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March 2, 20155:40 pm

A crowd of opposition supporters had also gathered behind police barricades at a short distance from the parliament building.

March 2, 20154:20 pm

Farabi Shafiur Rahman had confessed to threatening to kill blogger Avijit Roy.

March 1, 20153:57 pm

Avijit Roy, a US citizen of Bangladeshi origin, was hacked to death by machete-wielding assailants on Thursday.

March 1, 20152:19 pm

Despite facing serious charges, Lakhvi and his co-conspirators have several rooms at their disposal right next to the jailer's office.

March 1, 20152:56 pm

"We have seized 30 grenades...it appears they (militants) could have made some 300-400 bombs," he said.

February 28, 20159:03 am

The Bangladesh-born US blogger was known for his writing against religious fundamentalism, in Dhaka.

February 27, 20152:39 pm

Benazir Bhutto was killed in gun and bomb attack in 2007 in Rawalpindi, Pakistan.

February 27, 20151:40 pm

The epicenter of the tremor, originating at a depth of 28.9 kilometres, was about 100 km from Islamabad.

February 26, 20152:33 pm
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The WHO had declared that Pakistan is responsible for nearly 80 per cent of polio cases reported globally.

February 25, 20159:36 pm

According to officials, she has apparently gone into hiding after the issue of her fake card surfaced.

February 25, 20153:34 pm
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Pakistan will also raise the issue of Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah allegedly hiding in Afghanistan.

February 24, 20156:44 pm

19,272 people were arrested on different charges during operations conducted across the country under the National Action Plan.

February 23, 20159:51 pm

Mohamed Nasheed was arrested Sunday and charged under an anti-terrorism law.

February 23, 20158:53 pm

The journalist fell unconscious and was rushed to Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences where she was pronounced dead.

February 23, 20157:22 pm

IHC judge Noorul Haq Qureshi has fixed Tuesday for the hearing of Lakhvi's plea, said Lakhvi's counsel.

February 22, 20154:12 pm

Over 100 students were present in the basement of the private school in densely-populated locality of Mughalpura.

February 21, 20153:38 pm

The Indo-Lanka civil nuclear agreement would not permit India to dump its radioactive waste in Sri Lankan territory.

February 21, 20154:20 pm

This is Banerjee's first visit to Bangladesh since assuming office as the West Bengal Chief Minister in 2011.

February 20, 20159:51 pm

Police say a crowded bus overturned on a toll road on Indonesia's main island of Java and 16 people were killed.

February 20, 20155:42 pm

The govt decided to form special tribunals to try rioters under a tough anti-terrorism law amid continued unrest

February 20, 201512:00 pm

IMF Asia and Pacific Department Director Changyong Rhee will also join the mission to meet with senior officials.

February 19, 20154:04 pm

No terrorist or militant organisation should be spared, said Sharif.

February 16, 20153:49 pm

Killing of professionals like doctors, lawyers and professors is common in Sindh's capital Karachi.

February 15, 20156:33 pm

The fishermen had been held in Karachi for allegedly violating territorial waters in the Arabian Sea.

February 15, 20153:58 pm

The Lankan president is desirous of making a new beginning in the Indo-Lanka relations after bilateral ties suffered.

February 14, 20155:20 pm

The TTP claimed responsibility for the attack and warned that it was the first in a series of revenge attacks.

February 14, 20155:00 pm

Initial probe showed that there was no evidence of violence and ruled out any criminal motives in the case.

February 14, 201512:54 pm

Pakistan is among only three countries where the crippling disease remains endemic.

February 13, 20154:53 pm

Sharif has told Obama that India does not deserve so as it has not complied with UN resolutions on Kashmir.

February 13, 20153:31 pm

The new Sri Lanka govt has pledged a credible domestic process of inquiry with help from UN.

February 9, 20154:02 pm

Publication of the letter follows several small-scale protests in central Moscow over foreign-currency mortgages.

February 6, 20151:57 pm

Sharif said that no decision against the wishes of people of Kashmir will be accepted by the Pakistan government.

February 4, 20157:59 pm

The autopsy reports have confirmed she was sodomised and strangled to death.

February 3, 20157:50 pm
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Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan, meanwhile in a statement, said that it has carried out both the attacks.

February 2, 20154:20 pm

Two bogies and the engine derailed at the southeastern Chittagong station, severly hitting sevices.

January 31, 20152:42 pm

"There has been no electricity since 2:37am (local time)...they have cut the line," an aide of Zia said.