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Last updated: Tuesday, October 13, 2015 9:18:03 PM

Five Myanmar armed groups removed from unlawful list
Nay Pyi Taw, Oct 13 (IANS) The Myanmar government on Tuesday removed five armed groups from the list of "unlawful associations", said a government press release.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 6:38:05 PM

70 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan
Kabul, Oct 13 (IANS) At least 70 Taliban militants were killed and 40 injured as militants attacked Afghanistan's Ghazni city on Tuesday, local officials said.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 6:06:15 PM

Help Pakistani Samjhauta passengers: Sharif tells officials
Islamabad, Oct 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday directed the country's Foreign Office to resolve immediately the issues of Pakistanis stranded in India due to non-operation of the Samjhauta Express that runs between the two countries.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 6:06:14 PM

US helps Sri Lanka to de-mine sea
Colombo, Oct 13 (IANS) The US Navy has concluded a two-week training session in Trincomalee to equip and support Sri Lanka's underwater de-mining efforts.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 5:46:15 PM

Fourth seeds Sharan-Shamasdin beaten at Tashkent ATP Challenger
Tashkent, Oct 13 (IANS) Unseeded Radu Albot of Moldavia and Ricardas Berankis of Lithuania defeated fourth seeds Adil Shamasdin Canada and Divij Sharan of India 6-2, 6-4 to enter the men's doubles quarter-finals of the $125000 Tashkent ATP Challenger here on Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 5:46:14 PM

Honorary Palestinian doctorate for President Mukherjee
Ramallah (Palestine), Oct 13 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee was on Tuesday conferred an honorary doctorate by the Al-Quds University at Abu Dees near here and also inaugurated an Indo- Palestine Centre for Excellence in ICT.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 5:24:03 PM

Iranian parliament approves JCPOA motion
Tehran, Oct 13 (IANS) The Iranian parliament on Tuesday approved a motion to implement the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) -- the agreement previously reached between Iran and the P5+1 group of world powers.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 5:08:04 PM

China plans four new railway lines
Beijing, Oct 13 (IANS) Chinese authorities on Tuesday approved the construction of four new railway lines stretching over 2,000 km, at a total investment of 253.3 billion yuan ($39.6 billion).

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 5:06:10 PM

Strengthen global governance: Xi
Beijing, Oct 13 (IANS) President Xi Jinping on Tuesday stressed the urgency to strengthen global governance and reform the system under the backdrop of increasing global challenges.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 5:04:03 PM

US Open winner Pennetta shocked in Tianjin Open
Tianjin (China), Oct 13 (IANS) US Open champion Flavia Pennetta was stunned in the first round of WTA Tianjin Open here on Tuesday, losing to Ukraine's qualifier Lyudmyla Kichenok 6-3, 7-5.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 4:38:03 PM

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