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Maldives gets tough on illegal migrant workers
Maldives gets tough on illegal migrant w...

Maldives gets tough on illegal migrant workers

Male – Maldivian authorities have started to fine firms that employ undocumented expatriate workers, media reports said here Friday. Immigration Controller Hassan Ali said the initiative was re commended during this week and so far four employers have been fined for the breach, Xinhua... read more »

Hasina says Khaleda Zia would be tried for 'terrorism' in Bangladesh one day
Hasina says Khaleda Zia would be tried f...

Hasina says Khaleda Zia would be tried for ‘terrorism’ in Bangl...

Islamabad – Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said the country would hold the trial of main opposition leader Khaleda Zia one day for unleashing terrorism in the name of movement. Speaking at a public rally in Faridpur, Hasina said that Zia would be charged with issuing orders for... read more »

Pakistan says ready for dialogue with India
Pakistan says ready for dialogue with In...

Pakistan says ready for dialogue with India

Islamabad – Pakistan is ready to move forward if India gives green signal over the dialogue process, Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid has said. Talking to a private TV channel, he said that the meeting between the Director General of Military Operations of Pakistan and India was a first... read more »

Musharraf committed to facing all legal cases against him in Pak
Musharraf committed to facing all legal ...

Musharraf committed to facing all legal cases against him in Pak

Islamabad – Former Pakistani President General Pervez Musharraf has once again shown commitment to face all the cases against him in the courts of law. According to the sources in All Pakistan Muslim League (APML), their chief is not planning to flee the country and is busy finalising the... read more »

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Musharraf rejects Pak offer of air ambulance for his ailing mother

Musharraf to file intra-court appeal with IHC against treason case

Islamabad – Former president General Pervez Musharraf has decided to file an intra-court appeal (ICA) with a two-member division bench of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) against the... read more »

Pakistan to try ex-president Musharraf for high treason

Pakistan to try ex-president Musharraf for high treason

Islamabad – A special court here is scheduled to begin Tuesday trial of Pakistan’s former president Pervez Musharraf for abrogating the constitution. The trial is the first of... read more »

Bangladesh Navy to get two submarines soon

Bangladesh Navy to get two submarines soon

Dhaka – President Abdul Hamid has said the Bangladesh Navy will soon get two submarines in its flee. He said the addition would be part of the government’s plan to develop... read more »

19 jailed Bangladeshi fishermen return from India

19 jailed Bangladeshi fishermen return from India

Dhaka – Nineteen Bangladeshi fishermen have returned to their homeland after completing three-year jail-term in India for having illegally entered the I! ndian territory,... read more »

Afghan army defuses 65 bombs in Kandahar

Afghan army defuses 65 bombs in Kandahar

Kabul – The Afghan army specialists have recovered and defused 65 bombs in the country’s Kandahar province, the defence ministry said Monday. “Up to 65 improvised explosive devices... read more »