Thu, 09 Feb 2023

Students block capital road demanding fair trial over fellow student's death

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Students of Northern University blocked a busy Dhaka road to protest the death of their fellow student ...

Myanmar military expands martial law in 37 townships

YANGON, Myanmar - Myanmar's military has imposed martial law in anti-coup strongholds, subjecting people accused of everything from treason to ...

Belgian queen to discuss repatriation of Rohingya refugees with PM Hasina

DHAKA, Bangladesh - The queen of Belgium, Mathilde, has arrived in Dhaka for a three-day visit as an advocate for ...

Dhaka bans sale of antibiotics without prescription: Cabinet clears draft law

DHAKA, Bangladesh - On Monday, the Cabinet approved the draft of the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 2023, which prohibits the ...

NTDC completes 100MW Pak-Iran transmission line

LAHORE, Pakistan - Following the prime minister's and federal minister for energy's directives, the National Transmission and Despatch Company Limited ...

Pakistanis term Wikipedia blockage an embarrassment to country's image

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan has banned Wikipedia after threatening the crowd-sourced online encyclopedia with "sacrilegious content," according to the Wikimedia Foundation.The ...

"Vulture restaurants" set up to increase population of endangered scavengers

KATHMANDU, Nepal - On Saturday, as many as 465 vultures, including some critically endangered species, were spotted in a single ...

Ex-military ruler Musharraf dies in Dubai after prolonged illness

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Former President General (retd) Pervez Musharraf died in a Dubai hospital on Sunday at the age of ...

Czech parliament speaks repeats support for Taiwan

PRAGUE, Czech Republic: Ahead of her visit to Taipei, Marketa Pekarova Adamova, Speaker of the Czech Lower House, reiterated to ...

Richa Chadha, Ali Fazal announce second film as producers

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], February 9 (ANI): Richa Chadha and Ali Fazal are ecstatic as their second home production, 'The Underbug,' ...

US, States Weigh Farmland Restrictions After Chinese Balloon Incident

HARLOWTON, Montana - Near the banks of Montana's Musselshell River, cattle rancher Michael Miller saw a large, white orb above ...

Not Just Balloons: How US Sees China Spying as Major Worry

Washington - The Chinese balloon that traversed the United States before being shot down last weekend captivated public attention and ...

Weak global cues drag Sensex, Nifty lower in opening trade

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], February 9 (ANI): The domestic equity market on Thursday opened with losses, tracking weak global cues. Though ...

Asia Album: Vietnamese dragon fruit prices soar amid undersupplied demand

© Provided by Xinhua HANOI, Feb. 9 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam's dragon fruit prices have tripled from a year earlier as ...

Pakistan Kills 12 Terrorists Tied to Afghanistan-Based Group

Islamabad - Authorities in Pakistan said Wednesday a pre-dawn counterterrorism military operation in a turbulent northwestern district had killed 12 ...

Pakistan, IMF Still in Tough Negotiations on Financial Aid

Pakistani officials and a visiting International Monetary Fund delegation are holding tough negotiations this week in search of a deal ...

One Activist's Climate Fast Stirs Demands for Change in Ladakh

Srinigar, Indian-administered Kashmir - Enthusiasm has turned to frustration and bitterness for a leading conservation activist in India's Himalayan region ...

WTT Star Contender Goa: Olympic Champions Ma, Chen to compete

Panaji (Goa)[India], February 8 (ANI): Table Tennis (TT) legend and reigning Olympic champion Ma Long and current women's Olympic champion ...

PM Modi's neighbourhood first policy has stood the test of time: EAM Jaishankar

By Payal MehtaNew Delhi [India], February 8 (ANI): The Indian government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has its special ...

Phthalate exposure might increase diabetes risk in women: Study

Washington [US], February 8 (ANI): According to a new study published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical EndocrinologyMetabolism, endocrine-disrupting ...

Weightlifter Martina Devi eyes more national records in KIYG 2022

Indore (Madhya Pradesh) [India], February 8 (ANI): Martina Devi has become one of the biggest superstars in the history of ...

Iran's ghost fleet shipping sanctioned Russian oil FT

The number of vessels for these imports has been growing, the outlet reportsIran has been deploying more ships as part ...

India to capitalize on demographic dividend, aims to become "skill" capital of world

New Delhi [India], February 8 (ANI): With nearly 65 per cent of its youth in the working age group, India ...

China In Eurasia Briefing: Popping Beijing's Bubble 

Welcome back to the China In Eurasia briefing, an RFE/RL newsletter tracking China's resurgent influence from Eastern Europe to Central ...

Southeast Asian countries welcome Chinese tour groups

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Feb. 8 (Xinhua) -- Southeast Asian countries such as Thailand, Singapore, and Cambodia are welcoming ...

Despite economic crisis Pak PM Shehbaz Sharif busy stoking Kashmir issue

Islamabad [Pakistan], February 8 (ANI): The success of India's global diplomacy has pushed Pakistan into a corner, especially among the ...

Markets open with gains as investors expect RBI MPC meeting outcome

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], February 8 (ANI): Domestic markets opened with gains on Wednesday morning as investors expected a good outcome ...

Asia Album: Thailand gives warm welcome to 1st Chinese tour groups

© Provided by Xinhua BANGKOK, Feb. 8 (Xinhua) -- Thailand gave a warm welcome to the first tour groups from ...

Development has taken wings under PM Modi's rule: Haryana minister Anil Vij

Chandigarh (Haryana) [India], February 8 (ANI): Reacting to inauguration of India's largest helicopter manufacturing unit in Karnataka's Tumakuru, Haryana's Home ...

Asia Album: Singapore gives warm welcome to first Chinese tour group

© Provided by Xinhua SINGAPORE, Feb. 8 (Xinhua) -- Singapore gave a warm welcome to the first Chinese tour group ...

"21st century belongs to Asia": Hardeep Singh Puri says asian economies bounced back fastest post pandemic

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], February 8 (ANI): The 21st Century belongs to Asia, and this is being vindicated in the post-pandemic ...

Much work remains to be done to tackle anti-Asian racism in U.S.

© Provided by Xinhua "We are a nation of immigrants with a history of discrimination and exploitation of minority groups. ...

Jaishankar, UK Foreign Secretary discuss agenda of India's G20 Presidency

New Delhi [India], February 7 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar received a call from United Kingdom Foreign Secretary James ...

Tri-Nation FIFA Friendly Tournament: India to play Myanmar, Kyrgyz Republic

New Delhi [India], February 7 (ANI): The upcoming FIFA International break will be momentous as India Senior Men's National Team ...

National Rugby 15s Championship (Division 1): Odisha, Delhi emerge victorious

Bhubaneshwar (Odisha) [India], February 7 (ANI): Odisha (Women's) and Delhi Hurricanes (Men's) registered huge wins in respective finals at the ...

EU no longer dictates price for Russian oil Rosneft CEO

Reference prices for Urals will be set by markets where ?oil volumes actually go,? according to Igor SechinThe EU will ...

Energy security for India paramount, but not at cost of climate change goals: Petroleum Minister

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], February 7 (ANI): Energy security for India is paramount though it has by no means diluted the ...

5-day training of Colombo Security Conclave countries by NCB begins in New Delhi

New Delhi [India], February 7 (ANI): The five-day training of Colombo Security Conclave countries by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) ...

Turkey earthquake: Govt calls urgent meeting for humanitarian aid; Indigo offers free cargo movement

By Ashoke RajNew Delhi [India], February 7 (ANI): The government of India has called an urgent meeting with Indian carriers ...

China falters at easing tensions with US after balloon fallout

Washington [US], February 7 (ANI): China's hopes to easing of tensions with the United States was floundered after American fighter ...

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New Myanmar sanctions imposed on second coup anniversary

WASHINGTON DC, USA - The United States and its allies have imposed new sanctions on Myanmar's military rulers as the ...

Students block capital road demanding fair trial over fellow student's death

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Students of Northern University blocked a busy Dhaka road to protest the death of their fellow student ...

Myanmar military expands martial law in 37 townships

YANGON, Myanmar - Myanmar's military has imposed martial law in anti-coup strongholds, subjecting people accused of everything from treason to ...

Belgian queen to discuss repatriation of Rohingya refugees with PM Hasina

DHAKA, Bangladesh - The queen of Belgium, Mathilde, has arrived in Dhaka for a three-day visit as an advocate for ...

Dhaka bans sale of antibiotics without prescription: Cabinet clears draft law

DHAKA, Bangladesh - On Monday, the Cabinet approved the draft of the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 2023, which prohibits the ...

NTDC completes 100MW Pak-Iran transmission line

LAHORE, Pakistan - Following the prime minister's and federal minister for energy's directives, the National Transmission and Despatch Company Limited ...

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