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Indian, US navies hold joint anti-submarine warfare exercise

WASHINGTON, April 21 -- Indian and United States navies have held a joint submarine-hunting exercise in the Indian Ocean aiming to lay the groundwork for coordinating maritime patrol and reconnaissanc... Read More


Explosions rock Sri Lanka; churches, hotels hit, major casualties

COLOMBO, April 21 -- Explosions rocked Sri Lanka on Sunday morning, with at least three churches and two hotels being targeted, news reports stated. According to authorities, several people were fear... Read More


Sri Lanka's President condemns dastardly attack and calls for restraint and patience

New Delhi, April 21 -- Sri Lankan President Maithripla Sirisena expressed his, shock, deep pain and dismay over the brutal attacks on places of religious worship and other civilian establishments. He... Read More


UK warns its citizens against travel to Pakistan

LONDON, April 20 -- After the US, Britain's Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has advised its citizens against travel to Pakistan due to a "high threat of terrorism, kidnap and sectarian violence"... Read More


China preparing for another Wuhan-like summit, says ties have 'bright prospect'

New Delhi, April 20 -- China says that India's absence at the second Belt and Road forum next week will not affect their engagement and both the countries are preparing for a Wuhan-like summit between... Read More


Japan-US 2+2 welcomes growing ties with India

WASHINGTON, April 20 -- The United States-Japan 2+2 ministerial meeting has welcomed the growing ties between their countries and India in the Indo-Pacific region that is of vital strategic interest t... Read More


8 killed as passenger bus overturns in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, April 20 -- At least eight people were killed and 44 others injured when a passenger bus overturned in Pakistan's Sindh province on Friday.Earlier this week, at least 14 people including wo... Read More


Sri Lankan police seize heroin worth $195k

COLOMBO, April 20 -- The Sri Lankan police has seized heroin worth over $195,000 hidden in an abandoned garage in the country's Kurundugahahetekma area, in close proximity to the southern highway. Th... Read More


First meeting between Afghan leaders, Taliban cancelled

KABUL, April 20 -- The first meeting scheduled between the Taliban and Afghan government representatives to end the 18-year-old war in the war-torn country has been cancelled over a delegation dispute... Read More


The course of three South Asian democracies - Nepal, Bhutan and Maldives

New Delhi, April 19 -- The year 2008 saw three South Asian countries transition to democracy. Nepal turned into a republic, ending 250 years of monarchy. Bhutan became a trailblazer, as the first coun... Read More