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Balochistan University students in Pakistan re-launch protest over missing students

Students of Balochistan University in Quetta have once resumed their protest after authorities failed to find the two missing students who were allegedly kidnapped from the university premises earlier this month

Ticking bomb: Pakistan minister warns of threat within - of growing extremism; state in 'retreat'

A nuclear Pakistan faces threat,  not from India, but from within due to the growing extremism, Information Minister Fawad Chaudhary said, terming the challenge a “ticking bomb” in what appears a rare admission by a sitting senior minister

Russia to build on multifaced ties with India, an independent, strong centre of multipolar world; need to neutralise 'terrorist structures' in Afghanistan: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said Russia intends to build up its truly multifaceted bilateral cooperation with India and that it views New Delhi as an independent, strong centre of the multipolar world

Pakistan government capitulation: Militant TLP chief Saad Rizvi released weeks after Imran Khan strikes deal with group

Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) chief Hafiz Saad Hussain Rizvi has been released from Kot Lakhpat Jail in Lahore weeks after the group reached an agreement with Prime Minister Imran Khan-led government

Bangladesh: Opposition BNP to go on mass hunger strike Saturday demanding Khaleda Zia's treatment abroad

The opposition BNP has announced a six-hour mass hunger strike in all districts and cities across Bangladesh, including capital Dhaka, on Saturday to demand speedy treatment of critically ill Khaleda Zia, party leader and former prime minister, the party announced

With state elections looming, Modi repeals controversial farm laws to appease protesting farmers

With elections in several states like Punjab and Uttar Pradesh - which have powerful farm unions - in the next few months

Nepal urged by US to ratify MCC compact for transmission lines and highways project: China is said to oppose agreement

A senior official of the US State Department has urged Nepali Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba to ratify the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Nepal Compact under which the country would receive $500 million for the improvement of its electricity transmission network and highways

Sri Lanka to set up wastewater management systems in all major cities

Sri Lanka Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has announced that every major city would have its own wastewater management system in the future

Moscow-Taliban political cooperation not on agenda yet, says Russian Ambassador

Political cooperation between Moscow and the Taliban is not on the agenda yet, Russian Ambassador to Kabul Dmitry Zhirnov said on Thursday

Pakistan hackers target Afghan government personnel, says Facebook

Facebook has said that hackers from Pakistan targeted people connected to the Afghan government using the social media platform

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina says she has shown humanity towards Khaleda Zia; law will take its course

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said she has shown a lot of humanity towards her political rival Khaleda Zia, opposition BNP leader and former prime minister who is under house arrest, and added that law would decide whether Khaleda would be allowed to go abroad for her treatment

Pakistan Parliament passes bill to allow Indian spy suspect Kulbhushan Jadhav to appeal conviction

Pakistan’s Parliament on Wednesday passed a bill to give Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav, who is on death row, the right to appeal against his conviction, in accordance with the directive of the International Court of Justice

Chinese land grab in Bhutanese territory? Satellite images show

New satellite images tweeted out by a leading satellite imagery expert on Chinese military development, show purported construction of Chinese villages in Bhutanese territory over the last year, NDTV reported

Maldives government rejects 'India-out' campaign: says not sentiments of general public

On Wednesday, the Maldives issued a statement, strongly rejecting attempts to spread false information that criticized the Maldives’ close ties with India

Democracies should work together in future tech for data governance: Indian PM Modi to Sydney Dialogue

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that it was essential for democracies to work together in the area of future technology and develop technical standards and norms for data governance and for "cross-border flow that protect and secure data"