Forty years after its Liberation War, Bangladesh Government has honoured former Defence Minister V K Krishna Menon posthumously at a ceremony attended by the Bangladesh President and Prime Minister in Dhaka, thus formally recognising his contribution to their war of Independence.
Qutbudin Helal, a senior leader of the Hekmatyar-led anti-government Hizb-e-Islami of Afghanistan, has switched sides and Saturday, Oct5, registered his name to contest in the Afghan presidential polls set for April next year.
Nepal launched a national development plan Friday, Oct.4, to address the challenges and development needs of adolescents in the country, Xinhua reported.
Maintaining that India wants peace with Pakistan, Indian President Pranab Mukherjee has said no compromise could be made with the country's territorial integrity and that state-sponsored terrorism from across the border has to end.
At least eight idols of Hindu gods and goddesses were vandalised by unidentified miscreants in Bangladesh, a media report said Friday, Oct 4.
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Friday, Oct4, reiterated that his country wants peace in the region and is not involved in any arms race.
Pakistan's top security adviser Thursday, Oct. 3, defended the government's policy to initiate dialogue with the Taliban for peace, Xinhua reported.
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Thursday, Oct.3, called for stringent anti-terror laws in the country so that those involved in such activities are punished.
The Directors General of Military Operations of India and Pakistan will meet soon to explore ways to lessen border tensions in the disputed Kashmir region, Xinhua reported Thursday, Oct.3, citing the Pakistani foreign ministry.
A former Afghan resistance leader, Abdul Rab Rasoul Sayaf, Thursday, Oct.3, registered with the country's election commission to contest the coming presidential elections slated for April 5, 2014.
Over the Years, a collection of 106 short articles, offers us interesting sidelights on the currents and cross- currents in the public life of India during two distinctive periods: (I) 1987 to 1991 and (II ) 2010 to the present.
India remians the inflexible bête-noir for Pakistan, yet there are few books by Indian authors that have sought to interpret the prodigal neighbour in a holistic, informed and empathetic manner.
The line that Mortimer Durand drew across a small map in 1893 has bled the Pashtun heart ever since. More than a century later both sides of that line remain restless. But the mystery behind what actually happened on 12 November 1893 has never ...
What went wrong for the West in Afghanistan? Why couldn't a global coalition led by the world's preeminent military and economic power defeat "a bunch of farmers in plastic sandals on dirt bikes" in a conflict that outlasted b...
What will be Pakistan's fate? Acts of commission or omission by itself, in/by neighbours, and superpowers far and near have led the nuclear-armed country at a strategic Asian crossroads to emerge as a serious regional and global concern whi...