India’s economic package has given Sri Lanka breathing space, need to seek bailout from...

Colombo, Jan 15 (PTI) India's financial package has prevented Sri Lanka from spiralling into a major economic tailspin for the time being, top economist...

India’s stance on Nepal boundary well known, consistent & unambiguous: Embassy

Kathmandu, Jan 15 (PTI) The Indian Embassy on Saturday said that India's position on its boundary with Nepal is well known, consistent and unambiguous...

India’s stance on Nepal boundary well known, consistent & unambiguous: Embassy

Kathmandu, Jan 15 (PTI) The Indian Embassy on Saturday said that India's position on its boundary with Nepal is well known, consistent and unambiguous...

Kazakhstan activists recall path from protest to bloodshed

Almaty, Jan 15 (AP) The mass protests in Kazakhstan began peacefully over the New Year's weekend, with marchers denouncing a sharp rise in fuel...

Volcano erupts near Tonga, islanders rush to escape waves

Wellington, Jan 15 (AP) An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large waves crashing across...

Indian-origin drug trafficker’s death sentence appeal to be heard on Jan 24 in Singapore

Singapore, Jan 15 (PTI) Indian-origin drug trafficker Nagaenthran K. Dharmalingam's appeal against his execution will be heard by a five-judge panel of Singapore's Supreme...

Pak to offer permanent residency scheme for rich foreign nationals to boost weak economy

Islamabad, Jan 15 (PTI) Pakistan has decided to offer a permanent residency scheme for wealthy foreign nationals, including Sikhs living in the US and...

India-China trade grows to record $ 125 billion in 2021 despite tensions in eastern...

BEIJING, 14 Jan: The India-China bilateral trade touched a record high of over USD 125 billion in 2021, crossing the USD 100 billion-mark in...

Car bomb hits outside Mogadishu airport in Somalia; 8 killed

Mogadishu, Jan 12 (AP) A car bomb exploded on Wednesday outside the international airport in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, killing at least eight people and...

NATO, Russia to hold more high-level talks despite tensions

Brussels, Jan 12 (AP) NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday that the military organisation and Russia have agreed to try to schedule more meetings,...

Djokovic: Not isolating after COVID infection was ‘error’

Melbourne, Jan 12 (AP) Novak Djokovic knew he'd tested positive for COVID-19 when he attended a newspaper interview and photo shoot in Serbia last...

Pakistan’s new security policy seeks peace’ with India: Report

Islamabad, Jan 12 (PTI) Pakistan is willing to make peace with immediate neighbours, including India, under its first-ever National Security Policy which leaves doors...

Sri Lanka seeks 1 billion dollar loan from India

Colombo, Jan 12 (PTI) Sri Lanka is negotiating a USD one billion loan from India to import goods from the country, the governor of...

Singapore govt bans book on political cartoons due to its offensive’ religious content: Minister

Singapore, Jan 12 (PTI) Singapore has banned a book on political cartoons due to its offensive content , with the government on Wednesday defending...

Sri Lanka to return Indian prisoners under SAARC prisoner exchange agreement

Colombo, Jan 12 (PTI) Sri Lanka will hand over two Indian prisoners, who have been serving life imprisonment in the island nation, to India...

NATO, Russia in high-level talks as Ukraine tensions simmer

Brussels, Jan 12 (AP) Senior NATO and Russian officials are meeting Wednesday to try to bridge seemingly irreconcilable differences over the future of Ukraine,...

Nepal imposes partial lockdown in Kathmandu Valley after COVID-19 cases surge across country: Health...

Kathmandu, Jan 11 (PTI) Nepal on Tuesday imposed a partial lockdown across the Kathmandu Valley due to the recent surge in the coronavirus cases,...

Lithuania: Taiwan to set up USD 1B credit fund amid China spat

Vilnius, Jan 11 (AP) Taiwan will set up a USD 1 billion credit program aimed at funding projects by Lithuanian and Taiwanese companies amid...

UN seeks USD 5 billion for stabilising but still suffering Afghanistan

Geneva, Jan 11 (AP) The United Nations on Tuesday made what it called a record USD 5 billion appeal to help Afghanistan and its...

WHO: 7 million new omicron COVID cases in Europe last week

Copenhagen, Jan 11 (AP) There were more than 7 million new cases of the omicron variant of COVID-19 across Europe in the first week...