Sat, 13 Aug 2022

MOFA to take action against its diplomat in Jakarta for narcotics possession

DHAKA, Bangladesh - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said it would take strict action against diplomat Kazi Anarkali over the ...

US, India to hold military exercise near disputed Chinese border

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. will participate in a joint military exercise in mid-October with India, less than 62 miles from ...

Japanese company in Myanmar plans expansion despite workers' criticism

YANGON, Myanmar - Honeys Holdings, a Japanese clothing retailer that manufactures much of its product line in Myanmar, has decided ...

Animal conservationists discover 'Sikkim Chheparo' for first time in Nepal

KATHMANDU, Nepal - In Nepal, the existence of another lizard species has been verified. The additional lizard species was discovered ...

Indian fighter jet draws interest, orders from nations worldwide

DELHI, India: India's defense ministry has said that the country has offered to sell 18 Tejas light single-engine jet combat ...

Bangladesh to send 600,000-800,000 migrant workers to Malaysia in six months

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - After almost four years, the Bangladesh High Commission in Malaysia on Tuesday welcomed the first group ...

Pakistan wins second gold at Commonwealth Games in Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, UK - Arshad Nadeem was hailed by the entire country late Sunday for his outstanding performance in the Commonwealth ...

Japanese Kubota, fifth foreign journalist, detained in Myanmar since coup

YANGON, Myanmar - According to the ruling military administration, a Japanese journalist detained in Myanmar has been charged with violating ...

Bangladesh collects biometric data of 800,000 refugees to send to Myanmar

DHAKA, Bangladesh - On Sunday, China pledged to assist Bangladesh in repatriating thousands of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar.Bangladesh Foreign Minister ...

Saudi Arabia, UAE guarantee 4bn dollar loan to Pakistan to get IMF tranche

ABU DHABI, UAE - The UAE plans to invest $1 billion in Pakistani companies across multiple sectors, according to the ...

Nepal looking at the Taiwan issue closely, supporting one-China policy

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Nepal says it is closely monitoring the recent Taiwan issue and remains committed to the one-China policy.Sewa ...

40-year-old Bangladeshi woman, 15-year-old daughter kidnapped, raped: Two arrested

SYLHET, Bangladesh - Two people have been arrested concerning the seven-day rape of a woman and her 15-year-old daughter in ...

Military demands access to social media accounts to award govt contracts

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar - According to a leaked internal document obtained by the press, companies awarded government contracts are being investigated ...

Raid on Chinese-owned casino triggers gang war in town near Chinese border

SHAN STATE, Myanmar - At least one person has been killed in a series of attacks in Muse, northern Shan ...

After consecutive high-level Chinese visits, Nepal reciprocates

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Dr. Narayan Khadka, Minister of Foreign Affairs, will be in China from August 9 to 11.According to ...

Man stabbed wife to death after family dispute in Dhaka

DHAKA, Bangladesh - According to police, a man has stabbed his wife to death after a domestic dispute in Dhaka's ...

American drone that killed Al Zawahiri in Kabul possibly launched from Kyrgyzstan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan categorically denied on Thursday that a U.S. drone strike in Kabul that killed al-Qaeda chief Ayman ...

Indonesia workers strike when ticket price jumps to see Komodo dragons

EAST NUSA TENGGARA, Indonesia: Hundreds of Indonesian tourism workers went on strike this week to protest a sharp rise in ...

Virat Kohli starts practicing for upcoming Asia Cup 2022

New Delhi [India], August 11 (ANI): Star Indian batter Virat Kohli has started practicing for the upcoming Asia Cup 2022. ...

Why were gold TEETH so common in the USSR

Today, this epochal symbol looks strange and ridiculous, but, 50 years ago, gold teeth could have been a major "asset" ...

Brahmakumaris present Rakhi to Indian envoy in Sri Lanka Gopal Baglay

Colombo [Sri Lanka], August 11 (ANI): Signifying the eternal bond between India and Sri Lanka, Brahmakumaris on Thursday tied the ...

Former Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa leaves Singapore: Report

Singapore, August 11 (ANI): Former Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa left Singapore on Thursday after nearly a month's stay in ...

Indian senior men's football team to play friendlies against Singapore, Vietnam

New Delhi [India], August 11 (ANI): The senior Indian men's football team will be back in action in September when ...

Sense of universal responsibility is biggest contribution of Tibetan culture to world: Hollywood star Richard Gere

Lhasa [Tibet], August 11 (ANI): The 14th Dalai Lama's idea of Universal Responsibility is that of a global responsibility that ...

Thailand allows Gotabaya Rajapaksa temporary stay on condition he doesn't cause problems for country

Colombo [Sri Lanka], August 11 (ANI): Thailand has allowed former Sri Lankan president Gotabaya Rajapaksa temporary stay in Thailand to ...

Sensex surges 515 points; IT, banking, financial stocks soar

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], August 11 (ANI): The Indian stock market's key indices surged by around one per cent on Thursday ...

A Race Against Time: The Last Days Of Lysychansk

As Russian forces advanced in Ukraine's eastern Donbas region, volunteers raced against time under deadly fire to convince the last ...

Myanmar's Sanctions-Hit Junta Still Netting Vast Oil, Gas Profits

Bangkok - Vast oil and gas profits continue flowing to, and propping up, Myanmar's military junta a year and a ...

Australian team donates Sri Lanka tour prize money for supporting children, families in crisis-hit island nation

Melbourne [Australia], August 11 (ANI): Australia men's cricket team have donated their prize money from their recent tour of Sri ...

Mahela Jayawardene chooses Babar Azam as one to dethrone Joe Root from top spot in Test rankings

Dubai [UAE], August 11 (ANI): Sri Lankan batting legend Mahela Jayawardene opines that star Pakistan batter Babar Azam can dethrone ...

Daughters of PMO staff celebrate Raksha Bandhan with PM Modi

New Delhi [India], August 11 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrated Raksha Bandhan with young girls at his residence in ...

Karachi court acquits ARY news head Ammad Yousuf in sedition case

Karachi [Pakistan], August 11 (ANI): A Karachi court on Thursday acquitted the Pakistani television station ARY News head Ammad Yousaf, ...

Five killed in Kashmir shootout officials

A militant attack on an Indian army outpost comes ahead of Independence Day festivitiesA militant attack in a disputed region ...

5 Die as Militants Attack Indian Army Post in Kashmir

SRINAGAR, INDIA - Militants attacked an Indian army post in the disputed Kashmir region on Thursday, killing three soldiers, while ...

Pak forces killed 48, disappeared 45 in Balochistan in July: Report

Balochistan [Pakistan], August 11 (ANI): Pakistan's paramilitary forces were responsible for 48 cases of killings, including 11 cases of extrajudicial ...

What is this new Langya virus? Do we need to be worried?

A new virus, Langya henipavirus, is suspected to have caused infections in 35 people in China's Shandong and Henan provinces ...

Islamabad HC rejects PTI's plea to suspend vacant NA seats by-polls schedule

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 11 (ANI): The Islamabad High Court on Wednesday rejected a plea filed by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) ...

PM Modi extends greetings on occasion of Raksha Bandhan

New Delhi [India], August 11 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended greetings to the people of the country on the ...

At UN, China puts hold on bid by India, US to sanction Pakistan terrorist who plotted Kandahar plane hijacking

Washington [US], August 11 (ANI): While all other 14 members of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Wednesday agreed ...

Outsiders, Entity, BOOM stay alive at PGL Arlington

Outsiders, Entity and BOOM Esports kept their playoff dreams alive Wednesday by notching lower-bracket wins at the PGL Arlington Major ...

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Tesla agrees to pay $5 billion for Indonesian minerals

JAKARTA, Indonesia: A senior cabinet minister in Indonesia has told CNBC Indonesia that U.S. carmaker Tesla has signed contracts worth ...

MOFA to take action against its diplomat in Jakarta for narcotics possession

DHAKA, Bangladesh - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said it would take strict action against diplomat Kazi Anarkali over the ...

US, India to hold military exercise near disputed Chinese border

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. will participate in a joint military exercise in mid-October with India, less than 62 miles from ...

Japanese company in Myanmar plans expansion despite workers' criticism

YANGON, Myanmar - Honeys Holdings, a Japanese clothing retailer that manufactures much of its product line in Myanmar, has decided ...

Animal conservationists discover 'Sikkim Chheparo' for first time in Nepal

KATHMANDU, Nepal - In Nepal, the existence of another lizard species has been verified. The additional lizard species was discovered ...

Indian fighter jet draws interest, orders from nations worldwide

DELHI, India: India's defense ministry has said that the country has offered to sell 18 Tejas light single-engine jet combat ...

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