BARDIYA, Oct 1: After his grandfather’s skin ailment was cured with medicines provided by an Indian networking firm, Avash Chaudhari of Govindapur village, Bardiya became a fan of the company and its products. The 18-year-old believes that the firm, Oriens Networking Company, has cures for all types of disease, including cancer. “My grandfather had been suffering since long back, but their medicine, which cost us Rs 4,000, cured him of his disease,” he said.
KATHMANDU, Sept 30: Goal celebration cost Bangladesh the title of SAFF U-18 Championship, as it gave away the final game to India after being limited to nine players when the scorer was shown a second yellow card of the game.
UNITED NATIONS, Sept 28: Insisting he wasn’t making a threat, Pakistan’s leader denounced his Indian counterpart on Friday and warned that any war between the nuclear rivals could “have consequences for the world.” India’s prime minister took the opposite approach, skipping any mention at the United Nations of his government’s crackdown in the disputed region of Kashmir.
NEW YORK, Sep 28: Foreign ministers of India and Pakistan avoided each other at an informal meeting of SAARC foreign ministers in New York on Thursday, dashing hopes that the much-awaited meeting amid heightened Indo-Pak tensions could pave the way for icebreaker dialogue between the two countries.
MUZAFFARABAD/ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Sept 27: As Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan prepares to deliver another appeal to the world to address the situation in Kashmir, he faces the risk that rising anger in his country’s portion of the disputed region could spiral into a confrontation with India.
KATHMANDU, Sept 24: Bangladesh has advanced into the semifinals of the SAFF U-18 Championship after holding strong Indian side to a goalless draw on Monday. Bangladesh held the 2015 finalist to secure the semifinal spot.
India’s auto industry has borne the brunt of a year-long liquidity squeeze that has triggered large-scale job losses. The auto sector usually enjoys a spending boost ahead of the country’s annual Navratri and Diwali festivities, but in August production was cut by almost 30 per cent from a year earlier, according to the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM). “The automotive industry employees 37 million people directly and indirectly,” SIAM President Rajan Wadhera said. SIAM estimates that the auto sector has already lost 300,000 jobs. “Another million are at risk,” said Wadhera.
NEW DELHI, Sept 11: India are unlikely to make it to their first World Cup finals this time around but a 0-0 draw in Doha against Asian champions Qatar in 2022 qualifying on Tuesday has filled them with pride.
India’s Chandrayaan 2 mission hopes to confirm evidence of water ice and essential minerals in the lunar crust. Eternally dark craters at the south pole are believed to hold vast quantities of water. Chandrayaan 2 has successfully carried out a series of manoeuvres to change its elliptical orbit around the Moon to a circular orbit, passing over the lunar poles at a distance of about 100km from the surface.
GUWAHATI, INDIA, Aug 31: Nearly 2 million people have been left off a list of citizens released on Saturday in India’s northeastern state of Assam, after a mammoth years-long exercise to check illegal immigration that critics said targeted the region’s Muslim minority.
ISLAMABAD, Aug 30: Cities around Pakistan came to a standstill on Friday as tens of thousands of people poured onto the streets in a government-led demonstration of solidarity with the disputed region of Kashmir, after India revoked its autonomy this month.
NEW DELHI, Aug 29: Just before midnight on the eve of the biggest political change in Indian-administered Kashmir in decades, authorities shut down internet access, mobile and landline phones and cable TV in the disputed region home to 12.5 million people.
NEW DELHI, Aug 29: India’s two main ports said on Thursday they had been warned by the coastguard and intelligence officials that Pakistan-trained commandos have entered Indian waters to carry out underwater attacks on port facilities.
ISLAMABAD, Aug 27: Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan is considering a complete closure of air space to India and blocking Indian land trade to Afghanistan via Pakistan, the minister for science and technology said on Twitter.
NEW YORK, Aug 27: Making a Grand Slam main draw debut against Roger Federer at a packed Arthur Ashe Stadium would have been overwhelming for many players but unheralded Indian Sumit Nagal handled the occasion like a seasoned veteran, earning a string of new admirers at the U.S. Open.
Kashmir Valley includes territories under control of India, Pakistan and China. It has a history of being ruled by outsiders with different faiths—Hinduism and Islam particularly. In 1819, it came under Sikh kingdom of Punjab while Ranjit was the king then under the Hindu Dogra rulers in 1846. The Sikh kingdom defeated by the East-India Company, which sold it to the Raja of Jammu, Gulab Singh. King Hari Singh, the descendant of Gulab Singh, later signed annexation treaty with the Union of India.
RAUTAHAT, Aug 24: Locals are worried about possible flooding and inundation again during the next monsoon season as the Indian authorities in the area bordering Rautahat district have started quietly repairing an embankment that was largely responsible for flooding and inundation on the Nepal side of the border last month.
KATHMANDU, Aug 23: Nepal and India have agreed to expedite work on a detailed project report (DPR) for the Raxaul-Kathmandu cross-border railway and on the construction of three additional cross-border rail lines connecting with the Nepali border towns of Kakarbhitta, Bhairahawa and Nepalgunj.
NEW DELHI, August 20: U.S. President Donald Trump spoke with the leaders of India and Pakistan on Monday, discussing prospects for improved trade ties with Washington and stressing the need to reduce tensions over Kashmir between the nuclear-armed neighbors.
SRINAGAR, August 20: For more than a week, the young men of Soura, a densely populated enclave in Kashmir’s main city of Srinagar, have been taking turns to maintain an around-the-clock vigil at the entry points to their neighborhood.
KATHMANDU, Aug 19: Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali on Monday said that Nepal is closely following the evolving situation in Indian-controlled Kashmir after India abrogated Articles 370 and 35A of the constitution earlier this month.
NEW DELHI, Aug 18: A Hindu nationalist group close to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling party has stepped up criticism of Chinese telecom equipment makers, warning that their presence in India posed “an unacceptable securit
UNITED NATIONS, Aug 15: The U.N. Security Council is due to meet behind-closed-doors on Friday at the request of China and Pakistan to discuss India’s decision to revoke the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, diplomats said.
BARAMULLA, Aug 15: My car moved within a column of Indian army vehicles and a cloud of dust. On a normal day, it would have been a smooth journey from the airport in Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir state, to my family home in the northern town of Baramulla.