Tue, 18 Jan 2022

Ivy: First female in history to complete hat-trick of becoming mayor

NARAYANGANJ, Bangladesh - The people of Narayanganj have elected Awami League nominee Selina Hayat Ivy to lead the city corporation ...

Pak Drug Regulatory Authority approves herbal drug's trial for Covid

KARACHI, Pakistan - On Monday, local health officials reported the successful conclusion of a clinical trial of Chinese traditional herbal ...

West Australia's Onslow sets new high of 50.7 degrees Celsius

ONSLOW, West Australia: The sun appears to be mercilessly beating down on Onslow in West Australia, as the town registered ...

Carbon monoxide killed 23 tourists trapped in cars during snowstorm

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan - The Murree tragedy, in which 23 people died after becoming stranded in their vehicles owing to severe ...

Revenue Department reports 35% tax drop compared to the previous year

YANGON, Myanmar - According to the latest annual report of the country's Internal Revenue Department (IRD), Myanmar's military junta has ...

Nepal Oil Corporation helps government to help Afghanistan

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Nepal has supplied 14 tonnes of humanitarian aid to Taliban-controlled Afghanistan, experiencing a humanitarian crisis. A delegation ...

No human rights violation in Bangladesh: Bengali Agri. Minister

DHAKA, Bangladesh - According to Agriculture Minister Md Abdur Razzaque, there are no cases of human rights violations in the ...

Great excitement in Tokyo over newborn twin pandas

TOKYO, Japan: Twin panda cubs have made their first public appearance before devoted fans at Ueno Zoo in Tokyo. However, ...

Outpacing industry, TSMC set for huge chip manufacturing expansion

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Chip manufacturer Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), a supplier of Apple, Qualcomm and other major tech companies, has ...

Ugandan mother delivers in sky: Gives baby doctor's name

TORONTO, Canada - A Bangladeshi-Canadian doctor assisted a Ugandan woman to deliver a baby on an overnight flight in December ...

Myanmar Air Chief Kyaw reportedly removed from post

YANGON, Myanmar - According to media sources closed to armed forces, Myanmar's military leader has dismissed the air force head ...

India builds infrastructures: Nepal opposition party objects

KATHMANDU, Nepal - The Communist Party of Nepal-CPN (UML), the main opposition party in the parliament, has stated that it ...

Pakistan offers booster dose to citizens above 18 years

KARACHI, Pakistan - According to National Command and Operation's Centre (NCOC) data, Pakistan's positivity rate increased to 8.16 percent on ...

Britain warns MPs of Chinese agent seeking contacts in Parliament

LONDON, England: A rare warning by the UK's MI5 intelligence agency has revealed that a Chinese agent, Christine Ching Kui ...

730,000 Rohingya pushed into filthy camps across border in Bangladesh

HAGUE, Netherlands - Representatives of Myanmar's junta are set to contest the World Court's jurisdiction to hear charges that the ...

Retired Dhaka University teacher strangled to death in jungle

GAZIPUR, Bangladesh - A former Dhaka University professor who went missing two days ago was discovered dead in a forest ...

Pakistan appeals to avert humanitarian catastrophe in Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan repeated its appeal to the international community and relief organizations on Friday to help Afghanistan. Prime ...

Poor tent dwellers in Nepal: Fire displaced: Chill torments

MUGU, Nepal - People displaced by a major fire in Gamgadhi in November last year have been trapped under flimsy ...

Australian politicians gang up on Djokovic, want him out of country

MELBOURNE, NSW, Australia - The reputation of Melbourne, Australia's second-largest city was in tatters on Friday night after the sensational ...

Two PDF fighters killed 04 injured in Oak Pho Kanbaung encounter

SAGAING, Myanmar - On Monday, resistance fighters raided a prison labor camp near Myanmar's border with India, murdering an estimated ...

Japan to close borders in February in bid to slow Omicron

TOKYO, Japan: Nearly all international travelers will be prohibited from entering Japan in February, in a bid to fight the ...

Reunion of two brothers after 74 years has netizens emotional

KARTARPUR, Pakistan - Since its inception in November 2019, Kartarpur has become a point of connection and reunion for people ...

Sajha Yatayat to run electric minibusses on Lalitpur inner roads

LALITPUR, Nepal - Sajha Yatayat, a Nepali public transportation bus system, says it is preparing to run electric minibusses on ...

Bangladesh, Denmark to collaborate on projects of mutual interests

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Denmark, and Bangladesh have committed to collaborate for mutual benefit on climate change and infrastructure development challenges. ...

Thailand Facing Crackdown on Freedoms

BANGKOK, THAILAND - People in Thailand have faced increased repression of their rights and incidents of torture in recent years, ...

Erdogan faces setback in Kazakhstan as Astana chooses Moscow over Ankara to quell domestic unrest

Astana [Kazakhstan], January 18 (ANI): Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's ambition of becoming the leader of the Islamic world faced ...

China has continuously targeted Tibetan Buddhism since Mao's Cultural Revolution: Report

Lhasa [Tibet], January 18 (ANI): China has been targeting Tibetan Buddhism since Mao's Cultural Revolution and the oppression has continued ...

Asia Album: Full moon Poya Day celebrated in Colombo, Sri Lanka

© Provided by Xinhua COLOMBO, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- The full moon Poya Day was celebrated in Colombo, Sri Lanka, ...

China's spectacular economic performance key to global economic stability

© Provided by Xinhua China's spectacular economic performance in 2021 goes a long way in stabilizing the world economy, and ...

Earthquake Kills 22 in Afghanistan

An earthquake struck western Afghanistan on Monday, killing at least 22 people and injuring several others.The epicenter of the magnitude ...

Big power competition starts in Kazakhstan after the ascendancy of Taliban 2.0

Almaty [Kazakhstan], January 17 (ANI): With the return of Taliban to power in Afghanistan, the possibility of big power competition ...

AFC Asian Cup will help in building women's football in India: AIFF President Praful Patel

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 17 (ANI): The football fever has begun as India is all set to host the AFC ...

La Liga's social audience in India witnesses 2000 pc growth in last 5 yrs

New Delhi [India], January 17 (ANI): Spain's top football competition, La Liga is celebrating its fifth anniversary since establishing a ...

Afghan trade increases with Central Asia, drops with Pakistan under Taliban's rule: Report

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 17 (ANI): Afghanistan's Trade increased with Central Asia while it decreased with Pakistan under the Taliban regime ...

Harry Potter series to cast trans & nonbinary actors media

Harry's mother should be played by a ?gender-nonconforming, nonbinary, trans female,? casting notes reportedly sayThe producers of the new Harry ...

AFC Women's Asian Cup: An opportunity for young Indian players to come of age

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 17 (ANI): It's a new beginning for the Indian women's team as they take on the ...

75 aircraft including 5 Rafale to feature in 'grandest flypast ever' during R-Day celebrations

New Delhi [India], January 17 (ANI): As a part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav commemorating 75 years of India's ...

Hockey Asia Cup: Good performances will give us momentum for upcoming challenges, says Deep Grace Ekka

Muscat [Oman], January 17 (ANI): The India Women's Hockey Team on Sunday travelled to Oman for the upcoming Women's Hockey ...

Mumbai's objective is to get to AFC Champions League after successful ISL season, says Des Buckingham

Panaji (Goa) [India], January 17 (ANI): Mumbai City FC head coach Des Buckingham said that the objective of the team ...

Your-Space Student housing startup, raises USD 10 million in Series 'A' funding

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], January 17 (ANI/NewsVoir): Your-Space, India's premier student housing Company raised USD 10M in Series-A funding (a combination ...

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French ski season saved due to change in Covid rules for foreigners

PARIS, France: After Paris changed its travel restrictions, announcing that UK travellers would only need to present a negative Covid-19 ...

UK, India begin talks to expand trade

NEW DELHI, India: The first day of talks between the UK and India on a potential free trade agreement took ...

At auction, $3.3 million paid for single page of Spiderman comic

DALLAS, Texas: The original drawings of a single comic book page from a 1984 issue of Spiderman has sold for ...

Nikkei 225 advances more than two hundred points, Hang Seng slips

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mostly higher Monday, although the Hang Seng in Hong Kong lagged.The U.S. ...

Seeking money for programming, Netflix raises monthly price to $15.49

LOS ANGELES, California: Netflix has raised its monthly subscription price from $13.99 to $15.49 per month in the United States. ...

British energy company scolded by customers after sending warm socks

LONDON, England: The large British energy firm E.ON Next has delivered an apology after sending warm socks to 30,000 customers ...

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