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Over 1,700 people fined for drunken driving in Delhi

The Delhi Police personnel issued more than 1,700 tickets for drunken driving Sunday night to New Year revellers in the capital city, most of which were issued to women.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/1 20:41:27

10 killed in separate mishaps in eastern India

At least 10 people have died in two separate mishaps in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal on New Year's Eve, police said on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/1 20:40:23

IS militants killed in eastern Afghan air raid attack

Five militants from Islamic State (IS) group were killed in an airstrike in eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar, the command of Special Forces said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/1 14:28:19

4 paramilitary troopers, 3 militants killed in Indian-controlled Kashmir militant attack

Four paramilitary troopers of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and three militants were killed Sunday in a fierce gunfight in restive Indian-controlled Kashmir, officials said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/31 19:58:47

Paramilitary trooper killed, 2 wounded in Indian-controlled Kashmir militant attack

At least one paramilitary trooper of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) was killed and two others wounded early Sunday after militants stormed their camp in restive Indian-controlled Kashmir, police said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/31 13:14:58

Iran exports 20 million USD tiles, ceramics to Pakistan in 8 months

Iran exported 8.5 million square meters of tiles and ceramics worth 20 million US dollars to Pakistan during the eight months to Nov. 21, Financial Tribune daily reported on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/30 22:05:12

India charges 3 agents for trafficking 23 children to France

India's premier investigating agency, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), has registered a case against three people allegedly involved in human trafficking, officials said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/30 18:04:20

Fire claims 14 lives in India's Mumbai

At least 14 people were killed and several others injured in India's financial hub Mumbai in the wee hours of Friday, when a fire broke out in a restaurant and spread to other areas in a multi-storey building.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/29 11:42:21

Pakistani army committed to provide security to CPEC: senior officer

Pakistani army is committed to provide security to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and the military has taken special measures in this regard, a senior army officer said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/29 1:18:52

China expects Pakistan highway to boost trade, reduce terrorism

A highway built in northern Pakistan as a part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor has opened on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/28 21:08:39

40 killed in Kabul's double suicide bombing: sources

At least 40 people including two assailants were killed and many others injured after a double suicide bombing rocked a building in western neighborhood of Afghan capital of Kabul Thursday, sources and witnesses said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/28 16:23:32

30 killed in Kabul double suicide bombings: official

At least 30 people were killed and 40 others injured after a double suicide bombing rocked a cultural center in western neighborhood of Afghan capital of Kabul Thursday, authorities said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/28 15:33:54

6 children killed in N. Afghan unexploded ordnance blast

Six Afghan children dead in an explosion in the country's northern province of Balkh, a local official said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/28 14:55:51

7 killed in road accident in western India

At least seven people have been killed in a road accident in the western Indian state of Maharashtra Thursday, police said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/28 14:52:57

Bill to criminalize Islamic instant divorce to be tabled in Indian parliament

The lower House of Indian parliament or Lok Sabha is scheduled to take up a bill Thursday that would criminalize the practice of instant divorce - Triple Talaq, officials said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/28 13:41:29

Stunt performed in "Well of Death" in Bolpur, India

Indians perform a stunt on their vehicles in a "Well of Death" at a fair in Bolpur, some 160km away from Kolkata, India, on Dec. 27, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/28 8:27:29

Three climbers missing in mountains in northeast Azerbaijan

Three climbers are reported to be missing in the mountains in northeast Azerbaijan, according to the Ministry of Emergency Situations on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/28 7:20:38

2 Bangladesh Air Force training planes crash after collision, pilots eject safely

Two training planes of the Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) crashed after collision on Wednesday night in the country's Cox's Bazar district, 292 km southeast of capital Dhaka, but the pilots ejected safely, said Inter Service Public Relations (ISPR) of Bangladesh Army.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/28 7:19:14