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No peace would prevail in Nepal if India not positive: Prachanda

Kathmandu |Tuesday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST

CPN-Maoist Centre Chairman and former Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' on Monday said that it would not have been possible to restore peace in Nepal if India was not positive.

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11 Afghans arrested in Nepal for illegal entry

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

The Nepal Police have arrested 11 Afghan nationals suspected of entering the illegally entering the Himalayan nation via India.

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Sri Lanka re-opens primary schools

Colombo |Tuesday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST

Primary schools across Sri Lanka have reopened after being shut for months due to a rapid spread of Covid-19, officials said here.

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Maldives records over 100,000 tourist arrivals in Oct

Male |Tuesday, 2021 9:45:06 PM IST

Over 100,000 tourists have visited the Maldives in the month of October, the state-owned PSM News citing data from the Ministry of Tourism said on Tuesday.

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'Taliban's denial of cooperating with US to control Al Qaeda is war announcement'

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 7:15:07 PM IST

Republican Senator Lindsey Graham has said that the Taliban's denial to cooperate with the US to contain terror groups like the Al Qaeda is a war announcement against America, the media reported on Tu

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Indian forces to join B'desh Victory Day celebrations on Dec 16

Dhaka |Tuesday, 2021 5:15:05 AM IST

An Indian armed forces contingent and bands of both army and navy will participate in "Bangladesh Victory Day Celebrations" in Dhaka on December 16, it was announced on Monday.

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89 organisations express solidarity against B'desh communal violence

Dhaka |Tuesday, 2021 8:15:06 PM IST

A total of 89 organisations in Bangladesh have expressed solidarity against the recent communal violence in the country that erupted earlier this month during which five people lost their lives.

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16 sent to custody for vandalising Chittagong Durga Puja venue

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

A court in Bangladesh's Chittagong court on Monday sent, to one day police custody, 16 accused in a case filed over vandalising a Durga Puja mandap and attacking police personnel.

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Pak ready to talk, afraid to wound Islamists

New Delhi/Islamabad |Tuesday, 2021 9:45:06 PM IST

The Imran Khan-led government in Pakistan is afraid to discipline, but is ready to talk, to various Islamist militant groups that, emboldened by the rise of a Taliban government in Afghanistan next do

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Chinese FM meets Taliban's Acting Deputy PM in Doha

Doha |Tuesday, 2021 2:45:05 PM IST

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi held a meeting Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, the Taliban's Acting Deputy Prime Minister, in the Qatari capital of Doha, marking the first face-to-face talks between the

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Af pilots who fled to Tajikistan say families being threatened by Taliban

New Delhi |Monday, 2021 1:45:05 AM IST

Afghan military pilots who fled to Tajikistan when the Taliban seized power in Kabul say the militant group is pressuring them to return to Afghanistan by threatening to kill their relatives, RFE/RL r

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Pak policeman on polio vaccination duty killed in firing

Islamabad |Monday, 2021 5:45:06 PM IST

A policeman was killed in firing by unidentified gunmen in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province while he was on a polio vaccination duty, according to police officials.

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