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Bangladesh likely to drop Rohingya relocation plan

Bangladesh has announced it may drop its previous plans to move 100,000 Rohingya refugees to a remote island located in the Bay of Bengal.

Indian official questions UN Secretary General over Pakistan

One of the top civil administrators of  Jammu & Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan on Monday questioned United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres over his appreciation of Pakistan's efforts at curbing terrorism.  Over 50,000 people have been killed due to Pakistan's cross-border terrorism in Kashmir in the last 30 years.

India serves 'strong demarche' on Turkey over Erdogan's comment

India on Monday issued a strong demarche to Turkey over its President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's remarks on Kashmir and comparing the "struggle" of Kashmiri people with that of the fight by the Turkish during the World War I.

Hindu families from Pakistan take refuge in India

New Delhi: Days after passage of the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act, ten Hindu families that escaped from Pakistan alleging religious persecution took refuge in India.

Taliban-US peace agreement finalised

The peace agreement between the Taliban and US has been "finalised" Afghanistan Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah informed the Council of Ministers

Sri Lankan Navy arrests 11 Indian fishermen

Sri Lankan Navy arrested 11 Indians and seized three trawlers after they entered the island nation's waters North of Analathivu.

Shun mindset of running after jobs: Bangladesh PM

Stressing on changing the mindset of running after jobs,  Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina laid emphasis on allocating more funds for technical and vocational training from the PM’s Education Assistance Trust to develop a skilled and efficient generation.

UN chief reminded of ‘forgotten’ responsibility about Kashmir

Demonstrations were held here to remind UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres of "forgotten responsibilities of the world body vis-à-vis the pending issue of Kashmir on its agenda", Dawn reported.