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Lebanese environment minister resigns in wake of Beirut explosion

Lebanese environment minister resigns in wake of Beirut...

Beirut [Lebanon], August 09 (Sputnik/ANI): Lebanese Environment and Administrative Development Minister, Damianos Kattar, resigned on Sunday in the wake of...

2 people killed, 5 injured in blast in Kabul

2 people killed, 5 injured in blast in...

Kabul [Afghanistan], Aug 9 (Sputnik/ANI): At least two people were killed, and five others were injured in a blast in...

ICT cancels bail of SunamganjRazakar for violating conditions

ICT cancels bail of SunamganjRazakar for violating conditions

Dhaka (Bangladesh), Aug 9: The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT)-1 on Sunday canceled bail of an alleged Razakar from Sunamganj for...

Erosion kicks in as floodwater continues to recede

Erosion kicks in as floodwater continues to recede

Dhaka (Bangladesh), Aug 9: Flood situation in the Ganges basin has further improved as water levels in most of its...

Hyundai, Kia EV sales jump 58 pct in Jan.-May period

Hyundai, Kia EV sales jump 58 pct in...

Seoul (South Korea), Aug 9: Hyundai Motor Co. and its affiliate Kia Motors Corp. said Tuesday their combined electric vehicle...

S. Korea to overhaul subsidy scheme for EVs

S. Korea to overhaul subsidy scheme for EVs

Seoul (South Korea), Aug 9: South Korea's environment ministry said Sunday that it will revamp a subsidy scheme for electric...

Over 200 patients awaiting transfer to isolation facilities

Over 200 patients awaiting transfer to isolation facilities

Male (Maldives), Aug 9: The Health Emergency Operations Centre (HEOC) has revealed that over 200 individuals with COVID-19 still remain...

Foreign scholar predicts Bangabandhu to be 'superman of eternal time'

Foreign scholar predicts Bangabandhu to be 'superman of...

Dhaka (Bangladesh), Aug 9: An Indian academic who studies politics and international relations has predicted that Bangladesh's founder Bangabandhu Sheikh...

Slow internet likely for next 5hrs as second submarine cable loses power

Slow internet likely for next 5hrs as second...

Dhaka (Bangladesh), Aug 9: Internet users in Bangladesh are likely to experience a sluggish connection speed for the next five...

Nepal logs 380 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday; national tally reaches 22,972

Nepal logs 380 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday;...

Kathmandu (Nepal), Aug 9: The Ministry of Health and Population has recorded 380 new cases of the coronavirus infection on...

Hithadhoo island of Addu city under HPA monitoring

Hithadhoo island of Addu city under HPA monitoring

Male (Maldives), Aug 9: Hithadhoo island in southernmost Addu citu has been placed under Health Protection Agency, HPA's monitoring status...

Locals banned from visiting resorts

Locals banned from visiting resorts

Male (Maldives), Aug 9: The Tourism Ministry has prohibited locals from traveling to resorts until further notice.

Pak FM Qureshi faces criticism at home for slamming Saudi Arabia over Kashmir

Pak FM Qureshi faces criticism at home for...

Islamabad [Pakistan], Aug 9 (ANI): Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi's remarks against Saudi Arabia after Riyadh refused to interfere...

Situation in Janikhel worse due to fight between 'good' Taliban, 'bad' Taliban: PTM leader

Situation in Janikhel worse due to fight between...

Islamabad [Pakistan], Aug 9 (ANI): Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM) leader Mohsin Dawar on Sunday said that people of Janikhel in...

Pakistan's dream of uniting with OIC countries against India over Kashmir fall flat

Pakistan's dream of uniting with OIC countries against...

Islamabad [Pakistan], Aug 9 (ANI): Pakistan's dream of uniting with Muslim countries against India over Kashmir issue fell flat with...

China's expansionist moves irking friends and foes alike?

China's expansionist moves irking friends and foes alike?

Moscow [Russia], Aug 9 (ANI): China with its expansionist policies seems to have angered Russia with Moscow recently stating that...

Agenda of Pakistan Army is to militarily colonize Sindh: MQM leader

Agenda of Pakistan Army is to militarily colonize...

London [UK], August 09 (ANI): Muttahida Qaumi Movement's founder Altaf Hussain on Sunday slammed Sindh Rangers' statement that 'anti-state' elements...

Twitterati outburst against former Malaysian PM Mahathir for targeting Kashmir

Twitterati outburst against former Malaysian PM Mahathir for...

Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], Aug 9 (ANI): Twitterati from across the world has lashed out against the former Malaysian Prime Minister...

Over 45 safaris permitted to resume operation

Over 45 safaris permitted to resume operation

Male (Maldives), Aug 9: The Tourism Ministry has allowed 47 safaris and liveaboards to provide services to tourists.

Inflation rate falls to 0.23 percent

Inflation rate falls to 0.23 percent

Male (Maldives), Aug 9: The inflation rate in Maldives fell to 0.23 percent in June.

Japan to send expert team to Mauritius

Japan to send expert team to Mauritius

Tokyo (Japan), Aug 9: Japan is to send experts from its international emergency relief team to Mauritius on Monday at...

All intercity trains in Bangladesh to resume operation from next week

All intercity trains in Bangladesh to resume operation...

Dhaka (Bangladesh), Aug 9: Bangladesh Railways (BR) has decided to resume all intercity passenger train services by the month of...

Why is gold becoming more expensive?

Why is gold becoming more expensive?

Dhaka (Bangladesh), Aug 9: Although gold jewellery businesses say the demand for gold has fallen amid the coronavirus pandemic, the...

DSE key index gains 4.13%, turnover crosses 1100C mark

DSE key index gains 4.13%, turnover crosses 1100C...

Dhaka (Bangladesh), Aug 9: DSEX, the benchmark index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), has continued to gain for 11...

2 workers die inhaling toxic gas in Chittagong

2 workers die inhaling toxic gas in Chittagong

Dhaka (Bangladesh), Aug 9: Two workers have died after inhaling toxic gas inside a water reservoir of an under-construction building...

Report on BB reserve heist case on September 10

Report on BB reserve heist case on September...

Dhaka (Bangladesh), Aug 9: A Dhaka court has set September 10 as the day of submission of probe report in...

Dead dolphin discovered along Kholpetua River in Satkhira

Dead dolphin discovered along Kholpetua River in Satkhira

Dhaka (Bangladesh), Aug 9: A dolphin was found dead in the Jhapali Char area along the Kholpetua River in Satkhira'sShyamnagarupazila...