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Bangladesh PM's younger sister receives COVID-19 vaccine

Dhaka [Bangaldesh], February 25 (ANI): Shaikh Rehana, the younger sister of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, has received her first ...


ICG found boat carrying Rohingya refugees; 8 dead: MEA

New Delhi [India], February 24 (ANI): The Indian coast guard has found a boat adrift in the Andaman Sea carrying ...


eLearning app eMedicoz wins 5th South Asia Education Summit

New Delhi [India], February 25 (ANI/NewsVoir): eMedicoz app wins 5th South Asia Education Summit Award 2021 organized by Digital Inclusion ...


Pro Tibet group to hold panel discussion on China

New Delhi [India], February 25 (ANI): A pro-Tibet group named Global Alliance For Tibet and Persecuted Minorities (GMPM) has scheduled ...


Pakistan, India Reach Rare Deal to Restore Kashmir Truce

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan and India have agreed to immediately cease military hostilities in disputed Kashmir by restoring a 2003 truce ...


Omega Seiki Mobility to set up plant in Bangladesh

New Delhi [India], February 25 (ANI/NewsVoir): Omega Seiki Pvt Ltd, the Electric vehicles manufacturing company of Anglian Omega Group is ...


China spreads its tentacles with arms exports

Hong Kong, February 25 (ANI): Imagery from 1 February's Myanmar coup brought a reminder of the success that China's arms ...


US reaffirms cooperation and partnership with Brunei

Washington [US], February 25 (ANI): US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Thursday reaffirmed the enduring partnership and cooperation between ...


Siliguri-Dhaka train service to start

By Tarak SarkarSiliguri (West Bengal) [India], February 25 (ANI): On the Independence day of Bangladesh, the Indian and Bangladesh governments ...


Nepal President participates in 'Kshama Puja'

Kathmandu [Nepal], February 24 (ANI): Nepali President Bidhya Devi Bhandari on Wednesday participated in "Kshama Puja" and administered the inauguration ...


Parts of north India to witness heavy downpour, snowfall

New Delhi [India], February 24 (ANI): Heavy rain lash and snowfall are expected in parts of north India this week ...


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U.S. stocks take a bath, Dow Jones dives 560 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks tumbled on Thursday as U.S. Treasury yields rose. sparking inflationary fears.Technology stocks took ...

Macquarie profits up by $317 million due to Texas deep freeze

The winter storms that have swept across the U.S., particularly Texas, upending the energy market and knocking out power for ...

As Brazil's Petrobras oil drops, stocks, bonds also tumble

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - Shares of state-owned oil company Petrobras fell 22 percent on Monday, wiping out $13 billion ...

Stocks in Asia jump on U.S. Fed chairman's remarks

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia rose across the board on Thursday, in line with the global trend, following ...

Musk's loss of $30 billion drops him from world's richest person

Tesla founder Elon Musk is no longer the richest person on earth after his stock portfolio tumbled 6 percent on ...

Wall Street has jubilant finish, all indices gain ground

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks closed sharply higher on Wednesday adding to the volatility this week which has ...

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Supreme Court ruling exacerbates Trump's legal issues

NEW YORK, New York - Like a mob boss looking for payback, Donald Trump wanted the Supreme Court to do ...

Inspectors to seek out metal failure as cause of United engine fire

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has ordered immediate inspections of all Boeing 777-200 planes using Pratt ...

EU expects Navalny sanctions for Russians to be ready next week

BRUSSELS, Belgium - In a largely symbolic move, foreign ministers of the European Union agreed this week to sanction four ...

Boost in supplies seen as Covid vaccine stocks fall short of promises

WASHINGTON, DC - Moderna has announced, following approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, that it will place 15 ...

Improvements seen, but 8.7 million Texans still boiling water

Some 8.7 million Texans remain under orders to boil their water before drinking or cooking with it, following a massive ...

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Over 100,000 Indian farmers protest deregulation of crops

In a massive show of strength to protest three farm laws, more than 100,000 farmers and agricultural laborers gathered in ...


After 24 killed in June clash, troops withdraw from Himalayan border

Following the deaths of 24 soldiers after clashing last June, Indian and Chinese troops have withdrawn from a disputed Himalayan ...


MasterChef UK runner-up gets warm welcome back home

Kathmandu [Nepal], February 25 (ANI): In an emotional moment, Nepal's Santosh Shah, runner-up of "BBC MasterChef UK: The Professionals" wiped ...


Ifugao to have 'Yuyu' hatchery & training center under Bayanihan 2

MAYOYAO, Ifugao, Feb. 26(PIA) - - A P25 million-worth of Japanese loach or "yuyu" hatchery and training center will soon ...


UK sanctions further Myanmar military figures

London [UK], February 25 (ANI): The United Kingdom, on Thursday, sanctioned another six military top-ranking officers of the Myanmar army, ...


Asia markets track Wall St record after Powell's soothing words

Expectations the global economy will rocket have helped equities surge in recent weeks.Fed boss Jerome Powell for a second day ...


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