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Bangladesh: First COVID-19 death in Rohingya camp in Cox's Bazar

Dhaka [Bangladesh], June 2 (ANI): The first death due to COVID-19 has been reported from Ukhiya's Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp ...

Taliban Officials Deny Report That Top Leader Died From Coronavirus

Taliban officials have denied a report that its leader, Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada, died after contracting the coronavirus.Foreign Policy magazine, citing ...

Now Bangladesh has belief of winning every match, says Tamim Iqbal

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], June 2 (ANI): Bangladesh opening batsman Tamim Iqbal has said that the entire side now has the ...

Turkmenistan: Ride a white swan

After months of silence on the matter, attention in Ashgabat has turned again to the current state of affairs with ...

Pakistan's COVID-19 cases count crosses 76,000

Islamabad [Pakistan], June 2 (ANI): A total of 76,106 COVID-19 cases have been reported in Pakistan with 27,110 people having ...

Persecution, forced conversion of Hindu girls on rise in Pakistan

Mirpur Khas [Pakistan], June 2 (ANI): The minorities in Pakistan, especially Hindus, continue to face persecution in the hands of ...

Sensex jumps 522 points, Nifty just shy of 10,000 mark

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 2 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices rallied for the fifth consecutive day on Tuesday lifted mainly by ...

Hockey India nominates Rani Rampal for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award

New Delhi [India], June 2 (ANI): Hockey India (HI) on Tuesday nominated Indian women team's captain Rani Rampal for the ...

Markets reopen in Pakistan despite surging Covid cases

Punjab [Pakistan], June 2 (ANI): Buckling under the business community's pressure and to "keep the economy running," the Punjab government ...

Judge Bars Kyrgyz Ex-President From Attending His Own Trial

BISHKEK -- A judge in Bishkek has barred former Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambaev from being present at his high-profile trial ...

Pakistan, India In Diplomatic Spat Over Spying Allegations

Pakistan has protested the expulsion of two of its embassy officials in India, which accused them of spying.India's Foreign Ministry ...

The next global health pandemic could easily erupt in your backyard

We know the virus that causes COVID-19 is linked to very similar viruses in bats, possibly passed to humans via ...

DOST-FPRDI studies use of heat to treat bamboo, wood

Researchers have studied the effect of thermal modification (TM) on the strength of giant bamboo using spent engine oil as ...

Boxer Lovlina Borgohain 'honoured' to be nominated for Arjuna Award

New Delhi [India], June 2 (ANI): Boxer Lovlina Borgohain on Monday said that it was an "honour" for her to ...

Sri Lankan cricketers resume training after lockdown

Colombo [Sri Lanka], June 2 (ANI): Sri Lankan cricketers resumed training and have also begun their 12-day 'Residential Training Camp' ...

OWL set to resume play June 13

The Overwatch League's break will last another week. Online play will resume June 13, the circuit announced Monday in an ...

Equity indices gain 1 pc, Kotak Mahindra Bank up 7 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 2 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices gained nearly one per cent during early hours on Tuesday while ...

Islam in the turbulent world order

By Professor Riyaz PunjabiNew Delhi [India], June 2 (ANI): The environmental, climatic, economic and structural changes brought about by Covid-19 ...

Asia Album: Philippines further eases lockdown in Metro Manila

A passenger wearing a face mask is seen on a bus on the first day when the COVID-19 lockdown restrictions ...

Odisha govt to use drones to spray insecticides to kill locusts

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], June 2 (ANI): Pawan Kumar Agarwal, the Vice-Chancellor of the Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT) ...

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Chinese solid waste imports down by nearly 50% this year

BEIJING, June 2 (Xinhua) -- China is now moving closer and vows to achieve its goal of halting all imports ...

Asian markets led higher by Japanese and Hong Kong indices

TOKYO, Japan - Tokyo and Hong Kong stocks closed higher Tuesday on continued hopes for global economies to recover, as ...

German carmaker to expand investment in Chinese auto sector

HEFEI, June 2 (Xinhua) -- German carmaker Volkswagen has announced plans to invest 2.1 billion euros (about 2.3 billion U.S. ...

New plant for health and wellness products to open near Cork City

CO CORK, Ireland - A U.S. manufacturer of essential oils, health and wellness products is developing a manufacturing plant near ...

Dubai getting back to business after lengthy break

DUBAI, UAE - Malls throughout Dubai are slowly building their business after being dormant for some weeks due to the ...

Centuries of belief lost as News Corp newspapers close

News Corp's closing of its community and regional papers, with few remaining and others online-only, cancels centuries of beliefs about ...

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