Fri, 28 Jan 2022

Vaccine donation an example of friendship between Nepal, EU: Minister

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Nepal received 1.3 million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine from France and Italy on Wednesday.According to a ...

Even medical volunteers not spared: seven arrested by Junta

DAWEI, Myanmar - Early this week, the military and police raided a charity clinic in Dawei, Tanintharyi Region, leading to ...

Bengali hospital bags world's best new building award

SATKHIRA, Bangladesh - The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has recognized an 80-bed Bangladeshi hospital in the coastal area ...

Thailand decriminalizes marijuana, unclear about recreational use

BANGKOK, Thailand: In a landmark move, Thailand, on January 25, emerged as the first Asian nation to decriminalize the use ...

Nine Zebras die in 30 days in Dhaka: Experts investigate cause

DHAKA, Bangladesh - The Ministry of Environment, Forests, and Climate Change will organize a commission to investigate the deaths of ...

Chitwan Park to sue Road Division over Rhino's death in Nepal

CHITWAN, Nepal - Conservationists and animal lovers have expressed concerns after a rhino was discovered dead in a freshly excavated ...

Two military deserters taken in by Myanmar's resistance

MAGWAY, Myanmar - According to the People's Defence Force (PDF), two Myanmar military troops fled their posts in Magway Region's ...

Pay with Crypto at Pakistani's 'Chai Ada' in London

LONDON, UK - For the first time in the United Kingdom, a young Pakistani entrepreneur has opened a coffee shop ...

Rules are rules: New Zealand PM delays her wedding due to COVID

WELLINGTON, New Zealand: Due to the COVID-19 restrictions she put in place, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern had to ...

After 13-hour flight, passengers in Sydney wait 50 minutes to exit

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Passengers on board an Etihad flight from Abu Dhabi were detained on board their plane for ...

Pandemic became rampant due to public defiance: Health Minister

DHAKA, Bangladesh - To minimize the spread of coronavirus infections, the government has closed all schools and universities across the ...

NUG collecting evidence of military crimes to report to ICJ, ICC

YANGON, Myanmar - In a press conference on Thursday, two ministers from Myanmar's National Unity Government (NUG) stated that their ...

PM Imran Khan admits: Largest challenge is inflation

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan warned the Opposition on Sunday that if he is removed from office, ...

Three NAC members barred from attending meeting for asking questions

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Three Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) board members have reported that the corporation's employees had barred them from ...

Group of British MPs lauds Bengali generosity in hosting Rohingyas

DHAKA, Bangladesh - A delegation of British MPs reaffirmed their cooperation with the Rohingyas and told them that they would ...

China Eyes Risks and Rewards of US-Russia Standoff Over Ukraine

LONDON - China is watching with growing interest as Russia and the West face off over Ukraine. With more than ...

Lara Dutta, Prateik Babbar's 'Hiccups Hookups' renewed for second season

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 28 (ANI): After seeing the audience's love for 'HiccupsHookups', the makers have now decided to come ...

Embassy REIT announces Q3 FY2022 results, raises full year guidance given accelerated leasing activity

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], January 28 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Embassy Office Parks REIT (NSE: EMBASSY / BSE: 542602) ('Embassy REIT'), India's first ...

Suki taps Eric Grosse as New President

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], January 28 (ANI/BusinessWire India):Reporting to CEO Punit Singh Soni, the industry-recognized technology executive and entrepreneur brings a ...

Demand for Kashmir's winter meat delicacy 'Harisa' soars in Srinagar as cold wave prevails in J-K

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], January 28 (ANI): As the harsh winter period locally known as 'Chillai Kalan' continues in ...

WHO head Tedros faces a challenge all humanitarians know well

In 2017, the World Health Organisation (WHO) appointed Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as its director general. He's the first African ...

India has the potential to overtake Japan, US, and China, Dr. Frank Richter tells members of Thought Leaders of India

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI/SRV): "The world we are living in is very uncertain and the level of uncertainties ...

Cease-Fire Halts Deadly Clashes Along Kyrgyz-Tajik Border

Authorities in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan have reached a cease-fire after border clashes between the Central Asian neighbors' security forces left ...

China's Financial Diplomacy Wins Influence in Central Asian Countries

WASHINGTON - This year marks the 30th anniversary of China having established diplomatic ties with five central Asian countries. In ...

Asia Album: Indonesia welcomes Chinese Lunar New Year with lanterns

© Provided by Xinhua JAKARTA, Jan. 28 (Xinhua) -- As tiger lanterns are being prepared, red lanterns are hung up ...

AFC Women's Asian Cup: Australia down Thailand to stay perfect

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 28 (ANI): Australia secured top spot in Group B of the AFC Women's Asian Cup India ...

Asia Album: Get some Chinese lucky charms at Manila's Chinatown

© Provided by Xinhua MANILA, Jan. 28 (Xinhua) -- Get some festive mood and good luck charms at Manila's Chinatown ...

China's 'Belt and Road' Risk in Syria May Reap Big Rewards

WASHINGTON - Syria, a country torn by civil war, recently joined China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), a move analysts ...

India, five Central Asian countries to establish joint working group on Afghanistan

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI): India and five Central Asian countries on Thursday discussed the evolving situation in Afghanistan ...

AFC Women's Asian Cup: Philippines book knockout stage spot in style

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], January 28 (ANI): The Philippines booked their spot in the AFC Women's Asian Cup India 2022 quarter-finals ...

First India-Central Asia Summit emphasizes on diversified global supply chain

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI): Leaders at the first India-Central Asia Summit emphasized on Thursday that the post-pandemic world ...

Indian, Central Asian leaders agree to boost counter-terrorism mechanism

New Delhi [Delhi], January 27 (ANI): Indian and Central Asian leaders agreed to boost the existing counter-terrorism mechanism as noted ...

India welcomes interest of Central Asian countries to use Shahid Beheshti Terminal at Chabahar Port for trade

New Delhi [Delhi], January 27 (ANI): Noting that further development of mutual connectivity is essential for enhanced trade and commerce, ...

Iran book 2022 Qatar World Cup berth with 1-0 win over Iraq

Tehran [Iran], January 27 (ANI): The Islamic Republic of Iran on Thursday booked the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 berth ...

Book review: how Africa was central to the making of the modern world

Journalist, photographer, author and professor Howard W. French's Born in Blackness: Africa, Africans, and the Making of the Modern World, ...

Rule of law in South Africa protects even those who scorn it

Yet another war of words is being waged in South Africa, ostensibly over the role of the courts in delivering ...

Casualties Reported In New Clashes Along Kyrgyz-Tajik Border

Kyrgyz and Tajik border guards have exchanged fire along a disputed segment of the border, in the latest outbreak of ...

Modi Holds First-Ever Summit With Central Asian Leaders

NEW DELHI - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi highlighted cooperation at a virtual summit with leaders of Central Asian countries ...

PM Modi outlines 'Support of All, Development for All, Trust of All, Efforts of All' principle at India-Central Asia Summit

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during the virtual India-Central Asia summit outlined his principle of ...

India, Central Asian countries call for non-discriminatory response to global health challenges

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI): Noting the growing interdependence of countries in an inter-connected world, Prime Minister Narendra Modi ...

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Snow storm closes much of Greece, including Athens

ATHENS, Greece: A severe snowstorm that swept across the Mediterranean region has stranded thousands of motorists on a motorway in ...

EU nations warned of falling behind in building 5G mobile networks

BRUSSELS, Belgium: A European Union watchdog, the European Court of Auditors (ECA), has warned that the EU faces considerable economic ...

Dozens feared dead after boat capsizes off Florida

FORT PIERCE, Florida: The U.S. Coast Guard is searching the waters off eastern Florida, with hopes of saving 39 missing ...

Thailand decriminalizes marijuana, unclear about recreational use

BANGKOK, Thailand: In a landmark move, Thailand, on January 25, emerged as the first Asian nation to decriminalize the use ...

China again sends warplanes to Taiwan; US aircraft carriers enter area

TAIPEI, Taiwan: In its largest sortie in 2022, China sent 39 warplanes towards Taiwan on January 24, amidst tensions over ...

France appears to ensure Djokovic plays in French Open under new rules

PARIS, France: Under the latest COVID-19 rules adopted by the French government, leading tennis player Novak Djokovic could be allowed ...

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