Zee News : South Asia (16)

Welcome to the world! Woman gives birth on PIA flight

The crew named her ‘Jannat’.

Philippine bank accuses Bangladesh of heist 'cover-up'

The money was quickly withdrawn and laundered through Manila casinos.

Doklam diplomacy shows relation with India is good, says China

Emphasising on India-China bilateral ties, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Monday said that the strategic interests of the neighbouring countries outweigh differences and "partial fractions".

Saudi Arabia says cinemas will be allowed from early 2018

Under reforms led by 32-year-old Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the government is easing many of those restrictions, and also plans to lift a ban on women driving next year. 

China, Taiwan spar over Chinese diplomat's invasion threat

China considers Taiwan to be a wayward province and has never renounced the use of force to bring it under its control. 

Nepal Left alliance wins 72 seats, heading towards majority

The CPN-UML led by former premier K P Oli and the CPN- Maoist led by former premier Prachanda have forged electoral alliance for both the provincial and parliamentary elections.

Left alliance wins 27 seats, Nepali Congress 5 in Nepal polls

Nepal's Left alliance has won 27 while the ruling Nepali Congress bagged five parliamentary seats in the country's historic polls.

Pakistan blocks 937 web addresses run by terror organisations

Pakistan has blocked 937 web addresses and 10 websites run by banned organisations as part of measures to prevent the use of Internet and social media for terrorist activities.

Pak denies US-Afghan claims of it providing safe havens to terrorists

Pakistan has denied the claims of presence of the terror havens in the country.

United Nations welcomes elections in Nepal

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres today welcomed the holding of the two-phased state and federal elections in Nepal and congratulated the people for the peaceful conduct of the polls.

Iraq in new push against IS holdouts as PM Haider al-Abadi eyes victory

Haider al-Abadi has said he will not declare the jihadists have been defeated until they have been cleared from the dry valley.

Memories of 2015 disaster: Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 hit Nepal

A strong intensity earthquake on Friday morning hit South Asia's landlocked central Himalayan country Nepal.

China jails 21 people for 2015 nursing home fire: Report

China has jailed 21 people for their roles in a deadly fire that killed 39 elderly people at a private nursing home two years ago, state-run Xinhua news agency reported on Friday.

Rohingya widows find safe haven in Bangladesh camp

Dawn hues of pink and purple reveal a dusty valley in Bangladesh`s southern hills quilted with a dense settlement of red tents home to more than 230 women and children grieving for lost husbands and fathers.

Jerusalem as Israel`s capital: Lebanon`s Hezbollah calls mass protest

Trump on Wednesday announced that his administration was recognising Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, a move that was widely condemned as inflammatory.

Two top commanders of Taliban killed in Pakistan

Two top commanders of the Taliban were killed on Wednesday by Pakistani security forces during a raid in the country's restive northwest tribal region bordering Afghanistan, police said.