PTM protests against enforced disappearance, arbitrary detentions of Pashtun leaders in Pak

Rennes [France], Aug 18 (ANI): Members of the Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM) here on Saturday organised a protest against the gross human rights violations, enforced...

Taliban promotes training of fighters despite ongoing peace talks with US

New Delhi [India], Aug 19 (ANI): The Taliban continues to promote the training of its fighters and attacks on Afghan and Coalition forces, even as...

NA offers to set up Maina memorial

Kathmandu (Nepal) August 19: Devi Sunar, mother of Maina Sunar who was abducted and killed by the army during the decade-long Maoist insurgency, today claimed...

Patients increase in Lamjung hospital with changing weather

Lamjung (Nepal) August 19: Number of patients at Lamjung District Community Hospital has been increasing along with the change in weather.

Works underway to operate Geta Medical College next fiscal

Kathmandu (Nepal) August 19: Works are underway to operate the under-construction Geta Medical College in the fiscal year 2077/78 BS.

SC: Order on 9th wage board gazette Tuesday

Dhaka (Bangladesh) August 19: The Supreme Court has fixed Tuesday for giving its order on the gazette notifications of the ninth wage board for newspaper...

FR Tower fire: ACC arrests land owner Faruque

Dhaka (Bangladesh) August 19: The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has arrested SMHI Faruque, land owner of FR Tower, in a case filed over forgery in the...

DGHS: 1,615 more hospitalized for dengue in 24hrs

Dhaka (Bangladesh) August 19: A total of 1,615 dengue patients have been admitted to different hospitals across Bangladesh in the last 24 hours.

DGHS: 1,615 more hospitalized for dengue in 24hrs

Dhaka (Bangladesh) August 19: A total of 1,615 dengue patients have been admitted to different hospitals across Bangladesh in the last 24 hours.

Extensive anti-mosquito drive from Tuesday

Dhaka (Bangladesh) August 19: Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) has announced an extensive anti-mosquito drive into households and organizations from Tuesday.

Rohingya witness protection: Myanmar's ICOE dodges Bangladesh enquires

Dhaka (Bangladesh) August 19: The Independent Commission of Enquiry (ICOE) of Myanmar has reportedly ducked Bangladesh's enquiries about their initiatives to ensure protection to the...

Thousands of Bogor residents proclaim independence from plastic

Bogor (Indonesia) August 19: Thousands of Bogor residents in West Java have declared their independence from plastic as part of a recency-wide environmental campaign as...

City to boost development of parks to reduce air pollution

Jakarta (Indonesia) August 19: The Jakarta administration has planned to build about 50 open green spaces called Taman Maju Bersama each year as one of...

Fire destroys nine houses in East Jakarta

Jakarta (Indonesia) August 19: Up to nine houses on Jl. Perumpung Tengah in North Cipinang Besar, Jatinegara, East Jakarta, were burned down in a fire...

Riots flare in Manokwari after 'racist' attack on Papuan students in Surabaya

Jakarta (Indonesia) August 19: Rioting broke out in Manokwari, West Papua, on Monday as local people, comprising mostly university students, protested against the recent case...

57 tourists evacuated after Thursday attacks

Naypyitaw (Myanmar) August 19: After last Thursday's attacks by the Northern Alliance of armed ethnic groups in Shan State, 57 international travellers were flown out...

Temporary span to replace damaged bridge within five days

Naypyitaw (Myanmar) August 19: A 64-metre dual lane temporary bridge will be constructed within five days to replace the Gote Twin Bridge near Nawngcho, in...

Attacks caused hundreds of millions in damage, President's Office says

Naypyitaw (Myanmar) August 19: The government says the attacks on Pyin Oo Lwin and Nawngcho townships on Thursday by three ethnic armed groups in the...

Clashes between Tatmadaw and Northern Alliance spreading

Naypyitaw (Myanmar) August 19: The attacks by the Northern Alliance of ethnic armed groups on Tatmadaw (military) and civilian installations in Shan State and Mandalay...

President Ghani promises to crush ISIL after Kabul wedding attack

Kabul [Afghanistan] August 19: Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani has promised to eliminate all safe havens of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL,...

Tokyo stocks rise on Wall Street surge

Tokyo [Japan] August 19: Stocks gained ground Monday following a sharp rise of Wall Street late last week.

Boy, 4, in critical condition after being hit by police car in...

Tokyo [Japan] AUgust 19: A 4-year-old boy remained in critical condition Monday after being hit by a Metropolitan Police Department patrol car while crossing a...

Theft suspect flees Tokyo hospital after ditching police during trip to toilet

Tokyo [Japan] August 19: A South Korean man in his 60s, who was arrested on suspicion of theft last week, fled a Tokyo hospital Sunday...

Moon urges N. Korea, other parties to seize rare dialogue opportunity

Seoul [South Korea] August 19: President Moon Jae-in called on North Korea and the United States on Monday to seize the current chance to achieve...

Japan's imports of US meat sluggish

Tokyo [Japan] August 19: Japan's imports of beef and pork from members of the Trans-Pacific Partnership pact and the European Union increased in the first...

Zarif to visit Japan amid US rift

Tokyo [Japan] August 19: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is expected to visit Japan this month, amid a growing rift with the United States.

No end in sight to Hong Kong turmoil

Hong Kong [China] August 19: Some calm has returned to Hong Kong a day after a peaceful mass rally against a controversial extradition bill. But...