Bangladeshi from Chittagong held in New York blast case

Bangladeshi from Chittagong held in New York blast case

New York, December 11 (PTI/BDNews24): An ISIS-inspired Bangladeshi- origin man, identified as Akayed Ullah from Chittagong,  wearing a homemade device, on Monday triggered a blast at a metro station in New York City during rush hours, injuring four persons and causing chaos in one of the busiest commuter hubs in the metropolis. The 27-year-old suspected […]

Pakistani film stars journey to border with India seeking unity of artistes

Pakistani film stars journey to border with India seeking unity of artistes

December 11 (Express Tribune): The cast of the Pakistani film Arth – The Destination rooted their charisma on the border with India at Wagah, to amalgamate the margins between on-again off-again brothers, Pakistan and India, through filmic art, or to put it more precisely, in order to spread a banquet of peace and unity through their upcoming […]

Firebrand Sinhalese leader Weerawansa’s party cracks up

Firebrand Sinhalese leader Weerawansa’s party cracks up

Colombo, December 11 (newsin.asia):  The radical Sinhalese political party, National Freedom Front (NFF) led by the firebrand Wimal Weerawansa, appears to be cracking up, with senor leaders quitting it. On Monday, the NFF’s Deputy Leader, Weerakumara Dissanayake, National Organizer Piyasiri Wijenayake and North Central Provincial Councilor P.B. Kumara, joined the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) […]

India not to hold Asia Cup 2018 making an issue of Pakistan’s participation

India not to hold Asia Cup 2018 making an issue of Pakistan’s participation

New Delhi, December 11 (Geo News): India has refused to host the Asia Cup scheduled for September 2018, saying it cannot entertain a team from Pakistan, reports in the country’s media said on Monday. The decision by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) was made because of the reluctance to host Pakistan […]

Manmohan Singh asks Modi to apologize to the nation for his canard on Pakistan link

Manmohan Singh asks Modi to apologize to the nation for his canard on Pakistan link

New Delhi. December 11 (newsin.sia): Former Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said he sincerely hopes that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will apologize to the nation for saying that he and others had held a secret meeting  at former diplomat Mani Shankar Aiyar’s  residence to “influence” the outcome of the Gujarat elections with Pakistani help. At a […]

China sends a further 1000 metric ton of rice to Sri Lanka

China sends a further 1000 metric ton of rice to Sri Lanka

Colombo, Dec 11 (newsin.asia) – Sri Lanka, on Monday received the second consignment of 1000 metric tonnes of rice from China, to be distributed to the drought struck victims in the island country. At the request of the Sri Lankan government, China has agreed to donate 2752 metric tonnes of rice for humanitarian emergency relief. Out […]

Pakistan asks Modi to stop dragging it into his Gujarat election campaign

Pakistan asks Modi to stop dragging it into his Gujarat election campaign

Islamabad, December 11 (Geo News): India should stop dragging Pakistan into its electoral debate and win victories on own strength rather than fabricated conspiracies, which are utterly baseless and irresponsible, stated the Foreign Office (FO) on Monday. The statement was posted on Twitter by FO Spokesperson Dr.Mohammad Faisal. The issue stems from an ongoing bitter political […]

Pakistan to experience fresh wave of cold, starting today

Pakistan to experience fresh wave of cold, starting today

Islamabad, Dec 11 – A fresh wave of cold hit the upper parts of the country — including Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Lahore, Kasur, and Azad Jammu and Kashmir — following light rainfall, with numerous hilly locales experiencing snowfall as well. Babusar Top, Nanga Parbat, and Batogah Top are experiencing snowfall intermittently. The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has […]