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Taliban military strategist, Mullah Yaqub Omar makes first appearance

New Delhi |Thursday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST

Mullah Yaqub Omar, the new defence minister of Afghanistan and son of Taliban founder Mullah Omar, made his first appearance before the media in Kabul on Wednesday, Express Tribune reported.

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Petition seeks judicial inquiry into communal attacks in B'desh

Dhaka |Wednesday, 2021 6:15:06 AM IST

A writ petition has been filed in the Supreme Court of Bangladesh, seeking directions for a judicial inquiry into the attacks on Hindu temples and houses across the country during Durga Puja, and may

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Fourth Chinese real estate company defaults on offshore bonds

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2021 1:45:06 AM IST

Modern Land China has become the latest developer from Asia's largest economy to miss a dollar bond payment, underscoring the stress spreading across the sector, Nikkei reported.

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Pakistan, China seek economic assistance for Afghanistan

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2021 1:45:06 AM IST

Pakistan and China have called on the international community to provide immediate humanitarian and economic assistance to the people of Afghanistan to alleviate their suffering, prevent instability a

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Taliban keep Afghan Minister Sirajuddin Haqqani's face out of camera's view

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2021 10:15:06 PM IST

The Taliban has been criticized for including some notoriously shady characters in Afghanistan's acting government, perhaps none more than Sirajuddin Haqqani, a designated terrorist last photographed

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Islamabad sealed to prevent TLP march

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2021 5:45:05 PM IST

The district administrations of Rawalpindi and Islamabad blocked the Faizabad intersection on Tuesday midnight while the law enforcement agencies began sealing areas and roads with containers to preve

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Afghan women protest against restrictions imposed by Taliban

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST

A number of women took to the streets of Kabul on Tuesday to protest against the closed schools for girls and accused the international community of being silent about what is going on in Afghanistan,

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SL to launch tourism promotion campaigns in 5 countries

Colombo |Tuesday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST

Sri Lankan Tourism Minister Prasanna Ranatunga said the government will launch a special tourism promotion program in five countries, including India, to boost the Covid-battered sector.

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Pak inflation breaks 70-yr record during Imran Khan's tenure

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 5:45:06 PM IST

Inflation in Pakistan has reached its highest levels in 70 years during the three-year tenure of the Imran Khan-led government, with food prices doubling, while the prices of ghee, oil, sugar, flour a

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PIL in Delhi HC seeks evacuation of stranded Indian, Afghan nationals

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

A public interest litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Delhi High Court seeking direction to the government to evacuate and bring to India 227 Indian and Afghan nationals belonging to Hindu, and Sik

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Pakistan police laments govt surrender to TLP

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 5:45:06 PM IST

The police in Pakistan's Punjab province has resented the federal governments decision to once again go soft on the proscribed Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) by announcing the release of hundreds of

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Nearly 13,000 from coup-hit Myanmar sheltering in Mizoram: Officials

Aizawl |Tuesday, 2021 1:15:05 AM IST

With a fresh influx of refugees from coup-hit Myanmar in over a week, the total of number of people taking shelter in Mizoram has mounted to 13,000, officials said on Monday.

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