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India celebrates Int'l Yoga Day

India celebrated the International Day of Yoga on Thursday, officials said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/21 14:13:52

Policeman killed, 2 wounded in Indian-controlled Kashmir militant attack

An Indian policeman was killed and two others wounded in a militant attack in restive Indian-controlled Kashmir, police said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/21 11:00:13

Pakistan issues anti-money laundering regulations

The apex regulator Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) issued the Anti Money Laundering (AML) and Counter Financing of Terrorism (CFR) Regulations 2018 on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/21 9:19:30

30 Afghan security forces killed by Taliban

Taliban fighters killed around 30 Afghan security forces in multiple attacks in western Afghanistan, officials said Wednesday, in the deadliest clashes since the militant group ended its cease-fire.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/20 21:33:40

Nepal willing to enhance cross-border connectivity, economic cooperation with China under B&R: PM

Nepal wishes to enhance cross-border railroad connectivity, infrastructure development, trade, investment and tourism cooperation with China under the framework of Belt and Road Initiative, Prime Minister of Nepal, K.P. Sharma Oli, said here ahead of his visit to China.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/19 14:06:59

6 children dead after car plunges into pond in India

At least six children were killed and one was rescued Tuesday after a car carrying them plunged into a roadside pond in India's eastern state of Bihar, officials said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/19 13:23:34

Myanmar parliament votes down motion on death penalty for rape of minors

Myanmar's House of Representatives (Lower House) has voted down a motion on death penalty for rape of minors, the official Global New Light of Myanmar reported Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/19 10:14:42

Taliban ends cease-fire with Afghanistan

Dozens of peace protesters arrived in Kabul on Monday after walking hundreds of kilometres across war-battered Afghanistan, as the Taliban ended an unprecedented cease-fire and resumed attacks in parts of the country.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/18 21:08:40

India warned of zero-sum mentality as Napal PM to visit China

Nepalese Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli was scheduled to visit China starting Tuesday with discussion focused on economic ties and infrastructure projects, and analysts said India should not worry its influence in Nepal would diminish, but instead focus on benign trilateral interactions.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/18 19:08:40

1,089 cases of dengue fever reported so far this year in Laos, 2 killed

A total of 1,089 cases of dengue fever have been reported so far this year in Laos, with two deaths, local daily Vientiane Times reported on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/18 12:45:30

Indian PM lays stress on gov't vision of "New India by 2022"

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday laid stress on his government's vision of "New India by 2022."
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/18 10:19:37

Head-on crash in NW Bangladesh leaves 11 dead

A head-on collision between a passenger bus and a pickup truck in Bangladesh's Nilphamari district, some 360 km northwest of capital Dhaka, on Saturday night left at least 11 people dead and eight injured, a senior police official said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/18 6:24:26

6 killed, 20 injured in bus crash in eastern India

At least six people have been killed and more than 20 others injured in a road accident in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal, police said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/18 6:15:36

Indian PM lays stress on gov't vision of "New India by 2022"

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday laid stress on his government's vision of "New India by 2022."
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/17 16:46:30

All's clear

A baby female elephant is rescued from a well after a four hour-long operation in India on Wednesday. The six-year-old had been abandoned and strayed into an Indian forest before falling into the hole.
Source: VCG | 2018/6/14 22:08:41

Malaysian officials resign amid government cleanup

Malaysia's top two judges and its election chief are resigning, officials said Wednesday, the latest senior public servants to leave their posts since the former government lost power.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/13 22:18:42

Indian PM posts physical fitness video on social media

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday posted on Twitter his physical fitness video showing his daily morning routine - doing some yoga poses, brisk walking and stretching exercises.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/13 12:31:49

Indian tech students'1-mln-USD story of developing women's safety device

A team of six Indian youngsters have won a prestigious 1 million-US dollar prize for designing and developing a device for ensuring women's safety.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/13 10:05:09