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US says what China offered to SL for debt restructuring is not enough

Colombo |Thursday, 2023 2:15:09 AM IST

Commenting on Sri Lanka's debt restructuring process, visiting US Under-Secretary for Political Affairs, Victoria Nuland, complained on Wednesday that while India has made strong commitments for the c

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15th Constitutional amendment has strengthened democracy: Sheikh Hasina

Dhaka |Wednesday, 2023 4:45:09 AM IST

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said on Tuesday that the 15th amendment to the Constitution has strengthened the country's democracy and empowered people to choose public representatives witho

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Pakistan's Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan short on food, fuel & finance

Islamabad |Wednesday, 2023 3:15:09 AM IST

In a contrast that may seem cruel, Pakistans snow-bound north is feeling the heat of shortages -- of food, fuel and finance -- and frustration among the people of the tourist paradise is causing angry

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Pak PM, Army chief reach Peshawar for emergency meeting after deadly blast

Peshawar |Tuesday, 2023 4:15:10 AM IST

Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Syed Asim Munir reached Peshawar on Monday following a deadly suicide attack at a mosque in the Police Lines area, media r

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Police targeted in Peshawar mosque attack; toll mounts to 47

Islamabad |Tuesday, 2023 2:45:09 AM IST

At least 47 people have been killed in a bomb blast that apparently targeted policemen offering Zuhr prayers at a mosque in Peshawar's Police Lines area, according to a media report.

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Supreme Irony! Pak can't feed its own people but wants Kashmir

New Delhi |Sunday, 2023 3:45:09 AM IST

A country that wanted to snatch Jammu and Kashmir from India has plunged into a deep economic crisis. The Pakistani rupee has fallen to an all-time low, medicine stocks are at the verge of getting exh

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Pakistan's power crisis lingers, paralyses economic activities

Islamabad |Saturday, 2023 3:45:09 AM IST

As fuel shortages have become a chronic problem in Pakistan, the overburdened electrical system collapses very often, just as it happened on January 23 resulting in a rolling wave of blackouts that be

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Crisis-hit Sri Lanka to slash costs for I-Day celebrations

Colombo |Friday, 2023 4:45:09 AM IST

Amid criticism by political opponents and activists, Sri Lanka President Ranil Wickremesinghe on Thursday directed to slash the cost of the 75th Independence Day celebrations (February 4), primarily d

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Pak to recover plots from influential people as austerity measures

Islamabad |Friday, 2023 1:15:09 AM IST

Pakistans National Austerity Committee (NAC) has suggested that multiple plots of land be reclaimed from individuals in positions of power and influence, such as civil and military bureaucrats, judges

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Pakistan deploys US-trained snipers against dacoits in Sindh

Karachi |Thursday, 2023 4:45:09 AM IST

The police in Pakistans Sindh, currently engaged in an armed operation against dacoits hiding in the riverine areas of the province, have summoned 10 snipers who had been trained by American snipers,

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India, Pakistan came 'too close' to nuclear conflagration: Pompeo (2nd Ld)

New York |Thursday, 2023 3:15:09 AM IST

India and Pakistan came "too close" to a nuclear conflagration during the 2019 confrontation with both sides believing the other was preparing to deploy nuclear weapons, according to former US Secreta

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India, Pakistan came 'too close' to nuclear conflagration: Pompeo (Lead)

New York |Thursday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST

India and Pakistan came "too close" to a nuclear conflagration during the 2019 confrontation with both sides believing the other was preparing to deploy nuclear weapons, according to former US Secreta

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