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Indian telecom major cuts call tariffs to Bangladesh, Nepal

One of India's telecom majors, Bharti Airtel, has sharply cut international call tariffs to Bangladesh and Nepal for its prepaid customers to boost consumption on these routes and, in turn, drive overseas call revenues.

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Afghan air strikes kill 31 Al Qaeda terrorists

As many as 31 Al Qaeda militants were killed in pre-dawn air attacks by Afghan and foreign troops in Afghanistan's Ghazni province, the Defence Ministry said.

India, US urge Pakistan to tackle terrorism

India and the US have called on Pakistan to address and tackle terrorism, including cross-border terrorism, the Ministry of External Affairs said.

Pakistan made OIC body's deputy chair

Pakistan has become the deputy chair of the general body of the Parliamentary Union of the OIC Member States (PUIC).

Drugs from Afghanistan, Pakistan seized in Lankan capital

The Sri Lankan police have seized a large haul of drugs that were smuggled into the country from Afghanistan and Pakistan.

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