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What is drawing Iran and Taliban closer?

New Delhi, Jan. 20 -- On November 27, 2019 Taliban Politburo chief Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar visited Tehran and met Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif. They discussed Tehran's readiness to facilitat... Read More


IMF says India responsible for cut to global growth projection

New Delhi, Jan. 20 -- Drastically slashing India's growth estimate to 4.8 per cent for the current fiscal year, the International Monetary Fund on Monday blamed its economic slowdown for a "lion's sha... Read More


Pakistan filmmaker considers not releasing "Zindagi Tamasha" amid growing threats

New Delhi, Jan. 20 -- After penning an open letter to Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, filmmaker Sarmad Khoosat has written another letter, now to his countrymen. He took to Twitter to share with ... Read More


Ancient Mauryan relics found in Bangladesh

New Delhi, Jan. 20 -- Archaeologists have discovered eight dug-wells dating back to the ancient Mauryan empire during an excavation in Bogura of Bangladesh's Mahasthangarh. They have also discovered ... Read More


Bangladesh sentences 10 to death over 2001 rally bombing

Dhaka, Jan. 20 -- A Bangladesh court on Monday sentenced 10 members of the banned militant outfit Harkat-ul-Jihad al-Islami (Huji) to death over the 2001 blasts at a political rally here. Judge Md Ro... Read More


Sadhguru, Indian spiritual teacher, to participate at WEF 2020 Davos

New Delhi, Jan. 19 -- A decade after he last attended the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual summit at Davos, Sadhguru, Founder, Isha Foundation, will return as one of the key speakers at the upcoming ... Read More


Passengers from China to be screened for coronavirus in Mumbai

New Delhi, Jan. 19 -- All incoming passengers from China to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) in Mumbai willl be subjected to a thermal screening to detect novel coronavirus, a... Read More


Pakistan PM wants UNSC intervention in Kashmir

New Delhi, Jan. 19 -- Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Sunday that Pakistan will not continue to watch as India carries out military attacks along the Line of Control (LoC) targeting civilia... Read More


Ancient masterpiece, stolen three decades back, to return to Afghanistan

New Delhi, Jan. 19 -- A sculpture that was stolen from the National Museum of Afghanistan in Kabul almost three decades ago is set to be returned to Afghanistan. Carved in the 2nd century from limest... Read More


'No ban on Rajinikanth to visit Sri Lanka'

Colombo, Jan. 19 -- The Sri Lankan government on Sunday insisted that there was no ban on Indian actor turned politician Rajinikanth from visiting the country. Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa in s tw... Read More