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Washington, 15 May 2018/--/The Indo-Pacific is of huge importance to India and the world as the fulcrum of economic and political activity is moving from the Atlantic to this region, India's envoy to the US has said and called for a rule-based approach to reap benefits for all. Indian Ambassador to...

Dhaka, 15 May 2018/--/Bangladesh has arrested 1,700 suspected drug traffickers in a major sweep as authorities try to curb a booming trade in methamphetamine along the country's borders. Police urged drug dealers to surrender their drug stashes -- most notably of "yaba", a popular street pill made...

Kabul, 15 May 2018/--/At least six Afghan security forces and eight Taliban militants were killed on Tuesday after heavy fighting broke out in the country`s Farah city. Taliban militants launched a major offensive at around 2.40 a.m. from northern and western neighbourhood of Farah, in a...

Kathmandu, 5 May 2018/--/Final touches are being given to the preparations for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's upcoming two-day visit to Nepal from May 11, an official said today. Security has been stepped up in Mustang district, home to famous Hindu pilgrimage site Muktinath, which Modi is...

Beijing, 5 May 2018/--/President Xi Jinping has defended as "totally correct" the ruling Communist Party's adherence to Karl Marx's theory of socialism for 97 years, saying it has profoundly changed China from the "sick man of Asia" to the second-largest economy of the world. Marxism has strong...