Pakistan Supreme Court on 20 April 2017ordered further probe into graft allegations leveled by the opposition parties, especially cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan’s Tehreek-i-Insaf party, against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

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In a move that will potentially improve India’s infrastructure funding options, the cabinet allowed state government entities to directly tap bilateral agencies for resources.

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India's growth has been "impressive" in the recent years which makes room for tax broadening efforts by the government, according to a top IMF official. India has recorded quite an impressive growth performance in recent years.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma were the only two Indians to make it to an annual list of '100 most influential people in the world' this year released by the Time magazine on 20 April 2017.

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Scientists have discovered a new Earth-like planet orbiting a red dwarf star about 40 light-years away, which may be the best place yet to look for signs of life beyond the solar system.

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