Lanka's election chief concerned over delay in enforcing COVID-19 health guidelines for polls

Mahinda Deshapriya, Chairman of the National Election Commission, said that the health guidelines for conducting the elections were announced on June 2 but they have not been legalised through a…

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Body of Bangladesh newborn dug from grave and dumped

The incident, which has sparked outrage on social media, is the latest targeting Ahmadi Muslims who many mainstream Muslims consider 'infidels'.

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Bangladesh says Rohingya refugees can't leave island

The 306 Muslim Rohingya from Myanmar were put on Bhashan Char island in April after being taken off two boats trying to traffic them to Malaysia

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Sri Lanka turns quarantine centre into hospital as virus spikes

The spike in cases came even as the authorities had eased lockdown measures as the number of new infections showed a decline in recent weeks. 

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Nepali PM Oli vows to protect 'national, territorial integrity' in televised address

Oli also said that his government's entire focus would be to save lives from coronavirus and floods

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Land of myths and hypocrisy: Nepal turns blind eye towards own mistakes

Nepal believes New Delhi is conspiring with its opposition to dethrone its Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.

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World Bank approves $200 million aid for coronavirus-hit Afghanistan

The war-torn country has been severely affected by the coronavirus pandemic, due to which many people lost their jobs

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Delhi court grants bail to 82 Bangladeshi Tablighi Jamaat congregation attendees

The Bangladeshi nationals had appeared before the court today through video conferencing in pursuance of summons issued against them.

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Taliban submits fresh list of 592 prisoners for release to Afghan govt

The report said the 21-member peace negotiating team is working in four groups as part of their preparations for talks with the Taliban.

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Coronavirus death toll in Pakistan crosses 5,000-mark

The ministry reported that 5,058 patients have died while 149,092 recovered while another 2,375 were in critical condition.

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US bans Pakistan International Airlines flights over pilot concerns

PIA had confirmed the US ban and said it would address the concerns through ongoing corrective measures within the airline.

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As China pushes for BRI, why Myanmar is coming close to India

The all-powerful generals of Myanmar have spoken out about their discontent over China forcing BRI projects on them

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COVID-hit Pak FM Qureshi dismisses reports of his death as 'false news'

Qureshi, 64, said he was fine and recovering from COVID-19 infection.

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Two innocent women fall prey to Pakistan's deep-rooted patriarchy

Even in Pakistani families that pride themselves on being non-discriminatory in their treatment of their male and female children, the binaries of the do’s and the don’ts of the two genders are…

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Nepal PM KP Sharma Oli mulls health emergency amid political crisis

PM Oli wants to declare a health emergency in Nepal and wants troops to be deployed to deal with the Wuhan virus.

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