Tue, 07 Dec 2021

Junta fails to get international legitimacy

YANGON, Myanmar - Myanmar's underground government has hailed a United Nations credentials committee decision to keep the country's current envoy ...

Laos-China railway begins operating in December

VIENTIANE, Laos: A railway connecting Laos and China will begin operations, though significantly adding to Laos' debt burden.The railway line, ...

100 Bangladeshis are in Male jail for various crimes

HULHUMALE, Maldives - Bangladesh's high commissioner to the Maldives, Mohammad Nazmul Hasan, stated on Saturday that the diplomatic relationship between ...

Pak-WI T20I series to start on December 13 in Karachi

LAHORE, Pakistan - The Pakistan Covid-19 watchdog, the National Command and Control Center (NCOC), has allowed a packed capacity audience ...

Ruling coalition in Nepal asks Rana to go on leave, depute acting CJ

KATHMANDU, Nepal - On Thursday, top leaders from the five ruling coalition partners decided that Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher Rana ...

Families reunited after 2 years at Malaysia-Singapore land border

JOHOR BAHRU, Malaysia As buses of vaccinated Malaysians working in Singapore were ferried across the Causeway Bridge that connects the ...

Soldiers burn houses and barns, kill livestock in south of Kalay

SAGAING, Myanmar - According to the local residents, soldiers have torched roughly 20 houses and two barns in communities in ...

Bomb threat: Malaysian Airliner makes emergency landing in Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Following a bomb threat on board, a Malaysia Airlines flight made an emergency landing at Hazrat Shahjalal ...

General Assembly defers decision on Afghanistan and Myanmar seats

The UN General Assembly on Monday adopted a resolution to delay a decision on who will represent Afghanistan and Myanmar ...

India, Russia discuss Afghanistan, condemn cross-border terrorism; ink deal on AK-203 rifles, 28 pacts

New Delhi [India], December 7 (ANI): India and Russia on Monday discussed the evolving situation in Afghanistan, especially the security ...

India, Russia discuss Afghanistan, condemn cross-border terrorism; ink deal on AK-203 rifles, 28 other pacts

New Delhi [India], December 7 (ANI): India and Russia on Monday discussed the evolving situation in Afghanistan, especially the security ...

India-Russia condemn terrorism in all forms, urge international community to intensify cooperation

New Delhi [India], December 7 (ANI): India and Russia strongly condemned terrorism in all its forms and manifestations and urged ...

Putin, Modi Reaffirm Time-Tested Ties at New Delhi Summit

NEW DELHI - Russian President Vladimir Putin and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi reaffirmed their ties at a New Delhi ...

Riz Ahmed opens about why he said yes to Micheal Pearce's 'Encounter'

Washington [US], December 6 (ANI): Hollywood actor Riz Ahmed has opened up about what appealed him to work with filmmaker ...

Cambodia lifts travel ban for 10 African countries

Phnom Penh [Cambodia], December 6 (ANI/Sputnik): Cambodia has lifted an entry ban for passengers arriving from 10 African countries, introduced ...

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison

BANGKOK - A Myanmar court sentenced deposed democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi to four years in jail on Monday. ...

Taiwan to Participate in US Summit for Democracy as China Snubbed

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Taiwan will take part in a virtual U.S. Summit for Democracy this week after countries like China ...

LPL: Phil Salt shines as Dambulla Giants down Kandy Warriors by 29 runs

Colombo [Sri Lanka], December 6 (ANI): Phil Salt peppered a breathtakingly 27-ball 67 showcased by 5 sixes in Dambulla Giants ...

Shakib Al Hasan to miss NZ tour, BCB approves his leave

Dhaka [Bangladesh], December 6 (ANI): Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan will not be a part of the New Zealand tour ...

Asia Youth Para Games: Indian badminton contingent finish with 15 medals; Palak, Sanjana, Hardik clinch three each

Manama [Bahrain], December 6 (ANI): Indian badminton contingent finished the campaign on Monday at the 2021 Asia Youth Para Games ...

More than a third of Pak population unable to get proper food due to poverty, lack of resources: Report

Balochistan [Pakistan], December 6 (ANI): At least 37 per cent population of Pakistan is suffering from malnutrition, said chairperson of ...

Myanmar: International rights community calls deposed leader Aung San's sentence as 'unbridled destruction of freedom'

Naypyidaw, [Myanmar], December 6 (ANI): An international rights community on Monday slammed the Myanmar court's decision to sentence democratically elected ...

2 Pak pilots killed in helicopter crash in Pak-occupied Gilgit-Baltistan

Ghanche [PoK], December 6 (ANI): Two Pakistani pilots were killed after an Army aviation helicopter crashed at Siachen in Pakistan-occupied ...

Asia Youth Para Games: Indian badminton contingent finish with 16 medals; Palak, Sanjana, Hardik clinch three each

Manama [Bahrain], December 6 (ANI): Indian badminton contingent finished the campaign on Monday at the 2021 Asia Youth Para Games ...

Sialkot lynching incident reveals extremism in Pakistan

Islamabad [Pakistan] December 6 (ANI): The recent killing of Sri Lankan national in Sialkot has revealed the extremism that exists ...

Islamic scholars to oversee syllabus being taught in educational institutions in Pakistan

Islamabad [Pakistan], December 6 (ANI): Special Assistant to Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Political Communication, Shahbaz Gill on Monday ...

Detained Myanmar president, state counsellor sentenced to 4 years prison

Yangon [Myanmar], December 6 (ANI): Detained Myanmar President U Win Myint and State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi were sentenced ...

Cameroon Deploys Military to Assist Rangers as Poaching Increases

YAOUNDÉ - Cameroon has deployed its military forces to help rangers crack down on poachers on its eastern border with ...

India, Bangladesh will cooperate increasingly in digital space: Shringla at 'Maitri Diwas'

New Delhi [India], December 6 (ANI): As India and Bangladesh celebrated the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations, Foreign Secretary Harsh ...

Ashwin gifts Ajaz Patel his Test jersey autographed by teammates

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 6 (ANI): Cricket is a sport played tough on the field and when you perform the ...

US undermined S-400 deal with India, tried to make India 'obey its orders': Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov

New Delhi [India], December 6 (ANI): Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Monday said that the United States undermined the ...

Government policies create economic mess in Pakistan

Islamabad [Pakistan], December 6 (ANI): Government policies have played a key role in bringing about an economic crisis in Pakistan. ...

Lankan factory manager's lynching: Remains sent to Colombo

Lahore [Pakistan], December 6 (ANI): The remains of Priyantha Kumara Diyawadana - a Sri Lankan factory manager who was lynched ...

India-Bangladesh ties remain stable, strong despite COVID: PM Hasina

Dhaka [Bangladesh], December 6 (ANI): The relationship between India and Bangladesh has remained strong and stable despite restrictions imposed due ...

Omicron variant of Coronavirus spreads to Latvia, Thailand, Nepal

Bangkok [Thailand], December 6 (ANI/Sputnik): The latest strain of the coronavirus, dubbed Omicron, is gaining pace worldwide as nations in ...

LPL will benefit Sri Lanka's cricket, says Angelo Matthews

Colombo [Sri Lanka], December 6 (ANI): Sri Lanka all-rounder and Colombo Stars skipper Angelo Matthews said that tournaments like Lanka ...

India, Bangladesh share strong commitment to counter destabilizing forces that aid terrorism: Shringla at 'Maitri Diwas'

New Delhi [India], December 6 (ANI): While celebrating the 50th anniversary of India-Bangladesh diplomatic relations, Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla ...

President Kovind to attend Bangladesh's 50th Victory Day celebrations during 3-day Dhaka visit

New Delhi [India], December 6 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind will visit Dhaka from December 15 to 17 at the ...

President Kovind on 3-day visit to Bangladesh, attend country's 50th Victory Day celebrations

New Delhi [India], December 6 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind will visit Dhaka from December 15 to 17 at the ...

Indonesia Volcano Erupts Again, Hampering Rescue Operations

SUMBERWULUH, INDONESIA - Indonesia's Mount Semeru spewed more ash on Monday, hampering the search for survivors as aerial images showed ...

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Overcrowding in one Bangladesh city stifles other cities' growth too

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Over-concentrated development and overflowing population in the capital have had a significant negative influence on Bangladesh's gross ...

Junta fails to get international legitimacy

YANGON, Myanmar - Myanmar's underground government has hailed a United Nations credentials committee decision to keep the country's current envoy ...

Laos-China railway begins operating in December

VIENTIANE, Laos: A railway connecting Laos and China will begin operations, though significantly adding to Laos' debt burden.The railway line, ...

100 Bangladeshis are in Male jail for various crimes

HULHUMALE, Maldives - Bangladesh's high commissioner to the Maldives, Mohammad Nazmul Hasan, stated on Saturday that the diplomatic relationship between ...

Pak-WI T20I series to start on December 13 in Karachi

LAHORE, Pakistan - The Pakistan Covid-19 watchdog, the National Command and Control Center (NCOC), has allowed a packed capacity audience ...

Ruling coalition in Nepal asks Rana to go on leave, depute acting CJ

KATHMANDU, Nepal - On Thursday, top leaders from the five ruling coalition partners decided that Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher Rana ...

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