5 Haqqani militants killed in Afghan raid

Five militants of Haqqani militant group were killed in an Afghan Air Force-led airstrike in Afghanistan's Paktika province, the country's Defence Ministry said on Wednesday.

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Militants attack Afghan intelligence agency's training centre

Armed militants attacked a National Directorate of Security (NDS) training centre in Kabul on Thursday and heavy clashes were ongoing, officials said.

Taliban continue offensive to seize Ghazni


The Taliban on Sunday continued with their offensive to seize control of the strategic easter Afghan city of Ghazni, the third day in a row on which their forces battled government troops supported by US airstrikes.

16 killed as Taliban attack Afghanistan's Ghazni city

At least 16 people were killed as the Taliban launched a brazen attack on the strategic Afghan city of Ghazni in the early hours of Friday, seizing a number of key buildings and trading fire with security forces.

Over 20,000 Afghan refugees returned within a week: UN

Over 20,000 Afghan refugees have returned or have been deported from neighbouring Pakistan and Iran during the period of July 29 to August 4, the UN Migration Agency said on Tuesday.

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Sikkim's unique mountain architecture in need of protection

The Government of Sikkim realized something needs to be done and the newly-adopted Sikkim Tourism Policy is crystal clear about this. It states in Chapter 4: Application of appropriate designs for tourism infrastructure that considers the landscape, disaster risks, local architecture and materials needs to be addressed, writes Anne Fee


Nepal's economy expanding, GDP growth 6.3 per cent: IMF

On February 8, 2019, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with Nepal.