BSF, Punjab Police recovers heroin haul along border

Chandigarh, June 20 : In a joint operation, BSF troopers and the Punjab Police’s Counter Intelligence on Wednesday recovered nearly 4 kg heroin along the India-Pakistan border in Punjab’s Amritsar district, BSF officials said. The heroin, valued at nearly Rs 20 crore in the international market, was recovered near the border outpost (BoP) Kakkar in […]

Connectivity, trade, energy cooperation to mutually benefit Bangladesh, India: Envoy

New Delhi, June 20 : With a UN body elevating Bangladesh from being a least developed country (LDC) to that of a developing country earlier this year, Bangladeshi High Commissioner to India Syed Muazzem Ali on Wednesday said that cooperation between his country and India in the areas of connectivity, trade and commerce, and energy […]

Xi, Oli meet, discuss rail connectivity between China and Nepal

Beijing, June 20 : China and Nepal discussed cross-border railway connectivity on Wednesday as President Xi Jinping met Nepali Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli here and said that Beijing is ready to cooperate with the Himalayan nation under the framework of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). Oli, who arrived here on Tuesday on a […]

Chinese President meets Nepal PM

Beijing, June 20 : Chinese President Xi Jinping met Nepal Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli on Wednesday and said Beijing is ready to cooperate with the Himalayan nation under the framework of the Belt and Road Initiative. “China stands ready to strengthen cooperation with Nepal in infrastructure connectivity, post-disaster reconstruction, trade and investment under the […]

61 killed in Afghanistan clashes

Kabul, June 20 : At least 45 Afghan security forces and 16 militants have been killed after Taliban militants attacked security checkpoints in two Afghanistan provinces, authorities said on Wednesday. In one attack, 30 Afghan Army soldiers and 16 Taliban militants were killed overnight after militants stormed two security checkpoints in Badghis province, provincial governor […]

Beijing mum on its envoy’s proposal of China-India-Pakistan summit

By Gaurav Sharma Beijing, June 20 : China on Wednesday was mum on its envoy’s proposal that Beijing, New Delhi and Islamabad engage in a trilateral meet, an idea India has already shot down. The Foreign Ministry neither backed nor distanced itself from Chinese envoy to India Luo Zhaohui’s suggestion, which India thinks was made […]