.

UN urges investigation into murder of Pakistani lawyer

New York, May 10 : The United Nations on Friday condemned the killing of prominent human rights lawyer Rashid Khan Rehman in Pakistan and urged the Government to bring the perpetrators to justice.

UN wraps up Pakistan visit with calls to support for insecurity

New York, May 9 : Wrapping up a mission to Pakistan that included time in the country’s tribal region, where the protracted suffering of the displaced is “heart-wrenching,” a senior United Nations humanitarian official on Thursday stressed the need for more support to millions of people affected by insecurity, natural disasters and chronic malnutrition in the country.

Afghanistan: UN urges support for vulnerable communities

New York, May 7 : In the wake of last week’s massive landslide in north-eastern Afghanistan, a senior United Nations relief official on Tuesday voiced deep concern about the impact of conflict and natural disasters in the country, and urged the world to step up support to vulnerable communities.