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After 10 and a half hours, ferry starts plying on Daulatdia-Paturia route

Government thinking of listing allies of freedom fighters

Coronavirus vaccine to arrive on January 25

Covid-19 kills another 16, 697 new patients identified

Blast targets government official's car in Kabul

First female Lt. Gen. of Afghanistan Suhaila Siddiq dies

Dhaka, December 4: The first female lieutenant general of Afghanistan died at a hospital in Kabul on Friday.

Sindh and Balochistan threaten Pakistan's existence: Former Pakistani diplomat

Dhaka, December 3: Hussain Haqqani, a former Pakistani ambassador to the United States, recently said that Pakistan considers Sindh and Balochistan a threat to its very existence and that is why Prime Minister Imran Khan has given them special status.

Seventeen Indian fishermen arrested for entering Bangladeshi waters

Dhaka, December 3: The Coast Guard has arrested 17 Indian fishermen, including a fishing trawler, on charges of trespassing and illegal fishing in Bangladesh waters in the Bay of Bengal.

PDM leaders challenge Imran Khan, vow to hold Multan rally tomorrow 

Islamabad: Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman on Sunday challenged the PM Imran Khan-led government and said the Multan rally on Monday will be held.

Nepal: Candlelight march held outside Pakistan Mission in Kathmandu to mark Mumbai attack anniversary

কাঠমান্ডু: ২০০৮ নির্বাচন মুম্বাই সরকার হামলার ঘটনাকে দ্বাদশ বার্ষিকী পর্যবেক্ষণ শুক্রবার কাঠমান্ডু লন্ডন মিশনের একটি মোমবাতি মার্চ অংশ নিয়ে এসেছিল প্রায় ৪০ জন সহকারী।

Benazir Bhutto's daughter Aseefa to address Multan rally

Islamabad: Challenging the Pakistan PM Imran Khan-led government, Aseefa Bhutto Zardari, former president Asif Ali Zardari and former prime minister Benazir Bhutto’s youngest child, is expected to address the  Pakistan Democratic Movement’s (PDM) rally in Multan on Nov 30.

Magnetic IED blasts injure seven in Kabul

Dhaka, November 28: At least seven people were injured in two separate magnetic improvised explosive device (IED) blasts in Afghanistan's Kabul on Saturday.

Pakistan witnessing surge in Covid-19 cases, over 3000 cases recorded

Dhaka, November 27: Pakistan is witnessing a surge in COVID-19 cases as the nation recorded over 3000 cases for the past three days.

Pakistan yet to deliver 26/11 verdict, 12 years after Mumbai mayhem

Dhaka, November 26: There was a strong feeling among the international community that Pakistan was not being serious in taking action against the perpetrators of the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks as its mastermind, Jammat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed, is enjoying Islamabad's unfettered hospitality and he is roaming around "freely".

Cyclone Nivar moves towards India's Tamil Nadu

Dhaka, November 25: The deep depression in the Bay of Bengal has condensed into a cyclone, accumulating more energy and moving towards the Tamil Nadu coast of India.

Pakistan: PM Imran Khan to impose ‘smart lockdowns’ amid virus resurge

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan is chairing a meeting on Tuesday to review the Covid-19 response strategy as the daily rise in cases bounces back to the summer’s highs, with important decisions, including on "smart lockdowns," expected to be announced later in the day, Geo TV reported.

Afghanistan: ANA soldiers foil rocket attacks in Kabul

Dhaka, November 23: Just days after several rocket attacks killed at least 10 people in Afghanistan's Kabul, armed forces stopped a similar incident from taking place.

Pakistan: Minor girl 'burnt' to death in Peshawar

Peshawar: A minor girl was allegedly "burnt" to death in Pakistan's Peshawar city, highlighting the lawlessness in the country, media reports said on Friday.

Kabul shelling, magnetic bomb blasts kill 9, injure at least 31

Dhaka, November 21: At least eight civilians were killed after 23 rockets landed in various parts of Afghanistan's Kabul on Saturday morning.

Afghanistan: 12 Taliban militants killed, seven injured during raid in Kandahar

Dhaka, November 20: At least 12 Taliban militants were killed and seven others wounded during operations by Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) in Afghanistan's Kandahar province.