56m ago| USA

China expresses regret that 'civilian' airship strays over US

China on Friday expressed regret that what it called a "civilian" airship had strayed into US territory, an incident that sparked a political furor in the United States and raised questions about a planned trip to Beijing by US Secretary of State Antony Blinken.

6h ago| China

Spy balloon over US: China says working to 'verify' reports

China today said it was working to verify the facts around US claims that Beijing flew a spy balloon over its territory, warning against "hype" over the issue.

8h ago| South Asia

No choice but to agree to tough IMF conditions: Pakistan PM

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Friday said that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) delegation, which is visiting the country for discussions on the ninth review of a $7 billion loan programme, was giving a "very tough time" to Finance Minister Ishaq Dar and his team.

10h ago| India

Adani denies rise due to relation with Modi

Beleaguered Indian tycoon Gautam Adani denied today that his rise to become Asia's richest man -- a title he has lost in a phenomenal stock rout -- was due to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, as shares in his conglomerate slumped again.

13m ago| Books

Amar Ekushey Boi Mela: Fun day for the little ones

Shankha Saha was having too much of a good time to pay heed to his father..The seven-year-old was busy moving around the book fair at Suhrawardy Udyan this morning..Meanwhile, his father Shantanu Saha not only had to keep an eye on him, but also buy him books from the Sisimpur stall.

9h ago| World

When and where can you see the snow moon of 2023?

The full moon of February this year is called the 'snow moon'. This is the second full moon of the year and will be visible in the night sky on February 5.