Title Description Posted Date
Stateless Rohingya refugee children livi

New York, Feb 28 (IBNS): With around half a million in effect, stateless Rohingya refugee children living in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar camp, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) chief stressed on Friday that the international community must address their “untenable situation” and “invest in this generation”.

28-Feb-2019
'Hijacked' Bangladesh Biman fight to res

Dhaka, Feb 27 (IBNS): The Biman Bangladesh flight, which was 'hijacked' by a person last week, will resume flights within 10 days, officials said.

27-Feb-2019
Nepal: Seven including Tourism Minister

Kathmandu, Feb 27 (IBNS): All seven on board a helicopter, which was carrying country's tourism minister Rabindra Adhikari, were killed after it crashed in Nepal's Taplejung district on Wednesday, media reports said.

27-Feb-2019
Lets talk: Pakistan PM Imran Khan tells

Islamabad, Feb 27 (IBNS): Amid heightened tension, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday said his country is ready to sit on any form of 'dialogue' with India on the issue of 'terrorism'.

27-Feb-2019
Afghanistan: Magnetic bomb blast leaves

Kabul, Feb 26 (IBNS): A magnetic bomb blast in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province left at least three people wounded, media reports said.

26-Feb-2019
Pak PM holds 'urgent meeting' in wake of

Islamabad, Feb 26 (UNI/IBNS) :Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan held an emergency meeting at 1100 hrs on Tuesday to discuss the security situation, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said.

26-Feb-2019
Pak foreign minister rings up Chinese co

Islamabad, Feb 25 (UNI) Pakistan Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Monday spoke to Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi over the telephone on the evolving regional situation after the Pulwama terror attack and thanked Beijing for its steadfast support to his country.

25-Feb-2019
Pakistan: Karachi building collapse leav

Karachi, Feb 25 (IBNS): A three-storey building collapsed in Pakistani city of Karachi and left three people dead, media reports said on Monday.

25-Feb-2019
Bangladesh plane hijack: RAB identifies

Chittagong, Feb 25 (IBNS): RAB have identified the man killed in the commando operation during the hijacking bid in Bangladesh city of Chittagong as Md Polash Ahmed,media reports said.

25-Feb-2019
Al-Azizia reference: Islamabad High Cour

Islamabad, Feb 25 (UNI/IBNS) : The Islamabad High Court will on Monday announce its decision on a petition seeking release of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on bail on medical grounds.

25-Feb-2019
Fire breaks out at a building located cl

Kabul, Feb 25 (IBNS): A fire has broke out at a building of an organization affiliated with the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) in Kabul city, media reports said on Monday.

25-Feb-2019
Commandos gun down Bangladesh Biman 'hij

Chittagong, Feb 24 (IBNS): Security forces shot dead a man in his mid twenties who tried to hijack Bangladesh Biman BG-147 on Sunday evening, media reports said.

24-Feb-2019
Suspect arrested in Biman Bangladesh hij

Chittagong, Feb 24 (IBNS/UNI): A hijack attempt was made on a Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight from Dhaka to Dubai during a stopover in Chittagong, media reports said.

24-Feb-2019
Dubai-bound Bangladesh flight makes emer


Dhaka, Feb 24 (UNI) A Dubai-bound flight from Bangladesh made an emergency landing at Shah Amanat International Airport in Chittagong on Sunday over reports of hijacking attempt. 

24-Feb-2019
Afghanistan: Taliban-designated chief ki

Kabul, Feb 24 (IBNS): Afghanistan security forces have killed a Taliban-designated chief for the Lalpora district of eastern Nangarhar province, media reports said on Sunday.

24-Feb-2019
Blast rocks Pakistan's Balochistan, 1 de

Islamabad, Feb 24 (IBNS): An explosion hit Pakistan's  Balochistan's Dera Murad Jamali city on Sunday and left one person killed, media reports said.

24-Feb-2019
Civilian deaths from Afghanistan conflic

Kabul, Feb 24 (IBNS): More civilians were killed in the Afghan conflict last year than at any time since records have been kept, according to a United Nations report released today by the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) and the UN Human Rights Office. 

24-Feb-2019
Karachi medical student dies after she w

Karachi, Feb 23 (IBNS): A medical student was killed after she was caught in a crossfire between the police and suspected robbers in Pakistan's North Karachi locality, media reports said on Saturday.

23-Feb-2019
Pakistan: Man, woman killed for 'honour'

Karachi, Feb 23 (IBNS): In the name of 'honour' a man and a woman have been killed in Pakistan's Karachi city, media reports said.

23-Feb-2019
11 militants killed, 14 arrested in Afgh

Kabul, Feb 23 (Xinhua/UNI) :At least 11 militants have been killed and 14 others arrested by Afghan army personnel as fighting rages in the country, military sources said Saturday.

23-Feb-2019
Afghanistan: Ten alleged criminals arres

Kabul, Feb 23 (IBNS): Ten alleged criminals have been arrested by the police from  various police districts of Kabul districts of Afghanistan, media reports said on Saturday.

23-Feb-2019
Amid international pressure, Pakistan go

Islamabad, Feb 22 (IBNS): Amid international pressure to act against terrorism, the Pakistan government on Friday announced to have taken over the control of the headquarters of the terrorist organisation Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), which claimed responsibility for the February 14 attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district that killed 40 Indian soldiers.

22-Feb-2019
Bangladesh: Pakistan government condoles

Islamabad, Feb 22 (IBNS): Pakistan on Friday condoled the loss of lives in a fire tragedy in Bangladesh capital Dhaka which left 70 people dead.

22-Feb-2019
Pakistan decides to reinstate ban on two

ISLAMABAD, Feb 22 (UNI) The Pakistani government decided to reinstate a ban on two terror organisations already been placed in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) sanctions committee's consolidated list, after a suicide attack in Pulwama-which claimed lives of more than 40 CRPF Jawans, an official statement on Friday said.

22-Feb-2019
Afghanistan: Members of a prominent terr

Kabul, Feb 22 (IBNS): Afghanistan security forces have arrested  at least four members of a prominent terror gang of Taliban group  during an operation in Kabul city, media reports said on Friday.

22-Feb-2019
Service and Sacrifice: UN peacekeeping a

For over six decades, Nepalese women and men have served around the world as United Nations peacekeepers. The South Asian nation is currently the fifth largest contributor to UN peacekeeping, with over 5,700 personnel serving in more than a dozen countries. They protect vulnerable communities and support countries working to move from conflict to peace, doing so at great personal risk and in harsh conditions. UN News spoke with one such peacekeeper, Captain Poonam Khadka, who served with the joint African Union-UN peacekeeping mission (UNAMID) in the Darfur region of Sudan last year. Captain Khadka completed her assignment in Darfur and returned home to Nepal in January of this year. The following interview took place while she was still serving with the Mission.

22-Feb-2019
How Bangladesh spearheaded creation of I

New York, Feb 22 (IBNS): Concerned that one language goes extinct every two weeks, the United Nations is honouring linguistic diversity and celebrating indigenous languages on International Mother Language Day. And the roots of the Day start in a South-Asian country with a bloody and historic connection to 21 February.

22-Feb-2019
At least 80 left dead in Bangladesh's Dh

Dhaka, Feb 21 (UNI/IBNS): At least 80 people on Thursday died after a massive fire engulfed apartment buildings that also housed chemical warehouses in the old city of Bangladesh capital Dhaka.

21-Feb-2019
Bangladesh: Fire in Dhaka leaves 70 peop

Dhaka, Feb 21 (IBNS): A massive fire ripped through several buildings in Bangladesh capital Dhaka on Thursday and left at least 70 people dead, media reports said.

21-Feb-2019
RPP asks govt to declare Nepal as Hindu

Kathmandu, Feb 21 (UNI) The Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP), considered to be a right-wing political party in Nepal, has asked the government to declare the country as a Hindu Rashtra.

21-Feb-2019
70 dead in Dhaka warehouse fire

Dhaka, Feb 21 (IBNS/UNI): As many as 70 bodies were recovered from a fire-ravaged chemical warehouse in Chawkbazar area of Old Dhaka  on Thursday morning, police said.

21-Feb-2019
Bangladesh: Fire at chemical warehouse k

Dhaka, Feb 21 (IBNS): At least 69 people died as a fire broke out at a chemical warehouse in Chawkbazar area of Old Dhaka  on Thursday, media reports said.

21-Feb-2019
Afghanistan: Roadside bombing kills six

Jalalabad, Feb 20 (IBNS): A roadside bombing in Qarghayo district of eastern Laghman province of Afghanistan left at least six civilians killed, media reports said.

20-Feb-2019
Pak PM took 'instructions' on radio broa

New Delhi, Feb 20 (UNI) Call it a major surprise or anything else, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan was 'waiting for instructions' to make his radio broadcast on Pulwama terror attack, former cricket-star-turned politician's ex-wife Reham Khan has said.

20-Feb-2019
Afghan forces kill nine militants in eas

Jalalabad, Afghanistan, Feb 19 (Xinhua/IBNS) A total of nine militants were killed and few others injured after the government forces stormed Taliban hideouts in Khogiani district of the eastern Nangarhar province on Monday, said a statement of provincial government released here on Tuesday.

19-Feb-2019
Pakistan denies India's allegations on i

Islamabad, Feb 17 (IBNS): Pakistan on Sunday denied India's allegations that it had a hand in the February 14 attack on a convoy of Indian soldiers in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district that killed 40 people.

17-Feb-2019
Taliban attack leaves six police personn

Kabul, Feb 17 (IBNS): At least six police personnel, including a commander,  were killed in a Taliban attack in Afghanistan's northern Balkh province on Sunday, media reports said.

17-Feb-2019
22 militants killed in airstrikes in cen

Tarinkot, Afghanistan, Feb 16 (UNI/Xinhua/IBNS) Up to 22 militants were confirmed dead as fighting aircrafts targeted Taliban gathering outside provincial capital Tirin Kot city, a security official Zainullah said on Saturday.

16-Feb-2019
Afghanistan: Bomb blast in southern Ghaz

Kabul, Feb 16 (IBNS): A bomb blast in southern Ghazni province of Afghanistan on Saturday left at least one person killed, media reports said.

16-Feb-2019
Bangladesh: Key leader Abdur Razzaq resi

Dhaka, Feb 15 (IBNS): Citing that 'Jamaat did not seek apology to the countrymen for its activities against the independence of Bangladesh in 1971', key leader of the party-Barrister Abdur Razzaq- on Friday resigned from the Jamaat-e-Islami.

15-Feb-2019
Afghanistan: Police detain 10 gunmen inv

Kabul, Feb 15 (IBNS): Afghanistan police have detained 10 gunmen who were involved in beating a civilian in Kabul city, media reports said on Friday.

15-Feb-2019
Afghanistan: 2 Moldovan pilots released

Chisinau, Feb 12 (IBNS): Moldovan President Igor Dodon has announced that two pilots, who were in Taliban's captivity, have been released after 42 months, media reports said.

12-Feb-2019
Afghanistan: 2 Jaish-e-Mohammed members

Kabul, Feb 12 (IBNS): During an operation in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province, country's intelligence officials have arrested two members of Jaish-e-Mohammad group, media reports said on Tuesday.

12-Feb-2019
Afghanistan: Taliban militant killed, se

Kabul, Feb 12 (IBNS) :A member of the Red Unit of Taliban was killed along with several others during the operations in Badghis and Uruzgan provinces.

12-Feb-2019
Bangladesh: Drug related crime suspect k

Dhaka, Feb 11 (IBNS): A suspect in over 10 drug-related cases was killed during a shootout with the police in Bangladesh's Rajshahi area, media reports said on Monday.

11-Feb-2019
Security officials detain senior Taliban

Kabul, Feb 11 (IBNS): Security officials detained a senior Taliban leader during an operation in Afghanistan's southern Kandahar province on Monday, media reports said.

11-Feb-2019
Afghanistan: President Ashraf Ghani offe

Kabul, Feb 11 (IBNS): In a major development in the political scenario of Afghanistan, country's president Ashraf Ghani on Sunday expressed his readiness to offer the Taliban insurgents ‘a political office’ and security in capital Kabul or southern Kandahar province. 

11-Feb-2019
Afghanistan: 45 kg drugs seized in Nanga

Kabul, Feb 10 (IBNS): Afghan Counter-Narcotics Special Operation Police seized 14kg heroin, 28kg hashish and 3kg chemical during an operation conducted in Surkh Rod district, eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Sunday.

10-Feb-2019
Afghan police forces thwart suicide atta

Kabul, Feb 10 (IBNS): Afghanistan's  Ministry of Interior (MoI) on Sunday said police stopped a terror attack in Kabul city with the arrest of a suicide car bomber who was planning to launch an attack in the capital.

10-Feb-2019
Pakistan PM Imran Khan to visit UAE toda

Islamabad, Feb 10 (IBNS): Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan will visit Dubai on Feb 10, on a day-long visit, on the invitation of Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum to participate in the 7th edition of the World Government Summit, officials said.

10-Feb-2019
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