Imran Khan marries for the third time. Bride Bushra is his spiritual guru

Imran Khan marries for the third time. Bride Bushra is his spiritual guru

Islamabad, February 19 (The Express Tribune): Imran Khan is no more single, and it’s official. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has confirmed that their chairman has tied the knot for a third time. On the January 3 earlier this year, media was abuzz with reports of the PTI chief having contracted a third Nikah with Bushra, the […]

In Modi’s India, journalists face bullying, criminal cases and worse: The Washington Post

In Modi’s India, journalists face bullying, criminal cases and worse: The Washington Post

By Annie Gowen/The Washington Post Chandigarh ,February 16: Rachna Khaira was a little-known crime reporter in a gritty industrial town in northern India until the first week of January, when she wrote a story that exposed a major privacy breach in a nationwide database of more than 1 billion Indians. Officials were not amused by her sleuthing and filed […]

Sri Lanka and Bangladesh will together celebrate International Mother Language Day

Sri Lanka and Bangladesh will together celebrate International Mother Language Day

Colombo, February 16 (newsin.asia): Sri Lanka and Bangladesh both which are founded on pride in their mother languages, Sinhala, Tamil an Bangla, will celebrate the International Mother Language Day in a colorful manner here on February 21. The event, to be held at the Vihara Mahadevi Park in the center of Colombo, would be organized […]

Lanka’s coalition Govt expected to continue, but with a new populist and nationalistic look

Lanka’s coalition Govt expected to continue, but with a new populist and nationalistic look

Colombo, February 15 (newsin.asia): The troubled Sri Lankan ruling coalition appears to have resolved its internal differences  and decided to continue. The is expected to be announced by President Maithripala Sirisena at his meeting with the domestic press on Friday. But the orientation of the coalition is expected to be markedly different from what it […]

Prez Yameen launches campaign to rid Maldives of TB by 2022

Prez Yameen launches campaign to rid Maldives of TB by 2022

Male, February 15 (Mihaaru): Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen on Thursday inaugurated a national campaign to eliminate tuberculosis in the island nation by 2022. The MVR 170 million campaign was launched at a ceremony in Hotel Jen. According to the government, the campaign entails special treatments and screening for infected individuals, raising public awareness, and screening […]

Maldivian Joint Opposition seeks UN Secretary General’s mediation with Yameen government

Maldivian Joint Opposition seeks UN Secretary General’s mediation with Yameen government

Male, February 15 (newsin.asia):  The Maldivian Joint Opposition has requested the United Nations Secretary-General to initiate and act as mediator for all-party dialogue in the Maldives. The Joint Opposition’s request follows a statement by the UN Secretary-General on February 2, reiterating the United Nations’ offer to facilitate all-party dialogue the Maldivian Democratic Party said in […]

Detained former Maldivian Prez Gayoom and judges being treat well, says Minister after visiting them

Detained former Maldivian Prez Gayoom and judges being treat well, says Minister after visiting them

Male, February 15 (newsin.asia): Refuting media and social media reports that former Maldivian President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, Chief Justice Abdulla Saeed, and Justice Ali Hameed are being treated badly in prison, the Minister of Housing, Dr.Mohamed Muizzu,  said that he had visited them and were told by them that they are being treated well by […]

India and US communicate concern over growing instability in Sri Lanka

India and US communicate concern over growing instability in Sri Lanka

Colombo, February 15 (newsin.asia): India and the US, two members of the “international community” which are directly interested in, and affected by, the political situation in Sri Lanka, have reportedly expressed concern about the growing conflict between Sri Lanka’s governmental alliance partners – the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) led by President Maithripala Sirisena, and […]

Farmers in South Indian state use Bollywood starlet to ward off “evil eye”

Farmers in South Indian state use Bollywood starlet to ward off “evil eye”

New Delhi, February 15 (WION): Farmers in Andhra Pradesh’s Nellore district seems to have found a novel way counter ‘evil eye’ and protect their crop. The farmers have replaced scarecrows with posters of bikini clad porn star turned Bollywood starlet, Sunny Leone. Locals here vouch for the fact that the switch seems to have helped […]

Lankan President to announce decision on future of coalition at 8.30 am on Friday

Lankan President to announce decision on future of  coalition at 8.30 am on Friday

Colombo, February 15 (newsinasia): The Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena will announce his decision on the future of the troubled coalition between his Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) and the United National Party (UNP) led by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, at a press conference with local journalists here on Friday at 8.30 am, according to […]

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