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TIT FOR TAT BANS, BUT PAKISTAN RECONSIDERS ACTION AGAINST BOLLYWOOD MOVIES

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NEW DELHI: As relations between India and Pakistan plummeted after the Uri attack, Pakistan moved to institute a complete ban on Indian TV and radio content a few months ago, including banning Indian films from cinema halls. The m ..

NEW PAK ARMY CHIEF REACHES OUT TO AFGHANISTAN

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NEW DELHI: Pakistani Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa telephoned Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday, says a statement issued by the Pakistani military’s media wing. In the call, the General spoke to President Ghani ..

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AFGHAN FORCES UNABLE TO SECURE COUNTRY: US REPORT

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NEW DELHI: The latest report by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan (SIGAR), presented just before a new administration and Congress takes over in the United States, has outlined areas of “high risk” that thr ..

BANGLADESH'S WOMEN JOURNALISTS RISE AGAINST THE ODDS

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DHAKA (IPS): Journalism is a profession that attracts both sexes, but social taboos and hostile office climates have kept the numbers of women working in Bangladesh’s media sector dismally low. Still, a new generation of wom ..

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SRI LANKA IN TWO MINDS ON CONSTITUTIONAL REFORM, CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISES TRUTH COMMISSIONS

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COLOMBO: There seems to be a rethinking on the part of the government regarding the nature and extent of constitutional reform.

The SLFP is of the stance that the Constitution should be amended without going in fo ..

AFGHANISTAN ROCKED BY BOMBINGS: KABUL, KANDAHAR AND HELMAND HIT

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NEW DELHI: Dozens of people have been killed in a spate of bombings across Afghanistan, marking the worst violence in weeks in the troubled country.

The Taliban claimed responsibility for twin bombings in the cent ..

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