Title Description Posted Date
Four Pak Talibans sent to 25 years' jail Islamabad, Apr 30 (IBNS) A Pakistan court on Thursday sentenced four persons to 25 years in jail for the 2012 attack on Malala Yousafzai, the teenager who last year won the Nobel Peace Prize. 30-Apr-2015
UN and partners launch $415 million appe New York, Apr 30 (IBNS): The United Nations on Wednesday launched a $415 million emergency appeal to provide vital relief to people affected by the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck the densely populated Kathmandu Valley in Nepal on Saturday, killing at least 5,000, injuring at least 10,000 more. 30-Apr-2015
UN allocates $15 million in emergency fu New York, Apr 29 (IBNS): In response to severe devastation caused by the 7.8 magnitude earthquake and many strong aftershocks that have hit Nepal since 25 April, the United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator today released $15 million through the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to enable humanitarian aid organizations to rapidly scale up operations and provide immediate assistance to people in desperate need. 29-Apr-2015
Earthquake tremors hit Pakistan Peshawar, Apr 28 (IBNS): Pakistan was jolted by an earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale on Tuesday, media reports said. 28-Apr-2015
Nepal: UN agencies rush supplies to eart New York, Apr 28 (IBNS): The United Nations refugee agency announced on Monday that it is rushing critical supplies to Nepal in the wake of the devastating earthquake that has reportedly killed more than 3,000 people and injured thousands more on Saturday, and pledged that it ready to provide any assistance needed to help survivors through these difficult times. 28-Apr-2015
45 killed as rain and storm hits Pakista Islamabad, Apr 27 (IBNS) Windstorm coupled with heavy rains has collapsed structures and other incidents which has left 45 people dead in different parts of Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province,media reports said on Monday. 27-Apr-2015
UN responds to destruction, displacement New York, Apr 27 (IBNS): The United Nations relief wing said on Sunday that at least 2,200 people have died and over 5,800 are injured as a result of a 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday. 27-Apr-2015
Pakistan aircraft reach Nepal with relie New Delhi, Apr 26 (IBNS) Two Pakistani C-130 aircraft carrying relief supplies reached earthquake-hit Nepal on Sunday, officials said. 26-Apr-2015
US to contribute $1 mn emergency assista Kathmandu, Apr 26 (IBNS) The U.S. Mission in Nepal will contribute $1 million in initial assistance to support disaster relief efforts, officials said. 26-Apr-2015
Nepal: Ban sends his condolences after e New York, Apr 26(IBNS): The United Nations Secretary-General has sent his deepest condolences to the Government of Nepal and to everyone affected by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck the country on Saturday. 26-Apr-2015
Afghanistan: 5 members of a family kille Kabul, Apr 25 (IBNS) A rocket attack has killed five member of a family in eastern Laghman province of Afghanistan on Friday, media reports said on Saturday. 25-Apr-2015
Pakistan PM to visit UK Islamabad, Apr 24 (IBNS) Pakistan prime minisrer Nawaz Sharif will leave for the United Kingdom on Friday, officials said. 24-Apr-2015
Pakistan: 5 security personnel injured i Peshawar, Apr 24 (IBNS): At least five security personnel were hurt in an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast on a van in which they were traveling in Pakistan's Peshawar city on Friday, media reports said. 24-Apr-2015
Nepal: 16 Indian pilgrims die in mishap Kathmandu, Apr 22 (IBNS) At least 16 Indian nationals were killed as the bus in which they were travelling fell off the road in Nepal's Dhading district on Wednesday, media reports said. 22-Apr-2015
UN welcomes Pakistan Supreme Court decis New York, Apr 22 (IBNS): A group of United Nations independent experts on Tuesday welcomed a recent decision made by the Supreme Court of Pakistan to suspend death sentences imposed by military courts. 22-Apr-2015
BNP supremo attacked in Dhaka Dhaka, Apr 21 (IBNS) Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) supremo Khaleda Zia's cars were attacked by miscreants while she was campaigning for party-endorsed city election candidates in Dhaka on Monday, media reports said. 21-Apr-2015
Xi Jinping arrives in Pakistan Islamabad, Apr 20 (IBNS): Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Pakistan on Monday. 20-Apr-2015
Pakistan and Jamt-ud-Dwa help Kashmiris Islamabad, Apr 18 (IBNS) Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief and 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed has admitted that his organisation is backing the Pakistan Army wage jihad in Kashmir in support of the separatists. 18-Apr-2015
22 killed Afghanistan suicide attack Jalalabad, Apr 18 (IBNS): A suicide attack in Afghanistan's Jalalabad city has killed at least 22 people on Saturday, media reports said. 18-Apr-2015
Bangladesh: War criminals' pleas to be h Dhaka, Apr 15 (IBNS) War criminals Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujaheed and Salauddin Quader Chowdhury's appeals against their death sentences will be heard by the Appellate Division in Bangladesh on Apr 28, media reports said on Wednesday. 15-Apr-2015
Punjab govt challenges Lakhvi's release Islamabad, Apr 14 (IBNS): In a significant development, the Punjab government has challenged the Lahore High Court's (LHC) release orders for 26/11 Mumbai attack plotter Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, media reports said on Tuesday. 14-Apr-2015
Pakistan executes murder convict Islamabad, Apr 14 (IBNS): Pakistan on Tuesday executed murder convict in the county's Bahawalpur city, media reports said. 14-Apr-2015
Pakistan Court sets 2-month deadline to Islamabad, Apr 13 (IBNS): The Islamabad High Court in Pakistan on Monday set a two-month deadline for the trial in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks to conclude, reports said. 13-Apr-2015
Pakistan: US drone kills 4 militants Islamabad, Apr 12 (IBNS): A US drone fired two missiles at a hideout in South Waziristan tribal region's Shawal area, close to the Pak-Afghan border, which killed at least four suspected militants on Sunday, media reports said. 12-Apr-2015
Bangladesh: Kamaruzzaman buried Dhaka, Apr 12 (IBNS): War criminal Muhammad Kamaruzzaman, who was executed in Dhaka on Saturday, has been buried at his village home in Bangaldesh's Sherpur Sadar area on Sunday, media reports said. 12-Apr-2015
Afghanistan: Senior Taliban commander ki Kabul, Apr 12 (IBNS) A drone strike in Afghanistan's eastern Kunar province has killed three people on Sunday, media reports said. 12-Apr-2015
Bangladesh: Kamaruzzaman executed Dhaka, Apr 11 (IBNS): Bangladesh on Saturday executed death war criminal Muhammad Kamaruzzaman inside Dhaka Central Jail. 11-Apr-2015
Kamaruzzaman might be executed? Dhaka, Apr 11 (IBNS) Death row war criminal Muhammad Kamaruzzaman might be executed in Bangladesh on Saturday, media reports said. 11-Apr-2015
Pakistan: Militants kill 20 labourers Islamabad, Apr 11 (IBNS) At least 20 people labourers were killed as militants opened fire at them in Pakistan's Balochistan area on Saturday, media reports said. 11-Apr-2015
Pakistan condemns killing of its five na Islamabad, Apr 10 (IBNS) Pakistan on Friday said the Afghan Deputy Head of Mission was called to Foreign Office and handed over a Demarche, conveying the country's serious concern over the brutal killing of five Pakistani nationals in Afghanistan. 10-Apr-2015
Afghanistan: Afghan soldier kills a Amer Kabul, Apr 8 (IBNS): An American soldier was killed as Afghan National Army has exchanged fire with U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province, reports said on Wednesday. 08-Apr-2015
Pakistan: Death row convict executed in Islamabad, Apr 8 (IBNS) Pakistan has executed a death row convict in Balochistan’s Machh Jail on Wednesday, media reports said. 08-Apr-2015
Pakistan executes two murder convicts Islamabad, Apr 7 (IBNS)Pakistan has execute two death row convicts in the country's Kot Lakhpat and Sahiwal Central Jail on Tuesday, media reports said. 07-Apr-2015
Bangladesh: Kamaruzzaman's plea rejected Dhaka, Apr 6 (IBNS): The Bangladesh Supreme Court on Monday rejected Jamaat-e-Islami leader Muhammad Kamaruzzaman's plea for reviewing death penalty awarded to him for his crimes against humanity during the country's Liberation War in 1971. 06-Apr-2015
Bangladesh: Zia returns home Dhaka, Apr 5 (IBNS): Ending her long stay at the party office in Gulsan, BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia returned to her residence here on Sunday after securing bail in two graft cases. 05-Apr-2015
Afghanistan: UN envoy deplores latest de New York, Apr 3 (IBNS): The top United Nations envoy for Afghanistan has condemned "in the strongest terms" today's deadly suicide attack in the city of Khost, in the country's far east, which reportedly left dozens of people dead and injured. 03-Apr-2015
Bangladesh: 8 killed as trawler sinks in Dhaka, Apr 2 (IBNS): At least eight bodies have been recovered after a trawler sank in the Buriganga River at Dhaka’s Keraniganj area, media reports said on Thursday. 02-Apr-2015
Afghanistan: Suicide bomb blast kills 18 Khost City, Apr 2 (IBNS): At least 18 people were killed and 64 others were injured after a suicide explosion hit the southeastern Khost province in Afghanistan on Thursday, media reports said. 02-Apr-2015
Afghanistan: Explosion in Khost kills 1 Kabul, Apr 2 (IBNS): A heavy explosion rocked Afghanistan's Khost province which left at least 17 people killed, media reports said on Thursday. 02-Apr-2015
Chinese president to visit Pakistan? Islamabad, Apr 1 (IBNS) Chinese President Xi Jinping is likely to visit Pakistan this month, media reports said on Wednesday. 01-Apr-2015
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