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Two years project takes 10 years to complete in Bangladesh: FM Momen

DHAKA, Bangladesh - A senior Bangladeshi minister has floated a set of proposals that he believes will accelerate the implementation ...

Narendra Modi to discuss issues with Sher Bahadur Deuba during visit

KATHMANDU, Nepal - India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive in Nepal Monday on an official visit, leading an 11-member ...

Tunisian navy rescues 32 Bangladeshis headed for Europe

TUNIS, Tunisia - The Tunisian navy said Saturday that it rescued 81 migrants, including 32 Bangladeshis, sailing from Libya to ...

Retirement opens up the world for U.S. mountaineer colonel

KATHMANDU, Nepal - A retired Air Force colonel from the United States climbed the world's highest mountain on Friday morning, ...

Pak premier, cabinet members in London to seek guidance

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif will visit Abu Dhabi Sunday to express condolences on the death of UAE ...

U.S. conspired against my govt with the help of "traitors": Imran Khan

MARDAN, Pakistan - The PTI Chairman, and former prime minister, Imran Khan said Friday, If the date for the general ...

Thousands of birds saved in India during heatwave

NEW DELHI, India: As a scorching heatwave dries up water sources in the state's biggest city, veterinary doctors and animal ...

Military shelling schools, hospitals, places of worship in Myanmar

WISCONSIN, USA - According to figures compiled by the Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project, more military attacks against ...

Warning fires shot to disperse election disruptors in Nepal

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Several violent incidents have been reported across the country during the Friday local elections. Rival political party ...

A day of destiny: Destiny Group executive, ex-Army Chief jailed for graft

DHAKA, Bangladesh - The Destiny Group's top executives' date with destiny has ended in agony, with President M Harun-Ar-Rashid, a ...

Guerillas block army columns, attack from all four sides in Sagaing

SAGAING, Myanmar - According to local sources, clashes erupted this week between a coalition of resistance forces and a 100-soldier ...

Endangered nilgai rescued, slaughtered in Thakurgaon

THAKURGAON, Bangladesh - A nilgai, an endangered animal of the Indian subcontinent, was slain in a village in Thakurgaon's Ranisankail ...

Myanmar: Lawyer pleading imprisoned chief minister's case also arrested

MANDALAY, Myanmar - According to a family friend, the military council recently arrested the wife and adult daughter of Mandalay's ...

West decries election that places 'patriots' in charge of Hong Kong

HONG KONG: Hong Kong chief administrator Carrie Lam has said that 'Chinese patriots' are now in charge of the city ...

Biman suspends five over aircraft collision at Dhaka airport

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Follwoing the collision of two Boeing planes at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport's hangar, Biman Bangladesh Airlines has ...

Myanmar army uses prisoners as human shields to move on roads

CHIN STATE, Myanmar - According to members of the anti-junta groups involved, repeated interceptions of military convoys by resistance forces ...

Sherpa, 52, sets record for climbing Mt. Everest in Nepal

Kathmandu, Nepal: A Nepal government official has announced that Kami Rita Sherpa has scaled Mount Everest for a record 26th ...

Hello India! Now's the perfect chance to re-experience the wonders of Indonesia

Jakarta [Indonesia], May 16 (ANI/PRNewswire): In light of the readiness to welcome back international travellers, Wonderful Indonesia will proudly present ...

Asia Album: Religious decorations light up Vesak Festival in Nepal

© Provided by Xinhua KATHMANDU, May 16 (Xinhua) -- Devotees in Nepal marked Vesak, the day of the full moon ...

Asia Album: Fresh peaches from Afghanistan on the way

© Provided by Xinhua KABUL, May 16 (Xinhua) -- The Afghan government has taken measures to invest in the agricultural ...

Women's World Boxing Championships: Nikhat, Parveen, Anamika and Jaismine enter quarters

Istanbul (Turkey), May 16 (ANI): India's Nikhat Zareen (52kg), Parveen (63kg), Anamika (50kg) and Jaismine (60kg) eased past their respective ...

China economic powerhouse province posts foreign trade growth

© Provided by Xinhua NANJING, May 16 (Xinhua) -- East China's economic powerhouse province of Jiangsu saw foreign trade grow ...

Buddhist Chaplains on Rise in US, Offering Broad Appeal

Poerland, Oregon - Wedged into a recliner in the corner of her assisted living apartment in Portland, Skylar Freimann, who ...

Blinken emphasizes on significance of Indo-Pacific economic framework during meeting with Indonesian counterpart

Washington [US], May 16 (ANI): US State Secretary Antony Blinken during the US-ASEAN Special Summit met with his Indonesian counterpart ...

Nikhat Zareen storms into quarters-finals of 12th IBA Women's World Boxing Championships

Istanbul [Turkey], May 15 (ANI): India's Nikhat Zareen (52kg) stormed into the quarter-finals but it was curtains for Shiksha (54kg) ...

'Lot to be done and undone': New Sri Lankan PM on severe financial crisis

Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 15 (ANI): Newly appointed Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has said he will provide a ...

Uyghurs, Tibetans protest outside UN compound in Geneva

Geneva [Switzerland], May 15 (ANI): Ahead of Michelle Bachelet's visit, the UN's high commissioner for human rights in China's Xinjiang, ...

Sri Lanka PM holds talks with World Bank, Asian Development Bank representatives

Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 15 (ANI): Sri Lanka Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Sunday held discussions with the country's representatives ...

G7 countries raise concern over unilateral actions by Beijing in East and South China Seas

London [UK], May 15 (ANI): The Group of Seven nations G7 on Saturday reiterated the importance of maintaining a free ...

Pakistan continues to pursue policy of denial on harbouring terrorists: Report

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 15 (ANI): The Pakistani authorities continue to pursue a policy of denial when it comes to accepting ...

It is like winning cricket world cup in 1983: Former Asian badminton champion Dinesh Khanna on India's Thomas Cup triumph

By Vivek Prabhakar SinghNew Delhi [India], May 15 (ANI): Former Asian badminton champion Dinesh Khanna on Sunday congratulated the Indian ...

Parul Chaudhary, Abhishek Pal fastest Indians at TCS World 10K Bengaluru 2022

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], May 15 (ANI): On a day where the Bengaluru skies displayed its varying moods, two new champions ...

Can the West survive without Russian oil

Countries pushing for an embargo may not find alternative crude suppliersThe EU and UK recently announced plans to ban all ...

At Least 10 Dead in Shooting at NY Supermarket

BUFFALO, N.Y. - A teenage gunman wearing military gear and livestreaming with a helmet camera opened fire with a rifle ...

Special cell nabbed gangster after encounter in South Delhi

New Delhi [India], May 15 (ANI): The special cell of Delhi Police arrested a gangster after a brief encounter in ...

Asia Album: Flowers of May procession of Miss Philippines 2022

© Provided by Xinhua QUEZON CITY, Philippines, May 15 (Xinhua) -- Contestants for the Binibining Pilipinas (Miss Philippines) 2022 participate ...

Asia Album: Myanmar people celebrate full moon day of Kason

© Provided by Xinhua YANGON, May 15 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar people, especially Buddhists, ritually watered sacred Bodhi Trees across the ...

China's state-owned shipping giant expanding global influence

Beijing [China], May 14 (ANI): China's state-owned COSCO Shipping Corporation Ltd, the fourth-biggest player in the shipping industry, according to ...

Indian elite field upbeat ahead of return of World 10K to Bengaluru

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], May 14 (ANI): A day before runners all across the city lace up their shoes to take ...

Women's World Boxing Championships: India's Nitu advances to quarter-finals

Istanbul [Turkey], May 14 (ANI): 2017 Youth World Champion Nitu (48kg) continued her fine form and cruised into the quarter-finals ...

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Stocks in Asia range-bound as markets contemplate next move

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks struggled for direction in Asia on Monday. Early gains evaporated later in the data, although ...

China's Green Valley ends Alzheimer's drug test due to funding

BEIJING, China: China's Green Valley Pharmaceutical company has prematurely ended an FDA approved study on its GV-971 to treat mild ...

GM, union raise wages 8.5% at Mexico truck factory

SILAO, Mexico: U.S. automaker General Motors (GM) has agreed to raise wages by 8.5 percent, following negotiations with a new, ...

Croatia passes law paving way for switch to euro currency

ZAGREB, Croatia: Croatian lawmakers have voted to allow the introduction of the euro currency in 2023. Lawmakers voted 117-13 to ...

After jump in food prices, Iran cuts off internet to prevent protests

TEHRAN, Iran: Iran has abruptly raised prices as much as 300 percent for a variety of staple foods, including cooking ...

Weekly May inflation reported at 0.12 percent in Russia

MOSCOW, Russia: Russia's weekly inflation rate has further eased after surging soon after Moscow began its invasion in Ukraine on ...

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