Over 30,000 Japanese to be invited for Nepal visit

Over 30,000 Japanese to be invited for Nepal visit

A thanksgiving program will be organized on May 29 to thank Japanese who extended support to Nepal and Nepalis in the aftermath of the last year’s devastating earthquake. On the occasion, invitation for Nepal visit will be handed over to over 30,000 Japanese. The Nepali Embassy in Tokyo…

Pak envoy to UN calls for ‘independent and impartial plebiscite’ under UN in AJK

Pak envoy to UN calls for ‘independent and impartial plebiscite’ under UN in AJK

Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United Nations (UN) Dr Maleeha Lodhi has said that Indian tactics to depict Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) as part of India cannot change the fundamental fact that the state is ‘disputed territory’. Maleeha was referring to a controversial draft bill seeking to regulate…

Shekhar Koirala tells Nepali Congress cadres to prepare for local polls

Shekhar Koirala tells Nepali Congress cadres to prepare for local polls

Nepali Congress Central Working Committee member, Shekhar Koirala, today instructed the party cadres to stay prepared for local election as it could take place anytime. “The local election can take place at anytime, you should remain ready,” Koirala said. Addressing a programme organised by Nepal Factory Workers’ Association,…

Foreign aid reaches flooded capital of Sri Lanka

Foreign aid reaches flooded capital of Sri Lanka

Foreign aid began arriving in Sri Lanka on Saturday (May 21), bringing help to half a million people…

Jayalalithaa: The leading lady of Tamil Nadu

Jayalalithaa: The leading lady of Tamil Nadu

In winning Tamil Nadu for a second straight term, J Jayalalithaa not only bucked the three-decade-old trend of…

US envoy: We want to see peace for all people in Arakan

US envoy: We want to see peace for all people in Arakan

A top State Department official said on Wednesday that the United States wants to see rights granted equally…

US eases Myanmar sanctions in bid to promote reform in Aung San Suu Kyi’s new government

US eases Myanmar sanctions in bid to promote reform in Aung San Suu Kyi’s new government

The United States eases some sanctions on Myanmar to support ongoing political reforms, but maintained most of its…

Ministry targets Japan’s ‘sense of presence’ over South China Sea

Ministry targets Japan’s ‘sense of presence’ over South China Sea

Japan should not constantly show its “sense of presence” which is displayed “almost in a paranoid way” on…

Cambodia to add 1 million hectares of protected forest

Cambodia to add 1 million hectares of protected forest

Cambodia’s prime minister has ordered a million hectares of forest be included in protected zones as the country…

Vietnam court upholds 6-year sentence for Chinese weapon smuggler

Vietnam court upholds 6-year sentence for Chinese weapon smuggler

An appeals court in Ho Chi Minh City on Thursday upheld a six-year jail term against a Chinese…

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