Kathmandu, Dec 1 : Nepal witnessed massive anti- government protests today for the second consecutive day against the Constitution amendment bill aimed at carving out a new province to meet the demands of agitating Madhesis and other ethnic groups.
An indefinite district-wide general strike has been called in Arghakhanchi district i... read more
SEOUL, South Korea — The previous time South Korea's parliament voted to impeach a president, ruling party lawmakers bawled and hurled ballot boxes, a man set himself on fire in front of the National Assembly, and thousands glumly held candlelight vigils night after night to save late liberal President Roh Moo-hyun.
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Beijing, Dec 1 : China, the world's second biggest economy, has eradicated 70 per cent of poverty and its per-capita GDP has grown to USD 8,000 thanks to the three decades of economic development, the government said today.
According to a white paper titled "The Right to Development: China's Philosophy, Practice and Con... read more
Dhaka, Dec 1 Six officials of Biman Bangladesh Airlines have been suspended after an inquiry into the technical problem on prime minister's aircraft found that "human failure" had caused it, a media report said today..... read more
Dhaka, Dec 1 Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today called on Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and discussed measures to strengthen military and security ties between the two countries..... read more
Colombo, Dec 3 Thousands of Opposition-backed protestors today staged demonstration outside Sri Lankan parliament, demanding the holding of local elections soon..... read more
Beijing, Dec 3 At least 38 workers have died in two separate coal mine explosions in China this week, officials said today.
In the latest incident, 17 people were confirmed dead and many others remained trapped after a blast at a coal mine in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region today, officials said..
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Beijing, Dec 4 : At least 53 people have been killed after two separate explosions rocked coal mines in northern China, the latest mine accident in the world's top coal producing nation.
An explosion took place yesterday at Baoma Mining Co Ltd coal mine in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region that killed 32 people,... read more