February 03, 2023 12:23 (IST)
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Pakistan: Blast in Peshawar mosque leaves 18 dead

Peshawar: At least 18 people died and 90 others were hurt as a bomb blast occurred inside a mosque in Peshawar’s Police Lines area in Pakistan on Monday.

Pakistan: 50 hurt as blast rocks Peshawar mosque

Peshawar: At least 50 people were injured as a blast rocked a mosque in  Peshawar’s Police Lines area in Pakistan on Monday, media reports said.

Imran Khan to run for 33 seats in crucial Pakistan polls

Islamabad: Pakistan's former Prime Minister Imran Khan will contest in all the 33 seats in the upcoming National Assembly by-elections set to take place on March 16.

Pakistan: Security forces bust suicide bombers network

Islamabad: Pakistani security forces reportedly busted a network of suicide bombers, local media reported Saturday.

Pakistan govt hikes petrol-diesel prices by record Rs 35 per litre each amid economic crisis 

Islamabad: The Pakistan government on Sunday announced hiking the price of petrol and diesel by record Rs 35 per litre, adding more trouble for people in the nation which is facing an economic crisis.

Afghanistan: Taliban bans women from taking university entrance examinations

Kabul: The Taliban administrators of Afghanistan have issued a new decree by which they banned female students from taking university entrance exams this year in all public and private universities, media reports said on Sunday.

Pakistan: 10 madrasa students die as boat capsizes in KP

Islamabad: At least 10 children died when the boat in which they were travelling capsized in Tanda Dam lake in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa region of Pakistan on Sunday, media reports said.

Pakistan: Bus falls into ravine in Balochistan, 41 die

Islamabad: At least 41 people died when a passenger bus fell into a ravine in Pakistan's  Lasbela area on Sunday morning, media reports said.

China resumes issuing ordinary visas to Japanese citizens

Beijing: China has resumed issuing ordinary visas to Japanese citizens after halting the procedure earlier in January, the Chinese Embassy in Japan said on Sunday.

Boat capsize: 16 kids rescued, 9 missing in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Islamabad: Sixteen children were rescued after a boat capsized in Kohat district of Pakistan's northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Sunday, an official said.

At least 40 killed as bus falls into ravine in Pakistan's Balochistan

Islamabad/UNI: At least 40 people were killed on Sunday morning after a passenger bus fell in a ditch in the Lasbela district of Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province, government authorities said.

Digitizing land records in India and Pakistan reduces conflict, delays and corruption

For Ramesh Gowda, a farmer in the southern province of Karnataka in India, acquiring and maintaining a small piece of land was not easy a few years back. He recalls how he struggled for a year to obtain a land title from the local record keepers.Computerisation seems to be bringing back a smile.

Myanmar: Car crash leaves five people dead

Yangon: At least five people died when a passenger bus collided with a probox car on Friday evening in southern Myanmar, according to a traffic policeman.

Pakistan witnessing 2.37m tonnes wheat shortage: Minister

Islamabad: Pakistan's Minister for National Food Security and Research Tariq Bashir Cheema has said the country is enduring a net wheat deficit of 2.37 million metric tons (MMT) during the current year.

Myanmar mired ever deeper in crisis as human rights spiral backwards, warns Türk

New York: Nearly two years on from Myanmar’s brutal military coup against the democratically-elected government, the country has sunk deeper than ever into crisis, undergoing a  wholesale regression in human rights, UN human rights chief Volker Türk said on Friday.