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  World   South Asia  04 Dec 2017

World, South asia, 04 Dec 2017

China launches of Chabahar port, hopes for regional peace, stability

The port in Iran's Sistan-Balochistan province on the energy-rich nation's southern coast is easily accessible from India's western coast.

04 Dec 2017 8:52 PM

China invites more countries to take part in CPEC projects

The first unit of the 1320-MW coal-fired power plant at Port Qasim in Pakistan, under the CPEC project, was inaugurated on November 29.

04 Dec 2017 7:44 PM

Pak govt’s settlement with protesting Islamist leaders illegal: High Court

The IHC recommended that the legal standing of the agreement should be discussed in a joint session of parliament.

04 Dec 2017 7:09 PM

Mother of Indian jailed for illegally entering Pak writes to Prez to remit jail term

The Indian engineer was sentenced after he sneaked into Pakistan from Afghanistan to meet a girl he had befriended on the internet.

04 Dec 2017 6:16 PM

Flights resume as Bali volcano dissipates into a wispy plume of steam

Indonesia’s disaster agency says the volcano remains at its highest alert level but most of Bali is safe for tourists.

04 Dec 2017 4:19 PM


Accountability court adjourns hearing against Sharif in Panama Papers case

The court had on November 8 rejected a plea by Sharif to club his cases after which he challenged the decision in the Islamabad High Court.

04 Dec 2017 1:29 PM

Pervez Musharraf may ally with Hafiz Saeed for 2018 polls

The announcement comes days after the Lahore High Court ordered Saeed’s release from the house arrest.

04 Dec 2017 1:05 PM