Mumbai, 2 January : India‘s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is confident of doing well at this year’s general election despite ...


Kathmandu, 1 January : Bollywood actor and writer Kader Khan has died at the age of 81.


Dhaka: Bangladesh’s ruling alliance overwhelmingly won Sunday’s election, official results confirmed early Monday, allowing Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to govern for a third straight term despite allegations of intimidation and the opposition disputing the outcome.


 In the last few days, there has been extensive debate on the unexpected outcome in assembly elections in three key Hindi heartland states. A consensus seems to be emerging that the results were a victory of the “populism” of the Congress over the “fiscal prudence” of the ruling dispensation.


Uuurakhand: The Uttarakhand High Court has dismissed a petition filed by yoga guru Ramdev’s company Divya Pharmacy to challenge the requirement that it should share profits with farmers from whom it procures resources. The requirement is part of the provisions of the Fair and Equitable Benefit Sharing of the Biological Diversity Act, 2002.


Islamabad, 25 December: Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been sent back to jail after a fresh corruption conviction.


Washington DC, 19 December : Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday agreed to widen...


New Delhi, 18 December : India will give financial assistance of $1.4 billion (1.11 billion pounds) to the Maldives, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on ...


New Delhi: India's ruling party looked set to lose power in at least one of three traditional stronghold states releasing election results Tuesday, in a blow to Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of national polls in 2019.


Mumbai : US singer Nick Jonas and “Quantico” actor Priyanka Chopra married in a traditional Hindu ceremony, the culmination of a three-day long wedding celebration that featured cricket matches and Bollywood songs, all taking place in a heritage Indian palace atop a hill.


Kathmandu: Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan says he has cleared farmers' loans worth more than 40m rupees ($560,000; £436,000).


 Hanoi, Vietnam: Vietnam and India have agreed to boost their trade while expanding their cooperation in defence and security, among other areas.


Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky [Russia], Nov 15 (ANI): An earthquake of magnitude 6.5 hit the eastern coast of Russia's far eastern Kamchatka peninsula, seismologists said on Thursday. 


DHAKA (AFP) - Bangladesh captain Mahmudullah Riyad won the toss and elected to bat first in the second and final Test against Zimbabwe at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on Sunday. 


Nusa Dua, Bali: China's massive "Belt and Road Initiative" building push may create debt risks but is also responding to major infrastructure gaps in Asia and could boost global trade, World Bank officials say.


Bhubneswar: A cyclone slammed into India’s eastern seaboard on Thursday, destroying huts, uprooting trees, snapping power lines and telephone poles, leaving hundreds of thousands without power.


New Delhi: Doctors in India have called for the postponement of Delhi’s half marathon set for Oct. 21, as air pollution has worsened sooner in the year than usual, posing a risk to runners.


Washington: Preventing an extra single degree of heat could make a life-or-death difference in the next few decades for multitudes of people and ecosystems on this fast-warming planet, an international panel of scientists reported Sunday. But they provide little hope the world will rise to the challenge.


New York, 28 September : External Affairs Minister of India Sushma Swaraj emphasised to SAARC countries that an environment of peace and security in South Asia is essential for cooperation and economic development, but Pakistan accused India of obstructing the region's progress and prosperity.