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TRUMP ASKS FOR $2.5BN TO FIGHT CORONAVIRUS, GETS $1BN FOR...

United States President Donald Trump's administration is asking Congress for $2.5bn to fight the fast-spreading corona virus, the White House said on...

APPLE REOPENS 29 STORES IN CHINA FOR LIMITED HOURS

Apple has started reopening its retail stores in China and according to the company's regional Chinese website, 29 out of 42 stores were open for busi...

AFTER RAUCOUS WELCOME IN INDIA, TRUMP SET FOR TALKS ON TRA...

After a rousing reception, US President Donald Trump sits down with Indian leaders on Tuesday for talks on arms sales and festering trade disputes tha...

VIOLENCE CONTINUES FOR THIRD DAY IN NORTHEAST DELHI, DEATH...

Violence in parts of northeast Delhi continued for the third day Tuesday as reports of stone pelting in Maujpur and Babarpur areas were pouring in. A...

US WANTS GHANI TO POSTPONE PLANNED INAUGURATION: REUTERS

The United States wants Afghan President Ashraf Ghani to defer his second-term inauguration over concerns it could inflame an election feud with his p...

IAF pilot killed as trainer aircraft crashes in Punjab's P...

A microlight aircraft crashed on Monday in the Army cantonment area of Punjab's Patiala, killing an Indian Air Force pilot and injuring a National Cad...

3 INCIDENTS CONFIRMED ON THIRD DAY OF RIV

On the third day of the weeklong reduction in violence pact, also called RIV, three incidents were confirmed, one each in Balkh, Helmand and Samangan...

AFTER AHMEDABAD, AGRA, DONALD TRUMP ARRIVES IN DELHI ON LA...

US President Donald Trump arrived in Ahmedabad on Monday for the first leg of his maiden India trip. Trump is also accompanied by his wife Melania Tr...

Mahathir Mohamad has resigned. Malaysia’s next leader is ....

Malaysian leader Mahathir Mohamad’s appointment as interim prime minister just hours after he sent his resignation to the nation’s monarch...

CONGRESS CRITICISES TRUMP FOR NOT MENTIONING MAHATMA GANDH...

Congress on Monday criticised the US President Donald Trump for not mentioning Mahatma Gandhi in the visitor book of Sabarmati Ashram and instead prai...

AFGHANISTAN'S SOIL WILL NOT BE USED AGAINST ANY COUNTRY: T...

The Afghan Taliban would guarantee that the country’s soil would not be used against any country after the insurgent group signs a peace deal wi...

China’s Wuhan lockdown helped limit global spread of coron...

Bruce Aylward led a WHO team that visited Wuhan over the weekend China’s decision to put Wuhan into lockdown a month ago helped limit t...

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL SESSION BEGINS WITH SRI LANKA ON AGEN...

The 43rd Session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) began today with Sri Lanka on the agenda. The human rights situation in Sri Lanka will be for...

Coronavirus: US says Russia behind disinformation campaign

Thousands of Russian-linked social media accounts have launched a coordinated effort to spread misinformation and alarm about coronavirus, disrupting...

SUNNI WAQF BOARD TO ACCEPT ALTERNATIVE LAND NEAR AYODHYA O...

The Uttar Pradesh Sunni Central Waqf Board on Monday decided to accept the five acres of land allotted to it for building a mosque Supreme Court verdi...

Violence 93% down in Afghanistan

Violence declined by 96 percent in the first 24 hours of the Reduction in Violence (RiV) period as compared to the past corresponding period, an offic...

Thimphu Tech Park launches Centre of Excellence for Softwa...

In a move towards building professional capacity in software engineering and to export services, Thimphu Tech Park launched the Centre of Excellence f...

Maldives terminates 2017 contract with Indian joint ventur...

The Maldivian government has terminated a contract with Indian joint venture LE Triveni JV for the establishment of a water and sanitation system in L...

Fresh violence erupts in Indian capital during anti-CAA pr...

People supporting the Citizenship Amendment Act beat a Muslim man during a clash with those opposing the law, in New Delhi on Monday Fresh viole...

Sri Lanka deploys troops to control worsening traffic

Sri Lanka will deploy troops to help police control worsening traffic congestion in the capital, the army said Monday (Feb 24). President Gotabaya Ra...

On maiden India trip, Trump says US relations with Pakista...

US President Donald Trump, during his maiden trip to India on Monday, said Washington was hopeful of “reduced tensions and greater stability&rdq...