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UNGA defers action on representatives of Afghanistan, Myanmar

United Nations |Tuesday, 2021 5:15:08 PM IST

The UN General Assembly has decided to defer action on the representatives of Afghanistan and Myanmar, which means that the incumbent representatives will continue to represent their countries.

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Punjab CM bats for opening border trade with Pakistan

Amritsar |Tuesday, 2021 1:15:08 AM IST

In a bid to boost the state's economy, Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Channi on Monday announced that he would soon write to the Centre besides seeking appointment with the Union Home Minister for op

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Pak Defence Minister justifies lynching of Sri Lankan man, says it was triggered by 'Religious Emotions'

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 2:15:08 AM IST

While Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has been assuring the world that perpetrators will be punished, his Defence Minister Pervaiz Khattak is justifying the murder of Sri Lankan Manager, Priyantha

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China's exclusion from democracy summit delays Pak decision

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 6:15:08 PM IST

Pakistani decision makers are holding extensive consultations on whether to attend the virtual summit on democracy convened by US President Joe Biden this week, as certain issues are making it difficu

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Winterization assistance continues across Afghanistan: UN

Kabul |Tuesday, 2021 5:15:08 PM IST

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) has said that the provision of winterization assistance continues across Afghanistan amid the looming crisis in the war-torn nation.

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President Kovind to visit Bangladesh for 50th Victory Day celebrations

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 2:15:08 AM IST

President Ram Nath Kovind will be on a two day state visit to Bangladesh from December 15 to December 17 to attend the country's 50th Victory Day celebrations.

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Sialkot mob had also planned to set factory on fire, murder owner

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 1:45:08 AM IST

The police investigation into the grisly lynching of a Sri Lankan national in Sialkot has revealed that the violent mob had also planned to set the factory on fire besides attempting to murder its own

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Protests in Gwadar enter Day 22

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 1:15:08 AM IST

Protesters in Gwadar continued their sit-in for the 22nd day on Monday despite the Balochistan government sharing a list detailing progress made on their demands, Dawn reported.

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Pak moves to curb mob killings after lynching of Sri Lankan national

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 4:15:08 AM IST

Pakistans civil and military leadership has expressed resolve to curb mob killings in the country, days after a Sri Lankan national was lynched by an angry crowd over blasphemy allegations in Sialkot,

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On Maitri Diwas, Modi, Hasina commit to deepening bilateral ties

Dhaka |Tuesday, 2021 4:45:08 AM IST

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on Monday committed to working together to deepen ties, all across the board, between the two neighbours as they celebr

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Nepal reports 2 Omicron variant cases

Kathmandu |Monday, 2021 8:15:08 PM IST

Two people have been confirmed to be infected with the Omicron Covid-19 variant in Nepal, making it the first reported cases of the new strain, the Ministry of Health and Population announced on Monda

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B'desh earns nearly $20bn in exports in 5 months of current fiscal yr

Dhaka |Monday, 2021 4:15:08 PM IST

Bangladesh's export earnings in the first five months of the current 2021-22 fiscal year (July 2021-June 2022) grew 24.29 per cent year-on-year to nearly $20 billion, according to the latest official

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