The BBC's Ayeshea Perera meets the makers of an app seeking to improve opportunities to socialise.
A closer look at what a recent interaction meant for the broader bilateral relationship.
Bangladesh launched the crackdown to smash the surging trade in 'yaba', a cheap methamphetamine and caffeine pill, which authorities say ha
The programme has helped more than two million Nepali women access medical services in the impoverished country where dying in childbirth r
The recent maritime affairs dialogue is a format that India and China can build on to bridge the gap between them.
While dealing with the aftermath of Japan’s worst flood disaster, residents are now suffering from potentially deadly heat.
The Indian Army will resume firing tests of four M777 Ultra Lightweight Howitzers this month.
The ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Public Ballot will open at 1000 (BST) on August 1, when ticket applications will be open to all members of t
Japan and the European Union signed a wide-ranging free trade deal on Tuesday that both sides hope will act as a counterweight to the prote
Toyota Motor Corps truck-making arm is adding artificial intelligence to large diesel-electric hybrids to improve fuel efficiency, at a tim
At least 62 militants were killed in airstrikes in Afghanistans Kandahar province, a military official said on Tuesday.
The embattled Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) is considering launching Maryam Nawazs son Junaid Safdar for its election campaign, the
Close on the heels of a spate of attacks on politicians, a candidate of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and former federal minister Sh
A PLAN VSTOL? It's not as crazy as you might think.
The new Apache helicopter gunships will “play a pivotal role in boosting Taiwan’s combat capabilities and its defensive needs,” accor
As Thailand's investments across ASEAN increase, the country must commit to human rights due diligence that has been lacking.
Khan has managed to effectively rally against the established political order, but could he deliver on his promises?
Another five Taliban were wounded in the attack on a house in Sayad district in Sari Pul province, the provincial police chief Abdul Qayum
A closer look at the future prospects of ties under the new Malaysian government.
The commissioning of the country’s first nuclear-powered icebreaker is poised to bridge a wide range of national ambitions.
Australia, the United States, and Japan focus on improving interoperability with sinking exercise.
One marine park in Malaysia is trying to find a collaborative solution to Southeast Asia’s environmental woes.
Islamabad, in its counter-memorial, states that Jadhav is not an ordinary person and does not fall under the purview of the Vienna Conventi
The ICCs investment in developing game changing leaders across the world continued at the conclusion of the ICC Annual Conference, with the
Japan's choice of a radar to go with its Aegis Ashore battery will be closely scrutinized in China.
Elections are scheduled to be held on July 25 and 68-year-old Sharif's Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party was banking on his early
The move came on the heels of filing of separate appeals by Sharif, 68, his daughter Maryam, 44, and son-in-law Capt (retd) Muhammad Safdar
India's government has ordered an investigation amid allegations that the charity is selling babies.
An anti-corruption court judge who sentenced former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to 10 years in jail in the Avenfield corruption case, has r
South Korea's Ministry of Science and ICT and local telcos SK Telecom, KT, and LG Uplus has agreed to launch 5G services at the same time t
The letter was written by Shehbaz to caretaker chief minister of Punjab Hasan Askari Rizvi.
In a statement, it referred to reports on Monday in which Nicholson reiterated comments by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on the possibilit
Gilbert Norman Pritchard, an Indian-born athlete, won two medals at the Summer Olympics in 1900.
Apart from this, around 2,063 women and children fell victim to different types of violence which include rape, eve-teasing, physical tortu
The 400-page reply will be submitted by Foreign Office Director India Dr Fareha Bugti, who has arrived at The Hague for the purpose, Geo TV
Severe drought across much of Afghanistan is spurring plans to build new dams to help farmers such as Dawoodzai.
Chinas new home prices rose 1 percent in June from a month earlier, up from an increase of 0.7 percent in the previous month, Reuters calcu
More valuable than gold, Yarsagumba fungus is only found in the Himalayas above 3,000 metres.
Experts believe Hong Kong is not an ideal place for bike-sharing firms due to its packed streets and mountain roads.
Condemning the terrorist attack on Sikhs and Hindus that killed 18, US Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard has called for confronting hatred with l
South Korea and Japan scrambled fighter jets to intercept Russian bombers approaching the air spaces of both countries.
The Maldives has been in turmoil since strongman President Abdulla Yameen jailed or exiled all his main opponents in recent months.
The Japanese public is not against security reform, per se -- but is against the illiberal agenda of many would-be reforms.
After a missed meeting, North Korean and U.S. representatives met to discuss the return of the remains of U.S. soldiers.
Pakistans former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who was given a 10-year jail term this month in a corruption case, challenged his conviction
The independent Judicial Commissioner Michael Beloff QC on Monday handed Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal, coach Chandika Hathurusinghe a
Nicholson, who leads the NATO-led Resolute Support mission, said the United States recognized it had a key role to play.
The long-haul truck slammed into the back of the bus, which was stopped on the side of the highway with a flat tyre near the southern city