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India, France to co-host first ISA Summit

The first conference of the India-initiated International Solar Alliance (ISA) will be held here on March 11, an official announcement was made here on Thursday. “We are expecting heads of state from France, Sri Lanka, Seychelles, Ghana, Australia, Venezuela and…

Pak SC bans Nawaz from leading his party

Pakistan’s Supreme Court has barred Nawaz Sharif from his position as president of the country’s ruling party, ordering the reversal of all decisions he has taken in the role, in a move that plunges the country’s politics into fresh uncertainty….

Bangladesh steps into 4G internet era

Bangladesh has entered an era of digital connectivity as three mobile phone operators rolled out the 4G mobile phone services in the country on Monday night. They have launched the 4G services in the cities of Dhaka, Chittagong, Khulna and…

Nepal prime minister wants to ‘update’ India ties

Nepal’s China-friendly Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli will “update” relations with India “in keeping with the times” and favours a review of all special provisions of Indo-Nepal relations, including the long-established practice of Nepalese soldiers serving India’s armed forces….

India, Saudi Arabia to boost economic ties

India and Saudi Arabia have pledged to boost economic, investment and trade cooperation following talks Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had here with King Salman. “King Salman and the Indian minister discussed bilateral relations and ways of developing and enhancing them…

Suicide bombing kills 22 in Nigeria

At least 22 people were killed and 28 wounded when three suicide bombers carried out an attack at a market in Nigeria’s northeastern Borno state, the official News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported on Saturday. The attacks occurred late on…

Europe 2 degrees warmer than average

January 2018 was warmer than usual across Europe, and far colder than average in southern Russia, central Asia, and across the southern and eastern USA, an Euronews report has said. Data shows last month to be two degrees warmer than…

Cyril Ramaphosa elected president of South Africa

Former anti-apartheid activist turned successful businessman Cyril Ramaphosa was elected president of South Africa on Thursday after Jacob Zuma stepped down under pressure from the ruling African National Congress late on Wednesday night. Ramaphosa, 65, will be president until elections…

Nepalese PM Debua likely to resign

 Nepalese Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is likely to resign from his post on Wednesday. Mr Debua had held discussion with his party leaders and some ministers on Tuesday night, during which he was suggested to tender his resignation, a…