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Abdul Qadeer Khan, founder of Pakistani nuclear programme, dies aged 85

Islamabad | Pakistani nuclear scientist Abdul Qadeer Khan, who is the founder of Pakistani nuclear programme, passed away due to lung problems on Sunday at the age of 85, his family said. Khan’s health condition started deteriorating on Saturday night, after which he was rushed to the Khan Research Laboratories Hospital in Islamabad, according to his […]

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20 dead, over 300 injured in powerful earthquake in Pakistan’s Balochistan

New Delhi | At least 20 people were killed and over 300 others injured after an earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale jolted Pakistan’s Balochistan on Thursday morning, according to provincial authorities. According to the National Seismic Monitoring Centre of Pakistan, the 5.9-magnitude quake struck at 3.01 a.m. with focal depth of 15 km and […]

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13 Afghan children rescued while being taken to Pakistan terror camps

Kabul | The Afghan Ministry of Justice has said that the country’s intelligence forces have prevented 13 Afghan children from being taken to Pakistan for terrorist training. According to the ministry, terrorists intended to take the children to the Khyber Agency in Pakistan’s Balochistan province to impart terrorist training after deceiving their families, but the Afghan […]

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Taliban displaced thousands including women & children in Ghazni

New Delhi | Disturbing eyewitness accounts have emerged of deliberate and unlawful killing of civilians by the Taliban in Malistan district of Ghazni province. According to the Afghanistan Human Rights Commission’s findings, the Taliban killed civilians after capturing the center and parts of Malistan district. In addition to violence and inhumane treatment of people, looting of […]

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2mn Covid vaccine doses from India reach Dhaka airport

Dhaka: Two million doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine made by the Serum Institute of India arrived in Dhaka on Thursday as a gift from New Delhi. The Air India charter flight 1232 from Mumbai carrying the consignment landed at Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka at 11.20 a.m. on Thursday. In a tweet, Indian Minister of […]

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

Dhaka: 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 […]