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Indonesia deploys Sukhoi jets to guard against fleeing militants

2017-06-19

Indonesia has deployed Sukhoi fighters at a base in northern Borneo to beef up security in case Islamist militants who overran a town in the Philippines try to flee southwards, an air force colonel told the Antara news agency.

India to choose President soon

2017-06-19

Acting on the Election Commission’s notification, parties in India are deciding on their candidates to contest the presidential election scheduled for next month.

Pakistan says its two diplomats went missing in Afghanistan

2017-06-19

Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry on Sunday said that the country’s two diplomats appointed in a Consulate General in Afghanistan went missing since Friday.

Violence kills 6 policemen, 2 civilians in Indian-controlled Kashmir

2017-06-17

Six policemen including an officer were killed after militants attacked their vehicle, while two civilians were killed and several others injured during clashes near a gunfight site in restive Indian-controlled Kashmir Friday, police said.

Indian Supreme Court issues notice to gov't over cattle trade ban

2017-06-16

India's Supreme Court on Thursday issued a notice to the central government, seeking its response to the recent ban on the purchase and sale of cattle for slaughter at animal markets that have been opposed by many states.

Pakistan army chief criticizes U.S. drone strikes

2017-06-15

Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday criticized the U.S. drone strike in the country and described the strike as "counterproductive."

India: Bird delays hundreds travelling on Delhi metro-train

2017-06-15

A short circuit caused by a bird, delayed trains on Delhi metro on Tuesday. The metro’s Blue Line that runs between Indraprastha and Yamuna Bank came to a halt when an eagle hit overhead wires, causing a short circuit.

Sri Lanka, China discuss possibility of bullet train

2017-06-15

Sri Lanka and China have discussed the possibility of launching bullet trains in the Indian Ocean island which would tremendously cut the travelling time from the south to the north of Sri Lanka, China's Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Yi Xianliang said here Wednesday.

Flood hits northern India due to continued rainfall

2017-06-14

People wade in the submerged road due to continued rainfall in Guwahati, capital of India's northeast state Assam on June 13, 2017.

Pakistan to host international furniture exhibition in July

2017-06-13

Pakistan on Sunday announced to host an international furniture exhibition with the participation of foreign and local companies in July this year, a statement said.