Nepal, China to enhance cooperation under Belt & Road Initiative

Beijing, June 22 : Nepal and China have agreed to execute projects under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) to enhance connectivity that encompasses ports, roads, railways, aviation and communications within the overarching framework of Trans-Himalayan Multi-Dimensional Connectivity Network. In a joint statement issued during the visit of Nepali Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli, the […]

BJP demands action against Azad for his army remarks

[New Delhi: Union Minister for Law and Justice Ravi Shankar Prasad addresses the media regarding the recent remarks of Congress leader Saifuddin Soz on Kashmir’s freedom, in New Delhi on Friday, June 22, 2018. ( /PTI] New Delhi, June 22 : The BJP on Friday attacked senior Congress leader and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief […]

US reminds Pakistan it’s still ‘on notice’ for Taliban ‘sanctuaries’

Washington, June 22 : A top US official has reminded Pakistan that it is still “on notice” to eliminate terror havens from its territory and said that Washington wants unequivocal cooperation in ending sanctuaries enjoyed by the Taliban on its soil. “Pakistan is on notice that we expect its unequivocal cooperation ending sanctuaries that the […]

BJP demands action against Azad for his army remarks

New Delhi, June 22 : The BJP on Friday attacked senior Congress leader and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad for his remarks about “the Indian Army killing more civilians rather than terrorists” in the state, and demanded action against him. The party said that Azad’s statement was “irresponsible, shameful and deeply […]

Musharraf resigns as All Pakistan Muslim League chairman

Islamabad, June 22 : Former President Pervez Musharraf on Friday resigned from the chairmanship of the All Pakistan Muslim League (APML), the party’s new chairman Mohammad Amjad said. The former military ruler sent his resignation to the Election Commission as it was no longer possible for him to run the party from abroad, said Amjad. […]

4 policemen killed in Afghanistan

Kabul, June 22 : Four policemen were killed and 13 labourers were abducted after militants attacked a road construction site in Afghanistan’s Kandahar province, authorities said on Friday. The incident occurred on Thursday night in Sira Sahan area of remote Spin Boldak district, Xinhua news agency reported. The labourers were building a road connecting Spin […]