Tue, 24 May 2022

Bangladeshi human traffickers ring busted in India: 11 jailed

BENGALURU, India - A special Indian court sentenced notorious human-trafficking suspect Rifadul Islam, aka Ridoy Babo, and six other Bangladeshi ...

Indian private space launch company Skyroot sees first launch in 2023

NEW DELHI, India: Skyroot, India's first privately held company to design, build and test a solid rocket propulsion system, successfully ...

WHO Regional Director Dr. Ahmed Al Mandhari in Pakistan to meet leadership

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - The Federal Directorate of Immunisation (FDI) inaugurated a dry storage warehouse on Saturday to increase storage capacity ...

Nepal to revise law allowing private sector to engage in electricity trade

KATHMANDU, Nepal Nepal is expected to have surplus energy starting this monsoon, which India is eager to buy. Still, the ...

Malaysia abetting terrorism: Myanmar reacts to a meeting in Washington DC

YANGON, Myanmar - A junta spokesperson said in a press conference on Thursday that Myanmar's military council objected to a ...

Bangladesh: Woman wearing obscene attire attacked at railway station

DHAKA, Bangladesh - A group of people attacked a young woman at Narsingdi Railway Station for wearing an obscene outfit.The ...

Soldiers evacuate half million in India after monsoon strikes

GUWAHATI, India, As India's northeastern state of Assam grapples with heavy floods brought on by pre-monsoon rains, over 500,000 people ...

Anti-regime forces overrun junta base near Myanmar-Thai border

KAREN STATE, Myanmar - The Karen National Union (KNU) confirmed on Thursday that it had taken control of an army ...

Blinken offers vital support to rebuild Pakistan's economy

WASHINGTON, USA - Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari met with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken in New York this ...

Nepal confirms African swine fever outbreak

KATHMANDU, Nepal - According to the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), Nepal has reported its first cases of African ...

Writer of famous Language Movement song, Chowdhury dies at 87

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Abdul Gaffar Chowdhury, a veteran journalist, and columnist, has died. He was 87 years old. According to ...

Life imprisonment demanded for people burning forests in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Following the recent appearance of back-to-back wildfire videos involving TikTokers, wildlife officials have demanded that the government ...

Popularity of Indonesian president sinks due to price rises

JAKARTA, Indonesia: A new poll released this week indicated that Indonesian President Joko Widodo's approval rating has hit a six-year ...

Junta supporters bombed by PDF in Myanmar

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar - According to the leader of the local People's Defence Force (PDF) chapter, military supporters gathered for a ...

Mingma Gyalje Sherpa, first Nepali to scale most 8000ers without oxygen

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Mingma Gyalje Sherpa, a well-known Nepali climber, successfully climbed Mount Everest without supplemental oxygen on Monday morning."I ...

Family blames hate crime for Bangladeshi student's death in NY

NEW YORK, USA - Zinat Hossain, a college student of Bangladeshi descent, was killed by suicide on a New York ...

580 endangered giant softshell turtles released into Mekong River

© Provided by Xinhua The release of endangered Cantor's giant softshell turtle hatchlings will help save the giant freshwater species ...

Scholars discuss decline of Kashmir language at cultural seminar in Budgam

Budgam (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], May 24 (ANI): JK People's Justice Front (JKPJF) recently organized a cultural seminar titled 'Causes ...

Pakistan: Two soldiers killed in terrorist attack in North Waziristan

North Waziristan [Pakistan], May 24 (ANI): Two Pakistani soldiers died on Monday in an attack carried out by terrorists at ...

Pakistan's support for Taliban backfires: Report

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 24 (ANI): Pakistan has long supported the Taliban, thinking that it will boon Islamabad's security but little ...

Sri Lanka: 21st Amendment presented in cabinet meeting

Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 24 (ANI): Following a meeting of the Constitution Amendment drafting committee held on Monday evening at ...

Pakistani Generals push for early election to appoint new Army Chief

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 24 (ANI): In recent months, the call for the general election in Pakistan has grown louder and ...

Biden Says US Would Defend Taiwan if China Invaded

seoul, south korea - President Joe Biden said the United States would be willing to intervene to defend Taiwan if ...

New Australian Prime Minister Sworn In After Election Win

Australia's new prime minister was sworn in Monday before flying to Japan for talks with U.S. President Joe Biden and ...

Pakistan announce squad against West Indies for ODI series, Shadab Khan returns after injury

Lahore [Pakistan], May 23 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Monday announced the squad for the three-match ODI series against ...

Eight new cabinet ministers takes oath in Sri Lanka

Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 23 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Monday administered the oath to eight new cabinet ...

Instability in Pakistan may impact China ties, CPEC, IMF loans

Beijing [China], May 23 (ANI): China's interactions with the new government in Pakistan may not have generated the necessary confidence ...

Pak Army Chief General Bajwa has to stop the oppression against Muhajirs: Altaf Hussain

London [UK], May 23 (ANI): Altaf Hussain, the founder and leader of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), has asked Pakistan ...

T-Series refutes Pak singer's allegations of copying 'Nach Panjaban' song in 'Jug Jug Jeeyo'

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 23 (ANI): The makers of the film 'Jug Jug Jeeyo' starring Varun Dhawan, Kiara Advani, Anil ...

India's Savage Heat Exacts Heaviest Toll on Those Working Outdoors

New Delhi - Pradeep Kumar can earn nearly eight dollars a day selling the traditional Indian drink with cumin and ...

17 Rohingya feared dead amid storm off Myanmar coast: UNHCR

The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, has said it is shocked and saddened by reports that more than a dozen Rohingya ...

Atheists in Pakistan fearful as crackdowns on digital blasphemy continue

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 23 (ANI): Blasphemy arrests and mob violence continue to escalate in Pakistan as blasphemy laws are leading ...

Chennai Air Customs seizes 2.9 kg gold, assorted foreign currency

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], May 23 (ANI): Chennai Air Customs has seized 2.9 kilograms of gold worth over Rs 1.34 ...

Amid food security concerns, India may not agree to exemption to WFP purchases from export restrictions

New Delhi [India], May 23 (ANI): India may not agree to exemptions for World Food Programme (WFP) at World Trade ...

Russian UN Envoy Quits in Protest of Ukraine Invasion

A veteran Russian diplomat to the United Nations office in Geneva resigned Monday because he said he was "so ashamed" ...

New Australian Prime Minister Sworn-In After Election Win

Australia's new prime minister was sworn in Monday before flying to Japan for talks with U.S. President Joe Biden and ...

Pakistan PM warns Imran Khan, says nation will hold him by collar for his sins

Lahore [Pakistan], May 23 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has issued a warning against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's (PTI) Chairman Imran ...

NASA accuses China of stealing space technology

Beijing [China], May 23 (ANI): America's space agency, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has accused China of stealing ...

Sri Lankan economy may take time to revive, vicious trap called 'Chinese Loans' holds it tight

Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 23 (ANI): The failure of Sri Lanka's economy due to faulty economic planning bore fruit for ...

Pakistan: Senior Journalists slapped with sedition cases for criticizing state institutions

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 23 (ANI): As per the emerged reports multiple FIRs have been filed against senior journalists and they ...

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US House Speaker Pelosi banned from communion over abortion views

SAN FRANCISCO, California: In a letter released this week, the archbishop of San Francisco, Salvatore Cordileone, said U.S. House Speaker ...

Tornado hits western German city; dozens injured, 2 dead

BERLIN, Germany: At least 43 people were injured after a tornado struck the western German city of Paderborn on May ...

American arrested, Chinese officials charged with spying in US

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Department of Justice has said that an American citizen and four Chinese intelligence officers have been charged ...

To help US businesses, 35,000 foreign workers to be taken in

WASHINGTON D.C.: Due to the inability of businesses to hire enough workers, the U.S. has announced that it will grant ...

US Senate to vote on resolution urging probe of beef price fixing

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. senators Elizabeth Warren and Mike Rounds have introduced a bipartisan resolution requesting the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) ...

Strain of Ukraine war causes Russian defense spending to increase 40%

MOSCOW, Russia: According to preliminary data released by the finance ministry this week, almost three months after Moscow's invasion of ...

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