Sri Lanka says 42 foreigners among Easter victims

Sri Lankan authorities have identified 42 foreign nationals among the 253 people killed in the string of Easter suicide bombings, officials said Tuesday. Another 12 foreigners

No progress so Rohingya can return to Myanmar: UN aid chief

The U.N. humanitarian chief says there has been "no progress" in dealing with the reasons why more than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims fled to Bangladesh from western Myanmar's Rakhine

Cyclone ‘Fani’ intensifies into ‘severe cyclonic storm’

Cyclonic storm ‘Fani’ in the Southeast Bay and adjoining Southwest Bay, has moved slightly northwards and intensified into a “severe cyclonic storm”.

Japan's emperor to step down in 200-year first

Japan's Emperor Akihito prepared Tuesday to become the country's first monarch to abdicate in more than 200 years, handing the Chrysanthemum Throne to his son and ushering in a

Loko Natyadal brings new play ‘Amra Tinjon’ on stage today

For the theatre enthusiasts, Loko Natydal, one of the most prominent theatre troupes in the country, is set to bring a brand-new production on stage. The inaugural show of the new

‘A Scribble Story’ going to compete in Maharashtra

‘A Scribble Story’, an experimental manor film from Bangladesh, will compete in the upcoming ‘9th Pune Short Film Festival’ in the experimental category. The three-day

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