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Bangladesh to receive 2 mn Covishield doses from India as ‘gift’

Dhaka:ย Bangladesh Health Minister Zahid Maleque has said that the country would receive two million doses of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine (Covishield) from India as a “gift” on Wednesday. Maleque confirmed to IANS that a special Air India flight carrying the consignment would be landing at Dhaka airport on Wednesday, India has said in a letter […]

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Will retrieve Nepali territory from India, asserts Oli

Kathmandu:ย Ahead of crucial Nepal-India Foreign Minister level talks that are likely to focus on seeking long-term solution of the boundary dispute, Nepal’s Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli on Sunday said they will retrieve the Nepali territories of Kalapani, Limpiyadhura and Lipulekh which have long been “occupied” by India. Addressing the National Assembly, he said that […]

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Power distribution system breakdown plunges entire Pakistan into darkness

Islamabad:ย Hundreds of millions of Pakistanis were left without power due to a technical fault in the country’s power distribution system, government officials said on Sunday. The blackout began at about 11.50 p.m. on Saturday when power failures were reported in all major cities, including Islamabad, Lahore, Peshawar, Karachi and Rawalpindi, reports Xinhua news agency. According […]

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Pak anti-terror court sentences 26/11 mastermind Lakhvi to 15-year jail

Lahore:ย An anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Lahore has sentenced Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi to at least 15 years imprisonment, after the court found him guilty on charges of terror financing. The Punjab province’s counter-terrorism department on terror financing charges recently arrested Lakhvi. “The Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) Lahore convicted Lakhvi for commission of offences of […]

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Amid crisis in Nepal politics, former PM Prachanda to visit India for wife’s treatment

Kathmandu:ย Chairman of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), Pushpa Kamal Dahal aka ‘Prachanda’, will embark on a visit to India on Monday for his wifes treatment. Prachanda’s wife, Sita Dahal is suffering from multiple ailments, including progressive supranuclear palsy, a rare kind of Parkinson’s disease, diabetes and high-blood pressure. Her health deteriorated recently and was […]

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LeT’s Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi arrested in Pak over terror financing

Islamabad:ย In an all out crackdown against the Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant groups, Pakistan counter-terrorism authorities have arrested Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, the chief planner of the 26/11 Mumbai attacks and the LeT’s current supreme commander of operations, on charges of terror financing. Lakhvi was arrested by the Punjab province’s Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD), which has already […]

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Indo-Pak aggressive joint parade halted after decades

Islamabad:ย Tense relations and the never-ending rivalry between Pakistan and India has reflected in a daily joint parade at the border openings for decades, where both sides showcase aggressive gestures and emotions filled parade with massive crowds chanting slogans on both sides everyday. However, with the ongoing spread of the coronavirus pandemic, this spectacle has come […]