Sri Lankan authorities swept up more people, including foreigners, for questioning on Thursday as they probed deeper into the Easter Sunday bombings, which killed 359 people in potentially the deadliest operation claimed by the militant Islamic State.
Shehbaz Sharif, younger brother of judicially ousted Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, will be the new head of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Leader of the House in Pakistani Senate Raja Zafarul Haq has said.
Nepal’s Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is embarking a five-day state visit to India on August 23 The visit is significant as Deuba chose to visit New Delhi first after being elected the PM just two month back.
President Donald Trump has endorsed a bill with far-reaching consequences for Indians and South Asians that would drastically cut immigration to the United States while boosting skilled immigration at the cost of extended family members and unskilled labour.
Calling for collective action to protect and assist victims of human trafficking, senior government officials and experts from India, Bangladesh and Nepal emphasised the need to institutionalize a regional referral mechanism to boost joint efforts at a program convened by the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) South Asia and the Indian Ministry of Home Affairs on July 31.
India has stressed Africa's right to representation among the ranks of the permanent members of the United Nations Security Council in an effort to bring in a sense of urgency to the long-stalled reform process.
Is there a thaw in somewhat strained Beijing-New Delhi ties? From available indications China is likely to ease its hard position on the issue of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar within a month after Indian Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale shared "all evidences" with the Chinese leadership in Beijing about the Pakista