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Transport services connecting Dhaka suspended

Dhaka |Friday, 2021 3:45:06 PM IST

The Bangladesh government has suspended transportation services linking capital Dhaka to the other parts of the country in a further effort to contain the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Lioness tests Covid positive in SL zoo

Colombo |Friday, 2021 2:45:06 PM IST

Days after a lion tested positive for Covid-19 in Colombo's Dehiwala Zoo, a lioness at the same facility has also been infected with the virus, the State Veterinary Surgeons' Association of Sri Lanka

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Online classes boost mobile phone import in Nepal

Kathmandu |Friday, 2021 2:45:05 PM IST

Online classes amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has boosted the import of mobile phones in Nepal, according to data released by the country's Department of Customs.

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'Turkey won't send additional troops to secure Kabul airport'

Ankara |Thursday, 2021 5:45:06 PM IST

Turkey's Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said that the country will not send additional troops to Afghanistan as part of a plan to secure the Kabul airport since it already has soldiers in the country.

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Afghan Prez leaves for US

Kabul |Thursday, 2021 8:15:06 PM IST

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has embarked on a two-day visit to Washington where he will meet his US counterpart Joe Biden, other administration officials and lawmakers, the government in Kabul said

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Pakistan Covid caseload reaches 951,865

Islamabad |Thursday, 2021 9:15:05 PM IST

Pakistan recorded 1,097 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, raising the total infection tally to 951,865, official data showed Thursday.

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130 Taliban militants surrender in Afghanistan

Kabul |Thursday, 2021 9:45:06 PM IST

A total of 130 Taliban militants surrendered to the Afghan government in Herat province on Thursday, a local government spokesperson confirmed.

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For peace in Afghanistan, hold terrorism supporters accountable: Jaishankar

United Nations |Wednesday, 2021 10:15:06 AM IST

As Afghanistan prepares for the pullout of the US troops, peace there requires zero tolerance for terrorism and those supporting terrorists must be held accountable, according to India's External Affa

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At least 12 injured in Lahore blast: Media

Lahore |Wednesday, 2021 8:15:06 PM IST

At least 12 people were injured in a blast in Lahore, Pakistan on Wednesday, officials said.

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Mandalay shootout worries Myanmar Junta

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2021 7:45:05 PM IST

Myanmar's military junta has ordered an extensive combing operation in the country's second biggest city Mandalay after a shootout on Tuesday.

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India, Fiji sign MoU for cooperation in agriculture, allied sectors

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2021 2:45:06 AM IST

India and Fiji on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for cooperation in the field of agriculture and allied sectors between the two countries.

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US Navy, IAF to carry out joint drill in Indian Ocean Region

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2021 2:45:06 AM IST

The US Navy and the Indian Air Force (IAF) will carry out joint drills in the Indian Ocean Region for two days starting Wednesday.

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