China has almost finished building a 3,000-metre-long (10,000-foot) airstrip on one of its artificial islands in the disputed Spratly archipelago of the South China Sea, new satellite photographs of the area show.
The Washington based international financial monitoring institution Bloomberg News has acknowledged Pakistan's expanding economy. In a report, it said that cheapest borrowing costs have made the country as a lucrative destination for investment.
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off the Digital India initiative at an event attended by government officials as well as industry leaders. The programme aims to make all citizens digitally literate and bring internet and e-governance to all sections of the society.
Kabul: The insurgent Taliban movement claimed responsibility yesterday of the suicide attack in the area surrounding the US Embassy and the Supreme Court of Justice of Afghanistan that killed five people and wounded 17.
Jakarta,: A total of 113 people died uesterday when a plane of the Indonesian Air Force crashed on the island of Sumatra, rectified government spokespersons, who previously amounted those killed in 50.
India and 49 other founding members of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) on Monday signed articles that determine each country’s share and the lender’s initial capital. The remaining seven founding members can sign the agreement before December 2015.
Dhaka: Should the current rate of extraction continue, the natural gas reserves of Bangladesh will run out in 2031, which would endanger the energy security of the nation, as revealed yesterday by an official source.
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