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Bengal STF to probe Chinese national held by BSF

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], June 15 (ANI): West Bengal Special Task Force (STF) on Tuesday took the charge of the ...

Aruna Tanwar becomes India's first ever Taekwondo athlete

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], June 15 (ANI/PRNewswire): Currently ranked world number 4, Aruna Tanwar has bagged an entry to Tokyo Paralympics ...

World Bank, ADB delay USD 1 billion loans to Pakistan

Islamabad [Pakistan], June 15 (ANI): In a major setback for Pakistan's dwindling economy, two of its largest lenders - World ...

Ind vs SL: Limited-overs squad assembles in Mumbai

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 15 (ANI): Ahead of the limited-overs series against Sri Lanka, the Indian white-ball squad has assembled ...

Tendulkar bats for Robinson over England suspension for racist tweets

Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar said on Tuesday England should allow Ollie Robinson to start playing again, after the fast bowler ...

Climate change: what G7 leaders could have said - but didn't

The four-day G7 summit in Cornwall ended with little cause for celebration from anyone worried about climate change. Most of ...

Domestic, external debt of Pak's Punjab at Rs 956.4 bn

Lahore [Pakistan], June 15 (ANI): The domestic and external debt of Pakistan's Punjab province reached Rs 956.4 billion as of ...

Thailand's COVID-19 cases surpass 200,000

Bangkok [Thailand], June 15 (ANI/Xinhua): Thailand's COVID-19 caseload topped 200,000 with 3,000 new cases reported on Tuesday, as the country ...

China tanks up its expeditionary forces

Hong Kong, June 15 (ANI): CCTV, China's state-owned television broadcaster, revealed something significant in a report aired on 2 June. ...

5 polio vaccination workers killed in Afghanistan

Nangarhar [Afghanistan], June 15 (ANI): As many as five health workers were killed and four others wounded in five separate ...

Sensex gains 222 points, private banks surge

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 15 (ANI): Market bulls remained firmly in control on Tuesday, lifting up equity benchmark indices amid ...

Gunmen Kill 5 Polio Vaccinators in Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN - Officials in conflict-torn Afghanistan said Tuesday gunmen had shot dead at least five polio vaccinators and injured ...

Pakistan: Power workers hold protest in Lahore

Lahore [Pakistan], June 15 (ANI): Thousands of electricity workers held a rally in Lahore's Bakhtiar Labour Hall to demand raise ...

Africa's biggest threat may be Nigeria's cratering economy

Endowed with some of the world's biggest oil reserves, plenty of arable land and a young, tech-savvy population of 206 ...

CWG 2022: Women's T20 competition to start on July 29

Birmingham [UK], June 15 (ANI): The Women's T20 competition at the Commonwealth Games 2022 will run from July 29 to ...

Global jury to select FaB National Business Award 2021

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], June 15 (ANI/BusinessWire India): FaB National Business Award 2021 is now accepting nominations. As a way to ...

Two undertrial prisoners tortured by police in Pakistan

Narowal [Pakistan], June 15 (ANI): Two undertrial prisoners suffered life-threatening injuries following torture by the police in the court premises ...

Ignorance stands before Pakistan's polio challenge

Islamabad [Pakistan], June 15 (ANI): Amid Pakistan's inability to stamp out religious extremism, the surging attack on the country's polio ...

NZ, India have earned their place in final: Sangakkara

Dubai [UAE], June 15 (ANI): Sri Lanka legend Kumar Sangakkara has said both India and New Zealand have earned their ...

Dravid will be coaching the Indian team in Sri Lanka: BCCI

By Nitin SrivastavaNew Delhi [India], June 15 (ANI): The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Secretary Jay Shah ...

ADB calls for bold action on climate change

Manila [The Philippines], June 15 (ANI): The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is ready to play a leading role in helping ...

Higgo, Wilco and a flying Finn: golf talking points

South Africans are under the spotlight ahead of the US Open at Torrey Pines, while there's been another breakthrough win ...

Doctor-Activist Defiant Against Myanmar Military

MAE SOT, THAILAND - When Myanmar's military shocked the world by announcing a coup earlier this year, many people inside ...

Hearings Resume for Myanmar's Deposed Civilian Leader

Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar's ousted de facto civilian leader, returned to a courtroom in the capital, Naypyidaw, Tuesday to ...

Balochistan receives only 1,000 doses of COVID vaccine

Balochistan [Pakistan], June 15 (ANI): Balochistan, which has a population of over 1.23 crore, has been provided with only about ...

Sunny Deol celebrates 20 years of 'Gadar'

New Delhi [India], June 15 (ANI): Bollywood actor Sunny Deol's 'Gadar: Ek Prem Katha' has clocked 20 years today and ...

Netcore Cloud helps Sendo, boost web transactions

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 15 (ANI/PRNewswire): Netcore Cloud, the leading global full-stack martech company today announced that Sendo, one of ...

Equity indices surge with across-the-board buying

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 15 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices extended gains during early hours on Tuesday amid buying interest across ...

Battered by COVID-19, Thais fight to stay afloat

© Provided by Xinhua Thais are trying hard to eke out a living to survive the pandemic-triggered economic downturn of ...

Pak NGOs 'mop up' fund raised to help India

Washington [US], June 15 (ANI): United States-based Pakistan-linked charity organisations collected funds in name of helping India in the COVID-19 ...

Munro, Iftikhar's stunning show decimateKarachi Kings

Abu Dhabi [UAE], June 15 (ANI): Colin Munro and Iftikhar Ahmed stitched a record 150-run partnership to help Islamabad United ...

PPP protests over 'theft of Sindh's water'

Hyderabad [Pakistan], June 15 (ANI): Demonstrating against water shortage in Pakistan's Sindh province, the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Sindh president ...

COVID-19 vaccination drive resumes in Kathmandumetropolis

Kathmandu [Nepal], June 15 (ANI): After a pause of three days, the COVID-19 vaccination drive resumed in Nepal's capital Kathmandu ...

China's three child policy not enough effective

Beijing [China], June 15 (ANI): China's recently-announced three-child policy will not help the country to drastically raise the birthrate, said ...

Is a hybrid COVID strain behind Vietnam's latest wave? Not exactly

We recently heard a new "hybrid variant" of the coronavirus has been detected in Vietnam, amid a spike in cases ...

Thorpe demands England flops prove their worth

England assistant coach Graham Thorpe has told his side's struggling batsmen to prove they are desperate to keep their places ...

ICC Prosecutor Requests Full Probe Into Philippines Drugs Crackdown

A prosecutor at the International Criminal Court on Monday requested an investigation into the Filipino government's crackdown on drug-related crime.Prosecutor ...

Pakistan's minority communities overlooked in media

Karachi [Pakistan], June 14 (ANI): Religious and ethnic minorities have been overlooked in Pakistan's mainstream media due to reporting priorities ...

5.7 magnitude quake rocks southern Philippines: USGS

A 5.7 magnitude earthquake rocked the southern Philippines Monday, the US Geological Survey said, with local authorities warning of possible ...

US Supreme Court Seeks Biden Views on Harvard Admissions Dispute

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday asked President Joe Biden's administration to give its views on whether the ...

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Jump expected in U.S. workers allowed to continue working remotely

WASHINGTON D.C.: New guidelines indicate that U.S. government employees will not be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 before returning ...

ASX 200 flirts with new historic high, Tokyo rallies 280 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Sydney and Tokyo racked up solid gains on Tuesday, while the markets in Shanghai ...

American janitors want better protection from pandemic

PORTLAND, Oregon -- Today, Tuesday, is Justice for Janitors Day, and workers are marking it by highlighting their crucial efforts ...

Big increase in demand as 2 million passengers use airports on Friday

WASHINGTON D.C.: The highest number of passengers since the start of the Covid pandemic passed through U.S. airports on Friday.The ...

U.S. tech stocks make gains, industrials falter

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks began the week mixed as investors and traders were hesitant to push markets ...

Johnson & Johnson to destroy millions of Covid vaccines

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Friday that Johnson & Johnson must destroy millions of doses of ...

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