Mon, 24 Jan 2022

Two given death sentence for guerilla attacks on the junta's army, all

YANGON, Myanmar - According to military-controlled media, a Myanmar junta court has sentenced veteran pro-democracy campaigner Ko Jimmy and former ...

Car purchased by bank credit checked: Chinese manager lost temper

DHAKA, Bangladesh - A video of a visibly agitated Chinese guy flinging cash indiscriminately after his vehicle was stopped in ...

Nepalese enjoy cheaper rides in e-Cab service

KATHMANDU, Nepal - e-Cab Nepal was launched on Friday to provide a simple and economical taxi service while prioritizing the ...

Punjab govt suspends 15 officials over laxity in Murree tragedy

LAHORE, Pakistan - In the wake of revelations made in an inquiry report prepared by a five-member probe committee on ...

Odd-Even rule in Kathmandu to control Covid-19 surge

KATHMANDU, Nepal - The District Administration Authorities of Kathmandu, Lalitpur, and Bhaktapur have reinstated the Odd/Even regulation for traffic flow, ...

University VC insults students for demanding fundamental rights

DHAKA, Bangladesh - The management of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (Sust) has stated that the situation is no ...

'Total' urges sanctions against Myanmar's oil and gas funds

PARIS, France - TotalEnergies, a French energy behemoth, has asked the US and French governments to approve targeted sanctions against ...

Army lays landmines along with oil, gas pipelines in Shan State: SHRF

SHAN STATE, Myanmar - According to the Shan Human Rights Foundation (SHRF), the junta recently planted landmines across oil and ...

Nusrat Chaudhry: Nominated as First Muslim woman federal judge in U.S.

WASHINGTON, USA - President Joe Biden nominated eight new judges on Wednesday, including civil rights lawyer Nusrat Jahan Choudhury, who ...

India refuses to buy Nepali power produced by Chinese equipment

KATHMANDU, Nepal - As Nepal's private sector prepares to sell electricity in India's power exchange market, its southern neighbor has ...

U.S. serious about region: Appoints ambassador in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Donald Armin Blome, the U.S. ambassador-designate to Pakistan, has finished all formalities for his trip to Islamabad, ...

Typhoon Odette disrupts school life for more than 12 million students

MANILA, Philippines - Schools in the Philippines impacted by Typhoon Odette are receiving plenty of support from across the nation ...

Pakistan eager to work on gas project, Imran assures Putin

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan reassured Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday of Pakistan's resolve to work with Russia ...

Ten buildings cave in, 100 more in danger at Faridpur river bank

FARIDPUR, Bangladesh - As many as ten buildings, including a temple, have tumbled by roughly 20 feet on the banks ...

Thousands of Myanmar civilians fled to Thailand after military coup

BANGKOK, Thailand - A UN envoy has requested Thailand's assistance in preventing an escalation of the crisis in neighboring Myanmar ...

Nepali importers suffer from delayed shipments from China

LISTIKOT, Nepal Traders importing goods from China complain about the delayed shipments by Chinese authorities. The shipments supposed to reach ...

Actress Shimu's mutilated body found, husband and friend arrested

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Shakhawat Ali Nobel, the husband of film star Raima Islam Shimu, and his buddy Farhad have been ...

Bright Pakistani student passes O Level exam at 13 with A*

KARACHI, Pakistan - Ali Saif, a brilliant Pakistani kid, passed the University of Cambridge's O Level exams at 13. Ali ...

0.1 percent of 26 million voters committed fraud in 2020 elections

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar - The Junta's election commission reported finding only 2,169 examples of double voting and 1,077 other cases of ...

Judicial impasse prevents constitutional council's routine business

KATHMANDU, Nepal - The judiciary remains paralyzed, although dissenting Supreme Court justices began considering cases after the lottery-based cause list ...

Energy storage could emerge as the hottest market of 2022

The battery storage industry is getting billions poured into gigafactories, with new projects popping up left and rightA few years ...

Let's not point fingers: AIFF President after India-Chinese Taipei match cancellation

New Delhi [India], January 23 (ANI): AIFF President Praful Patel expressed disappointment after the Group A match between India and ...

AFC Women's Asian Cup: China PR turn on style against IR Iran

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 23 (ANI): Eight-time champions China PR further underlined their AFC Women's Asian Cup India 2022 title ...

AFC Women's Asian Cup: Match between India, Chinese Taipei cancelled after positive cases in Blue Tigresses' camp

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 23 (ANI): Group A clash between India and Chinese Taipei in the ongoing AFC Women's Asian ...

UN predicts when global tourism will get back to normal

International tourism won?t return to pre-pandemic levels until 2024 at the earliestGlobal tourism saw a 4% increase last year, compared ...

Malaysia's Top Anti-Corruption Cop Sues Whistleblower for Defamation

BANGKOK  - Malaysia's anti-corruption czar has sued a local journalist for defamation over articles questioning the legality of his past ...

Subhas Bhowmick was a very vocal man, I loved him for that, says Bhaichung Bhutia

New Delhi [India], January 23 (ANI): Former India captain Bhaichung Bhutia expressed grief over the demise of 1970 Asian Games ...

China's pursuit of Cambodian naval base causes geopolitical tension: Report

Phnom Penh [Cambodia], January 23 (ANI): China's pursuit of a Cambodian naval base causes geopolitical tension as Beijing has started ...

Vivo Y75 5G's full specs leak, may arrive in India this month

New Delhi [India], January 23 (ANI): Vivo launched the Y75 in December 2017, and four years later, the company is ...

'Game Changer' E-moped Batteries Spread from Taiwan Across Asia

Every day, Aiden Lee joins the hundreds of thousands of people getting around Taipei on two wheels.But when most of ...

Expert draws parallels between China and Taliban as Xi destroying Tibetan culture

Lhasa [Tibet], January 23 (ANI): Drawing similarities between Taliban and Xi Jinping, Strategic expert Brahma Chellaney said that Chinese authorities ...

Rising inflation, COVID-19 make people more vulnerable in Nepal

© Provided by Xinhua Many families in Nepal are struggling these days due to reduced job opportunities and growing inflation ...

Xi himself is a risk to the Chinese economy: Report

Tokyo [Japan], January 23 (ANI): Underlining the side effects of Chinese President Xi Jinping's "abrupt and extreme" policies, a report ...

UK Accuses Kremlin of Trying to Install Pro-Russian Leader in Ukraine

LONDON - Britain on Saturday accused the Kremlin of seeking to install a pro-Russian leader in Ukraine and said Russian ...

The Times and Bloomberg tie Russian invasion to Beijing

A Ukrainian commander named 'a date of concern' tied to the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, after Bloomberg claimed Xi Jinping ...

EAM S Jaishankar discusses regional issues with Kuwaiti counterpart

New Delhi [India], January 22 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar spoke to his Kuwait counterpart Dr Ahmed Nasser ...

China sentences five women from Uyghur family to long prison terms over 'illegal religious activity'

Beijing [China], January 22 (ANI): A Xinjiang court sentenced five Muslim Uyghur women from one family to lengthy jail terms ...

Five killed in road accident in Afghanistan's Faryab

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 22 (ANI): At least five people were killed and nine injured in a road accident in Afghanistan's ...

Women's Asian Cup: Focus is solely on game against Chinese Taipei, says Dennerby

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 22 (ANI): India women's football team coach Thomas Dennerby said that the focus of the Blue ...

Legends League Cricket: Having Arjuna Ranatunga as a coach is special to me, says Mohammad Hafeez

Muscat [Oman], January 22 (ANI): Former Pakistan cricketer Mohammad Hafeez said that having Sri Lanka legend Arjuna Ranatunga as a ...

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Small terrorist groups active in Pakistan after Taliban's success

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid admitted on Saturday that there has been an increase in terror attacks in ...

Two given death sentence for guerilla attacks on the junta's army, all

YANGON, Myanmar - According to military-controlled media, a Myanmar junta court has sentenced veteran pro-democracy campaigner Ko Jimmy and former ...

Car purchased by bank credit checked: Chinese manager lost temper

DHAKA, Bangladesh - A video of a visibly agitated Chinese guy flinging cash indiscriminately after his vehicle was stopped in ...

Nepalese enjoy cheaper rides in e-Cab service

KATHMANDU, Nepal - e-Cab Nepal was launched on Friday to provide a simple and economical taxi service while prioritizing the ...

Punjab govt suspends 15 officials over laxity in Murree tragedy

LAHORE, Pakistan - In the wake of revelations made in an inquiry report prepared by a five-member probe committee on ...

Odd-Even rule in Kathmandu to control Covid-19 surge

KATHMANDU, Nepal - The District Administration Authorities of Kathmandu, Lalitpur, and Bhaktapur have reinstated the Odd/Even regulation for traffic flow, ...

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