India, Afghanistan discuss bilateral trade

New Delhi, March 30 : India and Afghanistan on Thursday discussed issues concerning bilateral trade and economic relations at the second meeting of their Joint Working Group. “The second meeting of the Joint Working Group (JWG) on trade, commerce and investment between India and Afghanistan, at the Commerce Secretary-level, which was instituted under the Strategic […]

Sri Lanka grants dual citizenship to 1,750 expats

Colombo, March 30 : Sri Lanka’s immigration authorities has granted dual citizenship to 1,750 expatriates, a minister said on Thursday. Internal Affairs Minister S.B. Navinna told Xinhua news agency that there were as many as 23,000 expatriates who applied for dual citizenship, but only 1,750 could secure the chance this time. He said the government, […]

7 militants killed in Bangladesh raid

Dhaka, March 30 : At least seven suspected militants were killed in Bangladesh on Thursday, the police said. Police stormed a house in Moulvibazar district where they said members of the Neo-JMB militant group were holed up, Xinhua news agency quoted Dhaka’s counter-terrorism police unit chief Monirul Islam as saying. The Neo-JMB, an offshoot of […]

Pakistan: India interfering in our internal matters

Islamabad, March 30 : Pakistan on Thursday accused India of interfering in the country’s internal affairs and claimed that New Delhi was involved in financing terror activities in the region. “The entire world knows that India is interfering in Pakistan’s internal matters,” said Foreign Office spokesperson Nafees Zakaria during a media briefing and added that […]

Pakistani Nobel laureate’s cousin gunned down

Islamabad, March 30 : A prominent local leader of the Ahmadi community and a relative of Nobel laureate Abdus Salam was brutally gunned down in Pakistan’s Nankana Sahib city on Thursday morning, the police said. Malik Saleem Latif, who was also an advocate and a leader of Jamaat-e-Ahmadiya group, was on his way to a […]

Death toll rises to 12 in Bangladesh boat capsize

Dhaka, March 30 : The bodies of seven more people, who went missing after a trawler capsized in Bagerhat district of Bangladesh, were recovered on Thursday, raising the death toll to 12, a media report said. The bodies of 12 people have been recovered so far while ten others still remained missing, said Rashedul Alam, […]