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Last updated: Tuesday, March 03, 2015 9:56:13 PM

SAARC Yatra: Jaishankar in Islamabad
Islamabad, March 3 (IANS) Indian Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar arrived in Islamabad on Tuesday on the third leg of his four-nation SAARC Yatra.

Tuesday, March 03, 2015 10:32:15 AM

20 dead in China road accident
Beijing, March 3 (IANS) At least 20 people were dead and 13 others injured on Tuesday morning when a coach fell off a cliff in central China's Henan province, authorities said.

Tuesday, March 03, 2015 7:34:03 AM

Toll rises to 300 in Afghanistan avalanches
Kabul, March 3 (IANS/EFE) Chief Executive Officer of Afghanistan Abdullah Abdullah announced on Monday that the death toll from the recent avalanches that hit the country last week reached at least 300, while the Afghan government continues to receive reports of new victims and updates on rescue operations.

Tuesday, March 03, 2015 12:30:03 AM

Jaishankar meets Hasina, hands over letter from Modi
Dhaka, March 2 (IANS) Indian Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar on Monday met Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and handed over a letter from Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressing his willingness to visit Bangladesh and inviting her to visit India.

Monday, March 02, 2015 10:14:05 PM

Bangladesh court warns government on blockades
Dhaka, March 2 (IANS) The Bangladesh High Court on Monday asked the government why its "lack of action" in imposing "reasonable restrictions" on blockades and shutdowns should not be declared "illegal".

Monday, March 02, 2015 9:28:03 PM

Chinese firms launch world's first graphene phones
Beijing, March 2 (IANS) Two Chinese firms have beaten global competition to launch phones with touch screens, batteries and thermal conduction incorporating graphene, a recently isolated material with outstanding electrical, chemical and mechanical properties.

Monday, March 02, 2015 8:46:07 PM

Myanmar president meets Aung San Suu Kyi
Yangon, March 2 (IANS) Myanmar President U Thein Sein had a special meeting with opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Nay Pyi Taw on Monday, a media report said.

Monday, March 02, 2015 8:26:06 PM

10 detained in Turkey for suspected IS links
Ankara, March 2 (IANS) The Turkish police on Monday detained 10 people suspected of having links with the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group, media reported.

Monday, March 02, 2015 7:12:24 PM

IS executes 32 security personnel in Iraq
Baghdad, March 2 (IANS) Islamic State (IS) militants on Monday executed 32 security personnel in Iraq's western province of Anbar, a provincial security source said.

Monday, March 02, 2015 7:12:23 PM

Turkey mulls joining US-led coalition in Iraq
Ankara, March 2 (IANS) Turkish Defence Minister Ismet Yilmaz on Monday said Turkey will consider taking part in military operations by US-led coalition forces to retake control of Mosul city from the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group in Iraq.

Monday, March 02, 2015 6:48:05 PM

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