Islamabad, Feb 21 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced a 16-man squad for the upcoming One-day International (ODI) series against South Africa, recalling former captain Shahid Afridi back to the team.
Islamabad, Feb 20 (IANS) A leading Pakistani daily is upset over the cowardice of civilian leaders who don't "name and shame" those responsible for terror attacks.
Islamabad, Feb 19 (IANS) The Karachi Literature Festival may be better served by reaching out more to authors, writers and performers from beyond India, said a leading daily Tuesday.
Islamabad, Feb 18 (IANS) Pakistan Monday signed an agreement on handing over operations of the strategic Gwadar port to a Chinese company.
Khulna (Bangladesh), Dec 2 (IANS) The West Indies suffered a humiliating 160-run defeat at the hands of hosts Bangladesh in the second One-day International of the five-match series here Sunday.
Khulna (Bangladesh), Nov 28 (IANS/CMC) Hard hitting West Indies batsman Keiron Pollard says the atmosphere in the team camp has been fantastic since his introduction to the regional side.
Khulna (Bangladesh), Nov 28 (IANS/CMC) West Indies allrounder Andre Russell says he expects his side to continue its winning ways against Bangladesh in the five One−day cricket Internationals and the Twenty20 International.
Khulna (Bangladesh), Nov 26 (IANS/CMC) West Indies skipper Darren Sammy has brushed aside suggestions that Bangladesh were walkovers in the two−Test series which the Caribbean cricketing side won convincingly.
Colombo, Feb 20 (IANS) Sri Lanka's former World Cup winning captain Arjuna Ranatunga said he will decide by next week if he will contest for president of the Cricket Board or not.
Colombo, Feb 17 (IANS) A group of fishermen from Sri Lanka and India clashed in Sri Lankan waters early Sunday, a navy spokesman said.
Colombo, Feb 16 (IANS) The Sri Lankan police Saturday launched investigations into the shooting of a journalist attached to a leading independent newspaper, reported Xinhua.
Colombo, Feb 12 (IANS) The Sri Lankan government Tuesday announced it would not to pursue a new funding program with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) after the IMF refused to accept conditions put forward by the government.
Kathmandu, Feb 18 (IANS) The government of Nepal has slashed the economic growth forecast from 5.3 percent to 4.2 percent for the current fiscal year 2012-13.
Kathmandu, Feb 5 (IANS) Nepal has begun a three-month-long census of its tigers which were declared by the International Union for Conservation of Nature as an endangered species in 2010.
Kathmandu, Feb 4 (IANS) Nepal has scrapped due to lack of progress 14 licences for various projects to generate a total of 611 MW of hydro-electricity.
Kathmandu, Feb 2 (IANS) Nepal's largest party, the Unified Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist, began its general convention in Hetauda town Saturday - the first since 1992.
Thimphu, Nov 3 (IANS) A religious organisation has been established here in a novel initiative to sustain 43 religious centres, training over 1,000 monks and nuns in different parts of Bhutan.
Thimphu, Oct 31 (IANS) Bhutan is again gearing up to find out about the state of its people's happiness through a survey, for which an exhaustive questionnaire is now being prepared.
Thimphu, Oct 29 (IANS) Over 200 cameras that were switched on 24X7 for 64 days have confirmed the presence of 14 tigers in the Manas national park that Bhutan shares with India, a media report said.
Thimphu, Oct 10 (IANS) Bhutan's capital Thimphu has over 35,000 vehicles - over half of the entire country - causing traffic congestion and a daily now wants the government to improve its city bus service.
Male, April 18 (IANS) The Maldivian government Wednesday proposed a presidential election in July 2013, three months prior to the earlier schedule.
Male, March 19 (IANS) The Maldives President Mohamed Waheed addressed his country's parliament Monday amid street protests by opposition supporters, a media report said.
Male, March 6 (IANS) The Maldives' former president Maumoon Abdul Gayoom returned to the country from Malaysia Tuesday for the first time after the new government was formed following a controversial power transfer.
Male, March 2 (IANS) The 54-member Commonwealth of Nations Friday appointed Donald McKinnon as its special envoy to the Maldives.