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Saarc Summit ends with Kathmandu declaration

The 18th summit of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) ended with the adoption of 36-point Kathmandu Declaration. Chair of the 18th Saarc Summit and Nepalese Prime Minister ...

Pakistan to host 19th Saarc summit

Pakistan will host the 19th summit of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) in Islamabad. Pakistan Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif made the announcement on Thursday, closing ...

Visitors from 43 countries can get Indian visa online

India will allow visa on arrival for tourists of 43 countries. An announcement said applications could be made online. They would be allowed to enter India within 30 days of approval. However, B ...

Evening Brief

New cantonment adjacent to Padma bridge site The government has decided to build a new cantonment on one side of the Padma bridge project and a minimum security installation on the side that will c ...

Firdausi Qadri named member of UN panel

Bangladeshi scientist Firdausi Qadri has been named member of a high-level panel formed by the United Nations, aiming to helping the world’s least developed countries (LDCs) with the latest tech ...

'Thai elections could be delayed'

The democratic elections in Thailand could be delayed for another 18 months, Thai Finance Minister Sommai Phasee has said. Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha had said they could hold democratic ...

'If you want to fly, give the plane a push'

It might sounds as suspenseful story when passengers due to take a flight in Siberia had to get down and push the aircraft just after its brake pads froze solid. Passengers in Igarka, a small town ...

Their Words

"Saarc can actually attain collective political will and ambition. What is needed is to set aside our differences and work on collective strength for bringing real progress of the region" ...

Morning Brief

Phulbari locals again protest Asia Energy CEO’s visit Tension grew in Phulbari coal mine area yesterday as a gathering hosted by Asia Energy to drum up support for its open-pit mine project w ...

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