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China, Nepal to build rail, communications network across Himalayas

BEIJING, China: Following a meeting between their foreign ministers, China and Nepal have agreed to build the Trans-Himalayan Multi-Dimensional Connectivity ...


Nepal-China relationship elevated to a "strategic partnership"

BEIJING, China - Following a meeting of the two countries foreign ministers, China and Nepal agreed to build the Trans-Himalayan ...


SLPP demands protection for Gotabaya Rajpakasa ahead of expected return to Sri Lanka

Colombo [Sri Lanka], August 19 (ANI): Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) on Friday sought protection for former Sri Lankan President ...


Sridharan Sriram appointed as Bangladesh T20I team consultant ahead of Asia Cup, 20-over WC

Dhaka [Bangladesh], August 19 (ANI): Bangladesh Cricket Board has appointed former Indian all-rounder Sridharan Sriram as a technical consultant for ...


BSF Head Constable killed in firing by insurgents in Tripura

New Delhi [India] August 19 (ANI): A Border Security Force (BSF) Head Constable was killed in Tripura on Friday after ...


Virat Kohli goes 1,000 days without scoring international century

New Delhi [India], August 19 (ANI): Star Indian batter Virat Kohli has gone 1,000 days without scoring a century in ...


World Photography Day: 5 picturesque locations in India to get that perfect click

New Delhi [India], August 19 (ANI): With a picture one can capture thousands of emotions, forever frozen in a frame. ...


Devotees throng Krishna Temple in Nepal on Janmashtami

Lalitpur [Nepal], August 19 (ANI): Devotees thronged Krishna Mandir in Nepal's Patan Durbar Square in the wee hours of Friday ...


Assam: 2 Bangladeshi infiltrators sentenced to 5 years in jail

South Salmara Mankachar (Assam) [India], August 19 (ANI): The District and Sessions court of South Salmara Mankachar district on Thursday ...


Businesses Wary of China's Military Activity Surrounding Taiwan

WASHINGTON - As Chinese military exercises around Taiwan become the new normal, foreign companies are reassessing the risks and costs ...


Ex-Sri Lanka President Gotabaya applies for US green card: Report

Colombo [Sri Lanka], August 19 (ANI): The former President of Sri Lanka who fled the island nation in July amid ...


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Inflation reaches 8.9% for July in Euro zone countries

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The European Union's statistics office, Eurostat, confirmed that in July inflation in the Euro zone reached a new ...

U.S. stock markets in sharp slide, Nasdaq Composite sheds two percent

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks retreated sharply on Friday as sellers swarmed Wall Street. The upward trend in ...

US retailers say following shortages, baby formula return to shelves

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Months after the U.S. faced acute shortages of baby formula, this week two major U.S. ...

Asian stocks finish mixed on Friday, NZ index slips 130 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks were in the doldrums in Asia on Friday as investors weighed up potential Federal Reserve ...

Consumers suffer as UK inflation reaches double digits

LONDON, England: As surging food costs are further squeezing household budgets, inJuly consumer price inflation in the UK jumped to ...

India expects tripling of silver imports as demand jumps

NEW DELHI, India: After a decline in prices reaching a 2-year low encouraged investors to purchase silver in 2022, India's ...

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For second time, US to outlaw flavored e-cigarettes

WASHINGTON D.C.: Despite the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's 2016 crack downon fruity, sweet-flavored e-cigarettes that can cause teens to ...

UK reports highest number of foreign workers since COVID-19

LONDON, England: Official figures have been released indicating that in the year to June, the UK recorded its highest increase ...

US approves sale of hearing aids without medical prescriptions

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the sale of over-the-counter hearing aids for people with mild ...

Bachelet asks Bangladesh to probe enforced disappearance allegations

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Michelle Bachelet has urged the Bangladesh government to establish an independent investigation into allegations of enforced disappearances. ...

UK moves forward in sending illegal migrants to Rwanda

LONDON, England: Despite a legal challenge in London's High Court in early September, the UK government is continuing to pursue ...

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Zia, his party (BNP) are Bangladesh's worst human rights violators

DHAKA, Bangladesh On Thursday, Information Minister Hasan Mahmud said the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) should focus on Palestine ...


Vietnamese jailed for posting anti-state videos

HANOI, Vietnam: The lawyer for prominent social commentator Le Van Dung has reported that a Vietnamese court rejected his appeal ...


Bachelet asks Bangladesh to probe enforced disappearance allegations

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Michelle Bachelet has urged the Bangladesh government to establish an independent investigation into allegations of enforced disappearances. ...


Military resistance group claims more than 150,000 displaced in its territory

MON STATE, Myanmar - According to a statement released by the Karen National Union (KNU) on Sunday, current military strikes ...


Noodle makers ask to increase prices after 14-years in Thailand

BANGKOK, Thailand: Instant noodle makers have asked Thailand to allow them to increase their prices to meet rising costs, which ...


PM Modi says India working to become developed country in 25 years

NEW DELHI, India: During his national day address this week, Prime Minister NarendraModi said India will seek to become a ...


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