Abducted Afghan Deputy Governor of Kunar Province returns home

Abducted Afghan Deputy Governor of Kunar Province returns home

Kabul, January 6 (Express Tribune): An Afghan official abducted in Peshawar last October, has been freed by his captors and returned home. Qazi Mohammad Nabi Ahmadi, the deputy governor of Afghanistan’s eastern Kunar province, was kidnapped while visiting a doctor in Peshawar, near the border. No one has claimed the kidnapping, and it’s unclear who abducted him. […]

EU parliament demands sanctions against Myanmar for persecuting Rohingyas

EU parliament demands sanctions against Myanmar for persecuting Rohingyas

Colombo, December 15 (newsin.asia): The European Parliament on Thursday called for comprehensive economic, military and legal sanctions against Myanmar for brazenly persecuting the Rohingya Muslims,  over a million have had flee to Bangladesh over the last few years and particularly since August this year. The EU wants the international community to go from uttering words […]

Suhaee Abro nurtures Odissi in Pakistan defying prejudice

Suhaee Abro nurtures Odissi in Pakistan defying prejudice

Lahore ,December 13 (AFP): With her arms stretched out and her hands elegantly curved, the young dancer stamps her feet with aplomb, defying prejudice. Her art is reviled by many in religiously conservative Pakistan, where it is often linked with prostitution. “We constantly have to explain to people that dance is an art form, it’s […]

New York bomber Akayed Ulla charged with using Weapon of Mass Destruction (WMD)

New York bomber Akayed Ulla charged with using Weapon of Mass Destruction (WMD)

New York, December 13 (Reuters): US prosecutors on Tuesday brought federal charges against a Bangladeshi man, accusing him of using a “weapon of mass destruction” in Monday’s bombing of a Manhattan commuter hub. Akayed Ullah, 27, was charged in a criminal complaint filed in Manhattan federal court with providing material support to a foreign terrorist […]

Sri Lanka enters Guinness Book with World’s Tallest Artificial Christmas Tree

Sri Lanka enters Guinness Book with World’s Tallest Artificial Christmas Tree

Colombo, December 13 (newsin.asia): Sri Lanka has entered the Guinness Book of World Records for constructing the world’s tallest artificial Christmas tree last year, Guinness has said in a statement. “The largest artificial Christmas tree measures 72.1 m (236 ft 6.58 in) tall, and was achieved by Arjuna Ranatunga Social Services (Sri Lanka), in Colombo, […]

Maldives Investment Forum to be held in Dubai on December 18

Maldives Investment Forum to be held in Dubai on December 18

Male, December 12 (newsin.asia): The Maldives Investment Forum (MIF), the prime investment event of the government of Maldives will be held at the Sheikh Maktoum Hall in the Dubai International Convention Center on December 18. It will be the fourth edition of the MIF. Implemented through the Ministry of Economic Development the MIF will showcase […]

Pakistani cricketers congratulate Kohli on his wedding

Pakistani cricketers congratulate Kohli on his wedding

Karachi, December 12 (Dawn): It’s not just us mere mortals who are excited with this wedding. Congratulations from the world poured in as the duo made things official and Kohli’s fellow sportsmen from the Pakistani cricket team also wished the newly-weds a happily ever after. Shahid Afridi  ✔@SAfridiOfficial  Congratulations @imVkohli @AnushkaSharma on your wedding. May God Bless you […]

Japan and Bangladesh devise foolproof investment system

Japan and Bangladesh devise foolproof investment system

Dhaka, December 12 (newsin.asia): Japan and Bangladesh have devised a foolproof system to determine and execute investment projects to avoid the flaws seen the China-funded and executed projects in developing countries.  The Bangladeshi paper, The Daily Star, reported on Monday, that Japan is going to invest in Bangladesh’s infrastructure projects under a new arrangement in […]

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