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Cricketer Shahid Afridi proposes to free PoK; says Pakistan can't even manage its 4 provinces

Islamabad, Nov. 15 -- Pakistan's former cricketer Shahid Afridi has proposed that Pakistan-occupied Kashmir should be given "independence", saying the country does not want the region as it cannot eve... Read More


Top India, China officials hold defence, security dialogue, agree to step up military exchanges

Beijing, Nov. 15 -- Top officials of India and China held the ninth Annual Defence and Security Dialogue here after a one-year gap due to the Doklam standoff, as both countries agreed to enhance milit... Read More


Asian markets exhibit mixed trend in early deals on Thursday

India, Nov. 15 -- Asian market indices are exhibiting mixed trend in early deals on Thursday despite an apparent improvement in market risk sentiment after British Prime Minister Theresa May said she ... Read More


Government crackdown on media stifles freedom of speech

Pakistan, Nov. 15 -- Crackdown on the print and electronic media in Pakistan started with the judiciary putting a media ban on Altaf Hussain, the founder of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement. After Altaf ... Read More


India, China take measured steps to strengthen military ties, enhance exchanges

India, Nov. 15 -- India and China, who share a disputed border and a history of hostility between them, have agreed to expand bilateral exchanges involving top generals as well as young army officers ... Read More


Nepal Airlines to resume Osaka flights, drops Tokyo plan

Kathmandu, Nov. 15 -- Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has decided to resume flights to Kansai International Airport, Osaka, dropping its earlier plan to directly connect Kathmandu with Tokyo's Narita... Read More


Trump top aide steps down after rebuke from first lady

Washington, Nov. 15 -- Deputy national security adviser Mira Ricardel is leaving the White House, one day after first lady Melania Trump's office issued an extraordinary statement calling for her dism... Read More


PM Modi attends ASEAN-India Breakfast Summit in Singapore

Singapore, Nov. 15 -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday participated in the ASEAN-India Breakfast Summit in Singapore and underlined the need for maritime cooperation and centrality of trade fo... Read More


India masters rocket science with ISRO sucessfully launching GSAT-29 satellite

India, Nov. 15 -- India on Wednesday, put a communication satellite in the orbit with its heaviest rocket and the new space mission is expected to serve the communication needs of people in the remote... Read More


Trump considers major shake-up in White House, homeland security

WASHINGTON, Nov. 15 -- US President Donald Trump is reportedly planning to replace his chief of staff, the head of homeland security and a senior national security council official in a major personne... Read More