Bollywood actress and the daughter of one of the most powerful political houses in Nepal, Manisha Koirala, seems finally set to tie the knot - and in Nepal. ...Read more ›
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China Southern Airlines Company Limited opened Dhaka-Guangzhou flight on Sunday. A Boeing 737-800 carrying 17 passengers from Guangzhou arrived at Zia International Airport in Bangladesh's capital Dhaka early morning on Monday. ...Read more ›
The toll in the raging gunfights between the militants and Indian army in the Indian administered Kashmir rose to 19 Monday with the killing of four more Indian army troopers and five militants. Indian soldiers stand guard in Srinagar. The ongoing fierce gun battles in the densely forested and foliaged mountain range of Shamswari, the deadliest in recent months, entered its fourth day Monday. "The thorough ...Read more ›
DHAKA – Bangladesh and India signed two deals on Monday to boost trade and discussed ways to prevent cross-border militant attacks, officials said. The pacts on bilateral trade and investment were signed after meetings between foreign ministers Pranab Mukherjee of India and Dipu Moni of Bangladesh. Mukherjee, on a short visit to Dhaka, said the deals would reduce the South Asian neighbours' trade gap, which ...Read more ›
Colombo - "Around 250,000 people are in need of food assistance in the northern Wanni region of Sri Lanka due to conflict and crop failure caused by flooding." Yesterday's warning from the World Food Program (WFP) echoes the alarm raised by Caritas, that "civilians are facing a terrible situation with many deaths, injuries and lack of food, shelter, safety and medicine." The WFP claims that "livelihoods hav ...Read more ›